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The Korea Herald

  • [Weekender] Star chef sees jang as part of Koreans’ DNA
    [Weekender] Star chef sees jang as part of Koreans’ DNA - Jang, a range of sauces or pastes made from fermented soybeans, is an important part of what makes Korean food unique, aFri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:06 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Weekender] Food, retail giants compete for Korean taste
    [Weekender] Food, retail giants compete for Korean taste - Korean food and retail giants are competing to open modern hansik restaurants as Korean cuisine gains popularity among hFri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:06 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Weekender] Korean firm supports globalization of fermented sauces
    [Weekender] Korean firm supports globalization of fermented sauces - Korean food-maker Sempio has been supporting chefs in Spain in developing fermented Korean sauces, or “jang,” and dishesFri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:03 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Weekender] Restaurants seek to go high-end
    [Weekender] Restaurants seek to go high-end - At a glance, Korean restaurants may seem to be far from high-end. People often cram into hole-in-the-wall restaurants loFri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:00 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Saudi Arabia to invite S. Korea to take part in possible nuclear reactor project
    Saudi Arabia to invite S. Korea to take part in possible nuclear reactor project - Saudi Arabia's top financial official said Friday that South Korea will be one of the countries to be invited to the kinFri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:56 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Weekender] Modern Korean cuisine goes mainstream
    [Weekender] Modern Korean cuisine goes mainstream - Ha Jung-yun, 37, who enjoys exploring gourmet restaurants, has written more posts about Korean restaurants on her FaceboFri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:53 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Ministry to correct faults in college admission test
    Ministry to correct faults in college admission test - South Korea’s Education Ministry said Friday it would not challenge the recent ruling on a flawed question on the collegFri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:53 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Weekender] Celebrity chef eyes Korean-French fusion
    [Weekender] Celebrity chef eyes Korean-French fusion - For many Koreans, Leo Kang is a celebrity chef who gained overnight fame after appearing as a judge on food-focused cablFri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:42 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Weekender] Bibimbap: Perfection in a bowl
    [Weekender] Bibimbap: Perfection in a bowl - Bibimbap, essentially rice mixed with meat and vegetables, often tops surveys on Korea’s signature dishes. It has been pFri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:41 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • ICC referral on N.K. human rights unlikely
    ICC referral on N.K. human rights unlikely - International efforts to bring North Korea’s woeful human rights record to the International Criminal Court may not be sFri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:34 AM // koreaherald.com
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The Korea Times

KBS News

  • Seoul Cancels Designation of 6 Autonomous Private High Schools
    Seoul Cancels Designation of 6 Autonomous Private High Schools - [Domestic] : The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education has cancelled the designation of six schools as ...[more...]Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:22 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Korea, China Won't Tolerate N. Korea's Nuke Development
    S. Korea, China Won't Tolerate N. Korea's Nuke Development - [Politics] : South Korea and China's top nuclear envoys reaffirmed that they cannot tolerate Pyongyang's ...[more...]Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:12 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Pres. Park Meets German Foreign Minister
    Pres. Park Meets German Foreign Minister - [Politics] : South Korea's President Park Geun-hye met Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier Friday and discussed ways to cooperate on the unification of the Korean peninsula.[more...]Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:59 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Korea-Germany Unification Advisory Cmte Holds First Meeting
    S. Korea-Germany Unification Advisory Cmte Holds First Meeting - [Politics] : A South Korea-Germany advisory committee on unification and foreign policies had its first meeting ...[more...]Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:47 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Korean Nationality Given to Two Foreign Nationals for Their Contributions
    S. Korean Nationality Given to Two Foreign Nationals for Their Contributions - [Domestic] : Two foreign nationals have been granted South Korean nationality for their contributions to ...[more...]Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:32 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • No Appeal on Court Ruling on Flawed Exam Question
    No Appeal on Court Ruling on Flawed Exam Question - [Domestic] : Education authorities have given up lodging an appeal to the Supreme Court regarding a ruling that ...[more...]Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:24 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Korean, German Foreign Ministers Discuss Situation on Korean Peninsula
    S. Korean, German Foreign Ministers Discuss Situation on Korean Peninsula - [Politics] : South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier met ...[more...]Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:10 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Korea's 3Q Mobile Shopping More Than Doubles YoY
    S. Korea's 3Q Mobile Shopping More Than Doubles YoY - [Economy] : South Korea's mobile shopping in the third quarter more than doubled from a year earlier. In its ...[more...]Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:06 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Gov't to Pay W98 Mn for N. Korea's Para Games Expenses
    Gov't to Pay W98 Mn for N. Korea's Para Games Expenses - [Inter-Korea] : The government says it will pay up to 98 million won in the cost for the North Korean athletes’ ...[more...]Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 02:43 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • KOSPI Ends Higher Helped by Gains in Samsung Group Affiliates
    KOSPI Ends Higher Helped by Gains in Samsung Group Affiliates - [Economy] : South Korean shares ended slightly higher Friday, helped by gains in Samsung Group ...[more...]Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 02:36 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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The Chosun Ilbo

  • Propaganda Tower Demolition Exposes Weak Links in Security
    Propaganda Tower Demolition Exposes Weak Links in Security - Marines guarding a hill along the inter-Korean border pulled down a giant steel Christmas tree earlier this month that served as a propaganda symbol for the South for 43 years. The Defense Ministry di…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:02 AM // english.chosun.com
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  • Taiwanese Foundation to Honor Samaritan Lee Young-ae
    Taiwanese Foundation to Honor Samaritan Lee Young-ae - Actress Lee Young-ae will be given an award by Taiwan's Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation for helping a Taiwanese tourist who gave birth prematurely on holiday to Seoul in February. Acc…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:50 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Japanese Swimmer Denies Stealing Camera
    Japanese Swimmer Denies Stealing Camera - Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita was given an 18-month suspended sentence for stealing a camera during the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon but now insists he is innocent. Tomita was caught on CCTV and confes…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:39 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Popular Cartoon Characters Adorn Seoul Subway Train
    Popular Cartoon Characters Adorn Seoul Subway Train - A subway train decorated with characters from the popular animation program Larva was unveiled in Seoul on Thursday. The 10-car train will operate on subway line No. 2 for two months starting Saturday…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:37 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Family to Sue Hospital Over Singer's Death
    Family to Sue Hospital Over Singer's Death - The family and management of legendary singer-songwriter Shin Hae-chul want to sue the hospital in Gangnam that conducted a bowel operation on Oct. 22 that eventually killed him. Shin went into cardia…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:14 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • New U.S. Ambassador Arrives in Korea at Last
    New U.S. Ambassador Arrives in Korea at Last - New U.S. Ambassador to Korea Mark Lippert arrived at Incheon International Airport on Thursday afternoon, a day later than scheduled because of problems with his connecting flight. He replaces Sung Ki…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:11 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Half of Salaried Workers Earn Less Than W2 Million
    Half of Salaried Workers Earn Less Than W2 Million - Half of Korea's salaried workers make less than W2 million a month (US$1=W1,057). Statistics Korea unveiled employment data on Thursday showing that 49.7 percent of the 18.73 million salaried workers…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:01 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Carmakers on the Spot After GM Cruze Scandal
    Carmakers on the Spot After GM Cruze Scandal - Carmakers are on alert after GM Korea confessed earlier this week to exaggerating the fuel efficiency of the compact Cruze. The admission came ahead of a government inspection, together with a pledge…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:45 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Young N.Korean Footballers to Visit S.Korea in Early November
    Young N.Korean Footballers to Visit S.Korea in Early November - Young North Korean footballers will come to South Korea to participate in an international football tournament early next month, the unification ministry said on Thursday. The tournament for U-15 foot…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:22 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Conscript Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for Fellow Soldier's Death
    Conscript Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for Fellow Soldier's Death - A military court has sentenced an army sergeant to 45 years behind bars for the bullying death of a lower-ranked soldier in April. In its sentencing Thursday, the court said that while it couldn't say…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:18 PM // english.chosun.com
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The Hankyoreh

  • Study: low-income smokers smoke more, and for longer
    Study: low-income smokers smoke more, and for longer - Low-income smokers smoke for longer and in greater volumes than high-income smokers, a study has found. The Ministry of Health and Welfare and the big data office of the National Health Insurance Coo.…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:12 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Court rules Yushin-era emergency measures constitutional
    Court rules Yushin-era emergency measures constitutional - The South Korean Supreme Court found that the investigations and trials ensuing from the extra-constitutional emergency measures instituted by the Park Chung-hee administration during the Yushin perio…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:09 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Human rights lawyers indicted for attempt to arrest prosecutor
    Human rights lawyers indicted for attempt to arrest prosecutor - The prosecutors have indicted several members of MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society who participated in a demonstration with dismissed Ssangyong Motor workers. The public criminal investigation.…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:03 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • For next year, CEOs fretting over slow growth in China and lack of growth engines
    For next year, CEOs fretting over slow growth in China and lack of growth engines - The CEOs of South Korean corporation see China’s slowing growth as the biggest potential external influence on the South Korean economy next year, and the “lack of new growth engines” as the biggest d…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:56 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • South Korea and US to allow for “alteration” of nuclear material
    South Korea and US to allow for “alteration” of nuclear material - South Korea and the US agreed to consider allowing the “alteration” of nuclear material - a possible initial stage in the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel - at an “appropriate time” in the future du…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:51 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • A distraught mother screams, “How is this not murder?”
    A distraught mother screams, “How is this not murder?” - How is this not murder? I want to leave this country!” The mother of Yoon, a private from the 28th Division of the South Korean army, screamed at the judges on a military tribunal on Oct. 30 after t..…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:46 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Anti-North Korea leaflets contain what could be illegal messages
    Anti-North Korea leaflets contain what could be illegal messages - Propaganda leaflets have turned into the single biggest issue in inter-Korean relations. In addition to raising doubts about the prospects of a planned second round of high-level talks, they have also…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:41 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Photo] South’s Park and North’s Kim in planes
    [Photo] South’s Park and North’s Kim in planes - President Park Geun-hye gives a thumbs-up while sitting in a FA-50 fighter jet at an airfield in Wonju, Gangwon Province, Oct. 30. Park was there for the fighter jet deployment ceremony. The FA-50 is…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:38 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Photo] Young, new US ambassador in Seoul
    [Photo] Young, new US ambassador in Seoul - Mark Lippert, the new US ambassador to South Korea, waves after arriving at Incheon International Airport, Oct. 30. Lippert said he is happy to be in South Korea and is “very seriously” thinking about…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:35 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Photo] Time voyage for children
    [Photo] Time voyage for children - Children from a daycare center on an autumn field trip enjoy a tug of war game at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul’s Jongno district, Oct. 30. Sungkyunkwan was the most prestigious educational institu…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:33 AM // hani.co.kr
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The Dong-A Ilbo

Yonhap News

  • Nexen routs LG to reach first Korean Series
    Nexen routs LG to reach first Korean Series - By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Yonhap) -- The Nexen Heroes destroyed the LG Twins 12-2 on Friday to advance to their first championship series in the top South Korean pro baseball league. Third baseman…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:23 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) Rival parties reach compromise on ferry bills
    (LEAD) Rival parties reach compromise on ferry bills - SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's rival political parties agreed Friday to dismantle the Coast Guard and the anti-disaster agency in a deal that ended a months-long standoff over April's deadly…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:53 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (URGENT) Rival parties reach compromise on ferry bills
    (URGENT) Rival parties reach compromise on ferry bills - (END)Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:51 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • Rival parties reach compromise on ferry bills
    Rival parties reach compromise on ferry bills - SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's rival political parties reached a compromise Friday on all three bills related to April's deadly sinking of the ferry Sewol, paving the way for their passage t…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:51 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (URGENT) Parties agree to dismantle Coast Guard and National Emergency Management Agency
    (URGENT) Parties agree to dismantle Coast Guard and National Emergency Management Agency - (END)Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:51 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (URGENT) Parties agree to prosecute those who fail to appear before hearings
    (URGENT) Parties agree to prosecute those who fail to appear before hearings - (END)Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:51 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) Saudi Arabia to invite S. Korea to take part in possible nuclear reactor project
    (LEAD) Saudi Arabia to invite S. Korea to take part in possible nuclear reactor project - SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Yonhap) -- Saudi Arabia's top financial official said Friday that South Korea will be one of the countries to be invited to the kingdom if Saudi Arabia pursues a project to build nucle…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:20 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • S. Korea, China to set up $187 mln fund for movie co-production next year
    S. Korea, China to set up $187 mln fund for movie co-production next year - BEIJING, Oct. 31 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and China on Friday agreed to speed up their efforts to launch a 200 billion won (US$187.4 million) fund next year for use in jointly producing movies, a senio…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:20 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) Deceased singer's wife files complaint against hospital for negligence
    (LEAD) Deceased singer's wife files complaint against hospital for negligence - SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Yonhap) -- The wife of deceased singer Shin Hae-chul reported a Seoul hospital that performed surgery on the singer to the police Friday, accusing it of causing his death through negli…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 06:19 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • Retired Yankees closer Mariano Rivera to visit S. Korea on promotional tour
    Retired Yankees closer Mariano Rivera to visit S. Korea on promotional tour - SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Yonhap) -- Mariano Rivera, the former All-Star closer for the New York Yankees, will visit South Korea next month on a corporate promotional tour, officials said on Friday. Harman Inte…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 06:03 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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10 Magazine

  • The Evolution of Dating Apps
    The Evolution of Dating Apps - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. The Evolution of Dating Apps Words by Katie Aitken Imag […] To read original article please visit The Evolution of Dating Apps to read the f…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:00 AM // 10mag.com
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  • Gangwon Agenda: November 2014
    Gangwon Agenda: November 2014 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Gangwon Agenda for November 2014 Art Ongoing The Smile […] To read original article please visit Gangwon Agenda: November 2014 to read the f…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 08:23 PM // 10mag.com
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  • Chungcheong Agenda: November 2014
    Chungcheong Agenda: November 2014 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Chungcheong Agenda for November 2014 Art Through Novemb […] To read original article please visit Chungcheong Agenda: November 2014 to read…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 08:22 PM // 10mag.com
  • NKHR Rescue Fund: Hunger Banquet for Human Rights
    NKHR Rescue Fund: Hunger Banquet for Human Rights - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. On November 6th, the North Korean Human Rights Rescue F […] To read original article please visit NKHR Rescue Fund: Hunger Banquet for Human…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 02:58 AM // 10mag.com
  • Korea the “Land of the Morning Calm”?
    Korea the “Land of the Morning Calm”? - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Korea the “Land of the Morning Calm”? Words by Robert N […] To read original article please visit Korea the “Land of the Morning Calm”? to r…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 10:20 PM // 10mag.com
  • Gyeongsang Agenda: November 2014
    Gyeongsang Agenda: November 2014 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Gyeongsang Agenda for November 2014 Art Through Novembe […] To read original article please visit Gyeongsang Agenda: November 2014 to read t…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 08:32 PM // 10mag.com
  • Music Icon Shin Hae-chul Dies at 46
    Music Icon Shin Hae-chul Dies at 46 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Five days after falling into a coma that followed a com […] To read original article please visit Music Icon Shin Hae-chul Dies at 46 to rea…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 02:51 AM // 10mag.com
  • Seoul Foodie Find: Lobster Bar
    Seoul Foodie Find: Lobster Bar - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Lobster Bar Words and shots by Gemma Wardle Only opened […] To read original article please visit Seoul Foodie Find: Lobster Bar to read the…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 11:28 PM // 10mag.com
  • Gyeonggi Agenda: November 2014
    Gyeonggi Agenda: November 2014 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Gyeonggi Agenda for November 2014 Art Ongoing The Art o […] To read original article please visit Gyeonggi Agenda: November 2014 to read the…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 09:07 PM // 10mag.com
  • Busan Agenda: November 2014
    Busan Agenda: November 2014 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Busan Agenda for November 2014 Art Through November 16 […] To read original article please visit Busan Agenda: November 2014 to read the ful…Sun, 26 Oct 2014, 11:29 PM // 10mag.com

