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The Korea Herald

  • Obama, European leaders to hold Ukraine crisis call: White House
    Obama, European leaders to hold Ukraine crisis call: White House - The White House on Tuesday said President Barack Obama will hold a secure video conference with European leaders to discTue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:21 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Park‘s office hails passage of anti-corruption bill
    Park‘s office hails passage of anti-corruption bill - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Cheong Wa Dae said on Tuesday that the office respects the parliament’s decision to pass the conTue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:16 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Korea, Saudi Arabia to push for nuclear reactor cooperation
    Korea, Saudi Arabia to push for nuclear reactor cooperation - RIYADH ― Leaders of South Korea and Saudi Arabia agreed on Tuesday to seek opportunities to build more than two small- aTue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:00 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Villarica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee
    Villarica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee - A volcano in southern Chile erupted early Tuesday, spewing heavy smoke and lava and prompting officials to evacuate thouTue, 3 Mar 2015, 07:27 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics
    Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics - Top automakers are vowing to press ahead with weak-selling electric vehicles and zero-emissions technology _ even as theTue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:59 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Park arrives in Saudi Arabia
    Park arrives in Saudi Arabia - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Park Geun-hye arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the second destination of her four MTue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:14 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Japan P.M. facing questions over political funding breach
    Japan P.M. facing questions over political funding breach - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has already lost three ministers to political funding scandals, faced questionsTue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:38 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Tough antigraft bill passes Assembly
    Tough antigraft bill passes Assembly - The National Assembly on Tuesday passed a landmark anticorruption bill ― ending years of partisan fighting over the detaTue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:33 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Consumer inflation slowest in 16 years
    Consumer inflation slowest in 16 years - South Korea’s consumer price growth was nearly flat for the third straight month in February, the state-run statistics oTue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:31 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Newsmaker] Samsung mobile chief returns with new Galaxy
    [Newsmaker] Samsung mobile chief returns with new Galaxy - SEOUL/BARCELONA, Spain ― Samsung Electronics has fired its greatest shot against archrival Apple, with its new flagshipTue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:29 AM // koreaherald.com
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KBS News

  • Pres. Park Holds Summit Meeting with Saudi Arabian King Salman
    Pres. Park Holds Summit Meeting with Saudi Arabian King Salman - [Politics] : President Park Geun-hye and Saudi Arabian King Salman held a summit meeting in Riyadh on Tuesday and agreed to build two South Korean nuclear power reactors in the Middle Eastern country.…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:39 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Nat'l Assembly Passes Kim Young-ran Bill
    Nat'l Assembly Passes Kim Young-ran Bill - [Politics] : The National Assembly passed the so-called Kim Young-ran anti-corruption bill in a plenary session on Tuesday.[more...]Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:55 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Korea Likely to Face Frequent Dust Storms This Spring
    S. Korea Likely to Face Frequent Dust Storms This Spring - [Science] : According to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), South Korea suffered from an average of ...[more...]Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:27 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • KOSPI Tops 2000
    KOSPI Tops 2000 - [Economy] : Korean shares have closed above two-thousand points for the first time in five months on buying by ...[more...]Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:07 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Kerry Denounces N. Korea's Human Rights Record
    Kerry Denounces N. Korea's Human Rights Record - [International] : U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has denounced the North Korean regime, saying that tens of ...[more...]Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:40 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • New Prime Minister Consults with Deputy Prime Ministers
    New Prime Minister Consults with Deputy Prime Ministers - [Politics] : The prime minister held the first consultation since his inauguration with his deputy prime ...[more...]Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:08 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • "N. Korea Getting Ready to Fire Rodong Missile"
    "N. Korea Getting Ready to Fire Rodong Missile" - [Inter-Korea] : North Korea appears to be preparing to launch medium-range missiles following the firing of two ...[more...]Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:30 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Pres. Park Proposes Increased Energy Cooperation with Kuwait
    Pres. Park Proposes Increased Energy Cooperation with Kuwait - [Politics] : While on an official visit to Kuwait, President Park Geun-hye proposed increased energy cooperation between South Korea and the Gulf nation.[more...]Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:46 PM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • US says Official's Remarks Weren't Directed at Particular Leader
    US says Official's Remarks Weren't Directed at Particular Leader - [Politics] : Anchor: The United States sought to soothe South Koreans after a remark by a high-ranking official ...[more...]Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:46 PM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Koreans Spend Record High 13 Trillion Won on Credit Cards Overseas in 2014
    S. Koreans Spend Record High 13 Trillion Won on Credit Cards Overseas in 2014 - [Politics] : South Koreans charged more than 13 trillion won on their credit cards last year overseas, a ...[more...]Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:46 PM // world.kbs.co.kr
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The Chosun Ilbo

  • Jakarta Turns to Incheon for Asian Games Know-How
    Jakarta Turns to Incheon for Asian Games Know-How - The organizing committee of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon reached a consulting agreement with the event's next host, Jakarta. Incheon on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesi…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 10:52 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Jeju Air Sells Soju Onboard
    Jeju Air Sells Soju Onboard - Low-cost carrier Jeju Air started to sell soju on flights from Sunday. We added soju to our in-flight beverage menu because some passengers asked for it, a company spokesman said on Monday. Jeju Air i…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 10:37 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • TVXQ Bags 5 Gold Disc Awards in Japan
    TVXQ Bags 5 Gold Disc Awards in Japan - TVXQ collected five awards at Japan's Gold Disc Awards for the second consecutive year. The veteran boy band won Best Asian Artist, Album of the Year in Asia for Tree, and Best Asian Music Video for t…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 10:27 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Korean Women Golfers Fired Up by Olympic Hopes
    Korean Women Golfers Fired Up by Olympic Hopes - Korean women golfers are off to a strong start in the 2015 season of the U.S. LPGA Tour, winning three out of four events. And the only other winner was world No.1 Lydia Ko, a Korean-New Zealander. Ch…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 10:14 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Google Is Jobseekers' Preferred Foreign Employer
    Google Is Jobseekers' Preferred Foreign Employer - Google has been chosen as the best foreign employer in Korea for the seventh year running. In a poll of 1,424 college students and jobseekers by job portal Saramin on Monday, 43 percent picked Google…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 10:13 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Older People Open Online Businesses
    Older People Open Online Businesses - More middle-aged people are starting Internet shopping businesses as baby boomers retire and small businesses move online to access new markets. According to online shopping site 11st.co.kr on Monday,…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 09:43 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Park Arrives in Kuwait
    Park Arrives in Kuwait - President Park Geun-hye arrived in Kuwait on Monday on the first leg of her nine-day tour of the Persian Gulf. In Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar, President Park will seek cooperation in areas…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 09:40 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Korea to Tighten Gun Controls
    Korea to Tighten Gun Controls - Korea is clamping down on guns in light of last week's fatal shootings by a septuagenarian bent on suicide. The government and ruling party on Monday agreed on measures to require GPS tracking for all…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 09:40 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • New Galaxy Smartphone Gets Thumbs Up
    New Galaxy Smartphone Gets Thumbs Up - Samsung unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, in Barcelona, Spain on Monday. The release comes after Samsung saw operating profit plunge from W10.16 trillion in the third quarter of…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 09:29 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • More Fashion-Conscious Men Suffer from Bunions
    More Fashion-Conscious Men Suffer from Bunions - A growing number of men are suffering from bunions, an unsightly ailment usually associated with women who wear uncomfortable high heels. The National Health Insurance Service said Sunday that data fr…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 09:16 PM // english.chosun.com
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The Hankyoreh

  • [Editorial] US should reflect on its next action after inflammatory remarks
    [Editorial] US should reflect on its next action after inflammatory remarks - On Feb. 27, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman made some remarks about Japan’s problematic history that are difficult to understand. Unless the American government takes s…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:17 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Behind masks, guerilla-style groups scattering leaflets critical of Pres. Park
    Behind masks, guerilla-style groups scattering leaflets critical of Pres. Park - Day in and day out, thousands of leaflets bashing President Park Geun-hye are being scattered across downtown Seoul. Over the four days from Feb. 25 to Feb. 28, the leaflets were strewn across the str…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:13 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Consumption of tasty pork belly bulge on its special day
    Consumption of tasty pork belly bulge on its special day - A single pig produces just around 10 kilograms of belly, the chief ingredient in the popular dish known as samgyeopsal, three-layered pork belly. Many Koreans are wild about the characteristic blend o…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:11 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • With new law, culture of bribing officials could be waning
    With new law, culture of bribing officials could be waning - The ruling and opposition parties agreed at the National Assembly on Mar. 2 to pass the Kim Young-ran Act during this month‘s general session. The decision means the two sides have bridged some of th.…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:06 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Report finds less class mobility and more entrenched poverty
    Report finds less class mobility and more entrenched poverty - The increasing difficulty of upward class mobility is leading to entrenched poverty, a state think tank concluded in a recent report. The findings also showed an increasingly severe concentration of .…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:03 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • South Korean government says US official's remarks don’t warrant an official response
    South Korean government says US official's remarks don’t warrant an official response - Remarks by US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman that South Korea, China, and Japan take advantage of historical issues in domestic politics are causing controversy. The Sout…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:00 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Photo] Mobile app service for express bus ticketing
    [Photo] Mobile app service for express bus ticketing - Staff show how to buy tickets using the Express Bus Mobile App (E-Pass) at Express Bus Terminal in Seoul’s Banpo neighborhood, Mar. 2. This service reads arrival information, allowing passengers to pa…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:54 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Photo] Another application for compensation from Samsung
    [Photo] Another application for compensation from Samsung - Shin Hyo-seon, who contracted pituitary adenoma after working at a Samsung semiconductor factory for six years starting in 2004, holds her hand to her head upon leaving Korean Workers’ Compensation an…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:53 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Photo] The last, sad, free meal
    [Photo] The last, sad, free meal - Elderly people eat the last free meal at Wongak Temple near Tapgol Park in Seoul’s Jongno district, Mar. 2. The free meal service has operated since 1995 but is closing, as Ven. Bori, head of Wongak T…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:36 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • In South Korea, skin aging might be the scariest damage of cigarette smoking
    In South Korea, skin aging might be the scariest damage of cigarette smoking - During the provisional session of the National Assembly in February, a law that would make it mandatory to put warning images on packs of cigarettes passed the standing committee. Initially, packs w..Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 04:31 AM // hani.co.kr

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The Dong-A Ilbo

Yonhap News

  • S. Korea vice FM urges N.K. to improve 'horrific' human rights conditions
    S. Korea vice FM urges N.K. to improve 'horrific' human rights conditions - GENEVA, March 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's vice foreign minister on Tuesday called on North Korea to take concrete and sincere steps to improve its horrific human rights situation, saying that Pyongyan…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:41 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (Copyright)
    (Copyright) - All information carried by the Yonhap News Agency, including articles, photographs, graphics, audio and video images, and illustrations (collectively, the content) is owned by the Yonhap News Agency.…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:06 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (3rd LD) Park hold talks with Saudi Arabia's new king
    (3rd LD) Park hold talks with Saudi Arabia's new king - (ATTN: UPDATES with Park's attire at welcoming ceremony in 10th para) By Kim Kwang-tae RIYADH, March 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye met with Saudi Arabia's newly enthroned King Sal…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:35 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (2nd LD) Park hold talks with Saudi Arabia's new king
    (2nd LD) Park hold talks with Saudi Arabia's new king - (ATTN: UPDATES with summit and MOU on nuclear reactor throughout) By Kim Kwang-tae RIYADH, March 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye met with Saudi Arabia's newly enthroned King Salman…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:33 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (3rd LD) Parliament passes controversial anti-corruption bill
    (3rd LD) Parliament passes controversial anti-corruption bill - SEOUL, March 3 (Yonhap) -- The National Assembly on Tuesday passed a controversial anti-corruption bill following months of wrangling over whether it violates an individual's constitutional rights, am…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 07:00 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (2nd LD) Parliament passes controversial anti-corruption bill
    (2nd LD) Parliament passes controversial anti-corruption bill - SEOUL, March 3 (Yonhap) -- The National Assembly on Tuesday passed a controversial anti-corruption bill following months of wrangling over whether it violates an individual's constitutional rights, am…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:45 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) Park arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks with new king
    (LEAD) Park arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks with new king - By Kim Kwang-tae RIYADH, March 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for talks with newly enthroned King Salman to discuss how to boost security and eco…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:14 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) Parliament passes controversial anti-corruption bill
    (LEAD) Parliament passes controversial anti-corruption bill - SEOUL, March 3 (Yonhap) -- The National Assembly on Tuesday passed a controversial anti-corruption bill following months of wrangling over whether it violates an individual's constitutional rights, am…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:12 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • Park arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks with new king
    Park arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks with new king - By Kim Kwang-tae RIYADH, March 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for talks with newly enthroned King Salman to discuss how to boost security and eco…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:12 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • Parliament passes controversial anti-corruption bill
    Parliament passes controversial anti-corruption bill - SEOUL, March 3 (Yonhap) -- The National Assembly on Tuesday passed a controversial anti-corruption bill following months of wrangling over whether it violates an individual's constitutional rights, am…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 04:10 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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10 Magazine

  • IAK St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea 2015
    IAK St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea 2015 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea 2015 March 14 Th […] To read original article please visit IAK St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea 2015 to rea…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:20 AM // 10mag.com
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  • Proposal for Anti-smoking Ads on Korean Cigarette Packs
    Proposal for Anti-smoking Ads on Korean Cigarette Packs - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information.   The South Korean Government continues their figh […] To read original article please visit Proposal for Anti-smoking Ads on Korean Cigaret…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:53 PM // 10mag.com
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  • Family Fun in Korea
    Family Fun in Korea - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Family Fun & Activities in Korea Words by Irena Mar […] To read original article please visit Family Fun in Korea to read the full article.…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 01:25 AM // 10mag.com
  • Bonobo @ Rolling Hall 2015
    Bonobo @ Rolling Hall 2015 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. March 7 Bonobo @ Rolling Hall Between a session at Unit […] To read original article please visit Bonobo @ Rolling Hall 2015 to read the ful…Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 08:55 PM // 10mag.com
  • Seoul Foodie Find: Burger 4.5
    Seoul Foodie Find: Burger 4.5 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Seoul Foodie Find: Burger 4.5 Words and shots by Adam K […] To read original article please visit Seoul Foodie Find: Burger 4.5 to read the…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 04:00 AM // 10mag.com
  • Korean Government Legalizes Adultery
    Korean Government Legalizes Adultery - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Korean Government Legalizes Adultery On Thursday, South […] To read original article please visit Korean Government Legalizes Adultery to re…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 12:28 AM // 10mag.com
  • Protected: 10 Magazine: March 2015 Issue
    Protected: 10 Magazine: March 2015 Issue - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. To read original article please visit Protected: 10 Magazine: March 2015 Issue to read…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 12:38 AM // 10mag.com
  • Seoul Agenda: March 2015
    Seoul Agenda: March 2015 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Seoul Agenda: March 2015 Things to do in Seoul in March […] To read original article please visit Seoul Agenda: March 2015 to read the full…Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 09:51 PM // 10mag.com
  • 2015 Jeju Fire Festival
    2015 Jeju Fire Festival - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. 2015 Jeju Fire Festival Words by Dave Cunning Shot by E […] To read original article please visit 2015 Jeju Fire Festival to read the full a…Tue, 24 Feb 2015, 09:57 PM // 10mag.com
  • KAFTA Strategy Seminar
    KAFTA Strategy Seminar - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. AustCham Korea will be holding a joint strategy seminar […] To read original article please visit KAFTA Strategy Seminar to read the full ar…Tue, 24 Feb 2015, 03:34 AM // 10mag.com

Three Wise Monkeys

  • On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)– to the Chrysalis Election
    On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)– to the Chrysalis Election - Part 2 Read Part 1 I’ve looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It’s life’s illusions I recall I really don’t know life at all. Joni Mitchell July 11th (early morning) T…Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 05:31 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Writing Against the Establishment’s Grain–A Conversation with Bae Su-ah
    Writing Against the Establishment’s Grain–A Conversation with Bae Su-ah - By Blackberry Finn Self-creation, experimentation, rejection of tradition and popular mass opinions and behaviors, even humanist philosophical positions—such make an individualist. Korean writer Bae S…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 05:09 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Can Ye Not Serve God and Mammon? ‘Quo Vadis, Korean Megachurches?’
    Can Ye Not Serve God and Mammon? ‘Quo Vadis, Korean Megachurches?’ - By Donald Kirk The growth of megachurches worldwide is a global phenomenon, a mass movement in which thousands of individual churches or parishes each claim more than 2,000 members. The Full Gospel Ch…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:33 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • The ‘Former’ French Concession in Shanghai
    The ‘Former’ French Concession in Shanghai - By Jake Reed On any given day, I walk out through the gates of the first floor onto the street, and fall under the shadow of the birch trees that uniformly decorate the sidewalk.  If the size of the t…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:31 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • The Wonhyo Trail Project–Rebuilding One Monk’s Path across Korea
    The Wonhyo Trail Project–Rebuilding One Monk’s Path across Korea - By Tony MacGregor Group works to establish Korea’s first sustainable pilgrimage trail to honor Wonhyo, historic, beloved monk A plan to establish a sustainable trans-peninsula pilgrimage trail to hono…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:29 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Looking at the Korean Uni Experience after 12 Years in the U.S.
    Looking at the Korean Uni Experience after 12 Years in the U.S. - By Jun Won Lee I find Korean culture to be fine, a mixed feeling of both good and bad. Korea is just like any other country around the world. The only thing that I found noticeably different was the c…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:22 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)—to the Chrysalis Election
    On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)—to the Chrysalis Election - By Scott Liam Soper The corner of St. 282 and the north-south running, St. 51 (also known as Pasteur Street) is provocative and has much in common with many other corners and addresses in Phnom Penh’s…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 09:50 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Ties that Bind — Weighing the Sewol Tragedy
    Ties that Bind — Weighing the Sewol Tragedy - By Donald Kirk How much more will we really know about the construction companies that build apartment blocks that look like giant matchboxes from one end of the country to the other? And who knows wh…Sun, 18 May 2014, 07:45 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Seeing Yellow: The Aftermath of the Sewol and its Political Implications
    Seeing Yellow: The Aftermath of the Sewol and its Political Implications - By Jenny Choi Korea’s doors, fences, car windows, and social media profile pictures are a sea of yellow ribbons right now. In the aftermath of the sinking of the Sewol ferry, yellow ribbons have come…Sun, 18 May 2014, 07:13 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Writing from Wreckage: Korean LGBT Literature, Activism and the First Literary Award
    Writing from Wreckage: Korean LGBT Literature, Activism and the First Literary Award - By Finn When the door to his office wouldn't budge, Yol sensed something was blocking it. After a call out to his office mates and several shoves, it finally opened a crack. Through it he saw a soju b…Sun, 18 May 2014, 05:40 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com

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Dramabeans

  • Spy: Episode 14
    Spy: Episode 14 - Oh, it’s on now. Sun-woo gets separated from his family and has to fight for a reunion, even though he has opponents on both sides who seem dead set on holding at least one of his loved ones hostage a…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 11:04 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Sensory Couple adds Namgoong Min, Yoon Jin-seo
    Sensory Couple adds Namgoong Min, Yoon Jin-seo - On one hand, I like these two new additions to Sensory Couple — but on the other hand, why are Namgoong Min (My Secret Hotel) and Yoon Jin-seo (Twelve Men in a Year) still stuck in second lead roles i…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:02 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Ho-gu’s Love: Episode 7
    Ho-gu’s Love: Episode 7 - If last week’s developments spun the story in a sideways direction, today gives us answers and explanations, which shed a lot of light on what’s actually going on with these characters. I would have e…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:10 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Gong Hyo-jin considers Producer opposite Cha Tae-hyun
    Gong Hyo-jin considers Producer opposite Cha Tae-hyun - I love it. This drama is doing so many things right, and it’s not even on the air yet. Producer, the new KBS drama from the writer of You From Another Star, is courting Gong Hyo-jin (It’s Okay, It’s L…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 07:36 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Kill Me, Heal Me: Episode 16
    Kill Me, Heal Me: Episode 16 - Do-hyun and Ri-jin finally get to ride the Snowflake Train, but is it the end of the line for them as a couple? The sweetness is undercut by the reality of their situation, and the thread of melanchol…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 05:01 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Kim So-hyun joins Yoochun (yet again) for Sensory Couple
    Kim So-hyun joins Yoochun (yet again) for Sensory Couple - Kim So-hyun (Reset, Suspicious Housekeeper) is joining SBS’s Sensory Couple, and she’ll be playing the little sister to the drama’s hero, played by Yoochun (Three Days). Aw, how cute. She’s a talented…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:02 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • IU courted to reunite with Kim Soo-hyun in Producer
    IU courted to reunite with Kim Soo-hyun in Producer - Well, you had me at Cha Tae-hyun, but I won’t say no if you just keep casting people I like. KBS’s new drama about varietyland called Producer has an offer out to singer-actress IU (Pretty Man, You’re…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 06:01 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Heart to Heart: Episode 13
    Heart to Heart: Episode 13 - Hong-do discovers the secret of her past, and spends this entire episode trying to run from it. But no matter how much she may want to, she can’t hide from the truth. She can’t hide from Yi-seok eithe…Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 11:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

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Marmot's Hole

  • Anti-Corruption Law Passed – Weasels Ride Woodpeckers – End Times Are Near
    Anti-Corruption Law Passed – Weasels Ride Woodpeckers – End Times Are Near - These are strange days indeed – The National Assembly (South Korea) actually passed an anti-corruption law that calls for up to three years in prison for journalists, teachers and public servants (?)…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 11:27 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Chejudo and the Influx of Chinese Money
    Chejudo and the Influx of Chinese Money - Choe Sang-hun has an interesting article on the effect of so many Chinese pouring into Chejudo and the local government’s own policies that makes it easier for foreigners to buy property, though the i…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:13 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread: March 1 Edition
    Open Thread: March 1 Edition - Happy March 1 Independence Movement Day, folks.Sat, 28 Feb 2015, 09:35 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Korean adultery law (criminal) to be abolished in a historic decision
    Korean adultery law (criminal) to be abolished in a historic decision - 62 years since it was established, the criminal law code 241 was ruled anti-constitutional at the Constitutional court by 7 votes to 2, and is to be scrapped (or replaced) As it stood, any adulterer,…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 07:22 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Hyundai Rotem Rail Cars May Have Saved Lives
    Hyundai Rotem Rail Cars May Have Saved Lives - Hello, I haven’t been around much lately.  Sorry, I’ve been very busy and I will probably continue to be quite busy until the end of April.  Any ways, I’ve come up for some air recently and figured, w…Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 03:57 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • A Modern Day 플란다스의 개 (A Dog of Flanders)
    A Modern Day 플란다스의 개 (A Dog of Flanders) - 플란다스의 개, and its main characters 넬로(Nello) the boy and his dog, 파트라슈(Patrasche) who was once abused by his former owner, a peddler that beat him to pull his cart, the dog then became the boy’s best fr…Tue, 24 Feb 2015, 05:09 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Bitter, Sweet Seoul – A Movie
    Bitter, Sweet Seoul – A Movie - Much thanks to Colin Marshall, who mentions this film Bitter, Sweet Seoul: an hour-long film made by Park Chan-wook, his brother Park Chan-kyong (together they form the filmmaking unit known as PARKin…Tue, 17 Feb 2015, 01:09 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • What is the answer to 내가 누군지 아느냐 “Do you know who I am?”
    What is the answer to 내가 누군지 아느냐 “Do you know who I am?” - Maybe 손석희 Sohn Sukhee should have a change of career to being an anchor in the style of the Daily Show, because I actually laughed out aloud a couple of times watching this clip in which he addresses…Mon, 16 Feb 2015, 11:05 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread – Valentine’s Day Edition
    Open Thread – Valentine’s Day Edition - Sun, 15 Feb 2015, 05:45 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Plastic Paddy goes to a Korean Spa
    Plastic Paddy goes to a Korean Spa - Suck it up Conan.Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 05:38 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

Gusts of Popular Feeling

  • Lawmaker criticizes textbooks for correctly describing the violence of the Samil protests
    Lawmaker criticizes textbooks for correctly describing the violence of the Samil protests - An article in today's Joongang Daily declares in its headline that Textbooks do disservice to March 1 movement.Rep. Han Sun-kyo, a lawmaker of the ruling Saenuri Party, told the JoongAng Ilbo on Thurs…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 10:04 PM // populargusts.blogspot.com
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  • 'Ode to My Father' with English subtitles tomorrow
    'Ode to My Father' with English subtitles tomorrow - For those wanting to see 'Ode to my Father,' which I reviewed here (and looked at the history it depicts here), it will play with English subtitles at two CGV locations tomorrow (perhaps for the last…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 02:36 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Stigma prevents hero's welcome for Ebola medics
    Stigma prevents hero's welcome for Ebola medics - A column in the Chosun Ilbo criticized the lack of hero's welcome given to the first group of nine Korean medical workers who returned from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone for the last month.…Fri, 30 Jan 2015, 02:39 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Groove 100th issue fundraiser
    Groove 100th issue fundraiser - Partly since I'm interviewed in this, I'm passing this on (though today is the last day of the gofundme campaign):Groove Korea is celebrating its 100th issue in February! Thank you for 100 months of s…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 02:43 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • The history depicted in "Ode To My Father"
    The history depicted in "Ode To My Father" - In my previous post, I reviewed and offered an interpretation of the recent film Ode To My Father (국제시장). Along the way to writing the post I did quite a bit of reading about the events portrayed in t…Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 07:32 PM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • A review of "Ode To My Father"
    A review of "Ode To My Father" - Youn Je-Kyoun's film Ode to My Father [국제시장, or 'International Market'] has become the first film this year to top ten million admissions after its release on December 17. I saw the film new year's ev…Sun, 18 Jan 2015, 10:47 PM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Dissertation on police - gang cooperation in Korea
    Dissertation on police - gang cooperation in Korea - There's an interesting article at the Joongang Daily about Jonson Porteux, who as a doctoral student gained the trust of prosecutors and police as well as gang leaders while researching the symbiotic…Tue, 23 Dec 2014, 03:20 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Screening of Kim Ki-deok's 1964 film 'The Barefooted Youth' this Saturday
    Screening of Kim Ki-deok's 1964 film 'The Barefooted Youth' this Saturday - This Saturday, December 6, at 3pm, the Royal Asiatic Society Cinema Club and Seoul Film Society will have a free screening of the 1964 Kim Ki-deok film 'The Barefooted Youth' (맨발의 청춘) with English sub…Thu, 4 Dec 2014, 03:45 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • News on cuts to public school native speaking teachers
    News on cuts to public school native speaking teachers - The Seoul Sinmun reported November 13 on budget cuts to native-speaking teachers in public schools in an article titled [Controversy over welfare] Because of daycare, native speaking teachers are sayi…Tue, 2 Dec 2014, 03:52 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Teachers busted for growing pot, mailing self designer drug
    Teachers busted for growing pot, mailing self designer drug - Perhaps the 'crime prevention education' I recently posted about is needed after all. KNN (via SBS) reported on November 18 that a 43 year old American who is a 'visiting professor' who teaches Englis…Fri, 28 Nov 2014, 01:55 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com

