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The Korea Herald

  • EXO to model for luxury brand MCM
    EXO to model for luxury brand MCM -    K-pop idol group EXO has been chosen to model for luxury fashion brand MCM. A related shoot was taken with two differWed, 3 Sep 2014, 02:03 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Surgery of RiSe stopped after 11h due to low blood pressure
    Surgery of RiSe stopped after 11h due to low blood pressure - Kwon RiSe of the ill-fated girl group Ladies’ Code is currently in intensive care after 11 hours of surgery at a hospitaWed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:38 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Russian photojournalist mssing in Ukraine is dead: agency
    Russian photojournalist mssing in Ukraine is dead: agency - Russian photographer Andrei Stenin, missing since early August, has been found dead in Ukraine, the RIA-Novosti press agWed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:30 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Japan's new cabinet line-up
    Japan's new cabinet line-up - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, head of the conservative Liberal Democratic Party, on Wednesday reshuffled his 20-moWed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:20 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Japan PM selects new Cabinet, 5 women picked
    Japan PM selects new Cabinet, 5 women picked - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives at his official residence in Tokyo on Wednesday. (AFP)Japan's prime ministerWed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:16 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • China marks victory over Japan
    China marks victory over Japan - Chinese President Xi Jinping and all six other members of the Politburo Standing Committee, the country's most powerfulWed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:02 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Suzy on cover of fashion magazine
    Suzy on cover of fashion magazine -    K-pop idol Suzy graced the cover of the fashion magazine Grazia. The idol looked flawless with her red lipstick and lWed, 3 Sep 2014, 12:18 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Boy bands, girl groups offer words of condolence for EunB
    Boy bands, girl groups offer words of condolence for EunB - Fellow celebrities offered words of condolence online for EunB of K-pop girl group Ladies’ Code who died in a fatal carTue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:07 PM // koreaherald.com
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  • Ladies’ Code Kwon RiSe in critical condition, being operated for over 7h
    Ladies’ Code Kwon RiSe in critical condition, being operated for over 7h - Kwon RiSe from K-pop girl’s group Ladies’ Code is in critical condition after a car accident in which fellow member EunBTue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:07 PM // koreaherald.com
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  • Some 60,000 students in S. Korea quit school this year: gov't data
    Some 60,000 students in S. Korea quit school this year: gov't data - Slightly more than 60,000 students around the country left school in the 2014 school year due to various reasons such asTue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:55 PM // koreaherald.com
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The Chosun Ilbo

  • Graduates Must Be More Realistic in Looking for Jobs
    Graduates Must Be More Realistic in Looking for Jobs - Graduates of universities in the provinces have overtaken their metropolitan counterparts in Seoul, Incheon and surrounding Gyeonggi Province for the first time in terms of finding jobs after graduati…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 12:19 AM // english.chosun.com
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  • Girl Band Member Dead in Car Crash
    Girl Band Member Dead in Car Crash - Go Eun-b of the five-member girl band Ladies' Code died in a car accident in the early hours of Wednesday. She was 23. Go was killed after a van carrying the band and managers slipped on a rain-slick…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:40 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Chuseok Traffic to Be Lighter This Year
    Chuseok Traffic to Be Lighter This Year - Traffic from Seoul to other parts of the country during this year's Chuseok holidays will not be as bad as previous years as the volume will be spread out over a longer period. The Ministry of Land, I…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:26 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Busan Film Fest to Gather Movies from All Over Asia
    Busan Film Fest to Gather Movies from All Over Asia - Global celebrities will walk the red carpet as this year's Busan International Film Festival takes place from Oct. 2 to 11. BIFF director Lee Yong-kwan on Tuesday said this year's festival will take p…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:25 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Murder Charges Brought in Conscript's Death
    Murder Charges Brought in Conscript's Death - The Army decided to bring murder charges against four soldiers whose brutal and habitual bullying led to death of a 23-year-old conscript identified by his surname Yoon. The Army prosecutors investiga…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:23 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Eco-Car Incentive Drive Shelved
    Eco-Car Incentive Drive Shelved - The government has decided to delay the implementation of a low carbon car incentive scheme until after 2020 to minimize the fallout for customers and the automotive industry, it said Tuesday. The new…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:16 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Samsung Releases New Galaxy Smartphone
    Samsung Releases New Galaxy Smartphone - Samsung Electronics has released its new premium smartphone here on Wednesday. The Galaxy Alpha is Samsung's answer to critics, featuring a slimmer design. The back cover still remains polycarbonate,…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:04 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • China Honors Korean Fight Against Occupation
    China Honors Korean Fight Against Occupation - China has designated as a national monument the building where Korea's government-in-exile building was housed in Hangzhou during World War II. The building is seen as a symbol of the fight against th…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:00 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Yeongheung Island Offers Great Days Out for Families
    Yeongheung Island Offers Great Days Out for Families - Yeongheung Island in Incheon has the nation's largest hornbeam forest as well as the largest wind power plant in the country. The island is only two hours from Seoul and is connected to the mainland v…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:52 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • More Bank Branches Close Over the Past Year
    More Bank Branches Close Over the Past Year - One out of every 20 bank branches have closed down over the past year. As of the end of July, the total number of bank branches in Korea stood at just over 5,100, down 5 percent from a year earlier. T…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:48 PM // english.chosun.com
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The Hankyoreh

  • Ministry pushing for increase in cigarette prices
    Ministry pushing for increase in cigarette prices - By Choi Sung-jin, staff reporter The Ministry of Health and Welfare has announced plans to push for raising the price of cigarettes to 4,500 won (US$4.42) per pack during the current regular session..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:58 PM // hani.co.kr
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  • Senior North Korean diplomat to make European tour
    Senior North Korean diplomat to make European tour - By Kim Oi-hyun, staff reporter The international affairs secretary for North Korea’s Workers’ Party is setting off on a tour of European countries this week. The trip by 75-year-old Kang Sok-ju, wh..…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:55 PM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Column] The next pandemic?
    [Column] The next pandemic? - By John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus In the South Korean movie The Host, the American military pours formaldehyde into the Han River and inadvertently creates a monster. This freak .…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 08:35 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Farmers’ desperate acts against rice market opening
    Farmers’ desperate acts against rice market opening - Lee Han-yong, a member of the Pyeongtaek Farmers’ Association, plows a 1,650m2 plot of land before a ceremony by farmers from around Gyeonggi Province, Sept. 1. The sign on the tractor reads, “Protect…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:03 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Ruling party disinterested in solving Sewol tragedy
    Ruling party disinterested in solving Sewol tragedy - Saenuri Party floor leader Lee Wan-koo (second from the left) held a third meeting with representatives from the Sewol victims’ families, at the National Assembly in Seoul, Sept. 1. The victims’ famil…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:01 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Students enjoy an extra hour in the morning
    Students enjoy an extra hour in the morning - Students from East Suwon Middle School walk to school on Sept. 1, the first day that classes began at 9 am at 1,932 elementary, middle and high schools in Gyeonggi Province. Previously, classes starte…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 02:59 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Survey: Hankyoreh named most trusted, and most viewed, media outlet
    Survey: Hankyoreh named most trusted, and most viewed, media outlet - By Kim Hyo-sil, staff reporter The Hankyoreh was named both South Korea’s most trusted news outlet and its most frequently viewed in a questionnaire of experts by the weekly magazine Sisa Journal. ..…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 02:54 AM // hani.co.kr
  • The Constitutional Court’s hypocrisy on one-person demonstrations
    The Constitutional Court’s hypocrisy on one-person demonstrations - By Noh Hyun-woong, staff reporter The Constitutional Court in Seoul’s Jongno District has a parasol set up outside so that protestors have somewhere to stay out of the sun. Court president Park Han-..…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 02:46 AM // hani.co.kr
  • White House says no changes to N. Korea policy
    White House says no changes to N. Korea policy - By Park Hyun, Washington correspondent On Aug. 31, the White House confirmed that no changes have been made to the basic American policy on North Korea. The remarks come amid speculation that relati..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 02:28 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Editorial] Everyone involved needs to reformulate N. Korea policy
    [Editorial] Everyone involved needs to reformulate N. Korea policy - The icy relations between North and South Korea and between North Korea and the US are little by little showing signs of thawing. While there is not yet any definite progress, it is possible that the…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 11:06 PM // hani.co.kr

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The Dong-A Ilbo

Three Wise Monkeys

  • On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)—to the Chrysalis Election
    On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)—to the Chrysalis Election - Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 09:50 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Ties that Bind — Weighing the Sewol Tragedy
    Ties that Bind — Weighing the Sewol Tragedy - By Donald Kirk 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

Dramabeans

  • Three Musketeers: Episode 3
    Three Musketeers: Episode 3 - Today’s episode reveals one big mystery (or at least a big corner of it), which is a big enough twist to turn a few things on their sides. I like being surprised, and especially when we get one early…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:10 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Jin Se-yeon, Hong Jong-hyun couple up in Family of Cops
    Jin Se-yeon, Hong Jong-hyun couple up in Family of Cops - Meeeeh. I wish I could be more excited for Hong Jong-hyun (Mama, Dating Agency Cyrano) as he is headlining the upcoming rom-com Family of Cops, but he’s been paired with Jin Se-yeon (Doctor Stranger,…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 05:22 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Himalaya revived, now starring Hwang Jung-min, Jung Woo
    Himalaya revived, now starring Hwang Jung-min, Jung Woo - This is an interesting re-casting, given that I had just assumed the movie Himalaya was dead once its two leads, Kim Myung-min and Lee Min-ki, dropped the project last year when its production was del…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:24 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Bad Boys behind bars prepare for the hunt
    Bad Boys behind bars prepare for the hunt - OCN may only have one genre angle in programming its original drama series content (crime, crime, and more crime), but if it can’t have breadth, at least it has depth. And of all the channels putting…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:08 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Pinocchio courts Lee Yubi and Kim Young-kwang to play reporters
    Pinocchio courts Lee Yubi and Kim Young-kwang to play reporters - We’ve got two more names in circulation for Pinocchio, the new drama about young reporters headed to SBS this fall: Lee Yubi (Gu Family Book, Nice Guy) and Kim Young-kwang (Plus Nine Boys, Good Doctor…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 07:03 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Plus Nine Boys: Episode 1
    Plus Nine Boys: Episode 1 - Coming-of-age drama Plus Nine Boys* premiered over the weekend on tvN, and I’m happy to say it’s as cute as advertised. It’s witty and full of funny meta references, but more importantly it has everyd…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 11:46 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Sentimental teaser posters for MBC’s My Spring Days
    Sentimental teaser posters for MBC’s My Spring Days - In keeping with the drama’s melo-with-a-light-touch vibe, here we have fresh, spring-like posters for the MBC drama My Spring Days, wherein a heroine (named Spring) who’d lived for years with a termin…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 06:34 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Iron Man’s hero and his literal knives of pain
    Iron Man’s hero and his literal knives of pain - I knew that the description of upcoming KBS drama Iron Man had the hero’s character, played by Lee Dong-wook, somehow painfully sprouting knives from his body—I knew this, all the articles said so—and…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 03:06 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

