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Former U.S. envoy donates prize money to cycling body
Former U.S. Ambassador to Korea Kathleen Stephens donated 10 million won to the Korea Cycling Federation Wednesday, the federation said.
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Around the hotels:
Summer desserts at JW Marriott Hotel Seoul The hotel's lobby lounge is holding the "I Love Berries" promotion from May 1 to June 30.
Fri May 17, 2013
Requiem for North Korea
The war clouds over the Korean peninsula are darkening perceptibly in the wake of US Secretary of State John Kerry's official visits to Tokyo and Seoul last month.
Seoul Incheon: 11% traffic growth in 2012; welcomes new transpacific route from American Airlines
American Airlines entry into the market from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, to Seoul Incheon last week surely stirred it up for Korean Air.
Thu May 16, 2013
Mayor firm on 'comfort women'
South Korean women forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during World War II lead an anti-Japanese protest by about 50 activists outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul on 11 April 2001.
Wed May 15, 2013
Prez's fired aide highlights SKorean gender divide
A South Korean presidential spokesman who was fired after inappropriately touching a woman during a U.S. trip blames a "cultural difference" with America.
Tue May 14, 2013
Seoul: Kind of a Big Deal: Onboard American Airlines' First Flight to Seoul, South Korea
If we were to tell you that American Airlines only just began flying to Seoul, you'd probably say "what, they weren't flying there already?!" As crazy as it seems, it's the truth.
Mon May 13, 2013
Finding the exotic in familiar landscapes
The nature depicted by artist Kim Bo-hie looks familiar to many with common motifs such as leaves, trees and flowers.
Sat May 11, 2013
The old meets the bold
South Korea attracts more than 11 million foreign tourists a year. Some are lured by traditional tourists attractions such as Gyeongbok Palace, Dongdaemun market and Namsan .
Thu May 09, 2013
Wall Street Journal
SAT Scandal Shines Harsh Light on South Korean Academics
The recent cancellation of U.S. college entrance exams in South Korea-the first time SAT tests have been called off nationwide anywhere in the world for suspected cheating-is throwing the spotlight back on the country's hyper-competitive academic environment.
South Korean president fires spokesman: Yonhap
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye fired her spokesman over an unspecified "unsavoury" act midway through a summit trip to the United States this week, Yonhap news agency reported Friday.
South Korea cheating scandal hits university bids
I found out that the May SAT test had been canceled across the whole of South Korea just a couple of hours after teachers were told.
Wed May 08, 2013
Seoul: So You're Heading to Seoul: How to Prepare for a Trip to South Korea
Forget "Gangnam Style" for a moment and consider what influence the tiny country of South Korea has on the planet.
Tue May 07, 2013
Ethiopian to Start Flights to Seoul, Republic of South Korea
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it will commence scheduled four weekly flights to Incheon International Airport in Seoul, the Republic of South Korea Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it will commence scheduled four weekly flights to Incheon ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
Saint's photos capture the world around him
Former Gainesville resident Rick Saint always wanted to travel the world. When the opportunity arose to teach in Korea, Saint took it.
Kim chi's Seoul
If the title leads the reader to think we are intimating Korean soul, or just the Korean soil, they would not be too far afield.
Sun May 05, 2013
Asia News Network
S'poreans flock abroad for nip and tuck
Singaporean blogger Hong Qiu Ting, 25, after her procedure, done in Seoul, to give her face a "softer, fuller and rounder look". Growing numbers of Singaporeans are heading abroad - not for work or travel, but to improve their looks with low-cost cosmetic procedures.
No need to fear a return of Japanese militarism
South Korea and China blasted Japan last week for the visits by Japanese parliamentarians to Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine, where close to 2.5 million men, women and children who died in the name of Japanese emperors from 1867 to the end of World War II are honoured.
Sat May 04, 2013
Canada and South Korea do not get nearly as much credit as they deserve for what they have achieved economically, although they got there by very different paths.
Fri May 03, 2013
Alba Flashes Penchant for Street Food in Seoul
Hollywood star Jessica Alba visited Dongdaemun market in Seoul on Thursday and posted pictures of her experience there on her online photo-sharing site.