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Korean economy-boosting measures

Korean economy-boosting measures

South Korea’s chief economic policymaker said Thursday that the government may draw up a set of measures to boost domestic demand during the second half of the year in a bid to help create more jobs and tide over external conditions such as a growing trade tussle between the United States and China. “Job creation […]

Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story

You may be a Super Bowl champion, Oscar winner, renowned writer – or even the leader of a nation. You may have discovered the panacea for all diseases, solved global warming – or even have saved the world population from an alien invasion. You may have all the respect in the world, but none of […]

Starbucks Korea to reduce plastic use

Starbucks Korea to reduce plastic use

Starbucks Coffee Korea Co.declared it will introduce paper straws for a test run this year to replace plastic straws as part of its efforts to tackle pollution from plastic waste. The latest decision is part of Starbucks Coffee Co.’s broader move to eliminate single-use plastic straws from its 28,000 stores worldwide by 2020. In a […]

A Relationship Committed To Success

A Relationship Committed To Success

India and South Korea share one dream, that of economic success and peace From dispatching a batch of medics in 1950-53 during the inter-Korean war, to maintaining diplomatic relations with both the north and the south during the cold war, ever since its independence, India has chosen to maintain a civil relationship with the Korean […]

Hidden Cameras in South Korea

Hidden Cameras in South Korea

Tens of thousands of women gathered in Seoul last Saturday calling for a crackdown on spy cam pornography, in one of the country’s biggest ever female-only protests. Perpetrators film or photograph women with hidden cameras in public spaces. Although distributing pornography is illegal in South Korea, the videos and pictures are shared widely online. Organisers […]

South Korea-India cooperation

South Korea-India cooperation

President Moon Jae-in urged efforts to expand bilateral cooperation between Korea and India, saying such cooperation will ensure not only a better future for the two countries but also peace and prosperity for the entire region. “The possibility of economic cooperation between South Korea and India is limitless. India not only possesses talented human resources […]

Sexual harassment against female soldiers

Sexual harassment against female soldiers

A South Korean Army division commander was dismissed Monday for allegedly sexually harassing female soldiers. He was serving as commander of a division on the outskirts of Seoul. Other personal information was withheld as he’s likely to be court-martialed. There are at least two other victims in the military in similar cases involving him, they […]

President Duterte’s Meritorious Retainer

President Duterte’s Meritorious Retainer

On the 26th of December in the year 2016, President Duterte stepped into Shangri-L Hotel of Manila, Philippines. His purpose was to celebrate the 70th birthday of the Philippines’ leading journalist Ramon Tulfo, the face of “Isumbong Mo Kay Tulfo” (Talk to Tulfo). Walking calmly, President Duterte caught everyone’s attention with his poise, expressing both […]

Dear Mexican president-elect Lopez Obrador

Dear Mexican president-elect Lopez Obrador

Please remember Korean woman Hyun-jung Yang, who is unfairly detained in Santa Martha prison. Dear Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the Mexican people, may happiness and glory always be with you.   I hope that Mexico will become one of the top countries in the world as well as in Latin America during your six […]

Climbing Baekdu Mountain

Climbing Baekdu Mountain

In 2018, because of the Inter-Korean Summit, the North American summit, and three rounds of North Korea-China summits, Northeast Asia is going through changes. Everything started under the North Korea’s Nuclear weapon’s issue. Many people ask themselves if everything is really happening. Since the beginning of the summer during the Moosool year, with no anxiety […]

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