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Chris in South Korea

  • Destination: Baan Teelanka, Phuket’s upside-down house
    Destination: Baan Teelanka, Phuket’s upside-down house - Quite a few things are backwards in this upside-down ho […] This post first appeared at Destination: Baan Teelanka, Phuket’s upside-down house.Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Phuket Seashell Museum
    Destination: Phuket Seashell Museum - I wasn’t inclined to like it at first. Then, I sa […] This post first appeared at Destination: Phuket Seashell Museum.Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Chalong Bay Rum Distillery
    Destination: Chalong Bay Rum Distillery - Every so often, a place takes me by surprise in an amaz […] This post first appeared at Destination: Chalong Bay Rum Distillery.Tue, 24 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • The sex parks of South Korea (NSFW)
    The sex parks of South Korea (NSFW) - Let’s face it – if you’re ready for w […] This post first appeared at The sex parks of South Korea (NSFW).Sun, 22 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • February book review – expat families, money saving tips, choose-your-path adventures, and learning how to teach English
    February book review – expat families, money saving tips, choose-your-path adventures, and learning how to teach English - Once a month, I put together the books I’ve read  […] This post first appeared at February book review – expat families, money saving tips, choose-your-path adventures, and learning how to teach Engli…Thu, 19 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • It’s the Year of the Sheep – Happy Lunar New Year!
    It’s the Year of the Sheep – Happy Lunar New Year! - Whether you call it the Lunar New Year or the Chinese N […] This post first appeared at It’s the Year of the Sheep – Happy Lunar New Year!.Tue, 17 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Heaven and Hell Tapan Cave – Wat Tham Ta Pan (NSFW)
    Destination: Heaven and Hell Tapan Cave – Wat Tham Ta Pan (NSFW) - Yet another hell temple? Sure, why not?! On our way to […] This post first appeared at Destination: Heaven and Hell Tapan Cave – Wat Tham Ta Pan (NSFW).Sun, 15 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Where To Go Instead: 5 Awesome Places in Thailand That Aren’t Dual-Priced
    Where To Go Instead: 5 Awesome Places in Thailand That Aren’t Dual-Priced - In case you’re wondering about the focus of this […] This post first appeared at Where To Go Instead: 5 Awesome Places in Thailand That Aren’t Dual-Priced.Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Museum of Sex and Health (Seogwipo city, Jeju-do) (NSFW)
    Destination: Museum of Sex and Health (Seogwipo city, Jeju-do) (NSFW) - Put the kids away and head somewhere else if you’ […] This post first appeared at Destination: Museum of Sex and Health (Seogwipo city, Jeju-do) (NSFW).Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Planning for Europe: saving money on European hotels
    Planning for Europe: saving money on European hotels - So our time in Asia is coming to an end – this is […] This post first appeared at Planning for Europe: saving money on European hotels.Sun, 8 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com

Korean Modern Lit in Translation

  • Marketing or Orientalization? The Cover of Kyung-Sook Shin’s “The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness: A Novel”
    Marketing or Orientalization? The Cover of Kyung-Sook Shin’s “The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness: A Novel” - In at least two previous posts I mentioned a post at The Society Pages  which parses the orientalist cliches used in many “Asian” book-covers. I also noted this hadn’t seemed to take hold in Korean tr…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 03:19 AM // ktlit.com
  • My Dinner With: Eun Hee-Kyung (은희경)
    My Dinner With: Eun Hee-Kyung (은희경) - I sat down between Mangwon and Hapjeong stations at a small coffee-shop/Italian restaurant (tragically no wine), to have an interview and dinner with Korean author Eun Hee-Kyung, who has had two works…Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 09:32 AM // ktlit.com
  • Hailji at the Swedish Literary Society
    Hailji at the Swedish Literary Society - Haiji was at the Swedish Literary Society’s 37th meeting. He has written (in translation) The Republic of Uzupis and Blue Meditation of the Clocks. He gave a speech, reading and answered questions. As…Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 07:36 AM // ktlit.com
  • Found on the Web #40: Sophie Bowman, Webtoons, and Princess Bari by Hwang Sok-yong
    Found on the Web #40: Sophie Bowman, Webtoons, and Princess Bari by Hwang Sok-yong - It’s been a while, but we’re back with Found on the Web, where we take a quick hop, skip, and a jump over the Internet to see what it is saying about Korean literature. • First, an article on a friend…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:21 PM // ktlit.com
  • Review: “Losing a Sister” (언니를 놓치다) by Lee Kyung-ja (이경자) – Personalized separation literature
    Review: “Losing a Sister” (언니를 놓치다) by Lee Kyung-ja (이경자) – Personalized separation literature - Losing a Sister by Lee Kyung-ja focuses on one particular theme of Pundan Munhak (Separation Literature), that of the re-unions between families split by the war. This territory has been covered in ot…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 06:05 AM // ktlit.com
  • Ko Un (고은) speaks at Haechi Hall: Q+A Summary
    Ko Un (고은) speaks at Haechi Hall: Q+A Summary - Last Saturday Ko Un spoke at the Barry’s Seoul ABC Book Club (also here on Facebook) at Haechi Hall in Myeongdong, Seoul. Ko began by wishing everyone a happy New Year and looked forward to the Lunar…Sun, 25 Jan 2015, 03:21 AM // ktlit.com
  • REVIEW: My Son’s Girlfriend by Jung Mi Kyung (정미경)
    REVIEW: My Son’s Girlfriend by Jung Mi Kyung (정미경) - The short story has always been the highest form of modern literature in Korea, and Jung Mi-Kyung’s My Son’s Girlfriend (Part of the awesome LTI Korea / Dalkey Archive Press effort) is a powerful argu…Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 01:23 AM // ktlit.com
  • “Happy New Year to Everyone – To Raymond Carver” (모두에게 복된 새해) by Kim Yeon-su (김연수)
    “Happy New Year to Everyone – To Raymond Carver” (모두에게 복된 새해) by Kim Yeon-su (김연수) - Happy New Year to Everyone – To Raymond Carver, by Kim Yeon-su (Translated by Maya West), is a male version of a very Korean modern fiction approach – a woman’s life (in this case the wife of the narr…Wed, 31 Dec 2014, 11:47 PM // ktlit.com
  • Review, “Christmas Specials” (성탄특선) by Kim Ae-ran (김애란)
    Review, “Christmas Specials” (성탄특선) by Kim Ae-ran (김애란) -   NOTE: This is an X-mas “re-release” originally published on November 21, and go ahead and follow KTLIT on twitter here. Christmas Specials, by Kim Ae-ran (translated by Jamie Chang) covers some of t…Wed, 24 Dec 2014, 05:51 PM // ktlit.com
  • KTLIT wins “Best Literature Blog” at K-Blog Awards
    KTLIT wins “Best Literature Blog” at K-Blog Awards - On Saturday night, the 20th of December, the first annual K-Blog Awards were held in Itaewon, and going head to head with the excellent Subject, Object, Verb, KTLIT won first place and the nice plaque…Mon, 22 Dec 2014, 10:51 PM // ktlit.com

The Grand Narrative

  • Brains & Beauty: With Korean women achieving higher education, why do so many rely on the scalpel?
    Brains & Beauty: With Korean women achieving higher education, why do so many rely on the scalpel? - (Source: Republic of Korea; CC BY-SA 2.0) “I believe in equality and love the Free the Nipple movement. After four years in Korea, I am still intrigued by its thirst for modernity mixed with its fear…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 04:28 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
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  • Korean Sociological Image #89: On Getting Knocked up in South Korea
    Korean Sociological Image #89: On Getting Knocked up in South Korea - As in, how many Korean women are pregnant when they walk down the aisle? How many get married after giving birth? How many mothers don’t get married at all? And how have public attitudes to all those…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 05:20 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • “Sexy Concepts with James Turnbull”
    “Sexy Concepts with James Turnbull” - (Source) Ahem. But really, they’re just a very small part of my July interview with Colin Marshall for the Notebook on Cities and Culture podcast, where we also discuss: …what Westerners find so unapp…Mon, 9 Feb 2015, 04:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • A Weighty Matter: Deconstructing the Korean Media’s Messages about Body Image, Cosmetic Surgery, and Obesity
    A Weighty Matter: Deconstructing the Korean Media’s Messages about Body Image, Cosmetic Surgery, and Obesity - (Source) I was quoted in the Korea Times today, on “Korean primetime’s ‘lookism’ problem”. Due to my sloppy wording though, the fact that I was actually paraphrasing someone else(!) got lost in the fi…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 05:22 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Friday Fun? Korean Women Putting Shoes on Their Heads (Updated)
    Friday Fun? Korean Women Putting Shoes on Their Heads (Updated) - (EXID’s Hani. Source: Asian Junkie) When I think of my shoes, nothing repulses me more than imagining sticking them on my head. When I think of ads and magazine photoshoots, nothing infuriates me more…Fri, 30 Jan 2015, 04:23 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #88: Unhappy Korean children
    Korean Sociological Image #88: Unhappy Korean children - (Source: Kevin Thai; CC BY-ND 2.0) Via a friend of mine last year, came this OECD survey that found Korean children to be the least happy of all those in developed countries. Much more interesting tha…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:11 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Help a Korean Wave Researcher!
    Help a Korean Wave Researcher! - (“And you thought *you* had relationship issues”. Source: Sanctu; CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) This request comes from a friend of mine. So, you already know she’s awesome, and very deserving of your help! Hi, my…Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 04:26 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korea and the World: My Podcast Interview
    Korea and the World: My Podcast Interview - (Source: Danny Choo; CC BY-SA 2.0) “Korea’s entertainment industry has become extremely popular abroad and conveys the image of a modern and attractive country. Watch any K-Pop video and you see plent…Wed, 7 Jan 2015, 06:00 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Something Everybody Needs to Know About Yellow Fever
    Something Everybody Needs to Know About Yellow Fever - (Source, left: Kevin Jaako, CC BY-NC 2.0. Source, right: Isabel Santos Pilot, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0, edited) Now, I’d be the last person in the world to victim-blame anyone who’s ever been the target of Yel…Sat, 3 Jan 2015, 07:22 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Presentation, Yonsei University, Friday 12th: “Give it to Me? The Impact of K-Pop’s Sexualization on Korean Advertising”
    Presentation, Yonsei University, Friday 12th: “Give it to Me? The Impact of K-Pop’s Sexualization on Korean Advertising” - (Source: *cough* Ilbe) The reason I’ve been so busy in recent weeks, and unable to properly reply to all your comments and tweets sorry. But, I’m happy to finally announce I’ll be presenting in the 20…Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 06:43 AM // thegrandnarrative.com

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DailyNK

  • Defectors Preventing Promotions for Relatives in NK
    Defectors Preventing Promotions for Relatives in NK - The North Korean authorities have recentlystarted to place restrictions on promotions for Chosun Workers’ Party cadres or other officials with suspected defectors among their family members. Extensive…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:27 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Trade and Rations Behind Stable Prices
    Trade and Rations Behind Stable Prices - North Korea’s riceprices in the markets, used to gauge overall consumer prices, have beenmaintaining a steady rate since last year, raising interest in the factors that have made this possible. Accord…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:26 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Kkotjebi Disappearing from Markets Across NK
    Kkotjebi Disappearing from Markets Across NK - The North Korean authorities have recently begun dispatching agents to patrol the public markets scattered across the country in a bid to round up the large population of homeless children, many of wh…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 02:47 AM // dailynk.com
  • The Value of Being Valued
    The Value of Being Valued - In the spring of 2008, Hwang Soon Hee [alias, pictured left; Image: Daily NK] immediately began looking for work following her graduation fromHanawon, the government resettlement center for North Kore…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 01:46 AM // dailynk.com
  • ROK-U.S. Joint Military Exercises Start, NK Launches Missiles
    ROK-U.S. Joint Military Exercises Start, NK Launches Missiles - North Korea fired two short-range ballisticmissiles into the East Sea on March 2nd [KST]. The Ministry of National Defense announcedon the same day, “North Korea launched two short-rangeballistic miss…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 01:35 AM // dailynk.com
  • NK's Unilateral KIC Wage Hike: 'Small Gain, Big Loss'
    NK's Unilateral KIC Wage Hike: 'Small Gain, Big Loss' - North Korea recently made the unilateraldecision to raise the minimum wage of Kaesong Industrial Complex [KIC] workersby 5.18% from 70.35 USD to 74.00 USD.The raise was announced by the presidium ofth…Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 09:15 PM // dailynk.com
  • Party Secretary Caught in Crystal Meth Scandal
    Party Secretary Caught in Crystal Meth Scandal - A Chosun Workers’ Party Central Committeesecretary affiliated with Musan Mine was dismissed after being caught with 1kgof “ice” [crystal methamphetamine, or “crystal meth”] and is undergoing intensein…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 03:12 AM // dailynk.com
  • Border Guards Issued Punishment Consent Forms
    Border Guards Issued Punishment Consent Forms - With a spike in cases of border securityguards abetting escapes into China from North Korea, Pyongyang is reportedlycoercing consent from guards that delineate harsher punishments against suchacts. De…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 02:40 AM // dailynk.com
  • 2 Years On: Park Geun Hye's North Korea Approach
    2 Years On: Park Geun Hye's North Korea Approach - The 25th of this month marked the thirdanniversary of President Park Geun Hye’sadministration, but the South Korean government has yet to resolve its strainedrelationship with North Korea. In fact, th…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 02:38 AM // dailynk.com
  • Los desertores norcoreanos tienen mayor riesgo de padecer diabetes
    Los desertores norcoreanos tienen mayor riesgo de padecer diabetes - Image: YonhapLos resultados de una investigaciónarrojaron que los desertores norcoreanos que actualmente residen en Corea delSur están expuestos a un alto riesgo de enfermedades metabólicas. Enparticu…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 12:33 AM // dailynk.com

