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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.
10 hrs ago | Korea Herald
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.
10 hrs ago | Korea Herald
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.
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.
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.
It's been several years since the co-created WTAPS & NEIGHBORHOOD retail venture known as HOODS has opened a new international space.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Japanese wrestler-turned-politician Kanji Antonio Inoki organised a wrestling extravaganza in North 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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 03:19 pm
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