Son may need a rest, warns South Korea coach
South Korea's coach warned that Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min may have to be eased in gently when he arrives at the Asian Cup after a frantic few months for club and country.
Nigeria’s competitiveness and fourth industrial revolution
ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, Head, Communication and Technology, in this report, examines the importance of the 4TH Industrial Revolution to Nigeria’s competitiveness. That Nigeria has not really benefited from the boom created by technology in the past 50 years might not be the news, but the possibility of the country still being left behind again in the…
South Korea Taxi Driver Burns Self In Protest Of New Uber-like Service
Tens of thousands of taxi drivers in South Korea went on a nationwide strike Thursday, snarling up traffic in Seoul, in the latest protest at a planned Uber-like ride-sharing service. An estimated 50,000 taxi drivers, wearing red headbands, chanting slogans and waving banners, rallied outside the parliament, calling for the car-pooling app to be banned,…
Mercedes-Benz grows worldwide sales
Mercedes-Benz has set a new sales record towards the end of this year despite a volatile market environment. A total of 198,545 vehicles with the three-pointed star were delivered to customers all over the world last month. Under the prevailing challenging conditions, Mercedes-Benz sold more units than ever before in November. Further progress with vehicle…
Iran hails oil-for-goods deal with South Korea
Iran said Saturday it had finalised a deal with South Korea to trade oil for goods, skirting renewed US sanctions.
North Korean soldier defects to South across border
A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea on Saturday across their heavily fortified land border, which the two sides have begun to demilitarise as relations between the Cold War-era foes warm, the South's military said. The rare defection came as the two Koreas push ahead with a process of reconciliation in an effort to…
Mercedes-Benz begins fourth quarter with new sales record
Mercedes-Benz started the fourth quarter with a new record in unit sales. Worldwide, the brand with the three-pointed star delivered 190,021 vehicles, surpassing the previous best October unit sales from last year by 3.9 per cent. In the first 10 months of the year, deliveries of 1,905,108 units by Mercedes-Benz were slightly above the high…
South Korean workers in nationwide strike over labour policies
Tens of thousands of workers launched a half-day strike across South Korea Wednesday, accusing the government of rolling back pro-labour policies in the face of deepening economic woes.
South Korean World Cup footballer banned over military service fakes
A South Korean World Cup footballer was banned for life from the national team for submitting false documents for his military service exemption, the Korea Football Association said on Thursday.
South Korea president says North's Kim to visit Seoul 'soon'
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Seoul "soon", the South's President Moon Jae-in said Thursday, amid a rapid diplomatic thaw on the peninsula despite stalled nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington.