The Korean daily media headlines and humor
The Korean daily media headlines and humor
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June 2, 2015

The Korean daily media headlines and humor

Tuesday, June 2, 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


Korea Post Media

P.S.: 1. To see the desired site, press down the Control key and click the blue URL of the media.

2. If received by a person other than the intended recipient, please kindly convey the mail to His/Her Excellency.


The Korea Post notices:

During the tour of Handong Global Univesity:

Professor Kim Soon-kwon (AKA ‘Maize Doctor) will welcome and greet Your Excellency with a gift box of ‘Kim Soon-kwon Maize’ which is famous around the world as well as in Korea for the sweet taste of each grain even without cooking. (Further details on Dr. Kim, who is a member of the faculty of Handong Global University, are on Wikipedia [

Also, as was previously introduced, there will be a special welcome by Mayor Lee Kang-duk of the Pohang City

(, who will introduce Pohang, Korea’s ‘high-tech industry city’


Only nine days left to the Tour:

There are only 9 days left to the Tour of the Handong Global University, POSCO Museum and Yeongil-dae Pavilion on Thursday 11 June 2015.  Located in Pohang near POSCO, Handong University has incomparably outstanding features clearly telling it apart from other universities in Seoul and other regions, including an unrivalled long list of attractive scholarships and financial support for the Korean and international students. Deluxe KTX Train is used between Seoul and Pohang.

The Korea Post has already forward the Invitation of Soon-Heung Chang of Handong University to Your Excellency and Madam.

In case of our transmission failture, please advise us at 2298-1740/2, 1745/6 or 010-3388-1682 (Korean) or 010-3481-1101 (English), or 5201-1740 (Chairman Lee of The Korea Post).


Handong Global University stands out with many distinguishing features

An unrivaled long string of scholarships, financial assistance

Most of the high school graduates and their parents in Korea tend to insist on winning matriculation ‘at all cost’ at Seoul National University or other ‘prestigious’ universities in Seoul such as Yonsei, Korea, Ewha (for women), Sogang and a number of others.

However, closely examining other universities in Korea, such as those in different localities out of the capital city, one is appalled at the outstanding features of other universities in various localities, which stand out in various aspects.

For further details, please visit: /news/view.html?section=162&category=184&no=947

▲Yeongil-dae Pavilion projecting into the sea from the shore of Pohang, which is located near the campus

of Handong Global University.


Today’s humor:

Hankuk Kyungje

The woman had always wanted to play piano, so her husband bought her one for her birthday.

A few weeks later, her son called and asked how she was doing.

“We returned the piano,” said his dad. “I persuaded her to switch to a clarinet.”

“Why?” the son asked.

“Because,” the father explained, “with a clarinet, she can’t sing along.”



Park Opposes Assembly Revision, Calls For Fight Against MERS

President Park Geun-hye says she cannot accept a recent revision to the National Assembly Act, which grants the parliament the right to demand modifications to government ordinances.

NPAD Criticizes Park's Take on Law Revision

Saenuri to Discuss Constitutionality of Nat'l Assembly Act

Pres. Park Urges for Efforts to Contain MERS

Park Strongly Opposes Assembly Law Revision

Woman Dies after Contact with MERS Patient

Seoul, Beijing Officially Sign FTA

Park Meets Senior Officials of S. Korea, Japan

KOSPI Dips on First Trading Day of June

S. Korea's Ability to Repay Short-Term External Debt Highest Since 2008

Declining Yen Taking a Bite Out of S. Korean Exports

Foreign Minister: 'No Lasting Peace Without Respect of Human Rights'