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38 North

  • North Korea’s Nuclear Futures Project: Technology and Strategy
    North Korea’s Nuclear Futures Project: Technology and Strategy - Since the end of the Korean War, the United States has grappled with the security challenge posed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. An increasingly important component of that challenge ha…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 09:30 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Future Directions in the DPRK’s Nuclear Weapons Program: Three Scenarios for 2020
    Future Directions in the DPRK’s Nuclear Weapons Program: Three Scenarios for 2020 - Like many secret nuclear weapons programs, the DPRK goes to great lengths to hide its capabilities to produce nuclear explosive materials and nuclear weapons. Despite these actions, a picture can be d…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 09:29 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Talking Loud and Carrying a Small Stick: The Implications of America’s Sony Response for Extended Deterrence
    Talking Loud and Carrying a Small Stick: The Implications of America’s Sony Response for Extended Deterrence - Discussions over the nature of the cyber attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, launched in an attempt to prevent the release of “The Interview,” continue to spark heated debate, and the US respo…Mon, 16 Feb 2015, 04:44 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Korean Unification: Before the Bonanza
    Korean Unification: Before the Bonanza - Recent events have brought the topic of Korean unification back into public debate. Republic of Korea (ROK) President Park Geun-hye gave an important address on the subject last spring in Dresden, Ger…Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 03:05 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Korean People’s Navy Tests New Anti-ship Cruise Missile
    The Korean People’s Navy Tests New Anti-ship Cruise Missile - On February 7, 2015, North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun published an article describing Kim Jong Un’s recent trip to the Korean People’s Navy (KPN) East Sea Fleet during which he observed the test of a canis…Sun, 8 Feb 2015, 10:35 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons: The Great Miniaturization Debate
    North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons: The Great Miniaturization Debate - On December 20, 2014, the South Korean Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a white paper that contained a surprising statement about North Korea’s nuclear program.[1] “North Korea seems to hav…Thu, 5 Feb 2015, 04:32 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Facility: Restart of the 5 MWe Reactor?
    North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Facility: Restart of the 5 MWe Reactor? - A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Nick Hansen Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates new activity at the 5 MWe Plutonium Production Reactor at North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Rese…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:41 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Obama Comes Out as an NK Collapsist
    Obama Comes Out as an NK Collapsist - So now we know. The truth is out, from the horse’s mouth. On North Korea and its future, the President of the United States has revealed himself as a card-carrying collapsist. Retro rules.[1] Ever won…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 03:40 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • DPRK Agricultural Policy: Chinese-Style Reform or Muddling Towards Autonomy?
    DPRK Agricultural Policy: Chinese-Style Reform or Muddling Towards Autonomy? - For DPRK economy watchers, the last year has been relatively quiet regarding the agricultural sector. Aside from a landmark conference for sub work team leaders in February, and the annual weather cri…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:25 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Expansion of Molybdenum Production
    North Korea’s Expansion of Molybdenum Production - Summary North Korea’s expansion of the March 5 Youth Mine—a showcase facility intended to produce non-ferrous metals encompassing almost 2,500 acres near the Chinese border—began in 2008 and culminate…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 11:51 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

North Korean Leadership Watch

  • Expanded Central Military Commission Meeting Held
    Expanded Central Military Commission Meeting Held -   Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his inspection of an island landing drill in the West Sea DPRK state media reported on February 23 (Monday) that an expanded … Continue reading →Sun, 22 Feb 2015, 11:44 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com
  • Expanded Political Bureau Meeting Held
    Expanded Political Bureau Meeting Held - Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to Ku’msusan at midnight on February 16   An expanded meeting of the Worker’s Party of Korea [WPK] Central Committee Political Bureau … Continue re…Wed, 18 Feb 2015, 08:22 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com
  • Kim Jong Un Visits Ku’msusan on KJI Birth Anniversary
    Kim Jong Un Visits Ku’msusan on KJI Birth Anniversary - Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to the construction of Mirae Scientists Street Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n), accompanied by senior officials of the Korean People’s Army … Continue…Sun, 15 Feb 2015, 11:32 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com

NK News

  • North Korea prepping Nodong missile – South Korean media
    North Korea prepping Nodong missile – South Korean media - North Korea appears to be prepping a medium range Nodong ballistic missile, an unnamed government source told South Korean media on March 3. The news comes amidst rising tensions on the Korean Peninsu…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:35 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Female defectors seek attention for North Korean women’s human rights
    Female defectors seek attention for North Korean women’s human rights - SEOUL — Women suffer the most in North Korea and more attention to their human rights is needed, a female defector-activist group called on Tuesday. The New Korea Women’s Union, which consists of fema…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 04:22 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Riding the tiger of nationalism in North Korea
    Riding the tiger of nationalism in North Korea - The view that state-sponsored nationalism has played a major (or even decisive) role in the persistence of the North Korean political system has been expressed by a wide range of scholars, such as Bri…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:53 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • North Korea announces more hydroelectric plants
    North Korea announces more hydroelectric plants - North Korea has announced the construction of new power plants in its southeastern Kangwon Province, according to a recent article in the Pyongyang Times. The brief news piece mentions that new power…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:33 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • North Korea creates Kim Il Sung University Fund, asks for donations
    North Korea creates Kim Il Sung University Fund, asks for donations - North Korea has established a new “Kim Il Sung University (KISU) Fund” in an effort to raise finances to support the institution, an article published on its Naenara web portal said on Monday. KISU, t…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 09:22 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Russian Railways interested in revamping North Korean rail
    Russian Railways interested in revamping North Korean rail - Russian Railways (RZhD) wants to take an active role in upgrading North Korea’s aging rail network, with a view to eventually creating an active Trans-Korean connection with South Korea, a source at t…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 04:19 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea threaten balloon launches with ‘cannons or missiles’
    North Korea threaten balloon launches with ‘cannons or missiles’ - North Korean state media on Monday carried a threat to shoot down balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets with “cannons or missiles.” The threat, part of a report from the DPRK’s foreign…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 04:02 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Canadian pastor possibly detained in North Korea – paper
    Canadian pastor possibly detained in North Korea – paper - A Korean-Canadian pastor has been missing for more than a month and may have been detained in North Korea during visit to Pyongyang at the end of January. Rev. Lim Hyun-soo, head pastor at the Light P…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 03:48 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea to end anti-Ebola restrictions: Tour agency
    North Korea to end anti-Ebola restrictions: Tour agency - North Korea is lifting anti-Ebola measures which for the past four months have required foreigners to undergo 21 days in quarantine, a North Korea tour agency source told NK News on Monday. The revers…Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 10:35 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North launches two missiles as joint U.S.-ROK exercises begin
    North launches two missiles as joint U.S.-ROK exercises begin - North Korea fired two short-range projectiles, presumed to be Scud-type ballistic missiles, on Monday morning South Korean time, Seoul’s military leadership announced. “North Korea fired two short-ran…Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 08:45 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

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  • Bundang CHA Hospital’s Prof.Lee participating in NASA on Development of Cure for bone loss
    Bundang CHA Hospital’s Prof.Lee participating in NASA on Development of Cure for bone loss - Planning to run a test in the world’s first international space station under microgravity Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by Lee Jae-seung(jasonlee@koreaittimes.com) Bundang CHA General Hospital (CHAMC,…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:37 PM // koreaittimes.com
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  • WOORIDUL Hospital, Kimpo Branch developed a Remote Surgical Technique for Spine though Google Glasses
    WOORIDUL Hospital, Kimpo Branch developed a Remote Surgical Technique for Spine though Google Glasses - Presentation about the remote streaming surgery through Google glasses in Nex-D Festival [2015 Wearable is Next] held on Feb. 13 in COEX Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by Lee Jae-seung(jasonlee@koreaitti…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:25 PM // koreaittimes.com
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  • CPU and Camera Comparison between Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6
    CPU and Camera Comparison between Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 - Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 Korea IT Times When Samsung Electronics released its brand-new smartphones on March 1, it unexpectedly mentioned the difference in performance between Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6.…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:49 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Innovative App Determines Prostate Cancer Risk Level
    Innovative App Determines Prostate Cancer Risk Level - Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 Chun Go-eun The ProstateCheck app promotes early detection of the dangerous disease and helps to prevent unnecessary screenings by extending previous check-up intervals of on…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:39 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Wearable Electronics Bring New Bright Opportunities for Sensors After Smartphones and Tablets
    Wearable Electronics Bring New Bright Opportunities for Sensors After Smartphones and Tablets - Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 Chun Go-eun LONDON, March 3, 2015 - The wearable devices space is viewed as the next goldmine of opportunity for sensor manufacturers as profits shrink in the smartphone and…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:20 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • LG's Broad Range of Mobile Innovations on Display at MWC 2015
    LG's Broad Range of Mobile Innovations on Display at MWC 2015 - Four Distinct Booth Zones to Showcase Premium and Mid-Range Smartphones, Wearables and IoT Services Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 By Yeon Choul-woong (bruceyeon@koreaittimes.com) BARCELONA, Mar. 2, 2015 ―…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 01:05 PM // koreaittimes.com
  • Huawei Open ROADS to a Better Connected World at Mobile World Congress 2015
    Huawei Open ROADS to a Better Connected World at Mobile World Congress 2015 - Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 Chun Go-eun BARCELONA, Spain, March 2, 2015 - Huawei today announced that it will share its vision for the ICT industry, Open ROADS to a Better Connected World, through vario…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 12:40 PM // koreaittimes.com
  • SK Telecom Participates in Mobile World Congress 2015
    SK Telecom Participates in Mobile World Congress 2015 - Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 By Yeon Choul-woong (bruceyeon@koreaittimes.com) BARCELONA, Spain, March 2, 2015 – SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM) announced its participation in the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress t…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 12:27 PM // koreaittimes.com
  • Samsung Announces Samsung Pay, A Groundbreaking Mobile Payment Service
    Samsung Announces Samsung Pay, A Groundbreaking Mobile Payment Service - This summer Samsung will launch a secure and easy-to-use mobile payment service at more merchant locations than competing offerings Monday, March 2nd, 2015 By Yeon Choul-woong (bruceyeon@koreaittimes…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 05:03 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • Samsung and IKEA Are Accelerating the Growth of Wireless Charging Experience
    Samsung and IKEA Are Accelerating the Growth of Wireless Charging Experience - Matching Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge’s advanced technology with IKEA’s new wireless charging collection makes consumers’ life easier, simpler, and more connected Monday, March 2nd, 2015 By Yeon Cho…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 04:57 AM // koreaittimes.com

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PhysOrg

  • Can we track the world's nuclear weapons?
    Can we track the world's nuclear weapons? - The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has unveiled an interactive infographic that tracks the number and history of nuclear weapons in the nine nuclear weapon states: the United States, Russia, the Un…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:23 AM // physorg.com
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  • Apple edges Samsung, retakes smartphone throne: survey
    Apple edges Samsung, retakes smartphone throne: survey - Apple overtook Samsung to regain the top position in global smartphone sales in the fourth quarter, a market tracker said Tuesday.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:42 AM // physorg.com
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  • Huawei puts premium styling in watch entry, thinks Classic
    Huawei puts premium styling in watch entry, thinks Classic - News sites buzzed with preliminary talk about the Huawei Watch ahead of its official unveiling at Mobile World Congress last week in Barcelona. To be sure, while smartwatch reports of coming attractio…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 02:30 PM // physorg.com
  • First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones
    First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones - Samsung's new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality.Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 03:07 AM // physorg.com
  • US spymaster warns over low-level cyber attacks
    US spymaster warns over low-level cyber attacks - A steady stream of low-level cyber attacks poses the most likely danger to the United States rather than a potential digital armageddon, US intelligence director James Clapper said on Thursday.Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 02:40 AM // physorg.com
  • Cyber threats expanding, new US intelligence assessment says
    Cyber threats expanding, new US intelligence assessment says - (AP)—The U.S. has elevated its appraisal of the cyber threat from Russia, the U.S. intelligence chief said Thursday, as he delivered the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of the top dangers f…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 11:50 AM // physorg.com
  • Life-saving train design is rarely used
    Life-saving train design is rarely used - (AP)—Nearly a decade ago, the U.S. secretary of transportation stood at the site of a horrendous commuter train crash near downtown Los Angeles and called for the adoption of a new train car design th…Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 03:37 PM // physorg.com
  • Facebook claims 2 million advertisers
    Facebook claims 2 million advertisers - Facebook said Tuesday it has boosted the number of advertisers on the social network to two million as it launched a mobile app for those managing their commercial pitches.Tue, 24 Feb 2015, 12:24 PM // physorg.com
  • World must achieve international water goals to preempt looming conflicts born of desperation: UN
    World must achieve international water goals to preempt looming conflicts born of desperation: UN - A new UN report warns that without large new water-related investments many societies worldwide will soon confront rising desperation and conflicts over life's most essential resource.Mon, 23 Feb 2015, 09:45 AM // physorg.com
  • Korean tech start-ups offer life beyond Samsung
    Korean tech start-ups offer life beyond Samsung - As an engineering major at Seoul's Yonsei University, Yoon Ja-Young was perfectly poised to follow the secure, lucrative and socially prized career path long-favoured by South Korea's elite graduates.Mon, 23 Feb 2015, 01:40 AM // physorg.com

