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  1. Shipping Container Kiosks Invade Seoul's Design DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PSFK

    In the past several years, architects and designers have widely explored applications for shipping containers, with results ranging from humble animal shelters and changing rooms to high-end retail spaces . Leading the pack, a Dutch firm recently designed an entire "extended family" of structures which seek to further reinterpret the shape and possible functions of the industrial boxes.


  2. China says Xi to hold talks with Park next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a summit with his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye next month on the sidelines of a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders in Beijing, a former Chinese official said Tuesday. Former Chinese State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan made the comment in a meeting with Park at the presidential office.


  3. John Lasseter Says 'Thank You, Korea,' But Pixar Production to Remain In-HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Pixar boss John Lasseter said that he owes a debt of gratitude to South Korea, but that there are no plans to transfer animation production away from the U.S. "All production is to remain in-house at this point in time," said Lasseter, who is chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, at an event in Seoul that marked the first leg of an Asian tour. "We're focusing on hand-crafted work in the studios.


  4. South Korea: Wired for communication, tied to AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    A visitor tries out a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone during the 2014 Korea Electronics Show in Goyang, South Korea. South Korea is looking to roll out 5G technology.


  5. [Super Rich] Rise of the new breedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Korea Herald

    The rich are generally considered to be somber, strictly guarding their privacy and loath to mingle with strangers. However, this typical image does not seem to fit the profile of the youngest daughters of Korea's top business tycoons.


  6. In search of an understanding of South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Yahoo!

    We are a couple of hours into the trip so I think we are still over north Queensland. It is lunch time and while I have stuck with the chicken and rice, my seat mate, a young man returning home is assembling his dish, bibimbap.


  7. Envoys come out for multiculturalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Korea Herald

    Whether defined as a "melting pot" or "salad bowl," multiculturalism in South Korea has received considerable attention for over a decade from critics and proponents alike. One museum here has made it its mission to promote the salad bowl variety of the concept, celebrating the culture of foreign residents in particular and diversity in general.


  8. Russian embassy welcomes specialists on Russian studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Korea Herald

    Moscow-based singer Natalia Kirillova sings Russian love songs in front of guests in the embassy's main hall. The Russian Embassy in Seoul organized a welcome reception for Koreans taking part in academic, cultural and business dealings with Russia last Thursday at the embassy in northern Seoul.


  9. Chinese coastguard vessels patrol disputed watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 |

    China has sent coastguard vessels to disputed waters in the East China Sea after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angered Beijing by sending a ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine that honours the dead from Japan's wars. The uninhabited islands - which Japan controls and calls the Senkaku but which China also claims as the Diaoyu - have inflamed passions in the world's second and third biggest economies.


  10. South Korea hails Uganda's role in promoting regional securi......Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | New Vision

    SOUTH Korea has hailed Uganda's role in promoting peace and security on the African continent, and assuming the presidency of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly. This was during a reception organised by the South Korean embassy in Uganda, to mark the National Foundation Day of South Korea on Thursday.


  11. Japan minister visits war dead shrine day after Abe sends offeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Thanh Nein News

    A Japanese cabinet member visited a shrine for war dead on Saturday a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prompted angry responses from China and South Korea by sending a ritual offering there. Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine is widely seen as a symbol of Japan's past militarism and visits there by politicians anger China and South Korea, which both suffered under Japanese occupation in the last century and feel Japan has never fully atoned for its actions.


  12. South Korean safety official dead in apparent suicide after K-Pop concert tragedy kills 16Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Straits Times

    Policemen stand guard near a broken ventilation grate after concertgoers fell through it into an underground parking area below in Seongnam City, south of Seoul, on Oct 17, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP South Korean National Forensic Service members check a broken ventilation grate after concertgoers fell through it into an underground parking area below in Seongnam City, south of Seoul on Oct 17, 2014.


  13. Japan ministers visit war dead shrine day after Abe sends offeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | AlertNet

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  14. 16 Dead After Grate Collapses At K-Pop Concert In South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | MTV

    Tragedy has hit the K-Pop world once again. On Friday , more than a dozen concertgoers fell to their deaths while attending a K-Pop show in Seongnam, South Korea, according to the Associated Press .


  15. Japan, China PMs meet in Milan despite shrine visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The China Post

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shook hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Milan Friday, reports said, despite a mass visit by Japanese lawmakers to a controversial war shrine in Tokyo. The brief greeting and exchange of pleasantries, reported by Japanese press citing an official traveling with Abe, was the first time the two men have met, and comes as Japan continues to press for a summit with President Xi Jinping next month.


  16. [Weekender] Civic orchestras spread love of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Korea Herald

    The marching band of the historical Kyungbock High School in Seoul, founded in 1921, was disbanded in 1979 after a complaint was filed that the trumpet sound coming from the window might be a disturbance for the presidential office of Cheong Wa Dae, a few meters from the school. "It was the time when the U.S. President Jimmy Carter was visiting.


  17. U.S. envoys to Japan, China, South Korea meet in Tokyo, see officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Reuters

    U.S. ambassadors to Japan, China and South Korea are holding a regular meeting in Tokyo this week to discuss regional issues and are meeting a variety of experts and officials including Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, a spokeswoman for the U.S. embassy in Tokyo said on Friday. "The U.S. ambassadors to Seoul, Tokyo and Beijing generally try to meet once a year to discuss regional issues.


  18. Seoul to Pay Most of N.Korea's Asian Games BillRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Chosun Ilbo

    Seoul will pay most of North Korea's Asian Games bill or some W550 million out of the total W938 million . Pyongyang on Oct. 3 paid Seoul US$191,682 for its participation in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon from Sept.


  19. GANGNAM Style: Visiting North & South Korea 2014. Part 1Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Kiwiblog

    My eldest son lives and works in South Korea, and recently we got an opportunity to visit there as well as North Korea. Despite being well-travelled it was actually my first visit to Asia so I jumped at the chance .


  20. New App CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Savage Minds

    In October Sam Collins and Matthew Durington are posting a series of writings that are theoretical and activity extensions based on their recently published book Networked Anthropology . Sam Collins is currently on a Fulbright at Hanyang University in South Korea.