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Boeing, others investing in South Korea

SEOUL, May 7 (UPI) -- Boeing and six other U.S. companies have reportedly promised to invest $380 million in South Korea.

S. Korea say no more silent camera apps

SEOUL, March 29 (UPI) -- South Korea says new regulations will ban silent smartphone camera apps that can capture photos without making a shutter click sound.

Google rumored working on a smartwatch

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (UPI) -- Amid rumors of a smartwatch from Apple and Samsung's announcement it is working on one, the latest word in the tech world is about a Google version.

Poll: S. Korea needs more male teachers

SEOUL, July 7 (UPI) -- South Korea needs to establish a quota for male teachers to correct a gender imbalance, nearly 90 percent of teachers polled said.

S. Korea close to pact on U.S. base move

SEOUL, April 23 (UPI) -- South Korea and the United States are close to completing an agreement to relocate U.S. bases south of Seoul, government and military sources said Thursday.
Hugh Jackman a hit in Seoul

Hugh Jackman a hit in Seoul

SEOUL, April 11 (UPI) -- Australian star Hugh Jackman delighted fans in South Korea by dropping into their language during a promotional appearance in Seoul for "Wolverine."

S. Korea presidential aides caught in raid

SEOUL, March 28 (UPI) -- Authorities say two aides to South Korea's president have resigned after allegedly being caught in a police raid on a brothel in Seoul.

S. Korea verifies Joseon king's seal

SEOUL, March 17 (UPI) -- South Korean officials say a seal acquired from a U.S. collector was indeed used by King Gojong, the 26th king of the Joseon Kingdom.

Self-employed struggling in South Korea

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- An average of 10,000 South Korean small businesses close daily during the economic crisis, the National Statistical Office says.

N. Korean defectors face high unemployment

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- North Korean defectors often have a difficult time adjusting to the capitalist economy in South Korea, a human rights group says.

Drop in won may bring tourists to S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- South Korean officials hope a sharp drop in the country's currency will mean an equally dramatic rise in visitors from China and Japan.

U.S. continues military pact with S. Korea

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The United States has promised that it would send more soldiers to South Korea in the event of a military threat, officials said.

Lee calls for food recall in South Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said Friday that all potentially contaminated foods should be recalled in light of an ongoing import crisis.

S. Korea raps Japan on islets sovereignty

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- South Korea says it might cut military ties with Japan after Japan claimed a group of small islets under South Korean control was actually Japanese territory.
Ban: N. Korea must aid human rights

Ban: N. Korea must aid human rights

SEOUL, July 4 (UPI) -- The North Korean government should take steps to improve human rights in the Asian country, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday.
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The Korea Times is the oldest of three English-language newspapers published daily in South Korea, along with The Korea Herald and The JoongAng Daily. It is part of the same newspaper group as Hankook Ilbo, a major Korean language daily. The group also publishes Sports Hankook and Seoul Economic Daily.

Since its inception on November 1, 1950, The Korea Times has seen itself as a gateway to South Korea for English-speaking visitors and the diplomatic corps. Its coverage includes politics, society, business, finance, culture and sports. In recent years, The Korea Times has also published weekly "Foreign Community" section, as well as a weekender on Friday. It also publishes licensed content from the Los Angeles Times World Report and The New York Times.

In May, 2006, "The Korea Times" switched the McCune-Reischauer system to the official Romanization system revised by the Korean government in writing names of Korean places. The switch aims at helping readers wipe out confusion arising from the difference between the two systems.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Korea Times."
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