Three Wise Monkeys

  • On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)—to the Chrysalis Election
    On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)—to the Chrysalis Election - Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 09:50 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Ties that Bind — Weighing the Sewol Tragedy
    Ties that Bind — Weighing the Sewol Tragedy - By Donald Kirk The anguish over the April 16 sinking of the Sewol ferry will never go away. That’s because almost all of the 304 victims were high school students who died slow deaths, drowning in the…Sun, 18 May 2014, 07:45 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Seeing Yellow: The Aftermath of the Sewol and its Political Implications
    Seeing Yellow: The Aftermath of the Sewol and its Political Implications - By Jenny Choi Reminiscing on the past 60 years of global economic and political history, South Korea seems remarkably successful. In this time span, it has pulled itself up by its bootstraps to become…Sun, 18 May 2014, 07:13 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Writing from Wreckage: Korean LGBT Literature, Activism and the First Literary Award
    Writing from Wreckage: Korean LGBT Literature, Activism and the First Literary Award - By Finn Editors’ Note: 3WM has been covering Korean LGBT issues since we first ran a piece about the poet Gi Hyeong-do in May of 2010.  Since that time there has been some progress toward recognizing…Sun, 18 May 2014, 05:40 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • When I’m Forbidden: Ten Shijo by Yook Woo-dang
    When I’m Forbidden: Ten Shijo by Yook Woo-dang - By Yook Woo-dang Hesitation                                                                                     망설임 Sorrow at loving you when I’m forbidden.                                  사랑하나 다가서지…Sun, 18 May 2014, 05:10 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Laos’ Plain of Jars: A Forgotten and Neglected Wonder
    Laos’ Plain of Jars: A Forgotten and Neglected Wonder - By Rich Luhrs While not nearly as famous or touristed as England's Stonehenge, the Plain of Jars in northern Laos poses a comparable historical puzzle. No one can say for certain what the literally th…Sun, 18 May 2014, 05:05 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Like Father, Like Daughter–the Importance of Investigative Journalism
    Like Father, Like Daughter–the Importance of Investigative Journalism - By Kim Soo Rin Over the past few years, the situation in Korean media has worsened. The government control of the media has only gotten stronger. Big corporations that own newspapers were allowed to o…Sun, 2 Feb 2014, 09:53 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Back in the USSA
    Back in the USSA - By Lee Scott It had been six years since I returned to my friends and family back in Oklahoma. When I first left my home state in 2002, it was necessary to fly from Oklahoma City to Chicago or Minneap…Sat, 1 Feb 2014, 12:58 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Spreading Savoir-Faire: the Rise of French Restaurants in Korea Since 2000
    Spreading Savoir-Faire: the Rise of French Restaurants in Korea Since 2000 - By Hal Swindall Before 2000, the number of French restaurants in Korea could be counted on one hand; Koreans had little interest in foreign fare other than American fast food, and something like duck…Sat, 1 Feb 2014, 11:56 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Revisiting the Blind Fortune Tellers of Mia-ri
    Revisiting the Blind Fortune Tellers of Mia-ri - By Iwazaru With the Chinese New Year commencing on January 31, and the Year of the diligent, disciplined and cooperative Wood Horse rising with the new moon, for many in the East it's a felicitous tim…Sat, 1 Feb 2014, 11:50 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com

Dramabeans

  • Open Thread #367
    Open Thread #367 -   Sosimhan Boys – “넌 나를 좋아하게 될거야” (You’re gonna fall for me) [ Download ] Open Thread #366 Open Thread #365 Open Thread #364 Open Thread #363 © javabeans for Dramabeans, 2014. | Permalink | No comment…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:11 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Kim Woo-bin and Lee Hyun-woo become professional Con Artists
    Kim Woo-bin and Lee Hyun-woo become professional Con Artists - Is it just me or did this movie happen very quickly? Obviously I’m not going to complain when it means we get more Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) — maybe it’s just because he’s in so many projects lately that th…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 06:02 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Liar Game: Episode 4
    Liar Game: Episode 4 - To trust or not to trust, that is the question. For a show that’s as much about the fallibility of man as it is about the vampiric bloodsuckers who capitalize on our suffering, there’s a surprising am…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:03 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Shin Sung-rok, Jo Yoon-hee’s first shoots for King’s Face
    Shin Sung-rok, Jo Yoon-hee’s first shoots for King’s Face - I really didn’t think Lee Jong-seok was going to have any competition for Mane of Shame this year, but I dunno… Shin Sung-rok is giving him a run for his money. I know, there’s no time for growing man…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:03 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Pinocchio teases small-town high school romance
    Pinocchio teases small-town high school romance - Okay, the second teaser for SBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Pinocchio is a step in the right direction — at least it contains a tidbit of story information and actually features the heroine of…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:01 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Shine or Go Crazy’s star-crossed lovers and fictionalized history
    Shine or Go Crazy’s star-crossed lovers and fictionalized history - So the casting for Shine or Go Crazy’s leads is still in the not-confirmed-but-positively-considering stage (how many more news cycles do you think the production can milk that for?), but at least we’…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:18 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Legal thriller Punch lines up supporting cast
    Legal thriller Punch lines up supporting cast - With Kim Rae-won now settled as lead, legal thriller Punch is lining up the rest of its cast, and three names are currently in the headlines as “probable but not 100% confirmed yet” selections: Kim Ah…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:39 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Liar Game: Episode 3
    Liar Game: Episode 3 - Time for the next round, which packs a wallop even if it seems more tame than what our heroic duo endured last week, at least on paper. But if this episode is any indicator, then each week will likely…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 11:04 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

Han Cinema

  • [Spoiler] Added episode 12 captures for the Korean drama 'My Lovely Girl' (2014/10/31)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 12 captures for the Korean drama 'My Lovely Girl' (2014/10/31) - Added episode 12 captures for the Korean drama My Lovely Girl (2014)Directed by Park Hyeong-giWritten by No Ji-seolNetwork : SBSWith Rain, Krystal, Cha Ye-ryeon, L, Kim Jin-woo, Park Yeong-gyoo,...16…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama 'My Spring Days' (2014/10/31)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama 'My Spring Days' (2014/10/31) - Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama My Spring Days (2014)Directed by Lee Jae-dongWritten by Park Ji-sookNetwork : MBCWith Kam Woo-seong, Choi Soo-young, Lee Joon-hyeok, Jang Sin-yeong, Lee…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama 'Blade Man' (2014/10/31)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama 'Blade Man' (2014/10/31) - Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama Blade Man (2014)Directed by Kim Jong-yeon, Kim Yong-soo-IWritten by Kim Gyoo-wanNetwork : KBSWith Lee Dong-wook, Sin Se-kyeong, Kim Kap-soo, Han Eun-jeo…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Singers pay tribute to Sin Hae-cheol (2014/10/31)
    Singers pay tribute to Sin Hae-cheol (2014/10/31) - Many fellow musicians paid their condolences to the late renowned rock star singer Sin Hae-cheol yesterday. Celebrities who visited Sin's memorial altar included Cho Yong-pil, often dubbed gawang, or…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • New and upcoming DVD releases - 2014/10/31
    New and upcoming DVD releases - 2014/10/31 - It's Okay, That's LoveDVD (Director's Cut)2015/01/06The TraffickersDVD US2014/12/23Fated to Love YouDVD + Script Book (Director's Cut) (English Subtitled) 2014/12/05Fated to Love YouDVD (Director's C…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Yoon Se-ah joins "Law of the Jungle" (2014/10/30)
    Yoon Se-ah joins "Law of the Jungle" (2014/10/30) - Actress Yoon Se-ah is joining Law of the Jungle. Several sources claim that she's already left for Palau with Kim Byeong-man. This trip's adventurers are made up of Yoon Joong-wan from Jangmi Motel,…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Video] Added 2nd teaser trailer and still for the Korean drama 'Pinocchio' (2014/10/30)
    [Video] Added 2nd teaser trailer and still for the Korean drama 'Pinocchio' (2014/10/30) - Added 2nd teaser trailer and still for the upcoming Korean drama Pinocchio http://cdn.springboardplatform.com/storage/hancinema.net/conversion/1105341_2.mp4 Pinocchio (2014)Directed by Jo Soo-wonWrit…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Video] Trailer released for the Korean movie 'Fantasy' (2014/10/30)
    [Video] Trailer released for the Korean movie 'Fantasy' (2014/10/30) - Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie Fantasy Fantasy (2014)Directed by Lee Soong-hwanWith Park Jae-hoon, No Soo-ram, Jeong Wook-I, Kim Mi-yeon, Han Seong-sik, Lee Seol-goo,...SynopsisBeing…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episode 2 captures for the Korean drama 'Pride and Prejudice' (2014/10/30)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 2 captures for the Korean drama 'Pride and Prejudice' (2014/10/30) - Added episode 2 captures for the Korean drama Pride and Prejudice (2014)Directed by Kim Jin-min-IWritten by Lee Hyeon-jooNetwork : MBCWith Baek Jin-hee, Choi Jin-hyeok, Choi Min-soo, Son Chang-min, J…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Photos] Added new stills for the upcoming Korean documentary "The Hospice" (2014/10/30)
    [Photos] Added new stills for the upcoming Korean documentary "The Hospice" (2014/10/30) - Added new stills for the upcoming Korean documentary The Hospice (2014)Directed by Lee Chang-jaeWith Park Soo-myeong,...SynopsisThere is a place that seems familiar, yet remains strange; a place to a…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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Marmot's Hole

  • 외국 남자들 (foreign men) portrayed as [completely normal] boyfriends?
    외국 남자들 (foreign men) portrayed as [completely normal] boyfriends? - A rather progressive yogurt commercial: Commentary and background information given by James Turnbull over at The Grand Narrative.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 06:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Are South Koreans ignorant?
    Are South Koreans ignorant? - Ipsos Mori, a U.K. market research company has come up with an “ignorance” index of the world’s 14 most developed countries.  In defining “ignorance” Ipsos came up with nine questions about the 14 cou…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 04:12 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • A couple of Sewol updates
    A couple of Sewol updates - A few Sewol odds and ends that happened over the past couple of days: South Korean prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Sewol captain Lee Joon-seok.  If the courts allow for this punishment,…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 12:22 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Fabrication of Evidence – the NIS Saga Continues
    Fabrication of Evidence – the NIS Saga Continues - A court has convicted two NIS (National Intelligence Service) counterintelligence officials of fabricating Chinese government documents to build a spy case against a refugee from North Korea.  An exce…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 10:33 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • A Decent Japanese Village Vs. Ugly Hate Groups
    A Decent Japanese Village Vs. Ugly Hate Groups - Martin Fackler of the New York Times has written an interesting report on a village in Japan that attempted to build a memorial to the Koreans that died from malnutrition and abuse, at the hands of Im…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 10:32 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Keep Reaching for the Stars, Korea
    Keep Reaching for the Stars, Korea - The KT ran a link on its homepage to a piece, Olivia Hussey has half-Korean son. For those of you who might not remember, Hussey is best known for her role as Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and J…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 10:49 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • So, does this mean that the USFK is gonna stay in Korea forever?
    So, does this mean that the USFK is gonna stay in Korea forever? - The transfer of wartime control from the USFK to the ROK has been seen by many as the first step to meaningful American military withdraw from the Korean peninsula.  Well, yesterday Korea and the Unit…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 06:10 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Some of the Real K-pop – LeeSA
    Some of the Real K-pop – LeeSA - I have spent a good bit of time listening to chaebol music and, though the production skills are good, it leaves me wanting to hear something fresh – something fresh like LeeSA (리싸).  She has a great…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 10:57 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread: October 19, 2014
    Open Thread: October 19, 2014 - My whirlwind weekend tour of Korea’s October festivals continues.  Yesterday, I took Anonymous_Family to Yeonan University’s Fall Flower Festival.   Here’s the only pic that I could crop out Anonymous…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 11:32 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • 16 Concert-goers Dead in Seongnam
    16 Concert-goers Dead in Seongnam - At least sixteen people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate at a K-pop concert in Seongnam.  An English link is here. According to accounts: . . . in the dense crowd, 20-30 people cl…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 09:26 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

