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1 hr ago | DNA India

South Korea, PCMC to develop state-of-art sewage treatment plant

Pune: The Mayor of South Korean port city of Gunsan, Mun Dong-shin has expressed their willingness to assist PCMC in developing a state-of-art sewage water treatment plant for the twin town.


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5 hrs ago | Arirang TV

In Frame

Photographer Agnes Dherbeys was born in South Korea and adopted into a French family.


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9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

BNP Paribas Seoul office names new COO

BNP Paribas' Seoul branch on Friday said it appointed Hugues Antier as its new chief operating officer.


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13 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[Weekender] China's rising clout in Korea

Around B.C. 300, a Chinese widow moved house three times in search of a better place to raise her son.


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, World News, Asia, North Korea

17 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Could Korean warfighting command stay in Seoul?

Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, United States Forces Korea commander, speaks with media members outside the Freedom House by the Demilitarized Zone following the celebration of the 61st anniversary of the signing of the Korean armistice.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Military, Camp Humphreys, US Army

21 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Fascinating Map, Graphs Shows How Much Each Country's Consumers Spend On Food

FASCINATING MAP, GRAPHS SHOWS HOW MUCH EACH COUNTRY'S CONSUMERS SPEND ON FOOD Aug. 1, 2014 reports: When droughts or crop failures cause food prices to spike, many Americans barely notice.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, World News, Asia

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

A Family Affair

Austin's newest obsession, kimchi, has been generations in the making. "It's time.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Dining, Life, Food, Vegetables, Recipes, World News, Asia


Lynnwood man detained in North Korea feels 'abandoned'

The sister of an American tour guide who has been detained in North Korea for nearly two years renewed her urgent call for his release Thursday, saying that reports he feels abandoned are devastating.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Lynnwood, WA, Edmonds, WA, Prison

WFAA-TV Dallas

Choco Pie-filled balloons launched at North Korea

Call it Choco-vism. South Korean activists and North Korean defectors launched balloons laden with Choco Pies at North Korea this week after the popular chocolate treat reportedly became the target of a government crackdown.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food,

Pattaya Mail

Mekong countries seal partnerships with South Korea

The foreign ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand have agreed to foster cooperation and partnership with South Korea at the 4th Mekong-Republic of Korea Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Seoul on July 29. After the meeting, Sihasak Phuangketkeow, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs who is acting Thai foreign minister, said the ... (more)


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Japan, South Korea Face Tropical Floods, Typhoon Risk

While tropical downpours bring the threat of flooding through this weekend to Japan and South Korea, the danger of a typhoon looms for next week.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather,


Lotte World Tower: Mysterious Sinkholes Found at the Construction...

Sinkholes have appeared at the construction site of the Lotte World Tower in Seoul, the Kohn Pedersen Fox -designed skyscraper set to become the tallest structure on the Korean peninsula.


Related Topix: Seoul, South Korea Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, World News

Samsung earns $6.1 billion, shares plunge

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .


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Korea Herald

Saenuri takes by-elections in sweeping victory

The ruling Saenuri Party swept Wednesday's parliamentary by-elections, taking 11 of the 15 constituencies to raise its head count in the 300-seat National Assembly to 158.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Straits Times

South Korea ruling party boosts majority with key poll wins

South Korean President Park Geun Hye walks out a voting booth after marking her ballots for the local elections at a polling station in Seoul on June 4, 2014.


Related Topix: Park Geun-hye, World News

Travel Weekly

Past, future meet in South Korea

Travel Weekly contributor Nadine Godwin recently participated in a tour hosted by the Korea Tourism Organization with support from the Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism.


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The Star Online

U.S. looks for Asian cooperation on sanctions against Russia

The United States is lobbying Asian governments to join in sanctions imposed by Washington and the European Union against Russia over its support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday.


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You Can Send Your Child to Summer Camp in North Korea

The camp was started to teach foreigners about the Hermit Kingdom and boasts access to a private beach and water slides The Associated Press has published photos of opening day at nearly 30-year-old summer camp in North Korea on July 29, 2014.


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Korea Herald

Koreans not ready for multiculturalism'

South Korea is quickly turning into a multicultural society with a growing number of biracial children, but the majority of Koreans are "not ready" for ethnic diversity, according to scholars and experts.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural


S. Korean 'Choco Pie' balloons launched...

South Korean activists on Wednesday launched balloons across the border with North Korea carrying thousands of Choco Pies -- a favoured chocolate snack that has become the target of a reported crackdown.


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