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The Korea Herald

  • U.S. plans to open Atlantic to drilling
    U.S. plans to open Atlantic to drilling - WASHINGTON (AP) ― The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath ofWed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:39 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Ex-rear admiral in alleged graft case jumps off bridge
    Ex-rear admiral in alleged graft case jumps off bridge - A former Navy rear admiral under investigation over his alleged involvement in a defense industry graft case jumped offWed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:39 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • U.S. undersecretary of state arrives for talks on N.K.
    U.S. undersecretary of state arrives for talks on N.K. - U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman arrived in South Korea for a two-day visit on WednesdayWed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:39 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Welfare minister blasted for child abuse response
    Welfare minister blasted for child abuse response - The parliamentary welfare committee on Wednesday grilled Welfare Minister Moon Hyung-pyo over Korea’s national child carWed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:38 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Seoul to support N.K. doctors’ training in Germany
    Seoul to support N.K. doctors’ training in Germany - South Korea said Wednesday it will resume a program to support North Korean medical doctors’ training in Germany.The movWed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:38 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Two-way race heats up for Saenuri Party floor leader
    Two-way race heats up for Saenuri Party floor leader - The two top candidates for the governing Saenuri Party’s floor leader primary announced their respective running mates oWed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:36 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Korea to expand unification education
    Korea to expand unification education - Policymakers have launched discussions to augment the unification-related lessons taught at elementary, middle and highWed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:36 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Korea, China and Japan to engage more with ASEAN
    Korea, China and Japan to engage more with ASEAN - The heads of ASEAN centers in Korea, China and Japan held a meeting in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on Sunday to increase cooperaWed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:35 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • Three-strike rule put in place for picky taxi drivers
    Three-strike rule put in place for picky taxi drivers - Taxi drivers caught refusing passengers on three occasions will be stripped of their taxi permits, officials said WednesWed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:35 AM // koreaherald.com
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  • N. Korean leader to attend World War II event: Kremlin
    N. Korean leader to attend World War II event: Kremlin - The Russian presidential office said Wednesday that North Korea’s leader will attend a war anniversary event in Moscow iWed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:34 AM // koreaherald.com
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KBS News

  • Japanese Media: Hostage Exchange Deal Made
    Japanese Media: Hostage Exchange Deal Made - [International] : A Japanese news network has reported that a hostage exchange deal has been made to free a Japanese ...[more...]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:55 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Food, Drug Ministry Designated WHO Collaborating Center
    Food, Drug Ministry Designated WHO Collaborating Center - [Science] : South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has been designated an affiliated center of the ...[more...]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:42 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Growth of Land Prices Hits Seven Year High Last Year
    Growth of Land Prices Hits Seven Year High Last Year - [Economy] : The growth of the country’s land prices posted a seven-year high last year. The Ministry of ...[more...]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:22 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Hearing on Park Tae-hwan's Doping Case Set for Feb. 27
    Hearing on Park Tae-hwan's Doping Case Set for Feb. 27 - [Sports] : The international governing body for swimming, or FINA, will hold a hearing on February 27 on South ...[more...]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:22 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Korea to Help Central Vietnam with 30-Million Dollar ODA
    S. Korea to Help Central Vietnam with 30-Million Dollar ODA - [Politics] : The Korea International Cooperation Agency or KOICA will provide 30 million dollars in official ...[more...]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:20 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • S. Korea, US, Japan Discuss Ways to Resume 6-Party Talks
    S. Korea, US, Japan Discuss Ways to Resume 6-Party Talks - [International] : Chief nuclear negotiators from South Korea, the United States and Japan have met in Tokyo to ...[more...]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:51 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Unification Minister Urges North to Come to Talks
    Unification Minister Urges North to Come to Talks - [Inter-Korea] : Unification Minister Ryoo Kihl-jae has again urged North Korea to accept South Korea’s calls for ...[more...]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:34 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • KOSPI Rises on Institutional Buying
    KOSPI Rises on Institutional Buying - [Economy] : South Korean shares ended higher on institutional buying. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock ...[more...]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:44 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Kremlin: N. Korean Leader to Come to Moscow in May
    Kremlin: N. Korean Leader to Come to Moscow in May - [Politics] : Anchor: The Kremlin said Tuesday that leaders from around 20 countries, including North Korea, ...[more...]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:43 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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  • Bird Flu, FMD Deal Blow to Meat Exports
    Bird Flu, FMD Deal Blow to Meat Exports - [Economy] : Outbreaks of bird flu and foot-and-mouth disease dealt a harsh blow to meat exports last year.[more...]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:25 AM // world.kbs.co.kr
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The Chosun Ilbo

  • Golfer Bae Sang-moon Defies Order to Start Military Service
    Golfer Bae Sang-moon Defies Order to Start Military Service - Golfer Bae Sang-moon is listed for the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Arizona starting Thursday despite having been ordered to return to Korea and start his mandatory military service this month. Ba…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:17 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Conglomerates to Cut Down on Hiring This Year
    Conglomerates to Cut Down on Hiring This Year - Big conglomerates plan to cut down on hiring this year. The Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry and job portal Incruit surveyed the nation's top 500 businesses and found that 180 want to employ an…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:01 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Star Swimmer Park Tae-hwan Sues Clinic Over Doping
    Star Swimmer Park Tae-hwan Sues Clinic Over Doping - Star swimmer Park Tae-hwan tested positive for the banned substance testosterone and faces further allegations of repeated doping. Park's agency Team GMP said the Olympic gold medalist is suing a loca…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:48 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Kim Jong-un May Attend Int'l Conference in April
    Kim Jong-un May Attend Int'l Conference in April - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is expected to make his debut on the international stage at the Asian-African Conference in Indonesia on April 24, the Kompas news agency reported Tuesday. Mochamad Rid…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:48 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • 4 Kidnapped Koreans Freed in Philippines
    4 Kidnapped Koreans Freed in Philippines - Four Koreans who were abducted in Manila on Jan. 22 were freed for ransom on Monday. A Foreign Ministry official here said police in the Philippines have confirmed their safety and are trying to find…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:40 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • UN Chief Backs Inter-Korean Talks
    UN Chief Backs Inter-Korean Talks - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has thrown his support behind proposed inter-Korean talks and projects. South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se held one-on-one talks with the UN chief on Tuesday o…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 09:32 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Slight Uptick in S.Korea's Economic Freedom This Year
    Slight Uptick in S.Korea's Economic Freedom This Year - South Korea has been ranked among the top 30 countries in terms of economic freedom. The index, drawn up by the U.S.-based Heritage Foundation, gives South Korea a score of 71.5, up 0.3 point from las…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 09:32 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Additional Flights Available for Lunar New Year
    Additional Flights Available for Lunar New Year - The two flagship carriers will operate additional passenger flights during the Lunar New Year holiday, which starts on Feb. 18. Korean Air will add 39 extra flights with a total of 7,300 seats between…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 09:30 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Bong Joon-ho Joins Jury for Berlin Film Festival
    Bong Joon-ho Joins Jury for Berlin Film Festival - Director Bong Joon-ho has been named as a member of the jury for the Berlin International Film Festival that will open on Feb. 5. Bong joins Rush actor Daniel Bruhl, Hannibal producer Martha De Lauren…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 09:29 PM // english.chosun.com
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  • Oh Seung-hwan Returns to Japan for New Season
    Oh Seung-hwan Returns to Japan for New Season - Hanshin Tigers closing pitcher Oh Seung-hwan looked stronger after spending a month and a half in sunny Guam for winter training. Oh left for Osaka on Tuesday to get ready for the 2015 Nippon Professi…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 09:18 PM // english.chosun.com
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The Hankyoreh

  • Chaebol getting plumper, as so-called trickle-down effect wanes
    Chaebol getting plumper, as so-called trickle-down effect wanes - As time goes by, the profitability (added value) of South Korea’s four biggest chaebol groups - including Samsung and Hyundai Motor - is coming to account for an increasingly larger share of the South…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:52 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • South Korean Aegis destroyers could be object of defense by Japanese navy
    South Korean Aegis destroyers could be object of defense by Japanese navy - The Japanese government and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) are currently discussing the idea of including a provision about protecting South Korean Aegis destroyers in a revised version of…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:47 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Low-income folks’ only wish: that poverty isn’t passed down to the grandkids
    Low-income folks’ only wish: that poverty isn’t passed down to the grandkids - It was early afternoon on Jan. 27, and Kim Hyun-sang (62, not his real name) was delivering 30 kilograms of scrap paper he had been collecting early morning to a junk shop near his home. He was paid 9…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:42 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Editorial] The system for helping those in jeopardy is profoundly broken
    [Editorial] The system for helping those in jeopardy is profoundly broken - We live in a world today where pretty much everyone talks about how tough things are. But it is hard to find words to express the grim fate of those whose day-to-day life is so grueling that they ulti…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:39 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Photo] Free orangutans from zoo animal shows
    [Photo] Free orangutans from zoo animal shows - At the offices of Green Fund in central Seoul, members of Kara, an animal rights group, display an orangutan doll opposing animals being made to perform at zoos, in front of a forest after a press con…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:34 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Photo] Blue House bomb threat suspect returns from France
    [Photo] Blue House bomb threat suspect returns from France - A 22-year-old South Korean man surnamed Kang is taken by officers from Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency for questioning from Incheon International Airport after returning to South Korea from Paris, J…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:32 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • [Cartoon] South Korea is planet of the chaebol
    [Cartoon] South Korea is planet of the chaebol - This cartoon depicts President Park Geun-hye standing on a planet that’s a metaphor for South Korean society, watering a big tree that represents chaebol, while stepping on smaller plants, which repre…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:31 AM // hani.co.kr
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  • Samsung semiconductor workers: lymphoma, and no compensation
    Samsung semiconductor workers: lymphoma, and no compensation - In November 2011, Na Yu-byeong (51, not his real name) started working on lines no. 15 and 16 at a Samsung Electronics semiconductor plant in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province. He was assigned to the centra…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 03:07 AM // hani.co.kr
  • Electronic cigarettes spark safety concerns, and tighter regulations
    Electronic cigarettes spark safety concerns, and tighter regulations - Stronger safeguards are on the way for the “e-liquid” used in nicotine-free electronic cigarettes. The solution has remained more or less unregulated in South Korea, with its manufacturing and sale s.…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 03:04 AM // hani.co.kr
  • Sewol families pleading to “Pull the truth out of the water!”
    Sewol families pleading to “Pull the truth out of the water!” - The bereaved families of the victims of the Sewol tragedy are marching once again, demanding that the hull of the Sewol ferry be raised from the ocean floor so that the truth of the tragedy can be rev…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 02:59 AM // hani.co.kr

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The Dong-A Ilbo

Yonhap News

  • S. Korea, U.S. to hold cyber-security talks
    S. Korea, U.S. to hold cyber-security talks - WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) -- Defense officials of South Korea and the United States plan to hold annual cyber-security talks that are expected to focus on how better to cope with hacking attacks fr…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:51 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • U.S. withholds comment on N.K. leader's possible visit to Russia
    U.S. withholds comment on N.K. leader's possible visit to Russia - WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) -- The United States withheld comment Wednesday on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's possible visit to Russia to attend celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the So…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:05 PM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (Copyright)
    (Copyright) - All information carried by the Yonhap News Agency, including articles, photographs, graphics, audio and video images, and illustrations (collectively, the content) is owned by the Yonhap News Agency.…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:47 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) U.S. Under State Secretary Sherman visits S. Korea for N.K. talks
    (LEAD) U.S. Under State Secretary Sherman visits S. Korea for N.K. talks - (ATTN: UPDATES throughout with Sherman's arrival; CHANGES headline) SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman arrived in South Korea Wednesday for di…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 09:28 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) Korean asset managing unit of Macquarie Funds ordered to suspend partial business
    (LEAD) Korean asset managing unit of Macquarie Funds ordered to suspend partial business - SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top financial regulator on Wednesday imposed a three-month partial business suspension and a fine of 100 million won (US$92,000) on a local unit of Australia-b…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:22 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) Seoul, Washington to hold disarmament talks this week
    (LEAD) Seoul, Washington to hold disarmament talks this week - SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States will hold talks on disarmament and nonproliferation later this week, during which they will discuss North Korea's nuclear program and other…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:51 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) LG Electronics' 2014 net more than doubles in 2014
    (LEAD) LG Electronics' 2014 net more than doubles in 2014 - By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) -- LG Electronics Inc., South Korea's leading home appliance and smartphone maker, said Wednesday its net profit more than doubled in 2014 from a year earlier…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:51 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (3rd LD) LG Display's 2014 net hits 4-year high
    (3rd LD) LG Display's 2014 net hits 4-year high - By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) -- LG Display Co., the world's top maker of liquid crystal displays (LCD), said Wednesday it posted its highest profit in four years in 2014 on the back of a…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:51 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • LG Electronics' 2014 net more than doubles in 2014
    LG Electronics' 2014 net more than doubles in 2014 - By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) -- LG Electronics Inc., South Korea's leading home appliance and smartphone maker, said Wednesday its net profit more than doubled in 2014 from a year earlier…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:05 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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  • (LEAD) (Asian Cup) New star for S. Korea puts team ahead of personal goals
    (LEAD) (Asian Cup) New star for S. Korea puts team ahead of personal goals - SYDNEY, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has made an impressive run to the championship final at the AFC Asian Cup this month, with little-known forward Lee Jeong-hyeop having emerged as an unlikely so…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:05 AM // yonhapnews.feedsportal.com
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10 Magazine