Gusts of Popular Feeling

  • Lecture tonight on the importance of the Koryǒ Dynasty in understanding modern Korea
    Lecture tonight on the importance of the Koryǒ Dynasty in understanding modern Korea - Tonight Edward J. Shultz, former dean of the School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii will be giving a lecture for the Royal Asiatic Society titled Koryǒ and Korea Today:For man…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 11:45 PM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Giving a presentation on the history of English teachers in Korea this Saturday
    Giving a presentation on the history of English teachers in Korea this Saturday - This Saturday, October 25, at 4pm, I will be giving a presentation titled ‘From Explorers and Missionaries to Vagabonds and Potential Criminals: Two Hundred Years of Teaching English in Korea’ for the…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:05 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Walking tour of Yangcheon Hyanggyo and Gaehwasan October 26
    Walking tour of Yangcheon Hyanggyo and Gaehwasan October 26 - Next Sunday, October 26, I'll be leading a walk around the area of Yangcheon Hyanggyo Station and Gaehwasan Station for the Royal Asiatic Society. The former location was the seat of Yangcheon Hyeon,…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 05:46 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Lecture on the history of Korea's shipbuilding industry tonight
    Lecture on the history of Korea's shipbuilding industry tonight - Tonight, Tuesday September 30, Peter Bartholomew will be giving a lecture titled How Korea became the world's most important shipbuilding .nation for the Royal Asiatic Society:This lecture will descri…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 02:47 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Being wary of foreign men - since 1876!
    Being wary of foreign men - since 1876! - (Photos from here and here.)As covered over at the Marmot's Hole, the Donga Ilbo published an article warning women to be wary of foreigners offering them drinks. As the headline and subheadline put i…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 02:39 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Seoul Station Overpass to be opened to pedestrians Sunday afternoon
    Seoul Station Overpass to be opened to pedestrians Sunday afternoon - It was reported a few weeks ago that Seoul is planning to close the Seoul Station Overpass and turn it into a park, influenced by High Line Park in New York City (itself influenced by Promenade planté…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 03:56 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Screening of Lee Man-hee's 1975 film 'Road to Sampo' this Saturday
    Screening of Lee Man-hee's 1975 film 'Road to Sampo' this Saturday - This Saturday, October 4, at 3pm, the Royal Asiatic Society Cinema Club and Seoul Film Society will have a free screening of the 1975 Lee Man-hee film Road to Sampo (삼포 가는 길) with English subtitles at…Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 01:45 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • RAS Lecture tomorrow night on how Japan restored Seokguram to justify colonization
    RAS Lecture tomorrow night on how Japan restored Seokguram to justify colonization - Tomorrow night, Tuesday September 30, Professor Henry Em will be giving a lecture titled Seokguram, the Guze Kannon, and the Creation of National Pasts for the Royal Asiatic Society:Seokguram's restor…Mon, 29 Sep 2014, 04:12 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • HIV and drug testing for Korean Government Scholarship Program applicants
    HIV and drug testing for Korean Government Scholarship Program applicants - In 2011, the Korean Government Scholarship Program Guidelines for foreign students studying in Korea (see page 15 here (link downloads a pdf)) had to this to say health examinations for successful app…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 03:23 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Uncovering the truth about "The Korean Seductress Who Betrayed America"
    Uncovering the truth about "The Korean Seductress Who Betrayed America" - This AP article was pointed out to me the other day:Back in the days of Commies and pinkos, of Red scares, black lists, suspicion and smear, Kim Soo-im stood out as a one-woman axis of evil, a villain…Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 02:19 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com

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Chris in South Korea

  • Sai Ngam – the creepiest-looking forest with 10,000 trees – Phimai
    Sai Ngam – the creepiest-looking forest with 10,000 trees – Phimai - Called sai yoi (‘Sweeping Banyans’), this creepy-looking forest of 10,000 trees has almost no beginning – and no end. Also called the Sai Ngam Spirit House or spelled as Sai Ngarm.  The pronunciation…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
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  • The Phallic Shrine and Phra Nang Beach – phalluses only accessible by boat
    The Phallic Shrine and Phra Nang Beach – phalluses only accessible by boat - The side attraction for most was our main destination today. The beach was a nice bonus, though.     So it’s clear, you’ll arrive at the same place to reach Railay Beach West or East – in fact, just o…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • My new favorite, secret beach – Ao Nam Mao (southern Thailand)
    My new favorite, secret beach – Ao Nam Mao (southern Thailand) - I didn’t really want to write this post. I don’t want to see this magical place change one single iota. In fact, I’d rather you stop reading this post right now. Go on, read about some other touristy…Sun, 26 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • 1,237 steps to the top of the Tiger Cave – Wat Tham Sua, Krabi, southern Thailand
    1,237 steps to the top of the Tiger Cave – Wat Tham Sua, Krabi, southern Thailand - If you came to a beautiful beach-side town to hike an exhausting set of steps, you need to get your head examined.  Wat Tham Sua (also spelled Wat Thumsua, Wat Tham Suea, and also called the Tiger Cav…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Life as a Nomad: Hong Kong
    Life as a Nomad: Hong Kong - This Life as a Nomad post comes at you from the awesome Jonny Blair at dontstopliving.net. Want to tell your ‘Life as a Nomad‘ story? Head to this page for more information. So, tell me about Hong Kon…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Chokchai Farm – Thailand’s most tourist-friendly farm turned theme park
    Destination: Chokchai Farm – Thailand’s most tourist-friendly farm turned theme park -   Farm Chokchai – the farm where the cow is king. If you’ve seen an ‘Umm… Milk!’ ice cream location, you might have wondered where the milk came from. Whether you’re interested in the Chokchai legacy…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • 31 random pictures from my recent travels
    31 random pictures from my recent travels - A quick note: if you’re not following the One Weird Globe Twitter account, start following now. Some of these get published there first for my followers. As always, random pictures are those photos th…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Travel Book Reviews: long-term traveling, luxury travel, Southeast Asia, and more
    Travel Book Reviews: long-term traveling, luxury travel, Southeast Asia, and more - This month: half a dozen books related to travel – whether you’re traveling long-term, on a budget, on the high-end, or simply want to disappear, there’s a little something for everyone. Alternatively…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Ban Prasat Archeological Site – lots of excavated prehistoric skeletons, anyone?
    Destination: Ban Prasat Archeological Site – lots of excavated prehistoric skeletons, anyone? - Whether you come for the skeletons dating back hundreds of thousands of years or excavations of an ancient community, there are millennia of history on display. Excavated in 1983 and 1984 as the secon…Sun, 12 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • How we moved ourselves and everything we owned across Thailand for $358.46
    How we moved ourselves and everything we owned across Thailand for $358.46 - Being nomads like us means a few things are a given. A few of them: You’ll make friends in different cities and countries around the world. You may never settle down in an area, even as you get to kno…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com

Korean Modern Lit in Translation

  • Park hyoung su’s awesome “Arpan” proves the bravery and literacy of the ASIA Publisher K-fiction series
    Park hyoung su’s awesome “Arpan” proves the bravery and literacy of the ASIA Publisher K-fiction series - Two line drives directly out of the park to kick this ASIA Publisher series off (that would be two “for-sixes”, “goals”, or “cabers tossed a very long distance” to some of you strange foreign people)…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 10:02 AM // ktlit.com
  • All the Korean Literature that is Free Online: NEW ADDITIONS by Jennifer Lopez
    All the Korean Literature that is Free Online: NEW ADDITIONS by Jennifer Lopez - More exciting additions from our write Jennifer has also explored some poetry^^. KTLIT seems to have temporarily lost links to some of Kim Young-ha’s work, but Jennifer gives us a new one! All of thes…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 08:27 PM // ktlit.com
  • Park Min-gyu’s amazing “Dinner with Buffett” kicks off ASIA Publisher series
    Park Min-gyu’s amazing “Dinner with Buffett” kicks off ASIA Publisher series - The ASIA Publishers K-fiction series kicks of with a powerful bang with Park Min-gyu’s novella, Dinner with Buffet (available on Amazon). It’s a powerful novella, compellingly written, and just about…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 02:00 AM // ktlit.com
  • Why you should go to Facebook (이중 언어 책) and “like” ASIA Publishers right now!
    Why you should go to Facebook (이중 언어 책) and “like” ASIA Publishers right now! - ASIA Publishers needs likes – if you are on FaceBook, go over to https://www.facebook.com/asiapublishers and immediately give them a like. KTLIT demands it!^^ (LOOK! Even Tony did it! And our intern A…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 09:35 PM // ktlit.com
  • ASIA Publishers Wikipedia page goes up, feel free to add important info
    ASIA Publishers Wikipedia page goes up, feel free to add important info - In light of the awesome work they are doing and are planning to do, I’ve put up an ASIA Publisher Wikipedia page here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASIA_Publishers   Please feel free to go on and exp…Sun, 26 Oct 2014, 03:30 AM // ktlit.com
  • An Excerpt from Ch’oe In-ho’s “Another Man’s City” (Translated by the Fultons)
    An Excerpt from Ch’oe In-ho’s “Another Man’s City” (Translated by the Fultons) - As part of the next of the 5 Dalkey Press Korean Literature Series (more about that awesomeness tomorrow!), Ch’oe In ho’s Another Man’s City has been translated by Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton, whose impr…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 11:04 PM // ktlit.com
  • Another Korean Literature (Short Review) Contest! Win up to $500 on Amazon
    Another Korean Literature (Short Review) Contest! Win up to $500 on Amazon - To repeat: Win up to $500 on Amazon Sure… you were scared of the recent video contest – there’s a reason you live in a house without any mirrors.^^ And the previous essay contest was about older liter…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 02:40 AM // ktlit.com
  • Asia Publishing has just put out 5 MORE bilingual translations of Korean Literature
    Asia Publishing has just put out 5 MORE bilingual translations of Korean Literature - Asia Publishing has just put out 5 MORE bilingual translations of Korean Literature on top of the 75 they’ve produced over the last two years. There will soon be a web page with the books, reviews, au…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 08:40 AM // ktlit.com
  • Review: Shadow of the Void by Ynhui Park, poetry translated by Brother Anthony
    Review: Shadow of the Void by Ynhui Park, poetry translated by Brother Anthony - While the rest of us have been sleeping, Brother Anthony (An Sonjae). who apparently has nt such physical requirements^^ has been busy translating poetry again, this time Shadow of the Void by Korean…Sun, 12 Oct 2014, 08:29 AM // ktlit.com
  • Nice interview with Jay Rubin about the “voice” of the interpreter
    Nice interview with Jay Rubin about the “voice” of the interpreter - From Asympote Magazine Jay (who has been a regular translator or Haruki Murakami) makes an argument that there should be no such thing as a translational voice and also manages to be pretty damned amu…Sun, 12 Oct 2014, 02:42 AM // ktlit.com

The Grand Narrative

  • From The Archives: October
    From The Archives: October - (Source; CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Apropos of this quick look back at over 7 years of blogging, here’s a picture of an old ad close to my home that I must have passed hundreds of times in the last few years, w…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:39 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #87: Normalizing Interracial Relationships
    Korean Sociological Image #87: Normalizing Interracial Relationships - An extended commercial for Yoplait ‘Yopa’ yogurt, featuring five quick, humorous stories of foreign men in relationships with Korean women. It’s unremarkable in itself, and frankly not all that funny,…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:27 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Thinking About Getting Cosmetic Surgery in Korea? Make Sure You Read This First
    Thinking About Getting Cosmetic Surgery in Korea? Make Sure You Read This First - (Sources: left, dongA; right, The Kyunghyang Shinmun) The more operations, the more possibilities for complications, mistakes, and patient deaths. So, with the highest per capita number of cosmetic su…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Announcements
    Announcements - (Source: Facebook Event Page) Hello everyone. Just to quickly let you know about an upcoming presentation not to be missed, some worthy causes, and some Youtubers that deserve more promoting. First up…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 06:25 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Sunday Fun: Bottoms!
    Sunday Fun: Bottoms! - My 8 year-old daughter Alice is really into comics these days, often hiding our home phone under her pillow to keep reading when she’s supposed to be asleep. To my chagrin, she couldn’t care less if t…Sat, 11 Oct 2014, 10:32 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #86: Sex and the Single Korean (Household)
    Korean Sociological Image #86: Sex and the Single Korean (Household) - As of last year, one in four Korean households had just one person. That was the same as Australia, and just shy of the US. Yet just four years earlier, only Seoul was remotely close to that figure, w…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 10:05 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #85: Just One 10 Minutes…to Improve Your Spouse’s Specs
    Korean Sociological Image #85: Just One 10 Minutes…to Improve Your Spouse’s Specs - (Source: Jinvas, left, right; edited) Two notebook covers, found by reader Stephanie Rosier at her local Kyobo bookstore. As she explains on the blog’s Facebook page, the left reads, “If I study for t…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 06:01 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Policing the Student Body: Sookmyung Women’s University students told to cover up
    Policing the Student Body: Sookmyung Women’s University students told to cover up - (Source: TVChosun) Watching a news report about the controversial new dress code for last week’s festival at Sookmyung Women’s University, I was surprised to hear that it was the student union that wa…Mon, 29 Sep 2014, 05:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Quick Hit: Harassment Framed as Affection
    Quick Hit: Harassment Framed as Affection - (Dummy Harassment by gaelx; CC BY-SA 2.0) Via The Korea Herald: Former National Assembly Speaker Park Hee-tae is to be questioned over allegations of molesting a golf caddie, police said Saturday… …Pa…Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 05:50 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • You are Beautiful, Stop Hating Your Body
    You are Beautiful, Stop Hating Your Body - (Source: 숭실 총여학생회 다락 Facebook Page) Oops, I haven’t written in a while. Time to find something about body-image, the media, or popular culture to complain about then. Seriously(?) though, there’s only…Sun, 14 Sep 2014, 01:10 AM // thegrandnarrative.com

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DailyNK

  • El agua es abundante en el parque acuático Munsu, pero escasa en los hogares norcoreanos
    El agua es abundante en el parque acuático Munsu, pero escasa en los hogares norcoreanos - Image: YonhapUna fuente interna comunicó que, pese a la escasez de aguaproducida por la sequía primaveral, la que incluso produjo el cese deoperaciones en las principales plantas eléctricas, el agua c…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:39 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Opening of New NK-China Bridge Delayed Indefinitely
    Opening of New NK-China Bridge Delayed Indefinitely - The new Amrok [Yalu] River Bridge in May 2014 in a photo taken by Daily NK's special investigative team. Image: Daily NKThe planned opening of the bridgeconnecting Dandong in Liaoning Province, China…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:13 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Role of the U.S. in German Unification
    Role of the U.S. in German Unification - The US played a vital role in making Germanreunification take place. Reagan’s foreign policy, nicknamed “peace throughstrength,” was a background factor behind Gorbachev’s appointment as generalsecret…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:10 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Smuggled Cabbage for Kimchi Season
    Smuggled Cabbage for Kimchi Season - In many regions of North Korea, a lack offertilizer and the spring drought have resulted in a poor vegetable crop, making kimjang, the preparation of kimchi [a traditional fermented Korean side dish] …Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:09 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Mobiltelefone statt Ringe bei Eheschließungen
    Mobiltelefone statt Ringe bei Eheschließungen - Immer mehr nordkoreanische Paare, die sichverloben, wählen verstärkt Mobiltelefone als Verlobungsgeschenk, womit derklassische Ring bei der Verlobung regelrecht „ausgeknockt“ wird. „In den kleinen und…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:13 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Le monde des affaires conserve un œil attentif sur le climat politique.
    Le monde des affaires conserve un œil attentif sur le climat politique. - La réapparition de Kim Jong Un après uneabsence de 40 jours a dissipé les rumeurs infondées concernant son état desanté, mais il demeure un sentiment durable de malaise dans le monde des affaires,a ap…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:07 AM // dailynk.com
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  • L’État encourage l’utilisation des ampoules LED
    L’État encourage l’utilisation des ampoules LED - Afin de lutter contre les pénurieschroniques d’électricité, il semble que la Corée du Nord encourage les foyers àchanger leurs ampoules contre des ampoules à diode électroluminescente (LED).Toutefois,…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:05 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Les panneaux solaires éclairent la Corée du Nord
    Les panneaux solaires éclairent la Corée du Nord - Daily NK a appris que des panneaux solairesconstituaient désormais une solution pratique pour les Nord-Coréens luttantconstamment contre un système public d’électricité peu fiable, leur permettantde g…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:03 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Les trafiquants visés aux fins d’informations relatives aux transfuges.
    Les trafiquants visés aux fins d’informations relatives aux transfuges. - Daily NK a appris que le service provincialde la province de Hamgyŏng du Nord du ministère de la Sécurité d’État (MSE)s’en prend aux trafiquants opérant dans les zones frontalières afin qu’ilsrévèlent…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:02 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Un incendie détruit la maison d’enfance de Kim Jong Il
    Un incendie détruit la maison d’enfance de Kim Jong Il - Daily NK a appris qu’un feu de forêt ayantpris le 21 octobre dans le comté de Samjiyon de la province de Ryanggang, auraitdétruit la maison de la naissance supposée de l’ancien dirigeant Kim Jong Il,s…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // dailynk.com
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OneFreeKorea

