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News of South Korea:
9 killed in electronics factory fire
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:05:36 +0200
INCHEON -- Nine South Korean workers were killed Tuesday in a factory fire in Incheon, just west of Seoul, authorities s
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[Feature] Putting boycotts to good use
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:04:13 +0200
Ask any South Korean and they will be able to tell you about the corporate scandal that left the nation aghast in the su
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Defending champion Korea wins 2nd straight women’s volleyball match
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:54:13 +0200
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- South Korea won its second straight women’s volleyball match in its Asian Games title defense Tues
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Suspect nabbed in mutilation murder
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:40:16 +0200
GWACHEON, Gyeonggi Province -- Police on Tuesday arrested a suspect in the killing of a 51-year-old man, whose dismember
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Trade deficit in IP hits record low on PC, mobile game boom
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:26:28 +0200
South Korea’s trade deficit for intellectual property rights reached an all-time low during the first half of this year,
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TV shows target teens to boost viewership
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:24:31 +0200
Mainstream TV shows are seeking to attract more teenage viewers to survive in the network TV market here, after veering
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[Noah Feldman] Democracy needs the press as the ‘opposition party’
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:15:21 +0200
What’s the main value in a free press? To hear the press tell it -- as in many of the 350-plus editorials published in c
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[Kim Seong-kon] Do not judge a book by its cover
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:15:19 +0200
In Korean society, appearances are important. There is even a joke among Koreans that we tend to value one’s physical be
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[Christopher Balding] Channeling Tom Selleck, China tries reverse mortgages
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:15:15 +0200
The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission wants to help the elderly enjoy their golden years in comfort. Wit
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[Lee Jae-min] Just one word, but a sea of difference
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:15:12 +0200
It was about 10 years ago when I visited Baku, Azerbaijan, several times, right by the Caspian Sea. A seaward view from
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[Jeffrey D. Sachs] We are all climate refugees now
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:15:04 +0200
Modern humans, born into one climate era, called the Holocene, have crossed the border into another, the Anthropocene. B
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[Editorial] Increase reunions
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:14:43 +0200
A group of 89 South Koreans met with their North Korean relatives at the Kumgangsan Resort in North Korea as part of a t
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[Newsmaker] Some 220 children held in immigrant detention centers in South Korea
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:06:38 +0200
The National Human Rights Commission Korea said Tuesday that holding young children in prison-like immigration detention
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FCA Korea releases all-new Wrangler SUV
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:58:33 +0200
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Korea has released the all-new Jeep Wrangler, revamped 11 years after its previous model, in h
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Kaesong office plan sparks worries over sanction violation
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:54:11 +0200
With the two Koreas seeking to establish an inter-Korean liaison office at the Kaesong industrial park in North Korea, t
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Kaesong office plan sparks sanctions worries
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:54:11 +0200
 With the two Koreas seeking to establish an inter-Korean liaison office at the Kaesong Industrial Complex in North Kore
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‘The Great Battle’ to reenact legendary fight of Goguryeo
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:53:53 +0200
The ancient kingdom of Goguryeo is a source of an immense national pride for Koreans, as it once single-handedly fought
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[Herald Review] ‘Mr. Sunshine’ offers ray of hope with mesmerizing fantasy
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:42:20 +0200
People say there is no point asking the “what if” question in history. But maybe, there is, if the intention is to help
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Ghent University’s Songdo campus hosts Belgian culture festival
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:23:00 +0200
The upcoming Belgian culture festival at Ghent University Global Campus in Incheon will lay the groundwork for increased
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[Photo News] Families eat together for first time in history of family reunions
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:17:48 +0200
As the second day of family reunions began, five buses filled with North Koreans arrived in front of Oekumgang Hotel, wh
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Man arrested for stealing W50m from restaurants: police
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:54:37 +0200
Gwangjin police said Tuesday they have arrested a man in his 50s for allegedly stealing about 51 million won ($45,000) f
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Lee Dong-wook becomes brand campaign model for Chanel
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:51:03 +0200
Actor Lee Dong-wook has been selected as a brand campaign model for Chanel’s makeup products, becoming the first Korean
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Prosecutors to investigate hardcore cartels without FTC accusation
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:43:22 +0200
South Korean prosecutors will have the authority to charge companies over hardcore cartels without accusations by the Fa
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[Herald Interview] Screening matters in crowdfunding: Crowdy
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:41:16 +0200
The Korea Herald is publishing a series of interviews on promising startups in the financial technology industry. This i
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Wardrobe wars: Tech giants face off over clothing care systems
