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Seoul-based Pinays to provide boats for Yolanda-hit fishermen
Like many Filipinos living overseas, a small group of Filipino women based in Seoul, South Korea wanted to help Filipinos who lost their families, homes and livelihood due to super typhoon "Yolanda".
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Interview: BC One Finalist Nori Talks B-Boys, International B-Boys and More
Before the 2013 Redbull BC ONE B-Boys Finals in Seoul, South Korea, VIBE was on location to speak to a number of the dancers.
The Village Voice
Gangster Sequel Friend 2: The Legacy Is All Business
While it's not much worse than its predecessor, Friend 2: The Legacy has none of the bromantic charm that made Friend , South Korean writer-director Kyung-Taek Kwak 's 2001 gangster drama, the highest-grossing film in Korean history.
Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul
Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea is also commonly referred to as the "Northern Palace" because it is located more toward the north, compared to the neighboring palaces of Changdeokgung and Gyeongheegung .
Asia News Network
SEOUL: S. Korea's expanded air zone
South Korea has expanded its air defence identification zone to assert its sovereignty and maximize national interests in the face of China's unilateral announcement of an expanded zone last month.
Hollaback! rallies against harassment
Lisa Betham said she still finds it hard to shake off being groped on the street of Boryeong, South Chungcheong Province, during the city's mud festival one year.
NTSB Hearing on SFO Asiana Crash Begins
A two-day fact-finding hearing before the National Transportation Safety Board on the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight at San Francisco International Airport last July begins in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
With purge of own uncle, NKorean leader sends chilling warning: No one is beyond party's reach
In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, Jang Song Thaek, North Korea's vice chairman of the powerful National Defense Commission, attends the third meeting on developing the economic zones in North Korea, in Beijing.
South Korea declares air space defense zone; no surprise to State Department
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited the Demilitarized Zone on Saturday , the heavily armed border between two Koreas during his visit to South Korea.
South Africa names speakers for Mandela ceremony
South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
Contra Costa Times
Merrill Newman said he was comfortable during detention in North Korean hotel room
A relaxed Merrill Newman walked outside his Santa Cruz home on Sunday morning and was immediately greeted by a neighbor with a giant hug.
Invasive cockroach found in NYC can take the cold
The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind of visitor: a cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold and never seen before in the U.S. Rutgers University insect biologists Jessica Ware and Dominic ... (more)
Seoul: Shares gain on strong US data, halt 6-day slide
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index closed up 1 per cent at 2,000.38 points on Monday, its highest close since Dec 3. Foreign investors bought a net 75.5 billion won worth of local shares, reversing a four-day net selling streak to underpin the main index.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Asia News Network
SEOUL: Incheon airport union goes on indefinite strike
The non-regular workers' union at the state-run Incheon International Airport went on an indefinite strike Saturday, calling for higher wages and job security.
North Korea says leader's uncle sacked...
North Korea has said leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle was removed from office for committing "criminal" acts and for leading a "counter-revolutionary faction", state news agency KCNA reported Monday.
All the world's a stage for experimental performance art
Performance artists from around the world will bring a vibrant vibe to the artistic streets of Hongdae in Seoul and Seogwipo in Jeju during the 12th Korea Experimental Arts Festival this month.
The Daily Record
Analysis: Crises in Asia let Biden show US resolve
As Vice President Joe Biden left for Asia on a mission to reinforce America's determination to be a major Pacific player, a regional crisis over disputed airspace threatened to drown out his message.
SKorea expands air defense zone after Chinese move
South Korean brigadier general of the army Jang Hyun answers a reporter's question during a press conference at Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
US vet Merrill Newman, 85, home from North Korea
Merrill Newman arrived at the San Francisco airport Saturday after turning down a ride aboard Vice President Joe Biden's Air Force Two in favor of a direct flight from Beijing.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Daily Breeze
Frequent flier miles worth less as airlines roll back benefits
Frequent flier miles are no good if passengers can't redeem them. Each year, a Wisconsin-based travel consulting firm, conducts a study of which airlines make available the most free seats at their lowest published rates.