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The Korea Herald

  • Park calls for expanding ties with U.S. in energy, healthcare
    Park calls for expanding ties with U.S. in energy, healthcare - South Korean President Park Geun-hye called Wednesday for expanding cooperation with the United States in energy and heaWed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:28 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • UAE bids to host next ITU meeting
    UAE bids to host next ITU meeting - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will bid to host the next quadrennial conference of the International TelecommunicationsWed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:27 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Kim released U.S. citizen at Obama's 'repeated requests': N. Korea
    Kim released U.S. citizen at Obama's 'repeated requests': N. Korea - North Korea's release of a detained American citizen came as its leader Kim Jong-un accepted the repeated requests ofWed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:26 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Herald Design Forum seeks to expand definition of design
    Herald Design Forum seeks to expand definition of design - This is the first in a weekly series that examine the expanding role of design as the run up to the Herald Design ForumWed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:21 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Young Koreans’ struggles behind low birthrate
    Young Koreans’ struggles behind low birthrate - South Korea’s low birthrate is generating deep concern among policymakers. The government is scrambling to shore up theWed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:16 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Seoul hails N.K.’s release of American
    Seoul hails N.K.’s release of American - South Korea on Wednesday welcomed North Korea’s release of one of three American citizens detained in the communist counWed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:14 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Kurds weather IS assault, await reinforcements
    Kurds weather IS assault, await reinforcements - MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AFP) ― Kurdish defenders of the strategic Syrian border town of Kobane awaited reinforcements WedneWed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:13 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Graphic News] Korea’s coffee imports to hit record
    [Graphic News] Korea’s coffee imports to hit record - The amount of coffee imported to Korea is expected to reach a record high this year amid burgeoning demand, according toWed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:12 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Newsmaker] Park, Saenuri at odds over constitutional revision
    [Newsmaker] Park, Saenuri at odds over constitutional revision - Conflict between President Park Geun-hye and her party has escalated, with Cheong Wa Dae publicly firing back at the parWed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:10 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Herald Interview] Graphene oxide new tool in fight against diseases
    [Herald Interview] Graphene oxide new tool in fight against diseases - A leading South Korean biochemistry researcher believes graphene oxide ― oxidized sheets of carbon atoms ― will eventualWed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:07 AM // koreaherald.com
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The Korea Times

KBS News

  • 'Kim Jong-un Ordered Release of US Detainee on Obama's Request'
    'Kim Jong-un Ordered Release of US Detainee on Obama's Request' - [Inter-Korea] : The North's state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Wednesday that North Korean Leader Kim ...[more...]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:56 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Poet Ko Un Named Winner of Italy's NordSud Award
    Poet Ko Un Named Winner of Italy's NordSud Award - [Culture] : A local publisher says that South Korean poet Ko Un has been selected as this year’s winner of an ...[more...]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:56 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Older-age Divorces Rise to Record Numbers in 2013
    Older-age Divorces Rise to Record Numbers in 2013 - [Domestic] : The divorce rate among couples married for 20 years or longer surged to a record high last ...[more...]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:54 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Park Vows to Pursue Saemaeul Movement as Int'l Cooperation Program
    Park Vows to Pursue Saemaeul Movement as Int'l Cooperation Program - [Politics] : President Park Geun-hye has vowed to actively share South Korea’s rural development experience ...[more...]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:51 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Outgoing US Ambassador to S. Korea Leaves Message of Gratitude
    Outgoing US Ambassador to S. Korea Leaves Message of Gratitude - [International] : Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Sung Kim has left a message of gratitude to the South ...[more...]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:43 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Seoul Disappointed over Japan's Actions Incongruent with Kono Statement
    Seoul Disappointed over Japan's Actions Incongruent with Kono Statement - [Politics] : The government has expressed disappointment over Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga's ...[more...]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:37 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Gov't to Provide Upgraded Ebola Protective Gear
    Gov't to Provide Upgraded Ebola Protective Gear - [Domestic] : Health authorities have decided to upgrade the protective equipment for Ebola for South Korean ...[more...]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:31 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Parties Agree to Pass 3 bills on Sewol Sinking by End of October
    Parties Agree to Pass 3 bills on Sewol Sinking by End of October - [Politics] : Floor leaders of the rival parties have reaffirmed the agreement to pass three key bills related to ...[more...]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:21 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Korean Won Posts Largest Drop in 3 Years in Q3
    Korean Won Posts Largest Drop in 3 Years in Q3 - [Economy] : The Korean won posted its largest drop in three years against the U.S. dollar in the third ...[more...]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:03 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Pres. Park Meets Turkish Parliament Speaker
    Pres. Park Meets Turkish Parliament Speaker - [Politics] : President Park Geun-hye met with Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek to discuss ways to ...[more...]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:00 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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The Chosun Ilbo

  • Father of British IS Hostage Dies after Pleading for Son's Release
    Father of British IS Hostage Dies after Pleading for Son's Release - The father of a British journalist held hostage by the Islamic State has died, weeks after pleading from a hospital bed for the extremist Islamist group to release his son. Paul Cantlie died last week…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:34 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Transplanted Nose Cells Help Paralyzed Man to Walk
    Transplanted Nose Cells Help Paralyzed Man to Walk - A man from Bulgaria, paralyzed from the chest down, has regained feeling in his legs and is able to walk with the aid of parallel bars and leg braces, after nose cells were transplanted into his damag…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:16 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • China Says 43 Suspected Ebola Carriers Cleared
    China Says 43 Suspected Ebola Carriers Cleared - China has broken its silence on suspected cases of Ebola in the country, reporting that 43 individuals in the southern province of Guangdong recently tested negative for the virus. Chinese media repor…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:10 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Possible Suspect Named in Canadian Shooting
    Possible Suspect Named in Canadian Shooting - Dozens of gunshots rang out in Canada's parliament buildings in Ottawa after a gunman shot and killed a soldier guarding the nearby National War Memorial. Police say one gunman was shot and killed ins…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:04 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • American Held in N.Korea Receives Emotional Homecoming
    American Held in N.Korea Receives Emotional Homecoming - After six months of detention in North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle has returned home to an emotional family reunion. Fowle flew home Wednesday to his Midwestern home state of Ohio, where he was met by his wi…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:03 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • To clean up an oil spill from the floor
    To clean up an oil spill from the floor - To clean up an oil spill from the floor, sprinkle flour to absorb it before wiping.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:53 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Today's Photo: October 23, 2014
    Today's Photo: October 23, 2014 - Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:53 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Today's Photo: October 23, 2014
    Today's Photo: October 23, 2014 - Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:52 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Today's Photo: October 23, 2014
    Today's Photo: October 23, 2014 - Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:52 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Chinese Couples Fly to Korea for Wedding Photos
    Chinese Couples Fly to Korea for Wedding Photos - Chinese newlyweds are rushing to Korea to have their wedding photos taken. Seven thousand Chinese couples visited Korea last year for that purpose alone, and the number is expected to surpass 10,000 t…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:15 PM // english.chosun.com
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The Hankyoreh

  • Google still the foreign company Koreans most want to work for
    Google still the foreign company Koreans most want to work for - Google Korea ranked first for the sixth consecutive year as the foreign company South Korean job-seekers most want to work for, a survey by the job portal site Saramin shows. Among the 507 job-seeker.…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:17 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • National Geographic: S. Koreans eating much more meat, less grains
    National Geographic: S. Koreans eating much more meat, less grains - Western influence on the South Korean diet over the past fifty years has reduced the percentage of calories ingested through grains nearly by half, from 82% to 43%, while the percentage received from…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:12 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • North Korea: Seoul has legal basis to stop leaflet balloon launches
    North Korea: Seoul has legal basis to stop leaflet balloon launches - The South Korean government is not using the existing laws it has at its disposal to prevent private groups from launching balloons carrying propaganda leaflets to North Korea. This could be evidence.…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:10 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Dongdaemun Design Plaza stimulating growth in its environs
    Dongdaemun Design Plaza stimulating growth in its environs - Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), which has the reputation of being an eccentric structure, is stimulating growth in the Dongdaemun area, a recent analysis claims. The evidence is that the floating popul…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:07 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Suicide rate polarizing according to age and region
    Suicide rate polarizing according to age and region - The South Korean suicide rate, which consistently ranks as one of the world’s highest, also shows signs of serious polarization according to age group and region, statistics indicate. An Oct. 21 anal.…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:03 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • 3 days of skiing or 500-year-old primordial forest?
    3 days of skiing or 500-year-old primordial forest? - Participants in the 12th Meeting of the Conference the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (sic) protest calling for the stop of construction at Gariwang Mountain in Gangwon Province, a…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:32 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Eco-friendly cotton candy
    Eco-friendly cotton candy - Children ride stationary bikes that generate electricity for a cotton candy machine at the Eco-Expo Korea 2014 at COEX in Seoul’s Gangnam district, Oct. 21. The event is an exhibition of environmental…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:24 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Nightly opening at palaces in Seoul
    Nightly opening at palaces in Seoul - Visitors take commemorative photos at Changgyeong Palace in Seoul’s Jongno district on the first day of its night opening, from 7-10 pm, Oct. 21. Gyeongbok Palace will also open at night during the au…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:22 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Asia Future Forum opens in Seoul, discussing a people-centered economy
    Asia Future Forum opens in Seoul, discussing a people-centered economy - “Just as a forest cannot only be composed of big trees, it is dangerous for one or two large monopolistic corporations to dominate a country’s economy.” Tarja Halonen, former president of Finland, ca.…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:58 PM // hani.co.kr
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  • CRS Report: S. Korea could cover part of costs of US troops in Guam
    CRS Report: S. Korea could cover part of costs of US troops in Guam - A congressional report suggests that the South Korean government should be asked to pay part of the cost needed to increase the American military presence on the US territory of Guam. A report titled.…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:01 AM // hani.co.kr

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The Dong-A Ilbo

Yonhap News

  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Oct. 23)
    (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Oct. 23) - History repeats itself : Government should not fall into the trap set up by N.K. At a casual glance, the recent string of events on the Korean Peninsula is puzzling. However, if we heed the notion tha…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:53 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers
    Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers - SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Oct. 23. Korean-language dailies -- Opposition party pushes for probe into former President Lee's ove…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:53 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Oct. 23)
    (EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Oct. 23) - A well-deserved slap down UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was the top choice to be the next president of Korea in a recent opinion poll. He was named by 39.7 percent of those surveyed, well ahead of…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:53 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Oct. 23)
    (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Oct. 23) - Future of 'Choinomics' Strategy and Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan marks his first 100 days in office on Thursday. Choi, who doubles as deputy prime minister for economic affairs, has been pushing f…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:53 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (3rd LD) Kim released U.S. citizen at Obama's 'repeated requests': N. Korea
    (3rd LD) Kim released U.S. citizen at Obama's 'repeated requests': N. Korea - SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's release of a detained American citizen came as its leader, Kim Jong-un, accepted the repeated requests of U.S. President Barack Obama, the communist…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:22 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) S. Korea open to joining China-led infra bank if conditions met: minister
    (LEAD) S. Korea open to joining China-led infra bank if conditions met: minister - BEIJING, Oct. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan said Wednesday that Seoul would be willing to join a push by Beijing to set up a new regional bank to fund infrastructure pr…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:22 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • Kerry: U.S. ready to reduce military presence in Asia if N. Korea gives up nuclear program
    Kerry: U.S. ready to reduce military presence in Asia if N. Korea gives up nuclear program - By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday the United States is prepared to reduce its military presence in Asia if North Korea rejoins nuclear…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:49 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (2nd LD) Kim released U.S. citizen at Obama's 'repeated requests': N. Korea
    (2nd LD) Kim released U.S. citizen at Obama's 'repeated requests': N. Korea - (ATTN: UPDATES with Fowle returning home; ADDS to dateline) SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's release of a detained American citizen came as its leader, Kim Jong-un, accepted the rep…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:13 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (Copyright)
    (Copyright) - All information carried by the Yonhap News Agency, including articles, photographs, graphics, audio and video images, and illustrations (collectively, the content) is owned by the Yonhap News Agency.…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:11 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • LG Twins hold off NC Dinos 4-2 to take KBO playoff stranglehold
    LG Twins hold off NC Dinos 4-2 to take KBO playoff stranglehold - CHANGWON, South Korea, Oct. 22 (Yonhap) -- The LG Twins held off the NC Dinos 4-2 for their second straight victory in the opening playoff series in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) on Wednesday,…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:25 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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10 Magazine

