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: Ko Dong-hwan
Mon, July 22, 2019 | 14:26
Foreign pharmaceutical to invest $630 million in Seoul: Cheong Wa Dae
Global pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Friday that it will invest $630 million in South Korea over the next five years. The announcement came at a business summit held in Sweden on the occasion of President Moon Jae-in's state visit, according to Cheong Wa Dae.
| 2019-06-15 08:04
South Korea, Sweden to expand ties on startups, SMEs
New rumor emerges of I.O.I comeback
Disbanded popular girl band I.O.I raised eyebrows Thursday over reports it might reunite, but the stars' “associate” reportedly said “nothing has been determined.”
| 2019-06-13 15:15
Dating guru Kwak Jung-eun reveals romance with British beer expert
Dating counselor and sex adviser Kwak Jung-eun confessed on TV that she is dating a British writer who has been active in Korea as a journalist and columnist.
| 2019-06-13 13:35
Cambodian tops national three-cushion tournament again
Cambodian three-cushion player in Korea, Sruong Pheavy, won the women's section of the latest national three-cushion tournament, cementing her distinguished reputation as a marriage migrant-turned-carom specialist.
| 2019-06-10 16:25
Twitch jockey calls Korean President 'son of bitch'
A drunken online streamer has called Korean President Moon Jae-in a “son of a bitch” during a show on Twitch. “DJ Stillo” was with several other streamers eating and drinking liquor in front of viewers on June 3.
| 2019-06-07 17:11
Former WINNER member cheated on me, says singer
Music artist Jang Jane, whose romance with former K-pop boy band member Nam Tae-hyun went public in April, said Friday he had been cheating on her.
| 2019-06-07 17:05
Actress Song Hye-kyo donates 10,000 history leaflets to Shanghai
History-conscious Korean actress Song Hye-kyo continued to promote her country's dark past under Japanese occupation during the World War II, recently donating 10,000 leaflets to an exhibition hall in Shanghai.
| 2019-06-07 12:58
Schools for integration face cash problems
Jung Noh-wha, director of the Gunpo Migration and Multicultural Center - where foreigners learn the Korean language and culture - knows that the Ministry of Justice-sponsored education program is under a relentlessly tight budget. The school, in Gyeonggi Province, offered level 2 to 5 classes in the first semester from February to May that five outside instructors taught. Exc...
| 2019-06-06 09:55
South Korea wants to seize Swiss cruise ship
In the aftermath of the last week's sinking of a sightseeing boat on the Danube River in Budapest that killed Korean passengers with several missing, the Korean Foreign Affairs Ministry has reportedly asked the Hungarian government to seize the large cruise ship involved in the collision.
| 2019-06-03 16:05
Identified body raises Hungary boat sinking death toll to 8
One body believed to be one of missing Koreans found: gov't official
BTS leader supports Tottenham's Son at Wembley concert
BTS leader RM let the huge crowd at London's Wembley Stadium know about his support for fellow Korean international star Son Heung-min on Saturday. On the same day, both celebrities took another step in their music and football careers.
| 2019-06-02 17:05
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphone mocked by WSJ
Sales of Japanese beer, noodles, snacks plunge amid trade dispute
US to request Seoul's restraint on Korea-Japan row
Hyundai Mobis develops camera monitors to replace side mirrors
A feud for the ages
Korea suffers steepest fall in exports
Apple, Amazon concerned about Japan's export curbs
Market expects additional rate cut in Q4
Vietnam demands Chinese ships to leave Vanguard Bank
Trump in dilemma over Korea, Japan trade scuffle
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
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