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LG Chem to Expand Electric Car Battery Operations In China

» by March 4th, 2014 at 3:55 am » Comments (11)

LG Chem thinks that electric cars are soon going to catch on in China due to the pollution situation there: CEO and Vice Chairman Park Jin-soo says LG Chem may build ...more »

South Korea Planning to Build High Speed 5G Wireless Network

» by January 26th, 2014 at 9:00 pm » Comments (9)

If the Koreans do build this 5G wireless network it seems like it would make wired Internet service obsolete with such high download speeds: How much would you pay for instant ...more »

Rason Reportedly Sees Exit of Chinese Businessmen After Jang Song-taek’s Purge

» by December 6th, 2013 at 5:05 am » Comments (2)

This may be a sign that Uncle Jang was in fact purged in North Korea: The Rason Special Economic Zone, which was headed by Jang Song-thaek, the once-powerful uncle of North ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Samsung Power Transition

» by December 2nd, 2013 at 4:59 pm » Comments (8)

Samsung promotes its chairman’s daughter to a key role, seen as part of the transition of power to next generation.— Alastair Gale (@AlastairGale) December 2, 2013 more »

Study Shows that Koreans With High English Proficiency Earn More Money

» by November 13th, 2013 at 5:17 am » Comments (22)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="300"] Learn English image via Shutterstock.[/caption] In Korea it appears the best way to earn more money is by becoming proficient in English: -- Women proficient in English earn ...more »

Korean Owned Franchises Look To Expand In US Market

» by October 14th, 2013 at 8:00 am » Comments (23)

Korean owned franchises are trying to expand in the US market outside of Korean-American neighborhoods: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="250"] The Paris Baguette store in Manhattan's Times Square that recently opened /Courtesy ...more »

How to Stop the Korean Housing Bubble

» by September 16th, 2013 at 7:20 am » Comments (7)

If you are thinking of buying or leasing an apartment in Korea I highly recommend reading this article from a ROK Drop favorite Tom Coyner in the Joong Ang Ulbo: It ...more »

South Korea Plans To Sign Free Trade and Nuclear Agreements with Vietnam

» by September 9th, 2013 at 8:38 am » Comments (4)

This has ended up being a good trip for President Park by signing these economic deals with Vietnam: South Korea and Vietnam agreed Monday to conclude a bilateral free trade agreement ...more »

Koreas Agree on Creation of Joint Committee to Run Gaesong Factory

» by August 28th, 2013 at 11:00 pm » Comments (1)

(Yonhap) -- The two Koreas on Wednesday effectively agreed on the final details of the creation of a new joint committee that will be in charge of running the Gaesong ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Samsung Faces Lawsuit In Brazil

» by August 15th, 2013 at 3:36 pm » Comments (0)

Samsung faces major lawsuit in Brazil over labor conditions. Q2 net profit meanwhile, $6.9 billion. Well done Sammy!— Mike Weisbart (@mikeweisbart) August 15, 2013 more »

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