  • SIWA Annual Charity Gala: Caribbean Paradise
    SIWA Annual Charity Gala: Caribbean Paradise - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Seoul International Women’s Association (SIWA) will hos […] To read original article please visit SIWA Annual Charity Gala: Caribbean Paradi…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:12 AM // 10mag.com
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  • OB’s Free Use of Han River Water Stirs Controversy
    OB’s Free Use of Han River Water Stirs Controversy - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. OB’s Free Use of Han River Water Stirs Controvers […] To read original article please visit OB’s Free Use of Han River Water Stirs Controver…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:00 AM // 10mag.com
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  • 14-Year-Old Chloe Kim, Youngest Winner at the Winter X Games
    14-Year-Old Chloe Kim, Youngest Winner at the Winter X Games - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Chloe Kim Becomes the Youngest Winner at the Winter X G […] To read original article please visit 14-Year-Old Chloe Kim, Youngest Winner at…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 08:28 PM // 10mag.com
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  • Urban Exploration Korea
    Urban Exploration Korea - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Urb-Ex: Far from Abandoned Urban Explorers Discover Wha […] To read original article please visit Urban Exploration Korea to read the full a…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 12:05 AM // 10mag.com
  • Report Shows Korea Startups Falling Behind
    Report Shows Korea Startups Falling Behind - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Korea Behind on Startups Despite Having a High GDP A ne […] To read original article please visit Report Shows Korea Startups Falling Behind…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 08:38 PM // 10mag.com
  • “Ode To My Father” Surpasses 10 Million Admissions
    “Ode To My Father” Surpasses 10 Million Admissions - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. “Ode To My Father” Surpasses 10 Million Adm […] To read original article please visit “Ode To My Father” Surpasses 10 Million Admissions to…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 01:17 AM // 10mag.com
  • American Textbooks in Korean Academies Stirs Debate
    American Textbooks in Korean Academies Stirs Debate - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Hagwons Teach the American National Anthem to Students […] To read original article please visit American Textbooks in Korean Academies Stir…Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 12:43 AM // 10mag.com
  • USO to Honor Armed Forces Stationed in Korea
    USO to Honor Armed Forces Stationed in Korea - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Throughout Korea, many brave members of the United Stat […] To read original article please visit USO to Honor Armed Forces Stationed in Kor…Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 12:33 AM // 10mag.com
  • Clara’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Polaris Entertainment
    Clara’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Polaris Entertainment - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. Clara’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Polaris […] To read original article please visit Clara’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Polari…Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 09:48 PM // 10mag.com
  • New Gwangju KTX Track Cuts Travel Time
    New Gwangju KTX Track Cuts Travel Time - Korea Awaits! visit 10 Magazine Korea for more information. New Gwangju KTX Track Cuts Travel Time A faster bullet […] To read original article please visit New Gwangju KTX Track Cuts Travel Time to r…Sun, 18 Jan 2015, 09:41 PM // 10mag.com

Three Wise Monkeys

  • Can Ye Not Serve God and Mammon? ‘Quo Vadis, Korean Megachurches?’
    Can Ye Not Serve God and Mammon? ‘Quo Vadis, Korean Megachurches?’ - By Donald Kirk The growth of megachurches worldwide is a global phenomenon, a mass movement in which thousands of individual churches or parishes each claim more than 2,000 members. The Full Gospel Ch…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:33 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • The ‘Former’ French Concession in Shanghai
    The ‘Former’ French Concession in Shanghai - By Jake Reed What comes to mind for the average person when they hear Shanghai? I asked a few of my coworkers and I received a series of answers ranging from “bustling” to “retard zombie apocalypse.”…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:31 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • The Wonhyo Trail Project–Rebuilding One Monk’s Path across Korea
    The Wonhyo Trail Project–Rebuilding One Monk’s Path across Korea - By Tony MacGregor Group works to establish Korea’s first sustainable pilgrimage trail to honor Wonhyo, historic, beloved monk A plan to establish a sustainable trans-peninsula pilgrimage trail to hono…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:29 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Looking at the Korean Uni Experience after 12 Years in the U.S.
    Looking at the Korean Uni Experience after 12 Years in the U.S. - By Jun Won Lee How you look at it is pretty much how you’ll see it–Rasheed Ogunlaru Many of my American friends ask me about daily life in Korea, a place that has gone from one of the poorest countrie…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:22 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Writing Against the Establishment’s Grain–A Conversation with Bae Su-ah
    Writing Against the Establishment’s Grain–A Conversation with Bae Su-ah - By Blackberry Finn Self-creation, experimentation, rejection of tradition and popular mass opinions and behaviors, even humanist philosophical positions—such make an individualist. Korean writer Bae S…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:09 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)—to the Chrysalis Election
    On the Road with the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)—to the Chrysalis Election - By Scott Liam Soper The corner of St. 282 and the north-south running, St. 51 (also known as Pasteur Street) is provocative and has much in common with many other corners and addresses in Phnom Penh’s…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 09:50 AM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Ties that Bind — Weighing the Sewol Tragedy
    Ties that Bind — Weighing the Sewol Tragedy - By Donald Kirk How much more will we really know about the construction companies that build apartment blocks that look like giant matchboxes from one end of the country to the other? And who knows wh…Sun, 18 May 2014, 07:45 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Seeing Yellow: The Aftermath of the Sewol and its Political Implications
    Seeing Yellow: The Aftermath of the Sewol and its Political Implications - By Jenny Choi Korea’s doors, fences, car windows, and social media profile pictures are a sea of yellow ribbons right now. In the aftermath of the sinking of the Sewol ferry, yellow ribbons have come…Sun, 18 May 2014, 07:13 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • Writing from Wreckage: Korean LGBT Literature, Activism and the First Literary Award
    Writing from Wreckage: Korean LGBT Literature, Activism and the First Literary Award - By Finn When the door to his office wouldn't budge, Yol sensed something was blocking it. After a call out to his office mates and several shoves, it finally opened a crack. Through it he saw a soju b…Sun, 18 May 2014, 05:40 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com
  • 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 Sorrow at loving you when I'm forbidden. I watch from the offing, a smile on my lips. It was a cruel heaven that made me a queer. Queer get-together A glass of light booze…Sun, 18 May 2014, 05:10 PM // thethreewisemonkeys.com

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Dramabeans

  • Sequels pushed for TEN, Vampire Prosecutor, but look to spinoff series instead
    Sequels pushed for TEN, Vampire Prosecutor, but look to spinoff series instead - So, good news and bad news about two of OCN’s highly anticipated sequels. In light of the movement on OCN’s upcoming thriller Special Missing Persons Task Force M (or just M), with casting proceeding…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Jo Boa cast as Kim Kang-woo’s leading lady in Missing Persons Task Force
    Jo Boa cast as Kim Kang-woo’s leading lady in Missing Persons Task Force - This is quite the departure for Jo Boa — the relative newbie who starred in Shut Up: Flower Boy Band and Surplus Princess is tackling a much grittier project in the new year. She’ll be joining OCN’s u…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:03 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Baro turns bad boy for Angry Mom
    Baro turns bad boy for Angry Mom - Aw, but Baro is so sweet! How will he play a bad boy? I guess after playing a sweet wallflower in Answer Me 1994 and a sweet kid with a learning disability in God’s Gift–14 Days, it’s time for him to…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:01 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Healer: Episode 16
    Healer: Episode 16 - Is that the “oh shit” face you’re wearing right now? Because it’s mountain after mountain for our Healer, whose every step forward is dogged by setbacks that land him in some new kind of peril at ever…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:25 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Heart to Heart: Episode 6
    Heart to Heart: Episode 6 - A whole lot of changes happen in this episode, for all three of our leads. Yi-seok and Doo-soo continue to clash antlers over Hong-do’s honor, while she’s left shaking her head at these confusing men…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 05:02 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Spy: Episode 6
    Spy: Episode 6 - The relationship between mother and son comes to a head this episode, though surprisingly it’s not just about Mom disliking Sun-woo’s girlfriend over a silly thing like financial status. In this world…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:03 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Yoo Ah-in to bring Dr. Frankenstein back to life?
    Yoo Ah-in to bring Dr. Frankenstein back to life? - Oh, well I was sad about Kim Soo-hyun turning down the new drama Dr. Frankenstein, which seemed to leave the production dead in the water without a broadcaster. But now news is stirring that Yoo Ah-in…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 06:01 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Healer: Episode 15
    Healer: Episode 15 - Sweet! It’s a breath of fresh air to be able to sit back and bask for a while, because I dunno about you guys but I could use some recovery time from all the weeping and heart-wringing I did before. A…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 11:21 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

Han Cinema

  • [Spoiler] Added episode 17 captures for the Korean drama 'Sensible Love' (2015/01/28)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 17 captures for the Korean drama 'Sensible Love' (2015/01/28) - Added episode 17 captures for the Korean drama Sensible Love (2014)Directed by Han Ji-seungWritten by Kim Do-wooNetwork : tvNWith Eom Tae-woong, Lee Si-yeong, Lee Soo-hyeok, Choi Yeo-jin, Im Ha-ryong…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • New Korean movies released today (2015/01/28)
    New Korean movies released today (2015/01/28) - Shoot Me in the Heart (Korean Movie, 2014) More movies Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episode 3 captures for the Korean drama 'Shine or Go Crazy' (2015/01/28)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 3 captures for the Korean drama 'Shine or Go Crazy' (2015/01/28) - Added episode 3 captures for the Korean drama Shine or Go Crazy (2014)Directed by Son Hyeong-seok, Yoon Ji-hoonWritten by Kim Seon-mi-I, Kwon In-chanNetwork : MBCWith Jang Hyeok, Oh Yeon-seo, Lee Hon…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Video] Added official trailer and stills for the Korean movie 'Dog Eat Dog' (2015/01/28)
    [Video] Added official trailer and stills for the Korean movie 'Dog Eat Dog' (2015/01/28) - Added official trailer and stills for the upcoming Korean movie Dog Eat Dog http://cdn.springboardplatform.com/storage/hancinema.net/conversion/1402175_2.mp4 Dog Eat Dog (2015)Directed by Hwang Wook,…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Copyright issues plague K-pop (2015/01/28)
    Copyright issues plague K-pop (2015/01/28) - Randamp;B singer Yoon Mi-rae [JoongAng Ilbo] Once, pop stars like Ray Charles, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston heavily exerted their influence on Korean music. And some Korean musicians walked a…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Video] First love trailer released for the Korean movie 'C'est Si Bon' (2015/01/28)
    [Video] First love trailer released for the Korean movie 'C'est Si Bon' (2015/01/28) - First love trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie C'est Si Bon http://cdn.springboardplatform.com/storage/hancinema.net/conversion/1402157_2.mp4 C'est Si Bon (2014)Directed by Kim Hyeon-seokW…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episode 12 captures for the Korean drama 'Punch - Drama' (2015/01/28)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 12 captures for the Korean drama 'Punch - Drama' (2015/01/28) - Added episode 12 captures for the Korean drama Punch - Drama (2014)Directed by Lee Myeong-wooWritten by Park Kyeong-sooNetwork : SBSWith Kim Rae-won, Kim Ah-joong, Jo Jae-hyeon, Seo Ji-hye, On Joo-wa…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Korean movie opening today 2015/01/28 in Korea (2015/01/28)
    Korean movie opening today 2015/01/28 in Korea (2015/01/28) - Korean movie opening today 2015/01/28 in Korea: Shoot Me in the Heart Shoot Me in the Heart (2014)Directed by Mun Je-yongWith Lee Min-ki, Yeo Jin-goo, Yoo Oh-seong, Kim Jeong-tae, Kim Gi-cheon, Sin G…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • [Spoiler] Added episode 15 captures for the Korean drama 'Healer' (2015/01/28)
    [Spoiler] Added episode 15 captures for the Korean drama 'Healer' (2015/01/28) - Added episode 15 captures for the Korean drama Healer (2014)Directed by Kim Jin-woo-II, Lee Jung-seobWritten by Song Ji-naNetwork : KBSWith Ji Chang-wook, Park Min-yeong, Yoo Ji-tae, Kim Mi-kyeong, O…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Movies and dramas updated today 2015/01/28
    Movies and dramas updated today 2015/01/28 - The Age of Innocence (Korean Movie, 2014) New videos, New picturesDog Eat Dog (Korean Movie, 2015) New videos, New picturesThe Avian Kind (Korean Movie, 2014) New videosC'est Si Bon (Korean Movie, 201…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:00 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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Marmot's Hole

  • Having the Intellegence to Know When to Slap the Right Hand
    Having the Intellegence to Know When to Slap the Right Hand - The Bible speaks of the “left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing” and when applicable to a government, this is usually bad news since it could imply a “deep government” that exerts undue co…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 12:10 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread: Jan. 25, 2015
    Open Thread: Jan. 25, 2015 - Sorry for posting this late: busy week. Photo: P-road in Ihwa Mural VillageSat, 24 Jan 2015, 11:17 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Sohn Sukhee 손석희 interviews Alain de Botton
    Sohn Sukhee 손석희 interviews Alain de Botton - In a JTBC interview that filled my little heart to the brim, 손석희 manages to interview Alain de Botton in English about de Botton’s new book on the subject of news, and cover several interesting topics…Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 09:23 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • A Round-up of some Korean news
    A Round-up of some Korean news - 1. Mystery deepens over the Korean teenager gone missing in Turkey There is a possibility being raised that a 17 year old Korean boy who went missing from his hotel room in Turkey might have been inte…Tue, 20 Jan 2015, 06:34 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Open Thread: Jan. 17, 2015
    Open Thread: Jan. 17, 2015 - Beautiful day today. Enjoy the weekend, folks.Sat, 17 Jan 2015, 05:51 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Cheating Ahjussi Destroys Pair of Blackmailing Agasshis
    Cheating Ahjussi Destroys Pair of Blackmailing Agasshis - Battle of Gaugamela, 331 B.C. Operation Desert Storm, 1992 San Francisco 49ers vs. the Denver Broncos, Superbowl 1990 What do all these events have in common? They were memorable lopsided victories. F…Thu, 15 Jan 2015, 08:05 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Economist on Korea’s Changing Economic Nationalism, but Lee Hyori is Doing Her Part!
    The Economist on Korea’s Changing Economic Nationalism, but Lee Hyori is Doing Her Part! - Don’t often get long articles on South Korea in The Economist, but apparently tomorrow (the article is strangely dated into the future: January 17th) they will publish an article about Korean economic…Thu, 15 Jan 2015, 04:19 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • General Cho Young-ja Wants A Picture with Meryl Streep
    General Cho Young-ja Wants A Picture with Meryl Streep - General Cho is not amused and wants a picture with Meryl Streep. Naturally, some Rollos were not pleased with the general and called this presentation “racist” Please click the photo for a sample of G…Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 08:41 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The bad Korean used in the movie The Interview
    The bad Korean used in the movie The Interview - I saw this movie recently on VOD, not long after Christmas, and I noticed the weird Korean too, but given that it is an American movie and all the Korean actors are Korean American or Korean Canadian,…Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 04:50 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • News Flash: North Koreans Are Not Idiots
    News Flash: North Koreans Are Not Idiots - Choe Sang-hun has written a rather obvious article that points out that the only thing worse than living in a murderous, despotic country is having a bad movie made about you while being resigned to l…Sun, 11 Jan 2015, 10:57 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

