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  1. Should dog meat be banned?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Eating man's best friend The production and consumption of dog meat is somewhat of a legal gray area in South Korea. In a strange legal incoherency, dogs are listed as livestock by the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, but not by the law that deals with the processing of livestock.

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  2. Palisades Park asked to add Korean Market StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Broad Avenue, the borough's main commercial thoroughfare, could get a second name, one that would acknowledge the growing Korean community that lives, works and shops there. A group of Korean-American community leaders and Deputy Mayor Jong Chul Lee are forming a committee to explore a proposal to add "Korea Way" or "Korean Market Street" to the main street.

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  3. Police nab 100 illegal marriage brokersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    More than 100 international marriage brokers have been caught illegally offering matchmaking services, the police said Sunday, pointing to a rampant illicit practice despite tightened regulations on marriage fraud. Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency booked 111 brokers belonging to 72 international matchmaking agencies without detention for violating the Marriage Brokers Business Management Act.

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  4. S. Korea urges Japan to take action over sex slave issueRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea urged Japan on Sunday to take concrete steps to resolve the issue of Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery for Japanese soldiers during World War II. Foreign Ministry spokesman Noh Kwang-il made the call in a statement marking four years since the Constitutional Court deemed the government's lack of action over the dispute unconstitutional.

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  5. GOP group to pump $100K into Va. races in bid to draw women, minoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... faces Democrat John Bell and Libertarian Brian Suojanen. "Sang Yi, 37th District: Yi is a first-generation Korean-American who immigrated to the United States with his parents, and is now running to represent a Virginia district with a high ...

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  6. Top Korean actors in a rushRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Korea Herald

    As South Korean men born in 1986 and 1987 must enlist for their mandatory military service by next year at the latest, top 28-year-old actors, including Yoo Ah-in, Lee Seung-gi and Lee Min-ho, are rushing to complete more work before they devote 21 precious months to the Korean army. Yoo Ah-in has most recently grabbed acclaim with his villain turn in crime-action movie "Veteran," from star director Ryu Seung-wan.

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  7. These Countries Show Why Losing Birthright Citizenship Could Be A DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Huffington Post

    One of their central arguments is that other countries don't give everyone who is born there automatic citizenship -- so why should we? "We're the only place just about that's stupid enough to do it," businessman and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump Supporters of birthright citizenship say there are a number of reasons it should be maintained. It's part of the Constitution.

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  8. Koreans need to consume more meat: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Korea Herald

    Many would think of Korean barbecue as one of the best-known -- and common --Korean foods. But a recent study claimed that more than 70 percent of Koreans are in fact not consuming enough meat, which can lead to a number of health problems including anemia and protein deficiency.

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  9. Birthright Citizenship Encourages AssimilationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Cato Institute

    Many Republicans are falling over themselves to echo Donald Trump's call to end birthright citizenship. Experts will be debating the legality of this for some time - many say a constitutional amendment would be needed - but the real-world impact of birthright citizenship is more important than the legal nuances.

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  10. Koreans get one year in hacking caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Pnompenh Post

    Ten South Korean nationals - five men and five women - were sentenced to one year in prison each for hacking into data storage systems at the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications in order to obtain victims' banking details and make unauthorised transactions. Judge Chhay Vireak said the accused - Korean men Kim Yunsuk, Kim Dohyun, Kang Inwon, Kang Sun and Jo Winsub, and women Park Mijin, Park Miyeon, Hye Yung Park, Yoo Han Jin and Lee Yunmin - had initially been handed five charges, though four were subsequently dropped.

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  11. Getting to Know Columbia's Asian MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Free Times

    Many Columbians may not know that the city's Asian population is incredibly diverse. The Korean community is the most well known, thanks in part to its annual festival downtown, but Koreans actually only make up one-fourth of the city's Asian population.

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  12. Hanmi Financial Corp Director Purchases $23,226.30 in StockRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | 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 communities in the multi-ethnic populations of Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino ...

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  13. Hanmi Financial Corp Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by Raymond JamesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | 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 communities in the multi-ethnic populations of Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino ...

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  14. DMZ deal has S. Koreans relieved but skepticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Korea Herald

    As South Korea reached a landmark deal with North Korea on Tuesday to defuse cross-border tensions after recent military confrontations, South Koreans expressed relief for being pulled back from the brink of war. "I was worried about the possible breakout of war, but I am so relieved that the two Koreas struck a deal," Nam Bo-ra said.

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  15. Sei Ryu Chun's 'Ubiquitous' Set for bergenPAC Intermezzo Gallery Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... she was awarded the AFL Foundation Award of Art Community Service for her enthusiastic efforts to give the Korean-American artists promoting opportunities to the public and art world in the New York Metropolitan area. Sei has held over a hundred ...

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  16. 81% of deaths in Korea caused by chronic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Korea Herald

    More than 80 percent of deaths in South Korea are caused by chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease, while many Koreans are still engaged in health risk behaviors including excessive alcohol consumption, a government study showed Thursday. According to the report released by the Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 7 of the top 10 causes of death in 2013 were chronic diseases.

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  17. [Graphic News] Bum deal for Korean fans of sparkling waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Korea Herald

    Imported sparkling water brands are being sold in the Korean market at almost eight times their original domestic price, data showed Wednesday. According to the Korean Women's Federation for Consumers, Italian brand San Pellegrino had the highest price gap between its domestic price and consumer price in Korea.

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  18. World No. 1 Inbee Park feels at home a and that spells trouble for CP Open rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Vancouver Sun

    LPGA star Inbee Park, the world's top-ranked female golfer, signs autographs on Wednesday at the Vancouver Golf Club in Coquitlam, which is hosting the 2015 Canadian Pacific Women's Open starting Thursday. METRO VANCOUVER - Here's some bad news for the rest of the field at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open: the South Korean contingent is feeling right at home.

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  19. Sparkling water businessRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | English Dong-A

    Sparkling water business . AUGUST 20, 2015 07:17. . Ordering food at a restaurant is not an easy thing when a Korean travels abroad.

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  20. Court in Pennsylvania upholds release of Korean businessmanRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that an 80-year-old Korean-American businessman does not have to return to prison for the death of his daughter in 1989. Han Tak Lee spent 24 years in a Pennsylvania prison before a federal magistrate last year ordered him freed, concluding that nearly all the technical evidence used to convict Lee was based on beliefs about arson fires that have since been discredited.

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