Month: May 2024

Son Heung-min Mentions the Issue of Coach Selection

National team captain Son Heung-min mentions the issue of coach selection… “It’s bound to take time.” Received ‘national team questions’ ahead of friendly match against Newcastle… “Find the right director” Son Heung-min (Tottenham), captain of the Korean national soccer team, said of the current situation of spending the June international match period under the ‘temporary […]

Park Jin-man, Lee Seung-hyun Pitches Well at Home

Coach Park Jin-man: “Lee Seung-hyun pitches well at home… Other pitchers should learn from this” Professional baseball’s Samsung Lions have sharply different home and away win percentages this season. Samsung recorded 9 wins, 12 losses, and a winning percentage of 0.429 in 21 home games held at Daegu Samsung Lions Park this year, but was […]

Doosan Coach Lee Seung-yeop, ‘100 Wins for the Head Coach’

Doosan coach Lee Seung-yeop, ‘100 wins for the head coach’, gifts coffee to fans and players “Let’s not get worn out and get to 1,300 hits”… Doosan Kim Jae-ho fan also received 300 cups of coffee as a gift. On the 21st, two coffee trucks were located in front of Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul. […]

NC Kim Joo-won, This Year’s Performance is 2 Out of 10

NC Kim Joo-won “This year’s performance is 2 out of 10… but defense is 7 points.” In the Gocheok Kiwoom game on the 21st, he played two long hits, including a two-run home run in the leadoff final. National team shortstop Kim Joo-won (21, NC Dinos) evaluated his ‘middle score’ for the 2024 season at […]

NC, Led by Kim Joo-won’s two-Run Shot in the Final

NC, led by Kim Joo-won’s two-run shot in the final, escaped 3 consecutive losses thanks to Kiwoom’s sacrifice The professional baseball NC Dinos succeeded in escaping their losing streak thanks to national team shortstop Kim Joo-won’s final two-run home run. NC won 5-3 in a visiting game against Kiwoom Heroes in the 2024 Shinhan SOL […]

LG Chem creates social value through Green Connector ESG activities

LG Chem is focusing on its social contributions to create a healthier society as part of the company’s environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG)-driven principles, according to the company Friday.In August 2020, LG Chem announced Green Connector, its social contribution vision to help promote impactful projects that meet societal demands, with a focus on responding […]

Korea under growing pressure to approve crypto ETFs after US approval on ethereum

Korean financial regulators are under growing pressure to approve exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for crypto assets, after the U.S. securities regulator gave the green light on creation of ETFs for ethereum, Thursday (local time).The decision made by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) concerning ethereum, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, comes after the SEC allowed bitcoin, […]

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ wrongly introduces Korean taekwondo team as Japanese

The British talent show competition “Britain’s Got Talent” incorrectly introduced a Korean taekwondo team as Japanese on social media and neglected it for nearly three weeks despite many requests for correction, according to a Korean professor-activist, Friday.Ssaulabi, a taekwondo performance team of Jeonju University that appeared on “Britain’s Got Talent” and reached the semifinals a […]

Pension reform conflict returns as 21st National Assembly comes to close

Reforming Korea’s pension system reemerged as a political hot potato after the head of the majority-holding main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) abruptly urged the 21st National Assembly to pass a reform plan within its current term, which will end on Wednesday.Rep. Lee Jae-myung, chairman of the DPK, called for a meeting with President […]

Daegu mayor seeks to bring Chinese giant panda to his city

Daegu Mayor Hong Joon-pyo plans to request the rental of a giant panda during his meeting with Chinese Ambassador to Korea Xing Haiming scheduled for May 31, according to city officials Friday.The plan comes as the first Korea-born giant panda, Fu Bao, is still remembered by many fans since she was transferred to China in […]