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Dictatorship or Reform after Turkish Referendum?

Dictatorship or Reform after Turkish Referendum?

A constitutional referendum was held in Turkey on 16 April 2017 on to approve 18 proposed amendments to the Turkish constitution. According to this initiative, the Prime Minister`s office would be abolished and the existing parliamentary system of government would be replaced with a presidential system. ‘Yes’ won with 51.39 percent of the vote and […]

The Reconstruction of Nepal

The Reconstruction of Nepal

Devendra Kumar Sambahmphe – 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the Nepal on 25th April 2015. Thousands of people had been affected. Due to the devastating earthquake, more than 8 thousand people died as well as millions of people became homeless. Some people are still missing. The country’s infrastructures, cultural, mythological and archaeological structures were completely destroyed. […]

‘Hometown Cold Buckwheat Noodles’ CEO Jeon Cheol-woo

‘Hometown Cold Buckwheat Noodles’ CEO Jeon Cheol-woo

The North Korean defector Jeon Cheol-woo, who was a student in the former East Germany in 1989 and then chose to leave early and defect to the South, can always be seen in all smiles. He has always been a popular guest on television and prolific lecturer, but is now more known as a restaurateur […]

Corruption probe expands to SK Innovation

SK Innovation, an energy unit of SK Group, will be the next target for the prosecution’s investigation into the failed “energy diplomacy” of the Lee Myung-bak administration. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office said Thursday they are looking into allegations that the company offered bribes to ranking government officials in return for business favors. The […]

Dialogue and Negotiation central in reviving COEX Mall

Dialogue and Negotiation central in reviving COEX Mall

Coex Mall is a major underground shopping mall located in Seoul’s Gangnam district, which became globally known through Psy’s viral hit “Gangnam Style.” For the last three and a half years, a miraculous transformation has been taking place at Coex that could serve as a new model for Korean society. It was a “miracle of […]

Human-focused venture makes its way to happiness

Human-focused venture makes its way to happiness

“The goal of life is to reach happiness, and the purpose of management must be the human being,” says MIDAS IT CEO Lee Hyungwoo. MIDAS IT based in Pangyo, South Korea shares and practices such philosophy. They believe that nurturing human talent is the key to successful business, that human happiness is the sole quintessence […]

Shared Growth, a Beauty of Growing Together

Shared Growth, a Beauty of Growing Together

Professor Chung Un-chan’s usual words of toast is “Dongban(meaning sharing).” In response, the audience calls out “Seongjang(meaning growth).” ‘Shared growth’ has been a consistent theme for his life since the former South Korean Prime Minister and President of Seoul National University became the first head of the Commission on Shared Growth for Large and Small […]

Seoul City’s shift to co-generation runs counter to green energy policy

Seoul City’s shift to co-generation runs counter to green energy policy

On last July 19th, Seoul City put up an announcement of recruitment for the co-generation project in regard of City’s major policy, “Reduction of One Nuclear Power Plant”. The main idea of the project is to use all surplus gases being flared now in gas-engine generator for co-generation project. Therefore, a production of vehicle fuel […]

Nepal House, a gathering place for Nepalese in Seoul, opens

Nepal House, a gathering place for Nepalese in Seoul, opens

It was around 9:40 p.m. when more than three and half hours already passed after the beginning of the event. But, they still remained on their seats. Some people clinked the wine glasses together while eating Nepalese food like lamb tarkari (Nepalese Lamb Yogurt Curry) and Nan bread, while other people got together in small groups and  shared […]

Park Geun-hye’s view of May 16 revolution cititicized

The recent remarks of Rep. Park Geun-hye, the presidential hopeful of the ruling Saenuri Party, about May 16 Revolution staged by her late father Park Chung-hee, invited criticism from some local newspapers. In a forum hosted by the Korea News Editors Association on July 16, she said “I think it was his best choice he […]

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