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14 hrs ago | NWAonline

Pop culture cuts deep

Chinese tourist Chen Mao, 38, sits in the recovery room at BK Hospital in Seoul's trendy Gangnam district after her plastic surgery, which she said she underwent "to look more youthful."

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17 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Embassies take part in Seoul Internation...

The diplomatic community here - including about a dozen foreign ambassadors, many diplomatic spouses and a coterie of visiting foreign artists - crowded into the Chosun Ilbo Art Museum in downtown Seoul on Wednesday for the opening reception of the 22nd Seoul International Arts Festival.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Independent

Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

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The Independent

Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

a Medical wavea lures Chinese to Korea for nips and tucks

All around the southern Seoul district of Gangnam - the area of conspicuous consumption made famous by the hit song "Gangnam Style" - Chinese women walk down the street with bandages over their faces and around their heads.

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Korea Herald

Comedy contest to hit Itaewon

Game for a laugh? Comics from Korea and overseas will be testing their mettle this weekend.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations.

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ABC News

Seoul: Trains, Fast Cell Service, Palaces and Food

South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

This February 2014 photo shows ice-cold sashimi in Seoul, one of Korea's many culinary surprises.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hospitality Net

Wyndham Announced the Opening of Two Ramada Hotels

Ramada Encore Seoul Dongdaemon Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea This 204-room, new construction hotel is the first Ramada Encore property to open in South Korea.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Taiwan wins our hearts among all Asia-Pacific countries.

Taipei continues to be on top as Hong Kong's favourite overseas travel destination in the first half of 2014.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

6 things you need to know about South Korea

IT'S one of the hottest destinations in the world right now and there are some rather unexpected things you should know before visiting it.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Former sex slave says she still feels impact of meeting with pope

A day after Pope Francis left South Korea, a former sex slave who spent a few minutes with the pontiff said she still felt the impact of their meeting.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

AkiPress

11:16 Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea has chances to become global

Slipping, sliding, wrestling, showering and painting in mud can be on anyone's travel wish list.

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Fox News

Pope backs use of force against Islamic militants attacking religious minorities in Iraq

Aug. 18, 2014 - Pope Francis celebrates a Mass of reconciliation at Seoul's main cathedral, in South Korea.

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The Straits Times

Seoul Sisters: Girls can really have fun and get rejuvenated in South Korea's star-studded capital

LADIES really are able to live it up in Seoul, I thought, as I sat in a bronze-gold leather chair, in downtown Gangnam's Jenny House, as Eun Che, a hairstylist to the stars, examined my tresses.

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Korea Herald

Seoul to decide whether to permit use of Lotte skyscraper by end-Aug.

The city government of Seoul plans to decide by the end of this month whether to permit the use of completed lower floors of a skyscraper retail giant Lotte Group is building in the southern part of the capital, an official said Monday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Fired Ballistic Missiles for Pope's Visit

North Korea on Saturday released a photo that shows the projectiles it fired into the East Sea last Thursday were not short-range rockets from a multiple launcher but ballistic missiles.

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Bangkok Post

Pope to spell out Asia vision

Pope Francis was expected to set out his vision for the Catholic Church in Asia as he meets Sunday with bishops from the region and lead a Mass for a youth festival.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Seeing Korea through his parents' eyes

The author's mother, Duckja Kim, walked in the fields of Wolseong Park in Gyeong-ju.

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