S. Koreans flock to high-risk, high-profit financial instruments

South Korean investors have been raising their bets this year by putting their money into higher-profit, higher-risk financial instruments, trying to do better than the country's deposit rate of around 2 percent, industry data sho...

ICT ministry to promote cloud tech to ITU members

South Korea's ICT ministry said Sunday it will host a three-day exhibition on the future of cloud technology this week at the venue of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) meeting underway here, targeting some 3,000 IC...

NK leader 'satisfied' with new kindergarten, orphanage

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited a newly-built kindergarten and orphanage and expressed great satisfaction, Pyongyang's state news agency reported Sunday.  Kim was satisfied with the construction of a "baby home," referri...

Muslims keep the faith during ITU conference

Staying in South Korea away from his home Niger to attend a three-week-long conference, Muslim Mahaman Laouali Gonda can't give up the ritualistic practice of praying to Allah five times a day.When the parliamentary secretary of t...