The Korean daily media headlines and humor
The Korean daily media headlines and humor
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July 10, 2015

The Korean daily media headlines and humor

Friday, July 10, 2015

Your Excellency:

Here are The Korea Post notices, humor from 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

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The Korea Post news:

Even outstripping front-running Saenuri Chairman Kim Moo-sung

Yoo now frontrunner among ruling camp Presidential hopefuls

Former Floor Leader Yoo Seung-min of the ruling Saenuri Party now is the frontrunner among all the Presidential hopefuls of the ruling camp even outstripping the hitherto front-running Chairman Kim Moo-sung of the Saenuri Party.

According to the result of a survey conducted by Real Meter on July 8-10, 2015, Yoo, who was literally deposed as the Saenuri Party floor leader on July 8 under the pressure of President Park Geun-hye, scored 19.2% support outrunning Kim Moo-sung who got 18.8%.

The minor hopefuls following Kim are former Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon with 6%, former Gyeonggi Province Governor Kim Moon-soo with 5.3%, former Saenuri Chairman Chung Mong-joon (chairman of Hyundai Heavy Industries) with 4.3%, Jeju Provincial Governor Won Hee-ryong with 2.6% and incumbent Gyeonggi Province Governor Nam Kyung-pil with 1.9%.

Since his involuntary resignation as the Saenuri floor leader on July 8, Yoo has been extolled by the reform-minded conservatives, the middle-of-the-roaders and even the liberal opposition politicians and progressives.

Asked how he felt being praised by the opposition politicians, Yoo was quoted as saying, “They put me in an awkward situation.”


The Korea Post notices:

Proudly introduce the traditional foods of your country:

I am pleased to inform Your Excellency that The Korea Post is publishing a Special Report in all its five media units (two in Korean and three in English) to introduce the regular food table of each country.

This is in preparation for the Grand Exhibition of Food Tables of the World to be shown to over half a million people expected to visit the 2015 Namyangju Slow Life Planet Festival on October 8-17, 2015.

Please email to a copy of the regular Food Table of your country for publication in The Korea Post and also at the Exhibition Center of the 2015 Namyangju Festival for a duration of 10 days.

In Korea, the table normally consists of a bowl of rice, a bowl of guk (watery soup), a bowl of Jjigae (stew), a dish of roast fish, a dish of Namul (seasonal greens) and a number of other dishes (small pancakes, steamed eggs, fried bean curds, jelly, etc.). The number of bowls and dishes differ depending on the financial status of the family and on the different occasions. On such festive occasions as Seollal (Lunar New Year’s Day) and Chuseok (Autumn Full Moon Festival), the number of foods and variety are much larger than at normal time, and each has a specific food item that must not be left out, eg., Ddeokguk (rice cake soup) on the New Year’s Day and Songpyeon (stuffed small rice cake in a half-moon shape. (Please call 010-5201-1740 for further details.)

Send your news releases and feedback:

Send the Embassy news releases to for publication by all its five media units, including one Korean ( and one English ( Internet dailies, which are updated real-time. (Call 010-5201-1740 for further details.)


Today’s humor:

Hankuk Kyungje

Waiting for Baby Sister

The woman was baby-sitting a four-year-old boy.

One day he told her he was going to have a baby sister.

Knowing that his parents wanted to have more children, the woman asked, “So when are you going to get this baby?”

“Daddy says as soon as I start sleeping in my own bed,” was his innocent reply.



Two Koreas to Discuss Wages at Gaeseong Industrial Complex

The South-North joint committee running the inter-Korean Gaeseong Industrial Complex will meet for the first time in almost a year.   The Ministry of...

