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The Korea Herald

  • Super Junior member discharged from military service
    Super Junior member discharged from military service - Lee Teuk, a conscripted member of the K-pop boy band Super Junior, was discharged from military service on Tuesday.The 3Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:06 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Compilation album by Girls' Generation tops Japanese weekly chart
    Compilation album by Girls' Generation tops Japanese weekly chart - Popular K-pop group Girls' Generation on Tuesday topped Japan's Oricon weekly albums chart with its first compilation alTue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:04 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • U.S. military base relocation to go ahead as planned: S. Korea
    U.S. military base relocation to go ahead as planned: S. Korea - South Korea and the United States will relocate the U.S. military headquarters in Seoul to south of the capital as plannTue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:45 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Model-Actor Lee Soo-hyuk glows in stylish looks
    Model-Actor Lee Soo-hyuk glows in stylish looks - Actor Lee Soo-hyuk has found himself in the spotlight for his style in the drama “High School King.” In the drama, Lee pTue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:49 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • S. Korea weighs travel ban on violence-ravaged Libya
    S. Korea weighs travel ban on violence-ravaged Libya - South Korea is considering imposing a travel ban on Libya again as spiraling violence in the African country has raisedTue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:02 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • So Yi-hyun and In Gyo-jin’s wedding pictorial
    So Yi-hyun and In Gyo-jin’s wedding pictorial - Actress So Yi-hyun and actor In Gyo-jin’s wedding pictorial was released in the magazine Singles Wedding. The pictures oTue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:59 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Japan heatwave kills 15, thousands hospitalised
    Japan heatwave kills 15, thousands hospitalised - Sweltering summer heat in Japan has left at least 15 people dead over the past week, while more than 8,000 others were rTue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:59 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • S. Korea says no plan to offer fresh Asiad talks with N. Korea
    S. Korea says no plan to offer fresh Asiad talks with N. Korea - South Korea has no intention of offering another round of talks with North Korea on its planned Asian Games participatioTue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:39 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • KARA’s Park Gyu-ri’s lingerie look
    KARA’s Park Gyu-ri’s lingerie look - DSP Entertainment revealed the lingerie look of Park Gyu-ri for KARA’s new album “DAY & NIGHT” on the group’s official hTue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:20 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • JYJ's Park Yoo-chun talks about love-making scene in 'Sea Fog'
    JYJ's Park Yoo-chun talks about love-making scene in 'Sea Fog' - Singer-turned-actor Park Yoo-chun talked about his first sex scene in the upcoming film “Sea Fog” with actress Han Ye-riMon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:03 PM // koreaherald.com
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The Chosun Ilbo

  • Keeping Combined Forces Command in Seoul Makes Sense
    Keeping Combined Forces Command in Seoul Makes Sense - During the Roh Moo-hyun administration in 2004, Seoul and Washington agreed to move most of the U.S. military installations in central Seoul further south of the border to Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Provinc…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:19 AM // english.chosun.com
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  • Ferry Owner's Driver Turns Himself In
    Ferry Owner's Driver Turns Himself In - The chauffeur of ferry owner and cult leader Yoo Byung-eon turned himself in to police on Tuesday morning. Yang Hoe-jung is believed to have been one of the last people to see Yoo, whose body was foun…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:18 AM // english.chosun.com
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  • Nearly 100 Bishops to Come to Korea for Papal Visit
    Nearly 100 Bishops to Come to Korea for Papal Visit - Some 90 Catholic bishops from overseas will come to Korea during the pope's visit in August. The organizers on Monday said some 30 bishops will be part of Pope Francis' delegation, and over 60 from As…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:10 AM // english.chosun.com
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  • New Law Stops Teen Performers Working Nights
    New Law Stops Teen Performers Working Nights - Aspiring performers under the age of 15 are not allowed to work overnight under a new law that goes into effect on Tuesday. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Monday said the law protects…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:02 AM // english.chosun.com
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  • N.Korea Threatens to Nuke White House
    N.Korea Threatens to Nuke White House - North Korea threatened to launch a nuclear strike on the U.S. on Sunday marking the 61st anniversary of the armistice that halted the Korean War. Hwang Pyong-so, chief of the North Korean military's p…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:15 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • U.S. Official to Persuade Seoul to Join Russia Sanctions
    U.S. Official to Persuade Seoul to Join Russia Sanctions - Peter Harrell of the U.S. State Department, arrived in Seoul on Monday. Harrell's visit comes as the U.S. and the EU are about to step up sanctions against Russia in the wake of the downing of a Malay…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:10 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Dead Ferry Owner Makes Cover of New York Times
    Dead Ferry Owner Makes Cover of New York Times - Ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon has achieved in death what he failed to do in life, making it onto the front page of the New York Times on Sunday. Headlined Greed Before the Fall, the article said, After a…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:04 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Heat Wave Continues Unabated
    Heat Wave Continues Unabated - Scorching heat will continue in central parts with daytime highs passing 30 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration. Temperatures will rise to 30 degrees in Se…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:40 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Spain Wins LPGA Inaugural International Crown
    Spain Wins LPGA Inaugural International Crown - Spain emerged as a surprise winner of the inaugural International Crown, a new team event to determine the most powerful golfing nation in women's golf on the LPGA Tour. Spain won all four singles mat…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Analysts Slash Outlook for Q3 Earnings
    Analysts Slash Outlook for Q3 Earnings - Analysts expect that a recently unveiled government stimulus package will not have an immediate effect on the Korean economy, lowering third quarter earnings expectations for domestic companies. The c…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:57 PM // english.chosun.com
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The Hankyoreh

  • Happy summer holidays from Hankyoreh English!
    Happy summer holidays from Hankyoreh English! - Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 07:02 PM // hani.co.kr
  • For parents, kids’ vacations are a headache
    For parents, kids’ vacations are a headache - By Lee Jae-uk, staff reporter Salary woman Park Tae-eun, 36, whose husband also works, has recently been typing “summer camps for kids” into search engines every spare minute she has. Her seven-year-.…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 10:12 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Column] The evolution of the Fed‘s approach to asset bubbles
    [Column] The evolution of the Fed‘s approach to asset bubbles - By Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research Just over a decade ago, then Fed Chair Alan Greenspan told an adoring audience at the American Economic Association that the .…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 10:06 AM // hani.co.kr
  • After huge investigation, Yoo Byeong-eun found dead in a field
    After huge investigation, Yoo Byeong-eun found dead in a field - By Noh Hyun-woong and Song Ho-kyun, staff reporters The largest combined manhunt in Korean history, which even involved the military, ended in humiliating failure. The ineptitude and incompetence of .…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 10:24 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Editorial] Don’t let big business ruin efforts to cap carbon emissions
    [Editorial] Don’t let big business ruin efforts to cap carbon emissions - Greenhouse gas emission trading, the key program for responding to climate change by reducing carbon emissions, is running into trouble at the very outset. On July 15, the Federation of Korean Industr…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 10:19 AM // hani.co.kr
  • ‘Yellow Handkerchief” moms unable to forget, are coming together
    ‘Yellow Handkerchief” moms unable to forget, are coming together - By Kim Gi-seong, south Gyeonggi correspondent “In this country, moms who choose not to act no longer have the right to be called moms. We have been acting until now, and we will continue to take acti.…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 10:12 AM // hani.co.kr
  • 100 days later, Sewol families still pleading for the truth
    100 days later, Sewol families still pleading for the truth - By Kim Gi-seong, south Gyeonggi correspondent and Park Ki-yong, staff reporter, in Ansan “No matter how long the tears flow, the ice in my heart doesn’t melt because no one is taking responsibility f.…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 10:09 AM // hani.co.kr
  • The battle in Korea’s rice fields now under way
    The battle in Korea’s rice fields now under way - By Ahn Gwan-ok, Gwangju correspondent in Yeonggwang County It is a field in Juksa Village, South Jeolla Province, at 11 am on July 23. In front of the bright green rice paddy, blazing with the midsum.…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 10:03 AM // hani.co.kr
  • We’ll never forget
    We’ll never forget - Family members of those lost in the Sewol tragedy carry a banner with portraits of the students who died, after a memorial concert and reading at Seoul Plaza outside City Hall to Gwanghwamun Square, J…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 09:59 AM // hani.co.kr
  • Names of 10 still missing after 100 days
    Names of 10 still missing after 100 days - Yellow flags with the names of the 10 passengers still missing from the Sewol ferry tragedy are posted along Paengmok Port in South Jeolla Province, July 22, one day before the 100th day since the acc…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 09:57 AM // hani.co.kr

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The Dong-A Ilbo

Three Wise Monkeys

  • Ties that Bind — Weighing the Sewol Tragedy
    Ties that Bind — Weighing the Sewol Tragedy - By Donald Kirk The anguish over the April 16 sinking of the Sewol ferry will never go away. That’s because almost all of the 304 victims were high school students who died slow deaths, drowning in the…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 Reminiscing on the past 60 years of global economic and political history, South Korea seems remarkably successful. In this time span, it has pulled itself up by its bootstraps to become…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 Editors’ Note: 3WM has been covering Korean LGBT issues since we first ran a piece about the poet Gi Hyeong-do in May of 2010.  Since that time there has been some progress toward recognizing…Sun, 18 May 2014, 05:40 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • When I’m Forbidden: Ten Shijo by Yook Woo-dang
    When I’m Forbidden: Ten Shijo by Yook Woo-dang - By Yook Woo-dang Hesitation                                                                                     망설임 Sorrow at loving you when I’m forbidden.                                  사랑하나 다가서지…Sun, 18 May 2014, 05:10 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Laos’ Plain of Jars: A Forgotten and Neglected Wonder
    Laos’ Plain of Jars: A Forgotten and Neglected Wonder - By Rich Luhrs While not nearly as famous or touristed as England's Stonehenge, the Plain of Jars in northern Laos poses a comparable historical puzzle. No one can say for certain what the literally th…Sun, 18 May 2014, 05:05 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Like Father, Like Daughter–the Importance of Investigative Journalism
    Like Father, Like Daughter–the Importance of Investigative Journalism - By Kim Soo Rin Over the past few years, the situation in Korean media has worsened. The government control of the media has only gotten stronger. Big corporations that own newspapers were allowed to o…Sun, 2 Feb 2014, 09:53 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Back in the USSA
    Back in the USSA - By Lee Scott It had been six years since I returned to my friends and family back in Oklahoma. When I first left my home state in 2002, it was necessary to fly from Oklahoma City to Chicago or Minneap…Sat, 1 Feb 2014, 12:58 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Spreading Savoir-Faire: the Rise of French Restaurants in Korea Since 2000
    Spreading Savoir-Faire: the Rise of French Restaurants in Korea Since 2000 - By Hal Swindall Before 2000, the number of French restaurants in Korea could be counted on one hand; Koreans had little interest in foreign fare other than American fast food, and something like duck…Sat, 1 Feb 2014, 11:56 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Revisiting the Blind Fortune Tellers of Mia-ri
    Revisiting the Blind Fortune Tellers of Mia-ri - By Iwazaru With the Chinese New Year commencing on January 31, and the Year of the diligent, disciplined and cooperative Wood Horse rising with the new moon, for many in the East it's a felicitous tim…Sat, 1 Feb 2014, 11:50 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Why Go Out? Everyone Delivers
    Why Go Out? Everyone Delivers - By Jen Lee Sat, 1 Feb 2014, 11:49 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com

Dramabeans

  • Dramabeans Podcast #23
    Dramabeans Podcast #23 - And now we are mostly current on our podcasting schedule! Note that we recorded it last week, so some of our observations about what just happened in a particular show are now a bit farther back in ou…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:03 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Shim Eun-kyung confirms Nodame Cantabile remake
    Shim Eun-kyung confirms Nodame Cantabile remake - FINALLY. We have a heroine! After multiple rounds of casting news and false alarms, the Korean drama remake of Nodame Cantabile — called Cantabile Romance — has secured its leading lady. The fantastic…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:01 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Kim Jung-hoon headlines remake of Japanese drama
    Kim Jung-hoon headlines remake of Japanese drama - There’s a Korean-Japanese co-production in the works to remake Tetsu no Hone (Bones of Steel), based on the Ikeido Jun novel of the same name. The Japanese drama aired on NHK in 2010, and the Korean r…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Park Shin-yang offered lead in Iron Man
    Park Shin-yang offered lead in Iron Man - javabeans: Now that Ji Sung has escaped the clutches of Iron Man, the drama production is looking for a new lead, and has extended the offer to… Park Shin-yang (Sign, Painter of the Wind)? That’s a we…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:08 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Kim Yoo-jung scores leading role in Secret Door
    Kim Yoo-jung scores leading role in Secret Door - Kim Yoo-jung is already something of a budding star despite her young age (she’ll be 15 in a couple months) thanks to a long list of child roles in dramas and movies—recent projects include Gold Rainb…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:04 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Marriage Not Dating: Episode 8
    Marriage Not Dating: Episode 8 - The fake engagement is beginning to change from a little white lie meant to help Ki-tae and Jang-mi each get something they wanted, into a monster that’s growing beyond their ability to control. Jang-…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 11:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • High School King of Savvy: Episode 12
    High School King of Savvy: Episode 12 - What do you do when you’re in love with your director who’s actually a high school student whom your sister also loves? Quit your job and move house! Well, that’s the best Soo-young can come up with,…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 04:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Kolorful Palette: Second first kiss [Trot Lovers]
    Kolorful Palette: Second first kiss [Trot Lovers] - Is it just me, or is this drama moving fast? This is the point that most shows start to lag, so I’m extremely pleased that I’m still so hooked, but I honestly don’t know what the next 6 episodes will…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 07:03 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

Han Cinema

  • Crayon Pop immortalized in comic (2014/07/29)
    Crayon Pop immortalized in comic (2014/07/29) - A comic book that tells the story of girl group Crayon Pop will be published on Thursday. The group's agency, Chrome Entertainment, said that the comic book will go on sale on Coupang, an online disc…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • New and upcoming DVD releases - 2014/07/29
    New and upcoming DVD releases - 2014/07/29 - Pretty BoyMaking DVD (JP)2014/08/21Elegant LiesDVD2014/08/18Venus TalkDVD 2-disc2014/08/12Monster - MovieDVD 2-disc2014/08/01Innocent ThingDVD 2-disc2014/08/01The AttorneyDVD 2-Disc (Limited Edition)…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Video] Special trailer released for the Korean movie 'Tunnel 3D' (2014/07/28)
    [Video] Special trailer released for the Korean movie 'Tunnel 3D' (2014/07/28) - Special trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie Tunnel 3D Tunnel 3D (2014)Directed by Park Gyoo-taekWith Jeong Yoo-mi, Yeon Woo-jin, Song Jae-rim, Jeong Si-yeon, Son Byeong-ho, Lee Si-won,...C…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Triangle - Drama" Episode 25 (2014/07/28)
    [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Triangle - Drama" Episode 25 (2014/07/28) - The stage is set for the final engagement in the last episode, and it occurs to me, I'm not sure there ever was a plan. Ever since getting out of prison Dong-soo and Yeong-dal have mostly just been r…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Today's Photo: July 28, 2014 [2] (2014/07/28)
    Today's Photo: July 28, 2014 [2] (2014/07/28) - Celebrity couple Ahn Jung-hwan and Lee Hye-won attend the wedding of football star Park Ji-sung in Seoul on Sunday. Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "My Ordinary Love Story" (2014/07/28)
    [HanCinema's Film Review] "My Ordinary Love Story" (2014/07/28) - Eun-jin (played by Kang Ye-won) has had a long series of abortive efforts at genuine romantic relationships. Ever met somebody who says that bad relationships are just learning experiences until you…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Video] Added 2 new teaser trailers and plenty of images for the Korean drama 'Mama - Nothing to Fear' (2014/07/28)
    [Video] Added 2 new teaser trailers and plenty of images for the Korean drama 'Mama - Nothing to Fear' (2014/07/28) - Added 2 new teaser trailers and plenty of images for the upcoming Korean drama Mama - Nothing to Fear Mama - Nothing to Fear (2014)Directed by Kim Sang-hyeobWritten by Yoo Yoon-kyeongNetwork : MBCWit…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.07.25 ~ 2014.07.27 (2014/07/28)
    [HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.07.25 ~ 2014.07.27 (2014/07/28) - KUNDO claims gold with over 2.1M in support... It's been nine weeks since a Korean film last held the top spot in its own box office, but finally a local flick has managed to reign true. Last week Yo…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Video] Added movie artwork and behind-the-scenes video for the Korean movie 'Pirates' (2014/07/28)
    [Video] Added movie artwork and behind-the-scenes video for the Korean movie 'Pirates' (2014/07/28) - Added movie artwork and behind-the-scenes video for the upcoming Korean movie Pirates http://cdn.springboardplatform.com/storage/hancinema.net/conversion/966641_2.mp4 Pirates (2014)Directed by Lee Se…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Big Bang confirms second Japan tour (2014/07/28)
    Big Bang confirms second Japan tour (2014/07/28) - Big Bang is scheduled to tour Japan at five major venues, following a similar tour there last year. The boys are the first foreign artists to hold a concert tour at major locations in the country for…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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Eiffel in Seoul