  • ICONS of Korean Fashion
    ICONS of Korean Fashion - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. ICONS Of Korean Fashion Words by Michelle Park Park Seu […] To read original article please visit ICONS of Korean Fashion to read the full a…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:46 PM // 10mag.com
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  • Food Week Korea 2014
    Food Week Korea 2014 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Food Week Korea 2014 Shot courtesy of Food Week Korea N […] To read original article please visit Food Week Korea 2014 to read the full arti…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:13 AM // 10mag.com
  • Daegu Foodie Find: Vietnam Restaurant
    Daegu Foodie Find: Vietnam Restaurant - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Daegu Foodie Find: Vietnam Restaurant Words and shots b […] To read original article please visit Daegu Foodie Find: Vietnam Restaurant to r…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 10:45 PM // 10mag.com
  • Fashion Bites: Korean Fashion from the Street to the Runway
    Fashion Bites: Korean Fashion from the Street to the Runway - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Fashion Bites: Korean Fashion from the Street to the Ru […] To read original article please visit Fashion Bites: Korean Fashion from the Str…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 09:16 PM // 10mag.com
  • KOSIGN 2014
    KOSIGN 2014 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. November 5 – 8 KOSIGN 2014 Visitors to the 22nd K […] To read original article please visit KOSIGN 2014 to read the full article.Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 10:21 PM // 10mag.com
  • Hasi (청담동 하시): The Smoking Hot Cheongdam Izakaya
    Hasi (청담동 하시): The Smoking Hot Cheongdam Izakaya - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Head to this busy Cheongdam Izakaya in central Seoul an […] To read original article please visit Hasi (청담동 하시): The Smoking Hot Cheongdam I…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 08:07 PM // 10mag.com
  • Top 10 #Korea Instagrams of the Week
    Top 10 #Korea Instagrams of the Week - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. It’s Friday, whoop whoop! And that can only mean itR […] To read original article please visit Top 10 #Korea Instagrams of the Week to re…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:10 PM // 10mag.com
  • Movie Review: “Toxic Desire: Addiction”
    Movie Review: “Toxic Desire: Addiction” - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Toxic Desire: Addiction Directed by Yoon Yeo-chang Word […] To read original article please visit Movie Review: “Toxic Desire: Addiction” to…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 09:59 PM // 10mag.com
  • Open Plaza of the National Museum of Korea
    Open Plaza of the National Museum of Korea - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Open Plaza of the National Museum of Korea Sunday, Octo […] To read original article please visit Open Plaza of the National Museum of Korea…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 05:17 AM // 10mag.com
  • Sri Lanka: Why You Should Go Now
    Sri Lanka: Why You Should Go Now - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Sri Lanka: Why You Should Go Now Words and shots by Anj […] To read original article please visit Sri Lanka: Why You Should Go Now to read t…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 10:04 PM // 10mag.com

Three Wise Monkeys

  • On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)—to the Chrysalis Election
    On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)—to the Chrysalis Election - 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

  • Misaeng: Episode 2
    Misaeng: Episode 2 - The interns aren’t the only ones who have to worry about their status in the company — the department heads have their own headaches to deal with. For Department Chief Oh, that headache is named “Geu-…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:50 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • The ladies of Legendary Witch get incarcerated
    The ladies of Legendary Witch get incarcerated - MBC’s newest weekend drama Legendary Witch premieres this weekend, and the premise is actually really intriguing, and not your standard weekend family fare. Han Ji-hye (Full Sun) stars as the heroine…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Han Ye-seul struts as a sexy ajumma for Birth of a Beauty
    Han Ye-seul struts as a sexy ajumma for Birth of a Beauty - Shooting has commenced on Birth of a Beauty, and Han Ye-seul has glammed up to the nines to play its lead. With a plot that sounds like a drama version of 200 Pound Beauty, the drama is about a woman…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:08 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Chun Jung-myung offered lead in tvN rom-com Heart to Heart
    Chun Jung-myung offered lead in tvN rom-com Heart to Heart - Coffee Prince’s PD Lee Yoon-jung is gearing up for a January premiere for her first drama over at cable network tvN, a romantic comedy called Heart to Heart. The offer is currently out to Choi Kang-he…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:03 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Secret Door: Episode 10
    Secret Door: Episode 10 - This episode is all about parenthood, and in particular, the fraught territory of the father-son relationship. And yet it’s not even about Yeongjo and Sun’s increasingly conflicted relationship—at lea…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:14 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 4
    Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 4 - Our hero learns the hard way that assembling an orchestra and being given a chance to conduct is just the beginning of his journey, and that there’s an entire component to leading an orchestra that ne…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:23 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Three Musketeers: Episode 10
    Three Musketeers: Episode 10 - In what might be the best episode yet (again), our boys race against the clock to save their friend and their princess, who may or may not have totally owned this hour with her strength of will and ul…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:10 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Modern Farmer: Episode 2
    Modern Farmer: Episode 2 - Well I asked for wacky hijinks, and I certainly got them. The boys get to the farm and find that country life is a lot more difficult than they thought, and that’s not including how bad things can get…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:14 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

Han Cinema

  • [Spoiler] Added episode 42 captures for the Korean drama 'Yuna's Street' (2014/10/22)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 42 captures for the Korean drama 'Yuna's Street' (2014/10/22) - Added episode 42 captures for the Korean drama Yuna's Street (2014)Directed by Lim Tae-wooWritten by Kim Woon-kyeongNetwork : jTBCWith Kim Ok-bin, Lee Hee-joon, Lee Moon-sik, Shin So-yul, Jeong Jong-…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • 'Roaring Currents' Heads to China (2014/10/22)
    'Roaring Currents' Heads to China (2014/10/22) - The film The Admiral: Roaring Currents, which drew 17.6 million viewers in Korea, will open in 3,000 theaters throughout China by the end of the year, the film's distributor CJ Eandamp;M said on Mond…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • New Korean movies released today (2014/10/22)
    New Korean movies released today (2014/10/22) - Lies 2014 (Korean Movie, 2014) More movies Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episode 9 captures for the Korean drama 'Secret Door' (2014/10/22)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 9 captures for the Korean drama 'Secret Door' (2014/10/22) - Added episode 9 captures for the Korean drama Secret Door (2014)Directed by Kim Hyeong-sikWritten by Yoon Seon-jooNetwork : SBSWith Han Seok-Kyu, Lee Je-hoon, Kim Yoo-jeong, Park Eun-bin, Kim Min-jon…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Today's Photo: October 22, 2014 [1] (2014/10/22)
    Today's Photo: October 22, 2014 [1] (2014/10/22) - People visit Changgyeong Palace for a night tour in Seoul on Tuesday. The palace is open late until Nov. 2. /News 1 Models promote heaters in a store in Seoul on Tuesday. /News 1 Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Seo's comeback concert thrills fans (2014/10/22)
    Seo's comeback concert thrills fans (2014/10/22) - After a five-year hiatus from the music scene, singer Seo Taiji gave a concert on Saturday, celebrating the release of his new album. Provided by Seotaiji Company Silence filled Jamsil Olympic Stadiu…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Video] Adult rated trailer released for the Korean movie 'Lies 2014' (2014/10/22)
    [Video] Adult rated trailer released for the Korean movie 'Lies 2014' (2014/10/22) - Adult rated trailer released for the Korean movie Lies 2014 Lies 2014 (2014)Directed by Lee Min-hwanWith Yoon Seol-hee, Hong Seok-yeon,...SynopsisA final rendezvous has been granted to us...Stay for…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episode 3 captures for the Korean drama 'Tomorrow's Cantabile' (2014/10/22)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 3 captures for the Korean drama 'Tomorrow's Cantabile' (2014/10/22) - Added episode 3 captures for the Korean drama Tomorrow's Cantabile (2014)Directed by Han Sang-wooWritten by Shin Jae-wonNetwork : KBSWith Joo Won, Sim Eun-kyeong, Lee Ah-hyeon, Kim Yoo-mi-II, Park Bo…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Video] Added new stills and making-of video for the Korean movie 'Entangled' (2014/10/22)
    [Video] Added new stills and making-of video for the Korean movie 'Entangled' (2014/10/22) - Added new stills and making-of video for the upcoming Korean movie Entangled http://cdn.springboardplatform.com/storage/hancinema.net/conversion/1078249_2.mp4 Entangled (2014)Directed by Lee Don-kuWi…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episode 23 captures for the Korean drama 'The Night Watchman's Journal' (2014/10/22)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 23 captures for the Korean drama 'The Night Watchman's Journal' (2014/10/22) - Added episode 23 captures for the Korean drama The Night Watchman's Journal (2014)Directed by Lee Joo-hwan, Yoon Ji-hoonWritten by Bang Ji-yeong, Kim Seon-hee, Yoo Dong-yoonNetwork : MBCWith Jeong Il…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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Marmot's Hole

  • Some of the Real K-pop – LeeSA
    Some of the Real K-pop – LeeSA - I have spent a good bit of time listening to chaebol music and, though the production skills are good, it leaves me wanting to hear something fresh – something fresh like LeeSA (리싸).  She has a great…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 10:57 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread: October 19, 2014
    Open Thread: October 19, 2014 - My whirlwind weekend tour of Korea’s October festivals continues.  Yesterday, I took Anonymous_Family to Yeonan University’s Fall Flower Festival.   Here’s the only pic that I could crop out Anonymous…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 11:32 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • 16 Concert-goers Dead in Seongnam
    16 Concert-goers Dead in Seongnam - At least sixteen people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate at a K-pop concert in Seongnam.  An English link is here. According to accounts: . . . in the dense crowd, 20-30 people cl…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 09:26 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Kansas City’s Korean good luck charm
    Kansas City’s Korean good luck charm - The Irish have the Blarney Stone, the Chinese rub Buddha’s belly and the Kansas City Royals have Lee Sung-woo. They have who, what, huh? Okay, so the story goes that in the middle of the American majo…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 06:50 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Photo of the Day: My, those are some nice waegook-in (외국인) bosoms there, huh Rep. Kwon?
    Photo of the Day: My, those are some nice waegook-in (외국인) bosoms there, huh Rep. Kwon? - (Image from KoreaBANG) Saenuri lawmaker Rep. Kwon Seong-dong using company time and bandwidth to explore extracurricular pursuits. UPDATE Well, well, what do we have here?  A larger version of the pic…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 12:45 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Kakao Jumps Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire
    Kakao Jumps Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire - As a measure to stem the flood of users leaving Kakao Talk, Daum Kakao CEO Lee Sirgoo announced today that the company would no longer comply with prosecutors’ requests for private Kakao Talk conversa…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 06:45 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Korean Government Sabotages Kakao Talk
    Korean Government Sabotages Kakao Talk - Due to claims that the Government and prosecutors have been using Kakao Talk logs to monitor people, Kakao has taken a beating, resulting in over 400,000 users migrating to other applications that hav…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 04:10 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Seoul’s Mayor Comes Out In Favor of Legalizing Same Sex Marriage
    Seoul’s Mayor Comes Out In Favor of Legalizing Same Sex Marriage - Seoul’s mayor and popular pick among pundits for presidential candidate in 2017 Park Won-soon came out in support of legalizing gay marriage.  In an interview with the San Francisco Examiner published…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 11:55 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread – October 11, 2014 – The Economic Dinosaur Edition
    Open Thread – October 11, 2014 – The Economic Dinosaur Edition - Just because the Korea Economic Research Institute hires old-school idiots that love felons does not mean you can’t enjoy this beautiful fall weather.Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 09:32 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Breaking News: N. Korea fires at leaflets ballooned into North; shells land in South
    Breaking News: N. Korea fires at leaflets ballooned into North; shells land in South - I wish I could tell you more, but all we have is the breaking Yonhap headline which says North Korea just fired at the folk sending balloons with leaflets into the North, with shells apparently fallin…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 05:46 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

Gusts of Popular Feeling

  • Giving a presentation on the history of English teachers in Korea this Saturday
    Giving a presentation on the history of English teachers in Korea this Saturday - This Saturday, October 25, at 4pm, I will be giving a presentation titled ‘From Explorers and Missionaries to Vagabonds and Potential Criminals: Two Hundred Years of Teaching English in Korea’ for the…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:05 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
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  • Walking tour of Yangcheon Hyanggyo and Gaehwasan October 26
    Walking tour of Yangcheon Hyanggyo and Gaehwasan October 26 - Next Sunday, October 26, I'll be leading a walk around the area of Yangcheon Hyanggyo Station and Gaehwasan Station for the Royal Asiatic Society. The former location was the seat of Yangcheon Hyeon,…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 05:46 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Lecture on the history of Korea's shipbuilding industry tonight
    Lecture on the history of Korea's shipbuilding industry tonight - Tonight, Tuesday September 30, Peter Bartholomew will be giving a lecture titled How Korea became the world's most important shipbuilding .nation for the Royal Asiatic Society:This lecture will descri…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 02:47 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Being wary of foreign men - since 1876!
    Being wary of foreign men - since 1876! - (Photos from here and here.)As covered over at the Marmot's Hole, the Donga Ilbo published an article warning women to be wary of foreigners offering them drinks. As the headline and subheadline put i…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 02:39 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Seoul Station Overpass to be opened to pedestrians Sunday afternoon
    Seoul Station Overpass to be opened to pedestrians Sunday afternoon - It was reported a few weeks ago that Seoul is planning to close the Seoul Station Overpass and turn it into a park, influenced by High Line Park in New York City (itself influenced by Promenade planté…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 03:56 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Screening of Lee Man-hee's 1975 film 'Road to Sampo' this Saturday
    Screening of Lee Man-hee's 1975 film 'Road to Sampo' this Saturday - This Saturday, October 4, at 3pm, the Royal Asiatic Society Cinema Club and Seoul Film Society will have a free screening of the 1975 Lee Man-hee film Road to Sampo (삼포 가는 길) with English subtitles at…Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 01:45 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • RAS Lecture tomorrow night on how Japan restored Seokguram to justify colonization
    RAS Lecture tomorrow night on how Japan restored Seokguram to justify colonization - Tomorrow night, Tuesday September 30, Professor Henry Em will be giving a lecture titled Seokguram, the Guze Kannon, and the Creation of National Pasts for the Royal Asiatic Society:Seokguram's restor…Mon, 29 Sep 2014, 04:12 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • HIV and drug testing for Korean Government Scholarship Program applicants
    HIV and drug testing for Korean Government Scholarship Program applicants - In 2011, the Korean Government Scholarship Program Guidelines for foreign students studying in Korea (see page 15 here (link downloads a pdf)) had to this to say health examinations for successful app…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 03:23 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Uncovering the truth about "The Korean Seductress Who Betrayed America"
    Uncovering the truth about "The Korean Seductress Who Betrayed America" - This AP article was pointed out to me the other day:Back in the days of Commies and pinkos, of Red scares, black lists, suspicion and smear, Kim Soo-im stood out as a one-woman axis of evil, a villain…Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 02:19 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Kukmin Ilbo editorial on foreign teacher drug bust
    Kukmin Ilbo editorial on foreign teacher drug bust - Three weeks ago, a large number of native speaking teachers were busted for selling and buying marijuana. The almost 50 articles about this bust mostly had headlines focusing on the fact that a Nigeri…Fri, 12 Sep 2014, 04:46 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com

