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Korea’s Star Headhunter Shares Keys to Her Success

Headhunting firm Unico Search in southern Seoul marks its 30th anniversary this year. The country’s oldest executive recruiter in Korea has a database of more than 200,000 people and helped more than 20,000 find new jobs over the last three decades.”At least two people start their new careers every day through our services,” says CEO…

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Why South Korea’s Quad overtures are falling on deaf ears

South Korea’s new president has ambitions for his country as a ‘global pivotal state’ and is courting closer defence ties with the West. But the Biden administration is wary of letting South Korea join the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, which could worsen relations with China…

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South Korea’s Innospace schedules December test launch carrying Brazilian military payload

by Park Si-soo — May 3, 2022 Caption: Innospace’s 15-ton-thrust hybrid engine undergoes a hot-fire test at its test facility in Geumsan, South Korea. Credit: Innospace SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean rocket startup Innospace announced May 3 that it will conduct its first suborbital test launch of flight hardware in December from the Alcântara…

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North Korea’s Lazarus Group Was Behind $540 Million Ronin Theft

Early this week, the Ukrainian Computer Emergency Response Team and Slovakian cybersecurity firm ESET warned that Russia’s notorious GRU Sandworm hackers had targeted high-voltage electrical substations in Ukraine using a variation of their blackout-inducing Industroyer malware, also known as Crash Override. Days later, the US Department of Energy, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the…

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Korea’s Population to Dwindle Below 50 Million Next Year

Faced with an ultra-low birth rate and rapid aging, Korea’s population will fall below 50 million next year, much sooner than projected only a few years ago. According to Statistics Korea on Thursday, the population of Korean citizens already stands at barely 50.03 million as of present and will plunge to 49.92 million in 2023…

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at critical crossroads decade into rule

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves from a balcony at the end of a military parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on April 15, 2012. Photo / APToo young. Too weak. Too inexperienced.Since taking power following his father’s sudden death 10 years ago, Kim Jong Un has erased the widespread…

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North Korea’s Train Missile Launch

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How North Korea’s cruise missiles could surprise its enemies

In two tests over the weekend, North Korea fired cruise missiles into the sky. The missiles traveled for 126 minutes, covering a distance of 932 miles. It was a moment that caught the United States by surprise, a demonstration of a likely nuclear-capable weapon, and also the kind of technological development that many observers saw…

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South Korea’s Satrec Initiative to build constellation of high-resolution Earth observation satellites

by Park Si-soo — August 18, 2021 Artist’s image of SpaceEye-T, which Satrec Initiative is developing to launch by the first quarter of 2024. Credit: Satrec Initiative SEOUL, South Korea — Satrec Initiative, a satellite maker under South Korea’s Hanwha Group, will send a high-resolution imaging satellite called SpaceEye-T into low Earth orbit by the…

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N.Korea’s Population Ages, Birthrate Decline

Even underdeveloped North Korea’s population is aging and its birthrate dwindling just like advanced countries’, though the reasons may be different. According to the UN Population Fund on World Population Day on Sunday, people over 65 make up 9.6 percent of the North Korean population, surpassing the seven-percent threshold of an aging society.The North’s total…