  • Zhang Ziyi Attends Christian Dior Fall 2014 Haute Couture Fashion Show
    Zhang Ziyi Attends Christian Dior Fall 2014 Haute Couture Fashion Show - Chinese actress, Zhang Ziyi (章子怡) attended the Christian Dior Fall 2014 Haute Couture fashion show held during Paris Fashion Week at Musee Rodin in Paris, France on July 7, 2014.Wed, 9 Jul 2014, 10:33 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Song Hye Kyo Wears Naeem Khan To 17th Shanghai International Film Festival
    Song Hye Kyo Wears Naeem Khan To 17th Shanghai International Film Festival - South Korean actress, Song Hye Kyo (송혜교) attended the opening ceremony of the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival held at Shanghai Grand Theatre in Shanghai, China on June 14, 2014.The beautiful…Sun, 6 Jul 2014, 03:32 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Gianna Jeon Ji Hyun Wears Oscar De La Renta To 50th Baeksang Art Awards
    Gianna Jeon Ji Hyun Wears Oscar De La Renta To 50th Baeksang Art Awards - South Korean actress, Gianna Jeon Ji Hyun (전지현) attended the 50th Annual Baeksang Art Awards held in Seoul, South Korea on May 27, 2014.She wore a pink bustier dressed with intricate embroidery from O…Tue, 27 May 2014, 01:36 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Zhang Ziyi Wears Ralph Lauren To The Royal Marsden Dinner
    Zhang Ziyi Wears Ralph Lauren To The Royal Marsden Dinner - Chinese actress, Zhang Ziyi (章子怡) was invited to the Windsor Castle to celebrate the work of The Royal Marsden hosted by the Duke of Cambridge on May 13, 2014 in Windsor, England.The actress was dress…Wed, 14 May 2014, 11:46 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Kim Min Hee Wears Chanel To 'The Crying Man' Press Conference
    Kim Min Hee Wears Chanel To 'The Crying Man' Press Conference - South Korean actress, Kim Min Hee (김민희) attended the press conference of 'The Crying Man (우는 남자)' held in Seoul, South Korea on May 8, 2014.The actress was dressed in a navy pleated dress with bows fr…Tue, 13 May 2014, 09:39 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Rebecca Lim Wears Giambattista Valli To 2014 Star Awards Show 2
    Rebecca Lim Wears Giambattista Valli To 2014 Star Awards Show 2 - Singaporean actress, Rebecca Lim (林慧玲) attended the 2014 Star Awards show 2 held at Suntec City in Singapore on April 27, 2014.The beautiful actress was dressed in a metallic floral embroidered gown w…Mon, 28 Apr 2014, 01:54 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Uhm Jung Hwa Wears Dolce & Gabbana To 'A Witch's Love' Press Conference
    Uhm Jung Hwa Wears Dolce & Gabbana To 'A Witch's Love' Press Conference - South Korean actress and singer, Uhm Jung Hwa (엄정화) attended the press conference of TVN drama, 'A Witch's Love (마녀의연애)' held in Seoul, South Korea on April 9, 2014.The star was dressed in a bell-slee…Sun, 27 Apr 2014, 01:45 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Zhang Ziyi Wears Elie Saab & Zuhair Murad To 4th Beijing International Film Festival
    Zhang Ziyi Wears Elie Saab & Zuhair Murad To 4th Beijing International Film Festival - Chinese actress, Zhang Ziyi (章子怡) walked the red carpet of the 4th Beijing International Film Festival held at China's National Grand Theatre on April 16, 2014 in Beijing, China.The actress wore a fit…Fri, 25 Apr 2014, 07:52 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Song Hye Kyo Wears Jenny Packham To 4th Beijing International Film Festival
    Song Hye Kyo Wears Jenny Packham To 4th Beijing International Film Festival - South Korean actress, Song Hye Kyo (송혜교) walked the red carpet of the 4th Beijing International Film Festival held at China's National Grand Theater in Beijing, China on April 16, 2014.The beautiful a…Sun, 20 Apr 2014, 11:10 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • BoA Kwon Wears Balmain To 'Make Your Move' Premiere
    BoA Kwon Wears Balmain To 'Make Your Move' Premiere - South Korean pop-singer, BoA Kwon (권보아) attended the premiere of 'Make Your Move' held at Pacific Theaters, The Grove in Los Angeles, California on March 31, 2014.The beautiful actress and singer wore…Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 12:24 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

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Marmot's Hole

  • Who said North Korea lacked a sense of humor?
    Who said North Korea lacked a sense of humor? - Hwang Pyong-So, the director of the North Korean military’s General Political Bureau, has threatened to nuke the White House and the Pentagon: A senior North Korean military official on Sunday threate…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:22 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Quincy Black gets 2 years, 6 months in the can / blogging vacation over
    Quincy Black gets 2 years, 6 months in the can / blogging vacation over - Seoul Central District Court handed former American English teacher and would-be porn star Quincy Black (stage name, I’m assuming) a two year, six month prison sentence on July 18. Coming to Korea in…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 11:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Man Rotting in the Weeds
    The Man Rotting in the Weeds - When I picked up The New York Sunday Times from the dirt driveway this morn, there front and center was this story about the man rotting in the weeds. Yes, I know some people still think a conspiracy…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 03:52 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread: July 27, 2014
    Open Thread: July 27, 2014 - Enjoy the remainder of your weekend!Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 12:08 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Random Crap…
    Random Crap… - …Uncle Marmot might have found interesting if he had had the time. A Ewha University student, Kim Seo-Yeon, won the Miss Korea 2014 pageant and will represent the Korea in the Miss World 2014 schedule…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 03:46 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Virginian congressional candidate panders to Korean voters
    Virginian congressional candidate panders to Korean voters - Meet John Foust, Democratic congressional candidate for Virginia’s 10th congressional district.  The 10th congressional district covers suburban areas of Fairfax, Winchester, McLean and Manassas. The…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:23 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Paris Baguette goes to… Paris?
    Paris Baguette goes to… Paris? - In a move that can be determined as either the height of hubris or the proverbial roll of the dice, the parent company of Paris Baguette has decided to open up its newest location in the heart of Pari…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 04:08 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Dancing and Parody Power
    Dancing and Parody Power - The PRC wants soft power; wants Kung Fu Panda – can’t get their heavy, bloody hands on it, however some Chinese do parody pretty well and much to North Korea’s discomfort.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:05 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Let the Conspiracy Theories Begin
    Let the Conspiracy Theories Begin - Police announced today that they had found Yoo Byeong-Eon’s badly decomposed body on June 12, nearly six weeks ago: The chief of police in Suncheon, Yoo Hyung-ho, told reporters that the body was 80%…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 03:49 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread: July 18th, 2014
    Open Thread: July 18th, 2014 - Hey, fellas.  I figured since the last few Open Threads came out a bit late, that we would at least be a little early with this weekend’s edition.  Mr. Marmot has told me that normal blogging will com…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 02:53 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

Brian in Jeollanam - Do

  • Old photos of Jeollanam-do and Gwangju.
    Old photos of Jeollanam-do and Gwangju. - Taken in front of the Jeollanam-do Provincial Office, 1941.Sajik Park observatory in the foreground, Gwangju and Mudeungsan in the background.Chosun University under construction, 1951.For a while I'v…Sun, 18 Dec 2011, 03:46 PM // briandeutsch.blogspot.com
  • - Three generations of doing the damn thing, at Gwangju's Hotel Mudeung Park lift, 1984. A neat picture by darklunacy found while looking for other stuff.Sat, 10 Dec 2011, 12:14 AM // briandeutsch.blogspot.com
  • Inefficiently-used native speaker English teachers inefficient.
    Inefficiently-used native speaker English teachers inefficient. - I would be remiss not to mention the big news among foreign English teachers in Korea: that Seoul public schools plan to phase them out. * Gusts of Popular Feeling has a lengthy post on these recent d…Fri, 9 Dec 2011, 06:16 PM // briandeutsch.blogspot.com
  • Submit your Gibberlish to the Korea Tourism Organization, win prizes.
    Submit your Gibberlish to the Korea Tourism Organization, win prizes. - Somebody should submit this.From CNNGO.com, via Facebook friend Rob: Looks like Engrish.com -- the snarky website showcasing error-riddled English signs in Asia -- won't be getting as many submissions…Sun, 4 Dec 2011, 10:14 AM // briandeutsch.blogspot.com
  • NEAT (국가영어능력평가시험) registration time through December 12th.
    NEAT (국가영어능력평가시험) registration time through December 12th. - From December 1st through 12th is the first registration period for the National English Language Test (국가영어능력평가시험), the English-language proficiency exam with the lofty goals of replacing the TOEFL,…Fri, 2 Dec 2011, 04:33 PM // briandeutsch.blogspot.com
  • Gwangju subway's second line coming! In 2022.
    Gwangju subway's second line coming! In 2022. - Hard to read map, via Newsis.The Jeonnam Ilbo and Gwangju Ilbo have the latest news on the long-proposed second subway line in Gwangju (광주지하철2호선). Construction will begin after the 2015 Universiade, w…Mon, 28 Nov 2011, 04:40 PM // briandeutsch.blogspot.com
  • Comparing the value of Korean and foreign English teachers.
    Comparing the value of Korean and foreign English teachers. - The Korea Times writes [t]he majority of Korean parents think foreign English teachers are needed in schools despite the government’s move to gradually reduce their number, but adds:About 53.7 percent…Mon, 28 Nov 2011, 01:39 PM // briandeutsch.blogspot.com
  • “The Living Ocean and Coast” means build as much shit on it as you can.
    “The Living Ocean and Coast” means build as much shit on it as you can. - The Chosun Ilbo has some news about proposed development of some of Yeosu’s heretofore uninhabited islands. Plans are afoot to develop parts of a sprawling archipelago in the sea near Yeosu, South Jeo…Mon, 21 Nov 2011, 06:08 PM // briandeutsch.blogspot.com
  • English teacher needs help, blood donors, in Miryang.
    English teacher needs help, blood donors, in Miryang. - Via Waygook.org:What would you do if you were struck by a serious illness while teaching in Korea? You are suddenly hospitalized and unable to work? You discover that your Korean National Insurance do…Fri, 18 Nov 2011, 09:17 PM // briandeutsch.blogspot.com
  • "Slow city" Jeung-do in transition.
    "Slow city" Jeung-do in transition. - Naver's looking out from above Eldorado Resort.Claire Lee in the Korea Herald looks at Shinan county's Jeung-do nearly four years after it was one of four areas in South Korea designated as Slow Citie…Sat, 12 Nov 2011, 07:51 PM // briandeutsch.blogspot.com

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Gusts of Popular Feeling

  • "South Korean patients have nowhere to go as world gathers to discuss HIV/AIDS"
    "South Korean patients have nowhere to go as world gathers to discuss HIV/AIDS" - On July 2 the Korea Times reported on this sad state of affairs:Dozens of AIDS patients on the brink of death are struggling to find places to receive care after being told to leave the nation's only…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:39 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • The battle over Guryong Maeul
    The battle over Guryong Maeul - Four years ago I took a brief look at Guryong Maeul in Gangnam-gu, a shanty town first settled in the 1980s. Though a 2009 article said redevelopment plans were in the works, this still hasn't happene…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 04:32 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • 'Quincy Black' gets two and a half years in prison
    'Quincy Black' gets two and a half years in prison - You may remember Quincy Black, the English teacher working at the Dajeon International Communication Center who caused a media and internet firestorm back in October 2010 when videos of himself having…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 04:01 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Scientist arrested in US for fraud connected with HIV research
    Scientist arrested in US for fraud connected with HIV research - On June 25, Jilard News reported on a fraud case involving HIV research in the US: In a rare move, federal prosecutors have charged a scientist with fraud. The charges stem from falsified data which h…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 03:43 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Survey on the experiences of native English speakers living and working in Korea
    Survey on the experiences of native English speakers living and working in Korea - I received an email asking to publicize a survey for native English speakers in Korea:I am a former EPIK English teacher, and am currently in graduate school doing research on the experiences of nativ…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 02:48 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Bits and Pieces
    Bits and Pieces - Last week the Joongang Daily published an article about subway crimes, describing among them people who urinate in subway stations. I'd never seen that happen before, to be honest, but the very day I…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 12:05 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • 100 year-old drainage tunnels designated as cultural assets
    100 year-old drainage tunnels designated as cultural assets - As the Korea Times briefly reported the other day,The Seoul Metropolitan Government designated two underground drainagetunnels built in the early 20th century as its cultural assets, Sunday. Pictured…Tue, 15 Jul 2014, 03:29 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • The nine-hour occupation of Namsan by two GIs in 1973
    The nine-hour occupation of Namsan by two GIs in 1973 - When I heard about the most recent shooting incident by a Korean soldier, an incident from the 1970s I'd seen mentioned once - perhaps at ROK Drop - came to mind, and I became curious to learn more. H…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 02:18 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Incheon Metropolitan Office of Education announces foreign English teacher cuts
    Incheon Metropolitan Office of Education announces foreign English teacher cuts - According to the Korea Herald, Incheon Metropolitan Office of Education has cancelled its  recruitment plans for native speaking teachers for this fall, even though EPIK stated that there had been pla…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 12:57 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Songs of the Korean War
    Songs of the Korean War - Today is the 64th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War.Last night's Royal Asiatic Society lecture, 'That Crazy Asian War,' by Michael Duffy, focused on American music about the Korean War.A f…Wed, 25 Jun 2014, 02:26 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com

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Korea Beat

  • Korea Beat is departing Asian Correspondent
    Korea Beat is departing Asian Correspondent - Well, it’s just as the headline says. Being a part of Asian Correspondent has been great, as the people are great and Korea Beat has spent more time here than anywhere else, but the time has come to p…Tue, 5 Feb 2013, 12:42 AM // asiancorrespondent.com
  • Most-read Naver.com articles of the week — February 3, 2013
    Most-read Naver.com articles of the week — February 3, 2013 - Top 10 in society. 1. Authorities are investigating multi-campus universities that allow some students to begin at provincial campuses and then receive degrees from the more prestigious Seoul campus.…Sat, 2 Feb 2013, 01:04 PM // asiancorrespondent.com
  • Aung San Suu Kyi pays respects to Korean democracy movement
    Aung San Suu Kyi pays respects to Korean democracy movement - In South Korea on the 31st of January, Burmese democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi visited the memorial for the victims of the Gwangju Massacre.Fri, 1 Feb 2013, 04:32 PM // asiancorrespondent.com
  • Frenchman arrested in Korea for playing saxophone
    Frenchman arrested in Korea for playing saxophone - Apparently Seoul police want to crack down on people putting on musical performances in subway stations, because two days ago they arrested a 49-year old Frenchman and his 46-year old Korean wife, who…Wed, 30 Jan 2013, 01:25 AM // asiancorrespondent.com
  • Most-read Naver.com articles of the week – January 26, 2013
    Most-read Naver.com articles of the week – January 26, 2013 - Original list in is at this link. Top 10 in society. 1. Actresses Lee Seung-yeon and Jang Mi-inae were called in for questioning regarding charges of selling drugs. 2. Economic competition is leading…Sat, 26 Jan 2013, 11:21 PM // asiancorrespondent.com
  • 99% of Korean teachers oppose expansion of student rights
    99% of Korean teachers oppose expansion of student rights - Source article in Korean is at this link. “My home is far away, how am I supposed to change my clothes and come back. Is it alright if I just go home?” Last year at high school “A” in the Jungnang-gu…Fri, 25 Jan 2013, 11:42 PM // asiancorrespondent.com
  • Yeouido stabbing trial conviction was by jury
    Yeouido stabbing trial conviction was by jury - The Korean experiment with jury trials continues; source article in Korean is at this link. The man who seriously wounded four people by stabbing them on a street in Yeouido has received a prison sent…Fri, 25 Jan 2013, 12:04 AM // asiancorrespondent.com
  • Korea’s Teheran Valley sees dramatic fire
    Korea’s Teheran Valley sees dramatic fire - Today an Orange Factory Outlet near Seoulleung Station erupted in a fire (quite a photo at that link) that drew over 30 fire trucks and over 100 firefighters. No injuries or deaths have been reported.…Thu, 24 Jan 2013, 10:22 PM // asiancorrespondent.com
  • Cambridge International to prepare Korean students for American universities
    Cambridge International to prepare Korean students for American universities - Source article in Korean is at this link. Is it enough to be admitted to a domestic university? With the results of regular admissions coming out following the end of non-regular admissions for the 20…Sun, 20 Jan 2013, 05:03 PM // asiancorrespondent.com
  • Most-read naver.com articles of the week — January 20, 2013
    Most-read naver.com articles of the week — January 20, 2013 - Top 10 in society. 1. The most-viewed story of the week was about an ice-fishing festival. 2. Noh Yeong-dae, who escaped from a police station while being held over sexual assault allegations, was re-…Sun, 20 Jan 2013, 01:31 AM // asiancorrespondent.com

