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Seoul, South Korea Travel Newswire

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  1. Around the HotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The Hyatt Regency Jeju is offering a yachting package for families until the end of this year, combined with accommodations at the hotel. The package includes a one-night stay in a guestroom and a one-hour yachting trip for two adults.

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  2. [Eye Plus] Forgotten past relived at Tongin MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Between the forests of gray buildings in northern Seoul, a 300-meter alley near Gyeongbokgung beckons passersby for a short trip into Korea's past. Tongin Market is a 75-store covered arcade located between Gwanghwamun and the presidential office of Cheong Wa Dae, and is a constant reminder of what the lives of ordinary Koreans used to be like -- long before they were tinged with the convenience brought by evolving technology and modernization.

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  3. Peggy Gou IMG_6284-2 - credit Ana RosasRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | XLR8R

    There's a lot of buzz around Berlin-based Peggy Gou right now-and for good reason, it would seem. Her story goes something like this: having been born and raised in South Korea, she moved to Berlin after a stint in London during which she started DJing and producing while studying at the London College of Fashion.

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  4. Northrop's Presentation of Bereishit Dance Company is Cancelled, 2/28Read the original story

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Northrop's planned presentation of Bereishit Dance Company of Seoul, South Korea has been cancelled. The company was scheduled to appear on Tuesday, February 28 as part of the Northrop Dance 2016//17 season, but has not yet been granted visas for their U.S. tour.

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  5. South Korean government asks Dong district to move Busan 'comfort women' statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    The South Korean Foreign Ministry has sent an official letter to a district office in Busan asking that a contentious statue symbolizing the women forced into Imperial Japanese military brothels before and during the war be removed from its spot outside the Japanese Consulate, a ministry spokesman said Thursday. "The Foreign Ministry has repeated the position the location of a statue .

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  6. S. Korea slams Japan for sending gov't official to ceremony for claims to disputed isletsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Xinhuanet

    South Korea on Wednesday slammed Japan for sending a senior government official to an annual ceremony, which is aimed at claiming a pair of disputed islets, called Dokdo by Seoul and Takeshima in Japan. The foreign ministry said in a statement that it strongly protests against Japan for its unjust claims to Dokdo islets by dispatching a senior government official to the Takeshima Day ceremony.

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  7. Korean firms fret about China - s THAAD threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    South Korean companies and duty-free shops remain jittery over China's threats that the deployment of a high-tech US missile defense battery on South Korean soil would wreak havoc on their business, industry sources said Thursday. With Seoul and Washington pushing ahead with the deployment in defiance of China's strong protest, Chinese media have unleashed a cascade of reports that South Korean companies will suffer "severe damage" should it become a reality.

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  8. Korea promotes flexible working system t...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    South Korea said Thursday that it will expand flexible working hours in the private and public sectors in an effort to boost domestic consumption and stimulate the economy, while expanding financial support to lower income brackets. The government unveiled a set of measures to reinvigorate private consumption at a ministerial-level meeting presided over by Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn in Seoul.

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  9. Korea strongly denounces Japan for renewing its claim to DokdoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    On Monday, South Korean Foreign Ministry released the video entitled "East Sea, The Name from the Past, of the Present, and for the Future", which contains the information on the historic roots of the East Sea label. "Our government has put effort into spreading the use of the name East Sea through reaching out to foreign governments, worldwide organizations and private publishers of maps and the press", Cho June-hyuck, the Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman, said in a briefing.

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  10. Korean Air takes delivery of its 1st Dreamliner at Boeing S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Charleston Business Journal

    Korean Air took delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner - a 787-9 - today at Boeing South Carolina's delivery center in North Charleston. The Seoul-based airline had ordered a 787-8 Dreamliner in 2005, but after discussions with Boeing executives, the carrier decided to switch its order for the more popular 787-9 Dreamliner - pushing delivery to this year because of production schedules.

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  11. Japan asserting claim over disputed islets draws ire of S.KoreaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Xinhuanet

    The Japanese government on Wednesday asserted its claims over two disputed islets in the Sea of Japan during a ceremony in Shimane Prefecture, drawing a harsh backlash from South Korea who administers the islets. At an annual ceremony known in Japan as "Takeshima Day," the government sent Cabinet Office Parliamentary Vice Minister Shunsuke Mutai to speak at the event, to the ire of Seoul who summoned Hideo Suzuki, a minister at the Japanese Embassy in Seoul and lodged a protest with Tokyo over Mutai's attendance.

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  12. Shinsegae perks up in duty-free bizRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Korea Herald

    Shinsegae Inc., South Korea's leading retail chain, has turned a corner in the duty-free business as its new flagship branch posted its first turnaround last month amid fierce industry competition, company data showed Wednesday. Shinsegae DF, the conglomerate's affiliate in charge of its duty-free business, said the Myeongdong branch recorded 1.2 billion won in operating profit in January, with sales coming in at 75 billion won.

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  13. YEOL to host talk on preserving, moving traditional architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Korea Herald

    YEOL, the Society for Korean Cultural Heritage, will resume its lunchtime lectures in March, starting with a talk on preservation of traditional houses. DaaRee Architect and Associates founder Cho In-souk, who has a Ph.D. in architectural conservation and restoration, will look at the subject from the perspective of preserving authenticity and integrity.

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  14. Glad Live opens in Gangnam, SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Hospitality Net

    With Korean design, aesthetics, and K-pop achieving worldwide cult-like status, the global gaze is on Seoul. Standing proud in the heart of Gangnam, GLAD LIVE GANGNAM is the sister hotel of GLAD Hotel Yeouido and the latest Design HotelsTM member in the region.

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  15. Runners' high in metropolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Korea Herald

    Walking up the steep Gyeongnidan-gil, Itaewon-dong on an evening, you may come across people jogging toward Namsan. The base camp for the group -- sitting across the street from Philippines Embassy -- is Runbase Seoul, Adidas' recent attempt to make it easier for people to exercise.

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  16. SM Line's Maiden Voyage Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Marine News

    The new container carrier SM Line, owned by South Korean Samra Midas Group, will launch its first service in the second week of March. The shipper which took over Hanjin's service network between Asia and the US, will also take over several of Hanjin's terminals in South Korea.

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  17. Beijing complains South Korea denied entry to Chinese nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | UPI

    The Chinese government filed a complaint with Seoul after several Chinese nationals were allegedly denied entry to the South Korean resort island of Jeju, where they are usually allowed to travel without visas. Jeju's immigration office said all entrants are being vetted according to regulations, and if "issues" are identified entry can be denied, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.

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  18. Lord mayor of London visits Korea to bolster commerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Korea Herald

    Andrew Parmley, the lord mayor of the City of London, is visiting Korea this week to strengthen bilateral commercial ties and promote Britain as the leading business hub of Europe. His visit on Tuesday and Wednesday is his second in the last six months, as the UK government strives to shore up economic partnerships around the world ahead of the country's anticipated exit from the European Union.

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  19. Ride around the inner city in a pedicab (rickshaw) under a warm...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Star Online

    When you're done shopping and have time to spare, here are great ways to experience Seoul. See the city's thriving art scene, delve into its history, experience the food culture and you may just come away with a better understanding of South Koreans and their culture.

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  20. Korea, Japan fail to iron out differences on girl statue issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Korea Herald

    BONN, Germany -- Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks on Friday but failed to iron out differences over a controversial statue as they remained firm on their own stances, a government source said. South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida met in the German city of Bonn on the sidelines of a group of 20 meeting.

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