N. Korea: UN Should Take Issue with S. Korea-US Joint Military Drill

N. Korea Blames US for Failure of Denuclearization

LA Times: Technical Flaws Found in US Interceptors

Half of Japanese Believe Abe Should Apologize in August Statement

U.S. Defense Secretary Apologizes for Anthrax Shipment

Youth Group Welcomes Raising Legal Age of Senior Citizens

Doctors Confirm 3 More Cases of MERS in S. Korea, 18 Total

2 More Cases Confirmed, MERS Patients Rise to 15

KBS to Reduce Ads if License Fee is Raised

Seoul Citizens Most Frequent Moviegoers

50 Couples Take Part in Belated Marriage

MERS Cases Rise to 18, More than 600 Subject to Quarantine

Researchers Identify Key Protein Involved in Death of Cancer Cell

S. Korean Traveler Carries MERS Virus to China

Lee Seung-yeop 400th Home Run in Sight

Swimmer Park Stripped of Incheon Asian Games Medals

Suspended Swimmer Park Tae-hwan to Resume Training Next Month


Yonhap (

Inter-affiliate trading by top 10 groups hits record in 2014

Intra-group transactions by South Korea's top 10 conglomerates hit a record high in 2014 despite the government's efforts to curb excessive inter-affiliate businesses, data showed Tuesday.

N. Korea slams U.S. for shipping anthrax to S. Korea

North Korea chided the United States Tuesday for bringing a live anthrax sample to South Korea, saying the move was part of Washington's drive for biological warfare.

Samsung forms task force on Cheil-Samsung C&T merger

South Korea's No. 1 conglomerate Samsung Group said Tuesday it has launched a task force to carry out the group's latest decision to merge two key subsidiaries -- Cheil Industries Co. and Samsung C&T Co.

Ministers discuss emergency measures to counter MERS

South Korea on Tuesday held an emergency government meeting to discuss ways to counter the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after the country reported the first two deaths from the contagious virus.

Senate defense bill defines N. Korea as 'nuclear-armed cou..

N. Korea slams U.S. for shipping anthrax to S. Korea

Regional framework needed on N. Korean human rights: OSCE ..

S. Korea, U.S. start joint anti-submarine naval dri..

Pressure is only option on N. Korea: S. Korean official

S. Korea's current account surplus narrows in April

Inter-affiliate trading by top 10 groups hits record in 20..

Samsung forms task force on Cheil-Samsung C&T merger

Ministers discuss emergency measures to counter MERS

Actor Ahn Jae-wook ties knot with musical actress

Veteran slugger going for milestone homer at altern..

Football coach hopes teamwork will make up for key absence..

S. Korea announces men's football roster with domes..


The Korea Times (

MERS hits tourism industry 

The outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is affecting the tourism industry, as people are canceling visits to Korea. 

SK to market sleep disorder drug globally

SK Biopharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical unit of SK Group, said Monday that it will be able to sell... 

Korea, China officially sign FTA 

Korea and China officially signed a free trade agreement (FTA) on Monday, opening a new era of coo... 

Student team wins creative mobile app competition 

A team of three students won first place in a competition for creative mobile apps organized by Mi...

7 big firms vie for two duty free licenses 

Seven conglomerates submitted bids for two licenses to run duty free stores in Seoul; and 14 small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) will compete for one, a...

'Korean firms exploit workers in Vietnam' 

Korean companies in Vietnam are accused of exploiting workers and imposing unbearable working hours at factories where local employees often experience physic...

Credit cards with no IC not working at ATMs 

Credit cards without integrated circuits (IC) will not work at automated teller machines (ATMs) across the country from Tuesday in order to prevent fraud, the...

Gambler wins W600 mil compensation after losing W20.8 bil 

A man who lost 20.8 billion won while gambling at Kangwon Land, the nation’s only casino where locals are allowed, received more than 580 million won in compe...

Weak exports deter economic recovery 

Exports fell the most in nearly six years last month, fueling worries that declining global demand and the weakening yen could hamper Korea’s economic recover... 

Ex-KNOC head questioned over 'failed energy diplomacy' 

The prosecution questioned Kang Young-won, former CEO of the Korea National Oil Corp. (KNOC), Mond...

