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The Korea Herald

  • S.Korea police, residents block leaflet launch into North
    S.Korea police, residents block leaflet launch into North - Police intervened in a tense confrontation between residents of a South Korean border town and activists attempting to sSat, 25 Oct 2014, 02:34 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • N. Korea urges Seoul to block leaflet spread
    N. Korea urges Seoul to block leaflet spread - North Korea on Saturday reiterated its call for Seoul to stop a planned cross-border launch of propaganda leaflets by SoSat, 25 Oct 2014, 01:36 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Two dead in US school shooting after online warnings
    Two dead in US school shooting after online warnings - A US student who had issued chilling warnings on Twitter opened fire in a school cafeteria on Friday, killing at least oFri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:36 PM // koreaherald.com
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  • WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015
    WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015 - Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to West Africa by mid-2015, the World Health OrganizatiFri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:30 PM // koreaherald.com
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  • Abe calls for summit with Park to improve ties
    Abe calls for summit with Park to improve ties - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for a summit with South Korean President Park Geun-hye to improve relations soFri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:05 PM // koreaherald.com
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  • Military prosecutors demand death sentence for army sergeant over soldier's death
    Military prosecutors demand death sentence for army sergeant over soldier's death - Military prosecutors said Friday they have sought the death penalty for one of the Army sergeants accused of beating toFri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:51 PM // koreaherald.com
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  • S. Korean elected as head of ITU Standardization Bureau
    S. Korean elected as head of ITU Standardization Bureau - South Korea's Lee Chae-sub, a specialist in IT convergence, was elected Friday as the head of the Telecommunication StanFri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:50 PM // koreaherald.com
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  • Seoul shares likely to move up on eased uncertainties
    Seoul shares likely to move up on eased uncertainties - The South Korean stock market is likely to edge up next week on eased uncertainty on the U.S. Federal Reserve's next movFri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:49 PM // koreaherald.com
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  • Hong Kong protesters to hold street vote
    Hong Kong protesters to hold street vote - Hong Kong's democracy activists are planning a street vote to gauge protesters' views on conciliatory offers from the goFri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:48 PM // koreaherald.com
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  • Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque
    Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque - The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a VancoFri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:46 PM // koreaherald.com
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The Korea Times

KBS News

  • National Assembly Speaker to Visit Japan
    National Assembly Speaker to Visit Japan - [Politics] : South Korea's parliamentary speaker will visit Japan for three days starting Sunday at the ...[more...]Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 02:35 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • 1st South & North Korean Film Screening Begins for 1 Week Run
    1st South & North Korean Film Screening Begins for 1 Week Run - [Culture] : The opening ceremony of the first South & North Korean Film Screening was held on Saturday. Some ...[more...]Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 01:39 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Civic Groups' Plan to Fly More Propaganda Leaflets Fall Apart
    Civic Groups' Plan to Fly More Propaganda Leaflets Fall Apart - [Inter-Korea] : Conservative activist groups' plan to fly more anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets fell apart after ...[more...]Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Obama Makes Surprise Appearance in Ceremony for New US Amb. to Seoul
    Obama Makes Surprise Appearance in Ceremony for New US Amb. to Seoul - [Politics] : United States President Barack Obama made an appearance at a swearing-in ceremony for the new U.S. ...[more...]Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 01:15 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Korea, US Urge N. Korea to Give Up Nuclear Program
    S. Korea, US Urge N. Korea to Give Up Nuclear Program - [Politics] : South Korea and the United States have said North Korea should take positive measures in order to improve relations with Seoul, both agreeing to the need for the foundation for a peaceful…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 01:06 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • PM Calls for Accurate Historical Recognition Between S. Korea, Japan
    PM Calls for Accurate Historical Recognition Between S. Korea, Japan - [Politics] : Prime Minister Chung Hong-won has said relations between South Korea and Japan can only move ...[more...]Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:34 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Kerry Says Discussion to Cut US Troops in S. Korea Premature
    Kerry Says Discussion to Cut US Troops in S. Korea Premature - [Politics] : United States Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday it is too early to discuss reducing the ...[more...]Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:29 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • USFK Commander Says N. Korea Likely Able to Build Nuclear-loaded Missiles
    USFK Commander Says N. Korea Likely Able to Build Nuclear-loaded Missiles - [Politics] : The top United States military official based in South Korea said Pyongyang likely has the ability ...[more...]Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:17 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Korea, US Agree to Cooperate Against Ebola, IS
    S. Korea, US Agree to Cooperate Against Ebola, IS - [Politics] : South Korea and the United States have agreed to actively cooperate with each other on global issues, including the recent Ebola outbreak and the radical Islamic group Islamic State (IS).…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:16 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • KAIST Professor Lee Chae-sub Elected to Head ITU Standardization Bureau
    KAIST Professor Lee Chae-sub Elected to Head ITU Standardization Bureau - [Politics] : South Korea's Lee Chae-sub has been elected the director of the Telecommunication Standardization ...[more...]Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:16 PM // world.kbs.co.kr
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The Chosun Ilbo

  • WHO Advises Against Ebola Travel Ban
    WHO Advises Against Ebola Travel Ban - The emergency Ebola committee of the World Health Organization has again come out against bans on travel and trade with the countries where the virus is wreaking the greatest havoc. The committee of e…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:35 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • 2 Dead, 4 Wounded in Washington State High School Shooting
    2 Dead, 4 Wounded in Washington State High School Shooting - A student opened fire Friday inside his high school cafeteria near Seattle, Washington, killing a fellow student and wounding four others before killing himself. Police said three of the wounded were…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:29 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • China Launches Unmanned Lunar Mission
    China Launches Unmanned Lunar Mission - China has launched an unmanned spacecraft that for the first time in the country's space program will fly around the moon and return to Earth. The unnamed probe took off early Friday from the Xichang…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:27 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Koreans Enthusiastic Users of Shopping Websites
    Koreans Enthusiastic Users of Shopping Websites - Korean consumers are more enthusiastic online shoppers than their Chinese and Japanese counterparts, according to a study by IBM. Surveying 30,554 adults in 16 countries, the company found that Chines…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:19 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Park Chan-wook Makes Short Film for Zegna
    Park Chan-wook Makes Short Film for Zegna - The 20-minute short film A Rose Reborn directed by Park Chan-wook was unveiled at the closing ceremony of the Shanghai Fashion Week on Wednesday. The film, having three episodes plus the finale, is a…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:14 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Today's Photo: October 25, 2014
    Today's Photo: October 25, 2014 -  Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:11 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Today's Photo: October 25, 2014
    Today's Photo: October 25, 2014 -  Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:10 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Today's Photo: October 25, 2014
    Today's Photo: October 25, 2014 -  Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:10 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Seoul Citizens Walk Less Than Those in Berlin, Tokyo
    Seoul Citizens Walk Less Than Those in Berlin, Tokyo - People living in Seoul walk less than their counterparts in Berlin or Japan, if an experiment by the Chosun Ilbo among 10 people in each of the three cities gives any indication. People in Seoul walke…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 12:01 AM // english.chosun.com
  • Novelist Lee Oi-soo to Have Surgery for Stomach Cancer
    Novelist Lee Oi-soo to Have Surgery for Stomach Cancer - Novelist Lee Oi-soo has been diagnosed with stomach cancer and will undergo surgery next Wednesday. Lee broke the news on Twitter account on Wednesday, saying the test results were worse than he had t…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:59 PM // english.chosun.com

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The Hankyoreh

  • For first time, parent accused of sexual abuse has parental rights suspended
    For first time, parent accused of sexual abuse has parental rights suspended - A court ruled to temporarily suspend parental rights for a father accused of molesting his daughter. It was the first case of the Act on Special Cases concerning the Punishment, etc., of Child Abuse .…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 05:34 PM // hani.co.kr
  • More South Koreans than ever choosing cremation over burial
    More South Koreans than ever choosing cremation over burial - “Man came from dust and returns to dust.” So goes the old saying - but the rising rate of cremations in South Korea suggests it’s becoming a literal fact, too. A recent study shows eight out of ever..…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:48 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Analysis] After one detainee’s release, what’s next for US-North Korea relations?
    [Analysis] After one detainee’s release, what’s next for US-North Korea relations? - North Korea abruptly released one of the three Americans that it has been detaining. At the same time, it announced that it would also consider allowing inspectors into the country to address human ri…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:45 AM // hani.co.kr
  • Police investigating recent Samcheok nuclear power plant referendum
    Police investigating recent Samcheok nuclear power plant referendum - Controversy is raging in Samcheok, Gangwon Province after police began investigating the mayor and public officials over an Oct. 9 referendum where 85% of eligible voters opposed the city‘s bid to hos…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:40 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Photo] Newly enforced limits on noise at demonstrations
    [Photo] Newly enforced limits on noise at demonstrations - Police measure the noise coming from a press conference on the expansion of part-time jobs for women near the Blue House in Seoul‘s Jongno district, Oct. 22. Newly revised enforcement decree of the As…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:34 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Photo] Conciliatory gesture to the North before planned talks
    [Photo] Conciliatory gesture to the North before planned talks - The South Korean Ministry of National Defense announced on Oct. 22 that marines have dismantled a metal Christmas tree that had stood in Gimpo, Gyeonggi Province, near the DMZ, for the past 43 years.…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:32 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [Photo] German pastor’s love and support for former comfort women
    [Photo] German pastor’s love and support for former comfort women - Elke Dangelnaier-Vincon, a visiting German pastor, hugs former comfort woman Gil Won-ok after remarks expressing love, solidarity and support at the 1,149th consecutive Wednesday protest outside the J…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:30 AM // hani.co.kr
  • Korean scientists solve 50-year-old dinosaur riddle
    Korean scientists solve 50-year-old dinosaur riddle - A baffling dinosaur riddle has been solved after South Korean scientists identified the Deinocheirus as an omnivorous “ostrich-dinosaur.” The bizarre dinosaur’s identity had been the subject of myste.…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:28 AM // hani.co.kr
  • [5th Asia Future Forum] Elderly cooperative is an example of people-centered economy
    [5th Asia Future Forum] Elderly cooperative is an example of people-centered economy - Deobuleorak Community, a people-centered cooperative for the elderly in Gwangju’s Gwangsan district, is neither an NGO nor a non-profit. It was formed through the voluntary involvement of elderly peop…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:09 PM // hani.co.kr
  • [5th Asia Future Forum] Experts say addressing inequality must come first
    [5th Asia Future Forum] Experts say addressing inequality must come first - “Resolving inequality must be the object of every policy. If we decrease inequality, we can reduce poverty, but the converse is not true. We need to consider which of these should come first.” This w.…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:07 PM // hani.co.kr

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The Dong-A Ilbo

Yonhap News

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    (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.…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 11:16 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • KBO doormat Hanwha Eagles name veteran Kim Sung-keun as new manager
    KBO doormat Hanwha Eagles name veteran Kim Sung-keun as new manager - SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- The Hanwha Eagles, a perennial doormat in South Korea's pro baseball, announced the appointment of veteran Kim Sung-keun as their new manager on Saturday, hoping that his ch…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 09:44 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (3rd LD) Activists release leaflets to N. Korea despite opposition
    (3rd LD) Activists release leaflets to N. Korea despite opposition - (ATTN: UPDATES with commentary by another N. Korean paper in para 3 ;ADDS photo) SEOUL/PAJU/GIMPO, South Korea, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- Anti-Pyongyang activists in South Korea flew tens of thousands of pr…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 09:13 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (2nd LD) Activists release leaflets to N. Korea despite opposition
    (2nd LD) Activists release leaflets to N. Korea despite opposition - (ATTN:RECASTS headline,lead; UPDATES with details throughout) SEOUL/PAJU/GIMPO, South Korea, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- Anti-Pyongyang activists in South Korea flew tens of thousands of propaganda leaflets t…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 08:12 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • LG Twins carrying scorching bat into next baseball playoff round
    LG Twins carrying scorching bat into next baseball playoff round - By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- The way the LG Twins swung their bats against the NC Dinos in the opening playoff round in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) over the past week, it was dif…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 06:25 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • N. Korea vows to get tough with U.S. over its human rights
    N. Korea vows to get tough with U.S. over its human rights - SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- North Korea vowed Saturday to get tough with the United States, arguing that Washington is wrongly making issue with its human rights situation, its media said. North Korea'…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 06:25 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • LG Twins eliminate NC Dinos, move on to second round in baseball postseason
    LG Twins eliminate NC Dinos, move on to second round in baseball postseason - By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- The LG Twins pounded the NC Dinos 11-3 in Game 4 of the Korean Baseball Organization's best-of-five opening playoff series on Saturday to advance to the next r…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 05:54 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) LG Twins eliminate NC Dinos, move on to second round in baseball postseason
    (LEAD) LG Twins eliminate NC Dinos, move on to second round in baseball postseason - (ATTN: ADDS details, photos) By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- The LG Twins pounded the NC Dinos 11-3 in Game 4 of the Korean Baseball Organization's best-of-five opening playoff series on Satu…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 05:54 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • Kia Tigers' manager resigns six days after controversial contract extension
    Kia Tigers' manager resigns six days after controversial contract extension - SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- Former South Korean pitching legend Sun Dong-yol resigned as manager of the Kia Tigers on Saturday, six days after receiving a contract extension, the Korea Baseball Organiz…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 04:22 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) Leaflet launch stalled due to residents' opposition
    (LEAD) Leaflet launch stalled due to residents' opposition - (ATTN: CHANGES headline; REWRITES with updates throughout; ADDS photo) SEOUL/PAJU, South Korea, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- Attempts by conservative activists to send propaganda leaflets to North Korea fell t…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:20 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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10 Magazine

