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Market principles should drive urbanizat...
The Korean cities of Seoul, Busan and Ulsan enjoyed successful growth when the government aggressively implemented economic and land development policies in the 1960s and '70s.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Friend 2: The Legacy
Before names like Park Chan-wook and Lee Chang-dong turned Western eyes toward South Korean cinema, Kwak Kyung-taek's 2001 crime drama Friend was a hit with that country's audiences.
The China Post
Air Busan to launch direct route from SK-Kaohsiung
Budget carrier Air Busan launched its first non-stop flight between South Korea's Busan and Taiwan's Kaohsiung Wednesday, a move which Kaohsiung officials hope will encourage more visitors to enjoy the southern city's warm winters.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Busan Film Festival to Distribute Movies Via CAC Entertainment
The South Korean film festival in March launched distribution/investment company CAC Entertainment, so that movies invited to BIFF can reach the general public outside of the annual festival period in October.
South China Morning Post
Detention of Kim Jong-un's uncle Jang Song-thaek raises several questions
Kim Jong-un is the supreme leader of North Korea, the third and youngest son of Kim Jong-il and the grandson of Kim Il-sung .
The Village Voice
Gangster Sequel Friend 2: The Legacy Is All Business
While it's not much worse than its predecessor, Friend 2: The Legacy has none of the bromantic charm that made Friend , South Korean writer-director Kyung-Taek Kwak 's 2001 gangster drama, the highest-grossing film in Korean history.
South Korea scales back nuclear expansion plans
South Korea is scaling back its commitment to nuclear energy after safety concerns prompted a series of reactor shutdowns, officials said on Tuesday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Fruits of the Sea Just Part of Busan's Bounty of Local Delicacies
Local and regional specialties add an interesting twist to any trip, and the rich diversity of dishes that can be found Korea's largest port city Busan certainly makes any visit here a treat for the senses.
Half of freight trains operate on first day of railway strike
Half of freight trains operate on first day of railway strike . DECEMBER 10, 2013 07:51.
OceanSaver Announces Highest Sales Figures to Date
The Norwegian firm OceanSaver, a provider of ballast water treatment systems for medium and large vessels, has just marked its 10th birthday with the news that 2013 will be its best ever year for sales.
Korean film nabs gold as Marrakech fest ends
MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 8, : The film "Han Gong-Ju" for South Korean director Lee Su-jin was announced the Gold Star winner of the 13th Marrakech International Film Festival, co-organized by the Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation and Le Public Systeme Cinema.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Foreign Ministry holds video contest for foreigners
Traditionally when you think of learning a second-language lets say Korean you think of yourself in a classroom, with a teacher and other classmates.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Transformer the 'size of a bungalow' set to be driven through Northamptonshire
The specialist heavy load and transformer will be passing through Northamptonshire as they travel along the M25 and up the M1 to Grendon.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Korea, U.S., Britain to hold drills in w...
Korea's Aegis destroyer the Yulgk YiYi and U.S. Aegis cruise ship Shilo are docked at the Republic of Korea Fleet Command in Korea's southern port city on Thursday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Best Beaches and Peaks to Catch the First Sunrise of 2014
Many Koreans like to make their New Year's resolutions in a beautiful setting as they watch the dawn break on the start of another year full of hope.
Tears of a Greek veteran of the Korean War
Tears of a Greek veteran of the Korean War . DECEMBER 05, 2013 03:22. . Greek President Carlos Papoulias currently in Korea as state guest had a dinner Wednesday with President Park Geun-hye at the Presidential Office.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Businesses and artists forge ties
Culture Minister Yoo Jin-ryong and head of the Korean Business Council for the Arts Park Yong-hyun join hands with other members at the "Arts & Business" event in Seoul on Tuesday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
A female college student's death in a foreign country
A female college student's death in a foreign country . DECEMBER 03, 2013 03:13.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Korea's 1st HIV patient survives for 28 years under treatment
Korea's 1st HIV patient survives for 28 years under treatment . DECEMBER 02, 2013 03:26.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Slain SKorean woman's dad seeks justice
IN a foreign country and unable to speak English, the father of a young murdered Korean woman is hoping Queensland delivers justice.