Kotra head anticipates record exports this year
President Kwon Pyung-oh of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (Kotra) expressed confidence on Thursday that Korea’s total exports will surpass the $600 billion threshold for the fir...
Credit card firms see profit surge 
Credit card companies saw their net profit surge more than 50 percent, contradicting industry claims that government pressure to lower commission charges for small businesses has negatively ...
Home is where the work-life balance is good 
The growing emphasis on work-life balance in Korea is good news for interior decorators. As more employees are spending time at home at the encouragement of their companies, interior deco...
LG’s new chairman visits R&D campus
LG Group’s new Chairman Koo Kwang-mo made an official visit to the LG Science Park Wednesday afternoon, a move that signifies his intention to put technology development at the center of his...
Red Velvet videos surpass 100 million views 
Girl group Red Velvet’s music videos for “Peek-A-Boo” and “Red Flavor” both surpassed 100 million views on YouTube on Tuesday according to SM Entertainment. “Peek-A-Boo” reached 100 mill...
More than 1,000 people made sick from cakes 
Over 1,000 people, mostly school children, got sick across the nation after eating a chocolate cake distributed by a Pulmuone affiliate, local health authorities announced Friday. No ser...
Prosecutors want 20 years for Lee Myung-bak 
Prosecutors requested a 20-year sentence for former President Lee Myung-bak on Thursday on charges of corruption, bribery and power abuse. The request was delivered to three judges trying...
Disgruntled trucker causes a scene on bridge
A 51-year-old truck driver was apprehended in Busan on Tuesday for calling 112 and threatening to “cause an accident” near a bridge under the influence of alcohol. No one was injured, but...