Tag: South Korea


Samsung Set To See 52% Jump in Profit

South Korean multinational electronics technology company Samsung reportedly said it expects to post a 52% jump in profit for the 2021 last quarter, amid the global chip shortage. The world’s biggest memory chip maker estimates that it made $11.5 billion in the period. That would be its highest fourth-quarter operating profit in four years. The company’s earnings were boosted by […]


North Korea Warns The South To Back off

The sister of North Korea’s leader has warned of retaliatory measures against South Korea that could involve the military, in the latest escalation of tensions over North Korean defectors who have been sending back propaganda and food. The threat comes as Seoul said on Sunday that Pyongyang should honor past agreements signed between the two countries. “The South and the […]


South Korean Cult Leader Gets 15 Years For Multiple Rape

Pastor Lee Jaerock, a South Korean cult leader, is set to spend fifteen years behind bars after being convicted to multiple rapes of eight female followers – some of whom believed he was God. According to press reports, Lee set up the Manmin Central Church in Guro, once a poor area of Seoul, with just 12 followers in 1982. The […]


K-Pop Music Moves To The Top

South Korea is known to be one of the wealthiest countries in the world. It is also renowned for its export in semiconductors, wireless telecommunications equipment, motor vehicles, computers, steel, ships, petrochemicals, and other products. However, one of its exports that has been under the radar or at least not talked about much is its hip-hop music culture that is […]


Cosmetic Surgery – A Booming Business In South Korea

“Image is nothing Thirst is everything Obey your thirst” The foregoing slogan may certainly work for Sprite, a brand of the manufacturer Coca-Cola. However, for South Koreans especially those in the entertainment business, image is everything and to say otherwise would be considered anathema. Today, in South Korea men and women compete for going under the knife. The growth of plastic […]