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  1. Maryland Governor Drums Up Business in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and his Korean-American wife Yumi visit Korea on Wednesday. Hogan will meet business and trade officials to discuss possibilities of attracting more Korean investment to Maryland and promote trade.

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  2. Park, Obama set to tackle alliance, N. ...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye's planned visit to the United States next month is expected to reassure the bilateral alliance amid growing tension on the Korean Peninsula over Pyongyang's intensified nuclear threats and increasingly closer relationship between Tokyo and Washington. Cheong Wa Dae said Wednesday that Park planned to visit Washington for four days upon the invitation of U.S. President Barack Obama.

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  3. The challenge of growing up as a - third-culture kid'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    As the number of foreigners working in South Korea increases, so too do the number of third-culture kids - children who spend a significant amount of their childhood growing up in countries outside of their nationality. At international school Dwight, whose students represent 38 nationalities, three students spoke to The Korea Herald about feelings of alienation, cultural adjustments and their sense of belonging.

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  4. JobSeekr launches job fair for techie expatsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    JobSeekr, an English- and Korean-language job hunting website in Seoul launched last year by two expats, is holding its first job fair and networking event Sunday to connect foreign entry-level job seekers with Korean start-ups. British entrepreneur Simon Chan, cofounder of parent company SeekrLab, said his team handpicked fewer than 10 startups that would make the best use of international members, such as those going global, those dealing with translation and language-related services or those targeting international audiences.

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  5. Arirang Prime2015-05-27Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    The 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Documentary Special Part 1[Missing] Another forgotten tragedy from this war, the Korean-American separated families Here is presented a special story about the Korean-American separated families, which Arirang TV broadcasts for the first time as a comemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. As American citizens, they were excluded from the Koreans' negotiation about the possible reunion of separated families, who have lived with the devastating loss of their missing family members for 60 years.

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  6. Steve Yoo holds second live interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The Korean media and public show no signs of altering its unsympathetic response to singer-actor Steve Yoo, who gave a second live interview covering his 13-year exile from Korea over military controversies a week after his first in-depth interview. Steve Yoo, born Yoo Seung-jun, was deported from Korea over the suspected evasion of his mandatory military service in 2002.

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  7. Koreans in Japan Celebrate 60th Birthday of ChongryonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Korean News

    A meeting for celebrating the 60th anniversary of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan took place at the Korean Hall in Tokyo on Monday. Present there were Chairman Ho Jong Man and vice-chairpersons of the Chongryon Central Standing Committee, officials concerned and other Korean residents in Japan.

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  8. Korean Folk Costumes Introduced by GermanyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Korean News

    The Anti-Imperialist Forum of Germany on May 19 posted on its website an article titled "Good qualities of the nation are encouraged" which introduced chima and jogori , Korean folk costumes. Korean women are very fond of wearing chima and jogori, beautiful and traditional women's costumes, since long ago, a tradition peculiar to the Korean nation.

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  9. Korean Rookie Claims First Win as a Pro at European Tour EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chosun Ilbo

    An Byeong-hun gave new hope to Korean men's golf Sunday when he claimed a major European Tour title with his win at the BMW PGA Championship in Wentworth, England. An is the only son of 1988 Seoul Olympics table-tennis medalists An Jae-hyung and Jiao Zhimin.

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  10. Marching towards peace In KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    On Sunday, Gloria Steinem, looking radiant but tired in a white dress traditionally worn by Korean women, walked into a room packed with reporters and photographers at the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine building in Paju, South Korea, just a mile from the North Korean border. Gathered around the American feminist icon were 30 women from 15 countries who had just accomplished what only two foreign groups had ever done before - cross the demilitarized zone dividing the communist North from the capitalist South.

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  11. With dispute, venerable Korean American Association descends into mayhemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Should you happen to meet the president of the Korean American Association of Greater New York this spring, you might find yourself speaking with a 60-year-old Korean man named Sung Ki Min. Then again, you might instead find yourself talking with a 54-year-old woman named Minsun Kim.

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  12. SEOUL: Korean-Americans flex their muscleRead the original story

    Monday | Asia News Network

    ... into the real fibers of American society, its political arena. The recent election of David Ryu as the first Korean-American, and only the second Asian-American to be a city council member of Los Angeles, shows just what Korean-Americans are capable ...

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  13. Adoptees decry re-homing as states move to end practiceRead the original story

    Monday | Washington Times

    Adopted under false pretenses from Ethiopia in 2006, Tarikuwa Lemma was barely acclimated to America when her family "re-homed" her to relatives a few months later. Adam Crapser, a Korean-American adoptee who also was re-homed - in his case, dropped off at a state agency - faces deportation because none of his parents completed his U.S. naturalization papers.

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  14. Women, not men, bring home the bacon in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Straits Times

    North Korea is a militarised, male-dominated society, but it is women who are making the money as the insular nation allows an unofficial market-based economy to take shape. Women earn more than 70 per cent of household income in North Korea, mainly as traders in the informal markets that have proliferated in recent years, research by the South Korean government-run Korea Institute for National Unification found.

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  15. MemoryRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Dennis Hollingsworth

    This video of MSG Roy Benavidez reminds me a bit of my dad. The Texan accent , the military rectitude so lightly borne, the sense of a baked-in moral compass, the easy self depreciation, a deep layer of kindness and gentleness, a deeper layer of grit... all echo for me.

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  16. Activists march after crossing inter-Korea borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Reuters

    A group of female activists, including U.S. women's rights campaigner Gloria Steinhem, march after crossing the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. Rough cut .

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  17. Will Ryu stir the pot or play ball with Wesson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Los Angeles Times

    L.A. City Councilman-elect David Ryu celebrates his election victory with his mother, Michelle, left, and restaurant owner Jennyfer Rodgers at Epicurean Umbrella in Los Feliz. Ryu ran on the idea that the status quo is not working at City Hall.

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  18. [Sohn Jie-ae] Korean-Americans flex their muscleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Korea Herald

    ... into the real fibers of American society, its political arena. The recent election of David Ryu as the first Korean-American, and only the second Asian-American to be a city council member of Los Angeles, shows just what Korean-Americans are capable ...

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  19. No walk for activists across Korean DMZRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | NWAonline

    ... said they could not guarantee the safety of the women had they walked across. Organizer Christine Ahn, a Korean-American peace activist, said the group initially wanted to walk through the symbolic truce village of Panmunjom, where the armistice was ...

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  20. Women's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross by busRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | St. Augustine Record

    ... said they could not guarantee the safety of the women had they walked across. Organizer Christine Ahn, a Korean-American peace activist, said the group initially wanted to walk through the symbolic truce village of Panmunjom, where the armistice was ...

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