Han Cinema

  • 24 years after debut, Yoon holds tour (2014/09/02)
    24 years after debut, Yoon holds tour (2014/09/02) - Singer-producer Yoon Jong-sin, 45, will launch his first national tour on Saturday, 24 years after debuting in 1990, according to local media reports. The tour will kick off in Incheon and will last…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [HanCinema's Drama Review] "The Night Watchman's Journal" Episode 9 (2014/09/02)
    [HanCinema's Drama Review] "The Night Watchman's Journal" Episode 9 (2014/09/02) - Well, apparently the whole thing with the fire ghosts was just an elaborate excuse to have the characters do a fight and rescue in the fire. This episode Sadam is right to using a whole new weapon- g…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Producer Lee returns to TV (2014/09/02)
    Producer Lee returns to TV (2014/09/02) - Producer Lee Young-don, who built his reputation by creating TV programs that busted manufacturers' business malpractices, is currently negotiating with cable channel JTBC to launch a new show in a s…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [HanCinema's Drama Review] "My Secret Hotel" Episode 6 (2014/09/02)
    [HanCinema's Drama Review] "My Secret Hotel" Episode 6 (2014/09/02) - The main focus this time is on Sang-hyo's love life, as every other plot point takes a backseat. For a drama that's mostly interesting from an intellectual perspective, this is not a good thing. I ca…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Today's Photo: September 2, 2014 [2] (2014/09/02)
    Today's Photo: September 2, 2014 [2] (2014/09/02) - Sin Min-ah smiles at a press event for her new film My Love, My Bride - 2014 in Seoul on Monday. Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Fated to Love You" Episode 18 (2014/09/02)
    [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Fated to Love You" Episode 18 (2014/09/02) - Misunderstandings work themselves out in this episode of Fated to Love You. All that is left is raw emotion and the core issues that spawned the misunderstandings. It's time for everyone for everyone…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episodes 1 and 2 captures for the Korean drama 'Plus Nine Boys' (2014/09/02)
    [Spoiler] Added episodes 1 and 2 captures for the Korean drama 'Plus Nine Boys' (2014/09/02) - Added episodes 1 and 2 captures for the Korean drama Plus Nine Boys (2014)Directed by Yoo Hak-chanWritten by Park Yoo-mi-INetwork : tvNWith Choi Ro-woon, Yook Seong-jae, Kim Yeong-kwang, Oh Jeong-se,…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Ha Ji-won, autumn woman (2014/09/02)
    Ha Ji-won, autumn woman (2014/09/02) - Actress Ha Ji-won put on a trench coat. Crocodile Lady released the 2014 Fall collection with Ha Ji-won. The pictures show Ha Ji-won in a natural mix-and-match style. She's wearing denim-like materia…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • John Park announces single release (2014/09/02)
    John Park announces single release (2014/09/02) - Singer John Park will return to the music scene at noon on Sept. 12 with his new single U, his agency Music Farm announced yesterday. U is inspired by Britpop, a rock music genre developed in the '90…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Lee Young-ae participates in "Dolls At My House" (2014/09/02)
    Lee Young-ae participates in "Dolls At My House" (2014/09/02) - Actress Lee Young-ae is participating in the theater Dolls At My House marketing. Lee Young-ae and Jeong Il-woo are taking part in the first Hanyang Graduate School Department of Theater Dolls At My…Tue, 2 Sep 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

  • Tiaras, t*ts and human rights abuses, Ashley Madison sues, K-pop’s black fans & more dangerous satire
    Tiaras, t*ts and human rights abuses, Ashley Madison sues, K-pop’s black fans & more dangerous satire - - Well, I’m sure you’re all familiar now with the Burmese beauty queen who allegedly ran off from Korea with a tiara and a new set of boobs. The organizers have taken to the press to bash her, but jud…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 11:03 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread – The Dog Massage Edition
    Open Thread – The Dog Massage Edition - So Koreans will die out, household debt is probably going to explode and the next president might be an ex-felon – you should learn to relax.Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 03:32 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Korea has World’s 14th Priciest Airfare, but Buses are Cheap
    Korea has World’s 14th Priciest Airfare, but Buses are Cheap - For those traveling around the ROK, you’ll be pleased to know that the bus fares are some of the least expensive in the world. Unfortunately, when flying, it’s not so good. According to a recent study…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:35 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • N. Korean cheerleaders, N. Korean racism irony, ‘S’ company sinkholes and the dangers of sarcasm
    N. Korean cheerleaders, N. Korean racism irony, ‘S’ company sinkholes and the dangers of sarcasm - - So much for the North Korean cheering squad: Reversing its earlier decision, North Korea said Thursday that it will not send a cheerleading squad to accompany its athletes who will compete in the up…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:21 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Hot or Cold – The False Dilemma of Korean Politics
    Hot or Cold – The False Dilemma of Korean Politics - Kim Young-Oh is hungry but more sad than hungry. Mr. Kim lost his 16-year-old daughter to the Sewol Ferry disaster and he collapsed from his hunger protest last Friday and has been hospitalized. Mr. K…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 12:06 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Daum and Kakao Are On a First Name Basis
    Daum and Kakao Are On a First Name Basis - Kakao Corp. and Daum Communications announced that they will adopt the anti-hierarchical office culture of Kakao Corp.  after their merger in October.  All workers and executives will be required to c…Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 12:24 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Chosun Ilbo: Koreans ‘to Become Extinct by 2750′
    Chosun Ilbo: Koreans ‘to Become Extinct by 2750′ - In today’s lead story at the Chosun Ilbo (Korean), the National Assembly Research Service announced the results of a projection based on a simulation that Korea’s population faces extinction by 2750 i…Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 06:39 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Remembrance of Things Past
    The Remembrance of Things Past - Douglas Martin of the NY Times writes a eulogy, if not obituary for Chung Eun-yong, the gentleman whose protestations exposed the tragedy of No Gun Ri; the killing of more than 100 Korean civilians by…Sat, 23 Aug 2014, 09:18 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread: Little League World Series Edition
    Open Thread: Little League World Series Edition - Congratulations to the South Korean and Chicago little league teams for advancing to the finals game.  The game is tomorrow at 3pm U.S. Eastern Time on ABC.  Chicago beat Nevada to get to the title ga…Sat, 23 Aug 2014, 07:29 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Japan not thrilled with how some Koreans, uh “celebrate” Gwangbokjeol
    Japan not thrilled with how some Koreans, uh “celebrate” Gwangbokjeol - Korean Independence Day [from Japanese rule] was last week, August 15th.  It is also known as Gwangbokjeol (광복절) or “Restoration of Light” day.   Any ways, the way in which it is celebrated by some Ko…Fri, 22 Aug 2014, 06:45 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

  • Skies and water
    Skies and water - Apologies to my readers for the utter lack of posts the last month. I spent much of the month in Canada, and a good portion of that time was spent away from the internet. The weather wasn't always gre…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 03:09 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Screening of Lee Man-hee's 1968 film 'Holiday' tomorrow
    Screening of Lee Man-hee's 1968 film 'Holiday' tomorrow - Tomorrow, August 2, at 3pm, the Royal Asiatic Society Cinema Club and Seoul Film Society will have a free screening of the 1968 Lee Man-hee film Holiday (휴일) with English subtitles at Seoul Global Cen…Fri, 1 Aug 2014, 03:39 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • The not-so-wildlife of the National Arboretum
    The not-so-wildlife of the National Arboretum - Last week I made it to the National Arboretum east of Uijeongbu where they had quite a few not-so-exotic, Korean animals on display. Up first was a 너구리, or raccoon dog, which I hadn't seen (in person)…Thu, 31 Jul 2014, 01:01 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • "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

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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

  • Roaring Currents – six sites to see Admiral Yi Sun Shin
    Roaring Currents – six sites to see Admiral Yi Sun Shin - Even though I haven’t lived in Korea for almost a year and a half now, I still stay in close touch with what’s happening in the country. This movie’s runaway success has inspired me to put together so…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
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  • How to avoid getting ripped off in Thailand
    How to avoid getting ripped off in Thailand - So I recently read this post from the Asia Pundits about the “Bangkok Shuffle” – and few things ruin a vacation faster than losing your passport and getting your stuff stolen from you. Ben and his gir…Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • 5 places to try glamping – and why you should try
    5 places to try glamping – and why you should try - 2014′s world of travel features more options for accommodation than ever before. Want to stay in an igloo? Norway, Finland, and Canada all offer chances to do just that. An authentic Mongolian yurt? Y…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Life as a Nomad: Canberra, Australia
    Life as a Nomad: Canberra, Australia - This ‘Life as a Nomad‘ guest post comes your way from Nikole Rene Souza of Sometimes I Go Places. So, tell me about Canberra. It’s a fairly small city that’s super spread out. Even though it’s the cou…Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Dealing with a broken arm: the Thailand edition
    Dealing with a broken arm: the Thailand edition - Every so often, real life gets in the way of traveling/blogging. Last Tuesday night (19 August) was one of those times, and it happened after coming home from a quiz night, of all things… To get some…Sun, 24 Aug 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Random pictures, part 14
    Random pictures, part 14 - I love me some light reading. Found at a bookshop in Vientiane, Laos. As always, random pictures are those fun pictures that don’t fit in other posts. You might have some of them on my Facebook or Twi…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Thailish, part 10
    Thailish, part 10 - So nice to see popular TV shows making an appearance on Thai t-shirts… Thailish is the weird, odd English sometimes seen throughout. See the rest of the posts in the series! BROS MOVIE LEARING MAKES A…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Hotel Review: Centra Central Station Bangkok
    Hotel Review: Centra Central Station Bangkok -   Staying in Bangkok often means paying a premium price for a super-fancy hotel or a high price for a place possibly described as a ‘hovel’. I’m happy to report I’ve found the best of both worlds – a…Sun, 17 Aug 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Review: 80 Days – my favorite iOS game of the year
    Review: 80 Days – my favorite iOS game of the year - As a kid, I grew up reading two things for fun: action / fantasy books like those by Jules Verne, and Choose Your Own Adventure books. I even diagrammed the structure of some of the latter for fun – w…Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Life as a Nomad: Panama City, Panama
    Life as a Nomad: Panama City, Panama - This ‘Life as a Nomad‘ post about Panama City is a guest post by Penny de Vine over at travellingpenster.com. Panama City is the capital of Panama in Central America (not Panama City, Florida in the U…Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 10:00 PM // 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

ROK Drop

  • American Steel MC Announces 5th Annual Dead Seoul Run
    American Steel MC Announces 5th Annual Dead Seoul Run - For those with a motorcycle in Korea here is a great event for you to check out: You can read more on this event’s Facebook page as well.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 06:35 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • New Balance Showcases Proposed Standard Issue Military Shoe
    New Balance Showcases Proposed Standard Issue Military Shoe - I really do not have a problem with this if servicemembers still have the option of purchasing their own shoe to wear that best fits their feet: New Balance has unveiled a sneaker prototype that could…Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 11:45 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Tweet of the Day: Muscle Men in the DPRK
    Tweet of the Day: Muscle Men in the DPRK - Stranger than Dennis Rodman: Muscle men (including Americans in black underpants)make peace trip to Pyongyang http://t.co/OcApDbr11z via — Barbara Demick (@BarbaraDemick) August 31, 2014Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 07:43 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Picture of the Day: Electric Taxis in Seoul
    Picture of the Day: Electric Taxis in Seoul - Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 04:33 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Japan porn queens raise thousands from ‘Boob Aid’
    Japan porn queens raise thousands from ‘Boob Aid’ - Don’t you just love the Land of the Rising Son Sun? TOKYO — A group of Japanese porn actresses raised tens of thousands of dollars at the weekend by having their breasts squeezed by fans at a “Boob Ai…Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 12:39 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • ROK Drop Open Thread – August 31, 2014
    ROK Drop Open Thread – August 31, 2014 - Please leave anything you want to discuss in the comments section.Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 06:45 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Tweet of the Day: Budget Gains for Japanese Military
    Tweet of the Day: Budget Gains for Japanese Military - Japanese Military Set for Big Budget Gains As Economy Shifts to Neutral http://t.co/UWaIaM458o — The Diplomat (@Diplomat_APAC) August 29, 2014Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 07:56 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Picture of the Day: Megan Fox Throws Out First Pitch
    Picture of the Day: Megan Fox Throws Out First Pitch - Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 04:31 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Chinese Professors Whinges About US Reconnaissance Flights In the South China Sea
    Chinese Professors Whinges About US Reconnaissance Flights In the South China Sea - The Chinese government has apparently trotted out this Chinese professor to condemn US reconnaissance gathering in the South China Sea: The recent quarrel between China and the U.S. over the narrowly…Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 11:16 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Kim Jong-un Moneyman On the Run In Russia
    Kim Jong-un Moneyman On the Run In Russia - We will probably never hear how this turns out, but it would be great if US intelligence was able to get a hold of this guy and uncover where the Kim regime may be hiding some of its money: A senior N…Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 06:07 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