  • Seoul Restaurant Review: Braai Republic
    Seoul Restaurant Review: Braai Republic - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Braai Republic Get Your Boerewors On Words and shots by […] To read original article please visit Seoul Restaurant Review: Braai Republic to…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 02:15 AM // 10mag.com
  • Top 10 #Korea Instagrams of the Week
    Top 10 #Korea Instagrams of the Week - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Friday has once again come round to pay its weekly visi […] To read original article please visit Top 10 #Korea Instagrams of the Week to re…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:22 PM // 10mag.com
  • Book Review: “The Birth of Korean Cool” by Euny Hong
    Book Review: “The Birth of Korean Cool” by Euny Hong - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Euny Hong “The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation is […] To read original article please visit Book Review: “The Birth of Korean Cool” by…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:07 AM // 10mag.com
  • The Ambassador of Korean Food
    The Ambassador of Korean Food - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Words by Jinah Kim Chef shots by Sharon Heit Food shots […] To read original article please visit The Ambassador of Korean Food to read the…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:14 PM // 10mag.com
  • ICONS of Korean Fashion
    ICONS of Korean Fashion - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. ICONS Of Korean Fashion Words by Michelle Park Park Seu […] To read original article please visit ICONS of Korean Fashion to read the full a…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:46 PM // 10mag.com
  • Food Week Korea 2014
    Food Week Korea 2014 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Food Week Korea 2014 Shot courtesy of Food Week Korea N […] To read original article please visit Food Week Korea 2014 to read the full arti…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:13 AM // 10mag.com
  • Daegu Foodie Find: Vietnam Restaurant
    Daegu Foodie Find: Vietnam Restaurant - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Daegu Foodie Find: Vietnam Restaurant Words and shots b […] To read original article please visit Daegu Foodie Find: Vietnam Restaurant to r…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 10:45 PM // 10mag.com
  • Fashion Bites: Korean Fashion from the Street to the Runway
    Fashion Bites: Korean Fashion from the Street to the Runway - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Fashion Bites: Korean Fashion from the Street to the Ru […] To read original article please visit Fashion Bites: Korean Fashion from the Str…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 09:16 PM // 10mag.com
  • KOSIGN 2014
    KOSIGN 2014 - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. November 5 – 8 KOSIGN 2014 Visitors to the 22nd K […] To read original article please visit KOSIGN 2014 to read the full article.Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 10:21 PM // 10mag.com
  • Hasi (청담동 하시): The Smoking Hot Cheongdam Izakaya
    Hasi (청담동 하시): The Smoking Hot Cheongdam Izakaya - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Head to this busy Cheongdam Izakaya in central Seoul an […] To read original article please visit Hasi (청담동 하시): The Smoking Hot Cheongdam I…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 08:07 PM // 10mag.com

Three Wise Monkeys

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

Dramabeans

  • Kolorful Palette: Honestly great [Liar Game]
    Kolorful Palette: Honestly great [Liar Game] - Another week, another manga turned J-drama turned K-drama. If this becomes a trend I don’t think I’ll be one to complain, especially if the quality stays this good. What’s not to love about a great st…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 06:06 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Joo-won’s ugly duckling transformation in Fashion King
    Joo-won’s ugly duckling transformation in Fashion King - I’m pretty sure this movie is going to be one big crock o’ crazy, but I’m planning to watch it for the visual shock alone. Will you get a load of Joo-won? It’s a little hard to adjust when I’m already…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Running Man: Episode 217
    Running Man: Episode 217 - This week, a new boss is here to raise hell in this tiny town, where two crews will face off in a Death Bingo Race. Our cast discovers an angelic side to the men who have played some of the scariest r…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 04:06 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Song Ha-yoon cast as Sweden Laundry’s problem-solving psychic
    Song Ha-yoon cast as Sweden Laundry’s problem-solving psychic - Cable drama Sweden Laundry now has a leading lady, having just cast Song Ha-yoon (formerly known as Kim Byul, of The Informant and Reset) as its heroine. I quite like her and always wanted her to act…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:22 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread #366
    Open Thread #366 -   Saetbyul – “Woo Baby” [ Download ] Open Thread #365 Open Thread #364 Open Thread #363 Open Thread #362 © javabeans for Dramabeans, 2014. | Permalink | 261 comments | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:11 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Yoon Eun-hye and Park Shi-hoo courted for romance melodrama
    Yoon Eun-hye and Park Shi-hoo courted for romance melodrama - A new Korean-Chinese-Japanese co-production film is in the works — a romance melodrama called After Love — and offers are currently out to Yoon Eun-hye (Mi-rae’s Choice) and Park Shi-hoo (Alice in Che…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 06:02 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Liar Game: Episode 2
    Liar Game: Episode 2 - This show is so smartly paced it honestly blows me away, and this episode leaves us wanting for nothing. The unlikeliest of alliances forms between our jaded hero and naive heroine in an hour that int…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:41 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Oh Snap! From Seo Genie to Seo Genius
    Oh Snap! From Seo Genie to Seo Genius - When you have two hit shows on your hands, why not use one to parody the other? This poster recently cropped up online, in which tvN uses its new reality program starring Lee Seo-jin and Taecyeon, Thr…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:01 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

Han Cinema

  • [Spoiler] Added episode 11 captures for the Korean drama 'My Lovely Girl' (2014/10/25)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 11 captures for the Korean drama 'My Lovely Girl' (2014/10/25) - Added episode 11 captures for the Korean drama My Lovely Girl (2014)Directed by Park Hyeong-giWritten by No Ji-seolNetwork : SBSWith Rain, Krystal, Cha Ye-ryeon, L, Kim Jin-woo, Park Yeong-gyoo,...16…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • We Are Brothers (2014) (2014/10/25)
    We Are Brothers (2014) (2014/10/25) - We Are Brothers Genres: Comedy and Drama Running Time: 102 min. Directed by: Jang Jin Starring: Kim Seong-gyoon, Jo Jin-woong Synopsis: A pastor and a shaman, brothers who separated during childhood,…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • New Korean dramas starting today (2014/10/25)
    New Korean dramas starting today (2014/10/25) - The Legendary Witch (Korean Drama, 2014) More dramas Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Seoul Citizens Walk Less Than Those in Berlin, Tokyo (2014/10/25)
    Seoul Citizens Walk Less Than Those in Berlin, Tokyo (2014/10/25) - People living in Seoul walk less than their counterparts in Berlin or Japan, if an experiment by the Chosun Ilbo among 10 people in each of the three cities gives any indication. People in Seoul walk…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Show me the way to the next whisky bar (2014/10/25)
    Show me the way to the next whisky bar (2014/10/25) - A bartender takes an order from a customer in Vault +82, one of the most popular bars specializing in single-malt whisky in Seoul. By Park Sang-moon With the rise of single-malt whisky in Seoul comes…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama 'My Spring Days' (2014/10/25)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama 'My Spring Days' (2014/10/25) - Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama My Spring Days (2014)Directed by Lee Jae-dongWritten by Park Ji-sookNetwork : MBCWith Kam Woo-seong, Choi Soo-young, Lee Joon-hyeok, Jang Sin-yeong, Lee…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Recovered relics (2014/10/25)
    Recovered relics (2014/10/25) - A pair of gilt-bronze shoes, far left, from Korea's Baekje Kingdom (18 B.C. to 600 A.D.) have been found at a 1,500-year-old tomb in Naju, South Jeolla, the Cultural Heritage Administration announced…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Childhood reminiscence via old stamps - Part 4. The Heavenly Maiden and the Woodcutter (2014/10/25)
    Childhood reminiscence via old stamps - Part 4. The Heavenly Maiden and the Woodcutter (2014/10/25) - The 'Heavenly Maiden and the Woodcutter' stamps were printed on March 5, 1970. (From top to bottom) The woodcutter hides one of the heavenly maiden's sets of clothes. The couple have two children. Sh…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Between scarlet mountains and the deep blue sea (2014/10/25)
    Between scarlet mountains and the deep blue sea (2014/10/25) - Ojingeo sundae, a sausage made from filling a squid with noodles and vegetables. Not far from the border with North Korea, the East Sea fishing port of Sokcho is best known as the gateway to Seoraksa…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Has Korea Gotten Any Safer in the Last 20 Years? (2014/10/25)
    Has Korea Gotten Any Safer in the Last 20 Years? (2014/10/25) - Twenty-years ago from today, 32 people were killed when the 17-year-old Seongsu Bridge over the Han River collapsed. The press at that time lamented that it seemed anywhere outside home in Korea was…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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Marmot's Hole

  • Keep Reaching for the Stars, Korea
    Keep Reaching for the Stars, Korea - The KT ran a link on its homepage to a piece, Olivia Hussey has half-Korean son. For those of you who might not remember, Hussey is best known for her role as Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and J…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 10:49 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • So, does this mean that the USFK is gonna stay in Korea forever?
    So, does this mean that the USFK is gonna stay in Korea forever? - The transfer of wartime control from the USFK to the ROK has been seen by many as the first step to meaningful American military withdraw from the Korean peninsula.  Well, yesterday Korea and the Unit…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 06:10 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Some of the Real K-pop – LeeSA
    Some of the Real K-pop – LeeSA - I have spent a good bit of time listening to chaebol music and, though the production skills are good, it leaves me wanting to hear something fresh – something fresh like LeeSA (리싸).  She has a great…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 10:57 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread: October 19, 2014
    Open Thread: October 19, 2014 - My whirlwind weekend tour of Korea’s October festivals continues.  Yesterday, I took Anonymous_Family to Yeonan University’s Fall Flower Festival.   Here’s the only pic that I could crop out Anonymous…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 11:32 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • 16 Concert-goers Dead in Seongnam
    16 Concert-goers Dead in Seongnam - At least sixteen people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate at a K-pop concert in Seongnam.  An English link is here. According to accounts: . . . in the dense crowd, 20-30 people cl…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 09:26 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Kansas City’s Korean good luck charm
    Kansas City’s Korean good luck charm - The Irish have the Blarney Stone, the Chinese rub Buddha’s belly and the Kansas City Royals have Lee Sung-woo. They have who, what, huh? Okay, so the story goes that in the middle of the American majo…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 06:50 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Photo of the Day: My, those are some nice waegook-in (외국인) bosoms there, huh Rep. Kwon?
    Photo of the Day: My, those are some nice waegook-in (외국인) bosoms there, huh Rep. Kwon? - (Image from KoreaBANG) Saenuri lawmaker Rep. Kwon Seong-dong using company time and bandwidth to explore extracurricular pursuits. UPDATE Well, well, what do we have here?  A larger version of the pic…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 12:45 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Kakao Jumps Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire
    Kakao Jumps Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire - As a measure to stem the flood of users leaving Kakao Talk, Daum Kakao CEO Lee Sirgoo announced today that the company would no longer comply with prosecutors’ requests for private Kakao Talk conversa…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 06:45 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Korean Government Sabotages Kakao Talk
    Korean Government Sabotages Kakao Talk - Due to claims that the Government and prosecutors have been using Kakao Talk logs to monitor people, Kakao has taken a beating, resulting in over 400,000 users migrating to other applications that hav…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 04:10 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Seoul’s Mayor Comes Out In Favor of Legalizing Same Sex Marriage
    Seoul’s Mayor Comes Out In Favor of Legalizing Same Sex Marriage - Seoul’s mayor and popular pick among pundits for presidential candidate in 2017 Park Won-soon came out in support of legalizing gay marriage.  In an interview with the San Francisco Examiner published…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 11:55 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

