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May 18, 2015

The Korean daily media headlines and humor

Monday, May 18, 2015

Your Excellency:

Here are The Korea Post notice, humor from a generous former Asian ambassador and a Korean business daily and a roundup of important headlines from all major Korean-language dailies, TV and other news media this morning:

Lee Kyung-sik

Publisher-Chairman

Korea Post Media

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Today’s humor:

Humor from a generous former Asian ambassador

Football player

Q: What did the football say to the football player?

A: I get a kick out of you!

Too many ‘give-ups’

A young man proposes marriage to his sweetheart.

The girl replies, "If I marry you, will you promise to give up smoking?"

"Yes, I will", came the reply.

"And drinking?"

"I will give up drinking as well."

"And going to the club with your cronies?"

"Yes, I will."

"And what else will you give up for my sake?", she asked finally.

"I have already given up the idea of marrying you."

Hankuk Kyungje

Unused Textbook

Students offering used textbooks posted their notices on the campus board of a college.

One of the notices read: “Introduction to Logic, never used.”

It was signed, “Must sell.”

The next day a note had been added: “Good price. Are you sure it’s never been used?” Signed, “Prospective buyer.”

Below in a different hand was: “100 percent positive!” Signed, “Professor who graded his exam.”

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KBS (http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/)

US House Foreign Affairs Chief: Dokdo is Korean Territory

The chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee has said that he believes based on historical facts that the Dokdo Islets are Korean territory.

N. Korea Neither Deny nor Confirm Execution of Defense Chief

3 Indicted for Producing Meth in N. Korea

Opposition Party Urges Prosecution to Arrest, Indict Governor, Ex-PM

US House Foreign Affairs Chief: Dokdo is Korean Territory

Bill Seeks 3-strikes Rule on Violent Drivers

S. Korea, Kuwait Agree to Set up Joint Committee on Small Firms

KOSPI Ends Low at the Week's End

BOK Retains Key Rate at 1.75% for 2nd Month

N. Korea Neither Deny nor Confirm Execution of Defense Chief

S. Korean Committee Proposes Talks with N. Korea for Planned Joint Events

N. Korea Conducts Live-Fire Drill For Second Day

Washington Post Covers Photo Exhibition on S. Korea's Plastic Surgery

US House Underlines Korea Alliance in NDAA

China Reclaims Title of Largest Holder of US Treasuries

3 Indicted for Producing Meth in N. Korea

French Korean War Vet Laid to Rest at UN Cemetery in Busan

Coast Guard to Deploy 5,000-Ton Patrol Ship Near Ieo Island

Gwangju International Film Festival Kicks Off

Character-Building Courses Required for

S. Korean 6th Ever to Complete Solo, Nonstop

Local Scientists Develop Energy-Generating Photosynthesis System

S. Korea's Technology Level Estimated at 78.4% of US

S. Korea, Chile to Boost Cooperation in Space Sciences

UFC to Make S. Korea Debut on Nov. 28

Kim Tae-hun Defends World Taekwondo Title

Final Roster for Women's World Cup Unveiled

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Yonhap (http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr)

S. Korea's risk premium hits 7-year low

South Korea's credit default risk dropped to the lowest level in seven years and four months, data showed Monday, pointing to an improvement in the country's economic fundamentals.

S. Koreans required to report all overseas investments

All South Koreans should report their earnings from investments in overseas companies or real estate by June 1, with violators facing fines, the tax office said Monday.

U.S. defense bill calls N. Korea terror sponsor

A new section has been added to the U.S. defense budget bill for next year that describes North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, congressional records showed Sunday.

Bill reintroduced in U.S. House for VOA, RFA reforms

Top members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee have introduced a bill that calls for reforming the U.S. government-sponsored broadcasters to make them more efficient in penetrating information into closed nations like North Korea.

U.S. defense bill calls N. Korea terror sponsor

Yun, Kerry to discuss N. Korea, President Park's U.S. trip..

No word from N. Korea on visit by ex-S. Korean first lady:..

