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3 hrs ago | Tehran Times

South Korea plans to launch production plants in Iran

South Korea plans to launch production plants in Iran to manufacture various products, including cars and home appliances, South Korean Ambassador to Tehran Sung Wung Yeub said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Middle East, Iran

8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[Weekender] Bookstores struggle for survival

Korea's oldest bookstore in Seoul, Jongno Books, was a landmark in terms of numbers of customers and its symbolic significance as the trove and exchange of knowledge.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, North Korea,

12 hrs ago |

Korea Opens 68-floor Trade Tower

INCHEON, South Korea-The official opening of the tallest building in South Korea, the Northeast Asia Trade Tower , took place Thursday.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Energy,

16 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

South Korea, Japan Spat Gets Animated

The latest unlikely victims in the spat between Japan and South Korea are a ballroom reception and an anime exhibit.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Korea Herald

K-Ballet looks to cater to all tastes

Inspired to create a dance festival under the premise of showcasing "ballet for all to enjoy," the Korea Ballet Association is returning with the annual "K-Ballet World" two-week-long ballet extravaganza.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Dance, Events, World News, Modern Dance

DFW Catholic

Church's witness in South Korea has converted many, bishop says

Seoul, South Korea, Jul 10, 2014 / 03:14 pm .- The vitality of the Church in South Korea is behind the many conversions that have taken place in the nation which Pope Francis is set to visit Aug. 13-18, according to a Salesian bishop.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Live Science

Korean Mummy's Hernia Diagnosed 300 Years Later

An autopsy of a Korean mummy entombed in the 17th century shows that the middle-age man suffered from a potentially painful hernia during his lifetime, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hernia, Health, World News, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

Daily Mail! North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un oversees...

Sat in an upholstered armchair, elbows resting upon a desk laden with charts, North Korea's Dear Leader channelled his best Bond villain pose as his military launched two ballistic missiles yesterday.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, North Korea, Kim Jong Un,

Boing Boing

North Korea files UN complaint over James Franco/Seth Rogen film

The US-government funded despicable imperialist pigdog news agency Voice of America today reports that North Korea has filed a formal complaint to the United Nations over " The Interview ," a James Franco/Seth Rogen comedy about an attempt to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Kim Jong Un,

Korea Herald

NPAD steps up pressure on Park to cancel nominations

The main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy raised pressure on President Park Geun-hye Thursday to cancel her ministerial nominations for education and culture, reiterating that the two were unfit for Cabinet posts given the allegations against them.


Related Topix: Park Geun-hye, North Korea, World News, Asia

Business Times

Samsung to probe child labour charges in China

Samsung Electronics Co. said on Thursday it was "urgently" investigating allegations that one of its suppliers in China employed children and underage students [SEOUL] Samsung Electronics Co.


Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, World News

Flooding, havoc in Japan as Typhoon Neoguri batters mainland

Typhoon Neoguri slammed into the Japanese mainland Thursday bringing widespread flooding, ripping trees from their roots and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as tens of thousands were urged to seek shelter.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan, Asia, Weather, Landslide,

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Stars and Stripes

China, Japan ramp up rhetoric as relations sour

The last exhibit room at the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall in west Beijing opens with a panel proclaiming: "Chinese and Japanese People Should Be Friends Forever."


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, China,

Radio Prague

South Koreans put themselves forward for future Temelin tender

Czech media made much on Tuesday of the announcement by South Korean Ministry of Energy officials that they are looking for the country to participate in a further tender to build nuclear plants at the TemelA n site in south Bohemia, if one is held.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Nuclear Energy, Czech Republic,

Common Dreams

Bowe Bergdahl and the Voice of War

During my recent visit to Gangjeong, on Jeju Island, South Korea, where a protest community has struggled for years to block construction of a U.S. military base, conversations over delicious meals in the community kitchen were a delightful daily event.


Related Topix: Prison, Asia, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US News, Liberal Political News


North Korea fires missiles into the sea

North Korea fired two short-range missiles off the coast of the Korean Peninsula early Wednesday, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia,

Korea Herald

Summer escape to the museum

White balloons sway in the breeze, creating shade where urbanites can take shelter from the blazing summer sun.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Asia, World News

Korea Herald

K-EDM needs to be new future of Korean music, producer says

Leaving his K-pop days behind him, 30-year music producer and composer Kim Chang-hwan is setting his sights on K-EDM, the future of Korean music.


Related Topix: World News

The Independent

South Korea ferry disaster: New report announces Sewol ferry was...

The report by the government's Audit and Inspection Board also criticised the South Korean coastguard for not reacting quickly enough Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Boat Disaster,

India misses deadline for 2019 Asian Games bid

The Olympic Council of Asia had relaxed the bid deadline of July 1 by a couple of days but the IOA could not arrange government clearances in time.


Related Topix: World News, India, Bradenton, FL