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Wed, December 7, 2022 | 00:22
Netflix subsidiary signs $100 mil. deal with Seoul for new production studio
Eyeline Studios, a subsidiary of global video streaming giant Netflix, has signed a deal with Seoul City to invest $100 million to introduce in the Korean capital a new video production studio that promises hundreds of new job opportunities.
Rival parties quarrel over cash transfer to North Korea
Rep. Youn Kun-young of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) has denied allegations that the former Moon Jae-in government sent millions of dollars in bribes to North Korea to agree to hold inter-Korean summits in 2018 and 2019.
Saudi crown prince's luxurious lifestyle at a glance
Visiting Seoul Thursday for high-profile meetings with President Yoon Suk-yeol and the country's business leaders, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman has raised public curiosity. People were particularly curious about where he would stay during his visit and how sumptuous the lodgings for “Mr. Everything” would be.
North Korea's 7 million smartphone users under regime's watchful eye
In this photo from Feb. 12, 2019, a woman uses a smartphone as she watches a chef prepare food during North Korea's national cooking competition in Pyongyang. AFP-YonhapServices limited to 3G, no international calling, no internet accessBy Ko Dong-hwanOn Tuesday, Martyn Williams, a fellow at the Stimson Center, an American nonprofit think-tank promoting international peace an...
Yoon's media policy feared to tarnish Korea's image
President Yoon Suk-yeol's ban of local TV broadcaster MBC's reporters from his presidential plane is drawing mostly negative attention internationally as well as domestically. Media experts and journalists are expressing concerns that the Yoon administration's recent attempts to limit the access of certain media outlets will hurt the country's reputation globally, with some e...
'Turn Toward Busan' remembers Korean War veterans
The United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Busan, Friday, saw a crowd of people gathered for the "Turn Toward Busan" ceremony to pay respects to those fallen while fighting in the 1950-53 Korean War. The annual ceremony was held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11th ― the time when people around the world commemorate the armistice signed at that hour in 1918 halting Word War I hostilities on ...
North Korea fires short-range missile into East Sea as US midterm election vote count is underway
North Korea fired one short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) into the East Sea Wednesday afternoon, just days after it launched over 30 missiles between Nov. 2 and 5. The North's provocation came as vote counting for the U.S. midterm election was underway.
Gov't unveils blueprint for hydrogen economy
Prime Minister Han Duck-soo has announced the country's latest comprehensive plan to broaden and bolster the use of hydrogen to reduce carbon emissions and the nation's reliance on fossil fuels.
74 foreign firms come to Busan for job fair
Seventy-four major foreign companies from 12 countries - including Japan and the United States - will flock to Busan on Thursday to seek future employees within the special self-governing megacity region of Busan, Ulsan and South Gyeongsang Province.
Seoul to scrap taxi shift system to increase late-night taxis
Seoul City will scrap its current shift system for taxi drivers in an attempt to make more taxis available late at night, the Seoul Metropolitan Government said, Tuesday. The move is part of the city's attempts to revamp public transportation to increase service quality and improve working conditions for drivers.
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