Gusts of Popular Feeling

  • Giving a presentation on the history of English teachers in Korea this Saturday
    Giving a presentation on the history of English teachers in Korea this Saturday - This Saturday, October 25, at 4pm, I will be giving a presentation titled ‘From Explorers and Missionaries to Vagabonds and Potential Criminals: Two Hundred Years of Teaching English in Korea’ for the…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:05 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Walking tour of Yangcheon Hyanggyo and Gaehwasan October 26
    Walking tour of Yangcheon Hyanggyo and Gaehwasan October 26 - Next Sunday, October 26, I'll be leading a walk around the area of Yangcheon Hyanggyo Station and Gaehwasan Station for the Royal Asiatic Society. The former location was the seat of Yangcheon Hyeon,…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 05:46 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Lecture on the history of Korea's shipbuilding industry tonight
    Lecture on the history of Korea's shipbuilding industry tonight - Tonight, Tuesday September 30, Peter Bartholomew will be giving a lecture titled How Korea became the world's most important shipbuilding .nation for the Royal Asiatic Society:This lecture will descri…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 02:47 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Being wary of foreign men - since 1876!
    Being wary of foreign men - since 1876! - (Photos from here and here.)As covered over at the Marmot's Hole, the Donga Ilbo published an article warning women to be wary of foreigners offering them drinks. As the headline and subheadline put i…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 02:39 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Seoul Station Overpass to be opened to pedestrians Sunday afternoon
    Seoul Station Overpass to be opened to pedestrians Sunday afternoon - It was reported a few weeks ago that Seoul is planning to close the Seoul Station Overpass and turn it into a park, influenced by High Line Park in New York City (itself influenced by Promenade planté…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 03:56 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Screening of Lee Man-hee's 1975 film 'Road to Sampo' this Saturday
    Screening of Lee Man-hee's 1975 film 'Road to Sampo' this Saturday - This Saturday, October 4, at 3pm, the Royal Asiatic Society Cinema Club and Seoul Film Society will have a free screening of the 1975 Lee Man-hee film Road to Sampo (삼포 가는 길) with English subtitles at…Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 01:45 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • RAS Lecture tomorrow night on how Japan restored Seokguram to justify colonization
    RAS Lecture tomorrow night on how Japan restored Seokguram to justify colonization - Tomorrow night, Tuesday September 30, Professor Henry Em will be giving a lecture titled Seokguram, the Guze Kannon, and the Creation of National Pasts for the Royal Asiatic Society:Seokguram's restor…Mon, 29 Sep 2014, 04:12 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • HIV and drug testing for Korean Government Scholarship Program applicants
    HIV and drug testing for Korean Government Scholarship Program applicants - In 2011, the Korean Government Scholarship Program Guidelines for foreign students studying in Korea (see page 15 here (link downloads a pdf)) had to this to say health examinations for successful app…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 03:23 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Uncovering the truth about "The Korean Seductress Who Betrayed America"
    Uncovering the truth about "The Korean Seductress Who Betrayed America" - This AP article was pointed out to me the other day:Back in the days of Commies and pinkos, of Red scares, black lists, suspicion and smear, Kim Soo-im stood out as a one-woman axis of evil, a villain…Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 02:19 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Kukmin Ilbo editorial on foreign teacher drug bust
    Kukmin Ilbo editorial on foreign teacher drug bust - Three weeks ago, a large number of native speaking teachers were busted for selling and buying marijuana. The almost 50 articles about this bust mostly had headlines focusing on the fact that a Nigeri…Fri, 12 Sep 2014, 04:46 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com

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Chris in South Korea

  • 1,237 steps to the top of the Tiger Cave – Wat Tham Sua, Krabi, southern Thailand
    1,237 steps to the top of the Tiger Cave – Wat Tham Sua, Krabi, southern Thailand - If you came to a beautiful beach-side town to hike an exhausting set of steps, you need to get your head examined.  Wat Tham Sua (also spelled Wat Thumsua, Wat Tham Suea, and also called the Tiger Cav…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Life as a Nomad: Hong Kong
    Life as a Nomad: Hong Kong - This Life as a Nomad post comes at you from the awesome Jonny Blair at dontstopliving.net. Want to tell your ‘Life as a Nomad‘ story? Head to this page for more information. So, tell me about Hong Kon…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Chokchai Farm – Thailand’s most tourist-friendly farm turned theme park
    Destination: Chokchai Farm – Thailand’s most tourist-friendly farm turned theme park -   Farm Chokchai – the farm where the cow is king. If you’ve seen an ‘Umm… Milk!’ ice cream location, you might have wondered where the milk came from. Whether you’re interested in the Chokchai legacy…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • 31 random pictures from my recent travels
    31 random pictures from my recent travels - A quick note: if you’re not following the One Weird Globe Twitter account, start following now. Some of these get published there first for my followers. As always, random pictures are those photos th…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Travel Book Reviews: long-term traveling, luxury travel, Southeast Asia, and more
    Travel Book Reviews: long-term traveling, luxury travel, Southeast Asia, and more - This month: half a dozen books related to travel – whether you’re traveling long-term, on a budget, on the high-end, or simply want to disappear, there’s a little something for everyone. Alternatively…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Destination: Ban Prasat Archeological Site – lots of excavated prehistoric skeletons, anyone?
    Destination: Ban Prasat Archeological Site – lots of excavated prehistoric skeletons, anyone? - Whether you come for the skeletons dating back hundreds of thousands of years or excavations of an ancient community, there are millennia of history on display. Excavated in 1983 and 1984 as the secon…Sun, 12 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • How we moved ourselves and everything we owned across Thailand for $358.46
    How we moved ourselves and everything we owned across Thailand for $358.46 - Being nomads like us means a few things are a given. A few of them: You’ll make friends in different cities and countries around the world. You may never settle down in an area, even as you get to kno…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Life as a Nomad: Madrid, Spain
    Life as a Nomad: Madrid, Spain - ‘Life as a Nomad‘ is an occasional series that focuses on the nomadic life and where we (or nomads like us) have lived it. This post is written by Auston over at Two Bad Tourists. So, tell me about Ma…Sun, 5 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • First impressions of Krabi and Ao Nang
    First impressions of Krabi and Ao Nang - Krabi / Ao Nang, we are in you! I’m happy to report that as of the 1st of October, we moved into a two bedroom house in the Krabi area for our final six months in Thailand. It’s about halfway between…Sun, 5 Oct 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Life as a Nomad: Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Life as a Nomad: Chiang Mai, Thailand - ‘Life as a Nomad‘ is an occasional series that focuses on the nomadic life and where we’ve lived it. So, tell me about Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai is the yin to Bangkok’s yang. Where Bangkok is a city of e…Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 10:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com

Korean Modern Lit in Translation

  • Another Korean Literature (Short Review) Contest! Win up to $500 on Amazon
    Another Korean Literature (Short Review) Contest! Win up to $500 on Amazon - To repeat: Win up to $500 on Amazon Sure… you were scared of the recent video contest – there’s a reason you live in a house without any mirrors.^^ And the previous essay contest was about older liter…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 02:40 AM // ktlit.com
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  • Asia Publishing has just put out 5 MORE bilingual translations of Korean Literature
    Asia Publishing has just put out 5 MORE bilingual translations of Korean Literature - Asia Publishing has just put out 5 MORE bilingual translations of Korean Literature on top of the 75 they’ve produced over the last two years. There will soon be a web page with the books, reviews, au…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 08:40 AM // ktlit.com
  • Review: Shadow of the Void by Ynhui Park, poetry translated by Brother Anthony
    Review: Shadow of the Void by Ynhui Park, poetry translated by Brother Anthony - While the rest of us have been sleeping, Brother Anthony (An Sonjae). who apparently has nt such physical requirements^^ has been busy translating poetry again, this time Shadow of the Void by Korean…Sun, 12 Oct 2014, 08:29 AM // ktlit.com
  • Nice interview with Jay Rubin about the “voice” of the interpreter
    Nice interview with Jay Rubin about the “voice” of the interpreter - From Asympote Magazine Jay (who has been a regular translator or Haruki Murakami) makes an argument that there should be no such thing as a translational voice and also manages to be pretty damned amu…Sun, 12 Oct 2014, 02:42 AM // ktlit.com
  • “Balli-balli” and why I’m ‘glad’ Ko Un did not win the Nobel Prize for Literature
    “Balli-balli” and why I’m ‘glad’ Ko Un did not win the Nobel Prize for Literature - First, I should say that Ko Un is a deserving candidate and would have been a deserving winner for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2014, even though his odds did decline from as high a 6/1 last year…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 11:33 AM // ktlit.com
  • Mad Props to Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton – Kim Tae-yong’s “Pig on Grass” wins award
    Mad Props to Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton – Kim Tae-yong’s “Pig on Grass” wins award - Excellent news in the field of Korean to English Translation as the Fulton’s have scored another one, winning the 4th Annual Chametzky Prize for Translation. Just in case you don’t know who the Fulton…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 03:56 AM // ktlit.com
  • LTI Korea President Kim Seong-kon Assesses the State of Korean Literature in Translation
    LTI Korea President Kim Seong-kon Assesses the State of Korean Literature in Translation - After nearly three years at the helm of LTI Korea Seong-Kon Kim, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at Seoul National University,Literary Critic, Film Critic, Literary Translator, Korea Herald Columnist, and a…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 10:13 PM // ktlit.com
  • You’d be mad to miss this one
    You’d be mad to miss this one - British Novelist Oyeyemi to Visit Korea to Reveal Her Literary Worldview, oh, yeah… the ice-cream on the cake? Kim Young-ha! Posted on October 1, 2014 by Korea Bizwire in Culture & Society, Editor’s C…Fri, 3 Oct 2014, 10:31 AM // ktlit.com
  • Little Bits of Literature (Buckwheat Blossoms and Kim Hoon) in the Yeouido Hangang Park
    Little Bits of Literature (Buckwheat Blossoms and Kim Hoon) in the Yeouido Hangang Park - If you missed the “When Buckwheat Blossoms Bloom” festival this month? And who didn’t who speaks English, since it occurred from 9.05.2014 ~ 09.14.2014 and wasn’t really advertised in English, there i…Sun, 21 Sep 2014, 03:08 AM // ktlit.com
  • Awesome things from The Korea Society (New York)
    Awesome things from The Korea Society (New York) - A whole raft of upcoming cool stuff from the Korea Society in New York including discussion of the new book The Birth of Korean Cool (ALSO, please follow us on twitter at @ktlit!)   The Korea Society…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 07:16 PM // ktlit.com

