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Foreign currency dealers work in front of electronic boards displaying the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (Kospi), left, and the exchange rate between the South Korean won and U.S. dollar, second left, in a dealing room of KEB Hana Bank in Seoul, South

Sep 29, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

South Korea Maintains 26th Spot on Global Competitive Index

For third straight year, the competitiveness of South Korea remains unchanged. It maintained its 26th spot on a global index of the world's economies, the Korea JoongAng Daily reported.

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks to the media at the United Nations on July 28, 2014 in New York City. The Secretary General urged for an end to hostilities in Gaza after returning from a diplomatic trip to the region. Over

Sep 27, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Ban Ki Moon for South Korea President? Poll Results Say So

In a new survey on the next possible president of South Korea, current United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon topped the list of the other possible candidates for the country's presidency. The poll results give Ban supporters another positive sign that he could win the highest seat in the government next year.

Seoul Design Week 2016: Smart City, Smart Design, Smart Life

Sep 27, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Seoul Design Week 2016 Aims to Make Seoul a 'Smart' City

On September 22, the Seoul Design Week 2016 opened at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) and will be held until October 2.

'We Got Married' Couple Casted As Lead Roles For New Drama 'My Only Love Song'

Sep 26, 2016 AM EDT - Karen Lydelle Linaja

'We Got Married' Couple Casted As Lead Roles For New Drama 'My Only Love Song'

A former "We Got Married" Couple was selected to play the lead roles for the newest upcoming drama entitled "My Only Love Song".

South Korea And Iran Photo Exhibition Opens This Week

Sep 26, 2016 AM EDT - Karen Lydelle Linaja

South Korea And Iran Photo Exhibition Opens This Week

The South Korea and Iran photo exhibition will showcase the relationship and cultural ties between the two countries will open in Seoul this week.

Pyeongchang gears up for 2018 Winter Games. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Sep 26, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics: South Korea Builds Eco-Friendly Venues, Officials Call for Public Support, Participation

In an article, Yonhap News stated that South Korea is on its way to completing the construction of the first ever Winter Olympics that will be held in South Korea. The organizers of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics also aim for an environmentally friendly event.

ChildFund Korea Children Development

Sep 26, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

ChildFund Korea Builds Child Center in Tongyeong

Korea JoongAng Daily reported that ChildFund Korea, a social welfare organization, has a child center in Mireuk Island in Tongyeong, South Gyeongsang, and attends to children ages 4 to 6 by staging a play and reading a fairy tale done by 12th-grade students from Chungryol Girls' High School.

South Korean Athletes Arrive Home From Rio Paralympics

Sep 23, 2016 AM EDT - Karen Lydelle Linaja

South Korean Athletes Arrive Home From Rio Paralympics

The South Korean athletes who were sent to Rio de Janeiro Paralympics arrived in South Korea with a warm welcome from the people

North Korea tested rocket engine successfully.

Sep 22, 2016 AM EDT - Agatha Austria

North Korea Successfully Tests Rocket Engines to Launch Satellites

North Korea performed a successful ground test of rocket engine for launching satellites. The newly tested engines reportedly have "sufficient carrier capability for launching various kinds of satellites."

Bucheon Animation Festival Targets Asia's Top Spot

Sep 22, 2016 AM EDT - Karen Lydelle Linaja

Bucheon Animation Festival Targets Asia's Top Spot

The Bucheon International Animation Festival (BIAF) 2016 will target the Asia's top spot through exploring the large scale since its launch.

SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 21: An employee of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) walks past a ship being constructed at the company's shipyards in Geoje Island, South Korea, on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007. A rising tide of orders for containersh

Sep 22, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

SK Government to Announce New Measures for Ailing Industries

A report from Yonhap News Agency stated that according to the statements of some officials, the South Korean government will soon declare a set of fresh measures which focus on improving the competitiveness of ailing industrial sectors which are anticipated to have massive layoffs and substantial cuts in output.

KMA's Domestic Earthquake Report as of Sept. 22, 2016 03:24:00 KST

Sep 22, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

South Korean Government Gives Disaster Zone Status to Gyeongju

The ruling Saenuri Party agreed on Wednesday to designate Gyeongju as a special disaster zone following several earthquakes plus almost 400 weaker aftershocks felt in the city in two consecutive weeks, according to a report from the Korea Herald.

The Superman of South Korea: 28-Year Old Korean Man Dies For Saving 20 Lives

Sep 22, 2016 AM EDT - Karen Lydelle Linaja

Superman of South Korea: 28-Year Old Man Dies For Saving 20 Lives

A 28-year old South Korean man is considered as the Superman of South Korea and a hero after risking his own life in order to save 20 lives.

South Korea with 2nd highest road fatality rate among OECD members.

Sep 21, 2016 AM EDT - Agatha Austria

South Korea with Second Highest Road Fatality Rate

The latest report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) revealed that South Korea still has one of the highest road fatality rates.

FILE PHOTO: An air-to-air front view of a B-52G Stratofortress aircraft from the 416th Bombardment Wing armed with AGM-86B Air-Launched Cruise Missiles (ALCMs). (Photo by USAF via Getty Images)

Sep 21, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

South Korea to Receive Two B-52 Bombers from the United States

An official source stated on Tuesday that South Korea will receive two B-52 bombers from the United States this week, proving its strong dedication to its main Asian ally amidst the growing threats from North Korea.

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