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wsj.com John Linton is related to John Witherspoon, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, on his father’s side of his family. A World News article Friday about…

Charting the Global Economy: US Labor Market Picks Up Steam

finance.yahoo.com The US labor market strengthened in November with pickups in employment and wages, deflating hopes the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates early next year. • None Apps…

TerraForm Labs Founder Do Kwon's Extradition Destination Unfolded: Montenegro’s Prominent Justice Official Makes a Crucial Decision

dailycoin.com Do Kwon is serving 4 months in jail for document forgery. • Three countries have competed for Do Kwon’s extradition. The infamous crypto mogul Do Kwon is one step away from…

Xi to Vietnam for rail, Yoon to Netherlands for chips, BOJ Tankan

asia.nikkei.com Welcome to Your Week in Asia. South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol is traveling to Europe again after less than a month, this time to the Netherlands where he also plans to…

Climate change: Asia-Pacific firms waver on net-zero action plans as cost realities set in, EY study finds

scmp.com “The 2023 Sustainable Value Study shows that in Asia-Pacific, progress is slowing at a crucial time, and that gains are becoming harder to make,” EY said in a statement last…

US, South Korea and Japan urge stronger push to curb North Korea’s nuclear program

politico.com SEOUL, South Korea — The national security advisers of the United States, South Korea and Japan on Saturday called for a stronger international push to suppress North…

Jung Kook Gets Vulnerable in Somber ‘Hate You’ Music Video: Watch

billboard.com Jung Kook is reflecting on failed love in the somber music video for his ballad “Hate You.” The minimalistic new clip, which dropped on Saturday (Dec. 9), opens with…

Saturday links: roadblocks you face

abnormalreturns.com EVs Elon Musk loyalists will likely buy the new Tesla ($TSLA) Cybertruck. (ritholtz.com) Why repairing an EV is so expensive compared to a traditional vehicle. (wsj.com)…

How activist Palliser Capital may build shareholder value at Korean industrial giant Samsung C&T

cnbc.com Business: Samsung C&T Corp is a Korea-based company engaged in the trading of industrial goods. The company operates its business through a group of segments. These include…

U.S., South Korea, Japan to step up actions on North Korea cyber threats

reuters.com The United States, South Korea and Japan agreed new initiatives on Saturday to respond to North Korea's threats in cyberspace, including cryptocurrency abuses and space…

US, S Korea, Japan Team Up to Confront N Korea Cyber Threat

asiafinancial.com The United States, South Korea and Japan have agreed to join forces to tackle North Korean threats in cyberspace, including cryptocurrency abuses and space launches. The…

U.S. rules force South Korea's EV battery makers to rethink China deals

asia.nikkei.com SEOUL -- Top executives from South Korean battery maker SK On and its two suppliers -- EcoPro and GEM of China -- must have thought the future was rosy when they signed a…

Binance founder Changpeng Zhao cannot leave US before sentencing in February, judge rules

dlnews.com Happy Saturday! Changpeng Zhao cannot leave the US before his criminal sentencing in February, responses to North Korean crypto thefts and WMD programs are discussed,…

U.S., South Korea, Japan Discuss North Korean Crypto Thefts in Trilateral Meeting

coindesk.com National security officials with the U.S., South Korean and Japanese governments discussed North Korea's crypto thefts and other efforts to work on its nuclear and ballistic…

Axel Springer to close Upday in shift towards AI-based news

reuters.com The logo of the German publisher Axel Springer is seen outside its headquarters in Berlin August 7, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights BERLIN,…

‘Dune’ Director Denis Villeneuve Says A Third Film Screenplay Is Almost Finished As He Touts Upcoming Sequel

deadline.com Director Denis Villeneuve has high hopes for Dune: Part Two, which is currently scheduled for release on March 1, 2024, after bouncing through several potential dates. But…

Top-100 Web3 Altcoin Surges by 67% This Week Amid Wallet Update, New Partnership and Token Relisting

dailyhodl.com A top-100 web3 altcoin has surged by more than 67% this week amid a wallet update, a new partnership and a relisting on a Korean exchange. WEMIX, a subsidiary of South…

Still bearing scars of recessions past, Windsor is on the verge of a billion-dollar revitalization

theglobeandmail.com Over the past half century, Windsor Ont. has been a consistent bellwether for trouble in Canada’s economy. “First in, last out” is the recessionary refrain sometimes heard…

