U.S. Starts Setting up THAAD Battery in Korea
Angry protests on Thursday greeted the first U.S. military trucks carrying parts for a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense battery that is hastily being set up in southern Korea. The U.S. and South Korean governments are in a hurry to set up the battery before the presidential election on May 9 as candidates still dispute the controversial deployment.
Both Koreas Put on Big Show of Conventional Firepower
Births Dwindle to Record Low in February
Uber Fined Nominal Amount After Epic Trial
Hyundai Heavy on the Way Back up
Asiana Takes Delivery of New Airbus A350
LG Display Tops W1 Trillion in Q1 Operating Profits
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Park Was Lonely, Says Court Quack's Wife
Ex-President Park Geun-hye was lonely at the heart of her vaudeville court at Cheong Wa Dae, the wife of her quack doctor told a court Tuesday. She testified in the Seoul Central District Court that she visited Park 14 times at Cheong Wa Dae for long chats.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korean Hackers Stole Over W90 Million from Banks
North Korean hackers are believed to have stolen more than US$90 million from banks overseas last year, computer security firm Symantec said Wednesday. Symantec fingered North Korean hackers in attacks on 104 banks in 30 countries.
BUSINESS
Korean Air Fined W3.3 Billion for Maintenance Lapses
Korean Air has been slapped with a W3.3 billion fine for maintenance lapses in recent months. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Wednesday that the flag carrier was fined W1.8 billion.