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  1. Redcat Premieres Madame Freedom in United States TodayRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Today's Madame Freedom Hyo Jin Kim was trained in traditional Korean dance from an early age and studied dance forms including ballet and modern dance at Ewha Womnas University, the most famous dance institution in Korea.Kim pursued her interest in contemporary Korean dance by joining the ChangMu Dance company from 1993 to 1997. Since 1995, she has developed an independent dance style which is combined with contemporary dance and Media Arts and is performed in theatres and galleries.

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  2. Korean FM: Forecast for Korea-Japan summit this year "cloudy"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    The forecast for a summit between President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this year is "cloudy." In an interview with Korean radio station CBS on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said a show of Japanese sincerity over historical issues remains a precondition to summit talks.

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  3. Business welcomes IRD videos in Mandarin and KoreanRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Scoop

    The videos are designed to make it easier for businesses and not-for-profit organisations to understand their tax affairs. "When starting a business it costs $400 for a first consultancy with an Accountant in Korean," said Mr Ahn.

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  4. Houston mayor seeks bigger economic ties with SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    The resumption of U.S. energy exports after nearly four decades and the rise of shale gas as a next-generation energy source will reinforce South Korea-Houston ties in the future, Houston Mayor Annise Parker said. "About 50 percent of our major economy is fueled by the oil and gas sector.

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  5. Hedge Fund Association Appoints Robert Kim and Raymond Kang as Korea Chapter Regional Co-DirectorsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    ... of International Network of Korean Entrepreneurs' New York Chapter, and one of the founding members of Korean-American Society of Entrepreneurs. He also founded two Dot.com companies and led a distinguished career in marketing and advertising prior ...

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  6. More than games gold at stake in all-Korean finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Examiner

    It's North vs. South on the divided Korean peninsula, and it's a game South Korea's players are desperate to win. Not just because it takes place on home soil against their closest neighbor but also because a gold medal would grant them exemption from mandatory military service, which is largely in place because the two countries are still technically at war.

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  7. Bowler Lee Na-young Wins 3 Gold MedalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chosun Ilbo

    Lee Na-young smiles after clinching the gold medal in the women's bowling all-events competition in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on Tuesday. /News 1 Bowler Lee Na-young has become the first Korean athlete to win three gold medals at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon.

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  8. Five Uber Cool Things To Do October 2-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    The Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater , known for its commitment to presenting a far-reaching roster of work by globally renowned artists, will host the U.S. premiere of Hyo Jin Kim, and Hyung Su Kim's Madame Freedom. This mixed media work is a stirring fusion of live interactive dance, music, and a sumptuous media installation that incorporates black and white footage from a famous 1956 Korean melodrama Jayu buin .

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  9. The motherland of 'Kim Il Sung Award' winnerRead the original story

    Tuesday | English Dong-A

    The motherland of 'Kim Il Sung Award' winner . OCTOBER 01, 2014 03:09. . Yoo Dong-ryeol, director of the Korean Institute of Liberal Democracy, met with Noh Kil-nam, 70, and had heated verbal dispute in Los Angeles last week.

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  10. [Robert J. Fouser] A pragmatic foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    President Park Geun-hye's recent state visit to Canada and speech to the U.N. General Assembly offer a chance to think about South Korean foreign policy from a broader perspective. What are the goals of South Korean foreign policy? And where does it stand as 2014 comes to a close? All nations have a foreign policy because nations, even island nations, have neighbors.

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  11. Top 10 Most Successful Korean ActressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Buzzle.com

    They are dainty, they are pretty and they are just charming. Korean actresses stay true to our maker's idea about feminine beauty.

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  12. SEOUL: Detainees in N. KoreaRead the original story

    Monday | Asia News Network

    North Korea has a long history of detaining foreign citizens, especially Americans, on baseless criminal charges to use them for propaganda and "hostage diplomacy," which is largely aimed at gaining concessions from foreign governments. As part of the anachronistic policy, the North is currently detaining three American citizens, including one Korean-American missionary who has been locked up in the isolationist country for nearly two years.

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  13. Vinitaly International Academy sets out to allure the promising Korean wine marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WebWire

    ... and wines through its exclusive educational project, the Vinitaly International Academy. Stevie Kim is a Korean-American who leads the Italian Wine promoting body Vinitaly and is also the founder of Vinitaly International Academy: 'Italian Wines ...

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  14. Asian Games: N.Korea women beat rival...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Suria

    North Korea beat hosts and arch-rivals South Korea 2-1 with an injury-time goal Monday to set up a priceless chance for revenge against Japan in the Asian Games women's football final. Substitute Ho Un-Byol seized on a defensive error to fire in the winning goal just seconds from the end.

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  15. Condemnation attributed to 'utter nonsense'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Japan Times

    In mid-July, in Sugar Loaf, an idyllic village northwest of Manhattan, during a group lunch, someone asked, "How about comfort women?" I started saying, "If the question is whether or not the Japanese government forced women to prostitution for the military, probably it didn't." But when I saw a thin smile on the questioner's face, I gave up.

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  16. Part-time jobs to be expandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Korea Herald

    The Korean government plans to allow more workers to reduce their working hours from next year, as part of efforts to improve working conditions, increase employment and add flexibility to the nation's labor market. Currently under the Equal Employment Opportunity Law, only workers with children are entitled to reduce their working hours to better balance work and family life.

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  17. Men develop obesity earlier than womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Korea Herald

    Korean men and women are prone to develop obesity at different ages, according to research organized by the state-run Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While Korean women in their 60s are most prone to develop the condition, Korean men become obese most commonly during their 30s, according to the latest report released by the institute.

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  18. [Editorial] Detainees in N.K.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Korea Herald

    North Korea has a long history of detaining foreign citizens, especially Americans, on baseless criminal charges to use them for propaganda and "hostage diplomacy," which is largely aimed at gaining concessions from foreign governments. As part of the anachronistic policy, the North is currently detaining three American citizens, including one Korean-American missionary who has been locked up in the isolationist country for nearly two years.

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  19. Jong-Min You: The Asian community needs immigration relief, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | New York Daily News

    ... there in Stuyvesant High School, struggling to finish and were told to just stay quiet? When I was the first Korean-American to make the NY Korean newspaper in 2010, I was roasted by my parents and other Koreans. Why? Because I wanted to pass the ...

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  20. Kim Jong Suk Praised by British OrganizationRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Korean News

    The Korean Friendship Association UK released a statement on Sept. 22, the 65th anniversary of demise of anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk.

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