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  1. After MERS, South Korea goes all out to woo Chinese touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SEOUL: South Korea saw a drop in the number of Chinese tourists to the country in 2015, after an outbreak of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome . Now to encourage them to return, authorities have come up with a slew of new measures to make it easier to enter the country.

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  2. Meat-Heavy Diet Linked to DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Chosun Ilbo

    A study shows that eating vegetables is better for beating the blues than wolfing down meat. A team of researchers at Daedong Hospital in Busan and Seoul National University College of Medicine showed that Koreans who have a heavy meat diet like westerners tend to be more susceptible to depression.

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  3. Hold Your Nose And Take A Bite: The Odd Appeal Of A South Korean Fish DishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | National Public Radio

    Hongeo , a dish of skate left to ferment in its own urine, is a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea - despite its overpowering ammonia smell. A sashimi platter of hongeo for three to four people usually costs anywhere from 60,000 a to 150,000 a .

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  4. EPO and KIPO review co-operation to support innovationRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | EPO Website News

    Seoul/Munich, 3 June 2014 - The European Patent Office and the Korean Intellectual Property Office have decided to review their co-operation in the field of patents in order to better support innovation in both regions. At their annual bilateral meeting today in Seoul, the heads of the two offices agreed on a number of new co-operation projects aimed at increasing efficiency in the patent granting process through co-ordination and training in classification practices, and improved access to patent documentation.

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  5. Christie's Groundbreaking RGB Laser Projection System Deploys at CGV Centum City in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | PRWeb

    Christie CP42LH RGB laser projector with 12 laser modules installed in the 27-meter wide Starium auditorium, the largest screen in Busan Ever since the first Christie RGB laser projection system was installed at CGV Starium in Seoul last October, we have been very pleased with the results. Christie , a leader in creating and sharing the world's best visual and audio experiences, is proud to announce that CGV, South Korea's largest multiplex cinema chain, has installed its groundbreaking RGB laser projection system in Busan's CGV Centum City.

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  6. Hanjin's First Service Call at Krishnapatnam PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Marine News

    Hanjin Shipping India Pvt Ltd, the South Korean shipping conglomerate, made its maiden call at KPCT on 1st February, 2016. Vessel MV Hanjin Florida had exchanged 553 TEU out of which 109 TEU are imports and 444 TEU are exports.

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  7. Mariners' Lee Dae-ho remains 'confident' ahead of preseason competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Korea Herald

    He might not have signed the major league deal that he'd earlier envisioned, but South Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho, who recently joined the Seattle Mariners on a minor league contract, said Friday he's seeing the glass half full. The first baseman/designated hitter will have to battle for a big league job when the Mariners' position players report to spring training in three weeks.

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  8. Aqualis Offshore Lands Study Job for LNG BargeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Marine News

    Offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore, part of Oslo-listed Aqualis ASA, has been contracted by Gas Entec Co. Ltd to provide an engineering study of a new-build LNG barge that will operate offshore the U.S. The contract value is undisclosed.

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  9. Two major labor unions in crisis: expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Korea Herald

    The country's two umbrella labor groups have recently lost their organizational power and are faced with their own internal strives, labor industry experts said Thursday. The Korea Confederation of Trade Unions initially planned to go on an indefinite walkout in protest of the government's adoption of contentious labor guidelines.

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  10. Long, winding trip ahead for Vietnamese football club competing in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Korea Herald

    Vietnamese football side Hanoi T&T must complete a long and winding trip this weekend to South Korea before they will face a local team for a spot at Asia's top club competition, officials here said Thursday. Hanoi T&T will meet Pohang Steelers of the K League Classic in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province, next Tuesday in the final playoff for the Asian Football Confederation Champions League.

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  11. Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho signs minor league deal with Seattle MarinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Korea Herald

    After mashing dingers into the seats across South Korea and Japan for over a decade, slugger Lee Dae-ho will now try to win a major league job in the United States. The Seattle Mariners announced Wednesday they've signed the 33-year-old first baseman/designated hitter to a one-year minor league contract, which includes an invitation to the big league camp later this month.

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  12. Pirates return to raid under new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Telegraph

    ... India from 2000-2007. He was also part of the national team winning gold at the 2002 Asian Games held in Busan, South Korea. In 2006, Manpreet was in the Indian kabaddi squad that defeated Iran 29-19 in the finals of the 2007 Kabaddi World Cup.

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  13. "The Assassin" costume drama leads Asian Film Awards nomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Indian costume drama "Bajirao Mastani" pulled off a major surprise when it emerged among the front runners for the Asian Film Awards , Variety reports. It received five nominations, second only to the predictable leader, Hou Hsiao Hsien's "The Assassin," with nine.

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  14. Man arrested for trafficking methRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Korea Herald

    A 44-year-old South Korean has been arrested on charges of smuggling methamphetamine worth more than 10 billion won from the Philippines, Seoul police said Wednesday. The suspect, identified only by his surname Song, has allegedly smuggled 3 kilograms of meth from the Southeast Asian country through Incheon International Airport, South Korea's main gateway, since October 2015, the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said.

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  15. U.N. chorus to visit Korea for first time in 69 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Korea Herald

    A United Nations' choir will perform in South Korea for the first time since its foundation in 1947 and send a message for peace on the divided Korean Peninsula. The United Nations Singers' performances will take place in the truce village of Panmunjom, Seoul, Busan, Cheongju and Yeosu from June 4 through 14, the chorus said Tuesday.

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  16. COOP cabs shakes up taxi industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Korea Herald

    COOP Taxi is shaking up the taxi industry with its alternative business model that boosts cab services and drivers' working conditions. The unconventional taxi firm has flourished since its launch in July last year.

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  17. Pentagon Budget Focuses on Evolving ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Voice of America

    ... FILE - The USS Curtis Wilbur, a 8,950-ton Aegis destroyer of the U.S. Navy, arrives at a naval base in Busan, South Korea, June 4, 2010. Carter said the budget will boost spending on undersea warfare, cyber, space and electronic warfare and looks ...

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  18. Caught in Censor Board Controversy, Manoj Bajpai's 'Aligarh' Deserves a Universal AudienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | India.com

    If you have been following Bollywood news recently, you might be aware of the controversy that has surrounded the recently released trailer for the upcoming film, "Aligarh." Starring Manoj Bajpai and Rajkummar Rao, "Aligarh" is based on the true story of Marathi literature professor Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who is portrayed by Bajpai in the film.

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  19. High-speed rail: S. Korea eyes global high-speed rail marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The China Post

    Like any other office worker living in Seoul, Kate Lee spends more than an hour commuting to work on public transport every morning. The difference is that her office is located 140 kilometers south of Seoul, in Daejeon city.

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  20. China strongly condemns US for sending warship near islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Wave

    In this June 4, 2010, file photo, the USS Curtis Wilbur arrives at a naval base in Busan, South Korea, for South Korea-U.S. joint drills. China strongly condemned the United States after the missile destroyer deliberately sailed near one of the Beijing-controlled islands in the hotly contested South China Sea to exercise freedom of navigation and challenge China's vast territorial claims.

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