Daily Archive: December 12, 2021

Why we failed

Published by Philippine Star A reader has commented that with all the years behind me, I can explain how and why we failed. It is very painful for me to do this, having witnessed so...

LG Twins bring back starter Casey Kelly for 4th KBO season

SEOUL– The South Korean baseball club LG Twins announced Sunday they will bring back right-hander Casey Kelly for his fourth season.The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) team signed the 32-year-old American to a new one-year deal worth up to US$1.5 mi…

KBO’s Giants add ex-MLB catcher Laird to coaching staff

SEOUL– The South Korean baseball club Lotte Giants hired former major league backstop Gerald Laird as their new catching coach on Sunday.The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) team said Laird, 42, will be replacing Hank Conger, who recently joined the …

S. Korean economy forecast to grow 2.8 pct in 2022: think tank

SEOUL– The South Korean economy is expected to expand 2.8 percent on-year in 2022, slower than this year’s projected 3.9 percent growth, amid weaker private consumption and global demand, a local think tank said Sunday.The projection by the LG Economi…

Gangwon FC rally past Daejeon to avoid K League relegation

SEOUL– Riding an unlikely offensive explosion, Gangwon FC pounded Daejeon Hana Citizen 4-1 on Sunday to stave off relegation in South Korean football.Thanks to the resounding win at Gangneung Stadium in Gangneung, some 240 kilometers east of Seoul, Ga…

FM holds first meeting with Japan’s new top diplomat: report

SEOUL– South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong has met bilaterally with his Japanese counterpart Yoshimasa Hayashi for the first time since Hayashi’s inauguration last month as they attended a Group of Seven foreign ministers’ meeting in Britain,…