Tag archive for ‘Seoul’
Vered Weiss On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Amid Problems in Asia, Uber Will Not Sell Its Seoul

Uber has just days to meet the deadline for a radio license or have its IP shut off in India, and is trying to get away with giving away rides free in Seoul to curry favor with South Koreans. Uber, which More...

Reuters On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

South Korea Prosecutors Indict Local Uber Subsidiary

–   South Korean prosecutors have indicted the local subsidiary of U.S. taxi-hailing service provider Uber Technologies Inc for violating a law governing public transport, Yonhap News Agency reported More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

South Korean Capital Files Lawsuit against Uber Taxi

The head of the city traffic division of Seoul’s city government filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Uber mobile application which connects riders to private car owners, promising to punish drivers cooperating More...

Reuters On Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Korean Air chief steward in nut row says insulted, forced to kneel

      The head of cabin crew who was kicked off a Korean Air Lines flight after a company executive raged over the way she was served macadamia nuts said he was insulted and forced to kneel down More...

Reuters On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

G20’s new growth plans suspiciously long in the tooth

– As leaders of the world’s 20 most powerful nations congratulate themselves on plans to boost economic growth, a closer look at their 800-plus policy proposals reveals a catalog of measures that More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Linda McCartney Exhibition Shows Stars in Natural State

–   There will be a retrospective of the photography of the late Linda McCartney, wife of rock icon Paul McCartney, as reported on the latter’s website.  The Daelim museum in Seoul South More...

Reuters On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Kerry welcomes North Korea’s release of American, restates terms for resuming talks

– BERLIN/SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the release of one of three Americans held in North Korea and said Washington is willing to resume talks with Pyongyang if More...

Reuters On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

North and South Korea exchange gunfire at border in latest clash

– SEOUL (Reuters) – North and South Korea exchanged gunfire on Sunday when the North’s soldiers approached the military border and did not retreat after the South fired warning shots, the More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Most International Students in the U.S. Come from Asia

– The Washington Post recently reported on the countries contributing the most students to universities in the United States. These numbers are important – foreign students contribute billions to More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Uber May Be Hijacked in Seoul

As Uber celebrated its one-year anniversary operating in Seoul, the South Korean government might cause the ride sharing app to screech to a halt in the capital city. Uber has enjoyed wide appeal in Seoul More...

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