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The Korea Herald

  • Warrant issued for attacker on U.S. envoy
    Warrant issued for attacker on U.S. envoy - A Seoul court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Kim Ki-jong, who committed a knife attack on U.S. Ambassador to SouFri, 6 Mar 2015, 08:47 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Pitcher Yoon Suk-min blames himself for unsuccessful U.S. career
    Pitcher Yoon Suk-min blames himself for unsuccessful U.S. career - After rejoining his former South Korean team following an unsuccessful U.S. minor league season in the Baltimore OriolesFri, 6 Mar 2015, 08:06 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • S. Korea needs to 'balance' ties with U.S., China: outgoing envoy
    S. Korea needs to 'balance' ties with U.S., China: outgoing envoy - South Korea needs to think more carefully about how to balance its relations with the United States and China, the outFri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:29 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Iraqi forces push on to Tikrit as IS destroys ancient site
    Iraqi forces push on to Tikrit as IS destroys ancient site - BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group Friday, expecting to reach the outskFri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:23 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • U.N. condemns 'war crime' as IS bulldozes ancient Iraq city
    U.N. condemns 'war crime' as IS bulldozes ancient Iraq city - BAGHDAD (AFP) - The United Nations on Friday condemned as a war crime the bulldozing by the Islamic State group of theFri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:50 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • ‘KOREA NIGHT’ IN MALAYSIA
    ‘KOREA NIGHT’ IN MALAYSIA - HSBC hosted “Korea Night” in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday for Korean corporate customers doing business in Malaysia. From leFri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:16 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • COFINANCING WITH ABU DHABI
    COFINANCING WITH ABU DHABI - Lee Duk-hoon (left), president of the state-run Export-Import Bank of Korea, shakes hands with Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi,Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:16 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • [Weekender] The ‘Samsung Man’
    [Weekender] The ‘Samsung Man’ - One out of 100 salaried workers in Korea works at Samsung Group ― the nation’s largest conglomerate with 30 affiliates.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:13 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Prosecutors probe pro-N.K. links to envoy attacker
    Prosecutors probe pro-N.K. links to envoy attacker - The prosecution on Friday expanded its investigation into a knife attack on U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert with top officiFri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:11 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Mixed reactions to increased welfare
    Mixed reactions to increased welfare - Samsung Group last week announced it will further increase spending on employee welfare. The good news, however, was notFri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:01 AM // koreaherald.com
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The Korea Times

KBS News

  • Changwon to Market Duck-Shaped Buns
    Changwon to Market Duck-Shaped Buns - [Culture] : The city of Changwon in South Gyeongsang Province is pushing to market baked goods that highlight ...[more...]Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 04:41 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Party, Cabinet, Top Office Discuss Lippert Attack at Meeting
    Party, Cabinet, Top Office Discuss Lippert Attack at Meeting - [Politics] : High-ranking officials from the Cabinet, the presidential office and the ruling Saenuri Party ...[more...]Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 04:34 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Park Praises S. Koreans Living in UAE
    Park Praises S. Koreans Living in UAE - [Politics] : On the third day of her visit to the United Arab Emirates, President Park Geun-hye met with Koreans ...[more...]Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 04:26 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Park Meets S. Korean Troops at UAE
    Park Meets S. Korean Troops at UAE - [Politics] : On the third day of her visit to the United Arab Emirates, President Park Geun-hye visited South ...[more...]Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 04:06 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • KOSPI Gains After ECB Unveils Details of Bond Purchase Plan
    KOSPI Gains After ECB Unveils Details of Bond Purchase Plan - [Economy] : South Korean shares ended higher Friday helped by European Central Bank's announcement overnight on ...[more...]Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:52 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Lippert Attacker Faces Attempted Murder Charge
    Lippert Attacker Faces Attempted Murder Charge - [Domestic] : Police are seeking an attempted murder charge against the man accused of attacking United States ...[more...]Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:43 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Number of Self-Employed at All-time Low
    Number of Self-Employed at All-time Low - [Economy] : Anchor: With the prolonged economic downturn, the number of people who are self-employed has ...[more...]Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:42 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Seoul, Washington Dispel Concerns of Weakened Alliance
    Seoul, Washington Dispel Concerns of Weakened Alliance - [Politics] : Anchor: Ties between Seoul and Washington appear to be unshaken despite Thursday’s attack on ...[more...]Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:31 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Police Raid Office of Lippert Attacker
    Police Raid Office of Lippert Attacker - [Domestic] : The police have raided the office of Kim Ki-jong, the South Korean man who attacked U.S. Ambassador ...[more...]Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:16 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Gov't to Review Cost for N. Korean Participation in Universiade
    Gov't to Review Cost for N. Korean Participation in Universiade - [Inter-Korea] : The government says it will review whether to fund the cost of North Korea’s participation in ...[more...]Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:08 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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The Chosun Ilbo

  • Terror Attack Can't Shake S.Korea's Partnership with U.S.
    Terror Attack Can't Shake S.Korea's Partnership with U.S. - The U.S. ambassador was attacked by an assailant armed with a knife in downtown Seoul in broad daylight. Ambassador Mark Lippert was about to deliver a speech at a breakfast forum when a 56-year-old a…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 11:13 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Samsung Unveils $30,000 High-Tech Doghouse
    Samsung Unveils $30,000 High-Tech Doghouse - Samsung Electronics has built an innovative house for man's best friend packed with the latest technologies. The Samsung Dream Doghouse will be displayed at the world's biggest dog show Crufts in Birm…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 11:11 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Ki Sung-yueng Breaks Park Ji-sung's Premier League Record
    Ki Sung-yueng Breaks Park Ji-sung's Premier League Record - Korean national football squad captain Ki Sung-yueng is having an impressive season with Swansea City in the English Premier League. Ki scored his sixth goal of the season in an away match against Tot…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 10:31 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Duty-Free Cigarettes to Stay Cheap in Korea
    Duty-Free Cigarettes to Stay Cheap in Korea - Cigarette prices will not go up at duty-free shops here for the time being, despite an overall retail price increase. The Ministry of Strategy and Finance on Thursday said soaring numbers of Chinese v…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 10:21 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Apple Dominates China with iPhone 6
    Apple Dominates China with iPhone 6 - Apple sold the most smartphones in Chinese-speaking countries in the fourth quarter of last year thanks to the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. One out of four smartphones sold in China was an iPhone. ZDNet,…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 10:07 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Samsung Remains World's 2nd Most Valuable Brand
    Samsung Remains World's 2nd Most Valuable Brand - Samsung has been named the world’s second most valuable brand for the third consecutive year despite plummeting sales. U.K. firm Brand Finance put the value of the Smasung brand at US$81.7 billion, up…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 09:47 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • N.Korea to Send 108 Athletes to Gwangju Universiade
    N.Korea to Send 108 Athletes to Gwangju Universiade - North Korea plans to send 108 athletes and officials to the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju. They will compete in eight sports, including gymnastics and athletics. The North has not missed a Univer…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 09:46 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • N.Korea's Kaesong Wage Hike 'Unacceptable'
    N.Korea's Kaesong Wage Hike 'Unacceptable' - The Unification Ministry says the unilateral decision by North Korea to raise the minimum wage of workers at the joint industrial complex in Kaesong is unacceptable. The ministry met with heads of Sou…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 09:45 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Korea, UAE to Cooperate in Halal Foods, Culture
    Korea, UAE to Cooperate in Halal Foods, Culture - Seoul and Abu Dhabi on Thursday agreed to share halal food technologies and market and certification data. Halal foods are certified according to strict Islamic dietary guidelines, and their global ma…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 09:45 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Empire of Lust (2015)
    Empire of Lust (2015) - Genres: Drama and Epics Running Time: 113 min. Directed by: Ahn Sang-hoon Starring: Shin Ha-kyun, Jang Hyuk, Kang Ha-neul, Kang Han-na Synopsis: Dur...Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 09:45 PM // english.chosun.com
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The Hankyoreh

  • Recently extended nuke reactor doesn’t meet safety standards
    Recently extended nuke reactor doesn’t meet safety standards - After the South Korean government approved an extension of the lifespan for Wolseong Nuclear Power Plant reactor 1 on Feb. 27, activist groups are arguing that the reactor does meet the latest safety…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 08:36 PM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Reportage] Struggling single mothers find a bit of support, and comfort, in Gwangju facility
    [Reportage] Struggling single mothers find a bit of support, and comfort, in Gwangju facility - “It’s like being at my mother’s house. Since coming here, I’ve been able to raise my baby without worrying about the cost of diapers or formula.” Ms. Kim, a 26-year-old single mother, looked composed.…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 08:31 PM // hani.co.kr
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  • Japan signaling important shift in how it views South Korea
    Japan signaling important shift in how it views South Korea - On Jan. 15, Seo Cheong-won, a member of the senior council of the Saenuri Party (NFP), and other lawmakers with the Korea-Japan Parliamentarians’ Union paid a visit to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo A…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:50 AM // hani.co.kr
  • Parts of Kim Young-ran could be revoked even before the law takes effect
    Parts of Kim Young-ran could be revoked even before the law takes effect - With the Korean Bar Association planning to ask the Constitutional Court to review the Kim Young-ran Act, some sections of the law may be in danger of being revoked before the law even takes effect. .…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:46 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Editorial] The Kim Young-ran act must not be defanged with dubious exemptions
    [Editorial] The Kim Young-ran act must not be defanged with dubious exemptions - No sooner had the Kim Young-ran Act passed the National Assembly than calls were made for it to be revised. There are signs that a constitutional debate is brewing as well, with the Korean Bar Associ.…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:43 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Photo] “Who can compensate us for a nine-year battle?”
    [Photo] “Who can compensate us for a nine-year battle?” - Crew fired by KTX in May 2006 demonstrate at Seoul Station on Mar. 4 opposing a Feb. 26 ruling by the Supreme Court against the workers, finding that they were not illegally dispatched. This worker wa…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:40 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Photo] Shooing away bad spirits, while wishing for a good harvest
    [Photo] Shooing away bad spirits, while wishing for a good harvest - The day before the first full moon of the year, a light show is performed in Seoul’s Yangjae neighborhood wishing for a good harvest and health, Mar. 4. The lights are cans filled with embers to creat…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:38 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Photo] Nuts bring health with the first full moon
    [Photo] Nuts bring health with the first full moon - Before the first full moon of the new year, one shopper checks out peanuts at Gyeongdong Market in Seoul’s Dongdaemun district, Mar. 4. Peanuts, chestnuts and walnuts are eaten for the holiday. The tr…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:36 AM // hani.co.kr
  • US Ambassador in stable condition after being attacked at event in Seoul
    US Ambassador in stable condition after being attacked at event in Seoul - US Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is in stable condition after suffering wounds to his face and wrist in a knife attack on the morning of Mar. 5. The attack occurred at the Sejong Center for t…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 01:53 AM // hani.co.kr
  • Cancer-stricken residents file lawsuit against their local nuke plants
    Cancer-stricken residents file lawsuit against their local nuke plants - Eight anti-nuclear civic groups - including the Busan Citizens’ Action Committee against Nuclear Power - announced on Mar. 3 that a group of plaintiffs with thyroid cancer had filed a second collectiv…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 01:16 AM // hani.co.kr

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The Dong-A Ilbo

Yonhap News

  • Park arrives in Qatar on last leg of Mideast tour
    Park arrives in Qatar on last leg of Mideast tour - By Kim Kwang-tae DOHA, March 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrived in Qatar on Friday, on the last leg of her four-nation Mideast swing that is primarily focused on expanding econ…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 10:37 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (Copyright)
    (Copyright) - All information carried by the Yonhap News Agency, including articles, photographs, graphics, audio and video images, and illustrations (collectively, the content) is owned by the Yonhap News Agency.…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 10:06 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (6th LD) U.S. envoy attacker detained on attempted murder charges
    (6th LD) U.S. envoy attacker detained on attempted murder charges - (ATTN: RECASTS slug, headline, lead; UPDATES with issuance of arrest warrant; ADDS by-line) By Park Sojung SEOUL, March 6 (Yonhap) -- A 55-year-old South Korean activist was taken into custody Friday…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 09:35 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) Ending failed U.S. stint, RHP Yoon Suk-min arrives home with new deal
    (LEAD) Ending failed U.S. stint, RHP Yoon Suk-min arrives home with new deal - (ATTN: ADDS photo, comments) By Yoo Jee-ho INCHEON, March 6 (Yonhap) -- Having failed to reach Major League Baseball (MLB) during his one-plus year of stay in the United States, South Korean pitcher Y…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:01 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • Pitcher Yoon Suk-min blames himself for unsuccessful U.S. career
    Pitcher Yoon Suk-min blames himself for unsuccessful U.S. career - By Yoo Jee-ho INCHEON, March 6 (Yonhap) -- After rejoining his former South Korean team following an unsuccessful U.S. minor league season in the Baltimore Orioles system, right-hander Yoon Suk-min pu…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:01 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (2nd LD) Park delivers pep talk to S. Korean troops in UAE
    (2nd LD) Park delivers pep talk to S. Korean troops in UAE - (ATTN: UPDATES with Park's meeting with S. Korean doctors) By Kim Kwang-tae ABU DHABI, March 6 (Yonhap) -- President Park Geun-hye met with hundreds of South Korean troops in the United Arab Emirates…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:00 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) Park delivers pep talk to S. Korean troops in UAE
    (LEAD) Park delivers pep talk to S. Korean troops in UAE - (ATTN: UPDATES with Park's comments; ADDS photo) By Kim Kwang-tae ABU DHABI, March 6 (Yonhap) -- President Park Geun-hye met with hundreds of South Korean troops in the United Arab Emirates on Friday…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 04:41 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) S. Korea needs to 'balance' ties with U.S., China: outgoing envoy
    (LEAD) S. Korea needs to 'balance' ties with U.S., China: outgoing envoy - (ATTN: UPDATES throughout with fresh quotes, details; CHANGES headline; ADDS photo) BEIJING, March 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea needs to think more carefully about how to balance its relations with the U…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 04:41 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • Court aborts sale of Pantech to U.S. consortium
    Court aborts sale of Pantech to U.S. consortium - SEOUL, March 6 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean court's attempt to sell Pantech Co., the country's No. 3 smartphone maker, to a U.S.-based consortium has been aborted after the potential buyer failed to rem…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 04:10 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • Park names prosecutor-turned lawyer as special inspector
    Park names prosecutor-turned lawyer as special inspector - By Kim Kwang-tae ABU DHABI, March 6 (Yonhap) -- President Park Geun-hye named a prosecutor-turned-lawyer as South Korea's first special inspector, an official said Friday, the latest in a series of mo…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 04:10 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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10 Magazine

