Tuesday May 14
Bolt to compete in Zurich Diamond League
Kingston -, May 14 - Sprint legend Usain Bolt has announced that he will compete at the Diamond League meeting in Zurich in August.
Sun May 12, 2013
Coming Woori chief to lead group sale
Financial regulators recently conducted close inquiries into the eligibility of several candidates for the next chairmanship of the state-funded Woori Financial Group "in terms of policy direction code," market insiders said Sunday.
Thu May 09, 2013
Asia Credit Close: Kexim, KDB rally amid rate-cut short-covering
There was a strong rally today in the most liquid dollar bonds from South Korea as dealers covered shorts afer the Bank of Korea implemented a rate cut.
Wed May 08, 2013
China and Russia commit to World Energy Congress
May 8, 2013 The Chinese and Russian governments have committed to sending high-level delegations to the World Energy Congress in South Korea in October.
Wed May 01, 2013
Beauty pageant causes a stir
PLASTIC NOT SO FANTASTIC?: "Trying to treat poor self-esteem with cosmetic surgery is like trying to treat gangrene with a band-aid. The only way to truly heal is to cut out the rot." If you want evidence that definitions of female beauty are becoming as narrow as a Mattel product catalogue, look no further than the entrants from this year's Miss ... (more)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
South China Morning Post
Identikit Korean pageant hopefuls were Photoshopped, claims blogger
But it appears the story of the identikit Korean beauty pageant hopefuls is not what it seems after new claims emerged explaining the reason why the 20 contestants all looked so alike: Photoshop and make-up. The debate began after pictures were published last week on Reddit.com under the headline: "Korea's plastic surgery mayhem is finally ... (more)
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Korean beauty contestants: Not so look-alike afterall
A video shows that those Korean beauty contestants whose faces were thought to be almost identical through plastic surgery, do not really look alike after all.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Blame Photoshop for Korea's Beauty Queen "Clones"
This week, photos of Korean contestants surfaced online. The photos all seemed eerily similar.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Copycats In Daegu?
Scott Atran might be right: "When we devote such massive societal attention to a few homegrown terrorists , we may not ultimately be doing ourselves any favors." And, of all places, in Daegu, South Korea, Boston P.D.'s decision to crowd-source its investigations, to apprehend the Tsarnaev brothers might have inspired two losers, to set a bomb in a ... (more)
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Oil and Gas Online
World Energy Congress Unveils Program Themes
The 2013 World Energy Congress Organizing Committee announced recently some of the significant program topics that will be discussed by leading figures in the energy sector at the world's premier energy event, to be held in Daegu, South Korea from October 13 to 17, 2013.
Asia Credit Close: Credits give up gains on growth worries
An optimistic opening this morning in the Asian credit market turned to gloom after Chinese PMI data for April pointed to a weak second quarter for the world's second-largest economy.
Voice of America
South Korea Claims Defense Minister Target of "Terror" Attempt
The letter threatens Kim Kwan-jin with unspecified punishment if he harms the dignity of North Korea.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
The iScore Predicts Functional Outcome in Korean Patients With Ischemic Stroke [Brief Reports]
From the Department of Neurology, Seoul Medical Center, Seoul, Korea ; St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada ; Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea ; Eulji University Hospital, Daejeon, Korea ; Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea ; Yeungnam University Hospital, Daegu, Korea ; Eulji General ... (more)
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Concerns grow over Korean gun violence
Calls for more stringent regulations on guns are mounting in the wake of four shooting incidents within a month in a nation that many believed to be free from the dangers of firearms.