Retired Top Brass Call for Delay in Takeover of Troop Control
Former deputy commanders of the South Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command have urged Cheong Wa Dae to delay the handover of wartime operational control of South Korean troops from the U.S. They also urged a delay of the CFC's relocation south of Seoul, which comes after the horse has effectively bolted -- in June Seoul and Washington agreed to move CFC headquarters to Pyeongtaek by 2021.
Moving to Seoul More Expensive Than to Tokyo
New Driver's Licenses Display Information in English
Moon to Meet Trump in New York Late This Month
Children from Poor Families More Prone to Phone Addiction
Major Conglomerates Cut Back on New Hires
Inter-Korean Liaison Office Celebrates 1st Anniversary
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Park Hospitalized for Shoulder Surgery
Ex-President Park Geun-hye is being taken from jail to hospital on Monday for shoulder surgery. Park was jailed in 2017 for abuse of power, bribery, coercion and leaking government secrets.
NORTH KOREA
Military Keeps Info on N.Korea's Latest Missile from Public
The South Korean military on Tuesday deliberately kept information about North Korea's latest missile launch from the public, apparently for fear of embarrassing itself if its analysis proved wrong again.
BUSINESS
Samsung 3rd in Terms of Brand Loyalty Among U.S. Consumers
Samsung ranked third in terms of brand loyalty in a recent survey of over 55,000 American consumers. In U.S. market researcher Brand Keys' annual list of the top 100 out of 921 brands, Samsung ranked just behind Amazon and Google.