The Grand Narrative

  • Searching for Storytellers for Bawdy Storytelling Event
    Searching for Storytellers for Bawdy Storytelling Event - (Sources, edited: Left, “Meet Again” by Kimiaki Yaegashi, available at Thumbtack Press; Right, This Danielle Brown Page) I’ve been asked to pass on the following: Searching for Storytellers for Bawdy…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 07:00 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • The Bare-Leg Bars of 1942
    The Bare-Leg Bars of 1942 - (Source, above and below: Rare Historical Photos) Back in the early-1940s, newly-invented nylon stockings were the must-have fashion item in the US. But supply could never meet up with demand, with 4…Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 11:45 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • “Fucking is Fun!”: Sexual Innuendos in Vintage Korean Advertising
    “Fucking is Fun!”: Sexual Innuendos in Vintage Korean Advertising - (Source: Loading… 100%) Once upon a time, decent, honest Koreans wouldn’t stand for sex and nudity in their media. Gratuitous bikini models sparked outrage. Women had to appear demure and virginal in…Sun, 24 Aug 2014, 11:00 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #85: What’s that old, fat, bald, white guy doing here?
    Korean Sociological Image #85: What’s that old, fat, bald, white guy doing here? - (Sources, edited: Interpark, Miscellaneous Maddness) GLASGOW (n.): The feeling of infinite sadness engendered when walking through a place filled with happy people fifteen years younger than yourself.…Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 06:45 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Squee~!
    Squee~! - Ahem. But if you’ll please allow me to indulge myself after my last mammoth post, I’m inordinately happy that my t-shirts from the US arrived today… From left to right: Xena by Heymonster; Fundamental…Mon, 11 Aug 2014, 05:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Korea’s Celebrity Obsession, Part 1: The numbers
    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Korea’s Celebrity Obsession, Part 1: The numbers - (Source: Jennifer Sundt, @Tomorrowland. Reproduced with permission) You know there’s a lot of celebrities in Korean ads. It’s probably why you recognize so many of them, even if you hate K-pop and Kor…Thu, 7 Aug 2014, 09:03 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • (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
  • 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

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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

  • Neuer Wachturm soll Auslandstelefonate weiter einschränken
    Neuer Wachturm soll Auslandstelefonate weiter einschränken - Daily NK hat Kenntnis davon erhalten, dass dienordkoreanischen Behörden den Bau eines neuen Wachturms in einer Bergregion inAuftrag gegeben haben. Dieser soll dem Aufspüren von Mobiltelefonen auschine…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 08:07 PM // dailynk.com
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  • Cheering Squad Still Together, Waiting
    Cheering Squad Still Together, Waiting - North Korea announced on August 28th thatthey would not be sending a cheering squad to the upcoming Incheon Asian Gamesin Seoul, but sources inside the country report that the squad has notdispersed a…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:52 AM // dailynk.com
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  • The Lee Seok Ki Trial: Why Public Opinion Matters
    The Lee Seok Ki Trial: Why Public Opinion Matters - The Unified Progressive Party seems quiteencouraged by the results of the second trial of the Lee Seok Ki case. They arecertain that he will be declared innocent by the Supreme Court on charges of plo…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:26 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Senior NK Diplomat Heading for Europe
    Senior NK Diplomat Heading for Europe - Senior Chosun Workers’ Party secretary KangSok Ju is to visit Europe later this week, it emerged earlier today. Kang, a veterandiplomat whose career dates back to the Kim Il Sung era, previously playe…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:08 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Corea del Norte lanzó un proyectil de corto alcance al mar del Este
    Corea del Norte lanzó un proyectil de corto alcance al mar del Este - Corea del Norte ha disparado un proyectilde corto alcance al mar del Este, el día 1 de septiembre en la mañana.  Un funcionario del Cuartel General delEstado Mayor Conjunto de la República de Corea ha…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 08:46 PM // dailynk.com
  • Mountain Guard Post Threatens Mobile Usage
    Mountain Guard Post Threatens Mobile Usage - Daily NK has learned that the North Koreanauthorities are constructing a new guard post in a high mountainous area toassist in the detection of Chinese-manufactured mobile phone usage by residentsmaki…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 04:37 AM // dailynk.com
  • Task Force Seeks to Stem Remittance Flows
    Task Force Seeks to Stem Remittance Flows - The North Korean authorities have mobilizedan inspection task force of State Political Security Department (SSD) forces toborder districts in an effort to curtail remittance flows from South Korea. Th…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 04:15 AM // dailynk.com
  • Motivations for Inter-Korean Talks and Future Predictions
    Motivations for Inter-Korean Talks and Future Predictions - On August 11th, the South Korean governmentsuggested that there be high-level contact between North and South Korean officialsat the Hall of Unification at the Joint Security Area of the DMZ on August…Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 08:56 PM // dailynk.com
  • Carbón negro, cajas negras y sanciones (entrevista con John Park)
    Carbón negro, cajas negras y sanciones (entrevista con John Park) - Las sanciones son un tema muy controversialen el enfoque que la comunidad internacional da al “problema norcoreano”. Porun lado, las sanciones serían una de las herramientas más efectivas que setienen…Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 08:13 PM // dailynk.com
  • Contra el mito: ¿tiene importancia el concepto de Songun?
    Contra el mito: ¿tiene importancia el concepto de Songun? - Desde 1998, las publicaciones de Corea delNorte mencionan a menudo el concepto de Songun, que usualmente se traduce como“el ejército primero” o “la primacía del ejército”. Muchos observadores de estep…Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 08:12 PM // dailynk.com

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38 North

  • The Incheon Asiad: Playing Games, Or a Game-Changer?
    The Incheon Asiad: Playing Games, Or a Game-Changer? - Antonio Gramsci or Yogi Berra? It’s not often you see those two in the same sentence. Yet I find these two figures—or rather, things each of them said—helpful in sketching a dilemma which faces all of…Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 05:12 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Bridge Building
    Bridge Building - Here we are, almost at the end of the US-ROK joint military exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG), and the situation is eerily calm. DPRK commentary at the start of the exercise last week was relative…Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 11:26 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station: Upgrades Near Completion; Ready for More Launches?
    North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station: Upgrades Near Completion; Ready for More Launches? - A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Nick Hansen. Summary Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea is nearing completion of several significant construction projects at the Soha…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 06:46 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Tiptoeing Past Vesuvius
    Tiptoeing Past Vesuvius - While several other areas in the world have gone completely to hell, Northeast Asia seems only to be rumbling, like Mt. Vesuvius in a long-ago August. The situation now, as then, looks grim, but many…Mon, 11 Aug 2014, 03:04 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site: All Quiet for the Moment
    North Korea’s Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site: All Quiet for the Moment - A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Jack Liu Since speculation that North Korea was on the verge of conducting its fourth nuclear test in late April 2014, activity at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Sit…Mon, 11 Aug 2014, 11:13 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea, Hamas, and Hezbollah: Arm in Arm?
    North Korea, Hamas, and Hezbollah: Arm in Arm? - North Korea’s arms exports to US-designated terrorist organizations in the Middle East have made headlines twice recently. On July 23, 2014, a US district court ruled that “North Korea and Iran are li…Tue, 5 Aug 2014, 05:52 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Sohae Satellite Launching Station (Tongchang-ri) 3D Panoramas
    Sohae Satellite Launching Station (Tongchang-ri) 3D Panoramas - 38 North announces the release of the updated 3D panorama of the Sohae Satellite Launching Station (also referred to as Tongchang-ri). This panorama offers a reconstruction of the launch pad at Sohae,…Thu, 31 Jul 2014, 04:09 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Sohae Facility: Preparations for Future Large Rocket Launches Progresses; New Unidentified Buildings
    North Korea’s Sohae Facility: Preparations for Future Large Rocket Launches Progresses; New Unidentified Buildings - A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Nick Hansen   Summary Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea is nearing completion of construction and test activities at the Sohae Satell…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:38 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • 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

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 and Syria: A revamp in relations
    North Korea and Syria: A revamp in relations - North Korea and Syria have a lot in common: both built on an ideology fusing nationalism and socialism, both ruled by a hereditary despotism which ensures the rule of only one family. So it should com…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 05:52 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • State Department calls for release of Americans detained in N. Korea
    State Department calls for release of Americans detained in N. Korea - The U.S. Department of State has issued an official call for the release and pardoning of the three Americans detained in North Korea, in a press statement on Monday. The call follows an interview wit…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:52 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • DPRK foreign minister to attend UN General Assembly
    DPRK foreign minister to attend UN General Assembly - North Korea’s foreign minister Ri Su Yong is likely to attend the opening of the United Nations General Assembly later this month, according to an unnamed “diplomatic source” quoted by South Korean da…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 11:29 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Detained Americans in North Korea ask for US help in CNN interview
    Detained Americans in North Korea ask for US help in CNN interview - Three detained American citizens in North Korea have said they are hoping for a swift resolution of their cases and that they hope the United States will send an envoy to help secure their releases, i…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 06:39 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • What N. Koreans think of S. Korean entertainment
    What N. Koreans think of S. Korean entertainment - The last two decades have been a time in which South Korean movies and TV shows have spread across North Korea. Technically, South Korean videos have always been illegal in the realm of the Kim dynast…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 05:57 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Black market cash: The real value of N. Korean won
    Black market cash: The real value of N. Korean won - That North Korea has a black market where families earn most of their money, and that the regime has learned to tolerate a certain degree of capitalist activity is well-documented. Less-discussed, per…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 05:44 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea launches projectile from east coast
    North Korea launches projectile from east coast - North Korea on Monday fired yet another projectile into the sea off of its east coast, South Korean Defense Ministry official said. A ministry official told AFP that the projectile flew 220 kilometers…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 05:15 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea condemns British television drama
    North Korea condemns British television drama - The upcoming Channel 4 drama “Opposite Number” is part of a concerted Western effort to slander North Korea and its attempts to acquire nuclear weapons, according to an article on state news agency KC…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 04:19 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • N. Korea appoints former vice FM as ambassador to Russia
    N. Korea appoints former vice FM as ambassador to Russia - Kim Hyong Jun has been appointed DPRK ambassador to Russia by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, the KCNA reported Thursday. Kim Hyong Jun, a career diplomat, has been a vice mi…Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 06:51 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s revolutionary fund manager defects to Russia
    North Korea’s revolutionary fund manager defects to Russia - Senior-level banking official Yoon Tae Hyung, the man in charge of handling Kim Jong Un’s “revolutionary funds”, has gone missing in Russia with 5 million U.S. dollars, according to South Korean media…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 09:05 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

