Korea daily news(June 28th 2024)

Economy and Business

  • Devsisters: OvenGames’ new game reaches 1 million downloads within a day, ranks #1 on Apple App Store.
  • Kakao Games: Officially launches ‘ArcheAge War’ in 9 global regions.
  • Naver Webtoon: Stock surges 14.3% from IPO price, successfully debuts on NASDAQ.
  • KB Securities: Downgrades investment rating for Hanwha Solutions but maintains target price.


Society and Lifestyle

  • KT Skylife: Hosts movie viewing and cultural experience outing for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Our Home: Han Sik Sodamgil at Incheon Airport Terminal 1 receives ‘Excellent’ rating in hygiene assessment.
  • National Health Insurance Service Embezzlement Case: 40-year-old man who embezzled 4.6 billion KRW and fled to the Philippines faces 25 years in prison.
  • Starbucks: Holds the 10th inauguration ceremony for its Green Umbrella Child Fund’s youth talent program.


Technology and Industry

  • CharacterAI: Launches voice call service with AI characters.
  • Renault Korea: Introduces the new Renault Grand Koleos to partner companies.
  • ZIEN: Shares insights on IoT product security at a seminar hosted by the Korea Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute.
  • Hyundai Motor Eco-friendly Products: Gains attention for eco-friendly products using semiconductors instead of refrigerants for cooling.
  • Hyundai Motor Group: Ranks first overall in the U.S. new car quality survey.


Culture and Arts

  • Twosome Place: Releases desserts and beverages featuring summer fruit peaches.
  • NewJeans: Attracts 90,000 fans at Tokyo Dome in Japan.



  • Israel and Hezbollah: U.S. prepares to deliver weapons to Israel.
  • Bolivian Soldiers: Attempt to storm the presidential palace, prompting a withdrawal order from the president.
  • Russian Official Statement: Calls for South Korea to reconsider its confrontational stance.
  • Atlanta, U.S. Debate: Major issues like illegal immigration and abortion debated, marking the first significant discussion.
  • Illinois Sinkhole: Sinkhole appears on a soccer field, no casualties reported.