Damage estimates from Pohang earthquake on the rise as gov’t scrambles to provide aid

Damages from the magnitude five-point-four earthquake that struck Korea’s southeastern city of Pohang earlier this month,… are now being estimated to be worth nearly 90 million U.S. dollars. Although the sense of emergency in the city has largely passed,… the government still faces the challenge of providing permanent shelter… for Continue Reading

4,000 runners in Santa Claus costumes join race for charity near Paris

thousands of people dressed up as Santa Claus took part in the charity race on Sunday near Paris some four thousand runners in red and white suits ran for ten kilometers in the southwest of the French capital this year the participants will donate 11 thousand euros or some twelve Continue Reading

N. Korean embassies go all out to scramble for cash: NYT

It appears North Korea is still managing to find ways around the tough international sanctions, and maintain an influx of revenue. According to a New York Times report, some 40 embassies of the hermit kingdom are used for an array of profit-making ventures. While the regime has been skilled at Continue Reading

Chinese warplane breaches Korea’s air defence zone Friday

another Chinese warplane violated South Korea’s air defense identification zone according to Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff this morning the plane presumed to be a y9 surveillance aircraft entered the cadiz at around 1053 a.m. prompting the airforce to scramble fighter jets the Chinese plane went back into the zone Continue Reading

S. Korea, Japan scramble fighter jets after 2 Russian bombers fly over East Sea

South Korea and Japan scrambled fighter jets last night after two Russian strategic bombers flew over the waters in the East Sea. Russia’s defense ministry said on Wednesday that the two long-range missile bombers flew over what it cited as the “Sea of Japan” and the Yellow Sea for over Continue Reading

N. Korea scrambles to deal with impact of Typhoon Lingling

North Korea is also dealing with the aftermath of – Ling Ling pongs Korean Central Television reported Sunday about the country is making all-out efforts to help the people in affected areas through numerous recovery products and stressed that the preventive measures have minimized the damage it said efforts are Continue Reading

Private investors scramble for pre-orders of Cheil Industries IPO 제일모직 오늘까지 공모

The mad rush to scoop up Cheil Industries shares ahead out its highly-anticipated IPO is about to come to an end. The bidding ends today for private investors looking to cash in big. But as our Song Ji-sun reports, the biggest winners stand to be the heirs to the Samsung Continue Reading

Kim Kwang-hyun does not sign with San Diego 야구: 김광현, MLB행 불발

Moving on. Expectations were high that pitcher Kim Kwang-hyun would be the next Korean export to Major League Baseball. But, in the end, a deal couldn′t be reached. The 30-day negotiation culminated in the San Diego Padres offering two million U.S. dollars for two years, all guaranteed, but the SK Continue Reading

Travel Story S2 Ep19 A New Yorker in Love with Ssireum, Curtis Johnson

last November the world Cheatham championship took place in qingchun Yongsan buchdahl province the event drew Cheatham athletes from Korea as well as 70 athletes from around the world among them one participant stands out in particular this is Curtis Johnson hailing from New York USA standing two meters and Continue Reading

Cheongdo Bullfighting Festival kicks off

The Cheongdo Bullfighting Festival kicked off Thursday. Mind you, unlike the Spanish version, it excludes a matador, and involves 4 horns in the arena. Our Kim Jung-soo was there to check out what’s become known as one of the nation’s most action-packed cultural attractions. Over 100 Korean bulls in six Continue Reading