Gusts of Popular Feeling

  • Groove 100th issue fundraiser
    Groove 100th issue fundraiser - Partly since I'm interviewed in this, I'm passing this on (though today is the last day of the gofundme campaign):Groove Korea is celebrating its 100th issue in February! Thank you for 100 months of s…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 02:43 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • The history depicted in "Ode To My Father"
    The history depicted in "Ode To My Father" - In my previous post, I reviewed and offered an interpretation of the recent film Ode To My Father (국제시장). Along the way to writing the post I did quite a bit of reading about the events portrayed in t…Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 07:32 PM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • A review of "Ode To My Father"
    A review of "Ode To My Father" - Youn Je-Kyoun's film Ode to My Father [국제시장, or 'International Market'] has become the first film this year to top ten million admissions after its release on December 17. I saw the film new year's ev…Sun, 18 Jan 2015, 10:47 PM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Dissertation on police - gang cooperation in Korea
    Dissertation on police - gang cooperation in Korea - There's an interesting article at the Joongang Daily about Jonson Porteux, who as a doctoral student gained the trust of prosecutors and police as well as gang leaders while researching the symbiotic…Tue, 23 Dec 2014, 03:20 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Screening of Kim Ki-deok's 1964 film 'The Barefooted Youth' this Saturday
    Screening of Kim Ki-deok's 1964 film 'The Barefooted Youth' this Saturday - This Saturday, December 6, at 3pm, the Royal Asiatic Society Cinema Club and Seoul Film Society will have a free screening of the 1964 Kim Ki-deok film 'The Barefooted Youth' (맨발의 청춘) with English sub…Thu, 4 Dec 2014, 03:45 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • News on cuts to public school native speaking teachers
    News on cuts to public school native speaking teachers - The Seoul Sinmun reported November 13 on budget cuts to native-speaking teachers in public schools in an article titled [Controversy over welfare] Because of daycare, native speaking teachers are sayi…Tue, 2 Dec 2014, 03:52 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Teachers busted for growing pot, mailing self designer drug
    Teachers busted for growing pot, mailing self designer drug - Perhaps the 'crime prevention education' I recently posted about is needed after all. KNN (via SBS) reported on November 18 that a 43 year old American who is a 'visiting professor' who teaches Englis…Fri, 28 Nov 2014, 01:55 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • RAS walking tour of Jeong-dong this Sunday
    RAS walking tour of Jeong-dong this Sunday - This Sunday, November 23, I'll be leading a walking tour for the Royal Asiatic Society of Jeong-dong, which became the neighbourhood for Westerners after Korea opened to the west in the 1880s through…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 03:06 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • Native speaking instructor crime prevention education
    Native speaking instructor crime prevention education - [Update]It turns out the Gyeongsangnamdo Police Agency already carried out the same crime prevention education for about 370 native speaking public school teachers on October 23.[Original Post]This wa…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 12:19 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com
  • "The truth and falsity of native speaking instructors"
    "The truth and falsity of native speaking instructors" - On November 1, the Segye Ilbo published the following article at its website:[Kim Hyun-ju's everyday talk talk] Do you know 'Quincy Black'?The truth and falsity of native speaking instructorsThe forei…Mon, 10 Nov 2014, 03:15 AM // populargusts.blogspot.com

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Chris in South Korea

  • On focus
    On focus - Image credit: LearningFundamentals.com.au For too long, […] This post first appeared at On focus.Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
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  • Random pictures: the shells edition
    Random pictures: the shells edition - As always, Random Pictures posts show some of the shots […] This post first appeared at Random pictures: the shells edition.Sun, 25 Jan 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • The Five-Step Guide To Pinning Your Awesome Images To Almost Any Group Board On Pinterest
    The Five-Step Guide To Pinning Your Awesome Images To Almost Any Group Board On Pinterest - So you wanna rock it on Pinterest… And you’ […] This post first appeared at The Five-Step Guide To Pinning Your Awesome Images To Almost Any Group Board On Pinterest.Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Coming to Asia: the 10 immutable laws of traveling in Asia
    Coming to Asia: the 10 immutable laws of traveling in Asia - Having lived in South Korea from 2008 to March 2013 and […] This post first appeared at Coming to Asia: the 10 immutable laws of traveling in Asia.Tue, 20 Jan 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Where the fish get freaky – Destination: Krabi Coastal Fisheries Research and Development Centre
    Where the fish get freaky – Destination: Krabi Coastal Fisheries Research and Development Centre - Call it a breeding place or development center if you l […] This post first appeared at Where the fish get freaky – Destination: Krabi Coastal Fisheries Research and Development Centre.Sun, 18 Jan 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • An open letter to the first-time international traveler
    An open letter to the first-time international traveler - Dear first-time international traveler, Sit down and gr […] This post first appeared at An open letter to the first-time international traveler.Thu, 15 Jan 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • January Book Reviews: Success on AirBnB, the worst motorcycle in Laos, traveling long term on a budget, and more
    January Book Reviews: Success on AirBnB, the worst motorcycle in Laos, traveling long term on a budget, and more - Once a month, I put together the books I’ve read  […] This post first appeared at January Book Reviews: Success on AirBnB, the worst motorcycle in Laos, traveling long term on a budget, and more.Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • The tale of Singapore’s two toy museums – one big, one small, both worthwhile
    The tale of Singapore’s two toy museums – one big, one small, both worthwhile - See the toys your parents and grandparents might have p […] This post first appeared at The tale of Singapore’s two toy museums – one big, one small, both worthwhile.Sun, 11 Jan 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • Coming to Korea: saving money, being happy, and 8 other tips to getting started in Korea
    Coming to Korea: saving money, being happy, and 8 other tips to getting started in Korea - This post may come across as rather ironic, seeing as h […] This post first appeared at Coming to Korea: saving money, being happy, and 8 other tips to getting started in Korea.Thu, 8 Jan 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com
  • A clowder of cats and a pack of dogs – Destination: Ko Lanta Animal Welfare Centre
    A clowder of cats and a pack of dogs – Destination: Ko Lanta Animal Welfare Centre - Whether you’re a cat or dog fan, there’s pl […] This post first appeared at A clowder of cats and a pack of dogs – Destination: Ko Lanta Animal Welfare Centre.Tue, 6 Jan 2015, 09:00 PM // chrisinsouthkorea.com

Korean Modern Lit in Translation

  • Review: “Losing a Sister” (언니를 놓치다) by Lee Kyung-ja (이경자) – Personalized separation literature
    Review: “Losing a Sister” (언니를 놓치다) by Lee Kyung-ja (이경자) – Personalized separation literature - Losing a Sister by Lee Kyung-ja focuses on one particular theme of Pundan Munhak (Separation Literature), that of the re-unions between families split by the war. This territory has been covered in ot…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 06:05 AM // ktlit.com
  • Ko Un (고은) speaks at Haechi Hall: Q+A Summary
    Ko Un (고은) speaks at Haechi Hall: Q+A Summary - Last Saturday Ko Un spoke at the Barry’s Seoul ABC Book Club (also here on Facebook) at Haechi Hall in Myeongdong, Seoul. Ko began by wishing everyone a happy New Year and looked forward to the Lunar…Sun, 25 Jan 2015, 03:21 AM // ktlit.com
  • REVIEW: My Son’s Girlfriend by Jung Mi Kyung (정미경)
    REVIEW: My Son’s Girlfriend by Jung Mi Kyung (정미경) - The short story has always been the highest form of modern literature in Korea, and Jung Mi-Kyung’s My Son’s Girlfriend (Part of the awesome LTI Korea / Dalkey Archive Press effort) is a powerful argu…Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 01:23 AM // ktlit.com
  • “Happy New Year to Everyone – To Raymond Carver” (모두에게 복된 새해) by Kim Yeon-su (김연수)
    “Happy New Year to Everyone – To Raymond Carver” (모두에게 복된 새해) by Kim Yeon-su (김연수) - Happy New Year to Everyone – To Raymond Carver, by Kim Yeon-su (Translated by Maya West), is a male version of a very Korean modern fiction approach – a woman’s life (in this case the wife of the narr…Wed, 31 Dec 2014, 11:47 PM // ktlit.com
  • Review, “Christmas Specials” (성탄특선) by Kim Ae-ran (김애란)
    Review, “Christmas Specials” (성탄특선) by Kim Ae-ran (김애란) -   NOTE: This is an X-mas “re-release” originally published on November 21, and go ahead and follow KTLIT on twitter here. Christmas Specials, by Kim Ae-ran (translated by Jamie Chang) covers some of t…Wed, 24 Dec 2014, 05:51 PM // ktlit.com
  • KTLIT wins “Best Literature Blog” at K-Blog Awards
    KTLIT wins “Best Literature Blog” at K-Blog Awards - On Saturday night, the 20th of December, the first annual K-Blog Awards were held in Itaewon, and going head to head with the excellent Subject, Object, Verb, KTLIT won first place and the nice plaque…Mon, 22 Dec 2014, 10:51 PM // ktlit.com
  • Go Vote For Me Right Now!^^
    Go Vote For Me Right Now!^^ - Many of you have seen me advocating for the LTI Korea / Goodreads book contest, and I see that some of my friends have posted reviews. However.. mine is the best.^^  So please go and give me a “like”…Sun, 21 Dec 2014, 04:19 AM // ktlit.com
  • Review: “Guide to Seoul Cave” by Kim Mi-wol (김미월)
    Review: “Guide to Seoul Cave” by Kim Mi-wol (김미월) - Pre-pro-tips: If you like Guide to Seoul Cave you can purchase Kim Mi-wol’s What is Yet to Happen, a cool (if that’s the word) pre-apocalyptic story here. Also, you can follow KTLIT on twitter @ktlit.…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 05:28 AM // ktlit.com
  • Interview with Kim Mi-wol, author of “What Has Yet to Happen”
    Interview with Kim Mi-wol, author of “What Has Yet to Happen” - As regular readers know, KTLIT reviewed Kim Mi-wol‘s What Has Yet to Happen (Yeah, you can buy it at that link!) a few days ago and loved it for it’s extremely unusual take on the end of the world, ha…Tue, 9 Dec 2014, 07:12 AM // ktlit.com
  • “Slow Bullet” (슬로우 불릿) by Lee Dae-hwan (이대환): Korea in the Vietnam War and the price of chemical warfare..
    “Slow Bullet” (슬로우 불릿) by Lee Dae-hwan (이대환): Korea in the Vietnam War and the price of chemical warfare.. - Slow Bullet by Lee Dae-hwan is a deeply affecting family story of a Korean veteran of the US-Vietnam war, and the price he and his family pays for it. This is a little known part of Korean history (it…Fri, 5 Dec 2014, 01:38 AM // ktlit.com

The Grand Narrative

  • Korean Sociological Image #88: Unhappy Korean children
    Korean Sociological Image #88: Unhappy Korean children - (Source: Kevin Thai; CC BY-ND 2.0) Via a friend of mine last year, came this OECD survey that found Korean children to be the least happy of all those in developed countries. Much more interesting tha…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:11 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
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  • Help a Korean Wave Researcher!
    Help a Korean Wave Researcher! - (“And you thought *you* had relationship issues”. Source: Sanctu; CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) This request comes from a friend of mine. So, you already know she’s awesome, and very deserving of your help! Hi, my…Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 04:26 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korea and the World: My Podcast Interview
    Korea and the World: My Podcast Interview - (Source: Danny Choo; CC BY-SA 2.0) “Korea’s entertainment industry has become extremely popular abroad and conveys the image of a modern and attractive country. Watch any K-Pop video and you see plent…Wed, 7 Jan 2015, 06:00 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Something Everybody Needs to Know About Yellow Fever
    Something Everybody Needs to Know About Yellow Fever - (Source, left: Kevin Jaako, CC BY-NC 2.0. Source, right: Isabel Santos Pilot, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0, edited) Now, I’d be the last person in the world to victim-blame anyone who’s ever been the target of Yel…Sat, 3 Jan 2015, 07:22 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Presentation, Yonsei University, Friday 12th: “Give it to Me? The Impact of K-Pop’s Sexualization on Korean Advertising”
    Presentation, Yonsei University, Friday 12th: “Give it to Me? The Impact of K-Pop’s Sexualization on Korean Advertising” - (Source: *cough* Ilbe) The reason I’ve been so busy in recent weeks, and unable to properly reply to all your comments and tweets sorry. But, I’m happy to finally announce I’ll be presenting in the 20…Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 06:43 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Quick Hit: “Don’t Leave the Responsibility for Contraception to Men”
    Quick Hit: “Don’t Leave the Responsibility for Contraception to Men” - (Source: Wikitree) Let’s be clear: Korean women do, on the whole, leave contraception up to the men. So the Ministry of Health and Welfare, which issued this advertisement on Friday, does seem to have…Mon, 8 Dec 2014, 03:30 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Book Giveaway: Labyrinth of the Past by Zhang Yiwei (2014)
    Book Giveaway: Labyrinth of the Past by Zhang Yiwei (2014) - (Source: Tuttle) Sorry that I haven’t posted for so long everyone. I was very busy with offline work for two weeks, then I caught a terrible cold which lasted another two weeks…which means now I’m bus…Sun, 30 Nov 2014, 05:30 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Announcements: A Rare Film About LGBT Asian-Americans, Bras for a Cause, and a Survey on Street Harassment in Korea
    Announcements: A Rare Film About LGBT Asian-Americans, Bras for a Cause, and a Survey on Street Harassment in Korea - (Source: Kickstarter) Some worthy causes which would really benefit from just a little of your time or money this week: Spa Night – A Korean-American Film about Coming Out From the Kickstarter Page (m…Mon, 3 Nov 2014, 05:30 PM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • From The Archives: October
    From The Archives: October - (Source; CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Apropos of this quick look back at over 7 years of blogging, here’s a picture of an old ad close to my home that I must have passed hundreds of times in the last few years, w…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:39 AM // thegrandnarrative.com
  • Korean Sociological Image #87: Normalizing Interracial Relationships
    Korean Sociological Image #87: Normalizing Interracial Relationships - (Update: Sorry for the lack of English subtitles. Since writing this post, one of the show participants/actors in the commercial left Korea in disgrace due to a sex-scandal, and the original video was…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:27 AM // thegrandnarrative.com