N. Korea planning military parade for party's founding ann..

S. Korea suggests holding consultations with N. Korea for ..

KOSDAQ 707.73 UP 2.33 points (open)

KOSPI 2,108.15 UP 1.65 points (open)

Dollar opens at 1,084.5 won DN from 1,085.7 won

S. Korea's risk premium hits 7-year low

Samsung loses ground in tablet market in Q1

S. Korean Oh Hye-ri wins first world taekwondo title

More goals put more fans in seats in pro football

Chung Hyeon comes up short of tennis title at home

Pirates' Kang gets three hits, Rangers' Choo homers

UFC to make S. Korea debut in Nov.

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The Korea Times (http://www.koreatimes.co.kr)

Doosan chief faces major test in taking Bobcat public 

Doosan Group Chairman Park Yong-maan is expected to float Bobcat, its U.S.-based construction equi...

'Ebola mission hard, but rewarding' 

Members of a Korean medical team, who returned home recently after completing their mission of treating patients infected with the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone... 

Opposition leader struggling 

Main opposition leader Moon Jae-in is tasked with resurrecting his flaccid leadership ahead of the...

Churches up ante against Queer Festival 

Some conservative churches in Korea are stepping up protests against the upcoming Korea Queer Festival. 

'Bring quality primary education to all children' 

On a recent visit to a camp for Syrian refugees in Turkey, I witnessed some of the most powerful d...

NK prepares massive military parade 

North Korea has began preparing a large-scale military parade to mark the foundation day of its ruling Workers’ Party this autumn. It will possibly unveil new...

Lee, Hong will be indicted this week 

The prosecution said Sunday it will indict former Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo and South Gyeongsang Governor Hong Joon-pyo as early as this week on bribery char...

SKT to unveil unlimited voice calling service 

SK Telecom (SKT) plans to launch its data-centered mobile payment plan Tuesday following two other mobile carriers - KT and LG Uplus - which already announced...

Samsung nears completion of succession process 

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong will soon officially replace his father as Samsung chairman after the conglomerate addressed a number of "key i...

Samsung SDI plans to spend more on batteries 

Samsung battery-making affiliate Samsung SDI is well positioned to be one of a few survivors of consolidation in the industry, officials and analysts said Sun...

3 men indicted for producing meth in NK 

Three South Korean men have been indicted for producing methamphetamine in North Korea with the help of a North Korean spy, the prosecution said Sunday. 

Ecuador calls for ethical buying 

ILSAN, Gyeonggi Province - Ecuadorian organic chocolate brand Pacari purchases cocoa beans, the ke... 

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DongA Ilbo (http://english.donga.com)

Mitt Romney steps in boxing ring for the visually impaired

On a specially-prepared boxing ring at the Rail Event Center in Salt Lake City in Utah on Friday, the 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney (68)appeared in red gown and shorts, throwing a punch in the air. Taking off... 

Washington Post reports `Korea is plastic surgery capital of world`

The Washington Post has revealed the naked truth of "Korea as the plastic surgery capital of the world." The American newspaper posted an article and pictures that spotlight plastic surgery in Korea on its Internet blog...

US Secretary of State: `N. Korea’s SLBM test is unacceptable`

Visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had a dinner meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se at the minister’s official residence in Seoul on Sunday. Kerry’s visit, which came after 15 months from...

LG Uplus showcases home IoT platform in Seoul

LG Uplus held a demonstration of "Home Internet of Things (IoT)" services at its new HQ "New Life Experience Room" in Seoul on Sunday. The local telecommunications company unveiled six new home IoT services, which will...

UFC to debut Korea in November

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the largest mixed martial art in the world, to debut in Korea. Its domestic promotion agency on Sunday announced that “UFC Fight Night” will be held at Seoul`s Olympic Park Gymnastics...

A Japanese housewife fascinated by Korean publishes a book about Korea

When I first heard a Korean phrase of `kkotbaem (literally means “flower snake”),` I thought of “a snake in the flower bed.” Having spent three years in Seoul due to his husband’s work, a Japanese housewife in her 50s...

Controversies over N. Korean leader’s call for ‘highest-level’ talks 

Ki Sung-yueng, Son Heung-min as promising Korean soccer players 

New year’s wishes change over time 

Samsung’s mobile phone beats Apple to top ACSI 

Actor Lee Jung-jae reported to be in a relationship with Daesang heiress 

N. Korean leader shows willingness to hold inter-Korean summit 

U.S. military base in Yongsan bans civilian drones, model aircrafts 

Japanese police on 14-year manhunt for cruel murderer

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Chosun Ilbo (http://english.chosun.com)

How Much Alcohol Is Safe for Koreans?

