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11 hrs ago | Korea Herald
First Army Commander Gen. Shin Hyeon-don resigned Tuesday amid controversy over his "disorderly" behavior damaging to the military's image in June, the Ministry of National Defense said.
15 hrs ago | The Hill
The United States is under mounting pressure from South Korea and Mexico to lift its decades-old ban on crude oil exports.
When former kindergarten teacher Kim Sun Sung tried to re-join South Korea's workforce after five years raising her children, she found it tough.
The Park Geun-hye administration is not yet considering lifting a set of tough sanctions on North Korea, an official said Monday, dismissing media reports of a possible shift in Seoul's policy.
A South Sudanese city mayor has sent a thank-you note to South Korean President Park Geun-hye for Korean troops' reconstruction efforts in the war-torn African region, the defense ministry here said Monday.
President Park Geun-hye requested representatives of labor and management on Monday to compromise on contentious labor issues through dialogue, stressing that a stable relationship between the two was crucial for the nation's economic growth.
The National Assembly is set to begin its 100-day regular session on Sept. 1 to deliberate the passage of bills that have been piling up for months and to strengthen monitoring of the government.
Local government leaders threaten 'welfare default' . AUGUST 30, 2014 04:17. . On Thursday, 226 mayors, and ward and county office heads across the country issued a statement suggesting, 'Welfare expenses including the basic pension and subsides for childcare costs are overburdening their budgets, and the central government is urged to devise ... (more)
I have reported from Asia since covering the "Year of Living Dangerously" in Indonesia, 1965-66, and the war in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in the late 1960s-early 1970s for newspapers and magazines, including the Chicago Tribune and the old Washington Star.
Chinese Shaner Hospital drops business in Korea . AUGUST 30, 2014 03:42. . Chinese Shaner Hospital, Korea's first for-profit foreign hospital candidate which sparked controversy over profit-seeking hospital establishmentl in Korea, is reported to drop its business in Korea before Aug. 12 when the government announced to approve the business.
DreamWorks Animation will co-produce a series of TV cartoons with South Korea's Studio Mir, which is best known for the popular cable TV animation The Legend of Korra .
South Korea's population is rapidly aging, but the government appears to lack policies to deal with the demographic change.
The captain of a ferry that capsized in April in South Korea's worst maritime accident in decades told a court on Friday he was just following established practice in not making safety checks before the vessel set off, Yonhap news agency reported.
Absolute evaluation of CSAT English could be shortsighted decision . AUGUST 29, 2014 04:10.
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