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  1. Bautista: SpeakeasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    I HAVE taught for 17 years. Standing in front of an audience was never a problem for me.


  2. [Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Korea Herald

    Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival The Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival is being held through the end of May. Visitors can pick their own strawberries at the strawberry farms and participate in a variety of activities and programs in the village. Reservations are required.


  3. Dead student from sunken S. Korea ferry identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 |

    The wreck of South Korea's Sewol ferry was salvaged in March to try to find the remains of nine unaccounted for passengers. SEOUL: A third set of human remains found following the recovery of South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry has been identified as one of the missing victims, officials said on Thursday .


  4. Seoul eying Malaysian touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | Korea Herald

    The Seoul metropolitan city has been staging aggressive tour promotion activities in Malaysia as its nationals have been increasingly touring the country in recent years, a city official said Thursday. The number of Malaysians who have come to South Korea has doubled over the past five years, recording 310,000 in 2016.


  5. Fall in Japanese tourists adds woes to sagging local tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Korea Herald

    The drop in Japanese tourists last month is adding concerns to the faltering local tourism industry already reeling from a dearth of Chinese visitors amid diplomatic jitters with neighboring country, industry and government sources said Thursday. Some 165,700 visitors from Japan came to South Korea in April, down 5.4 percent from a year earlier, according to the latest data release by the Korea Tourism Organization.


  6. Louis Vuitton Trunk Showcase to Travel to SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Women's Wear Daily

    GLOBE TROTTER: After Paris and Tokyo, Louis Vuitton is bringing its "Volez, Voguez, Voyagez - Louis Vuitton " showcase to Seoul next month. The exhibition, curated by Olivier Saillard, will be on show at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza - the spaceship-like landmark designed by Zaha Hadid and Samoo Architects & Engineers - from June 8 through Aug. 27. It traces the brand's journey from historic trunk-maker, founded in 1854, to the modern luxury giant it has become.


  7. Dr. Seonha Im Selected by Marquis Who's Who for Achievements in Education ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | 24-7 Press Release

    Dr. Im works to further teaching methodology as a university professor and is a prolific author of books on creativity education He has been honored with the Academic Award from the Korean After-School Study Association and the Research and Development Award from the Korean Educational Development Institute. GWANGJU, GYEONGGI, SOUTH KOREA, May 24, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Seonha Im has been included in Marquis Who's Who.


  8. Holiday advice for KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | Ask MetaFilter

    I'm leaving on Saturday for a spur of the moment trip to South Korea. It's proving a bit challenging to find information and would appreciate some advice, specifically on visiting DMZ and recommendations for places to stay outside Seoul.


  9. Businesses cautiously hopeful for thawing China-Korea relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Korea Herald

    The inauguration of President Moon Jae-in in South Korea has raised hopes for thawing relations between Seoul and Beijing, but businesses say that it may take some time before sales rebound. In March, the Chinese government began taking unofficial measures against Korean businesses serving Chinese customers and tourists.


  10. World No. 10 Jang Ha-na leaves LPGA Tour to be with familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Korea Herald

    On the surface, Jang Ha-na was carving out a successful career on the LPGA Tour at age 25, with four wins in the last two seasons and the No. 10 position in world rankings.


  11. Bangkok remains top destination, Singapore attracts top spending tourists.Read the original story

    Monday May 22 | 4 Hoteliers

    While Bangkok remains the most visited destination in Asia Pacific, Singapore continues to lead the Thai capital in total visitor expenditure, according to the latest findings from the Mastercard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2017 shared at the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit in Bangkok. Over the past two years , Singapore has tracked a strong 18.0 percent leap in visitor spend.


  12. GST: Mobile phones to get expensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Aerated drinks and cars will be in 28% bracket. On top of the peak rate small cars will attract a 1% cess mid-sized cars 3% and luxury cars 15 Education and healthcare will continue to be exempted from taxation in the upcoming GST regime that will tax services at four different rates with transport, including economy class air travel, being taxed at 5 per cent.


  13. China's new weapon in economic war: touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Slapping import bans on products like mangoes, coal and salmon has long been China's way of punishing countries that refuse to toe its political line. But Beijing has shown that it can also hurt others by cutting a lucrative Chinese export: tourists who normally flock to South Korea or Taiwan.


  14. The Korean crisis: Why now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Apart from Donald Trump's need for a dramatic foreign policy initiative, is there any good reason why we are having a crisis over North Korea's nuclear weapons testing now? If the Pyongyang regime is really planning an underground nuclear test soon, as Washington alleges, it will be the sixth bomb test it has carried out, not the first. That hardly qualifies as a new development that requires urgent action.


  15. Dr. Yiseok Hong Recognized in Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in EconomicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | 24-7 Press Release

    Dr. Hong studies economic patterns and methods of statistical analysis, hoping to apply his work in the advancement of his country SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, May 22, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Yiseok Hong has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value.


  16. RPT-With new sheriff in town, S.Korea big businesses duck for coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Reuters

    SEOUL, May 21 A South Korean retail giant has shelved controversial expansion plans, while a large bank made hundreds of contract jobs permanent after President Moon Jae-in took office vowing to reform the family-run conglomerates that dominate the economy. The 64-year-old liberal leader campaigned on a platform of curbing the power of the conglomerates, or chaebol.


  17. Despite political turmoil, Thailand's visitor numbers have more than doubled since 2010. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | South China Morning Post

    But as the ruling ex-generals mark their third year in power on Monday, the Thai economy is showing just why the moniker "Teflon Thailand" referencing its resilience to constant political shocks is more apt. Official figures released last week showed the economy grew 3.3 per cent in the three months to March from a year ago, the highest quarterly growth rate in four years.


  18. With new sheriff in town, South Korea big businesses duck for coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Times of Oman

    A flag bearing the logo of Lotte Hotel flutters at a Lotte Hotel in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2016. Photo - Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji/File A flag bearing the logo of Lotte Hotel flutters at a Lotte Hotel in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2016.


  19. 11 kids for Seoul heart op soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Daily Express

    Kota Kinabalu: Eleven children have been screened for their heart condition by the Society For The Sabah Heart Fund for surgery in South Korea soon, its Secretary Datuk Eva Susau, said. It was undertaken by a Korean NGO and doctor led by Baek Jong Gu under the free medical treatment project called "Mending Hearts".


  20. Local businesses welcome thaw between Korea, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Korea Herald

    A thaw in deadlocked relations between South Korea and China over the deployment of an advanced US ballistic missile defense system is showing signs of resuscitating vitality in exchanges in the public and private sectors between the two countries. Strained bilateral relations look somewhat mitigated of late as newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in is actively trying to get them back on track, with China also expressing hope.