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Chris in South Korea

  • Life as a Nomad: Hong Kong
    Life as a Nomad: Hong Kong - This Life as a Nomad post comes at you from the awesome Jonny Blair at dontstopliving.net. Want to tell your ‘Life as a Nomad‘ story? Head to this page for more information. So, tell me about Hong Kon…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
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  • Destination: Chokchai Farm – Thailand’s most tourist-friendly farm turned theme park
    Destination: Chokchai Farm – Thailand’s most tourist-friendly farm turned theme park -   Farm Chokchai – the farm where the cow is king. If you’ve seen an ‘Umm… Milk!’ ice cream location, you might have wondered where the milk came from. Whether you’re interested in the Chokchai legacy…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • 31 random pictures from my recent travels
    31 random pictures from my recent travels - A quick note: if you’re not following the One Weird Globe Twitter account, start following now. Some of these get published there first for my followers. As always, random pictures are those photos th…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Travel Book Reviews: long-term traveling, luxury travel, Southeast Asia, and more
    Travel Book Reviews: long-term traveling, luxury travel, Southeast Asia, and more - This month: half a dozen books related to travel – whether you’re traveling long-term, on a budget, on the high-end, or simply want to disappear, there’s a little something for everyone. Alternatively…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Ban Prasat Archeological Site – lots of excavated prehistoric skeletons, anyone?
    Destination: Ban Prasat Archeological Site – lots of excavated prehistoric skeletons, anyone? - Whether you come for the skeletons dating back hundreds of thousands of years or excavations of an ancient community, there are millennia of history on display. Excavated in 1983 and 1984 as the secon…Sun, 12 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • How we moved ourselves and everything we owned across Thailand for $358.46
    How we moved ourselves and everything we owned across Thailand for $358.46 - Being nomads like us means a few things are a given. A few of them: You’ll make friends in different cities and countries around the world. You may never settle down in an area, even as you get to kno…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Life as a Nomad: Madrid, Spain
    Life as a Nomad: Madrid, Spain - ‘Life as a Nomad‘ is an occasional series that focuses on the nomadic life and where we (or nomads like us) have lived it. This post is written by Auston over at Two Bad Tourists. So, tell me about Ma…Sun, 5 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • First impressions of Krabi and Ao Nang
    First impressions of Krabi and Ao Nang - Krabi / Ao Nang, we are in you! I’m happy to report that as of the 1st of October, we moved into a two bedroom house in the Krabi area for our final six months in Thailand. It’s about halfway between…Sun, 5 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Life as a Nomad: Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Life as a Nomad: Chiang Mai, Thailand - ‘Life as a Nomad‘ is an occasional series that focuses on the nomadic life and where we’ve lived it. So, tell me about Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai is the yin to Bangkok’s yang. Where Bangkok is a city of e…Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Random pictures, part 16
    Random pictures, part 16 - Gotta love it when you see something along the road that just makes you stop and pull out the camera. As always, random pictures are those fun pictures that don’t fit in other posts. You might have so…Sun, 28 Sep 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com

Korean Modern Lit in Translation

  • Asia Publishing has just put out 5 MORE bilingual translations of Korean Literature
    Asia Publishing has just put out 5 MORE bilingual translations of Korean Literature - Asia Publishing has just put out 5 MORE bilingual translations of Korean Literature on top of the 75 they’ve produced over the last two years. There will soon be a web page with the books, reviews, au…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 08:40 AM // ktlit.com
  • Review: Shadow of the Void by Ynhui Park, poetry translated by Brother Anthony
    Review: Shadow of the Void by Ynhui Park, poetry translated by Brother Anthony - While the rest of us have been sleeping, Brother Anthony (An Sonjae). who apparently has nt such physical requirements^^ has been busy translating poetry again, this time Shadow of the Void by Korean…Sun, 12 Oct 2014, 08:29 AM // ktlit.com
  • Nice interview with Jay Rubin about the “voice” of the interpreter
    Nice interview with Jay Rubin about the “voice” of the interpreter - From Asympote Magazine Jay (who has been a regular translator or Haruki Murakami) makes an argument that there should be no such thing as a translational voice and also manages to be pretty damned amu…Sun, 12 Oct 2014, 02:42 AM // ktlit.com
  • “Balli-balli” and why I’m ‘glad’ Ko Un did not win the Nobel Prize for Literature
    “Balli-balli” and why I’m ‘glad’ Ko Un did not win the Nobel Prize for Literature - First, I should say that Ko Un is a deserving candidate and would have been a deserving winner for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2014, even though his odds did decline from as high a 6/1 last year…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 11:33 AM // ktlit.com
  • Mad Props to Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton – Kim Tae-yong’s “Pig on Grass” wins award
    Mad Props to Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton – Kim Tae-yong’s “Pig on Grass” wins award - Excellent news in the field of Korean to English Translation as the Fulton’s have scored another one, winning the 4th Annual Chametzky Prize for Translation. Just in case you don’t know who the Fulton…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 03:56 AM // ktlit.com
  • LTI Korea President Kim Seong-kon Assesses the State of Korean Literature in Translation
    LTI Korea President Kim Seong-kon Assesses the State of Korean Literature in Translation - After nearly three years at the helm of LTI Korea Seong-Kon Kim, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at Seoul National University,Literary Critic, Film Critic, Literary Translator, Korea Herald Columnist, and a…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 10:13 PM // ktlit.com
  • You’d be mad to miss this one
    You’d be mad to miss this one - British Novelist Oyeyemi to Visit Korea to Reveal Her Literary Worldview, oh, yeah… the ice-cream on the cake? Kim Young-ha! Posted on October 1, 2014 by Korea Bizwire in Culture & Society, Editor’s C…Fri, 3 Oct 2014, 10:31 AM // ktlit.com
  • Little Bits of Literature (Buckwheat Blossoms and Kim Hoon) in the Yeouido Hangang Park
    Little Bits of Literature (Buckwheat Blossoms and Kim Hoon) in the Yeouido Hangang Park - If you missed the “When Buckwheat Blossoms Bloom” festival this month? And who didn’t who speaks English, since it occurred from 9.05.2014 ~ 09.14.2014 and wasn’t really advertised in English, there i…Sun, 21 Sep 2014, 03:08 AM // ktlit.com
  • Awesome things from The Korea Society (New York)
    Awesome things from The Korea Society (New York) - A whole raft of upcoming cool stuff from the Korea Society in New York including discussion of the new book The Birth of Korean Cool (ALSO, please follow us on twitter at @ktlit!)   The Korea Society…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 07:16 PM // ktlit.com
  • LTI Korea Video Contest! A short (1-3 min) video on Korean literature might win $500 on Amazon!
    LTI Korea Video Contest! A short (1-3 min) video on Korean literature might win $500 on Amazon! - YOU MAY ALREADY BE A WINNER!! And guess what? This compettion is open to anyone, Korean or non-Korean! And you can win cards of $500, $100, and $10 dollars from Amazon! What do you have to do? Read on…Wed, 6 Aug 2014, 06:18 PM // ktlit.com

The Grand Narrative

  • Korean Sociological Image #87: Normalizing Interracial Relationships
    Korean Sociological Image #87: Normalizing Interracial Relationships - An extended commercial for Yoplait ‘Yopa’ yogurt, featuring five quick, humorous stories of foreign men in relationships with Korean women. It’s unremarkable in itself, and frankly not all that funny,…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:27 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
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  • Thinking About Getting Cosmetic Surgery in Korea? Make Sure You Read This First
    Thinking About Getting Cosmetic Surgery in Korea? Make Sure You Read This First - (Sources: left, dongA; right, The Kyunghyang Shinmun) The more operations, the more possibilities for complications, mistakes, and patient deaths. So, with the highest per capita number of cosmetic su…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Announcements
    Announcements - (Source: Facebook Event Page) Hello everyone. Just to quickly let you know about an upcoming presentation not to be missed, some worthy causes, and some Youtubers that deserve more promoting. First up…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 06:25 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Sunday Fun: Bottoms!
    Sunday Fun: Bottoms! - My 8 year-old daughter Alice is really into comics these days, often hiding our home phone under her pillow to keep reading when she’s supposed to be asleep. To my chagrin, she couldn’t care less if t…Sat, 11 Oct 2014, 10:32 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #86: Sex and the Single Korean (Household)
    Korean Sociological Image #86: Sex and the Single Korean (Household) - As of last year, one in four Korean households had just one person. That was the same as Australia, and just shy of the US. Yet just four years earlier, only Seoul was remotely close to that figure, w…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 10:05 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #85: Just One 10 Minutes…to Improve Your Spouse’s Specs
    Korean Sociological Image #85: Just One 10 Minutes…to Improve Your Spouse’s Specs - (Source: Jinvas, left, right; edited) Two notebook covers, found by reader Stephanie Rosier at her local Kyobo bookstore. As she explains on the blog’s Facebook page, the left reads, “If I study for t…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 06:01 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Policing the Student Body: Sookmyung Women’s University students told to cover up
    Policing the Student Body: Sookmyung Women’s University students told to cover up - (Source: TVChosun) Watching a news report about the controversial new dress code for last week’s festival at Sookmyung Women’s University, I was surprised to hear that it was the student union that wa…Mon, 29 Sep 2014, 05:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Quick Hit: Harassment Framed as Affection
    Quick Hit: Harassment Framed as Affection - (Dummy Harassment by gaelx; CC BY-SA 2.0) Via The Korea Herald: Former National Assembly Speaker Park Hee-tae is to be questioned over allegations of molesting a golf caddie, police said Saturday… …Pa…Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 05:50 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • You are Beautiful, Stop Hating Your Body
    You are Beautiful, Stop Hating Your Body - (Source: 숭실 총여학생회 다락 Facebook Page) Oops, I haven’t written in a while. Time to find something about body-image, the media, or popular culture to complain about then. Seriously(?) though, there’s only…Sun, 14 Sep 2014, 01:10 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Searching for Storytellers for Naughty Storytelling Event
    Searching for Storytellers for Naughty 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 Naught…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 07:00 PM // thegrandnarrative.com