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Chris in South Korea

  • The most psychedelic temple around – Wat Baan Rai
    The most psychedelic temple around – Wat Baan Rai - I couldn’t tell you how many temples I’ve been to across Asia. Hundreds, perhaps, across Korea, Thailand, Laos, and Malaysia. I have never seen a temple like this one. Wat Baan Rai (also spelled Wat B…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Life as a Nomad: Bangkok
    Life as a Nomad: Bangkok - Life as a Nomad is an occasional series that focuses on the nomadic life and where we’ve lived it. So, tell me about Bangkok. You’ve seen it in the Hangover 2 – Bangkok is arguably the gateway to Sout…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • 9 Great Travel Podcasts I’m Listening To Right Now (mid-2014 edition)
    9 Great Travel Podcasts I’m Listening To Right Now (mid-2014 edition) - Beyond reading other people’s blogs, I enjoy listening to podcasts focused around travel. It’s easier to multi-task (yes, I actually can write about a destination while listening to someone talk about…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Wat Pa Non Sawan – a weird hell temple with dinosaurs
    Destination: Wat Pa Non Sawan – a weird hell temple with dinosaurs - My wife and I have kind of a thing for hell temples. We’ve come across several around Thailand, and the list will only get longer as we hear of more. If this is the first one you’ve read about, a hell…Sun, 20 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • The unexpected: A huge reclining Buddha and a forest of finely groomed trees
    The unexpected: A huge reclining Buddha and a forest of finely groomed trees - After spending some time in Phichit, we headed up the highway towards Phitsanulok to drop off our bike and get a bus home. For better or worse, it’s increasingly rare to find weird places that we didn…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: a daytrip to Phichit (north central Thailand)
    Destination: a daytrip to Phichit (north central Thailand) - Phichit isn’t your typical tourist destination – in fact we didn’t see a single tourist while traveling across the town. Most likely founded in the 11th century, it was called Sa Luang during the Sukh…Tue, 15 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Phu Wiang Dinosaur Museum
    Destination: Phu Wiang Dinosaur Museum - Khon Kaen isn’t exactly what you would call a destination filled with touristy attractions. Then again, here at One Weird Globe, we’re not particularly interested in touristy attractions – except of c…Sun, 13 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Siriraj Medical Museum – some awesome gruesomeness (NSFW)
    Destination: Siriraj Medical Museum – some awesome gruesomeness (NSFW) - Gun shots through the tongue, ruptured livers, busted up skulls – is this a night at the hospital or both? In this case, both wouldn’t be too far off. Ostensibly used as a fundraiser for the hospital,…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination (VIDEO): the village where elementary schoolers dance with cobras
    Destination (VIDEO): the village where elementary schoolers dance with cobras - Warning: this post contains what some may consider animal abuse or cruelty. Thailand has plenty of animal shows around the country, each varying in how well the animals are treated. The show at Bangko…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • The Wanderlust Box – get some awesome hand-picked stuff sent to your doorstep
    The Wanderlust Box – get some awesome hand-picked stuff sent to your doorstep - When was the last time you got mail you couldn’t wait to receive? Think about your usual mail: bills, junk mail, maybe a shipment from Amazon or another online retailer. Every other month, let’s take…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 04:29 AM // chrisinsouthkorea.com

IGK Exposure

  • Winner of the 7th Piolet D’Or Asia
    Winner of the 7th Piolet D’Or Asia - We are happy to announce that IGK Guide, Chiyoung Ahn, had the honor of winning the 7th Piolet D’Or Asia. The award is given annually to the most distinguished mountaineering ascents of the year by As…Sat, 5 Jan 2013, 03:54 PM // iguidekorea.com
  • Singapore Duo
    Singapore Duo - We had the pleasure of guiding a father and son team from Singapore this December. They came to Korea for a little winter adventure that included skiing and ice climbing. We were happy to be able to f…Thu, 20 Dec 2012, 03:26 PM // iguidekorea.com
  • A Show and a Cause
    A Show and a Cause - On December 8th, the Korea on the Rock Initiative (KOTRi) held their annual Reel Rock Tour in Daegu. The organization collects fund to rebolt areas and help fellow injured climbers. One of their major…Sun, 9 Dec 2012, 11:19 PM // iguidekorea.com
  • The Fantastic 4th ANNUAL IGK OPEN
    The Fantastic 4th ANNUAL IGK OPEN -   The Annual IGK OPEN is here again. The event has grown every year, and last year we had teams from Seoul, Cheongju, Daejeon and Seoul. The day was filled with friendly golfing, and the night was a b…Tue, 16 Oct 2012, 03:48 AM // iguidekorea.com
  • Back Home
    Back Home - Back Home for a visit. I`d rather go back home for a vacation than a subtropucal coutry sipping Mai Tai by a white sandy beach. Canada is home, and it has bred into me a sense of life as adventure and…Tue, 28 Aug 2012, 03:07 AM // iguidekorea.com
  • Great Start to a Great Season
    Great Start to a Great Season - Competitive mountain biking (MTB) in Korea has officially kicked off with its first national competition of the season. The city of Changwon had the honors by organizing their first-ever race. And thi…Mon, 27 Feb 2012, 12:30 PM // iguidekorea.com
  • The Big Change
    The Big Change - IGK is pleased to announce our partnership with Dreamriders (www.dreamriders.co.kr), a distributor of quality mountain bike products. In February, Jun Choi, CEO of Dreamriders, asked me to join his te…Mon, 27 Feb 2012, 05:00 AM // iguidekorea.com
  • Taking Snow and Ice to Hong Kong
    Taking Snow and Ice to Hong Kong -   Early this winter I was contacted by Conway Leung from Art Vast Company. Conway is a well-known, remarkable figure in Hong Kong’s outdoor sports community. From being a pilot to Hong Kong most accre…Fri, 3 Feb 2012, 10:55 AM // iguidekorea.com
  • The 3rd Annual IGK OPEN is Coming!
    The 3rd Annual IGK OPEN is Coming! - Back by popular demand, the annual IGK Open Golf Tournament has been set for its 3rd year. After much negotiation and deliberation with Cheongwon Golf Club (http://www.cheongwongc.com/), we have tried…Wed, 26 Oct 2011, 01:33 AM // iguidekorea.com
  • Wild English Camps
    Wild English Camps - IGK started its first children camp this month. This program has been a long time coming. The idea pretty much started after my first year in Korea. I had seen so many students study so hard with litt…Wed, 12 Oct 2011, 12:16 AM // iguidekorea.com

Korean Modern Lit in Translation

  • “Momma are We There Yet?” Korean Literature Bookstore Failure in Berkeley
    “Momma are We There Yet?” Korean Literature Bookstore Failure in Berkeley - (With apologies to DUMBFOUNDEAD for stealing a title) On the road for vacation and, as always, checking local bookstores for Korean literature. This time (as last time) I stopped in at Eastwind Books,…Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 04:04 PM // ktlit.com
  • “The Investigation” by Lee Jung-myung (이정명) is a brilliant crime/history/literary novel
    “The Investigation” by Lee Jung-myung (이정명) is a brilliant crime/history/literary novel - The Investigation, by Jung-myung Lee, is a crime-thriller, wrapped in a historical novel, with strong aspirations to literary fiction. It hits the first two points straight on the head, making it an i…Mon, 7 Jul 2014, 04:34 PM // ktlit.com
  • Review: “Our Happy Time” by Gong Ji-young (공지영)
    Review: “Our Happy Time” by Gong Ji-young (공지영) - If you don’t like a stacked deck, you may not like Gong Ji-Young’s Our Happy Time. While Gong does write a cracking tale, she piles freighted detail upon freighted detail, and horrible history upon ho…Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 02:47 AM // ktlit.com
  • A Chance to win a $500 Amazon card by reading a short Korean story and writing a short essay!
    A Chance to win a $500 Amazon card by reading a short Korean story and writing a short essay! - K-Lit Review Contest on Amazon.com * Topic: Read Highway with Green Apples (A quite^^  Short Story) by Suah Bae  (translated by Sora Kim-Russell). Amazon link: http://goo.gl/wLUlBh) and write a 500 wo…Fri, 27 Jun 2014, 01:40 AM // ktlit.com
  • Hot on Korea.net, “People About to Party like it’s 1999!” – “discovers” Park Wan-suh’s “A Sketch of the Fading Sun.”
    Hot on Korea.net, “People About to Party like it’s 1999!” – “discovers” Park Wan-suh’s “A Sketch of the Fading Sun.” - Coming up next at Korea.net, “People Begin to Party like it’s 1999!” LOL… sometimes you just have to wonder what is going on in the minds of Koreans who like translated Modern Korean literature, or Ko…Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 10:00 PM // ktlit.com
  • Will this Jerk steal your $500 Amazon Card from LTI Korea? (rabid doggerell warning!)
    Will this Jerk steal your $500 Amazon Card from LTI Korea? (rabid doggerell warning!) - Some fellow over on a website I’ve never even heard about, is threatening to win the LTI Korea, Bae Suah, Highway With Green Apples contest! Only you can defeat this jerk, and it’s easy (just see belo…Mon, 23 Jun 2014, 06:34 AM // ktlit.com
  • Seoul International Book Fair Begins Tomorrow!
    Seoul International Book Fair Begins Tomorrow! - And just in time (LOL) the English pages are complete… here is the Book Fair online And over there on the right are some of the books I intend to get autographed at the Seoul International Book Fair.…Tue, 17 Jun 2014, 12:45 AM // ktlit.com
  • Allie Park interviews translator Deborah Smith (The Vegetarian)
    Allie Park interviews translator Deborah Smith (The Vegetarian) - KTLIT writer Allie Park is beginning a series of interviews with Korean translators. Her first interview is with Deborah Smith. Deborah Smith has a BA in English from the University of Cambridge and a…Sat, 14 Jun 2014, 11:27 PM // ktlit.com
  • Timothy Holm makes “I’ll Be Right There” come to life on Pinterest
    Timothy Holm makes “I’ll Be Right There” come to life on Pinterest - A really interesting project related to Kyoung-sook Shin’s “I’ll Be Right There” on Pinterest. Timothy Holm (can be reached on twitter at: @paratize) has taken the locations, art, books and music, and…Thu, 5 Jun 2014, 11:10 PM // ktlit.com
  • Jeongrye Choi – Upcoming Interview
    Jeongrye Choi – Upcoming Interview - KTLIT has been in contact with Korean poet Jeongrye Choi, about an interview…. Her book of translated poems in English is “Instances” and here is a teaser and some biographical information. Catkind ca…Wed, 4 Jun 2014, 01:22 AM // ktlit.com

ROK Drop

  • China and South Korea Worried Japan Returning To Imperial Days
    China and South Korea Worried Japan Returning To Imperial Days - Anyone who thinks that Japan is in any position today to emulate the Imperial Japanese of World War II are a bunch of fools: China and South Korea held their fourth Defense Strategic Dialogue this Wed…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:06 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Tweet of the Day: Black Boxes Confirm MH-17 Shot Down By Missile
    Tweet of the Day: Black Boxes Confirm MH-17 Shot Down By Missile - .@WSJ: #MH17 Black Box Shows Plane Was Destroyed by ‘Explosive Decompression’ Caused by Shrapnel from Missile #Ukraine #Malaysia #voaalaert — Steve Herman (@W7VOA) July 28, 2014Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:49 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Picture of the Day: Fatman Checks His Fruits
    Picture of the Day: Fatman Checks His Fruits - Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Servicemembers Complain About Debt Collection from USA Discounters
    Servicemembers Complain About Debt Collection from USA Discounters - There is no doubt that USA Discounters’ business model is centered on enticing military customers, but these people getting themselves in debt buying things they cannot afford need to take some person…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:05 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Can Video Game Addicts Receive Exemption from Mandatory ROK Military Service?
    Can Video Game Addicts Receive Exemption from Mandatory ROK Military Service? - This actually looks like an incentive to become a video game addict: Game addicts in South Korea could be exempt from performing mandatory service in the country’s military, according to a news report…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:22 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Nine Korean Employees Fired By USFK Bank
    Nine Korean Employees Fired By USFK Bank - With all the rumors I keep hearing about shenanigans at the USFK banks I wonder if there is more to this story?: U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) in February, fired nine Korean employees at its Community Bank…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 12:18 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Tweet of the Day: ROK & China Concerned About Japanese Military
    Tweet of the Day: ROK & China Concerned About Japanese Military - S. Korea, China share 'concerns' on Japan's active military role | @YonhapNews http://t.co/41tpVGT5LI — CSIS Korea Chair (@CSISKoreaChair) July 25, 2014Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 07:15 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Picture of the Day: Korean-American Takes Position as 2ID Assistant Division Commander
    Picture of the Day: Korean-American Takes Position as 2ID Assistant Division Commander - Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 04:57 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • ROK Drop Open Thread – July 27, 2014
    ROK Drop Open Thread – July 27, 2014 - Please leave anything you want to discuss in the comments section.Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 11:03 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • US To Spend Over $5 Billion To Counter North Korean ICBMs
    US To Spend Over $5 Billion To Counter North Korean ICBMs - The US continues to fund improvements to its strategic missile defenses: The United States plans to spend about $5.8 billion over the next five years on a missile defense program designed to intercept…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 12:04 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

The Grand Narrative

  • (KICKSTARTER) My Japanese Husband Thinks I’m Crazy: The Comic Book
    (KICKSTARTER) My Japanese Husband Thinks I’m Crazy: The Comic Book - (Source, all images: Texan in Tokyo) I’ve been asked to pass on the following: Deciding to move across the world for “love” is easy. People do it all the time. Thriving in that new country (without sa…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:50 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
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  • I Read a Book: Susan Blumberg-Kason’s Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair with China Gone Wrong (2014)
    I Read a Book: Susan Blumberg-Kason’s Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair with China Gone Wrong (2014) - Let me be honest: Good Chinese Wife is not something I would normally read. Susan’s ex-husband was Chinese; my wife is Korean. Susan’s relationship goes from friends to engaged in less than two minute…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 05:00 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • A Heart-warming Korean Video
    A Heart-warming Korean Video - Via Korean friends, comes this hilarious call between a drunk guy and a woman working the phones for a “replacement-driver” company. He starts swearing at her from the get-go, but she, clearly used to…Sun, 6 Jul 2014, 08:04 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Women’s Sexual Histories: Still a slippery subject
    Korean Women’s Sexual Histories: Still a slippery subject - (Source) Remember last summer, when Korea’s first condom commercials came out? Showing a woman bringing condoms to a date, I hailed Durex Korea for challenging popular, slut-shaming attitudes that wom…Sun, 29 Jun 2014, 06:30 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Operation Beautiful: An Interview with Korean Body Image Activist Min-ji Kim
    Operation Beautiful: An Interview with Korean Body Image Activist Min-ji Kim - Remember this immensely popular guest post from last year? Click on the image for my interview of its hardworking and inspiring author, body-image activist Min-ji Kim. Frankly, it’s well overdue! File…Fri, 27 Jun 2014, 05:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • 내가 제일 잘 나가~
    내가 제일 잘 나가~ - No heavy analysis today folks. Just a fancam video of a performance by 2NE1 this morning. Because they were awesome: See here, here, and here for photos of the event, and here for my breakdown of the…Mon, 23 Jun 2014, 06:59 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Revealing the Korean Body Politic, Part 5: Keeping abreast of Korean bodylines
    Revealing the Korean Body Politic, Part 5: Keeping abreast of Korean bodylines -   (Source, edited) Yes, I know. Korean bodylines again. Surely, I really do have some kind of fetishistic obsession with them, as my trolls have long maintained. Perhaps. Mainly, it’s because I’ve bee…Sun, 22 Jun 2014, 06:00 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • The Women’s Issue
    The Women’s Issue - Sorry for the slow posting everyone: I recently had food-poisoning, some editing deadlines and my students’ end of semester exams are looming, and on my days off I’ve been on a mini-whirlwind tour of…Fri, 16 May 2014, 03:12 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Quick Hit: Consent is STILL Sexy
    Quick Hit: Consent is STILL Sexy - (Source: Heal Yourself, Skeletor) I’m just sick of Bora’s boobs. Okay…no, not really. They’re just a constant reminder of the curse of blogging about sexuality and popular culture. Thanks to them, “Co…Mon, 5 May 2014, 11:33 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • When K-pop Gets Under Your Skin…
    When K-pop Gets Under Your Skin… - (Source) My latest piece for Busan Haps, on the contributions that K-pop has made to cosmetic surgery medical tourism. I chose the topic because I’d always assumed that K-pop was easily Korea’s #1 cul…Tue, 29 Apr 2014, 06:33 AM // thegrandnarrative.com

