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The Korean daily media headlines and humor

Tuesday, July 28, 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 notice:

Introduce the traditional food and beverage of your country to the world as well as to Korea at Namyangy Slow Life Festival Oct. 8-17, 2015

(Please share the information with Madam.)

The Korea Post is supporting the 2015 Namyangju Slow Life Planet Festival on October 8-17, 2015, and publishes a Special Report on the Traditional Dishes of all the different countries of the world in its August, September and October issues this year in all its five media units, three in English and two in the Korean language. It consists of introducing:

1. The table-setting of each of the 60 different countries

2. The world food show

3. Invitation of the ambassadors and madams to the opening ceremony on October 8, 2015.

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 boast the wonderful foods and beverage as shown in the above article!.

For participation and further details, please call 010-3388-1682 (Korean) or 010-5201-1740 English.)

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Todays humor:

Hankuk Kyungje

Paradigm Shift

Years ago a large American shoe-making company sent out two salesmen to the African continent.

On the third day, there was a cable from one of the salesmen:

Returning on next plane. Cant sell any shoes here. Everybody goes barefoot.

Two weeks later, the company was overjoyed at the letter it received from the other man on the African assignment:

Fifty orders are enclosed. Prospects are unlimited here, because nobody has shoes.

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

US Nuclear Envoy Calls N. Korea to Negotiation Table Following Iran Deal

The U.S. special envoy for the six-party talks has urged North Korea to come to the negotiating table, citing the recent Iranian nuclear deal as a successful example of international diplomacy.

US Intelligence Authorities: N. Korea Could Provoke in October

U.S. State Department Designates N. Korea Tier 3 Human Trafficking Country

US Nuclear Envoy Calls N. Korea to Negotiation Table Following Iran Deal

Saenuri Chairman Calls for Alternative Solutions to End N. Korea's Nuclear Development

NIS Chief Denies Illegal Surveillance on Citizens

Housing Deregulatory Measures to be Extended for One Year

Gov't to Create 200,000 Jobs for Youth by 2017

Activists Send Anti-Pyongyang Leaflets to North

Seoul Condemns Pyongyang for Slandering President Park

Gov't to Revamp Budget System of Inter-Korean Cooperation Fund

US Intelligence Authorities: N. Korea Could Provoke in October

Korean War Memorial in New Jersey Refurbished

Conservative Group Opposes Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage

Undocumented Immigrants Surge 13% YoY in June

S. Korea Releases Last Person under Quarantine

2015 Pyeongchang Biennale Kicks Off Thursday

June Tourism Drops 41% Amid MERS Outbreak

German Diplomat in N. Korea Among Passengers

Korea Post to Introduce Five-Digit Zip Code in August

S. Korean Futurist Report Concerned of Low-Birth, Super-Aged Society

Location Tracking Device for Dementia Patients to be Developed

S. Korean Football Team Convenes to Start Training for East Asian Cup

Golfer Chun In-gee Grabs Major Titles in S. Korea, U.S., Japan

Chung Mong-joon to Officially Announce Run for FIFA Presidency Next Month

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

U.S. intelligence sees possibility of N.K. provocation around October: S. Korean lawmaker

U.S. intelligence authorities believe North Korea could engage in a provocative act around the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party in October, a South Korean lawmaker said Monday.

Daewoo E&C earnings soar over 2.5-fold in Q2

Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co., one of South Korea's major builders, said Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings surged more than 2.5 times from a year earlier on a recovery in the local housing market.

Samsung releases flip-style smartphone

South Korea's top tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it has commenced sales of its second flip-style smartphone in line with its struggles to diversify its handset portfolio amid ailing sales.

Smart appliances market to grow sharply in next 5 yrs: report

The global market for smart home appliances is forecast to grow by more than twofold annually over the next five years, buoyed by advancement in the Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology, a report said Tuesday.

Gov't set to extend eased mortgage rules for another year

The government will extend a temporary measure to ease mortgage regulations for another year in a bid to prop up the local economy that is showing budding signs of recovery, the financial watchdog said Tuesday.

Chinese president visits Shenyang near N. Korea

U.S. puts N. Korea among world's worst countries for human..

S. Korea, U.S. to work closely for Koreas' reunification: ..

Iran deal indicates U.S. flexibility on N. Korea:..

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)

S. Korea's seaport cargo inches up in H1

S. Korea OKs forest experts' visit to N. Korea

Daewoo E&C earnings soar over 2.5-fold in Q2

Large caps' Q2 earnings miss market estimates

Actor Bae Yong-joon marries Park Soo-jin

Young S. Korea eyes big prize at regional tourney

Actor Bae Yong-joon to marry Park Soo-jin

Young S. Korea eyes big prize at regional tourney

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

Nation declares de facto end to MERS outbreak

Prime Minster Hwang Kyo-ahn Tuesday declared a de facto end to the outbreak of MERS which has claimed 36 lives in the country since May.

The number of people diagnosed with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has remained flat at 186 for the past 23 days, with the release of the last suspected patient Monday, indicating a slim chance of the country reporting an additional case.

210,000 jobs pledged for young 

The government will join forces with companies to create 210,000 jobs by 2017, said the Ministry o...

