South Korea

Australia and South Korea seal Free Trade Agreement

AustraliaPrime Minister Tony Abbott says Trade Minister Andrew Robb has brought a Free Trade Agreement with South Korea, Australia's fourth-largest trading partner to a successful conclusion this week.

This was good news for exporters, farmers, jobs, and the country as a whole said Mr Abbott.

Australian automotive suppliers will profit from the instantaneous removal of tariffs as high as eight per cent.

South Korean Firm to Pull Monkey ad for ‘Africa Brand’

Monkey-ad-Africa-BrandAs per a new report, largest tobacco company in South Korea has promised to change an advertising campaign. They decided to do so because of the accusations of racism.

Standard Charter Income Plunges by 24%

Standard-CharteredAccording to recent updates, Standard Chartered Plc (STAN), the UK bank, has come across a decline of 24% in its earnings from Asia. Just a year ago, net income had plummeted to $2.18 billion from $2.86 billion.

Photos of Korea’s Beauty Contest Surface Online

Photos of Korea’s Beauty Contest Surface OnlinePhotos of Korean contestants were surfaced online this week. All the photos appeared to be eerily similar and plastic surgery was blamed for these "clone contestants". However, Photoshop may be the real reason behind the photos of contestants of the Miss Korea Beauty contest to look so eerily alike.

Stem Cell Treatments Still Illegal

Stem Cell Treatments Still IllegalLast week, people heard the news of South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare considering taking a legal action against the Korean biotech company that was found to be performing stem cell treatments in Japan and China.

South Korea again the Topper of ICT List

ICT-DevelopmentICT Development Index report is out and once again South Korea has topped the global list that ranks countries on their level of ICT access, use and skills.