  • UberX Shut Down in Korea
    UberX Shut Down in Korea - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. UberX Shut Down in Korea After previously announcing th […] To read original article please visit UberX Shut Down in Korea to read the full…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:47 AM // 10mag.com
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  • DOTMOV Festival 2015
    DOTMOV Festival 2015 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. The online magazine, SHIFT, is hosting The 2015 DOTMOV […] To read original article please visit DOTMOV Festival 2015 to read the full artic…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 12:00 AM // 10mag.com
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  • Victim Mentality Perform at Club Ta before U.S. Tour
    Victim Mentality Perform at Club Ta before U.S. Tour - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Victim Mentality Perform at Club Ta before U.S. Tour Wo […] To read original article please visit Victim Mentality Perform at Club Ta before…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 03:55 AM // 10mag.com
  • New Anti-corruption Bill Passes
    New Anti-corruption Bill Passes - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. New Anti-corruption Bill Passes A new bill has passed t […] To read original article please visit New Anti-corruption Bill Passes to read th…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 01:49 AM // 10mag.com
  • UberX Korea Becomes Free
    UberX Korea Becomes Free - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. With the Seoul government continuing to put pressure on […] To read original article please visit UberX Korea Becomes Free to read the full…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 12:21 AM // 10mag.com
  • Gold Mining in South Korea in the 60s
    Gold Mining in South Korea in the 60s - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Gold Mining in South Korea in the 60s Words by Robert N […] To read original article please visit Gold Mining in South Korea in the 60s to r…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 12:00 AM // 10mag.com
  • Book Review: “Is That So? I’m a Giraffe” & “Dinner with Buffet” by Park Min-gyu
    Book Review: “Is That So? I’m a Giraffe” & “Dinner with Buffet” by Park Min-gyu - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Park Min-gyu: “Is That So?  I’m a Giraffe” & “Dinne […] To read original article please visit Book Review: “Is That So? I’m a Giraffe” & “Di…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 07:08 PM // 10mag.com
  • IAK St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea 2015
    IAK St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea 2015 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea 2015 March 14 Th […] To read original article please visit IAK St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea 2015 to rea…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:20 AM // 10mag.com
  • Proposal for Anti-smoking Ads on Korean Cigarette Packs
    Proposal for Anti-smoking Ads on Korean Cigarette Packs - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information.   The South Korean Government continues their figh […] To read original article please visit Proposal for Anti-smoking Ads on Korean Cigaret…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:53 PM // 10mag.com
  • Family Fun in Korea
    Family Fun in Korea - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Family Fun & Activities in Korea Words by Irena Mar […] To read original article please visit Family Fun in Korea to read the full article.…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 01:25 AM // 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 - Part 2 Read Part 1 I’ve looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It’s life’s illusions I recall I really don’t know life at all. Joni Mitchell July 11th (early morning) T…Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 05:31 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Writing Against the Establishment’s Grain–A Conversation with Bae Su-ah
    Writing Against the Establishment’s Grain–A Conversation with Bae Su-ah - By Blackberry Finn Self-creation, experimentation, rejection of tradition and popular mass opinions and behaviors, even humanist philosophical positions—such make an individualist. Korean writer Bae S…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 05:09 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Can Ye Not Serve God and Mammon? ‘Quo Vadis, Korean Megachurches?’
    Can Ye Not Serve God and Mammon? ‘Quo Vadis, Korean Megachurches?’ - By Donald Kirk The growth of megachurches worldwide is a global phenomenon, a mass movement in which thousands of individual churches or parishes each claim more than 2,000 members. The Full Gospel Ch…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:33 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • The ‘Former’ French Concession in Shanghai
    The ‘Former’ French Concession in Shanghai - By Jake Reed On any given day, I walk out through the gates of the first floor onto the street, and fall under the shadow of the birch trees that uniformly decorate the sidewalk.  If the size of the t…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:31 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • The Wonhyo Trail Project–Rebuilding One Monk’s Path across Korea
    The Wonhyo Trail Project–Rebuilding One Monk’s Path across Korea - By Tony MacGregor Group works to establish Korea’s first sustainable pilgrimage trail to honor Wonhyo, historic, beloved monk A plan to establish a sustainable trans-peninsula pilgrimage trail to hono…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:29 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Looking at the Korean Uni Experience after 12 Years in the U.S.
    Looking at the Korean Uni Experience after 12 Years in the U.S. - By Jun Won Lee I find Korean culture to be fine, a mixed feeling of both good and bad. Korea is just like any other country around the world. The only thing that I found noticeably different was the c…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:22 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • 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 - By Scott Liam Soper The corner of St. 282 and the north-south running, St. 51 (also known as Pasteur Street) is provocative and has much in common with many other corners and addresses in Phnom Penh’s…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 How much more will we really know about the construction companies that build apartment blocks that look like giant matchboxes from one end of the country to the other? And who knows wh…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 Korea’s doors, fences, car windows, and social media profile pictures are a sea of yellow ribbons right now. In the aftermath of the sinking of the Sewol ferry, yellow ribbons have come…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 When the door to his office wouldn't budge, Yol sensed something was blocking it. After a call out to his office mates and several shoves, it finally opened a crack. Through it he saw a soju b…Sun, 18 May 2014, 05:40 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com

Dramabeans

  • Joo Ji-hoon offered SBS melodrama Mask with Su Ae
    Joo Ji-hoon offered SBS melodrama Mask with Su Ae - Joo Ji-hoon might be returning to television this year: It’s been two years since his last drama, Medical Top Team, and he’s reportedly being courted to star in SBS’s new melodrama Mask. Is it a role…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 12:37 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Open Thread #385
    Open Thread #385 -   Vinyl House – “Bye & Bye” [ Download ] Open Thread #384 Open Thread #383 Open Thread #382 Open Thread #381 © javabeans for Dramabeans, 2015. | Permalink | 188 comments | Add to del.icio.us Post tags…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 09:09 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Jang Nara considers Hello Monster opposite Lee Jin-wook
    Jang Nara considers Hello Monster opposite Lee Jin-wook - I don’t know about you guys, but I like this week in dramaland news. Some of my favorite actresses are lining up new projects left and right, and suddenly the rest of 2015 is looking a little brighter…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:01 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Ha Ji-won courted for remake of In Time With You
    Ha Ji-won courted for remake of In Time With You - Ha Ji-won! In a rom-com! Do we even need to know what it’s about? Okay, I guess I’ll tell you what it’s about, then we can cheer afterwards. SBS is developing a remake of the 2011 Taiwanese drama In T…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:59 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 14
    Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 14 - Oh I like this episode. There’s payoff in the central conflict, and more time spent with our three main characters and the developing romance. Er, romances. The jury’s still out on whether Hana is dat…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 11:13 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Ho-gu’s Love: Episode 8
    Ho-gu’s Love: Episode 8 - We’re halfway through the show, and our characters are finally beginning to crack around the edges. Well, if they even have edges to begin with — I’m pretty sure Ho-gu is just one giant ball of fluff.…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 05:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • The loser gets a second shot at love in Superdaddy Yeol
    The loser gets a second shot at love in Superdaddy Yeol - The teasers for this show are really funny, but tvN also has a habit of reeling me in with awesome teasers that don’t always match the show. I think in Superdaddy Yeol’s case, the tone should hold up,…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 11:04 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Han Groo offered leading role in Scholar Who Walks the Night
    Han Groo offered leading role in Scholar Who Walks the Night - Now THAT’s what I’m talkin’ ’bout. Casting news for Han Groo (Marriage Not Dating) is always happy news, but when it’s for the leading role in a highly anticipated drama, it’s cause for celebration. F…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 06:01 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

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Marmot's Hole

  • A Quote For the Day
    A Quote For the Day - Do you know what North Korean sounds like?  It’s South Korean with a Boston accent. – Conan O’Brien playing “Call of Duty”Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 11:20 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • BREAKING: Would the nice wackjob PLEASE stop attacking ambassadors. Thank you very much.
    BREAKING: Would the nice wackjob PLEASE stop attacking ambassadors. Thank you very much. - U.S. ambassador Mark Lippert was reportedly injured in an attack this morning by a knife-wielding, war-opposing, Dokdo-protecting assailant: Kim slashed the right side of Lippert’s face opening a five…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 07:31 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Anti-Corruption Law Passed – Weasels Ride Woodpeckers – End Times Are Near
    Anti-Corruption Law Passed – Weasels Ride Woodpeckers – End Times Are Near - These are strange days indeed – The National Assembly (South Korea) actually passed an anti-corruption law that calls for up to three years in prison for journalists, teachers and public servants (?)…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 11:27 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Chejudo and the Influx of Chinese Money
    Chejudo and the Influx of Chinese Money - Choe Sang-hun has an interesting article on the effect of so many Chinese pouring into Chejudo and the local government’s own policies that makes it easier for foreigners to buy property, though the i…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:13 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread: March 1 Edition
    Open Thread: March 1 Edition - Happy March 1 Independence Movement Day, folks.Sat, 28 Feb 2015, 09:35 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Korean adultery law (criminal) to be abolished in a historic decision
    Korean adultery law (criminal) to be abolished in a historic decision - 62 years since it was established, the criminal law code 241 was ruled anti-constitutional at the Constitutional court by 7 votes to 2, and is to be scrapped (or replaced) As it stood, any adulterer,…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 07:22 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Hyundai Rotem Rail Cars May Have Saved Lives
    Hyundai Rotem Rail Cars May Have Saved Lives - Hello, I haven’t been around much lately.  Sorry, I’ve been very busy and I will probably continue to be quite busy until the end of April.  Any ways, I’ve come up for some air recently and figured, w…Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 03:57 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • A Modern Day 플란다스의 개 (A Dog of Flanders)
    A Modern Day 플란다스의 개 (A Dog of Flanders) - 플란다스의 개, and its main characters 넬로(Nello) the boy and his dog, 파트라슈(Patrasche) who was once abused by his former owner, a peddler that beat him to pull his cart, the dog then became the boy’s best fr…Tue, 24 Feb 2015, 05:09 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Bitter, Sweet Seoul – A Movie
    Bitter, Sweet Seoul – A Movie - Much thanks to Colin Marshall, who mentions this film Bitter, Sweet Seoul: an hour-long film made by Park Chan-wook, his brother Park Chan-kyong (together they form the filmmaking unit known as PARKin…Tue, 17 Feb 2015, 01:09 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • What is the answer to 내가 누군지 아느냐 “Do you know who I am?”
    What is the answer to 내가 누군지 아느냐 “Do you know who I am?” - Maybe 손석희 Sohn Sukhee should have a change of career to being an anchor in the style of the Daily Show, because I actually laughed out aloud a couple of times watching this clip in which he addresses…Mon, 16 Feb 2015, 11:05 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

