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Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen participated in the First...

Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen attended the Global Partnership Conference held on 15 and 16 April, 2014 in Mexico City.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Oxford Times

Relative flies out to finally pay her respects to soldier killed in the 'Forgotten War'

THE family of a soldier killed in the 'Forgotten War' will finally get to pay their respects at his grave in South Korea more than six decades after his death.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Life, Veteran Affairs, North Korea

USA Today

Teens mourn dead classmates on South Korean ferry

Friends and family in the industrial city of Ansan mourn the lost of relatives and classmates from the Danwon high school who were on an ill-fated South Korean ferry.

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Korea Herald

Major disasters in Korea

The ferry tragedy has touched off a wave of shock and disappointment among the Korean public as it is not the first such large-scale accident.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Incredible Isolation Of North Korea - In One Map

The website MarineTraffic displays live data of cargo ships over 299 gross tonnage, and while South Korean ports of Incheon, Busan, and Ulsan are bustling with activity, shipboard cargo movement in the North barely registers, despite the country having eight major seaports.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Independent

Simon Calder: Until this disaster South Korea's ferry safety...

Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

National Public Radio

1 Dead, After Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast

Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said.

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ABC News

Reports: Ferry With 471 People Sinking off SKorea

A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Korea Herald

ArtShow Busan to open Friday

ArtShow Busan, the port city's largest art fair, will kick off on Friday at Bexco, showcasing more than 4,000 works of art by international artists represented by prestigious galleries.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Ekklesia Daily News

WCC announces global consultation on Korean peninsula

The general secretary of the World Council of Churches has announced an international consultation on peace, reconciliation and reunification of the Korean peninsula to be held in Geneva in June 2014.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

California Golden Blogs

DBD 4.11.14 Must see TV...

Many or most of the Korean TV shows that I have watched in the past several months would not translate well to the American entertainment palate.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Petaluma360

Sailing away

California Maritime Academy student Megan Berry is sailing off for an adventure this month.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Hyundai to Showcase Grandeur Diesel at Busan Motor Show

Hyundai Motor will have the world premier of the diesel version of its Grandeur model with a 2.2-liter engine at the Busan International Motor Show in May. Hyundai will also display a new premium model under the project name "AG" that is bigger than the Grandeur and smaller than the Genesis while offering high fuel efficiency to better compete with ... (more)

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Korea Herald

Asiana Airlines to introduce new budget carrier

Asiana Airlines is considering introducing a new budget carrier aimed at reclaiming lost business from its rapidly growing discount rivals.

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Korea Herald

[Eye on English] Grammar study crucial to good command of English

Teenagers at Korean schools are the best in the world when it comes to solving problems.

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Global Logistics/Supply Chain

Kuehne & Nagel Expands LCL Services in Asia-Pacific, Europe

Kuehne & Nagel has expanded its offering of less-than-containerload services in the Asia-Pacific and Europe-Australia trades.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Ekklesia Daily News

World churches' chief meets with Korean church leaders

The general secretary of the World Council of Churches is currently in the Republic of Korea, visiting the country's WCC member churches and ecumenical partners.

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Korea Herald

Exhibition explores transient life of an expat

To say that Andy Brown uses a diverse set of art media would be an understatement.

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Neme.org

Busan Biennale 2014

The 'Inhabiting the World' will be held for 64 days from the 20th of September to the 22nd of November at several venues including Busan Museum of Art, and Busan Cultural Center.

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Filmfare

"I became cocky after Rock On"

For all those who thought Purab Kohli's career was over, here's a fact check. The model-turned-VJ-turned actor is back to the movies with a newfound confidence and a role that suits his needs.

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