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  1. Tesco sells off Korean arm Homeplus to equity firm MBK Partners in A 4bn-plus dealRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | This Is Money

    Supermarket chain Tesco is in the process of selling its Korean business to Asian-focused private equity firm MBK Partners in a A 4billion-plus deal. Tesco has been struggling to cope with market share losses to discount chains including Aldi and Lidl, changing shopping habits and an accounting scandal last year.

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  2. North Korean drones trespassed into South's airspace, Seoul saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    South Korea said North Korean drones trespassed into the South's side of the demilitarized zone several times during the high-level talks in August - but Seoul's military was unable to shoot them down even after they entered South Korean airspace. The drones flew across the midpoint Military Demarcation Line inside the DMZ from Aug. 22 to 24, and even flew over General Outposts, where the military keeps a close watch over the border, Yonhap reported Wednesday.

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  3. Seoul an adventure in shopping, eating round the clockRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Canada.com

    It took only a few steps into the cavernous Seoul Noryangjin Wholesale Fisheries Market to realize I was woefully unprepared for a visit: a few very squishy, sea-brined steps in sandals quickly covered in sea cucumber slime and squid residue sloshed from vendors' buckets. But the spectacle of endless aisles stacked with glistening and squirming bait - from giant geoduck to skates the size of kites - was worth the wet feet.

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  4. Ascott Continues Growth Momentum With Four New Contracts As It Adds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hospitality Net

    Singapore, 2 September 2015 - CapitaLand Limited's wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited , has secured four new contracts to manage over 850 units in four growing Asian markets. Having recently achieved its global target of 40,000 serviced residence units ahead of schedule, Ascott is widening its lead as the world's largest international serviced residence owner and operator with over 42,000 units in 94 cities across 26 countries.

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  5. 'New media technology will spur culture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    The culture community should not see new media technology as a threat but an opportunity that can help many people to gain greater access to information and interest in culture, said participants at the Culture Communication Forum 2015 in Seoul. Under the theme of "Cultural Combustion in the Smart Age," some 20 delegates from G20 economies, including Korea, participated in the forum hosted by the Corea Image Communication Institute to discuss about social media technology and its effects on culture worldwide.

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  6. President Park seizing leadership opportunity by visiting Beijing: AnalystRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Channelnewsasia.com

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye speaks at the presidential Blue House in Seoul SEOUL: South Korean President Park Geun-hye was to depart for China Wednesday to hold summit talks with her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and attend Beijing's Victory Day military parade. The visit could help raise the country's status in the region, and deepen its ties with China, the country with the biggest influence over North Korea, according to some analysts.

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  7. South Korea to Begin Survey on Separated FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Voice of America

    Jang Choon, who was selected as one of 82 participants of a reunion ceremony, looks at photographs and letters of his family in North Korea that he received at his house in Namyangju, east of Seoul, Feb. 19, 2014. South Korea is launching a project to find out how many elderly citizens who once applied for reunions with their North Korean relatives are still alive or able to travel.

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  8. Shilla Stay Mapo Opens in SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hospitality Net

    Shilla Stay opens its third property in Seoul today in the highly coveted Mapo District. Located the heart of Seoul's administrative district and surrounded by universities, Shilla Stay Mapo enjoys easy access to Seoul's public transport network.

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  9. S. Korea to demand removal of Japanese column insulting ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    South Korea said Tuesday it plans to demand the retraction of a Japanese newspaper column that likens President Park Geun-hye to a former Korean empress slain by Japanese agents. Japanese conservative daily Sankei Shimbun carried a column on its homepage Monday critical of Park's plan to attend a massive military parade in Beijing marking China's victory over Japan in World War II.

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  10. Seoul stocks drop on China's grim manufa...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    South Korean stocks ended lower on Tuesday as investor sentiment was dampened by China's bleak manufacturing data and disappointing local export figures. The South Korean won firmed against the U.S. dollar.

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  11. Lotte Mart pioneers first drive-thru serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Korea Herald

    Lotte Mart Co. has started its first drive-thru service in Seoul to allow customers to order products online and pick them up offline, joining the global trend for digital shopping to boost customer convenience, the retail chain of Lotte Group said Tuesday.

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  12. PM, Washington Gov. discuss inter-Korean dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Korea Herald

    South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and visiting Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Monday discussed an inter-Korean deal struck last week. The two Koreas reached a landmark deal last week to defuse tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

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  13. Hipfig introduces its travel presentations on Seoul and offers free advertisement platformRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | PR Log

    Aug. 30, 2015 - PRLog -- Seoul, South Korea travel information is now available on Hipfig.com. Hipfig's Seoul series provides extensive travel information and videos on Seoul to help travelers.

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  14. Russia and China are negotiating deliveries of Il-103 aircraftRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Avia.Ru

    Russia and China are negotiating possible deliveries of light Il-103 aircraft . However, the process is very slow, General Designer of Ilyushin Company Nikolai Talikov told RIA Novosti at MAKS-2015 airshow.

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  15. Korean photographer captures captivating SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Korea Herald

    A veteran Korean photographer has organized an exhibition that puts Singapore's attractions in the limelight and exposes hidden layers of its ethnically diverse culture. "Five Days in Singapore" at Seoul Auction Gangnam from Aug. 26-Sept.

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  16. Bitcoin designed to shake central bank-...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Korea Herald

    A virtual currency is shifting the idea of a centralized, corporeal currency while debates -- with their pros and cons -- on its safety and efficacy matters are underway. Bitcoin is a digital currency that was created in 2009 by an individual or group called Satoshi Nakamoto, whose identity is still unknown.

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  17. North Korea negotiator says more dialogue needed for improved relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | UPI

    North Korea 's top negotiator at the recent North-South talks said the deal reached Tuesday between Seoul and Pyongyang should be a "stepping stone" to more dialogue - otherwise recent events would have "no major meaning." Kim Yang Gon, the director of the United Front Department of the Korean Workers' Party, said on North Korean state media Thursday that recent talks established a "spirit of cooperation as a foundation" and that he would do his utmost to improve North-South relations, South Korean outlet Newsis reported.

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  18. [Editorial] Yet another Hangang planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Korea Herald

    The central government and the Seoul Metropolitan Government jointly announced a master plan for the development of the Hangang River and its riverbank earlier this week, signaling the start of yet another large-scale attempt to exploit one of the capital's major assets. The plan, which was one year in the making, divides the Hangang River into seven regions for multiphase development into a tourism destination while at the same time restoring the river's ecology.

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  19. S. Korean economy 'gradually' recovering...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Korea Herald

    The South Korean economy seems to be gradually recovering from the fallout of MERS that dealt a huge blow to domestic demand over the past months, a central bank report showed Thursday. The MERS outbreak, the second-largest infection outside Saudi Arabia, claimed 36 lives here.

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  20. S.Korea c.bank says economy recovering as MERS effects fadeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Reuters

    Aug 27 South Korea's economy, especially the service industry, has made a recovery since early July as the negative effects from an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome during the previous two months began to fade, the central bank said on Thursday. The Bank of Korea said in a report that department and discount store sales have recovered to levels seen before the outbreak of the deadly virus, although it offered no numbers.

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