Gusts of Popular Feeling

  • Screening this Saturday of Jeong Jae-eun's 2001 film "Take Care of My Cat"
    Screening this Saturday of Jeong Jae-eun's 2001 film "Take Care of My Cat" - This Saturday, March 7, at 2pm, the Royal Asiatic Society Cinema Club and Seoul Film Society will have a free screening of the 2001 Jeong Jae-eun film Take Care of My Cat (고양이를 부탁해) with English subti…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 03:13 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Lawmaker criticizes textbooks for correctly describing the violence of the Samil protests
    Lawmaker criticizes textbooks for correctly describing the violence of the Samil protests - An article in today's Joongang Daily declares in its headline that Textbooks do disservice to March 1 movement.Rep. Han Sun-kyo, a lawmaker of the ruling Saenuri Party, told the JoongAng Ilbo on Thurs…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 10:04 PM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • 'Ode to My Father' with English subtitles tomorrow
    'Ode to My Father' with English subtitles tomorrow - For those wanting to see 'Ode to my Father,' which I reviewed here (and looked at the history it depicts here), it will play with English subtitles at two CGV locations tomorrow (perhaps for the last…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 02:36 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Stigma prevents hero's welcome for Ebola medics
    Stigma prevents hero's welcome for Ebola medics - A column in the Chosun Ilbo criticized the lack of hero's welcome given to the first group of nine Korean medical workers who returned from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone for the last month.…Fri, 30 Jan 2015, 02:39 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Groove 100th issue fundraiser
    Groove 100th issue fundraiser - Partly since I'm interviewed in this, I'm passing this on (though today is the last day of the gofundme campaign):Groove Korea is celebrating its 100th issue in February! Thank you for 100 months of s…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 02:43 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • The history depicted in "Ode To My Father"
    The history depicted in "Ode To My Father" - In my previous post, I reviewed and offered an interpretation of the recent film Ode To My Father (국제시장). Along the way to writing the post I did quite a bit of reading about the events portrayed in t…Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 07:32 PM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • A review of "Ode To My Father"
    A review of "Ode To My Father" - Youn Je-Kyoun's film Ode to My Father [국제시장, or 'International Market'] has become the first film this year to top ten million admissions after its release on December 17. I saw the film new year's ev…Sun, 18 Jan 2015, 10:47 PM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Dissertation on police - gang cooperation in Korea
    Dissertation on police - gang cooperation in Korea - There's an interesting article at the Joongang Daily about Jonson Porteux, who as a doctoral student gained the trust of prosecutors and police as well as gang leaders while researching the symbiotic…Tue, 23 Dec 2014, 03:20 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Screening of Kim Ki-deok's 1964 film 'The Barefooted Youth' this Saturday
    Screening of Kim Ki-deok's 1964 film 'The Barefooted Youth' this Saturday - This Saturday, December 6, at 3pm, the Royal Asiatic Society Cinema Club and Seoul Film Society will have a free screening of the 1964 Kim Ki-deok film 'The Barefooted Youth' (맨발의 청춘) with English sub…Thu, 4 Dec 2014, 03:45 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • News on cuts to public school native speaking teachers
    News on cuts to public school native speaking teachers - The Seoul Sinmun reported November 13 on budget cuts to native-speaking teachers in public schools in an article titled [Controversy over welfare] Because of daycare, native speaking teachers are sayi…Tue, 2 Dec 2014, 03:52 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com

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Chris in South Korea

  • Destination: the temple showing heaven – and hell? (NSFW)
    Destination: the temple showing heaven – and hell? (NSFW) - Yet another hell temple offering looks at Buddhist heav […] This post first appeared at Destination: the temple showing heaven – and hell? (NSFW).Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
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  • Nang Talung Museum: Thai shadowplay made awesome
    Nang Talung Museum: Thai shadowplay made awesome - Shadow play and shadow puppets used to be the way to te […] This post first appeared at Nang Talung Museum: Thai shadowplay made awesome.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Baan Teelanka, Phuket’s upside-down house
    Destination: Baan Teelanka, Phuket’s upside-down house - Quite a few things are backwards in this upside-down ho […] This post first appeared at Destination: Baan Teelanka, Phuket’s upside-down house.Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Phuket Seashell Museum
    Destination: Phuket Seashell Museum - I wasn’t inclined to like it at first. Then, I sa […] This post first appeared at Destination: Phuket Seashell Museum.Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Chalong Bay Rum Distillery
    Destination: Chalong Bay Rum Distillery - Every so often, a place takes me by surprise in an amaz […] This post first appeared at Destination: Chalong Bay Rum Distillery.Tue, 24 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • The sex parks of South Korea (NSFW)
    The sex parks of South Korea (NSFW) - Let’s face it – if you’re ready for w […] This post first appeared at The sex parks of South Korea (NSFW).Sun, 22 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • February book review – expat families, money saving tips, choose-your-path adventures, and learning how to teach English
    February book review – expat families, money saving tips, choose-your-path adventures, and learning how to teach English - Once a month, I put together the books I’ve read  […] This post first appeared at February book review – expat families, money saving tips, choose-your-path adventures, and learning how to teach Engli…Thu, 19 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • It’s the Year of the Sheep – Happy Lunar New Year!
    It’s the Year of the Sheep – Happy Lunar New Year! - Whether you call it the Lunar New Year or the Chinese N […] This post first appeared at It’s the Year of the Sheep – Happy Lunar New Year!.Tue, 17 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Heaven and Hell Tapan Cave – Wat Tham Ta Pan (NSFW)
    Destination: Heaven and Hell Tapan Cave – Wat Tham Ta Pan (NSFW) - Yet another hell temple? Sure, why not?! On our way to […] This post first appeared at Destination: Heaven and Hell Tapan Cave – Wat Tham Ta Pan (NSFW).Sun, 15 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Where To Go Instead: 5 Awesome Places in Thailand That Aren’t Dual-Priced
    Where To Go Instead: 5 Awesome Places in Thailand That Aren’t Dual-Priced - In case you’re wondering about the focus of this […] This post first appeared at Where To Go Instead: 5 Awesome Places in Thailand That Aren’t Dual-Priced.Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com

Korean Modern Lit in Translation

  • Marketing or Orientalization? The Cover of Kyung-Sook Shin’s “The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness: A Novel”
    Marketing or Orientalization? The Cover of Kyung-Sook Shin’s “The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness: A Novel” - In at least two previous posts I mentioned a post at The Society Pages  which parses the orientalist cliches used in many “Asian” book-covers. I also noted this hadn’t seemed to take hold in Korean tr…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 03:19 AM // ktlit.com
  • My Dinner With: Eun Hee-Kyung (은희경)
    My Dinner With: Eun Hee-Kyung (은희경) - I sat down between Mangwon and Hapjeong stations at a small coffee-shop/Italian restaurant (tragically no wine), to have an interview and dinner with Korean author Eun Hee-Kyung, who has had two works…Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 09:32 AM // ktlit.com
  • Hailji at the Swedish Literary Society
    Hailji at the Swedish Literary Society - Haiji was at the Swedish Literary Society’s 37th meeting. He has written (in translation) The Republic of Uzupis and Blue Meditation of the Clocks. He gave a speech, reading and answered questions. As…Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 07:36 AM // ktlit.com
  • Found on the Web #40: Sophie Bowman, Webtoons, and Princess Bari by Hwang Sok-yong
    Found on the Web #40: Sophie Bowman, Webtoons, and Princess Bari by Hwang Sok-yong - It’s been a while, but we’re back with Found on the Web, where we take a quick hop, skip, and a jump over the Internet to see what it is saying about Korean literature. • First, an article on a friend…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:21 PM // ktlit.com
  • Review: “Losing a Sister” (언니를 놓치다) by Lee Kyung-ja (이경자) – Personalized separation literature
    Review: “Losing a Sister” (언니를 놓치다) by Lee Kyung-ja (이경자) – Personalized separation literature - Losing a Sister by Lee Kyung-ja focuses on one particular theme of Pundan Munhak (Separation Literature), that of the re-unions between families split by the war. This territory has been covered in ot…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 06:05 AM // ktlit.com
  • Ko Un (고은) speaks at Haechi Hall: Q+A Summary
    Ko Un (고은) speaks at Haechi Hall: Q+A Summary - Last Saturday Ko Un spoke at the Barry’s Seoul ABC Book Club (also here on Facebook) at Haechi Hall in Myeongdong, Seoul. Ko began by wishing everyone a happy New Year and looked forward to the Lunar…Sun, 25 Jan 2015, 03:21 AM // ktlit.com
  • REVIEW: My Son’s Girlfriend by Jung Mi Kyung (정미경)
    REVIEW: My Son’s Girlfriend by Jung Mi Kyung (정미경) - The short story has always been the highest form of modern literature in Korea, and Jung Mi-Kyung’s My Son’s Girlfriend (Part of the awesome LTI Korea / Dalkey Archive Press effort) is a powerful argu…Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 01:23 AM // ktlit.com
  • “Happy New Year to Everyone – To Raymond Carver” (모두에게 복된 새해) by Kim Yeon-su (김연수)
    “Happy New Year to Everyone – To Raymond Carver” (모두에게 복된 새해) by Kim Yeon-su (김연수) - Happy New Year to Everyone – To Raymond Carver, by Kim Yeon-su (Translated by Maya West), is a male version of a very Korean modern fiction approach – a woman’s life (in this case the wife of the narr…Wed, 31 Dec 2014, 11:47 PM // ktlit.com
  • Review, “Christmas Specials” (성탄특선) by Kim Ae-ran (김애란)
    Review, “Christmas Specials” (성탄특선) by Kim Ae-ran (김애란) -   NOTE: This is an X-mas “re-release” originally published on November 21, and go ahead and follow KTLIT on twitter here. Christmas Specials, by Kim Ae-ran (translated by Jamie Chang) covers some of t…Wed, 24 Dec 2014, 05:51 PM // ktlit.com
  • KTLIT wins “Best Literature Blog” at K-Blog Awards
    KTLIT wins “Best Literature Blog” at K-Blog Awards - On Saturday night, the 20th of December, the first annual K-Blog Awards were held in Itaewon, and going head to head with the excellent Subject, Object, Verb, KTLIT won first place and the nice plaque…Mon, 22 Dec 2014, 10:51 PM // ktlit.com

The Grand Narrative

  • Brains & Beauty: With Korean women achieving higher education, why do so many rely on the scalpel?
    Brains & Beauty: With Korean women achieving higher education, why do so many rely on the scalpel? - (Source: Republic of Korea; CC BY-SA 2.0) “I believe in equality and love the Free the Nipple movement. After four years in Korea, I am still intrigued by its thirst for modernity mixed with its fear…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 04:28 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #89: On Getting Knocked up in South Korea
    Korean Sociological Image #89: On Getting Knocked up in South Korea - As in, how many Korean women are pregnant when they walk down the aisle? How many get married after giving birth? How many mothers don’t get married at all? And how have public attitudes to all those…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 05:20 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • “Sexy Concepts with James Turnbull”
    “Sexy Concepts with James Turnbull” - (Source) Ahem. But really, they’re just a very small part of my July interview with Colin Marshall for the Notebook on Cities and Culture podcast, where we also discuss: …what Westerners find so unapp…Mon, 9 Feb 2015, 04:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • A Weighty Matter: Deconstructing the Korean Media’s Messages about Body Image, Cosmetic Surgery, and Obesity
    A Weighty Matter: Deconstructing the Korean Media’s Messages about Body Image, Cosmetic Surgery, and Obesity - (Source) I was quoted in the Korea Times today, on “Korean primetime’s ‘lookism’ problem”. Due to my sloppy wording though, the fact that I was actually paraphrasing someone else(!) got lost in the fi…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 05:22 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Friday Fun? Korean Women Putting Shoes on Their Heads (Updated)
    Friday Fun? Korean Women Putting Shoes on Their Heads (Updated) - (EXID’s Hani. Source: Asian Junkie) When I think of my shoes, nothing repulses me more than imagining sticking them on my head. When I think of ads and magazine photoshoots, nothing infuriates me more…Fri, 30 Jan 2015, 04:23 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #88: Unhappy Korean children
    Korean Sociological Image #88: Unhappy Korean children - (Source: Kevin Thai; CC BY-ND 2.0) Via a friend of mine last year, came this OECD survey that found Korean children to be the least happy of all those in developed countries. Much more interesting tha…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:11 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Help a Korean Wave Researcher!
    Help a Korean Wave Researcher! - (“And you thought *you* had relationship issues”. Source: Sanctu; CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) This request comes from a friend of mine. So, you already know she’s awesome, and very deserving of your help! Hi, my…Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 04:26 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korea and the World: My Podcast Interview
    Korea and the World: My Podcast Interview - (Source: Danny Choo; CC BY-SA 2.0) “Korea’s entertainment industry has become extremely popular abroad and conveys the image of a modern and attractive country. Watch any K-Pop video and you see plent…Wed, 7 Jan 2015, 06:00 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Something Everybody Needs to Know About Yellow Fever
    Something Everybody Needs to Know About Yellow Fever - (Source, left: Kevin Jaako, CC BY-NC 2.0. Source, right: Isabel Santos Pilot, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0, edited) Now, I’d be the last person in the world to victim-blame anyone who’s ever been the target of Yel…Sat, 3 Jan 2015, 07:22 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Presentation, Yonsei University, Friday 12th: “Give it to Me? The Impact of K-Pop’s Sexualization on Korean Advertising”
    Presentation, Yonsei University, Friday 12th: “Give it to Me? The Impact of K-Pop’s Sexualization on Korean Advertising” - (Source: *cough* Ilbe) The reason I’ve been so busy in recent weeks, and unable to properly reply to all your comments and tweets sorry. But, I’m happy to finally announce I’ll be presenting in the 20…Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 06:43 AM // thegrandnarrative.com

