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  • South Korea second-quarter GDP seen slowing as government works on stimulus

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's economy likely posted its weakest growth in more than a year in the June quarter, with a deadly ferry accident hitting consumption and offsetting a modest recovery in exports. The trade-reliant economy had earlier this...
  • Veterans to greet Korean ballplayers

    Chapters 169 and 188 of the Korean War and Korean Service Veterans Lake County Korean War veterans will have a meet-and-greet Aug. 8 at Pat Thomas Stadium/Buddy Lowe Field, in Venetian Gardens off Dixie Avenue in Leesburg, to welcome collegiate baseball...
  • South Korea's 'fanbots' could help Americans express enthusiasm

      South Korea's 'fanbots' could help Americans express enthusiasm
    Like most modern-day journalists, I keep a watchful eye on the intersection of sports and technology in East Asian baseball leagues. That eye recently spotted a fascinating story about a South Korean baseball club, the Hanwha Eagles, that has equipped...
  • New Owners Of Fuel Cell Firm Hiring Workers, Naming South Windsor Its Headquarters

    The South Korean company that bought fuel cell operations from the bankrupt ClearEdge Power said it plans to make South Windsor its headquarters and hire more than a hundred workers by the end of next year. Doosan Corporation, the Asian industrial...
  • Film Movement Takes U.S. on 'Marie's Story'

    BOURG MADAME, France - New York-based Film Movement has closed U.S. rights to Jean-Pierre Ameris' "Marie's Story," which world premieres at next week's Locarno Festival as a Piazza Grande screening. The sale and Locarno berth - a Piazza Grande slot is...
  • 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...
  • South Korea ferry tycoon's body identified

    South Korea ferry tycoon's body identified
    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 Tuesday, with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby. The...
  • 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...
  • New South Korea finance chief has a brand; product to follow?

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Three frenetic weeks into the job, South Korea's new finance minister Choi Kyung-hwan has made such a splash that his name already describes Seoul's plans to rev-up faltering growth. But while "Choinomics" is proving an effective...
  • Go Away With ... Bob Bowman

    Go Away With ... Bob Bowman
    Bob Bowman is the coach of the most famous swimmer in the world: Michael Phelps. While he won't confirm if Phelps will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, he says the two enjoy competition of another kind: horseracing. "Michael and I own some horses...
  • Audit may have prompted 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics official to resign

    A day after the executive in charge of preparations for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics resigned, media outlets in South Korea are reporting that he may have been forced to leave by an ongoing investigation into his organizing committee's financial...