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DailyNK

  • Mandatory Military Service Extends to Women
    Mandatory Military Service Extends to Women - Beginning this year, North Korea is to execute a new directive, set to make military service mandatory for eligible women between the ages of 17 and 20, as a bid to strengthen the nation's defense for…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:33 AM // dailynk.com
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  • Every End Is a New Beginning
    Every End Is a New Beginning - “I have come to realize that the reason whySouth Korea is so affluent is because the people have worked very hard and madetremendous efforts. Now I have hope that I, too, will be well-off if I workhar…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:53 AM // dailynk.com
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  • NK's Leader to Attend Russia’s V-Day Event, Kremlin Reports
    NK's Leader to Attend Russia’s V-Day Event, Kremlin Reports - Moscow announced on Wednesday that NorthKorea’s leader Kim Jong Eun has confirmed hisattendance at an event scheduled for May in Russia, marking the country’s 70th anniversary of defeating Germany in…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:27 AM // dailynk.com
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  • UN Humanitarian Assistance to NK Approx. 100 Mil. USD in Past 9 Years
    UN Humanitarian Assistance to NK Approx. 100 Mil. USD in Past 9 Years - On January 27th, Radio Free Asia reported that over the past nine years, the UN has contributed 98.9 million USD in humanitarianassistance to North Korea.The UN’s Office for the Coordination ofHuman A…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:09 PM // dailynk.com
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  • Farmers Yet to Receive Year-End Distribution
    Farmers Yet to Receive Year-End Distribution - North Korea has emphasized its significant growth inagricultural output last year thanks to the bunjo [cooperative farm productionunit] system, but the workers from these farms have yet to receive the…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 07:21 AM // dailynk.com
  • ICNK Responds to NK's Claims of Testimony Fabrication
    ICNK Responds to NK's Claims of Testimony Fabrication - On the heels of North Korean defector ShinDong Hyuk’s admission that some elements of his story were untrue, TheInternational Coalition to Stop Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea (ICNK)is respondi…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 04:04 AM // dailynk.com
  • NK: 'Reunions Contingent on Lifting of May 24th Measures'
    NK: 'Reunions Contingent on Lifting of May 24th Measures' - On the 26th, North Korea claimed once againthat the May 24th  Measures, which are currently blocking exchange andcooperation between the South and North, must be lifted in order for reunionsfor separa…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 07:52 PM // dailynk.com
  • SK: 'We Will Not Comply with NK's Preconditions for Talks'
    SK: 'We Will Not Comply with NK's Preconditions for Talks' - The government has issued a statement that it will not undertake thepre-emptive measures requested by North Korea as preconditions for bilateraltalks. The preconditions include suspending ROK-U.S. joi…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 07:16 PM // dailynk.com
  • Koth's Bipartisan Push for the Third Position
    Koth's Bipartisan Push for the Third Position - After Michael Koth was kicked out of theCommunist Party he advocated openly national revolutionary  positions. He became a member of the WorkersParty of Germany (Partei der Arbeit Deutschlands/PdAD) a…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 07:10 PM // dailynk.com
  • Kkotjebi Exploitation Persists Unabated
    Kkotjebi Exploitation Persists Unabated - North Korea’s Party-publication, RodongSinmun, recently published an article praising a couple who have been livingin the mountains raising scores of orphans for 20 years, prompting many residents to…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 04:09 AM // dailynk.com

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OneFreeKorea

  • Somehow, I don’t think this will encourage Kim Jong Un to engage with us.
    Somehow, I don’t think this will encourage Kim Jong Un to engage with us. - I think Marzuki Darusman is a good man who means well, but it’s difficult to derive a coherent policy from this: “This is a new thing, spotlighting the leadership and ridiculing the leadership. In…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:01 AM // freekorea.us
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  • Teretulnud!
    Teretulnud! - The OFK management extends a warm welcome to what appears to be the entire population of Estonia. My, but there are a lot of you in Estonia!Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:27 AM // freekorea.us
  • Then they came for the Germans: N. Korea’s global censorship campaign
    Then they came for the Germans: N. Korea’s global censorship campaign - Having seen “The Interview,” I’d rate it as good an artistic fit for the Berlin Film Festival as Klaus Nomi might have been for the half-time entertainment at a tractor pull.Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 09:11 AM // freekorea.us
  • Three Cheers for Obama’s Sony attribution, a golf clap for his “proportional” response.
    Three Cheers for Obama’s Sony attribution, a golf clap for his “proportional” response. - In The Washington Post, Ellen Nakashima describes how Sony’s decision to cancel the premiere of The Interview catalyzed the Obama Administration’s decision to blame North Korea publicly: The next day,…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 09:26 AM // freekorea.us
  • Wanna read about North Korea sanctions law? You know you do.
    Wanna read about North Korea sanctions law? You know you do. - In the Fletcher Security Review, I attack the myth that our North Korea sanctions are strong, summarize the authorities, describe what has and hasn’t worked, and explain how to make sanctions workWed, 21 Jan 2015, 05:48 PM // freekorea.us
  • Reports: Musan mine to lay off 10,000 workers; coal exports halted
    Reports: Musan mine to lay off 10,000 workers; coal exports halted - At the end of last year, the Daily NK reported that North Korea’s iron ore exports to China had stopped, but offered two different explanations for that — a price disputeWed, 21 Jan 2015, 07:34 AM // freekorea.us
  • NHK Documentary: Money & Power in North Korea
    NHK Documentary: Money & Power in North Korea - I haven’t watched it all — was busy finishing another project — but it looks to be an interesting examination of the subject that interests me most about North Korea: itsTue, 20 Jan 2015, 07:29 AM // freekorea.us
  • Must read: Washington Post on AP’s Pyongyang Bureau
    Must read: Washington Post on AP’s Pyongyang Bureau - I think Paul Farhi, The Washington Post‘s media reporter, wrote an interesting and balanced article, although I wish he’d stressed the point that I stressed to Farhi — that readers couldSun, 18 Jan 2015, 08:54 PM // freekorea.us
  • Forgive Shin Dong Hyok the man, but not Shin Dong Hyok the activist
    Forgive Shin Dong Hyok the man, but not Shin Dong Hyok the activist - What had always puzzled me the most about Shin Dong Hyok’s account of growing up in and escaping from Camp 14 was how someone raised in such isolation from theSun, 18 Jan 2015, 12:15 PM // freekorea.us
  • Actually, sanctions are looking like the best thing that ever happened to engagement
    Actually, sanctions are looking like the best thing that ever happened to engagement - Since December 19th, when the President blamed North Korea for the Sony hacking and cyberterrorism attacks, Congress has been pushing for tougher sanctions against North Korea, and it has lookedFri, 16 Jan 2015, 09:14 AM // freekorea.us

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38 North

  • Obama Comes Out as an NK Collapsist
    Obama Comes Out as an NK Collapsist - So now we know. The truth is out, from the horse’s mouth. On North Korea and its future, the President of the United States has revealed himself as a card-carrying collapsist. Retro rules.[1] Ever won…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 03:40 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • DPRK Agricultural Policy: Chinese-Style Reform or Muddling Towards Autonomy?
    DPRK Agricultural Policy: Chinese-Style Reform or Muddling Towards Autonomy? - For DPRK economy watchers, the last year has been relatively quiet regarding the agricultural sector. Aside from a landmark conference for sub work team leaders in February, and the annual weather cri…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:25 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Expansion of Molybdenum Production
    North Korea’s Expansion of Molybdenum Production - Summary North Korea’s expansion of the March 5 Youth Mine—a showcase facility intended to produce non-ferrous metals encompassing almost 2,500 acres near the Chinese border—began in 2008 and culminate…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 11:51 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Chillin’ With the Second Artillery
    Chillin’ With the Second Artillery - “China Deploys Nuclear Missiles at Mt. Baekdu,” screamed the headline in the The Chosun Ilbo, ending with a warning from a professor at the Korea National Diplomatic Academy, “If China has deployed DF…Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 05:36 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • More Bridge Building
    More Bridge Building - Neither this “appeal” (see below) nor the KCNA report on the “joint meeting of the DPRK Government, political parties, and organizations” mentions Kim Jong Un’s suggestion that a summit is possible if…Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 02:22 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Kim Jong Un’s Diplomatic Debut: A View from Russia
    Kim Jong Un’s Diplomatic Debut: A View from Russia - What could be expected from a first foreign voyage of Kim Jong Un, who during his likely maiden visit to Russia this coming May will meet a host of foreign leaders—some of them eager to “look him in h…Tue, 20 Jan 2015, 05:32 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site: No Sign of Test Preparations
    North Korea’s Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site: No Sign of Test Preparations - A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Jack Liu and Nick Hansen Summary Despite new speculation about the possibility of a fourth North Korean nuclear test, recent commercial satellite imagery of the P…Fri, 16 Jan 2015, 12:18 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Turtle Shells Redux
    Turtle Shells Redux - I recognize a fool’s errand when I see one, but in this case, I cannot resist. Looking through this website’s recent articles, it is hard to escape the conclusion that media analysis is not well under…Wed, 14 Jan 2015, 02:15 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea’s SINPO-class Sub: New Evidence of Possible Vertical Missile Launch Tubes; Sinpo Shipyard Prepares for Significant Naval Construction Program
    North Korea’s SINPO-class Sub: New Evidence of Possible Vertical Missile Launch Tubes; Sinpo Shipyard Prepares for Significant Naval Construction Program - Summary Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates that the conning tower of a new North Korean submarine first seen in July 2014 houses 1-2 possible vertical launch tubes for either ballistic or c…Thu, 8 Jan 2015, 11:25 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea and Sony: Why So Much Doubt and What about Deterrence?
    North Korea and Sony: Why So Much Doubt and What about Deterrence? - One of the joys of the internet is that anyone with a keyboard and a connection can be an expert. Opinion substitutes for research. The uninformed debate over the Sony cyber incident is the most recen…Wed, 7 Jan 2015, 01:08 PM // feeds.feedburner.com

North Korean Leadership Watch

  • Kim Yo Jong Married?
    Kim Yo Jong Married? - On January 2, 2015, Yonhap reported that WPK Propaganda and Agitation Deputy Director Kim Yo Jong (Kim Yo-cho’ng), younger sister of Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n), married a son of WPK Secretary and cl…Sat, 3 Jan 2015, 05:44 PM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com
  • Kim Jong Un Visits Pyongyang Orphanage and Baby Home
    Kim Jong Un Visits Pyongyang Orphanage and Baby Home - Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his delivery of the 2015 New Year’s Address Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the  Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage on January 1 (Thursday).  Among those…Fri, 2 Jan 2015, 08:19 AM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com
  • Kim Jong Un Visits Ku’msusan
    Kim Jong Un Visits Ku’msusan - Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his inspection of a multiple-launch rocket system [MLRS] drill in Kangwo’n Province. DPRK state media reported that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the…Fri, 2 Jan 2015, 08:09 AM // nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com

NK News

  • North Korea cancels Taekwon-do events due to Ebola measures
    North Korea cancels Taekwon-do events due to Ebola measures - North Korea has canceled two Taekwon-do events, including one scheduled as late as August, due to ongoing Ebola quarantine measures in the country, Voice of America (VOA) reported Wednesday. The Inter…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:12 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • N. Korean Ebola response harms reform efforts: NGO head
    N. Korean Ebola response harms reform efforts: NGO head - SEOUL — Ebola quarantine measures placed on foreigners by North Korean authorities will negatively affect its economy, an NGO official said in a conference Wednesday. While recognizing North Korea’s p…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:40 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • Kim Jong Un visit confirmed for Moscow in May: Kremlin
    Kim Jong Un visit confirmed for Moscow in May: Kremlin - It appears North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make Moscow the venue for his first foreign visit in May. North Korea’s leader was among the dignitaries invited by the Kremlin to attend Moscow’s celeb…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:04 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • South Korea resumes funds to train N. Korean doctors
    South Korea resumes funds to train N. Korean doctors - The South Korean Government announced on Wednesday that it will resume funding a program training North Korean doctors in Germany, after a seven year hiatus. Seoul’s Ministry of Unification (MoU) will…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:31 PM // feeds.feedburner.com
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  • N. Korean artillery has little value: high-profile defector
    N. Korean artillery has little value: high-profile defector - North Korea’s long-range artillery has little value in wartime, a defector with expertise in North Korean defense capabilities told a South Korean paper. The unnamed defector, identified as having bee…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 05:53 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • The ill-fated Sinuiju special region
    The ill-fated Sinuiju special region - North Korea declares that one her cities will become a special zone. There will be no censorship there, all media will be free and freedom of speech will be secured. The economic system will be capita…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 03:31 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea plans cutting edge science park
    North Korea plans cutting edge science park - North Korean media has announced further plans to develop a high tech development zone in the Unjong Science Park 30 kilometres north of Pyongyang. According to the Pyongyang Times, the area – which a…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 03:13 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • Seoul won’t lift sanctions unless North first agrees to talks
    Seoul won’t lift sanctions unless North first agrees to talks - SEOUL — Seoul is not willing to lift sanctions against North Korea unless Pyongyang first agrees to dialogue, one of its Ministry of Unification spokespersons said on Monday. “The government is not wi…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 10:24 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • India, Denmark in possible breach of luxury goods sanctions
    India, Denmark in possible breach of luxury goods sanctions - India exported precious metals and stones, sometimes worth tens of thousands of dollars to North Korea, in a likely breach of UN resolution 2094 and Indian law, according to the UN Comtrade and Indian…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 03:36 AM // feeds.feedburner.com
  • North Korea asks Cambodia to stop “The Interview” distribution
    North Korea asks Cambodia to stop “The Interview” distribution - The DPRK embassy in Cambodia has asked the government to stop the sale and distribution of “The Interview”, the Hollywood movie depicting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, accordin…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 03:30 AM // feeds.feedburner.com

ZenKimchi

  • Another Copycat, This Time in L.A.
    Another Copycat, This Time in L.A. - Soon after Vatos Urban Tacos opened and became a hit, p […]Tue, 20 Jan 2015, 07:20 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • I Love You, Bae 배 사랑해요
    I Love You, Bae 배 사랑해요 - Thu, 8 Jan 2015, 08:02 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • Groovy Find: Spicy Lamb Bulgogi at Home Plus
    Groovy Find: Spicy Lamb Bulgogi at Home Plus - Yes! I found this at Home Plus.  Even though I found pr […]Wed, 7 Jan 2015, 08:35 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • Video: Eating Contest Between Three Itaewon Restaurant Owners
    Video: Eating Contest Between Three Itaewon Restaurant Owners - The owners of three iconic Itaewon restaurants recently held an eat off. Linus (Linus Bama BBQ), Sid (Vatos Urban Tacos), and Chris (Lobster Bar) competed in the EATaewon Games. The Challenge? Consume…Wed, 7 Jan 2015, 08:20 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • New Menu at Craftworks Euljiro–PLUS Free Beer for YOU!
    New Menu at Craftworks Euljiro–PLUS Free Beer for YOU! - We all know Craftworks. But have you been to the Euljir […]Tue, 6 Jan 2015, 07:07 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • New Gig: Arirang’s “Korea Today”
    New Gig: Arirang’s “Korea Today” - Starting a few weeks ago, I took over the “Korea […]Fri, 2 Jan 2015, 09:56 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • Goals. 2015.
    Goals. 2015. - If you’re reading this, you’re reading one […]Thu, 1 Jan 2015, 07:17 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • ZenKimchi Food Predictions 2015
    ZenKimchi Food Predictions 2015 - The 2014 predictions didn’t turn out too badly. O […]Thu, 1 Jan 2015, 02:43 AM // zenkimchi.com
  • ZenKimchi 2014 Seoul Food Year in Review
    ZenKimchi 2014 Seoul Food Year in Review - Usually I talk about how a year was good for Korean foo […]Tue, 30 Dec 2014, 06:10 PM // zenkimchi.com
  • Mi Casa 미카사
    Mi Casa 미카사 - Location: Itaewon Cuisine: Spanish Reservations: Taken […]Tue, 30 Dec 2014, 04:18 AM // zenkimchi.com