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DailyNK

  • Making Nice in the "Glory Days"
    Making Nice in the "Glory Days" - To understand the consequences of NorthKorea’s connection with German neo-Naziorganizations, they must be given closer attention. Let’s begin with the German neo-Nazi movement in general.Neo-Nazi beli…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:28 PM // dailynk.com
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  • 'Troops May Have Approached MDL for Infiltration Routes'
    'Troops May Have Approached MDL for Infiltration Routes' - Two incidents between South and North Koreathis past Saturday and Sunday, one which resulted in the exchange of fire, nearthe Military Demarcation Line [MDL] may have been a calculated provocationinit…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:35 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Kim Makes Another Onsite Visit with Cane
    Kim Makes Another Onsite Visit with Cane - Kim Jong Eun appears again with a cane at the Yonphung Scientists Rest Home. Image: Rodong SinmunAfter a 40-day absence from the public eye,Kim Jong Eun has been making a number of public appearances…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:58 AM // dailynk.com
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  • State Calls for LED Bulb Exchange
    State Calls for LED Bulb Exchange - In an effort to combat the country’s chronic power shortages, North Korea is said to be encouraginghomes to switch over to more efficient Light Emitting Diode [LED] bulbs.However, in order to make the…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:10 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Do the May 24th Sanctions on North Korea Need to Be Dropped?
    Do the May 24th Sanctions on North Korea Need to Be Dropped? - As though they had been waiting for it, thecries to drop the May 24th sanctions tangibly grew louderas soon as the three high level officials from North Korea went back. Are wefinally in “reconciliati…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:06 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Released Jeffrey Fowle En Route Home to US
    Released Jeffrey Fowle En Route Home to US - The North Korean authorities have releasedone of three American detainees being held in the country.According to a brief statement issued bythe U.S. on the 21st, the man, Jeffrey Fowle, was transporte…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:21 PM // dailynk.com
  • SPA Presidium President Headed for Africa
    SPA Presidium President Headed for Africa - Kim Yong Nam, the veteran chair of theStanding Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly in North Korea, arrived toBeijing Capital International Airport at 10a.m. on October 21st via Koryo Air,North…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:24 AM // dailynk.com
  • Les Nord-Coréens cessent de regarder les émissions sud-coréennes, pour le momen
    Les Nord-Coréens cessent de regarder les émissions sud-coréennes, pour le momen - Daily NK a appris que la Corée du Nord arécemment connu une diminution du nombre de personnes regardant secrètement lesfilms et séries télévisées sud-coréennes, en raison d’un accroissement descontrôl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:07 AM // dailynk.com
  • Debido a la vigilancia, menos personas están viendo dramas de Corea del Sur
    Debido a la vigilancia, menos personas están viendo dramas de Corea del Sur - Image: YonhapUna fuente interna informó que recientementeha habido una disminución en el número de ciudadanos norcoreanos que ven películaso telenovelas provenientes de Corea del Sur, debido a las fre…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:06 AM // dailynk.com
  • Smugglers Targeted for Defector Information
    Smugglers Targeted for Defector Information - North Korea’s StateSecurity Department [SSD] in North Hamgyung Province has been shaking down smugglers in the border areas to expose the identities of defectors nowliving in South Korea, the Daily NK…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:49 AM // dailynk.com

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OneFreeKorea

  • Veto or not, a Security Council vote on N. Korean human rights is a victory
    Veto or not, a Security Council vote on N. Korean human rights is a victory - A draft U.N. General Assembly resolution, co-authored by EU and Japanese diplomats, may ask the Security Council “to refer North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to an international court” for his crimes…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:32 AM // freekorea.us
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  • Sue Terry’s review of Chris Hill’s book was much too kind
    Sue Terry’s review of Chris Hill’s book was much too kind - Terry’s review isn’t what I’d call favorable, and Terry is a much kinder soul than I am, but it seems too kind to call Hill “one of the most successfulTue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:26 PM // freekorea.us
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  • Freed, fired Fowle flies to family
    Freed, fired Fowle flies to family - North Korea has released Jeffrey Fowle, one of its three American hostages. We learn this from, among other sources, an AP report — filed from Washington, following a State Department announcement. He…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 08:58 PM // freekorea.us
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  • Amb. King: “Do not go to North Korea.”
    Amb. King: “Do not go to North Korea.” - “Do not go to North Korea. It is a tough place and Americans find themselves getting into trouble there,” he said, apparently referring to three U.S. citizens who have beenTue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:21 AM // freekorea.us
  • Another reason North Koreans need an independent cell phone network: online banking
    Another reason North Koreans need an independent cell phone network: online banking - The AP’s Hyung-Jin Kim reports on how the 25,000 North Korean refugees in the South use Chinese cell phones, which reach across the border into North Korea, to send remittancesMon, 20 Oct 2014, 12:11 PM // freekorea.us
  • Yeonmi Park appeals to the conscience of Europe
    Yeonmi Park appeals to the conscience of Europe - It is her first time in Ireland and, indeed, Europe. But at the age of just 21, this sweetly-confident, intelligent and tiny-framed young woman, who managed to flee the famine-tornMon, 20 Oct 2014, 06:53 AM // freekorea.us
  • Suzanne Scholte makes her case at Mason District, in Fairfax
    Suzanne Scholte makes her case at Mason District, in Fairfax - I’m not neutral in this race, but in the interest of fairness, I went looking on Congressman Connolly’s site for his speech from the same event, and found nothing recent.Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 03:40 PM // freekorea.us
  • Podcast interview with me on Kim Jong Un
    Podcast interview with me on Kim Jong Un - I hope Brad Jackson wasn’t too disappointed, not only by all the ways I found to say, “I don’t know,” but also by my questioning of much of the nonsenseThu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:37 PM // freekorea.us
  • Swiss sold N. Korea $180K in cigarette-making machinery as aid agencies begged for donations
    Swiss sold N. Korea $180K in cigarette-making machinery as aid agencies begged for donations - The communist country’s imports of Swiss tobacco machinery components reached US$180,000 in the January-June period, far more than the $24,000 worth of imports recorded for all of 2013, according toThu, 16 Oct 2014, 07:30 AM // freekorea.us
  • Christian Whiton: “[W]e need a policy of truth for North Korea.”
    Christian Whiton: “[W]e need a policy of truth for North Korea.” - At CNN.com, Whiton registers the signs of Agreed Framework 3, and writes: There is another way to handle North Korea, which involves putting sustained pressure on the regime. China alwaysThu, 16 Oct 2014, 06:15 AM // freekorea.us

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38 North

  • Oral History Archive: The 1994 US-DPRK Agreed Framework
    Oral History Archive: The 1994 US-DPRK Agreed Framework - On October 21, 1994, the United States and North Korea signed an agreement–the Agreed Framework–calling upon Pyongyang to denuclearize in exchange for two light water reactors. An international consor…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:38 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The North Korean Navy Acquires a New Submarine
    The North Korean Navy Acquires a New Submarine - A review of commercial satellite imagery from 2010 until the present covering North Korea’s submarine bases and building shipyards has revealed the presence of a previously unidentified submarine moor…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 07:45 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Book Review: “Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy”
    Book Review: “Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy” - Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy. A Memoir by Christopher R. Hill. New York: Simon & Schuster, October 2014. 448 pp. Christopher Hill is an American diplomat with a long career an…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 07:52 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • A Human Rights Dialogue with North Korea: Real or Illusory?
    A Human Rights Dialogue with North Korea: Real or Illusory? - North Korea has made a number of intriguing gestures recently on human rights. At the United Nations, its Foreign Minister announced his country’s readiness to hold a “human rights dialogue with count…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 11:24 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea Responds to the UN Commission of Inquiry
    North Korea Responds to the UN Commission of Inquiry - The UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) released its highly-critical report last February, of which, the findings and recommendations were strongly endorsed by UN Member States at the March UN Human Right…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 11:19 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Inter-Korean Rivalry Takes the Field
    Inter-Korean Rivalry Takes the Field - Sports are always political. International sports competitions especially can serve many purposes, such as an outlet for nationalist sentiment—in a my-country-is-better-than-yours sort of way—or as a…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 07:44 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The NDC’s Fall Lineup: Results of the 13th SPA
    The NDC’s Fall Lineup: Results of the 13th SPA - The second session of the 13th Supreme People’s Assembly, held at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on September 25, 2014, appointed a new Vice Chairman and two new members to the DPRK National Defe…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 07:31 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station: Major Upgrade Program Completed; Facility Operational Again
    North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station: Major Upgrade Program Completed; Facility Operational Again - A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Nick Hansen Summary Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea has completed a major construction program begun in late 2013 to upgrade the So…Wed, 1 Oct 2014, 03:31 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Two Koreas: So Near, So Far
    The Two Koreas: So Near, So Far - There are times when nothing much can happen between the Koreas. This is not one of them. Since I last wrote here about South-North relations a month ago, there have been several fresh developments. W…Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 02:17 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Passing of the Nuclear Torch: The Next Generation of WMD Scientists
    The Passing of the Nuclear Torch: The Next Generation of WMD Scientists - You probably missed the obituary. But on July 7, when North Korean media announced the death of the 88-year-old senior North Korean official Jon Pyong Ho, it highlighted an important but largely ignor…Mon, 22 Sep 2014, 11:07 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

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

  • Kim Jong Un releases Fowle following requests from Obama – KCNA
    Kim Jong Un releases Fowle following requests from Obama – KCNA - Kim Jong Un personally ordered the release of American citizen Jeffrey Fowle following repeated requests for amnesty from U.S. President Barack Obama, North Korean state media claimed on Wednesday. Wh…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:25 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • How foreign movies changed my life in North Korea
    How foreign movies changed my life in North Korea - Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Joshua Smith in the U.S. asks: I saw Hyuna’s “Change” music vi…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:54 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Security meeting prompts talk of Japan, SK summit
    Security meeting prompts talk of Japan, SK summit - Security officials in South Korea and Japan met in Seoul Tuesday to discuss bilateral issues, including North Korea, which had some local media speculating about a summit between Seoul and Tokyo’s lea…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:20 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • High-level talks at risk of falling through as tensions rise
    High-level talks at risk of falling through as tensions rise - High-level talks between North and South Korea are unlikely to happen as planned if South Korea continues to “taint the atmosphere of dialogue” with false accusations, North Korea warned through state…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 08:49 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • North Korea releases American detainee Jeffrey Fowle
    North Korea releases American detainee Jeffrey Fowle - North Korea has released Jeffrey Edward Fowle, an American citizen detained in North Korea since April, the White House said on Tuesday. Nearly four months had passed since North Korean state media sa…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:07 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Russian company plan large investment in North Korea
    Russian company plan large investment in North Korea - One of Russia’s largest design and construction companies, NPO Mostovik, is planning to make significant investments in North Korea, PRIME business magazine reported on Tuesday. Citing quotes from NPO…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:48 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea promises “unpredictable measures of revenge”
    North Korea promises “unpredictable measures of revenge” - North Korea promised to “adopt unpredictable measures of revenge” following an exchange of fire between the two Koreas on Sunday, South Korean media reported on Tuesday. The warning, which said North…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:15 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • All change: North Korean ships reshuffle their identities
    All change: North Korean ships reshuffle their identities - More than thirty members of the fleet visible on the NK News vessel tracker changed important vessel identifiers since the start of the year, according to data from Marine Traffic. The DPRK ships appe…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:10 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s nuclear weapons: Will it ever use them?
    North Korea’s nuclear weapons: Will it ever use them? - This week 20 years ago the Agreed Framework between the United States and North Korea was signed, which suspended Pyongyang’s nuclear program in exchange for aid from Washington. This deal, however, w…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:09 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea to build new water park in Nampo
    North Korea to build new water park in Nampo - North Korean authorities are planning to build a new showcase water park in the west coast city of Nampo, tourism sources have told NK News. The new water park will likely be part of the existing Wuaw…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 03:06 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

ZenKimchi

  • Freakin Friday @Divine
    Freakin Friday @Divine - It’s Freakin Friday. My second favorite F-word! C […]Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 04:53 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Seoul Food Buzz: It’s Jeon-eo Season!
    Seoul Food Buzz: It’s Jeon-eo Season! - Here is the latest talk on ZenKimchi’s Facebook g […]Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 01:28 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

Seoul Eats

  • Don Charlie’s Case to be the Undisputed Mexican Food Champion in Korea
    Don Charlie’s Case to be the Undisputed Mexican Food Champion in Korea - Seoulites are crazy passionate about their Mexican Food. A recent post of the Seouleats Facebook group set off a hailstorm of comments. In my last Mexican food review of Julios, I said I didn’t think…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 07:49 PM // seouleats.com
  • Outdoor Namu: The Bistro
    Outdoor Namu: The Bistro - Located in the haughty Garusugil district, Outdoor Namu: The Bistro is another one of those restaurants that is trying to survive in the very competitive market. It has the elements to be successful a…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 03:15 AM // seouleats.com
  • Twiga: Go for the Lamb, Stay for the Cheesecake
    Twiga: Go for the Lamb, Stay for the Cheesecake - I was lucky enough to be invited to the South African restaurant Twiga by the owner. It is located behind the Crown Hotel and across from the Saudi Arabian Embassy. Located on the 5th floor, it doesn’…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 02:34 AM // seouleats.com
  • Steamers Coffee Factory: Impressive Facilities with a Leaky Lid
    Steamers Coffee Factory: Impressive Facilities with a Leaky Lid - I grew up in America and that means that I want my coffee early in the morning and not at 10am when it seems most Korean cafes like to open. I like to have my coffee a bit later on Sunday’s but I stil…Sat, 11 Oct 2014, 10:05 PM // seouleats.com
  • Julios: If you are looking for real Mexican look elsewhere
    Julios: If you are looking for real Mexican look elsewhere - Julios is a popular Mexican-themed restaurant in Korea. They have 4 locations that I know of and they were one of the Mexican food-trend leaders here like 5 years ago. I remember going to their first…Sat, 11 Oct 2014, 09:42 PM // seouleats.com