'Key Accord on N. Korea Expected at S. Korea-US Summit'

New Korean Record in Men's 100M, 2 Silver in Diving

Ruling Party Forms Mgt. Committee to Select New Floor Leader

Park Urges Assembly to Pass Extra Budget

New Study Warns of Mounting Senior Household Debt

Import, Export Prices Rise for 2nd Month on Weak Won

Two Koreas to Discuss Wages at Gaeseong Industrial Complex

Gov't Denies N. Korean Senior Official Defected to S. Korea

Gaeseong Factory Park’s Production Surges

US Army May Reduce Troops by 26%

UAE Lifts Travel Caution on S. Korea as MERS Stabilizes

S. Korean Lawmakers Visit Moscow to Meet Russian Counterparts

No New MERS Cases for Fifth Straight Day

Appeals Court Convicts Opp. Heavyweight Park Jie-won on Bribery Charges

Gov't, WHO Setting Standard to Determine End of MERS Outbreak

S. Korean Film "Madonna" Invited

Gov’t Announces Measures to Support

Gov’t Hopes to Attract More Foreign

KAIST Develops Stronger Non-Contact Wireless Charging Device

Air Force Opens Nation's 1st Space Data Situation Room

Korean Peninsula Saw 18 Earthquakes in First Half, Less Than Previous Years


Yonhap (

Japan's conscription of Korean workers violates convention on forced labor: ILO panel

An experts panel of the International Labor Organization called Japan's conscription of Korean and other workers during World War II a violation of a convention banning forced labor, a report published in 1993 and obtained by Yonhap News Agency on Friday showed.

S. Korea wins team gold in men's 10m air pistol

South Korea won the team gold medal in the men's 10-meter air pistol event at the Summer Universiade in Gwangju on Friday.

Google, Apple app prices up 10 pct on new tax rule

Prices for smartphone applications sold in South Korea through Google and Apple platforms rose 10 percent starting this month, industry sources said Friday, as the government started imposing taxes on overseas-based open markets.

Tonymoly makes strong debut on Seoul bourse

South Korean cosmetic maker Tonymoly made a strong debut on the Seoul bourse Friday as it seeks to tap deeper into China for new growth beyond the saturated domestic beauty market.

Hyundai, Kia see China sales plunge in June

Hyundai Motor Co. and its smaller affiliate Kia Motors Corp. saw their combined sales in China plunge in June amid intensifying competition and a lack of new models, industry data showed Friday.

N. Korea's pesticide institute capable of producing anthra..

N. Korea again releases nuke power plant data

Two Koreas to hold talks to negotiate Kaesong wage ..

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)

Google, Apple app prices up 10 pct on new tax rule

KT's fixed-line Internet technology registered to ITU

Tonymoly makes strong debut on Seoul bourse

Hyundai, Kia see China sales plunge in June

S. Korea wins team gold in men's 10m ..

S. Korean sprinter Kim Kuk-young se..


The Korea Times (

BOK cuts growth outlook to 2.8% 

The Bank of Korea (BOK) cut its growth outlook for the year to less than 3 percent, citing the imp... 

Park urged to change governing style 

President Park Geun-hye faces mounting pressure to change the way she governs, after she forced Sa...

KIC warns of pulling investment from Elliott 

Korea Investment Corp. (KIC), the country’s sovereign-wealth fund, said it will withdraw investment in Elliott Associates if the fund acts in such a way as to... 

FM urges Japan to take follow-up measures on World Heritage 

South Korea and the United States may reach an agreement on issues related to North Korea when Pre...

MERS listed as noticeable disease 

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday that it has placed Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on a list of communicable diseases whose occurrenc...

W116 tril. pledged to boost exports 

State agencies and private companies will spend 116 trillion won ($104 billion) over the next two years to boost exports, the government said Thursday.

Seoul strives to revive tourism after MERS 

The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) said Thursday it will spearhead efforts to revive Korea’s tourism industry, which has been hit hard by the outbreak of...

'High population density challenge to nature conservation' 

A Ministry of Environment official said that Korea’s high population density poses additional challenges to nature conservation across the country. 

Yoo becoming political big shot 

Rep. Yoo Seong-min’s support base is expanding despite the fact that he resigned as floor leader o...

Main opposition split gaining momentum 

A group of 50 New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) officials vowed to leave the party Thursday.

State auditor inspects KIC over failed Dodgers deal 

The Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) is scrutinizing the botched investment by the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) in the Los Angeles Dodgers, a Major L... 


The Korea Herald (

Dating abuse rampant yet hushed in Korea

When Song Ah-young started dating her ex-boyfriend in 2008, she thought he was one of the kindest people she’d ever met...

