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Syrian Rebels Continue to Lie About Chemical Weapons
South Korea: The government in Seoul announced it is expanding its air defense identification zone, which will partially overlap that which China declared last month.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
China regrets ROK air zone expansion
China expressed regret over the decision of the Republic of Korea to expand its air defense identification zone , a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Malaysia proffers ideas at Seoul Interna...
A battalion of inventors brought their new ideas to this year's Seoul International Invention Fair at Coex from Dec. 12. As many as 135 inventors and more than 170 products from the Southeast Asian nation arrived in Seoul to show that Malaysia has creative new products for the South Korean public, according to MATRADE, the Malaysian Embassy's trade ... (more)
Israeli envoy hosts Hanukkah celebration
Israeli Ambassador to South Korea Uri Gutman presents a sculpture depicting angels ascending and descending a ladder to heaven in the "Jacob's Ladder" scene of the book of Genesis in the Jewish holy Torah during a Hanukkah celebration at the Israeli Culture Center in Seoul, on Nov. 28. Israeli Ambassador to South Korea Uri Gutman hosted members of ... (more)
Sat Dec 07, 2013
S.Korea decides to expand air defense zone southward
After holding talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden said in Tokyo, the first leg of his week-long trip to East Asia, Tuesday that China and Japan should set up a bilateral "crisis management mechanism" to prevent current tensions from escalating further.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
U.S. vice president says the world needs people like Mandela
United States Vice President Joe Biden joined world leaders in paying tribute on Friday to South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.
Korea, U.S. celebrate close ties, friendship
Han Chul-soo , president of the Korea America Friendship Society, poses for a photo with participants of The Korea America Friendship Night 2013 Year End Party in Seoul on Thursday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Asia News Network
My visit to a Korean plastic surgeon
Bloomberg named South Korea the country with the highest rate of cosmetic surgery, with 13.3 procedures performed for every 1,000 people in 2011 When Dr Shim suddenly moved a shiny metal stick towards my left eye, I was too stunned to pull back.
Asia News Network
SEOUL: Biden in Seoul to discuss China's air zone
US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Seoul Wednesday for a three-day visit for talks on concerns over China's air defence zone, North Korea and other bilateral issues.
Elderly suicides in South Korea: Poor spirits
THEIR son-in-law's visit was a customary show of filial piety for late November.
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
business, South Korea, Japan, Myanmar Airways International, aviation industry
Myanmar Airways International plans to expand its international flight schedule and begin weekly flights to South Korea and Japan early next year, a company representative said on Thursday.
Ancient beliefs spirited away in the shift to modernity
Shamanistic practices were considered an aspect of Korea that needed to be stamped out in its shift to industrialization and modernization.
Stars and Stripes
Proposal would leave combined division north of Seoul
Dongducheon residents and members of the Dongucheon City Council protest the possible long-term presence of U.S. soldiers in their city Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in front of the Ministry of National Defense headquarters in Seoul.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
U.S.-China: No consensus on air zone row
Vice President Joe Biden, center, listens during his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Captive US vet ran Korean guerrilla group
HELD: The White House has urged North Korea Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old US veteran of the Korean War.
Hiroshi Sugimoto exhibition: A slow journey through time and space
The calm yet thought-provoking images of Hiroshi Sugimoto, one of the most acclaimed artists in contemporary photography, are on exhibit at Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art from this week through next year.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Christmas Lights at the Shinsegae Department Store in Seoul
I took this shot of the Shinsegae Department Store, Seoul's oldest department store, while waiting for a bus in the Seoul's Myeongdong shopping district, during rush hour on November 26th, 2013.
Seoul to finalize air defense zone plan
South Korea plans to finalize its decision to expand its air defense zone this week and will explain it to its neighboring states before officially declaring it, Seoul officials said Tuesday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Malaysian Embassy's trade ar...
In contrast to fellow Asian capitals Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo, Seoul is regarded by many expatriates in South Korea as a food desert of sorts for quality international cuisine.
South Korea and Canada discuss energy co...
Canadian Ambassador to South Korea David Chatterson , Christy Clark, premier of British Columbia , and Korean Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Yoon Sang-jick enter the Westin Chosun Hotel in Seoul to kick off the Canada-Korea Natural Gas Forum on Nov. 29. Canada and South Korea discussed the future of their cooperation in liquefied natural ... (more)