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Korea IT Times

  • LG생활건강, CNP 차앤박화장품(씨앤피 코스메틱스)인수
    LG생활건강, CNP 차앤박화장품(씨앤피 코스메틱스)인수 - 빠르게 성장하는 코스메슈티컬 시장 선점을 통해 화장품 사업 경쟁력 강화 Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) LG생활건강(대표: 차석용)이 22일 차앤박 화장품으로 잘 알려진 ㈜씨앤피 코스메틱스(CNP Cosmetics)의 지분86%를 542억원에 인수하는 계약을 체결했…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:44 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Alexei Tikhomirov's Note
    Alexei Tikhomirov's Note - Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Alexei Tikhomirov (tikhomirov@un.org) Alexei Tikhomirov, Acting Head of The United Nations Project Office on Governance Alexei Tikhomirov has been the project coordinato…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:41 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • ‘The Best 20 Korean Software 2014’ displays in KES 2014
    ‘The Best 20 Korean Software 2014’ displays in KES 2014 - Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Korea Electronics Association(KEA) selected ‘Best 20 Korean software 2014‘ of Korean companies for Korea Electronic…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:40 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • 현대차 ‘투스카니’ 美서 사고 발생시 사망률 1위 랭킹
    현대차 ‘투스카니’ 美서 사고 발생시 사망률 1위 랭킹 - 현대차 투스카니(현지명: 티뷰론) 운전자 사망률 1위 오명, 700억원 징벌적 손해배상 판결에 근거로 작용 ? Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) 2011년 미국 몬타나 주에서 청소년 2명이 2005년식 투스카니를 몰다 사망해 유족들에게 700억 원의 손해배상을 하게…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:22 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Successful Cases of GS-certified Software
    Successful Cases of GS-certified Software - Hankyung I-Net and Metabuild Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA -With the beginning of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2014, eyes are also on large-s…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:28 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Hyundai ‘Elantra’ US, Customer Satisfaction No.1 VS High Mortality Rate of Drivers
    Hyundai ‘Elantra’ US, Customer Satisfaction No.1 VS High Mortality Rate of Drivers - Hyundai Motors, ‘Elantra(Avante in Korea), Accent’ and Kia Motors, ‘Spectra, Rio’ are ranked “higher cars of driver’s mortality rate in a traffic accident” Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Korea IT Time…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:22 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Prof. Chai Jong-seo Develops an Ideal Treatment System such as a Ray of Hope for Cancer Patients
    Prof. Chai Jong-seo Develops an Ideal Treatment System such as a Ray of Hope for Cancer Patients - Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Professor Chai Jong-seo’s superconductive proton therapy system, which minimizes both facilities and installation c…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:39 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • 생리 전 무력감, 두통…여성 괴롭히는 월경전증후군
    생리 전 무력감, 두통…여성 괴롭히는 월경전증후군 - 월경 전 극도의 정신적 우울감으로 자살충동으로 이어질 수 있어 Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) 여성들은 생리가 다가오는 것을 날짜가 아닌 몸으로 먼저 안다. 일명 ‘호르몬의 노예’로 불리는 기간에 찾아오는 증상은 다양하다. 이대목동병원 산부인과 이사라 교수  무력감…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:28 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • KISA runs "Information Protection Help Desk" throughout the 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference
    KISA runs "Information Protection Help Desk" throughout the 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference - Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) As chief administrator of the PP-14 Busan, Korea Internet & Security Agency(KISA) run Information Protection Help Desk throughout…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:44 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Seoul St. Mary's Hospital to Build Cancer Center and Health Check-up Center in UAE
    Seoul St. Mary's Hospital to Build Cancer Center and Health Check-up Center in UAE - Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Seoul St. Mary's Hospital will establish a cancer center in Abu Dhabi and a health check-up center in Dubai, in add…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:30 AM // koreaittimes.com
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PhysOrg

  • Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks (w/ Video)
    Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks (w/ Video) - Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:58 PM // physorg.com
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  • $58 million effort to study potential new energy source
    $58 million effort to study potential new energy source - A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded approximately $58 million to analyze deposits of frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico that hold enormous potential to incre…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:13 AM // physorg.com
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  • Researchers developing algorithms to detect fake reviews
    Researchers developing algorithms to detect fake reviews - Anyone who has conducted business online—from booking a hotel to buying a book to finding a new dentist or selling their wares—has come across reviews of said products and services. Chances are they'v…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 08:20 AM // physorg.com
  • UN biodiversity meet commits to double funding
    UN biodiversity meet commits to double funding - A UN conference on preserving the earth's dwindling resources wrapped up Friday with governments making a firm commitment to double biodiversity aid to developing countries by 2015.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 07:40 PM // physorg.com
  • Apple starts iPhone 6 sales in key China market
    Apple starts iPhone 6 sales in key China market - Apple began selling its latest iPhone in China Friday, nearly a month after other major territories due to a licence delay by regulators, but it faces a tough battle with rivals led by Samsung in the…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 06:55 PM // physorg.com
  • Is Australia's claim to Antarctica at risk?
    Is Australia's claim to Antarctica at risk? - While Australia's commitment to a 20-year plan for Antarctica has been welcomed by some it has also raised concerns over the nation's ability to fulfil a credible research role in the south polar regi…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 09:20 AM // physorg.com
  • How, when, and why industrial ecology is good for business
    How, when, and why industrial ecology is good for business - Industrial ecology, a rapidly growing field focused on sustainable production and consumption, has contributed numerous important tools to modern environmental management—life cycle assessment; indust…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 11:12 AM // physorg.com
  • Country of origin: Are negative stereotypes always bad for business?
    Country of origin: Are negative stereotypes always bad for business? - Consumers worldwide associate France with fashion and luxury and are willing to pay a lot for French luxury products such as perfume and wine. But what about products made in countries with less favor…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 01:05 PM // physorg.com
  • Korean chat app vows to protect user privacy
    Korean chat app vows to protect user privacy - (AP)—Popular South Korean messaging app Kakao Talk said Monday it will stop fully cooperating with authorities seeking to access private messages as part of a government crackdown on online criticism.…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 08:53 AM // physorg.com
  • When the ATM runs Windows, how safe is your money?
    When the ATM runs Windows, how safe is your money? - How safe is Microsoft Windows? After all, the list of malware that has caused major headaches worldwide over the last 15 years is long – viruses, worms and Trojans have forced computers to shut down,…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 08:40 AM // physorg.com

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Korea.com

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

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MK Business News

  • Mobile carriers, handset makers devise measures to respond to handset distribution act
    Mobile carriers, handset makers devise measures to respond to handset distribution act - South Koreas electronics and telecommunication industries have put forward a series of measures in response to the new handset distribution act. The nations telecom service provider KT Wednes..Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:26 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Govt and ruling party reach accord on dismantling Korea Coast Guard
    Govt and ruling party reach accord on dismantling Korea Coast Guard - The Saenuri Party and government held a meeting to amend the governmental organization law Wednesday and agreed to disband the Korea Coast Guard (KCG) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA..Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:25 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • BWC 2014: S. Korea should foster big data ecosystem
    BWC 2014: S. Korea should foster big data ecosystem - Many of the South Korean companies try big data analysis. But they soon give it up, hastily concluding that big data do not suit them. They also dismiss data analysis as merely some natural results..Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:24 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Chinese economists: Korean firms should seek innovation to overcome China Risk
    Chinese economists: Korean firms should seek innovation to overcome China Risk - Chinese economists said innovation is the best means for South Korean businesses to get over the China Risk. In a round-table talk organized by Maeil Business Newspaper and the Korea Trade Inve..Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:24 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • S. Korean ceramic to be used for global luxurious goods
    S. Korean ceramic to be used for global luxurious goods - CeraArt, a company specializing in ceramic materials and parts, will tap its second biggest global market share to collaborate with global high-end brands. To this end, CeraArt created its own bran..Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:36 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • S. Korea faces disruption in ratifying FTAs with Australia, Canada
    S. Korea faces disruption in ratifying FTAs with Australia, Canada - A delayed ratification of the South Korea-Australia free trade agreement (FTA) and Korea-Canada FTA raises a possibility of failure to approve the deals within this year. In addition, it has become..Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:31 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Samsung to proceed with two-track strategy for China market
    Samsung to proceed with two-track strategy for China market - If our Chinese business falls apart, so does our global business. South Korean business community is rolling up sleeves to overhaul China strategies from scratch. This comes largely as a sense ..Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:11 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Korea, China to hold summit at APEC next month
    Korea, China to hold summit at APEC next month - South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet at the APEC summit to be held in Beijing, China next month. This will be the fifth Korea-China summit talks since the..Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:26 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Govt mulls extension of tenant protection period to 3 years
    Govt mulls extension of tenant protection period to 3 years - The government is considering extending the tenant protection period for those who live on jeonse, or house rent on lump-sum deposits, by one year to three years. The government is also considering..Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:50 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • K-Move program proves futile
    K-Move program proves futile - The K-Move program, ambitiously initiated by the South Korean government, is flooded with criticism for driving the nations youngsters into overseas market for low-quality jobs. The program i..Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:25 AM // news.mk.co.kr

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WSJ - Korea Real Time

  • For Lunch: A Farmyard in Your Hand
    For Lunch: A Farmyard in Your Hand - Pizza isn’t the only fast food item to be graced with South Korea’s drive for constant reinterpretation. Meet KFC’s Zinger Double Down King, which for less than $7 gives customers a sandwich made of c…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:30 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • South Korea Removes Border ‘Xmas Tree’ Loathed by North Korea
    South Korea Removes Border ‘Xmas Tree’ Loathed by North Korea - South Korea said Wednesday it has torn down a tower near the inter-Korean border used as an ad hoc Christmas tree, a structure North Korea has called a propaganda tool and vowed to destroy with artill…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:24 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • Prospects for American Detainees in North Korea Unclear After One Released
    Prospects for American Detainees in North Korea Unclear After One Released - The release of Jeffrey Fowle, the 46-year-old Ohio street maintenance worker detained in North Korea, is a victory for U.S. diplomats and good news for his wife and three children.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:01 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • North Korean Escapee’s Speech Draws Rare Attention in South Korea
    North Korean Escapee’s Speech Draws Rare Attention in South Korea - Firsthand accounts of repression and hardship in North Korea generally don’t resonate much among the South Korean public, but a tearful speech by a North Korean refugee and activist is gaining tractio…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:33 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • Hate Speech Debate Gets Ugly, Fast
    Hate Speech Debate Gets Ugly, Fast - It was billed as an exchange of views. But Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto and the leader of anti-Korean group nearly had an exchange of fisticuffs in an debate about hate speech.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:24 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Slideshow: Seoul Fashion Week
    Slideshow: Seoul Fashion Week - Here’s a selection of some of the best photos from 2015 S/S Seoul Fashion Week. Click the headline to view the slides.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:14 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Will Kang Jung-ho be a Success in Major League Baseball?
    Will Kang Jung-ho be a Success in Major League Baseball? - Baseball fans in Korea are likely seeing the last of Kang Jung-ho. In the coming months, the Nexen Heroes’ shortstop is expected to become the first Korean position player to make the jump from the Ko…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 09:30 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Amnesty Criticizes South Korea’s Migrant Labor Program
    Amnesty Criticizes South Korea’s Migrant Labor Program - Amnesty International on Monday slammed South Korea’s migrant worker scheme for allegedly allowing exploitation and abuse of workers, claims the South Korean government rejected.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 03:26 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Seoul To Slow Down Traffic Signals For Elderly
    Seoul To Slow Down Traffic Signals For Elderly - As South Korea ages more quickly than most other countries on the planet, it’s doing something new to help those in the twilight of their lives: slowing down changes in traffic signals to allow more t…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 01:55 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • League of Legends Seoul Final Draws Thousands
    League of Legends Seoul Final Draws Thousands - There was only one place to be, actually or virtually, for e-sports fans on Sunday: the final of the League of Legends World Championship at the main soccer stadium in Seoul.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 12:51 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com

Financial Times - BeyondBrics

  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Total chief dies in Moscow air crash | Private jet carrying Christophe de Margerie hit snow-clearing machine * Pistorius given five years in jail | Former athlete sentenced for culpabl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:50 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Russia widens crackdown on McDonald’s | The latest salvo subjects almost half of the US group’s outlets in Russia to regulatory probes * Rousseff admits to Petrobras wrongdoing | Brazi…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Abe weighs tax rise against economy | Japan’s PM says consumption levy would be ‘meaningless’ if it encouraged deflation * Russia widens crackdown on McDonald’s | The latest salvo subj…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 12:51 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Missing climbers hits 85 in Nepal storms | Area lashed by heavy rain storms triggering mountain blizzards * China Plenum to focus on rule of law | Officials are gathering for next week…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 06:55 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Global equities rout spreads to Asia | Japan’s Nikkei sinks beneath 15,000 to five-month low * Isis makes big ‘gains’, says general | International coalition chief Allen says militants…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 12:44 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Creeping financial regulation seen as threat to South Korea’s ambitions
    Creeping financial regulation seen as threat to South Korea’s ambitions - The number of regulations governing South Korea’s financial sector has been creeping up, raising concern at the possible damage to the country’s goal of becoming a world economic power. The number of…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 08:17 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * N Korea announces Kim Jong Un’s return | Official news story follows weeks of speculation over his whereabouts * Afren fires CEO for gross misconduct | Nigerian oil explorer also sacks…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 06:56 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Ebola virus threatens state failure, WHO warns | US to overhaul management of virus after American nurse is infected * N Korea announces Kim Jong Un’s return | Official news story foll…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 01:44 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Czech micro brewer hops on to independent beer boom
    Czech micro brewer hops on to independent beer boom - Czechs are fiercely proud of their beer, and especially of the fast-growing range of varieties available from the explosion of independent craft and micro-breweries established in recent years in both…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 01:31 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Asian companies fined the most for breaking US antitrust law
    Asian companies fined the most for breaking US antitrust law - Asian companies are the hardest hit by fines for breaking antitrust law in the US, a new Korean report has found. Fines imposed on Asian companies by the US increased from $428m between 1995 and 2004…Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 06:51 AM // blogs.ft.com

