Hongik University

Type: Organization
Name: Hongik University
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Robot vacuum cleaner maker seeks court receivership

By Park Si-soo CEO Park Hong-seok Korea's leading robot vacuum cleaner manufacturer Moneual has filed for court receivership after failing to pay bonds worth 500 billion won ($474.1 million) that matured last week.The Suwon District Court will soon decide ... [Published Korea Times - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Park's popularity dips

By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye President Park Geun-hye's popularity has dipped below 50 percent again, an enviable number for any president; but not her.Now the question is whether Park can pull back and pass the 50-percent mark again, especially ... [Published Korea Times - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Architect and Professor Simone Carena, IDAS, Hongik Univ.

Seoul is a city where the past and the present converge and coexist. Among the many must-visit attractions in the city is the Bukchon Hanok Village, a historic neighborhood in central Seoul with scores of Korean traditional houses called “hanok.”Our guest ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Park still faces tough issues

By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye walks down the stairs from the presidential jet at Seoul Airport, Sunday, after returning to Korea following the Asia-Europe Meeting in Italy./ Korea Times photo by Hong In-ki With her second year in office coming ... [Published Korea Times - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Make-A-Wish Foundation gives hope, courage to ailing children

Kang Hyeon-bin, a six-year-old boy, was diagnosed with leukemia earlier this year. He has one wish. He wants to become Roy, a fire truck featured in the cartoon Robocar Poli.Living in Gimpo, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province), he needs to go for blood tests ... [Published Office of the President, Republic of Korea - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Kim Hyun at center of political storm

Rep. Kim Hyun of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy hides her face, as she arrives at a police station in Seoul Friday for questioning alongside a call-driver whom she allegedly assaulted with some relatives of victims of the Sewol ... [Published Korea Times - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Designer & Professor Sven Schelwach, Hongik University

Today’s environmental issues are no longer just the responsibility of the government and NGOs. Recently, more and more private firms are spearheading the so-called “green” initiatives, propelling the “green” trend in Korea.On this week’s Touch Base in ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Financial fights intensify after Lim stands firm

KB Financial Group Chairman Lim Young-rok declined to resign and filed a lawsuit against the financial authorities on Tuesday night, declaring “total war” against the country’s two financial watchdogs - the Financial Services Commission (FSC) and the ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

[Interview] The reason one African performer stays behind in racist Korea

Emmanuel Sanu, 35, from Burkina Faso, jumps for a photo in Seoul’s Jongno district, Sept. 3. (by Lee Kil-woo, senior staff writer )After being treated like a slave, Emmanuel wants to share African dance and culture with young people to open minds By Lee ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

I am a North Korean defector-turned-rapper: any questions for me?

Kang Chun-hyok spitting bars at the opening of an exhibition in Seoul. Photograph: Citizen’s Alliance for North Korean Human RightsKang Chun-hyok is rarity; a young defector from North Korea who is forging ahead with a career as a rapper. He arrived ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Diplomacy’s Public Dimension: Books, Articles, Websites #70

by Bruce Gregory* J. Samuel Barkin, Realist Constructivism: Rethinking International Relations Theory, (Cambridge University Press, 2010).   Barkin (University of Florida) has written a book of primary interest to IR theorists.  However, his insights, ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 04 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 1 reports

Global Commission on Internet Governance Welcomes Five International Experts to Research Advisory Network

The Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG) is pleased to welcome five international experts to its Research Advisory Network (RAN), increasing the committee to 30 members. The Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG) is pleased to welcome ... [Published PRWeb - May 16 2014]

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"As the Park administration is less likely to have achievements that will appeal to the people at the moment, her rating is not expected to bounce back immediately" said Bae
"I think there will not be any more talks on constitutional revision this year. However, from early next year, Park is expected to face the issue again as more than 200 lawmakers want a constitutional amendment" Chung said
"After getting their wish granted, many children are able to recover their health and overcome their illness," Sohn said. "I am so grateful that children who have overcome their illness are now volunteers and sponsors for us."
Chung also said, "The incident completely made the people turn their back on the NPAD."

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Park still faces tough issues [Published Korea Times - Oct 19 2014]
Make-A-Wish Foundation gives hope, courage to a... [Published Office of the President, Republic of Korea - Oct 10 2014]
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