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Seoul Gyopo Guide

  • Immigrants, Sports, and the American Dream
    Immigrants, Sports, and the American Dream - If You Want to See the Best of America… An immigrant, chasing a dream, adopts his new home, and uses his fame to deliver a message to a shaken city, and a shaken nation. This was a week after the … Co…Wed, 30 Oct 2013, 08:09 AM // seoulgyopoguide.com
  • Did Korean Chaebol Follow This Advice Given 2.5 YEARS AGO?
    Did Korean Chaebol Follow This Advice Given 2.5 YEARS AGO? - Somehow, I Doubt It http://www.seoulgyopoguide.com/?p=482 Academics Are Now On Board In Korea, the Samsung Economic Research Institute is probably the most well-known and highly-regarded economic thin…Thu, 6 Jun 2013, 08:37 AM // seoulgyopoguide.com
  • This Just In: Korean Peninsula Isn’t Going To Be War Theatre
    This Just In: Korean Peninsula Isn’t Going To Be War Theatre - And Now…N Korea Proposes Reopening Kaesong Complex So I guess war isn’t imminent. On Voice of America (you should follow @W7VOA on Twitter for the best information on Korea), it was probably said best…Thu, 6 Jun 2013, 08:18 AM // seoulgyopoguide.com
  • The Lost Seoul to Detractors: The Yen Taketh Away
    The Lost Seoul to Detractors: The Yen Taketh Away - Popular Press Has Caught Onto What Readers of this Blog Already Know I receive a fair amount of ridicule from readers that have said that my observations regarding the JPY/KRW rate was a gift to Korea…Wed, 15 May 2013, 01:21 AM // seoulgyopoguide.com
  • Tale of Three Pictures: Nikkei, KOSPI, and JPY/KRW
    Tale of Three Pictures: Nikkei, KOSPI, and JPY/KRW - Toldya This blog has taken some grief for its analysis regarding the Korean Won, the Japanese Yen, and the fact that Korean chaebol have done well in no small part due to the incredible Yen strength.…Wed, 13 Mar 2013, 09:00 AM // seoulgyopoguide.com
  • SK Global: Is the Tide Turning on Corporate Governance in Korea?
    SK Global: Is the Tide Turning on Corporate Governance in Korea? - Do Not Pass Go.  Do Not Collect $200. SK Group now-ex-chairman Chey Tay-Won was convicted of embezzlement and ordered directly to jail for 4 yours.  Just wow.  This blog has reported and comment on th…Sun, 17 Feb 2013, 07:09 AM // seoulgyopoguide.com
  • DID ANYTHING HAPPEN WHILST I WAS ON BREAK?
    DID ANYTHING HAPPEN WHILST I WAS ON BREAK? - Back and Better Than Ever…. Ya take a little time off, and a few things have occurred, right up the Seoul Gyopo Guide’s alley…. 1. Some bird got elected to be the President of Korea, and in the most i…Wed, 2 Jan 2013, 03:32 PM // seoulgyopoguide.com
  • Protected: This Just In: Ratings Agencies Are Useless. Look at Korea.
    Protected: This Just In: Ratings Agencies Are Useless. Look at Korea. - There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.Sat, 22 Sep 2012, 01:53 AM // seoulgyopoguide.com
  • Think Korean Education is Competitive? Try India
    Think Korean Education is Competitive? Try India - There are 1,200,000,000 Indians This is an almost inconceivable number. OMG. Average age? According to Wikipedia (take that with a small grain of salt), 50% are under 25 years old. OMG OMG. Average in…Sat, 22 Sep 2012, 01:35 AM // seoulgyopoguide.com
  • Protected: Looking For Trouble in Seoul? It’s Not Far Away
    Protected: Looking For Trouble in Seoul? It’s Not Far Away - There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.Fri, 7 Sep 2012, 07:49 PM // seoulgyopoguide.com

Korean Drama Videos

DailyNK

  • Defector Artist Struck Down in Beijing
    Defector Artist Struck Down in Beijing - Defectorartist Sun Mu saw an exhibition of his work at a public gallery in Beijingsuddenly cancelled on Sunday. The exhibition wasdue to run through the 26th of next month.Chineseguards obstructed the…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:30 AM // dailynk.com
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  • 50 Middle Schoolers Killed in Bus Crash
    50 Middle Schoolers Killed in Bus Crash - On May 24th, 50 students from the prestigious “Pyongyang No.1 Middle School” died in an accident on the way to Songdowon on the East Sea coast of North Korea, Dong-A Ilbo reported on July 29th. The st…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:21 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Victory Day Celebrations Plod Forth
    Victory Day Celebrations Plod Forth - This weekend, North Koreamarked July 27th, which it portrays as “Victory Day” in the KoreanWar, with events honoring the sacrifices of veterans nationwide. Victory Day isonly celebrated on a grand sca…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:47 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Prosecutors Target 20 on Appeal for Lee Seok Ki
    Prosecutors Target 20 on Appeal for Lee Seok Ki - South Korean prosecutors are to seek a sentence of 20 yearsimprisonment and 10 years withdrawal of civic rights for Unified ProgressiveParty lawmaker Lee Seok Ki.Speaking at Lee's appeal hearing held…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:16 AM // dailynk.com
  • NK Has Largest Submarine Fleet in the World
    NK Has Largest Submarine Fleet in the World - According to Business Insider's recently released “Global Firepower Index”, North Korea possesses the largest fleet of submarines in the world at 78 vessels, 6 more than the United States.The report r…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:22 AM // dailynk.com
  • La popularidad de los “Choco Pies” aumenta en el mercado norcoreano
    La popularidad de los “Choco Pies” aumenta en el mercado norcoreano - Fuentes internas en Corea del Norte han informadoque a los trabajadores del complejo industrial de Kaesong ahora se les ofrecensalchichas a modo de snacks, en lugar de los populares Choco Pies, de fab…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:10 AM // dailynk.com
  • Number of Development Zones Raises Questions
    Number of Development Zones Raises Questions - Last Wednesday, NorthKorea's state media reported that the Supreme People’s Assembly had declaredsix more economic development zones in the country. The new zones are planned for Pyongyang and Nampo,…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 10:21 PM // dailynk.com
  • Gwanaksan-1 Follows Revolutionary Orders
    Gwanaksan-1 Follows Revolutionary Orders - On March 16th, 1992, Kim Young Hwan (known by his codename, Gwanaksan-1) followed the orders of his North Korean handlers by formallylaunching the National Democratic Revolutionary Party (NDRP) on the…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 09:33 AM // dailynk.com
  • Fuhrungskrafte erwarten neues Abkommen mit Japan
    Fuhrungskrafte erwarten neues Abkommen mit Japan - Elektronikgerate aus Japan sind schon seitlangem sehr popular in Nordkorea – besonders bei Beamten, Militarkadern oderParteimitgliedern. Jedoch kommt man nicht auf legale Weise an diese Gerate.Deswege…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 06:50 AM // dailynk.com
  • Chinese Tourists Keen on Mount Baekdu
    Chinese Tourists Keen on Mount Baekdu - It has been revealed via the official website of Jilin Province that Chinese tourism to Mount Baekdu rose 20% over last year.According to the report, in the first half of this year 328,000 Chinese tou…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 05:21 AM // dailynk.com

More

OneFreeKorea

  • H.R. 1771 passes House of Representatives on a voice vote
    H.R. 1771 passes House of Representatives on a voice vote - Chairman Royce (R, Cal.) and Congressman Gerry Connolly (D, Va.) both spoke strongly in favor. No member was opposed, and no member asked for a vote. The “ayes” had it justMon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:52 PM // freekorea.us
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  • Roberta Cohen in the WaPo, on preventing a massacre in N. Korea’s gulag
    Roberta Cohen in the WaPo, on preventing a massacre in N. Korea’s gulag - Writing in The Washington Post, Roberta Cohen, Co-Chair of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, writes about how to prevent the execution of “standing orders at North Korea’sMon, 28 Jul 2014, 12:51 PM // freekorea.us
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  • Is the U.S. ready to take N. Korea’s crimes against humanity to the Security Council?
    Is the U.S. ready to take N. Korea’s crimes against humanity to the Security Council? - On balance, probably not, but hey, it’s an election year, which may or may not explain why it’s making noise like it might: The United States, France and Australia called forMon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:48 AM // freekorea.us
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  • Kim Jong Un stages missile test for the hard-of-hearing
    Kim Jong Un stages missile test for the hard-of-hearing - “QUIET” NORTH KOREA has tested another missile to celebrate the anniversary of its survival of its invasion of South Korea. Based on the range, it was probably a SCUD, whichSun, 27 Jul 2014, 10:27 PM // freekorea.us
  • Report: North Korea is selling rockets to Hamas
    Report: North Korea is selling rockets to Hamas - “Western security sources” have told The Telegraph that Hamas has struck a deal with North Korea to purchase communications equipment, and to replenish its stock of rockets to fire at civilianSat, 26 Jul 2014, 10:46 PM // freekorea.us
  • I’ll be doing a Reddit AMA Sunday night, 7-9 p.m. Eastern time
    I’ll be doing a Reddit AMA Sunday night, 7-9 p.m. Eastern time - Here’s the url; meanwhile, I’m reading all about what an AMA is and how not to make mine like Woody Harrelson’s. Update: Try this link if the other one doesn’t work.Sat, 26 Jul 2014, 09:38 AM // freekorea.us
  • H.R. 1771 scheduled for a House floor vote on Monday
    H.R. 1771 scheduled for a House floor vote on Monday - It’s on the calendar. And while I doubt there will be serious opposition in the House, we’ll need Kim Jong Un’s help to pass the Senate this year. But ifFri, 25 Jul 2014, 10:03 PM // freekorea.us
  • Open Sources, July 25, 2014
    Open Sources, July 25, 2014 - ~   1   ~ NK NEWS has an extensive report about H.R. 1771, the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act. Your correspondent is interviewed at length, as is Christine Hong, toFri, 25 Jul 2014, 09:24 AM // freekorea.us
  • Federal judge finds N. Korea liable for terror sponsorship
    Federal judge finds N. Korea liable for terror sponsorship - Judge Royce Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has found North Korea liable in the case of Kaplan v. Central Bank of Iran for supporting HezbollahThu, 24 Jul 2014, 09:31 AM // freekorea.us
  • 29 N. Koreans arrested in China at risk of repatriation and execution
    29 N. Koreans arrested in China at risk of repatriation and execution - Via the Chosun Ilbo: Twenty-nine North Korean defectors and five of their South Korean helpers were arrested in China on July 15-17. They were nabbed in Qingdao, Shandong Province, andWed, 23 Jul 2014, 06:36 PM // freekorea.us

38 North

  • The North Korea Contingency: Why China Will Not Cooperate
    The North Korea Contingency: Why China Will Not Cooperate - Since Kim Jong Un became the supreme leader of North Korea in late 2011, and especially after Pyongyang undertook nuclear and long-range missile testing in 2012 and 2013, planning for North Korea cont…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 10:52 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Facility: Problems Continue with Reactor Operations
    North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Facility: Problems Continue with Reactor Operations - A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Nick Hansen Summary Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea continues to experience difficulties in operating its 5 MWe reactor, which was…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 12:19 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created Equal
    A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created Equal - Promoting foreign direct investment and enhancing commercial engagement is often touted as a potential catalyst for enticing isolated, authoritarian regimes to enact reforms and constructively engage…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 03:24 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Hello Kitty, Hello Wonsan
    Hello Kitty, Hello Wonsan - Wonsan, on the DPRK’s east coast, by all accounts, used to bustle—at least by DPRK standards. If the recent outreach between Japan and North Korea bears fruit, Wonsan could undergo a 21st century revi…Wed, 9 Jul 2014, 05:32 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Rough Seas, Rocky Roads
    Rough Seas, Rocky Roads - On July 1, having studied for all of 24 hours the June 30 DPRK National Defense Commission (NDC) proposal for another go at reducing tensions, Seoul rejected it in categorically and, surely not by acc…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 05:17 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea Drones On
    North Korea Drones On - The April 2012 presentation of domestically manufactured unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, sometimes called drones) during the military parade to celebrate the 100th birthday of Kim Il Sung and the subs…Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 01:01 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Donald Gregg, A Plot Twist in Korea’s Story
    Donald Gregg, A Plot Twist in Korea’s Story - (This book review is co-published by 38 North and Global Asia.) THROUGH various means I recently came into possession of a book, Bound by Destiny: Donald Gregg, Kim Dae-jung and Turning Points in the…Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 01:52 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • When A Cruise Missile Is Just A Cruise Missile
    When A Cruise Missile Is Just A Cruise Missile - After the release earlier this week of “Translating a Noun into a Verb Pyongyang Style: The Case of North Korea’s New Cruise Missile,” both the author and 38 North were confronted by Chad O’Carroll of…Thu, 19 Jun 2014, 05:25 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Translating a Noun into a Verb Pyongyang Style: The Case of North Korea’s New Cruise Missile
    Translating a Noun into a Verb Pyongyang Style: The Case of North Korea’s New Cruise Missile - It looks like North Korea is now in the cruise missile business. Talk about translating a noun into a verb. Although most of our attention has been focused on the many kinds of ballistic missiles that…Mon, 16 Jun 2014, 07:22 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Tonghae Launch Facility: Little Activity Spotted; No Launches Planned
    North Korea’s Tonghae Launch Facility: Little Activity Spotted; No Launches Planned - A 38 North exclusive, with analysis by Nick Hansen. Summary Recent commercial satellite imagery of the Tonghae Satellite Launching Ground, North Korea’s oldest rocket test site, shows little or no act…Fri, 13 Jun 2014, 04:27 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

Open Radio for North Korea

  • A Person of the Week 1
    A Person of the Week 1 - Open Radio for North Korea??s program, ??A Person of the Week,?? which introduces one person every week. This week??s person is the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democrati…Mon, 30 Dec 2013, 03:39 PM // english.nkradio.org
  • How Are You, Friends? 136
    How Are You, Friends? 136 - [Moderator with background music] The number of defectors who have settled in South Korea has already exceeded 24,000. The number of defector youth is greater than 2,000. You might be curious about th…Mon, 30 Dec 2013, 03:13 PM // english.nkradio.org
  • How Are You, Friends? 135
    How Are You, Friends? 135 - [Moderator with background music] The number of defectors who have settled in South Korea has already exceeded 24,000. The number of defector youth exceeds 2,000. You might be curious about their live…Mon, 30 Dec 2013, 10:35 AM // english.nkradio.org
  • Connection to Correspondent, North Korea Now 1
    Connection to Correspondent, North Korea Now 1 - Moderator] It??s ??Connection to Correspondent, North Korea Now,?? which features this week??s inside North Korea news. Today reporter Sung Il Oh is here with us. He has brought news straight from Nor…Fri, 27 Dec 2013, 03:49 PM // english.nkradio.org
  • Open Current Affairs 2030-3
    Open Current Affairs 2030-3 - Hello? This is Eunsun Park of Open Radio for North Korea. This year is the 65th anniversary of enactment of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The content of the Universal Declaration of Human…Fri, 20 Dec 2013, 01:36 PM // english.nkradio.org
  • Radio Drama-Chun Gook's Story-2
    Radio Drama-Chun Gook's Story-2 - Opening Narration: Kim Jong Eun, who raises people??s expectations by saying that he won??t let them starve. Here is a North Korean householder, Chun Gook, who believes what Kim Jong Eun says and wait…Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 02:29 PM // english.nkradio.org
  • Key Words in the News 76
    Key Words in the News 76 - - Creating World Peace Park in the demilitarized zone - Abe, put an effort for woman??s rights - Office worker spends one hour slacking off while at workWed, 18 Dec 2013, 01:35 PM // english.nkradio.org
  • Looking at the North Korean Media Correctly-1
    Looking at the North Korean Media Correctly-1 - Hello. This is Open Radio for North Korea??s program, ??Looking at the North Korean Media Correctly.?? Everyone, how much do you really believe the North Korean authorities?? propaganda? North Korea??…Fri, 6 Dec 2013, 05:39 PM // english.nkradio.org
  • Radio Drama-Chun Gook's Story-1
    Radio Drama-Chun Gook's Story-1 - Kim Jong Eun, who raises people??s expectations by saying that he won??t let them starve. Here is a North Korean householder, Chun Gook, who believes what Kim Jong Eun says and waits for the time to c…Fri, 6 Dec 2013, 04:50 PM // english.nkradio.org
  • Truth that North Korea Hides-1
    Truth that North Korea Hides-1 - Hi? Last time, we talked about Kim Il Sung??s wives, Kim Jong Sook and Kim Sung Ae. We featured Kim Sung Ae??s lonely later years after she was ousted from a power struggle with Kim Jong Sook??s son,…Fri, 6 Dec 2013, 03:39 PM // english.nkradio.org

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North Korean Leadership Watch

  • Kim Jong Un Visits Airport Terminal Construction Site
    Kim Jong Un Visits Airport Terminal Construction Site - DPRK state media reported on 11 July (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the construction of a terminal at Pyongyang Airport.  Attending the visit were VMar Hwang Pyong So (Director of…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 10:28 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com
  • Jon Pyong Ho Funeral Held
    Jon Pyong Ho Funeral Held - The state funeral and burial ceremony for the former Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Secretary of Munitions Industry and DPRK National Defense Commission [NDC] Member Gen. Jon Pyong Ho (1926-2014) was h…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 10:23 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com
  • Kim Jong Un Pays Condolences at Jon Pyong Ho’s Wake
    Kim Jong Un Pays Condolences at Jon Pyong Ho’s Wake - Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) extended his condolences at the wake of former Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Secretary for Munitions Industry and National Defense Commission Member Jon Pyong Ho at Sojang…Wed, 9 Jul 2014, 07:14 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com

