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  1. 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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  2. [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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  3. Deafening clamor for sex-abuse clarityRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Standard

    More than 100,000 people have signed an online petition demanding better protection for the mentally handicapped, after Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung dropped a rape charge against the former director of a home for the mentally disabled.And the number of signatures is rising.The public reaction has been spontaneous. Why are so many people unrelated to the alleged victim - then a 21-y... More than 100,000 people have signed an online petition demanding better protection for the mentally handicapped, after Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung dropped a rape charge against the former director of a home for the mentally disabled.

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  4. S. Korea military service objectors cheer court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    A South Korean appeals court on Tuesday overturned the convictions of two conscientious objectors in an unprecedented ruling hailed as a key victory by opponents of mandatory military service. More than 60 years after the end of the Korean War, nearly every able-bodied South Korean man between the ages of 18 and 35 must still complete around two years of military service. 27 comments

  5. Korea has lowest ratio of doctors among OECD membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korea has fewer medical doctors per person than other members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a lawmaker revealed Friday. According to Health Ministry data released by Rep. Nam In-soon of The Minjoo Party of Korea, Korea ranks last in terms of the number of doctors, along with Mexico, in the OECD's ranking of 28 member states.

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  6. [Weekender] En-chanting times at ball gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Spectators come in representative colors. Electrically amplified cheering and sing-alongs by fans of each team echo throughout ball parks.

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

    Oct 13, 2016 | Korea Herald

    The Historical Drama Festival, a festival dedicated to Korean historical dramas, is being held daily at the Korean Folk Village until Nov. 13. At the event, K-drama historical fantasies come to life as the folk village is transformed into a center for Hallyu. The village offers entertainment such as performance arts and hands-on programs related to historical dramas and drama parodies.

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  8. Korea has 2.2 doctors per 1,000 people: dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korea had 2.2 doctors per every 1,000 people in 2014, the lowest among members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, data showed Friday. According to the OECD data submitted by the Ministry of Health and Welfare to the National Assembly, South Korea scored the lowest in physician density, along with Mexico, among 28 member states in 2014, far below the OECD average of 3.3. The data included licensed physicians practicing oriental medicine.

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  9. [Herald Interview] Jeonju, an intersection of tradition and innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Korea Herald

    In an era when a nation's competitiveness has come to be defined by the characteristics of individual cities, it is crucial that each city preserves its uniqueness, instead of mimicking other major cities, according to the mayor of Jeonju, North Jeolla Province. The southwestern city, renowned for its traditional elements such as bibimbap, makgeolli, hanok, hanbok and local festivals, was selected by Lonely Planet in August this year as one of Asia's top three tourist spots.

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  10. Samsung only most recent hit with tech failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | USA Today

    Samsung only most recent hit with tech failures Major tech recalls through the years Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2d40lRi This handout photo taken and released by Gwangju Bukbu Police Station on Sept. 13, 2016, shows a blown-up Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone in Gwangju, 270 kms south of Seoul.

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  11. Samsung stops making Galaxy Note 7s as fresh problems emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    This file handout photo taken and released by Gwangju Bukbu Police Station on Sept. 13, 2016, shows a burnt Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in Gwangju, South Korea.

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  12. Samsung halts production, global sales of Note 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | New Vision

    The South Korean company's latest efforts to contain a snowballing recall crisis that threatens to derail the powerhouse global brand came as the federal US consumer regulator issued an alarming warning of the possible dangers the Note 7 posed to its owners, their families and homes. This file handout photo taken and released by Gwangju Bukbu Police Station on September 13, 2016 shows a blown-up Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone in Gwangju, 270 kms south of Seoul.

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  13. AmorePacific hosts marathon for breast c...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korean cosmetics giant AmorePacific and the Korea Breast Cancer Foundation held the Seoul leg of the 2016 Pink Ribbon Love Marathon for breast cancer awareness Sunday. The Seoul marathon was the last of an annual series of races that aim to spread public awareness about breast cancer -- the most common form of cancer among women -- and raise funds for low-income breast cancer patients.

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  14. AT&T, T-Mobile halt replacements of Samsung Note7 phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    US telecommunications firm AT&T and German rival T-Mobile announced they would halt exchanges of recalled Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones pending investigations into reports of fire-prone batteries. A Gwangju Bukbu Police Station photo from September 13, 2016 shows a burnt-up Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone in South Korea The US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall on September 15 of the Galaxy Note7, the newest smartphone by Samsung Electronics, and said they could be exchanged for a new version of the Note7 with a battery modified to prevent serious fires and burns.

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  15. Korean Cultural Centre UK opens new exhibition from its 2016 'Artist of the Year'Read the original story

    Oct 8, 2016 | Art Daily

    Martin Roth, 'From May to June 2012 I grew grass on rugs in a castle'. Installation shot from Kalsdorf Castle, Austria.

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  16. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    In a stage performance that just finished its run on Sunday, performers re-enacted scenes in which victims were hunted, beaten and strangled to death. In an art exhibition opening tomorrow, we'll see in paintings traces of atrocious scenes in the foreground while the surface is heavily smudged with paint, to the point of abstraction.

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  17. Reconnecting Japan's ancient cultural hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | The Japan Times

    'When I visited Todaiji Temple in Nara, just after I arrived as a Chinese student in Japan about 30 years ago, I felt somehow nostalgic as it had an atmosphere of old China," says Cai Guo-Qiang, as he explains his work for Culture City of East Asia 2016, Nara, a cultural project that launched in March. "I think that Todaiji is a symbol of cultural exchange between Japan and China, which crossed over the ocean by ships, bringing Buddhism, technology and culture as well as goods such as silk or ceramics.

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  18. Mayor: MassKara opening - perfect'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City Mayor Evelio Leonardia described as perfect the opening of the 37th MassKara Festival led by President Rodrigo Duterte Sunday at the public plaza. He added that is happy the MassKara Festival was recognized by the national media as he showed the opening's photos on the front pages of two major national dailies.

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  19. Lee Yong-dae retires from national team but will continue to playRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | English Dong-A

    Lee Yong-dae retires from national team but will continue to play. October. 01, 2016 10:39.

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  20. Samsung battery bust shows pressure of innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | USA Today

    Samsung battery bust shows pressure of innovation Samsung's recall has raised questions about the risks of shortcuts. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2dnYxhU Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 problem has burned it in the stock market and among some smartphone users, but a strong pivot into crisis management could minimize the damage.

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