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  1. University may cave into sex slave threatsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | The Japan Times

    The president of a university in Hokkaido said Friday he is considering not renewing the contract of a part-time lecturer for the school year starting April following threats to the university linked to the lecturer's involvement in controversial reporting on the wartime sex slavery issue. At a press conference, Shinichi Tamura, president of Hokusei Gakuen University in Sapporo, referred to the possibility of not rehiring the ex-reporter.


  2. Romantic snapshotsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | The Straits Times

    Jeju island's wind-swept flower fields, rocky formations and blue coastlines make wonderful backdrops for any photo. -- PHOTO: KOREA TOURISM ORGANIZATION Mentions South Korea and images of tree-lined avenues cloaked in autumn tints, imposing palaces whispering of dynasties past and snow-adorned mountain slopes come to mind.


  3. 'Ping Pong', the Smart Education Solution UpgradeRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | 24-7 Press Release

    Waterbear Soft, a company specializing in developing education solution and apps for smart-classroom has upgraded 'Ping Pong ', its flagship app. 'Ping Pong' is a smart app which enables students to participate in mobile classes opened by teachers without membership process.


  4. Google shows Jeju's natural wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Korea Herald

    Google has launched an online exhibition featuring high-resolution photographs of the volcanic island Jejudo's cultural arts and archeological landscapes on the Google Cultural Institute platform. The search giant said Thursday that the nonprofit arts platform has included gigapixel-grade panoramic photos of Jejudo's UNESCO-designated natural wonders such as the Geomunoreum Lava Tube System and the Seongsan Ilchulbong tuff cone.


  5. TOKYO: Japan on way to heap more indignity on itselfRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Asia News Network

    Japanese daily Asahi Shimbun has been criticised by rival newspapers and some politicians since it retracted 16 articles on "comfort women" in August. The articles citied the testimony of veteran Japanese solider Seiji Yoshida, who said he had helped abduct about 200 women on Jeju Island to serve in the brothels of Japan's Imperial Armed Forces during World War II.


  6. Herald-KYJ golf tournament to kick off on Jejudo IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Korea Herald

    The Herald-KYJ Tour Championship golf tournament will take place at the Lotte Skyhill Jeju Country Club on Jejudo Island from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2. The event is organized by the Korea Professional Golfers' Association, cosponsored by golf wear company KYJ and The Herald Business, and aired by golf cable channel J Golf. The tournament was launched last year to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Herald Corp. About 100 players will compete for the championship title and $60,000, with total prize money reaching $300,000.


  7. Korea Energizes High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Superconductor CableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | GlobeNewswire

    Korea Electric Power Corporation , LS Cable & System, and AMSC , today announced that a high voltage direct current high temperature superconductor cable has been energized on Jeju Island's smart grid demonstration site. The 500 meter, 80kV DC cable is powered by AMSC's Amperium HTS wire and installed in KEPCO's electricity grid.


  8. Korean island village split over naval base plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | ABC News

    Gangjeong is a tiny village on the southern edge of Jeju Island, an hour's flight south of Korea's capital Seoul. Salty air, warm autumn sun, roadside stalls and quaint old shops trapped in another decade that are a far cry from the high-powered wealth and bright lights of Seoul.


  9. How President Jonathan Covered Up the NIS Employment ScamRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | In-depth Africa

    One of the hall marks of Jonathan's Presidency is the out frequent breaks of scandals involving officials of the administration concerning mindless corruption and graft. Since the inception of the Jonathan's regime on 6th May 2010 we have had more than ten political scandals that borders on corruption.


  10. Death penalty sought for South Korea ferry captainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Big News

    SEOUL, South Korea - Prosecutors Monday sought death penalty for ferry captain Lee Joon-seok, who has been indicted on homicide charges for abandoning his sinking ship that capsized in April, killing over 300 people. According to South Korean Yonhap news agency, prosecutors have also requested life sentences for three other key crew members of the ferry that carried some 476 people when it sank on its way to the resort island resort of Jeju April 16. The sentencing in one of South Korea's deadliest disasters was sought as the trial of Captain Lee and 14 others in the case was wound up in the southern city of Gwangju.


  11. Past and future on South Korea's Jeju IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Yahoo!

    Our last few days in South Korea has seen a change of pace. We flew to Jeju Island on Sunday off the country's south coast.


  12. PM Abe sees opening to replace Japan's 'comfort women' apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reviews members of Japan Self-Defense Force during the JSDF Air Review, to celebrate 60 years since the service's founding at Hyakuri air base in Omitama, northeast of Tokyo, Sunday, October 26, 2014. Japan 's push to ditch an official apology over its wartime use of sex slaves threatens to raise tensions with its neighbors, while supporters of the apology are facing threats from an energized far right.


  13. AmorePacific Sales Soar As Tourists Race To JeJu for CosmeticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 |

    For years, starting back in the 1970s, the typical visitors to Jeju island were Korean newlyweds enjoying their honeymoon. These days, thanks to savvy marketing and a visa-free policy, this island 60 miles off the southern coast of South Korea is pulling in visitors who are more like Liu Chan Juan.


  14. South Korea seeks death penalty for ferry captainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    South Korean prosecutors on Monday demanded the death penalty for the captain of a ferry that sank earlier this year, killing more than 300 people, blaming his negligence and failure to rescue passengers in need for the massive loss of life, a court official and news reports said. Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol, left, arrives at Gwangju District Court in Gwangju, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.


  15. Currency exchangers on rise as Chinese tourists surgeRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Pattaya Mail

    The number of currency exchange businesses in South Korea has been increasing on demand created by a surge in Chinese tourists, data showed Monday. The number of currency exchange businesses in South Korea reached 1,351 as of the end of September, increasing by 76 from the end of last year, according to the data by the Bank of Korea.


  16. In Frame (Season2)2014-10-27Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Arirang TV

    Blessed with otherworldly beauty, Jejudo is a globally recognized natural heritage and Korea's most iconic tourist destination. It is also the Mecca for honeymooners who dream of sweet love.


  17. BEIJING: Mixed messages from Jeju pose hurdles for Chinese investorsRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | Asia News Network

    Won Hee-ryong, the governor of Jeju province in South Korea, had strong words to say about Chinese property investors during his election campaign earlier this year. He criticised the "opportunistic capital" flowing from China into the local real estate market and warned that Chinese developers were intent on seizing land to turn it into a "Chinatown" that would intrude into local people's lives.


  18. Sports Authority of India Mulls Legal Action on AIBARead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Boxing Scene

    The Sports Authority of India is mulling legal options against the international governing body for amateur boxing AIBA following its decision to suspend female boxer Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the recent Incheon Asian Games. The International Boxing Association provisionally suspended Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal and also barred her from competing in the World Championships that will be held next month at the Jeju Islands in South Korea.


  19. Boxers will fight on international stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Western Telegraph

    Two of the stars from the gym are Welsh champions Mickey McDonagh and lightweight Charlene Jones, who will both be vying for medals at different international competitions. McDonagh, 16, of Pennar, has won four Welsh titles and he will be flying out to Russia at the end of the month to fight at the Junior European Championships.


  20. New Zealand's FTA With South Korea Soon: Talks Concluded In SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | International Business Times

    At Seoul, the officials have concluded the ninth round of talks on Friday. Diplomatic sources in New Zealand and Korea indicated that the deal is imminent with both sides seeing no thorny issues in delaying a substantial agreement.