  • Washington Post Editorial calls for International Criminal Court referral
    Washington Post Editorial calls for International Criminal Court referral - The Editors of The Washington Post aren’t falling for North Korea’s so-called charm offensive, nor (thankfully) do they use that inapt cliché: [R]ecent maneuverings suggest that Pyongyang views the la…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:36 AM // freekorea.us
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  • North Koreans buying solar panels to generate electricity.
    North Koreans buying solar panels to generate electricity. - This trends is being driven by the falling price of Chinese solar panels, and no doubt, by growing demand as well. Solar panels have become among the assets considered essentialFri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:07 AM // freekorea.us
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  • Park Geun-Hye still pushing for reunification
    Park Geun-Hye still pushing for reunification - President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday made another pitch for her signature reunification vision, emphasizing that it’s time to end the pain of a divided Korean Peninsula. “I think the timeThu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:33 PM // freekorea.us
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  • What else is Kim Jong Un buying instead of food? A new airport.
    What else is Kim Jong Un buying instead of food? A new airport. - The new airport, which is now in its final stages, is the latest of North Korea’s “speed campaigns,” mass mobilizations of labor shock brigades aimed at finishing top-priority projects inThu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:02 AM // freekorea.us
  • Kirby presses China to support ICC referral of North Korea
    Kirby presses China to support ICC referral of North Korea - Western diplomats say China, North Korea’s principal protector on the UN Security Council, will likely use its veto power there to knock down any attempt to refer North Korea toWed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:38 PM // freekorea.us
  • S. Korea: No signs of tunnels under Seoul
    S. Korea: No signs of tunnels under Seoul - Well, I assume that if the ROK Army saw any such signs, it would have followed them to the tunnels, right? (Actually, I’ve heard that it’s not so easy inWed, 29 Oct 2014, 08:58 AM // freekorea.us
  • Another North Korean money man vanishes
    Another North Korean money man vanishes - The head of a foreign currency-earning enterprise, which is said to be involved in managing Kim Jong Eun’s slush fund, has disappeared, raising questions as to why. The company, whichWed, 29 Oct 2014, 08:56 AM // freekorea.us
  • On Europe, the U.N., luxury goods, and the ethical limits of engagement.
    On Europe, the U.N., luxury goods, and the ethical limits of engagement. - The latest rant from Professor Lee and me is published here, on CNN International, in the hope that it will catch the eyes of European audiences (and maybe even giveTue, 28 Oct 2014, 06:37 PM // freekorea.us
  • Sue Terry v. John Delury and Moon Chung-In, on reunification
    Sue Terry v. John Delury and Moon Chung-In, on reunification - Although Delury and Moon may not like the idea of North Korea’s collapse, that is a far more likely scenario than their fantasy of “the gradual merging of North andTue, 28 Oct 2014, 06:18 PM // freekorea.us
  • NIS: Kim Jong Un recovering from ankle surgery
    NIS: Kim Jong Un recovering from ankle surgery - I don’t know if this is true, but it makes more sense than any other theory I’ve heard in the last month: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is recovering following an operationTue, 28 Oct 2014, 06:05 PM // freekorea.us

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38 North

  • North Korea: Test Stand for Vertical Launch of Sea-Based Ballistic Missiles Spotted
    North Korea: Test Stand for Vertical Launch of Sea-Based Ballistic Missiles Spotted - Summary Recent press reports have raised the possibility that North Korea is developing the capability to launch ballistic missiles from submarines.[1] A review of commercial satellite imagery since 2…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 07:41 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Oral History Archive: The 1994 US-DPRK Agreed Framework
    Oral History Archive: The 1994 US-DPRK Agreed Framework - On October 21, 1994, the United States and North Korea signed an agreement–the Agreed Framework–calling upon Pyongyang to denuclearize in exchange for two light water reactors. An international consor…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:38 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The North Korean Navy Acquires a New Submarine
    The North Korean Navy Acquires a New Submarine - A review of commercial satellite imagery from 2010 until the present covering North Korea’s submarine bases and building shipyards has revealed the presence of a previously unidentified submarine moor…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 07:45 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Book Review: “Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy”
    Book Review: “Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy” - Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy. A Memoir by Christopher R. Hill. New York: Simon & Schuster, October 2014. 448 pp. Christopher Hill is an American diplomat with a long career an…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 07:52 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • A Human Rights Dialogue with North Korea: Real or Illusory?
    A Human Rights Dialogue with North Korea: Real or Illusory? - North Korea has made a number of intriguing gestures recently on human rights. At the United Nations, its Foreign Minister announced his country’s readiness to hold a “human rights dialogue with count…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 11:24 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea Responds to the UN Commission of Inquiry
    North Korea Responds to the UN Commission of Inquiry - The UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) released its highly-critical report last February, of which, the findings and recommendations were strongly endorsed by UN Member States at the March UN Human Right…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 11:19 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Inter-Korean Rivalry Takes the Field
    Inter-Korean Rivalry Takes the Field - Sports are always political. International sports competitions especially can serve many purposes, such as an outlet for nationalist sentiment—in a my-country-is-better-than-yours sort of way—or as a…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 07:44 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The NDC’s Fall Lineup: Results of the 13th SPA
    The NDC’s Fall Lineup: Results of the 13th SPA - The second session of the 13th Supreme People’s Assembly, held at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on September 25, 2014, appointed a new Vice Chairman and two new members to the DPRK National Defe…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 07:31 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station: Major Upgrade Program Completed; Facility Operational Again
    North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station: Major Upgrade Program Completed; Facility Operational Again - A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Nick Hansen Summary Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea has completed a major construction program begun in late 2013 to upgrade the So…Wed, 1 Oct 2014, 03:31 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Two Koreas: So Near, So Far
    The Two Koreas: So Near, So Far - There are times when nothing much can happen between the Koreas. This is not one of them. Since I last wrote here about South-North relations a month ago, there have been several fresh developments. W…Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 02:17 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

North Korean Leadership Watch

  • Kim Jong Un Visits Airport Terminal Construction Site
    Kim Jong Un Visits Airport Terminal Construction Site - DPRK state media reported on 11 July (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the construction of a terminal at Pyongyang Airport.  Attending the visit were VMar Hwang Pyong So (Director of…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 10:28 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com
  • Jon Pyong Ho Funeral Held
    Jon Pyong Ho Funeral Held - The state funeral and burial ceremony for the former Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Secretary of Munitions Industry and DPRK National Defense Commission [NDC] Member Gen. Jon Pyong Ho (1926-2014) was h…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 10:23 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com
  • Kim Jong Un Pays Condolences at Jon Pyong Ho’s Wake
    Kim Jong Un Pays Condolences at Jon Pyong Ho’s Wake - Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) extended his condolences at the wake of former Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Secretary for Munitions Industry and National Defense Commission Member Jon Pyong Ho at Sojang…Wed, 9 Jul 2014, 07:14 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com

NK News

  • New Yalu river bridge opening postponed
    New Yalu river bridge opening postponed - The opening of a lengthy Chinese-funded bridge across the Yalu River aimed at increasing trade with North Korea has been postponed indefinitely, the Times of London has reported. The China News Servic…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 06:01 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Kim Yong Nam in Uganda, new security deal may result
    Kim Yong Nam in Uganda, new security deal may result - North Korea’s official head of state Kim Yong Nam is in Uganda for a four-day working visit, where it believed that a deal for the North to provide additional security training may be in the works. Ug…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:56 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Ask a North Korean: Meet Kim Yoo-sung, son of a fugitive
    Ask a North Korean: Meet Kim Yoo-sung, son of a fugitive - Welcome back to the NK News feature, “Ask a North Korean!” Our feature that gives readers an opportunity to send in questions to North Koreans is back – after a brief hiatus – with two new writers. A…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:53 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • North Korea restricts foreigner access to Facebook, Twitter
    North Korea restricts foreigner access to Facebook, Twitter - North Korea has completely restricted access to Facebook and Twitter, services almost exclusively used by diplomatic missions and international humanitarian organizations in Pyongyang, the Russian New…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:41 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • North Korean domestic media publish Ebola pictorial
    North Korean domestic media publish Ebola pictorial - North Korea’s state run media outlet the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) published a unique multimedia feature on the Ebola virus Thursday, amid increased domestic coverage of the crisis. The articl…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:45 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • UN human rights rep meets N. Korean officials, talks potential visit
    UN human rights rep meets N. Korean officials, talks potential visit - UN human rights special rapporteur on North Korea Marzuki Darusman met again with North Korean diplomats on Wednesday to discuss a possible upcoming visit to the country to examine alleged human right…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:09 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Human rights in North Korea: Are they actually improving?
    Human rights in North Korea: Are they actually improving? - Could human rights be improving in North Korea, a country long viewed as ranking among the worst of the worst when it comes to human rights abuses? From the unprecedented nature of North Korean diplom…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:00 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea and Russia seek to open visa-free regime
    North Korea and Russia seek to open visa-free regime - North Korea and Russia are seeking to create a visa-free regime between two countries, Russian news outlet RIA Novoski reported October on October 28. Russia’s Minister for the Development of the Far…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:45 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • South Korean media: Planned high-level talks may be cancelled
    South Korean media: Planned high-level talks may be cancelled - North Korea has still not shown a clear stance toward the planned inter-Korean high-level talks set for Thursday, leading South Korean media outlets to label the talks more or less cancelled. This com…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 05:10 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Japan wants 12 abductees’ fates prioritized
    Japan wants 12 abductees’ fates prioritized - Japan wants North Korea to prioritize finding out what happened to the 12 Japanese abductees who may still be alive, it said Tuesday. A Japanese delegation – led by Junichiro Ihara, director general o…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 04:47 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

ZenKimchi

  • Seoul Food Buzz: It’s Jeon-eo Season!
    Seoul Food Buzz: It’s Jeon-eo Season! - Here is the latest talk on ZenKimchi’s Facebook g […]Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 01:28 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Grilled Intestines in Gangnam–Yeontabal
    Grilled Intestines in Gangnam–Yeontabal - Location: Gangnam, Sinsa, Jongno Cuisine: Korean BBQ Re […]Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 10:45 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • Myongwolgwan 명월관
    Myongwolgwan 명월관 - Location: Sheraton Walkerhill Cuisine: Korean, Fine Din […]Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 04:24 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • PIERRE GAGNAIRE à Séoul
    PIERRE GAGNAIRE à Séoul - Location: City Hall, Lotte Hotel Cuisine: French, Korea […]Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 03:57 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • NEW TOUR: Simon Lee’s Korean War Tour
    NEW TOUR: Simon Lee’s Korean War Tour - We are happy to announce our latest tour. Here’s […]Wed, 6 Aug 2014, 02:10 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Moved In
    Moved In - It’s early morning in Gimpo. I’m first stru […]Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:24 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • Time to Move On
    Time to Move On - I sit here in my bedroom on a cool summer night. The mo […]Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 09:57 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Paris Baguette and the Soft Bigotry of Exoticism
    Paris Baguette and the Soft Bigotry of Exoticism - You may have heard the news. Korean bakery Paris Baguet […]Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:54 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • The Secret to Great Kimbap
    The Secret to Great Kimbap -   Put tasty grilled sausage in there. EJ threw som […]Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 05:52 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Anthony Bourdain in Korea?
    Anthony Bourdain in Korea? - Well, the secret’s out. From tweets and Instagram […]Tue, 4 Dec 2001, 07:00 PM // zenkimchi.com

Seoul Eats

  • Halloween links and great costumes
    Halloween links and great costumes - Happy Halloween everyone. Here is some of the fun Halloween links I have spotted on the web. This is from KoreAm and they have some great scary stories : http://iamkoream.com/top-5-creepy-korean-urban…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:08 PM // seouleats.com
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  • 50: An Unfortunate Restaurant that Doesn’t Fully Get Their Own Concept
    50: An Unfortunate Restaurant that Doesn’t Fully Get Their Own Concept - As a food writer and restauranteur, the rise and fall of restaurants fascinate me. I can usually tell within a few visits if a restaurant will be successful or not. Most restaurants I see these days m…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 02:25 AM // seouleats.com
  • 종로 BREW 3.14와 함께 할 주중 및 주말 스텝을 구합니다
    종로 BREW 3.14와 함께 할 주중 및 주말 스텝을 구합니다 - 안녕하세요 종로 BREW 3.14와 함께 할 주중 및 주말 스텝을 구합니다. 모집인원: 주중(월~금)서빙 스텝 0명 주말(토~일)서빙 스텝 0명 주말(토~일)요리 및 조리사 스텝 0명 근무시간: 월~금 6:00~11:00PM(조정가능) 토~일 2:00~11:00PM(조정가능) 시 급: 6000원 우대조건: 영어 가능자, 인근 거주자, 유경험자, 활발한 성격…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 06:29 AM // seouleats.com
  • Don Charlie’s Case to be the Undisputed Mexican Food Champion in Korea
    Don Charlie’s Case to be the Undisputed Mexican Food Champion in Korea - Seoulites are crazy passionate about their Mexican Food. A recent post of the Seouleats Facebook group set off a hailstorm of comments. In my last Mexican food review of Julios, I said I didn’t think…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 07:49 PM // seouleats.com
  • Outdoor Namu: The Bistro
    Outdoor Namu: The Bistro - Located in the haughty Garusugil district, Outdoor Namu: The Bistro is another one of those restaurants that is trying to survive in the very competitive market. It has the elements to be successful a…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 03:15 AM // seouleats.com