Korean Movies

ZenKimchi

  • FREE 3-day Tour to Andong (Aug. 26-28)
    FREE 3-day Tour to Andong (Aug. 26-28) - UPDATE: We have had overwhelming response and have more […]Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 01:44 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Grilled Intestines in Gangnam–Yeontabal
    Grilled Intestines in Gangnam–Yeontabal - Location: Gangnam, Sinsa, Jongno Cuisine: Korean BBQ Re […]Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 10:45 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • Myongwolgwan 명월관
    Myongwolgwan 명월관 - Location: Sheraton Walkerhill Cuisine: Korean, Fine Din […]Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 04:24 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • PIERRE GAGNAIRE à Séoul
    PIERRE GAGNAIRE à Séoul - Location: City Hall, Lotte Hotel Cuisine: French, Korea […]Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 03:57 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • NEW TOUR: Simon Lee’s Korean War Tour
    NEW TOUR: Simon Lee’s Korean War Tour - We are happy to announce our latest tour. Here’s […]Wed, 6 Aug 2014, 02:10 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Moved In
    Moved In - It’s early morning in Gimpo. I’m first stru […]Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:24 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • 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
  • 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
  • Pizza Hut Kitchen
    Pizza Hut Kitchen - Location: Jongno, chain Reservations: No Suggested Item […]Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 02:56 AM // zenkimchi.com

Seoul Eats

  • Video: Family Activities in Korea
    Video: Family Activities in Korea -   Hi Seoul Eats Readers, I am starting to get into video and I have to say it is quite fun. Here is a video on must do family activities in Korea. They are all kid friendly. In the video is everything…Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 09:37 PM // seouleats.com
  • Video: Korea is hot and bubbling!
    Video: Korea is hot and bubbling! -   If you like hot foods then check out this video: Here is a compilation of foods and other fun stuff (like soju bombs). Thanks for watching, Dan from Seouleats.comWed, 20 Aug 2014, 01:50 AM // seouleats.com
  • Photoblog: Street Food By Michelle Min
    Photoblog: Street Food By Michelle Min - These were photographs of street food by my friend Michelle Min. You can see her work over at Touch. Taste. Design http://www.touchtastedesign.com/ Dduk Galbi (떡갈비) Hodduk (호떡) and yes, everyone eats…Mon, 11 Aug 2014, 09:27 PM // seouleats.com
  • Guest Post: Two Naengmyeon Restaurants You Must Try!
    Guest Post: Two Naengmyeon Restaurants You Must Try! - written and photographed by Michelle Min   So while living in New York my friends and I were constantly looking for the Naengmyeon with the best broth. The simple reason being, there isn’t much in a N…Mon, 11 Aug 2014, 09:24 PM // seouleats.com
  • Recent food trends and the trouble with Cass Beer
    Recent food trends and the trouble with Cass Beer - Korea is the land if foodies and the people and the media are constantly talking about food. The focus of the food is how it is trendy and new or the health benefits it has. There has been a backlash…Sat, 9 Aug 2014, 08:29 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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Maangchi

  • Korean food photo: Bread rolls! made by cebong!
    Korean food photo: Bread rolls! made by cebong! - Absolutely delicious soft and fluffy bread rolls. Thank you so much for sharing your recipe maangchi! The recipe for Bread more...Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 06:46 PM // maangchi.com
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  • Korean food photo: Hotteok! made by katsurin5!
    Korean food photo: Hotteok! made by katsurin5! -     I recently came home from a two week Korean immersion camp, we had hotteok a couple times while more...Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 02:58 PM // maangchi.com
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  • Korean food photo: Emergency kimchi made by __sawaa!
    Korean food photo: Emergency kimchi made by __sawaa! -   Finally i made kimchi ! To be honest i don’t like it was garlicky and has strong taste but more...Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:58 AM // maangchi.com
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  • Dumpling Wrappers (Mandu-pi)
    Dumpling Wrappers (Mandu-pi) - Today I’m going to show you how to make extra-large dumpling wrappers big enough to make king-sized Korean dumplings. Korean dumplings are more...Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 09:17 PM // maangchi.com
  • Korean food photo: Bibim guksu made by sergiod!
    Korean food photo: Bibim guksu made by sergiod! -     One of my favourite recipes ever! Spicy, sweet and sour cold noodles, made with my own homemade ripe more...Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:24 AM // maangchi.com
  • Korean food photo: Fishcake – Eomuk made by atrueredhead!
    Korean food photo: Fishcake – Eomuk made by atrueredhead! - My very first try at the fishcake. They may not look perfect but tasted great. The recipe for Fishcakes (eomuk: more...Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 05:06 PM // maangchi.com
  • Korean food photo: Soybean sprout soup made by maangchi!
    Korean food photo: Soybean sprout soup made by maangchi! - I made Soybean Sprout Stew for lunch! Crispy and nutty texture with yummy anchovy broth! Rice and fermented sour kimchi more...Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 12:34 PM // maangchi.com
  • Korean food photo: Roll-ppang from Bo made by bo!
    Korean food photo: Roll-ppang from Bo made by bo! - Maangchi’s roll-ppang! The recipe for roll-ppang (bread rolls) is here!Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 11:12 AM // maangchi.com
  • Korean food photo: Bread Rolls with honey and spelt made by klaartje!
    Korean food photo: Bread Rolls with honey and spelt made by klaartje! - I am not an experienced bread baker so they don’t look the best, but I really wanted to show how more...Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 07:51 PM // maangchi.com
  • Korean food photo: Kimchi made by simone_br!
    Korean food photo: Kimchi made by simone_br! -     Napa Cabbage Kimchi! So delicious! ♥ The recipe for kimchi is here!Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 03:16 PM // maangchi.com

Korea IT Times

  • Chat Naturally with LG's Smart Home at IFA 2014
    Chat Naturally with LG's Smart Home at IFA 2014 - Innovative HomeChat™ Acts as a Personal Home Secretary, Making Everyday Life Simpler and Smarter Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 By Yeoun Je-hyun (joyjh@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - LG Electronics…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 09:48 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • IndoorAtlas Receives US $10 Million Investment From Baidu and Signs Exclusive Agreement for Chinese Market
    IndoorAtlas Receives US $10 Million Investment From Baidu and Signs Exclusive Agreement for Chinese Market - IndoorAtlas Poised to Capture Chinese Market With Access to a Billion Potential Subscribers Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 By Beijing Correspondent, Lim Chang-hyun (changfan@koreaittimes.com) BEIJING…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 09:34 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • VideoFlow solves the flaw in Adaptive Bit Rate to enable more revenue out of live video content
    VideoFlow solves the flaw in Adaptive Bit Rate to enable more revenue out of live video content - Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 By Cho Won-chan (wonchan@koreaittimes.com) ROSH HA'AYIN, ISRAEL - The delivery of video over unmanaged networks like the Internet is challenging due to normal fluctuati…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 09:31 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Semiconductor Emerges as Reliever to Samsung Electronics
    Semiconductor Emerges as Reliever to Samsung Electronics - Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Semiconductor business is emerging as a reliever to Samsung Electronics which is facing difficulty due to the decl…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 06:19 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Israel's Yozma Group to Invest $1 Bil. in Korean Tech Start-ups
    Israel's Yozma Group to Invest $1 Bil. in Korean Tech Start-ups - Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Yozma Group, a prominent Israeli venture capital, said on September 1 that it would establish a corporation in Oct…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 06:12 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • LG Display Kick-Starts Operations of New LCD Panel Plant in China
    LG Display Kick-Starts Operations of New LCD Panel Plant in China - Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - LG Display kick-started the operation of its new LCD panel plant in Guangzhou in China on September 1.By securing…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 05:53 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Renault Samsung Rolls out New SM7 “Nova”
    Renault Samsung Rolls out New SM7 “Nova” - Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Renault Samsung announced on September 2 that it will release new SM7 “Nova.”The Nova is a Latin word for new star…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 05:49 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Everland Acquires CNTA Quality Service Certification
    Everland Acquires CNTA Quality Service Certification - Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Everland, the theme park operator, announced on September 2 that it acquired a quality service certification from…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 05:48 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Avante Retakes No. 1 Spot in Domestic Sales
    Avante Retakes No. 1 Spot in Domestic Sales - Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Hyundai Motor’s compact sedan Avante retook the top spot in domestic sales in 11 months.Hyundai Motor announced on…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 05:47 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Chuseok Gift Set Sales Up at Department Stores But Remain Sluggish at Discount Stores
    Chuseok Gift Set Sales Up at Department Stores But Remain Sluggish at Discount Stores - Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - With the Chuseok holiday season coming close at hand, the sales of gift sets grew sharply at department stores but…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 05:39 AM // koreaittimes.com
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PhysOrg

  • Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice
    Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice - A new study says that as the world gets warmer, parts of North America, Europe and Asia could see more frequent and stronger visits of cold air as the world gets warmer.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:19 PM // physorg.com
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  • Apple's shadow looms large at Berlin electronics show
    Apple's shadow looms large at Berlin electronics show - Berlin's gigantic IFA consumer electronics fair opens this week, with the shadow of Apple looming large even if the iconic US brand traditionally snubs the event.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:36 AM // physorg.com
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  • Scientists get set for simulated nuclear inspection
    Scientists get set for simulated nuclear inspection - Some 40 scientists and technicians from around the world will descend on Jordan in November to take part in a simulated on-site inspection of a suspected nuclear test site on the banks of the Dead Sea…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 04:19 AM // physorg.com
  • EU project sails off to study Arctic sea ice
    EU project sails off to study Arctic sea ice - A one-of-a-kind scientific expedition is currently heading to the Arctic, aboard the South Korean icebreaker Araon. This joint initiative of the US and Korea will measure atmospheric, sea ice and ocea…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:10 AM // physorg.com
  • Samsung denies child labour at Chinese supplier
    Samsung denies child labour at Chinese supplier - South Korea's Samsung Electronics has refuted fresh allegations by a labour protection watchdog that one of its suppliers in China hired child workers.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 06:10 AM // physorg.com
  • Seoul to provide smartphone-charging down by the stream
    Seoul to provide smartphone-charging down by the stream - Seoul's mobile users will be able to make use of outdoor charging stations at a popular downtown stream, powered by mini-hydroelectric turbines that use the stream's current. The city is building the…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 05:49 AM // physorg.com
  • South Korea's Samsung and LG unveil new smartwatches
    South Korea's Samsung and LG unveil new smartwatches - South Korea's Samsung and LG unveiled new smartwatches Thursday with upgraded functions and design as they step up their drive to lead an increasingly competitive market for wearable devices.Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 02:52 AM // physorg.com
  • Organic vs. paid advertising? Inside the mind of an online browser
    Organic vs. paid advertising? Inside the mind of an online browser - The keyword term a consumer uses in their search engine query can predict the likelihood that they will click on an organic or paid advertisement. That's according to new research by Columbia Business…Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 12:01 PM // physorg.com
  • Cannibalism may contribute to the successful invasion by harlequin ladybirds of new habitats
    Cannibalism may contribute to the successful invasion by harlequin ladybirds of new habitats - INRA research scientists, working in collaboration with European and Russian scientists, have studied the cannibalistic behaviour of native and invasive populations of the Harmonia axyridis ladybird.…Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 09:00 AM // physorg.com
  • LG bets on pricey OLED technology as future of TVs
    LG bets on pricey OLED technology as future of TVs - LG Electronics Inc. announced two new giant OLED TVs with ultra-high definition screens Monday, sticking with its strategy of using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology.Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 03:17 AM // physorg.com

