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  1. Former U.N. chief Ban begins listening to people's concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Korea Herald

    Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a prominent presidential aspirant, kicked off his drive to listen to people's concerns by visiting his hometown on Saturday. On Saturday morning, Ban traveled to his hometown of Eumseong, 131 kilometers south of Seoul, to meet local people and visit his 92-year-old mother and the grave of his father, according to the itinerary offered by Ban's aide.

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  2. Ban Ki-moon's Election Camp Takes ShapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Chosun Ilbo

    Former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon returns to Korea on Thursday afternoon as a team working for his presidential ambitions begins to take shape. Ban will make a short statement on arrival before heading home to Sadang-dong in southern Seoul.

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  3. TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Cyprus Weekly

    A US bribery case against two relatives has cast a pall over former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon's planned return this week to South Korea, where he is expected to launch a bid to run for president. Ban, 72, has not declared his candidacy but has had a team of people laying groundwork in Seoul ahead of his planned arrival in South Korea on Thursday afternoon.

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  4. LG Chem chief renews pledge to boost biopharma businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's leading chemicals maker LG Chem is out to boost its newly merged pharmaceutical unit LG Life Sciences, with aims to drive up its competitiveness in the global red biotechnology, or medical biotech, sector. LG Chem Vice Chairman and CEO Park Jin-soo visited LG Life Sciences' production plant in Iksan, North Jeolla Province on Thursday, marking his first official on-site visit for 2017.

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  5. Themed travel outside Seoul recommendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Korea Herald

    The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced a new initiative to promote travel outside of Seoul next year, recommending destinations based on different themes. The ministry selected its top sightseeing cities outside of Seoul.

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  6. Korea, US conduct joint infiltration drill amid NK threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's Army on Tuesday conducted an air infiltration drill with the support of US helicopters in a move to better counter growing nuclear and missile threats posed by North Korea. The latest maneuver is part of the broader Hoguk combined drill, which the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force have carried out every year since 1996.

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  7. Military gets a digital pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Fox News

    60 Blackhawk helicopters approach a pick up point near Chungju, South Korea during a nighttime air assault exercise Oct. 13, 2016. (Sgt. Robert Larson) ALIAS can fly a military helicopter and then move into another aircraft and fly that too- and ...

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  8. Rowing federation against 2020 Tokyo Games venue changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Reuters

    IOC President Thomas Bach meets Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Tokyo, Japan, October 18, 2016. The proposed rowing venue for the 2020 Tokyo Games should not be changed as part of cost-cutting measures as it is the only one that meets Olympic standards, the International Rowing Federation said on Thursday.

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  9. Makers of megahit products suffer after capacity expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Korea Herald

    As consumers went crazy over their products, the companies simply built more plants to meet the soaring demand. Then the craze disappeared all of sudden, leaving them with idle capacity and huge losses.

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  10. IOC boss ducks Korea row in Tokyo 2020 visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach on Wednesday dodged questions over reports some Tokyo 2020 events could be held in South Korea, a move which would further embarrass beleaguered Games organisers. The IOC is considering staging rowing and canoeing in the South Korean city of Chungju, according to Japanese media, as they try to slash a Tokyo 2020 budget which has skyrocketed to an estimated $28 billion -- four times that of the initial bid.

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  11. Olympics: South Korea 'surprised' by 2020 Games relocation reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Straits Times

    South Korean sports officials voiced surprise on Wednesday at reports that the International Olympic Committee was considering moving some 2020 Tokyo Olympic events to the country. Japanese media outlets reported on Tuesday that the IOC was looking at relocating the rowing and kayaking venue to the South Korean city of Chungju in North Chungcheong province to rein in soaring costs.

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  12. IOC concerned about Tokyo 2020 costsRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | China Daily

    IOC President Thomas Bach meets Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Tokyo, Japan, October 18, 2016. [Photo/Agencies] The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday that it felt costs for the 2020 Tokyo Games looked "very high" and would work with organizers to cut them, but that athletes must come first when considering how to rein in spending.

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  13. IOC Wants to Move Some Tokyo Olympics Events to KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Chosun Ilbo

    The proposal comes after Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike halted construction of the rowing and canoe venues on Tokyo Bay to rein in the ballooning costs of hosting the Olympics. Instead, the IOC wants to move the events to Chungju, North Chungcheong Province, where existing facilities hosted them during the 2014 Asian Games.

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  14. Koike, IOC chief agree to cooperate on cutting cost of OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Japan Times

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike agreed Tuesday to cooperate to reduce the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympics in their first meeting since Koike took office. Sitting side by side only weeks after the freshly elected governor vowed to take an ax to various existing plans to pare spiraling costs, Bach assured Koike that "we are in this boat together."

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  15. IOC concerned about Tokyo 2020 Games costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Indian Express

    The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday that it felt costs for the 2020 Tokyo Games looked "very high" and would work with organisers to cut them, but that athletes must come first when considering how to rein in spending. The comments came at a meeting between Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike and IOC President Thomas Bach, who proposed forming a working group comprising Tokyo, the central government, 2020 organisers and the IOC to find ways to avoid wasteful spending.

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  16. Olympics: IOC concerned about Tokyo 2020 costs, will work to help pareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday that it felt costs for the 2020 Tokyo Games looked "very high" and would work with organisers to cut them, but that athletes must come first when considering how to rein in spending. President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach talks to reporters after meeting Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Tokyo, Japan, October 18, 2016.

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  17. IOC looking into hosting some 2020 Olympics events in South Korea - mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Star Online

    The International Olympic Committee is looking into hosting rowing and canoe/kayak sprint events for the 2020 Summer Games in South Korea if agreement cannot be reached to keep the venue for the races in Tokyo, Japanese media said on Tuesday. Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, who took office in August, ordered a review of Olympic expenses that last month recommended changing three venues to save money, a move criticised by the 2020 Organising Committee and international sports officials.

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  18. IOC looks into hosting some 2020 events in South Korea - mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The International Olympic Committee is looking into hosting rowing and canoe/kayak sprint events for the 2020 Summer Games in South Korea if agreement cannot be reached to keep the venue for the races in Tokyo, Japanese media said on Tuesday. Logos of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics are seen on the Mitsui Main Building which is designated as an important national cultural property, as part of the promotional event "Go for 2020 Street" in Tokyo's Nihonbashi shopping and business district, Japan, September 20, 2016.

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  19. Depoliticizing the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | English Dong-A

    Depoliticizing the economy. October. 05, 2016 07:35. . The Korea Development Institute, the first Korean think tank in social science, was established in 1971.

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  20. Losses soar from continued heat waveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Korea Herald

    The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said at least 1,000 patients were diagnosed with heatstroke since May, surpassing the total figure recorded in 2014. Local insurance company NongHyup Property & Casualty Insurance said that it saw the highest number of reports on livestock casualties this year, since it started compensation for such damages in 2012.

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