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  1. Muslim-friendly restaurant guidebook publishedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Despite the increasing number of Muslim tourists and expats in Korea, finding decent halal restaurants is a challenge for many Muslims here. The state-run Korea Tourism Organization has released a guidebook on Muslim-friendly restaurants to help Muslims here find halal cuisine more easily.

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  2. SJM Said to Be Invited to Help Run Casino at Seoul AirportRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Macau, China-based SJM, founded by casino mogul Stanley Ho, was invited by a venture of South Korea's Paradise Co. and Japan's Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. to jointly manage the resort at the Incheon International Airport, said the people, who asked not to be named as the information is private.

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  3. Record numbers jet awayRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Standard

    Christmas has started early for hundreds of thousands of Hongkongers as a record number of flights were handled at Chek Lap Kok airport at the weekend. Flight information showed 1,178 takeoffs and landings an average of 49 an hour were handled on Saturday, exceeding the previous single-day record of 1,172 flights set on March 29 last year.

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  4. Why the sharing economy could the internet's most divisive revolution yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    Concerns are growing that the supposedly benign philosophy behind the new wave of internet star names such as Airbnb and Uber simply disguises a rapacious business model You can not only find someone online willing to rent you a room in their house, but someone who will share their car, their desk, their power tools, their child's toys. You can find someone to walk your dog, deliver your dinner, assemble your furniture, lend you clothes or hold your place in a queue for the latest iPhone.

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  5. Juan Valdez Cafe introduces Colombian coffee to KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    In the Hollywood film "Bruce Almighty" , protagonist Bruce Nolan, played by Jim Carrey, is given a cup of coffee after an all-nighter by character Juan Valdez, wearing his trademark sombrero and poncho and holding a carriel bag. After taking a sip, Nolan sighs with relief and exclaims, "Now that's fresh mountain-grown coffee from the hills of Colombia!" Korean connoisseurs thirsty for top-notch coffee might utter similar words of joy after visiting Juan Valdez Cafe, which opened its second branch in Korea at Lotte Premium Outlet in Gwangmyeong City, southwest of Seoul, on Dec. 12. The opening ceremony was attended by Colombian Ambassador to Korea Tito Saul Pinilla, Procolombia executive Mauricio Quiroz and staff members of the franchise.

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  6. SEOUL: 'Nut rage' wiped out all her workRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Cho Hyun Ah, 40, who sparked the Korean Air "nut rage" incident, was embroiled in another controversy last year when she delivered her twin boys in the United States. The move apparently was to give them American citizenship so they could escape South Korea's mandatory military service.

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  7. Trendy Gangnam neighborhood a hot spot for Korean startupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    The trendy Seoul neighborhood made famous by the hit "Gangnam Style" is known for status-conscious people, plastic surgery clinics and Ivy League prep schools. Now it's making a name as a bustling center for tech startups.

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  8. Lotte Hotel Seoul named best hotel in Korea by Global TravelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Korea Herald

    Lotte Hotel Seoul has been named the Best Hotel in Korea by the U.S.-based travel magazine Global Traveler for the year 2014. The selection is based on the magazine's annual readers' survey.

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  9. Sony hack adds to security pressure on companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | NewsOK.com

    Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe they are in danger. The Sony attack, which U.S. officials blamed on North Korea, was unusual because it included threats of violence if the Hollywood studio released its movie "The Interview," a comedy that depicts the assassination of the North's leader.

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  10. Christmas Shopping Season Brings Limited BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Chosun Ilbo

    This time of year is traditionally the busiest shopping season, but only some companies are benefiting from the seasonal factor. At Lotte Department Store, overall sales increased eight percent on-year in the first 16 days this month, largely due to booming sales in winter clothes.

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  11. Korean tourists flock to Nha TrangRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | VietNam News

    Approximately 60,000 holidaymakers from South Korea visited the central province of Khanh Hoa's Nha Trang city so far this year, double the 2013 number, the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism reported. The visitors typically stayed at three- to five-star hotels and resorts and used high-class services and products such as golf and mud baths, according to travel agencies.

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  12. Former sex workers who serviced US troops get day in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Stars and Stripes

    Former sex workers who have sued the South Korean government, claiming it encouraged them to prostitute themselves to U.S. troops after the Korean War, have their first court hearing Friday. The 122 elderly women are asking for more than $1.2 million, an official apology from the government and an investigation into South Korea's oversight of their work.

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  13. Former sex workers who served US troops get day in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Stars and Stripes

    Former sex workers who have sued the South Korean government, claiming it encouraged them to prostitute themselves to U.S. troops after the Korean War, have their first court hearing Friday. The 122 elderly women are asking for more than $1.2 million, an official apology from the government and an investigation into South Korea's oversight of their work.

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  14. [Editorial] Reviving local marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Korea Herald

    The Seoul High Court has ruled that the restrictions on large retailers' operations were unlawful, renewing the debate about the coexistence of large businesses and neighborhood mom-and-pop stores. The court found the Dongdaemun-gu and Seongdong-gu ordinances that ban large discount retailers from operating between midnight and 10 a.m. and mandated their closure two Sundays a month to be unlawful.

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  15. Korea Today2014-12-18Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Arirang TV

    South Korea enjoyed great military support from its allies and the United Nations during and after the Korean War. In the decades since, the nation has been returning the favor.

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  16. Flight from Seoul to Dallas-Fort Worth lands at Tokyo after turbulenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | GlobalNews

    An American Airlines jet encountered severe air turbulence shortly after taking off from Seoul, South Korea, prompting an unscheduled landing at Narita International Airport in Tokyo after 14 people asked for medical attention. The airline says four passengers and a crew member needed hospital treatment, but none of those injuries are life-threatening.

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  17. Korean Air 'nut rage' scandal: 5 things to know about Heather Cho Hyun AhRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Straits Times

    Cho Hyun Ah, also known as Heather Cho, daughter of Korean Air chairman, Cho Yang Ho, appears in front of the media outside the offices of the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, in Seoul on Dec 12, 2014. -- PHOTO: REUTERS Cho Hyun Ah, also known as Heather Cho, daughter of chairman of Korean Air, Cho Yang Ho, arrives at the Seoul Western District Prosecutor's Office in Seoul, on Dec 17, 2014. 1 comment

  18. Hill of Freedom: 'Looking for lost love in a Seoul back alley'Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Japan Times

    Speaking in another language makes you a different person, especially, I've noticed, if you happen to be a non-native fluent in Japanese. The mild-mannered Aussie transforms into a slangy tough-guy, rolling his r's and living in his own mental version of a yakuza movie.

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  19. Jin Air flying bigger planes to GuamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Pacific Daily News

    Four years after Jin Air began flying to Guam, the airline has changed to a larger aircraft that will double the number passenger seats it can accommodate.

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  20. Tourists enjoy snowfall in SeoulRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Xinhuanet

    A tourist enjoys a snowfall in Seoul, South Korea , on Dec. 15, 2014. The snowfall started on the afternoon of Monday in Seoul and would last for several days, according to weather forecast. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

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