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  1. S. Korea announces bid for recovery of sunken ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea has announced an open bid to select a company that will salvage the passenger ship that sank last year, killing over 300 people, the government said Saturday. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said it has allocated 100 billion won for the bid announced late Friday, adding the work will require pulling the 6,825-ton ferry Sewol out of the water but also doing so without causing any significant damage to the ship as to prevent the possible loss of nine bodies believed to be inside.

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  2. Japan's Tourist Industry Trumps Korea'sRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    Tourists queued for more than 50 m to wait for their VAT refunds in front of the customs desk on the third floor of Incheon International Airport on Thursday afternoon. They only report their purchases and get a stamp there, which they then have to present at the refund window inside the departure area.

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  3. 'Nut rage' exec freed from S. Korea jail after five monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A court's decision to suspend her sentence means that Heather Cho, daughter of the chairman of Korean Air Lines Co., can put away her plastic spoon and stop accepting handouts from her fellow convicts. Cho, convicted of usurping a pilot's authority after ordering a crew member deplaned, was released Friday by the Seoul High Court, which gave her a 10-month suspended jail term.

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  4. Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox drops back in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Ryan Fox carded a one-under 71 but slipped to third after the second round of the SK Telecom Open in South Korea. Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox has slipped to third after carding a one-under 71 in the second round of the SK Telecom Open in South Korea.

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  5. East meets WestRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    In the heart of Jongno-gu, just east of Gyeongbokgung Palace, lies the quaint hillside neighbourhNOood of Samcheong-dong, well-known for its abundance of chic cafes and small gift shops. From offering simple one-room hanok stays to the more sophisticated options of established hanok boutique hotels - such as the Cheong Yeon Jae Hanok Hotel or the Haeinjung Boutique Hanok Hotel - this area has been a magnet for tourists looking to regale in the out-of-the-box lodging experience and a taste of past-time Korean architecture.

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  6. Fazilla eyeing for a hat-trick of gold in SingaporeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Star Online

    That's what 28-year-old national hockey forward Fazilla Sylvester Silin is aiming for in her third SEA Games appearance in Singapore next month. Fazilla netted five goals in her first Games outing in Korat, Thailand in 2007 and helped Malaysia win the gold.

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  7. SEOUL: - Nut rage' exec's jail term suspendedRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    An appeals court on Friday freed Cho Hyun-ah, former vice president of Korean Air, clearing her of charges that she changed the plane's route in the so-called "nut rage" case. The Seoul High Court sentenced Cho to 10-month imprisonment, but suspended the term for two years.

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  8. Mactan airport to give 100 percent discount for airline operators to lure more flightsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    The Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority will give incentives of up to 100 percent discount in fees to airlines to attract more flight routes. Airline operators will get 100 percent discount on landing and parking fees for new international and local routes to and from Cebu.

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  9. Korean Transport Ministry pushes for aircraft age limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Air Transport World

    Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport is urging all Korean aircraft operators to replace or mothball all aircraft that are more than two decades old. MLIT said that eight of the country's carriers had signed an MOU in which they "voluntarily agreed to replace all their aircraft that are 20 years old or older."

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  10. Fox contends again in KoreaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | ISeeekGolf

    Korean Jinho Choi has the halfway lead at the OneAsia Tour's SK Telecom Open at the Sky 72 Ocean Course in Incheon to the west of Seoul, the one-time Korean Tour winner two shots ahead of Sunhoon Kang with New Zealander Ryan Fox continuing his good recent form to be in 3rd position and three from the lead. Choi finished a respectable 20th at last week's Caltex Maekyung Open and today added a second consecutive round of 68 to head the field into the weekend.

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  11. Nut rage' exec's jail term suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    An appeals court Friday freed Cho Hyun-ah, former vice president of Korean Air, clearing her of charges that she changed the plane's route in the so-called "nut rage" case. The Seoul High Court sentenced Cho to 10-month imprisonment, but suspended the term for two years.

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  12. [Weekender] Korean tradition meets Western hospitality in hanok hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    In the heart of Jongno-gu, just east of Gyeongbokgung Palace, lies the quaint hillside neighborhood of Samcheong-dong, well-known for its abundance of chic cafes and small gift shops. From offering simple one-room hanok stays to the more sophisticated options of established hanok boutique hotels - such as the Cheong Yeon Jae Hanok Hotel or the Haeinjung Boutique Hanok Hotel - this area has been a magnet for tourists looking to regale in the out-of-the-box lodging experience and a taste of past-time Korean architecture.

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  13. Island of Pagan opposes plan to use it for Marine invasion trainingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The tiny Pacific island of Pagan is a lost world of deserted black sand beaches, feral pigs and huge fruit bats. Two active volcanoes, one at each end of the spoon-shaped isle, rise over a deep blue horizon.

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  14. Ex-Korean Air executive freed with suspended jail term over 'nut rage'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    A Seoul appeals court Friday acquitted a former Korean Air Lines vice president of charges of changing the route of a flight in the so-called "nut rage" case. The Seoul High Court sentenced Cho Hyun-ah to 10 months in prison, but suspended the prison term for two years, freeing her several months after she was put behind bars in December.

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  15. Time For SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    ... It is with this upsetting knowledge that world leaders, education ministers and NGOs are meeting in Incheon, South Korea, at the World Education Forum (WEF), which ends on May 22. At the last such forum held in Dakar in 2000, six goals were agreed ...

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  16. SK Telecom OpenRead the original story

    Yesterday | ISeeekGolf

    The OneAsia Tour stays in the Seoul region although this week 20 kilometres or so nearer the coast and the port city of Incheon for the SK Telecom Open. The Sky 72 Ocean Course again plays host to the event having been the venue last year although in years prior it was played at the Pinx Golf Club where Australians have experienced success including Kurt Barnes and Matthew Griffin.

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  17. OneAsia Tour plays SK Telecom OpenRead the original story

    Yesterday | ISeeekGolf

    The OneAsia Tour stays in the Seoul region although this week 20 kilometres or so nearer the coast and the port city of Incheon for the SK Telecom Open. The Sky 72 Ocean Course again plays host to the event having been the venue last year although in years prior it was played at the Pinx Golf Club where Australians have experienced success including Kurt Barnes and Matthew Griffin.

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  18. Wushu exponent Diana has plenty left in the tankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Star Online

    Wushu exponent Diana Bong of Malaysia in action at the Incheon Asian Games in South Korea last year. - KAMARUL ARIFFIN/ The STAR PETALING JAYA: She's 29 going on 30 but wushu exponent Diana Bong Siong Lin is not thinking about retirement yet.

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  19. MACAU: S. Korea's proposed IR 'less attractive than Macau'Read the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Global investors are not very enthusistic about South Korea's plan to allow additional casino-centered integrated resorts in the metropolitan Incheon's Yeongjongdo Island area to promote the tourism industry. The points of concern vary from the "foreigners-only policy" and Yeongjongdo's rather isolated location to the looming competition with neighbouring Japan which is seeking to legalise gaming for locals.

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  20. South Korea confirms three cases of Mers virus; places 64 others in isolationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Arriving passengers from the Middle East pass by a thermal camera at Incheon airport in South Korea today, as health authorities stepped up quarantine measures following confirmed cases of the Mers virus. Photo: EPA South Korean health officials confirmed the country's third case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome today, with the two latest cases found in people who had been in contact with the first patient after he returned from the Middle East.

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