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  1. College of DuPage Student Earns State Department Scholarship to Study in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Daily Herald

    College of DuPage student Roseanne Garrido knows she's fortunate to have spent time studying in South Korea while in high school, but she never imagined she'd get a second opportunity to revisit this country thanks to a Critical Language Scholarship through the U.S. Department of State. For the Naperville resident, the second experience was as memorable as the first and allowed her to not only return to a country she'd grown to love, but to see a different region and experience cultural variations.

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  2. Republic of DisappointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Slate Magazine

    For the second week in a row, I stood in Gwanghwamoon, Seoul's city center, among nearly a million protesters who had gathered to demand President Park Geun-hye's impeachment. I have seen similar scenes before in South Korea, which has a long-standing culture of protest.

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  3. The Story of a Brief Marriage by Anuk Arudpragasam review - love, interruptedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Financial Times

    The Story of a Brief Marriage is a novel about love in a time of war that describes human suffering in graphic, unforgiving detail. It sets out to unsettle the reader with this purpose from the very first page.

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  4. Art comes to EC from the Dragon's TailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Daily Advance

    John Keaton Jackson has returned to Elizabeth City to fix an historic family house and sell some of the Korean folk art he collected from his life half a world away. From his home at the tip of a mountain chain, called the Dragon's Tail, he's also brought award-winning photographs that reflect eastern philosophy and natural settings he has grown to love.

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  5. [Travel Bits] Sights to see in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Lotte World Christmas Miracle Lotte World is gearing up to play host to its annual Christmas Festival every day until Dec. 27. This year's festival will tackle the theme of "A White Christmas," allowing visitors the chance to see spectacular Christmas decorations at every corner of the theme park. The park will also feature a Santa Village and a snowman photo zone for the children.

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  6. KU basketball's Udoka Azubuike on verge of becoming - a monster,' teammate saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Honolulu and New York were nice - uh, no duh - but make no mistake: Kansas basketball coach Bill Self is happy to finally be home. "That nine days - it's not Gwangju, South Korea, going to Honolulu and New York City," said Self, referring to the host of last year's World University Games, "but it was a really long trip - too long to take this time of year."

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  7. Clinical Outcomes of Posterior Versus Anterior Circulation Infarction ...Read the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology and Cerebrovascular Center, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Seoul Medical Center, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Soonchunhyang University Hospital Seoul, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Anyang-si, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Dong-A University Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Yeungnam University Medical Center, Daegu, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Eulji University Hospital, Daejeon, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Eulji General Hospital, Eulji University, Seoul, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital, ... (more)

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  8. Pinsent to coach all-star squad at UniversiadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Guardian

    Hunter River native Miles Pinsent will lead Canada's men's soccer team at the Summer Universiade, in Chinese Taipei. The 29th World University Summer Games are set for Aug. 19-30.

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  9. Controversy persists over HIV test for English teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Korea Herald

    To teach English in Korea, Christina had to prove that she was not HIV-positive. The US citizen was reluctant, but complied with the rule, undergoing a blood test for HIV-AIDS and submitting the results to local authorities in order to get a job at a public school.

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  10. [Travel Bits] Upcoming festivals, travel newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Bangeo Festival in Jeju The annual Bangeo Festival returns to Moseulpo Port this month. This popular festival is held every year in November at the southernmost region of Jeju Island.

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  11. Thai artist Sutee Kunavichayanont. Photos: courtesy of Sutee KunavichayanontRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Sutee Kunavichayanont's anti-imperialism artworks reflect the loss of sovereignty in the shaping of a country's own historical narratives The palette of Sutee Kunavichayanont's new works at 10 Chancery Lane gallery matches the sombre dress codes for mourning King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Black canvases are covered in white, chalk-like drawings depicting major events such as the Opium War and the Americans' intervention in the Boxer Rebellion.

