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Are noodles friend or foe?

In this Aug. 19. 2014, customers eat "ramyeon" instant noodle at a ramyeon restaurant in Seoul, South Korea.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Heart Disease, Health

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CNN

What Jesus knew about inequality

Pope Francis waves to crowds from inside a vehicle near Seoul Air Base in Seongnam on Monday, August 18. The Pope's trip to South Korea marks the first papal visit to the country since Pope John Paul II went there 25 years ago.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Education Etc., Opinion

Korea Herald

Korea opens up to foreign colleges

The Education Ministry recently announced a plan to boost investment in education by lowering the threshold for foreign investors, a move widely interpreted as an open invitation for schools outside Korea to expand here.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News,

Korea Herald

Three lawmakers detained on bribe charges

The courts in Seoul and Incheon on Thursday issued arrest warrants for three incumbent lawmakers, who have been on suspicion of taking kickbacks, to take them into custody.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News,

DNA India

Air India Dreamliner enroute Kolkata turns back mid-air due to crack in windshield

It is raining trouble for Air India's Dreamliner fleet as one of the aircrafts was forced to return to New Delhi on Thursday after developing a windshield crack mid-air on its way to Kolkata.

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Related Topix: World News, India, South Korea, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 777

Korea Herald

Researchers come across trove of Buddhist artifacts

South Korean researchers said Thursday they have uncovered dozens of artifacts used in Buddhist ceremonies nearly a millennium ago, as they begin to unravel the mystery behind an ancient shrine where they were discovered.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

The Detroit News

Detroit Dance City Festival brings students and pros together

Local dancer Joori Jung mixes her two loves -- Detroit and dance -- when her ArtLab J dance studio presents the Detroit Dance City Festival this weekend.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, South Korea, World News, Marygrove College, Arts, Modern Dance

Park Record

Reactions in Asia to instant noodle study

In this Aug. 19. 2014 photo, Han Seung-youn, 36, eats "ramyeon" instant noodle at a Ramyeon restaurant in Seoul, South Korea.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Park City, UT

Daily Reporter

Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts - in the noodles.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Life, Food, Dieting,

Norwalk Citizen News

Reactions in Asia to instant noodle study

In this Aug. 19. 2014 photo, Han Seung-youn, 36, eats "ramyeon" instant noodle at a Ramyeon restaurant in Seoul, South Korea.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

South Korea's Exports to China: Game Over?

In an unusually candid trade report early this month, the trade ministry said it was "concerned" about a sustained fall in exports to China, Seoul's biggest trade partner.

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

PaintSquare

Seoul Searches for Sinkhole Answers

At least one deep sinkhole and newly discovered underground damage in the South Korean capital are now being tentatively laid to "mismanagement" by Samsung Construction & Trade , a major Korean construction firm that is building a subway under the city.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

Mirror.co.uk

Doctor Who world tour ends after 12 days, 7 countries and all without a TARDIS

New Time Lord Peter Capaldi and his on-screen companion Jenna Coleman have been whizzing around the planet in a promotional blur to drum up interest of the new series.

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Related Topix: Peter Capaldi, South Korea, World News

Korea Herald

Descendant of U.S. missionary happy with Korean citizenship

For U.S. lawyer David Linton, last week was a meaningful step toward more involvement with his expertise in South Korea.

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

Korea Herald

Memories of trampled dignity haunt former sex slaves

The following is the second in a series of articles on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Asian women on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the foundation of The Korea Herald on Aug. 15. - Ed.

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Anna.aero

Jeju Air starts new route to China

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The Republic

North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

SEOUL, South Korea - In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a "hideous lantern jaw."

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Park Geun-hye, Kim Jong Un

KAUZ

North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri, South Korea,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

International Business Times

Samsung News: Patent for Foldable Display and Leaked Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Specs Sighted

Galaxy Note 4 sometime in September at the IFA in Berlin, the South Korean company does not seem to be stopping anytime when it comes to rolling out new devices.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News,

The Raw Story

Ex-Obama advisor David Plouffe takes leadership position with ride-sharing app Uber

A political strategist who ran U.S. President Barack Obama's winning campaign in 2008 has hopped on board at controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, South Korea, World News

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