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  1. Cymbeline, Trailer and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    In a dark and corrupt world, the rich and powerful are the bad guys, while those who strive to bring them down are destined to fail. With sin and vice running wild, the dirty police force are pushed into a war with the criminals they have spent so long supporting.

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  2. At least 7 Asian banks plan to enter Philippine marketRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    At least seven Asian banks are looking to begin lending or open offices in the Philippines, lured by juicy prospects in the region's second-fastest growing economy as their domestic markets languish, leading central bank officials told Reuters. The surge in interest comes as steps adopted last year by the Philippines to remove caps on foreign banks take effect.

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  3. Spring arrives earlier amid ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Spring has arrived about 10 days earlier to the Korea Peninsula than four decades ago, a study showed Monday, amid escalating concerns over climate change. According to a report published by the Korea Meteorological Administration and Konkuk University geography professor Choi Young-eun, spring has arrived 2.6 days earlier every 10 years on average, mainly due to global warming.

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  4. Cartagena Fest to Honor Filmmakers Pablo Trapero and Kim Ki-dukRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hollywood Reporter

    BUENOS AIRES The Cartagena Film Festival , the longest-running one in Latin America, said Monday that its 55th edition will honor South Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-duk and New Argentine Cinema pioneer Pablo Trapero , featuring retrospectives of their work and public conferences. An boundless auteur since his 1996 debut film Crocodile , Kim Ki-duk has collected awards at major film festivals such as Berlin, Locarno, San Sebastian and Venice, where his latest film, One on One , picked up the Fedeora Award.

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  5. Number of S. Korean tourists to at a record high, 'to grow'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The China Post

    The number of South Korean tourists visiting Taiwan reached a record high in 2014 and is expected to continue to grow this year, a Taiwan tourism official stationed in Seoul said Saturday. A total of 527,000 South Koreans visited Taiwan last year, up 50 percent from 2013, and another 75,000 South Koreans arrived in Taiwan in January 2015 alone, up 27 percent from a year earlier, said Chen Pei-tsen, director of the Seoul Office of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau.

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  6. Internet Governance After Busan: What's Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | CFR.org

    ... for Democracy & Technology, to discuss the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) conference in Busan, South Korea, and what comes next. The panelists reflect on the consensus reached in Busan, the transition of IANA functions away from the ...

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  7. The ITU: Building Connectivity and Cooperation in Internet GovernanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | CFR.org

    ... Telecommunication Union (ITU). Noting the success of consensus reached at the plenipotentiary meeting in Busan, South Korea, the panelists share their perspectives on the symposium from Africa, the European Union, and Brazil, and elaborate on the ...

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    Friday Feb 27 | Korea Herald

    Bada stars as Scarlett O'Hara in the ongoing production of the French musical "Gone with the Wind." "Gone with the Wind": After a Seoul run, the Korean rendition of the French musical "Gone with the Wind" will tour major cities including Busan, starting March 17 at Busan Citizen's Hall.

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  9. Oldest catcher Jin Gab-yong's 7 champion ringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | English Dong-A

    Oldest catcher Jin Gab-yong's 7 champion rings . FEBRUARY 27, 2015 07:19. . Samsung Lions' catcher Jin Gab-yong still receives balls from young pitchers.

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  10. Newborn numbers fall to second-lowest level in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Korea Herald

    The number of babies born in South Korea fell to the second-lowest level in 2014, a report showed Thursday, deepening concerns that the country's growth will be undermined by its low birthrate. According to the report by Statistics Korea, 435,300 babies were born last year, down 1,200, or 0.3 percent, from a year earlier.

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  11. Brisbane mayor considers Australian bid for 2028 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The mayor of Brisbane says he'd like Australia's third-biggest city to be the centerpiece of a bid to host the 2028 Summer Games, and the national Olympic committee has given the idea a thumbs-up. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk on Thursday said any bid would include areas surrounding Brisbane, including the nearby Gold and Sunshine coasts.

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  12. S. Korea's seaport cargo shrinks 2.6 pct in Jan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Korea Herald

    Cargo processed at South Korean seaports fell slightly from a year earlier in January on a slump in exports and imports, the government said Thursday. The amount of cargo handled at seaports here came to some 120.85 million tons last month, down 2.6 percent from 124.02 million tons in the same month last year, according to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.

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  13. Two Women Find Out They May Be Twins Thanks to YouTubeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Wired

    ... was an aspiring actress living in Los Angeles. She also happened to be born the same day as Bordier in Busan, South Korea and also put up for adoption. After her discovery, Bordier sent Futurman a message on Facebook and the two spent the ensuing ...

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  14. PEFs, builder join competition to buy Kumho IndustrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Korea Herald

    The heated race to take a 57.48 percent stake in Kumho Industrial, the de facto holding company of Kumho Asiana Group, started Wednesday among private equity funds, Shinsegae Group, and a domestic builder. Four domestic private equity funds, retail giant Shinsegae, and Hoban Construction, a mid-tier local builder, have joined the bid by submitting a letter of intent to underwriters.

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  15. V-Day events set to campaign against abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Korea Herald

    Stage performances in Korea will help raise funds for local women's charities and campaign against abuse, with the first kicking off this weekend in Busan. They are part of V-Day, an international movement started by "Vagina Monologues" author Eve Ensler, which campaigns to stop violence against women and girls.

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  16. Asian Film Awards: 'The Golden Era' Leads with Five NominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hollywood Reporter

    The 2015 Asian Film Awards nominations were announced Wednesday, with director Ann Hui 's The Golden Era leading the pack with five, including for best director, best actress for Tang Wei, best supporting actor for Wang Zhiwen , best screenwriter and best editor. The biopic is followed by Chinese titles Black Coal, Thin Ice , which won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in 2014, Gone With The Bullets and Blind Massage, each Chinese productions and Hong Kong-Chinese co-productions dominate the 2015 awards with 26 nominations, followed by Japan with 17 nominations and South Korea with 16. The 14-member jury will be presided by Hong Kong director-producer Mabel Cheung , and includes Aaron Kwok .

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  17. Open bid for control of S. Korea's No. 2 air carrier draws local builder, PEFsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Korea Herald

    A handful of private equity firms and a local builder proposed Wednesday to buy the controlling stake in formerly debt-ridden South Korean builder Kumho Industrial Co., whose sales package includes major shares in the country's No. 2 air carrier.

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  18. Kill Me Three Times - Red Band, Trailer and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | ContactMusic.com

    Charlie Wolfe is a professional hit man. Living in Australia, he take the odd job here and there, killing people for money.

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  19. Foreign film fest chiefs, directors back BIFF chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Korea Herald

    Heads of major international film festivals and renowned Asian filmmakers have expressed support for the Busan International Film Festival and its director against the Busan city government's "oppression," activists said Tuesday. The BIFF organizing committee has been feuding with the host city government after it demanded the resignation of the festival's executive director Lee Yong-kwan, citing "problems" found in the city's recent audit of the festival organization.

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  20. KIMFT Center, Courses Get LR ApprovalRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Marine News

    The Lloyd's Register Marine Approved Training Provider Scheme has awarded approval of the Korea Institute of Maritime & Fisheries Technology training centre and Ice Navigation training courses. The President of KIMFT, Hyung-Taek Jung, met with LR's Asia & MEA Regional Marine Manager, Iain Wilson and Korea Chief Representative, Soo-Young Lee last month for the presentation ceremony of ATP certificate and plaque at the KIMFT office in Busan, Korea.

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