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  12. North Korea publishes photographs of South Korea protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | UPI

    In a rare move for Pyongyang, North Korea state media is taking an unusual interest in the South Korean protests that have grown since President Park Geun -hye acknowledged her connections to a woman who may have had access to state secrets and faces allegations of corruption. In Monday's issue of Workers' Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun, North Korea called for the overthrow of the "Park Geun-hye regime" and the removal of "corrupt power."

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  13. [Travel Bits] Upcoming festivals, travel newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Gunsan, Seocheon Migratory Bird Festival The annual Gunsan and Seocheon Migratory Bird Festival will take place from Nov. 18 to 20. The festival will be held throughout the Geumgang River Migratory Bird Observatory, Geumgang Wetland Ecological Park and the Seocheon Bird Village Exhibition Hall. Held by Gunsan-si and Seocheon-gun, the festival kicks off with an opening ceremony in Gunsan-si and will continue to offer participants a wide a variety of nature-intensive programs such as ecological hands-on programs and exploration tours.

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  14. [Weekender] Halloween, a headache for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Lee Suk-hee does not know much about Halloween, but last Sunday she found herself buying her first Halloween costume for her daughter. "I don't really know what Halloween is," she told The Korea Herald while browsing through rows of Batman, Snow White and witch costumes at a discount store in Yongsan, central Seoul.

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  15. [Travel Bits] Travel news from around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Korea Herald

    The annual Gunsan and Seocheon Migratory Bird Festival will take place from Nov. 18 to 20. The festival will be held throughout the Geumgang River Migratory Bird Observatory, Geumgang Wetland Ecological Park and the Seocheon Bird Village Exhibition Hall. Held by Gunsan-si and Seocheon-gun, the festival kicks off with an opening ceremony in Gunsan-si and will continue to offer participants a wide a variety of nature-intensive programs such as ecological hands-on programs and exploration tours.

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  16. Samsung still in dark on Galaxy Note 7 firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | USA Today

    Samsung still in dark on Galaxy Note 7 fires Samsung, Galaxy, Galaxy Note 7, fire Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2eyRzuG SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics is still trying to figure out why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones were catching fire, the company said Thursday, as shareholders appointed the grandson of the company's founder to its board. The shift of 48-year-old vice chairman Lee Jae-yong, chairman Lee Kun-hee's only son, to a bigger role comes at a crucial time for Samsung, South Korea's biggest company.

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  17. MassKara Festival gets invitation to international maskdance, conference in KoreaRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    After the successful staging of the 37th MassKara Festival, Bacolod has received an invitation to attend and perform at the Andong Maskdance Festival of Andong City, Korea in 2017. Mayor Evelio Leonardia said Wednesday the International Mask Arts and Culture Organization , through its president, Andong City Mayor Kweon Young-Sae, and secretary-general Yoon Byung-Jin, addressed the letters to him and the MassKara dancers.

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  18. A true nomad at heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | Korea Herald

    In 2000, artist Koo Jeong-a was commissioned by a Swiss cultural foundation to write a book. Handpicked by renowned German art curator Beatrix Ruf, who is now director of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, she felt thrilled to be the sole winner of the annual artist book project.

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  19. Two Iconoclasts Offer a Fuller Picture of Korean ModernismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    Coming on the heels of the recent surge of interest in South Korea's Dansaekhwa art movement of the 1970s, there is a new urgency to frame the trajectory of modern art history in the country. According to Hyun-Sook Lee, the founder of Kukje Gallery and one of the people responsible for bringing Dansaekhwa art to worldwide attention, establishing the trajectory of Korean art since the '70s is crucial.

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  20. [Travel Bits] Travel news from around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Seoul Lantern Festival First launched in 2009, this year's annual Seoul Lantern Festival will be held from Nov. 4 to 20 at the Cheonggyecheon stream in Seoul. As one of the most anticipated festivals in Seoul, the annual festivities attract roughly 3 million visitors every year.

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