Hayoung Choi

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24 Jan 2019 | 8:46 AM

Like a son but cheaper - harried South Koreans pamper pets instead of having kids

SEOUL (Reuters) - Kang Sung-il buys Sancho, his Pomeranian, a toy every business trip and this Lunar New Year holiday will dress him up in a new $50 suit to visit 'grandma', Kang's mother.

8 Nov 2018 | 3:00 PM

South Korean lawyers press govt for cryptocurrency laws, investor protection

South Korea's lawyers lobbied the government to quickly establish a legal framework to help develop the blockchain-based virtual currency industry and protect investors.

The government of South Korea has been criticised at home for ignoring blockchain technology. — Reuters
7 Nov 2018 | 9:05 PM

As North Korea ponders economic reform, its top diplomat to visit Vietnam

HANOI/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, will visit Vietnam this month to learn about its model of economic reform, a diplomatic source and media reported on Wednesday.