Sunday, March 7, 2010

Daily Kor for March 7, 2010

Another Saturday, another slow news day. That's why I actually took the time to look through the KCNA.
  1. South Korea conglomerates aim to create 400,000 new jobs this year (Korea Herald)
  2. Korea Life offers $1.5 billion of shares at lower-than-expected 8200 won per share (Bloomberg)
  3. North Korea offers rare video of leader Kim Jong-il, in apparent effort to demonstrate he is serious about fixing economy (AP via CNBC, KCNA)
  4. Celebrated South Korean aerospace expert dubbed "Dr Apollo" dies at 81 (Yonhap, Korea Times)
  5. China "upgrades" its ambassadorial appointment with new envoy to Seoul (YonhapKorea Times)
  6. South Korea and Colombia hold second round of free-trade talks (Yonhap)
  7. Roundly criticized for their species invading the Great Lakes region, two Asian carp tell their side of the story to a Congressional inquiry (UPI)

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