Korea is notorious for its heavy drinking culture and all the problems associated with it, but doctors have only now come up with new guidelines specifically for Koreans. The recommended weekly consumption of alcohol for Koreans is 112 g. >> Full Text

Most Jobseekers Consider Working Abroad

Most jobseekers say they would work overseas if necessary, amid cutthroat competition in the job market. In a survey of 567 jobseekers by the Human Resources Development Service of Korea on Thursday, 86 percent replied they would work overseas if given the opportunity. >> Full Text

China Protests UNESCO Badge for Japanese Forced-Labor Sites

The Chinese government has announced its opposition to UNESCO listing 23 industrial sites in southern Japan where Asians were drafted into forced labor. The sites are industrial facilities built from the 1850s to the 1910s. >> Full Text

N. Korea's Grisly Execution Site

Officers Ran for Cover as Reservist Went on Shooting Spree

More Teachers Lose Faith in Their Vocation

Top POSCO Executives Resign Over Scandal

Son Heung-min Named Top Asian Footballer

Film Studio to Host 35-mm Art Film Festival

Seo Se-won Gets Suspended Sentence for Strangling Wife

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Hankyoreh Shinmoon (http://english.hani.co.kr)

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong inherits two chairman positions from his father

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong was appointed chairman of the board of the Samsung Life Public Welfare Foundation and the Samsung Foundation of Culture, positions that had been held by his father, Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee. With the son taking over two of the three positions from the elder Lee - chair of the two foundations and of Samsung Electronics - industry insiders are seeing this as a symbolic move that reflects the actual transfer of power.

Former Cyber Command spy-ops head sentenced to prison for 2012 election interference

The former head of the psychological operations division at the R.O.K. Cyber Command was sentenced to two years in prison for political interference in the 2012 presidential election.Lee Tae-ha, 62, had been charged with political interference and incitement to destroy evidence under the Military Criminal Act for enlisting the organization’s commanders in a systematic operation to spread internet and social media posts slandering opposition candidates and politicians and supporting ruling party candidates and policies during the election. .

Women get South’s permission to cross DMZ from North Korea

The South Korean government granted permission for female peace activists from around the world to cross the peninsula’s Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on foot. While it recommended that participants use the Gyeongui railway to cross from North to South, the organizers reaffirmed their plans to cross at Panmunjeom as originally planned. .

Annual Dokdo defense exercises go ahead without announcement

Defensive exercises for Dokdo (called Takeshima in Japan) for the first half of the year were carried out without any announcement by the South Korean military and coast guard on May 14 and 15, sources say. This stands in sharp contrast with how South Korea emphasized its commitment to defend the islets when it made the exercises public last year. .

Sweet, fruit-flavored sojus taking the booze market by storm

After a citron-flavored soju by Lotte Chilsung Beverage called Sunhari Like the First Time became wildly popular, gaining a reputation as the “honey butter chips” of the alcoholic beverages industry, rival manufacturers have released a number of sweet sojus with fruit flavors. Some suggest that the fruit soju craze from the 1990s is making a comeback 20 years later. .

South Korean version of the Dreyfus affair finally solved after 24 years

The suicide note ghostwriting case of Kang Ki-hoon has been called a South Korean version of the Dreyfus affair. Alfred Dreyfus was a French artillery officer of Jewish descent who was framed as a spy at the end of the 19th century because his handwriting was similar to that of the real culprit. After a legal struggle that lasted 12 years, he was finally exonerated. .

Moon Jae-in leading possible contenders for 2017 presidential race

Moon Jae-in has the highest support rating among potential contenders in the 2017 presidential race, a May 11 poll found. The poll was conducted by the Hankyoreh Institute for Social Policy to mark the 27th anniversary of the Hankyoreh’s founding.The New Politics Alliance for Democracy leader ranked first with 14.5% of votes, followed by ruling Saenuri Party leader Kim Moo-sung with 12.5% and Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon with 8.0%. .

Hankyoreh poll: on diplomacy, Park Geun-hye administration gets a failing grade

Over half of South Koreans rate the current administration’s diplomatic performance as poor, a recent poll found. The study, conducted on May 11 by the Hankyoreh Institute for Social, found 56.1% of respondents rating the Park Geun-hye administration’s diplomatic efforts as “poor,” compared to just 35.5% rating them as “good.” .