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Korea.com

  • KakaoTalk Brings BIGBANG and Sherina for Indonesian Market
    KakaoTalk Brings BIGBANG and Sherina for Indonesian Market - Popular communication app company Kakao Corp. that develops KakaoTalk, KakaoStory and KakaoAlbum has chosen BIGBANG to be their ambassadors for the all-new CF alongside with Indonesian pop singer Sher…Fri, 29 Mar 2013, 11:00 AM // en.korea.com
  • LG Optimus G arrives in Europe
    LG Optimus G arrives in Europe - LG Electronics Inc. will release the Optimus G in Europe. The company announced on February 22 that they will initially release the Optimus G in Sweden. Every European version will ship with the newes…Sat, 23 Feb 2013, 04:15 AM // en.korea.com
  • Samsung unveils its new REX series of feature phones
    Samsung unveils its new REX series of feature phones - On February 14 (local time), Samsung Electronics held an event to reveal a new series of feature phones called REX in India. Over one hundred and fifty people from local media and allied markets atten…Sat, 16 Feb 2013, 04:45 AM // en.korea.com
  • Samsung doubles its tablet market share
    Samsung doubles its tablet market share - i Samsung Electronics has expanded its market reach, doubling its share of sales of tablet computers in the fourth quarter of 2012 and narrowing the gap between itself and the front runner, Apple. Acc…Sat, 2 Feb 2013, 04:45 AM // en.korea.com
  • LG Electronics releases the 15.6-inch screen Ultrabook U560
    LG Electronics releases the 15.6-inch screen Ultrabook U560 - On January 24, LG Electronics announced the release of the big-screen Ultrabook U560. The U560 has a 15.6-inch, but it is thin and lightweight compared to other notebook computers, with a thickness of…Fri, 25 Jan 2013, 04:15 AM // en.korea.com
  • Two new colors for the Galaxy Note II
    Two new colors for the Galaxy Note II - On January 17, Samsung Electronics announced that the Galaxy Note II will be available in two new colors, Amber Brown and Ruby Wine. The colors are used on both the front and back of the phone as well…Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 01:45 AM // en.korea.com
  • Iriver releases the ULALA smartphone for 148,000 won
    Iriver releases the ULALA smartphone for 148,000 won - Iriver has come out with a smartphone called the Iriver ULALA (model I-K1) on January 10. The phone can be used with any wireless carrier. The phone has an ARM Cortex A5 CPU and has the Android 2.3.5…Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 04:30 AM // en.korea.com
  • Picking the best portable personal heater
    Picking the best portable personal heater - These cold winter days make people miss the classic hand heater. People in their 30s and 40s, even generations in their 50s and older have, in the past, carried a small hand heater in their pocket to…Sat, 29 Dec 2012, 01:45 AM // en.korea.com
  • 4minute’s Hyun Ah is a new representative for FIFA Online 3
    4minute’s Hyun Ah is a new representative for FIFA Online 3 - Park Ji Sung, who plays midfield in the English Premier League, and 4minute’s Hyun Ah were recently selected to help promote the online soccer game EA Sports™ FIFA Online 3. As part of the promotional…Wed, 19 Dec 2012, 04:30 AM // en.korea.com
  • LG front-loading washing machines rank first in a product evaluation in Finland
    LG front-loading washing machines rank first in a product evaluation in Finland - Front-loading washing machines by LG ranked first in a recent product evaluation conducted in Finland. This makes the LG washers two-time champs in northern Europe after being ranking first in October…Tue, 4 Dec 2012, 08:10 PM // en.korea.com

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MK Business News

  • S. Korea on brink of turning net importer of textile
    S. Korea on brink of turning net importer of textile - Since 1970, South Korean entrepreneurs in the textile industry have served as a propeller of the nations economy by exporting $340 million worth of textile products, or 41 percent of total export..Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:52 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Civil servant alleged to pocket $70,000
    Civil servant alleged to pocket $70,000 - A low-ranking public official at South Gyeongsang Province office was caught siphoning off public funds earmarked for senior officials` business operation. The provincial government said on Tuesd..Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:51 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Hyundai Mobis to further strengthen R&D and quality control
    Hyundai Mobis to further strengthen R&D and quality control - Hyundai Mobis will shore up R&D and quality control activities and nearly half of new hires are assigned to this sectors. Hyundai Mobis said Tuesday 75 people or about 30 percent of 264 employees..Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:50 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Ex- Samsung executives fare well at Dongbu Daewoo Electronics
    Ex- Samsung executives fare well at Dongbu Daewoo Electronics - Executives at Samsung Electronics who decamped to Dongbu Daewoo Electronics are showing brilliant performances at the latter. All of the top brass at Dongbu including CEO and vice president Choi ..Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:33 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Anti-corruption bill application to be reduced from family to spouse
    Anti-corruption bill application to be reduced from family to spouse - The ruling and opposition parties reached a conclusion over the so-called Kim Young-ran Act, a bill to ban illegal solicitation and to prevent public officials from getting caught in a conflict of ..Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 09:28 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • LG Display to exclusively supply Apple Watch displays
    LG Display to exclusively supply Apple Watch displays - LG Display, South Koreas flagship LCD panel maker, would be a sole supplier of the entire quantity of displays for Apple Watch, the first wearable device of Apple, which is due to come out ne..Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 09:19 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • S. Korea-Kuwait summit ushers in 2nd Middle East boom
    S. Korea-Kuwait summit ushers in 2nd Middle East boom - South Koreas president Park Geun-hye on Monday (local time) has kickstarted efforts for the second Middle East boom by having a summit with Kuwait King Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah in Kuwai..Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 09:06 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Concerns raised over S. Koreas lethargic economy
    Concerns raised over S. Koreas lethargic economy - South Koreas economic activities such as production, consumption and investment at the beginning of the year sharply slowed, a report showed. Amidst uncertainties surrounding the future, corporat..Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 08:37 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Govt to fix annual adjustment of health insurance premiums
    Govt to fix annual adjustment of health insurance premiums - The government has launched efforts to revamp the year-end adjustment system for health insurance premiums to relive the public burden. One possible new way is to force employers with more than 100..Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 03:54 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Samsung Heavy wins $618mn order for 4 container ships
    Samsung Heavy wins $618mn order for 4 container ships - Samsung Heavy Industries, one of South Koreas leading shipbuilders, said Monday it has clinched a 681 billion won ($618 million) order to build four container carriers for a Japanese shipper. T..Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 03:31 AM // news.mk.co.kr

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WSJ - Korea Real Time

  • North Korea Reopens to Foreign Tourists After Ebola Travel Ban
    North Korea Reopens to Foreign Tourists After Ebola Travel Ban - North Korea has reopened its doors to foreign tourists, tour operators said, ending a travel ban aimed at keeping the isolated state free of the Ebola virus.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:37 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • What’s New in Samsung’s Galaxy S6 – Mobile World
    What’s New in Samsung’s Galaxy S6 – Mobile World - Find out what's most surprising about Samsung's new Galaxy S6 smartphone.Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 03:43 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • BlackBerry, Samsung Expand Partnership
    BlackBerry, Samsung Expand Partnership - BlackBerry Ltd. said Sunday that a partnership with South Korean phone giant Samsung Electronics Co. to win more enterprise customers is expanding to include Samsung’s integration of BlackBerry encryp…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 12:28 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • North Korea Fires Missiles Into Sea
    North Korea Fires Missiles Into Sea - North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea early Monday, an apparent protest at the start of major military drills involving U.S. troops in South Korea.Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 08:44 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • LG’s Watch Adds Another Player to Wearable Platform Wars—Mobile World
    LG’s Watch Adds Another Player to Wearable Platform Wars—Mobile World - The South Korean company’s new LG Watch Urbane LTE is the world’s first smartwatch capable of running on 4G LTE networks. And in order to do so, LG had to ditch Google Inc.’s Android Wear operating sy…Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 07:35 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Samsung’s Novel Smartwatch Strategy: Don’t Release Anything
    Samsung’s Novel Smartwatch Strategy: Don’t Release Anything - Since Samsung Electronics released its first smartwatch in September 2013, it has been nothing but relentless in putting its stamp on the nascent market for wearable devices.Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 07:29 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Samsung Unveils Galaxy S6 to Answer iPhone 6
    Samsung Unveils Galaxy S6 to Answer iPhone 6 - Samsung Electronics Co. introduced a flagship smartphone with a curved screen and mobile-payment system, seeking to spark sales after a painful year that saw its leadership eroded by Apple Inc. and Ch…Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 07:24 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Police Pledge Tougher Gun Regulations After South Korea Shootings
    Police Pledge Tougher Gun Regulations After South Korea Shootings - A second deadly shooting attack in South Korea in three days is likely to increase calls for tighter controls on ownership of hunting weapons, which were used in both incidents.Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 11:42 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Koreans Get More Bang For Buck Learning English in Philippines
    Koreans Get More Bang For Buck Learning English in Philippines - Studying English is a national obsession in South Korea, but can also be very costly. Thousands of Koreans have traveled to the Philippines for English immersion classes in recent years, seeking a che…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 11:00 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • North Korea, Without The Nukes
    North Korea, Without The Nukes - A new book about North Korea takes a close look at the lives of ordinary people in the country and how profound changes in the economy and inflows of information in recent years have changed the way N…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 04:00 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com

Financial Times - BeyondBrics

  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Fridman attacks North Sea deal threat | Billionaire’s fund says government plans to block investment ‘not rational’ * Boris Nemtsov: Last words in FT interview | Edited highlights from…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 07:23 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: Russia and China outgun the West in civil nuclear exports
    Guest post: Russia and China outgun the West in civil nuclear exports - By Matthew Cottee, International Institute for Strategic Studies East–West nuclear rivalry is back. The Ukraine crisis threatens the emergence of a new Cold War, and with it the return to a standoff b…Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 10:04 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: Korea threatened by Japan-led deflation
    Guest post: Korea threatened by Japan-led deflation - By Ronald Man, HSBC The Japanese yen has lost almost 50 per cent of its value against the US dollar since late 2012. Few economies are as affected by a weaker yen as South Korea, given the strong trad…Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 05:14 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: flood of global liquidity destabilises EM
    Guest post: flood of global liquidity destabilises EM - By Xavier Denis, Societe Generale Private Banking The huge expansion of liquidity due to quantitative easing in advanced economies can have an adverse impact on emerging economies. The “lowflation” en…Mon, 16 Feb 2015, 08:03 PM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: Russia, the submerging market
    Guest post: Russia, the submerging market - By Gary Greenberg, Hermes Investment Management After Vladimir Putin swept back to power in 2012, he had the air of a chess grandmaster: plotting each intricate move from the Kremlin. He swiftly annex…Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 06:58 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Leaders agree Ukraine ceasefire | Truce to take effect from midnight on Saturday * Greek bailout talks with Europe break down | Recrimination as two sides fail to agree on way forwardR…Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 06:57 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: how the China carry trade could unwind
    Guest post: how the China carry trade could unwind - By Achilles Risvas, Dromeus Capital Management Could changing tides in “carry trade” capital flows suddenly drain value from Chinese property and equities, causing the renminbi to depreciate rapidly a…Mon, 9 Feb 2015, 07:20 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • How soon could India cut interest rates again?
    How soon could India cut interest rates again? - As global oil prices have crashed, central bankers around the world have had to deal with new disinflationary pressures. For some, like Thailand and Korea, this may be bad news but for Raghuram Rajan,…Mon, 9 Feb 2015, 05:39 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Manila’s new casino seeks business from Macau, Singapore
    Manila’s new casino seeks business from Macau, Singapore - By Gavin Bowring and Felipe Salvosa The City of Dreams Manila, an integrated gaming and entertainment resort that cost $1bn to build, threw open its doors this week in an attempt to lure a slice of th…Fri, 6 Feb 2015, 06:20 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: Chinese millennials have money, will travel
    Guest post: Chinese millennials have money, will travel - By Sammy Suzuki, AllianceBernstein China’s millennials are better educated and more affluent than their elders. They also have a serious case of travel fever. Their favored destinations, and shopping…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 06:36 AM // blogs.ft.com

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Jeju Weekly

  • Haenyeo handbook to boost UNESCO bid
    Haenyeo handbook to boost UNESCO bid -      Jeju Haenyeo: Stewards of the Sea, the first English handbook on Jeju haenyeo (diving women), has been published by Jeju Sea Grant Center. The book, designed and edited by The Jeju Weekly, was wr…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 03:21 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Bottling up your emotions, Jeju style
    Bottling up your emotions, Jeju style -      Myungho Park has a mission, one which you probably support. He wants to change tourist habits on Jeju Island.From the Olle-gil to the beach, tourists litter so much. I want to say to tourists, Pl…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 02:50 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • A leader in practice and spirit: Father McGlinchey
    A leader in practice and spirit: Father McGlinchey -      Irish Ambassador to Korea Aingeal O'Donoghue visited Isidore Farm on Feb 12 to hand over the Presidential Distinguished Service Award to Father Patrick James McGlinchey.O'Donoghue had received th…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 04:03 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Mega park billed a Jeju game-changer
    Mega park billed a Jeju game-changer -      A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Feb 12 for the long-awaited Myths and History Theme Park, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo City.The 1.5m² project is expected to cost 2.2 trillion won and is being joi…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 03:37 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Jeju EVs the real thing as IEVE 2015 looms
    Jeju EVs the real thing as IEVE 2015 looms -      This article was written as part of an e-newsletter series to promote IEVE 2015. To receive the e-newsletter please email ymijin0902@gmail.com. This is not a hollow slogan or dream, says Jae-Chan…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 03:18 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Art exhibition and Idiot Brothers at Cafe Old LP
    Art exhibition and Idiot Brothers at Cafe Old LP -      2nd Special Concert: Idiot BrothersPerforming songs from their Jeju language album alongside The world through pictures as viewed by Hyeon JeongiBasement, 20 Chilseongno-gil, Jeju City Sunday, Ma…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 05:45 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Zenith, Endless Memory: Kim Su Nam Special Exhibition
    Zenith, Endless Memory: Kim Su Nam Special Exhibition -      Zenith, Endless Memory: Kim Su Nam Special ExhibitionPilgrim of the shamanic belt from Siberia to the EquatorAn exhibition of the late photographer's work as he sought to record both Korea's and…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 05:24 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Top stories from The Jeju Weekly #129
    Top stories from The Jeju Weekly #129 -      More hiking, electric vehicles, coffee shops, Jeju development, food reviews, the arts and more! Bibbulmun Track from Australia joins the Jeju Olle in ceremony on Olle 19 by Darren Southcott goo.…Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 01:56 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Tasting Jejus many flavors at the 5-Day Market
    Tasting Jejus many flavors at the 5-Day Market -      Walking into the Jeju City Folk 5-Day Market is to enter a heaving mass of mingling and haggling. The atmosphere is familiar from markets the world over, and it is what makes them the best places…Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 01:34 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Tasteful design impresses at Mint
    Tasteful design impresses at Mint -      Jason Kim is a Korean-American foodie with a passion for cooking, eating and photographing. He currently lives on Jeju Island and updates his popular blog, mykoreaneats.com, where this article or…Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 05:01 PM // jejuweekly.com