NK News

  • North Korea refute Hamas weapons deal, Hezbollah support
    North Korea refute Hamas weapons deal, Hezbollah support - North Korea on Monday refuted claims that Pyongyang negotiated an arms deal with Hamas and denied responsibility for supporting a Hezbollah rocket attack on Israel in 2006. An unnamed spokesman for No…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:22 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • North Korean “Victory Day” celebrations subdued compared to 2013
    North Korean “Victory Day” celebrations subdued compared to 2013 - North Korea marked the 61st anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement on Sunday with subdued celebrations compared to those in 2013. A number of art, dance and cultural performances were held…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:57 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • North Korea tests short range ballistic missile over weekend
    North Korea tests short range ballistic missile over weekend - North Korea fired a short range ballistic missile from the eastern province of Hwanghae on Saturday. According to South Korean military sources, the missile flew for 310 miles before landing in the se…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:38 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Sanctions bill scheduled for House floor vote
    Sanctions bill scheduled for House floor vote - A bill toughening sanctions on North Korea may come before the U.S. House of Representatives this week, the last week before summer recess. The North Korean Sanctions Enforcement Act, which passed the…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:15 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine
    Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine - How did a small North Korean township look back in the late 1990s, in the already bygone era of the beloved Marshal Kim Jong Il? Let us look at the layout of one particular place: the city of Hoeryong…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:03 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Deploying THAAD on the Korean Peninsula
    Deploying THAAD on the Korean Peninsula - For several months, there has been much talk about bringing the THAAD missile defense system to South Korea. The two specific questions have been whether South Korea will purchase the THAAD system for…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 12:11 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Ten Things We Learned from Dr. Andrei Lankov’s Reddit AMA
    Ten Things We Learned from Dr. Andrei Lankov’s Reddit AMA - Recently NK News, with the help of /r/NorthKoreaNews organized an Ask Me Anything session with Dr. Andrei Lankov on Reddit. The response was extremely enthusiastic, with nearly 200 contributions to th…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 03:49 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Bill on N. Korea sanctions still awaits full House vote
    Bill on N. Korea sanctions still awaits full House vote - Nearly two months ago the Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives approved the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act, designed to crack down on both its human rights violations…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:36 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Two Koreas to resume joint excavation of ancient palace
    Two Koreas to resume joint excavation of ancient palace - South Korea’s Ministry of Unification on Monday announced plans to resume the inter-Korean project of conducting an archaeological excavation of Manwoldae Palace in the North Korean border city of Kae…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:20 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • N. Korea opens Russia-backed wharf in Rajin
    N. Korea opens Russia-backed wharf in Rajin - North Korea has opened a Russian-funded transhipment terminal in the north eastern port of Rajin, according to a report carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on July 18. The terminal cost o…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 09:05 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

Korean Movies

ZenKimchi

  • Moved In
    Moved In - It’s early morning in Gimpo. I’m first stru […]Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:24 PM // zenkimchi.com
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  • Time to Move On
    Time to Move On - I sit here in my bedroom on a cool summer night. The mo […]Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 09:57 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Paris Baguette and the Soft Bigotry of Exoticism
    Paris Baguette and the Soft Bigotry of Exoticism - You may have heard the news. Korean bakery Paris Baguet […]Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:54 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Final Wine Down Wednesday of the Season
    Final Wine Down Wednesday of the Season - Hey folks! This is our FINAL Wine Down Wednesday of the […]Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 03:55 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • The Secret to Great Kimbap
    The Secret to Great Kimbap -   Put tasty grilled sausage in there. EJ threw som […]Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 05:52 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Review: Pizza Hut Kitchen
    Review: Pizza Hut Kitchen - Location: Jongno Cuisine: Pizza Price: $ Reservations: […]Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 02:56 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Must Watch: “Choose Your World”
    Must Watch: “Choose Your World” - There are many reasons why I like this video. It's entertaining. It's for a good cause. But most of all, it's local.Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 04:44 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Another Hilarious Bibimbap Ad
    Another Hilarious Bibimbap Ad - CORRECTIONS AND UPDATES: The Bibimbap Backpackers conta […]Fri, 27 Jun 2014, 05:43 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Taste of London, Day 8: That’s a Wrap
    Taste of London, Day 8: That’s a Wrap - I awoke early to pack. I wasn’t sure what I’ […]Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 12:09 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • Taste of London, Day 7: Big Saturday
    Taste of London, Day 7: Big Saturday - It was packed. Even more, it was the warmest day I̵ […]Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 11:36 AM // zenkimchi.com

Seoul Eats

  • How I became a 35 year dishwasher
    How I became a 35 year dishwasher - The first job I had when I was 15 years old was as a dishwasher at a pancake restaurant. Since then I have run a catering business, been a barista and a bartender. I have worked as a teacher, a market…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 06:20 AM // seouleats.com
  • What to do in Korea: Bau House Dog Cafe
    What to do in Korea: Bau House Dog Cafe - If you like dogs and want to spend an afternoon petting over 25 different dogs then you should head over to Bau House Dog Cafe. The spacious cafe has a feeling of love as dogs prance around and are lo…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 02:52 AM // seouleats.com
  • Patbingsu of the Day: Honeydew Patbingsu
    Patbingsu of the Day: Honeydew Patbingsu - Honeydew balls on top of coconut shaved ice with roasted bean powder, red beans and almonds. Yummy. Ian Coffee and Place Dropped Pin near 124-8 Noryangjin 1(il)-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul (8 Manyang-ro 1…Sun, 13 Jul 2014, 01:02 AM // seouleats.com
  • Review: Indoro in Insadong
    Review: Indoro in Insadong - The idea that a decent non-Korean restaurant to exist on the traditional area of Insadong seems like a paradox. You go to Insadong to eat Korean food after all. There is a terrible Indian place on the…Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 08:22 AM // seouleats.com
  • Left Coast Artisan Burgers
    Left Coast Artisan Burgers -   Left Coast Artisan Burgers   There is not a shortage of “gourmet” burger joints in Korea. However few truly live up to the bill. Left Coast was inspired by California, USA to make Asian-inspired sou…Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 05:28 AM // seouleats.com

Koreanfornian Cooking

  • Recipe: Daechussam (대추쌈) Walnuts Wrapped Dates
    Recipe: Daechussam (대추쌈) Walnuts Wrapped Dates - I bought a large container of dates leading up to Passover this year. After making Moroccan charoset and Moscato charoset for this year's celebration, I still had over half the carton left. I needed a…Sun, 27 Apr 2014, 01:00 PM // koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com
  • Food Review: Saffron Road Korean Taco with Tofu
    Food Review: Saffron Road Korean Taco with Tofu - Korean food continues to expand into America's frozen-food aisles. And while navigating one at a local Whole Foods Market grocery recently, I came across Saffron Road's packaged Korean Taco With Tofu.…Wed, 2 Apr 2014, 06:00 PM // koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com
  • Recipe: St. Patrick's Day 비빔밥 Bibimbap
    Recipe: St. Patrick's Day 비빔밥 Bibimbap - St. Patrick's Day is March 17 and usually coincides with the Catholic fasting season of Lent. This year is no different. One common way to celebrate Lent is to abstain from indulgent foods, such as me…Mon, 17 Mar 2014, 01:00 PM // koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com
  • Recipe: 애호박 나물 Ae-Hobak Namul (Sauteed Zucchini)
    Recipe: 애호박 나물 Ae-Hobak Namul (Sauteed Zucchini) - I  know it's not summer yet and zucchini are not in season in Korea or in Northern California, but I didn't want to wait any longer to introduce you to another simple 나물 namul (seasoned vegetable) rec…Fri, 14 Mar 2014, 01:00 PM // koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com
  • Recipe: "Clover" Salad 괭이밥 나물 (Seasoned Wood Sorrel)
    Recipe: "Clover" Salad 괭이밥 나물 (Seasoned Wood Sorrel) - Foraging has become trendy here in the San Francisco Bay area, with people paying money to take classes to learn how to find local foods such as miner's lettuce, local seaweeds and mushrooms. But ther…Thu, 13 Mar 2014, 01:00 PM // koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com
  • Koreans cringe at American kim snack attack
    Koreans cringe at American kim snack attack - I  never thought this seemingly innocuous Facebook post on Feb. 13 would cause any kind of uproar or irritation: Raleys grocery stores in Northern California are selling their own line of seaweed (김Ki…Tue, 4 Mar 2014, 12:03 AM // koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com
  • Kidney beans in Korean food?
    Kidney beans in Korean food? - Nation's Restaurant News Jan. 24 e-newsletter included a recipe for Korean Red Bean Lettuce Cups. I had visions of Adzuki beans dancing in my head, so I clicked on the link. Rather than the little swe…Mon, 27 Jan 2014, 07:00 PM // koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com
  • Korean Street Food Review: KoJa Kitchen truck, Larkspur, Calif.
    Korean Street Food Review: KoJa Kitchen truck, Larkspur, Calif. - Hubby and I drove down to Marin Country Mart in Larkspur, Calif. to check out KoJa Kitchen's Korean-Japanese fast casual food truck at the Off the Grid (OtG) street food gathering.    This is a view o…Mon, 20 Jan 2014, 02:15 PM // koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com
  • Korean Mung Bean Sprout Salad (숙주 나물)
    Korean Mung Bean Sprout Salad (숙주 나물) - This is one of my all time favorite 반찬 banchan dishes. I can't believe I didn't post it sooner. I sang the praises of this crunchy, garlicky salad as one of my top 10 banchan dishes, yet I never expla…Thu, 2 Jan 2014, 08:00 PM // koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com
  • Recipe: California Bap-less Bibimbap (비빔밥)
    Recipe: California Bap-less Bibimbap (비빔밥) - California is famous around the world for many agricultural products — grapes, olives, avocados, lemons, apples, almonds. One thing that California is not famous for is wheat, but there are those in C…Mon, 2 Dec 2013, 11:00 AM // koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com

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Korea IT Times

  • Renaissance Seoul Hotel New General Manager Appointment
    Renaissance Seoul Hotel New General Manager Appointment - Based on successful business at Renaissance Bangkok hotel, He started new challenge at Renaissance Seoul Hotel Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Renaissan…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:59 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Those between 40 and 49 with College Degress Boast Highest Employment Ratio
    Those between 40 and 49 with College Degress Boast Highest Employment Ratio - Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - For the first six months of this year, the employment ratio of those in their 40s with college degrees was highest in th…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:56 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Market Cap of Shares Held by Foreigners Hits Record-high Level
    Market Cap of Shares Held by Foreigners Hits Record-high Level - Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - The market value of shares held by foreigners has hit a record-high level. According to the Korea Exchange on July 28, t…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:55 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • 30% of Emerging Market Consumers Prefer Samsung Smartphones...Survey
    30% of Emerging Market Consumers Prefer Samsung Smartphones...Survey - Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - To a question What is your favorite brand if you plan to buy a new smartphone? Samsung topped the list with about 30 per…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:53 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Starbucks Has More Room to Grow...Starbucks Korea CEO
    Starbucks Has More Room to Grow...Starbucks Korea CEO - Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Lee Seock-koo, president and chief executive of Starbucks Korea, said on July 28, The specialty coffee market is expecte…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:52 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Hyundai and Kia to Invest More This Year to 5 Tril. Won
    Hyundai and Kia to Invest More This Year to 5 Tril. Won - Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors will increase their investment this year up to 5 trillion won, about 1 trillion won more th…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:50 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Frost & Sullivan: Collaborative and Multitask Jobs Intensify Need for Unified Communications in Latin America
    Frost & Sullivan: Collaborative and Multitask Jobs Intensify Need for Unified Communications in Latin America - Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 By Valerie Tullar(info@koreaittimes.com) BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - The conception of new collaborative and multitask jobs, which require secure, rapid feedback is driving the…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:48 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • CoinTerra acquires Bits of Proof and welcomes founder Tamas Blummer as Vice President of Enterprise Software.
    CoinTerra acquires Bits of Proof and welcomes founder Tamas Blummer as Vice President of Enterprise Software. - Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 By Lee Jun-seung (junseung@koreaittimes.com) AUSTIN, TEXAS - CoinTerra, the market leader in Bitcoin mining solutions today announced the acquisition of Europe based   Enterp…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:47 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Cortina Systems and Oliver Solutions Demonstrate DPOE(TM) Interoperability for 10G-EPON
    Cortina Systems and Oliver Solutions Demonstrate DPOE(TM) Interoperability for 10G-EPON - End-to-End EPON ONU and OLT System Interoperate at CableLabs' Event to Enable Residential and Business Services Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 By Kim Yung-yong (yong@koreaittimes.com) SUNNYVALE, CA., - Cor…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:45 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Micron Technology to Host Aug. 6 Hong Kong Analyst Conference
    Micron Technology to Host Aug. 6 Hong Kong Analyst Conference - Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 By Cho Won-chan (wonchan@koreaittimes.com) BOISE, US - Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:MU) will host an analyst conference in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Mark Durca…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:36 AM // koreaittimes.com
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PhysOrg

  • US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas
    US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas - (AP)—Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:50 AM // physorg.com
  • US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution
    US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution - (AP)—One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:10 AM // physorg.com
  • Affirmative action elicits bias in pro-equality Caucasians
    Affirmative action elicits bias in pro-equality Caucasians - New research from Simon Fraser University's Beedie School of Business indicates that bias towards the effects of affirmative action exists in not only people opposed to it, but also in those who stron…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 09:10 AM // physorg.com
  • Researcher looks at regulatory muddle in wake of Deepwater Horizon disaster
    Researcher looks at regulatory muddle in wake of Deepwater Horizon disaster - In April 2010, a catastrophic explosion sank the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, operated for the BP company some 50 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven rig workers lost their lives…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:00 AM // physorg.com
  • Nokia profits rise after sale of handset division
    Nokia profits rise after sale of handset division - (AP)—Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. saw its shares surge on Thursday after it reported higher profits and an improved earnings outlook in the wake of its sale to Microsoft…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 06:34 AM // physorg.com
  • SK Hynix posts near 30% drop in Q2 net profit
    SK Hynix posts near 30% drop in Q2 net profit - South Korea's SK Hynix said Thursday its second-quarter net profit tumbled nearly 30 percent from a year ago on falling memory chip prices.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 03:49 AM // physorg.com
  • LG Electronics says 2Q profit more than doubled (Update)
    LG Electronics says 2Q profit more than doubled (Update) - (AP)—LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday its quarterly profit more than doubled as its mobile division ended three quarters of losses.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 09:20 AM // physorg.com
  • Jeju Island is a live volcano, study reveals
    Jeju Island is a live volcano, study reveals - In Jeju, a place emerging as a world-famous vacation spot with natural tourism resources, a recent study revealed a volcanic eruption occurred on the island. The Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mine…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:09 AM // physorg.com
  • Switzerland tops innovation rankings for fourth year
    Switzerland tops innovation rankings for fourth year - Switzerland has claimed the top spot on the Global Innovation Index for the fourth-straight year while Sub-Saharan Africa posted significant regional improvement.Sat, 19 Jul 2014, 04:19 AM // physorg.com
  • ESA image: Texcoco
    ESA image: Texcoco - This week's satellite image was acquired over the eastern part of Mexico City.Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 07:30 AM // physorg.com

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Starcraft

MK Business News

  • KT reports hefty operating loss for Q2 on one-offs
    KT reports hefty operating loss for Q2 on one-offs - KT posted massive operating loss in the second quarter (Q2) of this year. The telecom operator said Tuesday its consolidated operating profit swung to $813 billion ($793.3 million) loss in Q2. The..Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:24 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • S. Korea takes 28th spot in Big Mac Index
    S. Korea takes 28th spot in Big Mac Index - South Korea ranked 28th in the Big Mac Index among 57 nations worldwide. The UK magazine Economist reported, ??on the basis of USD/KRW of 1,023.75 on July 23, Korea marked 4.0 Big Mac Index, up 15...Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:18 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Emission permits to cost businesses $2.2bn until 2020
    Emission permits to cost businesses $2.2bn until 2020 - Buying emissions permits due to the enforcement of emissions trading system starting next year could cost South Korean companies up to 2.3 trillion won ($2.2 billion) until 2020, a brokerage house ..Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:42 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Driver sought over fugitive billionaire surrenders to prosecution
    Driver sought over fugitive billionaire surrenders to prosecution - Yang Hoe-jeong, 55, chauffeur of Semo Group??s former chairman Yoo Byung-eon, 73, and a wanted man for aiding Mr Yoo??s escape, turned himself in Tuesday.At 6:29 am Tuesday, Mr Yang called the nigh..Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:17 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • S. Korea logs record $39bn current account surplus in H1
    S. Korea logs record $39bn current account surplus in H1 - South Korea??s current account surplus hit record $39.2 billion in the first half of this year. The country posted $7.9 billion current account surplus in June this year, said the Bank of Korea (B..Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:29 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Daum??s Q2 operating profit down 30.2% yoy to $16mn
    Daum??s Q2 operating profit down 30.2% yoy to $16mn - Daum Communications, South Korea??s leading web portal, announced Tuesday that its second quarter operating profit fell 30.2 percent year-on-year (yoy) to 16.6 billion won ($16.1 million). Sales ..Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:10 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Two aides of sunken ferry owner give themselves up
    Two aides of sunken ferry owner give themselves up - Two female aides who are known to have helped the deceased Semo Group??s former chairman Yoo Byung-eun, 73, escape turned themselves to law enforcement authorities Monday. They are Kim Myung-sook, ..Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:11 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • S. Korea needs efficient energy management
    S. Korea needs efficient energy management - Since the massive power blackout of three years ago, South Korea has repeatedly enforced temporary measure of suppressing demand by encouraging cutting back on electricity consumption every peak se..Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:00 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Gov??t to fight back guilty verdict on domestically made OCTG
    Gov??t to fight back guilty verdict on domestically made OCTG - The South Korean government said Monday it will fight back the US?? recent decision to levy punitive duties on oil tubular goods made by South Korean steelmakers. ??Based on the effects the decis..Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:04 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • 8 wire companies indicted for bidding collusion
    8 wire companies indicted for bidding collusion - The wire companies participating in the 35 billion won ($34 million) bid for Honam High Speed Railway power line construction were caught colluding to fix price, according to the police investigati..Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:49 AM // news.mk.co.kr