[News analysis] To secure his rule, Kim Jong-un relying on ‘politics of terror’

After South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) announced on May 13 that North Korea had purged Minister of the People’s Armed Forces Hyon Yong-chol, attention has turned to the ruling tactics employed by Kim Jong-un, who holds a monopoly on power in North Korea.

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JoongAng Ilbo (conservative): (http://koreajoongangdaily.joinsmsn.com/)

North’s launcher based on Soviet device: expert

North Korea developed the launching device for its submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) by modeling it on a Soviet-era device imported from a Japanese trade partner in 2003, the head of a South Korean defense think tank said. Hong Seong-min, who heads Security Policy Networks, …

FKI plans new liaison branch in Pyongyang

The Federation of Korean Industries, the country’s most influential business organization, plans to establish an office in Pyongyang, North Korea. …

Visiting UN chief lands in middle of controversy

An email obtained by JTBC, a TV affiliate of Korea JoongAng Daily, suggests United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon may have been aware…

Lone Star demanding $4.6 billion from government

Arbitration between Lone Star Funds and the Korean government began in Washington, D.C., last week, with the U.S. company demanding billions of dollars in compensation…

Premium prices reflect some surprising trends

The premium price for PC rooms (Internet cafes) mounted, while the price for Japanese restaurants fell in Seoul and metropolitan areas - Gyeonggi…

Overseas investments ride the China roller coaster

Koreans invested a total of $716.6 billion (roughly 780 trillion won) overseas last year, including retail and institutional investors…

KDI urges pension fund to diversify its portfolio

In an urgent call for systemic reform, a state-run economic think tank warns the national pension fund needs to establish a detailed long-term management…

North demands to host liberation event. Pyongyang is demanding to host the 70th anniversary celebrations of the Korean Peninsula’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule on Aug. 15 this year,…

UN’s World Education Forum starts in Incheon

The World Education Forum 2015 is set to kick off on Tuesday in Incheon, Gyeonggi, with up to 1,500 participants from education-related UN agencies…

3 indicted for plotting with Pyongyang to make drugs

South Korean prosecutors said Sunday that three of its citizens have been indicted for plotting with Pyongyang to smuggle methamphetamine into the South…

U.S. ambassador’s house opens up

The old residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Korea will open up to the public for the first time at the end of the month as part of a nighttime festival in the capital city.…

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Maeil Kyungje (neutral-oriented conservative, economic/business): (http://news.mk.co.kr/english/)

Daum Kakao head lambasts FinTech environment in S. Korea

“Considering Alibaba’s Yu’ebao, based in China, holds 100 trillion won ($92 billion) in mobile payment balance, Bank Wallet Kakao which allows transfers up to only .. ...

Corporate restructuring to embark for shipbuilders

Industry-wide restructuring will likely begin in earnest with the shipbuilding industry the first to be under such move. Notably, Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine mulls .. ...

 

'K-Movie' fever hits China

‘K-Movie’ fever is sweeping the South Korean stock market following ‘K-Beauty’ fever which has brought rally for cosmetics shares. On the news that the Korea pop-w.. ...

BOK governor says, “yen’s slide weighs down on exporters”

“The won has reached its highest level against the yen in two years and seven months, adding concerns of exporters,” South Korean central bank governor Lee Ju-yeol w.. ...

Bahn Joo-hyun rejects rumors on deal brokerage involving UN chief

Bahn Joo-hyun, a nephew of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and managing director of New York-based real estate firm Colliers International, denied rumors.. ...

FSC chief suggests industry-wide restructuring

Yim Jong-yong, head of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), said, “restructuring should be carried out not at an individual company level but at a industry-wide l.. ...

Kim Moo-sung beats Moon Jae-in in approval rating as 2017 presidential can..

In South Korea, more voters opted for Rep. Kim Moo-sung, leader of the ruling Saenuri Party, over Rep. Moon Jae-in, chairman of the main opposition New Politics Allian.. ...

Samsung vice chairman picked as new chief director of Samsung’s two found..

Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, has initiated steps to succeed management control of Samsung Group. Samsung Life Public Welfare Foundation and Sam.. ...

