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Pororo, The Little Penguin, created by Ocon
18 July 2013 - 2:03pm
A real-time satirical animation titled "The little Penguin Pororo" was introduced in 2003 by Ocon Inc. "Pororo" is now widely recognized as the first and best example of Korean cultural content being...
Cyber Warfare
2 May 2013 - 9:08pm
North Korea has been pegged as the culprit of four recent cyber attacks, including that of March 20, against some South Korean broadcasting stations and financial institutions. As a result, concerns...
Development Assistance
2 May 2013 - 9:01pm
In 2012, Korea gave foreign aid worth US$1.55 billion in total, becoming the 16th-largest donor country in the world, just three years after joining the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the...
Housing Market
2 May 2013 - 8:58pm
“The so-called ‘house poor policy’ of the Park Geun-hye government can’t be a remedy by any means because it’s about making up for the loss of major builders and financial companies that have been...
Overseas Natural Resources Development
28 March 2013 - 8:33pm
The Park Geun-hye government is mulling over the necessity of a control agency to supervise the development of overseas natural resources. Specifically, the government is intending to upgrade the...
Incheon City
28 March 2013 - 5:58pm
Business Korea interviewed Incheon City mayor Song Young-gil, who is very busy these days preparing for the 2014 Asian Games and the opening of the Secretariat of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). “We’re...
Incheon City
28 March 2013 - 5:52pm
The International Cooperation Office of Incheon City (Director General Yoo Byeong-yoon) is busy these days organizing its schedule for this year. The office works out master plans for the city’s...
Incheon Free Economic Zone
28 March 2013 - 5:49pm
Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ), which made great achievements last year such as the hosting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Secretariat despite unfavorable global economic conditions, is on the...
Free Economic Zones
12 March 2013 - 7:48pm
The government regulations regarding the establishment of foreigner-only casinos in free economic zones, which were eased in September last year to attract more foreign capital, are put into...
12 March 2013 - 7:46pm
It is expected that Korea’s labor force participation rate will dip below 60% this year for the first time in 24 years, due mainly to the rapid aging of the population and shrinkage of the labor...
Japan Korea Relations
5 March 2013 - 12:18am
President Park Geun-hye urged Japan on March 1 to face up to history and be more responsible for its past wrongdoing if it is to lead the era of Northeast Asia in tandem with Korea. She participated...
National Pension Fund
27 February 2013 - 8:14pm
The total asset of the National Pension Fund broke the 400 trillion won mark in 25 years and one month after the establishment of the fund back in January 1988 in accordance with the National Pension...


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