Archive for October, 2014

Four Lawmakers to Compete for NPAD Floor Leader Post

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Four lawmakers have registered as candidates for the main opposition party’s floor leader …

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World Youth Sambo Championship to Open in Seoul

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The youth world championship of the Russian martial art of sambo will begin on Wednesday in Seoul …

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US Author Urges Abe to Apologize for Sex Slavery

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A writer in the United States who wrote a book on the plight of Japan’s wartime sex slavery victims has urged the Japanese leader to issue a formal statement apologizing for Tokyo’s past wrongs over the issue.

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Cases of Foreign Infectious Diseases on the Rise

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Government data show a rising number of patients having contracted infectious diseases of foreign origin as more Koreans travel abroad.

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Incheon Asian Games Wrap Up 16 Days of Competition

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The Incheon Asian Games have wrapped up 16 days of competition with the closing ceremony on …

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US Says It Supports Improvement in Inter-Korean Ties

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The U.S. Department of State said it is supportive of improvement in relations …

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NORTH KOREAN COUP? Has Kim Jong Un lost control?

There is some media buzz about Kim Jong Uns sister taking control and the North Korean capital being on lock down. It is hard to say from the outside what is transpiring in the secretive state. Of course these types of events are always worrisome but life continues as normal in the south. Of course, if true, this is a major news event. Meanwhile I just checked the TV and FOXNEWS, CNN, and the BBC are droning on about the ebola issue. Never mind that 1 million people a year die from malaria. Not news. No panic.  How contagious isRead More

South Korea Wins Gold in Taekwondo and Boxing

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Kim Tae-hun won the men’s under-54-kilogram taekwondo final on Friday, bringing home South …

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S. Korean Boxer Wins First Asiad Gold in 12 Years

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South Korea won two gold medals in boxing for the first time in 12 years at an Asiad.
 
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NPAD Floor Leader Reveals Intention to Resign

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Park Young-sun, the floor leader of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD), …

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38 North: N. Korea Conducted Test of Road-Mobile ICMB Engine

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A U.S. expert on North Korea says Pyongyang conducted a test of the first stage motor for the KN-08 …

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S. Korea Wins More Gold Medals on 13th day of Incheon Asiad

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On the 13th day of the Incheon Asian Games on Wednesday, South Korea added gold medals in women’s …

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Presidential Office Dismisses Tax Hike Blames

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The presidential office has dismissed criticism that the government is increasing taxes on low …

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