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  1. Think tank urges Shinzo Abe to stay away from Yasukuni ShrineRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is led by a Shinto priest as he visits Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo in this December 26, 2013 photo.

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  2. Tropical Rainstorm Matmo to Impact Korea, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

    What was once Typhoon Matmo will continue to travel northeastward over the coming weekend, bringing continued heavy rain and occasional gusty winds to portions of Asia.

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  3. Mayfield opens business hotel in DongdaemunRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The Mayfield Hotel and Resort opened its first business hotel Mayplace in Dongdaemun, Seoul on Thursday.

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  4. UN agency presses Japan for apology and compensation for WWII sex slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Former South Korean sex slaves to the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War and their supporters protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on April 15, 1998.

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  5. Pope Francis to meet with 20 young Asian leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Jul 23, 2014 / 08:22 am .- During his upcoming apostolic voyage to South Korea Pope Francis is slated to meet with 20 Asian youth during the 2014 Asia Youth Day, including Korean pop-star BoA.

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  6. North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new 'tourist city'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Beaver Countian

    This article titled "North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new 'tourist city'" was written by Hamish Macdonald for NK News, part of the North Korea network, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 04.00 UTC North Korean authorities have announced an ambitious development project for the east coast city of Wonsan that will ... (more) 1 comment

  7. SEOUL: Strange parts of Korean societyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Foreigners often find it very convenient to live in Korea. For example, they can easily find numerous coffee shops, convenience stores and ethnic restaurants in major cities.

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  8. A touch insulting?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Southland Times

    A TOUCH MISGUIDED: A Chinese shopping centre has designed women-only parking spaces that are wider and painted pink.

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  9. Insulting? Wider parking spaces for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Let's take a moment to be thankful for specialty parking spots, shall we? You know, those handy parks close to shopping centres' front entrances reserved for the elderly, disabled, parents with bulky prams and... women.

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  10. Chinese shopping mall creates 10 pink, extra-wide parking spots for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Daily News

    Bosses at the World Metropolis Center in Dalian say they introduced the tailored spaces - which are 11 inches wider than regular ones - to make life easier for female shoppers.

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  11. Q1 tourist arrivals stay flat...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Business Times

    Going up: Tourism receipts in Q1 edged up 5 per cent year on year to S$6 billion, driven by sightseeing, entertainment and gaming.

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  12. Seoul Bans Uber and Plans to Launch a Competing AppRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Mashable

    While several major cities around the world are fighting the arrival of Uber as an alternative to traditional taxi companies, the government of Seoul, South Korea , has decided to fight fire with fight by officially banning the service offering its own software alternative.

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  13. Chinese travelers visiting Ewha Womans UniversityRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | English Dong-A

    Chinese travelers visiting Ewha Womans University . JULY 22, 2014 03:34. . Harvard University, a prestigious US university, is known for its beautiful campus with antique buildings.

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  14. After growth, Maserati bets big on KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Korea Herald

    Maserati, the maker of niche sporty, exotic Italian driving machines, is betting big on South Korea, where its car sales are expected to soar almost sevenfold to some 700 vehicles this year.

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  15. Airport concession areas get a new look, feelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Pacific Daily News

    There's a new look at the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Guam duty-free retail concession areas, which offer some of last experiences for tourists as they leave.

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  16. North Korea threatens boycott of Asian Games in SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The China Post

    North Korea on Friday threatened to pull out of September's Asian Games in South Korea, blaming Seoul for the breakdown of talks on Pyongyang's participation.

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  17. Tourists get down and dirty at Boryeong Mud Festival in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Daily Mail

    Elegant macaques, a tiny lion cub and robots riding camels in Oman... award-winning travel photos you'll wish you had taken Bird's eye view! Amazing new treetop hotel has giant bamboo sleeping tipi 'nests' snuggled among the lush forest canopy THREE HUNDRED passenger planes were scheduled to fly over Ukraine on day MH17 was shot down... despite ... (more)

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  18. S. Korea, Japan to hold talks on wartime sex slavery next weekRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Xinhuanet

    South Korea and Japan will hold talks about the militaristic Japan's sexual enslavement of Korean women next week, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said Friday.

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  19. [Weekender] Armchair traveling, a new way to experience getawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Korea Herald

    Long-awaited vacations always pass by all too soon, and it seems that to make the most out of that limited time, one simply has to fully savor the pretravel excitement and post-travel reminiscing.

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  20. North Korea threatens boycott of Asian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Suria

    North Korea on Friday threatened to pull out of next month's Asian Games in South Korea, blaming Seoul for the breakdown of talks on Pyongyang's participation.

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