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  1. S. Korea's int'l passenger traffic jumps in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's international air passenger traffic jumped more than 20 percent in May from a year earlier on higher demand for air travel, government data showed Wednesday. The number of international travelers to and from South Korea soared 21.3 percent on-year to 5.44 million, according to the data compiled by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

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  2. 27 firms bid for recovery of sunken S. Korean ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Korea Herald

    More than 20 companies, including six foreign firms, have submitted bids for a multi-million dollar project to salvage a sunken South Korean ferry, the government said Tuesday. A total of 27 firms in seven consortia have submitted bids to salvage the ferry Sewol that sank off the southwest coast in April last year, claiming more than 300 lives, according to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.

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  3. Jeju Island: Davos of AsiaRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Nine O'Clock

    A month ago to the day, I had the privilege to be among the 4,000 participants that had arrived from 50 countries on the picturesque Jeju Island in order to take part in the 10th edition of the Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity. A Forum that ambitiously aspired to be the "Davos of Asia," as Won Hee-ryong, Governor of the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, put it in an interview published by Korea JongAng Daily.

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  4. South Korea reports three new MERS cases with no additional deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    South Korea reported three new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Tuesday but no additional deaths from the potentially fatal disease. With the latest cases, the total number of people diagnosed with the disease here came to 175, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

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  5. S. Korea reports 3 new MERS cases with no additional deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Korea Herald

    South Korea reported three new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Tuesday but no additional deaths from the potentially fatal disease. With the latest cases, the total number of people diagnosed with the disease here came to 175, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

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  6. Koreans stay home due to MERS fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    Koreans are going out less for fear of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, even if it means not going to see a doctor when they are sick or not taking their children to the park. The Chosun Ilbo and SK Planet analyzed 101.41 million driving records of 10.25 million people using map app T Map in the last two months, four weeks before and after the first case of MERS was confirmed on May 20. Trips to the 10 most popular amusement parks dropped 30.7 percent.

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  7. South Korean striker Kang banned 15 games for dopingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    South Korean striker Kang Soo-il was handed a 15-game ban for failing a doping test, while his club Jeju United were issued a warning for a lack of oversight, the domestic top flight confirmed on Monday. Kang Soo-il of South Korea's Jeju United prays during their Asian Champions League soccer match against Australia's Melbourne Victory in Melbourne March 15, 2011.

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  8. Month of MERS changes pattern of daily lifeRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Nation

    Despite the slowing number of new cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, the public fear over the deadly disease continued to cause a significant change to life across South Korea, creating rare scenes that no one could have expected a month before. Since the authorities confirmed the first case of a patient with the virus on May 20, the nation has fallen into a deeper state of panic with each passing day, pushing the people to change their life patterns to best prepare themselves for the worst-case scenario -the virus being transmitted to the general community.

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  9. Airlines Compete to Update FleetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Chosun Ilbo

    Carriers around the world are updating their fleet, be it to improve efficiency and attract more passengers by purchasing state-of-the-art aircraft, or to gain a stronger foothold on international routes. a- Fuel Efficiency Korean Air recently decided to buy 50 Boeing B737MAX-8 and 50 Airbus A321NEO at a cost of US$12.23 billion, the biggest purchase by a Korean carrier.

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  10. Operation Kiddy Car Ep2072015-06-1712Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Arirang TV

    On December 20, 1950, over a thousand Korean orphans were flown to Jeju on military aircrafts to save them from an impending attack from China in the midst of the Korean War. How were a thousand children, bereft of their parents, taken to Jeju in the chaotic fog of the war? The Operation Kiddy Car Airlift documentary will trace the extraordinary journey of these children.

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  11. Month of MERS changes pattern of daily l...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Despite the slowing number of new cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, the public fear over the deadly disease continued to cause a significant change to life across South Korea, creating rare scenes that no one could have expected a month before. Since the authorities confirmed the first case of a patient with the virus on May 20, the nation has fallen into a deeper state of panic with each passing day, pushing the people to change their life patterns to best prepare themselves for the worst-case scenario - the virus being transmitted to the general community.

