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Dispute flares up over US base relocation plan - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 19:19

Korea Times

Dispute flares up over US base relocation plan
Korea Times
Indeed, Okinawa has been cited as a key area in Asia because of its proximity to China, Russia, the Korean Peninsula and the Japanese mainland. This has made the island the linchpin of U.S. military strategy in Asia and the base for about 60 percent of the ...

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Doctor: Kim Il Sung wanted to live to 100 - KESQ

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:07

Doctor: Kim Il Sung wanted to live to 100
KESQ
Kim So-Yeon, his personal physician for many years before she defected to South Korea in 1992, led research at a "Longevity Center" set up to help in Kim's quest for a longer life. It didn't work -- he died at 82 -- but that's still far better than the average 64-year ...

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Tang Wei and Gong Li convey historical scars - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:06

Tang Wei and Gong Li convey historical scars
Korea Times
Two films that have recently hit local screens in Korea following their screenings at the Busan International Film Festival - both as Gala Presentations — have tackled different areas of Chinese twentieth century history in rather compelling fashion that's ...

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Jenkins sheds light on Korean opera talents - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:04

Jenkins sheds light on Korean opera talents
Korea Times
Following a rehearsal session, Jenkins sat down with Korea Times for an interview. Having studied at the University of Cambridge and Royal College of Music, he made his conducting debut with the Dallas Opera in 1992 and became its music director.

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Seoul to send advance team to Ebola-hit Africa in early Nov. - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:03

Seoul to send advance team to Ebola-hit Africa in early Nov.
The Korea Herald
South Korea plans to send an advance team of government officials to Ebola-hit West African countries in early November before dispatching medical workers, officials said Monday, amid growing concerns over the spread of the deadly virus. A group of six or ...

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Seoul to send advance team to Ebola-hit Africa in early Nov.

Korea Herald - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:02
South Korea plans to send an advance team of government officials to Ebola-hit West African countries in early November
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Residents blame Lotte Tower for spike in aircraft noise - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:02

Residents blame Lotte Tower for spike in aircraft noise
Korea Times
"But now they have to make a detour to avoid the tower before landing at the airport," the official told The Korea Times. "They have to change direction, which makes it difficult for them to lower their altitude in a short time." About 40 aircraft use the airport ...

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Korean-born artist challenges stereotypes - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:01

Korea Times

Korean-born artist challenges stereotypes
Korea Times
Korean-born designer Ji Lee is the instigator behind a worldwide street art project called "Mysterabbit" encouraging passersby's to take a moment and pause from their hectic routines. Some 10,000 miniatures are scattered around the world, 22 of those are ...

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Amnesty Criticizes South Korea’s Migrant Labor Program

Korea Realtime (WSJ) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:26
Amnesty International on Monday slammed South Korea’s migrant worker scheme for allegedly allowing exploitation and abuse of workers, claims the South Korean government rejected.
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Seoul, Washington to hold foreign, defense chiefs' meeting this week

Korea Herald - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:25
The foreign and defense minsters from South Korea and the United States are scheduled to have a meeting later this week
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Giant rubber duck enthralls citizens despite Lotte controversy

Korea Herald - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:40
A giant yellow rubber duck sitting on Seoul's Seokchon Lake has captured the hearts and minds of thousands of South Kore
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N. Korea vows to bolster nuclear capabilities, citing Panetta's memoir

Korea Herald - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:38
North Korea said Monday it would bolster its nuclear capabilities "both in quality and quantity" to counter the newly-di
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South Korea: End rampant abuse of migrant farm workers - Tolerance.ca

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:38

South Korea: End rampant abuse of migrant farm workers
Tolerance.ca
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S.Korea warns North against provocation - iAfrica.com

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:32

S.Korea warns North against provocation
iAfrica.com
South Korean soldiers keep watch near a North Korean building in the demilitarised zone between the two countries on 23 April 2013. Credit: AFP. South Korea warned North Korea on Monday against further "reckless" provocations following a series of minor ...

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Amnesty slams 'abuse' of migrant workers in S. Korea - Gulf Today

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:32

Amnesty slams 'abuse' of migrant workers in S. Korea
Gulf Today
SEOUL: Migrant farm workers in South Korea face rampant abuse under a “shameful” government work permit system that encourages exploitation, Amnesty International said in a report published on Monday. The report, which the South Korean Labour ...

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N. Korea vows to bolster nuclear capabilities, citing Panetta's memoir - Yonhap News

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:32

N. Korea vows to bolster nuclear capabilities, citing Panetta's memoir
Yonhap News
SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korea said Monday it would bolster its nuclear capabilities "both in quality and quantity" to counter the newly-disclosed nuclear war plan of the United States. North Koreans realize how wise their communist regime has been ...

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Seoul expects high-level talks with North Korea to resume this month - ITAR-TASS

Korea Google News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:29

Seoul expects high-level talks with North Korea to resume this month
ITAR-TASS
SEOUL, October 20. /TASS/. Seoul hopes a second round of high-level inter-Korean talks will start at the end of the month despite growing tensions in relations between South Korea and North Korea in the recent days, South Korean Unification Ministry ...

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Number of labor disputes up 76 pct in 2014

Korea Herald - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:22
The number of labor disputes in South Korea jumped nearly 80 percent in the first nine months of 2014 from a year earlie
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N. Korea hails labor force to woo Chinese firms

Korea Herald - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:19
In an apparent bid to lure Chinese investors, North Korea has publicized somewhat detailed information about its workfor
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Seoul To Slow Down Traffic Signals For Elderly

Korea Realtime (WSJ) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:55
As South Korea ages more quickly than most other countries on the planet, it’s doing something new to help those in the twilight of their lives: slowing down changes in traffic signals to allow more time to cross the road.
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