Park, Obama to make crucial N.K. agreement’

Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (center) speaks during a news conference at the Korea Press Cente...

BOK cuts growth outlook to 2.8%

The Bank of Korea on Thursday revised its outlook on the nation’s gross domestic product growt...

Lotte compares staff to ‘cows’

Lotte Group, South Korea’s fifth-largest conglomerate, has come under fire after disclosing a ...

Objectors challenge conscription law

The Constitutional Court held a public court hearing Thursday on the conscription law, after three consci...

No more power struggle

Infighting within Korean political parties ― ruling and opposition alike ― is as notorious...


President Park Geun-hye issued a warning Tuesday against Cabinet members who she said were d...

Hypnotist promises mix of fascination, fun

An expat stage hypnotist will demonstrate the mysteries of the mind in Seoul this month, while ...

Science chiefs to discuss inclusive growth in Korea

South Korea achieved fast economic growth from the rubble of the Korean War in just around half...


DongA Ilbo (

Bucheon film festival to present world of love, fantasy, adventures

Movies of “fantastic” features including fears, grotesqueness, suspense and action, which fans cannot experience in real world, are coming in droves. The 19th Bucheon International Fantastic Movie Festival (BiFan),... 

Yoo Seung-min says, `Noting to take except for a pack of cigarette`

Well, I have nothing to take except for a pack of cigarette in a drawer…” Former floor leader Yoo Seung-min of the Saenuri Party talked to himself while looking around his empty office on Thursday morning and smiling...

Truck driver who hit and run the disabled was sentenced 3 years

A truck driver who hit a physically challenged person on the motorbike to death was sentenced 3 years in prison. On Thursday, Judge Seo Bo-min of Seoul West District Prosecutors` Office revealed that the driver...

Simultaneous computer system failure in U.S. stock market, airlines and media

On Wednesday (local time), the computer system on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Wall Street in Manhattan, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and United Airlines, the largest airliner in the U.S., stopped due to...

Cleanup hitter Kang Jung-ho posts multi-hit

OPS (On base percentage Plus Slugging percentage) is a measure that illustrate a batter’s capacity rather than batting average. Then, which hitters of the hitting lineup display the highest OPS? The answer to this...

Targeting most wins, Federer to hold semifinal with Murray at Wimbledon

Lee Hyung-taek (39), once a flagship player of Korean tennis, said, “Roger Federer seems to be displaying performance of the time when he was in the peak of his career.” Lee made the remarks after watching games of...

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 (

FM Comments on Defection of N. Korean Officials

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's reign of terror is having a considerable impact on North Korean officials stationed overseas, several of whom have defected to South Korea, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said Thursday. >> Full Text


Gov't Issues Flu Warning for Hong Kong

The Foreign Ministry on Thursday issued a travel advisory for Hong Kong following an outbreak of H3N2 influenza there. Hong Kong health authorities said 61 people died of the flu there last month. There are four warning levels for overseas travel, ranging from an advisory to a travel ban. >> Full Text

Output at Kaesong Soars Despite Friction

Factory output at the joint-Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex has soared this year despite cross-border conflict over the minimum wage for North Korean workers. Output reached US$186 million for the first four months of this year, up about 25 percent on-year from $148 million, the Unification Ministry said Thursday. >> Full Text

Typhoon Chan-hom to Bring Heavy Rains Next Week

MERS Victims Sue Gov't for Compensation

Over 100 Ferry Survivors Accept Gov't Compensation

Yoon Jong-shin, Ko Sung-hee to Promote Eurasia Project

Industrial Insurance to Compensate Purser in 'Nut Rage' Scandal


Hankyoreh Shinmoon (

[Interview] British writer asking why Korea’s democracy is still delayed

Daniel Tudor spent seven years in South Korea, and has written a new book claiming the country doesn’t have real conservatives or progressives

I sat on this interview for a long time. It was at the beginning of last month in a book cafe in the Gwanghwamun area that I met him - Daniel Tudor, 33, former Seoul correspondent for the Economist.   Tudor came to Seoul at the end of May. During the ten or so days that he was here, he had already had quite a few media interviews. Even after he returned to the UK, prerecorded interviews were broadcast on the TV news. If there wasn’t anything for this interview to add, I would have just quietly killed it. An interview isn’t interesting unless it’s hot off the press. But unfortunately, the points that he made are still hot and fresh in South Korea’s retrogressive political machine, especially considering how the machine is creaking more every day.

