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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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Cape Cod Times
A propos of nothing, she turned towards me on the train and offered me a strip of dried sweet potato.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Seeing Korea through his parents' eyes
The author's mother, Duckja Kim, walked in the fields of Wolseong Park in Gyeong-ju.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
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.
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.
HK Express starts second route to South Korea
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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.