Natural gas to play bigger role in future

The Korean government has decided to expand the use of natural gas to lower the nation’s dependence on crude imports and realize the carbon...

GDP in Gyeonggi surpasses Seoul

Gyeonggi last year overtook Seoul in terms of regional economy for the first time since 1998, when the government started gathering data. According to Statistics...

Birthrate czar describes Japan’s approach

Japan was one of the first countries to confront an aging population and a declining birth rate. In 1989, Japan’s fertility rate fell to 1.57,...

As China slows, new opportunities appear for Korea

Axel van Trotsenburg, vice president of the World Bank, said transition in the Chinese economy will create new opportunities for Korean exporters to tackle...

Asian markets tumble in 2016

The Asian market, as well as Seoul’s main bourse, was heavily shaken on the first trading day of 2016, raising concerns that the global...

Lotte World Tower’s topping out

Lotte Corporation, a construction arm of Lotte Group, completed the final 123rd floor of the controversial Lotte World Tower in Jamsil, southeastern Seoul, on...

U.S. Formally Asks for Changes to FTA

The Office of the United States Trade Representative sent a letter to the Korean government on Wednesday local time calling for a Joint Committee...

LA Residents are Moving to Harbor City to Avoid the Ever-Rising Rents

Rent is rising out of reach in Los Angeles and many of our fellow Angelenos are moving to Harbor City, according to the search...

Korea’s tech exports were third-biggest in the world

Korea’s information and communications technology (ICT) exports in 2015 were the third-largest in the world, thanks to mobile phones and semiconductors, the government said. According...

How Much Does it Really Cost to Get Married in Los Angeles?

  It costs to say "I do" in Los Angeles. Wedding prices have hiked up 4% since last year, honeymoon not included. According to the...

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