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Jeju Weekly

  • Jeju black pig to be natural monument
    Jeju black pig to be natural monument -      There are increasing calls to have Jejus black pig saved due to dwindling numbers. Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Institute for Livestock has applied to the Cultural Heritage Administration…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:48 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Province clean up as sports festival approaches
    Province clean up as sports festival approaches -      Jeju citizens are set on ensuring Jejus environment is clean for the start of the 95th National Sports Festival from Oct. 28. until Nov. 3. The province is leading the public-private initiatives…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:43 AM // jejuweekly.com
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  • More growth and success at film festival
    More growth and success at film festival -      And She Still Sings! Indeed.The 15th annual Jeju Women's Film Festival, held September 24-28 at Jeju Movie Culture Art Center, was by any measure a resounding success.The festival was organized b…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:11 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • NGO seeks to activate Jeju youth
    NGO seeks to activate Jeju youth -      When Koh Eun-Kyoung first went to Sri Lanka in 2003 as a Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) volunteer, she was met with quizzical looks — people wondered why she was going. She admit…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:48 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Jeju trio safe after Nepal blizzard
    Jeju trio safe after Nepal blizzard -      After six days of uncertainty, contact was finally made with three former Jeju residents who were feared caught in Nepals recent snowstorm disaster while trekking through the Himalayas.Taylor Fow…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:16 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Arts explode across Seogwipo for 6-day festival
    Arts explode across Seogwipo for 6-day festival -      2014 Jeju International Experimental Arts Festival (JIEAF) opens on Friday, Oct. 24 at various sites across Seogwipo until Wednesday, Oct. 29. From Seogwipo Arts Center, Lee Jung Seop Street, Seo…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • The 5-day Market is different from other markets
    The 5-day Market is different from other markets -      * This article is written by a Korean middle school student.If you want to feel Jejus traditional mood and buy something cheaper than the prices of E-mart or Lotte Mart, you should visit the 5-da…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 04:24 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Tamna Culture Festival shows Jeju's traditions
    Tamna Culture Festival shows Jeju's traditions -      * This article is written by a Korean middle school student.The Tamna Culture Festival is held every year for the purpose of sharing and educating the Jeju residents and foreigner about the histo…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 05:37 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Haenyeo, people we should know and preserve
    Haenyeo, people we should know and preserve -      * This article is written by a Korean middle school student.There are many traditional things in Jeju we must preserve and pass on for the next generation and one of most important things is Haen…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 01:29 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Chogajip — the very essence of travel
    Chogajip — the very essence of travel -      When we travel around the world, few things impress us as much as the foreign cultures we encounter. No one goes to Mongolia for the concrete jungle, to France for the pagoda, or to Italy for the…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 01:23 PM // jejuweekly.com

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Ulsan Online

  • A New Chapter at UlsanOnline
    A New Chapter at UlsanOnline - It is with mixed emotions I write this note. My time here as Editor in Chief of UlsanOnline has come to an end. In the next few weeks I will be starting a very big personal project that is likely to e…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 03:24 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Unfair Firings: One Teacher’s Story, and What You Can Do if it Happens to You.
    Unfair Firings: One Teacher’s Story, and What You Can Do if it Happens to You. - This piece was requested by UlsanOnline.com after a recent unfair firing in which the teachers actually stuck around to take the process through the Labor Board. Too often, for various reasons, people…Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 11:46 PM // ulsanonline.com
  • Angle Magazine’s First Birthday Party
    Angle Magazine’s First Birthday Party - On the night of October 4th Angle Magazine promises an audiovisual feast at Ulsan’s Sticky Fingers in honour of our first birthday celebration. Over the past year, Angle Magazine has worked at showcas…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 06:37 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Ulsan World Music Festival – Oct 2-5, 2014
    Ulsan World Music Festival – Oct 2-5, 2014 - Arguably the best festival held in Ulsan, the World Music Festival brings musicians from different countries and different musical genres together in a weekend of great music. It takes place this year…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 03:13 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Your Rights When Being Stopped By The Police
    Your Rights When Being Stopped By The Police - What if this happened to you? Police Officer: Hello, could you please stop? I need you ask you some questions. Subject: (startled) What? Okay, what? Police Officer: Please show me your ID. There’s a p…Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 01:30 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Counseling Resources
    Counseling Resources - As many people already know, counseling resources can be hard to come by in Korea. Mental health issues, which have a large stigma attached to them in Western cultures, are even less discussed here th…Thu, 7 Aug 2014, 03:41 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • 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

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Waygook.org

  • Re: iPhone 6
    Re: iPhone 6 - Quote from: waygo0k on Yesterday at 09:19:04 PMApparently, you will also be able to get your iPhone 6 from....DAISO! Yes, you read that right...Daiso will be offering the iPhone 6.http://www.wikitree.…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:52 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Michael Brown Autopsy and Evidence in Car Reveals...
    Re: Michael Brown Autopsy and Evidence in Car Reveals... - Several black witnesses come forward, quietly backing officer's account of the story:http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/6030220?utm_hp_ref=crimeWed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:44 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Places to meet Korean friends online
    Re: Places to meet Korean friends online - Quote from: Resolance on Yesterday at 01:15:16 PMWhere are some places you have managed to meet good Korean friends online?Personally, I found some cool people on www.mykoreanfriends.com. You can adve…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:53 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Where to get a good beef steak?
    Re: Where to get a good beef steak? - Nobody has recommended Costco yet?I buy inch and a half thick ribeyes, tenderloins or strips for 10-20k a pop.  Excellent quality.  Recommend investing in a quality cast iron grill or skillet.   50k f…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:15 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Another Ebola case in Texas
    Re: Another Ebola case in Texas - I'm down here in the Peoples Republic of Austin and have no worries about this whole Ebola crap. Its being hyped by the media almost as bad as crazy cousin Jong-un in Pyeongyang threats last spring on…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:49 PM // waygook.org
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  • For South Korea, E-Sports Is National Pastime
    For South Korea, E-Sports Is National Pastime - submitted by Paigelock [link] [1 comment]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:57 PM // reddit.com
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  • Motel in eastern seoul that isn't a rats nest?
    Motel in eastern seoul that isn't a rats nest? - Over in the hongdae shinchon side of things, and I assume Gangnam as well, there are tons of motels which are actually really nice. You can get them 30k for 4 hours and they're huge, with massive hot…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:21 AM // reddit.com
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  • So how long have you guys lived in Korea?
    So how long have you guys lived in Korea? - submitted by stevyjohny [link] [11 comments]Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:01 AM // reddit.com
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  • Report Says Lying On College Applications Rampant in Korea
    Report Says Lying On College Applications Rampant in Korea - submitted by ArmoredTrooperSoju [link] [7 comments] Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:46 AM // reddit.com
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  • Anyone here dating/married to a Korean man in Korea?
    Anyone here dating/married to a Korean man in Korea? - I met my boyfriend in Germay and we consider moving back to Korea because he doesn't want to be apart from his family. I don't have a close relationship to my family anyway and considered moving abroa…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:34 AM // reddit.com
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  • Suicide rate polarizing according to age and region
    Suicide rate polarizing according to age and region - submitted by Hankyoreh [link] [10 comments] Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:31 AM // reddit.com
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  • League of Legends problems
    League of Legends problems - I keep getting this error 서버에 연결할수 없습니다. 일시적인 네트워크 불안정이 원인일수 있습니다. 다시 연결을 시도하시겠습니까? I was wondering if anybody else had this problem. Any help is appreciated. submitted by Mrdrfun [link] [3 comments]…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:16 AM // reddit.com
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  • How late does the baseball season go?
    How late does the baseball season go? - I'm in Seoul with 3 guy friends from Nov 6-12 to celebrate our 30th birthdays. One thing that interests me is attending a baseball game but I cannot figure out if the season extends that late? From th…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:09 AM // reddit.com
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  • S Korea takes down 'Christmas tree'
    S Korea takes down 'Christmas tree' - submitted by hikekorea [link] [9 comments] Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:14 AM // reddit.com
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  • Dating for Dummies
    Dating for Dummies - submitted by ParkGeunHell [link] [14 comments] Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:13 AM // reddit.com
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Aljazeera

  • Students undecided on further Hong Kong talks
    Students undecided on further Hong Kong talks - Leaders say they may not take part in further talks, accusing authorities of failing to make any meaningful offers.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:27 AM // english.aljazeera.net
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  • North Korea frees detained American man
    North Korea frees detained American man - Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US nationals arrested by communist state, flown home to Ohio by military jet after release.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:02 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Indonesia's President Widodo sworn in
    Indonesia's President Widodo sworn in - Former furniture salesman faces political struggle as he becomes first leader not born into country's elite.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:31 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies
    Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies - Man who led Labor Party to power in 1972 forged ties with communist China but prompted divisive constitutional crisis.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:54 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Japan ministers quit over cash scandals
    Japan ministers quit over cash scandals - Two female cabinet ministers resign, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Abe's gender reform drive.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 09:27 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Australia parliament reverses face veil rule
    Australia parliament reverses face veil rule - Parliament House backtracks on controversial decision to make women covering their faces sit in separate enclosures.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 09:22 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Masks donned at smog-hit Beijing marathon
    Masks donned at smog-hit Beijing marathon - Many competitors withdraw from race as pollution soars far above levels recommended by World Health Organization.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 05:51 AM // english.aljazeera.net

Asia Times

  • China bids to curb mounting local debt
    China bids to curb mounting local debt - China has issued new rules aimed at ending backdoor lending schemes by local authorities used to finance construction and budget spending and which have led to a level of borrowing that threatens to s…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
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  • Britain's phantoms of the past in Palestine
    Britain's phantoms of the past in Palestine - The overwhelming vote in Britain's parliament in favor of a Palestinian state underlines how the British public and political establishment have grown disenchanted with Israel's occupation. However, L…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Low hopes for Hong Kong talks
    Low hopes for Hong Kong talks - Talks between student representatives and Hong Kong government officials are intended to end political stalemate, but are widely seen as unlikely to end the mass rallies, including in he Mongkok distr…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Rouhani's 'economic package' is empty
    Rouhani's 'economic package' is empty - The belief of Iran's Hassan Rouhani administration that the establishment of better relations with the US would serve as a panacea to the country's economic woes has effectively linked any chance of f…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Ebola and security opportunities lost
    Ebola and security opportunities lost - A fraction of the trillions of dollars spent in the past decade on military activities in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere could achieve far more for human security if properly directed to areas such…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Pictures of life on North Korean tourist trail
    Pictures of life on North Korean tourist trail - Everyday life matters in forming a more complete picture of North Korea. In as much as anything can be learned about the trials and tribulations of ordinary people, observations on the ground count. O…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • What could possibly go wrong?
    What could possibly go wrong? - You know the joke? You describe something obviously heading for disaster - a friend crossing Death Valley with next to no gas in his car - and then add, What could possibly go wrong? Such is the Middl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com

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  • Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?
    Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef? - Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:18 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • China-Japan talks fuel hope of thaw
    China-Japan talks fuel hope of thaw - Japan's deputy prime minister meets his Chinese counterpart in Beijing in a move that could pave the way for a meeting between the countries' leaders.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:57 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Protest group ends Islamabad sit-in
    Protest group ends Islamabad sit-in - Supporters of a leading anti-government cleric in Pakistan end a two-month protest in the capital Islamabad against PM Nawaz Sharif, but others remain.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:47 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Briton found with throat cut in Bali
    Briton found with throat cut in Bali - The Indonesian wife of a British man found with his throat cut on the island of Bali has admitted arranging his murder, police there tell the BBC.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:26 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Kenny G visits Hong Kong protests
    Kenny G visits Hong Kong protests - US saxophonist Kenny G visits Hong Kong protest sites, prompting Beijing to repeat its warning for foreigners to stay out of domestic affairs.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:20 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Protests at HK leader's residence
    Protests at HK leader's residence - Protesters in Hong Kong march to the chief executive's residence, criticising his comments against giving the poor too much political influence.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:09 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk

CBC News

  • Man who faked coma caught on camera strolling arou
    Man who faked coma caught on camera strolling around supermarket - A British fraudster who pretended to be quadriplegic and sometimes comatose for two years to avoid prosecution has been convicted after police caught him on camera driving and strolling around superm…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:24 PM // rss.cbc.ca
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  • 'We are all shaken by it,' Obama says of Ottawa sh
    'We are all shaken by it,' Obama says of Ottawa shooting - The shooting in Ottawa drew international attention and reaction from Canada's closest ally, the United States, and beyond. President Barack Obama offered his support and condolences in a call with P…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:53 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Dinosaur with huge 'T. rex' arms had hooved toes,
    Dinosaur with huge 'T. rex' arms had hooved toes, fantail - In 1965, paleontologists dug up a gargantuan pair of tyrannosaur-like fossil dinosaur arms. Now, finally, they have uncovered the rest of the dinosaur and found it 'more bizarre than we could even po…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:46 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Canadian experimental Ebola vaccine vials arrive i
    Canadian experimental Ebola vaccine vials arrive in Geneva - The first 250 vials of Canada's experimental Ebola vaccine arrived in Geneva on Wednesday for clinical trials that could start next month.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:09 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Kobani battle against ISIS rages on as Kurds get a
    Kobani battle against ISIS rages on as Kurds get air-dropped supplies - Large explosions continue to rock the Syrian border town of Kobani, hours after the Pentagon warns the town could still fall to ISIS militants, despite U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the area.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:01 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Kenny G's visit to Hong Kong protests an 'illegal
    Kenny G's visit to Hong Kong protests an 'illegal campaign', says China - Kenny G, the famed U.S. smooth jazz star, stopped in at Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Wednesday, but his visit was out of tune with Chinese authorities.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:36 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Tuberculosis claims 'staggering number of lives,'
    Tuberculosis claims 'staggering number of lives,' WHO says - Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year, and various forms of lung disease killed about 1.5 million people in 2013, World Health Organizatio…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:33 AM // rss.cbc.ca

China.org.cn

  • Chinese vice premier calls for closer Asia-Pacific
    Chinese vice premier calls for closer Asia-Pacific partnership - Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Wednesday China hopes to establish a closer partnership among the Asia-Pacific economies.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:05 AM // china.org.cn
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  • DPRK releases detained American citizen
    DPRK releases detained American citizen - The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has released detained American Jeffrey Edward Fowle and handed him over to the United States, official news agency KCNA reported Wednesday.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:52 AM // china.org.cn
  • India, Pakistan border guards trade fire on Kashmi
    India, Pakistan border guards trade fire on Kashmir border - The border guards of India and Pakistan Wednesday fired on each other' s posts along international border (IB) in Kashmir, officials said.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:04 AM // china.org.cn
  • Chinese, French presidents write preface for Chine
    Chinese, French presidents write preface for Chinese relics exhibition - Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Francois Hollande have written a preface for an ongoing Chinese cultural relics exhibition in France, part of the two countries' celebration of…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:56 AM // china.org.cn
  • S Korea urges DPRK to release detained missionary
    S Korea urges DPRK to release detained missionary - South Korea on Wednesday urged the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to release a South Korean Christian missionary who has been detained in the DPRK for about a year.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:07 AM // china.org.cn
  • US cameraman free of Ebola
    US cameraman free of Ebola - A U.S. freelance cameraman who contracted Ebola in Liberia has been declared free of the virus, the U.S. hospital where he is being treated said Tuesday.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:25 AM // china.org.cn
  • Japan to send delegation to DPRK over abduction is
    Japan to send delegation to DPRK over abduction issue - Japan will send a delegation to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) next Monday to investigate the Japanese nationals' abduction issue, Japan's Kyodo News said Wednesday.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:23 PM // china.org.cn

CNN

  • Golden legacy of Japan's 'Frog King'
    Golden legacy of Japan's 'Frog King' - He was the first man to win back-to-back double Olympic breaststroke titles, and now Kosuke Kitajima is hoping to inspire a new generation of Japanese swimming stars ahead of his home 2020 Toyko Games…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:56 AM // rss.cnn.com
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  • U.S. captive to return from North Korea
    U.S. captive to return from North Korea - In Jeffrey Fowle's hometown of Miamisburg, Ohio, north of Cincinnati, the sense of excitement and relief is palpable as the man held captive by North Korea is set to return.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:29 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Lawyer: Burmese suspects deny killing British back
    Lawyer: Burmese suspects deny killing British backpackers - Two Burmese migrants accused of the brutal murder of two British tourists on a popular tourist island in Thailand last month have retracted their confessions, a lawyer representing them says.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:34 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • On Alcatraz, Ai Weiwei raises a voice on dissent
    On Alcatraz, Ai Weiwei raises a voice on dissent - It's no coincidence that Ai Weiwei's latest exhibition is located in Alcatraz, a former jail that sits on an isolated island off the San Francisco coast.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:17 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Ultimate Japan Wagyu beef guide
    Ultimate Japan Wagyu beef guide - After sushi and ramen, beef is on the list of must-eats for many visitors to Japan.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:36 PM // rss.cnn.com
  • Hong Kong talks agree little
    Hong Kong talks agree little - Conflicting visions of how to bring about change marked the first meeting of pro-democracy protesters and Hong Kong government representatives Tuesday.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:34 PM // rss.cnn.com
  • U.S. drug war in Afghanistan is failing, new repor
    U.S. drug war in Afghanistan is failing, new report says - America's drug war in Afghanistan is failing badly, a U.S. government watchdog says in a new report.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:38 PM // rss.cnn.com

The Economist

  • Illiberalism in South Korea: Insult to injury
    Illiberalism in South Korea: Insult to injury - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The war on Ebola Fly Title:  Illiberalism in South Korea Rubric:  Authoritarian tendencies resurface in a raucous democracy Location:  SEOUL Main image:  201…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:59 AM // economist.com
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  • Busan film festival: Mellow drama
    Busan film festival: Mellow drama - KOREAN films engaging with social ills and family dynamics rarely pass up an opportunity for high drama. So it was refreshing to see at this year’s Busan International Film Festival—its 19th edition—a…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 01:32 PM // economist.com
  • Global views on opportunity: The optimistic contin
    Global views on opportunity: The optimistic continent - A DREAM has motivated humanity for as long as parents have dreamed: that whatever life brings, it will be better for the next generation. In the West secular economic decline and the aftermath of the…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 01:17 PM // economist.com
  • The Koreas: Till Kimdom come
    The Koreas: Till Kimdom come - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The gay divide Fly Title:  The Koreas Rubric:  An unusual visit to South Korea by a powerful Northern trio raises plenty of questions Location:  SEOUL Main i…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 10:58 AM // economist.com
  • On Ukraine, Scotland, South Korea, Hungary, Syria,
    On Ukraine, Scotland, South Korea, Hungary, Syria, Oliver Wendell Holmes, addresses: Letters to the editor - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The gay divide Fly Title:  On Ukraine, Scotland, South Korea, Hungary, Syria, Oliver Wendell Holmes, addresses Ukraine’s proxy war SIR – You compared the sit…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 10:58 AM // economist.com
  • Emerging economies: Arrested development
    Emerging economies: Arrested development - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The third great wave Fly Title:  Emerging economies Rubric:  The model of development through industrialisation is on its way out Main image:  20141004_SRD00…Thu, 2 Oct 2014, 11:00 AM // economist.com
  • Taxing corporate cash: A tempting target
    Taxing corporate cash: A tempting target - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Mission relaunched Fly Title:  Taxing corporate cash Rubric:  South Korea’s government tries to get firms to spend their accumulated riches Location:  SEOUL…Thu, 25 Sep 2014, 11:03 AM // economist.com

ESPN

  • Masters invite up for grabs this week at Asia-Paci
    Masters invite up for grabs this week at Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship -- golf - Yang Gunn is the U.S. Amateur champion from South Korea who plays at San Diego State. And he figures to have a home-field advantage when the Asia-Paci...Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:38 PM // search.espn.go.com
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  • Kyu Jung Baek wins playoff to take LPGA KEB-HanaBa
    Kyu Jung Baek wins playoff to take LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship - Kyu Jung Baek of South Korea won a three-way playoff Sunday to claim the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship.Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 01:01 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Hee Kyung Bae, Kyu Jung Baek share lead at LPGA So
    Hee Kyung Bae, Kyu Jung Baek share lead at LPGA South Korea - South Koreans Hee Kyung Bae and Kyu Jung Baek both shot 68 to share the lead after the third round of the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship on Saturday. Inbee Park and Suzann Pettersen are one stroke…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 12:27 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Asian Cup - Traditional top dogs South Korea Austr
    Asian Cup - Traditional top dogs South Korea Australia and Japan try to get right for Asian Cup - Asian CupFri, 17 Oct 2014, 10:55 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Icher takes second-round lead at LPGA South Korea
    Icher takes second-round lead at LPGA South Korea - Karine Icher of France shot a second-round 4-under 68 to take a one-stroke lead atop the European-dominated leaderboard at the KEB-HanaBank Championship on Friday.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:39 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Haeji Kang leads packed field at LPGA's KEB-Hanaba
    Haeji Kang leads packed field at LPGA's KEB-Hanabank Championship in South Korea - Haeji Kang shot a 5-under 67 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead over five players, including three fellow South Koreans, after the first round of the LPGA's KEB-Hanabank Championship.Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 01:04 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • 2018 Olympic opening, closing ceremonies to be hel
    2018 Olympic opening, closing ceremonies to be held in Pyeongchang after all - Pyeongchang organizers have scrapped plans to stage the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympic outside the host city.Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 08:52 PM // search.espn.go.com

Financial Times

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Guardian.co.uk

  • American Ken Fowle lands in US after release by No
    American Ken Fowle lands in US after release by North Korea - Military jet brings Fowle, who was detained for nearly six months, to Ohio air force base after US secured his release An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:07 PM // guardian.co.uk
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  • North Korea enlists thousands of workers to finish
    North Korea enlists thousands of workers to finish new airport - Pyongyangs new airport is latest of North Koreas speed campaigns aimed at finishing top-priority projects in record timePyongyang isnt exactly an international travel hub but attracting more tourists…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:26 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • South Korea destroys propaganda tower near border
    South Korea destroys propaganda tower near border with North - Seoul demolishes enormous steel structure whose Christmas lights were often seen as sabre rattling by Pyongyang regimeSouth Korea has pulled down a 43-year-old illuminated Christmas tower that North K…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:22 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea releases one of three Americans held c
    North Korea releases one of three Americans held captive, US confirms - State Department says Jeffrey Fowle was home Tuesday after negotiators left Pyongyang, and that the US was working to free two others held by North KoreaNorth Korea unexpectedly and suddenly freed an…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:20 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • Japanese hate speech debate abandoned as insults f
    Japanese hate speech debate abandoned as insults fly - Debate between Osaka mayor Toru Hashimoto and anti-Korean rightwinger Makoto Sakurai ends in heated insultsA debate on hate speech between a charismatic politician and a prominent rightwing extremist…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:20 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • Shots fired as tension rises along Korean border o
    Shots fired as tension rises along Korean border over anti-Kim leaflets - Second clash along border in 10 days comes despite hopes of easing animosities after rare visit by North Korean officialsTroops exchanged gunfire on Sunday along the border between North and South Kor…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 01:49 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • The 20 photographs of the week
    The 20 photographs of the week - The Ebola outbreak, the continuing crisis on the Turkish-Syrian border, the return of Kim Jong-un the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week Continue reading...Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 07:56 AM // guardian.co.uk

Herald de Paris

  • North Korea frees detained US man
    North Korea frees detained US man - Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say. Go to SourceTue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:38 PM // heralddeparis.com
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  • North Korea’s big move on captured American
    North Korea’s big move on captured American - WASHINGTON (AP) — American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Departme…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:13 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • North Korea frees detained US man
    North Korea frees detained US man - Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say. Read MoreTue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:59 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • North Korea’s release of detained American Jeffr
    North Korea’s release of detained American Jeffrey Fowle ‘welcomed’ by White House - JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) — Jeffrey Fowle, a 56-year-old American man detained by North Korea since April for allegedly violating visa-related regulations, has been released. Go to SourceTue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:53 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • FRANCE – SYRIA – TURKEY: Korean-born convert i
    FRANCE – SYRIA – TURKEY: Korean-born convert in dock in France’s first Syria jihadist trial - 0 The first trial of a jihadist returned to France from Syria started on Friday. Flavien Moreau, who was born in South Korea and adopted by a French family, is a convert to Islam who left Syria after…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 10:45 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • FRANCE – SYRIA – TURKEY: Korean-born convert i
    FRANCE – SYRIA – TURKEY: Korean-born convert in dock in France’s first Syria jihadist trial - 0 The first trial of a jihadist returned to France from Syria started on Friday. Flavien Moreau, who was born in South Korea and adopted by a French family, is a convert to Islam who left Syria after…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 10:45 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • FRANCE – SYRIA – TURKEY: Korean-born convert i
    FRANCE – SYRIA – TURKEY: Korean-born convert in dock in France’s first Syria jihadist trial - 0 The first trial of a jihadist returned to France from Syria started on Friday. Flavien Moreau, who was born in South Korea and adopted by a French family, is a convert to Islam who left Syria after…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 10:45 PM // heralddeparis.com

