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Asia News Network
Roads: The arteries of Korea's development
A bird's eye view of the Gyeongbu Expressway, the nation's first and longest expressway, which was completed in 1970 South Korea has invested in making its roads more efficient by combining routes with transport systems based on information technology South Korea's road infrastructure played a critical role in the rapid recovery from the Korean War ... (more)
Aunt main suspect in Facebook brothel girl plight
The Anti-Human Trafficking Division has applied to the Criminal Court for a warrant to arrest Piengjai Phuplado, 43, who is the aunt of the teenage girl lured into the flesh trade in South Korea, Pol Col Chusak Apaisak said.
Sun May 19, 2013
Sarah Brightman to feature - space dream' in Korea
"Queen of Popera" Sarah Brightman will be back in Korea to feature her latest songs at BEXCO in Busan on July 21 and Seoul's Gymnastics Stadium of Olympic Park on July 26.
Report: N. Korea fires fourth missile
North Korea fired a short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, according to South Korea's semiofficial news agency Yonhap, citing a South Korean military official.
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.
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.
South Wales Argus
More tributes paid to tragic Blaina teacher
Kevin Andresen's partner Rachel Law said he was "unique, funny, kind, creative and incredibly popular" - and she also praised the "incredible generosity" of contributors to an online fundraising effort that will enable his body to be cremated and his ashes returned home to Wales.
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.
Climber dies in Korean mountain fall
A teacher has fallen more than 50ft to his death while rock climbing in South Korea, it has emerged.
Mon May 13, 2013
New South Korea flights boosts Americana s Asia presence
In case you missed this news last week, American Airlines launched its newest route to Asia with daily nonstop service between Seoul's Incheon International Airport and its biggest hub at Dallas/Fort Worth.
Voice of America
S Korea's Newest Trains Take Tracks Less Traveled
They are intended to give passengers a chance to re-explore a scenic rural region whose glory faded amid the decline of the timber and coal industries.
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
Gov't to mull opening duty free shops at arrival gates
The government will consider allowing South Korean international airports to set up duty free stores at arrival terminals, sources said Sunday, in a bid to spur consumption and prevent an outflow of foreign currency.
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.
Pres. Park's U.S. visit focused on 'four key principles'
Pres. Park's U.S. visit focused on 'four key principles' . MAY 10, 2013 02:33. . South Korean government officials say that President Park Geun-hye's visit to the United States is 'thoroughly in line with the four key principles' for her administration.