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South Korea's economy expands 2.7 percent in 2Q

Added: 27.07.2017 8:07 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Bank of Korea says South Korea's economy grew at a 2.7 percent annual pace during the April-June quarter.


Ex-Park aide,minister jailed for blacklist

Added: 27.07.2017 7:53 | 12 views | 0 comments

A South Korean court has sentenced the former presidential chief of staff and the former culture minister to prison for blacklisting thousands of artists deemed unfriendly to ousted president Park Geun-hye and denying them state support.


North Korean Hackers Hunt for Cash

Added: 27.07.2017 5:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

North Korea’s cyberarmy has splintered into multiple groups and is unleashing orchestrated attacks increasingly focused on funneling stolen funds to the secretive nation, according to a government-backed South Korean report.


Added: 26.07.2017 2:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

South Korean women have dominated international golf for years now. Why?


For South Korea's LGBT Community, An Uphill Battle For Rights

Added: 25.07.2017 14:47 | 16 views | 0 comments

This month's pride celebration in Seoul drew more people than ever. But protesters also showed up in force. Christian activists insist the socially conservative country won't accept sexual minorities.


Theme parks, pop concerts -- the world of South Korean horse racing

Added: 25.07.2017 12:20 | 15 views | 0 comments

Horse racing and K-pop might not be traditional bedfellows but, then again, you don't often see an equine theme park in the center of a racecourse.


Korea Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ Beats ‘Spider-Man’

Added: 25.07.2017 11:01 | 9 views | 0 comments

Foreign releases remained in the lead at the South Korean box office, with “Dunkirk” topping the chart after opening last Thursday. The Warner Bros. World War II drama earned $10.44 million from 1.35 million admissions over its opening five days. Showing on 1,245 screens nationwide, it accounted for 46.5% of the total weekend box office....


Samsung Releases Arthritis Drug in First Step Into U.S. Pharmaceuticals

Added: 25.07.2017 4:04 | 8 views | 0 comments

South Korea’s Samsung conglomerate, best known for its smartphones and televisions, will make available in the U.S. its lower-price copy of Johnson & Johnson’s blockbuster arthritis drug Remicade.

Hard Work in South Korea Pays Off for Jonquel Jones and W.N.B.A’s Sun

Added: 25.07.2017 2:01 | 13 views | 0 comments

Jones’s All Star-caliber play for Connecticut partly reflects her off-season stint with an overseas league known for its rigorous two-a-day practices.

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South Korea Responds to U.S. Offer to Discuss Trade Pact Changes

Added: 25.07.2017 0:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

South Korea, in its first official written response to the U.S. offer to discuss changes to a free-trade agreement criticized by Trump as widening the American deficit, said that both sides should first jointly look into the causes of the trade imbalance before seeking to amend or renegotiate the pact.

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