The Grand Narrative

  • Korean Sociological Image #87: Normalizing Interracial Relationships
    Korean Sociological Image #87: Normalizing Interracial Relationships - An extended commercial for Yoplait ‘Yopa’ yogurt, featuring five quick, humorous stories of foreign men in relationships with Korean women. It’s unremarkable in itself, and frankly not all that funny,…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:27 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Thinking About Getting Cosmetic Surgery in Korea? Make Sure You Read This First
    Thinking About Getting Cosmetic Surgery in Korea? Make Sure You Read This First - (Sources: left, dongA; right, The Kyunghyang Shinmun) The more operations, the more possibilities for complications, mistakes, and patient deaths. So, with the highest per capita number of cosmetic su…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Announcements
    Announcements - (Source: Facebook Event Page) Hello everyone. Just to quickly let you know about an upcoming presentation not to be missed, some worthy causes, and some Youtubers that deserve more promoting. First up…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 06:25 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Sunday Fun: Bottoms!
    Sunday Fun: Bottoms! - My 8 year-old daughter Alice is really into comics these days, often hiding our home phone under her pillow to keep reading when she’s supposed to be asleep. To my chagrin, she couldn’t care less if t…Sat, 11 Oct 2014, 10:32 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #86: Sex and the Single Korean (Household)
    Korean Sociological Image #86: Sex and the Single Korean (Household) - As of last year, one in four Korean households had just one person. That was the same as Australia, and just shy of the US. Yet just four years earlier, only Seoul was remotely close to that figure, w…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 10:05 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #85: Just One 10 Minutes…to Improve Your Spouse’s Specs
    Korean Sociological Image #85: Just One 10 Minutes…to Improve Your Spouse’s Specs - (Source: Jinvas, left, right; edited) Two notebook covers, found by reader Stephanie Rosier at her local Kyobo bookstore. As she explains on the blog’s Facebook page, the left reads, “If I study for t…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 06:01 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Policing the Student Body: Sookmyung Women’s University students told to cover up
    Policing the Student Body: Sookmyung Women’s University students told to cover up - (Source: TVChosun) Watching a news report about the controversial new dress code for last week’s festival at Sookmyung Women’s University, I was surprised to hear that it was the student union that wa…Mon, 29 Sep 2014, 05:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Quick Hit: Harassment Framed as Affection
    Quick Hit: Harassment Framed as Affection - (Dummy Harassment by gaelx; CC BY-SA 2.0) Via The Korea Herald: Former National Assembly Speaker Park Hee-tae is to be questioned over allegations of molesting a golf caddie, police said Saturday… …Pa…Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 05:50 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • You are Beautiful, Stop Hating Your Body
    You are Beautiful, Stop Hating Your Body - (Source: 숭실 총여학생회 다락 Facebook Page) Oops, I haven’t written in a while. Time to find something about body-image, the media, or popular culture to complain about then. Seriously(?) though, there’s only…Sun, 14 Sep 2014, 01:10 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Searching for Storytellers for Naughty Storytelling Event
    Searching for Storytellers for Naughty Storytelling Event - (Sources, edited: Left, “Meet Again” by Kimiaki Yaegashi, available at Thumbtack Press; Right, This Danielle Brown Page) I’ve been asked to pass on the following: Searching for Storytellers for Naught…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 07:00 PM // thegrandnarrative.com

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DailyNK

  • Kim Il Sung versus Kim Jong Il: una nueva evaluación
    Kim Il Sung versus Kim Jong Il: una nueva evaluación - Image: YonhapCuando la gente compara a Kim Il Sung con Kim Jong Il, lascomparaciones son rara vez favorables para este último. Hay diversas razonespara ello. Usualmente los norcoreanos culpan a Kim Jo…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:11 PM // dailynk.com
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  • NK: 'Tomorrow's Leaflet Launch Will Destroy Inter-Korean Relations'
    NK: 'Tomorrow's Leaflet Launch Will Destroy Inter-Korean Relations' - Tomorrow’s planned launch of  leaflets condemning the regime by a privateactivist group in South Korea has led North Korea to ratchet up pressure onthe South Korean government to stop it, warning that…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 04:54 AM // dailynk.com
  • Kim and Cane Onsite at KPA Combined Units
    Kim and Cane Onsite at KPA Combined Units - Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 02:17 AM // dailynk.com
  • Kim Il Sung vs. Kim Jong Il: a Reassement
    Kim Il Sung vs. Kim Jong Il: a Reassement - When people compare Kim Il Sung and KimJong Il, the comparison is rarely favorable to the latter. The reasons for thisvary. North Koreans usually blame Kim Jong Il for the devastating famine of thelat…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM // dailynk.com
  • Solar Panels Shine New Light on NK
    Solar Panels Shine New Light on NK - Solar panelsare providing solutions for North Koreans who constantly struggle with anunreliable source of state electricity, enabling them to generate their ownpower, the Daily NK has learned. Solar p…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 01:08 AM // dailynk.com
  • NKSC Speaker Series Returns with English Language Translation
    NKSC Speaker Series Returns with English Language Translation - North Korea Strategy Center [NKSC], adefector-led organization promoting free press and media in North Korea bydisseminating outside media into the nation in the form of USBs, DVDs, andradios, will ho…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 12:39 AM // dailynk.com
  • Ser amable en los “días de gloria” (sobre Corea del Norte y el neonazismo)
    Ser amable en los “días de gloria” (sobre Corea del Norte y el neonazismo) - Es necesario prestar más atención paraentender las consecuencias de las conexiones de Corea del Norte conorganizaciones neonazis alemanas. Comencemos con el movimiento neonazi alemán demanera general.…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:44 PM // dailynk.com
  • North Korean UN Envoy: 'On-site Inspection a Possibility'
    North Korean UN Envoy: 'On-site Inspection a Possibility' - North Korea recently called on the UN in a draft resolution to make an “unbiased assessment” on human rights inthe country and soon after alluded to the possibility of permission for an on-siteprobe b…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:46 AM // dailynk.com
  • NK Places Greater Emphasis on Ethics as 'Basic Token of a Revolutionary'
    NK Places Greater Emphasis on Ethics as 'Basic Token of a Revolutionary' - North Korea’sParty-run newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, on Thursday, emphasized the importance ofstate-run programs teaching ethics, saying superiority in ideology, beliefs,and morals is the path to victory…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:27 AM // dailynk.com
  • Residents Berate Top 3's 'Submission'
    Residents Berate Top 3's 'Submission' - The surprise visit from three of Pyongyang's top officials earlier this month to South Korea to attendthe closing ceremony of the Incheon Asian Games has become a source ofcriticism among North Korean…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:07 AM // dailynk.com

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OneFreeKorea

  • Charm offensive! N. Korean “diplomats” call Botswana’s UN Ambassador a “black bastard,” laugh at testimony of gulag survivors
    Charm offensive! N. Korean “diplomats” call Botswana’s UN Ambassador a “black bastard,” laugh at testimony of gulag survivors - Discussion about North Korea’s crimes against humanity is accelerating so quickly that it’s becoming difficult to keep up with it all. Last week, among other events, diplomats from Australia, Panama,…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 10:30 AM // freekorea.us
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  • Video: Michael Kirby on human rights and religious freedom in North Korea
    Video: Michael Kirby on human rights and religious freedom in North Korea - This was yet another event sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, where Justice Michael Kirby (despite his admonition, I find it awkward to call him “Mister”) talks aboutSat, 25 Oct 2014, 10:20 AM // freekorea.us
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  • Must listen: Suki Kim, on teaching undercover at PUST
    Must listen: Suki Kim, on teaching undercover at PUST - Kurt Achin, who hosts a series of outstanding podcasts for NK News, interviews Suki Kim, who went undercover as a teacher at the experimental Pyongyang University of Science and Technology.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 10:08 AM // freekorea.us
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  • North Korea perestroika watch
    North Korea perestroika watch - The Daily NK reports that North Korean security forces in the bleak border province of North Hamgyeong are “shaking down” smugglers to make them rat out the identities of thoseFri, 24 Oct 2014, 06:36 PM // freekorea.us
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  • N. Korea threatens war over leaflets
    N. Korea threatens war over leaflets - North Korea warned Thursday of further military measures against the cross-border scattering of propaganda leaflets by South Korean activists, saying their campaign risked putting inter-Korean ties in…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:20 AM // freekorea.us
  • The emperor is the elephant in the room
    The emperor is the elephant in the room - “Our Marshal must be at least 100 kilograms,” people have said about Kim Jong Eun’s physique, according to the source. “It’s very rare to see anyone who has body typeFri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:08 AM // freekorea.us
  • A simple request from our North Korean friends
    A simple request from our North Korean friends - If you liked this video, please like this page.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:07 PM // freekorea.us
  • I want to know who sold it to them
    I want to know who sold it to them - North Korea has a new submarine that, according to Joseph Bermudez, “will have greater range, patrol time and weapons capability than the existing KPN fleet of coastal submarines.” Please don’tThu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:55 AM // freekorea.us
  • Incoherence of N. Korea’s human rights “engagement” betrays its insincerity
    Incoherence of N. Korea’s human rights “engagement” betrays its insincerity - Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il could spend the duration of their reigns answering charges of atrocities with flat denials. That hasn’t worked since the U.N. Commission of Inquiry (COI)Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 07:15 AM // freekorea.us
  • Kim Il Sung’s creepy quest to live to 100.
    Kim Il Sung’s creepy quest to live to 100. - The delightfully named Kim So-Yeon was one of Kim Il Sung’s personal physicians before he defected in 1992. The doctor’s team devised many different ways to ensure a longer life.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:57 PM // freekorea.us

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38 North

  • Oral History Archive: The 1994 US-DPRK Agreed Framework
    Oral History Archive: The 1994 US-DPRK Agreed Framework - On October 21, 1994, the United States and North Korea signed an agreement–the Agreed Framework–calling upon Pyongyang to denuclearize in exchange for two light water reactors. An international consor…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:38 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The North Korean Navy Acquires a New Submarine
    The North Korean Navy Acquires a New Submarine - A review of commercial satellite imagery from 2010 until the present covering North Korea’s submarine bases and building shipyards has revealed the presence of a previously unidentified submarine moor…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 07:45 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Book Review: “Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy”
    Book Review: “Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy” - Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy. A Memoir by Christopher R. Hill. New York: Simon & Schuster, October 2014. 448 pp. Christopher Hill is an American diplomat with a long career an…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 07:52 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • A Human Rights Dialogue with North Korea: Real or Illusory?
    A Human Rights Dialogue with North Korea: Real or Illusory? - North Korea has made a number of intriguing gestures recently on human rights. At the United Nations, its Foreign Minister announced his country’s readiness to hold a “human rights dialogue with count…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 11:24 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea Responds to the UN Commission of Inquiry
    North Korea Responds to the UN Commission of Inquiry - The UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) released its highly-critical report last February, of which, the findings and recommendations were strongly endorsed by UN Member States at the March UN Human Right…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 11:19 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Inter-Korean Rivalry Takes the Field
    Inter-Korean Rivalry Takes the Field - Sports are always political. International sports competitions especially can serve many purposes, such as an outlet for nationalist sentiment—in a my-country-is-better-than-yours sort of way—or as a…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 07:44 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The NDC’s Fall Lineup: Results of the 13th SPA
    The NDC’s Fall Lineup: Results of the 13th SPA - The second session of the 13th Supreme People’s Assembly, held at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on September 25, 2014, appointed a new Vice Chairman and two new members to the DPRK National Defe…Mon, 6 Oct 2014, 07:31 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station: Major Upgrade Program Completed; Facility Operational Again
    North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station: Major Upgrade Program Completed; Facility Operational Again - A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Nick Hansen Summary Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea has completed a major construction program begun in late 2013 to upgrade the So…Wed, 1 Oct 2014, 03:31 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Two Koreas: So Near, So Far
    The Two Koreas: So Near, So Far - There are times when nothing much can happen between the Koreas. This is not one of them. Since I last wrote here about South-North relations a month ago, there have been several fresh developments. W…Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 02:17 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Passing of the Nuclear Torch: The Next Generation of WMD Scientists
    The Passing of the Nuclear Torch: The Next Generation of WMD Scientists - You probably missed the obituary. But on July 7, when North Korean media announced the death of the 88-year-old senior North Korean official Jon Pyong Ho, it highlighted an important but largely ignor…Mon, 22 Sep 2014, 11:07 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

North Korean Leadership Watch

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

NK News

  • U.S., South Korea agree to delay OPCON handover
    U.S., South Korea agree to delay OPCON handover - The United States will maintain wartime operational control (OPCON) on the Korean Peninsula beyond the previously scheduled handover date of 2015, according to a joint communiqué released by the count…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:27 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Liberation from the present
    Liberation from the present - According to the North Korean domestic press, the latest assault of American imperialism is on time itself. In several fiery diatribes made during the past few months, the North Korean regime uses the…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:30 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Islamic State’s North Korean arms
    The Islamic State’s North Korean arms - Keep calm: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is probably not buying weapons from North Korea. In recent weeks, several sources have identified North Korean small arms and light weapons in the h…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:51 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea calls balloon launch a declaration of war
    North Korea calls balloon launch a declaration of war - North Korea has threatened that a balloon launch of anti-Pyongyang leaflets scheduled for Saturday will be a declaration of war. Unusually, the proposed balloon launch is also coming under fire from o…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 04:27 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Tourism to North Korea suspended over Ebola fears
    Tourism to North Korea suspended over Ebola fears - North Korea has announced a temporary ban on tourism, citing the threat of Ebola virus, multiple tourism agencies announced Thursday evening Korean time. Three tour companies contacted by NK News – Ko…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:56 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea participates in human rights event by activists
    North Korea participates in human rights event by activists - North Korea has taken the unusual step of taking part in an event sponsored by human rights activists focused on the country’s human rights issues, NK News has learned. This news comes as the UN Gener…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:45 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • N. Korea may drop human pixel backdrop from mass games
    N. Korea may drop human pixel backdrop from mass games - North Korea’s mass game events in 2015 may, for the first time in the history of the series, be without their signature choreographed human backdrop, sources familiar with artistic performance and tou…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Kim Jong Un releases Fowle following requests from Obama – KCNA
    Kim Jong Un releases Fowle following requests from Obama – KCNA - Kim Jong Un personally ordered the release of American citizen Jeffrey Fowle following repeated requests for amnesty from U.S. President Barack Obama, North Korean state media claimed on Wednesday. Wh…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:25 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • How foreign movies changed my life in North Korea
    How foreign movies changed my life in North Korea - 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 Joshua Smith in the U.S. asks: I saw Hyuna’s “Change” music vi…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:54 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Security meeting prompts talk of Japan, SK summit
    Security meeting prompts talk of Japan, SK summit - Security officials in South Korea and Japan met in Seoul Tuesday to discuss bilateral issues, including North Korea, which had some local media speculating about a summit between Seoul and Tokyo’s lea…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:20 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

