Kwangju-Jikhalsi, South Korea Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. [Editorial] What election meantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Koreans have selected 300 people who will form the new National Assembly, with the hopes that it will -- at the least -- be better than the current parliament which many see as one of the worst performers in its history. Now that voters gave their verdict, politicians -- while trying to grasp what voters' choices mean -- will say all the fine-looking things: Winners will express appreciation in the most modest possible manner, and promise to work only for the people; losers will express humble acceptance of the people's judgement and a desire for a fresh start.

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  2. Gwangju's V-Day performance to help mothers' shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Performers in Gwangju will stage "The Vagina Monologues" next week to help raise money for a single mothers' shelter in the city and promote awareness of violence against women. Funds raised through the production will go to help My House , a shelter for young single mothers and their children, which the group has helped since it started V-Day productions in 2012.

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  3. Ineligible for Olympics, swimmer Park Tae-hwan undecided on entering nat'l team trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Disgraced former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan remains undecided on entering the upcoming national team trials, after he has been ruled out of this year's Summer Games, his agency said Tuesday. Park has registered to compete in the men's 100m, 200m, 400m and 1,500m freestyle races at the 88th Dong-A Swimming Competition starting on April 25 in Gwangju, some 330 kilometers south of Seoul, according to the meet organizers.

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  4. [Election 2016] First ballots cast in Korea for general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korea on Friday kicked off its two-day early voting for the 20th general election, five days ahead of the official polling day, hoping to boost the turnout by allowing voters to cast their ballot in advance. While candidates visited their polling stations early morning to vote and encourage supporters to follow suit, the leaders of main parties canvassed the Seoul-Gyeonggi metropolitan belt, striving to rally votes from undecided swing voters.

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  5. [Editorial] Positive cracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Korea Herald

    In terms of public interest, the April 13 general election remains an average parliamentary poll, with few big issues grabbing the attention of the voters. But there is at least one positive aspect, which should be maintained until voting day and beyond.

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  6. Arts fest Big Day South makes Gwangju forayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Annual audiovisual festival Big Day South is gearing up for its first show in Gwangju this month, with a collection of music, visual and performing arts. Run by art magazine Angle, the festival seeks to bring together expat and Korean artists in the south of the country.

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  7. ELECTION 2016] Minjoo chief turns to Samsung to win back votes in strongholdRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Korea Herald

    The leader of the main opposition party vowed Wednesday to attract investment from South Korea's biggest conglomerate Samsung Electronics in its traditional political stronghold, in a bid to gain back the party's waning popularity ahead of the parliamentary election next Wednesday. The Minjoo Party of Korea chairman Kim Chong-in pledged to invite the tech giant's auto business for electric and autonomous cars, and create more than 20,000 jobs over five years in the nation's southern city of Gwangju.

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  8. Arbor Day in Korea getting too hot to plant treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | English Dong-A

    Arbor Day in Korea getting too hot to plant trees. April. 01, 2016 07:30. by i i i e i [email protected]

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  9. [Election 2016] Parties blame each other for weak economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korea will elect new National Assembly members in a general election on April 13. The Korea Herald is publishing a series of articles on candidate agendas, election trends and notable runners leading up to the race. This is the 14th installment.

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  10. Spread of Zika virus appears to be slowing in parts of Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  11. Key protein can reverse deadly heart conditionRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    New York, March 29 : An international team of scientists has identified a key protein that has the potential to reverse established cardiac fibrosis, the abnormal thickening of the heart valves, which progresses to heart failure. Cardiac fibrosis occurs when healthy cardiac cells are replaced with fibrous connective tissue, causing scarring and a stiffer and less compliant cardiac muscle.

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  12. [Election 2016] Voters cynical ahead of general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Kim Hyun-jin, a 34-year-old living in Seoul, finds himself at a loss as to who to vote for at the April 13 election to constitute the next four years of the National Assembly. "My first voting experience was the 2002 presidential election, which ended in the dramatic victory of the late President Roh Moo-hyun, and I have ever since taken part in every state election, even in the most disappointing situations," Kim said.

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  13. CCN5 protein reverses cardiac fibrosis in heart failure modelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Medical News

    CCN5, a matricellular protein, has been found to reverse established cardiac fibrosis in heart failure models, according to a study led by Roger J. Hajjar, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Woo Jin Park, PhD, Professor of Life Sciences at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology , South Korea. This study was published online today in the Journal of American College of Cardiology .

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  14. Air Force checks anti-terror readiness of military-private airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Korea Herald

    The South Korean Air Force said Tuesday it has inspected the anti-terror preparedness of six civilian airports that share runways with the military. In the eight-day emergency inspection that ended on Tuesday, the Air Force examined the readiness posture of the airports in Gwangju, Gimhae, Daegu, Cheongju, Sacheon and Wonju.

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  15. Study Shows Cardiac Fibrosis Reversal Through Gene Targeting in Heart Failure ModelsRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | Newswise

    CCN5, a matricellular protein, has been found to reverse established cardiac fibrosis in heart failure models, according to a study led by Roger J. Hajjar, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Woo Jin Park, PhD, Professor of Life Sciences at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology , South Korea. This study was published online today in the Journal of American College of Cardiology .

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  16. Sanctioned pitcher signs with hometown clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Korea Herald

    A South Korean pitcher serving gambling-related sanctions has signed with his hometown club. The Kia Tigers in the Korea Baseball Organization announced Monday they've agreed to terms on a one-year deal with right-hander Lim Chang-yong.

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  17. Villanova beats Kansas 64-59, ends Jayhawks' season one win shy of Final FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    Second-seeded Villanova responded to every run by top-ranked KU, taking down the Jayhawks, 64-59, on Saturday night in the NCAA South region final at the KFC Yum Center. KU's end came cruelly.

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  18. Kenyan man in - chopstick' murder found saneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Korea Herald

    A Kenyan asylum seeker, who murdered a Korean employee at an Internet cafe in Gwangju earlier this month, has been found to be mentally sound, as police continue efforts to identify the motive behind his crime. According to the Gwangju District Prosecutors' Office, a medical checkup has suggested that the 28-year-old man is not mentally ill.

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  19. Olympic vault champion Yang Hak-seon to miss Rio Games due to injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Korea Herald

    The reigning Olympic vault champion Yang Hak-seon is likely to miss this year's Rio de Janeiro Summer Games due to an injury, officials have said. An official from Yang's Suwon City Hall gymnastics club on late Wednesday night said the 2012 Olympic gold medalist injured his Achilles tendon during a floor practice at the Taeneung National Training Center in Seoul on Tuesday and had surgery the following day.

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  20. Bangladesh confirms first case of Zika virusRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Echo

    Earlier this month, a Louisville man who had recently been traveling in a Central American country tested positive for the virus. Director-General of WHO, Margaret Chan also said that the new evidence of the Zika virus' link with microcephaly is making the suspicion stronger.

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