Shinsegae picks flagship dept store as candidate for duty free shop

Eyes are on whether the move by Lee Myung-hee, chairman of Shinsegae Group, would turn out to be impeccable, as she selected the Shinsegae Department Store in Hoehyeon.. ...

Deoksugung Doldam-gil to be restored to what it looked like 131 years ago

Seoul will restore the appearance of Deoksugung Doldam-gil (Deoksugung Stone-Wall Road) to their original form in 131 years. The 1.1 km-long road lost a 170 meter se.. ...

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The Kyunghyang Shinmoon (http://english.khan.co.kr/)

[Editorial] Kang Ki-hun Acquitted, but Not a Word of Apology from the PerpetratorsKang

Ki-hun, who has been called the Korean Dreyfus, was acquitted in a retrial on the allegations that he wrote another man's suicide note. He was acquitted 2···

Lone Star Files 5-Trillion-Won Lawsuit against South Korea: Controversy over Confidentiality

For the first time, the South Korean government will be subject to litigation concerning an investor-state dispute (ISD). The trial will begin at the Internatio···

Moon Jae-in in Crisis Pulls out Two Cards: Qizhanmasu (泣斬馬謖) and Innovation

At a meeting of the party's Supreme Council at the National Assembly this morning, Moon said he had qizhanmasu in his heart and said, "I asked that he (Jeong)···

Kim Jong-un's Reign of Terror: North Korean Military's Second-in-Command Purged

On May 13, the National Intelligence Service (NIS) announced that they received intelligence suggesting that North Korea's Defense Minister Hyon Yong-chol, sec···

President Park “I Sigh Whenever I Think about the Pension”

Given that the Saenuri Party has already taken a step back from the initial agreement, it appears the president is determined to push the ruling party aside and···

[Editorial]Why Are Ministers Choi Kyung-hwan and Moon Hyung-pyo Fueling Conflicts between Generations?

Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Minister of Strategy and Finance Choi Kyung-hwan and Minister of Health and Welfare Moon Hyung-pyo have made a se···

[Kim Gyu-hang's Revolution in Andante] The Sound of Ajeossi (Middle-aged Men)

Everyone is bound to have a sound that they are particularly hostile to or that makes them feel unpleasant. In my case, that sound is the sound of ajeossi, “mi···

Voices Call for South Korea to Enhance the Fighting Power of Its Submarines: Northeast Asia in an Underwater Battle

▲ North Korea's Successful Launch Test Triggers the Race ▲ More Nuclear Submarines to Be Included in ROK-US Training North Korea's successful simulate···

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The Korea Economic Daily (http://english.hankyung.com/)

People Increasingly Move away from Seoul

The number of population in Seoul will likely fall below 10 million by late 2016 at the earliest, the first time since 1992 when the number climbed up the 10-million level. The Ministry of Public Administration and Security said on May 17 that the number of Seoul's residents was 10,094,889 as of the...

Samsung Electronics Reviews 3rd Indian Plant

Samsung Electronics is reviewing the idea of establishing a third plant in India. At present, Samsung runs two plants in India, one in Noida near New Delhi and the other in Chennai. A Samsung Electronics official said on May 15 that the company is looking for land to establish the third Indian plant...

Kimchi Trade Deficit Widens to $85 Mil. for Past 5 Years

A study said the cumulative trade balance in Kimchi has been a deficit of almost US$85 million for the past five years, primarily because of the rising import of Kimchi from China. According to trade statistics released by the Korea Customs Service on May 17, the trade deficit in the fermented veget...

Korean Car Makers Ramp up Overseas Production 10 Times in 10 Years

Korea’s car makers are boosting their overseas production, in contrast to those of the United States and Japan which increase investment in their domestic production. According to industry sources on May 17, Japan’s Nissan, for example, announced a plan to expand domestic production up to more tha...

Shipping Companies Report Healthy 1Q Results

The first-quarter financial results of shipping companies have improved markedly due to lower oil prices. As they posted better results in the traditionally slow quarter, their prospect for reporting good results in the second and third quarters has become brighter. Hyundai Merchant Marine said on Ma...

