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  1. Dropping statue-for-money demand, Japan seen paying A 1 billion into...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    In an apparent reversal, Japan plans to provide the 1 billion deposit to South Korea required under the landmark "comfort women" pact without waiting for a controversial statue to be removed from near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, according to sources. At the time of the Dec. 28 agreement, neither government said that removal of the statue of a girl symbolizing the Korean women forced into Japan's military brothels during the war was a condition for Tokyo's contribution to a fund South Korea will establish for the victims.

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  2. Korea set to launch Japan-funded foundation to compensate comfort womenRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea will launch a foundation this week aimed at compensating Korean women who were forcefully conscripted by Japan more than seven decades ago, a move which the neighbors hope will lay to rest a long-running diplomatic feud, Seoul's foreign ministry said Wednesday. The foundation, named Reconciliation and Healing, will set sail on Thursday to financially compensate the wartime victims and restore their dignity with 1 billion yen contributed by Japan, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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  3. Korean Women Grew 20 cm Over Past CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    The average Korean woman is 20.1 cm taller than 100 years ago, the biggest increase in height of any country in the world. According to a study presented at the European Science Open Forum in Manchester, U.K. on Monday, the average Korean woman was just 142.2 cm tall in 1914 but now, a century later, measures 162.3 cm.

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  4. Average human height declines in many countries, researchers findRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Average adult heights in many countries appear to have peaked 30 to 40 years ago and have declined slightly since then, according to a new study that the authors say is based on the largest set of such data ever gathered. They combined results from 1,472 studies in 200 countries looking at the measured - rather than self-reported or estimated - heights of about 18.6 million people born from 1896 to 1996.

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  5. Japan may disburse money for Korean 'comfort women' in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    The government plans to provide 1 billion to South Korea to implement the landmark "comfort women" pact without waiting for a controversial statue to be removed from near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, according to sources. Japan has changed its initial position that its contribution to a fund that South Korea will establish to help the victims is contingent on removal of the statue symbolizing the Korean women forced into wartime brothels for the Japanese military, the sources said Tuesday.

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  6. Hanmi Financial Corp. (HAFC) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... The Bank is a community bank conducting general business banking, with its primary market encompassing the Korean-American community, as well as other ethnic communities across California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Texas, Virginia and ...

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  7. Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people's heightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " If you want to see a tall population of men, go to the Netherlands. Tall women? Latvia.

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  8. Korean jobless men have hard time getting married: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Korea Herald

    Unemployment affects Korean men's marriage prospects much more so than women's, with a vast majority of jobless Korean men in their late 20s and early 30s staying single, a study showed Monday. The report, released by the Korea Women's Development Institute, discovered that only 4.1 percent of unemployed men aged 25-29 were married as of last year, while 48.8 percent of unemployed Korean women in the same age group were married.

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  9. In Colorado Springs, Korean War sacrifices are rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Stars and Stripes

    The term "forgotten war" was mentioned multiple times during a ceremony Saturday in Colorado Springs to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the Korean War armistice. More than a dozen Korean War veterans joined Korean-Americans along with a representative of the Republic of Korea at Memorial Park east of downtown Colorado Springs to remember the war that began in June 1950.

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  10. In Colorado Springs, Korean War sacrifices are remembered | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Gazette

    Republic of Korea Deputy Consul-General Chung Yoon Ho places a wreath at the Korean War Monument during a ceremony to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the Korean War Armistice in Memorial Park on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Photo by Ryan Jones, The Gazette.

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  11. Majority of working migrant wives have limited job security in Korea: researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Korea Herald

    More than half of employed foreign-born migrant wives in Korea work as either temporary or day laborers, while 9.5 percent of them work for free for their Korean in-laws' businesses here, a study showed on Sunday. The study, published in the latest edition of academic journal Gender Review, analyzed government data on 226,084 foreign-born women immigrants who married South Korean nationals.

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  12. Marriage losing appeal for Korean womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Star Online

    To wed or not to wed: A South Korean couple getting married in a traditional ceremony at Namsangol Hanok Village in Seoul. - The Korea Herald/Asia News Network She gets up at 4.30am every day to get ready for work and returns home at about 8.30pm.

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  13. Hanmi Financial Corp. Forecasted to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.41 Per ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Daily Political

    ... The Bank is a community bank conducting general business banking, with its primary market encompassing the Korean-American community, as well as other ethnic communities across California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Texas, Virginia and ...

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  14. Hanmi Financial Corp. (HAFC) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... . The Bank is a community bank conducting general business banking, with its primary market encompassing the Korean-American community, as

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  15. QFest: Spa NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Houston Press

    ... Asia Society Texas Center presents a special screening of the film "Spa Night," directed by Andrew Ahn. A Korean-American teenager takes a job at a Korean spa to help his struggling family, only to discover an underground world of gay sex at the spa ...

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  16. Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Hanmi Financial Corp.'s Q4 2016 EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... The Bank is a community bank conducting general business banking, with its primary market encompassing the Korean-American community, as well as other ethnic communities across California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Texas, Virginia and ...

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  17. Q1 2017 Earnings Estimate for Hanmi Financial Corp. (HAFC) Issued By FBR & CoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... The Bank is a community bank conducting general business banking, with its primary market encompassing the Korean-American community, as well as other ethnic communities across California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Texas, Virginia and ...

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  18. FIG Partners Analysts Raise Earnings Estimates for Hanmi Financial Corp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... The Bank is a community bank conducting general business banking, with its primary market encompassing the Korean-American community, as well as other ethnic communities across California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Texas, Virginia and ...

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  19. Hillary Clinton a A Direct Threata To American Dream, Trump Diversity Adviser SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Breitbart.com

    ... a Chrisitan, wife and mother. "I have been in private practice as an optometrist for the past 19 years. I am Korean-American. And I am very proud to be a supporter of the next President of the United States, Donald J. Trump!" They knew that America ...

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  20. This Korean-American Really Doesn't Want Hillary Clinton To Be PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Townhall

    If there's one demographic that Republicans should win in national elections, it's Asian Americans. They're hard working, church going, family-oriented, and one of the most entrepreneurial people living in the country.

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