Thursday Mar 6
S. Korea's Dream Line: Rail Link Through Russia Via N.Korea Zone
Imagine a railroad linking the great industries of South Korea with Europe . That's long been the Russian dream, and it's moving a step ahead with South Korea's vision for shipping goods through North Korea's Rason special economic zone adjacent to the North's 10-mile-long Tumen River border with Russia.
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
South Korea buys more Phalanx missles from Raytheon
Raytheon has signed a $123 million contract to deliver nine Phalanx Block 1B close-in weapon systems to the Republic of Korea navy.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Military drills to test inter-Korean...
South Korea kicked off its annual joint military exercises with the United States on Monday, despite vocal opposition from North Korea which could threaten a recent upswing in cross-border ties.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Air & Space
Cities at Night: An Astronaut's View
The richness of how humans sprinkle their lights across the nightscape is striking when viewed from orbit.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Ssangyong secures public orders worth 107b won
Ssangyong Engineering and Construction Co., which was placed under court protection early this year, has effectively secured three public work projects worth 107 billion won , industry sources said Friday.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
International Business Times
U.S. and South Korea to Hold Military Drills Despite Protest from Pyongyang
Amphibious assault vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps throw smoke bombs as they move to land on shore during a U.S.-South Korea joint landing operation drill in Pohang - Reuters The announcement comes after a nuclear-capable U.S. B-52 bomber sortie last week prompted angry reactions from North Korea, which threatened to reconsider plans for ... (more)
Financial engineering society names new chief
Koo Hyeng-keun, a professor of financial engineering at Ajou University, was recently named the eighth chairman of the Korean Association of Financial Engineering for a one-year term that began in January.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
S. Korea, U.S. Marines complete two-week armed march
A contingent of South Korean and U.S. Marine Corps has completed its two-week armed march along the eastern mountainous region and carried out drills to improve their combat capabilities, military officials here said Friday.