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Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay the U.S. government a $100 million civil penalty to end a two-year investigation into overstated gas mileage figures on window stickers on 1.2 million vehicles.

Technology

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Friday, November 21st, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 기술의 혁신을 넘어 생활의 혁신을 실현하고자 했던 삼성 기어 Fit가 제품을 디자인 할 때 기본인 인체 공학조차 고려하지 않은 것이 아니냐는 불만이 제보되어 주목을 받고 있다.

Health & Life

The Korea Brand Hospital Association (KBHA) established
Saturday, November 29th, 2014

“Assisting Korean medical institutions in taking on the global medical market, the KBHA will help them grow

Finance

Friday, November 28th, 2014
SEOUL KOREA - Samyang Group will become the largest shareholder with a 51-percent stake in a new beverage packaging company to be created by a merger between Samyang Packaging and the PET bottle business unit of Hyosung Group. Meanwhile, SC Private Equity, which had signed an agreement last month to take over Hyosung's packaging business unit, will remain as the second largest shareholder. On November 27, news that Samyang Group and SC Private Equity had agreed to terms including this was reported.

Business

Friday, November 28th, 2014
INCHEON KOREA - The government will allow small-sized or middle-standing enterprises to set up shop in the duty-free area within Incheon International Airport. This is the first time for the duty-free area in the airport to host shops run by small companies. The Korea Customs Service posted on November 27 on its website that it would receive applications for new retail shop operators in the immigration area past the departure gate. The application deadline is until February 26 next year.

Politics

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Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - A free trade agreement between Korea and China has finally been made after 30 months of negotiations.

Travel

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - In celebration of Christmas Eve, Renaissance Seoul Hotel will present Christmas Eve special event on 24th Dec, 2014 6:30pm, at diamond ballroom 3rd Floor. Singer Can, and MC will be Ji Hyun Oh, additionally OST gala top ‘MUZ’ will perform the show.

Real-time News

The Korea Brand Hospital Association (KBHA) established
Saturday, November 29th, 2014

“Assisting Korean medical institutions in taking on the global medical market, the KBHA will help them grow

Lee
Saturday, November 29th, 2014

차병원그룹은 차의과학대학교 분당차병원(원장 지훈상) 첨단연구암센터가 복막암 및 난소암 환자에 항암제 온도를 높여 암세포를 전멸시키는 ‘복강내 고온열 항암화학요법(하이펙, HIPEC: Hyperthermic IntraPEeritoneal Chemotheraphy)’을 본격 시작했다고 밝혔다.

Friday, November 28th, 2014
SEOUL KOREA - Samyang Group will become the largest shareholder with a 51-percent stake in a new beverage packaging company to be created by a merger between Samyang Packaging and the PET bottle business unit of Hyosung Group. Meanwhile, SC Private Equity, which had signed an agreement last month to take over Hyosung's packaging business unit, will remain as the second largest shareholder. On November 27, news that Samyang Group and SC Private Equity had agreed to terms including this was reported.
Friday, November 28th, 2014
SEOUL KOREA - Korea's volume of trade, the sum of export and import, has surpassed the US$1-trillion level on November 28. This is the fourth consecutive year in which the trade volume exceeded $1 trillion, but this year the day on which the milestone was reached was the earliest in November. A high-ranking official with the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy said on the 27th, "The total trade volume for this year as of November 26 was US$994 billion. Given the daily average trade amount is $4.5 billion, it is highly likely the $1-trillion mark would be reached by the morning of the 28th."
Friday, November 28th, 2014
INCHEON KOREA - The government will allow small-sized or middle-standing enterprises to set up shop in the duty-free area within Incheon International Airport. This is the first time for the duty-free area in the airport to host shops run by small companies. The Korea Customs Service posted on November 27 on its website that it would receive applications for new retail shop operators in the immigration area past the departure gate. The application deadline is until February 26 next year.
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Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL KOREA - Samsung SDI has ranked No. 1 in the world in the area of large-capacity lithium-ion energy storage systems. It was largely thanks to the aggressive market expansion strategy to become the world's No. 1 in every market segment adopted by the company since early this year. The company has been the perennial leader in small-sized lithium-ion rechargeable batteries for smartphones.

Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - LG Electronics (LG) today announced the appointment of new executives to lead the LG Home Entertainment and LG Mobile Communications companies and the merger of its Home Appliance and Air Conditioning & Energy Solution business units to create a consolidated LG Home Appliance & Air Solution (H&A) Company. All new appointments are effective as of Dec. 1, 2014 with promotions taking effect on Jan. 1, 2015.

Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL KOREA - Cheil Worldwide decided to sell 220 billion won worth of its own shares to Samsung Electronics as part of an effort to improve its financial standing.

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Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL KOREA - Following Samsung Electronics’ decision to buy back its shares as part of its shareholder-friendly policy, interest is growing about if it will expand dividend payments. Stock analysts said that the buyback decision wouldcontribute to the stabilization of stock prices but the expansion of dividend payments is needed to turn the price upward.

Friday, November 28th, 2014
 SEOUL KOREA - Kolmar Korea and Kolmar Korea Holdings both saw their sales and profit remain strong in the third quarter of this year following the robust growth in the first and second quarters.In particular, Kolmar Beijing, a subsidiary of Kolmar Korea, achieved remarkable growth, with its January-September cumulative sales being similar to last year’s full-year figure.
Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL KOREA - Korea’s car output is forecast to reach 4.51 million units next year, according to the 2014 economic and industrial outlook report by the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade.

Friday, November 28th, 2014
SEOUL KOREA  - Walt Disney’s smash-hit animation movie “Frozen” became the No. 1 search word of the year in Korea’s portal Daum Kakao.Daum Kakao revealed the most-searched words of the year 2014 on November 27. The Frozen original sound track songs came on top in the “new word search” category, followed by the sunken ferry Sewol.

Friday, November 28th, 2014
 SEOUL KOREA - LG Electronics, which has performed relatively well in the smartphone market, appointed Cho Jun-Ho, president of LG Corp., as new president of its mobile communications business, replacing Park Jong-Seok who led the company’s smartphone business.

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Thursday, November 27th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - LG생활건강은 혁신적인 스판 포뮬러를 적용해 롱래쉬와 볼륨, 컬링 효과를 한 번에 주는 업그레이드 마스카라 ‘보브 스판 마스카라 G’를 출시했다.

Brand Hospital
Thursday, November 27th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 대한브랜드병의원협회가 26일 더리버사이드호텔 지하 1층 노벨라홀에서 출범식을 갖고 공식 출범했다.

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Economy

Friday, November 28th, 2014
SEOUL KOREA - Korea's volume of trade, the sum of export and import, has surpassed the US$1-trillion level on November 28. This is the fourth consecutive year in which the trade volume exceeded $1 trillion, but this year the day on which the milestone was reached was the earliest in November. A high-ranking official with the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy said on the 27th, "The total trade volume for this year as of November 26 was US$994 billion. Given the daily average trade amount is $4.5 billion, it is highly likely the $1-trillion mark would be reached by the morning of the 28th."

Korean Language News

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Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 말레이시아 코타키나발루의 랜드마크인 초특급 수트라하버 리조트 그룹이 싱가포르 대기업인 GSH(Global Strategy Holding, Chariman, Mr.Sam Goi Seng Hui)의 77%지분으로 새 주인을 맞아 더욱 업그레이드 된 모습으로 한국 방문객들을 맞이할 준비를 마쳤다.

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Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - ㈜LG생활건강(대표: 차석용)은 28일 이사회를 개최하고 부사장 승진 1명, 상무 신규선임 5명, 자매사 전입(전무) 1명 등을 포함한 2015년도 정기 임원인사를 발표했다.