Seoul, Pyongyang seek to enhance cultural exchanges 

The two Koreas are stepping up collaboration on cultural matters ahead of President Park Geun-hye’s visit to the United States from June 14 to 18.


DongA Ilbo (

Korean researchers pave way for mass production of artificial spider silk

A team led by KAIST mechanical engineering Professor Yoo Seung-hwa said Monday it developed a way to produce artificial spider silk jointly with research teams from three U.S. colleges including MIT. Spider silk is... 

Seoul National University cafeteria introduces 1 dollar breakfast

There were double the number of students than normal times having breakfast at the school cafeteria, but food providers were serving with all smiles even as they were getting increasingly busy. Students` faces were...

Saenuri floor leader in limbo amid criticism over revision bill for National Assembly Act

Monday’s meeting of the Saenuri Party’s Supreme Council seemed to be a forum to criticize its Floor Leader Yoo Seung-min, who is in charge of negotiations over revision bill for the National Assembly Act. The...

Ukraine grants former Georgian president a governor job

President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine, 50, on Saturday reportedly appointed the former president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili (see photo), 48, who was an anti-Russian politician, as governor of the Odessa region of...

Nishikori to become first Japanese to reach French Open quarters in 82 years

Kei Nishikori (see photo) has become the first Japanese man to reach the quarterfinals at the French Open in 82 years. The world’s fifth-ranked Japanese tennis player beat 74th-seeded Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili 3-0...

Tenor Kaufmann’s golden age of operas at end-19th century

Italy’s opera community was in a crisis in the early 1880s. Giuseppe Verdi, a national hero, reduced his new releases, and French operas represented by Jules Massenet began to rush into Italy. While Italian operas...

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


Chosun Ilbo (

S.Korean, Japanese Defense Chiefs Meet for 1st Time in 4 Years

Defense Minister Han Min-koo and his Japanese counterpart Gen Nakatani met on the sidelines of the 14th Asia Security Summit, or Shangri-La Dialogue, in Singapore on Saturday. >> Full Text

Kim Jong-un's Sister 'Has Baby'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister Yeo-jong appeared in public for the first time in 47 days, with intelligences officials here speculating that she gave birth to her first baby. The North's official Korean Central News Agency on Friday showed Kim Yeo-jong as part of an entourage touring a new tree nursery with her brother. >> Full Text

Lotte Group Buys Top Hotel in New York

Lotte Group has acquired the New York Palace Hotel in Manhattan for US$805 million, a first time for a Korean conglomerate. Lotte wants to foray into overseas hotel management to boost its brand image. The company said it acquired the hotel from real estate firm Northwood Investors and plans to start running it in August. >> Full Text

MERS Virus Infections Rise to 18

Chinese Blast Korea for Letting MERS Patient Travel

Korea Raises World Cup Hopes After Draw Against U.S. in Friendly

Hot, Humid Weather Forecast Throughout This Week

Imported Beer Steadily Gains Market Share

Korean American Among Top U.S. Self-Made Women


Hankyoreh Shinmoon (

S. Korea and Japan hold first Defense Ministers talk in four years

How is it possible to guarantee the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) will not infringe South Korean sovereignty while exercising collective self-defense authority around the Korean Peninsula? It’s a question that has emerged in South Korea in the wake of the recent amendment of the US-Japan defense cooperation guidelines.

US Defense Secretary apologizes for shipment of live anthrax to S. Korea

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter made an official apology for the delivery of live anthrax to the Osan Air Force Base, which is operated by US forces in South Korea. But since Carter offered no explanation of why or how the incident had occurred, some are claiming that the apology was insincere. .

Police arrest man who burned S. Korean flag at Sewol protest

The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency (SMPA) requested an arrest warrant on May 31 for a 24-year-old who burned a piece of paper showing an image of the South Korean flag while facing off with police who had erected a vehicle barricade at a memorial demonstration for the first anniversary of the Sewol ferry sinking. The individual, identified by the surname Kim, is being charged with flag desecration. .

