The infectious horse-riding move combines shuffle dancing with the posture of horseback riding, all set to “Gangnam Style,” a song recorded in July by Korean pop singer Park Jae Sang, known by his stage name PSY. And if you’ve heard the song, it's hard to forget its wackiness and catchy lyrics.
In a testament to its power as symbol of status and wealth, the high-end handbag gets its own museum in a bag-shaped temple in Seoul.
Soldiers danced in Pyongyang's plazas as North Korea announced Wednesday that leader Kim Jong Un was named marshal, a title cementing his status atop the authoritarian nation's military as he makes key changes to the 1.2 million-man force.
Asia's fourth-largest economy is far less vulnerable to shocks triggered during the Asian financial crisis in 1997.
The economy is dominated by companies that are now household names such as Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Hyundai Motors, and Kia Motors.
South Korea's economy and its stock market are dominated by dozens of financially complex, family-run, multinational conglomerates that have been central to the nation's rise on the global stage.
South Korea's economy has been dominated by dozens of financially complex, conglomerates that have been central to its rise on the global stage.
Population: 48.9 million Currency: Won (KRW) Natural resources: coal, tungsten, graphite, molybdenum, lead, hydropower potential Industries: Electronics, telecommunications, automobile production, chemicals, shipbuilding, steel
So far this year, the Bombay Sensex is up nearly 15 percent and is outperforming the S&P 500. Geoffrey Dennis, global emerging markets strategist at Citi, offers insight.
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Apple is accusing Samsung of copying the iPhone and iPad designs and interface, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.
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Michael Vetter, President, Stuttgart Sports Cars says the EU-South Korea free trade agreement helped eliminate trade barriers between Europe and South Korea.
Australian officials said the underwater search for the black box from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could be completed soon.
An executive under investigation for suspected corruption has been sacked as chairman China Resources Holdings the Xinhua news reported.
The captain and two crew members of a ferry that capsized were arrested Saturday, the New York Times reports.
A breakout pattern and new uptrend are yet to emerge for the Shanghai Composite Index – recent activity indicates three possible patterns ahead.
Gold prices have fallen about 7 percent since its 2014 high but brace for further losses as the downtrend remains intact.
Come April, the price will fall to 530 yen with the sales tax completely excluded, and retailers can choose to absorb none, some or all of the tax.