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Ulsan Online

  • NB Clinic: English-Speaking Skin Clinic in Samsandong
    NB Clinic: English-Speaking Skin Clinic in Samsandong - We get asked a lot of questions over on our facebook page and aside from the usual “where can I find an English-speaking dentist?” there is usually a question with regards to health. NB Clinic (Natura…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 09:41 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Old Downtown is Ready for Christmas
    Old Downtown is Ready for Christmas - Over the next few weeks, I encourage you to take a walk in Seongnamdong or “Old Downtown” as many expats call it. For the longest time it was the hangout of middle school students and old people. Howe…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 06:18 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • I have Lived Today
    I have Lived Today - Former Ulsan resident Steve Moore has come out with his first book called “I Have Lived Today” and we couldn’t be happier. According to Moore, the book started out as a project while he was teaching h…Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 06:31 PM // ulsanonline.com
  • A New Editor For Ulsan Online
    A New Editor For Ulsan Online - Hello Ulsan! My name is Jason Teale and I am sure many of you have seen my name pop on this site or on our Facebook page. I have been involved in the Ulsan community for a long time and I am extremely…Sat, 29 Nov 2014, 01:45 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • A New Chapter at UlsanOnline
    A New Chapter at UlsanOnline - It is with mixed emotions I write this note. My time here as Editor in Chief of UlsanOnline has come to an end. In the next few weeks I will be starting a very big personal project that is likely to e…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 03:24 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Unfair Firings: One Teacher’s Story, and What You Can Do if it Happens to You.
    Unfair Firings: One Teacher’s Story, and What You Can Do if it Happens to You. - This piece was requested by UlsanOnline.com after a recent unfair firing in which the teachers actually stuck around to take the process through the Labor Board. Too often, for various reasons, people…Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 11:46 PM // ulsanonline.com
  • Angle Magazine’s First Birthday Party
    Angle Magazine’s First Birthday Party - On the night of October 4th Angle Magazine promises an audiovisual feast at Ulsan’s Sticky Fingers in honour of our first birthday celebration. Over the past year, Angle Magazine has worked at showcas…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 06:37 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Ulsan World Music Festival – Oct 2-5, 2014
    Ulsan World Music Festival – Oct 2-5, 2014 - Arguably the best festival held in Ulsan, the World Music Festival brings musicians from different countries and different musical genres together in a weekend of great music. It takes place this year…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 03:13 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Your Rights When Being Stopped By The Police
    Your Rights When Being Stopped By The Police - What if this happened to you? Police Officer: Hello, could you please stop? I need you ask you some questions. Subject: (startled) What? Okay, what? Police Officer: Please show me your ID. There’s a p…Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 01:30 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Counseling Resources
    Counseling Resources - As many people already know, counseling resources can be hard to come by in Korea. Mental health issues, which have a large stigma attached to them in Western cultures, are even less discussed here th…Thu, 7 Aug 2014, 03:41 AM // ulsanonline.com

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Waygook.org

  • Re: Best savings accounts
    Re: Best savings accounts - There is very little chance in this low interest rate environment to get anything larger than that on a term deposit. If you're just looking to hold cash and be just above inflation than time deposits…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:15 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: active vs. inactive moderators
    Re: active vs. inactive moderators - You're right, actually, I'll have to do some cleanup pretty shortly.  I have one additional person in mind for moderator, so that may help too. :)Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 11:53 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: American Tax Question - Please Help!
    Re: American Tax Question - Please Help! - If you do not have any stocks or other holdings in the USA you will need to fill out the following:10402555 - For foreign earned income exclusion. As long as you made less than US$99,200 in 2014 you w…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 11:49 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Any phones available?
    Re: Any phones available? - Quote from: samsam on February 14, 2015, 07:56:22 PMI have a year left on my SKT contract. It's a Samsung Galaxy Win. Tbh it is basic but it is in good condition. Let me know if youre interestedHi, I…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:24 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Smoking in Korea these days?
    Re: Smoking in Korea these days? - Quote from: Haibrok on Yesterday at 09:36:16 PMDangers of second hand smoke probably overstated.  yeah dude, haibrok of the waygook.org forums would def knowTue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:14 AM // waygook.org
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Reddit /r/Korea

  • Tattoos and Korea
    Tattoos and Korea - I'm probably going to be working in Korea for a couple weeks (GM employee). I haven't been in a couple years, but last time I was kicked out of a spa and even the gym for my tattoos. Is the same stigm…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:05 PM // reddit.com
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  • Clogged my drain
    Clogged my drain - Is there anything like Drainex here that you guys know of? submitted by GreenLanturn [link] [comment]Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:33 PM // reddit.com
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Aljazeera

  • Netanyahu urges global unity against Iran's 'terro
    Netanyahu urges global unity against Iran's 'terror' - Israeli PM speaks to US Congress about Iran's nuclear programme amid escalating tensions between traditional allies.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:24 PM // english.aljazeera.net
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    Petraeus pleads guilty to sharing secrets with mistress - Admission allows top US ex-war general in Afghanistan to avoid trial that would have shone light on his affair.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:14 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Samsung bets big on new Galaxy S6
    Samsung bets big on new Galaxy S6 - Company aims to impress Mobile World Congress with latest flagship phone after previous model dragged profits down.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 11:36 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • India's Maharashtra state bans beef
    India's Maharashtra state bans beef - Sale or possession of beef is punishable by up to five years in jail in western state - home to financial hub Mumbai.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:52 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Indian widows break tradition to celebrate Holi
    Indian widows break tradition to celebrate Holi - Shunned women attend festivities in Vrindavan and Varanasi, the north Indian cities known as the cities of widows.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:09 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Many killed in Afghan explosion
    Many killed in Afghan explosion - Fourteen people killed after van detonates at security base's entrance in Helmand province.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:32 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Two more Khmer Rouge cadres charged with war crime
    Two more Khmer Rouge cadres charged with war crimes - Buddhist nun and ex-navy chief faces charges for alleged involvement in deaths during 1970s Khmer Rouge rule.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:22 AM // english.aljazeera.net

Asia Times

  • COMMENT A prayer for AIPAC's demise
    COMMENT A prayer for AIPAC's demise - As the powerful pro-Israeli government lobby the American Israel Public Affairs Committee holds its annual policy meeting in Washington, I'm praying that this year marks the beginning of the end of it…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
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  • Rakhmon notches another poll win
    Rakhmon notches another poll win - The party of Tajikistan's President Emomali Rakhmon has swept aside all opposition to increase his hold on parliament, winning 57 out of 63 seats in a general election that international observers say…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Generals probed in Xi's graft purge
    Generals probed in Xi's graft purge - The Chinese Communist Party is investigating 14 generals for corruption as a nationwide anti-graft campaign instigated by President Xi Jinping widens to encompass the People's Liberation Army. Among t…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
  • THE ROVING EYE Germany's future lies East
    THE ROVING EYE Germany's future lies East - Germany, sooner or later, must answer a categorical imperative - how to keep running massive trade surpluses while dumping its euro trade partners. The only possible answer is more trade with Russia,…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
  • The Arab intellectual is resting, not dead
    The Arab intellectual is resting, not dead - This is a strange period in the history of Arab culture and politics. It is strange because popular revolutions are propelled by the articulation and insight of intellectuals, yet there seems to be no…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com

BBC

  • Delhi police block gang rapist film
    Delhi police block gang rapist film - Police in India secure a court injunction blocking the broadcast of an interview with one of the Delhi gang rapists on death row.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:14 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
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  • Myanmar students defy police
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  • VIDEO: Sports diplomacy for prince in China
    VIDEO: Sports diplomacy for prince in China - Prince William has been practicing his sports diplomacy skills on the second day of his trip to China.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:39 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Indonesia country profile
    Indonesia country profile - Provides an overview of Indonesia, including key events and facts about the world's fourth most populous nationTue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:34 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • India's Maharashtra state bans beef
    India's Maharashtra state bans beef - The Indian president approves a bill which bans the slaughter of cows and the sale and consumption of beef in the western state of Maharashtra.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:17 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • VIDEO: Tourists flock to Japan's Cat Island
    VIDEO: Tourists flock to Japan's Cat Island - Tourists from around Japan have been flocking to a tiny fishing community, to see what has been nicknamed Cat Island.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:36 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Prince promotes UK and Paddington
    Prince promotes UK and Paddington - The Duke of Cambridge promotes British business and meets Paddington bear, as his tour of China continues.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:01 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk

CBC News

  • Oil back at $50, but analysts point to glut that c
    Oil back at $50, but analysts point to glut that could drive down prices - Oil makes gains after Saudi Arabia boosts its price to Asian and U.S. buyers and as fighting threatened oilfields in Libya — but some analysts say it could still fall to $20 a barrel because of conti…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:10 PM // rss.cbc.ca
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  • France enacts law forcing companies to make applia
    France enacts law forcing companies to make appliances last longer - France is ordering manufacturers to inform consumers how long they can expect their TV, cell phone or other appliance to last — before they buy it.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:01 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Ex-CIA chief Petraeus admits mishandling classifie
    Ex-CIA chief Petraeus admits mishandling classified information - Former CIA director David Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified materials, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 11:47 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Burma student protest march blocked by human chain
    Burma student protest march blocked by human chain - About 200 student protesters and a dozen monks hold a sit-in north of Rangoon after being blocked from entering the former capital by police. Its the latest in a series of demonstrations that have be…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 11:16 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • India gang-rapist says victim would not have been
    India gang-rapist says victim would not have been killed if she hadn't fought - One of the men sentenced to death for raping and killing a woman in a brutal 2012 gang attack on a New Delhi bus says in a TV documentary that if their victim had not fought back she would not have b…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:35 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Benjamin Netanyahu didn't offer 'viable alternativ
    Benjamin Netanyahu didn't offer 'viable alternatives' during Iran speech: Obama - U.S. President Barack Obama says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu didn't offer any viable alternatives to the nuclear negotiations with Iran during his speech to Congress. The White Houte wa…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:07 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thous
    Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee - One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of p…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:49 AM // rss.cbc.ca

China.org.cn

  • Russia, Ukraine agree on gas delivery: EU
    Russia, Ukraine agree on gas delivery: EU - Moscow and Kiev have agreed on a gas delivery deal to ensure Ukrainian gas consumption until the end of March, with Ukraine guaranteeing an undisputed transit of gas to the EU, after an EU-brokered tr…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:52 AM // china.org.cn
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  • China responds to US concern over counterterrorism
    China responds to US concern over counterterrorism law - China's drafting of its first counterterrorism law is a domestic issue, China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday in response to comments made by the United States. • Lawmakers weigh China's draft anti…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:50 AM // china.org.cn
  • Suicide car bomb kills 7 in S. Afghanistan
    Suicide car bomb kills 7 in S. Afghanistan - Seven people including two security personnel and the attacker were killed as a suicide bomber detonated his explosive-laden car on a military convoy in the restive Sangin district of Helmand province…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:40 AM // china.org.cn
  • 10,000 families homeless as fire hit Philippine ca
    10,000 families homeless as fire hit Philippine capital - More than 10,000 families were displaced after a 12-hour fire destroyed 5,000 houses in Metro Manila, capital city of the Philippines, said local authorities on Tuesday.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 04:38 AM // china.org.cn
  • Afghan forces launch operations to rescue 30 hosta
    Afghan forces launch operations to rescue 30 hostages - Units of Afghan national security forces launched major operations in Khak-e- Afghan district of the southern Zabul province on Tuesday to ensure the safe release of the 30 passengers from the clutch…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:35 AM // china.org.cn
  • Netanyahu downplays rift with Obama on Iran's nucl
    Netanyahu downplays rift with Obama on Iran's nuclear program - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday downplayed his difference with the White House on Iran's nuclear program, describing their dispute as a family squabble.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:51 AM // china.org.cn
  • 2 shot dead on Danish island
    2 shot dead on Danish island - Two people were killed and one more was seriously injured in a shooting on a Danish island Monday night, local media reported early Tuesday morning.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:26 AM // china.org.cn

CNN

  • Parents arrested over polio vaccine
    Parents arrested over polio vaccine - Police have arrested at least 513 parents in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar for not allowing their children to get the polio vaccine, an official said Tuesday.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 07:58 AM // rss.cnn.com
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  • New Delhi rapist on victim: 'She should just be si
    New Delhi rapist on victim: 'She should just be silent and allow rape' - The father of a New Delhi gang rape victim, whose shocking attack on a public bus provoked outrage around the world, is calling for the immediate execution of the convicted rapists after one of them b…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:50 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Pastor 'missing after trip to N. Korea'
    Pastor 'missing after trip to N. Korea' - Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:31 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • N. Korea to army: prep for war with U.S.
    N. Korea to army: prep for war with U.S. - A South Korean defense official says North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward the East Sea. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:08 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • S. Korea: N. Korea fires missiles
    S. Korea: N. Korea fires missiles - North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said. The launch comes as the United States and South Korea begin annual joint…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:08 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • MH370: Talks with my missing wife
    MH370: Talks with my missing wife - Where have you been, Chandrika?Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:06 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • MH370 anniversary: Mixed feelings
    MH370 anniversary: Mixed feelings - Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:06 AM // rss.cnn.com

