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  1. Kenyan rookie wins Gyeongju International Marathon in 2:07:15Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | English Dong-A

    Kenyan rookie wins Gyeongju International Marathon . OCTOBER 20, 2014 10:23. . Kenyan rookie Silas Cheboit, 22, has won in the Dong-A Ilbo 2014 Gyeongju International Marathon co-hosted by the City government of Gyeongju, Korea Athletic Federation , and the Donga-A Ilbo).

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  2. Korea Today2014-10-20Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    Some 3-thousand government delegates... including 150 ministers and vice ministers of ICT will gather at Korea's southern port city of Busan for this year's ITU Plenipotentiary Conference.

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  3. 'Spa Night,' Film About Korean And Queer Identity, Launches KickstarterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Switched

    What can the experience of coming out be like within the context of a Korean-American family? Filmmaker Andrew Ahn aims to answer this question in his new film " Spa Night " by gazing through the lens of a space that served as a fixture of Korean tradition throughout his childhood: the spa. After spending a significant portion of his childhood in the spa with his family, Ahn was shocked to learn that there existed a secret underground community of queer men who hooked up with each other in the spa.

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  4. Envoys come out for multiculturalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Whether defined as a "melting pot" or "salad bowl," multiculturalism in South Korea has received considerable attention for over a decade from critics and proponents alike. One museum here has made it its mission to promote the salad bowl variety of the concept, celebrating the culture of foreign residents in particular and diversity in general.

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  5. TOKYO: South Korea should face up to own past regarding comfort womenRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Now that key statements regarding the issue of so-called comfort women have been confirmed to be false, correcting a U.N. report on that issue is a matter of course. The government has asked Radhika Coomaraswamy, a Sri Lankan legal expert and the author of the 1996 U.N. report, to retract the parts that she based on statements made by Seiji Yoshida.

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  6. Review: 'Without You, There is No Us,' by Suki KimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... journalists apply the soft bigotry of low expectations to North Korea in trade for access to it. Suki Kim, a Korean-American immigrant, author of the widely praised 2004 novel "The Interpreter" and magazine chronicler of occasional visits to the ...

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  7. Chicago North Side Bank at Center of Power and CorruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Illinoisreview

    A well-known neighborhood bank catering to the Korean American community in Chicago has been the center of power and corruption since it opened more than twenty years ago, a Rebel Pundit analysis has found. Foster Bank , which opened in 1989, has become one of the most recognizable financial institutions on the North side of the City of Chicago, along with branches in the north suburbs like Niles.

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  8. D a de los VerdesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | LA Weekly

    ... name. But this Grace Kelly is attempting to achieve her stardom as a jazz musician. The 21-year-old Korean-American (her last name was Chung before her mom remarried) has unlimited creativity, an earthy groove, a singing voice of green fire and alto ...

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  9. Figuring out SoftBank's media ambitionsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | SNL Financial

    Under a long-term plan laid out in 2010, SoftBank plans to invest in 5,000 companies by 2040. And the conglomerate seems to be displaying a growing interest in media assets, having recently agreed to In most ways, Legendary and DramaFever are very different.

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  10. Japanese government requests revision of 1996 U.N. sex slave reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Stars and Stripes

    The Japanese government has asked the author of a U.N. report that accused Japan of wartime military sexual slavery to amend the document, the top government spokesman said Thursday. It wants Radhika Coomaraswamy, former Special Rapporteur on violence against women at the U.N. Human Rights Commission, to revise the document she wrote in 1996 in light of the "comfort women" reports recently retracted by the daily Asahi Shimbun, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference.

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  11. Government requests revision of 1996 U.N. sex slave reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Stars and Stripes

    The government has asked the author of a U.N. report that accused Japan of wartime military sexual slavery to amend the document, the top government spokesman said Thursday. It wants Radhika Coomaraswamy, former Special Rapporteur on violence against women at the U.N. Human Rights Commission, to revise the document she wrote in 1996 in light of the "comfort women" reports recently retracted by the daily Asahi Shimbun, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference.

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  12. New Facility in New York to Teach About DokdoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Chosun Ilbo

    An institute dedicated to promoting Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo has been established in New York. It is a branch of a patriotic educational facility founded last year by Seo Kyoung-duk at the Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province.

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  13. U.S., Korean reps lay wreath at war memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The United States Army

    ... meant anybody who passed by could attend. Dozens of youth from touring school groups, veterans and dozens of Korean-American citizens from the local area stood nearby during the ceremony to witness the small gesture that is symbolic of one of the ...

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  14. Seoul slams Japan for seeking revision of U.N.'s comfort women reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Korea Herald

    South Korea expressed regret Thursday over Japan's continued denial of its coercion of Korean women into sex slavery during World War II, sternly warning the country not to gloss over its wartime history. Seoul's move came in response to Japan's request to the author of a U.N. report condemning Japan's sexual slavery to withdraw part of the content, citing Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun's retraction of an article on the issue.

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  15. Like to cook? Our online cookbook club might be for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | LongmontFYI

    ... What it's about: "Smoke & Pickles" is a rolicking romp through the mind of one creative and enigmatic chef, Korean-American Edward Lee. While pickling, fermenting and curing foodstuffs is nothing new, the unlikely union of Korean flavors and ...

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  16. Don't Watch That, Watch This: Odd Man Out BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Village Voice

    What happened to the Korean New Wave? Suitably, one could say, for a culture of Konglish and PSY and the Mickey-Dee's Bulgogi Burger, it quickly became over-commercialized and absorbed into the Hollywoodized pop mainstream, which is close to where it always lurked anyway. Once, it threatened to redefine ironic-pulp heartbreak, beginning in earnest with Hong Sang-soo 's The Power of Kangwon Province , Hur Jin-ho's Christmas in August , Lee Chang-dong 's Peppermint Candy , and Park Chan-wook 's Joint Security Area .

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  17. "Steroids OUT!" A Korean Medicine Doctor Banning Chemical MedicineRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | PR Log

    ... by the New York Korean Produce Association and New York Daily. This event, in its 32nd year, is the largest Korean-American festival in the East Coast to promote Korean traditions and culture to the American society. At the opening ceremony for the ...

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  18. Start Up Underwear and Apparel Company Girl Lux Launches Online...Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | PRWeb

    Start Up Underwear and Apparel Company Girl Lux Launches Online Fundraising Effort to Launch New "Pocket Pantiea " - Here For When You Need It! Girl Lux is a 100% woman-owned and operated company that designs and creates underwear for tween girls, ages 8-14 years old. Its focus is improving the training bra and designing a more functional panty that offers peace of mind for girls developing into young women.

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  19. Roy Choi revisits RedondoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Easy Reader News

    ... the exoskeleton of a crab that was alive only minutes ago, revealing its steaming, white insides. A little Korean-American boy with a bowl-shaped haircut squirms on a cold, concrete bench to get a better look at the spread, his mouth open like a ...

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  20. Vintage Kingston: Kingston launches first ever business improvement districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Surreycomet.co.uk

    In 2003 it tumbled from 12th to 17th in the Experian UK town centre super league - the second-sharpest fall in the top 50 UK towns. Ten years ago the town's key business players prepared to fight back, with the launch of the country's first business improvement district .

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