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:55:52 +0200
Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled its first steam closet Air Dresser, joining the growing market for clothing care
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Most important news of South Korea:
Fitness model’s ‘morale boost’ for military stokes fury
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:44:18 +0200
A YouTube video showing a scantily clad woman posing on stage as a part of a “morale boosting performance” for South Kor
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LG Innotek launches visible LEDs for disinfection lighting
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:04:05 +0200
LG Innotek said Wednesday it has launched visible light-emitting diodes for disinfection lighting, which is a light sour
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9 killed in electronics factory fire
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:05:36 +0200
INCHEON -- Nine South Korean workers were killed Tuesday in a factory fire in Incheon, just west of Seoul, authorities s
© The Korea Herald
[Noah Feldman] Democracy needs the press as the ‘opposition party’
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:15:21 +0200
What’s the main value in a free press? To hear the press tell it -- as in many of the 350-plus editorials published in c
© The Korea Herald
[Kim Seong-kon] Do not judge a book by its cover
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:15:19 +0200
In Korean society, appearances are important. There is even a joke among Koreans that we tend to value one’s physical be
© The Korea Herald
[Christopher Balding] Channeling Tom Selleck, China tries reverse mortgages
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:15:15 +0200
The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission wants to help the elderly enjoy their golden years in comfort. Wit
© The Korea Herald
[Lee Jae-min] Just one word, but a sea of difference
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:15:12 +0200
It was about 10 years ago when I visited Baku, Azerbaijan, several times, right by the Caspian Sea. A seaward view from
© The Korea Herald
[Jeffrey D. Sachs] We are all climate refugees now
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:15:04 +0200
Modern humans, born into one climate era, called the Holocene, have crossed the border into another, the Anthropocene. B
© The Korea Herald
[Editorial] Increase reunions
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:14:43 +0200
A group of 89 South Koreans met with their North Korean relatives at the Kumgangsan Resort in North Korea as part of a t
© The Korea Herald
[Newsmaker] Some 220 children held in immigrant detention centers in South Korea
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:06:38 +0200
The National Human Rights Commission Korea said Tuesday that holding young children in prison-like immigration detention
© The Korea Herald
FCA Korea releases all-new Wrangler SUV
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:58:33 +0200
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Korea has released the all-new Jeep Wrangler, revamped 11 years after its previous model, in h
© The Korea Herald
Kaesong office plan sparks sanctions worries
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:54:11 +0200
 With the two Koreas seeking to establish an inter-Korean liaison office at the Kaesong Industrial Complex in North Kore
© The Korea Herald
‘The Great Battle’ to reenact legendary fight of Goguryeo
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:53:53 +0200
The ancient kingdom of Goguryeo is a source of an immense national pride for Koreans, as it once single-handedly fought
© The Korea Herald
Man arrested for stealing W50m from restaurants: police
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:54:37 +0200
Gwangjin police said Tuesday they have arrested a man in his 50s for allegedly stealing about 51 million won ($45,000) f
© The Korea Herald
Lee Dong-wook becomes brand campaign model for Chanel
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:51:03 +0200
Actor Lee Dong-wook has been selected as a brand campaign model for Chanel’s makeup products, becoming the first Korean
© The Korea Herald
Prosecutors to investigate hardcore cartels without FTC accusation
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:43:22 +0200
South Korean prosecutors will have the authority to charge companies over hardcore cartels without accusations by the Fa
© The Korea Herald
[Herald Interview] Screening matters in crowdfunding: Crowdy
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:41:16 +0200
The Korea Herald is publishing a series of interviews on promising startups in the financial technology industry. This i
© The Korea Herald
Samsung says Air Dresser epitomizes latest home appliance technologies
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:55:52 +0200
Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled its first steam closet Air Dresser, joining the growing market for clothing care
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Aekyung Group opens new headquarters in Hongdae
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:52:32 +0200
South Korean cosmetics-to-health care conglomerate Aekyung Group said Tuesday that it has opened new headquarters in nor
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Korea to withdraw about 10 DMZ guard posts on trial basis
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:51:25 +0200
Defense Minister Song Young-moo said Tuesday that Seoul will withdraw about 10 border guard posts on a trial basis, in l
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Handheld electric fans emit high levels of radiation: report
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:32:36 +0200
Handheld electronic fans emit high levels of electromagnetic radiation and should be used at least 25 centimeters from t
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Executive chief of Korea's largest Buddhist sect shows intent to resign
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:23:58 +0200
The executive head of South Korea's largest Buddhist order Tuesday showed his intention to resign over a series of corru
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WeWork gobbles up office leases in Seoul
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:18:17 +0200
Samsung Group acquired K-Twin Tower, 22-story twin buildings in central Seoul, for a whopping 720 billion won ($620 mill
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Joonggonara raises W5b investment from local financiers
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:15:46 +0200
South Korea’s biggest used goods online marketplace Joonggonara has raised 5 billion won ($4.47 million) in fresh invest
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Unified Korean team cruises into women's hoops quarters with win over Kazakhstan
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:14:28 +0200
JAKARTA -- The unified Korean basketball team cruised into the quarterfinals of the 18th Asian Games with an 85-57 win o
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