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2009-04-06 09:50:00

South Korean and European Union officials said an expected trade agreement would have to wait another month, due to disagreements on tariff duty drawbacks.

2009-03-24 07:41:21

The South Korean government added a $20.7 billion spending package to its budget Tuesday to stimulate the nation's slumping economy. The supplemental spending, at 3 percent of the nation's gross domestic product, is the largest addition to the country's budget since 1998, the Yonhap news agency reported. The

2009-01-07 13:03:28

A media workers' union in South Korea halted its strike Wednesday while the passage of a law allowing new firms to own television networks was put on hold. Members of the National Union of Media Workers, including well-known news anchors, have boycotted work since late December, Yonhap reported Wednesday. Workers

2008-10-19 12:00:11

South Korea Sunday said it will provide $100 billion in state guarantees on banks' foreign debts in an effort to combat a dollar shortage in the country. The move is also aimed at bolstering confidence in South Korea's financial markets, Yonhap, the South Korean news agency, reported Sunday.

2008-10-14 06:00:33

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) - East Timor signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that could permit the export of gas from its Greater Sunrise well to South Korea by 2013, the government said Tuesday.

2008-10-14 03:00:15

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "N.K. Foreign Minister in Moscow To Discuss Nuclear, Wider Ties: Report"] SEOUL, Oct.

2008-10-13 03:00:18

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Shim Sun-ah: "Unification Ministry Expects US Delisting to Positively Affect Inter-Korean Ties"] SEOUL, Oct.

2008-10-11 09:00:22

South Korea says it will privatize and restructure 30 government-owned companies in a bid to increase their productivity. Included on the list are the Korea District Heating Corp., Korea Power Engineering Co.

2008-10-02 03:00:20

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Panmunjom [P'anmunjo'm], Korea, Oct.

2008-09-30 06:00:30

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "Lee Optimistic About Tripartite Economic Cooperation With Russia, N. Korea"] Moscow, Sept.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.