Huffington Post

  • Japan To Send Officials To North Korea Next Week
    Japan To Send Officials To North Korea Next Week - TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government will send a group of officials to North Korea next week for an update on the North's investigation into the abductio... Read more: Japan, Japan North Korea, Japan North…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:16 AM // huffingtonpost.com
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  • American Detainee Released From North Korea
    American Detainee Released From North Korea - WASHINGTON (AP) — American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges o... Read more: North Korea Detainee, American Detain…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:00 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • North And South Korea Exchange Gunfire Along Borde
    North And South Korea Exchange Gunfire Along Border - SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in ... Read more: Korea, North Korea, South Korea, Nort…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 04:42 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • How North Korea Became So Isolated
    How North Korea Became So Isolated - North Korea is one of the most isolated countries in the world. The roughly 24 million people who live in the totalitarian state have minimal inte... Read more: North Korea History Isolation, North Ko…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 01:42 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Renee Fisher: Back to Basics
    Renee Fisher: Back to Basics - Life in the Boomer Lane has been spending so much time wallowing in the TWO HUGE SCARY news items that are consuming the entire planet right now, that she has had little time to direct her attention t…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 02:10 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • North, South Korea Military Officials Hold Rare Ta
    North, South Korea Military Officials Hold Rare Talks - SEOUL, Oct 15 (Reuters) - High-ranking military officials from North and South Korea met on Wednesday to discuss recent border altercations includin... Read more: Reuters, North Korea, North South Kor…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 06:58 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Kim Jong Un Reappears, Has A Cane Now
    Kim Jong Un Reappears, Has A Cane Now - SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he w... Read more: Kim Jong Un, North Korea, North Korea…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 04:43 AM // huffingtonpost.com

Indian Express

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

Japan Today

  • World › Canadian soldier, gunman dead in parliam
    World › Canadian soldier, gunman dead in parliament attack - A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was killed by the usu…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:20 PM // japantoday.com
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  • World › Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to
    World › Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid Syrian town - Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers approved a plan on Wednesday to send fighters to the Syrian town of Kobani to relieve fellow Kurds under attack by Islamic State militants, marking the semi-autonomous region's…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:16 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Mexico mayor accused of ordering attack
    World › Mexico mayor accused of ordering attack on missing students - Mexico on Wednesday ordered the arrest of the mayor of the city of Iguala, his wife and an aide, charging they masterminded last month's attack that left six students dead and 43 missing. Mexican auth…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:14 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Survey: Harassment a common part of onli
    World › Survey: Harassment a common part of online life - A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Center found that nearly three-quarters of…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:09 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Australian convicted in child sex sting
    World › Australian convicted in child sex sting with virtual girl - An Australian man caught in a global sting to trap child sex predators using a virtual 10-year-old Filipina called Sweetie has been jailed, in what is thought to be the first conviction from the opera…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:00 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in
    World › Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in U.S. - President Barack Obama on Wednesday expressed optimism about the Ebola situation in the U.S. as he met with his Ebola response team, including his first meeting with his new point man on the deadly di…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:36 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › FBI: Denver teenage girls may have tried
    World › FBI: Denver teenage girls may have tried to join jihadis - Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions. A U…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:48 AM // japantoday.com

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National Post

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

New York Times

  • South Korea Tears Down Christmas Tower on Border
    South Korea Tears Down Christmas Tower on Border - North Korea had threatened to attack the steel structure, which used to be lit around the holiday as part of the nations’ psychological warfare.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
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  • Daily Report: How Video Games Became Part of Korea
    Daily Report: How Video Games Became Part of Korea's Culture - The extent to which video games have become part of mainstream culture in South Korea may be a sign of things to come in the West.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 06:37 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Gunfire Exchanged Across Korean Boundary
    Gunfire Exchanged Across Korean Boundary - South Korea said troops from the North had approached the demarcation line and there was a brief exchange of gunfire between guard posts on both sides.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • For South Korea, E-Sports Is National Pastime
    For South Korea, E-Sports Is National Pastime - The extent to which video games have become part of mainstream culture in South Korea may be a sign of things to come in the West.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Planner of Pop Concert Found Dead in South Korea
    Planner of Pop Concert Found Dead in South Korea - A day after 16 people were killed in an accident at an outdoor concert in South Korea, a man involved in the show’s planning died in an apparent suicide, officials said.Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • At Least 14 Killed at Pop Concert in South Korea,
    At Least 14 Killed at Pop Concert in South Korea, Officials Say - A group of concertgoers plunged 66 feet after the steel grids at the top of a ventilation platform collapsed.Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Wheelies: The Jeeps of Japan Edition
    Wheelies: The Jeeps of Japan Edition - The 2014 Jeep Cherokee becomes the first American vehicle to make the top 10 in Japan’s Car of the Year contest; Honda announces internal audit.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com

New Zealand Herald

  • Kim Jong Un's back - but why the cane?
    Kim Jong Un's back - but why the cane? - After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he was gravely ill, deposed or worse. Now, a new, albeit smaller, mystery has emer…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 12:50 AM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
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  • North Korean leader resurfaces after 40 day absenc
    North Korean leader resurfaces after 40 day absence - North Korean news agency says Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in 40 days. KCNA says Kim gave field guidance on Tuesday at the newly built Wisong Scientists Residential District. The a…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 07:30 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
  • Where's Kim? World obsesses about North Korean lea
    Where's Kim? World obsesses about North Korean leader's whereabouts - Where is Kim Jong Un? He's nowhere to be seen, and yet ... he's everywhere. From Saturday Night Live spoofs to the wild theories of journalists across the globe trying to parse his five-week absence f…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 05:32 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
  • Big party but still no sign of leader
    Big party but still no sign of leader - North Korea's ruling party celebrated its 69th anniversary yesterday with no sign that leader Kim Jong Un might resurface after more than a month out of the public eye. Kim's unexplained absence has f…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 01:00 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
  • North heads South to set up future talks
    North heads South to set up future talks - Three of North Korea's senior officials travelled to South Korea at the weekend for the first time in five years, meeting the South Korean Prime Minister and agreeing to a new round of talks between t…Sun, 5 Oct 2014, 01:00 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un breaks both ankles
    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un breaks both ankles - North Korea's Kim Jong-un has piled on so much weight that he has fractured both his ankles and remains in hospital after an operation, according to reports. The leader of the impoverished nation is e…Wed, 1 Oct 2014, 06:30 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz

news.com.au

  • Terror in Canada as gunman opens fire
    Terror in Canada as gunman opens fire - TERROR has struck the heart of Canada today after a gunman shot dead a ceremonial guard at the war memorial, before being killed in the halls of Canada’s parliament.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:31 PM // feeds.news.com.au
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  • Months needed to control Ebola
    Months needed to control Ebola - THE Red Cross warns it will take at least four months to get Ebola under control but for one victim there is good news as he tweets that he is ‘Ebola free’.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:54 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Gunman killed at parliament
    Gunman killed at parliament - A GUNMAN has shot a soldier before storming Canada’s parliament where he was killed. Now police are hunting for up to three shooters in Ottawa.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:10 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Woman rips apart ATM with bare hands
    Woman rips apart ATM with bare hands - WHEN an ATM failed to dispense cash four times, this furious woman took matters into her own hands. You won’t believe your eyes.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:26 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Kim ‘ordered US detainee release’
    Kim ‘ordered US detainee release’ - AN AMERICAN man detained for five months in North Korea haa arrived home after leader Kim Jong-un apparently issued a ‘special dispensation.’Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:21 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • MH370 alert: Look out for debris
    MH370 alert: Look out for debris - AN alert has been issued in Indonesia for residents to be on the lookout for debris from MH370 as the underwater search resumes for the missing plane.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:00 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Maids embroiled in Bali man’s slaying
    Maids embroiled in Bali man’s slaying - TWO housemaids working for Robert and Noor Ellis in Bali have been detained as suspects in Mr Ellis’ execution-style murder, as more disturbing details about the case emerged.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:27 AM // feeds.news.com.au

News on Japan

  • Thai man admits murder of Japanese
    Thai man admits murder of Japanese - A Thai man has admitted killing a 79-year-old Japanese man who has been missing in Thailand since late September, according to local police sources. (Jiji Press)Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:20 PM // newsonjapan.com
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  • Japan, Chinese vice premiers make contact amid sou
    Japan, Chinese vice premiers make contact amid soured ties - Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday had a chat with Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli as the two countries are trying to mend relations badly strained by territorial and wartime histor…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:26 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Woman found stabbed to death; suspect jumps from b
    Woman found stabbed to death; suspect jumps from building roof - Police in Hachioji, Tokyo, said Wednesday that a man suspected of fatally stabbing a 35-year-old woman at her home, apparently jumped to his death from the building roof. (Japan Today)Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:23 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Japan to crack down on wealthy tax dodgers fleeing
    Japan to crack down on wealthy tax dodgers fleeing abroad - Japan is considering taxing the capital gains on stocks and other financial assets held by residents moving overseas, part of an effort to prevent the super rich from escaping tax bills. (Nikkei)Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:34 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Court orders Facebook to reveal revenge porn IP ad
    Court orders Facebook to reveal revenge porn IP addresses - A Tokyo court has ordered Facebook to disclose the IP addresses used by fake accounts that were posting revenge porn, a lawyer said Tuesday, in the first such case in Japan. (Japan Today)Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:27 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Mickey men: All-male trips to Tokyo Disneyland are
    Mickey men: All-male trips to Tokyo Disneyland are on the rise in Japan - There's a new spot that's gaining popularity for a day out with the boys: Tokyo Disneyland. (rocketnews24.com)Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:24 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Dangerous drugs killed 74 between Jan.-Sept.
    Dangerous drugs killed 74 between Jan.-Sept. - A total of 74 people are believed to have died from January to September this year due to their use of so-called dangerous drugs, according to the National Police Agency. (The Japan News)Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:19 PM // newsonjapan.com

NPR

  • Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A
    Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge - How is a rare strain of malaria spreading near cities in Southeast Asia? That's the question that's been puzzling a team of scientists. And they're using drones to find the answer.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:38 PM // npr.org
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  • Cloud Data Security Concerns Raised After Reported
    Cloud Data Security Concerns Raised After Reported Attack In China - A group says the Chinese government backed an attack against users of Apple's iCloud service. Experts worry attacks that target weaknesses in the transfer of data on the cloud will become more common.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:31 PM // npr.org
  • Surrogacy Storm In Thailand: A Rejected Baby, A Bu
    Surrogacy Storm In Thailand: A Rejected Baby, A Busy Babymaker - Two controversial cases have put a spotlight on surrogacy in Thailand. Now the government is drafting new laws to stop abuse.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:31 PM // npr.org
  • Hong Kong Students March On Chief Executive's Resi
    Hong Kong Students March On Chief Executive's Residence - About 200 pro-democracy activists held signs and shouted slogans in front of the home of Leung Chun-ying a day after student leaders met with government officials in an effort to defuse the crisis.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:36 AM // npr.org
  • American Freed By North Korea Arrives Home
    American Freed By North Korea Arrives Home - Jeffrey Fowle, 56, who was arrested in North Korea in May after allegedly leaving a bible in a club for foreign sailors, arrived at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base this morning.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:05 AM // npr.org
  • The Crime That Has Shocked Pakistan
    The Crime That Has Shocked Pakistan - Abdul Sattar Edhi and his foundation are synonymous with humanitarian work in Pakistan. But that didn't keep the foundation from being robbed of more than $1 million, provoking widespread outrage.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:33 AM // npr.org
  • Among The Young And Privileged In North Korea
    Among The Young And Privileged In North Korea - American journalist Suki Kim spent six months teaching English at a North Korean University that serves the sons of the elite. She chronicles her experience in a new book, Without You, There Is No Us.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:33 AM // npr.org

WSJ Asia Edition

  • China Ex-Security Chief Faces Likely Expulsion Fro
    China Ex-Security Chief Faces Likely Expulsion From Party - Chinese President Xi Jinping has forcefully delivered his anticorruption commands for almost two years, and is expected to outline on Thursday how he plans to drive home the message.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:48 PM // online.wsj.com
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  • Total Names Patrick Pouyanné CEO
    Total Names Patrick Pouyanné CEO - Total named refining and chemicals head Patrick Pouyanné as its new chief executive, after the death of Christophe de Margerie in a Moscow plane crash.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:39 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Two Dead in Canada Shootings
    Two Dead in Canada Shootings - Canada’s Parliament building and other government offices in Ottawa were locked down after an armed attack in Ottawa left one soldier dead at the country’s main war memorial. One shooter was also kill…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:28 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Oil Search Raises Dividend
    Oil Search Raises Dividend - Oil Search said it would increase the size of dividend payments to shareholders after it completed a sweeping strategic review of its business.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:27 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Federal Prosecutors Investigating Takata Over Air
    Federal Prosecutors Investigating Takata Over Air Bags - Federal prosecutors are investigating Japanese air bag supplier Takata in connection with defective air bags made by the company that have been linked to two deaths.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:11 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Stocks Drop After Recent Rally
    Stocks Drop After Recent Rally - U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, snapping the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s three-day rally that lifted the benchmark from six-month lows.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:53 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Google Japan Case Raises Privacy Issues
    Google Japan Case Raises Privacy Issues - A Japanese man who won a court order requiring Google to remove certain search results has asked the court to fine the company, saying it failed to fully remove results that could injure his reputatio…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:25 PM // online.wsj.com