408-day aerial protest ends with an arrest warrant

When Cha Gwang-ho, 45, a dismissed worker at Star Chemical, decided to end his 408-day-long aerial protest atop a smokestack, it was an arrest warrant from the police that awaited him. As workers asking for time to greet their coworker who had endured such a bitter struggle squabbled with police officers who insisted on serving the arrest warrant, Cha was unable to descend the smokestack at the appointed time. .

One elderly woman says she indeed suffered “forced labor” in Japan

“On May 30, 1944, the principal of my elementary school, whose name was Gondo, told me he would send me to school if I went to work in Japan and said I could make a lot of money. So I took my parents’ seal without them knowing. But when I got scared and tried to back out of it, the principal threatened to take my mom and dad to the police station.” .

CDC seeking revision of guidelines to require notification of the US bringing in dangerous pathogens

The Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), affiliated with the Ministry of Health and Welfare, stated that Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) should be revised to require the US military to notify South Korea’s health authorities before bringing anthrax and other dangerous pathogens into the country, the Hankyoreh confirmed on July 7. .

Pres. Park offloading her education pledge on local governments.

Some of President Park Geun-hye’s signature education and welfare pledges - including free high school education and daycare for elementary school students - are in danger of coming to nothing after the government delegated them to local education offices without a source of funding. Even next year, the fourth year of Park’s presidency, there is little chance that money from the budget will be allocated for these projects. .

Basic pension a success, but elderly poverty still a serious problem

One year after the basic pension program was launched, recipients are highly satisfied with the program, a survey found. This illustrates just how important a role basic pension plays in welfare for the elderly. However, experts believe that reform is needed in a wide range of areas before real progress can be made in resolving elderly poverty. Basic pension provides a minimum of 100,000 won (US$88) and a maximum of 200,000 won (US$176) to people 65 years and above who fall within the lowest 70% of income earners. .

Galaxy S6 fails to have expected effect on Samsung‘s Q2 performance

On July 7, Samsung Electronics released its tentative Q2 performance results, posting 48 trillion won in revenue and 6.9 trillion won in operating profit. Revenue was up 2.6% and operating profit 15.5% from Q1 as the company continued a gradual uptick in performance since Q3 of last year.


JoongAng Ilbo (conservative): (

Dreaming the impossible dream on Mount Paektu

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the division of the Korean Peninsula, and to contemplate the meaning of this separation and how to reach unification, a group of 31 leaders of society made a six-day pilgrimage to points across China’s border with North Korea on a “Peace Odyssey.” Starting…

Officials abandon NPAD to announce new party

Dozens of former and incumbent officials from the New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) abandoned their political affiliations on Thursday …

BOK predicts only 2.8% GDP growth for 2015

BOK Governor Lee Ju-yeol speaks Thursday at the central bank headquarters in Seoul. [NEWSIS]The Bank of Korea lowered its economic outlook…

Seoul innovates and recycles to boost exports, growth

The government’s new export stimulus package comes with a price tag of 25 trillion won ($22 billion) over two years to boost foreign sales…

Gov’t gives more aid to start-ups

The government will ease tax regulations on start-ups, their investors and even potential merger partners in its continuing effort to nurture new businesses in Korea.…

Poll shows support for Yoo boosted by conflict

The former floor leader of the country’s ruling party saw his public following skyrocket in the aftermath of a political war with the president…

Saenuri makes tentative decision on selecting new floor leader

The ruling party will determine its new floor leader on Tuesday, a vacancy Saenuri leaders have decided to fill without holding an election.…

Seoul gov’t makes plans to amp up tourism after MERS scare

The Seoul Metropolitan Government, perhaps the most active authority in quarantine efforts for Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS),…

Beach county combats mosquitoes with greenery

An experiment will be carried out in Goseong County, Gangwon, to eradicate mosquitoes using scented plants. Goseong County announced Tuesday…