Evidence of a cover-up in case of anthrax sample at US military base in S. Korea

US Forces Korea (USFK) tried to restore calm by claiming that the anthrax experiment connected with the accidental delivery of live anthrax was taking place “for the first time.” But with evidence surfacing that US forces have been operating an anthrax laboratory in South Korea for more than 17 years, there is criticism that the US was trying to sweep the incident under the rug. .

Case of live anthrax on US military base raises questions of revising Status of Forces Agreement

After live anthrax was mistakenly delivered to the Osan Air Force Base, which is operated by US Forces Korea (USFK), there is increasing pressure to revise the US-South Korea Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), which currently allows the US to bring hazardous materials into South Korea without notifying the South Korean government. .

S. Korea, US and Japan to hold trilateral defense talks at Shangri-La Dialogue

South Korea, the US, and Japan are organizing working-level discussions to review and prevent possible infringement of the Korean Peninsula’s sovereignty by the Japan Self-Defense Forces’ (JSDF) exercise of collective self-defense, sources said. Meanwhile, the issue of anthrax testing by USFK is slated for emergency discussion at talks scheduled for May 30 between the South Korean and US defense ministers. .

Smoke at Kori reactor the latest case of danger at a nuclear plant

Three incidents of fires and smoke at Kori Nuclear Power Plant in Busan over the past seven months are stirring up longstanding fears over nuclear power. The latest episode occurred at around 7:54 pm on May 28, when 25 fire trucks from the Busan Metropolitan City Fire Safety Headquarters were sent in after smoke was discovered in the third-floor air compressor room in the turbine building for Reactor 2.The trucks immediately returned to their base after the smoke was found to have been controlled by the plant’s own firefighting personnel, who had been first to discover it.


JoongAng Ilbo (conservative): (

Three new MERS cases and first possible fatality

Three more patients tested positive for a potentially fatal respiratory disease from the Middle East on Monday, raising the total number of patients to 18 - making Korea’s outbreak the fourth largest in the world currently. And a 58-year old female hospital patient who had contact with the source…

Exports down 10.9% on oil prices, weak yen

Korea’s exports posted the steepest drop in six years, a government report said Monday, adding to recent signs of the export-driven economy’s slowdown…

Park slams Assembly compromise on Sewol law

President Park Geun-hye made clear her opposition to a revision to a parliamentary law passed last week to empower lawmakers to demand changes in administrative…

Ministers sign final draft of FTA with China

After three years of research and negotiations, the final draft of the free trade agreement between Korea and China was signed on Monday in Seoul…

HHI boss says ‘gloomy’ layoffs will finally end

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Chairman Kwon Oh-gap declared Monday that the company will stop cutting back on its workforce to overcome financial hardship…

Hyundai Motor sees weak May sales

Hyundai Motor is trying hard to secure the Korean market against foreign brands led by German cars, but the company had disappointing sales in May.…

Jay Y. Lee attends Ho-Am ceremony

Jay Y. Lee, the son of Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee, continued to act as the key face of the conglomerate at an annual award ceremony on Monday.…

Koreans like the Japanese less, and vice versa

A survey by Korean and Japanese newspapers showed a sharp worsening in relations between the two countries, with positive feelings toward each other down…

Tokyo, Seoul statesmen meet to improve ties

President Park Geun-hye asked a group of veteran statesmen from Korea and Japan, including former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori, to cooperate…

EX-KNOC chief grilled on resources

Prosecutors looking into corruption in the Lee Myung-bak government’s so-called resources diplomacy initiative summoned Kang Young-won…

Asset firms have a flat Q1

Earnings of asset management companies in Korea fell 0.2 percent in the first quarter of this year compared to a year earlier, a report by the Financial Supervisory Service showed…

