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Muslims find comfort comes with hardship
Most of the Muslim community appears to feel at home in Korea, but with comfort comes hardship.
Hyundai-Kia's EU market stays flat in Jan.
South Korea's top automaker Hyundai Motor Co. and its corporate cousin Kia Motors Corp. both saw their share in the European market remain unchanged on-year in January despite a jump in the number of cars sold, official data showed Sunday.
eBay Korea not responsible for massive data leak in 2008: court
The top court ruled Thursday that eBay Korea Co. has no obligations to pay any damages stemming from a 2008 hacking incident that leaked the personal data of millions of people.
Talks on NK nukes pick up steam
Countries surrounding the Korean Peninsula are more actively engaging in talks to find solutions to regional security issues including North Korea’s nuclear program. Washington is taking lead in diplomatic activities involving the members of the long-stalled six-party talks aimed at North Korea’s denuclearization. The six are the two Koreas, the U.S., China, Russia and Japan.
Direct buying surges to push up deficits
Koreans’ direct buying from overseas online shopping malls last year was larger than foreign buying from Korean malls, resulting in a steep trade deficit in e-commerce, the Korea Customs Service (KCS) said Monday.
Shinhan Bank selects acting chief
Shinhan Bank said Thursday its directors had selected an acting president as the bank’s CEO Suh Jin-won has been hospitalized for two weeks with pneumonia.
E-cigarette sales rise after tobacco price hike
Electronic cigarettes have become more popular among smokers because of this month’s increase in the price of cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.83) per pack.
The top ten news stories of 2014
The sinking of the ferry Sewol which killed 304 passengers, and the U.N. Security Council’s tackling of North Korean human rights were chosen as the top national and world news stories of 2014 respectively, according to the poll of editors at The Korea Times. Here are their top 10 stories in order:
PM on seven-day trip to Egypt, Morocco, Azerbaijan
Prime Minister Chung Hong-won is in Egypt as part of the first-leg of his seven-day trip - which also includes Morocco and Azerbaijan - according to his office on Sunday.
Let fire trucks pass
Fire engines drive in a convoy in Seoul, Monday. Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon is in the lead truck, speaking through a loudspeaker to tell other cars to let them pass in a campaign to make them aware that they should yield to emergency vehicles. The city government held the one-day event to raise awareness of the regulation. / Yonhap