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Korean Without Hands Climbs World's 3rd Highest Mountain
Kim Hong-bin, a mountaineer without hands, has conquered the third highest peak in the world, the 8,586-m Kangchenjunga in the Himalayas.
Tue May 21, 2013
Inter Press Service
Seeking Justice for Dictatorship Victims - Two Continents Apart
HIJOS , the acronym for "Sons and Daughters for Identity and Justice Against Oblivion and Silence", is an Argentine rights group founded in 1995 when children of people "disappeared" by that country's 1976-1983 military regime came together to hold escraches or outings of human rights violators.
Sat May 18, 2013
Park honors May 18 movement, ...
President Park Geun-hye on Saturday took part in honoring the 33rd anniversary of a popular movement in the southern city of Gwangju that acted as the watershed event in the nation's transition into a democracy and said the event should be used to bring about national unity.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Marmot's Hole
Far-right wingers seek to deny the Gwangju legacy
Today is May 18, 33rd anniversary of the Gwangju Uprising-one of the most significant events of South Korea's march to democracy.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Democracy Activists Continue Asia Diplomatic Tour
Leading democracy activists from Burma were due to continue their Asian tour on Saturday, Eleven Media reported on Tuesday, making a pit stop in South Korea to receive an award.
Wed May 08, 2013
Po Kim Exhibit Presented at Fairfield University's Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery
With a career that spans over six decades, the Korean-born American artist Po Kim will have selections from his substantial body of work explored in the exhibition "Po Kim: The Spirit of Change," on view now through Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, located in Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts, in ... (more)
Sun May 05, 2013
ASEAN-Korea Center hosts ambassadorial lecture series
The ASEAN-Korea Center is organizing a special lecture series with former ambassadors to East Asian countries on the topic of "Rising ASEAN and Korea" in cooperation with the chambers of commerce and industry in Busan, Daejeon and Gwangju.
Fri May 03, 2013
SKorea nuke workers jailed over graft scandal
South Korea on Friday jailed six nuclear power engineers and suppliers linked to a major corruption scandal that stoked public concern over safety standards.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Training over, time to fly: CNN reporter goes supersonic
"I feel the need ... the need for speed!" Those infamous words spoken by Maverick and Goose in the movie "Top Gun" enter my head as I walk across the tarmac to the fighter jet that I will soon fly in.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Campaign searches for new home for Gwangju International Center
Gwangju International Center is about to be made homeless, and members of the local community are busy raising funds to find it a new home.
Expats rally to help sick teacher
Expats have rallied to save a teacher who was severely ill and in need of blood donations and funds.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
The iScore Predicts Functional Outcome in Korean Patients With Ischemic Stroke [Brief Reports]
From the Department of Neurology, Seoul Medical Center, Seoul, Korea ; St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada ; Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea ; Eulji University Hospital, Daejeon, Korea ; Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea ; Yeungnam University Hospital, Daegu, Korea ; Eulji General ... (more)