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  1. Relations with Japan could become flash point in Korean election: CRS reportRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea's relations with Japan, including a deal on resolving the issue of wartime sexual slavery, could become "political flashpoints" in the South's upcoming presidential election, thus hampering US efforts to bolster trilateral security cooperation, a congressional report said. The Congressional Research Service made the point in a report on Japan-US relations, saying that the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye has "interrupted a steady though delicate improvement" in Japan's relations with Seoul.


  2. Microsoft's Azure claims 34 regions worldwide; becomes Flipkart's exclusive cloud providerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Neowin.net

    Microsoft is taking huge strides when it comes to the cloud, where it is second only to Amazon with more regions than any cloud competitor. The company has now added two more regions in South Korea, bringing that count up to 34. The Redmond company added new regions in Seoul and Busan, offering customers local data residency.


  3. Moon, An at loggerheads over meaning of justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Is fury over today's injustice a requisite for a better tomorrow? Two front-runners vying for South Korea's presidency are locking horns in a rare philosophical debate over the question. The spat began with a controversial remark by South Chungcheong Gov. An Hee-jung from the liberal opposition Democratic Party of Korea about the failures of the two conservative presidents.


  4. Playing with Lego -- again?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    It's about time -- though it has actually come earlier than expected: The national Lego bricks game that comes once every presidential election, which often involves so much governmental reorganization that it resembles playing with the toy. You have interlocking bricks, parts and connectors of all sorts.


  5. Hyundai Global Services Enters into Eco-friendly Ship Services Business with KSS LineRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marine News

    Gas Star, 84,000cbm LPG carrier of KSS Line. The ship is going to be the first among KSS Line's fleet to be retrofitted with Exhaust Gas Cleaning System.


  6. SM Line's Maiden Voyage Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marine News

    The new container carrier SM Line, owned by South Korean Samra Midas Group, will launch its first service in the second week of March. The shipper which took over Hanjin's service network between Asia and the US, will also take over several of Hanjin's terminals in South Korea.


  7. Microsoft to strengthen cloud computing service in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    US software giant Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that it will strengthen cloud computing services in South Korea by capitalizing on its "data center regions" in the country. Earlier, Microsoft opened two data center regions in Seoul and the southern port city of Busan for its open cloud computing platform called Azure.


  8. Half of Korean firms plan to hire older workers in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    ... Dozens of job seekers fill out job applications at a job fair for older, experienced workers held in Busan, South Korea on Dec. 8, 2016. (Yonhap) Only about 20 percent said they had no such plans, while the remaining 25.5 percent said they have not ...


  9. ASEAN, Korea hash over cultural cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Korea Herald

    The ASEAN-Korea Center in Seoul held its ninth annual council meeting Thursday, hashing out issues to strengthen bilateral ties while commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. As this is the ASEAN-Korea Cultural Exchange year, events are scheduled on both sides, particularly in May and June.


  10. Foreign minister demands China's withdrawal of retaliatory actions for THAAD deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | English Dong-A

    Foreign minister demands China's withdrawal of retaliatory actions for THAAD deployment. February.


  11. Korean Air building parts for B787 Dreamliner in BusanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Korea Herald

    About 10 minutes outside Gimhae International Airport in Busan stands a cluster of buildings that make up the Korean Air Busan Tech Center. Housing facilities for airplane maintenance, repair and overhaul as well as manufacturing, the 710,000-square-meter complex is where Korean Air is currently building parts for the new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.


  12. Former N Korean spy says Kim Jong Nam's alleged assassins look to be amateurs: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Former spy Kim Hyon-hui, who bombed a Korean Air jet in 1987, said it was unthinkable that the women involved received strict training. Former North Korean spy Kim Hyon-Hui arrives at a meeting a news conference in Busan, about 420 km southeast of Seoul, March 11, 2009.


  13. Political crisis in South Korea leaves - comfort women' deal in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | South China Morning Post

    The power vacuum in South Korea created by the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye in December has made it difficult for Seoul to implement some of her major policy decisions and a landmark agreement with Japan on so-called comfort women is no exception. The impasse over the 2015 agreement on women forced into wartime Japanese brothels comes as North Korea appears to be making headway in its missile and nuclear weapons programmes, a development that requires closer security coordination with Japan and the United States , especially as President Donald Trump has vowed to deal with Pyongyang "very strongly" over its nuclear ambitions.


  14. Korea, Japan fail to iron out differences on girl statue issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Korea Herald

    BONN, Germany -- Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks on Friday but failed to iron out differences over a controversial statue as they remained firm on their own stances, a government source said. South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida met in the German city of Bonn on the sidelines of a group of 20 meeting.


  15. Kishida meets with South Korean counterpart, demands removal of 'comfort women' statues in BusanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Japan Times

    Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his South Korean counterpart, Yun Byung-se, were at odds Friday over the "comfort women" statues South Korean civic groups have erected near Japanese diplomatic establishments in Seoul and Busan, according to a Japanese official. Meeting on the sidelines of a Group of 20 foreign ministerial meeting in Bonn, Germany, Kishida demanded that South Korea remove a statue symbolizing comfort women that stands in front of the Japanese Consulate in Busan, the official said.


  16. Thailand move into last four of mixed eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Bangkok Post

    Thailand fought back to beat India 3-2 yesterday to reach the semi-finals of the Asia Mixed Team Championships 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Thailand will face the winners of the quarter-final between South Korea and Taiwan who were playing later last night.


  17. Kate Upton: Hot Shots Of The SupermodelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Access Hollywood

    ... event for 'Game Of War - Fire Age' at G-Star 2014 Global Game Exhibition on November 22, 2014 in Busan, South Korea Kate Upton attends the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New ...


  18. One Korean Family, Four Generations LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WNYC-AM New York

    Lee recounts the origins of the Korean diaspora, beginning with Japan's annexation of Korea in 1910. The story begins in the village in Busan with a fisherman and his wife and the birth of their son, and follows their descendants who live as ethnic Koreans in Japan.


  19. Time to repair Tokyo-Seoul tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Japan Times

    Japan's ambassador to Seoul remains in Tokyo since he was recalled in early January in protest over the erection of a statue symbolizing the wartime "comfort women" in front of the Japanese consulate general in Busan in late December, as Tokyo says that South Korea is violating a diplomatic agreement that it struck with Japan in 2015. The Japanese and South Korean governments must strive to end this anomaly in bilateral ties.


  20. 70 percent of people call for renegotiation of Seoul-Tokyo deal on - comfort women': surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Korea Herald

    South Koreans' calls for the renegotiation of a 2015 Seoul-Tokyo deal on Japan's sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II have been rising amid the rekindling of a row between the two countries over symbols of the victims, according to poll results released by Gallup Korea on Friday. About 70 percent of the respondents said South Korea should hold talks with Japan to renegotiate the agreement, while 20 percent of them expressed their objection to the idea, with the remaining 10 percent having reservations about it.