Koreanfornian Cooking

Maangchi

Korea IT Times

  • ITU World Radiocommunication Conference will consider spectrum allocations for global flight tracking
    ITU World Radiocommunication Conference will consider spectrum allocations for global flight tracking - ITU Plenipotentiary Conference resolution to enhance aviation safety Friday, October 31st, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) BUSAN, KOREA - ITU membership meeting in Busan, Republic of Kore…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:16 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • ‘네트워크병원’ 선진국은 장려하는데 한국은 왜 규제?
    ‘네트워크병원’ 선진국은 장려하는데 한국은 왜 규제? - 美, 사립 네트워크 병원만 1538개, 전세계가 인정하는 메이오클리닉도 네트워크 병원 Friday, October 31st, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) 의료 선진국인 미국과 영국 및 캐나다는 네트워크 병원을 장려하지만 한국은 ‘의료법인 1인1개소 법’으로 규제하며 시대를 역행해 의료 산업 선진화와 의료…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 10:39 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • 한미약품, 분기사상 최대규모 R&D 투자
    한미약품, 분기사상 최대규모 R&D 투자 - 매출 대비 22.4%…당뇨신약 ‘퀀텀 프로젝트’ 등 글로벌 임상 Friday, October 31st, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - 한미약품이 분기 사상 최대규모 R&D 투자를 진행하며 글로벌 신약개발에 박차를 가하고 있다. 한미약품(대표이사 이관순)은 2014년 3분기 연결 기…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 10:28 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Letter of Explanation about Novel 'Solongus' a serial story in the Korea IT Times
    Letter of Explanation about Novel 'Solongus' a serial story in the Korea IT Times - Friday, October 31st, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) Dear readers,Due to an unexpected dispute between Korea IT Times and  the author,We offer our sincere apology to announce that the no…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:51 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Tous Les Jours Expands into Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
    Tous Les Jours Expands into Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region - Tous Les Jours, a S. Korean bakery chain owned by CJ Foodville, has signed a master franchise (MF) agreement with a major Chinese food service company to open Tous Les Jours stores in Xinjiang Uyghur…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:07 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • PP-14 strengthens commitment to youth leadership
    PP-14 strengthens commitment to youth leadership - Youth Programme designed to engage the next generation of ICT leaders underway at PP-14 Friday, October 31st, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) ITU is strengthening its commitment to includ…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:46 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • 한반도평화재단, 2014 한반도평화포럼 성황리 개최
    한반도평화재단, 2014 한반도평화포럼 성황리 개최 - “근대적 사고에서 벗어나 현실적·정치적 화합으로 이끌어내야 통일의 가능성 높다” Friday, October 31st, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - 한반도 평화정착과 공동 번영방안을 주제로 통일을 논의하는 ‘2014 한반도평화포럼’이 30일 국회헌정기념관 대강당에서 성황리에 개최…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 06:39 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Korea Water Holds Opening Ceremony for Multi-purpose Dam in Philippines
    Korea Water Holds Opening Ceremony for Multi-purpose Dam in Philippines - Friday, October 31st, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - Korea Water Resources Corp. will operate a hydroelectric dam in the Philippines after taking equity shares in it. This…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:39 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • President Kagame presents Open Letter from Broadband Commission to PP-14 Delegates
    President Kagame presents Open Letter from Broadband Commission to PP-14 Delegates - Calls for enhanced broadband planning processes Friday, October 31st, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) BUSAN, KOREA - Governments must enhance their National Broadband planning process to…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:37 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Highest Court Rules Current Electoral District Population Size Distribution Unconstitutional
    Highest Court Rules Current Electoral District Population Size Distribution Unconstitutional - Friday, October 31st, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - The Constitutional Court ruled that the current law on the population size of voting districts is in violation of the…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:30 AM // koreaittimes.com
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PhysOrg

  • Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes
    Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes - Sony's losses ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) last quarter as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile phone division reported huge red ink.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:10 AM // physorg.com
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  • China web users laud Apple boss for coming out
    China web users laud Apple boss for coming out - Apple chief Tim Cook's announcement of his homosexuality was the top topic on Chinese Internet forums Friday, with many users lauding him as a hero—and some joking about his declaration.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:08 AM // physorg.com
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  • Smartphone sales lifted by emerging markets
    Smartphone sales lifted by emerging markets - Global smartphone sales grew at a healthy pace in the third quarter, boosted by low-cost handsets in emerging markets, industry research showed Thursday.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:46 AM // physorg.com
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  • Samsung vows changes after mobile profit plunges
    Samsung vows changes after mobile profit plunges - Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed Thursday to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices tumbled last quarter to the lowest in more than thr…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:20 AM // physorg.com
  • 'Major' hacking attack in US looms: expert survey
    'Major' hacking attack in US looms: expert survey - Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but just wait: a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse in the US over the next decade.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 02:30 PM // physorg.com
  • South Korea spy agency says North hacking smartphones
    South Korea spy agency says North hacking smartphones - North Korea attempted to hack tens of thousands of South Korean smartphones this year, using malware disguised in mobile gaming apps, the South's spy agency said in a report submitted to parliament th…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 05:20 AM // physorg.com
  • LG Electronics profit surges on smartphone sales
    LG Electronics profit surges on smartphone sales - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday its third-quarter profit jumped 87 percent over a year earlier as smartphone sales set a record high.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 04:55 AM // physorg.com
  • E-waste inferno burning brighter in China's recycling capital
    E-waste inferno burning brighter in China's recycling capital - Mountains of discarded remote controls litter the warehouse floor. In a dimly-lit room, women on plastic stools pry open the devices, as if shucking oysters, to retrieve the circuitry inside.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 03:22 AM // physorg.com
  • Off-grid German village banks on wind, sun, pig manure
    Off-grid German village banks on wind, sun, pig manure - If Germany has taken a pioneering though risky role in shifting to renewable energy, then the tiny village of Feldheim—population 150—is at its vanguard.Sun, 26 Oct 2014, 01:31 PM // physorg.com
  • Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea
    Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea - The whistle-blower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost un…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 03:25 AM // physorg.com

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Korea.com

  • KakaoTalk Brings BIGBANG and Sherina for Indonesian Market
    KakaoTalk Brings BIGBANG and Sherina for Indonesian Market - Popular communication app company Kakao Corp. that develops KakaoTalk, KakaoStory and KakaoAlbum has chosen BIGBANG to be their ambassadors for the all-new CF alongside with Indonesian pop singer Sher…Fri, 29 Mar 2013, 11:00 AM // en.korea.com
  • LG Optimus G arrives in Europe
    LG Optimus G arrives in Europe - LG Electronics Inc. will release the Optimus G in Europe. The company announced on February 22 that they will initially release the Optimus G in Sweden. Every European version will ship with the newes…Sat, 23 Feb 2013, 04:15 AM // en.korea.com
  • Samsung unveils its new REX series of feature phones
    Samsung unveils its new REX series of feature phones - On February 14 (local time), Samsung Electronics held an event to reveal a new series of feature phones called REX in India. Over one hundred and fifty people from local media and allied markets atten…Sat, 16 Feb 2013, 04:45 AM // en.korea.com
  • Samsung doubles its tablet market share
    Samsung doubles its tablet market share - i Samsung Electronics has expanded its market reach, doubling its share of sales of tablet computers in the fourth quarter of 2012 and narrowing the gap between itself and the front runner, Apple. Acc…Sat, 2 Feb 2013, 04:45 AM // en.korea.com
  • LG Electronics releases the 15.6-inch screen Ultrabook U560
    LG Electronics releases the 15.6-inch screen Ultrabook U560 - On January 24, LG Electronics announced the release of the big-screen Ultrabook U560. The U560 has a 15.6-inch, but it is thin and lightweight compared to other notebook computers, with a thickness of…Fri, 25 Jan 2013, 04:15 AM // en.korea.com
  • Two new colors for the Galaxy Note II
    Two new colors for the Galaxy Note II - On January 17, Samsung Electronics announced that the Galaxy Note II will be available in two new colors, Amber Brown and Ruby Wine. The colors are used on both the front and back of the phone as well…Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 01:45 AM // en.korea.com
  • Iriver releases the ULALA smartphone for 148,000 won
    Iriver releases the ULALA smartphone for 148,000 won - Iriver has come out with a smartphone called the Iriver ULALA (model I-K1) on January 10. The phone can be used with any wireless carrier. The phone has an ARM Cortex A5 CPU and has the Android 2.3.5…Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 04:30 AM // en.korea.com
  • Picking the best portable personal heater
    Picking the best portable personal heater - These cold winter days make people miss the classic hand heater. People in their 30s and 40s, even generations in their 50s and older have, in the past, carried a small hand heater in their pocket to…Sat, 29 Dec 2012, 01:45 AM // en.korea.com
  • 4minute’s Hyun Ah is a new representative for FIFA Online 3
    4minute’s Hyun Ah is a new representative for FIFA Online 3 - Park Ji Sung, who plays midfield in the English Premier League, and 4minute’s Hyun Ah were recently selected to help promote the online soccer game EA Sports™ FIFA Online 3. As part of the promotional…Wed, 19 Dec 2012, 04:30 AM // en.korea.com
  • LG front-loading washing machines rank first in a product evaluation in Finland
    LG front-loading washing machines rank first in a product evaluation in Finland - Front-loading washing machines by LG ranked first in a recent product evaluation conducted in Finland. This makes the LG washers two-time champs in northern Europe after being ranking first in October…Tue, 4 Dec 2012, 08:10 PM // en.korea.com

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MK Business News

  • Dutch PM suggests delaying pension eligibility age
    Dutch PM suggests delaying pension eligibility age - South Korea should consider delaying the eligibility age as a way to reduce pension deficit, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, 47, said in an exclusive interview with the Maeil Business Newspaper Fr..Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:06 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Samsung to widen gaps with semiconductor rivals, develop new mobile strengths
    Samsung to widen gaps with semiconductor rivals, develop new mobile strengths - Samsung Electronics will pursue a strategy of extending its lead in the semiconductor market and by doing so earn time to regain its edge in the mobile phone business. The IT giant company Thursday..Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:24 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Industrial output and consumption down in September
    Industrial output and consumption down in September - The South Korean economy remains flagging. Corporate production and private consumption both shrank last month, clouding the countrys economic prospects. The total industrial output dropped 0.9 ..Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:43 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Govt: no additional pump-priming
    Govt: no additional pump-priming - The government will dramatically switch its focus on economic policies from a stimulus to economic innovation and restructuring. It will not take expansionary macroeconomic policies including liqui..Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:58 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Current allocation of election zones incompatible with constitution
    Current allocation of election zones incompatible with constitution - The Public Official Election Act which allows population deviation of up to 50 percent between parliamentary constituencies based on average population is incompatible with the constitution, the Co..Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:54 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Park says FA-50 represents successful model of creative economy
    Park says FA-50 represents successful model of creative economy - Our long-time wish to protect our airspace with South Korea-made aircraft has finally been fulfilled, said President Park Geun-hye Thursday regarding Koreas first homegrown assault fighter FA..Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:23 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Choinomics faces opposition from National Assembly
    Choinomics faces opposition from National Assembly - The National Assembly has put the brakes on the deputy prime minister of economy and finance minister Choi Kyung-hwans package of three measures to boost household income. The opposition came be..Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:07 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Chinas slowdown gives warning light to S. Korean exports
    Chinas slowdown gives warning light to S. Korean exports - Chinas slowdown is a warning light to South Korean exports, economists said at a seminar on Wednesday. In 2015, Chinas growth is predicted to slow down to 7.1 percent while the countrys major..Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:59 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Hyundai Motors inroads into west of China hampered
    Hyundai Motors inroads into west of China hampered - Hyundai Motor is facing setbacks in its attempt to tap into the western area of the Chinese market as the Chinese government is postponing granting the company permission to build a plant. This i..Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 10:19 PM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Presidential Office-ruling party reconciliation not on the horizon
    Presidential Office-ruling party reconciliation not on the horizon - After delivering a speech, President Park Geun-hye had a meeting with leaders of the ruling and opposition parties Wednesday, which served as an opportunity to spark communication between the Presi..Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 09:59 PM // news.mk.co.kr

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WSJ - Korea Real Time

  • South Korean Fall Scenery by Drone
    South Korean Fall Scenery by Drone - Photographer SeongJoon Cho used a drone to capture the fall scenery across South Korea.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:55 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • A Journey to The Heart of Korean Cheese
    A Journey to The Heart of Korean Cheese - Four hours south of Seoul, a sleepy village nestled among forested mountains with the aroma of goat and cow dung in the air is the home of Korean cheese. Imsil, in North Jeolla Province, was where Kor…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:00 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • Samsung Plots China Comeback With New Phone Models
    Samsung Plots China Comeback With New Phone Models - Samsung Electronics Co. promised it would fight back against Chinese smartphone manufacturers, and it sure didn't waste any time doing so. One day after reporting a 49% third-quarter net earnings decl…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:20 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • After Hyundai Heavy 3Q Horror Show, Analysts Apologize For Bad Forecasts
    After Hyundai Heavy 3Q Horror Show, Analysts Apologize For Bad Forecasts - How much of a shock were Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.’s financial results? For analysts who hadn’t anticipated the extent of the red ink, it was traumatic enough to prompt soul-searching the following…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:02 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • As Samsung’s Profits Wilt, Its Stock Comes to Life
    As Samsung’s Profits Wilt, Its Stock Comes to Life - For Samsung Electronics Co., the financials have been bad but the stock performance has been anything but. The stock is up another 5% in midday trading Friday, part of a 14% ascent in the stock price…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:12 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • U.S. Approach to North Korea Nukes: “Oranger Carrots, Thornier Sticks”
    U.S. Approach to North Korea Nukes: “Oranger Carrots, Thornier Sticks” - Sydney Seiler, the U.S. envoy on the North Korean nuclear issue, said that Washington’s goal is to sharpen the choices facing Pyongyang as it seeks economic development and security guarantees. It’s “…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:37 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • China To Eclipse South Korea In Most Export Industries By 2018, Report Says
    China To Eclipse South Korea In Most Export Industries By 2018, Report Says - Is China doing to Korea what Korea did to Japan in manufacturing? Increasingly it looks like it, according to a recent report by a Seoul-based state research house. The Korea Institute for Industrial…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:02 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Five Takeaways From Samsung’s Earnings
    Five Takeaways From Samsung’s Earnings - Samsung Electronics said its third-quarter net profit nearly halved, as its mobile division continued to suffer from heightened global competition. Here's a look at five key takeaways from the company…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:38 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Heard in Seoul: The Ebola Virus
    Heard in Seoul: The Ebola Virus - Like many other countries, news and fear about the spread of the Ebola virus has been in the headlines in South Korea on a daily basis. The government recently announced plans to dispatch a medical te…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 10:28 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • South Korea’s Coffee Obsession Goes High-Class
    South Korea’s Coffee Obsession Goes High-Class - Prices for specialty coffee beans are shooting up around the world, and part of the reason is people like Seu Pil-hoon.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 02:18 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com

