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How Popular Are Korean Stars in China Really? - The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Google News - 6 hours 53 min ago

The Chosun Ilbo

How Popular Are Korean Stars in China Really?
The Chosun Ilbo
The Korea Foundation for International Culture Exchange tallied up the daily rankings of the most searched celebrities on Baidu, China's largest portal site, for two weeks from July 7. Kim ranked fourth and Lee 10th, while Chan and Lau did not get a look-in.

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Thai women lose to Korea in opener - Bangkok Post

Korea Google News - 7 hours 22 min ago

Thai women lose to Korea in opener
Bangkok Post
The Thai women were defeated 3-1 by hosts South Korea in their opening match of the 2014 World Grand Prix volleyball tournament yesterday. World No.12 Thailand won the first set 25-23 but lost the next three sets 22-25, 16-25, 20-25 in Pool B of the first ...

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Pyongyang blames US-South Korea joint exercises for tension on peninsula - Xinhua

Korea Google News - 7 hours 36 min ago

Pyongyang blames US-South Korea joint exercises for tension on peninsula
Xinhua
UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday described the joint military exercises by South Korea and the United States as "the root cause" of growing tension on the Korean Peninsula. "The U.S. and ...

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2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help - The Seattle Times

Korea Google News - 7 hours 53 min ago

2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help
The Seattle Times
North Korea says the two committed hostile acts which violated their status as tourists. It has announced that authorities are preparing to bring them before a court, but has not yet specified what they did that was considered hostile or illegal, or what kind of ...

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Could Korean warfighting command stay in Seoul? - Stars and Stripes

Korea Google News - 8 hours 3 min ago

Stars and Stripes

Could Korean warfighting command stay in Seoul?
Stars and Stripes
Weeks of heightened rhetoric and near-daily threats of war from North Korea in the spring elevated tensions on the peninsula to their highest level in years, raising concerns that Pyongyang was planning a surprise provocation and pushing South Korea to ask ...

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Scrap joint drills, North urges S.Korea and US - Gulf Today

Korea Google News - 9 hours 48 min ago

Scrap joint drills, North urges S.Korea and US
Gulf Today
PYONGYANG: North Korea on Friday warned the United States and South Korea against going ahead with joint war games this month, calling them a rehearsal for nuclear war. The annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercise, aimed at testing combat readiness ...

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International Digest - Artforum

Korea Google News - 10 hours 2 min ago

International Digest
Artforum
A Chinese gallery that was to feature an exhibition of works by Sun Mu, an artist who defected from North Korea in 1998, has now cancelled that show—presumably at the command of the Chinese government. South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported ...

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North Korea accuses UN Security Council of double standards - Reuters Africa

Korea Google News - 10 hours 54 min ago

North Korea accuses UN Security Council of double standards
Reuters Africa
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea accused the United Nations Security Council on Friday of double standards by condemning Pyongyang's recent ballistic missiles launches while ignoring "provocative" joint military exercises between the United ...

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West Carrollton Man Detained in North Korea Seeks US Help - WKEF ABC 22

Korea Google News - 11 hours 5 min ago

WKEF ABC 22

West Carrollton Man Detained in North Korea Seeks US Help
WKEF ABC 22
The two men, Matthew Todd Miller and local man Jeffrey Edward Fowle, also apologized to North Korea and the United States, saying they had committed crimes. It wasn't clear whether they were speaking on their own initiative, or whether the statements ...

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2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help - Daily Ardmoreite

Korea Google News - 12 hours 23 min ago

2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help
Daily Ardmoreite
PYONGYANG, North Korea — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.

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Ohio man's wife upset by North Korea appeal - Akron Beacon Journal

Korea Google News - 12 hours 24 min ago

Ohio man's wife upset by North Korea appeal
Akron Beacon Journal
CINCINNATI: The wife of a southwestern Ohio man detained in North Korea is upset about his comments that he and another American will soon be put on trial. The attorney for Jeffrey Edward Fowle's family said Friday his wife hadn't seen the video, but had ...

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China and the Korean Peninsula - 동아일보

Korea Google News - 12 hours 43 min ago

China and the Korean Peninsula
동아일보
In Seoul and elsewhere much was made of the fact that President Xi visited South Korea before visiting Pyongyang despite China`s long-time ideological and security relationship with North Korea. In fact, the Chinese leader`s decision to go to Seoul before ...

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South Korea Cystoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 - New Market Report - DigitalJournal.com

Korea Google News - 13 hours 54 min ago

South Korea Cystoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 - New Market Report
DigitalJournal.com
Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/01/2014 -- GlobalData's new report, "South Korea Cystoscopes Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the South Korea Cystoscopes market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) ...

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Americans facing trial in North Korea call on US to help secure their release - The Guardian

Korea Google News - 14 hours 6 min ago

The Guardian

Americans facing trial in North Korea call on US to help secure their release
The Guardian
Two American tourists charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea have pleaded for help from the US government to secure their release before they face trial, and the prospect of long prison terms. In their first appearance since being detained more than ...

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Korean War veterans honored during Cowley ceremony - Lovell Chronicle

Korea Google News - 14 hours 18 min ago

Korean War veterans honored during Cowley ceremony
Lovell Chronicle
He said when the Chinese entered the war, they just about pushed the Republic of Korea and American forces “off the end of the country” but when the U.S. and allied forces cut off the Chinese from their supplies, the move turned the tide of the war and the ...

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How Korea's government made the country cool - Toronto Star

Korea Google News - 14 hours 29 min ago

Toronto Star

How Korea's government made the country cool
Toronto Star
Euny Hong lived in the United States until she was 12, when her parents decided to move back to their homeland, South Korea. Hong spoke very little Korean and didn't understand many of the taboos of the much more reserved society. Later, Hong moved ...

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Seoul to reintroduce trash bins on streets - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - 14 hours 38 min ago

Seoul to reintroduce trash bins on streets
The Korea Herald
The reintroduction of trash bins comes after many were removed in 1995, when South Korea adopted a volume-based garbage system and specially designated plastic bags. Around 4,400 public trash bins currently remain across the city. Before they were ...

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South Korea inflation at 1.6 pc - Oman Daily Observer

Korea Google News - 14 hours 42 min ago

South Korea inflation at 1.6 pc
Oman Daily Observer
SEOUL — South Korea's inflation rate came in at 1.6 per cent in July, as stable food costs kept price rises well below the government's target range, government data showed yesterday. The increase in the consumer price index was slightly down on the 1.7 ...

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2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help - WACH.com

Korea Google News - 15 hours 23 min ago

2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help
WACH.com
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison ...

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Americans Jailed in N. Korea Issue Plea - Daily Beast

Korea Google News - 15 hours 24 min ago

Americans Jailed in N. Korea Issue Plea
Daily Beast
In their first appearance Friday since being jailed more than three months ago, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle asked the U.S. government for help to secure their release. "The horizon for me is pretty dark," Fowle said. "I don't know what the ...

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