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Wednesday | Sun-Star

Port congestion - harming PH exports'

THE congestion and shipment delays at the Manila ports are making Philippine exports highly uncompetitive as most ports do not have to contend with a similar cause: a truck ban policy, according to two prominent leaders of the business community.

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Wednesday | Hindustan Times

Mahatmas bust unveiled in South Korean city

In yet another sign of the growing people-to-people ties between India and South Korea, a bronze bust of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in the South Korean city of Busan to mark the inauguration of an Indian Cultural Centre.

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Wednesday | DNA India

Mahatma Gandhi's bust unveiled in South Korean city

The first ever bust of Mahatma Gandhi, the apostle of non-violence, has been inaugurated in the South Korean metropolis of Busan.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Reuters

COLUMN-China's base metals import picture fragments: Andy Home

One of the major themes in the base metals markets so far this year has been the wide degree of price divergence as individual metals increasingly respond to specific supply-demand drivers.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Arirang TV

In-depth report: Puchon Int'l Fantastic Film Festival

When it gets this hot, nothing may be better than a cool movie theater. And with the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival in full swing there's no need to settle for the ordinary.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, South Korea, World News, Tom Noonan

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Worn-out strategy

North Korea boycotted the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, which consolidated the prevalence of the South's affluent capitalist system over the North's impoverished communist regime.

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Asia News Network

Koreans suffer from stressful summer vacations

Haeundae Beach, Busan, is one of the most popular summer vacation destinations for Koreans, with up to 700,000 tourists visiting per day during the peak vacation season of August last year.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Korea Herald

Princess' and - bossman' in decadelo...

As an idealistic "princess" and a realistic "bossman," President Park Geun-hye and Saenuri Party chairman Rep. Kim Moo-sung are an odd couple with a long-but-complicated relationship.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Korea Herald

[Weekender] Koreans suffer from stressful summer vacations

The scorching heat and humidity signals that it's time to get away from daily responsibilities and set off for white sand beaches or lush green mountains.

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Korea Herald

[Weekender] Sightseeing trains make hard to reach more convenient

Hoping to see vast rocky mountain ranges, but can't face hiking? Want to see the crisp blue coast, but avoid the summer crowds? For summer travelers looking to enjoy Korea's picturesque countryside, KORAIL's sightseeing trains just might be the answer.

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Korea Herald

Korail's luxury train reopens after renovation

Luxury train Haerang, run by the Korea Railroad Corporation, has resumed service following renovations.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

English Dong-A

S. Korea wants N. Korea to foot bill for Asiad delegates` expenses

S. Korea wants N. Korea to foot bill for Asiad delegates` expenses . JULY 18, 2014 04:26.

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Forbes.com

Rosetta Stone, MegaStudy And Educational Software In Korea

While in Korea studying the country's education system on my Eisenhower Fellowship, I observed how little Korean society values educational software.

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The Economist

Alan Stanbrook, 1938-2014

In March 1984, when The Economist expanded its books section to include coverage of the arts under the name Books Plus, Alan Stanbrook was just the man for the job.

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Korea Herald

5 injured, hundreds evacuate in Busan subway fire

Five people were injured and some 400 others evacuated after the air-conditioning system on a subway train caught fire in Busan, South Korea's largest port city.

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The Nation

20th Century Fox to build theme park in S Korea

Hong Joon-pyo, centre, governor of South Gyeongsang Province, with Jeffrey Godsick, left, president of Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, and Tim Fisher, right, CEO of Village Roadshow Theme Parks, attends a ceremony in Seoul./EPA Global entertainment provider 20th Century Fox has signed on with Australian media company Village Roadshow to ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Japan Times

Abe move triggers rethink of military's role

For university student Yui Iwamuro, the U.S. Camp Zama near Tokyo is the closest she has gotten to anything military.

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DefenceTalk News

North Korea fires 100 artillery shells into sea

North Korea fired 100 artillery shells into the sea Monday in a live-fire drill near the eastern maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests.

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Korea Herald

18 North Korean defectors nabbed for voice phishing, drug smuggling

Eighteen North Korean defectors have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a voice phishing ring or smuggling drugs from China, police said Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Nation

Making tracks in and around Seoul

Visitors to the Asian Olympiad in September should make time to discover the delights in and around the host city Incheon, South Korea's third most populous city after Seoul and Busan, is all set to host this year's edition of the Asian Games and the organisers are understandably keen to show off what their city has to offer visitors to this ... (more)

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