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Chosun Sinbo: “S. Korea Must Show Intent For Improved Inter-Korean Relations”

Korea News October 18, 2014 at 06:34 0 comments

[Inter-Korea] :

A pro North Korea newspaper has criticized President Park Geun-hye and her confidants for showing hostility to the North, saying the chance for reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula through inter-Korean talks could be squandered.

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Japan's Abe Sends Offering to War Shrine

Korea News October 17, 2014 at 23:43 0 comments

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to a Shinto shrine that many of Japan’s neighbors see as a symbol of the country’s imperialist past.

On the first day of an autumn festival Friday, Abe sent a traditional potted plant to the Yasukuni Shrine, but did not visit th… …read more

Ventilation Grille Near Concert Venue Collapses in Seongnam, Killing 15 People

Korea News October 17, 2014 at 11:46 0 comments

[Domestic] :

A ventilation grille near an outdoor concert venue collapsed Friday in Seongnam city, Gyeonggi Province, killing at least 15 concert watchers and injuring 10 others.

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Gov't to Attend UN Bonn Climate Change Conference Oct. 20-25

Korea News October 16, 2014 at 10:05 0 comments

[Politics] :

A South Korean government delegation will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference …

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A Sign Of The Times

A Sign Of The Times

Living in Korea October 16, 2014 at 07:12 2 comments

…or TDC Mickey D’s While certainly not the height of culture, a McDonald’s opening in Dongducheon is certainly a sign things are changing. The city has grown a great deal in the last 20 years, particularly with the arrival of the subway and the construction of “New Town” aka Jihueng-Dong.Read More

Eugene, Ki Tae-young Expect 1st Child

Korea News October 16, 2014 at 00:07 0 comments

Actor couple Eugene and Ki Tae-young are expecting their first child after three years of marriage.

The couple’s agencies said on Wednesday that Eugene is 13 weeks pregnant and that they are thrilled about the news.

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Lydia Ko Makes Time's Influential Teens List for 2nd Year

Korea News October 15, 2014 at 00:28 1 comment

Lydia Ko has made TIME’s list of the 25 most influential teens for the second year in a row. She is the only ethnic Korean on the list.

“After going pro last year, Ko now ranks third among women golfers worldwide, sparking interest in the sport ‘not just in her native South Korea and adop… …read more

First Cold Wave Watch Issued Tuesday Morning

Korea News October 14, 2014 at 00:20 0 comments

[Science] :

Morning lows plunged sharply across the nation on Tuesday as Typhoon Vongfong made its way toward Japan.

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First Cold Wave Watch Issued Tuesday Morning

Korea News October 14, 2014 at 00:20 1 comment

[Science] :

Morning lows plunged sharply across the nation on Tuesday as Typhoon Vongfong made its way toward Japan.

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Images From The Past: Dongducheon – Part 2

Images From The Past: Dongducheon – Part 2

Korean Culture October 14, 2014 at 00:01 2 comments

Various images of Dongducheon, or Tongduchon as it was once known, through the decades.