ZenKimchi

  • Seoul Food Buzz: It’s Jeon-eo Season!
    Seoul Food Buzz: It’s Jeon-eo Season! - Here is the latest talk on ZenKimchi’s Facebook g […]Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 01:28 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Grilled Intestines in Gangnam–Yeontabal
    Grilled Intestines in Gangnam–Yeontabal - Location: Gangnam, Sinsa, Jongno Cuisine: Korean BBQ Re […]Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 10:45 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • Myongwolgwan 명월관
    Myongwolgwan 명월관 - Location: Sheraton Walkerhill Cuisine: Korean, Fine Din […]Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 04:24 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • PIERRE GAGNAIRE à Séoul
    PIERRE GAGNAIRE à Séoul - Location: City Hall, Lotte Hotel Cuisine: French, Korea […]Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 03:57 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • NEW TOUR: Simon Lee’s Korean War Tour
    NEW TOUR: Simon Lee’s Korean War Tour - We are happy to announce our latest tour. Here’s […]Wed, 6 Aug 2014, 02:10 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Moved In
    Moved In - It’s early morning in Gimpo. I’m first stru […]Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:24 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • Time to Move On
    Time to Move On - I sit here in my bedroom on a cool summer night. The mo […]Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 09:57 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Paris Baguette and the Soft Bigotry of Exoticism
    Paris Baguette and the Soft Bigotry of Exoticism - You may have heard the news. Korean bakery Paris Baguet […]Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:54 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • The Secret to Great Kimbap
    The Secret to Great Kimbap -   Put tasty grilled sausage in there. EJ threw som […]Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 05:52 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • Pizza Hut Kitchen
    Pizza Hut Kitchen - Location: Jongno, chain Reservations: No Suggested Item […]Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 02:56 AM // zenkimchi.com

Seoul Eats

  • 50: An Unfortunate Restaurant that Doesn’t Fully Get Their Own Concept
    50: An Unfortunate Restaurant that Doesn’t Fully Get Their Own Concept - As a food writer and restauranteur, the rise and fall of restaurants fascinate me. I can usually tell within a few visits if a restaurant will be successful or not. Most restaurants I see these days m…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 02:25 AM // seouleats.com
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  • 종로 BREW 3.14와 함께 할 주중 및 주말 스텝을 구합니다
    종로 BREW 3.14와 함께 할 주중 및 주말 스텝을 구합니다 - 안녕하세요 종로 BREW 3.14와 함께 할 주중 및 주말 스텝을 구합니다. 모집인원: 주중(월~금)서빙 스텝 0명 주말(토~일)서빙 스텝 0명 주말(토~일)요리 및 조리사 스텝 0명 근무시간: 월~금 6:00~11:00PM(조정가능) 토~일 2:00~11:00PM(조정가능) 시 급: 6000원 우대조건: 영어 가능자, 인근 거주자, 유경험자, 활발한 성격…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 06:29 AM // seouleats.com
  • Don Charlie’s Case to be the Undisputed Mexican Food Champion in Korea
    Don Charlie’s Case to be the Undisputed Mexican Food Champion in Korea - Seoulites are crazy passionate about their Mexican Food. A recent post of the Seouleats Facebook group set off a hailstorm of comments. In my last Mexican food review of Julios, I said I didn’t think…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 07:49 PM // seouleats.com
  • Outdoor Namu: The Bistro
    Outdoor Namu: The Bistro - Located in the haughty Garusugil district, Outdoor Namu: The Bistro is another one of those restaurants that is trying to survive in the very competitive market. It has the elements to be successful a…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 03:15 AM // seouleats.com
  • Twiga: Go for the Lamb, Stay for the Cheesecake
    Twiga: Go for the Lamb, Stay for the Cheesecake - I was lucky enough to be invited to the South African restaurant Twiga by the owner. It is located behind the Crown Hotel and across from the Saudi Arabian Embassy. Located on the 5th floor, it doesn’…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 02:34 AM // seouleats.com

Koreanfornian Cooking

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Korea IT Times

  • 2014 G-FAIR KOREA Set off Discussions on USD 860 Mil. Export Deals
    2014 G-FAIR KOREA Set off Discussions on USD 860 Mil. Export Deals - The 2014 G-FAIR KOREA attracted a record-high buyer turnout: 540 foreign buyers from 46 nations paid a visit to the 2014 G-FAIR KOREA Friday, October 24th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com)…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 01:39 PM // koreaittimes.com
  • LG G Watch R, New Benchmark for Wearables, Begins Global Rollout
    LG G Watch R, New Benchmark for Wearables, Begins Global Rollout - Newest Android Wearable Delivers Smart Capabilities in Classic Watch Form Factor Friday, October 24th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - LG Electronics (LG) announced today t…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:30 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • Pinnacle Studio(TM) 18: 64-bit Power Delivers Exceptional Video Editing Performance
    Pinnacle Studio(TM) 18: 64-bit Power Delivers Exceptional Video Editing Performance - Application-wide performance boost, enhanced HD & 4K HD support, updated interface and more - Pinnacle Studio(TM) product family offers the industry's most creative and precise consumer video editing…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:27 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • LG Introduces Company's First Mobile Application Processor
    LG Introduces Company's First Mobile Application Processor - LG’s Octa-Core NUCLUN Processor Delivers LTE-A Cat.6 Support and Enhanced Capabilities Optimized for High-end Smartphones Friday, October 24th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KORE…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:22 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • Everykey, The Wristband that Replaces Keys and Passwords, Launches on Kickstarter
    Everykey, The Wristband that Replaces Keys and Passwords, Launches on Kickstarter - Stylish Wristband Utilizes Military Grade Encryption to Grant Access to Key and Password Enabled Devices and Manages a Password Keychain for Automatic Login to Online Accounts Friday, October 24th, 2…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:01 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • ‘2014 G-FAIR KOREA’ 8억6천만달러 수출ㆍ886억 구매상담 기록
    ‘2014 G-FAIR KOREA’ 8억6천만달러 수출ㆍ886억 구매상담 기록 - 수출상담회에 46개국 570명 해외 바이어 참가…역대 최대 규모 Friday, October 24th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) 경기도 고양시 일산 킨텍스에서 10월 1일부터 4일까지 나흘간 열린 세계로 향하는 중소기업의 마켓플레이스 ‘2014 G-FAIR KOREA(대한민국 우수상품 전시회)’가 약…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:40 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • Successful Cases of GS-certified Software, Hankyung I-Net and Metabuild
    Successful Cases of GS-certified Software, Hankyung I-Net and Metabuild - Hankyung I-Net and Metabuild Friday, October 24th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA -With the beginning of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2014, eyes are also on large-scal…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:33 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • Transcosmos Receives Two Top-Level Gold Certifications from TMALL, China's Largest E-Commerce Mall as a TMALL Partner
    Transcosmos Receives Two Top-Level Gold Certifications from TMALL, China's Largest E-Commerce Mall as a TMALL Partner - transcosmos Receives Two Top-Level Gold Certifications from TMALL, China's Largest E-Commerce Mall as a TMALL Partner Friday, October 24th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) TOKYO, JAPAN -…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:54 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • Solongus - “Talk or Torque”
    Solongus - “Talk or Torque” - Friday, October 24th, 2014 By Hwang Kyu-ho (info@koreaittimes.com) The 92nd story of a full-length business novel. Then the commander abruptly began to turn the handle of the topic towards his focus…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:29 AM // koreaittimes.com
  • KT and SKTelecom Begin Pre-order Sales for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
    KT and SKTelecom Begin Pre-order Sales for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus - Friday, October 24th, 2014 Korea IT Times (info@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, KOREA - KT and SK Telecomannounced on October 23 that they will begin pre-order sales for Apple’s newlarger-screen iPhone mode…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:11 AM // koreaittimes.com

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PhysOrg

  • Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea
    Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea - The whistle-blower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost un…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 03:25 AM // physorg.com
  • Inauguration of second neutrino detector for Double Chooz experiment
    Inauguration of second neutrino detector for Double Chooz experiment - Work on a second neutrino detector has just been completed by CNRS and CEA near the Chooz nuclear power plant in northeastern France. Its measurements will supplement those of the first detector insta…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:30 AM // physorg.com
  • Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks (w/ Video)
    Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks (w/ Video) - Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:58 PM // physorg.com
  • $58 million effort to study potential new energy source
    $58 million effort to study potential new energy source - A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded approximately $58 million to analyze deposits of frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico that hold enormous potential to incre…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:13 AM // physorg.com
  • Researchers developing algorithms to detect fake reviews
    Researchers developing algorithms to detect fake reviews - Anyone who has conducted business online—from booking a hotel to buying a book to finding a new dentist or selling their wares—has come across reviews of said products and services. Chances are they'v…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 08:20 AM // physorg.com
  • UN biodiversity meet commits to double funding
    UN biodiversity meet commits to double funding - A UN conference on preserving the earth's dwindling resources wrapped up Friday with governments making a firm commitment to double biodiversity aid to developing countries by 2015.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 07:40 PM // physorg.com
  • Apple starts iPhone 6 sales in key China market
    Apple starts iPhone 6 sales in key China market - Apple began selling its latest iPhone in China Friday, nearly a month after other major territories due to a licence delay by regulators, but it faces a tough battle with rivals led by Samsung in the…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 06:55 PM // physorg.com
  • Is Australia's claim to Antarctica at risk?
    Is Australia's claim to Antarctica at risk? - While Australia's commitment to a 20-year plan for Antarctica has been welcomed by some it has also raised concerns over the nation's ability to fulfil a credible research role in the south polar regi…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 09:20 AM // physorg.com
  • How, when, and why industrial ecology is good for business
    How, when, and why industrial ecology is good for business - Industrial ecology, a rapidly growing field focused on sustainable production and consumption, has contributed numerous important tools to modern environmental management—life cycle assessment; indust…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 11:12 AM // physorg.com
  • Country of origin: Are negative stereotypes always bad for business?
    Country of origin: Are negative stereotypes always bad for business? - Consumers worldwide associate France with fashion and luxury and are willing to pay a lot for French luxury products such as perfume and wine. But what about products made in countries with less favor…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 01:05 PM // 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