The Economist

  • Daily chart: Korea opportunities
    Daily chart: Korea opportunities - AS THE peninsula this year marks 70 years since its division, South Korea’s president, Park Geun-hye, is pushing the idea of unification as a “bonanza”. For the North, whose minuscule economy is rough…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 07:56 AM // economist.com
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  • Adultery in South Korea: Dead scarlet letter
    Adultery in South Korea: Dead scarlet letter - UK Only Article:  standard article Fly Title:  Adultery in South Korea Rubric:  The country at last repeals a law that made infidelity a crime Location:  SEOUL Main image:  20…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 07:51 AM // economist.com
  • North Korea’s economy: Spring release
    North Korea’s economy: Spring release - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Planet of the phones Fly Title:  North Korea’s economy Rubric:  Tantalising signs of change are emerging. Whether they signal more profou…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 10:44 AM // economist.com
  • Vietnam’s migrant labourers: Going to debt mount
    Vietnam’s migrant labourers: Going to debt mountain - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Putin’s war on the West Fly Title:  Vietnam’s migrant labourers Rubric:  Working abroad is no bargain Location:  TAN LIEU BROKERS’ b…Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 10:48 AM // economist.com
  • The world’s nurseries: Getting ‘em young
    The world’s nurseries: Getting ‘em young - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  America’s new aristocracy Fly Title:  The world’s nurseries Rubric:  Early education matters, but it is not everything THE mayor of New Y…Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 06:48 PM // economist.com
  • Fuel hedging and airlines: Gambles that haven'
    Fuel hedging and airlines: Gambles that haven't paid off - THE FALL in oil prices—and the resulting drop in the cost of aeroplane fuel—is good news for airlines and business travellers hoping to cut costs. This could be the airline industry's best year in hal…Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 10:10 AM // economist.com
  • Paternalism in South Korea: Banned praise
    Paternalism in South Korea: Banned praise - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Seize the day Fly Title:  Paternalism in South Korea Rubric:  An antiquated law against communists limits free speech Location:  SEO…Thu, 15 Jan 2015, 09:51 AM // economist.com

ESPN

  • Significant Digits For Monday, March 2, 2015
    Significant Digits For Monday, March 2, 2015 - subscribe North Korea launched 2 missiles into the ocean over the weekend because it was ticked about U.S.-South Korea war games. [] 14 secondsAP ...Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:48 AM // search.espn.go.com
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  • Amy Yang overtakes Stacy Lewis to win LPGA Thailan
    Amy Yang overtakes Stacy Lewis to win LPGA Thailand - South Korea's Amy Yang won the Honda LPGA Thailand on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour title, finishing with a 3-under 69 for a two-stroke victory over American Stacy Lewis and two others.Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 04:56 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Blackpool 1-3 Wigan Athletic
    Blackpool 1-3 Wigan Athletic - Kim Bo-kyung and Harry Maguire scored their first goals for Wigan in a vital 3-1 victory at fellow Championship strugglers Blackpool.South Korea inter...Sat, 28 Feb 2015, 09:04 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Stacy Lewis leads LPGA Thailand by 1 after round 3
    Stacy Lewis leads LPGA Thailand by 1 after round 3 - American Stacy Lewis shot a 1-over 73 on Saturday in hot and humid conditions in the Honda LPGA Thailand to take a one-stroke lead over South Korea's Amy Yang into the final round.Sat, 28 Feb 2015, 05:35 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • 2018 Winter Olympics -- Joint working group formed
    2018 Winter Olympics -- Joint working group formed to speed up prep in South Korea - The IOC and South Korean organizers agreed to set up a special joint task force Friday to cut through the slow pace of preparations hampering the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 02:05 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • 30 for 30 Shorts: An Immortal Man
    30 for 30 Shorts: An Immortal Man - Welcome back to our 30 for 30 documentary short series. Red Sox legend Ted Williams grew up in front of America during baseball's golden age. He...Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 04:00 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Lydia Ko wins Women's Australian Open by 2 strokes
    Lydia Ko wins Women's Australian Open by 2 strokes - New Zealand's Lydia Ko made her second start as world No. 1 a winning one, shooting a final-round 2-under 71 for a two-stroke victory over South Korea's Amy Yang in the Women's Australian Open.Sun, 22 Feb 2015, 12:19 AM // search.espn.go.com

Financial Times

  • Riches and perils of the fossil-fuel age
    Riches and perils of the fossil-fuel age - If nations could agree a carbon tax, it would help create a more efficient, less polluting futureTue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:50 AM // ft.com
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  • Japan wage growth fastest in 15 years
    Japan wage growth fastest in 15 years - Increase in basic salaries key to success of AbenomicsTue, 3 Mar 2015, 05:03 AM // ft.com
  • Indian state of Maharashtra bans beef
    Indian state of Maharashtra bans beef - Those caught in possession of the meat face up to 5 years in jailTue, 3 Mar 2015, 04:58 AM // ft.com
  • Obama seeks reboot of China cyber laws
    Obama seeks reboot of China cyber laws - President says rules seen as boosting Chinese tech groups ‘are going to have to change’Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:48 AM // ft.com
  • Taiwan orders Alibaba to withdraw
    Taiwan orders Alibaba to withdraw - Online retailer broke investment rules, says investment commissionTue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:45 AM // ft.com
  • Donations scandal ensnares Japan leaders
    Donations scandal ensnares Japan leaders - Scandal threatens to slow down prime minister’s Abenomics growth programmeTue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:16 AM // ft.com
  • Mongolia to compensate miner $100m
    Mongolia to compensate miner $100m - Stretched nation told to compensate Canadian group over uranium prospect expropriationMon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:44 PM // ft.com

Guardian.co.uk

  • Indifferent or awkward: what happens when North an
    Indifferent or awkward: what happens when North and South Koreans meet? - Though their countries are technically at war, Koreans from the north and the south cross paths at Beijing airport every day. Frequent traveller Andray Abrahamian can’t help wondering what they’re thi…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 04:56 AM // guardian.co.uk
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  • North Korea reopens borders after Ebola fails to s
    North Korea reopens borders after Ebola fails to show up - Foreign tourists were shut out of already isolated country for five months, with regime citing virus epidemic thousands of miles away in west AfricaNorth Korea officially reopened its borders on Tuesd…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 10:50 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • US intelligence chief reveals details of secret mi
    US intelligence chief reveals details of secret mission to North Korea - James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, said he was treated to a 12-course banquet when he visited the isolated country to bring back two jailed Americans, Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 08:13 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea fires ballistic missiles as United Sta
    North Korea fires ballistic missiles as United States carries out military drills - Annual drills involving South Korea and the US have sparked angry rhetoric from PyongyangNorth Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of “merciless strikes” against its…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 12:30 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • How to take the best tourist snaps in North Korea
    How to take the best tourist snaps in North Korea - It’s become a cliche to boast of unseen footage from inside the secret state, but tourist Pierre Deport’s recent video stands out from the rest. He talked to NK News about how best to go about itGoogl…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 12:00 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea bans foreigners from Pyongyang maratho
    North Korea bans foreigners from Pyongyang marathon over Ebola fears - Kim Jong-un’s regime has told travel agents no tourists will be allowed in for the race in AprilNorth Korea has banned foreign runners from participating in an international marathon scheduled to be h…Sun, 22 Feb 2015, 11:09 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • Kim Jong-il and the great movie-star kidnap
    Kim Jong-il and the great movie-star kidnap - In 1978, Kim Jong-il abducted two of South Korea’s biggest film names and forced them to shoot pro-North versions of foreign hits, including a communist Godzilla. Paul Fischer recounts a tale as wild…Sat, 21 Feb 2015, 03:00 AM // guardian.co.uk

Herald de Paris

  • South Korea’s wired youth prefer social networks
    South Korea’s wired youth prefer social networks to social outings - Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, March 3 (UPI) — South Korean university campuses that once bustled with student-led activities are growing quieter with the rise of social networking, and memberships in popular c…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:25 PM // heralddeparis.com
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  • VIDEO: Huge wedding for thousands of couples
    VIDEO: Huge wedding for thousands of couples - 3,800 couples turned up to take part in a mass wedding in South Korea. Read moreTue, 3 Mar 2015, 04:13 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • Seth Rogen: Censoring North Korea in ‘The Interv
    Seth Rogen: Censoring North Korea in ‘The Interview’ ‘Seemed Wrong’ - In an interview in the new issue of Vanity Fair, Seth Rogen and his production company partner, Evan Goldberg, revealed the internal debate about naming North Korea in “The Interview.” Despite the fac…Wed, 4 Feb 2015, 07:27 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • What’s Really Happening with China’s Great Fir
    What’s Really Happening with China’s Great Firewall - by Sisi Wei Update, Feb. 2, 2015: According to Golden Frog spokesman Andrew Staples, the company has restored service to 80 to 90 percent of the servers its users can connect to from within China. Gol…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 04:34 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • Podcast: The Pentagon’s Failure to Find Long Los
    Podcast: The Pentagon’s Failure to Find Long Lost Soldiers - by Sara Afzal Losing a loved one to war is hard enough but when thousands of U.S. soldiers missing overseas from combat in Vietnam, Korea and World War II have yet to return to their families – it add…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 04:33 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • What’s Really Happening with China’s Great Fir
    What’s Really Happening with China’s Great Firewall - by Sisi Wei Update, Feb. 2, 2015: According to Golden Frog spokesman Andrew Staples, the company has restored service to 80 to 90 percent of the servers its users can connect to from within China. Gol…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 04:33 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • Podcast: The Pentagon’s Failure to Find Long Los
    Podcast: The Pentagon’s Failure to Find Long Lost Soldiers - by Sara Afzal Losing a loved one to war is hard enough but when thousands of U.S. soldiers missing overseas from combat in Vietnam, Korea and World War II have yet to return to their families – it add…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 04:33 PM // heralddeparis.com

Huffington Post

  • Rich Robinson: Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014
    Rich Robinson: Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014 - This year, Urban Outfitters sold a vintage Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in th…Wed, 31 Dec 2014, 05:15 AM // huffingtonpost.com
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  • Nancy Cohen-koan: Killing Two Birds... and I Don'
    Nancy Cohen-koan: Killing Two Birds... and I Don't Mean North Korean Leaders - I didn't find anything particularly funny despite being a Rogan fan. I like crude. Just last night I saw National Lampoon's Dirty Movie and ashamedly found myself howling. But The Interview's script d…Tue, 30 Dec 2014, 09:48 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Michael Berkowitz: 'The Interview': No Hack Job!
    Michael Berkowitz: 'The Interview': No Hack Job! - What could possibly go wrong? An American movie about assassinating the leader of a nation which the U.S. had branded as part of the international axis of evil. The assassination movie is launched fro…Mon, 29 Dec 2014, 12:31 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Daniel Wagner: North Korea, Sony, and Ignorance
    Daniel Wagner: North Korea, Sony, and Ignorance - Given that the vast majority of Americans cannot identify North Korea on a map, or the name of its leader, the very idea that a major film studio would sanction the production of a movie whose plot is…Mon, 29 Dec 2014, 12:08 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Amid Hacking Tensions, South Korea Offers To Resum
    Amid Hacking Tensions, South Korea Offers To Resume Talks With North - (Reuters) - South Korea proposed on Monday to resume stalled talks with North Korea, an overture that comes amid heightened diplomatic tension after S... Read more: South Korea North Korea Talks, Pyon…Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 05:57 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • 'The Interview' Breaks Online Record
    'The Interview' Breaks Online Record - By Liana B. Baker Dec 28 (Reuters) - Sony Pictures said on Sunday that the The Interview had been purchased or rented online more than 2 million ... Read more: The Interview, The Interview Sony, Sony…Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 01:46 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: North Korea's Racial Slur
    Earl Ofari Hutchinson: North Korea's Racial Slur of President Obama Is Business as Usual - It's hardly the first time that some official or official source in North Korea has gotten caught with its racial dirty linen waving. The verbal war is the outcrop of the deep suspicion, distrust, ant…Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 09:35 AM // huffingtonpost.com

Indian Express

  • World offers aid for typhoon-ravaged Philippines
    World offers aid for typhoon-ravaged Philippines - Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest on record, tore a path through islands in Philippines.Tue, 12 Nov 2013, 05:15 AM // syndication.indianexpress.com
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  • 'Miracle' baby born in Philippine Typhoon Haiyan r
    'Miracle' baby born in Philippine Typhoon Haiyan rubble - Emily Sagalis cried tears of joy after giving birth to a miracle girl in a Typhoon Haiyan-ravaged Philippine city, then named the baby after her mother who went missing in the storm.Mon, 11 Nov 2013, 02:20 AM // syndication.indianexpress.com
  • Philippines storm kills estimated 10,000, destruct
    Philippines storm kills estimated 10,000, destruction hampers rescue efforts - Roads, airports, bridges damaged; death toll could rise once isolated coastal villages are reached.Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 11:11 PM // syndication.indianexpress.com
  • Survivors 'walk like zombies for food' after Phili
    Survivors 'walk like zombies for food' after Philippine typhoon - Super typhoon Haiyan destroyed about 70 to 80 pc of the area in its path.Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 04:55 AM // syndication.indianexpress.com
  • Pentagon provides naval, aviation resources to typ
    Pentagon provides naval, aviation resources to typhoon-ravaged Philipinnes - With the death toll rising, UN is also sending emergency supplies to the stricken nation.Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 12:47 AM // syndication.indianexpress.com
  • China issues orange alert as Typhoon Haiyan hits c
    China issues orange alert as Typhoon Haiyan hits coast - Haiyan, the 30th and strongest typhoon to hit China this year, arrived at 6 pm on Saturday.Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 12:24 AM // syndication.indianexpress.com
  • Super typhoon destroys Philippine towns, more than
    Super typhoon destroys Philippine towns, more than 10,000 feared dead - Countless survivors across a huge swathe of the country remained without aid for a third day.Sat, 9 Nov 2013, 11:07 PM // syndication.indianexpress.com

