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  1. All eyes will be on North Korean satellite launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Echo

    "We sternly warn North Korea that it will pay a harsh price" if it goes ahead, he was quoted as saying. Following his arrival, China's Foreign Ministry said Wu held talks with his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong-ho, Pyongyang's Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong and Deputy Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan.


  2. Travel bitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Korea Herald

    Korea Tourism Organization provides tourists with a special opportunity to explore cranes in Cherwon, Gangwon Province, from Jan.18 to Feb.29. Crane, designated as Natural Monument No.


  3. Chinese shoppers in South Korea shun luxury for local brandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | West Australian

    Chinese visitors to South Korea are buying less from global luxury mainstays like Louis Vuitton and Chanel in favour of cheaper homegrown brands, as young, independent travellers make up a bigger share of tourists. Lured by the "Korean Wave" of culture exports, from soap operas and K-pop music to food and fashion, price-conscious younger Chinese visitors are seeking a more authentic and less expensive shopping experience.


  4. NCCC's International Department diverse, dynamicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Chanute Tribune

    Among all of the programs available at Neosho County Community College, there is a thriving international student scene. The headquarters is in the Chapman Learning Center, where director Sarah Cadwallader oversees everything from recruitment to orientation and international student advising.


  5. Reed Exhibitions and COEX Finalize Deal to Co-Organize Franchise Seoul in 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Exhibitor Online

    Reed Exhibitions has announced that it has finalized a deal to co-organize Franchise Seoul with COEX, a top Korean venue owner and leading exhibition organizer. The deal will see the two well-established exhibition management companies co-organize Franchise Seoul, a leading, large-scale exhibition for entrepreneurs, start-ups, global brands, business franchisors and franchisees, starting from the 2016 event to be held from March 3 to March 5 in COEX, Seoul, Korea.


  6. Seoul says will intercept if North Korea missile falls in its territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Korea Herald

    With North Korea gearing up for a fresh long-range missile test, South Korea is stepping up its capabilities to intercept any incoming rocket or its parts within its territory and take "due" retaliatory measures in self-defense, the Defense Ministry said Thursday. President Park Geun-hye reiterated Seoul's urge a day ago on Pyongyang to shelve its professed plans to fire what it claims to be an Earth-monitoring satellite between Feb. 8 and 25, stressing any launch entailing ballistic missile technology would be a "direct challenge" to and a "clear violation" of international resolutions.


  7. Tourist Smartphone Handouts - South Korea is Offering Free Galaxy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Trend Hunter Magazine

    South Korea is pretty proud of Samsung and products such as the Galaxy Note 5, which is part of the reason why the Korean Tourism Organization is partnering with the electronics giant and SK Telecom to offer free Galaxy Note 5 phones to select visitors entering the country through the main airport in Seoul. By handing out free Galaxy Note 5 phones, it is hoped that visitors to South Korea will be impressed by the country's mobile technology and spread the word back in their home countries.


  8. These war-time sex slaves feel a Sorrya is not enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Star Online

    Two women who were forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese military during the second world war have rejected the recent agreement between Japan and South Korea on the "comfort women" issue, saying it had made them "look like fools". Lee Ok-sun, 88, and Kang Il-chul, 87, said during a visit to Tokyo last week that they had not been consulted, and called on the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, to offer a face-to-face apology and provide official compensation.


  9. Frederic Boulin Appointed General Manager of Park Hyatt SaigonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 |

    Park Hyatt Saigon is pleased to announce that Frederic Boulin has been appointed General Manager of the hotel effective February 2016. Mr. Boulin, a French native, brings to the newly renovated Park Hyatt Saigon more than 20 years of hotel management experience in the luxury segment across five continents in flagship properties.


  10. Korea to limit blood donations as Zika virus spreads worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's health authorities Tuesday released a set of measures to prevent a possible outbreak of the Zika virus, including a plan to ban blood donations from travelers returning from Zika-affected regions, just hours after the World Health Organization designated the virus and its suspected complications in newborns as an international health emergency.


  11. Korea holds emergency meeting on Zika virus threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Korea Herald

    South Korea convened an emergency meeting Tuesday to assess and formulate a response to the Zika virus threat after the World Health Organization declared it an international health hazard. At the gathering, chaired by the Minister of Health and Welfare Chung Chin-youb in Seoul, the government said there is no need to be overly concerned about the virus at present, but said countermeasures will be set up.


  12. Why Volkswagen's Korean Sales Boom Despite ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Chosun Ilbo

    German carmaker Volkswagen has been hit hard by the global emissions-cheating scandal that broke out in September last year. It led to a sharp decline in sales around the world, but Korea is for some reason the exception.


  13. The Japan-Korea Comfort Women Deal: Proper Implementation Is What MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 |

    A statue of a girl that represents the sexual victims by the Japanese military is seen during a weekly anti-Japan rally in front of Japanese embassy in Seoul, South Korea, December 30, 2015. The cycle of negativity surrounding Japan-South Korea relations since the Abe-Park era began in early 2013 has at times eclipsed North Korea as a source of angst among observers of Northeast Asia.


  14. High-speed rail: S. Korea eyes global high-speed rail marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The China Post

    Like any other office worker living in Seoul, Kate Lee spends more than an hour commuting to work on public transport every morning. The difference is that her office is located 140 kilometers south of Seoul, in Daejeon city.


  15. Shilla Stay Launches New Property in Guro, SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Bottom Line

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  16. Luxury Brands Target Fashion-Conscious MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Chosun Ilbo

    Looking to boost lackluster sales, luxury brands are shifting their focus to male consumers. The basement level of Christian Dior's flagship boutique in upscale Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, which opened in June last year, displays men's items only.


  17. S. Koreaa s exports record biggest drop since 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Manila Bulletin

    A man carries boxes at a shopping district in Seoul on January 26, 2016. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE / AFP / JUNG YEON-JE South Korea's exports, the main driver of the national economy, suffered their sharpest drop in more than six years in January, extending what is now a 13-month losing streak.


  18. More parking lots to be created for tour buses in SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Korea Herald

    The Seoul city government said Monday it will create more parking spaces for tourist buses in central Seoul to resolve parking and traffic problems with an increasing number of tourists. The Seoul Metropolitan Government said a tour bus parking lot with 35 spaces will be created near Seoul Station in the center of the capital by the end of this month, by borrowing space from Korail Corp., the state train operator.


  19. Making merry with a berryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | The Nation

    Planning a trip to South Korea? Then don't leave a visit to one of the country's delicious strawberries farms off your itinerary SWEET sweet strawberries! One of the best ways to enjoy Korea's romantic winter scenes is to experience strawberry picking at the farms and taste some of the delicious desserts featuring the seductive strawberry as the star. During a trip to Seoul last month, I took time out to visit Gapyeong, a popular weekend getaway from Seoul and tourist destination.


  20. Korea tax break not big deal, say agentsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Standard

    South Korean department stores will start offering instant tax refund services to foreign customers starting this month as part of an effort to boost sales, market watchers said yesterday. Under the new program, foreigners can buy goods without paying the mandatory 10 percent value-added tax if the item costs 30,000 won to 200,000 won.Each shopper can be exempted for up to the first 1... South Korean department stores will start offering instant tax refund services to foreign customers starting this month as part of an effort to boost sales, market watchers said yesterday.