  • S. Koreas growth driver exports suffer
    S. Koreas growth driver exports suffer - South Koreas gross domestic product for the third quarter (Q3) grew at just 3.2 percent year-on-year (yoy), the lowest level in five quarters, as the manufacturing sector and exports buttressing ..Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 04:05 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Smartphone faceoff: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge vs Apple iPhone 6
    Smartphone faceoff: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge vs Apple iPhone 6 - South Koreas three leading mobile carriers SK Telecom, KT and LGU+ kicked off pre-order sales for Apples iPhone6 and iPhone 6 Plus from October 24 at 15:00 p.m. Unlike the predecessors,..Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 03:10 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Hyundai Motor Group wins bid to acquire Dongbu Special Steel
    Hyundai Motor Group wins bid to acquire Dongbu Special Steel - Hyundai Automotive Group succeeded its bid to take over Dongbu Special Steel. This has put the conglomerate one step closer toward establishing a one-stop system of producing from molten iron t..Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 02:38 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Seoul and Washington agree to postpone transfer of wartime troop control to after mid-2020s
    Seoul and Washington agree to postpone transfer of wartime troop control to after mid-2020s - South Korea and the U.S. agreed Thursday to postpone a plan to give Seoul wartime control of its troops to after mid-2020s. The ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command will also remain in its current loca..Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 12:30 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • SK Hynix announces record Q3 earnings on stellar chip results
    SK Hynix announces record Q3 earnings on stellar chip results - SK Hynix reported record earnings for the July-September period as its operating margin reached 30 percent and sales outstripped 4.3 trillion won ($3.7 billion). The result came in three years afte..Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:09 PM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Choinomics produces lukewarm result
    Choinomics produces lukewarm result - South Koreas deputy prime minister and finance minister Choi Kyung-hwan pledged during his inauguration speech on July 16, my new economic team will make a new journey that is not in the roadma..Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:02 PM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Ground broken for S. Koreas biggest R&D park
    Ground broken for S. Koreas biggest R&D park - LG Group Chairman Koo Bon-moos resolve to keep high value-added R&D facilities within the country despite relocating assembly plants to low-cost countries like China or Vietnam has been brought t..Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:46 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • Govt gives green light to elementary, middle schools for the talented and gifted
    Govt gives green light to elementary, middle schools for the talented and gifted - South Korean government will allow for the operation of elementary and middle schools for the talented and gifted. So far, gifted education has been only carried out by high schools. The Ministry..Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:41 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • S. Korean businesses counteracting China risk
    S. Korean businesses counteracting China risk - South Koreas 10 biggest conglomerates are in a rush to modify their business schemes amid escalating risk from China - slowing economic growth, tighter government control and margin squeeze. Ha..Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:49 AM // news.mk.co.kr
  • FTA, active e-commerce crucial to overcoming China Risk
    FTA, active e-commerce crucial to overcoming China Risk - Economists advise that the South Korean government and the business community should closely work together to overcome the China risk, In order to capitalize on opportunities in the expanding C..Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:15 AM // news.mk.co.kr

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WSJ - Korea Real Time

  • TSMC Chips In to Make LG’s Own ‘Nuclun’ Smartphone Microprocessor
    TSMC Chips In to Make LG’s Own ‘Nuclun’ Smartphone Microprocessor - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, which has boosted its profile in the chip-manufacturing industry by inking deals with Apple, has added LG Electronics to its list of customers for the high-tech chi…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 01:53 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • In South Korea, Baseball Fandom Goes Far and Wide
    In South Korea, Baseball Fandom Goes Far and Wide - South Korea is a baseball-crazed nation that isn't afraid to go to extremes in expressing its love for the sport.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 12:42 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • North Korea Bars Tourists Over Ebola Fears
    North Korea Bars Tourists Over Ebola Fears - North Korea from Friday will block tourists from entering the country due to concerns about Ebola, travel agencies said. Koryo Tours, a Beijing-based travel agency specializing in tours inside North K…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 05:12 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • UN, North Korean Officials Spar Over Human Rights Report
    UN, North Korean Officials Spar Over Human Rights Report - When a United Nations panel set out in early 2013 to put together a report into human rights in North Korea, Pyongyang refused to engage. Now the report is done and the country’s leaders are facing th…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:08 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Uber Ties Up With Cab Drivers in Seoul
    Uber Ties Up With Cab Drivers in Seoul - People in Seoul from Thursday will be able to use Uber Technologies Inc.’s namesake app to call registered cabs, the California-based company said.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:39 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • For Lunch: A Farmyard in Your Hand
    For Lunch: A Farmyard in Your Hand - Pizza isn’t the only fast food item to be graced with South Korea’s drive for constant reinterpretation. Meet KFC’s Zinger Double Down King, which for less than $7 gives customers a sandwich made of c…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:30 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • South Korea Removes Border ‘Xmas Tree’ Loathed by North Korea
    South Korea Removes Border ‘Xmas Tree’ Loathed by North Korea - South Korea said Wednesday it has torn down a tower near the inter-Korean border used as an ad hoc Christmas tree, a structure North Korea has called a propaganda tool and vowed to destroy with artill…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:24 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Prospects for American Detainees in North Korea Unclear After One Released
    Prospects for American Detainees in North Korea Unclear After One Released - The release of Jeffrey Fowle, the 46-year-old Ohio street maintenance worker detained in North Korea, is a victory for U.S. diplomats and good news for his wife and three children.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:01 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • North Korean Escapee’s Speech Draws Rare Attention in South Korea
    North Korean Escapee’s Speech Draws Rare Attention in South Korea - Firsthand accounts of repression and hardship in North Korea generally don’t resonate much among the South Korean public, but a tearful speech by a North Korean refugee and activist is gaining tractio…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:33 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Hate Speech Debate Gets Ugly, Fast
    Hate Speech Debate Gets Ugly, Fast - It was billed as an exchange of views. But Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto and the leader of anti-Korean group nearly had an exchange of fisticuffs in an debate about hate speech.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:24 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com

Financial Times - BeyondBrics

  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * US accuses allies of buying Isis oil | US Treasury accuses allies of buying smuggled oil and helping fund Islamist group * Japan blighted by zombie housing | Shrinking population and ‘…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 06:44 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * US accuses allies of buying Isis oil | US Treasury accuses allies of buying smuggled oil and helping fund Islamist group * Weak exports weigh on S Korea GDP | Rising consumption offset…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 02:15 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Total chief dies in Moscow air crash | Private jet carrying Christophe de Margerie hit snow-clearing machine * Pistorius given five years in jail | Former athlete sentenced for culpabl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:50 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Russia widens crackdown on McDonald’s | The latest salvo subjects almost half of the US group’s outlets in Russia to regulatory probes * Rousseff admits to Petrobras wrongdoing | Brazi…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Abe weighs tax rise against economy | Japan’s PM says consumption levy would be ‘meaningless’ if it encouraged deflation * Russia widens crackdown on McDonald’s | The latest salvo subj…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 12:51 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Missing climbers hits 85 in Nepal storms | Area lashed by heavy rain storms triggering mountain blizzards * China Plenum to focus on rule of law | Officials are gathering for next week…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 06:55 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Global equities rout spreads to Asia | Japan’s Nikkei sinks beneath 15,000 to five-month low * Isis makes big ‘gains’, says general | International coalition chief Allen says militants…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 12:44 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Creeping financial regulation seen as threat to South Korea’s ambitions
    Creeping financial regulation seen as threat to South Korea’s ambitions - The number of regulations governing South Korea’s financial sector has been creeping up, raising concern at the possible damage to the country’s goal of becoming a world economic power. The number of…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 08:17 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * N Korea announces Kim Jong Un’s return | Official news story follows weeks of speculation over his whereabouts * Afren fires CEO for gross misconduct | Nigerian oil explorer also sacks…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 06:56 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Ebola virus threatens state failure, WHO warns | US to overhaul management of virus after American nurse is infected * N Korea announces Kim Jong Un’s return | Official news story foll…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 01:44 AM // blogs.ft.com

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Jeju Weekly

  • Jeju to get even smarter
    Jeju to get even smarter -      Governor Won Hee-ryong announced the Jeju Smart Island Plan to the Convergence Industries Foundation Seminar to develop Jeju into a world-class smart island. The event on Aug. 28 saw experts in I…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:50 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Record number of EVs to be on Jejus roads
    Record number of EVs to be on Jejus roads -      The governor of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, Won Hee-ryong, has pledged to increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) used for both public transportation and private use on the islan…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:42 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Sausage signals traditional marital bliss
    Sausage signals traditional marital bliss -      Traditionally, marriage was not so much a ritual between a man and woman to sanctify a loving partnership, but actually the formalization of a contract between families. While this tradition has…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:39 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Winners declared at youth environmental forum
    Winners declared at youth environmental forum -      The five best proposals at the 2014 International Youth Cyber Environmental Forum received prizes on Oct. 22 from the Ministry of the Environment and Jeju Special Self-Governing Province.Team ASU…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 05:55 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Guardians of Jeju culture making a last stand
    Guardians of Jeju culture making a last stand -      These grave guardians (dongjaseok) are modest, standing the same height as the stone walls which enclose Jeju grave mounds. They are also carved somewhat crudely, with simplified features and chi…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:56 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Eulalia grass and an autumnal landscape
    Eulalia grass and an autumnal landscape -      Jeju's east in autumnal hues with Eulalia grass in the foreground. Photo courtesy Moon Mina, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:49 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Ancient Tamna seas to Jejus future oceans
    Ancient Tamna seas to Jejus future oceans -      This article originally appeared in a special edition for the 2014 Asia Cruise Forum Jeju.The history of Tamna, the first known civilization to arise on Jeju, is still a mystery. When compared to…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:46 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • The lonely islets which refuse to be forgotten
    The lonely islets which refuse to be forgotten -      Nowhere is the return of geopolitics more present than in Asia, states academic Walter Russell Mead.The Cold War seemed to have dimini-shed its importance as states, and their geographic dimensio…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:38 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Activate youth to save Jeju haenyeo
    Activate youth to save Jeju haenyeo -      This opinion piece was written by Ahnam Kim, of Young BPW Jeju Club and Ewha Woman's Univeristy. The Importance of cultural heritage can never be exaggerated. Jeju Island is internationally recog…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:35 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Jeju black pig to be natural monument
    Jeju black pig to be natural monument -      There are increasing calls to have Jejus black pig saved due to dwindling numbers. Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Institute for Livestock has applied to the Cultural Heritage Administration…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:48 PM // jejuweekly.com

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Ulsan Online

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

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Waygook.org

  • Re: Circumcision: Expat sons born in Korea
    Re: Circumcision: Expat sons born in Korea - Like most men in the world, I too am uncut. I think the number is around 85% or something, but in some countries it is very uncommon to be uncut. In the USA it is of course a common procedure (althoug…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 01:33 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Open Letter to Canadians
    Re: Open Letter to Canadians - Quote from: tamjen on Today at 02:22:13 AMQuote from: orangeman on Today at 02:12:55 AMQuote from: tamjen on Today at 01:58:45 AMNot sure. The best, and in my opinion the only true poutines, are in Mo…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:12 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: League of Legends anyone? (PC game)
    Re: League of Legends anyone? (PC game) - Hi everyone! After going to worlds, I decided to make a group on meetup.com for League of Legends players in Korea. Would like to meet up with some other players for PC room, food, drinks, or anything…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:05 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Racist Tour Guide in China Town
    Re: Racist Tour Guide in China Town - Quote from: Chuckthebear on October 24, 2014, 08:00:08 PMQuote from: EmLiz on October 24, 2014, 01:07:14 PMWhat's disturbing is all the comments condemning her for being racist and following that up w…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 11:41 AM // waygook.org
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  • Re: The Measure of Korean Childhood
    Re: The Measure of Korean Childhood - Quote from: oatmealkooky on Today at 12:40:28 AMAttempting to dispel unpleasant information about Korea by saying Other countries are like this too is like two bank robbers expecting to get set free b…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 11:38 AM // waygook.org
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    Put the poop paper in a basket next to you @ Songdo New City IFEZ....international zone...modern city - submitted by ROKandHARDPLACE [link] [7 comments] Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:11 PM // reddit.com
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    Korean Pizza Hut - submitted by ArmoredTrooperSoju [link] [3 comments] Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 09:20 AM // reddit.com
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  • Am I the only one who ALWAYS has to repeat the cigarette brand when buying cigs?
    Am I the only one who ALWAYS has to repeat the cigarette brand when buying cigs? - This is a minor complaint, not even a complaint, truly, because I'm sure it's down to my mispronunciation and/or incompetence in cigarette-buying etiquette. But even tho I've lived here for years and…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 07:45 AM // reddit.com
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  • A few of these really deserve a local translation: satirical subway signs
    A few of these really deserve a local translation: satirical subway signs - submitted by torbjorn_bradda [link] [comment] Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 06:22 AM // reddit.com
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  • Feeling a bit emotionally unfulfilled in Korea
    Feeling a bit emotionally unfulfilled in Korea - I guess this is more of a rant, or to see if anyone can relate. First off: I absolutely adore Korea, and I hope to be able to keep coming back here for the rest of my life. Korea has taught me a lot,…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:29 AM // reddit.com
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  • School Textbooks: Before and after
    School Textbooks: Before and after - submitted by ArmoredTrooperSoju [link] [4 comments] Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 03:04 AM // reddit.com
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  • icecreammachine's genius bit of satire that was sadly downvoted
    icecreammachine's genius bit of satire that was sadly downvoted - submitted by user676 [link] [15 comments] Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:04 PM // reddit.com
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  • Has the structure of Korean given names evolved over time? How so?
    Has the structure of Korean given names evolved over time? How so? - Hi, just coming here out of curiosity. It seems to me that many of the Korean names today consist of a two-syllable given name (Kang-Dae, Sang-Ook, etc.). However, when I look back on the names of kin…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:44 PM // reddit.com
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  • Crazy guy in my goshitel
    Crazy guy in my goshitel - Guy in the next room has been throwing things and making a ruckus for the past +hour. And it's pretty loud. What should I do? I've banged on the wall.. which made him pause for 2 seconds. I've opened…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:07 PM // reddit.com
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  • Any site that lists apartments in Seoul?
    Any site that lists apartments in Seoul? - I'm looking for Seoul apartments in general but maybe more short-term rentals specifically. Is there an online site in English preferably that lists these? Korean would be fine too. submitted by throw…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:43 PM // reddit.com
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Aljazeera