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WSJ - Korea Real Time

  • Ahead of Elections, Conservatives Go For Sporty-Surreal Makeover
    Ahead of Elections, Conservatives Go For Sporty-Surreal Makeover - Tinkering with the party name, color or logo is a popular tactic for struggling South Korean political parties trying to improve their image ahead of elections. Individual politicians also occasionall…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:04 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • Strike Threatens to Stall Hyundai
    Strike Threatens to Stall Hyundai - Hyundai Motor is under pressure to avoid a summer labor strike after its two smaller rivals, GM Korea and Ssangyong Motor agreed to wage deals.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:38 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • North Korea Refutes Arms-to-Hamas Report
    North Korea Refutes Arms-to-Hamas Report - North Korea pushed back on a report that it is working on a missile supply deal for Hamas and a separate U.S. court ruling that it provided arms and other assistance for Hezbollah, calling the asserti…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:37 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • Korea’s Smartphone Population Tops Milestone
    Korea’s Smartphone Population Tops Milestone - New data confirm it’s an increasingly tough sell for companies offering smartphones in South Korea.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:10 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • South Koreans Celebrate Local Actor’s Role in ‘Lucy’
    South Koreans Celebrate Local Actor’s Role in ‘Lucy’ - It’s Monday morning and South Korean media is celebrating top spot at the U.S. box-office for “Lucy,” a thriller known here for a local actor’s role as the main villain.Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 10:35 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Renovating a Hanok House on a Budget
    Renovating a Hanok House on a Budget - After years of neglect, hanok, or traditional-style Korean houses, are having a renaissance. One recent renovation project on a tight budget aims to show that hanok are still a viable form of compact…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 04:23 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • South Koreans’ Confidence in Presidency Falls Further
    South Koreans’ Confidence in Presidency Falls Further - South Koreans’ confidence in the presidency continues to slip, but the public has regained some of its trust in the media lost in the immediate aftermath of April’s ferry disaster, according to a rece…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 03:33 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • TV Show Finds a New Use For Kimchi: Weapon
    TV Show Finds a New Use For Kimchi: Weapon - Face slaps are a common feature of daytime South Korean soap operas, but when a series added a little spice to an assault this week, it went viral.Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:28 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • South Korea Tops Japan in U.N. Human Development Ranking
    South Korea Tops Japan in U.N. Human Development Ranking - Japan is still richer per capita than its fast-rising neighbor South Korea, but it now trails slightly in a United Nations index that seeks to measure human development.Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:12 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Picture Korea: Mud Festival and Fugitive Discovery
    Picture Korea: Mud Festival and Fugitive Discovery - Here’s a selection of some of the best photos from the Korean Peninsula over the latest week. Click the headline to view the slides.Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 12:51 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com

Financial Times - BeyondBrics

  • South Korea’s webtoons: going global
    South Korea’s webtoons: going global - Lee Eun-Seok woke up in the middle of the debris and looked for survivors but it was no use. Seoul had already turned into a huge hive, infested by giant hornets. So goes the story in Hive, one of the…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:07 AM // blogs.ft.com
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  • MH17: investors ignore it at their peril, analysts warn
    MH17: investors ignore it at their peril, analysts warn - If EM investors were looking for a trigger for volatility, this must surely fit the bill. The downing of flight MH17, whoever is found to be responsible, appears certain to cause an escalation of geop…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 06:24 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Korean carmakers protest as Chile prepares diesel tax
    Korean carmakers protest as Chile prepares diesel tax - South Korean carmakers are up in arms over Chile’s proposed bill to impose an environment tax on diesel vehicles, which is likely to hit Korea’s car exports to the Latin American country and cause dip…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 05:57 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • South Korea eyes shifting corporate cash piles to consumers
    South Korea eyes shifting corporate cash piles to consumers - South Korean companies, notorious for their insensitivity towards shareholder value, may be incentivised to boost dividends. The finance ministry said on Tuesday that it is seeking ways to funnel bigg…Tue, 15 Jul 2014, 06:58 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * China confirms trial of GSK investigators | China has broken silence over the detention of a couple for work carried out in connection with GlaxoSmithKline, saying their trial would st…Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 06:44 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Private schools and plastic surgeons for S Korea’s would-be TV announcers
    Private schools and plastic surgeons for S Korea’s would-be TV announcers - You might be awkward in the spotlight and less than attractive but that need not stop you from becoming a television star, according to a burgeoning industry that has sprung up in Seoul to train and g…Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 04:24 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Asean nears its “ecommerce moment” – report
    Asean nears its “ecommerce moment” – report - It is a truth almost universally recognised that internet penetration in the 10-member bloc known as Asean – the Association of Southeast Asian Nations – is low, even though the region is humming econ…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 11:18 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Samsung smartphone smash and grab hits Brazil
    Samsung smartphone smash and grab hits Brazil - Samsung’s smartphones may be losing popularity in China as lower-cost Chinese rivals such as Xiaomi and Lenovo steal a march on the Korean company in the budget segment, but they appear to be coveted…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 03:27 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Afghanistan’s election put in peril | Abdullah Abdullah, one of the candidates, is threatening to reject poll results due later on Monday if he believes they are subject to extensive f…Mon, 7 Jul 2014, 06:44 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Rosneft switches focus to new projects | Move marks a significant change for the state-controlled oil group and comes against a backdrop of US and European sanctions * Arrests made ove…Sun, 6 Jul 2014, 11:27 PM // blogs.ft.com

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Jeju Weekly

  • Creative Mornings: South Carnival - "Monttak Doleula"
    Creative Mornings: South Carnival - "Monttak Doleula" -      South Carnival lead singer Kang Gyeong-hwan will give a talk about his music and inspiration. (The talk will be in Korean.)Friday, Aug. 1, at 8 a.m. (talk begins at 8:30 a.m.)To register, visit h…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:48 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • One Summer Night Saeyeon Bridge Concert
    One Summer Night Saeyeon Bridge Concert -      One Summer Night Saeyeon Bridge Concert A variety of performers brought together for a series of summer unplugged concerts at Saeyeon Bridge Special Stage.* All performances will be between 8 - 1…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:11 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Time of Resonance 5th anniversary exhibition at JMoA
    Time of Resonance 5th anniversary exhibition at JMoA -      Time of Resonance exhibition in celebration of Jeju Museum of Art's fifth anniversaryJune 17 - Sept. 14Special Exhibition Hall, Jeju Museum of ArtParticipating artistsKo Younghoon, Kong Sung-Hun,…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 12:03 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Ready, Action art exhibition
    Ready, Action art exhibition -      Ready, Action exhibition at the Citizens' Gallery, Jeju Museum of ArtJune 3 - August 319:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (last entry at 7:30 p.m. / Closed on Mondays)Adults: 1,000 won / Teenagers 500 won / C…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:46 AM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Now and Here exhibition by Sujin Wattanawongchai
    Now and Here exhibition by Sujin Wattanawongchai -      Now and Here exhibition by Sujin WattanawongchaiJuly 25 - October 31Free11 a.m. - 9 p.m. (everyday)Viaart, Daedong Hotel Art Center6, Gwandeong-ro 15 gil, Jeju-si064-723-2602 For more Jeju events…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:27 AM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Manggakwha live at Elliott's Chair
    Manggakwha live at Elliott's Chair -      Live music from ManggakwhaSaturday, Aug. 2, at 7:30 p.m.Elliot's Chair, Gunamdong 5 gil, Jeju City15,000 won064-753-3345 Click here for Elliott's Chair or here for event updates from Like Jeju.…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:18 AM // jejuweekly.com
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  • ??Rock the Beach?? festival in Pyoseon
    ??Rock the Beach?? festival in Pyoseon -      2014 Seogwipo Yahae Festival ??Rock the Beach??Seogwipo City hosts a series of indie bands and DJ performances including South Carnival, Namgida Band, Band Myohan and many more. There will also b…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 07:55 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Jeju Folk Village traditional clothes dyeing
    Jeju Folk Village traditional clothes dyeing -      Jeju Folk Village Traditional Clothes DyeingFri. Aug. 1 to Sun. Aug. 10Where: Near the front gate of Jeju Folk Village Activities:- Visitors can dye handkerchiefs using persimmon following a trad…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:09 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • United in third after Jeonnam win
    United in third after Jeonnam win -      Jeju United moved up to third after beating Jeonnam Dragons 2-0 courtesy of goals either side of the break by Park Su-Chang and Aleksandar Jovanovic. They now sit level with Jeonnam on 30 points…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 10:19 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • South Carnival at Indie this Saturday
    South Carnival at Indie this Saturday -      Brotherhood Crew Show8 p.m., Saturday, July 26 at Indie in Jeju City HallSouth Carnival and Namgida Band15,000 won (includes one free drink)Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 03:46 PM // jejuweekly.com

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Busan Haps

  • Sports Events at the Busan Sea Festival
    Sports Events at the Busan Sea Festival - Sports Events at the Busan Sea Festival There's plenty of action in the waters around the city this weekend around the city's major beaches. The Busan Sea Festival's sports theme is lined up with some…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:45 AM // busanhaps.com
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  • Huge Week Planned at the Busan Sea Festival
    Huge Week Planned at the Busan Sea Festival - Huge Week Planned at the Busan Sea Festival Summer's biggest festival hits Busan this week with a ton of great events planned around the city. Starting August 1st and running for seven days, the 19th…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:14 AM // busanhaps.com
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  • Haeundae Installs Shark Deterrent Devices
    Haeundae Installs Shark Deterrent Devices - Haeundae Installs Shark Deterrent Devices With the big summer beach season here, Haeundae is taking no chances on unwelcome visitors from the sea. Special shark deterrent devices have been installed j…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 03:12 AM // busanhaps.com
  • Police Believed to have Found Body of Sewol Ferry Owner Yoo Byung-eun
    Police Believed to have Found Body of Sewol Ferry Owner Yoo Byung-eun - Police Believed to have Found Body of Sewol Ferry Owner Yoo Byung-eun While final confirmation is still needed, police believe they have found the body of Sewol ferry operator Yoo Byung-eun. According…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 11:22 PM // busanhaps.com
  • 9th Busan International Kids Film Festival Begins Wednesday
    9th Busan International Kids Film Festival Begins Wednesday - 9th Busan International Kids Film Festival Begins Wednesday The 9th Busan International Kids' Film Festival gets underway in Haeundae this weekend with over 70 films to choose from. The 9th Busan Inte…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 09:48 AM // busanhaps.com
  • Interview: Polish Taekwondo Champ Rafal Olenski
    Interview: Polish Taekwondo Champ Rafal Olenski - Interview: Polish Taekwondo Champ Rafal Olenski Former World International Taekwondo Federation Champion Rafal Olenski is one badass dude. The three-time Polish taekwondo champ opens up about living h…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 04:06 AM // busanhaps.com
  • High End Rollers: The Weather is Right to Spin in Style
    High End Rollers: The Weather is Right to Spin in Style - High End Rollers: The Weather is Right to Spin in Style Whether tooling around the side streets of Korea or taking to the open road, a bike can be a friend and a faithful steed. How much you’re willin…Sun, 13 Jul 2014, 05:26 PM // busanhaps.com
  • Sharky`s: California RePublic
    Sharky`s: California RePublic - Sharky`s: California RePublic What started out as one location just off the beach in Haeundae has grown into three of the most popular spots for food and drink in Busan. Whether at the original Sharky…Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 01:37 PM // busanhaps.com
  • An Interview with Korean Buddhism Expert Professor David A. Mason
    An Interview with Korean Buddhism Expert Professor David A. Mason - An Interview with Korean Buddhism Expert Professor David A. Mason As co-author of 'An Encyclopedia of Korean Buddhism', Professor David Mason knows just about all there is to know about Buddhism here…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 10:07 AM // busanhaps.com
  • Operation Beautiful: An Interview with Korean Body Image Activist Min-ji Kim
    Operation Beautiful: An Interview with Korean Body Image Activist Min-ji Kim - Operation Beautiful: An Interview with Korean Body Image Activist Min-ji Kim Ewha Womans University student Min-ji Kim, has taken up the cause of 'body-image activist,' going against the grain of unre…Thu, 26 Jun 2014, 08:56 PM // busanhaps.com

Ulsan Online

  • Ulsan Summer Festival
    Ulsan Summer Festival - If you’re a fan of Korean music, then check out the Ulsan Summer Festival sponsored by MBC. It is taking place in various parts of the city over most of the weekends in August. For those that can’t re…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 04:47 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • How to Beat the Heat and Humidity
    How to Beat the Heat and Humidity - Summer in Ulsan can be hard to handle, as the temperatures rise above 30*C (that’s 86*Fahrenheit for those that are metrically challenged) and humidity soars into the 70%-90% range. Hear are some meth…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 05:33 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • What you should know about BAPS (Busan Abandoned Pet Sanctuary)
    What you should know about BAPS (Busan Abandoned Pet Sanctuary) - This article was written by Leo, one of the two people who run the Busan Abandoned Pet Sanctuary. It’s pretty much the only no-kill dog shelter in the Busan-Ulsan area. The article was written in resp…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 05:53 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • What to do with a Stray Animal
    What to do with a Stray Animal - Regularly we get posts on the Ulsan Online Facebook group from kind-hearted people who have found a stray cat or dog (or sometimes even rabbit) on the streets, and want to help the creature out. Here…Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 04:38 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Typhoon Neoguri expected in Ulsan this week
    Typhoon Neoguri expected in Ulsan this week - Typhoon Neoguri, which is currently classed as a Category 4 Super-typhoon with winds up to 250km/hr, is blowing it’s heart out over the East China Sea, and bearing down on poor Okinawa, Japan, which i…Mon, 7 Jul 2014, 03:36 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • OMK Bikes
    OMK Bikes - In our ongoing series of articles which explore the “must-see” places in Ulsan, we head to OMK bikes in Taehwa-dong. This shop has been a long time partner of Ulsan Online and a shop which is dedicate…Sat, 5 Jul 2014, 09:12 PM // ulsanonline.com
  • Difficult to Find Ingredients
    Difficult to Find Ingredients - Every week on the Ulsan Online Facebook group, we get requests for help locating specific, non-Korean ingredients or food that are not available in the neighbourhood marts, or even some larger grocery…Fri, 4 Jul 2014, 03:39 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Whale Festival Weekend
    Whale Festival Weekend - The Whale Festival kicked off last night with a small fireworks display at the Taehwagang Park, and continues on over the weekend. The Event Schedule is on the Ulsanwhale website. There will be perfor…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 09:46 PM // ulsanonline.com
  • For Jason
    For Jason - This past week, the Ulsan expat community was shocked and saddened to learn of the death of one of our own, Jason Lappies. Jason lived in Ulsan for several years, and was a fixture behind the bar at C…Mon, 30 Jun 2014, 05:52 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Going to the Doctor
    Going to the Doctor - Going to the doctor can be a worrying trip no matter where you are, but when you’re in a foreign culture, where everyone speaks a different language, it can be even more frightening. Here are a few of…Fri, 20 Jun 2014, 04:07 AM // ulsanonline.com

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Waygook.org

  • Unit 1: New Friends - Personality
    Unit 1: New Friends - Personality - Well then... I will just post my lessons.The book is too advanced for my students so I have a lot of my own material in here that we learn first and then we get into the book stuff at the end. It all…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:33 AM // waygook.org
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    China and South Korea Worried Japan Returning To Imperial Days ... - Anyone who thinks that Japan is in any position today to emulate the Imperial Japanese of World War II are a bunch of fools: China and South Korea held their.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:06 AM // blogsearch.google.com
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Aljazeera

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    Tamils held on boat to be sent to Australia - Australia will transfer 157 asylum seekers to mainland detention centre, but says it is not changing policy.Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 08:13 AM // english.aljazeera.net
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    China flight paths obstructed by high-rises - Nearly 100 accidents at military airbases caused by tall buildings being put up in flight paths, state media reports.Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 01:25 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Military chief could become Thai PM
    Military chief could become Thai PM - A Thai junta member has announced the military will stay in control of the country under a new constitution.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:07 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Chinese city 'sealed off' after plague death
    Chinese city 'sealed off' after plague death - Parts of Yumen city in northwestern Gansu province quarantined after resident died of bubonic plague.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 01:54 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Jakarta governor wins Indonesian election
    Jakarta governor wins Indonesian election - Election commission declares Joko Widodo as next president but main rival Prabowo Subianto calls election 'unfair'.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:04 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • S Korea finds body of fugitive ferry owner
    S Korea finds body of fugitive ferry owner - Police find the body of fugitive billionaire businessman sought over April's ferry disaster.Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 09:58 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Death toll rises as typhoon pounds China
    Death toll rises as typhoon pounds China - At least 18 people killed and others missing as Typhoon Rammasun makes its way around the country's south.Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 12:35 AM // english.aljazeera.net

