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A Backstory Of The Casting Of Song Joong Ki In 'Descendants of the Sun'

South Korean actor Song Joong Ki, the male lead in the Asian megahit "Descendants of the Sun" made the right decision of taking the role of Captain Yoo Si Jin.

March 29, 2016 at 11:59 pm

North Korea Fires Another Projectile Believed To Be A Response To Recent US Sanctions And US-South Korea Military Drills

North Korea fired another projectile on March 29 amid the already rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

March 29, 2016 at 11:58 pm

The 'Non-Terrorist' But 'Idiot' EgyptAir Airbus A320 Hijacker Who Wears Fake 'Suicide Belt' Is Now In Custody

The EgyptAir Airbus A320 hijacker who forced the flight to divert destination is not a terrorist.

March 29, 2016 at 11:56 pm

'Descendants of the Sun' Is Another Proof That South Korean Actress Song Hye Kyo Can Do No Wrong

'Descendants of the Sun' female lead Song Hye Kyo has another successful TV series under her belt, thanks to the KBS drama that is now an Asian sensation.

March 29, 2016 at 10:30 pm

KCON 2016 Abu Dhabi: World's Largest K-Pop Festival In Middle East Successful

KCON 2016 Abu Dhabi last Friday, March 25 was successful, with about 8,000 people attending.

March 29, 2016 at 9:04 pm

President Park Says 'Descendants of the Sun' Korean Drama Can Instill Patriotism And Revitalize Tourism

Like Thai PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha, South Korean President Park found patriotism in "Descendants of the Sun" Korean drama and talked about how it can interest tourists to South Korea.

March 31, 2016 at 1:10 am

Raelians Want Extraterrestrials To Have Special Diplomatic Status

The Raelian movement has a special message for the United Nations.

March 31, 2016 at 1:20 am

Sino-Global Shipping Expands into the United States

Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. set up a new subsidiary, Sino-Global Shipping LA Inc., to expand its business to provide logistics services to customers who ship goods into the U.S.A. These services include cargo forwarding, trucking and customs declaration and filing.

March 30, 2016 at 2:40 am

Kelley Blue Book Says New-Car Sales Rose 8 Percent In March 2016

Kelley Blue Book reported that New-vehicle sales are expected to increase 8 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.66 million units in March 2016, resulting in an estimated 17.2 million seasonally adjusted annual rate. This also could be the highest March sales total since 2000, when sales also hit 1.66 million units, and the highest volume total of any month since July 2005. Two additional selling days will help this month's volume totals as the SAAR will stay relatively consistent with recent months.

March 29, 2016 at 7:50 am

South Korean President Park Becomes Richer And Has Accumulated Assets Since Her Inauguration

South Korean President Park accumulated personal assets to $850k since 2013, thanks to her house in Seoul, as well as to the proceeds from her salary and autobiography.

March 29, 2016 at 7:47 am

Woori Bank And Maeil Dairies Collaborate To Open The First Café-Cum-Bank In Seoul

Woori bank and Maeil Dairies opened the first café-cum-bank in Seoul and will open more branches if they find the move successful.

March 29, 2016 at 7:45 am

South Koreans Overseas Can Vote In The General Elections 2016 Between March 30 And April 4

As per a bill enacted in 2009, South Koreans living outside the country can cast their votes in the general elections 2016, between March 30 and April 4.

March 29, 2016 at 7:43 am

About 6,000 Chinese Tourists From A Beauty Company Visit South Korea This Week

The single largest group of Chinese tourists is in South Korea this week, thanks to the popularity of Korean pop culture and dramas.

March 27, 2016 at 11:59 pm

South Korea's Parliamentary Elections 2016 Has 844 Men And 100 Women Vying For The 253 Seats Come April 13

South Korea's parliamentary elections 2016 have 944 candidates vying for the 253 seats while the remaining 47 seats are for political parties with the most number of votes.

March 27, 2016 at 11:58 pm

Jin Goo Says Song Joong Ki Is Such A Pro In 'Descendants of the Sun' While The Drama's Internet Broadcasting Rights Soar

Song Joong Ki who plays Alpha Team captain Yoo Shi Jin in "Descendants of the Sun" was a pro, his co-actor Jin Goo shared.

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