Malaysian National News Agency
Busan Ready To Host Asean-ROK Commemorative Summit 2014
From Azeman Ariffin and Nashir Mansor BUSAN, Aug 29 -- Busan, the second largest city in the Republic of Korea, says it is fully prepared to host the Association of Southeast Asian Nations -Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit 2014.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Pres. Park visits flood-hit Busan to console victims
Pres. Park visits flood-hit Busan to console victims . AUGUST 29, 2014 03:17. . President Park Geun-hye on Thursday visited Busan area that was hit by flash floods following heavy rain on Monday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
South Korea current account surplus inches down in July
South Korea registered a nearly US$8.0 billion dollar current account surplus in July but saw the figure slip marginally from the previous month, the central bank said.
Porntip falls in second round
World No.9 Porntip, who was seeded 10th, lost to Hong Kong-born Canadian Michelle Li 22-20, 18-21, 11-21.
Shanghai Port's Q2 Profit Down; China Trade Flagging
Shanghai International Port , the operator of the world's busiest container port, reported earnings on Wednesday that showed its second-quarter net profit fell 2.5 percent in a sign of slowing trade in China.
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Tue Aug 26, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Cape Expat in Korea Blog: Neighbor, Part 1
I didn't know how thin the walls were until the night in November when he started coughing.
Gazprom, Sovcomflot Expand LNG Transport Cooperation
Gazprom and Sovcomflot named the new state-of-the-art 170,000m³ liquefied natural gas carrier Pskov, after one of the oldest Russian cities.
Deadly flash floods hit South Korea
Deadly flash floods hit South Korea . AUGUST 27, 2014 03:14. . Heavy rain hit Busan and South Gyeongsang Province Monday, causing an unprecedented halting of the operation of Gori-2 nuclear power plant.
Pskov Gas Carrier Construction Nears Completion
On August 25, 2014, the naming ceremony for the Pskov high-tech liquefied natural gas carrier was held at the South Korean shipyard STX Offshore & Shipbuilding.
Asiad athletes' village opens
Organizers of the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon opened their athletes' village for the first time on Tuesday, allowing a sneak peek into newly constructed facilities that will accommodate some 14,500 athletes and officials during the competition.
Thanh Nein News
Five dead, five missing after heavy rain hits S. Korea
In a photo taken on August 25, 2014, rescue workers attempt to secure a bus submerged by floodwaters in the southeastern town of Changwon.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Korea mulls building new southern airport
Passenger traffic at a major international airport near South Korea's second-largest city Busan will hit its maximum capacity in 2023, a government report showed Monday, a finding that is certain to heat up competition among city and provincial governments that want to host a new air hub.
Heavy rain kills 5 in South Korea
At least 5 people have died due to heavy rains in the southern region of South Korea.
The Marmot's Hole
Chosun Ilbo: Koreans 'to Become Extinct by 2750a 2
In today's lead story at the Chosun Ilbo , the National Assembly Research Service announced the results of a projection based on a simulation that Korea's population faces extinction by 2750 if the current low birthrate persists.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Asghar Farhadi to head Busan filmfest jury
TEHRAN Celebrated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has been appointed as president of the jury for the New Currents section at the 19th Busan International Film Festival, which will be held in South Korea from October 2 to 11. New Currents is the main section of the festival which is for the first or the second feature films by up-and-coming Asian ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.