Asia Times

  • CRISIS IN UKRAINE A chessboard drenched in blood
    CRISIS IN UKRAINE A chessboard drenched in blood - The MH17 tragedy may have been a horrendous mistake, but it may also have been a desperate gambit by the Kiev minions of the Empire of Chaos. Washington has been quick off the blocks to ignite and in…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
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  • The charge of the Atlanticist Brigade
    The charge of the Atlanticist Brigade - No credible version of events points to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine as intentional mass murder or terrorism, and with international experts now getting access to the blac…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Losses mount in China loan fraud
    Losses mount in China loan fraud - Investigators in China are struggling to get to the bottom of a growing form of fraud, amid reports of steel makers using letters of credit for iron-ore shipments as a source of funding to by-pass len…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • JOHN PILGER Orwell alive in Palestine, Ukraine
    JOHN PILGER Orwell alive in Palestine, Ukraine - Western coverage of contemporary events from Palestine to Ukraine reveals that Orwell's 1984 is only too real in today's world. Yet as Leni Riefenstahl knew only too well, the messages the media carry…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • How US policies sealed Iraq's fate
    How US policies sealed Iraq's fate - Strikingly devoid of comprehension of the forces at play in Iraq and the region, post-invasion US policy in Iraq followed a simplistic dichotomy of good guys versus bad guys. Distressingly aware of wh…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Hardliners maneuver over Iran talks extension
    Hardliners maneuver over Iran talks extension - Hardline Iranian factions are maintaining pressure on the government over potential concessions in any nuclear deal reached with world powers, following an amicable extension arrangement reached last…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • THE BEAR'S LAIR World War I still bad news
    THE BEAR'S LAIR World War I still bad news - Richard Ned Lebow's new book, Archduke Franz Ferdinand Lives!: A World Without World War I concludes that if Archduke Franz Ferdinand had lived, the world would at best be only modestly better off. Bu…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com

BBC

  • Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine
    Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine - Australia approves a $15.5bn (£9bn) coal project despite concern over its potential environmental impact, including on the Great Barrier Reef.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:30 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
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  • China media: Japan-Latin America ties
    China media: Japan-Latin America ties - Papers keep close watch on Japan-Latin America ties as PM Shinzo Abe visits.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:09 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Kerry visits India to improve ties
    Kerry visits India to improve ties - US Secretary of State John Kerry is to begin a visit to Delhi as Washington tries to improve ties with India under its new PM Narendra Modi.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:09 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • VIDEO: Mine 'could threaten Barrier Reef'
    VIDEO: Mine 'could threaten Barrier Reef' - The Australian government has approved the development of what could potentially be the country's biggest coal mine.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:16 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • South Korea sees conscript suicides
    South Korea sees conscript suicides - Two South Korean conscripts have died in apparent suicides, the military says, weeks after another soldier shot dead five members of his unit.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:51 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Indian media: Eid celebrations
    Indian media: Eid celebrations - Celebrations mark the festival of Eid across India.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:39 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • UN blacklists N Korea arms ship firm
    UN blacklists N Korea arms ship firm - The UN blacklists the operator of a North Korean ship seized near the Panama Canal in July 2013 with undeclared Cuban weapons on board.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:53 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk

CBC News

  • Fears of Ebola spread in Nigeria after infected pl
    Fears of Ebola spread in Nigeria after infected plane passenger dies in Lagos - Patrick Sawyer died in a Lagos hospital just days after arriving from a multinational trip throughout West Africa. Fears are now growing over a possible spread of Ebola in the continent's most populo…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:28 AM // rss.cbc.ca
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  • Israel targets symbols of Hamas control in Gaza wi
    Israel targets symbols of Hamas control in Gaza with heaviest bombardment yet - Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City early Tuesday in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of fighting after Israeli PM Benjamin Netany…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:46 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • 'We've seen horrific things': Canadian MH17 crash
    'We've seen horrific things': Canadian MH17 crash site monitor describes the grisly scene - Ukrainian-Canadian OSCE monitor Michael Bociurkiw talks to CBC News about his emotional experiences at the grisly crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:13 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • U.S. accuses Russia of testing cruise missile, in
    U.S. accuses Russia of testing cruise missile, in breach of 1987 nuclear treaty - In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach a very serious matter and going p…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:35 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Polluted water poses problem for 2016 Rio Olympics
    Polluted water poses problem for 2016 Rio Olympics sailors - Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem that Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:17 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Judge rules against Clippers owner Sterling, OK's
    Judge rules against Clippers owner Sterling, OK's sale of team - A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2-billion US sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:41 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Eid al-Fitr celebrations around the world
    Eid al-Fitr celebrations around the world - Tensions in much of the Middle East dampen this year's Eid al-Fitre celebrations.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:59 PM // rss.cbc.ca

China.org.cn

  • MH17 investigators fail again to reach crash site
    MH17 investigators fail again to reach crash site - Australian and Dutch investigators have failed for a third consecutive day to reach the MH17 crash site because of fierce fighting between Ukraine troops and pro- Russian separatists, Australian Prime…china.org.cn
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  • L.A. police arrest 4 teenagers in Chinese student
    L.A. police arrest 4 teenagers in Chinese student murder case - Los Angeles Police have arrested two men and two juveniles in connection with the murder of a 24-year-old Chinese graduate student.china.org.cn
  • Khamenei: Israel commits 'genocide' in Gaza
    Khamenei: Israel commits 'genocide' in Gaza - Israel has committed genocide in Gaza Strip, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday.china.org.cn
  • Karzai's cousin killed in Kandahar bombing
    Karzai's cousin killed in Kandahar bombing - Afghan officials in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday said that Afghan President Hamid Karzai's cousin, Hashmat Khalil Karzai, may has been killed in a suicide bombing.china.org.cn
  • UK-bound Chinese visitors get better visa service
    UK-bound Chinese visitors get better visa service - British Immigration and Security Minister James Brokenshire announced new improvements to the visa system on Monday.china.org.cn
  • Oil trade with terrorists in Iraq, Syria slammed
    Oil trade with terrorists in Iraq, Syria slammed - Voicing grave concern over the reported access to and seizure of oilfields and pipelines in Syria and Iraq by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Jabhat Al-Nusra, the Security Council…china.org.cn
  • Israeli war jets destroy house of Hamas leader
    Israeli war jets destroy house of Hamas leader - Israeli war jets struck early Tuesday morning the house of Ismail Haneya, deputy chief of Islamic Hamas movement, in western Gaza City's Beach refugee camp, causing no casualties, Gaza's interior mini…china.org.cn

CNN

  • Investigators frustrated by MH17 delays
    Investigators frustrated by MH17 delays - The effort to identify bodies at one of the biggest crime scenes in the world will take weeks or months, the head of a forensics team tells CNN.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:52 PM // rss.cnn.com
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  • Survivors of Sewol ferry disaster testify at murde
    Survivors of Sewol ferry disaster testify at murder trial - Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:24 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Can Malaysia Airlines survive?
    Can Malaysia Airlines survive? - Malaysia Airlines was struggling before two major disasters deepened the crisis for the carrier. Will Ripley reports.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:55 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Japanese movie magic
    Japanese movie magic - When the mutinous cries of not another zen garden, mom! ring out, it's time to hit up the Toei Kyoto Studio Park.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:46 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • School girl accused of murdering, decapitating cla
    School girl accused of murdering, decapitating classmate - A 16-year-old Japanese girl has been arrested in Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, on suspicion of murdering a fellow student. Police confirmed that the alleged attacker also dismembered her victim's body.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:44 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo wins in Hungary
    Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo wins in Hungary - Daniel Ricciardo drove the race of his young life to secure an unlikely victory for Red Bull Sunday in an incident-packed Hungarian Grand Prix which saw Lewis Hamilton ignore Mercedes team orders to l…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:37 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • South Korea ferry fugitive's cause of death unknow
    South Korea ferry fugitive's cause of death unknown - South Korean forensics officials say they've been unable to determine the cause of death of Yoo Byung Eun, a billionaire fugitive who was wanted in connection to the fatal Sewol ferry crash.Sat, 26 Jul 2014, 09:20 AM // rss.cnn.com

The Economist

  • Daily chart: Zap! Bang! Ka-ching!
    Daily chart: Zap! Bang! Ka-ching! - The lucrative prize pools for video-game competitionsTHE final battle of The International, a tournament for the video game Defense of the Ancient 2 (Dota 2), will be fought on July 21st. With a prize…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 10:00 AM // economist.com
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  • World Cup predictions: Scoring ourselves
    World Cup predictions: Scoring ourselves - How our World Cup football forecast performedShortly before World Cup's opening match, we published a “probability circle”: an interactive infographical tool (with hefty statistics behind the scenes)…Sat, 12 Jul 2014, 03:03 PM // economist.com
  • Schumpeter: German lessons
    Schumpeter: German lessons - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Don’t leave us this way Fly Title:  Schumpeter Rubric:  Many countries want a Mittelstand like Germany’s. It is not so easy to copy Main image:  20140712_WBD…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 10:59 AM // economist.com
  • Teaching history: Textbook cases, Chapter 10
    Teaching history: Textbook cases, Chapter 10 - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The tragedy of the Arabs Fly Title:  Teaching history Rubric:  In which democracies join in East Asia’s history wars Location:  BEIJING, SEOUL, TAIPEI AND TO…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 11:05 AM // economist.com
  • Politics this week
    Politics this week - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The tragedy of the Arabs Main image:  20140705_WWP002_0.jpg The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), which conquered swathes of northern and weste…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 11:05 AM // economist.com
  • Popular culture in Japan: Bilious
    Popular culture in Japan: Bilious - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The tragedy of the Arabs Fly Title:  Popular culture in Japan Rubric:  No more guilt-tripping, say the young Location:  TOKYO IN A Tokyo nightclub Scramble,…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 11:05 AM // economist.com
  • South Korea’s most wanted man: Yoo who?
    South Korea’s most wanted man: Yoo who? - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Terror’s new headquarters Fly Title:  South Korea’s most wanted man Rubric:  A pastor-turned-photographer is the chief suspect in a deadly ferry accident Loc…Thu, 12 Jun 2014, 10:59 AM // economist.com

ESPN

  • New chairman for 2018 Pyeongchang Games set for ro
    New chairman for 2018 Pyeongchang Games set for role - The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:06 AM // search.espn.go.com
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  • South Korea eliminates U.S. at LPGA International
    South Korea eliminates U.S. at LPGA International Crown - The top-seeded United States left the inaugural International Crown without a trophy and with no shortage of reasons for its surprisingly early exit.Sat, 26 Jul 2014, 05:09 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Wrestler, Statesman, Hostage Negotiator, Legend: T
    Wrestler, Statesman, Hostage Negotiator, Legend: The Life of Antonio Inoki - One of the best ways to appreciate the full glory of Antonio Inoki, the legendary Japanese professional wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer, and three-term me...Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 07:00 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympics committee faced audit
    Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympics committee faced audit - The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 03:19 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Head of 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics resigns
    Head of 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics resigns - The head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang resigned Monday, saying new leadership and a stronger system is needed to complete preparations for the games.Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 10:14 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Asian nations already looking ahead to 2018 World
    Asian nations already looking ahead to 2018 World Cup in Russia - The four teams that returned to Asia from Brazil earlier than all hoped are already thinking about doing better in 2018, but Australia, Japan, Iran an...Sat, 19 Jul 2014, 02:47 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • This face-first baseball slide is the most painful
    This face-first baseball slide is the most painful thing we've seen in a while - Sliding headfirst is a bad enough idea, it seems. But it's an old-school baseball move, so it's not going away. Sliding with your face, however, is a...Sun, 13 Jul 2014, 06:29 PM // search.espn.go.com

Financial Times

  • Tokyo Olympics costs jump
    Tokyo Olympics costs jump - Preparations to host the 2020 Games are hampered by a labour shortage in the construction industry and materials prices pushed higher by a weaker yenTue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:47 AM // ft.com
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  • Cambodia: Wave of discontent
    Cambodia: Wave of discontent - Hun Sen’s 29-year regime is tottering as a young population, angered by land grabs, corruption and low wages, demands changeMon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:06 PM // ft.com
  • Safer food should be freely copied
    Safer food should be freely copied - Stroll through a local market in China and there is little sign of quality control or hygiene while dishes are washed in cold water with little soapSun, 27 Jul 2014, 01:02 PM // ft.com
  • China’s military and economic fortunes
    China’s military and economic fortunes - Beijing gives an air of invincibility in the debate over its might but seems on the brink of implosion in the one about the fragility of its economySun, 27 Jul 2014, 12:32 PM // ft.com
  • It is high time for Cambodia’s Hun Sen to go
    It is high time for Cambodia’s Hun Sen to go - The prime minister, who in January will celebrate 30 years in office, has ruled the country for too longSun, 27 Jul 2014, 11:56 AM // ft.com
  • Abe faces rising disenchantment in Japan
    Abe faces rising disenchantment in Japan - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s efforts to kickstart the Japanese economy have won plaudits abroad but are falling out of favour at homeSun, 27 Jul 2014, 04:12 AM // ft.com
  • India maintains opposition to WTO deal
    India maintains opposition to WTO deal - The US has accused New Delhi of provoking a crisis as the latter threatens to block a global deal without agreement on food programmes for the poorFri, 25 Jul 2014, 06:02 PM // ft.com

Guardian.co.uk

  • Eyewitness: Pyongyang, North Korea
    Eyewitness: Pyongyang, North Korea - Photographs from the Guardian Eyewitness series Continue reading...Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:49 AM // guardian.co.uk
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  • North Korean pirate radio: homemade devices delive
    North Korean pirate radio: homemade devices deliver banned broadcasts - Foreign programmes aim to spread information inside the secretive state. But listening is considered a 'crime against the state' and can carry the death penalty. NK News reportsThis is the living proo…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea marks anniversary of Korean war armist
    North Korea marks anniversary of Korean war armistice - North Koreans gather at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang as part of celebrations marking 61 years since the signing of the armistice that ended active hostilities with South Korea Continue reading...Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 11:23 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • How to survive a heatwave, North Korea style
    How to survive a heatwave, North Korea style - From dog meat soup to boiled rabbit, Pyongyang recommends eating a 'revitalising' diet to survive the hottest days of the year. Daily NK reports When the summer heat strikes the Korean peninsula, it's…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 05:51 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in
    North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new 'tourist city' - Grand infrastructure projects would turn the east coast city of Wonsan into a modern tourist haven if they get off the ground. NK News reports North Korean authorities have announced an ambitious deve…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea launches cooking website 'for housewiv
    North Korea launches cooking website 'for housewives' - From kimchi to yakbap, Korean Dishes offers hundreds of recipes. But with few North Koreans able to access the website, and millions lacking the food for a healthy diet, who will use it? North Korea T…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 06:59 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • Road tripping through North Korea   in pictures
    Road tripping through North Korea   in pictures - Journalists, tour guides and tourists are increasingly using Instagram to capture snapshots of life in the DPRK. Here's a selection of our recent favourites, from a 1400-mile road trip through farming…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM // guardian.co.uk

Herald de Paris

  • KAI selected to develop new South Korean helicopte
    KAI selected to develop new South Korean helicopters - Richard TomkinsSACHEON, South Korea, July 25 (UPI) — Korea Aerospace Industries is developing new military and civil helicopters for the South Korean government. Go to SourceFri, 25 Jul 2014, 01:14 PM // heralddeparis.com
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  • Pentagon Report Finds Litany of Problems with Effo
    Pentagon Report Finds Litany of Problems with Effort to Recover MIAs - by Megan McCloskey The Defense Department’s inspector general has drafted a stinging rebuke of the Pentagon’s struggling effort to recover the remains of missing service members from past wars, conclu…Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 08:50 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • Pentagon Report Finds Litany of Problems with Effo
    Pentagon Report Finds Litany of Problems with Effort to Recover MIAs - by Megan McCloskey The Defense Department’s inspector general has drafted a stinging rebuke of the Pentagon’s struggling effort to recover the remains of missing service members from past wars, conclu…Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 08:50 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • Pentagon Finally Decides to Dig Up Remains of Long
    Pentagon Finally Decides to Dig Up Remains of Long Lost Soldier - by Megan McCloskey After years of refusing to act, the U.S. military has reversed course and has decided to disinter the possible grave of Arthur “Bud” Kelder, a POW from World War II who is buried an…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 12:05 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • Pentagon Finally Decides to Dig Up Remains of Long
    Pentagon Finally Decides to Dig Up Remains of Long Lost Soldier - by Megan McCloskey After years of refusing to act, the U.S. military has reversed course and has decided to disinter the possible grave of Arthur “Bud” Kelder, a POW from World War II who is buried an…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 12:05 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • North Korea to put US men on trial
    North Korea to put US men on trial - North Korea says that it will put two detained American men on trial, accusing them of “committing hostile acts”. Go to SourceMon, 30 Jun 2014, 10:47 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • North Korea proposes ‘complete halt’ to hostil
    North Korea proposes ‘complete halt’ to hostilities with South Korea - JC FinleyPYONGYANG, North Korea, June 30 (UPI) — North Korea proposed on Monday a “complete halt” to “all hostile military activities” with South Korea. Go to SourceMon, 30 Jun 2014, 10:35 AM // heralddeparis.com