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DailyNK

  • The Illogical Motivations of Kim Ki Jong's Attack
    The Illogical Motivations of Kim Ki Jong's Attack - Kim Ki Jong declared, “Stop the ROK-US joint military exercises!”as he assailed and inflicted wounds on the face and hands of Mark Lippert, theUnited States ambassador to South Korea. “I committed an…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:39 AM // dailynk.com
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  • « Ijungsayeon », un spectacle qui illustre la vie quotidienne des réfugiés
    « Ijungsayeon », un spectacle qui illustre la vie quotidienne des réfugiés - L’association des étudiants pour les droitsde l’homme en Corée du Nord présentent à travers le spectacle Ijungsayeon des situationsdécalées et émouvantes de la vie quotidienne des réfugiés Nord Coréen…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:36 AM // dailynk.com
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  • UMG, U.S. State Department Deliver Joint Broadcast to NK
    UMG, U.S. State Department Deliver Joint Broadcast to NK - Image: Yonhap News AgencyThe United Nations Human Rights Councilheld its 28th regular conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on the 2nd of thismonth. John Kerry, the United States Secretary of State, deli…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 12:15 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Reform Certain, But to What Degree?
    Reform Certain, But to What Degree? - Image: Yonhap News AgencyIt seems almost certain that Kim Jong Eunis committed to reform and openness [reasons for this argument to be detailedbelow]. What is at issue is the pace and scope of his ref…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 11:45 PM // dailynk.com
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  • Chinese Pair Trawling Vessels Banned in NK
    Chinese Pair Trawling Vessels Banned in NK - Image: Yonhap News AgencyNorth Korea’sNational Defense Commission has handed down an order banning Chinese fishing boatsfrom employing pair trawling practices in its waters. Pair trawling, apractice w…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 10:46 PM // dailynk.com
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  • Residents Lukewarm at Lectures
    Residents Lukewarm at Lectures - Image: Yonhap News AgencyNorth Korean residents are turninga cold shoulder to the state’s emphasis on the fivefields of study underscored in Kim Jong Eun’s New Year’s Address earlier this year. These…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 03:48 AM // dailynk.com
  • Railways Profit on Donju Cash
    Railways Profit on Donju Cash - The North Korean railway system, a popular form of public transportation, is the latest mechanism through which the authorities are raking in profits. Railway officials are charging more than 100 time…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 02:09 AM // dailynk.com
  • ¿Están desapareciendo los kkotjebi (niños mendigos) de Corea del Norte estos días?
    ¿Están desapareciendo los kkotjebi (niños mendigos) de Corea del Norte estos días? - Image: Yonhap News AgencyUna fuente ha informado de que últimamente algunoskkotjebi (palabra norcoreana con la que designa a los niños mendigos yfrecuentemente huérfanos de Corea del Norte), que suele…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 01:46 AM // dailynk.com
  • Travel Procedure Changes Seek to Curtail Defections
    Travel Procedure Changes Seek to Curtail Defections - The latest move among North Korea's perennial efforts to preclude defections, the authorities are making theattainment of travel certificates and procedures required to enter border areas far more com…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 01:27 AM // dailynk.com
  • Clean Water Costs Dumped on Public
    Clean Water Costs Dumped on Public - Facing higher pollution levels in one ofits streams, Hoeryong City officials are imposing fees on residents to build necessary water purification facilities, despite their relative blamelessness in th…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 01:02 AM // dailynk.com

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OneFreeKorea

  • N. Korea’s support for slashing of U.S. Amb’r might be state sponsorship of terrorism
    N. Korea’s support for slashing of U.S. Amb’r might be state sponsorship of terrorism - Yonhap and The Washington Post are reporting that North Korea’s official “news” agency, the Korean Central News Agency or KCNA, has expressed its support for an extremist’s slashing of U.S. Ambassador…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 07:28 PM // freekorea.us
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  • Breaking: U.S. Ambassador to S. Korea slashed by guy who really hates bloodshed
    Breaking: U.S. Ambassador to S. Korea slashed by guy who really hates bloodshed - Here’s a link to the story, and here’s a picture: Picture released of injured U.S. ambassador Lippert on YTN pic.twitter.com/ztxS3QzwmH — Mark Broome (@mark_arirang) March 4, 2015 Hat tip to Sung Yoon…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 07:24 PM // freekorea.us
  • North Korea evades U.N. sanctions with shell games, spell games, and whack-a-mole
    North Korea evades U.N. sanctions with shell games, spell games, and whack-a-mole - On any given day, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control may publish several pages of new designations for the list of Specially Designated Nationals. Inevitably, most ofWed, 4 Mar 2015, 06:51 PM // freekorea.us
  • An open letter to Mike Bassett
    An open letter to Mike Bassett - Dear Michael, Thank you for your letter. As anyone who has read One Free Korea knows, I enjoy a good debate, but I respectfully decline to “debate” ideas like these: That’s notWed, 4 Mar 2015, 07:31 AM // freekorea.us
  • Yes, North Korea is still using the dollar system to launder its money.
    Yes, North Korea is still using the dollar system to launder its money. - The Financial Action Task Force has re-issued its call for “countermeasures” against the risks of money laundering and terrorist financing emanating from North Korea. The FATF’s call is not significan…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 09:36 AM // freekorea.us
  • North Korea’s arms trade flourishes as U.S. diplomacy falters
    North Korea’s arms trade flourishes as U.S. diplomacy falters - The latest U.N. Panel of Experts report is a bleak one for the U.N., and for an Obama Administration that seems content to outsource its policy to it. North KoreaMon, 2 Mar 2015, 09:41 PM // freekorea.us
  • So, what “appropriate measures” *did* the feds take against Dennis Rodman for violating N. Korea sanctions?
    So, what “appropriate measures” *did* the feds take against Dennis Rodman for violating N. Korea sanctions? - The newest U.N. Panel of Experts report* on North Korea sanctions enforcement contains this buried treasure: The first question this raises is what those appropriate measures were. The use ofFri, 27 Feb 2015, 09:02 AM // freekorea.us
  • UN POE Report: North Korean spies infiltrated UNESCO, World Food Program
    UN POE Report: North Korean spies infiltrated UNESCO, World Food Program - I’ll just let you read what the POE’s draft report says for yourself: Well, that might explain a few things. For those who don’t know, the Reconnaissance General Bureau handles most of NorthThu, 26 Feb 2015, 09:31 AM // freekorea.us
  • I’m going to smack the next person who whines about how cold it is in Washington.
    I’m going to smack the next person who whines about how cold it is in Washington. - Dear Washington. You don’t know cold, and you don’t know snow.Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 08:42 AM // freekorea.us
  • Kim Jong Un seeks friends and funds abroad as he isolates his people.
    Kim Jong Un seeks friends and funds abroad as he isolates his people. - In the three years that he has been in power, His Porcine Majesty has found plenty of time for Dennis Rodman, but none for meetings with foreign leaders. Suddenly, in the last twoWed, 25 Feb 2015, 07:36 PM // freekorea.us

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38 North

  • Further Shades of Grey: North Korea Sanctions and the 2015 UN Panel of Experts Report
    Further Shades of Grey: North Korea Sanctions and the 2015 UN Panel of Experts Report - United Nations Security Council Resolutions are not known for their specificity. They tend to include vague wording agreeable to the 15 nations present at the time, which leaves substantial space for…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 05:35 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Nuclear Futures Project: Technology and Strategy
    North Korea’s Nuclear Futures Project: Technology and Strategy - Since the end of the Korean War, the United States has grappled with the security challenge posed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. An increasingly important component of that challenge ha…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 09:30 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Future Directions in the DPRK’s Nuclear Weapons Program: Three Scenarios for 2020
    Future Directions in the DPRK’s Nuclear Weapons Program: Three Scenarios for 2020 - Like many secret nuclear weapons programs, the DPRK goes to great lengths to hide its capabilities to produce nuclear explosive materials and nuclear weapons. Despite these actions, a picture can be d…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 09:29 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Talking Loud and Carrying a Small Stick: The Implications of America’s Sony Response for Extended Deterrence
    Talking Loud and Carrying a Small Stick: The Implications of America’s Sony Response for Extended Deterrence - Discussions over the nature of the cyber attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, launched in an attempt to prevent the release of “The Interview,” continue to spark heated debate, and the US respo…Mon, 16 Feb 2015, 04:44 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Korean Unification: Before the Bonanza
    Korean Unification: Before the Bonanza - Recent events have brought the topic of Korean unification back into public debate. Republic of Korea (ROK) President Park Geun-hye gave an important address on the subject last spring in Dresden, Ger…Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 03:05 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Korean People’s Navy Tests New Anti-ship Cruise Missile
    The Korean People’s Navy Tests New Anti-ship Cruise Missile - On February 7, 2015, North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun published an article describing Kim Jong Un’s recent trip to the Korean People’s Navy (KPN) East Sea Fleet during which he observed the test of a canis…Sun, 8 Feb 2015, 10:35 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons: The Great Miniaturization Debate
    North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons: The Great Miniaturization Debate - On December 20, 2014, the South Korean Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a white paper that contained a surprising statement about North Korea’s nuclear program.[1] “North Korea seems to hav…Thu, 5 Feb 2015, 04:32 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Facility: Restart of the 5 MWe Reactor?
    North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Facility: Restart of the 5 MWe Reactor? - A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Nick Hansen Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates new activity at the 5 MWe Plutonium Production Reactor at North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Rese…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:41 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Obama Comes Out as an NK Collapsist
    Obama Comes Out as an NK Collapsist - So now we know. The truth is out, from the horse’s mouth. On North Korea and its future, the President of the United States has revealed himself as a card-carrying collapsist. Retro rules.[1] Ever won…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 03:40 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • DPRK Agricultural Policy: Chinese-Style Reform or Muddling Towards Autonomy?
    DPRK Agricultural Policy: Chinese-Style Reform or Muddling Towards Autonomy? - For DPRK economy watchers, the last year has been relatively quiet regarding the agricultural sector. Aside from a landmark conference for sub work team leaders in February, and the annual weather cri…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:25 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

North Korean Leadership Watch

  • Expanded Central Military Commission Meeting Held
    Expanded Central Military Commission Meeting Held -   Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his inspection of an island landing drill in the West Sea DPRK state media reported on February 23 (Monday) that an expanded … Continue reading →Sun, 22 Feb 2015, 11:44 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com
  • Expanded Political Bureau Meeting Held
    Expanded Political Bureau Meeting Held - Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to Ku’msusan at midnight on February 16   An expanded meeting of the Worker’s Party of Korea [WPK] Central Committee Political Bureau … Continue re…Wed, 18 Feb 2015, 08:22 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com
  • Kim Jong Un Visits Ku’msusan on KJI Birth Anniversary
    Kim Jong Un Visits Ku’msusan on KJI Birth Anniversary - Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to the construction of Mirae Scientists Street Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n), accompanied by senior officials of the Korean People’s Army … Continue…Sun, 15 Feb 2015, 11:32 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com

NK News

  • North Korean diplomat caught smuggling 27kg of gold into Bangladesh
    North Korean diplomat caught smuggling 27kg of gold into Bangladesh - A North Korean diplomat was caught with 27kg of gold by Bangladeshi authorities at the Hazrat Shahjalal International airport in Dhaka on Thursday, according to customs officials. The diplomat, identi…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 09:01 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Volunteer excavators at Korean War massacre site seek govt. support
    Volunteer excavators at Korean War massacre site seek govt. support - A team of investigators in South Korea has found additional evidence of a government-sponsored massacre from the Korean War. Now it’s searching for a way to make Seoul pay greater attention. The Joint…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:59 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Korean unification costs would exceed $2.7 trillion: Researcher
    Korean unification costs would exceed $2.7 trillion: Researcher - SEOUL — A researcher estimates that the costs of Korean unification would be greater than those borne by Germany, which he placed at about 2.5 trillion euros ($2.7 trillion) since their unification a…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:40 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • North to send soldiers to Military World Games in South
    North to send soldiers to Military World Games in South - North Korea is planning to send about 300 participants to the CISM Military World Games in South Korea in October, the South Korean news site imael reported Friday. The 6th summer round of CISM Milita…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:12 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • N. Korea to take part in university games in South
    N. Korea to take part in university games in South - The Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) has announced that North Korea will take part in the 2015 Summer Universiade in South Korea in July. The Universiade event is a two-week internation…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:04 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Canadian pastor’s detention in North Korea confirmed
    Canadian pastor’s detention in North Korea confirmed - Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, a Canadian pastor missing since January after visiting the DPRK, has been detained by the North Korean government, Lim’s family confirmed to CNN on Wednesday. A spokesperson for Li…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 03:04 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korean state media praises Lippert attack
    North Korean state media praises Lippert attack - North Korean state media has praised the attack on U.S. Ambassador to Seoul Mark Lippert, saying it “reflects the mindset of the (South) Korean people.” “Kim Ki Jong, representative of the Uri Madang,…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 02:57 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • ‘Pro-North’ paper with conservative daily’s name unearthed
    ‘Pro-North’ paper with conservative daily’s name unearthed - Did a conservative South Korean daily’s editorial line take a brief but stark turn to the left after the 1950 North Korean invasion? A recently unearthed paper from June 1950 seems to suggest it did,…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 03:24 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Studying abroad with your family held hostage
    Studying abroad with your family held hostage - Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Maalavika from Chennai, India asks: Does North Korea allow any…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 02:42 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Ambassador’s attacker has history of violent protests
    Ambassador’s attacker has history of violent protests - The man who attacked and injured U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert on Thursday is a social activist with a history of violence and extreme forms of protest, South Korean media is reporting.…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 09:45 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

