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  1. Hanwha Galleria enters duty-free biddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Hanwha Galleria, a retail unit of Hanwha Group, is seeking to set up an urban duty-free store in the landmark Hanwha 63 City building in Yeouido, southern Seoul, if it wins a business license in June. It is the latest move among companies vying for the three urban duty-free slots newly allocated in Seoul.

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  2. Thailand's Aviation Safety Problems Are Hurting Its BeachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Skift

    Hong Hyun Jin didn't care what airline she flew as long as it was cheap. A spate of plane crashes across Asia in the past year changed all that.

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  3. S. Korea should offer more to lure foreign tourists: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    South Korea needs to offer foreign visitors more than a world-class shopping experience and its pop culture to attract more tourists from abroad over the long haul, the nation's economic czar said Friday. In a meeting with people in the tourism industry on the southernmost resort island of Jeju, Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan said that foreigners, especially Chinese tourists, are currently coming to South Korea for shopping and to see firsthand Korean pop culture, or "hallyu," that has made a considerable impact worldwide in recent years.

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  4. Japan has done enough to apologize for w...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Japan has done enough to resolve grievances over the country's wartime sexual enslavement of women, a Japanese diplomat was quoted as saying Thursday, an indication Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is unlikely to offer a new apology when he visits the United States next week. Masato Otaka, a spokesman for the Japanese Embassy, made the remark to the Washington Post, saying Tokyo has made statements of apology and remorse, paid "atonement money" to some victims through a civilian fund and sent letters of apology to victims.

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  5. SK Telecom has no plan to split'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Korea Herald

    South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom said Thursday it is not considering any proposal to divide the organization into two bodies - one for business and the other for investment. "SKT does not have any plan regarding the establishment of the investment entity, as claimed by many industry watchers," said Jang Dong-hyun, chief executive of the mobile carrier, at a press conference in which he announced the new business strategy of the firm.

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  6. Over 100,000 Chinese tourists to visit K...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Korea Herald

    About 100,000 Chinese tourists are expected to visit South Korea next week for their national holiday, a state-run body said Thursday. According to the Korea Tourism Organization, they are anticipated to travel to Korea during the long holiday from April 30 to May 4. This is about a 20 percent increase compared to the same period last year, it said.

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  7. LF launches Raum Voyage travel brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Korea Herald

    LF Corp. on Wednesday launched its travel-themed compilation brand store Raum Voyage and opened a flagship store on Rodeo Drive in Apgujeong-dong, southern Seoul. The Raum Voyage flagship store boasts an interior reminiscent of airport and train station terminals and seeks to provide a range of exotic products that bring joy in traveling to customers.

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  8. Random ArticleRead the original story

    Thursday | Inland Empire Weekly

    Shabu shabu happens to be one of those meals that the average Joe could devour daily without ever truly growing bored of. Not only is it good for the body and good for the tummy, but it's good for the wholesome people-pleasing aspect - you can cook it anyway you like it, douse it in as much sauce as you desire and consume as little or as much as you like.

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  9. N. Korea creates special tour zone near Mt. BaekduRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Korea Herald

    North Korea said Thursday it has decided to establish a special tourist zone in a district near the peninsula's highest peak, a move seen as intended to earn hard currency. North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly on Wednesday promulgated a decree designating some areas of the Mubong workers' district near Mount Baekdu as the Mubong Special Zone for International Tour, according to the official Korean Central News Agency.

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  10. S. Korea, Chile ink working holiday visa dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    South Korea has signed a deal with Chile on a work and travel program for young adults, Seoul's foreign ministry said. The signing of the Working Holiday visa agreement followed summit talks between South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her Chilean counterpart, Michelle Bachelet, in Santiago.

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  11. S. Korea, Chile agree to upgrade free trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    President Park Geun-hye and her Chilean counterpart, Michelle Bachelet, agreed Wednesday to improve their free trade deal as they are seeking to expand their cooperation in such areas as health care. "Our two leaders share the need to upgrade the current free trade agreement by reflecting changes in the trade environment over the past decade," Park said in a joint news conference after a summit with Bachelet at the presidential palace.

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  12. Indian defense minister looks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Korea Herald

    Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, who visited Seoul for bilateral talks with Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo, met with Indian software and electrical engineers who are working in Korea to talk about entrepreneurship and the IT of both nations. The meeting between the Indian minister and engineers was held at the request of the 35-member Korean chapter of Pan IIT Alumni Association, an alumni organization of India's prestigious tech university, the Indian Institute of Technology.

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  13. Visit Joseon palaces during royal culture festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Korea Herald

    Royal life will unfold at Seoul's four historic palaces during the first Royal Culture Festival in May. From May 2-10, the Joseon-era palaces - Gyeongbokgung, Changdeokgung, Changgyeonggung and Deoksugung - and Jongmyo Shrine invite locals and foreigners to immerse themselves in all things royal. "The Cultural Heritage Administration has held programs that would bring citizens and foreign tourists closer to royal palaces such as the night tour program at Changdeokgung Palace.

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  14. Park Hyatt Seoul, "a Decade of Excellence" Food and Beverage PromotionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | PR Log

    PRLog - April 22, 2015 - SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Has revolutionized the hotel industry and become a true landmark in Korea since its opening on April 15, 2005, Park Hyatt Seoul presents a variety of promotions to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2015. The hotel's main restaurant, Cornerstone, offers " Ten of Ten" , a five-course menu featuring 10 of its most-loved signature dishes.

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  15. Shinsegae joins race for new downtown duty-free shops in SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Korea Herald

    Shinsegae Co., a South Korean retail conglomerate, said Tuesday it plans to set up a new unit for duty-free shop operations, joining the race to win a bid to run new duty-free stores in downtown Seoul. Hotel Shilla Co., a major hotel chain and duty-free shop operator, and other existing duty-free shop operators already have announced their intent to bid for an operational license for new downtown duty-free shops in Seoul.

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  16. Popular TV Show Draws South Koreans to Europe in Unseen NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Skift

    This bump in South Korean visits to Europe highlights the beauty of tourism, which is no matter how long an attraction exists or how many people have seen it, there is still untapped demand available. For Pyeon Hyun Ja, the plunging euro, falling flight prices and a television show about backpacking grandpas all pointed in one direction: Europe.

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  17. South Korea's prime minister offers to quit amid political scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Reuters

    South Korea's prime minister, who has denied an allegation that he took illegal funds from a businessman who committed suicide, has offered to resign, Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday. In a scandal that threatens to weaken President Park Geun-hye, Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo has denied he received 30 million won in campaign funds from businessman Sung Wan-jong.

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  18. Spring outing in Seoul off the beaten pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Korea Herald

    This is the fourth and last installment of a series introducing Korea's springtime tourist destinations. - Ed.

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  19. 'Avengers' Franchise Sets Pre-Booking MilestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Chosun Ilbo

    Advance hype for the Hollywood blockbuster "Avengers: Age of Ultron" that brought several of the franchise's stars and the director to Korea seems to be bearing fruit. According to the Korean Film Council, 93.6 percent of pre-booked cinema tickets were for the sequel to the superhero film as of Monday morning, or some 444,000 people.

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  20. Putin open to talks with Japan about islands off HokkaidoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | South China Morning Post

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has indicated he is open to restarting discussions with Japan over the future of islands off the northern tip of Hokkaido that were seized by the Soviet Union in the closing stages of the second world war. Putin was speaking with reporters in Moscow on Thursday after an annual event in which he fields questions from the members of the public.

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