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Pictured above is GM Korea’s plant in Boryeong, which focuses on manufacturing transmissions and engine components.
Ordinary Wages
21 August 2013 - 9:03pm
“I’m so worried about my company that I can’t fall asleep these days,” said the CEO of a local auto parts manufacturer, adding, “If the court rules in favor of the employees, I have to shoulder about...
Radioactive Rising Sun Flag
19 August 2013 - 1:02pm
On August 16 Novelist Lee Oi-soo created controversy online after revealing a photoshopped picture of the Japanese Rising Sun Flag with a radioactive warning mark in the center. The Rising Sun Flag...
On August 15, President Park Geun-hye made a congratulatory address in the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts at a ceremony celebrating the 68th National Liberation Day.
President’s Liberation Day Speech
15 August 2013 - 11:33pm
In her first National Liberation Day address, Park Geun-hye, the first female president of South Korea, expressed her expectations about the improvement of North-South relations while calling for a...
Hyundai Motor Group headquarters buildings located in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo courtesy of Chu/Wikimedia Commons)
Hyundai Motor’s Trade Union
15 August 2013 - 6:03pm
After Hyundai Motor workers vote to authorize a strike against their company, concerns arise over the weakening of overall competitiveness in the Korean motor industry. Furthermore, as the management...
Model Industrial Complex factories in Kaesong (Gaesong) Industrial Area. (photo courtesy of Mimura/Wikimedia Commons)
Kaesong Industrial Complex
15 August 2013 - 4:44pm
On August 14, South and North Korea adopted a five-point agreement to resume operations of the Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) in the seventh round of working-level talks. The two sides agreed to...
N. Korea’s Diplomatic Efforts
14 August 2013 - 4:56pm
Pyongyang's bid to intensify diplomatic ties with African states has drawn a lot of attention this year. The North Korean Central News Agency reported that on August 10, a delegation headed by...
Korea's National Assembly meeting.
Tax Law Revision Bill
14 August 2013 - 3:59pm
The government and the ruling party agreed to raise the lower limit of annual income for additional taxation from 34.5 million won (US$30,809) to 55 million won (US$49,115) by amending the tax law...
The two basic ideas behind LTE-TDD are that more data comes in to a phone than goes out from a phone, and that transmissions to and from the phone should share the same frequency.
LTE-TDD
13 August 2013 - 2:45pm
It has been pointed out that if the frequency resources for mobile WiMax are redirected to LTE-TDD, the economic effect will increase about 20-fold for six years to come. An increasing number of...
The Rising Sun Flag is the military flag of Japan.
Japanese “Rising Sun Flag”
9 August 2013 - 5:01pm
On August 8, the Japanese conservative daily Sankei Shimbun reported that the Japanese government is moving to officially use the wartime national flag called “Rising Sun flag” symbolizing imperial...
Macquarie in Seoul
8 August 2013 - 5:48pm
Macquarie, which is the largest shareholder in Seoul Metro Line 9 Corporation, is predicted to withdraw its business in the wake of the controversies surrounding excessive charge hikes. Under the...
Business in N. Korea
8 August 2013 - 5:09pm
On August 6 it was reported that US chip giant Intel has requested the US government to be permitted to register and protect its trademarks in North Korea, which is subject to strict US sanctions. ...
A meeting between Hyundai Motor’s management and the union in the Ulsan plant on August 6, 2013.
Hyundai Motor’s Trade Union
8 August 2013 - 2:06pm
The union of South Korea's largest carmaker, Hyundai Motor, said on August 6 that its talks with the management over a nearly three-month-old wage deal brought out no results, which may lead to a...

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