Without IC card, no cash from ATMs

As of today, only credit cards with an integrated circuit (IC) chip will work at ATMs to ensure security, the Financial Supervisory Service said Monday.…

Kospi dips as foreigners go on selling spree

The benchmark Kospi dipped after a selling spree by foreign and institutional investors, finishing at 2,102.37, or 0.59 percent lower than the previous trading day.…


Maeil Kyungje (neutral-oriented conservative, economic/business): (

Politicians seeking to raise tax benefits for donations again after report

Politicians are moving to raise tax benefits for donations again after the Maeil Business Newspaper’s report to point out a sharp decline of individuals’ donations a.. ...06.01 18:06

Samsung Electo-Mechanics to spin off non-core businesses

Samsung Electo-Mechanics would separate its non-core businesses from core businesses. The move seems to reflect the management style of Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of .. ...06.01 17:56

Park says gov’t can hardly accept revision to National Assembly law

With respect to the bill to revise the National Assembly law which gives the parliament the right to modify and revise administrative legislation including government .. ...06.01 17:53

S. Korea’s exports post double-digit plunge in May

South Korea’s exports in May posted a double-digit decline for the first time in six years, fueling worries about the export-driven economy, a government report showe.. ...06.01 17:48

Hanwha set to build S. Korea’s largest photovoltaic cell plant

Hanwha Group, led by Kim Seung-yeon, is set to build the nation’s largest photovoltaic cell plant. The chairman, who began to be involved in business management fro.. ...06.01 15:00

NPAD floor leader heralds collision with presidential house and gov’t ove..

Lee Jong-geol, floor leader of New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD), said he would broadly look into collision cases between law and enforcement ordinances in co.. ...06.01 11:36

Health minister apologizes for shoddy handling of MERS

The South Korean government has acknowledged that its initial handling of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was inept as it passively responded to the virus, say.. ...06.01 10:52

Salaried workers donate far less after introduction of reduced tax benefits

Following the tax scheme overhaul which cut back on the tax benefits related to donations, donations by South Korean salaried workers shrank sharply. Worse yet, donati.. ...06.01 10:19

Lotte Hotel takes over Manhattan hotel for $805mn

Lotte Hotel set its foot on the heart of Manhattan in New York, US. Lotte Group sealed a contract to buy the New York Palace Hotel, located at the heart of Manhattan, .. ...05.31 17:07

Gov’t to revise employment rules to introduce wage peak system

South Korea’s Ministry of Employment and Labor will set up guidelines for employment rules of wage peak system within this month and make it effective starting from t.. ...05.31 17:06


The Kyunghyang Shinmoon (

[Editorial] The Epicenter of the MERS Terror Is Government Incompetence

The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) seems to be raging out of control. Over the past weekend, three more patients were confirmed. Now the number of pati···

First Arrest Warrant for Burning Korean National Flag During a Rally

The police requested an arrest warrant for a man in his twenties who allegedly "dishonored the national flag" by burning it at a demonstration to commemorate ···

Live Anthrax Delivered to U.S. Osan Air Base

A military research center in the U.S. accidentally sent live Bacillus anthracis, more commonly known as anthrax, believing the bacteria to be dead or inactive ···

?[Editorial] A Hole in the Quarantine System: Floundering Health Authorities Yesterday, two more Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) patients were identified. The number of patients has already increased to seven in only eight days s···

Unification Literature Forum: From Dandong to Mount Paektu - A Reportage of an Exploration of the 2,000 li Amnokgang (Yalu River)

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2.5 Mn Won for Double Eyelids, 4 Mn Won for a Bigger Nose: Why the Government Announced Fair Prices for Plastic Surgery for Foreigners

The South Korean government announced a range of medical fees to help prevent foreigners from getting ripped off when getting beauty treatments or cosmetic surg···

Kim Moo-sung 'Former President Roh Moo-hyun's Achievements Should Be Praised'

Saenuri Party leader Kim Moo-sung (photo), 64, said on May 26, "I criticized former President Roh Moo-hyun a lot in the past, but we should distinguish his con···


The Korea Economic Daily (

May Exports Fall More Than 10% from a Year Ago

The export figure for May fell by more than 10 percent from the same month last year, the first time in six years since the 2008 global financial crisis. Due to low oil prices and the weak Japanese yen, and the slowdown of the Chinese economy, eight major export items out of ten, including automobil...

