Tag archive for ‘South Korea’
By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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North Korea and South Korea to discuss denuclearisation during Kim Jong-un talks | World | News

The summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to take place on Friday in the inter-Korean truce village of Panmunjom. Foreign Minister Kang said: “The South-North summit More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Trump administration plans to nominate Harry Harris as South Korea envoy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris, the head of the U.S. Pacific Command already nominated to be the next U.S. ambassador to Australia, to fill the long-vacant More...

By news On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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In daytime discos, South Korea’s elderly find escape from anxiety

SEOUL (Reuters) – A discotheque hidden among the back alleys of eastern Seoul is packed with hundreds of grey-haired couples on a Monday afternoon, dancing to local hits from the 1960s in a basketball court-sized More...

By news On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Samsung Electronics says first-quarter operating profit likely up 57.6 percent

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Friday its first-quarter operating profit likely rose 57.6 percent from a year earlier, beating market expectations. The logo of Samsung More...

By news On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Trump gives positive sign on talks with Kim, good review of Xi meeting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looked forward to meeting with him, indicating the planned landmark talks between the isolated Asian More...

By news On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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Collectors and dealers descend on Hong Kong for annual Art Basel

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Art dealers, collectors and gallery owners gather in Hong Kong for the annual Art Basel exhibition this week at a time when fairs are increasingly driving growth in the sector and collectors More...

By news On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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South Korea confirms foot-and-mouth disease at hog farm

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has confirmed a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a hog farm, the country’s first discovery since February last year, its agriculture ministry said on Tuesday. The case was More...

By news On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Hole-in-one helps Ji win in California

(Field Level Media) – South Korea’s Ji Eun-hee won two cars Sunday, one thanks to a hole-in-one, the other for earning a victory in the Kia Classic at Carlsbad, California. Ji aced the 14th hole during More...

By news On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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Samsung Elec expects uncertainty from protectionism in 2018: chairman

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd expects uncertainty from trade protectionism and geopolitical risk to persist throughout the year, its chairman of the board said on Friday. Kwon Oh-Hyun, More...

By news On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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U.S. allies line up for exemptions from Trump’s tariffs

BRUSSELS/SHANGHAI/TOKYO (Reuters) – From Japan and South Korea to Australia and Europe, officials lined up on Friday to seek exemptions from President Donald Trump’s tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports, More...