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Coex renovation fails to clear skepticism
With plans for a Bitcoin ATM, global and domestic fast fashion brands, and trendy restaurants, the Coex underground shopping mall under renovation in affluent Samseong-dong, southern Seoul, is determined to win back young and finicky shoppers.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Asia News Network
SEOUL: Jejudo faces oversupply of lodging
South Korea's southern resort island of Jejudo faces an oversupply of hotel rooms, according to local officials and industry insiders.
The Otago Daily Times
Kiwi dies after fall in South Korea
A spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed they were aware of the death of a New Zealander in Korea, and consular staff from MFAT and the New Zealand Embassy in Seoul were providing support and assistance to the family.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Seoul: NK artillery launched near Chinese flight
It wasn't immediately clear what danger, if any, the launch Tuesday posed to the China Southern Airlines plane traveling from Tokyo to Shenyang, China, but Seoul Defense Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok called it a "serious threat" that Pyongyang failed to notify international aviation authorities of its launch plans in the area.
Namdaemun Market showcases Korean history with variety of articles
Namdaemun Market showcases Korean history with variety of articles . MARCH 06, 2014 02:34.
Emirates News Agency
Central Bank receives Governor of Bank of Korea
WAM ABU DHABI, 5th March, 2014 -- The Central Bank of the U.A.E. has announced that it received Dr. Kim Choongsoo, Governor of the Bank of Korea today at Central Bank's Head Office in Abu Dhabi.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
South Korea wants to put endangered species in gigantic bubbles
Yeongyang County is a remote, mountainous, and relatively untouched area that'll soon be home to South Korea's National Research Center for Endangered Species.
Japan and Korea Now Arguing Over Stomping on Anne Frank's Face
At a recent anti-Japan protest in South Korea, participants carried signs with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's face crossed out.
S Korean leader urges new talks on separated families
South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday called for new talks with North Korea on allowing families separated by the Korean War to exchange letters and hold reunions via video conferencing.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
[Editorial] Ties with ASEAN
Last week, two events took place in Seoul that will affect relations between South Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Kenyan safaris could be next big thing f...
The Kenyan Embassy here and the Kenya Tourist Board, the top travel promoter for the country, pitched to prospective South Korean tourists and travel agents in a bid to attract a larger number of South Korean visitors to the East African nation.
East Sea a thorny diplomatic issue
Protestors set a Japanese rising sun flag alight during a protest over the disputed Dokdo Islets in Gangneung City, Gangwon Province, on Feb. 21. Foreign embassies unintentionally stepped into the controversy and became targets of criticism here by using country domains of Google Maps with the place names "Liancourt Rocks" and "Sea of Japan."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
S. Korea urges Japan to face history with courage
South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Saturday urged Japan to face up history with courage following the precedent of post-war Germany to patch up the icy relation between Seoul and Tokyo.
Chinese Tourists Favor One Seoul Palace, Japanese Another
Gyeongbok Palace is teeming with Chinese tourists while Changdeok Palace a few kilometers away attracts visitors from Japan.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Korea: City-hired 'thugs' forcefully evict Gangnam street vendors
In the now world famous Gangnam District in Seoul, workers hired by the city forcefully evicted several street vendors Monday.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Namdaemun Market turns young
Namdaemun Market turns young . FEBRUARY 27, 2014 03:02. . At Queen Plaza inside Namdaemun Market in central Seoul, a small clothes store opened at a 36m2 space.
What It's Like to Meet a Brother You Haven't Seen in Six Decades
Koreans from north and south can only meet at sporadic official reunions, where numbers are strictly limited.
Korean American village to be built in Songdo
The first foreign residential complex in Songdo is under construction to be completed in early 2017, developers said.
Catholic group sues spy agency official over evidence forgery
A local Catholic rights group lodged a complaint against an official of the state intelligence agency and the prosecution on Wednesday for allegedly fabricating evidence to charge a North Korean defector with espionage.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
South Korean link-up for South Shields school
They then used the football backdrop to help pupils at North East schools to make links with South Korea and its culture.