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  1. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Sunny Lee at her home in Springdale, Friday May 8, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Salt Lake Tribune

    For six years, she has been helping veterans - mostly from Utah - and their families return to South Korea so they can see the country that has been built there since the war and pay tribute to people they lost on the peninsula or in the intervening decades. "Sixty-five years ago, they were so young," Lee said of the soldiers.

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  2. Gwangju Universiade torch arrives in S. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The torch for the 2015 Summer Universiade has arrived in Seoul, an organizer said Monday, as South Korea prepares to launch a relay across the country for the competition. The torch arrived in Seoul on Sunday after being carried through such French landmarks as the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower as well as Taipei, the host of the 2017 Summer Universiade, according to the organizing committee.

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  3. South Korea's Startup Culture Marred By Misguided AmbitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    A writer with more than ten years experience specializing in financial journalism, marketing communications, and copywriting, I've reported for Euromoney, Institutional Investor, Forbes Asia, The Wall Street Journal, CNN Travel, and Yonhap News, South Korea's largest news agency. Currently based in Seoul, I also have six years experience under my belt developing successful marketing strategies and executing global campaigns across online and offline media channels for brands including Samsung, LG, Korean Air, Hankook Tire, Hyundai Motor Group, and General Motors.

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  4. Japan prime minister's wife visits controversial war shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | UPI

    Akie Abe, who recently accompanied her husband on a state visit to Washington, posted to Facebook two photos of her visit, reported The Japan Times . In one, she stands in front of the shrine's main building, and in another the Yushukan war museum can be seen in the background.

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  5. East meets WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Asia News Network

    In the heart of Jongno-gu, just east of Gyeongbokgung Palace, lies the quaint hillside neighbourhNOood of Samcheong-dong, well-known for its abundance of chic cafes and small gift shops. From offering simple one-room hanok stays to the more sophisticated options of established hanok boutique hotels - such as the Cheong Yeon Jae Hanok Hotel or the Haeinjung Boutique Hanok Hotel - this area has been a magnet for tourists looking to regale in the out-of-the-box lodging experience and a taste of past-time Korean architecture.

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  6. 11 Places to Visit in South Korea That Are Safe and BeautifulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Insider Monkey

    Looking for places to visit in South Korea that are safe and beautiful ? South Korea is a unique experience in itself, and there are many places to visit in the country that are not only safe but very interesting too. Being deeply rooted in culture and yet totally urbanized, the country has a lot of experiences in store for its guests, from Karaoke rooms to Jimjilbangs or Korean bath houses.

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  7. [Weekender] - VVIP' hotel guests - * who stayed where?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Korea Herald

    When Paul McCartney was planning a visit to Korea for his first concert in Seoul on May 2, he requested his team to find a hotel with a room that comes with a balcony. In the overpopulated business district of Gangnam, a hotel room with a balcony is rare.

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  8. [Weekender] Korean tradition meets Western hospitality in hanok hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Korea Herald

    In the heart of Jongno-gu, just east of Gyeongbokgung Palace, lies the quaint hillside neighborhood of Samcheong-dong, well-known for its abundance of chic cafes and small gift shops. From offering simple one-room hanok stays to the more sophisticated options of established hanok boutique hotels - such as the Cheong Yeon Jae Hanok Hotel or the Haeinjung Boutique Hanok Hotel - this area has been a magnet for tourists looking to regale in the out-of-the-box lodging experience and a taste of past-time Korean architecture.

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  9. Asia's Most Sustainable Cities Prove to Be the Future of UrbanizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Triple Pundit

    This year's Sustainable Cities Index reported the top 10 sustainable cities of 2015 . The Index provided an overview of 50 of the world's cities and what their performance rankings were in relation to the factors of people, planet and profit - the three pillars of the triple bottom line .

