• Korean Confederation of Trade Unions to stage general strike in response to labor reforms
    Articles,  Blog

    Korean Confederation of Trade Unions to stage general strike in response to labor reforms

    The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions will stage a general strike starting today,… to protest planned labor reforms in the nation. Labor union members say as many as 160-thousand workers will take part nationwide. The strike comes as the government limited the maximum weekly working hours to 52,… in order to prevent people overworking and stimulate the domestic economy in the form of increased leisure spending. The government later allowed for certain businesses to exceed the 52-hour work week for a maximum of three months,… as long as the total average hours for the year were within the set limit. It is now considering expanding that period to six months.

  • How to Use a Universal Remote Control : Unlocking Channels on Universal Remotes
    Articles,  Blog

    How to Use a Universal Remote Control : Unlocking Channels on Universal Remotes

    Also if you like to reverse your steps and reactive a code this is what you do here. This is what you have to do to reactivate a code. So again you go hit the cable button, you see it blink there, hold the setup bottoms to where it blinks. You are going to hit the button pad you hit 973, then you are going to hit the up channel, hold it to it blinks. Now let’s check to see that everything took.

  • Universal TV Stand for Samsung, Vizio, LG, Sony
    Articles,  Blog

    Universal TV Stand for Samsung, Vizio, LG, Sony

    Hi there, Brian from AV-Express here to review the AEON- 60111 TV mount with swivel stand. Did your TV come with a stand? Does it swivel without moving the base? Is it sitting so low on the stand that it is blocked by your cable, satellite box, video game sensors or decorations? Or can’t put your equipment, sensors or decorations there at all?! Well This TV mount with swivel stand is the solution to these problems. This TV stand mounts the TV high enough to have a Sound Bar, video game sensor, your components or decorations in front and not block the view or the TV remote sensor This Plexiglas…

  • S. Korea’s baseball team qualifies for 2020 Tokyo Olympics after Mexico win
    Articles,  Blog

    S. Korea’s baseball team qualifies for 2020 Tokyo Olympics after Mexico win

    In sports… It’s going to be an exciting weekend of baseball for fans in South Korea and Japan. On Friday, Team Korea defeated Mexico seven-to-three in the Super round of the World Baseball Softball Confederation Premier12 in Tokyo, securing their ticket to the 2020 Olympics. With that result, South Korea will face Japan twice this weekend. The two countries will square off first at 7PM Saturday for the last Super Round game at the Tokyo Dome. Regardless of tonight’s result, they’ll end up taking the top two spots in the Super Round standings. That means they’ll clash again in the Premier12 championship final at 7PM on Sunday.

  • Pres. likely to discuss policy direction for remainder of his term during meeting with top aides
    Articles,  Blog

    Pres. likely to discuss policy direction for remainder of his term during meeting with top aides

    with the mundane administration now into the second half of its five-year term the president is set to host a weekly meeting this afternoon where he will address his plans and policy direction for the remaining two and a half years our presidential office correspondent Sam n starts us off Reza dimension is likely to lay out his administration’s policy direction for the remaining two and a half years of this term during his weekly meeting with his top aides on Monday afternoon the president whose term passed the halfway mark on November 9th met with the leaders of the five political parties on Sunday night and he also had…

  • You Don’t See in 4K
    Articles,  Blog

    You Don’t See in 4K

    The next big thing when it comes to home entertainment is 4K TVs. And they’re stupid. Now if you didn’t figure this out from my self-driving cars video, I’m just taking a holy grail of reddit and deconstructing it in order to talk about vision – and maybe flirt a little bit with color finally. 4K TVs will happen eventually, but they’re kind of wasted on most people. So let’s get started. Now, this video is currently being filmed in 1080p at 30 frames a second – actually 29.97 frames per second but… 30, okay? And this is pretty much the current standard format for most media, including Youtube. So…

  • Kim Jong-un named supreme leader representing N. Korea in new constitution
    Articles,  Blog

    Kim Jong-un named supreme leader representing N. Korea in new constitution

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is now officially the North’s head of state. Pyeongyang’s propaganda website Naenara unveiled earlier today North Korea’s new constitution that was revised back in April. It says that the chairman of the State Affairs Commission, Kim Jong-un, is the supreme leader that (quote) “represents” the North. The North used to have a separate figurehead leader to represent the regime,… a position held by the head of North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly. But through the constitutional revision, Pyeongyang limited the role of the parliament leader to a few symbolic diplomatic functions,… and anointed Kim as the leader representing the North in and outside the regime.

  • Korea’s Constitution Day; history of constitution and ongoing discussions on possible amendment
    Articles,  Blog

    Korea’s Constitution Day; history of constitution and ongoing discussions on possible amendment

    Constitutional revision. An unsolved task for more than a decade… with some administrations of the past, promising to deliver… but failing in the end. This time it may be different, with clear set goals and a timeline. But not all support the change, and… even among those all for it… they differ on the fine print.. Oh Jung-hee sheds light on the history of the constitution and the ongoing revision discussions. First enacted in 1948,… Korea’s constitution has been revised nine times over the past seven decades. Some revisions were made by political leaders wanting to extend their tenure,… others from the public’s resistance movements. In 1972, Korea’s former president…

  • S. Korean president will table constitutional amendment motion if parliament fails to
    Articles,  Blog

    S. Korean president will table constitutional amendment motion if parliament fails to

    President Moon reaffirmed his resolve to hold a national referendum on constitutional amendment concurrently with the June local elections. The liberal leader will submit a proposal of his own if the legislature fails to draw up a bill. Moon Connyoung has the latest from the nation’s top office. It’s essentially President Moon Jae-in’s ultimatum to parliament. Come up with your proposal for a constitutional amendment or the South Korean president will exercise his right to table a motion himself. President Moon Jae-in was briefed on the outline of the first constitutional amendment in more than three decades by a special advisory committee which had been tasked with coming up with…

  • Articles

    Korea’s trade ministry says it won’t agree to one-sided amendment to KORUS FTA

    Korea’s farmers are worried they’ll take a big hit if Seoul and Washington revise their free trade agreement. To assuage some of those fears, the trade and agriculture ministries held a meeting in Seoul today to hear from the public and build a consensus on how to deal with U.S. demands. Kim Ji-yeon reports. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy says it will not agree to a bilateral free trade deal if the terms are unfair and benefit a single party. This was in response to concerns raised by representatives of Korea’s agricultural sector… who participated in a meeting jointly hosted by the trade and agricultural ministries. The livestock…