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Wed, July 24, 2019 | 07:10
Lee Sang-seok to lead SEN TV
ee Sang-seok, former managing editor of The Korea Times and CEO of its sister daily Hankook Ilbo, has been appointed CEO of SEN TV, an affiliate of the Seoul Economic Daily. Lee will take office today. Lee will concurrently serve as chief of staff for Hankook Ilbo USA Chairman Chang Jae-min. Lee worked as the Times' managing editor from 2001 to 2004 and served as president of...
Seoul & Provinces
| 2017-07-31 20:55
[Ed] Mahindra makes good on Ssangyong rehiring
Ssangyong Motor has decided to rehire 60 laid-off workers for the production of its new G4 Rexton SUV. The automaker, now controlled by Mahindra and Mahindra of India, brought back 456 workers overall from their unpaid leave in 2013. Ssangyong’s move serves as proof that labor market flexibility can work. But they also give all parties concerned _ workers, management and the rest of the nation _ a pause to think about what has happened.
| 2017-04-10 16:46
Saving Hill, saving Klane
First, let’s talk about issues involving two foreign-owned Korean banks led by two bankers as mentioned in the headline before connecting them to try and draw a lesson or two.
| 2011-07-19 17:21
In defense of KAIST chief
I pray that the souls of four students at KAIST will rest in peace and offer my deep condolences to their bereaved families.
| 2011-04-12 17:01
History is sometimes in the eye of the beholder.
| 2011-04-05 17:00
Traces of radiation found in Gangwon
A miniscule amount of radioactive material originating from the disaster-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan was detected in a sample of air in Gangwon Province on the east coast, the Korea Institute for Nuclear Safety (KINS) said, Sunday.
| 2011-03-27 23:01
Tiger, what more can you offer?
Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods is coming to Korea next month. According to his sponsor, Nike, during his half-day golf “clinic,” Tiger will help Korean golfers hone their skills. A field of 100 amateur golfers will be invited to compete in tests of such skills as bunker shots and approaches among others with 30 finalists selected to meet Tiger up close for a lesson.
| 2011-03-22 17:35
Mr. Kang, its not your turn
The influence of Kang Man-soo, President Lee Myung-bak’s first strategy and finance minister and currently President Lee’s special advisor and chairman of the blue-ribbon Council on National Competitiveness, is hard to miss in the setting-up of national economic policy.
| 2011-02-01 15:52
What went wrong?
There was considerable brouhaha concerning the initial reaction by Cheong Wa Dae to North Korea’s Nov. 23 artillery attack of Yeonpyeong Island in the West Sea
| 2011-01-04 16:34
What did you do Monday?
According to news reports both local and international, most of us South Koreans were supposed to be riding an anxiety roller roaster on Monday afternoon.
| 2010-12-21 17:34
South Korea fires warning shots at Russian warplanes in its airspace
South Korea warns Russia strongly over airspace violation
Anti-Japanese car movement sparks backlash
Korean victims of forced labor file for sale of seized Mitsubishi assets
'Tokyo's removal of Seoul from whitelist undermines fair trade'
Korean gets 14 years' jail for armed robbery in Vietnam
Japan's third invasion
Chaebol expands US investment to minimize fallout from Seoul-Tokyo conflict
Lawmakers of S. Korea, Japan to meet next week to discuss trade conflict
Single-parent families suffer financial difficulties
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
Stay cool and beat the heat
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