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Korea IT Times

  • LG Recognized by United Nations for Emission Reduction Efforts
    LG Recognized by United Nations for Emission Reduction Efforts - Friday, March 6th, 2015 By Yeon Choul-woong (bruceyeon@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, Mar. 6, 2015 ― LG Electronics (LG) has become the world’s first to receive Certified Emission Reduction (CER) credits i…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:09 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Green Cross Won a Contract from WHO to Export Flu Vaccine Worth of $29 Millions
    Green Cross Won a Contract from WHO to Export Flu Vaccine Worth of $29 Millions - Green Cross is expected to record 40 percent of vaccine export growth rate from the previous year. Friday, March 6th, 2015 by Lee Jae-seung(jasonlee@koreaittimes.com) Green Cross is going to export f…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 05:03 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Named Best in Show at Mobile World Congress 2015
    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Named Best in Show at Mobile World Congress 2015 - Friday, March 6th, 2015 By Yeon Choul-woong (bruceyeon@koreaittimes.com) BARCELONA, Spain – March 5, 2015 – The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge today received the special honor of “Best New Handset, Tablet or…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 01:48 PM // koreaittimes.com
  • Will Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Save Samsung?
    Will Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Save Samsung? - Friday, March 6th, 2015 Korea IT Times Samsung Electronics showed off its brand-new flagship smartphones Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Under the theme of “all new Galaxy,” Samsung held an unpack even…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 01:36 PM // koreaittimes.com
  • Lee Tae-im Caught Up in Cursing Controversy…What She Needs is a Professionalism
    Lee Tae-im Caught Up in Cursing Controversy…What She Needs is a Professionalism - Friday, March 6th, 2015 Yang Ja-young Sexy actress Lee Tae-im has fallen into bottom pit in a second. She has reportedly cursed and yelled at former ‘Jewelry’ member Yewon and dropped out from the sh…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 01:31 PM // koreaittimes.com
  • LG G3 Named Best Smartphone, LG Urbane Smartwatches Take Home 9 Awards at MWC 2015
    LG G3 Named Best Smartphone, LG Urbane Smartwatches Take Home 9 Awards at MWC 2015 - Friday, March 6th, 2015 Chun Go-eun BARCELONA, Mar. 5, 2015 ― The LG G3 smartphone from LG Electronics (LG) was named Best Smartphone of the Year by the GSMA at the Global Mobile Awards during Mobile…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 01:18 PM // koreaittimes.com
  • SK Telecom Signs MOUs with Taiwan Mobile, Skytel and Nokia Networks at MWC 2015
    SK Telecom Signs MOUs with Taiwan Mobile, Skytel and Nokia Networks at MWC 2015 - Thursday, March 5th, 2015 By Yeon Choul-woong (bruceyeon@koreaittimes.com) Barcelona, Spain, March 5, 2015 – SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) announced today that it signed MOUs with a number of overseas compan…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:56 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • SK Telecom and Saudi Telecom Sign MOU for Strategic Cooperation
    SK Telecom and Saudi Telecom Sign MOU for Strategic Cooperation - Thursday, March 5th, 2015 By Yeon Choul-woong (bruceyeon@koreaittimes.com) Seoul, Korea, March 5, 2015 – SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) announced today that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:47 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • AOA’ Sulhyun Becoming a Beautiful Vampire
    AOA’ Sulhyun Becoming a Beautiful Vampire - Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 Yang Ja-young ‘AOA’ Sulhyun will become a beautiful vampire. According to FNC Entertainment on the 3rd, Sulhyun has been cast for new Friday dramaand will take the role of…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 11:30 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • SK Telecom Unveils Be-Me Platform and Eggo-Mate at MWC 2015
    SK Telecom Unveils Be-Me Platform and Eggo-Mate at MWC 2015 - Thursday, March 5th, 2015 By Yeon Choul-woong (bruceyeon@koreaittimes.com) BARCELONA, Spain, March 4, 2015 - At the Mobile World Congress 2015 being held in Barcelona, Spain, SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM) h…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 11:16 AM // koreaittimes.com

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PhysOrg

  • Researchers explore longer life cycle for batteries
    Researchers explore longer life cycle for batteries - Lithium-ion batteries are common in consumer electronics. They are one of the most popular types of rechargeable batteries for portable electronics, with a high energy density, no memory effect and on…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:00 AM // physorg.com
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  • Apple supplier Japan Display to build $1.4 bn LCD screen factory
    Apple supplier Japan Display to build $1.4 bn LCD screen factory - Apple supplier Japan Display said Friday it would spend $1.4 billion on a new smartphone and tablet screen factory, in a move that may be a response to growing demand from the US iPhone maker.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:58 AM // physorg.com
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  • Europe vies for lost mobile glory against Asia, US
    Europe vies for lost mobile glory against Asia, US - Once a mobile telecom leader, Europe has lost out in recent years to giant companies in Asia and the United States. Now it wants to get back in the race.Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 11:50 AM // physorg.com
  • New flexible films for touch screen applications achieve longer lasting display
    New flexible films for touch screen applications achieve longer lasting display - Today, touch screens are everywhere, from smart phones and tablets, to computer monitors, to interactive digital signage and displays. Many touch screens are made of layered thin (billionths of a mete…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 10:38 AM // physorg.com
  • Deadly frog fungus dates back to 1880s, studies find
    Deadly frog fungus dates back to 1880s, studies find - A deadly fungus responsible for the extinction of more than 200 amphibian species worldwide has coexisted harmlessly with animals in Illinois and Korea for more than a century, a pair of studies have…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 02:00 PM // physorg.com
  • Flexible sensors turn skin into a touch-sensitive interaction space for mobile devices
    Flexible sensors turn skin into a touch-sensitive interaction space for mobile devices - If a mobile phone rings during a meeting, its owner often has to dig it out before it can be muted. A more discreet method would be to decline the incoming call by pressing on one of your fingers. Com…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 09:10 AM // physorg.com
  • Scientists map unprecedented urbanization in East-Southeast Asia
    Scientists map unprecedented urbanization in East-Southeast Asia - Researchers have, for the first time, mapped the rapid urban expansion that has occurred across the whole of East-Southeast Asia in the last decade.Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 08:59 AM // physorg.com
  • The UK doesn't yet need net neutrality regulations
    The UK doesn't yet need net neutrality regulations - The net neutrality debate in the US has ended, at least for now, with the Federal Communications Commission ruling for stricter regulation of telecoms and internet service providers (ISPs) in order to…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 08:00 AM // physorg.com
  • Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail
    Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail - Lightning-quick downloads, driverless cars and remote surgery: telecom firms are racing to develop a new generation of 5G mobile networks that could start to change the world in five years.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 03:10 PM // physorg.com
  • Can we track the world's nuclear weapons?
    Can we track the world's nuclear weapons? - The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has unveiled an interactive infographic that tracks the number and history of nuclear weapons in the nine nuclear weapon states: the United States, Russia, the Un…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 10:23 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

  • Variant grown on pro-North Korean soil
    Variant grown on pro-North Korean soil - On December 19, 2014, when South Koreas constitutional court has ordered the dissolution of the Unified Progressive party (UPP), the conservative party was relieved by thinking the root of a poli..Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:39 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • BOK and KDI on track to cut this years growth forecasts
    BOK and KDI on track to cut this years growth forecasts - South Koreas economy will slow sharply this year, said the Bank of Korea (BOK) and the Korea Development Institute (KDI). They also expected prices would drop more than initially estimated. Accor..Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:01 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Party, govt, presidential office agree on collaboration for civil servant pension reform
    Party, govt, presidential office agree on collaboration for civil servant pension reform - The civil servant pension reform bill will likely face an uphill battle at an extraordinary session of the National Assembly due for next month. The government, the presidential office and the ruli..Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:41 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • FM and KEF chief divided over wage hike
    FM and KEF chief divided over wage hike - One day after Choi Kyung Hwan, deputy prime minister and minister of Strategy and Finance, put pressure on companies by saying that wage hikes [of companies] are needed for the domestic economic re..Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 08:52 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • S. Korea taps into $100mn Islamic food market
    S. Korea taps into $100mn Islamic food market - South Korea has established a stepping stone for entering the Islamic food market in full swing by signing an agreement to cooperate on the certification of Halal food with United Arab Emirates..Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 08:22 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Attack on Amb. Lippert to test Seoul-Washington alliance
    Attack on Amb. Lippert to test Seoul-Washington alliance - It is breach of etiquette when my home visitor is harmed by my family member. We will be struck dumb when the visitor is injured due to a knife wielded by my family member. This is the mental state..Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 03:58 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • U.S. Amb. to Seoul stable after knife attack
    U.S. Amb. to Seoul stable after knife attack - In an unprecedented attempt, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was attacked by a pro-North Korean activist in central Seoul earlier Thursday. According to Seouls foreign ministry and po..Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 03:41 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • S. Koreas LED lighting company ZAM makes forays into Indian market
    S. Koreas LED lighting company ZAM makes forays into Indian market - ZAM, a South Korean LED lighting supplier, has actually succeeded in making forays into the huge Indian market with luxurious designs and low prices. Park Chun-ha, CEO of ZAM, said, we concluded..Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 03:23 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Only 7 out of 1mn SMBs grows into large company in 13 years
    Only 7 out of 1mn SMBs grows into large company in 13 years - Only seven out of one million mid to small-sized manufacturers in South Korea grew into large ones since 2000, a survey found. The Korea Economic Research Institute argued in the report Weakene..Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 12:29 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Samsungs brand value ranks 2nd in the world with $81 bn
    Samsungs brand value ranks 2nd in the world with $81 bn - The brand value of Samsung, a South Korean multinational conglomerate company, is worth a whopping 90 trillion won ($81.7 billion), ranking second in the world, a report showed. According to the ..Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 11:47 PM // news.mk.co.kr

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WSJ - Korea Real Time

  • Samsung Mulls New Indian Factory
    Samsung Mulls New Indian Factory - Samsung Electronics is considering building a third manufacturing plant in India as the company looks to boost its presence in the region and cut down on costs.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 05:26 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • Heard in Seoul: Samsung vs. Apple
    Heard in Seoul: Samsung vs. Apple - The unveiling of a new flagship Galaxy smartphone by Samsung Electronics Co. is the latest bid by the Korean company to take on Apple’s iPhone after its previous effort fell flat. Korea Real Time spok…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:29 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • North Korea Detains Canadian Priest
    North Korea Detains Canadian Priest - A Canadian priest has been detained in North Korea, his church said, the latest religious worker to be held in a country that views the spread of religion as a threat to its ruling family’s grip on po…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 10:59 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • Samsung’s Latest Acquisition: Utah-Based Yesco Electronics
    Samsung’s Latest Acquisition: Utah-Based Yesco Electronics - Samsung is buying Utah-based YESCO Electronics, which focuses on making digital billboards and message signs, for an undisclosed amount.Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 07:45 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • South Korean Attack on Ambassador an Anomaly
    South Korean Attack on Ambassador an Anomaly - The U.S. ambassador to South Korean was recovering late Thursday after he was attacked here by a nationalist in a rare spasm of anti-American violence that runs contrary to mainstream support in this…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 05:36 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Hurdles for Samsung’s Homegrown Exynos Chips
    Hurdles for Samsung’s Homegrown Exynos Chips - Samsung's latest Exynos processors are produced using the company’s most advanced chip manufacturing technology. But a few hurdles remain, some analysts say, for a wider adoption of Exynos chips.Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 10:04 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • U.S. Ambassador Attacked in South Korea
    U.S. Ambassador Attacked in South Korea - U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was injured in an attack by a man with a razorblade early Thursday morning in Seoul, but is in a stable condition, the U.S. embassy said. A man attacked Mr.…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 08:38 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • South Korea Looks to Telemedicine for Economic Cure
    South Korea Looks to Telemedicine for Economic Cure - For Kim Do-sim, a 68-year-old resident of this tiny island off South Korea’s west coast, seeing a doctor used to involve a two-hour ferry ride to the mainland or a weekslong wait for visits from medic…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:20 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Samsung Bets on Its Chips in Galaxy S6
    Samsung Bets on Its Chips in Galaxy S6 - Samsung Electronics Co. ’s new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone is garnering attention for its curved screens and its metal-and-glass frame. But for the South Korean technology company’s attempts to rebo…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:12 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • South Korea Lawmakers Approve Anticorruption Law
    South Korea Lawmakers Approve Anticorruption Law - South Korea’s legislature on Tuesday approved a new anti-corruption law designed to better tackle graft among government officials in a country where scandals over paid-for favors make frequent headli…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 08:07 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com