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Korea IT Times

  • LG Display Reports Fourth Quarter 2014 Results
    LG Display Reports Fourth Quarter 2014 Results - Thursday, January 29th, 2015 By Kim Yu-na (yuna@koreaittimes.com) SEOUL, Korea – LG Display reported today unaudited earnings results based on consolidated K-IFRS (International Financial Reporting S…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:30 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Nexon Declares Direct Management Control on NCsoft
    Nexon Declares Direct Management Control on NCsoft - Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 Korea IT Times Nexon declared that it would take part in the management of NCsoft based on its stake in the latter company. NCsoft, however, opposed to the move, forewar…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:05 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • SK Telecom and Nokia Networks Announce World’s First Commercialization of eICIC
    SK Telecom and Nokia Networks Announce World’s First Commercialization of eICIC - Commercializes eICIC, a core LTE-A technology that controls signal interference between macro and micro base stations, to enhance network quality in areas where base stations are concentrated Wednesd…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:19 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • LED CHINA 2015 Receives Great Support from Exhibitors for Move to Shanghai
    LED CHINA 2015 Receives Great Support from Exhibitors for Move to Shanghai - More than 550 key exhibitors booked their stands Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 Chun Go-eun GUANGZHOU, China - LED CHINA 2015 and its concurrent event, LED LIGHTING CHINA 2015, which are taking place…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:10 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Samsung KNOX Strengthens Mobile Security With Highly Anticipated Cisco AnyConnect 4.0 Integration
    Samsung KNOX Strengthens Mobile Security With Highly Anticipated Cisco AnyConnect 4.0 Integration - Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 Chun Go-eun SEOUL, Korea – Mobility-minded enterprises can now equip themselves with the latest in mobile security, AnyConnect for Samsung KNOX. Samsung’s advanced Andro…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:01 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Samsung Keeps No. 2 Spot in Semiconductor Sales Ranking
    Samsung Keeps No. 2 Spot in Semiconductor Sales Ranking - Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 Korea IT Times Samsung Electronics kept its No. 2 spot in the global semiconductor sales ranking. According to market research firm IC Insights on January 27, Samsung El…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:54 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • No. of MVNO Subscribers Doubles Last Year
    No. of MVNO Subscribers Doubles Last Year - Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 Korea IT Times The number of Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) subscribers more than doubled last year, passing the 4.5-million mark, according to the Ministry of S…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:50 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Nongshim to Launch its Second Sweet Snack, Tongmilcorn
    Nongshim to Launch its Second Sweet Snack, Tongmilcorn - Embodying the taste and shape of Churros, a popular snack among the young generation Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 By Kim Yu-na (yuna@koreaittimes.com) Seoul, Korea - Nongshim announced that it would l…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:47 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • LG Display Forms Strategic Alliance with UDC
    LG Display Forms Strategic Alliance with UDC - Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 Korea IT Times LG Display signed a cross-licensing agreement with U.S.-based OLED materials pioneer Universal Display Corp. on January 26. By using Universal Display’s h…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:42 AM // koreaittimes.com
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  • Finance and Investment Forum announces Return to Hong Kong
    Finance and Investment Forum announces Return to Hong Kong - Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 Chun Go-eun Finance and Investment Forum builds on success in London and announces return to Hong Kong. 26 January 2015 - The 8th annual Finance and Investment Forum hel…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 01:52 PM // koreaittimes.com

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PhysOrg

  • Body motion energy harvester may power medical and consumer wearable devices
    Body motion energy harvester may power medical and consumer wearable devices - A body motion energy harvester, with the flexibility and elasticity to be applied to high-flexion joints and suitable for integration with fabrics, is being developed by researchers at Sogang Universi…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:17 AM // physorg.com
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  • After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?
    After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next? - Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been staggering and hard to comprehend. That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and sent the stock cl…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:48 AM // physorg.com
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  • Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple
    Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple - Apple had another blowout quarter thanks to its new plus-sized iPhones, which helped the company smash sales records for the holiday season.Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 05:18 PM // physorg.com
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  • YouTube stars quiz Obama
    YouTube stars quiz Obama - A bubbly shopping guide, a charitable internetainerpreneur and a comedian who wears green lipstick and eats ladles of cinnamon quizzed US President Barack Obama Thursday in a series of unorthodox YouT…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 03:43 AM // physorg.com
  • LG to launch curved G Flex 2 smartphone next week
    LG to launch curved G Flex 2 smartphone next week - LG Electronics Inc. said it will start selling a new curved smartphone next week in its latest effort to bring the curve to a mass market.Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 04:00 AM // physorg.com
  • 4chan founder to retire from site he started at age 15
    4chan founder to retire from site he started at age 15 - The founder of the popular, if at times notorious, online message board 4chan is retiring as the site's administrator.Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 01:40 PM // physorg.com
  • Hierarchically porous polymers with fast absorption
    Hierarchically porous polymers with fast absorption - A research team at KAIST has developed a method to form micropores of less than 2 nanometers within porous polymers where 10 nanometers long mesopores connect like a net. The advantage of the porous p…Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 09:10 AM // physorg.com
  • One nanoparticle, six types of medical imaging
    One nanoparticle, six types of medical imaging - It's technology so advanced that the machine capable of using it doesn't yet exist.Tue, 20 Jan 2015, 02:13 PM // physorg.com
  • Battery recipe: Deep-fried graphene pom-poms
    Battery recipe: Deep-fried graphene pom-poms - In Korea, the work of materials scientists is making news worldwide this week, following publication of their article, Spray-Assisted Deep-Frying Process for the In Situ Spherical Assembly of Graphene…Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 03:58 PM // physorg.com
  • US and UK play war games as banks try to get their act together on hacking
    US and UK play war games as banks try to get their act together on hacking - The financial institutions of the City of London and Wall Street are to take part in a series of war game exercises aimed at testing their resilience to cyber attack. The announcement comes as prime m…Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 09:40 AM // physorg.com

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Korea.com

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

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MK Business News

  • 90 industrial complexes nationwide house just 1 company
    90 industrial complexes nationwide house just 1 company - Industrial complexes, established for systematic land development, are squandering taxpayers money due to the loophole in the system and are causing reckless development as they are mushrooming, ..Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:59 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Defense chief: S. Korea has lacked efforts for independent military strength
    Defense chief: S. Korea has lacked efforts for independent military strength - South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo said during a publicly delivered lecture Wednesday that, Our country seems to have lacked independent efforts to build concept-based military forces. ..Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:54 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Govt drops plan to change health insurance premium imposition
    Govt drops plan to change health insurance premium imposition - The Ministry of Health and Welfare has virtually dropped a plan to further reflect personal income to its health insurance premium imposition because of concerns that the change could add more fuel..Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:35 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • 26 firms caught having disguised themselves as SMBs to clinch deals
    26 firms caught having disguised themselves as SMBs to clinch deals - Conglomerates and established companies were caught having disguised themselves as small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to join and cash in on the public bidding for SMBs. Small and Medium Busines..Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:29 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Saenuri party puts brakes on universal welfare
    Saenuri party puts brakes on universal welfare - South Koreas ruling Saenuri party voiced claims on Wednesday that universal welfare system should be changed to selective welfare system to prevent the repeat of the child abuse incident in a day..Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:12 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Govt seeking half-baked measures for fintech
    Govt seeking half-baked measures for fintech - The South Korean government decided to come up with guidelines for Korea-style internet banks within the first half of the year. Beforehand regulations prior to the launch of services of fintech, a..Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:44 AM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • LG Chem to pump $1.5 billion this year
    LG Chem to pump $1.5 billion this year - South Koreas top chemical firm LG Chem aims for resurgence with the aggressive investment plan for this year. According to the chemical company on Tuesday, it is planning to invest a total of 1...Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 09:24 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Below-one percent growth owes much to low birth rate and aging population
    Below-one percent growth owes much to low birth rate and aging population - As the number of producing population has been on decline for over two decades, consumption indicators do not show signs of ending its downward trend. Major industrial zones including Incheon and U..Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 09:16 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Nexon and NCsoft founder to wage management struggle
    Nexon and NCsoft founder to wage management struggle - Nexon, the largest shareholder of NCsoft (15.08 percent), South Koreas flagship online game company, has declared its participation in management of NCsoft. This heralds potential conflicts over ..Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 09:06 PM // news.mk.co.kr
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  • Opposition policymaker proposes bill to restrict store openings of big retailers
    Opposition policymaker proposes bill to restrict store openings of big retailers - Lee Jong-gul, a policymaker of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy, proposed a bill to revise the Retail Industry Promotion Act in last December. The bill centers on expanding the traditional..Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 03:51 AM // news.mk.co.kr

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WSJ - Korea Real Time

  • Samsung Earnings: What to Watch
    Samsung Earnings: What to Watch - Samsung Electronics is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday before markets open in Seoul. Here’s what you need to know.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:06 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • South Korea’s New Plan to Stop Passengers Going Nuts at Flight Attendants
    South Korea’s New Plan to Stop Passengers Going Nuts at Flight Attendants - Passengers on Korea’s commercial airlines will soon hear a new inflight message: Be nice to flight attendants. The transport ministry said Wednesday that, from next month, seven local budget carriers,…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:41 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
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  • The Secret Behind $1 Billion South Korean Startup: Deals, Deals, Deals
    The Secret Behind $1 Billion South Korean Startup: Deals, Deals, Deals - One of South Korea's hottest mobile startups isn't so much one company as it is 71 companies. Yello Mobile, launched two years ago, has grown at a brisk rate by gobbling up dozens of other startups in…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 04:00 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Cost of Vomiting in a Seoul Cab: $140
    Cost of Vomiting in a Seoul Cab: $140 - From next month, Seoul taxi passengers will be liable for a fine of up to $140 if they vomit in a cab. The Seoul city government said Tuesday new guidelines on fines for passenger misbehavior will be…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 03:00 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Kanye West Group To Set Up Seoul Office
    Kanye West Group To Set Up Seoul Office - Attention South Korean pop-star wannabes and hip-hop fans: Kanye West is looking for talent here. The American rapper’s agency, Kanye West Creative Team, said this week it will establish a joint-ventu…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 01:42 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • In South Korea, Studying for Life, Not Just a Career
    In South Korea, Studying for Life, Not Just a Career - Unlike many of her peers, Lee So-min is not studying foreign languages or trying to improve her scores on standardized tests. She’s studying literature and astrology as she ponders what she really wan…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 04:00 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Asian Cup Semifinal: South Korea Beats Iraq 2-0 for Place in Final
    Asian Cup Semifinal: South Korea Beats Iraq 2-0 for Place in Final - South Korea, which still hasn’t conceded a goal at the 2015 Asian Cup, beat Iraq 2-0 to reach Saturday’s final, where it will face either Australia or the United Arab Emirates for a chance to win the…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 09:10 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • In South Korea, Reunification Call Misses the Jackpot
    In South Korea, Reunification Call Misses the Jackpot - When South Korean President Park Geun-hye touted the benefits of Korean reunification in a closely-watched speech early last year, the language she chose turned a lot of heads: the word daebak was plu…Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 01:42 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Former Samsung Engineer Now Sells to Samsung
    Former Samsung Engineer Now Sells to Samsung - When Nicole Kim started out as a semiconductor design engineer at Samsung Electronics Co. in 1994, there were so few women doing jobs like hers that she can still recall the human resource department'…Sun, 25 Jan 2015, 08:07 PM // feeds2.feedburner.com
  • South Korea’s Latest Foodie Fad: Lobsters
    South Korea’s Latest Foodie Fad: Lobsters - Forget macadamias and honey butter chips, South Koreans have it bad for lobsters. A flurry of establishments serving the crustacean have opened recently, offering platters and lobster rolls in a count…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 04:16 AM // feeds2.feedburner.com

Financial Times - BeyondBrics

  • Guest post: a new framework for a new age
    Guest post: a new framework for a new age - By Tony Elumelu of Heirs Holdings This week, world leaders from the public and private sectors, civil society and academia are gathered at Davos to discuss a “new global context” – the theme of the Wo…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 07:49 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: China’s auto market to ride out short term concerns
    Guest post: China’s auto market to ride out short term concerns - By Robert Moffatt, Neuberger Berman Throughout much of the world, auto market prospects appear sluggish. In the US, auto sales are moving back to normalised replacement demand levels, implying slowing…Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 08:00 PM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: India and bilateral investment treaties – are they worth it?
    Guest post: India and bilateral investment treaties – are they worth it? - By Kavaljit Singh of Madhyam President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to India is likely to kick-start stalled negotiations on a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between the US and India that has bee…Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 06:20 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: Adoption, not invention, is key to technology success
    Guest post: Adoption, not invention, is key to technology success - By John Calverley, Standard Chartered Around the world, governments are jostling to be at the forefront of new technologies. Policies range from tax breaks, research grants, and science parks to subsi…Tue, 20 Jan 2015, 09:20 PM // blogs.ft.com
  • India, Peru and Egypt show acceleration in EM’s easing cycle
    India, Peru and Egypt show acceleration in EM’s easing cycle - Unexpectedly early interest rate cuts in India, Peru and Egypt on Thursday indicate that falling oil prices and gathering disinflationary pressures are accelerating a cycle of monetary easing in many…Fri, 16 Jan 2015, 09:22 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • London morning espresso
    London morning espresso - ** FT News ** * China funds bring Chaos to metals markets | Until a few days ago, only copper market cognoscenti had heard of Shanghai Chaos * The risks of deflation in China | Or the risk of “lethal…Fri, 16 Jan 2015, 01:00 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Oil price slump cleaves divisions between EM winners and losers
    Oil price slump cleaves divisions between EM winners and losers - The skidding prices of oil and other commodities are starting to cleave sharp divisions between those emerging market (EM) regions, countries and industries that are suffering and those that are start…Thu, 15 Jan 2015, 12:28 PM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * India rate cut launches monetary easing | RBI action at unscheduled meeting prompts jump in local stocks * Swiss central bank roils markets | Franc, gold surge and equities slump as tr…Thu, 15 Jan 2015, 06:57 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • Guest post: how can Poland shift from making potato chips to microchips?
    Guest post: how can Poland shift from making potato chips to microchips? - By Marcin Piatkowski and Natasha Kapil, World Bank Poland is Europe’s growth champion. It has more than doubled its GDP per capita since the beginning of the post-socialist transition in 1989, consist…Thu, 15 Jan 2015, 01:00 AM // blogs.ft.com
  • New York morning espresso
    New York morning espresso - ** FT News ** * Oil rout takes Brent to near 6-year low | UAE minister says Opec strategy will not change * China misses trade growth target | Rise of 3.4% falls short of 7.5% goal with GDP data also…Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 07:11 AM // blogs.ft.com

