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Light houses and Sunrise

Jangseunpo is a small port located in southern part of South Korea. It has a ferry service between Geoje island to Busan, the 2nd largest city in South Korea.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Travel Weekly

Past, future meet in South Korea

Travel Weekly contributor Nadine Godwin recently participated in a tour hosted by the Korea Tourism Organization with support from the Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Burbank Leader

Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange

A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks.

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Cape Cod Times

Cape Cod Expat in Korea Blog: Case study in Korean dating

In the crude social economy of heterosexual male expats living in South Korea, having a Korean girlfriend is a sort of measure of success.

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Korea Herald

Gwangju's Alleycon promises bigger, better

The Alleycon comic-con in Gwangju kicked off to such success last year that organizers have found an even bigger venue for the second edition of the event, to be held in September.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Korea Herald

S. Korea weighs travel ban on violence-ravaged Libya

South Korea is considering imposing a travel ban on Libya again as spiraling violence in the African country has raised security concerns, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Japan Times

Tokyo rejects U.N. call to take blame for 'comfort women'

South Koreans gather in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Wednesday to protest Tokyo's position on the sexual slavery in engaged in before and during World War II during a meeting of top diplomats from the two countries.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Korea Herald

Gontran Cherrier opens first Seoul bakery

Within four years, Paris-based baker Gontran Cherrier has grown a solitary bakery into an international, multi-location behemoth.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

South China Morning Post

S Korea's president meets Tokyo governor in Seoul amid diplomatic rift

South Korea's President Park Guen-hye met Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe at the Blue House in Seoul on Friday and Park lost wasted no time in raising the issue of wartime comfort women Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe shakes hands with South Korea's President Park Geun-hye at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Friday.

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The Washington Post

A sona s first visit to Korea, his parentsa homeland

Think of the most put-together traveler you can imagine. James Bond with a tux and a passport, perhaps.

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Korea Herald

Mayfield opens business hotel in Dongdaemun

The Mayfield Hotel and Resort opened its first business hotel Mayplace in Dongdaemun, Seoul on Thursday.

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The Globe and Mail

UN agency presses Japan for apology and compensation for WWII sex slavery

Former South Korean sex slaves to the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War and their supporters protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on April 15, 1998.

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The Globe and Mail

UN agency presses Japan for apology and compensation for WWII sex slavery

Former South Korean sex slaves to the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War and their supporters protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on April 15, 1998.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

DFW Catholic

Pope Francis to meet with 20 young Asian leaders

Vatican City, Jul 23, 2014 / 08:22 am .- During his upcoming apostolic voyage to South Korea Pope Francis is slated to meet with 20 Asian youth during the 2014 Asia Youth Day, including Korean pop-star BoA.

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Newkerala.com

Mahatma's bust unveiled in South Korean city

In yet another sign of the growing people-to-people ties between India and South Korea, a bronze bust of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in the South Korean city of Busan to mark the inauguration of an Indian Cultural Centre.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

New York Daily News

Chinese shopping mall creates 10 pink, extra-wide parking spots for women

Bosses at the World Metropolis Center in Dalian say they introduced the tailored spaces - which are 11 inches wider than regular ones - to make life easier for female shoppers.

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Wall Street Journal

South Korea Invites Foreigners to "Imagine Your...

Foreign tourists dressed in traditional Korean clothing, hanbok, take photos during their visit to Namsangol Hanok Village in downtown Seoul, South Korea, April 14, 2014.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mashable

Seoul Bans Uber and Plans to Launch a Competing App

While several major cities around the world are fighting the arrival of Uber as an alternative to traditional taxi companies, the government of Seoul, South Korea , has decided to fight fire with fight by officially banning the service offering its own software alternative.

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Malaysian National News Agency

VietJetAir To Launch Hanoi-Incheon Flight

HO CHI MINH CITY, July 21 -- VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company will launch the Hanoi-Incheon service on Thursday, just a few days after its Da Nang-Incheon route served its first passengers, Vietnam News Agency reported, citing a local newspaper report.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Nation

Bhutan: small kingdom with big diplomacy

A small kingdom with 770,000 people nestled in the heart of the Himalayas and sandwiched by some 2.8 billion people from the world's two most populous nations Recently, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to this tiny kingdom and made a good impression of continued friendship and assistance even though he mistook the host's name as Nepal and ... (more)

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