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U.S. steelmakers battle against cheap imports, again

Jun 26, 2014
China and South Korea are dumping cheap steel into the market
Posted In: steel, China, South Korea

Is South Korea full of video game addicts?

Dec 11, 2013
The South Korean Parliament is considering legislation that would put limits on video game advertising and also tax the industry's revenue to help fight addiction.
Posted In: South Korea, video games, addiction

North Korea blocks off industrial zone, border trade

Apr 3, 2013
Tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea blocks South Korean worker access to an industrial zone along the border of the two countries.
Posted In: North Korea, South Korea

South Korea accuses North Korea of cyberattack

Mar 21, 2013
South Korea is still recovering from an apparent cyberattack earlier this week. Government officials suspect North Korea of hacking, but is the country even capable?
Posted In: South Korea, North Korea, hacking

Which country depends most on exports?

Feb 11, 2013
Find out which country exports 56 percent of its GDP each year.
Posted In: exports, South Korea, China, Germany

Born on Inauguration Day: Adopted by the U.S.

Jan 17, 2013
Born in Seoul, South Korea, on the day that Bill Clinton first took office, and later adopted by a U.S. family, Matthew Wood voted in his first U.S. presidential election this past November.
Posted In: Immigration, South Korea

South Korea mall says 'Hello shopper, nice to see you'

Oct 10, 2012
A mall in Seoul, South Korea is installing facial recognition cameras to read shoppers' gender and age in order to generate customized ads.
Posted In: South Korea, shopping mall, Taiwan, iOS6, Tech

Apple-Samsung ruling resonates hard in South Korea

Aug 27, 2012
The court ruling that Samsung infringed on Apple patents has complicated fallout in South Korea, where Samsung's success has been very much a part of the national identity.
Posted In: South Korea, apple, samsung, patents, patent wars

South Korea wants to resume whaling

Jul 5, 2012
South Korea asks the International Whaling Commission, currently meeting in Panama, to allow limited whaling for scientific reasons in its waters.
Posted In: whale, South Korea

South Korea agrees to free trade deal

Nov 22, 2011
A month after the U.S. passed a free trade deal with South Korea, that country's government has accepted the proposal -- although not without a few bumps along the way.
Posted In: South Korea, free trade

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