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8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

New envoy to Japan faces daunting task

Yoo Heung-soo appears to be a confident and seasoned politician. Though he has yet to grasp all the pending issues and diplomatic terminology, his hale, vigorous and poised figure defies concerns about him being Korea's oldest-ever ambassador to Japan.

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Related Topix: Park Geun-hye, South Korea, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Lantern Jaw

A propos of nothing, she turned towards me on the train and offered me a strip of dried sweet potato.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Vegetables, South Korea, World News, Arts, Literature, Wedding

Politico

From Aspen to Busan - Experts: Health care needs an ISAC - DOT...

Amb. Daniel Sepulveda, the State Department's main delegate to world Internet forums, told our Morning Tech colleague Tony Romm that efforts to expand the authority of the International Telecommunications Union would be a "red line" for the U.S. at the UN body's upcoming plenipotentiary.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Iobserve

Former sex slave says she still feels impact of meeting with pope

A day after Pope Francis left South Korea, a former sex slave who spent a few minutes with the pontiff said she still felt the impact of their meeting.

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Related Topix: Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Seoul, South Korea Travel, South Korea, Pope Benedict XVI

Korea Herald

Ken Watanabe to cohost Busan film fest

Veteran Japanese actor Ken Watanabe will open this year's Busan International Film Festival, the event's organizers said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Inception, South Korea, World News, Memoirs of a Geisha, Drama Movies, Ken Watanabe

Korea Herald

N. Korean officials to arrive for Asiad ...

A North Korean delegation is scheduled to cross the border and arrive in Incheon to attend pre-Asian Games functions in the South Korean host city, officials said.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Korea Herald

Korea, U.S. begin joint war drill to deter N.K.

South Korea and the United States on Monday began their annual two-week joint war exercise to test and improve their joint defense posture against North Korea amid the North's stronger-than-usual threats against the drill.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Columbia Magazine

CU faculty members tour and perform in Korea

By Joan C. McKinney CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Five Campbellsville University professors recently toured and performed in Korea on an 11-day tour that included 20 performances at universities, churches, high schools, and city venues in and around Busan, South Korea.

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Related Topix: Campbellsville, KY, Campbellsville University, South Korea, World News, Busy, KY, Columbia, KY

Suria

North Korea threatens 'merciless' strike...

North Korea warned on Sunday of a "merciless" pre-emptive strike as it blasted upcoming joint US-South Korean military exercises as a rehearsal for nuclear war.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Seeing Korea through his parents' eyes

The author's mother, Duckja Kim, walked in the fields of Wolseong Park in Gyeong-ju.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Marine News

China Looks to Boost Shangai Port Volumes

China will expand a scheme to speed up tax refunds for companies that export via a Shanghai port, the government said on Thursday, as it looks to boost the city's role as an international shipping centre.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, South Korea

Thu Aug 14, 2014

DFW Catholic

Korean journalist seeks to spread Pope's message of peace

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 14, 2014 / 12:00 pm .- A journalist with South Korea's leading radio and television network has voiced her joy at covering the papal visit, as well as her desire for his message of peace to lead the nation to a more hopeful future.

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Related Topix: Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, South Korea, World News, Pope Benedict XVI, Park Geun-hye

Newsday

Trinis win South Korean scholarships

Chandradath Madho, who holds a Master's degree in Poverty and Development from the University of Manchester, will study for a PhD in Social Policy at the Pusan National University in Busan.

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Related Topix: National University, South Korea, World News, Travel, Trinidad and Tobago Travel, Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Travel, Central America,

Wed Aug 13, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Pope Francis heads to South Korea for first visit to Asia

In the heart of what is now Seoul's busiest shopping district, the store at the Myeongdong Cathedral is doing a brisk trade in Pope Francis T-shirts.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Anna.aero

HK Express starts second route to South Korea

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Related Topix: Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, South Korea, World News, Seoul, South Korea Travel,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Architect Online

Master Plan for the Public Administrative Town, Designed by Balmori Associates and H Architecture

For more than 600 years, Seoul has been the capital and center of South Korea. Roughly half of the country's population lives in and around the city, and almost all government ministries have long been centered there.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Australia,

Korea Herald

Nissan Rogue production hit hard by strikes in Busan

The Korean production of the Nissan Rogue at Renault Samsung Motors' Busan plant is expected to be hit hard by the labor union's partial strikes that started last week.

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Related Topix: Nissan, Nissan Rogue, SUV, South Korea, World News

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Family, friends welcome USS George Washington sailors

Linehandlers meet on the pier of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington August 8, 2014 at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, US Military, US Navy, US News, South Korea

Korea Herald

Craving peace on the DMZ train

As the train pulls out of Seoul Station and begins moving down the tracks, the scenery seems all wrong.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Psy's new music video will feature "monkey-like dance moves"?

Gangnam Style singer Psy has been spotted performing what residents described as "monkey-like dance moves" while shooting his new music video in Busan recently.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, PSY, South Korea, World News

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