Huffington Post

  • Seth Rogen Calls Hobby Lobby And Supreme Court Jus
    Seth Rogen Calls Hobby Lobby And Supreme Court Justices 'A**holes' - Actor Seth Rogen is not happy at all with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Monday that said closely held corporations are not legally bound to pro... Read more: Supreme Court, Seth Rogen Hobby Lob…Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 10:29 AM // huffingtonpost.com
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  • North Korea Preparing To Indict 2 American Tourist
    North Korea Preparing To Indict 2 American Tourists - TOKYO (AP) — North Korea said Monday it is preparing to try two Americans who entered the country as tourists for carrying out what it says were hos... Read more: Pyongyang North Korea, Pyongyang, Mil…Sun, 29 Jun 2014, 06:01 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Dorian de Wind: North Korea Threatens 'Resolute a
    Dorian de Wind: North Korea Threatens 'Resolute and Merciless Response,' Even 'All Out War' - Has the United States sent its Special Forces or drones into or over the territory of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea? Or, worse, has the United States prohibited Dennis Rodman from celebrat…Fri, 27 Jun 2014, 09:50 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Paul Alexander: A Tale of Government Contracting
    Paul Alexander: A Tale of Government Contracting at Its Worst - A new controversy at the Department of Defense has raised troubling questions about competency, perhaps even national security. Read more: Defense Contractors, Pentagon, US Military, Troops, Departmen…Wed, 25 Jun 2014, 03:43 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • North Korea: New Seth Rogen Movie Is An 'Act Of Wa
    North Korea: New Seth Rogen Movie Is An 'Act Of War' - Could Seth Rogen and James Franco trigger a conflict with North Korea? That's what Pyongyang says, calling the duo's upcoming film an act of war. ... Read more: North Korea Seth Rogen James Franco, No…Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 11:32 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • North Korea Faces Worst Drought In Over A Decade
    North Korea Faces Worst Drought In Over A Decade - SEOUL, June 23 (Reuters) - North Korea's rivers, streams and reservoirs are running dry in a prolonged drough, state media said on Monday, prompting... Read more: North Korea Drought, North Korea Wate…Mon, 23 Jun 2014, 01:31 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • This Is How North Korea Is Celebrating The World C
    This Is How North Korea Is Celebrating The World Cup - Although the North Korean soccer team stayed home this year, the isolated nation is still celebrating the 2014 World Cup in Brazil along with the rest... Read more: North Korea Brazil Stamps, North Ko…Wed, 18 Jun 2014, 12:12 PM // 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 › Violence soars in Gaza as world pleads f
    World › Violence soars in Gaza as world pleads for truce - Bloodshed in and around Gaza surged Tuesday with strikes killing 26 Palestinians, including at least four children, as Israel announced the deaths of five more soldiers, shattering hopes for an end to…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:46 PM // japantoday.com
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  • World › Ukraine says rebels still manipulating c
    World › Ukraine says rebels still manipulating crash site - Ukraine's foreign minister said Monday that pro-Russian separatists are continuing to try to manipulate the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner that the United States and others have accused the rebels…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:10 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › In Iraq's Mosul, radicals unleash their
    World › In Iraq's Mosul, radicals unleash their vision - Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to impose a stark vision of Islam. Next up for destruct…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:00 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Syrian casualties surge
    World › Syrian casualties surge - More than 2,000 Syrians — almost half of them pro-government forces — have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, marking one of the worst death tolls in the country's three-year civ…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:55 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Obama mulls large-scale move on immigrat
    World › Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration - Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the Mexican border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigr…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:52 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › New fears about Ebola spread after plane
    World › New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare - No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, w…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:03 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Hamas, Israel blame each other for death
    World › Hamas, Israel blame each other for deaths of 9 children - Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians — including nine children playing on a swing — in a horrific scene that underscored the h…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:15 PM // japantoday.com

Kyodo News

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LA Times

  • Remembering Elaine Stritch -- formidable, fun and
    Remembering Elaine Stritch -- formidable, fun and candid - Elaine Stritch, who died Thursday at the age of 89, was a formidable interview when we chatted on the phone in February about the candid documentary Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me.Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 02:36 PM // feeds.latimes.com
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  • Stocks edge lower; Mattel sinks
    Stocks edge lower; Mattel sinks - Stocks moved lower in midday trading Thursday, weighed down by weak financial results from U.S. companies and a government report showing U.S. home construction slowed in June to its slowest pace in n…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 02:28 PM // feeds.latimes.com
  • TV Picks: The Divide, Extant, Sharknado
    TV Picks: The Divide, Extant, Sharknado - The Divide AMC Network's attempt to get its very niche WE tv into the scripted drama game may not produce the industry-quake that Mad Men did, but this legal drama exploring themes of race, class, amb…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 02:24 PM // feeds.latimes.com
  • TCA 2014: CBS chief Nina Tassler grilled on castin
    TCA 2014: CBS chief Nina Tassler grilled on casting diversity - CBS may be America’s most popular network, but critics claim its new fall lineup doesn’t reflect America.Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 02:11 PM // feeds.latimes.com
  • 'Two and a Half Men' to kick off final season with
    'Two and a Half Men' to kick off final season with gay-adoption storyline - Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer are going to a chapel, and they're gonna get married. Or, rather, they're Two and a Half Men characters will in its final season.Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 02:08 PM // feeds.latimes.com
  • Microsoft to wind down Hollywood operations
    Microsoft to wind down Hollywood operations - Microsoft is shutting down the bulk of its Hollywood unit as part of a broader restructuring at the software giant that will result in 14,000 jobs being cut.Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 02:04 PM // feeds.latimes.com
  • Florida judge rules ban on same-sex marriage is un
    Florida judge rules ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional - A Florida judge overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday, but the order only carries weight in one of the state's 67 counties, according to court records and the American Civil Libe…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 01:36 PM // feeds.latimes.com

Law.com

  • Amarchand Adds Mumbai Tax Practice Head
    Amarchand Adds Mumbai Tax Practice Head - Luthra & Luthra's S.R. Patnaik will join Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. as the new head for its tax practice in Mumbai.Tue, 17 Sep 2013, 06:56 PM // law.com
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  • Anticipation Grows Over Alibaba's IPO
    Anticipation Grows Over Alibaba's IPO - As Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans the world's largest initial public offering since Facebook's debut on Nasdaq last year, some wonder whether the company will list in Hong Kong or head to New…Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 07:59 PM // law.com
  • Duane Morris Opens Office in Myanmar
    Duane Morris Opens Office in Myanmar - Continuing its ?backdoor strategy? for expansion in Southeast Asia, Duane Morris, through its joint venture with Singapore-based Selvam LLC, has opened an office in Yangon, Myanmar, becoming the first…Thu, 12 Sep 2013, 07:21 PM // law.com
  • Proskauer Rose Expands Beijing Office, Adds Partne
    Proskauer Rose Expands Beijing Office, Adds Partner - New York-based firm Proskauer Rose has recruited Yong Ren from the Hong Kong office of Mayer Brown JSM for its Beijing office.Thu, 12 Sep 2013, 04:58 PM // law.com
  • In Arbitral Dispute Against Malaysian Company, Ind
    In Arbitral Dispute Against Malaysian Company, Indonesian Court Sides with Local Business - The Indonesian Supreme Court says it will not force Lippo Group, an Indonesian business, to award Kuala Lumpur-based conglomerate Astro Malaysia $300 million. The two companies have been in a dispute…Tue, 10 Sep 2013, 05:58 PM // law.com
  • Bingham Striving to Be Japan's Top International F
    Bingham Striving to Be Japan's Top International Firm - Because most of its 81 lawyers in Tokyo are Japanese-qualified attorneys, Boston-based law firm Bingham McCutchen has often been seen as a domestic practice in Japan. Now, Bingham wants to change that…Tue, 10 Sep 2013, 05:24 PM // law.com
  • Clyde & Co Enters Into Indonesian Alliance
    Clyde & Co Enters Into Indonesian Alliance - London-based Clyde & Co has formed an association with 100-lawyer Indonesian firm Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo. The firms will act for Indonesian clients in the energy, infrastructure, maritime and commodi…Tue, 3 Sep 2013, 06:45 PM // law.com

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

  • In Ferry Deaths, a South Korean Tycoon’s Downfal
    In Ferry Deaths, a South Korean Tycoon’s Downfall - The sinking of the ferry Sewol killed 304 passengers and exposed a web of questionable business practices by Yoo Byung-eun, who was found dead in June.Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
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  • Son of Owner Is Arrested Over Sinking of South Kor
    Son of Owner Is Arrested Over Sinking of South Korean Ferry - Yoo Dae-kyoon is accused of embezzling millions of dollars from the ferry operator, actions that prosecutors say led to the sinking of the doomed ferry Sewol, in which over 300 died.Sat, 26 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Stanley C. Gale
    Stanley C. Gale - Mr. Gale is the chairman and chief executive of Gale International, a development company based in New York.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • The New Nigerian Email Swindle
    The New Nigerian Email Swindle - Researchers have found that recent cyberattacks are being orchestrated by people behind the Nigerian 419 swindle, in which foreign victims are tricked into transferring money.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 08:30 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Businessman Wanted in Fatal South Korean Ferry Dis
    Businessman Wanted in Fatal South Korean Ferry Disaster Is Found Dead - Yoo Byung-eun was a church leader and businessman whom prosecutors had hoped to arrest in connection with the ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Copter Crashes After Search for Korean Ferry Victi
    Copter Crashes After Search for Korean Ferry Victims - The helicopter crash killed five on Thursday when heading back from a search for 11 victims still missing from the sinking of the Sewol ferry in April.Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • South Korea Begins Naval Drills With the U.S.
    South Korea Begins Naval Drills With the U.S. - President Park Geun-hye also calls on South Korea’s military leaders to punish the North if it further raises tensions.Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com

New Zealand Herald

  • Report: North Korea fires two projectiles
    Report: North Korea fires two projectiles - A news report says that North Korea has fired two short-range projectiles into waters off its east coast. Yonhap news agency says the launches happened Wednesday but gave no details. South Korea's Def…Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 08:50 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
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  • North Korea fires short-range missiles
    North Korea fires short-range missiles - North Korea fired two short-range missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, a South Korean official said, an apparent test fire that comes just days after the country tested what it called new precisio…Sat, 28 Jun 2014, 08:12 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz

news.com.au

  • MH17 site still blocked to investigators
    MH17 site still blocked to investigators - DUTCH and Australian investigators have failed for a third consecutive day to enter the MH17 crash site amid a risky and deteriorating security situation in the eastern Ukraine.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:39 AM // feeds.news.com.au
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  • Officials try again to access MH17 site
    Officials try again to access MH17 site - DUTCH and Australian investigators will make a third attempt to enter the MH17 crash site amid a risky and deteriorating security situation in the eastern Ukraine.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:01 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Man killed family puppy for supper
    Man killed family puppy for supper - WARNING: This may be upsetting and disturbing. A man, who was drunk, did something to his family’s beloved pet that is unspeakably brutal.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:14 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Israel attack Hamas leader’s home
    Israel attack Hamas leader’s home - AN Israeli aircraft fired a missile at the house of Hamas Gaza leader Ismail Haniyeh as Israel military pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:48 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Palin to preach news ‘without filters’
    Palin to preach news ‘without filters’ - ROGUE US politician Sarah Palin no longer wants to be the news — she wants to make it. Her new online service offers news without a “politically correct filter”.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:07 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Palin to preach news ‘without filters’
    Palin to preach news ‘without filters’ - ROGUE US politician Sarah Palin no longer wants to be the news — she wants to make it. Her new online service offers news without a “politically correct filter”.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:05 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Is the Loch Ness monster dead?
    Is the Loch Ness monster dead? - IT’S been well over a year since the mythical creature that lurks in the freezing-cold waters of Scotland’s most famous lake has been sighted. So where’s Nessie?Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:23 PM // feeds.news.com.au

News on Japan

  • Nikkei scales six-month high on weaker yen, robust
    Nikkei scales six-month high on weaker yen, robust earnings - Tokyo shares rose to a fresh six-month closing high on Tuesday, buoyed by a weaker yen and robust earnings from blue chips like Nissan Motor Co, suggesting some sectors were weathering the impact of a…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 07:36 AM // newsonjapan.com
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  • Sex, lies and police tape: Aska's other girlfriend
    Sex, lies and police tape: Aska's other girlfriends used stimulant drugs - During her first court hearing at the Tokyo District Court last week, Kasumi Tochinai, a former employee at staffing agency Pasona who has been charged with possession and use of stimulant drugs, came…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:40 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • 118 babies born using sperm of father-in-law
    118 babies born using sperm of father-in-law - A maternity clinic in Nagano Prefecture has overseen the birth of 118 babies to 79 married couples using sperm from the husbands' fathers, it has been learned. (The Japan News)Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • 'Japan Houses' to tout washoku, manga
    'Japan Houses' to tout washoku, manga - The government will likely set up facilities in major cities around the world to play a key role in promoting Japanese culture, including manga and washoku (Japanese food), according to government sou…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:56 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Police probe possible link between 2channel postin
    Police probe possible link between 2channel postings and Sasebo killing - A series of anonymous murder confessions were posted on the popular 2channel Internet forum Saturday evening, prompting police to investigate their possible link with the death and dismemberment of 15…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:49 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Mazda to end passenger-vehicle partnership with Fo
    Mazda to end passenger-vehicle partnership with Ford - Mazda Motor will dissolve its tie-up in passenger-vehicle production with Ford Motor, taking over the U.S. carmaker's assembly lines at their sole jointly run facility, located in Thailand. (Nikkei)Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:39 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Govt. won't nationalize radioactive storage site
    Govt. won't nationalize radioactive storage site - The government says it will allow landowners to keep their property rights for the land where it will build temporary storage facilities for radioactive debris in Fukushima Prefecture. It had original…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:21 PM // newsonjapan.com

NPR

  • Taliban In Pakistan Derail World Polio Eradication
    Taliban In Pakistan Derail World Polio Eradication - The militant group threatens to kill parents who immunize their children. As a result, polio has come roaring back in Pakistan. Eradication now hinges on whether the country can control the virus.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:07 PM // npr.org
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  • Fast-Food Scandal Revives China's Food Safety Anxi
    Fast-Food Scandal Revives China's Food Safety Anxieties - A U.S. company that supplies meat to fast-food chains in China has pulled all its products made by a subsidiary. An expose revealed some of the products were mishandled and had expired.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:59 PM // npr.org
  • Birth Of 100-Millionth Person In Philippines Greet
    Birth Of 100-Millionth Person In Philippines Greeted With Joy, Concern - Chonalyn, a 6-pound girl, was born Sunday morning in a Manila hospital. But the head of the country's population commission says it will be a challenge to provide for so many people.Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 10:45 AM // npr.org
  • News Anchor On Losing Side Of China's Anti-Corrupt
    News Anchor On Losing Side Of China's Anti-Corruption Campaign - The government has already swept up 25,000 officials this year. The most recent high-profile victim is CCTV anchor Rui Chenggang, but it's not clear what he's suspected of doing.Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 08:11 AM // npr.org
  • North Korea Reportedly Tests Short-Range Ballistic
    North Korea Reportedly Tests Short-Range Ballistic Missile - It is the latest in a slew of missile tests conducted by North Korea in recent weeks in the lead up to the 61st anniversary of the signing of the an armistice that halted fighting in the Korean War.Sat, 26 Jul 2014, 12:24 PM // npr.org
  • Can Finishing A Big Bowl Of Ramen Make Dreams Come
    Can Finishing A Big Bowl Of Ramen Make Dreams Come True? - At his ramen shop in Cambridge, Mass., chef Tsuyoshi Nishioka wants customers to follow their dreams. His philosophy? If you can finish a bowl of his ramen, you can accomplish anything in life.Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 04:42 PM // npr.org
  • In India's Sultry Summer, Bucket Bathing Beats Ind
    In India's Sultry Summer, Bucket Bathing Beats Indoor Showers - Our writer hated it as a child. Now she loves it: Fill pitcher, pour over head. It's a great way to stay cool in a place where water isn't always running. Maybe you should put it on your bucket list.Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 10:27 AM // npr.org

WSJ Asia Edition

  • Honda Net Profit Grows 20%
    Honda Net Profit Grows 20% - Honda Motor Co. says its earnings rose 20% in the latest quarter, when it benefited from growth in global auto sales, but was held back by delayed model introductions.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:30 AM // online.wsj.com
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  • BP Warns on Russia Sanctions
    BP Warns on Russia Sanctions - BP reported a rise in second-quarter profit, boosted by its investment in Russian energy group Rosneft, but warned that further economic sanctions on Russia could adversely impact its business.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:22 AM // online.wsj.com
  • UBS Posts Net Rise, Discloses Probes
    UBS Posts Net Rise, Discloses Probes - UBS posted a gain in second-quarter profit, even as Switzerland's largest bank agreed to pay a legal settlement in Germany and disclosed U.S. probes into its dark-pool alternative-trading system.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:21 AM // online.wsj.com
  • QBE Insurance Slumps on Profit Warning
    QBE Insurance Slumps on Profit Warning - Shares in the Australian insurer fell as much as 14% Tuesday, after it warned on first-half results following a surge in workplace claims in Argentina.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:58 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Skymark May Ax Airbus Order
    Skymark May Ax Airbus Order - Japanese low-cost carrier Skymark Airlines says it is in talks with Airbus Group about canceling a $1.7 billion order for up to six A380 superjumbos as it battles losses amid increased competition and…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:41 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Israel Escalating Gaza Campaign
    Israel Escalating Gaza Campaign - Israel's leaders said they were escalating the military campaign in Gaza and told the country to prepare for a prolonged operation, defying international demands for an immediate cease-fire.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:39 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Deutsche Bank's Profit Falls
    Deutsche Bank's Profit Falls - The German bank reported a fall in second-quarter net profit to $318.5 million, compared with $448.9 million a year earlier, hurt by lower revenue and higher taxes.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:50 AM // online.wsj.com