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...
Renault Samsung to launch commercial van
Renault Samsung Motors will launch its Master commercial van in Korea next month, tackling a market that has long been dominated by Hyundai Motor. The Korean unit of French auto giant Re...
Seoul works to contain spread of MERS
The Seoul government is seeking 64 foreigners who took the same plane as a Korean man who tested positive for Middle East respiratory syndrome, city officials said on Monday. “District of...
Shinzo Abe hopes to meet with Kim Jong-un
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would like to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in person as he was briefed on Monday by Suh Hoon, South Korea’s spy chief, on a South Kore...
Samsung installs 6 Onyx LED screens at Chinese cinema 
All six of the screens at a new theater that opened last week in Shanghai are Samsung Electronics’ Onyx LED panels, rather than traditional projectors. This is the first time that an ent...
Crispr pioneer patent questioned 
A Korean professor who is considered a pioneer of genome-editing technology has been accused of unfairly crediting technology that he invented to his company without acknowledging the role o...