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The Korean daily media headlines and humor

Monday, July 13, 2015

Your Excellency:

Here are The Korea Post notices, humor from Korean business daily and a roundup of important headlines from all major Korean-language dailies, TV and other news media this morning:

Lee Kyung-sik

Publisher-Chairman

Korea Post Media

P.S.: 1. To see the desired site, press down the Control key and click the blue URL of the media.

2. If received by a person other than the intended recipient, please kindly convey the mail to His/Her Excellency.

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The Korea Post notices:

Proudly introduce the traditional foods of your country:

I am pleased to inform Your Excellency that The Korea Post is publishing a Special Report in all its five media units (two in Korean and three in English) to introduce the regular food table of each country.

This is in preparation for the Grand Exhibition of Food Tables of the World to be shown to over half a million people expected to visit the 2015 Namyangju Slow Life Planet Festival on October 8-17, 2015.

Please email to edt@koreapost.com a copy of the regular Food Table of your country for publication in The Korea Post and also at the Exhibition Center of the 2015 Namyangju Festival for a duration of 10 days.

In Korea, the table normally consists of a bowl of rice, a bowl of guk (watery soup), a bowl of Jjigae (stew), a dish of roast fish, a dish of Namul (seasonal greens) and a number of other dishes (small pancakes, steamed eggs, fried bean curds, jelly, etc.). The number of bowls and dishes differ depending on the financial status of the family and on the different occasions. On such festive occasions as Seollal (Lunar New Years Day) and Chuseok (Autumn Full Moon Festival), the number of foods and variety are much larger than at normal time, and each has a specific food item that must not be left out, eg., Ddeokguk (rice cake soup) on the New Years Day and Songpyeon (stuffed small rice cake in a half-moon shape. (Please call 010-5201-1740 for further details.)

Send your news releases and feedback:

Send the Embassy news releases to edt@koreapost.com for publication by all its five media units, including one Korean (www.koreapost.co.kr) and one English (www.koreaposst.com) Internet dailies, which are updated real-time. (Call 010-5201-1740 for further details.)

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Todays humor:

Hankuk Kyungje

Philosophy

The philosophy class was discussing about God.

Has anyone heard God? the professor asked.

No one spoke.

Has anyone touched God? Nobody spoke.

Has anyone seen God?

As nobody spoke, the professor said, Then there is no God.

Thereupon a student stood up and asked: Has anyone heard our professors brain?

Silence.

Has anyone touched our professors brain?

Silence.

Has anyone seen our professors brain?

When nobody spoke, the student concluded, Then, according to our professors logic, it must be true that our professor has no brain!

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KBS (http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/)

S. Korea Reserves First Place

South Korea will take the top honors for the first time at a Summer Universiade.

S. Korea, US Form Group to Investigate Anthrax Shipment

N. Korea Confirms Replacement of Executed Defense Minister

Saenuri to Name New Floor Leader Tuesday

S. Korean Footballers Beat Brazil to Head to Finals

Issuance of Electronic Short Term Bonds Tops One Quadrillion Won

6 S. Korean Banks Included in Global Top 100 Banks List

Pension Fund to Support Samsung Merger

N. Korean Soldiers Briefly Violate Military Border

N. Korea Offers Flight for Ex-First Lady's Trip to Pyongyang

UNICEF to Send Medical Supplies to N. Korean Children Hit by Drought

US Senators to Discuss Tougher Sanctions on N. Korea

'Pyongyang Pesticide Research Institute Can Turn into Anthrax Base'

Police, FSS Team Up to Prevent Voice Phishing

S. Korea Reports No New MERS Cases for 7 Straight Days

Navy Lieutenant Commander Indicted on Charges of Handing over Classified Info

Vacationers Crowd Beaches on Opening Weekend

KBS, Foreign Ministry Jointly Host Arabic

'Northern Limit Line' Highest

Typhoon Chan-hom to Bring Strong Winds, Heavy Rains

MERS Outbreak Waning with No Additional Infection for 6th Day

Heat Wave to Continue through Saturday

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Yonhap (http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr)

S. Korea reports no new MERS cases for 8th day

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Foreigners pull out of S. Korean bond market

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Growth of overseas direct purchases slows in H1

Growth of South Korean consumers' overseas direct purchases sharply slowed in the first half as demand waned on economic concerns, unfavorable exchange rates and other factors, a government report showed Monday.

