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  1. Peru celebrates strategic alliance with KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The Peruvian Embassy Tuesday celebrated its 194th anniversary of national independence from colonial Spain, amid deepening integration with Korea. The two countries established diplomatic relations in 1963 and a strategic partnership in 2012 on the sidelines of a free trade agreement that came into force that year.

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  2. Young Man Kang brings Kweb Fest to SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Held at the K Hotel in Seoul, the event featured new and popular Korean web series and international web series. A special contest designed to discover, award, and invest in an outstanding Korean web series was held.

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  3. Anchor Dan Rather not the retiring typeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    Kickoff: Tom Cruise waved to fans during an event in Seoul to promote "Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation," which opened in theaters Friday. The veteran broadcaster has quietly shut down the "Dan Rather Reports" newsmagazine he'd been making since leaving CBS News a decade ago and opened an independent production company, with seed money from AXS-TV founder in exchange for a series of interviews with entertainers.

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  4. Etihad Airways appoints new General Manager for KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | AME Info

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Mr Jinmoon Ahn as General Manager for Korea, based in Seoul. Mr Ahn will lead the Abu Dhabi-based airline's commercial strategy in South Korea and will be responsible for further strengthening Etihad Airways' partnerships with travel trade partners and corporate customers.

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  5. Asian Grevin waxes lyrical over K-popRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The China Post

    Psy, Paris Hilton and Queen Elizabeth II all made it, but South Korean President Park Geun-hye turned down her chance of immortality in the first Asian outpost of France's famous waxwork museum, Musee Grevin, that opened in Seoul Thursday. The new museum's focus is firmly on the world of entertainment and, in particular, stars of the "Hallyu" or "Korean Wave" of pop songs and TV melodramas that have become the country's most potent cultural export.

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  6. Benson Henderson nearing clean bill of health, wants return at UFC SeoulRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | MMAFighting.com

    Benson Henderson isn't yet ready to return, but he's getting close. The former UFC lightweight champion is "on the verge" of being medically cleared from the injury he suffered in May, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported Wednesday on UFC Tonight .

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  7. Captured North Korean and Chinese soldiers being held in a detention...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | South China Morning Post

    Captured North Korean and Chinese soldiers being held in a detention camp in Pusan, South Korea in 1953. Photo: US Department of Defence Kim Myung-bok, 79, has not set foot on his native soil for 60 years.

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  8. UPDATE 2-Lotte founder's mental capacity in dispute as succession battle heats upRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Reuters

    A bitter succession battle at South Korean-Japanese conglomerate Lotte Group escalated on Thursday with the founder's sons sparring over their father's mental capacity and who is most likely to gain control of a key holding company. This week, the younger son of 92-year-old founder Shin Kyuk-ho gained the upper hand in controlling Japan-based Lotte Holdings, sacking his father as co-CEO after he flew in with the eldest son to dismiss the board.

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  9. Grevin's first Asian museum in Seoul waxes lyrical over K-popRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | South China Morning Post

    People take photos with a waxwork model of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and China's President Xi Jinping on the opening day of the first Asian outpost of France's famous waxwork museum, Musee Grevin, in Seoul. Photo: AFP Psy, Paris Hilton and Queen Elizabeth II all made it, but South Korean President Park Geun-Hye turned down her chance of immortality in the first Asian outpost of France's famous waxwork museum, Musee Grevin, that opened in Seoul yesterday.

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  10. K-pop stars brought to life at Grevin Museum SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Asia News Network

    Life-size wax figures of K-pop stars and Hollywood movie stars are on display at Grevin Museum Seoul. Leading K-pop stars, such as Psy, G-Dragon and Rain and dozens of other Korean celebrities, as well as historic and sports figures, have been brought to life in wax models at the Grevin Museum opening in Seoul on Thursday.

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  11. SEOUL: Naver to launch global streaming app for K-popRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Asia News Network

    Naver, South Korea's biggest search portal, will launch a real-time mobile broadcasting app featuring the country's hottest and newest K-pop singers and idol bands for the global audience and fans next month. In partnerships with Korea's major entertainment and talent agencies including SM and YG, the global V app will stream the stars' live concerts and their daily activities behind the scenes with real-time English subtitles.

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  12. UPDATE 2-Brutal Lotte succession battle sends shares in group firms surgingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Reuters

    An ugly fight among Lotte Group founding family members for control of the conglomerate's holding company sent shares in group firms jumping on Wednesday as investors bet the founder's sons would seek to boost their stakes. The latest twist in the succession battle between 92-year-old founder Shin Kyuk-ho's two sons saw the younger gain the upper hand in controlling the holding company this week, although the father appears to have suddenly switched his allegiance to his older son.

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  13. Speculation grows of looming North Korea rocket testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Star Online

    SEOUL: Fresh satellite images suggest North Korea has completed upgrades at its main satellite launch site, fuelling speculation of a long-range rocket launch to coincide with a major political anniversary in October. The US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University said Wednesday that analysis of the new pictures showed that construction begun in spring 2015 at the Sohae launch centre had been concluded.

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  14. North Korea solicits Souths help in fight against tree diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  15. Photos: Culver City Sister City Committee Youth Arrive in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Patch.com

    The Culver City Sister City Committee youth delegation arrived safely in South Korea and are settling in with their host families. Our CC delegation with their hosts in Iksan.

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  16. After MERS, Korea vows hospital culture reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Crofs Blogs

    Seoul announced that it will make efforts to change the nation's hospital culture, which involves family members staying with patients in hospital rooms as main caretakers, after declaring a "de facto end" to the outbreak of the Middle East respiratory syndrome Tuesday. "We now confirm that the citizens can worry no more ," Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said, announcing that the outbreak in South Korea is practically over.

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  17. South Korea MERS outbreak is over, government saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | MarketWatch

    South Korea declared an end to its outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Tuesday as it scrambles to lure back tourists scared away by the deadly virus and limit economic damage. Since the first case of MERS was reported on May 20 in a Korean man who visited the Middle East, 186 people have been infected in South Korea and 36 have died.

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  18. S.Korea declares de-facto end of MERS outbreakRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Xinhuanet

    South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Tuesday declared the de-facto end of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak as all MERS suspects were freed from quarantine amid no report of new infection case for more than three weeks. "It is the judgment of the medical circles and the government that people can now feel relieved when collectively thinking various situations,"Hwang said during a cabinet meeting to control the deadly viral disease.

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  19. S. Korea OKs forest experts' visit to N. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Korea Herald

    South Korea on Tuesday approved plans by a group of forest experts and officials of Hyundai Asan, a South Korean operator of an inter-Korean tour program, to visit North Korea this week to check pine trees which turned yellow at its scenic mountain resort. Officials from the state-run Korea Forest Research Institute and Hyundai Asan will be allowed to visit the North starting Wednesday for a three-day stay in a bid to look into what went wrong with the pine trees at Mount Kumgang on the North's east coast, according to the Unification Ministry.

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  20. Official: South Korea Will Work Toward Resuming Family ReunionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Voice of America

    South Korea will work toward resuming inter-Korean family reunions prior to a national holiday in the fall, South Korea's point man on North Korea has said. According to government data, nearly 130,000 South Koreans have been on the family reunion waiting list since 1988.

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