  • Korea leaflet launch grounded by egg-throwers
    Korea leaflet launch grounded by egg-throwers - South Koreans living near border say protest balloons sent into North by activists put them at risk of retaliation.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 11:43 AM // english.aljazeera.net
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  • Hong Kong protest leaders to hold street vote
    Hong Kong protest leaders to hold street vote - Students will conduct a poll asking protesters what they think of a government proposal aimed at ending demonstrations.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 10:51 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • China launches experimental moon orbiter
    China launches experimental moon orbiter - Programme designed as a test run for a 2017 mission that aims to have a spacecraft land on the moon to retrieve samples.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:51 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Hong Kong protesters to vote on talks offer
    Hong Kong protesters to vote on talks offer - Groups behind demonstrations calling for electoral reform to hold spot referendum on whether to accept government offer.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:19 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • North Korea frees detained American man
    North Korea frees detained American man - Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US nationals arrested by communist state, flown home to Ohio by military jet after release.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:02 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Indonesia's President Widodo sworn in
    Indonesia's President Widodo sworn in - Former furniture salesman faces political struggle as he becomes first leader not born into country's elite.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:31 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies
    Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies - Man who led Labor Party to power in 1972 forged ties with communist China but prompted divisive constitutional crisis.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:54 AM // english.aljazeera.net

Asia Times

  • The importance of being exceptional
    The importance of being exceptional - National exceptionalism has gained traction in the past few years, yet the concept is nothing new and has played a part from ancient Greece to Abraham Lincoln's America. The subject is seldom explored…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
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  • COMMENT Uzbek president faults Soviet system, keep
    COMMENT Uzbek president faults Soviet system, keeps relics - Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov is a strong critic of the former Soviet Union, but is reluctant to dispense parts of its system, rules that curb the ability of Uzbeks to live in the capital. Dema…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Lords rule Hong Kong's democracy dance
    Lords rule Hong Kong's democracy dance - The students who met Hong Kong government officials this past week are the foot-soldiers in the city's umbrella revolution because the adults feel it's not time for them to mount the stage. Even if th…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • THE ROVING EYE The Kobani riddle
    THE ROVING EYE The Kobani riddle - The barbarians, in the form of Islamic State goons, are at the gates of Kobani, the bombed-out city in northern Syria which is also the epicenter of a non-violent experiment in local democracy. But do…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • The US and selective support for separatism
    The US and selective support for separatism - The Barack Obama administration strongly condemned the declaration of independence by Crimea, but so far as international justice is concerned, the separation closely resembles Kosova's break from Ser…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • SPEAKING FREELY Ideological dilemma grips Hong Kon
    SPEAKING FREELY Ideological dilemma grips Hong Kong - The so-called umbrella revolution in Hong Kong has at its heart a greater mistrust over the implications of Beijing's invisible hand in the city's governance than the design of the 2017 elections. Thi…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Rouble decline hits home in Central Asia
    Rouble decline hits home in Central Asia - The sharp decline in the value of Russia's currency is rippling across Central Asia, where economies are dependent on transfers from workers in Russia. As local currencies follow the rouble downward,…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:00 AM // atimes.com

BBC

  • Protesters scuffle at N Korea border
    Protesters scuffle at N Korea border - Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:04 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
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  • Indian PM opens up to media - sort of
    Indian PM opens up to media - sort of - India's arm's length PM mixes with reporters - a bitSat, 25 Oct 2014, 11:13 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Younus sets Pakistan century record
    Younus sets Pakistan century record - Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 09:27 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Vietnam tycoon arrested for 'fraud'
    Vietnam tycoon arrested for 'fraud' - One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 05:42 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court
    Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court - A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:47 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Pakistan's bewildering array of militants
    Pakistan's bewildering array of militants - Pakistan's here today, gone tomorrow militant factionsFri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:13 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • India's iconic football club facing closure
    India's iconic football club facing closure - How an iconic Indian football club fell on hard timesFri, 24 Oct 2014, 07:19 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk

CBC News

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  • Google exec breaks sound barrier, sets records wit
    Google exec breaks sound barrier, sets records with leap from near-space - Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 11:02 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Spurned affection for girl possible motive in Wash
    Spurned affection for girl possible motive in Washington school shooting - Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student in Washington shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others in a campus cafeteria before killing himself.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 10:01 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Many Ukrainians preoccupied with conflict, not Sun
    Many Ukrainians preoccupied with conflict, not Sunday's parliamentary election - Ukraine's parliamentary elections on Sunday promise to usher in a fresh class of politicians, but for millions of Ukrainians change is no promise of improvement.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 08:43 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
    Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist - Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 07:15 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Ebola death in Mali prompts Mauritania to close bo
    Ebola death in Mali prompts Mauritania to close border - Mauritania has closed its border with Mali after a two-year-old girl with Ebola died of the disease in western Mali near their shared frontier.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 06:24 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Ebola quarantines in U.S.: Are they warranted?
    Ebola quarantines in U.S.: Are they warranted? - News that a doctor in New York was diagnosed with Ebola following his return to the U.S. has prompted a spate of new and mandatory quarantines for people who have had contact with Ebola patients. But…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 05:00 AM // rss.cbc.ca

China.org.cn

  • UNSC slams deadly terrorist attack in Sinai
    UNSC slams deadly terrorist attack in Sinai - No group has claimed responsibility. Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in parts of northern Sinai.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 01:08 AM // china.org.cn
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  • Chinese pianist Lang Lang performs at UN Day conce
    Chinese pianist Lang Lang performs at UN Day concert - The United Nations celebrated its 69th birthday with its messenger of peace, world-renowned pianist Lang Lang performing at a concert on Friday evening.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:41 AM // china.org.cn
  • 284 victims of MH17 crash identified
    284 victims of MH17 crash identified - The Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice announced Friday that a total of 284 victims in the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine have been identified.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:41 AM // china.org.cn
  • Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai
    Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai - The Egyptian presidency on Friday night declared a three-month state of emergency in parts of northern Sinai Peninsula after at least 30 people were killed in an attack against a local military checkp…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:47 PM // china.org.cn
  • Turkey-U.S. rift grows over IS-sieged Syrian town
    Turkey-U.S. rift grows over IS-sieged Syrian town - Turkey's reservation in helping the Kurdish populated Syrian town of Ayn al-Arab, also known as Kobane, and the U.S. unilateral action to arm Kurds have strained bilateral ties.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:40 PM // china.org.cn
  • Both US nurses recover from Ebola
    Both US nurses recover from Ebola - Both U.S. nurses who contracted Ebola while caring for a patient from Liberia have recovered from the potentially deadly disease.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:33 PM // china.org.cn
  • Putin calls for restoration of int'l systems
    Putin calls for restoration of int'l systems - Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday accused the U.S. unilateral dictatorship and enforcement of western models of bringing about escalation of conflicts and expanding chaos.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:26 PM // china.org.cn

CNN

  • Australian doctors perform pioneering heart transp
    Australian doctors perform pioneering heart transplants - Pioneering heart transplant surgery announced Friday in Australia may lead to a new option for patients awaiting transplants by boosting the number of donor hearts available.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:36 PM // rss.cnn.com
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  • Polio: Here's where it kills
    Polio: Here's where it kills - Thousands have been paralyzed by polio -- but the world could be free of the disease within three years.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 12:29 PM // rss.cnn.com
  • Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong protest visit
    Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong protest visit - Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:11 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Diwali celebrations light up India
    Diwali celebrations light up India - Around the world, Indians are celebrating the festival of lights with fireworks and candles. Here's a look at some of this week's India festivities.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:38 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Zuckerberg reveals hidden talent
    Zuckerberg reveals hidden talent - So, Mark Zuckerberg apparently speaks Mandarin.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:24 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • North Korea restricts tourism because of Ebola fea
    North Korea restricts tourism because of Ebola fears - North Korea is closing its borders to international tourists due to concerns about Ebola, tour agencies specializing in the country were told.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 02:41 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • China: No more odd buildings
    China: No more odd buildings - The Chinese leadership has called for less weird architecture to be built in the country. Does it mean the end of unusual structures like these?Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:57 PM // rss.cnn.com

The Economist

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

ESPN

  • Masters invite up for grabs this week at Asia-Paci
    Masters invite up for grabs this week at Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship -- golf - Yang Gunn is the U.S. Amateur champion from South Korea who plays at San Diego State. And he figures to have a home-field advantage when the Asia-Paci...Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:38 PM // search.espn.go.com
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  • Kyu Jung Baek wins playoff to take LPGA KEB-HanaBa
    Kyu Jung Baek wins playoff to take LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship - Kyu Jung Baek of South Korea won a three-way playoff Sunday to claim the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship.Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 01:01 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Hee Kyung Bae, Kyu Jung Baek share lead at LPGA So
    Hee Kyung Bae, Kyu Jung Baek share lead at LPGA South Korea - South Koreans Hee Kyung Bae and Kyu Jung Baek both shot 68 to share the lead after the third round of the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship on Saturday. Inbee Park and Suzann Pettersen are one stroke…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 12:27 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Asian Cup - Traditional top dogs South Korea Austr
    Asian Cup - Traditional top dogs South Korea Australia and Japan try to get right for Asian Cup - Asian CupFri, 17 Oct 2014, 10:55 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Icher takes second-round lead at LPGA South Korea
    Icher takes second-round lead at LPGA South Korea - Karine Icher of France shot a second-round 4-under 68 to take a one-stroke lead atop the European-dominated leaderboard at the KEB-HanaBank Championship on Friday.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:39 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Haeji Kang leads packed field at LPGA's KEB-Hanaba
    Haeji Kang leads packed field at LPGA's KEB-Hanabank Championship in South Korea - Haeji Kang shot a 5-under 67 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead over five players, including three fellow South Koreans, after the first round of the LPGA's KEB-Hanabank Championship.Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 01:04 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • 2018 Olympic opening, closing ceremonies to be hel
    2018 Olympic opening, closing ceremonies to be held in Pyeongchang after all - Pyeongchang organizers have scrapped plans to stage the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympic outside the host city.Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 08:52 PM // search.espn.go.com

Financial Times

  • Concerns remain over ADB’s Chinese rival
    Concerns remain over ADB’s Chinese rival - Bank’s chief economist says AIIB could help meet Asian infrastructure needs but signals potential governance gapsFri, 24 Oct 2014, 06:02 AM // ft.com
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  • Weak exports weigh on S Korea GDP
    Weak exports weigh on S Korea GDP - Rising consumption offsets slowing shipments to China as economy expands 3.2%Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 01:51 AM // ft.com
  • China property decline continues
    China property decline continues - Oversupply and falling sales drag down house prices for fifth consecutive monthFri, 24 Oct 2014, 01:22 AM // ft.com
  • Realising China’s sustainable growth rate
    Realising China’s sustainable growth rate - Beijing’s reforms have the potential to increase government expenditures and boost consumptionThu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:25 PM // ft.com
  • China to boost socialist rule of law
    China to boost socialist rule of law - The scale of challenge is exposed by a skirmish in a remote village that left eight deadThu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:39 AM // ft.com
  • India eyes end to state coal monopoly
    India eyes end to state coal monopoly - Ministry publishes ordinance that could ease restrictions on private sector miningThu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:30 AM // ft.com
  • Widodo cabinet vetoed by anti-graft panel
    Widodo cabinet vetoed by anti-graft panel - Indonesia’s new president sees eight of his ministerial picks screened outThu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:18 AM // ft.com

