The Korean daily media headlines and humor
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Here are The Korea Post news and notice, humor from Korean-language economic dailies and a roundup of important headlines from all major Korean-language dailies, TV and other news media this morning:
Korea Post Media
The Korea Post notice:
TOMORROW is the day for the Tour of Dangjin City!
Partly cloudy skies are forecast for the Dangjin Area on Friday 11 Arpil 2014 with a high of 19 degrees Centigrade and a low of 9 degrees, which could not be better for a local tour.
What’s in store for the visiting ambassadors and spouses? What can be expected from the tour?
Please visit: /news/view.html?section=161&category=181&no=499.
Has Your Excellency made a reservation for The Korea Post tour of the Dangjin City for the Ambassadors and Madams on Friday 11 April 2014?
The Tour consists of:
Attending the opening ceremony of the traditional Korean Tug-of-War
Hands-on-experience of interesting cultural events, including trying-on of Joseon Dynasty costumes and photo-taking,
A visit to the plush Guest House and production facilities of Hyundai Steel, and
A visit of the Sacred Land of St. Kim Dae-geon, which will be visited by the Pope in August this year.
In case Your Excellency has not yet received the Invitation, a re-run of the invitation and itinerary of the Tour toward the end of this Headlines.
Story and pix on the Live Flower Arrangement Exhibition on April 3, 2014 are at the end of this Headlines as well as on The Korea Post Online (/news/view.html?section=162&category=182&no=497).
Is your National Day coming up soon? Or is the Head of State of your country visiting Korea soon?
You may have the portrait painting of your Head of State painted by a famed Korean portrait artist who has painted the portraits of President George W. Bush, President Lee Myung-bak at Cheong Wa Dae, President Park Chung-Hee, the then First Lady Park Geun-hye and various other most important persons of Korea and the world.
Please visit the following sites of The Korea Post Internet for sample paintings.
Please directly call Chairman Lee of The Korea Post at 010-5201-1740 for immediate contact with the artists.
For more photos, please visit:
▲ Pope John Paul II (left) and Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan of Korea. Cardinal Kim is among the most respected in Korea
Humor from Korean economic dailies:
An elderly couple were driving the highway.
The woman was driving when she got pulled over by highway patrol.
“Ma’am, did you know you were speeding?”
The woman, hard of hearing, turns to her husband and asks, “What did he say?”
The old man yells, “He says you were speeding.”
The patrolman says, “May I see your license?”
“What did he say?” the woman asks.
The man yells, “He wants to see your license.”
The woman hands him her license. “I see you’re from Texas. I spent some time there once and went to a blind date with the ugliest woman I’ve ever seen.”
“What did he say?”
And the man yells, “He said he knows you!”
UNSC N. Korea Sanctions Committee to Discuss N. Korea's Missile Launches
The U.N. Security Council’s North Korea Sanctions Committee will hold a full session on Thursday and discuss North Korea’s recent missile launches.
The session will be attended by working-level officials of the Security Council’s 15 member nations who handle North Korea-related issues.
China's Nuke Envoy to Visit Washington Soon
China’s top nuclear negotiator, Wu Dawei, is expected to visit Washington soon.
A number of diplomatic sources in Washington said Wu is hoping to visit Washington soon and the U.S. also is hoping for such visit.
The sources said in the event Wu visits Washington, he and U.S. officials are likely to discuss the results of Wu’s trip to North Korea and ways to resume the stalled six-way nuclear talks.
38 North: Sanitary Goods Factory in N. Korea Producing Naval Vessels
A U.S. Web site devoted to analysis of North Korea says a sanitary goods factory located near the Taedong River is involved in producing specialized naval vessels.
Top 30 Biz Groups’ Debt Ratio Drops
Gov't to Encourage Competition in Import Market
KOSPI Ends Higher
AI Hits North Korea
Kim Jong-un Reelected as N. Korean Leader
Gov't to Build Airports on Ulleung, Heuksang Islands
More S. Koreans Get Overweight
Korea's import prices dip for 19th month in March
South Korea's import prices fell for the 19th straight month in March as oil prices declined and the local currency gained against the dollar, the central bank said Thursday.
Technical competency of S. Korean SMEs lags world's best: poll
The technical competency of South Korea's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) stands at an average of 76.6 percent of the levels reached by the world's best companies, a nationwide business poll suggested Thursday.
U.S. blacklists Islam group allegedly linked to Egypt attack on Koreans
The U.S. government announced a decision Wednesday to blacklist an Islamic militant group apparently behind a recent suicide attack in Egypt that killed three South Korean tourists.
N. Korea hit by extensive outbreak of bird flu
North Korea has experienced an outbreak of bird flu since last month, culling tens of thousands of poultry so far, its news agency said Wednesday. A chicken farm in the..
S. Korean woman found dead in Philippines
A South Korean woman abducted a month ago in the Philippines was found dead earlier this week, the foreign ministry here said Wednesday. The woman in her mid-20s, whos..
Technical competency of S. Korean SMEs lags world's best: poll
The technical competency of South Korea's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) stands at an average of 76.6 percent of the levels reached by the world's best companies, a..
Samsung Heavy Industries wins 1.3 tln won order in Oceania
South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Wednesday it has clinched a 1.3 trillion won (US$1.2 billion) deal with a shipper in Oceania to build two drill ships. S..
Hite Jinro taps Latin America beer market
Hite Jinro Co., South Korea's second-largest brewer, said Wednesday it has set up a business partnership with Grupo Barcelo, a Dominican conglomerate, to tap the island c..
Hyundai Motor hosts global automotive engineering convention in Detroit
Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's largest carmaker, said Wednesday it is hosting the world's leading automotive engineering convention taking place in Detroit this week. ..
The Korea Herald (http://www.koreaherald.com)
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Regulator steps up probe into banks’ irregularities
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Kim ‘reelected’ as chief of N.K.’s powerful defense body
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Ahn Cheol-soo’s leadership totters
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Drones on spying mission...
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