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Pyongyang claims to test hydrogen bomb

Pyongyang claimed to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb Wednesday morning, and the regime’s fourth nuclear test over the past decade is expected to...

North Korean official’s death raises questions

The death of one of North Korea’s most senior officials last week in a fatal car accident came as a surprise to observers in...

Big companies to see ranks shift

More than half of the large corporations in Korea are expected to see their ranking fluctuate in 2016 as they try to keep up...

Korean companies to break dividend payout record

Korean companies listed on the Kospi and Kosdaq are expected to break the record for dividends paid to shareholders in 2015, a local brokerage...

With success in Korea, webtoons look abroad

Backed by the craze for Internet-based comic strips, or webtoons, at home, platform operators are bringing their entertaining content to a wider base of...

U.S. report shows Japan as No. 1 arms importer

Japan ranked as the largest arms importer worldwide, having a significant military expenditure, as shown by a U.S. government report that illustrated the Pacific...

Economic leaders vow reform, growth for 2016

The nation’s economic leaders kicked off the new year by expressing determination in creating structural reforms and securing growth potentials. Choi Kyung-hwan, the outgoing deputy...

Most Koreans split over Japan’s legal liability

Koreans are generally divided on whether they believe the Japanese government has acknowledged legal responsibility for sexually enslaving thousands of young women and girls...

It is time to prepare for peace and unification

Opportunity comes as the political situation fluctuates. From the South China Sea to the Korean Peninsula, East Asia is in turmoil as the United...

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...