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21 min ago | ShoppingBlog.com

Megan Fox Goes From Jeans to Glam for TMNT Seoul Premiere

Megan Fox shows no sign of slowing down during the worldwide publicity tour for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles .

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2 hrs ago | The Independent

Watch the moment a huge lion hugs a man

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6 hrs ago | Suria

Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen seeks...

A Myanmar beauty queen dethroned for alleged misconduct said Tuesday she would only return her crown if South Korean pageant organisers apologised -- and denied accepting free breast implants.

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10 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Gugak in new forms and styles

Efforts to popularize gugak, traditional Korean music, are everywhere. At almost every palace or historic site, there is almost always some kind of free gugak concert.

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10 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Round 2 of elite school row begins

Seoul education authorities and the government dug their heels in further over the issue of autonomous private high schools, with the former pushing to cancel their independent status and the latter insisting on retaining it.

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14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[Super Rich] Daewoo's global business legacy lives on

The stories of Daewoo Group and its founder Kim Woo-choong have been kept low-key in Korea for more than a decade since the group fell apart in August 1999.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Economics News, Bankruptcy, South Korea,

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Independence fighter takes center stage in textbook row

The contentious omission of a renowned female independence activist in high school textbooks has sparked further altercations within education circles, which are already divided on the possible revival of state-authorized history textbooks.

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

Korea Herald

Samsung, Hyundai kick off tight race for lucrative Gangnam site

South Korea's top two conglomerates - Samsung and Hyundai - have jumped into a heated bidding war to secure an 80,000-square-meter site in Samseong-dong, an affluent district in southern Seoul.

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Hypebeast.com

WTAPS & NEIGHBORHOOD Embark On Their Latest HOODS Store in Seoul

It's been several years since the co-created WTAPS & NEIGHBORHOOD retail venture known as HOODS has opened a new international space.

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Polygon

League of Legends World Championship poised to sell out 45K seat stadium

The League of Legends 2014 World Championship is likely to sell out Sangam Stadium in Seoul, South Korea, according to Riot Games' EVP of eSports, Dustin Beck.

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West Australian

Exclusive - From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, South Korea, World News, Asia, Seoul, South Korea Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Mexico

The Age

Why South Korea predicts its end will come in 2750

Love but less children ... A couple takes a selfie in front of trees covered with "love locks" at N Seoul Tower located atop Mount Namsan in central Seoul.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Immigration Reform

Deseret News

South Korea says North Korea fires projectile into sea

A man adjusts the national flags on wire fences behind a directional sign showing the distance to North Korea's city Kaesong and South Korea's capital Seoul at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border with North Korea, South Korea, Sunday, July 13, 2014.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Japan's politician wages 'sports diplomacy' in N Korea

Japanese wrestler-turned-politician Kanji Antonio Inoki organised a wrestling extravaganza in North Korea.

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Korea Herald

Festival to bring finest wind bands to Korea

A weeklong festival of wind music will take place next week, bringing together some of the world's finest musicians in the field, such as German Brass.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Symphony, Arts

Channelnewsasia.com

Samsung's shipbuilding, engineering units to merge

The shipbuilding and engineering units of South Korea's Samsung group said on Monday they would merge, as the family-run giant gears up for generational ownership succession.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Korean News

General Strike Declared in S. Korea

The south Korean Confederation of Trade Unions held a rally at Kwanghwamun plaza in Seoul on August 28 at which it declared that it would enter the general strike in demand of the institution of a special law for the probe into the truth about ferry Sewol disaster, according to KBS of south Korea.

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Korea Herald

Mariah Carey to hold first solo concert in S. Korea in 11 years

Mariah Carey will hold a solo concert in South Korea next month for the first time in 11 years, an agency said Monday.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, South Korea, World News

Korea Herald

Korea promotes investment in Myanmar

Officials from the public and private sector in South Korea and a delegation from Myanmar will discuss the investment potential of the Southeast Asian nation in Seoul on Tuesday.

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

Korea Herald

Fighter procurement projects pick up speed

South Korea's mega projects to develop indigenous fighters and purchase stealth warplanes are picking up pace as Seoul plans to approve crucial administrative steps at the national defense acquisition program committee in September.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, US Military, US Air Force

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