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  • LCD panel market to face shortage of supply until next year
    LCD panel market to face shortage of supply until next year - The LCD market is forecast to suffer a shortage of supply from the second half of this year until as late as next year. LG Display has recently expanded its production line in China and local pane..Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:05 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Hyundai Motor??s wage talks stall
    Hyundai Motor??s wage talks stall - Hyundai Motor labor union and management failed to make headway over wage on September 2. Hyundai Motor labor union noted it will collect opinions from members for the following steps, expressing w..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:29 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Health minister: tobacco price should be raised to $4.4
    Health minister: tobacco price should be raised to $4.4 - The Ministry of Health and Welfare will work on lifting tobacco price by 2,000 won ($1.9) to protect public health. ??The best way to reduce smoking rate is to implement non-pricing policy and pric..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:43 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Consumer price inflation down for 2 months in row
    Consumer price inflation down for 2 months in row - As South Korea??s consumer price inflation continued downtrend for two consecutive months, concerns are mounting that Korea could head toward deflation. Even in August when the new economic team wa..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:24 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Foreigners who invest more than $1mn to be given permanent visa
    Foreigners who invest more than $1mn to be given permanent visa - The Ministry of Justice is pushing for the introduction of a system which immediately grants permanent resident status to foreigners who invest more than 1 billion won ($983,284) in public projects..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:57 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Job fair held by MK, KCCI eases job crunch for high school graduates
    Job fair held by MK, KCCI eases job crunch for high school graduates - ??The 3rd Job Fair for High School Graduates?? held at COEX in Samsung-dong, Seoul, on September 2, was crowded with 25,000 job seekers who graduated from high schools. The fair quenched the job se..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:50 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Financial education to be included in integrated social study curriculum from 2018
    Financial education to be included in integrated social study curriculum from 2018 - The integrated high school liberal arts-natural science curriculum to be introduced from 2018 will significantly strengthen parts on finance, the education ministry said. Prior to this, the free se..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:41 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • S. Korea to start emission trading from next year
    S. Korea to start emission trading from next year - South Korea will kick off emission trading system from January of next year, under which companies either pay fines for discharging greenhouse gas exceeding the cap or purchase emission rights from..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:38 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Gov??t, Seoul City vow to make Han River into Korea??s Thames
    Gov??t, Seoul City vow to make Han River into Korea??s Thames - The meeting between South Korea??s finance minister Choi Kyung-hwan and Seoul City mayor Park Won-soon held on September 1 was arranged as the meeting could earn them visible results. The most tan..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 01:54 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Gov??t showcases 4-language interpretation app
    Gov??t showcases 4-language interpretation app - The moment a speaker finished speaking to a smartphone in Korean, the smartphone translated and spoke the words in Chinese. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning showcased the handset-em..Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 01:33 AM // news.mk.co.kr

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WSJ - Korea Real Time

  • Korean Skyscraper Project Inches Closer to Opening
    Korean Skyscraper Project Inches Closer to Opening - South Korean retail giant Lotte Group has come closer to opening up the country’s tallest skyscraper for business, but only if it clears another stringent safety test.Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:34 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • How Seoul Can Pursue Ferry Family’s Assets in U.S.
    How Seoul Can Pursue Ferry Family’s Assets in U.S. - A mechanism in the U.S. legal system that allows a foreign party to call upon the investigative authority of U.S. courts could help Seoul as it pursues assets held by the family of the sunken ferry Se…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:35 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • Heard in Seoul: The Artistic Censorship Debate
    Heard in Seoul: The Artistic Censorship Debate - Debate over censorship of political satire has flared up again in South Korea following claims that an artwork featuring President Park Geun-hye was banned from a major exhibition. Korea Real Time hit…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 05:00 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • South Korea Eases Rules On Kids’ Late Night Gaming
    South Korea Eases Rules On Kids’ Late Night Gaming - South Korea is moving to ease online gaming rules on kids. A national regulation imposed three years ago and known as the “shutdown” rule forces kids under the age of 16 to stop playing online games b…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 02:39 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Is South Korea’s National Anthem Too High Pitched?
    Is South Korea’s National Anthem Too High Pitched? - American singers occasionally embellish their renditions of U.S. national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner” with improvisations or even a changed meter. But in South Korea, authorities’ approval for a…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 01:00 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • North Korea Turns Cameras on U.S. Prisoners
    North Korea Turns Cameras on U.S. Prisoners - North Korea unexpectedly thrust three U.S. citizens in its custody before the news cameras Monday in six separate interviews, each of them overseen by authorities.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 10:46 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Note-taking App’s Secret of Success: Keep It Simple
    Note-taking App’s Secret of Success: Keep It Simple - A few days ago, Sundar Pichai, the head of Google Inc.’s Android mobile operating system came to Seoul to say that his company will open a startup center in Seoul to give entrepreneurs here more expos…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 05:00 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Seoul Plans High Line Style Elevated Park
    Seoul Plans High Line Style Elevated Park - By the end of next year downtown Seoul will have a grassy elevated park similar to New York’s High Line Park, the Korean city said Monday.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 02:41 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Pyongyang Takes Dramatic Outrage to Downing Street
    Pyongyang Takes Dramatic Outrage to Downing Street - The Interview isn't even out yet, but North Korea has already found itself a new source of outrage, coming soon (perhaps) to a screen near you.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 02:27 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Smoking Ban Snuffing Out South Korea’s Internet Cafes
    Smoking Ban Snuffing Out South Korea’s Internet Cafes - Once ubiquitous across South Korea, Internet cafes are quickly disappearing as gamers go mobile amid tightened government regulations, including an indoor smoking ban.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 01:10 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com

Financial Times - BeyondBrics

  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Ukraine signals de facto war with Moscow | Ukraine president Petro Poroschenko accused Moscow of conducting “direct and undisguised aggression” in the latest in a series of military re…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 12:01 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Burgers, BMWs highlight N Korea change | From US-style fast food at a showpiece water park to foreign cars on once-empty streets, evidence of informal markets abounds during FT visit t…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 06:58 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • EMs fuel strongest growth in auto shareholder value
    EMs fuel strongest growth in auto shareholder value - As the global automotive industry continues its recovery there is particularly bright news for investors in OEMs (original-equipment manufacturers – otherwise known as automakers) that are focused on…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 06:21 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Five chart history of post-colonial Asia
    Five chart history of post-colonial Asia - Few subjects matter more than the future nature of Asia’s economic rise. But what of it’s history? A bumper month of Asian independence days culminates this weekend with the anniversary of Malaysia’s…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:31 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Kookmin gets off lightly in South Korea’s latest banking scandal
    Kookmin gets off lightly in South Korea’s latest banking scandal - Investors should be extra careful about betting on South Korean banks, given the sector’s frequent internal strife and failures of risk management. The latest case is Kookmin Bank, the country’s bigge…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 08:10 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Stocks slip as Ukraine tensions build | S&P 500 futures show dip below 2,000 as heightened concerns about Russia’s relationship with the west helps reduce risk appetite * Erdogan’s sha…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 07:19 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • South Korea leads in ditching bank branches
    South Korea leads in ditching bank branches - A surge in the popularity of automated banking services in South Korea has slashed the number of people who still use bank branches to a small minority, encouraging industry restructuring. According t…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 03:33 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Telecoms and banks lead Myanmar reform push
    Telecoms and banks lead Myanmar reform push - By Dan Gallucci The economic modernisation of Myanmar continues at a rapid clip. In the critical sectors of telecommunications and banking, a combination of government and private sector efforts have…Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 05:17 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: selective “recoupling” in EM?
    Guest post: selective “recoupling” in EM? - By George Iwanicki of JP Morgan Asset Management In recent years, EMs have struggled relative to DMs because of the widening gap in economic performance. The chart below shows economists’ consensus fo…Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 09:39 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • India’s Rajan offers vision on interest rates
    India’s Rajan offers vision on interest rates - Introducing Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), at an Independence Day lecture on Wednesday evening, Sajjan Jindal of JSW Steel said he felt ‘at peace’ since the former Intern…Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 09:12 AM // blogs.ft.com

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Jeju Weekly

  • 2014 International Day of Peace: ??Jeju, Walking on the Peace Trail??
    2014 International Day of Peace: ??Jeju, Walking on the Peace Trail?? -      On the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21 the United Nations calls on nations, communities and individuals to renounce conflict and promote harmony. As part of regional awareness raising effo…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:37 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Passion for world history at Asia Art Museum
    Passion for world history at Asia Art Museum -      If you are in Jeju not only for some fun at the beach but also for a serious historical and artistic experience, then there is no better place than the Asia Art Museum, located just minutes outsi…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 10:09 AM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Jeju United Round 21 to 23 video highlights
    Jeju United Round 21 to 23 video highlights -      Round 21 (Aug. 16) Jeju United 1-0 Ulsan Hyundai TigersJeju United??s two-game losing streak came to a screeching halt as a goal from Hwang Il-Soo combined with clutch goalkeeping from both Kim H…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 09:55 AM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Local pioneers in educational volunteering
    Local pioneers in educational volunteering -      Jeju resident Emily Jennings volunteers with Language Friends Youth Jeju, a local charitable educational initiative. Here she introduces their work - Ed.Language Friends Youth Jeju is an educatio…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 09:28 AM // jejuweekly.com
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  • [NIE] Asian cooperation in space
    [NIE] Asian cooperation in space -      [This article was written by ??a junior journalist?? and is published as an NIE (newspaper in education) resource for English education.]Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) held the 2014 in…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 07:56 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • A day with international students at Songaksan Mt.
    A day with international students at Songaksan Mt. -      * This article is written by a Korean middle school student. On July 24, I visited ??Jeju Aerospace Museum(JAM) to know about international middle school students who participated from diverse na…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 07:50 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • 2014 Jeju International Trail Running
    2014 Jeju International Trail Running -      2014 Jeju International Trail RunningHost: A-PLANSponsors: The North Face Korea, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, Seogwipo CityDates:- 5km Trekking: Sunday 9:30am, Oct. 12- 10km and 20km Tra…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 05:10 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Fine arts printmaking exhibition at JMoA
    Fine arts printmaking exhibition at JMoA -      Diversity of Fine Arts with Various Styles: PrintmakingSept. 5 to Oct. 12Jeju Museum of ArtSpecial exhibition of seven artists: Kim Min-ho, Kim Yeong-hun, Min Kyeong-a, Bang In-hui, Seo In-hui, L…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:16 AM // jejuweekly.com
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  • United draws a blank as Seoul 'jinx' continues
    United draws a blank as Seoul 'jinx' continues -      Round 23 of the K League Classic saw Jeju United play out a 0-0 draw against Seoul FC in the capital on Aug. 31. The result continued a six-year jinx for Jeju who last beat Choi Yong-soo??s side…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:11 AM // jejuweekly.com
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  • 11th Bangseonmun Festival
    11th Bangseonmun Festival -      11th Bangseonmun FestivalTeacher! Please grant our wishes!Saturday, Sept. 20 to 21 (two days)Bangseonmun Valley area (National Monument 92) ProgramSaturday, Sept. 20 (1 p.m. to 6 p.m.)Nanta perfo…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 05:55 PM // jejuweekly.com