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Jeju Weekly

  • Living on in the trees: Kim Young Gap
    Living on in the trees: Kim Young Gap -      Photographer Kim Young Gap came to Jeju in 1982 and was immediately entranced by the Jeju scenery. He then flitted between Seoul and Jeju for three years before finally settling down here in 1985…Tue, 23 Dec 2014, 08:09 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • A night in Asia's largest temple
    A night in Asia's largest temple -      I awoke, sleepy-eyed, as our coach came to a halt after reaching our destination. As I gathered my belongings and we piled off the bus, we were all greeted by a brightly-lit, smoothie-colored sky…Tue, 23 Dec 2014, 08:02 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Preserving Jejus haenyeo traditions
    Preserving Jejus haenyeo traditions -      Can the haenyeo be saved?Much has been written regarding the need to preserve this dying tradition of free-diving women, one so unique as to warrant global attention. As efforts continue, an upda…Tue, 23 Dec 2014, 06:53 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Golden bus the golden ticket
    Golden bus the golden ticket -      This is a promotional article for Jeju Tourism Association.We waited anxiously next to the brightly colored bus stop at Gwangyang Rotary (City Hall) for our ride for the day. All of a sudden, in…Tue, 23 Dec 2014, 06:33 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Supporting Korean farmers and their communities
    Supporting Korean farmers and their communities -      This is a promotional article for the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation (NACF). Half a century ago, Korea had GDP per capita lower than the least developed countries in the world.The N…Tue, 23 Dec 2014, 01:21 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • 50 years of solidarity
    50 years of solidarity -      This is a promotional article for the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation (NACF). Over a half century ago, only two years after its founding in 1961, the National Agricultural Cooperativ…Tue, 23 Dec 2014, 01:09 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Christmas spirit abounds at BHA
    Christmas spirit abounds at BHA -      The author is a student at Branksome Hall Asia and a former JDC Junior Journalist.On Dec 3 the first Plaid Tiding was held at Branksome Hall Asia on Jeju Island. During the event, STEM-V Hall was…Mon, 22 Dec 2014, 02:44 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Winter events for Jeju 2015
    Winter events for Jeju 2015 -      The winds are wailing and the snow is falling but it would be a huge mistake to retreat to your room for hibernation. Jeju has just as much to offer in winter as in summer, assuming you dont mind…Mon, 22 Dec 2014, 09:45 AM // jejuweekly.com
  • Bus system set for overhaul
    Bus system set for overhaul -      Jejus public transport system is in line for a major overhaul after the province announced 16 proposed reforms as part of an 806 billion won investment between 2015 and 2018.To push through the r…Fri, 19 Dec 2014, 03:32 PM // jejuweekly.com
  • Knowing Jeju through food
    Knowing Jeju through food -      Koreas regions each have their own unique food flavors and Jejus were all on offer at Baume Couture, Shin Jeju, on Thursday Dec 18. Jeju Tourism Association invited guests to enjoy a number of re…Fri, 19 Dec 2014, 12:54 PM // jejuweekly.com

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Ulsan Online

  • NB Clinic: English-Speaking Skin Clinic in Samsandong
    NB Clinic: English-Speaking Skin Clinic in Samsandong - We get asked a lot of questions over on our facebook page and aside from the usual “where can I find an English-speaking dentist?” there is usually a question with regards to health. NB Clinic (Natura…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 09:41 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Old Downtown is Ready for Christmas
    Old Downtown is Ready for Christmas - Over the next few weeks, I encourage you to take a walk in Seongnamdong or “Old Downtown” as many expats call it. For the longest time it was the hangout of middle school students and old people. Howe…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 06:18 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • I have Lived Today
    I have Lived Today - Former Ulsan resident Steve Moore has come out with his first book called “I Have Lived Today” and we couldn’t be happier. According to Moore, the book started out as a project while he was teaching h…Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 06:31 PM // ulsanonline.com
  • A New Editor For Ulsan Online
    A New Editor For Ulsan Online - Hello Ulsan! My name is Jason Teale and I am sure many of you have seen my name pop on this site or on our Facebook page. I have been involved in the Ulsan community for a long time and I am extremely…Sat, 29 Nov 2014, 01:45 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • A New Chapter at UlsanOnline
    A New Chapter at UlsanOnline - It is with mixed emotions I write this note. My time here as Editor in Chief of UlsanOnline has come to an end. In the next few weeks I will be starting a very big personal project that is likely to e…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 03:24 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Unfair Firings: One Teacher’s Story, and What You Can Do if it Happens to You.
    Unfair Firings: One Teacher’s Story, and What You Can Do if it Happens to You. - This piece was requested by UlsanOnline.com after a recent unfair firing in which the teachers actually stuck around to take the process through the Labor Board. Too often, for various reasons, people…Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 11:46 PM // ulsanonline.com
  • Angle Magazine’s First Birthday Party
    Angle Magazine’s First Birthday Party - On the night of October 4th Angle Magazine promises an audiovisual feast at Ulsan’s Sticky Fingers in honour of our first birthday celebration. Over the past year, Angle Magazine has worked at showcas…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 06:37 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Ulsan World Music Festival – Oct 2-5, 2014
    Ulsan World Music Festival – Oct 2-5, 2014 - Arguably the best festival held in Ulsan, the World Music Festival brings musicians from different countries and different musical genres together in a weekend of great music. It takes place this year…Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 03:13 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Your Rights When Being Stopped By The Police
    Your Rights When Being Stopped By The Police - What if this happened to you? Police Officer: Hello, could you please stop? I need you ask you some questions. Subject: (startled) What? Okay, what? Police Officer: Please show me your ID. There’s a p…Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 01:30 AM // ulsanonline.com
  • Counseling Resources
    Counseling Resources - As many people already know, counseling resources can be hard to come by in Korea. Mental health issues, which have a large stigma attached to them in Western cultures, are even less discussed here th…Thu, 7 Aug 2014, 03:41 AM // ulsanonline.com

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Waygook.org

  • Re: High School Students Dance to Hyuna's 'Red'
    Re: High School Students Dance to Hyuna's 'Red' - me thinks Mr. confused in Korea has got a real buttmunch about Koreans and Korea. So why even come here to trash them so much if you despise these people, whatever did they do to you? Not worship you…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:44 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: High School Students Dance to Hyuna's 'Red'
    Re: High School Students Dance to Hyuna's 'Red' - Quote from: confusedsafferinkorea on January 27, 2015, 11:45:59 AMQuote from: koreanstar on January 27, 2015, 04:57:56 AMDo you call yourself an educationalist? So because they have it tough (boo-hoo)…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:37 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: Moving / Delivery Service.
    Re: Moving / Delivery Service. - yes any direct email for price quotes or moving location range? thanksWed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:33 PM // waygook.org
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  • Re: iPhone Service - New Battery needed
    Re: iPhone Service - New Battery needed - Did you contact the guys I suggested? Would have cost you a whole lot less for a genuine Apple battery.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:08 PM // waygook.org
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  • LG internet and Cable TV
    LG internet and Cable TV - I am seeking the advice of those of you with LG internet and cable TV.  I am considering changing from SK to LG. My question is how many English channels do you have with LG? I am aiming at the 128 ch…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:58 PM // waygook.org
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Reddit /r/Korea

  • Should we do the smart thing, or the right thing?
    Should we do the smart thing, or the right thing? - My brother-in-law let me drive his suv down to hongdae last night. we ducked into a small side street to find a place to park and I just narrowly avoided a smaller car that had it's bumper poking out…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:45 AM // reddit.com
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  • Unemployment benefits for non koreans?
    Unemployment benefits for non koreans? - I left my job in korea last march after working there for an year and a half. I remember deductions being made from my salary and i believe one of it was for unemployment benefits. I am an F4 and rece…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:01 AM // reddit.com
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  • I love this. Koreans come from fish apparently...
    I love this. Koreans come from fish apparently... - submitted by laduzidaole [link] [4 comments]Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:45 AM // reddit.com
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  • Ex-rear admiral in alleged graft case jumps off bridge
    Ex-rear admiral in alleged graft case jumps off bridge - submitted by whatsupkorea [link] [1 comment] Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:40 AM // reddit.com
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  • TV Shopping. Reminded me of all the IKEA whining a few months ago.
    TV Shopping. Reminded me of all the IKEA whining a few months ago. - submitted by furtakk [link] [4 comments] Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:20 AM // reddit.com
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  • Rare pictures of North Korea, taken in 1953
    Rare pictures of North Korea, taken in 1953 - submitted by chonggo [link] [13 comments] Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:21 AM // reddit.com
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  • 교포 trying to improve Korean?
    교포 trying to improve Korean? - hi guys, I've recently been trying to improve my Korean. basic dialogue is a non issue, what I am concerned with is my lack of reading and writing skills. I would say my reading is at an elementary le…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:07 AM // reddit.com
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  • Where is it best to study Korean in Seoul? - Seeking Student Reviews
    Where is it best to study Korean in Seoul? - Seeking Student Reviews - submitted by thesawon [link] [5 comments] Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:51 PM // reddit.com
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  • The Stream (Al Jazeera ENG) - Seeing adoption through adoptees' eyes
    The Stream (Al Jazeera ENG) - Seeing adoption through adoptees' eyes - submitted by pcs007 [link] [5 comments] Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:44 PM // reddit.com
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  • Any Caucasian Koreans on this sub?
    Any Caucasian Koreans on this sub? - If so, you are welcome to join us Caucasian Chinese on our channel here: /r/CaucasianChinese. I'm sure that there are some of you that identify as Caucasian Chinese-Korean (or Caucasian Korean-Chinese…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:08 PM // reddit.com
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Aljazeera

  • Will money help Republicans win in 2016?
    Will money help Republicans win in 2016? - Next election could break all previous records in terms of campaign funding as two businessmen have vowed to raise $1bn.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:40 PM // english.aljazeera.net
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  • Report says US journalist in Iran to face trial 's
    Report says US journalist in Iran to face trial 'soon' - Washington Post condemns continued imprisonment of its journalist Jason Rezaian as appalling and outrageous.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:18 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Houthis 'beat and detain demonstrators' in Yemen
    Houthis 'beat and detain demonstrators' in Yemen - Anti-Houthi protesters and journalists attacked and several detained in capital, Sanaa.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:03 PM // english.aljazeera.net
  • German anti-Islam group loses second leader in a w
    German anti-Islam group loses second leader in a week - Kathrin Oertel quits as chief of PEGIDA, along with another board member, citing massive hostility and threats.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:22 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Football's annual transfers break $4bn barrier
    Football's annual transfers break $4bn barrier - Football's world governing body reveal that $4.1 were spent on annual transfers in 2014.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 09:45 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Two Israeli soldiers killed in Hezbollah missile a
    Two Israeli soldiers killed in Hezbollah missile attack - Seven soldiers also injured in the attack, and one Spanish UN peacekeeper killed in Israeli shelling.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 09:39 AM // english.aljazeera.net
  • Luis Figo to stand for Fifa presidency
    Luis Figo to stand for Fifa presidency - Former Portugal captain reveals his intentions to stand against Sepp Blatter to head football's world governing body.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:24 AM // english.aljazeera.net

Asia Times

  • SPENGLER How US policy blunders hurt Israel
    SPENGLER How US policy blunders hurt Israel - It has long been obvious that Russian foreign policy involves a trade-off between Ukraine and Iran, responding to Western efforts to bring Ukraine (and Crimea) into an alliance by subverting US intere…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
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  • The collapse of Europe?
    The collapse of Europe? - Between 1989 and 2014, Europe quietly became more prosperous and more of a player in international affairs (while lacking the muscle to play global policeman). It rose to third in population behind Ch…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
  • West's agri-giants snap up Ukraine
    West's agri-giants snap up Ukraine - Ukraine has the equivalent of one-third of the entire arable land in the European Union. The maneuvering for control over the country's agricultural system is a pivotal factor in the latest East-West…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
  • 'Turk Stream' far from a done deal
    'Turk Stream' far from a done deal - Between 1989 and 2014, Europe quietly became more prosperous and more of a player in international affairs (while lacking the muscle to play global policeman). It rose to third in population behind Ch…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
  • India v China: Border games
    India v China: Border games - India is the belle of the ball, as world and Asian powers make pilgrimages to flirt with India's new prime minister. But Narendra Mod and India have some unpleasant baggage that their suitors do their…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com
  • Citic $10b sale faced government doubts
    Citic $10b sale faced government doubts - China's Ministry of Finance had reservations about selling one-fifth of Citic Ltd's shares to Japanese and Thai investors in a US$10 billion deal that marks the biggest foreign investment ever in a st…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:00 AM // atimes.com

BBC

  • Jordan offers IS prisoner swap
    Jordan offers IS prisoner swap - Jordan offers to free an Iraqi prisoner for a Jordanian pilot held by Islamic State after the group threatens to kill the pilot and another hostage.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:32 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
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  • India sex-test ad ban for tech firms
    India sex-test ad ban for tech firms - India's Supreme Court orders internet giants Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to block adverts for tests that determine a child's sex before birth.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:16 PM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • VIDEO: Mother of IS hostage pleads with Japan PM
    VIDEO: Mother of IS hostage pleads with Japan PM - The mother of Kenji Goto, being held hostage by Islamic State, has pleaded with the Japanese Prime Minister to make a deal that sees her son released.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:14 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Jail term for Thai red-shirt leader
    Jail term for Thai red-shirt leader - A leader of Thailand's red-shirt movement is given a two-year jail term for defamation, the latest opponent of the military to be disciplined.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:11 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Ireland handed 2019 World Cup boost
    Ireland handed 2019 World Cup boost - Ireland and Afghanistan will join the 10 Test teams in a rankings-based qualification system for the 2019 World Cup.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:49 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • China tech giant in spat with state
    China tech giant in spat with state - China's biggest internet retailer, Alibaba, is involved in a harshly worded spat with one of the country's regulators in a highly unusual public clash.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 07:46 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk
  • Perth win thrilling Big Bash final
    Perth win thrilling Big Bash final - Perth Scorchers defy Brett Lee's heroics to beat Sydney Sixers off the final ball and win the Big Bash.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 07:43 AM // feeds.bbci.co.uk