'Squid Game: The Challenge' Winner Hasn't Received A Cent of Historic Cash Prize

vanityfair.com Although she won one of the largest lump sums in reality tv competition history, Squid Game: The Challenge champion Mai Whelan hasn't been able to enjoy the spoils of her…

s Greatest Pop Stars of 2023: Introduction & Honorable Mentions (Staff List)

billboard.com In 2020, Billboard‘s staff revealed its picks for the greatest pop star of every year dating back to 1981 (the first year of MTV, essentially the birth of the modern pop…

Sportswear Brands Go To The Olympics In 2024: Paris Games To Showcase New Brands

benzinga.com Adidas ADDDF, the German sportswear maker, has had an uneasy 2023 — dropping the top-selling Yeezy brand following anti-semitic remarks by its curator Kanye West, which cost…

Denis Villeneuve Says ‘Dune 3’ Script Is ‘Almost Finished,’ but ‘For My Mental Sanity I Might Do Something’ Else In Between

variety.com Denis Villeneuve participated in a “Dune: Part Two” press conference in South Korea and went on record saying the upcoming “Part Two” is a “much better” movie than his 2021…

The Morning Risk Report: Cyberattacks Leave Schools, Hospitals and Utilities Struggling to Pay Ransoms

createsend.com Good morning. Hacks are on the rise across all industries, but the public sector’s weak protections make it an increasingly attractive target for cybercriminals. Cybercrime…

Terra Classic Price Climbs 77% Amid Do Kwon Extradition Drama

bitcoinist.com Following Do Kwon’s arrest in Montenegro and subsequent legal issues, the price of Terra Classic (LUNC) demonstrated its durability. Do Kwon’s legal representatives will not…

Disgraced Terra Founder Do Kwon Faces Extradition to US

coinspeaker.com Coinspeaker Disgraced Terra Founder Do Kwon Faces Extradition to US A high-ranking official in Montenegro is considering extraditing Do Kwon to the US to answer criminal…

US envoy for North Korea to join Hyundai Motor as an adviser

reuters.com The logo of Hyundai Motor Company is pictured at the New York International Auto Show, in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., April 13, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo…

Montenegro Plans To Extradite Do Kwon To The USA

cryptodaily.co.uk Montenegro’s premier justice official has privately stated that the country is planning to send fallen crypto tycoon Do Kwon to the USA instead of South Korea to face…

Samsung to overtake Xiaomi as India’s top smartphone brand in 2023, reclaiming crown amid crackdown on Chinese brands

scmp.com Samsung and Vivo are expected to secure 18 and 17 per cent of the India market, respectively. Xiaomi’s share of shipping volume in the world’s second-largest smartphone…

More Major South Korean Exchanges Begin Listing USDT

cryptonews.com Source: FellowNeko/Adobe Another leading South Korean crypto exchange has listed the US dollar-pegged stablecoin USDT as global trading volumes begin to climb. Per…

Twitch to quit South Korea, citing network costs

theregister.com Amazon’s game-streaming business Twitch has announced it will quit South Korea, citing network access costs ten times higher than those it pays in any other nation. Twitch…

South Korean driving range operator buys Japan golf resort

asia.nikkei.com SEOUL -- South Korean driving range operator Show Golf has acquired a golfing resort in western Japan, with plans to buy at least four more Japanese courses by the end of…

Red Sea Film Festival: Zarrar Kahn’s ‘In Flames’ Wins Best Movie Award

hollywoodreporter.com Zarrar Khan’s In Flames has picked up the Yusr Award for best competition film at the third edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The…

King Charles’s Greek-Flag Tie Unveils a Bit of the Logic Behind His Tie Choices

vanityfair.com Last year, King Charles III didn’t get to attend the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference due to a request from the government, and the series of events made…

CPSC issues several warnings for tiny magnetic balls after seven deaths

aol.com The US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued several warnings for high-powered magnetic balls in toy sets, after the agency said it was aware of seven deaths linked to…

‘Squid Game: The Challenge’: Hits, Misses and the Bizarre Ending

nytimes.com On Wednesday, the winner of the Netflix competition reality show based on the blood-drenched drama was crowned. But did the spinoff deliver? Spoilers below. It all came down…

GTA 6 trailer reportedly breaks record for YouTube views in 24 hours, blowing away competition

polygon.com All the buzz around Grand Theft Auto 6’s official reveal made it the most-viewed non-music video on YouTube in the first 24 hours after publish, according to Guinness World…