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AJU Business Daily (http://eng.ajunews.com/korea)

South Korea keeps base rate unchanged at 1.75% for May

South Korea's central bank Friday kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low of 1.75 percent for a second straight month in May. The Bank of Korea's (BOK) has lowered the b…

Posted : 2015-05-15 15:59:04 |Updated : 2015-05-15 16:06:32

Ex-Doosan head Park Yong-sung called in for questioning on graft allegations

A student pins a carnation corsage on Park Yong-sung, a former head of the Chung-Ang University Foundation, as Park appeared at the Seoul District Prosecutors’ Office in southern Seoul. Friday. Park w…

Posted : 2015-05-15 15:56:58 |Updated : 2015-05-15 15:56:58

Teenage actor Yeo Jin-goo and actress Gil Eun-hye cast in 'Orange Marmalade'

Teenage actor Yeo Jin-goo and actress Gil Eun-hye wave during an event for KBS2's new fantasy melodrama “Orange Marmalade” at the GLAD Hotel in Yeouido, Seoul, Tuesday. The 12-episode series, whic…

Posted : 2015-05-14 17:02:10 |Updated : 2015-05-14 17:02:10

Job fair packed with students

Students look at a booklet during the "KB Goodjob" fair at COEX in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul, Wednesday. About 250 companies participated in the two-day job fair hosted by KB Kookmin Bank.

Posted : 2015-05-14 16:24:23 |Updated : 2015-05-14 16:24:23

Foreign students experience traditional Korean adult ceremony

Foreign students experience a traditional Korean adult ceremony to celebrate the passage from childhood to adulthood at Konkuk University in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, Wednesday. South Korea's legal adul…

Posted : 2015-05-14 16:22:50 |Updated : 2015-05-14 16:22:50

KB Kookmin Bank holds job fair

Job seekers, mostly young people, line up during the "KB Goodjob" fair at COEX in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul, Wednesday. About 250 companies participated in the job fair to recruit talented graduat…

Posted : 2015-05-14 16:16:31 |Updated : 2015-05-14 16:16:31

Girl group EXID member Hani sings OST of animated family film 'Home'

South Korean girl group EXID member Hani, a publicity ambassador for Dreamworks' 3D animated family film "Home," sings "Fee the Light,' the movie's OST, during a showcase for the film at t…

Posted : 2015-05-13 16:59:50 |Updated : 2015-05-13 16:59:50

3D animated family film 'Home' to open May 21

South Korean girl group EXID member Solji, a publicity ambassador for Dreamworks' 3D animated family film "Home," arrives to attend a showcase for the movie at the Time Square in Yeongdungpo-gu, S…

Posted : 2015-05-13 16:58:29 |Updated : 2015-05-13 16:58:29

Tiguan retains top spot as best-selling imported model in South Korea in April

Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI Blue Motion retained its top spot as the best-selling imported model in South Korea in April with 847 units sold, industry data showed Tuesday. In the January-April perio…

Posted : 2015-05-12 16:32:37 |Updated : 2015-05-12 16:32:37

Hyundai-Kia retakes No. 1 spot in US subcompact car market

Hyundai Motor and its sister company Kia Motors retook the No. 1 spot in the U.S. subcompact car market in April for the first time since four months ago, edging out Japanese automaker Nissan, a U.S. …

Posted : 2015-05-11 16:58:25 |Updated : 2015-05-11 16:58:25

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ETNEWS (http://english.etnews.com/)

To Make Seoul As Asia’s Hub For Entrepreneurs.” Google Seoul Campus Manager Lim

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A Developer, KAIST Graduate Success In Commercializing IoT Platform

A developer, KAIST graduate, was successful in commercializing a platform for IoT equipment. A final IoT product can be made in a short period of time because softw...

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Sun System Develops Subminiature Next-Gen SSD with 256GB

South Korea¡?s small businesses issued a challenge to Solid State Drive (SSD) market that is dominated by Samsung Electronics, SKhynix, Intel, and other global ...

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Middle-Aged Man Became a VIP in a Mobile Game Market.

Middle-aged man became a VIP in a mobile game market. Because their ARPU is increasing, past indicator of a jackpot such as ¡°100 million downloads¡?...

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EMCrafts develops biggest Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) in South Korea…It is possible to analyze minerals without cutting them

A South Korea¡?s venture company developed a huge SEM that can see a mineral of hand span size by magnifying up to 300,000 times without cutting it. SEM ...

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