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  1. Korea's fabulous mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Star Online

    SOUTH Korea lies along a peninsula that is hugely mountainous, with a spinal ridge running for 735 km from the DMZ boundary in the north to the East China Sea down south. This mountain range has monumental relevance to the people of Korea as it is believed to provide the life force to the nation: its arterial rivers drain seawards, bearing sustenance for the inhabitants living in the lowlands.

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  2. SEOUL: Lotte Group hopes to buy Italian airport retailerRead the original story

    Wednesday | Asia News Network

    Lotte Group hopes to acquire Italian airport retailer World Duty Free to grow into the world's No. 2 duty-free shop operator, group officials said Wednesday.

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  3. Goodbye Tokyo, Hello SeoulRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daily Trojan

    The amount of camaraderie you can build with people within a little over two weeks is surprisingly great, especially when considering that your group was initially divided by cultural barriers and backgrounds. My two weeks at Keio University were a special time, as demonstrated by the farewells that flowed between the Japanese students and the "foreign" students on the evening of our last official day together.

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  4. Amazon could be landing in South Korea soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | CNET News.com

    Online retail giant Amazon could be opening branch offices in Korea as early as next month, South Korean daily Donga News reports . The move into South Korea is expected to have a significant impact on the local market, especially against established brands such as local online auction and shopping site Gmarket.

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  5. The Lascaux cave paintings to be exhibited in Korea next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | English Dong-A

    The Lascaux cave paintings to be exhibited in Korea next year . FEBRUARY 25, 2015 07:18.

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  6. Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse StrokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | MedlinePlus

    Doctors often prescribe low-dose aspirin to people at high risk of stroke because the drug helps prevent blood clots. But for about 28 percent of stroke patients in a new study, aspirin didn't keep blood from clotting.

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  7. Missing Korean teen at ISIS training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Daily Star

    A photo taken on January 31, 2015 shows the town of Hwacheon, some 120 kilometers northeast of Seoul. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones SEOUL: A South Korean teenager who went missing last month has joined ISIS and is receiving training, South Korea's spy agency said Tuesday.

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  8. Seoul shares close higher on eased concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Korea Herald

    South Korean stocks extended their winning streak to five consecutive sessions on Tuesday as investor sentiment remained upbeat from an extended Greek bailout program and eased U.S. rate hike concerns, analysts said. The local currency lost ground against the U.S. greenback.

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  9. SEOUL: Korea faces multicultural challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Asia News Network

    When the governing Saenuri Party picked Jasmine Lee to serve as a lawmaker in April 2012, hate groups attacked her as a "dark-skinned" foreigner posing as a Korean. Saenuri officials hoped Lee, the first Philippine-born lawmaker here, would encourage "diversity" in a dominantly homogenous, and sometimes xenophobic South Korea, to better represent naturalised citizens, foreign labourers, and other minorities in the National Assembly.

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  10. SEOUL: Chinese tourists administer shot in arm to Korea's retail marketRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Asia News Network

    Thanks to the influx of Chinese tourists and their shopping sprees, Korea's retail industry took a huge leap forward during the Lunar New Year's holiday, from February 18 to 22 this year, industry sources said. Around 130,000 Chinese tourists, often referred to as "youke", reportedly visited Korea during the holiday period, according to immigration officials.

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  11. Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | HON

    Doctors often prescribe low-dose aspirin to people at high risk of stroke because the drug helps prevent blood clots. But for about 28 percent of stroke patients in a new study, aspirin didn't keep blood from clotting.

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  12. Chinese cosmetic tourists reaping regret in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The China Post

    Chinese businesswoman Chen Yili paid a South Korean hospital thousands of dollars to reshape her face in the hope she would look more like the glamorous stars she saw on television. Instead she says she was disfigured by the operation - one of a growing number of Chinese women who claim shoddy procedures and a lack of regulation in South Korea's booming "medical tourism" industry, have left them physically scarred.

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  13. S.Korea summons Japanese envoy on TakeshimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NHK World

    South Korea's Foreign Ministry has summoned a Japanese envoy to lodge a protest over the attendance by a Japanese Cabinet vice minister at an annual ceremony for the Takeshima Islands. South Korea controls the islands in the Sea of Japan.

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  14. Chinese tourists administer shot in arm to retail marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Korea Herald

    Thanks to the influx of Chinese tourists and their shopping sprees, Korea's retail industry took a huge leap forward during the Lunar New Year's holiday, from Feb. 18 to 22 this year, industry sources said. Around 130,000 Chinese tourists, often referred to as "youke," reportedly visited Korea during the holiday period, according to immigration officials.

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  15. Wanderers open Asian Champions League defense in tough groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | USA Today

    It really has been tough at the top for the Western Sydney Wanderers in the months since becoming the first Australian club to win the Asian Champions League title. Struggling and in last place in the domestic A-League with one win from 16 matches, the Wanderers travel to Japan's Kashima Antlers on Wednesday to kick off the defense of their continental club championship.

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  16. S. Korea summons Japan envoy over islet ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Korea Herald

    South Korea summoned a senior Japanese diplomat here Monday to protest a Japanese prefecture's hosting of an annual event to promote its territorial claim to Seoul's easternmost islets of Dokdo. Japan's Shimane Prefecture, which claims administrative sovereignty over the rocky islets, observed the so-called Takeshima Day event on Sunday.

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  17. S.Korea denounces Takeshima Day ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | NHK World

    South Korea has denounced the Japanese government for sending a representative to an annual ceremony for the Takeshima Islands in the Sea of Japan. Japan claims the South Korea-controlled islands, which South Koreans call Dokdo.

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  18. S. Koreans condemn Japan's Dokdo ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Korea Herald

    Scores of South Koreans assembled in central Seoul on Sunday to denounce Japan for holding a ceremony that promotes Tokyo's territorial claim over South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo. In 2005, Japan's Shimane Prefecture, which claims administrative sovereignty over the islets, designated Feb. 22 as a day to promote Takeshima, the Japanese name for Dokdo.

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  19. Newtowner Prepares For A Third Year Teaching In South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Newtown Bee

    Newtown High School 2008 graduate Shannon Seaman is set to start her third year of teaching in South Korea next month. Ms Seaman is pictured visiting the Boseong Tea Leaf Fields.

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  20. See Paleolithic life in Caverne du Pont-d'Arc replicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | SFGate

    Adventure Life's Antarctica Air Cruise combines a flight over Drake Passage from Argentina with a cruise highlighting the region's unique wildlife. Starting April 25, visitors can tour a full-scale replica of the Caverne du Pont d'Arc, a nearly 33,000-square-foot cave with Paleolithic art, in the Ardeche region of southeastern France.

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