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Japan, South Korea most lucrative for Vietnamese workers - VnExpress International

A Vietnamese migrant worker can make $1,000 to $1,200 a month in Japan and South Korea, four times the average monthly salary in Vietnam, which was VND6.5 million ($290) last year.

VNEXPRESS.NET - 2018-11-14 05:11:00

Trump insists things are going fine with North Korea. They’re not.

That’s the stunning, but perhaps not surprising, takeaway from a Mondayreportby the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a think tank in Washington, DC. Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the report’s authors found that North Korea had enhanced its ability to launch missiles from a b


Soldier pronounced dead at military base in South Korea

Sgt. Adam David Wright, 32, was found unconscious and later pronounced dead at Camp Casey, South Korea, on Sunday. (File photo)


Report: South Korea's unification minister to meet with Pompeo

Nov. 13 (UPI) --South Korea's unification minister left Seoul late Tuesday for Washington, where he is expected to meet with U.S. Secretary of StateMike Pompeo, South Korean press reported.


Major South Korean Hospital to Use Blockchain Tech for Medical Information Services

Myongji Hospital, located in the city of Goyang, South Korea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korean IT companyBICube, which markets itself as a machine learning platform.


S. Korea's 'Garlic Girls' curlers create stink over alleged exploitation

The five women from a small rural town famous for farming the pungent bulb, rank outsiders at the start of the Pyeongchang Winter Games, shot to fame after stunning top teams Canada and Switzerland.


South Korea's Upbit to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Thailand and Indonesia - Bitcoin News

Upbit, one of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has been marketing new crypto exchanges in Thailand and Indonesia in their local languages, according to local media. The company has set up a website for each exchange.


South Korea's 'Burning' Floats on a Cloud of Doom | East Bay Express

We're worried about Lee Jong-su, the protagonist ofBurning. Thirtysomething Jong-su (Korean actor-filmmaker Yoo Ah-in) is the sort of guy who often stands there with his mouth hanging open, as if waiting patiently for something — an idea, an external stimulus, anything — to occur to him. Jong-su mai


US and North Korea suffer communication breakdown

Remember when Donald Trump said he and Kim Jong-un fell in love? Well now it seems they just don't talk anymore. Instead, the US and North Korea appear to be staring one another down, waiting for the other to blink or make a move. And neither appears willing to give way. Discussions aimed at settin


North and South Korea team up to tackle TB and malaria

A pilot programme is set to begin by the end of the year, and will see the two nations exchanging information on contagious diseases through a liaison office in Kaesong, on the northern side of the border.


Philippines to send back shipload of garbage to S. Korea

They stressed that the Philippines is not, nor will will they allow it to be, a dumping site of foreign waste.


New Southern Policy a commitment for South Korea to prosper with Asean: Moon Jae-in

SINGAPORE - South Korea's New Southern Policy marks its "strong commitment" to prosper together with Asean, said President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday (Nov 14), as he invited leaders of Southeast Asian nations to special summits that his country plans to host next year.

STRAITS TIMES - 2018-11-14 06:29:18

Opinion | Remembering the Forgotten War

Mr. Sides is the author, most recently, of “On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War’s Greatest Battle.”


South Korea’s Zeniex Closes Amid Government Crackdown on Unauthorized Crypto Exchanges

South Korea’scryptocurrencyexchangeZeniex will soon terminate its services due to a recentgovernmentcrackdown on unauthorized platforms, a post by ZeniexrevealsFriday, Nov. 9.


South Korea tightens conditions for residence permit renewal for Cameroonians - Business in Cameroon

South Korea has tightened conditions for Cameroonians living on the territory to renew their residence permit. This led the Cameroonian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, with jurisdiction in South Korea, to send a consular officer to Seoul from November 1 to 3.


State of Regulation in South Korea: Banks Required to Provide Fair Services to Crypto Exchanges

On October 30, South Korea’s main financial authorityofficially clearedbanks to work with crypto exchanges for the first time in history, establishing a major milestone for the localcryptocurrencysector.

COINTELEGRAPH - 2018-11-14 12:34:00

South Korea-Based Hyundai Mobis Opens Silicon Valley, California, Innovation Center - Area Development

South Korea-based global tier-1 automotive supplier Hyundai Mobis is opening its first open innovation center, ‘M.Cube’ in Silicon Valley,


South Korean “Anonymous” ICO Disappears with $2.8m in Suspected Scam

It is the latest entry in the ever-growing list of successful scams in the ICO universe. The team behindPure Bit, which had marketed itself as a project setting out to create a new crypto-currency exchange, has disappeared.


Nippon Steel rebuffs South Korean lawyers in forced labour row

FILE PHOTO: Lawyers and activists hold photos of South Korean plaintiffs who were forced to work for a Japanese firm during World War Two as they visit Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp's headquarters building in Tokyo, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo November 12, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/vi


Field artillery soldier dies at Camp Casey in S. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — A 32-year-old soldier with the 210th Field Artillery Brigade has died on Camp Casey, a U.S. base near the border with North Korea, the Army said Tuesday.