Financial Times - BeyondBrics

  • Nimbuzz messaging app – monetising India
    Nimbuzz messaging app – monetising India - Nimbuzz, a Netherlands-based but India-focused messaging app, was acquired by New Call Telecom of the UK this week in a deal that valued the company at about $250m. That is a tiny sum compared with th…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:59 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: time to tackle inequality
    Guest post: time to tackle inequality - By Mark Goldring of Oxfam From the IMF to the Pope, from President Barack Obama to the World Economic Forum, there is a growing consensus that extreme economic inequality is one of the defining challe…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:00 PM // blogs.ft.com
  • Farewell QE3, but what’s next?
    Farewell QE3, but what’s next? - In the years since the financial crisis, emerging markets have been awash with free-flowing global liquidity. Easy money from western central banks – notably the Fed – has driven up equity markets and…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 04:01 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Exit polls signal Ukraine’s shift to west | Parliamentary polls held against the backdrop of shaky ceasefire in east of country * Rousseff scores narrow victory in Brazil | President m…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 12:35 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * US accuses allies of buying Isis oil | US Treasury accuses allies of buying smuggled oil and helping fund Islamist group * Japan blighted by zombie housing | Shrinking population and ‘…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 06:44 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * US accuses allies of buying Isis oil | US Treasury accuses allies of buying smuggled oil and helping fund Islamist group * Weak exports weigh on S Korea GDP | Rising consumption offset…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 02:15 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Total chief dies in Moscow air crash | Private jet carrying Christophe de Margerie hit snow-clearing machine * Pistorius given five years in jail | Former athlete sentenced for culpabl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:50 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Russia widens crackdown on McDonald’s | The latest salvo subjects almost half of the US group’s outlets in Russia to regulatory probes * Rousseff admits to Petrobras wrongdoing | Brazi…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Abe weighs tax rise against economy | Japan’s PM says consumption levy would be ‘meaningless’ if it encouraged deflation * Russia widens crackdown on McDonald’s | The latest salvo subj…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 12:51 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Missing climbers hits 85 in Nepal storms | Area lashed by heavy rain storms triggering mountain blizzards * China Plenum to focus on rule of law | Officials are gathering for next week…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 06:55 AM // blogs.ft.com

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Jeju Weekly

  • Sip of CEPSI just the tonic for renewables
    Sip of CEPSI just the tonic for renewables -      Nearly 2,200 top executives of power suppliers, bureaucrats and scholars from 35 countries were at the ICC Jeju over five days from Oct. 26 to 30 the Conference of the Electric Power Supply Indus…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:00 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Geotrail opens in northeast Jeju
    Geotrail opens in northeast Jeju -      Jeju Tourism Organization (JTO) opened Jeju's third geotrail on Oct. 25th at Gimnyeong-ri and Woljeong-ri. The villages were selected due to their unique agricultural, fishing, and folk cultures…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:41 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • Volcanic activity at Darangshi 10,600 years ago
    Volcanic activity at Darangshi 10,600 years ago -      The World Heritage Hallasan Research Institute has announced that Darangshi Oreum is at least 10,600 years old after radiocarbon dating soil found below volcanic debris about 2.1 k.m. north of th…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 06:04 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Neighborly spirit at UN Day celebrations
    Neighborly spirit at UN Day celebrations -      The UN Charter entered into force on Oct. 24, 1945, giving birth to the United Nations. In its preamble is a determination from the peoples of the world to practice tolerance and live together in…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 09:11 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Hotels and guesthouses to showcase art
    Hotels and guesthouses to showcase art -      2014 Jeju Art Fair, Seom, Sseom and Sam (Island, Love and Life) opens from Nov. 7 to Jan. 31 at several hotels around Gwandeok-ro, Jeju City.There is also a three-day project from Nov. 7 to 9 in…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:49 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Autumn Fusion Music Concert at Jeju Mokgwana
    Autumn Fusion Music Concert at Jeju Mokgwana -      **This event has been postponed due to rain** Autumn Fusion Music ConcertFusion of Korean and western sytles in a traditional settingInvitation for 100 citizensOct. 31, 6 p.m.Jeju Mokgwana, 25, G…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:01 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Korean healthcare no longer a headache
    Korean healthcare no longer a headache -      The author is a qualified doctor currently residing on Jeju Island.Health is invaluable to us all, so unfamiliar healthcare systems can be very stressful, even for doctors — as I found out while…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:54 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Jeju to get even smarter
    Jeju to get even smarter -      Governor Won Hee-ryong announced the Jeju Smart Island Plan to the Convergence Industries Foundation Seminar to develop Jeju into a world-class smart island. The event on Aug. 28 saw experts in I…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:50 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Record number of EVs to be on Jejus roads
    Record number of EVs to be on Jejus roads -      The governor of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, Won Hee-ryong, has pledged to increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) used for both public transportation and private use on the islan…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:42 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Sausage signals traditional marital bliss
    Sausage signals traditional marital bliss -      Traditionally, marriage was not so much a ritual between a man and woman to sanctify a loving partnership, but actually the formalization of a contract between families. While this tradition has…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:39 AM // jejuweekly.com

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Ulsan Online

  • A New Chapter at UlsanOnline
    A New Chapter at UlsanOnline - It is with mixed emotions I write this note. My time here as Editor in Chief of UlsanOnline has come to an end. In the next few weeks I will be starting a very big personal project that is likely to e…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 03:24 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Unfair Firings: One Teacher’s Story, and What You Can Do if it Happens to You.
    Unfair Firings: One Teacher’s Story, and What You Can Do if it Happens to You. - This piece was requested by UlsanOnline.com after a recent unfair firing in which the teachers actually stuck around to take the process through the Labor Board. Too often, for various reasons, people…Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 11:46 PM // ulsanonline.com
  • Angle Magazine’s First Birthday Party
    Angle Magazine’s First Birthday Party - On the night of October 4th Angle Magazine promises an audiovisual feast at Ulsan’s Sticky Fingers in honour of our first birthday celebration. Over the past year, Angle Magazine has worked at showcas…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 06:37 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Ulsan World Music Festival – Oct 2-5, 2014
    Ulsan World Music Festival – Oct 2-5, 2014 - Arguably the best festival held in Ulsan, the World Music Festival brings musicians from different countries and different musical genres together in a weekend of great music. It takes place this year…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 03:13 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Your Rights When Being Stopped By The Police
    Your Rights When Being Stopped By The Police - What if this happened to you? Police Officer: Hello, could you please stop? I need you ask you some questions. Subject: (startled) What? Okay, what? Police Officer: Please show me your ID. There’s a p…Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 01:30 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Counseling Resources
    Counseling Resources - As many people already know, counseling resources can be hard to come by in Korea. Mental health issues, which have a large stigma attached to them in Western cultures, are even less discussed here th…Thu, 7 Aug 2014, 03:41 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Ulsan Summer Festival
    Ulsan Summer Festival - If you’re a fan of Korean music, then check out the Ulsan Summer Festival sponsored by MBC. It is taking place in various parts of the city over most of the weekends in August. For those that can’t re…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 04:47 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • How to Beat the Heat and Humidity
    How to Beat the Heat and Humidity - Summer in Ulsan can be hard to handle, as the temperatures rise above 30*C (that’s 86*Fahrenheit for those that are metrically challenged) and humidity soars into the 70%-90% range. Hear are some meth…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 05:33 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • What you should know about BAPS (Busan Abandoned Pet Sanctuary)
    What you should know about BAPS (Busan Abandoned Pet Sanctuary) - This article was written by Leo, one of the two people who run the Busan Abandoned Pet Sanctuary. It’s pretty much the only no-kill dog shelter in the Busan-Ulsan area. The article was written in resp…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 05:53 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • What to do with a Stray Animal
    What to do with a Stray Animal - Regularly we get posts on the Ulsan Online Facebook group from kind-hearted people who have found a stray cat or dog (or sometimes even rabbit) on the streets, and want to help the creature out. Here…Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 04:38 AM // ulsanonline.com

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Waygook.org

  • Re: Just informed next semester will be the last...
    Re: Just informed next semester will be the last... - Quote from: philby1985 on Yesterday at 07:38:05 PMQuote from: draco888 on Yesterday at 06:22:50 PMNot meaning to be rude or anything but why are you actually there at all if the co-teacher did all of…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:53 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Hangover foods
    Re: Hangover foods - I think I heard a story on public radio back in the states about the best food to eat for a hangover. Though unhealthy, the recommendation was something greasy, possibly a burger (Lotteria anyone?). M…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:36 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Here we go again......
    Re: Here we go again...... - Cheating! In school! I don't believe it.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:22 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Anyone in Gimpo???
    Re: Anyone in Gimpo??? - Ah...Gimpo! My old stomping grounds!I spent my 1st 2 years there working at an elementary school. It was a nice quaint city & not too far from Seoul, Ilsan, or even Incheon. I used to go to the bars n…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:54 AM // waygook.org
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  • Anyone in Gimpo???
    Anyone in Gimpo??? - Hello,     I just returned to South Korea after being away for almost a year.  I am in Gimpo and I was wondering if anyone lives here?  It would be nice to know some people, whether it be in the old o…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:41 AM // waygook.org
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Aljazeera

  • Malaysia court hears Anwar sodomy appeal
    Malaysia court hears Anwar sodomy appeal - Top court begins hearing final appeal by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against sodomy conviction.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 10:54 AM // english.aljazeera.net
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  • Australia: No immigration from Ebola nations
    Australia: No immigration from Ebola nations - Temporary visa restriction targets immigrants from West African countries hit by the deadly outbreak.Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 06:18 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Korea talks threatened by balloon launches
    Korea talks threatened by balloon launches - Planned high-level talks between North and South Korea look shaky after North refuses to confirm its participation.Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 05:36 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Singapore activists charged over park protest
    Singapore activists charged over park protest - Two activists charged with causing a public nuisance by holding an illegal march at a place earmarked for protests.Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 04:47 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • China may scrap death penalty for nine crimes
    China may scrap death penalty for nine crimes - Nine offences, including smuggling weapons and counterfeiting money, being considered for reforms to sentencing laws.Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 02:17 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Hong Kong protesters scrap planned referendum
    Hong Kong protesters scrap planned referendum - Activists cancel 'street vote' to decide future of month-long demonstrations for greater democracy in Chinese territory.Sun, 26 Oct 2014, 05:46 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Korea leaflet launch grounded by egg-throwers
    Korea leaflet launch grounded by egg-throwers - South Koreans living near border say protest balloons sent into North by activists put them at risk of retaliation.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 11:43 AM // english.aljazeera.net

Asia Times

  • BOOK REVIEW Sex in the Tibetan city
    BOOK REVIEW Sex in the Tibetan city - A Tibetan chauffeur turned toyboy becomes a metaphor for China's political and cultural domination of Tibet in this comic work, with the rapacious, carnal demands of an aging boss symbolizing Beijing'…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
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  • THE SAKER 'Novorussian' leaders find common ground
    THE SAKER 'Novorussian' leaders find common ground - A press conference given by anti-Kiev leader Igor Bezler and discussions between fellow Novorussian commander Alexei Mozgovoi and Ukrainian solders mark an unusual turn in relations between the two si…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • What stays the coalition's hand in Kobani
    What stays the coalition's hand in Kobani - The US-led coalition's purported fight against Islamic State in Kobani is akin to a parent trying to discipline a disruptive child. No matter how harsh the punishment, it will not include killing. Isl…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • THE ROVING EYE The Caliph fit to join OPEC
    THE ROVING EYE The Caliph fit to join OPEC - Caliph Ibrahim's Islamic State is now for all practical purposes an oil major worth of OPEC membership, with US$2 million in profits a day from juicy energy deals and prices to die for. All its gains…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
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  • Kashmir skirmishes Modi's first test
    Kashmir skirmishes Modi's first test - Exchanges of cross-border fire in Kashmir are a key test of whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi will apply his strict policies in dealing with provocations from Pakistan. The mortar shel…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Rule of men, not law in Afghanistan
    Rule of men, not law in Afghanistan - If Afghanistan is, for the United States especially, the forgotten war, then the grim fate of Afghan women has been a conveniently forgotten story. Washington talked a good game on women but allied on…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com

BBC

  • VIDEO: Stories of Sri Lankan survivors
    VIDEO: Stories of Sri Lankan survivors - Following devastating landslides in Sri Lanka, Yogita Limaye visits a shelter and hears the stories of some of the survivors.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:41 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
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  • Chinese 'tomb raiders' arrested
    Chinese 'tomb raiders' arrested - Eleven people are accused of exhuming bodies for use in ritual 'ghost marriages'.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:41 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Nikkei leads Asia up after BOJ move
    Nikkei leads Asia up after BOJ move - Japan led Asian shares higher after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) surprised markets by announcing more stimulus measures to boost the economy.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:07 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • India's Bangalore changes name
    India's Bangalore changes name - India's technology capital Bangalore will be formally known as Bengaluru from Saturday, exactly eight years after the state first proposes it.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 06:34 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • China executes toddler-thrower
    China executes toddler-thrower - A court in China executes a man who killed a two-year-old girl in Beijing following a parking space row with her mother.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 06:13 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Beijing bans Halloween on metro
    Beijing bans Halloween on metro - Beijing police say people wearing Halloween-themed fancy-dress on the city's metro could face arrest, state media report.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:52 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • VIDEO: The dancers who light up the stage
    VIDEO: The dancers who light up the stage - The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:12 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk

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  • Israel reopens Jerusalem holy site
    Israel reopens Jerusalem holy site - Israel has reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site and deployed hundreds of security personnel amid rising tensions in the city.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 06:20 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Burkina Faso protesters demand President Blaise Co
    Burkina Faso protesters demand President Blaise Compaore resign - Hundreds of protesters marched in the capital of Burkina Faso on Friday demanding that President Blaise Compaore step down, a day after the military dissolved parliament and announced a transitional…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:19 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Malaysia Airlines faces 1st lawsuit from relatives
    Malaysia Airlines faces 1st lawsuit from relatives of missing plane passenger - Two Malaysian children sued Malaysia Airlines and the government on Friday over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed in the country by relatives of those aboard the jetline…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:54 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • ISIS mission: Canadian CF-18s complete operational
    ISIS mission: Canadian CF-18s complete operational flights in Iraq - Canadian warplanes have flown their first operational flights as part of the anti-ISIS coalition, but have yet to carry out strike missionsFri, 31 Oct 2014, 02:09 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply
    Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply - Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:24 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • U.S. survivalist suspected in police ambush caught
    U.S. survivalist suspected in police ambush caught, could face death penalty - Pennsylvania authorities will seek the death penalty for a survivalist captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, who is accused of killing one state trooper and seriously…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 08:02 PM // rss.cbc.ca

