Korea Business Talk - July 30, 2011

Korea Business Talk #2
July 30, 2011

A collaborative project brought to you by 
KoreaBusinessCentral.com & Koreabridge.net
Participants:  Jeff Lebow,  Joshua DaviesHyungsik YoonAdam H Cave

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Topics & Chat Log Below

News Items & Topics

From HyungSik's Last Two Weeks in Korea

  • A high rise building rocks to Tae Bo
  • Private school whistle blowers make a lot of money
  • Hyundai workers arrested for gambling
  • JTEKT builds a bearing plant in Korea

    Other Stories

Chat Log

[11:03] Jeff: http://lasttwoweekskorea.blogspot.com/
[11:06] Jeff: http://reformsymposium.com/
[11:08] Hyungsik Yoon : I can not join the webcast. It is much different from last time
[11:09] Steven Bammel: Oh, very nice blog for HS!
[11:18] netz: Hi guys
[11:21] Steven Bammel: I'll sign in twice to bump up the numbers.
[11:29] Jeff: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/07/29/bloomberg137...
[11:33] Jeff: that's what I meant - 70mm/hour
[11:33] DolsotDan: The tancheon in Bundang was about 2 metres higher than usual on Wednesday, yet the soccer game at the Tancheon Sports Complex went ahead.
[11:34] Steven Bammel: What's "tancheon in Bundang"?
[11:37] DolsotDan: The Tancheon is the large stream that runs through Bundang and Seongnam and joins the Han at Olympic Stadium
[11:39] Scott: agree with Josh completely
[11:39] Scott: lol
[11:39] DolsotDan: HOw about the black leather jacket 2MB sported after the Yeongpyeong incident
[11:40] Jeff: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2011/07/19/Tae-Bo-blamed-for-building-shake/...
[11:42] Scott: Psychoacoustics 101
[11:43] DolsotDan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam****g_Department_Store_collapse
[11:44] DolsotDan: This terrible disaster springs to mind instantly
[11:44] Scott: The contractors took bribes, and contruction was substandard
[11:45] Scott: I think that there is a lot more transparency today, due to those incidents
[11:46] Joshua Davies: definitely
[11:48] Scott: don't worry about giving on air credit for my comments from the peanut gallery, Josh, I'm just trying to particiapte as much as possible
[11:49] Scott: which means, when you hurry to do something, it usually gets done wrong the first time
[11:50] DolsotDan: I'm not sure about bbali bbali, but definitely last minute last minute
[11:50] Scott: or having to redo things 3 or 4 times
[11:51] Scott: let's not talk about the re-calls then
[11:53] Scott: it also has to do with the fact the customer support is MUCH stronger in foreign markets, than the local doemstic market, and that is why Koreans are usually complaining about Hyundai
[11:53] Steven Bammel: I think the Genesis importing was mainly due to the price difference.
[11:54] Jeff: http://www.recentpoker.com/news/hyundai-gamblers-2351.html
[11:55] Scott: can't be as bad as http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/07/14/chrysler-workers-in-michigan-report...
[11:58] Jeff : http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2939559
[11:59] Scott: equal opportunity vilification of auto workers
[12:08] Scott: that has to be prety skewed data, just based on the fact the more people use IE than any other browser
[12:08] DolsotDan: highest IQ - opera?
[12:09] Scott: Don't tell KEB that Josh
[12:10] Jeff : http://nielsfootman.com/korea-campaign-against-ie6-portals-ending-suppor...
[12:11] Jeff : http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2939313
[12:15] Scott: Unbelievable!
[12:16] Scott: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2011/06/113_89881.html
[12:17] Scott: KIM CHI!!!
[12:19] DolsotDan: There hasn't been a decent Korean cooking show up to now - Kimchi Chronicles
[12:20] DolsotDan: The celebrity chefs need to be on board, not just government messages
[12:21] Jeff : http://www.crazykoreancooking.blogspot.com/
[12:23] DolsotDan: interesting show guys - just picked it up off the Korea Business Central Tweets
[12:24] Steven Bammel: nice job guys!