Fed tapering could prompt currency war among East Asian economies, Oxford University professor says

And for a detailed analysis of the effects the Federal Reserve’s tapering of its stimulus program… might have on Korea and the rest of the region, Arirang’s Hwang Ji-hye spoke with David Vines,… professor of economics at the University of Oxford. He says… the tapering …

Harvard Law Professor Jeannie Suk Publishes Book in Korea [Arirang News]

Harvard Law Professor Jeannie Suk Publishes Book in Korea [Arirang News]

Law professor Jeannie Suk was born in Korea, grew up in the United States, went to school in England and has received awards for her academic work. She recently published a book in her native Korea about her life, and the English-language version is due …

Oxford University begins first human testing of Ebola vaccine 영국 옥스퍼드대에서 첫 에볼라

Oxford University begins first human testing of Ebola vaccine   영국 옥스퍼드대에서 첫 에볼라

Researchers at Oxford University have begun human testing of a new Ebola vaccine. According to the BBC, the trial is being conducted on 72 volunteers between the ages of 18 and 50, who will receive a second booster shot one or two months after their …

Students hope to return to school: Korea University Ansan Hospital

Students hope to return to school: Korea University Ansan Hospital

More than a week has passed since the Sewol-ho ferry capsized, and still many students who’ve survived the disaster continue to face troubles, suffering from insomnia and emotional instability. Reportedly students are hoping to get back to class, much like their school mates who returned …

Korea University Ansan Hospital phone connection

Korea University Ansan Hospital phone connection

As you heard,… search and rescue divers will try to break into the vessel to retrieve the bodies they spotted earlier this morning. It’s a race against time for the rescuers… with bad weather in the forecast for later this afternoon. Arirang’s Yoo Li-an joins …

Korea has more jobless university grads than jobless high school grads 청년 대졸자

Korea has more jobless university grads than jobless high school grads   청년 대졸자

When it comes to getting a job in Korea, having a college degree does not necessarily translate to employment. According to a report released by LG Economics Research Institute today,… more college graduates are jobless than those with high school diplomas. While the unemployment rate …