7 Promising Flying Car Penny Stocks With Huge Return Potential

investorplace.com These flying car penny stocks are inexpensive and promise to provide strong returns The flying car industry remains nascent. Pretty much every stock within the sector is a…

Montenegro Intends to Extradite Do Kwon to the U.S.: WSJ

unchainedcrypto.com Montenegro’s justice minister has said he intends to extradite Terraform Labs’ fallen founder Do Kwon to the U.S., The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed sources…

'Past Lives' Director Reveals Heartbreaking Meaning of Film's Final Scene

newsweek.com Two men, who are neither friends nor strangers, and a woman sit together at a bar on one "extraordinary" night in New York City. So goes the real-life story of Celine Song…

Do Kwon to be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges: WSJ

cryptoslate.com Do Kwon, the co-founder and former CEO of Terraform Labs, will reportedly be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges, The Wall Street Journal reported on Dec. 7,…

Montenegro Set to Extradite Terra Co-Founder Do Kwon to US: Report

decrypt.co Montenegro will extradite Terra co-founder Do Kwon to the U.S., according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the WSJ reported…

Terra's Do Kwon to Face Extradition Nightmare

u.today Montenegro Justice Minister Andrej Milovic has indicated plans to extradite Do Kwon, the beleaguered founder of Terraform Labs, to the United States, according to a recent…

Sources: Montenegro's Justice Minister has privately said he plans to extradite Do Kwon to the US rather than South Korea to face criminal charges

wsj.com Montenegro’s top justice official has privately said he plans to send disgraced crypto tycoon Do Kwon to the U.S. rather than South Korea to face criminal charges, people…

The 10 Biggest Arms Importers in the World

247wallst.com War is big business. And just like any business, making war requires supplies, in this case: weapons and ammo and vehicles. Producing these supplies requires a massive…

Tech, Media & Telecom Roundup: Market Talk

wsj.com The latest Market Talks covering Technology, Media and Telecom. Published exclusively on Dow Jones Newswires at 4:20 ET, 12:20 ET and 16:50 ET. 0242 GMT – Samsung SDS’s 4Q…

China’s exports grow for first time in six months in relief for factories

theglobeandmail.com China’s exports grew for the first time in six months in November, suggesting factories in the world’s second-largest economy are attracting buyers through discount pricing…

China's exports grow for first time in 6 months in relief for factories

reuters.com China's exports grew for the first time in six months in November, suggesting factories in the world's second-largest economy are attracting buyers through discount pricing…

Twitch says it's withdrawing from the South Korean market over expensive network fees

finance.yahoo.com FILE - The logo for live-streaming video platform Twitch is seen on Nov. 4, 2017, at the Paris games week in Paris, France. Twitch, a popular video service, will shut down…

South Korea’s Biggest Supermarket Says Next-gen ATMs May Be Crypto Compatible

cryptonews.com Source: CravenA/Adobe Emart, South Korea’s largest retailer and supermarket chain, says its new next-generation ATMs could soon feature crypto and security token offering…

Hedge fund Palliser urges changes at Samsung C&T -sources

reuters.com Activist investor Palliser Capital is urging Samsung C&T (028260.KS) (SCT) to spend its cash better, improve governance and communications and simplify its corporate…

‘Squid Game: The Challenge’ Season 1 Finale: And the Winner Is…

thewrap.com Note: This story contains spoilers from the “Squid Game: The Challenge” Season 1 finale. After 10 episodes and three weeks, Netflix finally revealed the winner of its…

Terra Vs SEC : Navigating Do Kwon’s Extradition Proceedings

coinpedia.org Qadir Ak is the founder of Coinpedia. He has over a decade of experience writing about technology and has been covering the blockchain and cryptocurrency space since 2010.…

North and South Korea are taking their missile race underwater. Here's how their new missile-launching submarines stack up

businessinsider.com North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the launch of a new "tactical nuclear attack submarine" in September. KCNA via REUTERS North Korea unveiled a new "tactical nuclear attack…

Will South Korea Go Nuclear?

newsweek.com The United States has plenty of allies around the world, but the alliance with South Korea is at the top of the heap. President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken,…

Will ATEEZ’s New Album Beat the Holiday Rush to No. 1?

billboard.com The Contenders is a midweek column that looks at artists aiming for the top of the Billboard charts, and the strategies behind their efforts. This week (for the upcoming…

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