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Former defense minister dead at 83

Former defense minister dead at 83 Lee Yang-ho, who served as minister of national defense during the Kim Young-sam administration, died of natural causes on May 28. He was 83. Born in North Chungcheong Province in 1937, he joined the Air Force Academy in 1960 and served in key Air Force posts. He is known […]

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‘Fostering pioneering spirit is crucial for LG’

‘Fostering pioneering spirit is crucial for LG’ LG Group Chairman Koo Kwang-mo discussed the need to create a “challenge culture” during a meeting with executives in charge of innovating the group’s business model, as searching for new business opportunities is essential for the sustainable growth of the country’s fourth-largest business group.

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Coronavirus detected on computers in Coupang office

Coronavirus detected on computers in Coupang office Amid rising concerns over new COVID-19 cases linked to e-commerce giant Coupang’s logistics centers, the virus was detected on a computer keyboard, mouse and laptop commonly used by its employees in the company’s Bucheon logistics center, the health authorities said Friday.

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US-China conflict: South Korea stuck between rock and hard place

US-China conflict: South Korea stuck between rock and hard place The government is closely watching the escalating U.S.-China conflict and analyzing the possible impact on Korea, the nation’s top diplomat said Thursday. “We are well aware of domestic concerns about the rising conflict in the international community,” Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said during a meeting […]

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Activist-turned-lawmaker denies misuse of donation

Activist-turned-lawmaker denies misuse of donation Yoon Mee-hyang, an activist-turned-lawmaker, denied allegations of misappropriating funds during her years as head of a civic group purportedly advocating for Korean victims of Japan’s wartime sex slavery, during a press conference, Friday.

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