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11 Chinese sailors rescued in Yellow Sea
Eleven Chinese sailors were rescued from their cargo ship that was tilting in Korean waters near the border with North Korea, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.
Motorola Mobility to pull handsets out of Korea market
Motorola Mobility said Monday it plans to close its mobile business in Korea, following in the footsteps of other handset makers who have recently pulled out of the local market due to the dominance of the world's top smartphone maker, Samsung Electronics Co.
Greenpeace sues Korea over entry denial
Greenpeace said Monday it has filed a lawsuit against the South Korean government for denying the entry of its anti-nuclear activists, calling it an attempt to "silence criticism of nuclear policies."
Samsung Engineering-led group wins $3 bil. order
A consortium led by Samsung Engineering Co. has secured an order worth US$3 billion to build a power plant in Saudi Arabia, Korea's largest industrial plant builder said Monday.
Cellist Chang tapped as Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra's music director
rea's young cellist and conductor Chang Han-na said Monday she has been designated as the music director of Qatar's national symphony orchestra.
Vehicle exports to grow 3.1% in 2013: report
Korea's exports of cars are expected to increase slightly next year on growing effects of the country's free trade agreements (FTAs) with the United States and European Union, a government report said Monday. In the first 11 months of the year, Korea exported 2,895,636 cars, up 1.6 percent from the same period last year, according to the report from the Ministry of Knowledge Economy. The number is expected to reach 3.2 million at the end of the year, posting a 1.5 percent on-year growth. The ministry said the country's exports will likely gain 3.1 percent in 2013 from the anticipated total f...
Pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin signs multi-year deal with LA Dodgers: reports
Korean All-Star pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin has signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers in Major League Baseball (MLB) in a dramatic transaction just before the league-mandated deadline, U.S. media reported Monday, Korean time.
'Sinful stocks' outperform on Korean stock market
The so-called "sinful stocks" outperformed this year on the Korean stock market due to expectations that the economic slowdown would spur people's spending on products deemed unhealthy or immoral, data showed Sunday.
Korean diplomats meet over assault cases in Australia
Korea's foreign ministry has convened an emergency meeting of senior diplomats in Canberra to discuss countermeasures for a string of assaults on South Korean nationals traveling or living in Australia, officials said Sunday.
Salvation Army teams up with credit cards for new way of donations
Cash and credit cards in the information technology powerhouse of South Korea are more versatile than in many other countries. Here, taxis carry card readers, and credit and transport cards allow people to pay fares for cabs, buses and subway trains without cash in their pockets. Just days ago, an additional function was added, for donations to charity. The Salvation Army in Korea kicked off its annual "Red Kettle" holiday street campaign on Nov. 30 and set up its iconic donation buckets at about 300 places across the country. This year they included a new feature -- card readers.  Tou...
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