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Busan Haps

  • Detecting and Treating Common Gynecological Disorders
    Detecting and Treating Common Gynecological Disorders - Detecting and Treating Common Gynecological Disorders Most problems that occur in the area of gynecologic health are easily treatable if detected early by regular checkups. Here are some to keep your…Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 04:40 AM // busanhaps.com
  • Interview: Kim Dong-hyun -The Stun Gun
    Interview: Kim Dong-hyun -The Stun Gun - Interview: Kim Dong-hyun -The Stun Gun Kim ‘Stun Gun’ Dong-hyun might be touted as the UFC’s next big thing, but the Busan-based fighter wants to land one blow at a time, as Mathew Scott reports. Blin…Sat, 16 Aug 2014, 07:23 AM // busanhaps.com
  • Haps Weekend Picks August 15,16,17
    Haps Weekend Picks August 15,16,17 - Haps Weekend Picks August 15,16,17 The weekend returns with more great events around the city. BUSAN, South Korea -- Mid August has arrived with unfortunately another rainy weekend forecasted around t…Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 04:31 AM // busanhaps.com
  • Haps 3.0 Coming Soon
    Haps 3.0 Coming Soon - Haps 3.0 Coming Soon New website coming soon. We're hard at work putting together a new Haps website, with more coverage, easier navigation and greater compatibility with all your devices. We apprecia…Mon, 11 Aug 2014, 08:19 PM // busanhaps.com
  • Dureraum Chamber Music Festival Lineup
    Dureraum Chamber Music Festival Lineup - Dureraum Chamber Music Festival Lineup The Dureraum Chamber Music Festival brings great classic music to the city in the month of August. The Dureraum Chamber Music Festival brings great classic music…Sat, 2 Aug 2014, 08:22 AM // busanhaps.com
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Ulsan Online

  • Your Rights When Being Stopped By The Police
    Your Rights When Being Stopped By The Police - What if this happened to you? Police Officer: Hello, could you please stop? I need you ask you some questions. Subject: (startled) What? Okay, what? Police Officer: Please show me your ID. There’s a p…Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 01:30 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Counseling Resources
    Counseling Resources - As many people already know, counseling resources can be hard to come by in Korea. Mental health issues, which have a large stigma attached to them in Western cultures, are even less discussed here th…Thu, 7 Aug 2014, 03:41 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • 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

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Waygook.org

  • Re: Michael Brown- Another Trayvon?
    Re: Michael Brown- Another Trayvon? - Also, nobody said noone called the police.It has already been established that a customer, not the store staff called the police.The customer could have been at the back of the store and just seen the…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:14 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Advice on employment
    Re: Advice on employment - Quote from: amoonbot on Today at 12:47:05 PMQuote from: confusedsafferinkorea on Yesterday at 08:35:56 PMI have a friend who has a Maths Hagwon and she is considering employing me to head up an Englis…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:14 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Have you been asked to forge a document?
    Re: Have you been asked to forge a document? - Sadly even if the school made a mistake he will probably have to return the money if he doesn't qualify for the payscale. I was paid by my job for a few month after I left and had to give them the mon…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:14 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Grade 3, Lesson 7 "I Like Chicken."
    Re: Grade 3, Lesson 7 "I Like Chicken." - I also think it's absolutely ridiculous that the book jumps from teaching the alphabet in the first semester to teaching full-on words in the second semester. I was really concerned because a lot of m…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:08 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: (미래엔 Mirae-en) Grade 5, Lesson 7 - "What Time Do You Get Up?"
    Re: (미래엔 Mirae-en) Grade 5, Lesson 7 - "What Time Do You Get Up?" - I adjusted another book's worksheet that is for this book specifically.Good for period 3-5.Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:08 AM // waygook.org
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    Family of detained American in N. Korea ask Pyongyang for 'mercy ... - Breaking North Korea News, Opinion, Culture & Curiosities + Professional, Academic & Student resources on North Korea / DPRK.Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 02:30 PM // blogsearch.google.com
  • Steady Hands With South Korea ETFs | ETF Trends
    Steady Hands With South Korea ETFs | ETF Trends - As one of the most economically advanced emerging markets, South Korea is also one of the least volatile. So advanced and lacking for volatility relative to other developing economies is South Korea t…Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 02:10 PM // blogsearch.google.com
  • Should North Korean Tunneling Assistance In Israel Land Them ...
    Should North Korean Tunneling Assistance In Israel Land Them ... - Considering all the far worse things the North Koreans have done to include trying to proliferate nuclear weapons technology to Syria, helping Hamas and.Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 10:58 AM // blogsearch.google.com
  • South Korea's Biggest Royals Fan Throws Out First Pitch - Deadspin
    South Korea's Biggest Royals Fan Throws Out First Pitch - Deadspin - We've been keeping track of Sung Woo Lee, a cool-ass dude from South Korea who somehow ended up rooting for the Kansas City Royals and finally got to see a game in Kansas City thanks to a generous gro…Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 10:17 AM // blogsearch.google.com
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    Althouse: "Sung Woo Lee was born and raised in South Korea, and ... - 1 comment: St. George said... Meanwhile, a major league South Korean baseball team, the Hanwha Eagles, is replacing fans with robots called FanBots. Video The team is struggling. Seats are empty. And…Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 09:22 AM // blogsearch.google.com
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    New 'Enter Pyongyang' video provides rare glimpse into hermetic ... - A new video has surfaced that provides a rare glimpse into the reclusive, hermit kingdom of North Korea, with the aim of showing a day in the 'regular life' of locals. In a series of time-lapse photos…Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 09:21 AM // blogsearch.google.com
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    Canada to face Korea DPR in Tuesday group finale in Montréal ... - Canada's Women's U-20 Team will fight for survival on Tuesday 12 August in the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014 group finale against Korea DPR at Montréal's Olympic Stadium. A win or draw could…Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 09:14 AM // blogsearch.google.com
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    South Korea to give $13 million in aid to North | NK News - North ... - Breaking North Korea News, Opinion, Culture & Curiosities + Professional, Academic & Student resources on North Korea / DPRK.Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 06:56 AM // blogsearch.google.com
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    Korean faithful show God is 'alive, powerful' in Asia :: Catholic News ... - Rome, Italy, Aug 12, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The rich history of martyrdom in South Korea and the thousands of young people slated to gather this week for Pope Francis shows the beauty and p…Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 06:02 AM // blogsearch.google.com
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Aljazeera

  • Deadly knife attack at China school
    Deadly knife attack at China school - Man stabs three children and teacher to death in school that reportedly denied his daughter admission.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 01:42 AM // english.aljazeera.net
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  • Hong Kong police disperse pro-democracy group
    Hong Kong police disperse pro-democracy group - Chinese official visiting financial hub heckled by pro-democracy lawmakers and activists who demand full democracy.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 03:52 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • N Korea fires short-range projectile into sea
    N Korea fires short-range projectile into sea - Missile reportedly launched towards Sea of Japan amid high military tension between North and South Korea.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 01:59 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • China denies Hong Kong full democracy
    China denies Hong Kong full democracy - Electoral framework allows direct elections in 2017, but rules out direct nomination of candidates by voters.Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 04:03 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • China rebukes 'foreign meddling' in Hong Kong
    China rebukes 'foreign meddling' in Hong Kong - Beijing warns against foreign interference ahead of expected move to restrict democratic choice in autonomous territory.Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 08:41 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Myanmar 'loses ten million people' in census
    Myanmar 'loses ten million people' in census - Figures extrapolated from last census in 1983 estimated population at 60 million, but new count finds only 51.4 million.Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 03:00 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • NZ minister quits over smear campaign links
    NZ minister quits over smear campaign links - Judith Collins, known as 'Crusher' to her detractors, resigns after journalist reveals ties to a controversial blogger.Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM // english.aljazeera.net

Asia Times

  • Gaza: Now the guns have been silenced
    Gaza: Now the guns have been silenced - The ceasefire calm after the latest round of hostilities in Gaza has ironically produced a positive effect. Both Israel and Hamas have come to the realization that neither can defeat the other politic…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
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  • Keynes is dead; long live Marx
    Keynes is dead; long live Marx - No matter how passionately good-hearted Keynesians beg for jobs and other New Deal-type reform, their pleas fall on deaf ears of governments controlled by powerful moneyed interests. Marx had it right…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • VIOLENCE IN KASHMIR Modi's muscle strains Indo-Pak
    VIOLENCE IN KASHMIR Modi's muscle strains Indo-Pak talks - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has toughened his stance on Pakistan since coming to power, his anger at renewed violence in Kashmir brimming over this week - and in stark contrast to the welcome…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Russia welcomes Asia food imports
    Russia welcomes Asia food imports - Russia has urged 10 Asian countries to boost their agricultural exports to Russia amid a Kremlin ban on products from many Western countries. Economic Development Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev made his c…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • India opens door to superbugs
    India opens door to superbugs - India recently earned the dubious distinction of being the worst country in terms of antibiotic overuse in the world. Experts warn that unchecked growth in use combined with poverty, limited healthcar…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Reloading the debt dice
    Reloading the debt dice - Global financiers and corporations are increasingly supplanting governments on the international stage. Case in point: Argentina's debt struggle. Part of the answer can be found by funding through sov…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com

BBC

  • VIDEO: Modi's first 100 days in power
    VIDEO: Modi's first 100 days in power - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed his first 100 days as leader of the country.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:18 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
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  • Fukushima workers sue over pay
    Fukushima workers sue over pay - A group of workers decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant sue its operator Tepco over unpaid hazard wages.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:58 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Corruption 'costs millions of lives'
    Corruption 'costs millions of lives' - About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 07:58 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Narendra Modi's first 100 days
    Narendra Modi's first 100 days - Narendra Modi's first 100 days as India's prime ministerTue, 2 Sep 2014, 05:16 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Viewpoint: How to make Afghan army sustainable
    Viewpoint: How to make Afghan army sustainable - Nato's role in making the Afghan army sustainableTue, 2 Sep 2014, 05:11 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • India humble England to win series
    India humble England to win series - India send England to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to win the fourth one-day international at Edgbaston and the series 3-0.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:45 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • VIDEO: Beauty queen refuses to return crown
    VIDEO: Beauty queen refuses to return crown - Myanmar's first ever beauty queen has refused to give back her $100,000 (£60,300) crown after being dethroned.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:13 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk

CBC News

  • Horror over ISIS could distract NATO leaders from
    Horror over ISIS could distract NATO leaders from Ukraine crisis - NATO's leaders are set to talk about the Ukraine crisis this week in Wales, but the growing threat in the Middle East could take up much of the oxygen at the 60-country summit.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:00 PM // rss.cbc.ca
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  • Brothers declared innocent, released after spendin
    Brothers declared innocent, released after spending 30 years in prison for murder - Two North Carolina men are declared innocent and ordered freed after spending more than 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl that recent DNA tests linked to another man.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 07:39 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Michael Sam staying in NFL, joining Cowboys: repor
    Michael Sam staying in NFL, joining Cowboys: reports - Both The NFL Network and ESPN reported Tuesday that free-agent defensive end Michael Sam is heading to Dallas for a physical with the Cowboys. If Sam passes, he'd join the team's practice roster.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 06:59 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Polar vortex chills linked to melting sea ice
    Polar vortex chills linked to melting sea ice - Global warming could send more frequent winter 'super chills' through parts of North America, Europe and Asia, a new study suggests.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:06 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach
    Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach - Home Depot says it's working with financial institutions and law enforcement agencies to investigate 'unusual activity' amid reports that hackers have stolen credit card info from customers at the ho…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:35 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • U.K. parents of sick boy released from Spanish cus
    U.K. parents of sick boy released from Spanish custody - A Spanish judge has ordered the immediate release from custody of two British parents detained in Madrid for taking their seriously ill child out of hospital, a court source said on Tuesday, speeding…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:30 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Joan Rivers remains on life support after cardiac
    Joan Rivers remains on life support after cardiac arrest, family says - Comedian Joan Rivers remained on life support on Tuesday after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest last week, her daughter Melissa said.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 02:36 PM // rss.cbc.ca

