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  1. Idols no longer girls, but womenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    In Korea, a handful of K-pop starlets have long been dubbed "Korea's little sisters," a Korean term that indicates nationwide affection toward the girls. But the nickname, which has been awarded to lovable, girl-next-door types, comes with an implicit expectation that the girls would stay forever innocent.

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  2. Japanese PM Shinzo Abe makes vague remarks about victims of wartime sex slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arirang TV

    Looking to deflect responsibility for Japan's sexual enslavement of women during World War II, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has come up with carefully calculated terms to describe what the victims went through. In an interview published in the Washington Post, Abe said the issue was a case of "human trafficking."

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  3. N. Korea holds S. Koreans for spyingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    ... South Korean citizen, to be released. He has been detained in North Korea since October 2013. Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American, was detained in the North for nearly two years from 2012 to late last year. Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two US reporters, were ...

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  4. Abe sticks to vague position on responsibility for wartime sexual slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    ... the sexual slavery issue, while refusing to acknowledge the country's responsibility and compensate victims. Korean-American organizations have campaigned against such an address by Abe and collected thousands of signatures. They also ran a ...

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  5. Furniture maker CEO plans to establish Korea's 'Brookings Institution'Read the original story

    Friday | English Dong-A

    Furniture maker CEO plans to establish Korea's 'Brookings Institution' . MARCH 28, 2015 07:11.

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  6. Seoul urges Pyongyang to release 2 South Korean detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The China Post

    ... the North released three Americans -- two who had entered the country on tourist visas and Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American missionary who had been convicted of "anti-state" crimes. An Australian missionary detained for spreading Christianity was also ...

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  7. Hanmoto: You have to visit this restaurant. But prepare to be annoyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Globe and Mail

    ... of Dundas West. It is run by the young chef Leemo Han, who is also the chef and co-owner of Oddseoul, the Korean-American-themed dive bar a few blocks away on Ossington Avenue. Like Oddseoul, Hanmoto has no public phone number or website, and apart ...

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  8. North and South Korea in 'spy' rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    ... North Korean refugees and ran a coffee shop in Dandong were accused of espionage by the Chinese government. Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae was released last year after being sentenced by the North Korean government on charges of trying to ...

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  9. Koreans' changing perceptions on marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Korea Herald

    More than a decade ago, the local film "Marriage Is a Crazy Thing" created a sensation in Korean society, where family-oriented values still prevail. The 2002 film revolves around a woman who chooses to wed a wealthy doctor over a man she actually loves, but secretly continues to have an affair after her loveless marriage.

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  10. N.K. holds S. Koreans for spyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Korea Herald

    ... South Korean citizen, to be released. He has been detained in North Korea since October 2013. Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American, was detained in the North for nearly two years from 2012 to late last year. Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two U.S. reporters, ...

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  11. North Korea arrests two South Korean 'spies' who ran a base from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | South China Morning Post

    Alleged South Korean spies Kim Kuk-gi and Choe Chun-gil were paraded to the media by North Korean authorities. Photos: Kyodo North Korea said it had arrested two South Korean spies who allegedly operated from a base in the Chinese border city of Dandong.

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  12. S.Korea urges DPRK to return 2 detained nationalsRead the original story

    Thursday | Xinhuanet

    South Korea 's unification ministry in charge of inter-Korean relations on Friday urged the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to immediately return two South Korean men who have been detained in the DPRK on charge of espionage. "It is very regrettable that North Korea makes an absurd claim about our nationals Kim Kuk-gi and Choe Chun-gil unilaterally detained without giving any advance explanations about it to our government," the Unification Ministry said in a statement.

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  13. Books Plus: Milk and cookies, apps for learning, writing tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    To register, call 604-554-7334. a Quiz Night: On Friday, April 10 starting at 7:30 p.m., the City Centre branch will host quiz night.

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  14. LACMA And Hyundai Announce Decade-Long Partnership, Turrell And Irwin AcquisitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Forbes.com

    I'm a Brooklyn-based writer who covers everything under the lifestyle realm - mostly art and fashion, but also travel, beauty, design and food. I travel the world to discover how culture impacts people's lives, whether through an art fair, a museum exhibition or an innovative product, then I bring my observations to you.

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  15. North Korea says it has arrested two South Korean spiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Straits Times

    ... North Korean refugees and ran a coffee shop in Dandong were accused by the Chinese government of espionage. Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae was released last year after being sentenced by the North Korean government on charges of trying to ...

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  16. Two S. Koreans arrested in Tokyo for importing 'matsutake' mushrooms from DPRKRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Xinhuanet

    Japanese police on Thursday arrested two South Korean men on suspicion of illegally importing 1,200 kilograms of "matsutake" mushrooms from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea . Police sources here said that six residences were raided Thursday, including the home of Ho Jong Man, the head of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, or Chongryon as its known locally.

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  17. LACMA strikes 'unprecedented' museum deal with carmaker HyundaiRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Los Angeles Times

    Hyundai's 10-year deal to sponsor LACMA will place an emphasis on Korean art, museum's Art + Technology Lab In a deal that will be the longest corporate sponsorship in its history, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is expected to announce Thursday a partnership with Korean automaker Hyundai, a ten-year agreement that will put a spotlight on Korean art through exhibitions and provide support for the museum's art and technology program. Neither LACMA nor representatives of Hyundai Motor Company, the Seoul-based automobile manufacturer, would put an exact dollar figure on the deal, which the museum is calling "The Hyundai Project."

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  18. U.S. has 'solid' understanding of Seoul-Tokyo shared history: Korean envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Korea Herald

    The U.S. government, Congress and academics have a very "solid" consensus that Japan should stop its attempts to gloss over its wartime wrongdoings, namely the issue of sex slavery, the South Korean ambassador to Washington said Thursday. The remarks by Amb.

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  19. My Night With the Bad Boys of KoreatownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Navigating the secret world of L.A.'s Koreatown, replete with Korean Uber, matchmaking services, karaoke crooning, and soju shots galore. A night out with the Ktown Cowboys , the tight-knit group of Korean-American actors, filmmakers, and friends behind the Entourage -like web series and feature film of the same name, begins and ends with a spirited soju toast-but then, dozens of soju toasts fly by during an evening of bar-hopping in Los Angeles's fast-gentrifying but still impenetrable Koreatown.

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  20. MANILA: South Korea's biggest bank seen opening in the PhilippinesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Asia News Network

    South Korea's oldest and largest bank has been given the green light to open its doors in the Philippines, following policymakers' move to open up the local financial industry to more foreign competition. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas this week confirmed that Shinhan Bank's desire to open up a branch in the Philippines was approved last week.

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