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  1. Korea tourism industry strives to bounce back from MERS slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Korea Herald

    Despite July customarily being one of Seoul's busiest holiday months, on a bright sunny Monday afternoon the city's largest palace and tourist hot spot, Gyeongbukgung Palace, was virtually devoid of international tourists. Myeong-dong -- Seoul's shopping mecca that is typically teeming with tourists -- and the duty-free shops in Lotte Department Store's main branch are experiencing rare quiet months in the height of the summer season.

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  2. Seoul shares fall 0.66 pct on losses in pharmaceuticals, cosmeticsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korean stocks sank 0.66 percent Tuesday as investors dumped pharmaceutical and cosmetics shares on gloomy earnings outlooks, analysts said. The local currency lost ground against the U.S. greenback.

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  3. The Innerview2015-07-07Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    K. Chae began his journey around the world in 2009 to capture the beautiful, fleeting moments in everyday life on his camera. Then, in May 2012, he founded Bittarae in Mullae-dong, Seoul to bring the art of photography closer to the general public.

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  4. Solomon wins in 45.15 Jul. 6, 2015, 8:23 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Jarrin Solomon produced his fastest run this season to strike gold in a men's 400 metres race, at the Resisprint International meet, in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, on Sunday. Solomon stopped the clock at 45.15 seconds to secure top spot in the one-lap 'B' race.

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  5. Retailers make all-out effort to win duty-free licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Major South Koreans retailers are making final pushes to win licenses to run duty-free shops in downtown Seoul ahead of the announcement of winners this week. The retail groups, which are on the hunt for the rare duty-free licenses, are making last-minute pitches on their plans for envisioned stores, including local development and inducement of Chinese tourists in a bid to obtain high scores for the bidding evaluation.

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  6. Incredible places you've never heard ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Northern Territory News

    Take, for instance, the fortress island Gunkanjima, near Nagasaki. It's just been awarded world heritage status after Japan and South Korea resolved a spat over whether to acknowledge the site's history of wartime forced labour.

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  7. S. Korea's answer to Silicon ValleyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Asia News Network

    Meet the geeks of Teheran-ro - South Korea's own Silicon Valley. Kim Kang Hak, 33, used to analyse big data for a living, while Regan Hwang's job was to "evangelise" technology.

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  8. Around the HotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Korea Herald

    Lotte Hotel Busan is offering a series of bargain summer promotions from July 1-Aug. 31. The "Summer" package, which is limited to 10 rooms per day, allows visitors to stay in the deluxe room for the affordable price of 160,000 won a night. The "Cool" package, priced at 180,000 won, includes one night in the deluxe room plus an ice tumbler and one glass of ice coffee.

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  9. Ambassadors revel in Korea's bucolic beautiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Korea Herald

    BONGHWA, ANDONG, North Gyeongsang Province - A group of foreign envoys traveled to Korea's countryside last weekend, discovering the country's unexplored treasures, while taking a break from their industrious diplomatic duties. The "2015 V-Tour for Ambassadors and Foreign Correspondents" took a trip to Bonghwa County and Andong, North Gyeongsang Province.

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  10. People wear masks as a precaution against an outbreak of the Mers virus in South Korea. Photo: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong is considering a fresh "red" travel alert for South Korea after two new cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome were reported in that country. The 28-day warning was first issued on June 9 but health secretary Dr Ko Wing-man today said that the clock may need to be reset after two new confirmed infections were reported yesterday and today in Seoul after four days during which there were no cases.

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  11. Samsung unveils measures for economic boostRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Korea Herald

    Samsung Group on Thursday unveiled a set of new measures to support farming households and the tourism industry, both hit hard by a record drought and the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome. The plans come after Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jay-yong, the de facto leader of South Korea's largest conglomerate, apologized last week for mishandling the MERS outbreak at a group-affiliated hospital.

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  12. Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship Tory Burch to Travel to South KoreaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Department of Commerce

    As the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and the Administration's point person on entrepreneurship, one of the best parts of my job is meeting some of the world's most promising entrepreneurs. From Silicon Valley to Saudi Arabia, I have met with the inspiring men and women who are working to become the next generation of innovators.

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  13. S. Korea voices strong support for ex-first lady's N.K. visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Korea Herald

    The Unification Ministry said Wednesday it will actively support a move by the widow of former President Kim Dae-jung to visit North Korea as it could help ease tension on the divided peninsula. Lee Hee-ho, who was the South's first lady during Kim's five-year tenure till 2003, is seeking to visit the communist nation as early as next month for humanitarian purposes.

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  14. Finance News Update, what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The Australian dollar is higher as the focus of global markets remains on Greece as the country scrambles to prevent a debt default and a possible exit from the eurozone. At 0630 AEST on Wednesday, the local unit was trading at 77.08 US cents, up from 76.71 cents on Tuesday.

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  15. Marken to deliver direct to patient shipment of drugs in Korea during MERS outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Medical News

    Marken, the leading clinical trial logistics organization providing solutions and services to the life sciences industry, has been granted permission by the government to deliver the first direct to patient shipment of clinical drug product in Korea. This precedent-setting shipment has allowed several patients in South Korea to continue receiving their clinical trial drugs during the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory System .

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  16. Marken Delivers Direct To Patients During MERS OutbreakRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Freshnews

    Marken, the leading clinical trial logistics organization providing solutions and services to the life sciences industry, has been granted permission by the government to deliver the first direct to patient shipment of clinical drug product in Korea. This precedent-setting shipment has allowed several patients in South Korea to continue receiving their clinical trial drugs during the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory System .

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  17. S Korea retailers try to woo shoppers back as MERS shows signs of easingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A woman wearing a mask as a precaution against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome walks by a sales banner at a shopping district in Seoul, South Korea. SEOUL: Shops in South Korea have slashed prices and put products on sale in a bid to bring back customers, amid positive signs that the MERS virus is weakening.

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  18. In Frame2015-06-29Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Arirang TV

    Seoul is the center of politics and economy, and as the heart of South Korea it balances a modern and traditional sense. It's a place filled with inspiration and charm, with a culture and people that can't be found anywhere else.

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  19. No new MERS cases, fatalities in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A woman wearing a mask as a precaution against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome walks by a sales banner at a shopping district in Seoul, South Korea. SEOUL: No new cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome were reported in South Korea on Monday for the second consecutive day.

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  20. Hospitals urged to act on MERS threatRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Yahoo!

    BRISBANE, June 29 AAP - Australian hospitals have been urged to carry out travel history checks on patients to avoid an outbreak of the deadly MERS virus. Middle East Respiratory Disease has taken hold in South Korea, where 32 people have died since May from almost 200 known infections.

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