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48 min ago | Trend

Georgian- South Korean business workshop held in Seoul

The event was organized by the Georgian National Investment Agency, the Georgian embassy in South Korea and the Federation of Korean Industries , the Georgian National Investment Agency told Trend on April 15. The heads of about 30 leading Korean companies attended the event.

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5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Japan official heads to Seoul for 'comfort women' talks

A senior Japanese official left for Seoul on Wednesday to discuss the thorny issue of wartime sex slavery, in a move Tokyo hopes will lead to a diplomatic thaw.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

National Public Radio

1 Dead, After Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast

Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Rescue at sea: South Korean passenger ship in distress

A South Korean passenger ship, with more than 400 passengers on board, is seen listing heavily in the sea off Jindo.

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ABC News

US Declines to Name China a Currency Manipulator

The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.

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Thanh Nein News

Film fest brings Vietnamese flicks to Seoul

Five Vietnamese films will be featured in the first ever Vietnamese film festival in Seoul, South Korea on on April 16-19.

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Asia News Network

SEOUL: Korean Air, Asiana Airlines bet big on Paris routes

South Korea's two top airlines - Korean Air and Asiana Airlines - are pouring more resources into the lucrative Incheon-Paris route with the aim of appealing to high-spending travellers, and more importantly, to restore profit.

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The Straits Times

South Korean online gamer charged over suffocating son

A man looks into a mirror and tidies his hair while carrying a bag suspected to be containing his son's dead body in this CCTV capture, taken on Friday, April 11, 2014, in an elevator in Gumi, north Gyeongsang province.

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Korea Herald

Big Day South to show off creative talent in Daegu

Two expat magazines and an expat record label are getting together for a creative festival on April 26 to show off creative talent in the southeast of Korea.

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The Daily Star

Lady Gaga, Psy to perform at S. Korea festival

SEOUL: US pop diva Lady Gaga is slated to perform at a summer music festival in South Korea, where her first show two years ago received an adult-only rating from state censors.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Suria

South Korea spy chief apologies over...

South Korea's intelligence chief vowed a "bone-crushing" overhaul of his embattled agency as he apologised Tuesday for a scandal that saw senior agents charged with fabricating evidence in an espionage case.

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Wall Street Journal

Gamer Arrested After Death of Neglected Child

A man who let his 2-year-old son die at home after leaving to play video games for several days has been arrested, South Korean police said Monday, a development likely to reignite a long-running debate about the impact of obsessive gaming.

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Korea Herald

Obama may bring ancient Korean seals on his upcoming trip to Seoul

The U.S. government may return a set of Korean national treasures, apparently stolen by an American soldier during the Korean War, when President Barack Obama visits Seoul next week, diplomatic sources here said Monday.

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Albany Times Union

I Thought Everyone Was Exaggerating About How Great The Airport In...

Since I live on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, I try to fly out of New York's LaGuardia Airport whenever I can.

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English Dong-A

Park reads books to students like Obama?

Park reads books to students like Obama? . APRIL 15, 2014 05:02. . Korean book publishers expect President Park Geun-hye to show the same scene to encourage reading.

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Chosun Ilbo

Seoul Must Prepare for N.Korean Drone Threat

The Defense Ministry says an investigation of the crashed unmanned aerial vehicles found in Paju, Baeknyeong Island and Gangwon Province shows strong evidence linking them with North Korea.

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The Arbiter

Seoul Shock: The 8-Month Mark

It's been nearly eight months since I first stepped off the plane from San Francisco and put my feet in the land of South Korea.

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Korea Herald

Teen makeup: No longer taboo in Korea

Just a decade ago, it was socially unacceptable for adolescent and teenage girls in school uniforms to wear makeup in Korea.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

City Beat: Mercury Cleaners owners struggle as they are forced out

There's a piece of paper in a glass display case behind the counter at Mercury Cleaners – evidence of a family's 20 years of labor and care.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Yahoo!

North Korea vows Seoul will pay 'dear price' for insults

North Korea on Monday warned South Korea it would pay a "dear price" for recent criticisms of Pyongyang's nuclear programme and political system, saying they violated a no-slander agreement.

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