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  1. American priest among saints causes advanced by Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Jan 23, 2015 / 10:28 am .- Servant of God Aloysius Schwartz is one of the 11 causes for canonization that Pope Francis advanced yesterday, and will be granted the title "Venerable" with the pontiff's recognition of his heroic virtue. Pope Francis approved the advancement of the causes for canonization during a private Jan. 22 audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.


  2. Hospital Buys Spider-Man Boner StatueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kotaku

    Last year, Kotaku reported that a South Korean artist, Eunsuk Yoo, created a very friendly Spider-Man statue that made some people angry and was taken down. You'll be happy to know that the work of art has found a new home.


  3. Journalist Harry Gordon's golden words shape a generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canberra Times

    Harry Gordon first made a name for himself as a writer on the frozen slopes of war-torn Korea. The man who would become a great Australian editor, author and historian was then a fresh-faced 24-year-old journalist from Melbourne, who had been posted to Korea in October 1950 as one of the youngest correspondents ever sent to a war zone.


  4. [Chon Shi-yong] Heroes of Heungnam 1950Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Korea Herald

    The box-office hit "Ode to My Father" chronicles the life of a man who flees North Korea during the Korean War and sacrifices his life to support his family in South Korea during the tumultuous times that follow. The film opens with a scene of the famous "Heungnam evacuation," in which a total of 193 U.S. military and merchant cargo ships delivered about 105,000 U.S. and South Korean soldiers and 98,000 North Korean civilians to safety in the face of an onslaught of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, which had come to the aid of the North Korean communists.


  5. At Penn for the holidays: International students on campus for winter breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... New Year in Toronto, Canada, but also spent the majority of break on campus. Kim was born and raised in Busan, South Korea, but has studied in the United States since the 9th grade. America feels a bit more like home for Kim, he said, and several of ...


  6. Agoda.com offer superb hotel deals for the second South Korea Flash...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | PRWeb

    Agoda.com, one of Asia's leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group , has collected a list of hotels in some of South Korea's most popular tourist destinations for the return of Agoda.com's popular Flash Sale promotion. The deals are available on a special landing page at http://www.Agoda.com/krpromo .


  7. IHG Signs First Hotel in South Korea's Second Largest CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WebWire

    InterContinental Hotels Group , one of the world's leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with SiLee Ltd to develop the 268-room Holiday Inn Busan Seomyun in South Korea 's second largest city of Busan. Situated in Seomyun, the city's central business district and a short drive from the International Airport, business travellers will enjoy the hotel's close proximity to Busan International Finance Center and Busan City Hall.


  8. Man convicted of raping migrant wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Korea Herald

    A Korean man was sentenced to a suspended jail term for raping his foreign-born wife. The Jan. 7 ruling marked the first time that a local court has convicted a man for spousal rape that does not involve the use of a deadly weapon.


  9. [Robert J. Fouser] Revitalizing regional city centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Korea Herald

    Ideas in Korean politics have a short lifespan. Every five years, the election of a new president brings a flurry of proposals to address issues left to fester in the final years of the previous administration.


  10. Korean Air sees int'l flight passengers decline in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Korea Herald

    The number of passengers using international flights of South Korea's largest flag carrier, Korean Air Lines Co., dropped for the second straight year in 2014 in the face of intensifying competition from low-cost carriers, industry data showed Tuesday. According to the data provided by Incheon International Airport Corp. and Korea Airports Corp., about 16.6 million people used Korean Air's international flights last year, down 0.3 percent from a year earlier.


  11. Seoul to propose cross-peninsula rail lines to PyongyangRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | English Dong-A

    Seoul to propose cross-peninsula rail lines to Pyongyang . JANUARY 20, 2015 07:08.


  12. China Dispatches Civilians to Patrol North Korean Border AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Voice of America

    ... attempt in December. Kang Dong-wan, a professor of international relations at Dong-a University in Busan, South Korea, said China is growing increasingly concerned about the security situation at the North Korean border. The measure organizing ...


  13. Budget carriers fly over half of domestic travelers in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's low-cost carriers transported more than half of domestic passengers for the first time last year as more consumers opted for their cheaper and improving flight services for short-distance travel, industry data showed Monday. According to the data compiled by Jeju Air Co., the country's largest budget carrier, the country's five LCCs provided flight service to a combined 12.49 million passengers on their domestic lines last year, up 16 percent from a year earlier.


  14. Heungnam refugee evacution remembered as - miracle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Korea Herald

    United Nations forces fighting North Korea and China had their backs to the icy waters of the East Sea in Heungnam, a town in North Korea's South Hamgyeong Province. It was mid-December 1950, at the height of the Korean War.


  15. Reader letter: Looking for lost Korea veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Belper News

    A tribute wreath to Korean War veterans shown during a special ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of the conflict at County Hall in Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.


  16. Epic Film Sends Crowds of Visitors to BusanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Chosun Ilbo

    The hugely popular film "Ode to My Father" has proved to be a tourism boon for Busan, the city in which it is set. The film has drawn more than 10 million viewers since it was released on Dec. 18 last year.


  17. Faster bullet train service to southwestern region to open in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Korea Herald

    South Korea will start faster bullet train services linking Seoul with the southwestern part of the country starting in March that will greatly reduce travel times, the country's railway network authority said Friday. The Korea Rail Network Authority said travelers will be able to make the trip from the capital city to Gwangju, located 330 kilometers south, in 93 minutes, compared to around three hours at present.


  18. Korea puts farms on 36-hour lockdown to fight spread of bird fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Arirang TV

    The movement of birds, farm workers and vehicles at tens of thousands of farms across the entire nation will come to a complete standstill for 36 hours from the early hours of Saturday morning. This is the first ever nationwide lockdown on the transportation of poultry as the government tries to prevent the spread of bird flu.


  19. Gov`t pours budget only to create child-abusive daycare centersRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | English Dong-A

    Gov`t pours budget only to create child-abusive daycare centers . JANUARY 16, 2015 08:02.


  20. Radtek Secures $750,000 Maintenance Contract for Protection of Korean PortsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | MacReport Media RSS Feed

    RadTek Will Maintain the 2nd Busan Container Inspection Center run by Korea's Customs Service in Busan New Port, South Korea to Secure the Protection of Korean Import Goods a well-respected and experienced leader in the field of Cargo Inspection Systems utilizing x-ray technology, who continues to see expansion of their contracts with various agencies across the Country and Internationally, is pleased to announce today that it has secured a new contract worth USD$750,000 to provide maintenance of Busan II Site through December 2018. years of experience in the radiation shield design for construction and system integration related radiation technology makes them the ideal partner for the Korean Government Agency.