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  12. SINGAPORE: MERS not over, but S. Korea's streets safe: EnvoyRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Nearly a thousand Singaporeans have cancelled their trips to South Korea this month, prompting the country's ambassador to reassure travellers that they need not worry about catching the Middle East respiratory syndrome there. "We don't believe the situation is over," Suh Chung Ha told The Straits Times yesterday.

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  13. Thailand confirms first case of MERSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Star Online

    A Thai Airways International worker sprays disinfectant in an aircraft cabin at Suvarnabhumi Airport as part of measures to stop MERS BANGKOK: Thailand confirmed that a 75-year-old man from Oman has MERS in Southeast Asia's first case of the virus since an outbreak in South Korea that has killed 23 people. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has spread at an alarmingly rapid pace in South Korea since the first case was diagnosed on May 20, infecting 165 in what is the largest outbreak outside Saudi Arabia.

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  14. Mers not over, but South Korea's streets safe: EnvoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Straits Times

    Nearly a thousand Singaporeans have cancelled their trips to South Korea this month, prompting the country's ambassador to reassure travellers that they need not worry about catching the Middle East respiratory syndrome there. "We don't believe the situation is over," Mr Suh Chung Ha told The Straits Times yesterday.

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  15. WHO chief voices optimism over S Korea MERS outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Daily Star

    WHO chief Margaret Chan yesterday expressed guarded optimism over South Korea's ability to contain a MERS outbreak, saying it was now "on a very good footing" after an initially slow response to the virus which has killed 23 people. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has spread at an alarmingly rapid pace in Asia's fourth-largest economy since the first case was diagnosed on May 20, infecting 165 in what is the largest outbreak outside Saudi Arabia.

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  16. Thailand confirms first MERS case as virus spreads in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Thailand on Thursday said a 75-year-old man from Oman was confirmed to have MERS in Southeast Asia's first case of the virus since an outbreak in South Korea that has killed 23 people. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has spread at an alarmingly rapid pace in South Korea since the first case was diagnosed on May 20, infecting 165 in what is the largest outbreak outside Saudi Arabia.

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  17. Moody's warns of Mers impact on South Korean economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    More than 6,700 people are in quarantine in South Korea, either at home or in health facilities. Photo: EPA An outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome threatens to deal a blow to South Korea's economic recovery, Moody's Investors Service said yesterday, as the Health Ministry reported three new cases, the lowest daily increase in 17 days.

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  18. Shilla hotel halts business on Jeju over MERSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Hotel Shilla, the luxury accommodation affiliate of South Korea's biggest conglomerate, Samsung Group, said Thursday that it has suspended its business on the southern resort island of Jeju over the deadly MERS virus. Shilla said its operations will not be resumed until after concerns over the possible transmission of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome are dispelled.

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  19. Moody's Says MERS Poses Risk To South Korean Economy, Signs Outbreak SlowingRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Medical Daily

    An outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome threatens to deal a blow to South Korea's economic recovery, Moody's Investors Service said on Thursday, as the Health Ministry reported three new cases, the lowest daily increase in 17 days. "The MERS outbreak in can be stopped, although it may take a little longer than everyone would like to see," Chan, who arrived in South Korea on Thursday to attend a previously scheduled conference, told a media briefing.

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  20. North Korea's 'Worst Drought' Threatens Famine As Kim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Forbes.com

    I have reported from Asia since covering the "Year of Living Dangerously" in Indonesia, 1965-66, and the war in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in the late 1960s-early 1970s for newspapers and magazines, including the Chicago Tribune and the old Washington Star. I also wrote two books from that period, "Wider War: the Struggle for Cambodia, Thailand and Laos" and "Tell it to the Dead."

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