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North Korean Ebola Policies Hit Tourism Businesses - LEX18 Lexington KY News

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North Korean Ebola Policies Hit Tourism Businesses
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BEIJING (AP) - North Korea's quarantine of arriving foreigners to prevent Ebola has not disrupted business with the nation's largest trading partner, Chinese businesspeople say, although a tourist ban has hurt travel agencies that run tours to the reclusive ...

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North Korea denounces South Korea for delaying OPCON takeover - Big News Network.com

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:36

North Korea denounces South Korea for delaying OPCON takeover
Big News Network.com
US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel and his South Korean counterpart Han Min-koo agreed Oct 23 to implement South Korea's proposal for a conditions-based approach to transferring wartime control of allied forces, known as operational control, to ensure ...

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Golf: Park claims halfway lead at Taiwan LPGA - Channel News Asia

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:32

Channel News Asia

Golf: Park claims halfway lead at Taiwan LPGA
Channel News Asia
TAIPEI: World number one Park In-bee of South Korea pulled off a 10-under-par to claim the sole lead after the second round of the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship in Taipei on Friday (Oct 31). Park held a three-shot advantage over China's Feng ...

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The Good Student in North Korea - New York Times

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:30

New York Times

The Good Student in North Korea
New York Times
He was a student at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in North Korea, and I was his teacher. The students and teachers — all evangelicals besides me — were isolated together in a guarded compound, where our classes and movements ...

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Visas and vaccinations for Asia - Times LIVE

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:29

Visas and vaccinations for Asia
Times LIVE
However, health authorities in China, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and South Korea require that you are vaccinated against yellow fever if you are coming from an endemic country or have travelled through an endemic country. South Africa is not an endemic ...

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[Weekender] Star chef sees jang as part of Koreans' DNA - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 22:07

[Weekender] Star chef sees jang as part of Koreans' DNA
The Korea Herald
“The siganjang, a soy sauce inherited in noblemen's families for centuries by adding new sauce every year, epitomizes how Koreans have respected their history. The sauce, passed on from the mother-in-law to daughter-in-law through the ages, has defined ...

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[Weekender] Food, retail giants compete for Korean taste - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 22:07

[Weekender] Food, retail giants compete for Korean taste
The Korea Herald
“The traditional Korean food market is polarized into restaurants offering expansive traditional course menus, so-called Hanjeongsik, and ones with affordable one-course meals,” Shinsegae Food's food culture DIV vice president Han Dong-yeom said.

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[Weekender] Korean firm supports globalization of fermented sauces - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 22:04

The Korea Herald

[Weekender] Korean firm supports globalization of fermented sauces
The Korea Herald
Korean food-maker Sempio has been supporting chefs in Spain in developing fermented Korean sauces, or “jang,” and dishes based on them as a way to penetrate the European market. The company teamed up with Alicia Foundation, led by chef Ferran ...

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[Weekender] Restaurants seek to go high-end - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 22:01

The Korea Herald

[Weekender] Restaurants seek to go high-end
The Korea Herald
At a glance, Korean restaurants may seem to be far from high-end. People often cram into hole-in-the-wall restaurants looking for wallet-friendly, everyday Korean meals. They are served a bowl of rice, soup and several side dishes all at once, for the whole ...

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Saudi Arabia to invite S. Korea to take part in possible nuclear reactor project

Korea Herald - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:56
Saudi Arabia's top financial official said Friday that South Korea will be one of the countries to be invited to the kin
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Ministry to correct faults in college admission test

Korea Herald - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:53
South Korea’s Education Ministry said Friday it would not challenge the recent ruling on a flawed question on the colleg
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ICC referral on N.K. human rights unlikely

Korea Herald - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:34
International efforts to bring North Korea’s woeful human rights record to the International Criminal Court may not be s
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Global business leaders discuss Seoul’s low birth rate, aging society

Korea Herald - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:31
A group of foreign business leaders discussed with Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon how to deal with Seoul’s low birth rate and
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Seoul, Berlin urge N.K. to abandon nukes

Korea Herald - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:31
The foreign ministers of South Korea and Germany pressed North Korea on Friday to give up its nuclear weapons developmen
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Seoul to deprive six high schools of elite status

Korea Herald - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:31
Seoul’s education chief Cho Hi-yeon announced Friday that six autonomous private high schools would become regular schoo
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Parties agree on Sewol bill and Coast Guard reforms

Korea Herald - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:10
South Korea’s main parties wrapped up talks Friday on the special Sewol bill and proposals to dismantle the Coast Guard,
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Bill Granger's famous eats in Seoul - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:36

The Korea Herald

Bill Granger's famous eats in Seoul
The Korea Herald
Praised time and time again by the press, Granger's scrambled eggs are one of the star items on the menu at his global, multioutlet eatery Bills, which first opened in Sydney over 20 years ago and launched its first Korean branch on Oct. 17. Though less than ...

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Samsung Q3 net hits 3-year low - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:33

The Korea Herald

Samsung Q3 net hits 3-year low
The Korea Herald
Samsung Electronics Co., the world's top smartphone maker, said Thursday its third-quarter profit fell to the lowest in three years on waning sales of flagship smartphones, as it faces challenges ahead in competing with smaller Chinese startups and long-time ...

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Busan Port Authority wins the 2014 Korea Management Grand Award - PortNews IAA

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:32

Busan Port Authority wins the 2014 Korea Management Grand Award
PortNews IAA
Busan Port Authority was awarded the grand prize in '2014 The Management Grand Awards' under the category of Korea's Admired Company, hosted by the Korea Management Association Consulting(KMAC) at the Grand Hilton Hotel in Hongeun-dong ...

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(Photo News) Herald Awards for Advertising - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:25

The Korea Herald

(Photo News) Herald Awards for Advertising
The Korea Herald
CEO Lee Young-man (fourth from left, front row), Korea Herald managing editor Hwang Jang-jin (second from left), and Park Heung-su (fifth from left), a Yonsei University School of Business professor and chief judge of The Korea Herald Advertising Awards ...

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