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Exclusive: From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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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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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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Korea Herald

[Weekender] - Don't stop living life'

During the Stone Age, working until dying was the most common retirement plan. Many simply never lived past 40. In South Korea today, many retirees are choosing the same path, but not because life ends before retirement, but because life continues after retirement.

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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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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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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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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Korea Herald

Korea mulls building new southern airport

Passenger traffic at a major international airport near South Korea's second-largest city Busan will hit its maximum capacity in 2023, a government report showed Monday, a finding that is certain to heat up competition among city and provincial governments that want to host a new air hub.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Ashes to beads: South Koreans honour the dead in new way

The concept of cremation has taken another turn in South Korea, as some people are now turning the ashes of their loved ones into beads.

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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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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Art Daily

Chinese group appeals to Japan's emperor over artefact taken from China over a century ago

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko bow before the altar during an annual memorial service for war victims in Tokyo on August 15, 2014 as the country marks the 69th anniversary of its surrender in World War II.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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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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Arirang TV

News In-depth: S. Korea and China: A friendship with limits?

So it seems like the bilateral ties, at least on the economic front, have grown significantly in recent years.

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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 China Post

Pope wants China visit, seeks church freedom

Pope Francis on Monday expressed his desire to travel to China, "even tomorrow," but urged that the Catholic Church there be allowed to do its "job."

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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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The Nation

Pakistani students win Korean praise

A delegation of young students of Pakistani universities from all over the country recently visited South Korea under an exchange programme introduced by the Government of Korea in collaboration with two well-known universities of South Korea, Dongshin University and Semyong University.

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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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