China.org.cn

  • Burkina Faso's army chief dissolves national organ
    Burkina Faso's army chief dissolves national organs - Burkina Faso's chief of the armed forces, General Honore Nabere Traore on Thursday announced the dissolution of government and parliament.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:08 AM // china.org.cn
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  • India to send second mission to Mars in 2018
    India to send second mission to Mars in 2018 - India plans to send a second mission to Mars in 2018, a top official of the state-owned space agency has reportedly said.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:44 AM // china.org.cn
  • Australia could sign AIIB deal: Abbott
    Australia could sign AIIB deal: Abbott - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday that his government would sign up to the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) if there were better transparency and governance rules.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 02:23 AM // china.org.cn
  • Int'l community enhances anti-Ebola aid to Africa
    Int'l community enhances anti-Ebola aid to Africa - Countries and international organizations have reinforced efforts against the deadly Ebola virus, which has so far killed nearly 5,000 people, most of whom in West Africa.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 02:14 AM // china.org.cn
  • China pledges financial, training assistance to Af
    China pledges financial, training assistance to Afghanistan - China on Friday pledged to provide non-reimbursable assistance of 500 million yuan (US$81.43 million) to Afghanistan this year at an international meeting on Afghanistan held in Beijing.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 02:07 AM // china.org.cn
  • Are you ready for trick and treat?
    Are you ready for trick and treat? - The total spending of US families for the Halloween on costumes, decorations, candy and more is estimated at 7.4 billion U.S. dollars this year.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:13 PM // china.org.cn
  • Female achievers celebrated at Mulan Awards 2014
    Female achievers celebrated at Mulan Awards 2014 - Great achievements of females in the UK's Chinese community were celebrated on Wednesday evening at the Mulan Awards Dinner 2014 in London.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:49 PM // china.org.cn

CNN

  • Two boys sue Malaysia Airlines
    Two boys sue Malaysia Airlines - Two children sued Malaysia Airlines and three government agencies Friday over the loss of their father aboard missing Flight 370.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:16 AM // rss.cnn.com
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  • See this tiny photo winner
    See this tiny photo winner - The true test of patience is peering for hours into a microscope waiting for a rotifer to open its mouth so you can snap a quick photo.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 08:45 PM // rss.cnn.com
  • Cheating claims delay SAT scores in China, South K
    Cheating claims delay SAT scores in China, South Korea - Thousands of Chinese and South Korean students applying for colleges and universities in the United States face an anxious wait amid claims of widespread cheating during recent SAT tests -- the measur…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:02 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Drone 'selfies' in the skies?
    Drone 'selfies' in the skies? - What comes in a white cardboard box, weighs little more than a kilogram and can be purchased in a few clicks from Amazon?Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:04 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • North Korea proposes human rights visit
    North Korea proposes human rights visit - Under unprecedented scrutiny over its human rights record, North Korean officials met with a UN human rights investigator on Tuesday for the first time in 10 years.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:00 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Could tough new terror laws misfire?
    Could tough new terror laws misfire? - New Australian legislation that will allow the government to lock up foreign fighters runs roughshod over human rights issues and could easily backfire, one analyst says.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:50 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • At least 300 missing in Sri Lankan landslide
    At least 300 missing in Sri Lankan landslide - At least six people are dead and an emergency search operation has been launched to find 300 more missing after a landslide ripped through a village in Sri Lanka.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 02:14 PM // rss.cnn.com

The Economist

  • Illiberalism in South Korea: Insult to injury
    Illiberalism in South Korea: Insult to injury - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The war on Ebola Fly Title:  Illiberalism in South Korea Rubric:  Authoritarian tendencies resurface in a raucous democracy Location:  SEOUL Main image:  201…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:59 AM // economist.com
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  • Busan film festival: Mellow drama
    Busan film festival: Mellow drama - KOREAN films engaging with social ills and family dynamics rarely pass up an opportunity for high drama. So it was refreshing to see at this year’s Busan International Film Festival—its 19th edition—a…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 01:32 PM // economist.com
  • Global views on opportunity: The optimistic contin
    Global views on opportunity: The optimistic continent - A DREAM has motivated humanity for as long as parents have dreamed: that whatever life brings, it will be better for the next generation. In the West secular economic decline and the aftermath of the…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 01:17 PM // economist.com
  • The Koreas: Till Kimdom come
    The Koreas: Till Kimdom come - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The gay divide Fly Title:  The Koreas Rubric:  An unusual visit to South Korea by a powerful Northern trio raises plenty of questions Location:  SEOUL Main i…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 10:58 AM // economist.com
  • On Ukraine, Scotland, South Korea, Hungary, Syria,
    On Ukraine, Scotland, South Korea, Hungary, Syria, Oliver Wendell Holmes, addresses: Letters to the editor - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The gay divide Fly Title:  On Ukraine, Scotland, South Korea, Hungary, Syria, Oliver Wendell Holmes, addresses Ukraine’s proxy war SIR – You compared the sit…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 10:58 AM // economist.com
  • Emerging economies: Arrested development
    Emerging economies: Arrested development - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The third great wave Fly Title:  Emerging economies Rubric:  The model of development through industrialisation is on its way out Main image:  20141004_SRD00…Thu, 2 Oct 2014, 11:00 AM // economist.com
  • Taxing corporate cash: A tempting target
    Taxing corporate cash: A tempting target - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Mission relaunched Fly Title:  Taxing corporate cash Rubric:  South Korea’s government tries to get firms to spend their accumulated riches Location:  SEOUL…Thu, 25 Sep 2014, 11:03 AM // economist.com

ESPN

  • France, South Korea bid for 2019 women's World Cup
    France, South Korea bid for 2019 women's World Cup - Football delegates from France and South Korea have handed over their bid documents to FIFA for the 2019 women's World Cup.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:02 AM // search.espn.go.com
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  • Pyeongchang organizers say all competition venues
    Pyeongchang organizers say all competition venues for 2018 Olympics are on track - Olympic organizers in Pyeongchang have broken ground on the speed skating rink for the 2018 Winter Games and say all six new competition venues now are on track to stage test events on schedule.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:20 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Masters invite up for grabs this week at Asia-Paci
    Masters invite up for grabs this week at Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship -- golf - Yang Gunn is the U.S. Amateur champion from South Korea who plays at San Diego State. And he figures to have a home-field advantage when the Asia-Paci...Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:38 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Kyu Jung Baek wins playoff to take LPGA KEB-HanaBa
    Kyu Jung Baek wins playoff to take LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship - Kyu Jung Baek of South Korea won a three-way playoff Sunday to claim the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship.Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 01:01 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Hee Kyung Bae, Kyu Jung Baek share lead at LPGA So
    Hee Kyung Bae, Kyu Jung Baek share lead at LPGA South Korea - South Koreans Hee Kyung Bae and Kyu Jung Baek both shot 68 to share the lead after the third round of the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship on Saturday. Inbee Park and Suzann Pettersen are one stroke…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 12:27 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Asian Cup - Traditional top dogs South Korea Austr
    Asian Cup - Traditional top dogs South Korea Australia and Japan try to get right for Asian Cup - Asian CupFri, 17 Oct 2014, 10:55 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Icher takes second-round lead at LPGA South Korea
    Icher takes second-round lead at LPGA South Korea - Karine Icher of France shot a second-round 4-under 68 to take a one-stroke lead atop the European-dominated leaderboard at the KEB-HanaBank Championship on Friday.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:39 AM // search.espn.go.com

Financial Times

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Guardian.co.uk

  • Will North Korea ever use its nuclear weapons?
    Will North Korea ever use its nuclear weapons? - The US has claimed that Pyongyang is now able to shrink a nuclear weapon to fit on a ballistic missile. NK News asked an expert panel how worried we should beA senior US general claimed last week that…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:00 AM // guardian.co.uk
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  • US man held captive by North Korea gets job back o
    US man held captive by North Korea gets job back on promise he avoid international detention again - Jeffrey Fowle released from city streets department job because of detention will not travel to country where he could be easily detained as condition of returnAn Ohio man detained in North Korea for…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:06 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea to quarantine all foreigners because o
    North Korea to quarantine all foreigners because of Ebola fears - Pyongyang says foreign nationals will be put under medical observation for 21 days regardless of country or region of originNorth Korean officials have announced they will quarantine foreigners for 21…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:22 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • The North Korean defector who continues to defy re
    The North Korean defector who continues to defy regime live Q&A as it happened - Park Yeon-mi has become an outspoken critic of the country she escaped at 13. Shes agreed to join us live today from 1-2pm (GMT) to tell us more about her experiences 2.21pm GMT Its time to wrap up. T…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 10:21 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • Give me a ring: North Korean couples mark engageme
    Give me a ring: North Korean couples mark engagements with mobile phones - Mobile phones have become the preferred choice of engagement presents for young couples, reports DailyNKGiving engagement rings and exchanging weddings bands are not common practices in North Korea. I…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:00 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • South Korean spy agency claims Kim Jong-un had sur
    South Korean spy agency claims Kim Jong-un had surgery - Seoul intelligence service, which has erratic track record, says North Korean leader vanished from public life due to operationSouth Koreas spy agency claims it has solved the mystery of the North Kor…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 07:37 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • Prominent defector says North Korea has taken his
    Prominent defector says North Korea has taken his father hostage - Refugee who outlined human rights abuses to UN says newly released propaganda video shows his elderly father denouncing his activitiesA prominent North Korean defector who has advocated UN action to s…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 07:12 AM // guardian.co.uk

Herald de Paris

  • Freed N Korea detainee back in US
    Freed N Korea detainee back in US - A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans. Go to SourceThu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:00 AM // heralddeparis.com
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  • Freed N Korea detainee back in US
    Freed N Korea detainee back in US - A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans. Read MoreWed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:53 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • North Korea frees detained US man
    North Korea frees detained US man - Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say. Go to SourceTue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:38 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • North Korea’s big move on captured American
    North Korea’s big move on captured American - WASHINGTON (AP) — American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Departme…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:13 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • North Korea frees detained US man
    North Korea frees detained US man - Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say. Read MoreTue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:59 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • North Korea’s release of detained American Jeffr
    North Korea’s release of detained American Jeffrey Fowle ‘welcomed’ by White House - JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) — Jeffrey Fowle, a 56-year-old American man detained by North Korea since April for allegedly violating visa-related regulations, has been released. Go to SourceTue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:53 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • FRANCE – SYRIA – TURKEY: Korean-born convert i
    FRANCE – SYRIA – TURKEY: Korean-born convert in dock in France’s first Syria jihadist trial - 0 The first trial of a jihadist returned to France from Syria started on Friday. Flavien Moreau, who was born in South Korea and adopted by a French family, is a convert to Islam who left Syria after…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 10:45 PM // heralddeparis.com

Huffington Post

  • South Korea Activists Launch Anti-Kim Balloons Des
    South Korea Activists Launch Anti-Kim Balloons Despite Pyongyang's Threat Of War - By Ju-min Park PAJU, South Korea, Oct 25 (Reuters) - South Korean activists launched balloons on Saturday to send leaflet... Read more: Reuters, South Korea, South Korea News, South Korea Balloons, So…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 04:01 AM // huffingtonpost.com
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  • John Kerry: U.S. Won't Apologize To North Korea To
    John Kerry: U.S. Won't Apologize To North Korea To Free Americans - WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United Stat... Read more: John Kerry, North Korea, John Kerry N…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:40 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Pentagon: North Korea Can Likely Build Nuke That C
    Pentagon: North Korea Can Likely Build Nuke That Could Hit U.S. - WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach U.S. soil, but because it has not tested such a we... Read more: Ap, Pentagon North Korea, North Korea…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:53 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • 40 Photos From An Epic Road Trip Through North Kor
    40 Photos From An Epic Road Trip Through North Korea - LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permiss... Read more: North Korea, North Korea Photos, Nort…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 06:13 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Seok-Hyun Hong: How Would the Buddha Handle North
    Seok-Hyun Hong: How Would the Buddha Handle North Korea? Mindfulness in Diplomacy - Many assume that diplomacy is a ruthless game of hegemony in which one just gives lip service to harmony as a strategy for justifying one's actions. But what if harmony was actually the goal of diplom…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 03:42 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Grace Ji-Sun Kim: Living in Hope: Kenneth Bae and
    Grace Ji-Sun Kim: Living in Hope: Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller - As we celebrate the release of Jeffrey Fowle, we remain deeply concerned for Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae, the two other Americans still in prison in North Korea. Read more: Kenneth Bae, Jeffrey Fow…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:25 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • North Korea Steps Up Ebola Measures, Possibly Bans
    North Korea Steps Up Ebola Measures, Possibly Bans Foreign Tourists - PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus into the reclusive country, state media r... Read more: Ebola, Ebola Outbreak, Ebola North Ko…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:50 AM // huffingtonpost.com

Indian Express

  • World offers aid for typhoon-ravaged Philippines
    World offers aid for typhoon-ravaged Philippines - Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest on record, tore a path through islands in Philippines.Tue, 12 Nov 2013, 05:15 AM // syndication.indianexpress.com
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  • 'Miracle' baby born in Philippine Typhoon Haiyan r
    'Miracle' baby born in Philippine Typhoon Haiyan rubble - Emily Sagalis cried tears of joy after giving birth to a miracle girl in a Typhoon Haiyan-ravaged Philippine city, then named the baby after her mother who went missing in the storm.Mon, 11 Nov 2013, 02:20 AM // syndication.indianexpress.com
  • Philippines storm kills estimated 10,000, destruct
    Philippines storm kills estimated 10,000, destruction hampers rescue efforts - Roads, airports, bridges damaged; death toll could rise once isolated coastal villages are reached.Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 11:11 PM // syndication.indianexpress.com
  • Survivors 'walk like zombies for food' after Phili
    Survivors 'walk like zombies for food' after Philippine typhoon - Super typhoon Haiyan destroyed about 70 to 80 pc of the area in its path.Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 04:55 AM // syndication.indianexpress.com
  • Pentagon provides naval, aviation resources to typ
    Pentagon provides naval, aviation resources to typhoon-ravaged Philipinnes - With the death toll rising, UN is also sending emergency supplies to the stricken nation.Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 12:47 AM // syndication.indianexpress.com
  • China issues orange alert as Typhoon Haiyan hits c
    China issues orange alert as Typhoon Haiyan hits coast - Haiyan, the 30th and strongest typhoon to hit China this year, arrived at 6 pm on Saturday.Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 12:24 AM // syndication.indianexpress.com
  • Super typhoon destroys Philippine towns, more than
    Super typhoon destroys Philippine towns, more than 10,000 feared dead - Countless survivors across a huge swathe of the country remained without aid for a third day.Sat, 9 Nov 2013, 11:07 PM // syndication.indianexpress.com

