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Future is now for Canadian craft beer in...
Beer needs no ambassador, it might be said, but in South Korea the Canadian Embassy is helping inch open the market for quality craft beer at grocery stores, restaurants and bars.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Investment promotion meet to be held in South Korea
A seminar titled 'Investment Promotion in Nepal' is to be held in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, on May 15, 16 and 17 on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Nepal and South Korea.
Art tours promote lesser-known tourist sites
Tired of stereotyped sightseeing in Korea? Then, try lesser-known places such as Seoul Fortress or an art-themed tour offered by a provincial city.
Wall Street Journal
In Seoul, More See China Playing Bigger Role in...
For many South Koreans, the U.S. is and will continue to be country's most important military ally, but a substantial minority believes China's importance will increase in the future.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Pope to attend youth day in South Korea in August
Vatican City, March 10 - Pope Francis will visit South Korea in August, a country that has been a priority for the pontiff and one that he has been interested in seeing, Vatican Spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said Monday.
George Mason University opens Songdo bra...
The local branch of an American university opened in one of South Korea's free economic zones Monday, offering management and economics classes.
Japan says no plan to revise wartime sex-slave apology
Japan has no plan to revise a landmark 1993 apology over wartime sex slavery, the government's top spokesman said on Monday, despite a controversial review of the statement which has sparked a backlash at home and abroad.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Overjoyed' North Koreans vote in Parliament election
SEOUL: Almost all North Koreans cast their ballots yesterday in a pre-determined election for a rubber-stamp parliament - an exercise that doubles as a national head count and may offer clues to power shifts in Pyongyang.
Seoul searching: Stuffy, sick in Seoul
Week two in Korea has been a little rough. I think I might have been a little too optimistic too soon.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
India's gift to South Korea: A sacred Bodhi Tree sapling - Indiatalkies.com
Seoul, March 8: South Korea, almost a quarter of whose population of 50 million are Buddhists, has received a sapling of the sacred Bodhi Tree from India's Bodh Gaya town, a fulfilment of an offer Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made to South Korean President Park Geun-hye, as a special gesture of India's friendship and goodwill, when she ... (more)
Coex renovation fails to clear skepticism
With plans for a Bitcoin ATM, global and domestic fast fashion brands, and trendy restaurants, the Coex underground shopping mall under renovation in affluent Samseong-dong, southern Seoul, is determined to win back young and finicky shoppers.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Otago Daily Times
Kiwi dies after fall in South Korea
A spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed they were aware of the death of a New Zealander in Korea, and consular staff from MFAT and the New Zealand Embassy in Seoul were providing support and assistance to the family.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Seoul: NK artillery launched near Chinese flight
It wasn't immediately clear what danger, if any, the launch Tuesday posed to the China Southern Airlines plane traveling from Tokyo to Shenyang, China, but Seoul Defense Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok called it a "serious threat" that Pyongyang failed to notify international aviation authorities of its launch plans in the area.
Asia News Network
SEOUL: Jejudo faces oversupply of lodging
South Korea's southern resort island of Jejudo faces an oversupply of hotel rooms, according to local officials and industry insiders.
Namdaemun Market showcases Korean history with variety of articles
Namdaemun Market showcases Korean history with variety of articles . MARCH 06, 2014 02:34.
Emirates News Agency
Central Bank receives Governor of Bank of Korea
WAM ABU DHABI, 5th March, 2014 -- The Central Bank of the U.A.E. has announced that it received Dr. Kim Choongsoo, Governor of the Bank of Korea today at Central Bank's Head Office in Abu Dhabi.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
South Korea wants to put endangered species in gigantic bubbles
Yeongyang County is a remote, mountainous, and relatively untouched area that'll soon be home to South Korea's National Research Center for Endangered Species.
Japan and Korea Now Arguing Over Stomping on Anne Frank's Face
At a recent anti-Japan protest in South Korea, participants carried signs with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's face crossed out.
S Korean leader urges new talks on separated families
South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday called for new talks with North Korea on allowing families separated by the Korean War to exchange letters and hold reunions via video conferencing.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
[Editorial] Ties with ASEAN
Last week, two events took place in Seoul that will affect relations between South Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.