Thursday, March 25, 2010

Daily Kor for March 25, 2010

Daewoo is sort of the bastard child of the mighty chaebol, so I don't expect too many people to get upset about Swedes buying out Daewoo Electronics. Now if it were LG or Samsung, on the other hand. Oh, and as a public service announcement, I'd like to remind everyone that there are nine more shopping months until Christmas.
  1. Sweden's Electrolux in bid for Daewoo Electronics (BBC, AP via WaPo, AFP)
  2. Seoul okays visit by North Korean tour operators to visit DPRK to stave of Pyongyang threat of asset confiscation (Yonhap, Korea Herald)
  3. Amidst calls for rethinking Roh-era agreement, USFK commander tells US House committee that operational control (OPCON) transfer is on schedule for 2012 (Yonhap)
  4. Seoul seeks arrest warrant for 27-year-old Korean-American English teacher on charges of growing and selling 20 million won worth of marijuana (Yonhap)
  5. South Korea to introduce international guidelines on livestock welfare (Yonhap)
  6. Speaking to an audience of Korea University students, former US President Jimmy Carter declares Pyongyang's belligerent rhetoric to be inconsequential, the real threat is the return of Voldemort (Reuters)

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