6 hrs ago
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.
7 hrs ago
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.
Wed May 22, 2013
Shaping the future of travel
Airbus gave the world a peek at the new A350 XWB "MSN001", as it emerged in its Airbus livery out from the paintshop in Toulouse last week.
N. Korea fired 300mm-caliber rockets: military sources
There has been a lot of speculation about what exactly North Korea fired into the East Sea in recent days.
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.
Report: N. Korea fires fourth missile
North Korea fired a short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, according to South Korea's semiofficial news agency Yonhap, citing a South Korean military official.
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.
South Wales Argus
More tributes paid to tragic Blaina teacher
Kevin Andresen's partner Rachel Law said he was "unique, funny, kind, creative and incredibly popular" - and she also praised the "incredible generosity" of contributors to an online fundraising effort that will enable his body to be cremated and his ashes returned home to Wales.
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.
Climber dies in Korean mountain fall
A teacher has fallen more than 50ft to his death while rock climbing in South Korea, it has emerged.
Mon May 13, 2013
New South Korea flights boosts Americana s Asia presence
In case you missed this news last week, American Airlines launched its newest route to Asia with daily nonstop service between Seoul's Incheon International Airport and its biggest hub at Dallas/Fort Worth.
Voice of America
S Korea's Newest Trains Take Tracks Less Traveled
They are intended to give passengers a chance to re-explore a scenic rural region whose glory faded amid the decline of the timber and coal industries.
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.