Japan Today

  • World › First lawsuit filed in Malaysia over MH3
    World › First lawsuit filed in Malaysia over MH370 - A Malaysian family on Friday sued the government and beleaguered national carrier for negligence in the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370, in what is believed to be the first lawsuit filed over…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:24 AM // japantoday.com
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  • World › Iraqi peshmerga force enters Syrian town
    World › Iraqi peshmerga force enters Syrian town - A vanguard force of Iraqi peshmerga troops entered the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey on Thursday, part of a larger group of 150 fighters that the Kurds hope will turn back an offe…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:20 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Nurse defies Ebola quarantine in U.S.; r
    World › Nurse defies Ebola quarantine in U.S.; rides bike - A nurse defied Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who have treated Ebola patients, leaving her home Thursday for a bike ride. The governor of Main said negotiations with the nurse ha…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:14 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Insults against Israel PM 'disgraceful,
    World › Insults against Israel PM 'disgraceful, damaging': Kerry - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hit out Thursday at reported insults by an American official leveled against the Israeli prime minister, saying it was disgraceful, unacceptable and damaging. The to…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:50 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › 14 killed in Congo machete attack
    World › 14 killed in Congo machete attack - Fourteen people were killed in a machete attack by Ugandan rebels in the Beni region in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where nearly 100 civilians have already perished, a non-govern…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:38 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Vigilance urged over threat to American
    World › Vigilance urged over threat to American schools in Middle East - U.S. embassies in the Gulf and Egypt are calling for vigilance after a post on a jihadist website encouraged attacks on American and other international schools there, specifically teachers. The warni…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:37 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Apple chief Tim Cook puts focus on gay r
    World › Apple chief Tim Cook puts focus on gay rights - Apple's Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent chief executive to acknowledge his homosexuality, putting fresh focus on gay representation in the boardroom. Let me be clear: I'm proud to be ga…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:43 PM // japantoday.com

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National Post

  • FP Tech Desk: Woman sues Google after map directio
    FP Tech Desk: Woman sues Google after map directions led onto busy highway - Walking directions on Google Maps led the Los Angeles woman onto a busy highway where she was struck by a carMon, 31 May 2010, 06:06 PM // nationalpost.com
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  • Violence flares as Ukraine extends base lease for
    Violence flares as Ukraine extends base lease for Russian fleet - Opposition lawmakers hurled eggs and smoke bombs inside Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday as the chamber approved an agreement allowing the Russian Navy to extend its stay in a Ukrainian port until 2042…Tue, 27 Apr 2010, 02:12 PM // nationalpost.com
  • Was Obama hug Republican’s political kiss of dea
    Was Obama hug Republican’s political kiss of death? - Charlie Crist, once was the highly-popular Republican governor of Florida, is on the verge of being drummed out of the GOP by tea partiersTue, 20 Apr 2010, 08:02 PM // nationalpost.com
  • Goldman Sachs: A true battle of the titans
    Goldman Sachs: A true battle of the titans - Newly invigorated SEC discards old rule book in accusing Goldman Sachs, Wall Street’s most dominant investment bank, of securities fraudFri, 16 Apr 2010, 08:02 PM // nationalpost.com
  • Clinton urges Israel to make 'difficult' choices f
    Clinton urges Israel to make 'difficult' choices for peace deal - Amid strained relations between the United States and Israel, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton argued Monday that the Israeli state’s survival depends on whether it can make the “difficult but…Mon, 22 Mar 2010, 06:02 PM // nationalpost.com
  • Intrigue and uncertainty follow arrest of 'Lady Ge
    Intrigue and uncertainty follow arrest of 'Lady Genocide' - The current Rwandan government had sought Agathe Habyarimana’s arrest over its allegations she helped plan Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, which left 800,000 deadWed, 3 Mar 2010, 12:02 AM // nationalpost.com
  • From Russia, maybe with love: mail-order brides a
    From Russia, maybe with love: mail-order brides a booming business - Mark Scrivener, a Martensville, Sask., man on Jan. 1 this year opened a Canadian branch of the Volga Girls mail-order bride service.Tue, 2 Mar 2010, 11:02 PM // nationalpost.com

New York Times

  • Chinese and South Korean Students Face Fallout Fro
    Chinese and South Korean Students Face Fallout From Suspicions of SAT Cheating - The Educational Testing Service, which administers the test worldwide, is withholding the scores of those who took it on Oct. 11 while the company investigates the allegations.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
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  • South Korean Court Orders Japanese Firm Nachi-Fuji
    South Korean Court Orders Japanese Firm Nachi-Fujikoshi to Pay Forced Laborers - The company must give $75,800 to $94,800 to over a dozen people who were made to work in its factory during Japanese colonial rule of Korea.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • SAT Cheating Inquiry Delays Scores for South Korea
    SAT Cheating Inquiry Delays Scores for South Korea and China - The Educational Testing Service said it had reliable information that tests had been compromised for thousands of South Korean and Chinese students applying to American colleges and universities.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Pressure in Japan to Forget Sins of War
    Pressure in Japan to Forget Sins of War - Ultranationalist cyberactivists have menaced the village of Sarufutsu over a memorial to Korean laborers who died building an airfield there.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Convictions Deal Blow to South Korean Intelligence
    Convictions Deal Blow to South Korean Intelligence Service - Two agents, who were sentenced to prison, faked Chinese government documents to build a spy case against a refugee from North Korea.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • South Korean Divers Find Body in Sunken Ferry
    South Korean Divers Find Body in Sunken Ferry - The body found inside the ferry Sewol, which sank in April, would bring the confirmed death toll to 295.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Death Penalty Is Sought for Captain in Sinking of
    Death Penalty Is Sought for Captain in Sinking of South Korean Ferry - In their final argument, prosecutors said Lee Jun-seok, captain of the ferry Sewol, “did nothing to help rescue his passengers,” 304 of whom died in the accident.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com

New Zealand Herald

  • North Korea: Journey into the unknown
    North Korea: Journey into the unknown - When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian Government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans - let alone a pair of Amer…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 01:00 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
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  • Purge in North Korea
    Purge in North Korea - As many as six senior members of the North Korean regime have apparently been purged in the latest bout of blood-letting in Pyongyang. South Korean media reported that six officials - including the co…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 06:05 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
  • Kim Jong Un's back - but why the cane?
    Kim Jong Un's back - but why the cane? - After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he was gravely ill, deposed or worse. Now, a new, albeit smaller, mystery has emer…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 01:50 AM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
  • North Korean leader resurfaces after 40 day absenc
    North Korean leader resurfaces after 40 day absence - North Korean news agency says Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in 40 days. KCNA says Kim gave field guidance on Tuesday at the newly built Wisong Scientists Residential District. The a…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 07:30 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
  • Where's Kim? World obsesses about North Korean lea
    Where's Kim? World obsesses about North Korean leader's whereabouts - Where is Kim Jong Un? He's nowhere to be seen, and yet ... he's everywhere. From Saturday Night Live spoofs to the wild theories of journalists across the globe trying to parse his five-week absence f…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 05:32 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
  • Big party but still no sign of leader
    Big party but still no sign of leader - North Korea's ruling party celebrated its 69th anniversary yesterday with no sign that leader Kim Jong Un might resurface after more than a month out of the public eye. Kim's unexplained absence has f…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 01:00 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz

news.com.au

  • US Rambo faces death penalty
    US Rambo faces death penalty - PROSECUTORS will seek the death penalty for a self-styled ‘Rambo’ who eluded authorities for 48 days after allegedly killing a US State Trooper.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:18 AM // feeds.news.com.au
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  • First lawsuit filed over MH370
    First lawsuit filed over MH370 - A FAMILY is suing Malaysia Airlines and Malaysia’s government for negligence in the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 02:48 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • IS plot: ‘No, no, stay in Australia’
    IS plot: ‘No, no, stay in Australia’ - CHILLING new details have emerged about the Islamic State’s depraved plan to kidnap a random Australian and publicly execute them.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:36 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Vandals strike at Anzac Cove
    Vandals strike at Anzac Cove - MEMORIAL plaques and metal lettering honouring the Anzacs have been vandalised on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:14 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Woman sues Google over boob pic
    Woman sues Google over boob pic - A WOMAN has been awarded thousands in damages after Google published an image of her with her breasts partially exposed on Street View.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 07:17 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Russian MP: ‘Ban him for life’
    Russian MP: ‘Ban him for life’ - APPLE chief executive Tim Cook’s decision to come out as gay has drawn widespread praise — but not everybody is happy about it.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 07:02 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Bin Laden’s shooter to be revealed
    Bin Laden’s shooter to be revealed - KNOWN only as The Shooter, his identity has been a secret for three years. Now, the world is about to meet the Navy SEAL who killed Osama Bin Laden.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:44 PM // feeds.news.com.au

News on Japan

  • Japan's inflation, job creation slowdown a blow to
    Japan's inflation, job creation slowdown a blow to Abenomics - Japan's inflation rate fell to its lowest in nearly a year and a measure of job creation worsened for the first time in more than three years, highlighting the divergence between developments in the e…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:06 AM // newsonjapan.com
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  • TEPCO removes part of reactor building cover at Fu
    TEPCO removes part of reactor building cover at Fukushima plant - The operator of the disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Friday tentatively removed part of the cover shrouding the No.1 reactor building installed in the wake of the 2011 disaster to keep…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:04 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Nikkei closes up 4.8% at seven-year high, yen fall
    Nikkei closes up 4.8% at seven-year high, yen falls to 6-year low after BOJ stuns with more stimulus - Tokyo shares soared 4.83 per cent to a seven-year high on Friday after the Bank of Japan ramped up its vast monetary easing programme, sending the yen into freefall. (straitstimes.com)Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:03 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • ASDF member arrested for pushing man onto train tr
    ASDF member arrested for pushing man onto train tracks - Police in Tokyo have arrested a 39-year-old member of the Air Self-Defense Force on a charge of attempted murder after he pushed a man onto the train tracks at JR Okubo Station in Shinjuku Ward. (Japa…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:01 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Yoyogi Park reopens after 57-day closure due to de
    Yoyogi Park reopens after 57-day closure due to dengue fever - The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reopened all of Yoyogi Park, 57 days after dengue-carrying mosquitoes were found there. (Japan Today)Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 06:58 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Japan drafts new space development policy
    Japan drafts new space development policy - The Japanese government has drafted a new space development policy that will enhance its ability to provide security. The plan includes increasing the number of intelligence-gathering satellites. (NHK…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:41 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Tokyo Disney Resort planning even more magic for t
    Tokyo Disney Resort planning even more magic for theme parks - Oriental Land will double the size of a popular section at Tokyo Disneyland and add a new section at Tokyo DisneySea as part of major investments through fiscal 2023, aiming to lure more guests. (Nikk…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:47 PM // newsonjapan.com

NPR

  • Unlikely Marriage Of Diseases: TB And Diabetes For
    Unlikely Marriage Of Diseases: TB And Diabetes Form A 'Co-Epidemic' - The risk of developing tuberculosis soars when someone has diabetes. The threat of a double pandemic is a challenge for the medical profession, where different docs typically treat each disease.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:04 PM // npr.org
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  • North Korean Officials Reportedly Executed For Wat
    North Korean Officials Reportedly Executed For Watching Soap Operas - At least 10 people have been put to death recently for viewing the daytime dramas smuggled in from South Korea, according to sources.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 09:26 AM // npr.org
  • As Great Barrier Reef Ails, Australia Scrambles To
    As Great Barrier Reef Ails, Australia Scrambles To Save It - One Australian report estimated the reef had lost more than half its coral since 1985. The government is considering a new 35-year plan to rescue the reef, but some say it falls short.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 02:55 PM // npr.org
  • Thieves Tunnel Into Indian Bank Vault — From Acr
    Thieves Tunnel Into Indian Bank Vault — From Across The Street - When a bank in northern India opened for business Monday, the staff was surprised to find the strongroom breached from underground. Local media say the crime resembles a movie plot.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:47 PM // npr.org
  • China May Drop 9 Crimes From List Of Death Penalty
    China May Drop 9 Crimes From List Of Death Penalty Offenses - The move appears to be part of a trend to reduce the use of the death penalty in a country that still executes more people than any other.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 10:01 AM // npr.org
  • Death Penalty Reportedly Sought For Captain In Kor
    Death Penalty Reportedly Sought For Captain In Korean Ferry Disaster - Lee Joon-seok, master of the Sewol, is accused of abandoning his passengers when the vessel went down in April. More than 300 people died.Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 10:48 AM // npr.org
  • Love Is Saying 'Sari': The Quest To Save A South A
    Love Is Saying 'Sari': The Quest To Save A South Asian Tradition - Commentator Sandip Roy says the traditional sari has been falling out of fashion in the new India, but designers are turning to pop art prints and other changes to boost its appeal.Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 04:36 AM // npr.org

WSJ Asia Edition

  • U.S. Stocks Surge
    U.S. Stocks Surge - U.S. stocks advanced Friday, joining a rally in Asian and European shares, spurred by the Bank of Japan’s decision to unexpectedly expand its stimulus measures.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:37 AM // online.wsj.com
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  • BOJ Unexpectedly Eases Policy
    BOJ Unexpectedly Eases Policy - The Bank of Japan on Friday unexpectedly announced additional stimulus measures, bolstering its asset purchases for the first time in over a year and a half, as its 2% inflation target looks increasin…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:33 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Japan Mega-Pension Shifts to Stocks
    Japan Mega-Pension Shifts to Stocks - Japan’s mammoth public pension fund is unveils a new asset allocation for its $1.2 trillion portfolio, shifting hundreds of billions of dollars of assets from Japanese government bonds into stocks and…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:19 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Sony Posts Hefty Loss
    Sony Posts Hefty Loss - Sony reported a $1.2 billion loss for the quarter after writing down the book value of its struggling smartphone business.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:16 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Exxon Posts Strong Results
    Exxon Posts Strong Results - Exxon said its third-quarter earnings edged up 2.5% as higher refining margins and improvements at its refining and marketing segment helped offset lower production.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:05 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Panasonic Looks for Acquisitions, Tie-Ups
    Panasonic Looks for Acquisitions, Tie-Ups - Following several years of heavy losses and restructuring that cost thousands of jobs, the electronics giant now says it is ready to spend more on growth through acquisitions and alliances.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:27 AM // online.wsj.com
  • China New-Home Prices Fall in October
    China New-Home Prices Fall in October - China’s new-home prices fell for the sixth straight month in October but at a milder pace after Beijing’ move to loosen some mortgage restrictions boosted home-buying sentiment.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:23 AM // online.wsj.com