China.org.cn

  • Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul
    Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul - Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons (8.5 tons).Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:32 PM // china.org.cn
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  • Ebola death toll rises to 31 in DR Congo
    Ebola death toll rises to 31 in DR Congo - Death toll from an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Cong) has increased from 13 to 31, an advisor to the minister of health said Tuesday.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 10:56 PM // china.org.cn
  • Obama authorizes 350 more troops to Iraq
    Obama authorizes 350 more troops to Iraq - U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized some 350 additional military personnel to be sent to Iraq, hours after the Islamic State militant group released a video showing the beheading of a se…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:48 PM // china.org.cn
  • Kremlin says Barroso quoting Putin inappropriate
    Kremlin says Barroso quoting Putin inappropriate - The Kremlin on Tuesday blamed European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for quoting Russian President Vladimir Putin inappropriately and revealing details of his phone conversation with Putin.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:19 PM // china.org.cn
  • Nation lays down plan for cross-border rail lines
    Nation lays down plan for cross-border rail lines - China is negotiating with the governments of Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan to build three connective railroads to improve regional trade on the Silk Road economic belt.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 08:48 PM // china.org.cn
  • China urges Philippines to investigate foiled bomb
    China urges Philippines to investigate foiled bombing - The Chinese embassy in Manila on Tuesday urged the Philippine government to conduct thorough investigations into the foiled car bombing attack targeting at sites including China's diplomatic organ.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 08:19 PM // china.org.cn
  • South Korea regrets laser pen incident
    South Korea regrets laser pen incident - South Korean diplomats said Tuesday they were confirming facts after one of the country's young athletes was accused of shining a laser pen into the face of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 08:14 PM // china.org.cn

CNN

  • North Korea's risky strategy
    North Korea's risky strategy - OPINION: Kim Jong Un is close to crossing a line that could see him lose out at home and abroad.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:23 PM // rss.cnn.com
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  • Opinion: Pakistan's perilous democratic transition
    Opinion: Pakistan's perilous democratic transition - Pakistan's perilous democratic transition has been rocked by the ongoing anti-government protests.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 08:29 PM // rss.cnn.com
  • Peng powers into U.S. Open semifinals
    Peng powers into U.S. Open semifinals - China's population may be in excess of 1.3 billion inhabitants but only two of its players had ever reached a grand slam semifinal -- until Tuesday.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:44 PM // rss.cnn.com
  • Child refugees held in Thailand
    Child refugees held in Thailand - Thousands of migrant children, including newborn babies, are being locked up in squalid and cramped detention facilities each year in Thailand, enduring serious physical and emotional harm, according…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:37 PM // rss.cnn.com
  • Knife attack was dad's revenge
    Knife attack was dad's revenge - The new school year in China began Monday with a horrifying attack.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 06:02 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Protesters want Pakistan PM out
    Protesters want Pakistan PM out - Protesters demanding the resignation of the Pakistani Prime Minister engaged in running battles with police near government offices in the capital Monday.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 06:00 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Alleged bomb plot foiled at Manila airport
    Alleged bomb plot foiled at Manila airport - Four men have been arrested after allegedly trying to detonate a bomb at Manila's international airport Monday, state-run media in the Philippines report.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 01:32 PM // rss.cnn.com

The Economist

  • Japan and South Korea: Wars of words
    Japan and South Korea: Wars of words - IN THE dog days of August, Japan and one of its former colonies, South Korea, mark a string of painful anniversaries. The culmination must be for the end of the second world war every August 15th, whi…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 09:36 AM // economist.com
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  • Daily chart: The Word and the world
    Daily chart: The Word and the world - Catholicism in Asia POPE FRANCIS is on a five-day visit to South Korea, the first trip by a pontiff to Asia since 1999. Catholicism is increasingly popular in the country and the region. Since 1970, t…Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 10:50 AM // economist.com
  • The Economist explains: Why South Korea is so dist
    The Economist explains: Why South Korea is so distinctively Christian - SOUTH KOREA, a dynamo of growth, is also afire with faith. This week Pope Francis will spend five days there, for Asian Youth Day and to beatify 124 early martyrs. About 5.4m of South Korea’s 50m peop…Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 07:50 PM // economist.com
  • South Korea’s soft power: Soap, sparkle and pop
    South Korea’s soft power: Soap, sparkle and pop - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  A personal choice Fly Title:  South Korea’s soft power Rubric:  How a really uncool country became the tastemaker of Asia Main image:  K-poppets K-poppets Th…Thu, 7 Aug 2014, 11:01 AM // economist.com
  • 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
  • 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

ESPN

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  • Austin Ernst wins LPGA Tour's Portland Classic in
    Austin Ernst wins LPGA Tour's Portland Classic in playoff - Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea's I.K. Kim.Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 07:51 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion: Preview
    Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion: Preview - Swansea midfielder Ki Sung-yueng has revealed he might have left the club had Michael Laudrup stayed as manager.Ki signed a new four-year deal on Thur...Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:59 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng wants new Swansea deal
    Midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng wants new Swansea deal - Swansea newsMon, 25 Aug 2014, 07:32 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • South Korea Wins LLWS Championship
    South Korea Wins LLWS Championship - South Korea won the 2014 Little League World Series with an 8-4 victory over Illinois.Sun, 24 Aug 2014, 02:41 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • South Korea defeats Chicago in 2014 Little League
    South Korea defeats Chicago in 2014 Little League World Series championship game - Jae Yeong Hwang drove in two runs and Hae Chan Choi weathered a late Chicago rally to lead South Korea to an 8-4 win in Sunday's Little League World Series championship game.Sun, 24 Aug 2014, 02:35 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • A Sprawling Grab
    A Sprawling Grab - South Korea's Dong Wan Sin made a diving catch to rob an Illinois batter of a potential RBI.Sun, 24 Aug 2014, 02:22 PM // search.espn.go.com

Financial Times

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  • Putin’s Eurasian economic union feels strain
    Putin’s Eurasian economic union feels strain - Russia’s partners Kazakhstan and Belarus have so far balked at joining Moscow’s trade war with the westTue, 2 Sep 2014, 02:23 PM // ft.com
  • Britain is honour bound over Hong Kong
    Britain is honour bound over Hong Kong - When Beijing attacks London’s MPs for commenting on the territory, it forgets that our country too has treaty obligationsTue, 2 Sep 2014, 12:03 PM // ft.com
  • N Korea parades US prisoners on CNN
    N Korea parades US prisoners on CNN - Broadcast interviews with three detained US citizens pleading for assistance is a sign that Pyongyang may want resumption of talks with WashingtonTue, 2 Sep 2014, 06:41 AM // ft.com
  • Great Barrier Reef dumping plan scuttled
    Great Barrier Reef dumping plan scuttled - Plan to dump 3m cubic metres of dredged soil near the natural wonder is being abandoned because of growing public oppositionTue, 2 Sep 2014, 03:43 AM // ft.com
  • Uproar forces Myanmar contract U-turn
    Uproar forces Myanmar contract U-turn - Yangon offers an $8bn contract in an open tender, after public condemnation of the initial decision to make the award without competitionTue, 2 Sep 2014, 02:50 AM // ft.com
  • Modi chides China as he embraces Japan
    Modi chides China as he embraces Japan - Indian PM attacks those who ‘enter the seas’ of others during summit seen as part of effort to counterbalance Chinese influence in AsiaTue, 2 Sep 2014, 02:34 AM // ft.com

Guardian.co.uk

  • Daily life in North Korea in pictures
    Daily life in North Korea in pictures - Some surprising snapshots of daily life in Pyonyang, North Korea, from AP photographer Wong Maye-E Continue reading...Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 01:42 PM // guardian.co.uk
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  • North Korea aims for political gold at Asian Games
    North Korea aims for political gold at Asian Games - Dozens of athletes are preparing to travel to South Korea to compete in the Asian Games as part of Pyongyangs latest sports diplomacy pushIts a hot, sunny morning at the newly refurbished Sosan Footba…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 08:29 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • US calls for North Korea to free three detained Am
    US calls for North Korea to free three detained Americans - State Department requests release of Jeffrey Fowle, Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae, whose health may be failingAmericans detained in North Korea appeal for interventionThe American government on Monda…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 03:46 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • Americans detained in North Korea call on Washingt
    Americans detained in North Korea call on Washington to secure their release - Jeffrey Fowle, Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae appeal for help after Pyongyang grants trio foreign media access North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 08:59 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea calls new Channel 4 show a 'slanderous
    North Korea calls new Channel 4 show a 'slanderous farce' - Pyongyang appeals to Downing Street to scrap the forthcoming TV thriller about the Norths nuclear programmeNorth Korea has slammed a new British TV drama series featuring its nuclear weapons programme…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 05:43 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea hosts pro-wrestling tournament - video
    North Korea hosts pro-wrestling tournament - video - The Pyongyang International Pro-Wrestling Contest is held in North Korea's capital with several American wrestlers taking part in the event. The two-day contest is hosted by former professional wrestl…Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 10:49 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • Fugees rapper Pras brings Ice Bucket Challenge to
    Fugees rapper Pras brings Ice Bucket Challenge to North Korea - I thought Id put a little twist to it, says rapper, who was drenched in Pyongyang, where the craze is unknownIts pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time…Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 09:07 AM // guardian.co.uk

