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  1. The WaPo believes Virginia Congressional candidates are pandering to Korean votersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Marmot's Hole

    Interestingly, the Washington Post's editorial board has emphatically come out against Congressional candidates Barbara Comstock and John Foust stated desire to introduce legislation to co-teach the "East Sea" along side the "Sea of Japan" in text books.

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  2. Wars of wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Economist

    IN THE dog days of August, Japan and one of its former colonies, South Korea, mark a string of painful anniversaries.

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  3. Seoul-searching blog: Cape Cod expat in KoreaRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    A propos of nothing, she turned towards me on the train and offered me a strip of dried sweet potato.

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  4. New envoy to Japan faces daunting taskRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Yoo Heung-soo appears to be a confident and seasoned politician. Though he has yet to grasp all the pending issues and diplomatic terminology, his hale, vigorous and poised figure defies concerns about him being Korea's oldest-ever ambassador to Japan.

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  5. Ice Ice Baby: Best celebrity reactions to the ice bucket challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Suria

    ... on in Asia - thanks to the brazen nomination of Andy Lau (by Xiaomi's CEO) and K-pop hottie Choi Siwon (by Korean-American singer Tim), who have in turn passed on the baton to fellow showbiz heavyweights and Korean idols like Jay Chou and Super ...

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  6. Lantern JawRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    A propos of nothing, she turned towards me on the train and offered me a strip of dried sweet potato.

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  7. Is Reverse Plastic Surgery New Trend in South Korea?Read the original story

    Wednesday | Surgical Products

    Euny Hong joins guest host Terry O'Reilly to discuss the ubiquity of plastic surgery in South Korea, where it is believed one in three women have gone under the knife in recent years.

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  8. Korean-American BettySoo Took Long Route to Music CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Voice of America

    Texas singer-songwriter BettySoo's fourth CD, "When We're Gone" is a collection of songs that deal with the messy parts of life we all go through.

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  9. Japanese apology not precondition to talks but "common sense": Korean ambassador to U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Arirang TV

    Historical differences have driven a sizable wedge between Korea and Japan. President Park Geun-hye has yet to sit down for summit talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that is in a bilateral framework.

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  10. Memories of trampled dignity haunt former sex slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    The following is the second in a series of articles on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Asian women on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the foundation of The Korea Herald on Aug. 15. - Ed.

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  11. Dozens of foreign English teachers arrested, booked for drug crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    Thirty-seven people, many of them foreigners staying in South Korea as English teachers, have been arrested and booked on charges of smuggling, trading and taking marijuana, police said Wednesday.

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  12. Fullerton supports 'comfort women' apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wave

    The city of Fullerton gave its support to a House of Representatives resolution that asks Japan to acknowledge and apologize for forcing Korean women into sexual slavery during World War II.

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  13. Expats Petition Against Asiana Flight SuspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chosun Ilbo

    Seven organizations representing Koreans in the U.S. have petitioned Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Suh Seoung-hwan to let Asiana Airlines off flight suspensions over the San Francisco crash in July last year.

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  14. "Comfort women issue key in improving relations"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Arirang TV

    A senior official from Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says settling the sex slavery issue is key to cooling tensions between Korea and Japan.

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  15. Pandering to Northern Va.'s Koreans is going to extremesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Washington Post

    YEAR PANDERING to ethnic minorities is part of America's political tradition, but sometimes restraint is the wiser course.

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  16. Pope says could not stay neutral on Sewol victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Korea Herald

    Pope Francis said on Monday he was unable to maintain neutrality before the victims of a South Korean ferry tragedy because their suffering was "human."

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  17. Pope 'couldn't' stay neutral on Sewol victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Korea Herald

    Pope Francis said on Monday he was unable to maintain neutrality before the victims of a South Korean ferry tragedy because their suffering was "human."

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  18. Korea Hopes for Major Gold Medals in Asian GamesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Chosun Ilbo

    How well will Korea fare in its four major professional sports -- baseball, basketball, football and volleyball -- in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games? Gold medals in the Asiad have usually served as a boost for the domestic league of each of these sports, and the country hopes to conquer all four.

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  19. Pope Invites Park to VaticanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Chosun Ilbo

    Pope Francis exchanged farewells with President Park Geun-hye at Myeongdong Cathedral on Monday morning and invited her to the Vatican.

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  20. Anniversary of Korea's Liberation Marked by British OrganizationRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Korean News

    The Korean Friendship Association UK issued a statement on Aug. 9 on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of Korea's liberation.

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