Financial Times - BeyondBrics

  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Hanergy’s Li tops Forbes’ China rich list | Stock jump of 75% in 3 days swells wealth of solar film group’s founder * China lowers growth target to ‘around 7%’ | Goal signals acceptanc…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 06:56 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • The ageing of EMs: service sector to the rescue?
    The ageing of EMs: service sector to the rescue? - There is a natural tendency, when looking at economic development, to regard emerging markets as simply developed economies that got a late start. True, their patterns of sectoral change are broadly t…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 02:29 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Fridman attacks North Sea deal threat | Billionaire’s fund says government plans to block investment ‘not rational’ * Boris Nemtsov: Last words in FT interview | Edited highlights from…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 07:23 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: Russia and China outgun the West in civil nuclear exports
    Guest post: Russia and China outgun the West in civil nuclear exports - By Matthew Cottee, International Institute for Strategic Studies East–West nuclear rivalry is back. The Ukraine crisis threatens the emergence of a new Cold War, and with it the return to a standoff b…Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 10:04 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: Korea threatened by Japan-led deflation
    Guest post: Korea threatened by Japan-led deflation - By Ronald Man, HSBC The Japanese yen has lost almost 50 per cent of its value against the US dollar since late 2012. Few economies are as affected by a weaker yen as South Korea, given the strong trad…Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 05:14 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: flood of global liquidity destabilises EM
    Guest post: flood of global liquidity destabilises EM - By Xavier Denis, Societe Generale Private Banking The huge expansion of liquidity due to quantitative easing in advanced economies can have an adverse impact on emerging economies. The “lowflation” en…Mon, 16 Feb 2015, 08:03 PM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: Russia, the submerging market
    Guest post: Russia, the submerging market - By Gary Greenberg, Hermes Investment Management After Vladimir Putin swept back to power in 2012, he had the air of a chess grandmaster: plotting each intricate move from the Kremlin. He swiftly annex…Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 06:58 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Leaders agree Ukraine ceasefire | Truce to take effect from midnight on Saturday * Greek bailout talks with Europe break down | Recrimination as two sides fail to agree on way forwardR…Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 06:57 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: how the China carry trade could unwind
    Guest post: how the China carry trade could unwind - By Achilles Risvas, Dromeus Capital Management Could changing tides in “carry trade” capital flows suddenly drain value from Chinese property and equities, causing the renminbi to depreciate rapidly a…Mon, 9 Feb 2015, 07:20 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • How soon could India cut interest rates again?
    How soon could India cut interest rates again? - As global oil prices have crashed, central bankers around the world have had to deal with new disinflationary pressures. For some, like Thailand and Korea, this may be bad news but for Raghuram Rajan,…Mon, 9 Feb 2015, 05:39 AM // blogs.ft.com

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Jeju Weekly

  • 'You know it can be done' says Detroit Electric CEO as IEVE 2015 opens
    'You know it can be done' says Detroit Electric CEO as IEVE 2015 opens -      Jae-Chan Park, secretary general of the Organizing Committee, told The Jeju Weekly last month that Jejus EVs were the real thing as the island became a beacon within Asia, and the rhetoric at the…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:22 PM // jejuweekly.com
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  • A haenyeo struggles ashore by Brian Miller
    A haenyeo struggles ashore by Brian Miller -      See more of Brian Miller's shots at his website here.Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 04:30 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Rock Dance Party at The Factory
    Rock Dance Party at The Factory -      Rock Dance Party For The People at The FactoryMusic from the 1040s up to the present day in two-day music showcase Featuring DJs B.O and Troy Vansant10pm, Friday, March 6: 1940s - 1970s10pm, Satu…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 01:21 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • No noodling with these no-fuss noodles
    No noodling with these no-fuss noodles -      Where: 6, Cheonsu-ro, Jeju-si (064-752-8882). A 2min walk behind Jeju East District Police Station on Donggwang-ro (1132).When: 8am - 11:30pm (Mondays closed)Menu: A noodle specialist, the signat…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 10:21 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Haenyeo handbook to boost UNESCO bid
    Haenyeo handbook to boost UNESCO bid -      Jeju Haenyeo: Stewards of the Sea, the first English handbook on Jeju haenyeo (diving women), has been published by Jeju Sea Grant Center. The book, designed and edited by The Jeju Weekly, was wr…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 03:21 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Bottling up your emotions, Jeju style
    Bottling up your emotions, Jeju style -      Myungho Park has a mission, one which you probably support. He wants to change tourist habits on Jeju Island.From the Olle-gil to the beach, tourists litter so much. I want to say to tourists, Pl…Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 02:50 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • A leader in practice and spirit: Father McGlinchey
    A leader in practice and spirit: Father McGlinchey -      Irish Ambassador to Korea Aingeal O'Donoghue visited Isidore Farm on Feb 12 to hand over the Presidential Distinguished Service Award to Father Patrick James McGlinchey.O'Donoghue had received th…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 04:03 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Mega park billed a Jeju game-changer
    Mega park billed a Jeju game-changer -      A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Feb 12 for the long-awaited Myths and History Theme Park, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo City.The 2.5m m² project is expected to cost 1.8 billion US dollars and is b…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 03:37 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Jeju EVs the real thing as IEVE 2015 looms
    Jeju EVs the real thing as IEVE 2015 looms -      This article was written as part of an e-newsletter series to promote IEVE 2015. To receive the e-newsletter please email ymijin0902@gmail.com. This is not a hollow slogan or dream, says Jae-Chan…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 03:18 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Art exhibition and Idiot Brothers at Cafe Old LP
    Art exhibition and Idiot Brothers at Cafe Old LP -      2nd Special Concert: Idiot BrothersPerforming songs from their Jeju language album alongside The world through pictures as viewed by Hyeon JeongiBasement, 20 Chilseongno-gil, Jeju City Sunday, Ma…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 05:45 PM // jejuweekly.com

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  • NB Clinic: English-Speaking Skin Clinic in Samsandong
    NB Clinic: English-Speaking Skin Clinic in Samsandong - We get asked a lot of questions over on our facebook page and aside from the usual “where can I find an English-speaking dentist?” there is usually a question with regards to health. NB Clinic (Natura…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 09:41 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Old Downtown is Ready for Christmas
    Old Downtown is Ready for Christmas - Over the next few weeks, I encourage you to take a walk in Seongnamdong or “Old Downtown” as many expats call it. For the longest time it was the hangout of middle school students and old people. Howe…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 06:18 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • I have Lived Today
    I have Lived Today - Former Ulsan resident Steve Moore has come out with his first book called “I Have Lived Today” and we couldn’t be happier. According to Moore, the book started out as a project while he was teaching h…Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 06:31 PM // ulsanonline.com
  • A New Editor For Ulsan Online
    A New Editor For Ulsan Online - Hello Ulsan! My name is Jason Teale and I am sure many of you have seen my name pop on this site or on our Facebook page. I have been involved in the Ulsan community for a long time and I am extremely…Sat, 29 Nov 2014, 01:45 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • 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

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  • Re: Advice Needed: school overcharging me.
    Re: Advice Needed: school overcharging me. - Quote from: EmLiz on Yesterday at 04:46:37 PMIn my contract the deposit is not a housing Deposit it is a Security Deposit and I believe it exists to cover the school in case you do a runner or do some…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 11:15 AM // waygook.org
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    Re: FS: Lenovo ThinkPad Laptop 15" Screen - The display reveals a cackling clown when you're not looking?? Bloody hell, that's a creepy feature.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 10:40 AM // waygook.org
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    Re: Busan Students Apprehensive Of New “Container Building” School - Quote from: lovebunny on Yesterday at 03:47:48 PMAny Irish chingus here?  In Ireland this is still very common. I spend my entire primary education (1st - 6th grade) in a prefab and a lot of my second…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 10:39 AM // waygook.org
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    Re: US economy improving. Less coming to Korea? - Does anyone still believe the unemployment rate? It is manipulated so badly by whichever party is in office that it does not even mean anything anymore. In my view, what is going to start pulling peop…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 10:19 AM // waygook.org
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    DMOE public school teachers and high school/middle school projects. - Any reactions to the mandatory assignments we will receive from time to time doing high school or middle school projects this year? What a long, sad email to get on a Friday.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 09:35 AM // waygook.org
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    World failing to tackle deadly pollution crisis? - New research says hundreds of thousands of lives are at risk from air pollution over next two decades.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:03 PM // english.aljazeera.net
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    The unsung American heroes of Selma - Pastor recalls a tragedy in Alabama that helped spark pivotal African- American rights movement.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:52 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Libya's rival governments a step closer to peace d
    Libya's rival governments a step closer to peace deal - Representatives from Tobruk and Tripoli find some agreement on security issues and the prospect of a unity government.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:28 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • UN Security Council condemns chlorine attacks in S
    UN Security Council condemns chlorine attacks in Syria - US-drafted resolution adopted by all members bar Venezuela, following report on use of chemical weapons in Syria.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:23 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Turkish boy on trial for allegedly insulting Erdog
    Turkish boy on trial for allegedly insulting Erdogan - Trial of 16-year-old boy delayed shortly after it began following his lawyer's request for new judges.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 11:52 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • What women want
    What women want - The Al Jazeera Magazine asks women across the world what one thing would improve their lives.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 10:20 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • France tries man for trying to help girl join ISIL
    France tries man for trying to help girl join ISIL - Riad Ben Cheikh faces terrorism charges after allegedly arranging travel for 14-year-old girl to join armed group.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 10:19 AM // english.aljazeera.net

Asia Times

  • Is drone warfare fraying at the edges?
    Is drone warfare fraying at the edges? - In theory, drone pilots have a cushy life - no muddy foxholes or sandstorm-swept barracks under threat of enemy attack - playing what others might consider a glorified video game. Only a few are deput…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
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  • Netanyahu adds injury to insult
    Netanyahu adds injury to insult - Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu has legitimate cause to sound the alarm about the threat Iran poses. His US Congress speech, however, will do little to improve the substance of any agreement.…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
  • China slows military spending growth
    China slows military spending growth - China is to increase military spending by 10% - less than last year's 12% rise - amid economic growth that is at its slowest in 20 years. The announcement came as Premier Li Keqiang vowed to continue…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
  • SINOGRAPH China challenge for Pope Francis
    SINOGRAPH China challenge for Pope Francis - In less than 20 years, Protestants of all denominations in China went from being less than 1% of the population to about 10% while the number of Roman Catholics has fallen to less than 1% of the popul…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com

BBC

  • India advance with win over Windies
    India advance with win over Windies - India become the second team to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals with a narrow four-wicket win over West Indies.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 10:50 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
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  • Gold seized from N Korea diplomat
    Gold seized from N Korea diplomat - Customs officials in Bangladesh find about $1.7m (£1.1m) worth of gold bars and ornaments in the hand luggage of a North Korean diplomat.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 10:18 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • How Indians evade ban on rape film
    How Indians evade ban on rape film - How Indians are still watching rape documentaryFri, 6 Mar 2015, 08:15 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Schools named after Peshawar victims
    Schools named after Peshawar victims - Pakistani authorities rename 107 schools in honour of the victims of last year's massacre of children and teachers at a school in Peshawar.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 08:05 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Tajik opposition leader murdered
    Tajik opposition leader murdered - A Tajik opposition leader is shot dead by an unknown attacker in Istanbul, opposition sources tell the BBC.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:50 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • VIDEO: Why did men wear burkas in Kabul?
    VIDEO: Why did men wear burkas in Kabul? - A group of Afghan men have worn burkas during a march through capital Kabul to draw attention to women's rights. BBC News looks at the issues since the fall of the Taliban.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:34 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Taiwan train stabber gets death
    Taiwan train stabber gets death - A Taiwanese court sentences a 21-year-old man to death for killing four people and injuring 22 in a knife attack in the underground last year.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 05:38 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk

CBC News

  • Twitter's suspension of ISIS supporters impacts ab
    Twitter's suspension of ISIS supporters impacts ability to spread message: study - An attempt to chart ISIS users on Twitter finds there could be between 46,000 to 90,000 dedicated supporters using the platform, but the majority of propaganda comes from a small group of up to 2,000…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:34 PM // rss.cbc.ca
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  • Ferguson fires 3 employees for 'egregious racial b
    Ferguson fires 3 employees for 'egregious racial bias' amid U.S. Justice probe - The Missouri city of Ferguson has fired three city employees and is pursuing a range of other reforms in an effort to negotiate a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after a federal investiga…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:50 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Ban on gang-rape film rattles India's fight for eq
    Ban on gang-rape film rattles India's fight for equality - The government of India has banned a documentary in which a convicted rapist interviewed in prison blames his victim. It has set off a firestorm of controversy exposing a complex and splintered react…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 12:16 PM // rss.cbc.ca
  • U.S. unemployment falls to 6-year low of 5.5% in F
    U.S. unemployment falls to 6-year low of 5.5% in February - U.S. job creation powered ahead in February, with unemployment falling to a six-year low of 5.5 per cent.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 11:14 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • How Dawn, New Horizons space probes cross huge dis
    How Dawn, New Horizons space probes cross huge distances - The New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Dawn mission to Ceres demonstrate two approaches to space travel - the brute power of rockets, versus advanced solar-powered ion propulsion.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 10:37 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Great white shark secrets revealed by tracking 'Ly
    Great white shark secrets revealed by tracking 'Lydia's' tweets - Lydia has her own Twitter account and a dorsal fin tracker that over the last two years has given scientists and the public first ever details about great white sharks.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 09:02 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Saudi blogger Raif Badawi's weekly flogging delaye
    Saudi blogger Raif Badawi's weekly flogging delayed again - Raif Badawi, the Saudi blogger jailed for criticizing Islam, has had his weekly lashes delayed for an eighth consecutive week.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:50 AM // rss.cbc.ca

