Kwangju-Jikhalsi, South Korea Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. [Weekender] Campaigns evolve over decades; image-based politics still continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Korea Herald

    About half of the current South Korean voters were holding voting rights in the historic 1987 election, when the direct election system was reintroduced after a long spell of military regimes from Park Chung-hee to Chun Doo-hwan. The youngest voter group of that time are today's voters in their 50s.

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  2. The revolution that ousted South Korea's president is unfinishedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | The Economist

    ON A balmy Saturday afternoon, crowds cluster around an election van on the busiest shopping street in Gwangju. Jaunty white-gloved women, dressed in the blue of the liberal Minjoo party, have just performed a mincing dance number.

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  3. [Graphic News] Could weather affect voter turnout?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Many factors come into play determining voter turnout and conventional wisdom is a bad weather could dampen electoral participation. Yet, a look at past elections in South Korea does not show a clear correlation between weather conditions and voter participation rates.

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  4. Turnout higher than expected in early votingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Advance voting to select the new president of South Korea began at dawn Thursday, with higher than expected voter participation. As of 2 p.m., 8 hours after the polls opened, voter turnout was 7.06 percent, far exceeding the 3.33 percent recorded at the corresponding time in the 2016 general election and 2.9 percent in the 2014 local elections.

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  5. Asian club football champs looking to regain control of domestic leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Korea Herald

    South Korean football powerhouse Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors will try to regain control of the domestic league this weekend with a rebound from stunning defeats. Jeonbuk have been one of the elite clubs in the top-tier K League Classic in recent years.

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  6. Gwangju concert to create "Harmony of Hope"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Gwangju International Center will use its annual May concert to send a message of hope to the disabled. The "Harmony of Hope" concert will feature 10 different performers, with music including classical, opera and democracy anthems.

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  7. More records expected to fall as Irfan heads to Europe againRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Star Online

    Last year, the burly Negri Sembilan athlete went for a six-week stint there and rewrote the national record three times in competitions. The 22-year-old Irfan, who will leave for Europe this weekend, said that "my target is to surpass the 60-metre barrier".

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  8. Korean scientists develop a system measuring PM 0.1 real timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | English Dong-A

    Korean scientists develop a system measuring PM 0.1 real time. May. 03, 2017 07:10.

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  9. Faculty take students to teach English in Korean schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | University of Kansas

    It is not uncommon for aspiring educators to student-teach or work with a veteran teacher before taking the lead in a classroom. A program at the University of Kansas has taken undergraduate students across an ocean, placed them in a classroom in which they teach English, develop and implement their own lesson plans, all with the goal of becoming more well-rounded, empathetic educators.

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  10. Patrick Charpenel to Lead El Museo del BarrioRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Artforum Intl.

    El Museo del Barrio announced today that Patrick Charpenel was appointed its new executive director. He will be responsible for amplifying the museum's local, national, and international stature; enhancing educational programming; strengthening exhibitions of Latino and Latin American art in the twenty-first century; setting the financial priorities of the institution; and expanding fundraising efforts.

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  11. Wassan Al-Khudhairi Named New Chief Curator of Contemporary Art Museum St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Artforum Intl.

    Lisa Melandri, executive director of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, announced today that Wassan Al-Khudhairi, currently the curator of modern and contemporary art at the Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama, will join CAM's as its new chief curator. She succeeds Jeffrey Uslip who left the museum following backlash over a Kelley Walker exhibition he organized last year .

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  12. [Election 2017] Liberal stronghold region now wavers between Moon and AhnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Honam, referring to the liberal-leaning Gwangju and Jeolla provinces in the nation's southwest area, has always played a pivotal role in South Korea's presidential elections, keeping a balance with the largely dominant conservative camp. But in this year's election, the region is deemed one of the biggest swing voter pools, undecided on whether to remain the most reliable stronghold for the main liberal camp or to divert its loyalty to a new, centrist political cluster.

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  13. [Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Gwangju Royal Ceramic Fest The Gwangju Royal Ceramic Festival is held annually in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, where royal ceramic ware was first created during the Joseon era. Launched in 1998, the festival comprises of programs such as performances, exhibitions and hands-on activities.

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  14. Conservative voters consolidate; favor anti-Moon coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Korea Herald

    As the presidential race revs up with just 11 days to go to the election, signs are emerging that conservative voters may consolidate around a single candidate despite the largely fragmented collection of right-wing parties. Hong Joon-pyo, the candidate of the Liberty Korea Party, is rising in polls, despite revelations that he was involved in a sex crime decades ago, while other survey results show broad support among conservative voters for a possible two-way or three-way alliance to stop liberal front-runner Moon Jae-in.

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  15. Air conditioner sales rise sharply amid early high temperatures: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Sales of air conditioners and electric fans rose sharply this month from a year earlier, industry sources said Thursday, amid above-average temperatures that can be a sign of a hot summer to come. Lotte HiMart, a consumer electronics retailer, witnessed a whopping 180 percent increase in the sales of air conditioners for the first 25 days in April from the same period last year.

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  16. Tesla plans 14 supercharger stations in Korea this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Korea Herald

    US electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. said on Tuesday it will set up 14 rapid-charging stations in South Korea this year. In its webpage, the 14 supercharger sites include five in Seoul, one in Bundang, just south of the capital city, and seven in major cities such as Busan, Daegu, Gwangju and Jeju Island.

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  17. [Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Gwangju Royal Ceramic Fest Gwangju Royal Ceramic Festival is held annually in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, where royal ceramic ware was first created during the Joseon period. Launched in 1998, the festival is comprised of various programs such as performances, exhibitions, and hands-on activities.

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  18. Best team in Korean baseball enjoys biggest jump in attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Korea Herald

    The best team in South Korean baseball has enjoyed the biggest jump in attendance so far this season, data showed Friday. The Korea Baseball Organization said through Thursday's action, the Kia Tigers have drawn 105,530 fans in their eight home games so far, an increase of 47 percent from 2016.

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  19. Athletics: Peeters overcomes bumpy road to recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    Tori Peeters has set no less than three national javelin record during a memorable domestic campaign. However, as the Dunedin-based thrower tells Steve Landells it has not been a trouble-free road.

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  20. Three share lead at ICTSI Luisita golf tiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    A Korean and two Thais shared the opening round lead of the ICTSI Luisita Ladies Challenge after firing identical even par 72 at the Luisita Golf and Country Club in Tarlac yesterday. Korean Euna Koh birdied the final hole to join Numa Gulyanamitta and Nimmitta Juntanaket at the lead with Philippine Pauline del Rosario and two others tied for fourth two shots behind after a 74. Koh, still searching for a breakthrough win in the circuit, rallied from three shots down with six holes to play to catch Gulyanamitta who bogeyed the 13th and 17th holes while Juntanaket also bogeyed the tough par-3 17th to force a three-way tie in the R1 million championship sponsored by ICTSI.

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