Guardian.co.uk

  • A North Korean road trip in pictures
    A North Korean road trip in pictures - Associated Press team granted rare permission to spend a week travelling the country from Pyongyang to Mount Paektu as long as they stayed with a minder, didnt wander off course and didnt speak to any…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // guardian.co.uk
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  • North Korea to bar tourists over Ebola concerns
    North Korea to bar tourists over Ebola concerns - Sources inside the secretive country told tour operators the ban will come into effect on FridayNorth Korea will bar entry to foreigners on tourist trips from Friday, because of worries over the sprea…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 05:45 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • American Ken Fowle lands in US after release by No
    American Ken Fowle lands in US after release by North Korea - Military jet brings Fowle, who was detained for nearly six months, to Ohio air force base after US secured his release An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:07 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea enlists thousands of workers to finish
    North Korea enlists thousands of workers to finish new airport - Pyongyangs new airport is latest of North Koreas speed campaigns aimed at finishing top-priority projects in record timePyongyang isnt exactly an international travel hub but attracting more tourists…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:26 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • South Korea destroys propaganda tower near border
    South Korea destroys propaganda tower near border with North - Seoul demolishes enormous steel structure whose Christmas lights were often seen as sabre rattling by Pyongyang regimeSouth Korea has pulled down a 43-year-old illuminated Christmas tower that North K…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:22 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea releases one of three Americans held c
    North Korea releases one of three Americans held captive, US confirms - State Department says Jeffrey Fowle was home Tuesday after negotiators left Pyongyang, and that the US was working to free two others held by North KoreaNorth Korea unexpectedly and suddenly freed an…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:20 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • Japanese hate speech debate abandoned as insults f
    Japanese hate speech debate abandoned as insults fly - Debate between Osaka mayor Toru Hashimoto and anti-Korean rightwinger Makoto Sakurai ends in heated insultsA debate on hate speech between a charismatic politician and a prominent rightwing extremist…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:20 AM // guardian.co.uk

Herald de Paris

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

Huffington Post

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

Indian Express

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

Japan Today

  • World › Suspect arrested in death of 2 Californi
    World › Suspect arrested in death of 2 California sheriff's deputies - A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours across two California counties. A third deputy and a bystande…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:09 PM // japantoday.com
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  • World › Man attacks New York police with hatchet
    World › Man attacks New York police with hatchet - A hatchet attack on rookie New York police officers was a terrorist act carried out by a self-radicalized loner who had been in the military and recently converted to Islam, police said. This was a te…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:25 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › New York, New Jersey issue stronger Ebol
    World › New York, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantine - The governors of New Jersey and New York say they're issuing a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and N…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:17 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Angry Cameron vows not to pay new Britis
    World › Angry Cameron vows not to pay new British EU bill - British Prime Minister David Cameron furiously rejected a demand from Brussels for more than two billion euros in backdated charges at a summit Friday, setting up a new showdown over Britain's place i…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:05 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Attack on Egypt army post kills 30
    World › Attack on Egypt army post kills 30 - A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to s…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:00 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › 2 dead, including gunman, in school shoo
    World › 2 dead, including gunman, in school shooting near Seattle - A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and wounding four other students, officials said. The gunman also died in the attack. Marysvill…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 04:28 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Syria air strikes kill 10 children, 5 wo
    World › Syria air strikes kill 10 children, 5 women in Aleppo - Ten children and five women have been killed in Syrian government air strikes in the northern province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said Friday. The children, aged from four to 10, and women were kil…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 03:06 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

  • U.S. and South Korea Agree to Delay Shift in Warti
    U.S. and South Korea Agree to Delay Shift in Wartime Command - The deal reached at the Pentagon means the Americans will retain control of forces in the event of war until the South Korean military is better prepared.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
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  • South Korea Delays Shift in Control of Military
    South Korea Delays Shift in Control of Military - The United States agreed to postpone the return of wartime control of the South Korean military to Seoul until the South’s forces were better prepared.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • South Korea Tears Down Christmas Tower on Border
    South Korea Tears Down Christmas Tower on Border - North Korea had threatened to attack the steel structure, which used to be lit around the holiday as part of the nations’ psychological warfare.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Daily Report: How Video Games Became Part of Korea
    Daily Report: How Video Games Became Part of Korea's Culture - The extent to which video games have become part of mainstream culture in South Korea may be a sign of things to come in the West.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 06:37 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • For South Korea, E-Sports Is National Pastime
    For South Korea, E-Sports Is National Pastime - The extent to which video games have become part of mainstream culture in South Korea may be a sign of things to come in the West.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Gunfire Exchanged Across Korean Boundary
    Gunfire Exchanged Across Korean Boundary - South Korea said troops from the North had approached the demarcation line and there was a brief exchange of gunfire between guard posts on both sides.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Planner of Pop Concert Found Dead in South Korea
    Planner of Pop Concert Found Dead in South Korea - A day after 16 people were killed in an accident at an outdoor concert in South Korea, a man involved in the show’s planning died in an apparent suicide, officials said.Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com

New Zealand Herald

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

news.com.au

  • Aussie surfer may have been sick
    Aussie surfer may have been sick - THE Australian surfer who died at the famous Kuta Beach in Bali yesterday may have suffered a health problem, Denpasar police believe.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 12:01 AM // feeds.news.com.au
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  • Two cops dead in shooting spree
    Two cops dead in shooting spree - A GUNMAN has been caught after killing two sheriff’s deputies and wounding two others during a shooting spree that spanned two California counties.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:53 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Three cops shot in California
    Three cops shot in California - BREAKING: A manhunt is under way after a heavily armed suspect shot at least three police officers and one civilian in two California counties.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 05:06 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Trans teen pens children’s book
    Trans teen pens children’s book - BREKKIE WRAP: THIS 14-year-old has written the first picture book for transgender children and has been named one of the world’s most influential teens.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 02:16 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Putin: US is destabilising the world
    Putin: US is destabilising the world - RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin has slammed US foreign policy saying they are damaging world order.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 01:24 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Gunman’s ‘smile wins over the girls’
    Gunman’s ‘smile wins over the girls’ - THE Ottawa shooter was described in his high school yearbook as a smart, sociable, Casanova who “will go far in life”. What went wrong?Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 12:31 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • EU pledges $1.5b to Ebola aid
    EU pledges $1.5b to Ebola aid - WEST Africa will receive $1.5 billion in Ebola aid as the World Health Organisation says a million Ebola vaccine doses will be ready by the end of next year.Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 12:26 PM // feeds.news.com.au

News on Japan

  • 'Mandala' Buddhist paintings rarely seen by public
    'Mandala' Buddhist paintings rarely seen by public set to go on display - Two rarely shown painted mandala that depict the Buddhist universe will go on public display at Toji temple, a World Heritage site, on Oct. 31. (Asahi)Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 09:16 AM // newsonjapan.com
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  • Japan entering Super Rugby as competition expands
    Japan entering Super Rugby as competition expands to 18 - Japan will take the 18th spot in an expanded Super Rugby competition from 2016. (tvnz.co.nz)Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 09:09 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Japan could deploy minesweepers off S. Korea in wa
    Japan could deploy minesweepers off S. Korea in war with North, U.S. admiral says - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to let Japan's military fight overseas could open the way for the country to deploy minesweepers in South Korean waters in the event of a war with North Korea, a s…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 09:07 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • TPP ministers seek progress toward agreement by ye
    TPP ministers seek progress toward agreement by year-end - Trade chiefs from 12 countries involved in an ambitious Pacific free trade initiative started a three-day meeting Saturday in Sydney in a bid to make progress toward a U.S.-proposed goal of reaching a…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 09:00 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Man arrested for stabbing passerby in front of Uen
    Man arrested for stabbing passerby in front of Ueno Station in Tokyo - Police on Friday night arrested a 38-year-old man who stabbed a passerby in front of Tokyo's Ueno Station. (Japan Today)Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 08:53 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Man arrested for pouring urine from PET bottle on
    Man arrested for pouring urine from PET bottle on girl - Police in Tokyo's Mizuhomachi area have arrested a 20-year-old man for pouring urine from a PET bottle on a 14-year-old girl earlier this month. (Japan Today)Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 01:42 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Under system that relies on honesty, 70% with depe
    Under system that relies on honesty, 70% with dependents abroad pay no income tax - Alarmed by gaping holes in oversight, the Board of Audit wants to tighten scrutiny on tax deductions for overseas dependents to prevent dubious individuals from cheating the government out of revenue.…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM // newsonjapan.com

NPR

  • Blizzard In Nepal Deals A Blow To Porters As Well
    Blizzard In Nepal Deals A Blow To Porters As Well As Trekkers - Working as a porter in the mountains is a way out of poverty. But it's a job with great risk. After this month's killer storm, the government is calling for regulations to protect visitors and locals.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:31 PM // npr.org
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  • Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Ski
    Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills - The Facebook co-founder and CEO spoke at Tsinghua University in Beijing for about 30 minutes. In Mandarin. His audience liked it.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:00 PM // npr.org
  • Tweets In Hong Kong Put Kenny G In Jam With Commun
    Tweets In Hong Kong Put Kenny G In Jam With Communist Party - The saxophone superstar, hugely popular in mainland China, walked into a minefield in Hong Kong. Selfies with demonstrators sparked a response from the government — and Kenny G took down the tweets.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:47 AM // npr.org
  • Hong Kong Protests Pull Attention From China's Sel
    Hong Kong Protests Pull Attention From China's Self-Reflection - China's ruling Communist Party is wrapping up a meeting that it claims will advance the rule of law. But leaders are facing an urgent distraction in Hong Kong. The protests there raise difficult quest…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:47 AM // npr.org
  • Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A
    Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge - How is a rare strain of malaria spreading near cities in Southeast Asia? That's the question that's been puzzling a team of scientists. And they're using drones to find the answer.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:38 PM // npr.org
  • Cloud Data Security Concerns Raised After Reported
    Cloud Data Security Concerns Raised After Reported Attack In China - A group says the Chinese government backed an attack against users of Apple's iCloud service. Experts worry attacks that target weaknesses in the transfer of data on the cloud will become more common.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:31 PM // npr.org
  • Surrogacy Storm In Thailand: A Rejected Baby, A Bu
    Surrogacy Storm In Thailand: A Rejected Baby, A Busy Babymaker - Two controversial cases have put a spotlight on surrogacy in Thailand. Now the government is drafting new laws to stop abuse.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:31 PM // npr.org

WSJ Asia Edition

  • Tycoon Arrested as Vietnam Revives Bank Cleanup
    Tycoon Arrested as Vietnam Revives Bank Cleanup - Police in Vietnam have arrested Ha Van Tham on allegations of fraud while chairman of the Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank, signaling the Southeast Asian country is reviving its efforts to restructur…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 11:14 AM // online.wsj.com
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  • Do You Have What It Takes to Go Into Space? (Proba
    Do You Have What It Takes to Go Into Space? (Probably) - With pioneering companies like Space Adventures, Virgin Galactic and XCOR vying to launch average folks skyward, it seems like almost anyone can have the right stuff.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 10:36 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Hong Kong Readies for Protester Vote
    Hong Kong Readies for Protester Vote - Hong Kong was calm ahead of a two-day vote to be held by protest leaders seeking a mandate for their pro-democracy movement, which has clogged the city’s main arteries for almost a month.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 08:17 AM // online.wsj.com
  • 25 Eurozone Banks to Fail Stress Tests
    25 Eurozone Banks to Fail Stress Tests - About 25 eurozone banks failed the European Central Bank’s financial-health checks, although more than half have taken the necessary steps to shore up their balance sheets this year.Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 06:46 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball
    Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball - Indonesian prosecutors are increasingly bringing criminal charges against employees of large companies for allegedly causing losses to the state, a development that is chilling the business community…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 06:44 AM // online.wsj.com
  • U.S. to Name New Auto-Safety Chief
    U.S. to Name New Auto-Safety Chief - The Obama administration is close to naming a permanent top auto-safety regulator amid criticism of the agency’s handling of large air-bag recall, which an administration official on Friday called “su…Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 06:43 AM // online.wsj.com
  • Pyongyang Seen Closer to Nuclear Missile
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