China.org.cn

  • China reacts to suspended Sri Lanka port project
    China reacts to suspended Sri Lanka port project - China on Friday urged Sri Lanka to maintain the legitimate interests of Chinese enterprises after the new Sri Lankan government suspended a China-funded port project in Colombo.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 05:19 AM // china.org.cn
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  • Malaysia proposes real-time tracking system in avi
    Malaysia proposes real-time tracking system in aviation - Malaysia had proposed to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) the using of real-time tracking system to raise the safety level of all civil airlines, Malaysian Transport Minister Liow…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 04:51 AM // china.org.cn
  • MH370 search to continue: Malaysian official
    MH370 search to continue: Malaysian official - The search for the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that disappeared on March 8 last year will continue, Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai told reporters on Friday.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 04:25 AM // china.org.cn
  • ROK prosecutors to probe into US envoy attack
    ROK prosecutors to probe into US envoy attack - Prosecutors of the Republic of Korea (ROK) on Thursday formed a special team to probe into the attack against the US ambassador to the ROK after police raided the home and office of the assailant, loc…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:30 AM // china.org.cn
  • Over 2,400 displaced people return to Myanmar Koka
    Over 2,400 displaced people return to Myanmar Kokang capital - A total of 2,458 internally displaced people have returned to Laukkai, the capital of Kokang region in northeastern Shan state, as situation there improved, an official report said Friday.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:28 AM // china.org.cn
  • Attacked US envoy to S. Korea recovering after sur
    Attacked US envoy to S. Korea recovering after surgery - U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert, who was attacked by a South Korean activist on Thursday morning, was recovering after undergoing surgery in his face and hand, local media reported Friday…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 11:08 PM // china.org.cn
  • BBC documentary on Delhi gang-rape outrages India
    BBC documentary on Delhi gang-rape outrages India - A major controversy has broken out in India ahead of the screening of a BBC documentary based on the brutal and fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old medical student by six men on a moving bus in the natio…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 09:09 PM // china.org.cn

CNN

  • Police probe attacker's links to N. Korea
    Police probe attacker's links to N. Korea - A man opposed to joint South Korean-U.S. military drills attacked the American ambassador in Seoul, slashing his face and arm as he was about to give a speech.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:08 PM // rss.cnn.com
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  • Pakistan renames schools after massacre victims
    Pakistan renames schools after massacre victims - More than 100 schools in Pakistan have been renamed in honor of the children killed in a Taliban siege at a Peshawar school last year.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:07 PM // rss.cnn.com
  • Is pilot shortage making skies unsafe?
    Is pilot shortage making skies unsafe? - We're taking to the skies in ever-increasing numbers, and increased demand for commercial flights -- which is pushing down prices -- is creating a stranglehold that may ultimately lead to unsafe skies…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 09:42 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Why it's essential to find Flight 370
    Why it's essential to find Flight 370 - Finding the flight would ease families' suffering, contribute to air safety.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 09:41 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • 10 hurt in rush-hour knife attack
    10 hurt in rush-hour knife attack - Knife-wielding attackers wounded 10 at a railway station before police shot dead one suspect and arrested another.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:39 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Rape suspect killed by Indian mob
    Rape suspect killed by Indian mob - A mob storms an Indian prison, drags out a rape suspect and beats him to death on the streets.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:32 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Attack suspect had long, troubled history
    Attack suspect had long, troubled history - The suspect behind the knife attack on the American ambassador to South Korea had a long, troubled history and often blamed the U.S. for tensions in the Korean Peninsula.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:30 AM // rss.cnn.com

The Economist

  • Daily chart: The glass-ceiling index
    Daily chart: The glass-ceiling index - Where is the best place in the world to be a working woman?IN SOME countries International Women's Day on March 8th is a public holiday. But it is too early to relax efforts to increase equality for w…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 07:10 AM // economist.com
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  • Daily chart: Korea opportunities
    Daily chart: Korea opportunities - AS THE peninsula this year marks 70 years since its division, South Korea’s president, Park Geun-hye, is pushing the idea of unification as a “bonanza”. For the North, whose minuscule economy is rough…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 07:56 AM // economist.com
  • Adultery in South Korea: Dead scarlet letter
    Adultery in South Korea: Dead scarlet letter - UK Only Article:  standard article Fly Title:  Adultery in South Korea Rubric:  The country at last repeals a law that made infidelity a crime Location:  SEOUL Main image:  20…Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 07:51 AM // economist.com
  • North Korea’s economy: Spring release
    North Korea’s economy: Spring release - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Planet of the phones Fly Title:  North Korea’s economy Rubric:  Tantalising signs of change are emerging. Whether they signal more profou…Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 10:44 AM // economist.com
  • Vietnam’s migrant labourers: Going to debt mount
    Vietnam’s migrant labourers: Going to debt mountain - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Putin’s war on the West Fly Title:  Vietnam’s migrant labourers Rubric:  Working abroad is no bargain Location:  TAN LIEU BROKERS’ b…Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 10:48 AM // economist.com
  • The world’s nurseries: Getting ‘em young
    The world’s nurseries: Getting ‘em young - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  America’s new aristocracy Fly Title:  The world’s nurseries Rubric:  Early education matters, but it is not everything THE mayor of New Y…Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 06:48 PM // economist.com
  • Fuel hedging and airlines: Gambles that haven'
    Fuel hedging and airlines: Gambles that haven't paid off - THE FALL in oil prices—and the resulting drop in the cost of aeroplane fuel—is good news for airlines and business travellers hoping to cut costs. This could be the airline industry's best year in hal…Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 10:10 AM // economist.com

ESPN

  • ESPN Now
    ESPN Now - The 28-year-old South Korean pitcher had signed a 3-year/$5.575M deal in 2013, but was dropped from the 40-man roster last August. He'll return to Sou...Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:42 PM // search.espn.go.com
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  • Price Aims To End U.S. Presidents Cup Run
    Price Aims To End U.S. Presidents Cup Run - Nick Price, 2015 Presidents Cup captain, tells ESPN.com's Michael Collins what he'll try to do differently this year to turn around the International Team's fortunes in South Korea.Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 11:28 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Seven candidates vie for Asia's spots on FIFA's ex
    Seven candidates vie for Asia's spots on FIFA's executive committee - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Seven candidates are competing for three vacant Asia seats on FIFA's executive committee. The Asian Football Confederation c...Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 09:25 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III to serve as assis
    Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III to serve as assistant at Presidents Cup - Davis Love III, who last week was named 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captain, was appointed Wednesday an assistant captain for Jay Haas at this year's Presidents Cup in South Korea.Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 08:22 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Significant Digits For Monday, March 2, 2015
    Significant Digits For Monday, March 2, 2015 - subscribe North Korea launched 2 missiles into the ocean over the weekend because it was ticked about U.S.-South Korea war games. [] 14 secondsAP ...Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 11:48 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Amy Yang overtakes Stacy Lewis to win LPGA Thailan
    Amy Yang overtakes Stacy Lewis to win LPGA Thailand - South Korea's Amy Yang won the Honda LPGA Thailand on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour title, finishing with a 3-under 69 for a two-stroke victory over American Stacy Lewis and two others.Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 04:56 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Blackpool 1-3 Wigan Athletic
    Blackpool 1-3 Wigan Athletic - Kim Bo-kyung and Harry Maguire scored their first goals for Wigan in a vital 3-1 victory at fellow Championship strugglers Blackpool.South Korea inter...Sat, 28 Feb 2015, 09:04 AM // search.espn.go.com

Financial Times

  • China pulls smog documentary offline
    China pulls smog documentary offline - ‘Under the Dome’ film removed from major websites and newspaper employee suspended for ‘leak’Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 12:29 PM // ft.com
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Guardian.co.uk

  • South Korea investigates links to North of suspect
    South Korea investigates links to North of suspect in US ambassador attack - Police also consider charging Kim Ki-jong with attempted murderSuspect made seven visits to North Korea between 1999 and 2007South Korean police said on Friday they were investigating possible links b…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 11:37 AM // guardian.co.uk
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  • North Korean diplomat stopped with nearly £1m in
    North Korean diplomat stopped with nearly £1m in gold at Dhaka airport - Embassy official caught trying to smuggle gold into Bangladesh after flight from Singapore, customs officials sayCustoms officers in Bangladesh caught a North Korean diplomat trying to smuggle an esti…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:42 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • Canadian pastor who went missing being held by Nor
    Canadian pastor who went missing being held by North Korean officials - Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim has not been heard from since the end of January, when he arrived in North Korea, and officials confirm he is being held thereA Canadian pastor who went missing in North Korea i…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 01:30 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea: knife attack on US ambassador was 'ex
    North Korea: knife attack on US ambassador was 'expression of resistance' - Attack in Seoul that left Mark Lippert needing 80 stitches was ‘just punishment’ for joint US-South Korea military drills, say state mediaNorth Korea has described a knife attack that left the US amba…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 10:16 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea's creeping economic reforms show signs
    North Korea's creeping economic reforms show signs of paying off - Farmers and managers are being encouraged to ‘do business creatively’ in the totalitarian state’s biggest domestic policy experiment since Kim Jong-un took powerNorth Korea is trying to invigorate its…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 06:59 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • Police wrestle man after US ambassador to South Ko
    Police wrestle man after US ambassador to South Korea slashed with razor - video - Police wrestle a man to the ground after he reportedly slashed the US ambassador to South Korea across the face. Mark Lippert had been a breakfast forum when police allege a man attacked with a knife…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 10:31 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • Are you special, basic or complex? Behind North Ko
    Are you special, basic or complex? Behind North Korea's caste system - ‘Songbun’ separates citizens according to ancestral and social standings - or whether they’ve had their photograph taken with the great leader. NK News wonders how will it coexist with Kim Jong-un’s p…Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 12:00 AM // guardian.co.uk

Herald de Paris

  • South Korea’s wired youth prefer social networks
    South Korea’s wired youth prefer social networks to social outings - Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, March 3 (UPI) — South Korean university campuses that once bustled with student-led activities are growing quieter with the rise of social networking, and memberships in popular c…Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:25 PM // heralddeparis.com
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  • VIDEO: Huge wedding for thousands of couples
    VIDEO: Huge wedding for thousands of couples - 3,800 couples turned up to take part in a mass wedding in South Korea. Read moreTue, 3 Mar 2015, 04:13 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • Seth Rogen: Censoring North Korea in ‘The Interv
    Seth Rogen: Censoring North Korea in ‘The Interview’ ‘Seemed Wrong’ - In an interview in the new issue of Vanity Fair, Seth Rogen and his production company partner, Evan Goldberg, revealed the internal debate about naming North Korea in “The Interview.” Despite the fac…Wed, 4 Feb 2015, 07:27 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • What’s Really Happening with China’s Great Fir
    What’s Really Happening with China’s Great Firewall - by Sisi Wei Update, Feb. 2, 2015: According to Golden Frog spokesman Andrew Staples, the company has restored service to 80 to 90 percent of the servers its users can connect to from within China. Gol…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 04:34 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • Podcast: The Pentagon’s Failure to Find Long Los
    Podcast: The Pentagon’s Failure to Find Long Lost Soldiers - by Sara Afzal Losing a loved one to war is hard enough but when thousands of U.S. soldiers missing overseas from combat in Vietnam, Korea and World War II have yet to return to their families – it add…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 04:33 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • What’s Really Happening with China’s Great Fir
    What’s Really Happening with China’s Great Firewall - by Sisi Wei Update, Feb. 2, 2015: According to Golden Frog spokesman Andrew Staples, the company has restored service to 80 to 90 percent of the servers its users can connect to from within China. Gol…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 04:33 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • Podcast: The Pentagon’s Failure to Find Long Los
    Podcast: The Pentagon’s Failure to Find Long Lost Soldiers - by Sara Afzal Losing a loved one to war is hard enough but when thousands of U.S. soldiers missing overseas from combat in Vietnam, Korea and World War II have yet to return to their families – it add…Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 04:33 PM // heralddeparis.com