Korean Trade Volume Declines for 5 Straight Months

The amount of Korean exports and imports declined for five consecutive months due to sluggish global trade and the decline in export unit prices. The Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy said on June 1 that the nation’s exports amounted to US$42.3 billion last month, down 10.9 percent from a yea...

Hyundai Rotem Wins 70 Train Car Order for Seoul Subway No. 9

Hyundai Rotem said on June 1 in a regulatory filing that it won a rolling stock order worth 100.1 billion won from the Seoul Metropolitan Infrastructure Headquarters. The latest order involves delivering a total of 70 train cars for Subway No. 9, the currently most crowded subway line in Seoul. Altho...

[Market Insight] Innocean's Initial Market Cap Estimated at 1.4 Tril. Won

Innocean Worldwide, the advertising arm of Hyundai Motor Group set to list its shares on the market, said it has determined its offering price and the initial market capitalization would be between 1.3-1.4 trillion won based on that price. This is lower than expected earlier as analysts had thought ...

Airline Industry Embraces Mobile Payment Services

The airline industry is releasing a string of easy-to-use services using smartphones. According to industry sources on June 1, domestic airline companies launched smartphone-based air ticket payment and check-in services. Jin Air introduced a Kakao Pay service to make it easier for its users to buy ...


AJU Business Daily (

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South Korea has warmest May since 1973

South Korea just had its warmest May since 1973 when the the country's meteorological authority began compiling related data. In its monthly report published Monday, the Korea Meteorological Admin…

Unionists call for tighter measures to contain MERS virus' spread

Members of the Korean Health & Medical Workers’ Union (KHMU) call for tighter measures to contain the spread of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in a news conference in Seoul, …

Singer Kang Su-sie appears in SBS variety program 'The Burning Youth'

Singer Kang Su-sie reacts during a media event for SBS' variety program "The Burning Youth" at the Lexington Hotel located in Yeouido, Seoul, Thursday. The program airs on Fridays at 11:25 p.m.

French cookware maker Le Creuset's branch in Seoul celebrates 10th founding anniversary

French cookware maker Le Creuset's branch in Seoul celebrates 10th founding anniversary [Aju Business Daily DB ] A model holds a kitchenware item she promotes in her hands during a "pop-up ca…

US company founded by Hollywood actress Jessica Alba to sell baby products in S. Korea

Jessica Alba, a Hollywood actress and co-founder of The Honest Company, a U.S. baby product and household goods maker, waves during a press conference at the Grand InterContinental Hotel in southern …

British guardsman in Seoul

South Korean, left, and British guardsmen stand during a photo session with citizens in front of the main entrance of the Gyeongbok Palace in Gwanghwamun, central Seoul, Thursday. British guardsmen we…

Dancing queen Kim Wan-sun appears in SBS variety program 'The Burning Youth'

Singer Kim Wan-sun, called "the dancing queen of Korean popular music's renaissance era," dances during a media event for SBS' variety program "The Burning Youth" at the Lexington Hotel in Yeo…

Actress Kim Sa-rang attends red carpet event for Baeksang Arts Awards

Miss Korea-turned-actress Kim Sa-rang poses for the camera during the red carpet event for the 51st Baeksang Arts Awards at the Grand Peace Hall of Kyung Hee University in northeast Seoul, Tuesday.

SBS reality show 'Law of the Jungle in Yap' to air May 29

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