CBC News

  • Germany's anti-Islam group PEGIDA loses 2nd leader
    Germany's anti-Islam group PEGIDA loses 2nd leader in a week - German anti-Islam movement PEGIDA looked in disarray on Wednesday, losing its second leader in a week when Kathrin Oertel, who took over after the founder quit for posing as Hitler, also resigned, an…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:53 PM // rss.cbc.ca
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  • Angelina Jolie left 'speechless' by visit to Iraqi
    Angelina Jolie left 'speechless' by visit to Iraqi refugee camp - Angelina Jolie pleads for global action to help Iraqi and Syrian refugees in an impassioned op-ed piece published in Wednesday's New York Times.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:58 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Organ transplants saved more than 2 million years
    Organ transplants saved more than 2 million years of life: JAMA study - Organ transplants saved recipients more than two million years of life, according to a 25-year study.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:00 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Astronomers find oldest ever 'solar system' with r
    Astronomers find oldest ever 'solar system' with rocky planets - Astronomers have announced the discovery of the oldest star with close-to-Earth-size planets ever found. At 11.2 billion years old, it makes our 4.5-billion-year-old solar system look like a baby.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:53 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Zombie cat emerges from grave 5 days after burial
    Zombie cat emerges from grave 5 days after burial - Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and crawled back from the dead — literally.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:48 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Boko Haram 'slaughtered people like rams' in north
    Boko Haram 'slaughtered people like rams' in northeast Nigeria rampage - Islamic extremists are rampaging through villages in northeast Nigeria's Adamawa state, killing, burning and looting with no troops deployed to protect civilians, fleeing villagers said Wednesday.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:02 AM // rss.cbc.ca
  • Blizzard-stricken eastern U.S. digs out after knee
    Blizzard-stricken eastern U.S. digs out after knee-high snowfall - New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury questioned whether forecasts were overblown.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:44 AM // rss.cbc.ca

China.org.cn

  • Mexico official says all 43 missing students dead
    Mexico official says all 43 missing students dead - Mexico's attorney general says they now have concrete proof showing 43 college students who disappeared in the southern state of Guerrero in September are dead.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 07:47 AM // china.org.cn
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  • Jordan ready to release suicide bomber if pilot re
    Jordan ready to release suicide bomber if pilot released - Jordan on Wednesday said it was ready to release the female suicide bomber if the Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State (IS) is released.  • IS claims to kill hostage in 24 hours  • Abe condem…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:44 AM // china.org.cn
  • Moscow says Kim Jong-un confirms Russia visit
    Moscow says Kim Jong-un confirms Russia visit - Leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Jong-un has confirmed his attendance at Russia's celebrations in May marking the Soviet victory over Germany in World War II, the Republic of Ko…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 06:07 AM // china.org.cn
  • Thai 'red shirt' leader gets jail sentence for def
    Thai 'red shirt' leader gets jail sentence for defamation - Thailand's Criminal Court on Wednesday handed down a two-year jail sentence to Jatuporn Prompan, a former Pheu Thai MP and leader of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship, or red shirts,…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:51 AM // china.org.cn
  • Russian FM urges Kiev to keep neutral status
    Russian FM urges Kiev to keep neutral status - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says in an article published Wednesday that Ukraine must maintain a neutral status so as to prevent further division of the war-torn country.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:15 AM // china.org.cn
  • Indonesia to continue AirAsia search operation
    Indonesia to continue AirAsia search operation - Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) Chairman Bambang Soelistyo said on Wednesday that an operation to search bodies and wreckage from crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501 would continue…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:37 AM // china.org.cn
  • Mexico's missing students killed, burnt
    Mexico's missing students killed, burnt - Various evidence has proved that the 43 college students, missing in Mexico's southern state of Guerrero last year, were murdered and incinerated, said Mexico's top prosecutor on Tuesday.Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 11:00 PM // china.org.cn

CNN

  • Jordan open to ISIS 'swap'
    Jordan open to ISIS 'swap' - Jordan is prepared to release longtime prisoner Sajida al-Rishawi if ISIS allows a Jordanian military pilot to return home, the country's state-run TV says.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:57 AM // rss.cnn.com
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  • India's first city of literature
    India's first city of literature - Kolkata is a haven for book lovers, with everything from major stores to cheap stalls.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:49 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Pleas from families of ISIS hostages
    Pleas from families of ISIS hostages - With the fates of their children hanging in the balance, the families of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian fighter pilot held by ISIS are calling on their governments to do everything they can to…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:47 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Building a brand from lowly beginnings
    Building a brand from lowly beginnings - In the heart of Mumbai's historic quarter, a luxury emporium stocked with the finest India-inspired fashion and furnishings is putting the country on the global design map.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:46 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • On the road with Indonesian President
    On the road with Indonesian President - Indonesia's President Joko Widodo cycles through the crowds with CNN's Christiane Amanpour and discusses extremism, death penalty and the AirAsia crash.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 05:46 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Grim wait for Australians facing firing squad
    Grim wait for Australians facing firing squad - Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:48 AM // rss.cnn.com
  • Glitch focus of AirAsia probe
    Glitch focus of AirAsia probe - Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:55 PM // rss.cnn.com

The Economist

  • The world’s nurseries: Getting ‘em young
    The world’s nurseries: Getting ‘em young - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  America’s new aristocracy Fly Title:  The world’s nurseries Rubric:  Early education matters, but it is not everything THE mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio,…Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 06:48 PM // economist.com
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  • Fuel hedging and airlines: Gambles that haven't pa
    Fuel hedging and airlines: Gambles that haven't paid off - THE FALL in oil prices—and the resulting drop in the cost of aeroplane fuel—is good news for airlines and business travellers hoping to cut costs. This could be the airline industry's best year in hal…Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 10:10 AM // economist.com
  • South Korean consumers: Won over
    South Korean consumers: Won over - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Seize the day Fly Title:  South Korean consumers Rubric:  Locals, fed up of paying over the odds, are shopping abroad Location:  SEOUL Main image:  The drink…Thu, 15 Jan 2015, 09:51 AM // economist.com
  • Paternalism in South Korea: Banned praise
    Paternalism in South Korea: Banned praise - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Seize the day Fly Title:  Paternalism in South Korea Rubric:  An antiquated law against communists limits free speech Location:  SEOUL Main image:  Shin Eun-…Thu, 15 Jan 2015, 09:51 AM // economist.com
  • South Korea's ageing problem: Economic boom, popul
    South Korea's ageing problem: Economic boom, population bust - UK Only Article:  standard article Fly Title:  South Korea's ageing problem Rubric:  Despite its impressive economic rise, South Korea is now facing a threat from within: a population that is ageing f…Thu, 8 Jan 2015, 12:48 PM // economist.com
  • The Economist explains: Top 10 explainers of 2014
    The Economist explains: Top 10 explainers of 2014 - EVERY weekday The Economist explains a new subject, topical or timeless, profound or peculiar. As the end of the year approaches, we look back at the explanations that have proved most popular with re…Sun, 21 Dec 2014, 06:50 PM // economist.com
  • Container ships: Ancient and modern mariners
    Container ships: Ancient and modern mariners - UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Past and future tense Fly Title:  Container ships Rubric:  The romance of the high seas in an age of quantification Location:  YANTIAN, CHINA to TANJUNG PELE…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 09:11 AM // economist.com

ESPN

  • Australia beat UAE to reach final
    Australia beat UAE to reach final - ESPN FC's Jasey Dasey and Gary Phillips review Australia's 2-0 win over the UAE in the AFC Asian Cup semi-finals, where the Aussies now face South Korea.Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 07:33 AM // search.espn.go.com
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  • Australia beat UAE to reach final
    Australia beat UAE to reach final - ESPN FC's Jasey Dasey and Gary Phillips review Australia's 2-0 win over the UAE in the AFC Asian Cup semi-finals, where the Aussies now face South Korea.Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 07:33 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Australia beat UAE 2-0 in Asian Cup to reach final
    Australia beat UAE 2-0 in Asian Cup to reach final against South Korea - AFC Asian CupTue, 27 Jan 2015, 02:00 AM // search.espn.go.com
  • Australia in Asian Cup Kruse control as they defea
    Australia in Asian Cup Kruse control as they defeat UAE and reach final vs. South Korea - AFC Asian CupMon, 26 Jan 2015, 10:40 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Semifinal favourites Australia have to contain UAE
    Semifinal favourites Australia have to contain UAE's Omar Abdulrahman - AFC Asian CupMon, 26 Jan 2015, 10:40 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Park Tae-hwan, 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medalist
    Park Tae-hwan, 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medalist, fails a doping test - South Korea's former Olympic swim champion Park Tae-hwan has failed a recent doping test, his agency said Tuesday.Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 06:14 PM // search.espn.go.com
  • Shenaishil: Future holds hope
    Shenaishil: Future holds hope - Iraq boss Radhi Shenaishil admits Asian Cup semi-final defeat to South Korea hurts, but insists there is plenty of promise for their future.Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 12:53 PM // search.espn.go.com

Financial Times

  • Scams flourish in China’s P2P market
    Scams flourish in China’s P2P market - Online peer-to-peer platforms draw from murky world of less-regulated lendingWed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:14 PM // ft.com
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  • Jordan offers prisoner swap with Isis
    Jordan offers prisoner swap with Isis - Amman to free inmate in return for Jordanian hostage’s release but fate of Japanese captive unclearWed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:23 AM // ft.com
  • Tipping point for Japan’s foreign policy
    Tipping point for Japan’s foreign policy - The illusion of neutrality becomes harder to pull off as economic clout wanesWed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:18 AM // ft.com
  • Singapore loosens monetary policy
    Singapore loosens monetary policy - City-state’s dollar suffers biggest one-day fall since 2010 as central bank takes actionWed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:32 AM // ft.com
  • Allies lose faith in Australia PM Abbott
    Allies lose faith in Australia PM Abbott - Cabinet colleagues and even Rupert Murdoch question decision to knight Prince PhilipWed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:01 AM // ft.com
  • Backlash in China over WeChat adverts
    Backlash in China over WeChat adverts - Disgruntled users complain about ‘discrimination’ over not being targeted with BMW adsWed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:39 AM // ft.com
  • Delivering on Obama and Modi ‘bromance’
    Delivering on Obama and Modi ‘bromance’ - Time for US and India to move beyond symbolism to real actionTue, 27 Jan 2015, 01:45 PM // ft.com

Guardian.co.uk

  • Kim Jong-un to visit Russia, say South Korean medi
    Kim Jong-un to visit Russia, say South Korean media - North Korean leader has reportedly been invited to attend celebrations of Russia’s victory over Germany in second world warThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has confirmed his attendance at Russia’…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:13 AM // guardian.co.uk
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  • I defeated North Korea … I watched The Interview
    I defeated North Korea … I watched The Interview! | Tim Dowling - Freedom means the right to watch as many lame films as I want, and that’s the most American thing I’ve ever doneCan you wait to see The Interview? I only ask because the film is finally being released…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 01:04 PM // guardian.co.uk
  • Confused North Korea accuses Berlin film festival
    Confused North Korea accuses Berlin film festival of 'terrorism' - Officials in North Korea, apparently mistaking the regular German release schedule for the programme at this year’s Berlin film festival, threatened the Berlinale with ‘merciless punishment’ unless th…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 11:58 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • Quirky YouTube stars grill Obama on economy and co
    Quirky YouTube stars grill Obama on economy and college education - Three popular content creators surprisingly handed the president tougher questions than he would have received from professional journalistsPresident Barack Obama picked three of the most popular YouT…Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 11:49 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • Is western media an unwitting ally of North Korea'
    Is western media an unwitting ally of North Korea's propaganda? - News outlets have raised concerns over the reliability of defector testimony after Shin Dong-hyuk recanted part of his story this week. For Pyongyang, this is a welcome distraction from its crimes, wr…Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 03:42 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • North Korea seeks foreign volunteers to teach tour
    North Korea seeks foreign volunteers to teach tourism students - A new travel scheme will allow English-speakers to spend a month in Pyongyang teaching the country’s future tour guidesThose looking for an unusual gap year option may look no further – a new voluntee…Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 12:00 AM // guardian.co.uk
  • UN dismisses North Korea’s claim that damning hu
    UN dismisses North Korea’s claim that damning human rights report is invalid - Partial retraction of evidence given by defector and Pyongyang critic Shin Dong-hyuk is not significant, UN saysThe head of the UN commission that produced a damning report on North Korean rights abus…Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 03:39 AM // guardian.co.uk

Herald de Paris

  • New Socceroo star Luongo surprises even himself
    New Socceroo star Luongo surprises even himself - No one is more surprised at Massimo Luongo’s stand-out AFC Asian Cup performances for Australia than the player himself ahead of Saturday’s final against Korea Republic. Source: Fifa.comTue, 27 Jan 2015, 10:09 PM // heralddeparis.com
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  • Pentagon Finally Identifies the Remains of a POW L
    Pentagon Finally Identifies the Remains of a POW Lost Since 1942 - by Megan McCloskey Missing overseas for 73 years, an American POW who perished in World War II is finally going home. Last week, the Pentagon officially identified the remains of Pvt. Arthur “Bud” Kel…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 12:42 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • Pentagon Finally Identifies the Remains of a POW L
    Pentagon Finally Identifies the Remains of a POW Lost Since 1942 - by Megan McCloskey Missing overseas for 73 years, an American POW who perished in World War II is finally going home. Last week, the Pentagon officially identified the remains of Pvt. Arthur “Bud” Kel…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 12:42 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • Postecoglou: There are no champagne corks being po
    Postecoglou: There are no champagne corks being popped - Ange Postecoglou and Tim Cahill have insisted Australia have neglected to celebrate their semi-final win over United Arab Emirates in order to focus on a showdown with Korea Republic. Source: Fifa.comTue, 27 Jan 2015, 08:22 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • Defenders down UAE, send Socceroos into final
    Defenders down UAE, send Socceroos into final - Trent Sainsbury and Jason Davidson struck in the first 15 minutes to secure Australia a 2-0 win over United Arab Emirates and an AFC Asian Cup final against Korea Republic. Source: Fifa.comTue, 27 Jan 2015, 06:32 AM // heralddeparis.com
  • US ‘tapped N Korea computers in 2010′
    US ‘tapped N Korea computers in 2010′ - The US began looking into North Korea’s computer network in 2010, reports claim Go to SourceMon, 19 Jan 2015, 08:57 PM // heralddeparis.com
  • US ‘tapped N Korea computers in 2010′
    US ‘tapped N Korea computers in 2010′ - The US began looking into North Korea’s computer network in 2010, reports claim Read MoreMon, 19 Jan 2015, 02:57 PM // heralddeparis.com