Herald de Paris

  • Kang Soo-Il of Pohang Steelers competes for the ba
    Kang Soo-Il of Pohang Steelers competes for the ball with Kim Chi-Woo of FC Seoul - POHANG, SOUTH KOREA – AUGUST 20: Kang Soo-Il of Pohang Steelers competes for the ball with Kim Chi-Woo of FC Seoul during the AFC Champions League Quarter Final match between Pohang Steelers and FC Se…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 10:10 AM // heralddeparis.com
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  • Kang Soo-Il of Pohang Steelers competes for the ba
    Kang Soo-Il of Pohang Steelers competes for the ball with Kim Chi-Woo of FC Seoul - POHANG, SOUTH KOREA – AUGUST 20: Kang Soo-Il of Pohang Steelers competes for the ball with Kim Chi-Woo of FC Seoul during the AFC Champions League Quarter Final match between Pohang Steelers and FC Se…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 10:10 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • ‘Roaring Currents’ Still Swell Atop Korean Box
    ‘Roaring Currents’ Still Swell Atop Korean Box Office - ‘Planes Fire & Rescue 2″ is top Hollywood film with 3% market share Go to SourceMon, 18 Aug 2014, 08:55 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • ‘Roaring Currents’ Still Swell Atop Korean Box
    ‘Roaring Currents’ Still Swell Atop Korean Box Office - ‘Planes Fire & Rescue 2″ is top Hollywood film with 3% market share Go to SourceMon, 18 Aug 2014, 08:55 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • Nigeria’s super Sunday
    Nigeria’s super Sunday - Following her quick-fire double against New Zealand to book a semi-final showdown with Korea DPR, FIFA.com spoke to Uchechi Sunday about her achievement. Source: Fifa.comMon, 18 Aug 2014, 06:58 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • Nigeria’s super Sunday
    Nigeria’s super Sunday - Following her quick-fire double against New Zealand to book a semi-final showdown with Korea DPR, FIFA.com spoke to Uchechi Sunday about her achievement. Source: Fifa.comMon, 18 Aug 2014, 06:58 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • BCB picks strong team for Asian Games
    BCB picks strong team for Asian Games - Bangladesh will be sending strong teams for both the men’s and women’s cricket events in next month’s Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea SourceFri, 15 Aug 2014, 09:28 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 › Obama arrives in Estonia on eve of NATO
    World › Obama arrives in Estonia on eve of NATO summit - U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Estonia aboard Air Force One early Wednesday to meet Baltic leaders and reaffirm Washington's commitment to the security of ex-Soviet NATO members. The talks in…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:00 AM // japantoday.com
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  • World › U.S. sending 350 more troops to protect
    World › U.S. sending 350 more troops to protect embassy in Baghdad - President Barack Obama has approved assigning 350 additional troops to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities. The White House says in a statement that the State Department had…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:06 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Video purports to show beheading of seco
    World › Video purports to show beheading of second U.S. journalist - Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 06:15 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Boko Haram attacks prompt concern for Ni
    World › Boko Haram attacks prompt concern for Nigeria's northeast - Boko Haram militants have reportedly seized another town in Nigeria's far northeast after heavy fighting with government troops, with experts warning the region is on the brink of a takeover. The clai…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 06:00 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › British parliament rejects Chinese call
    World › British parliament rejects Chinese call to halt Hong Kong democracy probe - Britain's parliament has rejected Chinese calls to scrap an inquiry into Hong Kong's progress toward democracy, a senior lawmaker said, warning that reforms there may violate a 1984 deal on the former…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 05:45 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Australia unsure whether to invite Putin
    World › Australia unsure whether to invite Putin to G20 summit - Australia will consult other G20 members about whether it should host Russian leader Vladimir Putin at a summit in November, a minister said Tuesday, warning opposition to his presence was growing. Tr…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 05:36 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › 6 militants killed in U.S. Somalia air s
    World › 6 militants killed in U.S. Somalia air strike - A U.S. airstrike in Somalia killed at least six members of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, possibly including its leader who was in a car that was hit. The leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, has no hei…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 05:25 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

  • Samsung Group’s Shipbuilding and Engineering Arm
    Samsung Group’s Shipbuilding and Engineering Arms to Merge - The latest move comes with efforts to merge Samsung affiliates gaining speed after the patriarch of group’s controlling family was hospitalized in May.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
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  • Seoul Survivors
    Seoul Survivors - Cultural influence has kept pace with South Korea’s growth.Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • An Artist Is Rebuked for Casting South Korea’s L
    An Artist Is Rebuked for Casting South Korea’s Leader in an Unflattering Light - The artist Hong Sung-dam lashed out at an elite he considers responsible for a deadly ferry disaster, and has faced censorship he likens to his treatment during years of dictatorship.Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • American Steel Producers Win Anti-Dumping Case
    American Steel Producers Win Anti-Dumping Case - The United States has approved anti-dumping duties against South Korea and other producers of steel pipes for the energy sector.Sat, 23 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Pope Francis Says He Would Visit China 'Tomorrow'
    Pope Francis Says He Would Visit China 'Tomorrow' - Pope Francis also sent radio greetings to Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese people during a historic flight over mainland China, the first by a pope during Communist rule.Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 10:09 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Pope Ends Trip With Plea for Korean Reconciliation
    Pope Ends Trip With Plea for Korean Reconciliation - The five-day papal visit concluded with a Mass, impassioned calls for renewed dialogue with North Korea and a meeting with surviving “comfort women.”Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • The Pope Visits South Korea
    The Pope Visits South Korea - Pope Francis began a five day visit in South Korea on Thursday.Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com

New Zealand Herald

  • Pope urges Koreans to unite as 'one family, one pe
    Pope urges Koreans to unite as 'one family, one people' - The Pope has urged the divided Koreas to unite as one family, one people in a spirit of mutual forgiveness at a mass that coincided with a South Korea-US military drill condemned by the North as a pre…Sun, 17 Aug 2014, 10:00 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
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  • Pope upstaged our missile launch, claims North Kor
    Pope upstaged our missile launch, claims North Korea - North Korea yesterday ridiculed suggestions that it had sought to upstage the visit of the so-called Pope to South Korea by firing a series of short-range rockets as the pontiff flew into Seoul. A sen…Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 01:00 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz

news.com.au

  • Teen sues over licence photo
    Teen sues over licence photo - THIS US teenager is going to extraordinary lengths to get the perfect photo for his driver’s licence - suing the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles over it. But why?Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:06 AM // feeds.news.com.au
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  • Missing planes spark new 9/11 fears
    Missing planes spark new 9/11 fears - FEARS are growing that a dozen commercial aircraft may have been seized by Islamic militants from an airport in Libya and could be used in 9/11-style attacks.Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 12:37 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • IS ‘sorry’ over beheading video
    IS ‘sorry’ over beheading video - A SECOND US journalist, Steven Sotloff, has been beheaded by IS, as the terror group came out and made an unusual apology over the beheading video.Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 12:04 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Apple says iCloud not breached
    Apple says iCloud not breached - APPLE says that some celebrity accounts were compromised in a “targeted attack” but has found no signs of a breach of its iCloud storage system.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:28 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • ‘They lay in agony waiting to die’
    ‘They lay in agony waiting to die’ - HARROWING accounts are emerging from the ‘blood soaked’ killing fields of Iraq where ISIS is carrying out beheadings, rapes, crucifixions and public stonings.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:52 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • ‘We are losing the battle against ebola’
    ‘We are losing the battle against ebola’ - DOCTORS are warning the world is losing the battle to contain the deadly ebola disease, as terrifying video emerges of an infected man chasing shoppers.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:25 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Russia declares NATO a major ‘threat’
    Russia declares NATO a major ‘threat’ - RUSSIA says NATO’s plan for defences in eastern Europe is “evidence of the desire of US and NATO” to aggravate tensions with Russia.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 09:22 PM // feeds.news.com.au

News on Japan

  • Abe reshuffling Cabinet lineup
    Abe reshuffling Cabinet lineup - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is reshuffling his Cabinet on Wednesday for the first time in his 2nd term as prime minister. (NHK)Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 04:37 AM // newsonjapan.com
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  • Arrest warrant issued for former GM of Grand Hyatt
    Arrest warrant issued for former GM of Grand Hyatt Tokyo over sexual assault - Tokyo metropolitan police have issued an arrest warrant for the former general manager of the Grand Hyatt Tokyo hotel located in Roppongi Hills, after he allegedly attempted to forcibly kiss a female…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:43 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Story of Mitsuoki Shigeta's first Thai surrogate o
    Story of Mitsuoki Shigeta's first Thai surrogate offers clues into mystery of 16 babies - When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but could not conceive. (Japan Times)Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:36 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Indian PM Modi meets with Japanese emperor in Toky
    Indian PM Modi meets with Japanese emperor in Tokyo - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an audience with Japanese Emperor Akihito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Tuesday, as part of his five-day trip to Japan to strengthen bilateral ties amid th…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:31 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Dengue fever strikes 2 models in Yoyogi Park
    Dengue fever strikes 2 models in Yoyogi Park - A worsening outbreak of dengue fever in Japan has claimed its first celebrities-two young models sent on assignment to the Tokyo park believed to be its source. (Japan Today)Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:26 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Australia leans toward buying Japanese subs to upg
    Australia leans toward buying Japanese subs to upgrade fleet - Japan and Australia are leaning towards a multibillion-dollar sale by Tokyo of a fleet of stealth submarines to Canberra's military in a move that could rile an increasingly assertive China, people fa…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:23 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • X-ray reveals hidden mini tower inside statue of a
    X-ray reveals hidden mini tower inside statue of ancient Buddhist leader in Kyoto - A miniature gorinto five-ringed Buddhist tower has been discovered inside a statue of the founder of the Daigoji temple in Kyoto's Fushimi Ward. (Asahi)Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:18 PM // newsonjapan.com

NPR

  • North Korea Grants Interviews With American Detain
    North Korea Grants Interviews With American Detainees: To What End? - Two U.S. news organizations, CNN and the Associated Press, were granted interviews with three men detained by North Korean authorities.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 05:09 PM // npr.org
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  • A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like
    A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras - Photographer Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas and shares her experience with a book of photos called North Korea: Anonymous Country.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:58 AM // npr.org
  • India's Prime Minister Builds Stronger Relationshi
    India's Prime Minister Builds Stronger Relationship With Japan - Narendra Modi continues his five-day tour of Japan. At a news conference on Monday, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe described an India-Japan partnership as having the most potential in the world.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 04:58 AM // npr.org
  • 3 Americans Detained In North Korea Urge U.S. To S
    3 Americans Detained In North Korea Urge U.S. To Secure Their Release - The State Department said the men should be released out of humanitarian concern and asked that Kenneth Bae, who has been held for two years, be granted amnesty.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 03:18 PM // npr.org
  • More Clashes In Pakistan As Pressure On Government
    More Clashes In Pakistan As Pressure On Government Grows - Anti-government protesters in Pakistan briefly forced state TV off the air amid continuing clashes with police and renewed calls for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 12:17 PM // npr.org
  • Why Did Crowd Flee Shanghai Subway After Foreigner
    Why Did Crowd Flee Shanghai Subway After Foreigner Fainted? - A widely watched video shows a foreigner fainting on a subway car and everyone around him fleeing. No one helps. It's rekindled a national debate about trust, fear and the Chinese national character.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 06:28 AM // npr.org
  • Protesters Demand Pakistani Prime Minister Sharif'
    Protesters Demand Pakistani Prime Minister Sharif's Ouster - Protesters surrounded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home, and for a brief period forced government TV off the air. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Boone, a correspondent for The Guardian in Islamabad.Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 04:58 AM // npr.org

WSJ Asia Edition

  • Video Purports to Show Beheading of American Journ
    Video Purports to Show Beheading of American Journalist - The extremist group Islamic State posted a video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, bringing calls for the U.S. to more forcefully confront the militants in both I…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:55 AM // online.wsj.com
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  • U.S. Manufacturing Rolls on Aged Wheels
    U.S. Manufacturing Rolls on Aged Wheels - Even as economic indicators rise, domestic capital spending has remained anemic by historical standards and the nation's capital equipment base is getting long in the tooth.Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:35 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Ukraine's Dilemma: Talk With Rebels or Fight With
    Ukraine's Dilemma: Talk With Rebels or Fight With Russia - A peace deal could involve ceding control over Ukraine's eastern regions to Moscow-backed separatists, but a war of attrition with Russia would risk further loss of territory and life.Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 01:35 AM // online.wsj.com
  • 'Sea Turtles' Travel Home to China
    'Sea Turtles' Travel Home to China - Native executives who return home from overseas are prized by Chinese firms because they understand the nuances of Chinese culture and can draw upon Western practices to help their new employers expan…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 12:01 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Australia Notches More Growth
    Australia Notches More Growth - Australia's economy expanded in the second quarter, helping the country reach its 23rd consecutive year of growth and making it stand out among developed-world peers that fell into recession following…Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:59 PM // online.wsj.com
  • China Securitization Stirs Worry
    China Securitization Stirs Worry - China's securitization market is booming, as Beijing relaxes rules to help funding for companies and ease the strains on banks, triggering worries the surge could add risks to the financial system.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:47 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Liquidity Rules Coming to Wall Street
    Liquidity Rules Coming to Wall Street - U.S. regulators are opening a new front in their efforts to create a safer financial system with rules designed to ensure banks can survive a crisis without running out of cash.Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 11:42 PM // online.wsj.com