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I had this major hankering for Korean food the happy medley of thinly sliced beef and onion in Bulgogi, the energizing ginseng chicken soup called Samgyetang, the healthy and veggie-filled Bibimbap, Japchae, and Kimchi.
Fri May 24, 2013
Aunt denies pimping girl in S. Korea
The aunt accused of luring her teenage niece into prostitution in South Korea has turned herself in, police investigating the case said yesterday.
Escape the city noise without ever leaving
This is the second installment in a 11-part series that introduces some of the best walking trails in Korea.
Thu May 23, 2013
South Koreans burn Japanese flag in protest at mayor's defence of...
South Korean war veterans were burning Japanese flags and images of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today, after a top Japanese politician defended the use of Korean women as sex slaves during World War II.
Korean girl statue for - comfort women' to be set up in California
The City of Glendale in California, U.S. will install a statue identical to one of a Korean girl that sits in Seoul in front of the Japanese Embassy as a reminder of Korean comfort women.
Mon May 20, 2013
Asia News Network
Roads: The arteries of Korea's development
A bird's eye view of the Gyeongbu Expressway, the nation's first and longest expressway, which was completed in 1970 South Korea has invested in making its roads more efficient by combining routes with transport systems based on information technology South Korea's road infrastructure played a critical role in the rapid recovery from the Korean War ... (more)
Aunt main suspect in Facebook brothel girl plight
The Anti-Human Trafficking Division has applied to the Criminal Court for a warrant to arrest Piengjai Phuplado, 43, who is the aunt of the teenage girl lured into the flesh trade in South Korea, Pol Col Chusak Apaisak said.
Sun May 19, 2013
Sarah Brightman to feature - space dream' in Korea
"Queen of Popera" Sarah Brightman will be back in Korea to feature her latest songs at BEXCO in Busan on July 21 and Seoul's Gymnastics Stadium of Olympic Park on July 26.
Sat May 18, 2013
Former U.S. envoy donates prize money to cycling body
Former U.S. Ambassador to Korea Kathleen Stephens donated 10 million won to the Korea Cycling Federation Wednesday, the federation said.
Around the hotels:
Summer desserts at JW Marriott Hotel Seoul The hotel's lobby lounge is holding the "I Love Berries" promotion from May 1 to June 30.
Fri May 17, 2013
Requiem for North Korea
The war clouds over the Korean peninsula are darkening perceptibly in the wake of US Secretary of State John Kerry's official visits to Tokyo and Seoul last month.
Seoul Incheon: 11% traffic growth in 2012; welcomes new transpacific route from American Airlines
American Airlines entry into the market from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, to Seoul Incheon last week surely stirred it up for Korean Air.
Thu May 16, 2013
Mayor firm on 'comfort women'
South Korean women forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during World War II lead an anti-Japanese protest by about 50 activists outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul on 11 April 2001.
Wed May 15, 2013
Prez's fired aide highlights SKorean gender divide
A South Korean presidential spokesman who was fired after inappropriately touching a woman during a U.S. trip blames a "cultural difference" with America.
Tue May 14, 2013
Seoul: Kind of a Big Deal: Onboard American Airlines' First Flight to Seoul, South Korea
If we were to tell you that American Airlines only just began flying to Seoul, you'd probably say "what, they weren't flying there already?!" As crazy as it seems, it's the truth.
Mon May 13, 2013
Finding the exotic in familiar landscapes
The nature depicted by artist Kim Bo-hie looks familiar to many with common motifs such as leaves, trees and flowers.
Sat May 11, 2013
The old meets the bold
South Korea attracts more than 11 million foreign tourists a year. Some are lured by traditional tourists attractions such as Gyeongbok Palace, Dongdaemun market and Namsan .
Thu May 09, 2013
Wall Street Journal
SAT Scandal Shines Harsh Light on South Korean Academics
The recent cancellation of U.S. college entrance exams in South Korea-the first time SAT tests have been called off nationwide anywhere in the world for suspected cheating-is throwing the spotlight back on the country's hyper-competitive academic environment.
South Korean president fires spokesman: Yonhap
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye fired her spokesman over an unspecified "unsavoury" act midway through a summit trip to the United States this week, Yonhap news agency reported Friday.
South Korea cheating scandal hits university bids
I found out that the May SAT test had been canceled across the whole of South Korea just a couple of hours after teachers were told.