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Local news for Seoul, South Korea continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | The China Post

'A Time in Quchi' earns top honors in Seoul

Domestic film "A Time in Quchi" yesterday won Best Feature Film at the Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival , beating competitors from South Korea, China, Canada and the Czech Republic.

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4 hrs ago | Korea Herald

U.S. asks Korea to join sanctions on Russia

A high-ranking U.S. sanctions official asked South Korea Tuesday to join Washington-led efforts to impose tougher sanctions against Russia, sources here said.

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8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Jung Il-woo reveals passion for Yi Lin and global fans

Actor Jung Il-woo revealed passion for his character Yi Lin of MBC's new historical fantasy drama "The Night Watchman," as well as for his global fans.

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12 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

Sihasak leaves for Mekong River CLMV meeting in Seoul

Thailand's Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Sihasak Puangketkeow left Bangkok on Sunday for Seoul to attend a two-day meeting with ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam plus South Korea on ways to increase cooperation in economic development along the Mekong River.

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14 hrs ago | DefenceTalk News

North Korea defies UN censure to fire missile into sea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un guided the military's latest rocket-firing drill, state media said Sunday, confirming the missile launch which was conducted in defiance of UN censure.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Keeping Combined Forces Command in Seoul Makes Sense

During the Roh Moo-hyun administration in 2004, Seoul and Washington agreed to move most of the U.S. military installations in central Seoul further south of the border to Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province.

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Global Voices Online

Seoul Says No to Uber, But Don't Put Down Your Mobile Just Yet

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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LA Daily News

Korean reality show aims to undo excessive plastic surgery

The citizens of this hyper-competitive East Asian nation are the most cosmetically enhanced people in the world, going under the knife more per capita than Americans, Italians, Greeks and Brazilians.

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The Independent

South Korea ferry: Six teenage girls who survived Sewol horror...

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KHOU-TV Houston

Teens helped each other escape sinking Korean ship

Students who survived the South Korean ferry disaster testified Monday they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship but eventually helped each other flee after their cabins were flooded too much.

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Korea Herald

[Super Rich] Buying and selling Korea

The wealth of the superrich can at times appear mindboggling to ordinary people.

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Business Times

Seoul: Stocks close at highest this year, won nearly flat

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index closed up 0.7 per cent at 2,048.81 points, marking its biggest daily gain since July 15. Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan said South Korean shares are considerably undervalued compared to the strength of its economy and companies during a televised discussion on Monday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Suria

Student survivors testify in South Korea...

Teenaged student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster began giving video testimony under tight security Monday in the murder trial of the vessel's captain and crew.

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Korea Herald

Envoy celebrates his faith at Ramadan

When most people were likely sound asleep at 3 a.m. on Thursday, Mohammed Chraibi, the Moroccan ambassador here, was starting his day.

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Korea Herald

Embattled elite schools fight to stay open

As far as education is concerned, South Koreans rarely make compromises. Especially when it comes to getting into better colleges, conflicts are bound to intensify, and the ongoing dispute over the planned abolishment of elite schools is a prime example.

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Korea Herald

USFK chief blasts N.K. missile launches

U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti on Sunday lambasted North Korea for recently launching a series of missiles and rockets in breach of the U.N. Security Council resolutions banning any ballistic missile tests.

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Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] - Uber can do more good than harm for Seoul'

Uber, a fast-growing car-sharing app based out of Silicon Valley, said it can boost a wider range of transportation choices for consumers, and encourage the local cab industry to improve its services and abolish malpractices such as ride refusals and overcharging.

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Thanh Nein News

VietJet opens Hanoi-Seoul route

Seoul route, which is operated under a partnership with South Korea's SEYOU Corporation, has a daily round trip with a capacity of 2,520 seats per week.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Asia News Network

Seoul: Sewol Disaster: Ferry owner's oldest son detained

The police said that investigators arrested Yoo Dae-kyun, the eldest son of the runaway Yoo Byung-eun, at a residence in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, at around 7pm on Friday.

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The Times of India

Bad science: When 'breakthrough research' turns out to be fraudulent

It is in the nature of scientists to argue over the evidence for or against any important breakthrough.

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