Huffington Post

  • Rich Robinson: Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014
    Rich Robinson: Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014 - This year, Urban Outfitters sold a vintage Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in th…Wed, 31 Dec 2014, 05:15 AM // huffingtonpost.com
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  • Nancy Cohen-koan: Killing Two Birds... and I Don'
    Nancy Cohen-koan: Killing Two Birds... and I Don't Mean North Korean Leaders - I didn't find anything particularly funny despite being a Rogan fan. I like crude. Just last night I saw National Lampoon's Dirty Movie and ashamedly found myself howling. But The Interview's script d…Tue, 30 Dec 2014, 09:48 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Michael Berkowitz: 'The Interview': No Hack Job!
    Michael Berkowitz: 'The Interview': No Hack Job! - What could possibly go wrong? An American movie about assassinating the leader of a nation which the U.S. had branded as part of the international axis of evil. The assassination movie is launched fro…Mon, 29 Dec 2014, 12:31 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Daniel Wagner: North Korea, Sony, and Ignorance
    Daniel Wagner: North Korea, Sony, and Ignorance - Given that the vast majority of Americans cannot identify North Korea on a map, or the name of its leader, the very idea that a major film studio would sanction the production of a movie whose plot is…Mon, 29 Dec 2014, 12:08 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Amid Hacking Tensions, South Korea Offers To Resum
    Amid Hacking Tensions, South Korea Offers To Resume Talks With North - (Reuters) - South Korea proposed on Monday to resume stalled talks with North Korea, an overture that comes amid heightened diplomatic tension after S... Read more: South Korea North Korea Talks, Pyon…Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 05:57 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • 'The Interview' Breaks Online Record
    'The Interview' Breaks Online Record - By Liana B. Baker Dec 28 (Reuters) - Sony Pictures said on Sunday that the The Interview had been purchased or rented online more than 2 million ... Read more: The Interview, The Interview Sony, Sony…Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 01:46 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: North Korea's Racial Slur
    Earl Ofari Hutchinson: North Korea's Racial Slur of President Obama Is Business as Usual - It's hardly the first time that some official or official source in North Korea has gotten caught with its racial dirty linen waving. The verbal war is the outcrop of the deep suspicion, distrust, ant…Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 09:35 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 › Accused rapist dragged from prison and k
    World › Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob - A mob stormed a prison in northeastern India, dragged away and lynched a man accused of rape, police said Friday. Several thousand people overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:46 AM // japantoday.com
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  • World › Chinese police shoot man dead after 9 hu
    World › Chinese police shoot man dead after 9 hurt in knife attack - A man was shot dead by police and another detained after a knife attack at a Chinese train station which left nine people wounded Friday, police said. The incident at the main station in Guangzhou hap…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 10:08 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Iranian role in fighting IS in Iraq: Whe
    World › Iranian role in fighting IS in Iraq: Where will it lead? - Iran's growing influence in Iraq is setting off alarm bells, and nowhere is the problem starker than in the high-stakes battle for Tikrit. It marks a crucial fight in the bigger war to expel the Islam…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 05:00 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › NATO, Russia exchange barbs reminiscent
    World › NATO, Russia exchange barbs reminiscent of Cold War days - NATO and Russia exchanged heated language reminiscent of Cold War days on Thursday with accusations of sinister geopolitical plotting and human rights abuses flying across an increasingly deep divide.…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:48 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Hillary Clinton email trove under review
    World › Hillary Clinton email trove under review for release - The U.S. government will review a huge cache of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for possible release after revelations she conducted official business as secretary of state in the shadows of a private…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:38 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Boko Haram kills scores in northeast Nig
    World › Boko Haram kills scores in northeast Nigeria; militants amass in Gwoza - Boko Haram fighters killed 68 people, many of them children, in northeast Nigeria, as militants began amassing in the strategic town of Gwoza against a possible fight-back by military forces. The atro…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:37 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › U.S. ambassador recovers from knife atta
    World › U.S. ambassador recovers from knife attack praised by N Korea - The U.S. ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was recovering from surgery Thursday after having his face and arm slashed by a knife-wielding activist in an attack applauded by North Korean state m…Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:00 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

  • South Korea Says Attacker of U.S. Ambassador, Mark
    South Korea Says Attacker of U.S. Ambassador, Mark Lippert, Acted Alone - The South Korean police said on Friday that they were seeking to bring attempted murder and other criminal charges against an anti-American activist who slashed the United States ambassador to South K…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
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  • Mark Lippert, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Is H
    Mark Lippert, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Is Hospitalized After Attack - The ambassador, Mark W. Lippert, was in stable condition after the attack by a South Korean assailant protesting joint American-South Korean military exercises.Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • South Korea Tightens Rules Against Gifts to Fight
    South Korea Tightens Rules Against Gifts to Fight Graft - The law calls for up to three years in prison for journalists and teachers, as well as public servants, who accept single cash donations or gifts valued at more than a million won, or about $900.Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • North Korea Launches 2 Missiles Into Sea to Protes
    North Korea Launches 2 Missiles Into Sea to Protest U.S. War Games With South - South Korea condemned the North Korean missile tests as a “saber-rattling provocation” and a violation of United Nations resolutions.Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • South Korean President Urges Japan to Admit Past W
    South Korean President Urges Japan to Admit Past Wrongs - In a speech marking the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese rule, President Park Geun-hye said Japan should apologize for holding Korean women in military brothels during World War II.Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Adultery Is No Longer an Affair of the State in So
    Adultery Is No Longer an Affair of the State in South Korea - An estimated 53,000 South Koreans have been indicted under the law since the authorities began keeping count in 1985.Fri, 27 Feb 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Feb. 26, 2015 — Pictures of the Day
    Feb. 26, 2015 — Pictures of the Day - Photos from Ukraine, Spain, South Korea, and India.Thu, 26 Feb 2015, 04:39 PM // topics.nytimes.com

New Zealand Herald

  • North Korea fires two missiles into the sea
    North Korea fires two missiles into the sea - North Korea has fired two missiles into the sea and vowed merciless retaliation as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational. The ann…Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 10:12 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
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  • North Korea sends 'slaves' abroad to fund Kim Jong
    North Korea sends 'slaves' abroad to fund Kim Jong-un's luxury lifestyle - Tens of thousands of impoverished North Koreans have been sent abroad to work as state-sponsored slaves whose wages are confiscated and used to buy luxury goods for the regime, human rights activists…Sat, 21 Feb 2015, 10:00 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz

news.com.au

  • Rush opens up on executions
    Rush opens up on executions - BALI Nine member Scott Rush has spoken about the pending executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran who have now had their deaths put on hold.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:17 PM // feeds.news.com.au
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  • Dad’s agonising call to leave dying son
    Dad’s agonising call to leave dying son - BREKKIE WRAP: AFTER the Boston bombings, Bill Richard has told a court, that he made an agonising call to leave his dying son and save his daughter.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:28 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Angry mob lynch rape suspect
    Angry mob lynch rape suspect - A MOB of thousands have lynched a suspected rapist after breaking into a prison and beating him to death. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 12:54 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Charles, Harry to mark Anzac centenary
    Charles, Harry to mark Anzac centenary - AFTER a stint ‘Down Under’ with the defence force, Prince Harry will join his father at the Anzac Day dawn service in Gallipoli.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 12:29 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • NASA craft first to orbit dwarf planet
    NASA craft first to orbit dwarf planet - A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 11:41 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • When you don’t want the exit row
    When you don’t want the exit row - SITTING in the exit row seat normally just means extra leg room, but one man recounts his traumatic tale after a Delta plane skidded off the runway.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 09:26 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • ‘Why is it so hard to see black and blue?’
    ‘Why is it so hard to see black and blue?’ - THE Salvation Army has used ‘that dress’ to launch a powerful message about violence against women.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 08:48 AM // feeds.news.com.au

News on Japan

  • Farm vice minister says sorry for smooching fellow
    Farm vice minister says sorry for smooching fellow lawmaker - The agriculture parliamentary vice minister and a married lawmaker apologized after a weekly magazine published a photo of them kissing in public after a party in Tokyo's Roppongi entertainment distri…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:25 AM // newsonjapan.com
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  • 2 killed after helicopter crashes in Mie
    2 killed after helicopter crashes in Mie - Two men were killed after the helicopter they were riding in crashed in a mountain forest in Kihoku, Mie Prefecture, on Friday morning. (Japan Today)Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:21 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Nikkei climbs to 15-yr high on Wall Street gains,
    Nikkei climbs to 15-yr high on Wall Street gains, ECB easing - Tokyo stocks rose 1.17 percent on Friday as investor sentiment was lifted by overnight gains on Wall Street and the European Central Bank's announcement that it will begin buying bonds under quantitat…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 07:20 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Tokyo pervert collected 10,000 illicit photos of s
    Tokyo pervert collected 10,000 illicit photos of school girls via smartphone - Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Thursday arrested a male truck driver for allegedly soliciting illicit photographs from school girls last year using his smartphone, reports the Sankei Shimbun. (Tokyo Rep…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 06:27 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Tokyo boss arrested for allegedly assaulting emplo
    Tokyo boss arrested for allegedly assaulting employee with a stun gun for being late - We've all had bosses we didn't like for one reason or another. But no matter how much you might hate your boss, you'll probably feel a bit better towards him or her after reading about this 28-year-ol…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 05:00 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Wakayama police arrest Italian male suspected in s
    Wakayama police arrest Italian male suspected in series of kissing incidents - Wakayama Prefectural Police on Wednesday arrested an Italian male after he allegedly kissed a woman with whom he was unacquainted inside a train in Gobo City. The suspect is believed to have also been…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:41 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • 2 major convenience store operators may merge
    2 major convenience store operators may merge - Sources say executives at 2 major Japanese convenience store operators will soon enter into full-fledged talks on a possible management merger. (NHK)Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:40 AM // newsonjapan.com

NPR

  • North Korean Diplomat Stopped In Bangladesh With $
    North Korean Diplomat Stopped In Bangladesh With $1.4 Million In Gold - The first secretary of the North Korean Embassy in Dhaka tried to claim diplomatic immunity when customs officials asked to scan his bags, officials said.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:33 PM // npr.org
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  • DOJ Indicts 3 Men Accused Of 'Largest Data Breach
    DOJ Indicts 3 Men Accused Of 'Largest Data Breach In History' - Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged in connection with the hacking of eight U.S. email service providers and the use of stolen addresses for spam marketing.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:08 PM // npr.org
  • For India's Widows, A Riot Of Color, An Act Of Lib
    For India's Widows, A Riot Of Color, An Act Of Liberation - In India, many widows largely vanish from mainstream society as dictated by tradition. But when it comes to Holi, the spring festival of colors, some widows come out to join the celebration.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 12:14 PM // npr.org
  • Volunteer Recap: Connecting Moms To Midwives In Ti
    Volunteer Recap: Connecting Moms To Midwives In Timor-Leste - A global health student from Seattle went to the tiny country to study maternal health. But she also learned how to be more friendly to her neighbors.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 12:05 PM // npr.org
  • Tajik Opposition Leader Shot Dead In Istanbul
    Tajik Opposition Leader Shot Dead In Istanbul - Umarali Kuvatov, who was a harsh critic of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, was shot on a street in the city in Turkey, where he had been living in exile.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 11:07 AM // npr.org
  • Dealing With Malaysia Airlines Over Missing Jet 'H
    Dealing With Malaysia Airlines Over Missing Jet 'Has Gotten Worse' - Sunday marks one year since Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Renee Montagne talks to Sarah Bajc, the partner of Philip Wood, an American passenger.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 05:03 AM // npr.org
  • Eat Your Veggies! Even The Ones From Fukushima
    Eat Your Veggies! Even The Ones From Fukushima - Foods from Fukushima, Japan, are back to pre-accident levels of radiation but people still aren't eating them. One way to ease concerns: a chemical that blocks radioactive cesium from entering plants.Thu, 5 Mar 2015, 04:55 PM // npr.org

WSJ Asia Edition

  • Stocks Drop; Bond Yields, Dollar Soar on Jobs Repo
    Stocks Drop; Bond Yields, Dollar Soar on Jobs Report - U.S. stocks dropped Friday, while the dollar soared and Treasury yields jumped, after robust jobs growth solidified expectations of a U.S. rate increase as soon as June.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:44 PM // online.wsj.com
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  • Apple to Join Dow, Replacing AT&T
    Apple to Join Dow, Replacing AT&T - Apple will join the Dow Jones Industrial Average this month, a long-anticipated change that adds the world’s most-valuable company to the 119-year-old blue-chip index.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:21 PM // online.wsj.com
  • This Stock Made China's Richest Man, but Why Is It
    This Stock Made China's Richest Man, but Why Is It Rising So Much? - Solar-power manufacturer Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has become the unlikely star performer of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in a development that is troubling market watchers.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 03:17 PM // online.wsj.com
  • U.S. Adds Jobs at Strong Clip, but Wage Growth Sof
    U.S. Adds Jobs at Strong Clip, but Wage Growth Soft - U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in February and the unemployment rate ticked down, signs of a strengthening labor market that should keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 02:49 PM // online.wsj.com
  • The Coming Chinese Crack-Up
    The Coming Chinese Crack-Up - The endgame of communist rule in China has begun, and Xi Jinping’s campaign against corruption and dissent is only bringing the country closer to a breaking point.Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:50 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Big Banks Pass First Fed Test
    Big Banks Pass First Fed Test - The largest U.S.-based banks are strong enough to keep lending during a severe recession, the Federal Reserve said, a sign many banks will soon get permission to return profits to investors by raising…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 01:35 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Treasurys Offer Bonus
    Treasurys Offer Bonus - Investors buying U.S. government bonds are pocketing the widest yield premium over comparable German debt in more than 14 years, highlighting the diverging economic fortunes and policies of the U.S. a…Fri, 6 Mar 2015, 11:13 AM // online.wsj.com