Samsung, Apple set to wage new smartphone battle

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City car competition to heat up with new Spark

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Foreigners pull out of S. Korean bond market

Seoul shares open lower on Greek worries

Growth of overseas direct purchases slows in H1

Samsung, Apple set to wage new smartphone battle

S. Korean Chun In-gee wins U.S. Women's Open

S. Korea clinches first place in medal race

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The Korea Times (http://www.koreatimes.co.kr)

Chun In-gee wins U.S. Women's Open

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Chun rallied from a four-shot deficit with a four-under 66 in the final round at Lancaster Country Club in Lancaster for a four-round total of eight-under 272. The 20-year-old edged out fellow South Korean Amy Yang by one stroke.

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Saenuri Party leader shows weakness and potential 

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Duty free shop battle goes on 

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First credit card firm KEB to lose name 

The nations first credit card company KEB Card will lose its name as its major shareholder Hana F... 

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The Korea Herald (http://www.koreaherald.com)

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Skoda Rapid worth waiting for in Korean market

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DongA Ilbo (http://english.donga.com)

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N. Korean leader shows willingness to hold inter-Korean summit 

U.S. military base in Yongsan bans civilian drones, model aircrafts 

Japanese police on 14-year manhunt for cruel murderer

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Chosun Ilbo (http://english.chosun.com)

Typhoon Chan-hom Wreaks Havoc in Korea

Heavy thunderstorms left one person dead and devastated property as the Korean Peninsula came under the influence of typhoon Chan-hom over the weekend. Some 574 flights were grounded at 12 airports across the nation on Sunday. >> Full Text

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2 Koreas Have Little in Common After 70 Years

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N. Korea Agrees to Kaeong Talks

Gov't Issues Flu Warning for Hong Kong

'Northern Limit Line' Set to Exceed 4 Million Viewer Mark

Lee Young-ae to Judge Beauty Pageant

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Hankyoreh Shinmoon (http://english.hani.co.kr)

[Interview] British writer asking why Koreas democracy is still delayed

Daniel Tudor spent seven years in South Korea, and has written a new book claiming the country doesnt have real conservatives or progressives

I sat on this interview for a long time. It was at the beginning of last month in a book cafe in the Gwanghwamun area that I met him - Daniel Tudor, 33, former Seoul correspondent for the Economist. Tudor came to Seoul at the end of May. During the ten or so days that he was here, he had already had quite a few media interviews. Even after he returned to the UK, prerecorded interviews were broadcast on the TV news. If there wasnt anything for this interview to add, I would have just quietly killed it. An interview isnt interesting unless its hot off the press. But unfortunately, the points that he made are still hot and fresh in South Koreas retrogressive political machine, especially considering how the machine is creaking more every day.

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The Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), affiliated with the Ministry of Health and Welfare, stated that Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) should be revised to require the US military to notify South Koreas health authorities before bringing anthrax and other dangerous pathogens into the country, the Hankyoreh confirmed on July 7. .

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Basic pension a success, but elderly poverty still a serious problem

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Galaxy S6 fails to have expected effect on Samsungs Q2 performance

On July 7, Samsung Electronics released its tentative Q2 performance results, posting 48 trillion won in revenue and 6.9 trillion won in operating profit. Revenue was up 2.6% and operating profit 15.5% from Q1 as the company continued a gradual uptick in performance since Q3 of last year. .

New book says Pres. Park likes animals, because they dont betray you

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JoongAng Ilbo (conservative): (http://koreajoongangdaily.joinsmsn.com/)

Korea-U.S. team set up to examine anthrax delivery

Officials will outline preventive measures with Washington

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Firms urged to innovate in China with DPRK labor

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About 10 North Korean soldiers briefly cross DMZ

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3 keys to profits for funds this year

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General equity funds think differently to thrive

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