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  • Seoul moves to ban Uber, create own app

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Technology, South Korea The ridesharing service Uber promises to connect people needing a lift with drivers offering one, and it appears to be pretty useful. After all, you can use it to summon Optimus Prime. For many cab...
  • International Crown's format should make it a winner here, organizers say

    International Crown's format should make it a winner here, organizers say
    Rich Thomas has run more than two dozen professional golf events over the past 14 years, but from its inception more than year ago the LPGA's International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills has felt different to its tournament director....
  • Body may be that of South Korean tycoon with ties to sunken ferry

    The body of South Korea’s most wanted man, a fugitive tycoon with ties to a ferry than sank in April, may have been found by police in a plum field in the country's south, Yonhap News Agency reported. Police said that a DNA sample taken from the...
  • Body of fugitive South Korea ferry businessman found, police say

    Korea ferry businessman's body found next to book, alcohol bottles
    SUNCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - The body of South Korea's most wanted man, linked to the sinking of a ferry in April that killed 300 people, was identified more than a month after being found in an orchard, police said on Tuesday, with his book and empty...
  • South Korea in no rush to appoint new coach

    (Reuters) - The South Korea Football Association hope to appoint a new technical chief this week, the first step in a overhaul that will end with a new head coach after their disappointing World Cup showing in Brazil. Former skipper Hong Myung-bo stepped...
  • Top official for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics abruptly resigns

    The leader of the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, unexpectedly resigned on Monday. President Jin-sun Kim delivered his surprise announcement during an executive staff meeting at the committee's Seoul...
  • Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down

    Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down
    Talks over North Korea’s participation in the Asian Games in Incheon broke down Thursday over issues including who would foot the expenses of the athletes' and cheerleaders' visit to South Korea.   Thursday’s meeting took place in the...
  • South Korea to scrap rice import caps, farmers stage protest

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will scrap caps on rice imports from 2015, potentially opening up the politically sensitive market to more imports from countries such as the United States and China, in a move that has been fiercely resisted by many farmers....
  • South Korea military chiefs endorse $8.2 billion development plan for home-built fighters

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff endorsed a plan on Friday for the country to design its own mid-level fighter jet, which a state think tank estimated will cost up to 8.5 trillion won ($8.24 billion) to develop. Dubbed the KF-X...
  • Samsung handset division managers return part of bonuses: source

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Nearly 200 managers at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's mobile division have voluntarily returned a quarter of their first-half bonuses, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, with the firm poised to post its worst quarterly...
  • Malaysia says most Asia airlines flew same Ukraine route

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said on Friday that the national airline took no undue risk in flying over Ukraine, a route he stressed was approved by the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and widely...