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U.S. stocks mixed ahead of Thanksgiving holiday, Kospi opens lower

U.S. stocks mixed ahead of Thanksgiving holiday, Kospi opens lower

U.S. stocks had a mixed day ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended up point-three-one-percent on Wednesday at 19-thousand 83-points,… while the S-and-P 500 gained point-zero-eight-percent, closing at two-thousand-two-hundred-four-point-seven. Gains in industrial stocks and the oil… Continue Reading

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China′s National Day holiday kicks off Oct.1 중국, 일주일간 국경일 연휴…한국 관광 청신호

China′s National Day holiday kicks off Oct.1   중국, 일주일간 국경일 연휴…한국 관광 청신호

Korea has become one of the most visited countries by Chinese tourists,… and with China′s National Day holiday just around the corner,… a record number of tourists from across the West Sea are expected to visit the Korea. Kim Min-ji… Continue Reading

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Mostly clear skies on Thursday with chances of sporadic rain down south 목요일, 중

Mostly clear skies on Thursday with chances of sporadic rain down south   목요일, 중

Happy Wednesday everyone…. Welcome,.. I′m Kim Bo-gyung with your weather updates. It was a rainy day here in Seoul… with similar conditions experienced in most parts of the country. Areas in the east are still getting heavy downpours as rain… Continue Reading

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NEWSLINE AT NOON 12:00 Korean employees to take 4.3 days off for Chuseok holiday

NEWSLINE AT NOON 12:00 Korean employees to take 4.3 days off for Chuseok holiday

Korean workers will be taking an average of four-point-three days off… for the upcoming Chuseok holiday,… which falls on the second week of September this year. This according to a survey of about 500 companies by the Korea Employers Federation…… Continue Reading

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President Park talks about need for amnesty around time of Liberation Day 박 대통

President Park talks about need for amnesty around time of Liberation Day   박 대통

President Park Geun-hye, whose campaign pledges included a limited exercise of presidential pardons, is expected to exercise that authority… for the second time since taking office. Attention now focuses on whether the pardons will be granted to business leaders and… Continue Reading

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Global equity rout deepens; Korean market extends losses

Global equity rout deepens; Korean market extends losses

The benchmark Kospi dropped nearly one-and-a-half percent… and the secondary bourse took a beating… activating a mechanism similar to the Chinese market’s circuit breakers. Hwang Ji-hye reports. Korea’s tech-heavy KOSDAQ saw shares nosedive just before lunch, shedding as much as… Continue Reading

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Clear skies forecast Thursday, sporadic rain down south 목요일, 전국 대부분 지방 맑은 날씨 전

Clear skies forecast Thursday, sporadic rain down south   목요일, 전국 대부분 지방 맑은 날씨 전

Happy Wednesday everyone…. Welcome,.. I′m Kim Bo-gyung with your weather updates. Skies have begun to clear up, but it was a rainy day here in Seoul… with similar conditions experienced in most parts of the country. Some rain clouds have… Continue Reading

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Eyes on whether President Park’s special pardon list will include business figures

Eyes on whether President Park’s special pardon list will include business figures

With Korea’s Liberation Day just over a month away,… the question of presidential pardons has come under the spotlight once more. As we have in years past,… all eyes are on whether key business leaders stand a chance to make… Continue Reading