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  1. South Korea to launch 'comfort women' foundation with Japanese fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | UPI

    Japan will provide $9.5 million to a fund compensating Korean "comfort women" of World War II, Seoul's Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday. The August deposit to the Reconciliation and Healing foundation is meant to resolve a long-running diplomatic feud between the two countries.

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  2. LOTTE Hotel Announces New Summer Stay PackageRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Seoul's LOTTE Hotel is pleased to announce its "Eat, Play, Shop" summer package, featuring special rates, a complimentary breakfast, and access to the hotel's department store..." For most, experiencing Korea is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Why not make the stay the best it can be? Seoul's LOTTE Hotel is pleased to announce its "Eat, Play, Shop" summer package, featuring special rates, a complimentary breakfast, and access to the hotel's department store where guests can enjoy a beautiful view with all the amenities of home and more.

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  3. Korea set to launch Japan-funded foundation to compensate comfort womenRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea will launch a foundation this week aimed at compensating Korean women who were forcefully conscripted by Japan more than seven decades ago, a move which the neighbors hope will lay to rest a long-running diplomatic feud, Seoul's foreign ministry said Wednesday. The foundation, named Reconciliation and Healing, will set sail on Thursday to financially compensate the wartime victims and restore their dignity with 1 billion yen contributed by Japan, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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  4. S. Korea to launch WWII 'comfort women' victims foundationRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | China Daily

    South Korea's gender equality ministry said Wednesday that a foundation for South Korean victims of the World War II sex slavery under the Japanese colonial rule will be launched on Thursday, following agreement between Seoul and Tokyo in December last year over the establishment. The Foundation for Reconciliation and Cure will be open from Thursday, according to the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.

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  5. South Korea To Launch WW2 Sex Slavery Victims FoundationRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    South Korea's gender equality ministry said Wednesday that a foundation for South Korean victims of the World War II sex slavery under the Japanese colonial rule will be launched on Thursday, China's Xinhua news agency reported. The Foundation for Reconciliation and Cure will be open from Thursday, according to the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.

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  6. They are in Aamchi Mumbai! Humboldt Penguins reach Byculla zooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    The penguins -- three males, three females and two female babies -- arrived at the Mumbai zoo from Seoul, South Korea, an official said. The flightless birds will be exhibited for the first time in any Indian zoo.

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  7. Endangered Humboldt Penguins will be stars at Mumbai zooRead the original story

    Tuesday | Newkerala.com

    Mumbai, July 26 : A tiny colony of the endangered Humboldt Penguins, including three males, three females and two female babies, arrived at Mumbai Zoo from an aquarium in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday, an official said. This will be first time that penguins will be exhibited in any Indian zoo.

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  8. S Korea posts improved Q2 growth: BoKRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Channelnewsasia.com

    South Korea's economy posted improved growth in the second quarter as exports and domestic consumption picked up, the central Bank of Korea said Tuesday. A woman cleans a show window at a shopping district in Seoul on Jul 26, 2016.

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  9. Shinhan Bank offers flexible working arr...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    Shinhan Bank, the flagship unit of South Korea's Shinhan Financial Group Co., said Tuesday that it has introduced flexible working arrangements for its employees, a move that could help them juggle work and family life. The bank said all employees -- who can work without accessing the bank's computer network -- are eligible to work at home.

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  10. Watchdog urges gov't to draw up plans for gambling addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    South Korea's state auditor said Tuesday the government should roll out tighter plans to prevent gambling addiction, adding that a large number of addicts are being observed at Kangwon Land Casino, the nation's only casino open to locals, owned by High1 Resort. According to the study conducted by the Board of Audit and Inspection, 2,165 South Koreans visited the mountain resort in Jeongseon County, 214 kilometers east of Seoul, more than 100 days in a one-year period as of March.

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  11. Mumbai has eight penguins nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DNA India

    By the time you read this, the eight Humboldt penguins will have landed in Mumbai and probably will also be placed in a special quarantined area of Byculla zoo. However, don't rush to the zoo this weekend, for the civic authorities will allow viewing them only after a month or so.

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  12. Transgender Women Are Heading to South Korea for Vocal SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Bloomberg

    It happened every day-at the grocery store, the mall, even the bank. When Erika Jonell would open her mouth to speak, what came out sounded wrong.

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  13. On Paper: A solo exhibition of works on paper by Jesse Chun on view at Spencer Brownstone GalleryRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Art Daily

    For their SUMMER/16 show, SBG is presenting On Paper, a solo exhibition of works on paper by Jesse Chun. Chun's work explores the visual rhetoric involved in travel, migration, and immigration.

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  14. Homesick Perth model signs with Trump in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Yahoo!

    Perth model Indiah Lavers isn't going to let homesickness get in the way of her burgeoning international modelling career. Lavers, who graduated from Kent Street Senior High School last year, is determined to overcome the feelings that almost jeopardised her first overseas work trip to South Korea and the United Arab Emirates.

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  15. 6 ridiculous ways to conquer summer's most brutal heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    During one of the summer's hottest weeks, here are five ridiculous ways some people are cooling down. Summer will be in full-force this weekend with highs pushing 100 degrees.

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  16. More choose to vacation at home for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Korea Herald

    And the related industry is enjoying an upswing in sales. Sales of toys for grown-ups, video games and PC games surged this month, increasing up to four times from the same period last year, according to major discount store Lotte Mart.

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  17. Seoul introduces prepaid taxi vouchers for foreign touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Korea Herald

    The Seoul city government on Thursday said it has introduced a taxi voucher system in Hong Kong to help foreign visitors avoid being ripped off when taking taxis from Incheon International Airport to downtown Seoul. To use the system, foreigners visiting the country purchase taxi vouchers in advance at a Hong Kong branch of South Korea's tour agency Hana Tour after fixing their entry date, service hours and destination, and upon arrival, present them to the information center for international taxis at the airport's arrival hall on the first floor.

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  18. New Online Store Selling Eco-Friendly Korean Beauty Products LaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | SBWire

    A new online store, offering an extensive range of Korean skincare and beauty products, has been launched, providing consumers with a variety of top-quality cosmetics at competitive prices. With its slogan, "Making your life less toxic", LICLISA is renowned for selling genuine, high-quality Korean cosmetics, including organic, health-related products.

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  19. Military service: A possible path to citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Arizona Republic

    Seojun Lee is a South Korean teen living in Goodyear, who has joined the U.S. Army and hopes to become a U.S. citizen. Military service: A possible path to citizenship Seojun Lee is a South Korean teen living in Goodyear, who has joined the U.S. Army and hopes to become a U.S. citizen.

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  20. Train to Busan Review: They'll Punch Your Ticket With Their TeethRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Film School Rejects

    Chief Film Critic / Associate Editor for Film School Rejects, Collector of Soundtracks on Vinyl, Lover of Cheese. Follow on Twitter @FakeRobHunter.

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