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TEPCO President Naomi Hirose bows in apology for the contaminated water leakage after a related meeting at TEPCO headquarters in Tokyo on September 13, 2013.
TEPCO’s Acknowledgement
16 September 2013 - 2:14pm
According to Kyodo News on September 13, Kazuhiko Yamashita, an executive of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) that runs the Fukushima nuclear power plant, said that he does not think that the...
French Cartoon
13 September 2013 - 2:45pm
There is controversy over a French weekly newspaper lampooning the nuclear contaminated water leaks in Fukushima after Japan was announced to host the 2020 Olympics.  On September 12, Kyodo News and...
Model Industrial Complex factories in Kaesong (Gaesong) Industrial Area. (photo courtesy of Mimura/Wikimedia Commons)
Kaesong Industrial Complex
12 September 2013 - 5:48pm
The business environment is expected to be improved for firms situated in the Kaesong Industrial Complex with Seoul and Pyongyang having agreed to the restoration of the facilities from September 16...
Korea-China Peace Project
12 September 2013 - 5:43pm
The Voluntary Agency Network of Korea (VANK) announced that it would launch the Korea-China Peace Project against the anti-Korean rallies that have been staged in Japan since the election of Tokyo as...
Radioactive Water
12 September 2013 - 5:40pm
The Tokyo Electric Power Company admitted that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s remarks about the total control of the contaminated water from the Fukushima atomic power station, which had been made at...
The controversial “New Right” history textbook from Kyohak Publishing Co., written by Professor Lee.
Warning from History
12 September 2013 - 3:44pm
Lee Myung-hee, professor of history at Kongju National University and coauthor of the controversial “New Right” history textbook from Kyohak Publishing Co., said on September 11 that the left already...
The front entrance to Seoul National University.
University Rankings
11 September 2013 - 3:37pm
Quacquarelli Symonds, a college education assessment agency located in Britain, announced its assessment data for 2013 on September 9 (local time).  On the list, Seoul National University ranked 35th...
WHO Report
11 September 2013 - 2:58pm
The most common cause of death in the world turns out to be cardiovascular disorders. For Korea though, it is cancer. On September 10, after analyzing the reported causes of death by the World Health...
President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Constantine Palace on September 5.
G20 in Russia
10 September 2013 - 5:39pm
President Park Geun-hye is receiving special treatment from G20 summit host Russia. On September 6, President Park followed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech to make the lead speech. Russia...
Prefectures in Japan that will be affected by the new ban.
Radioactive Water Leaks
10 September 2013 - 5:33pm
A recent acknowledgement by Electric Power Co., the operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant, that 400 tons of radiation-contaminated water are leaking daily from the site of the Fukushima...
President Park Geun-hye and Vietnamese counterpart Truong Tan Sang talk during the joint press conference held at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on September 9.
Korea-Vietnam FTA
10 September 2013 - 2:40pm
South Korea and Vietnam decided to hold two additional talks in the second half of this year toward a comprehensive and high-standard free trade agreement between the two nations. On September 9,...
Aging Korea
10 September 2013 - 2:00pm
It has been reported that 48.3% of Koreans with blue-collar jobs are middle-aged, while only 8.8% are between the ages of 15-29. Therefore, by early 2020, when most of the “baby boomers” (born in...


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