Japan Today

  • World › 3,800 Unification Church couples wed in
    World › 3,800 Unification Church couples wed in mass ceremony - Thousands of couples took part in a mass wedding on Tuesday at the South Korean headquarters of the Unification Church -- the third such event since the death of their messiah and church founder Sun M…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:45 AM // japantoday.com
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  • World › Australia to send 300 more troops to Ira
    World › Australia to send 300 more troops to Iraq - Australia announced on Tuesday it will send another 300 troops to Iraq in a joint mission with New Zealand to help train local forces fighting the Islamic State group. The decision follows Wellington…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 10:41 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › China state media stepping-up anti-Weste
    World › China state media stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric - Western values are a ticket to hell, a newspaper published by China's Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmo…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 05:05 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit
    World › Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State - Backed by Iranian-supported Shiite militias, Iraqi forces launched a large-scale offensive Monday to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State group, the first in a series of campaigns t…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 05:00 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Woman with slain Putin critic says she d
    World › Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn't see his killer - The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted Monday their last dinner in a chic Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearby bridge — bu…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 04:55 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Russia, Ukraine agree on gas delivery de
    World › Russia, Ukraine agree on gas delivery deal until end of March - Moscow and Kiev agreed a gas delivery deal until the end of March after EU-brokered talks in Brussels Monday, securing supplies to Europe after a row over supplies to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, the E…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 04:43 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › LA police chief defends officers over fa
    World › LA police chief defends officers over fatal shooting - The Los Angeles police chief on Monday defended officers who fatally shot a man in the Skid Row homeless district, after a video of the killing went viral and triggered widespread condemnation. Under…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 04:00 PM // japantoday.com

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National Post

  • FP Tech Desk: Woman sues Google after map directio
    FP Tech Desk: Woman sues Google after map directions led onto busy highway - Walking directions on Google Maps led the Los Angeles woman onto a busy highway where she was struck by a carMon, 31 May 2010, 06:06 PM // nationalpost.com
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  • Violence flares as Ukraine extends base lease for
    Violence flares as Ukraine extends base lease for Russian fleet - Opposition lawmakers hurled eggs and smoke bombs inside Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday as the chamber approved an agreement allowing the Russian Navy to extend its stay in a Ukrainian port until 2042…Tue, 27 Apr 2010, 02:12 PM // nationalpost.com
  • Was Obama hug Republican’s political kiss of dea
    Was Obama hug Republican’s political kiss of death? - Charlie Crist, once was the highly-popular Republican governor of Florida, is on the verge of being drummed out of the GOP by tea partiersTue, 20 Apr 2010, 08:02 PM // nationalpost.com
  • Goldman Sachs: A true battle of the titans
    Goldman Sachs: A true battle of the titans - Newly invigorated SEC discards old rule book in accusing Goldman Sachs, Wall Street’s most dominant investment bank, of securities fraudFri, 16 Apr 2010, 08:02 PM // nationalpost.com
  • Clinton urges Israel to make 'difficult' choices f
    Clinton urges Israel to make 'difficult' choices for peace deal - Amid strained relations between the United States and Israel, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton argued Monday that the Israeli state’s survival depends on whether it can make the “difficult but…Mon, 22 Mar 2010, 06:02 PM // nationalpost.com
  • Intrigue and uncertainty follow arrest of 'Lady Ge
    Intrigue and uncertainty follow arrest of 'Lady Genocide' - The current Rwandan government had sought Agathe Habyarimana’s arrest over its allegations she helped plan Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, which left 800,000 deadWed, 3 Mar 2010, 12:02 AM // nationalpost.com
  • From Russia, maybe with love: mail-order brides a
    From Russia, maybe with love: mail-order brides a booming business - Mark Scrivener, a Martensville, Sask., man on Jan. 1 this year opened a Canadian branch of the Volga Girls mail-order bride service.Tue, 2 Mar 2010, 11:02 PM // nationalpost.com

New York Times

  • North Korea Launches 2 Missiles Into Sea to Protes
    North Korea Launches 2 Missiles Into Sea to Protest U.S. War Games With South - South Korea condemned the North Korean missile tests as a “saber-rattling provocation” and a violation of United Nations resolutions.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
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  • South Korean President Urges Japan to Admit Past W
    South Korean President Urges Japan to Admit Past Wrongs - In a speech marking the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese rule, President Park Geun-hye said Japan should apologize for holding Korean women in military brothels during World War II.Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Adultery Is No Longer an Affair of the State in So
    Adultery Is No Longer an Affair of the State in South Korea - An estimated 53,000 South Koreans have been indicted under the law since the authorities began keeping count in 1985.Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Feb. 26, 2015 — Pictures of the Day
    Feb. 26, 2015 — Pictures of the Day - Photos from Ukraine, Spain, South Korea, and India.Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 04:39 PM // topics.nytimes.com
  • South Korean Island Grows Wary After Welcoming the
    South Korean Island Grows Wary After Welcoming the Chinese - While many residents of the South Korean island of Jeju welcome the recent influx of Chinese investors, some worry about exploitation and becoming a pawn in Beijing’s power games.Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Feb. 19, 2015 — Pictures of the Day
    Feb. 19, 2015 — Pictures of the Day - Photos from Ukraine, Italy, South Korea and India.Thu, 19 Feb 2015, 05:01 PM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Presidents Cup in South Korea May Lack Native Sons
    Presidents Cup in South Korea May Lack Native Sons - Incheon will host the competition, which is taking place in Asia for the first time, but based on this week’s rankings, no South Koreans would earn an automatic spot.Wed, 18 Feb 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com

New Zealand Herald

  • North Korea fires two missiles into the sea
    North Korea fires two missiles into the sea - North Korea has fired two missiles into the sea and vowed merciless retaliation as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational. The ann…Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 10:12 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
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  • North Korea sends 'slaves' abroad to fund Kim Jong
    North Korea sends 'slaves' abroad to fund Kim Jong-un's luxury lifestyle - Tens of thousands of impoverished North Koreans have been sent abroad to work as state-sponsored slaves whose wages are confiscated and used to buy luxury goods for the regime, human rights activists…Sat, 21 Feb 2015, 10:00 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz

news.com.au

  • ‘I saw this outside my window’
    ‘I saw this outside my window’ - AS A VOLCANO in southern Chile erupted overnight, spewing lava into the sky, one savvy internet user posted about the experience. Here’s what happened.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:41 PM // feeds.news.com.au
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  • Hunt for teen uncovers body parts
    Hunt for teen uncovers body parts - BREKKIE WRAP: POLICE searching for missing teen Becky Watts have found body parts and arrested five more people after being tipped off she was cut up.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:29 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • ‘We have the power to strike US’
    ‘We have the power to strike US’ - NORTH Korea has reacted very badly to this week’s joint US-South Korea military drills, issuing threats and firing missiles into the sea.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:43 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Half of human AIDS comes from here
    Half of human AIDS comes from here - RESEARCHERS can now trace the origins of all AIDS-causing viral strains in humans thanks to this medical breakthrough.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:09 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Indian woman gets her revenge
    Indian woman gets her revenge - IT’S NOT often a body slam is credited as a win for women’s rights, but this take-down at a train station has girl power written all over it.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:45 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Murdered teen’s ‘hacked body found’
    Murdered teen’s ‘hacked body found’ - POLICE searching for missing Bristol teen Becky Watts have found body parts and arrested five more people after being tipped off she was cut up.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:43 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Bali Nine pair’s trip to killing field
    Bali Nine pair’s trip to killing field - IN AN operation with maximum visual impact, Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will today be moved to the island where they will be shot.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:16 AM // feeds.news.com.au

News on Japan

  • JAL operates all-women flight for Girls' Day
    JAL operates all-women flight for Girls' Day - Japan Airlines flew a plane serviced entirely by women to mark the country's girls' day festival on Tuesday. (NHK)Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:25 AM // newsonjapan.com
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  • Osaka police yet to crack down on 'JK' businesses
    Osaka police yet to crack down on 'JK' businesses in Nipponbashi - While police in Tokyo continue cracking down on illicit businesses employing underage school girls, a different situation is unfolding in Osaka. (Tokyo Reporter)Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:17 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Kiss ukiyo-e prints go on sale to rock art industr
    Kiss ukiyo-e prints go on sale to rock art industry - Kiss, the veteran U.S. rock band famed for its makeup, elaborate costumes and wild stage performances, has adopted a new look to help revitalize a traditional Japanese art industry. (Asahi)Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:10 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Chinese New Year rings up record duty-free sales a
    Chinese New Year rings up record duty-free sales at department stores - Major department stores in Japan reported record duty-free sales in February as throngs of Chinese tourists took advantage of an increased number of tax-free items and the weaker yen during the Chines…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:05 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Abe, DPJ's Okada now tied to dubious political con
    Abe, DPJ's Okada now tied to dubious political contributions issue - In the latest allegations of questionable political donations now aimed at top party leaders, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the main opposition party president are linked to contributions from compani…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:02 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Tokyo stocks flat at close
    Tokyo stocks flat at close - Tokyo stocks closed flat Tuesday on profit-taking after several days of gains, while Sharp tumbled on a report that said the struggling electronics maker is seeking aid from its key lenders and may cl…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:54 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Osaka taxi driver arrested in rape of drunken fema
    Osaka taxi driver arrested in rape of drunken female passengers - Osaka Prefectural Police on Friday announced the arrest of a late-shift taxi driver from Joto Ward for allegedly raping a number of intoxicated female passengers, reports the Asahi Shimbun. (Tokyo Rep…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 06:31 AM // newsonjapan.com

NPR

  • How 'Flower Beds' Give Love And Lentils To Moms An
    How 'Flower Beds' Give Love And Lentils To Moms And Babies - When mothers need day care for their children, the best person to turn to might be another mother. That's the lesson of the new cooperative nurseries in an Indian state.Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 04:51 PM // npr.org
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  • Avalanches Kill Nearly 250 In Afghanistan
    Avalanches Kill Nearly 250 In Afghanistan - The latest avalanches, in the Panjshir Valley north of the capital, Kabul, have cut off villages in the area for almost a week.Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 02:59 PM // npr.org
  • New Chinese Social Media Policy May Be Used To Tar
    New Chinese Social Media Policy May Be Used To Target Political Speech - This weekend, the Chinese government will begin requiring people who use a vast array of social media and Internet messaging platforms to register with their real names. People believe it will target…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 04:42 PM // npr.org
  • Bangladeshi-American Blogger Hacked To Death In Dh
    Bangladeshi-American Blogger Hacked To Death In Dhaka - Avijit Roy's writings denounced fundamentalist thought and earned him death threats from Islamist groups. His wife, Rafida Ahmed, who was with him during the attack Thursday, was severely wounded.Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 10:00 AM // npr.org
  • South Korea Decriminalizes Cheating, Shares Of Con
    South Korea Decriminalizes Cheating, Shares Of Contraceptive Companies Rise - The country's Constitutional Court voted 7-2 to abolish a 1953 law that made adultery a crime punishable by up to two years in prison.Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 03:56 PM // npr.org
  • Afghans Make History, Winning Thriller Against Sco
    Afghans Make History, Winning Thriller Against Scotland In Cricket's World Cup - The win in Dunedin, New Zealand, is a first for Afghanistan at the World Cup. The victory spurred Afghans to celebrate on the streets of Kabul.Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 09:46 AM // npr.org
  • Indonesia's New President Runs Into Political Chal
    Indonesia's New President Runs Into Political Challenges - Just over three months in office, there are serious questions as to whether Joko Widodo can stand up to the national political elites and their vested interests.Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 05:09 AM // npr.org

WSJ Asia Edition

  • SUV Sales Plow Through February
    SUV Sales Plow Through February - Poor weather modestly dented the pace of U.S. auto sales in February, but did little to stem America’s increasing thirst for pricey trucks and SUVs.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:31 PM // online.wsj.com
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  • Netanyahu Urges Congress to Block 'Bad Deal' With
    Netanyahu Urges Congress to Block 'Bad Deal' With Iran - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a highly anticipated speech to Congress, said an emerging diplomatic agreement with Iran would ensure that Tehran eventually acquires a nuclear weapon.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:16 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Federal Agents Raid Alleged 'Maternity Tourism' Bu
    Federal Agents Raid Alleged 'Maternity Tourism' Businesses Catering to Chinese - Federal agents executed search warrants at several Southern California sites they say are connected to three multimillion-dollar birth-tourism businesses that enabled thousands of Chinese women to tra…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:12 PM // online.wsj.com
  • U.S. Stocks Trade Lower
    U.S. Stocks Trade Lower - U.S. stocks retreated Tuesday, the day after the Nasdaq Composite rose above 5000 for the first time in nearly 15 years.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 02:06 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Samsung Bets on Its Chips in Galaxy S6
    Samsung Bets on Its Chips in Galaxy S6 - The most important feature of Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 smartphone might be the one inside the phone that most consumers won’t even notice: the internally developed Samsung microprocessors.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:31 PM // online.wsj.com
  • HK Airlines in Talks to Sell Stake
    HK Airlines in Talks to Sell Stake - Hong Kong Airlines is in talks to sell a stake in itself to a strategic investor, delaying the short-haul carrier’s plans to list in the city in coming months.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:29 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Best Buy Rewards Shareholders
    Best Buy Rewards Shareholders - Best Buy unveiled plans to buy back shares for the first time since 2012 and boosted its dividend by 21%, as the electronics retailer posted better-than-expected profit in its holiday quarter.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 01:18 PM // online.wsj.com