Huffington Post

  • Rich Robinson: Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014
    Rich Robinson: Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014 - This year, Urban Outfitters sold a vintage Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in th…Wed, 31 Dec 2014, 05:15 AM // huffingtonpost.com
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  • Nancy Cohen-koan: Killing Two Birds... and I Don'
    Nancy Cohen-koan: Killing Two Birds... and I Don't Mean North Korean Leaders - I didn't find anything particularly funny despite being a Rogan fan. I like crude. Just last night I saw National Lampoon's Dirty Movie and ashamedly found myself howling. But The Interview's script d…Tue, 30 Dec 2014, 09:48 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Michael Berkowitz: 'The Interview': No Hack Job!
    Michael Berkowitz: 'The Interview': No Hack Job! - What could possibly go wrong? An American movie about assassinating the leader of a nation which the U.S. had branded as part of the international axis of evil. The assassination movie is launched fro…Mon, 29 Dec 2014, 12:31 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Daniel Wagner: North Korea, Sony, and Ignorance
    Daniel Wagner: North Korea, Sony, and Ignorance - Given that the vast majority of Americans cannot identify North Korea on a map, or the name of its leader, the very idea that a major film studio would sanction the production of a movie whose plot is…Mon, 29 Dec 2014, 12:08 AM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Amid Hacking Tensions, South Korea Offers To Resum
    Amid Hacking Tensions, South Korea Offers To Resume Talks With North - (Reuters) - South Korea proposed on Monday to resume stalled talks with North Korea, an overture that comes amid heightened diplomatic tension after S... Read more: South Korea North Korea Talks, Pyon…Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 05:57 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • 'The Interview' Breaks Online Record
    'The Interview' Breaks Online Record - By Liana B. Baker Dec 28 (Reuters) - Sony Pictures said on Sunday that the The Interview had been purchased or rented online more than 2 million ... Read more: The Interview, The Interview Sony, Sony…Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 01:46 PM // huffingtonpost.com
  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: North Korea's Racial Slur
    Earl Ofari Hutchinson: North Korea's Racial Slur of President Obama Is Business as Usual - It's hardly the first time that some official or official source in North Korea has gotten caught with its racial dirty linen waving. The verbal war is the outcrop of the deep suspicion, distrust, ant…Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 09:35 AM // huffingtonpost.com

Indian Express

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

Japan Today

  • World › Sydney inquest to shed light on how cafe
    World › Sydney inquest to shed light on how cafe hostages died - An inquest into the deadly siege in which an extremist gunman held a cafe full of people captive in Sydney opens Thursday, amid expectation it will officially lift the lid on how two hostages died. De…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:17 AM // japantoday.com
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  • World › Gunmen storm Libyan hotel; 10 dead
    World › Gunmen storm Libyan hotel; 10 dead - In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 08:16 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Obama meets new Saudi king to shore up t
    World › Obama meets new Saudi king to shore up ties - U.S. President Barack Obama led a heavyweight delegation to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet new King Salman and shore up ties that have suffered in recent years. The longstanding allies remain bound b…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 04:50 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Ukraine moves to shut Russia-backed rebe
    World › Ukraine moves to shut Russia-backed rebels out of talks - The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday declared the Russia-backed separatist republics in the east to be terrorist organizations, formally eliminating the possibility of holding peace talks with their re…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 04:47 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Kurds expand fight against IS after reta
    World › Kurds expand fight against IS after retaking Syria's Kobani - Kurdish fighters battled the Islamic State group in villages around Kobani on Tuesday, a day after expelling the jihadists from the strategic Syrian town on the Turkish border. The news prompted celeb…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 04:40 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Leader of Yemen's rebels urges peaceful
    World › Leader of Yemen's rebels urges peaceful transfer of power - The leader of Shiite rebels who control the Yemeni capital called for a peaceful transfer of power on Tuesday, after his forces released a presidential aide whose abduction set in motion a violent esc…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 04:14 PM // japantoday.com
  • World › Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions b
    World › Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bill - Senate Democrats on Tuesday put the brakes on new Iran sanctions legislation, ending for now a looming showdown between the U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama over negotiations to prevent Tehran…Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 04:06 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

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  • South Korea Reaches Asian Cup Final
    South Korea Reaches Asian Cup Final - South Korea defeated Iraq, 2-0, to qualify for its first Asian Cup final since 1988. The team is one victory from its first Asian Cup title since 1960.Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • North Korea’s Forbidden Love? Smuggled, Ille
    North Korea’s Forbidden Love? Smuggled, Illegal Soap Operas - Despite a crackdown on smugglers, South Korean soap operas are sneaking visions of a comfortable lifestyle into North Korea, causing some to defect.Sun, 25 Jan 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Ex-Lawmaker’s Sentence for Encouraging Revolt Is
    Ex-Lawmaker’s Sentence for Encouraging Revolt Is Upheld in South Korea - Lee Seok-ki, whose small, leftist United Progressive Party was disbanded by a court last month, was arrested in 2013 on charges including treason.Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • Why a Generation of Adoptees Is Returning to South
    Why a Generation of Adoptees Is Returning to South Korea - A movement is raising soul-searching questions about international adoption.Sun, 18 Jan 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • South Korean Journalists Acquitted on Charges of D
    South Korean Journalists Acquitted on Charges of Defaming President’s Brother - The case against the two, who speculated that Park Geun-hye’s brother might have been involved in a murder, was seen by rights groups as a test of freedom of speech.Sat, 17 Jan 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com
  • South Korean Activist Is Arrested Over Remarks Abo
    South Korean Activist Is Arrested Over Remarks About North - Prosecutors said that they had detained an ex-member of a defunct party on charges of breaking an anti-communist law with comments about North Korea.Wed, 14 Jan 2015, 12:00 AM // topics.nytimes.com

New Zealand Herald

  • North Korean defector fights - on despite holes in
    North Korean defector fights - on despite holes in story - Shin Dong Hyuk, the North Korean prison camp survivor who has admitted that parts of his well-known tale are inaccurate, has urged his supporters to continue publicising the horrendous and unspeakable…Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 03:19 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz
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  • North Korea pushes nuclear talks with US
    North Korea pushes nuclear talks with US - North Korea has offered to hold direct talks with the US on its proposal to suspend nuclear tests, and suggested dialogue could pave the way to changes on the Korean peninsula. In a message passed to…Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 06:57 PM // rss.nzherald.co.nz

news.com.au

  • Indo ‘hopes’ Bali Nine Aussies are next
    Indo ‘hopes’ Bali Nine Aussies are next - BALI Nine Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan are “hopefully” in the next group to be executed, says Indonesia’s Attorney-General.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:18 PM // feeds.news.com.au
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  • Inside a 21st century sex swap party
    Inside a 21st century sex swap party - FORGET keys in a salad bowl, modern swingers are coming up with hi-tech ways to connect in the bedroom.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:00 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Swingers parties go hi-tech
    Swingers parties go hi-tech - BREKKIE WRAP: FORGET keys in a salad bowl, Silicon Valley swingers are using innovative apps and websites to swap sex partners.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:19 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Is this dress too racy for school?
    Is this dress too racy for school? - A SCHOOL is under fire after forcing a 15-year-old to wear a coat over her ‘indecent’ dress at a dance. Do they have a case?Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 12:36 PM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Aussie jihadists killed in Kobane fall
    Aussie jihadists killed in Kobane fall - AUSTRALIAN jihadists are among 1200 ISIS fighters killed in Syria as the Kurdish flag flew over Kobane in a “hugely significant” victory.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 11:45 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Deal with the Devil: ISIS terror swap
    Deal with the Devil: ISIS terror swap - A JAPANESE journalist and Jordanian pilot could be spared a brutal beheading by ISIS after Jordan agreed to release a female terrorist from jail.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:38 AM // feeds.news.com.au
  • Zombie cat ‘rises from the dead’
    Zombie cat ‘rises from the dead’ - THIS ‘miracle cat’ was hit by a car and buried. Five days later, he showed up at a neighbour’s house looking for food.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:23 AM // feeds.news.com.au

News on Japan

  • Emperor invites leprosy patients to palace
    Emperor invites leprosy patients to palace - Japan's Emperor and Empress have invited former leprosy patients from both Japan and abroad to the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. (NHK)Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:01 PM // newsonjapan.com
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  • Jordan's state TV: Govt. ready to free Rishawi
    Jordan's state TV: Govt. ready to free Rishawi - Jordan's state-run television has reported the government is ready to free death-row inmate Sajida al-Rishawi if a Jordanian military pilot held captive by the Islamic State militant group is released…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 09:58 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Fate of hostage Goto unknown after 24-hour deadlin
    Fate of hostage Goto unknown after 24-hour deadline passes - The fate of Japanese freelance journalist Kenji Goto, believed to be held captive by the Islamic State militant group, has remained unknown after a new 24-hour deadline for negotiations on his life, s…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 09:51 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • Japanese carrier Skymark files for bankruptcy, bla
    Japanese carrier Skymark files for bankruptcy, blames Airbus - Japan's leading independent budget airline Skymark Airlines Inc filed for protection from creditors late on Wednesday, blaming a weak yen and a dispute with Airbus Group for its financial straits. (Re…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 09:48 PM // newsonjapan.com
  • China to hold military parade to 'frighten Japan'
    China to hold military parade to 'frighten Japan' - China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, reports said Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to fright…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 10:12 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • Japan stocks rise to fresh one-month high as yen w
    Japan stocks rise to fresh one-month high as yen weakens - Japan stocks gained further on Wednesday to a fresh one-month high, as the yen weakened versus the greenback ahead of the outcome of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting later in the day. (marketwatch…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:34 AM // newsonjapan.com
  • 19-year-old girl arrested for killing 77-year-old
    19-year-old girl arrested for killing 77-year-old woman in Nagoya - Police have arrested a 19-year-old girl on suspicion of killing a 77-year-old woman. The girl, who is a student at Nagoya University, was quoted by police as saying she wanted to kill someone and that…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 08:30 AM // newsonjapan.com

NPR

  • China Continues To Push The (Fake) Envelope
    China Continues To Push The (Fake) Envelope - A fake bank in Nanjing bilked customers out of nearly $33 million. With trappings of a real bank, like security guards and LED screens, it fooled depositors attracted by higher interest rates.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 01:34 PM // npr.org
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  • Tiger Skins And Rhino Horns: Can A Trade Deal Halt
    Tiger Skins And Rhino Horns: Can A Trade Deal Halt The Trafficking? - A proposed U.S.-Asia trade pact calls for incorporating the issue wildlife trafficking. The goal is to slow the poaching of endangered animals such as elephants, tigers and rhinos.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:23 AM // npr.org
  • For Dollars Donated To Vaccine Campaigns, Norway W
    For Dollars Donated To Vaccine Campaigns, Norway Wears The Crown - Donations to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization hit $7.5 billion. The UK and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation were the most generous dollar-wise. Norway is the per capita champ.Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 06:12 PM // npr.org
  • Pakistanis View Obama's India Visit With A Touch O
    Pakistanis View Obama's India Visit With A Touch Of Irritation - Obama's trip to India has prompted Pakistanis to leaf back through their visitors' book with an aggrieved eye, and reinforced their view that U.S. policy tends toward cynical pragmatism.Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 05:57 PM // npr.org
  • How Did Obama Play In India? We Ask 4 Villagers To
    How Did Obama Play In India? We Ask 4 Villagers To Weigh In - President Obama paid a visit, watched a parade and promised $4 billion in investments and loans. He made headlines, of course, but what did the village people think of it all?Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 05:37 PM // npr.org
  • The Mysterious Life Of India's First Lady
    The Mysterious Life Of India's First Lady - This week President Obama traveled to India with his wife Michelle to meet with the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. But Mr. Modi's wife was nowhere to be seen.Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 04:24 PM // npr.org
  • Obama Makes Guest Appearance On Modi's Radio Show
    Obama Makes Guest Appearance On Modi's Radio Show - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts a radio show and this week his guest was President Barack Obama. They answered questions from a curious Indian public.Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 04:10 PM // npr.org

WSJ Asia Edition

  • U.S. Stocks End Lower
    U.S. Stocks End Lower - U.S. stocks ended lower after the Fed reiterated it would be “patient” in raising interest rates, as expected.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:12 PM // online.wsj.com
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  • Fed Sticks to 'Patient' Tack on Rate Increases
    Fed Sticks to 'Patient' Tack on Rate Increases - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday committed to keeping short-term interest rates near zero at least until midyear and set the stage for tough debates in the months ahead about whether to wait even long…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 04:06 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Standard Chartered CEO Is Under Pressure
    Standard Chartered CEO Is Under Pressure - Standard Chartered’s two largest shareholders are privately pushing for new leadership, say people familiar with the matter, and customers and regulators are increasingly anxious about the bank’s prob…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:53 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Kaisa Taps Houlihan Lokey as Adviser
    Kaisa Taps Houlihan Lokey as Adviser - Chinese property developer Kaisa said it decided to appoint investment bank Houlihan Lokey (China) as its financial adviser, an anticipated step as the firm struggles to manage its cash-flow and debt…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:23 PM // online.wsj.com
  • China, Alibaba Clash Over Fake Goods
    China, Alibaba Clash Over Fake Goods - Alibaba is embroiled in a rare, high-stakes public dispute with a Chinese government agency over fake goods sales on its e-commerce platforms, highlighting one of the risks for a company that last yea…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 03:17 PM // online.wsj.com
  • Pentagon Puts China Exchange on Hold
    Pentagon Puts China Exchange on Hold - The Pentagon, facing political pressure, delayed a decision on a major new military exchange with China until the two countries can reach an agreement on rules for airborne encounters between their wa…Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:45 PM // online.wsj.com
  • S&P, DOJ, States Close to $1.37 Billion Settlement
    S&P, DOJ, States Close to $1.37 Billion Settlement - S&P could strike a deal as early as Thursday to pay more than $1.37 billion to resolve crisis-era lawsuits with the Justice Department and more than a dozen states.Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 02:43 PM // online.wsj.com