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As Ferry Trauma Fades, Island Still Suffers

A man remembers the victims of the sunken South Korea ferry Sewol with a sign along a pier in Paengmok Port on Jindo island.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

a Medical wavea lures Chinese to Korea for nips and tucks

All around the southern Seoul district of Gangnam - the area of conspicuous consumption made famous by the hit song "Gangnam Style" - Chinese women walk down the street with bandages over their faces and around their heads.

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Related Topix: Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Asian-American, Chinese-American, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel

Korea Herald

Korea's agricultural community revival movement goes global

South Korea's iconic community development movement - Saemaul Undong - is to be expanded to developing countries in a joint effort with the International Fund for Agricultural Development, according to a top banker on Tuesday.

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Swindon Business News

Ambassador to highlight trade opportunities in fast-growing, tech-savvy South Korea

West firms will be able to learn about commercial opportunities in one of the world's fastest-growing economies when the British Ambassador to South Korea visits the region next week.

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English Dong-A

Deadly flash floods hit South Korea

Deadly flash floods hit South Korea . AUGUST 27, 2014 03:14. . Heavy rain hit Busan and South Gyeongsang Province Monday, causing an unprecedented halting of the operation of Gori-2 nuclear power plant.

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Malaysian National News Agency

South Korea Confident Malaysia Will Usher Asean Into New Era - Suh

From Nashir Mansor and Azeman Ariffin SEOUL, Aug 26 -- South Korea is confident in Malaysia's capability to usher in a new era of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in a decisive and dynamic manner when taking over the chairmanship from Myanmar next year, said its foreign affairs ministry's South Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau ... (more)

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Asia

Malaysian National News Agency

Surge In South Korean Visitors To Malaysia

By Ahmad Zukiman Zain KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 -- The increasing number of South Koreans and Malaysians visiting each other's country augurs well for people-to-people exchange, says South Korean Ambassador to Malaysia Cho Byungjae.

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Thanh Nein News

Five dead, five missing after heavy rain hits S. Korea

In a photo taken on August 25, 2014, rescue workers attempt to secure a bus submerged by floodwaters in the southeastern town of Changwon.

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Suria

South Korea opposition stage parliament...

South Korea's main opposition party on Tuesday launched a sit-in at parliament, as a long dispute over April's ferry disaster paralysed lawmaking.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Suria

Five dead, five missing after heavy rain...

Five people have been killed and five others are missing after heavy rains pummelled the southern part of South Korea, rescuers said Tuesday.

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Stars and Stripes

North Korea protests UN's refusal of session over US-SKorea drills

North Korean war veteran Kim Jae Pung, 78, a retired general, is decorated with medals as he attends a parade to celebrate the anniversary of the Korean War armistice agreement, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Medical Daily

South Koreans Won't Be A Thing In 2750; Low Fertility Rates May Cause Population To Go Extinct

It's hard to believe that populations can decline in a world of seven billion people .

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Times of Oman

Oman-Korea trade touched $6b in 2013

Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, secretary general in the foreign ministry, meets Jae-do Moon, vice minister of trade, industry and energy of Korea, on Monday.

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ProSoundWeb

Renkus-Heinz System For New Korean Venue

In late fall of 2014, South Korea will host the XVII Asian Games in and around Incheon, located near to the country's capital, Seoul.

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Network World

27 million South Koreans affected by data breach

South Korean authorities have revealed details surrounding massive data breach that impacts 27 million people aged 15-65.

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Korea Herald

Korean poet Ko Un wins Golden Wreath Award

Renowned South Korean poet Ko Un has won this year's Golden Wreath, one of the world's most authoritative awards for poets, the Korean National Commission for UNESCO said Monday.

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Korea Herald

Kim Hyun-joong may be hit hard by assault controversy

Actor and singer Kim Hyun-joong, one of the most popular South Korean stars in Asia, may take a battering over the alleged assault recently claimed by his girlfriend.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Korea Herald

Ryu So-yeon earns LPGA victory in Canada

So Yeon Ryu of South Korea imitates a `selfie` as she celebrates her two stroke victory during the fourth round of the LPGA Canadian Pacific Women`s Open at the London Hunt and Country Club on Sunday in London, Ontario, Canada.

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WWTC-AM Eagan

South Korea Downs Illinois, Captures LLWS

South Korea is celebrating a Little League World Series championship after an 8-4 victory over Illinois in Williamsport.

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