Hackers again make threats on reactors   

A group of antinuclear hackers who threatened last year to shut down South Korea’s nuclear reactors have once again uploaded on its Twitter account …

Pension fund delays C&T decision

The National Pension Service, the single largest shareholder of Samsung C&T, canceled a committee meeting Thursday to discuss its stance on the merger between…


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

LG to release G4 Beat globally

LG Electronics said Thursday it will launch the mid-range version of the G4, the ‘G4 Beat’ in global markets starting with Brazil to other nations in the Latin Ameri.. ...07.10 11:31

Smartband gets ahead of smartwatch in wearable market

Competition is heating up between smartwatch and smartband to be put on one’s wrist. In the race, smartband got a head start. According to a market research firm IDC.. ...07.10 11:00

‘Quadruple tsunami’ sweeps S. Korea economy

The South Korean economy has been beleaguered by a number of headwinds. The real economy has lost growth momentum with economic growth expected to stay in the two perc.. ...07.09 17:51

Biz community lays out 3 proposals to overcome economic crisis

South Korea’s big companies gathered together to show their commitment to tackling the current economic crisis. They also asked for institutional support to stabiliz.. ...07.09 17:26

KT launches 5G R&D center

KT, a South Korean telecom service provider, announced on Thursday that it opened the 5G research and development center at KT Umyeon research center located in Umyeon.. ...07.09 17:24

Tovis penetrates into Europe with casino monitors

Tovis is a major provider of slot machine monitors to popular casinos in Las Vegas and Macau. Leading slot machine makers like Bally and WMS are its key clients. The c.. ...07.09 17:24

Netpia looking to add Korean internet address to IoT

Netpia, a South Korean internet firm specializing in technology related to Korean internet address, marked its 20th anniversary this year. In a press conference at Gwa.. ...07.09 17:21


Minimum wage hiked by 8.1%

South Korea fixed its minimum wage for next year at 6,030 won ($5.31) per hour. The new wage represents an 8.1 percent or 450 won hike from this year’s 5,580 won and .. ...07.09 14:31

SK Hynix to spend $350mn for better safety

SK Hynix said Wednesday it will inject 407 billion won ($358 million) to beef up safety management and facilities from this year until 2017. Additionally, the chipmake.. ...07.09 14:23


The Kyunghyang Shinmoon (

[Yoo Seong-min Resigns as Floor Leader] Ousted Yoo, “The Republic of Korea Shall Be a Democratic Republic”

Saenuri Party floor leader Yoo Seong-min, 57, stepped down as floor leader on July 8. The words he spoke as he resigned were, "The Republic of Korea shall be a···

Children in Korea Are a "Joy," but Also an "Economic Burden

"South Koreans believed that children were a joy to the parents, but they also thought children were an economic burden and a restriction in their private lives.···

?[Editorial] Is South Korea's Economy Samsung Electronics?

?Yesterday Samsung Electronics announced its earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2015. Although it falls short of market expectations, Samsung is ···

Dolls Instead of Bouquets at Medal Ceremony: 'Frugal Universiade Games

'?There are no bouquets at the awards ceremony of the 2015 Summer Universiade currently being held in Gwangju. Athletes who won medals receive "Nuribi" a···

?'Request Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage' The Trial of Kim-Jho Gwang-soo and His Partner: The Couple Attends Wearing Rainbow Badges

On July 6, a trial for the legal recognition of same-sex marriage was held for the first time in South Korea. This afternoon, the Seoul Western District Court h···

?[Editorial] Ruling Party Betrays the Sovereign People by Boycotting a Parliamentary Session

A second vote on the National Assembly Act amendment, which President Park Geun-hye vetoed, never took place. Yesterday, the National Assembly held a plenary se···

?[Japan States 'Forced Labor' in Description for World Heritage Site]

For the First Time Japan Acknowledges and Documents Forced Labor at Opposition from International Community Including South Korea. On July 5, the modern industrial facilities of Japan's Meiji era were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A description stating that foreigners, includi···

[Editorial] Is the Saenuri Party Giving up Its Role as a Political Party to Become Park Geun-hye's Party?

