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Seoul Cancels Designation of 6 Autonomous Private High Schools

Korea News October 31, 2014 at 09:22 0 comments

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The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education has cancelled the designation of six schools as …

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Memorial Event Held to Mark 200th Day since Sewol Ferry Sinking

Korea News October 29, 2014 at 23:19 0 comments

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An event has been held in the city of Ansan, Gyeonggi Province, to mark the 200th day since the Sewol ferry capsized in waters off the coast of Jindo Island, killing some 300 people.

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SNU Ranks 72nd Among 500 Global Universities

Korea News October 28, 2014 at 23:58 0 comments

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Seoul National University (SNU) has ranked 72nd among 500 global universities. 

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China 'to Overtake Korea in Most Industries in 4 Years'

Korea News October 28, 2014 at 03:56 0 comments

Most of Korea’s leading export products will be overtaken by Chinese rivals by 2018, according to a state-run research institute.

Suh Dong-hyuk of the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade on Monday said Chinese businesses are either catching up with or overtaking almost all … …read more

Messing with U.S. Garrison Plans Is a Costly Blunder

Korea News October 27, 2014 at 03:21 0 comments

Korea and the U.S. have agreed to keep the Combined Forces Command in Seoul even after the U.S. Forces Korea headquarters moves to Pyeongtaek in 2016. The CFC compound accounts for between eight to nine percent of the total area of the U.S. garrison right in the middle of Seoul.

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Korean Air Sponsors Korean Language Service at Musee D’Orsay

Korea News October 26, 2014 at 05:17 1 comment

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Korean Air, South Korea’s largest air carrier, will sponsor Korean language service in the Musee D’Orsay, a museum in Paris, France.

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WHO Advises Against Ebola Travel Ban

Korea News October 24, 2014 at 23:35 0 comments

The emergency Ebola committee of the World Health Organization has again come out against bans on travel and trade with the countries where the virus is wreaking the greatest havoc. The committee of experts says this will not stop the spread of Ebola.

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Finance Minister: S. Korean Economy Needs More Time to Recover

Korea News October 24, 2014 at 09:20 0 comments

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Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan said South Korea’s economy needs more time to recover, commenting on the country’s third quarter economic growth indicator released Friday.

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Park to Meet Delegation of Japan-Korea Parliamentarians' Union Friday

Korea News October 23, 2014 at 23:59 0 comments

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President Park Geun-hye will grant an audience to a delegation of the Japan-Korea Parliamentarians’ Union at the presidential office on Friday.

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Ebola Help Requires Meticulous Preparation

Korea News October 23, 2014 at 03:55 1 comment

Four nurses at the infectious diseases ward at the National Medical Center resigned recently after the government decided earlier this week to send a team of medical experts from the ministries of health and welfare, defense and foreign affairs to Ebola-hit West Africa early next month.

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