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Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 가톨릭대학교 서울성모병원이 오는 12월 1일(월) 오후 2시부터 약 2시간 동안 본관 지하 1층 세미나실에서 제 14회 ‘고혈압 주간’ 대학병원 시민강좌를 연다.

Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 두리 이비인후과 (수원호매실점 이동호 원장)는 사회공헌 사업의 일환으로 '두리 건강 교실' 을 시민들에게 제공할 예정이다.

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Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 최근들어 ‘감맥’(감자+맥주), ‘피맥’(피자+맥주), ‘튀맥’(튀김+맥주) 신조어가 생겨나는 등 흔히 ‘치맥’이라고 불리는 안주와는 또 다른 궁합의 맥주 안주가 직장인들 사이에서 인기를 끌고 있다.

Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - SPC그룹이 글로벌 기술인력 육성을 위해 혜전대학교 및 중국의 왕삼제빵학교와 산학협력 MOU를 체결했다고 28일 밝혔다.

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Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 국내 최초로 인플루엔자(독감)백신 원액을 생산하며 우리나라의 독감백신 자급자족시대를 연 녹십자가 글로벌시장 공략에 이어 저소득국가들에 독감백신을 기부했다.

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Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 롯데제과 꼬깔콘의 이색 광고가 누리꾼들에게 폭발적인 인기를 얻고 있어 화제가 되고 있다.

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Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 점점 추워지는 날씨에 몸과 마음이 움츠러들지만 스키장이 개장하기만을 손꼽아 기다리는 스키어, 보더 들에게는 겨울이 반갑기만 하다. 특히나 기능과 스타일까지 함께 생각한 각종 스키 용품이 쏟아져 나오는 것을 증명이라도 하듯 겨울철 스키나 보드를 즐기는 사람들이 많아지면서 야외 활동이 늘어남에 따라 자외선 차단제 및 스웻프루프(Sweat-proof) 제품에 다시금 소비자들이 눈길을 돌리고 있다.

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Friday, November 28th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 이대목동병원 위․대장센터 소화기내과 정성애 교수팀이 하버드 메디컬 스쿨에서 발간한 ‘예민한 위와 장 달래기(원제: Sensitive Gut)’를 국내에서 번역, 출간했다.

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Food & Medicine

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Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Tous Les Jours signed a master franchise (MF) agreement with a Chinese company to open stores in Shandong Province (China’s second largest provincial economy) starting next year. Tous Les Jours has penetrated more Chinese provinces than any other S. Korean bakery chain brand. Having established firm footholds in large cities, major coastal cities and the Central Plain (or Zhongyuan), etc. in China, Tous Les Jours is now poised to show what sets premium-quality Tous Les Jours bakeries apart from other brands to more Chinese customers.

Beauty

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Thursday, November 27th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - LG생활건강은 혁신적인 스판 포뮬러를 적용해 롱래쉬와 볼륨, 컬링 효과를 한 번에 주는 업그레이드 마스카라 ‘보브 스판 마스카라 G’를 출시했다.

World News

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

SHENZHEN, CHINA - Sangfor has been recognized as one of the leading Web Application Firewall (WAF) vendors in a recent report of NSS Labs. Sangfor's Next-Generation Firewall
M5900-F-l has earned the coveted Recommended rating from NSS Labs after it successfully passed numerous tests for its effectiveness, performance, stability & reliability, management & configuration and total cost of ownership (TCO).

ITU PP 2014

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Monday, November 10th, 2014

BUSAN, KOREA - ITU’s 19th Plenipotentiary Conference closed its doors on November 7 with delegates from around the world resoundingly reaffirming ITU’s essential role in global ICT development, and extending the Union’s mandate in emerging areas including harnessing ICTs to promote gender empowerment and to help address urgent issues such as youth unemployment, global disease control and aeronautical safety.

KES 2014

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Friday, October 17th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Korea Electronics Association(KEA) selected ‘Best 20 Korean software 2014‘ of Korean companies for Korea Electronics Show(KES) 2014 and will invite them to display their software program on software special exhibition hall.

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