World

North Korea Helps Diplomat Pay Chinese Victims Big Money For Drunk Driving

North Korea reportedly sent money to its diplomat to pay his victims of car accident in China most likely to appease the angry public.

March 22, 2016 at 1:56 am

South Korean Actor Song Joong Ki Is Now The Most Popular Hallyu Star In China, Thanks To 'Descendants of the Sun'

South Korean actor Song Joong Ki's popularity is on the rise not only in his country, but in neighbor countries like China, courtesy of the megahit "Descendants of the Sun."

March 22, 2016 at 1:53 am

Passive Smoking Causes Serious Health Problems As People In South Korea Are Advised To Ventilate Rooms And Avoid Exposure

As smoking in South Korea has been discouraged through laws, passive smoking is still causing damage as it is as dangerous.

March 22, 2016 at 12:00 am

Baduk Or Go Champ Lee Se Dol Gets Many Advertising Offers Following His Match With AI AlphaGo

The recent match of Go champ Lee Se Dol and AI AlphaGo proved to be a win-win thing after all since the losing party Lee has his fame on the rise in his favor.

March 22, 2016 at 3:10 am

China's 100 Most Valuable Brands Grow 13% in The Last Year

Consumer Confidence Remains High in China. The total value of the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands has risen 13% to $525.6bn in the last year despite China's slowing economic growth, according to the sixth annual ranking announced today by WPP and Millward Brown.

March 20, 2016 at 10:15 pm

'Descendants of the Sun' Korean Drama Mania: Thai PM Calls It 'Patriotic,' Taiwanese Fans Demand Happy Ending While Chinese Government Warn Citizens

The heat is on for "Descendants of the Sun" Korean drama which becomes a sensation not only in Korea but in Asia.

March 20, 2016 at 10:13 pm

Volkswagen Korea Is Under Fire As Prosecutors Raided Its Inspection Center Over Emission Test Issue

Carmaker Volkswagen is not done with its trouble still as prosecutors raided its inspection center in Korea over emission test issue.

March 20, 2016 at 10:11 pm

Flydubai Flight 981 From Dubai Crashes At Russia Killing Everyone On Board While Reports Say No Koreans Were In The Flight

Flydubai flight 981 that flew from Dubai to Russia with 62 people on board crashed on the destination site early morning of March 19 after being reportedly held for landing for two hours.

March 19, 2016 at 10:22 pm

South Korea Is 58th On Happiness Index 2016 While Burundi And Denmark Are At The Bottom And Top

South Korea was 58th on the world's happiness index 2016, as per the World Happiness Report Update released on Wednesday in Rome.

March 19, 2016 at 10:20 pm

KCDC Warns South Korean Travelers Of The MERS Outbreak In The Gulf Region

The Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning to South Korean travelers traveling to the Gulf region to be more careful as the MERS virus is spreading in the place again.

March 19, 2016 at 10:18 pm

More Young South Koreans Change Their Names To Compete In The Job Market

More South Koreans, especially the young, are changing their names to land a job as applications for name change is usually approved by the court as long as the person is not trying to run away from the law.

March 19, 2016 at 10:14 pm

U.S. Army Pacific Commanding Gen. Vincent Brooks To Replace Commander Scaparrotti As USFK Chief

U.S. Army Pacific Gen. Vincent Brooks is eyed to replace Commander Curtis Scaparrotti as USFK Chief as the latter was nominated to command NATO last week.

March 18, 2016 at 11:59 pm

One of South Korean 'Comfort Women' Is Honored By California Senate While Touring The U.S. To Give Info About Japan's Wartime Atrocities

One of the South Korean "comfort women" Lee Yong Soo is now in the U.S. to inform Americans about Japan's wartime atrocities.

March 18, 2016 at 11:58 pm

Kim Ryeo Wook Of Super Junior To Enlist In The Military On June 14 And Wants To Leave 'Quietly'

Kim Ryeo Wook of Super Junior boy band is set to enlist in the military on June 14 while bandmate Cho Kyu Hyun has still to decide.

March 18, 2016 at 11:57 pm

South Korean Actor Lee Byung Hun Wins Best Actor At Asian Film Awards For 'Inside Men'

South Korean actor Lee Byung was named best actor at Asian Films for political movie "Inside Men."