Woori Finance Holdings Co. Chairman Lee Pal Seung plans to step down ahead of the South Korean government’s fourth attempt to find a buyer for its stake in the country’s biggest financial services group.
On orders from a U.S. instructor, Corporal Kim Jong Chan leaps out of a Black Hawk helicopter hovering near the world’s most fortified border. The South Korean soldier rappels 90 feet down, rehearsing for the day he may have to go behind North Korean lines in the event of a war.
Thirty-four years ago, Park Geun Hye spent her last night in South Korea’s presidential mansion washing her assassinated father’s blood-soaked shirt. Today she returns as the country’s first female president.
It was an elite band of graduate students that in the early 1970s attended intense economics sessions in a small, austerely furnished basement under the 15th-century lodge at All Souls College at the University of Oxford.
South Korea, the world’s biggest maker of consumer-electronics memory chips, is leading the first geological study of Colombia’s rare metals as it seeks to secure supplies for Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Corp.
Shin So Yoon had wanted to spend tomorrow’s national holiday in Seoul indulging her appreciation of “Edward Scissorhands” director Tim Burton’s works. Instead, she’ll be skipping the exhibition and voting.