The Saenuri Party finalized its decision to boycott today's parliamentary session during which the lawmakers will take a vote on the revised National Assembly ···


The Korea Economic Daily (

2016 Minimum Wage Determined at 6,030 Won, Up 8.1%

Next year's minimum wage level has been adjusted upward to 6,030 won (US$5.31), by 450 won or 8.1 percent. The Minimum Wage Commission held a meeting on July 8 and decided the minimum wage level of 2016. This is slightly higher than last year's 7.1 percent (370 won). Based on the new minimum wage, a...

Hanwha Group's 2015 Operating Profit Expected to Surpass 1 Tril. Won

Hanwha's bold decision to take over Samsung Techwin and Samsung Thales has more than offset the poor results and uncertainties of its solar business. Although Hanwha's stock price is currently in retreat, it has gained 50.72 percent this year to date, based on the closing price of July 9 (47,100 won...

EY Hanyoung Alone Sees Its 2014 Sales Revenue Rise 2 Digits out of Big 4

Ernst & Young Hanyoung, Korea's No. 4 accounting firm, is growing fast amid the overall slump in the accounting service market. According to business reports for the 2014 fiscal year (April 2013 to March 2014) submitted by accounting firms to the Financial Supervisory Service on July 9, Ernst & Youn...

LG Electronics Launches Global Sales of Mass-market Smartphone G4 Beat

LG Electronics announced on July 9 that it will begin global sales of its popular-type smartphone G4 Beat, starting from Brazil, followed by the rest of Latin America, Europe, and Asia in order. The G4 Beat was developed based on the premium functionality and design of LG’s premium smartphone LG G4...

Shipbuilding Industry at a Crossroads

Korea's shipbuilding industry is at a crossroads. Although the industry claimed almost a half of the world's new building orders in the first half of the year and is likely to take back the championship title this year after handing it over to Chinese shipbuilders for three years in a row since 2012,...


AJU Business Daily (

Foreign students experience bibimbap-making

Foreign students make traditional Korean bibimbap, a mixed vegetable and rice dish, during a hands-on experience program at the 600th Anniversary Memorial Hall of Sungkyunkwan University in central Se…

South Korean medics and engineers on UN peace-keeping mission in South Sudan

A South Korean medic treats a South Sudanese child in a village, Jonglei State, South Sudan, Monday (local time). The medic is a member of the South Korean contingent Hanbit Unit stationed in Bor, abo…

South Korea keeps base rate unchanged at record low of 1.5%

South Korea's central bank Thursday froze its benchmark interest rate for July at a record low of 1.5 percent. Last month, the Bank of Korea (BOK) slashed the base rate by a quarter percentag…

Solar-powered wire/wireless charger for smartphones

A citizen uses a solar-powered wire/wireless charger for smartphones on the "art bench" at a bus stop in front of the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in central Seoul, Tuesday. The service is pr…

Negotiations on minimum wage resume

A young person holds a signboard calling for raising South Korea's mandated minimum wage to 10,000 won per hour in front of the Bosingak Bell Pavilion in Jongno-gu, central Seoul, Monday. After th…

Cooling off at pool

South Korean children enjoy playing in the water at an outdoor swimming pool in Mullae-dong, Yongdungpo-gu, Seoul, Sunday as they attempt to cool off on a hot day. The temperature reached around 30 de…

South Korean troops on UN peace-keeping mission in South Sudan

Members of the South Korean contingent Hanbit Unit play with children in the town of Bor, about 170 kilometers north of the South Sudanese capital of Juba, July 3 (local time). The 290-member unit, mo…

Samsung Electronics' operating profit falls 4.03% on-year in 2nd quarter

In a preliminary earnings forecast Tuesday, Samsung Electronics, the world's top smartphone maker, put its operating profit for the second quarter of this year at 6.90 trillion won (approximately …

'Hurt Locker' title track of K-pop girl group 9 muses' new album

' Members of the K-pop girl group 9muses poses for photographers during a showcase for the group's "special summer" album, titled 9MUSES S/S EDITION," at Club Ellui in Gangnam-gu, sout…



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LGDisplay First To Apply ‘AIT’ Tech To LCD For Laptops And Plans Mass Production 2nd Half

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