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  10. Dior to open Asia's biggest flagship store in SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Korea Herald

    Luxury fashion brand Dior will open its largest Asian flagship store in Seoul next month, with construction nearing completion. The resplendent white architecture is designed by famed French architect Christian de Portzamparc - known for his modern, luxurious designs - and interiors are being overseen by Peter Marino.

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  11. Chloe Moretz to star in - We Got Married'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Korea Herald

    American actress Chloe Moretz will star in the Korean mock-marriage TV reality show "We Got Married" opposite Korean singer Eric Nam. "We Got Married" is a popular TV program that matches celebrities - enacting married couples - in entertaining scenarios both private and public.

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  12. SEOUL: 'Korea's unique culture a boon for luxury brands'Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Asia News Network

    South Korea has become the darling of global high-end luxury jewellers, with more people being educated about luxuries on top of its very unique celebration culture, said Francis Srun, managing director of Asia Pacific at the French luxury jewellery house Boucheron. "The celebration of '100-days into the relationship' culture is very interesting and very promising.

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  13. Cafe24, Lazada join forces to tap Southeast Asian e-commerce marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Korea Herald

    Cafe24, South Korea's leading e-commerce solutions provider, has teamed up with Singapore-based Lazada Group, a fast-growing online shopping mall, which is often dubbed the "Amazon of Southeast Asia." Under the partnership, Cafe24, which has expanded its presence in China and the U.S., aims to support Korean vendors to sell their products in the Southeast Asian market through the wide distribution network of Lazada.

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  14. S. Korea, Japan to reopen finance minist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Korea Herald

    South Korea and Japan plan to resume their finance ministers' talks this weekend to seek ways to expand economic ties amid growing global uncertainties, the government said Thursday. The meeting between Choi Kyung-hwan and his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso, set for Saturday in Tokyo, is the first since the November 2012 meeting held in Seoul, the finance ministry said.

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  15. Why are more than 10 million homes vacant in India?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Newsday

    If you travel through the suburbs of the Indian capital, Delhi, you will see miles and miles of built homes with nobody living in them. In fact, Anshuman Magazine, chairman and managing director of property consultancy firm CBRE South Asia, said in a recent article that "around 12 million completed houses" were "lying vacant across urban India".

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  16. Houston, we don't have a problem hanging out with George ClooneyRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | The Star Online

    As I am writing this on my iPad, I am about to board a 24-hour flight to Kuala Lumpur from Houston, Texas. There's a short transit in Seoul as we are taking Korean Air.

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  17. Cockfield footballer represents England in Blind World GamesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    FOOTBALL: Owen Bainbridge was one of the key players for the England football squad in the World Blind World Games Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT FOOTBALL: Owen Bainbridge was one of the key players for the England football squad in the World Blind World Games Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT A FOOTBALLER has been flying the flag for England and the North-East in the Blind World Games in South Korea. Owen Bainbridge, from Cockfield, near Bishop Auckland, was part of the England five-a-side football team which reached the finals at the International Blind Sport Federation contest in Seoul last week.

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  18. Kerry Pushes for THAAD DeploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Chosun Ilbo

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for the first time on Monday pushed openly for the deployment of the U.S.' Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system in South Korea. The need "to be prepared for every possible outcomea is why we need to deploy ships, forces... and we are talking about THAAD," Kerry told U.S. soldiers at their garrison in Yongsan, Seoul.

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  19. Seven out of 10 foreigners' who had plastic surgery in South Korea last year were from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | South China Morning Post

    Most plastic surgery clinics in Seoul actively welcome patients from China, according to the report. The authorities have cracked down on unlicensed clinics.

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  20. Alibaba launches 'S.Korea Pavilion' online shop for Korean goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | China Daily

    China's leading e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Monday launched its first official online country pavilion "South Korea Pavilion", dedicated to providing Chinese consumers with one-stop shop for Korean products and travel and cultural information, the company's top leader announced here. Jack Ma, Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group and Choi Kyunghwan, Deputyhj Prime Minister of South Korea unveiled Tmall.com's South Korea Pavilion Monday.

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