Korea, US, Japan will meet on 6-party talks 

South Korea, the United States and Japan will hold a three-way dialogue on resuming the long-stalled six-party talks on North Koreas nuclear program, the Min... 

NIS chief denies spying allegations 

National Intelligence Service (NIS) chief Lee Byung-ho denied allegations Monday that the NIS spie...

KB Financial interested in KDB Daewoo Securities 

KB Financial Group plans to bid for KDB Daewoo Securities if its main creditor, the Korea Development Bank, puts the brokerage up for sale, an official said M... 

Dads rarely take paternity leave 

Sim Jae-won, 38, took four months of paternity leave last year to spend more time with his three-y...

Woman sues Asiana Airlines over noodle burns 

A woman has sued Asiana Airlines and a flight attendant for 200 million won ($170,000) in compensation over a burn she sustained from a spillage of instant no...

Environmental activists oppose railway project near Korean border 

The governments railway project near the inter-Korean border is drawing opposition from civic activists who say the project will destroy the habitat of red-c...

Court rules digital content must be seized under a warrant 

The prosecution cannot submit digital content as evidence in court cases if it is not obtained under the remit of a search warrant, according to the Supreme C...

Husband divorces 'stingy' wife 

A court has granted a divorce to a husband, who claimed that his wifes extreme parsimony ruined their marriage. 

Unsung heroes paved way for Korean miracle 

In a report released by the Japanese government on July 27, 1961, eight years after the end of the... 

Unemployed man takes out rage on golf courses 

A man has been booked without detention after damaging six golf courses, police in Gimje, North Je...

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

Spy agency denies tapping civilians

Koreas top spy agency chief Monday categorically denied allegations the agency used a hacking program to wiretap citiz...

S. Korea declares de facto end to MERS outbreak

Prime Minster Hwang Kyo-ahn Tuesday declared a de facto end to the outbreak of MERS which has c...

Two Koreas mark armistice anniversary

Over in the South, descendants of veterans who fought in the Korean War participate in a ceremo...

Bae Yong-joon is no longer a bachelor

First-generation Hallyu star marries actress Park Soo-jin in private wedding Bae Yong-joon, th...

Obama focuses on S. Sudan peace

Barack Obama opened talks in Ethiopia on Monday during the first-ever trip by a U.S. president to Africa...

Still idle

Fifteen months have passed since the Sewol ferry disaster shook the nation, and many Koreans...

Do not repeat failure

The government and the ruling party have set labor reform as their top priority in the secon...

Financial education key to Koreas advancement

This is the fourth in a monthly series contributed by executive members of the Financial Superv...

Closing Ansan rock fest, Foo Fighters bring us back to These Days

A scene from this years Ansan M Valley Rock Festival, held from July 24 - 26 at the Daebu Sea...

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

Japanese mothers stage anti-Abe rally

These babies are not born to kill others or to be killed. In Sunday afternoon, some 2,000 Japanese mothers rallied holding kids or pushing strollers in Shibuya, known as the "street of the youth." These protesters... 

Bae Yong-joon and Park Soo-jin get married

Korean Wave star Bae Yong-joon and actress Park Soo-jin held their wedding ceremony Monday at Sheraton Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul. Bae, head of entertainment agency KeyEast, and Park who had joined the agency had...

Korea`s largest robot festival to be held in Daejeon

The fourth robot convergence festival, the largest of its kind in Korea, will be held at Daejeon Convention Center and Daejeon Trade Exhibition Center from August 4 through August 9. Hosted by Daejeon City and Daejeon...

Miss USA Nia Sanchez named Taekwondo ambassador

2014 Miss USA Nia Sanchez, 25, was named a global Taekwondo ambassador by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF). The federation held an appointment ceremony at its Seoul headquarters on Monday where the WTF President...

Korean traditional drum performance PAN to rock Edinburgh festival fringe

Korean traditional dance and drum performance will be staged in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe slated to open in August in the U.K. The festival is the worlds largest performance art festival and art market. "PAN" will...

US President Obamas visit to Kenya

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Controversies over N. Korean leaders call for highest-level talks 

Ki Sung-yueng, Son Heung-min as promising Korean soccer players 

New years wishes change over time 

Samsungs mobile phone beats Apple to top ACSI 

Actor Lee Jung-jae reported to be in a relationship with Daesang heiress 

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)

1/3 of Young Koreans Trapped in Temp Jobs

Young workers are finding it increasingly difficult to find full-time jobs as they eke out livings as temporary workers. Three out of 10 young people who enter the workforce as temps are still unable to get permanent employment 10 years later. >> Full Text

N. Korean Economy 'Improving'

North Korea's economy and the standard of living of ordinary people seem to have improved, according to the U.S. Congressional Research Service. "Since early 2015, reports have trickled in about modest economic growth in North Korea," the CRS said in a recent report. >> Full Text

Chinese Tourists Return After MERS Outbreak

Chinese tourists are starting to return to Korea as the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome is virtually over. The Korea Tourism Organization on Sunday said 3,000 Chinese staff of a health food manufacturer will visit Korea from Monday to late August as a reward from their employer. >> Full Text

Per-Capita GDP to Drop for 1st Time in 6 Years

Won Plummets Further

Massive Job Creation Project to Ease Youth Unemployment

Star-Studded Period Film Another Box-Office Smash

Chung Mong-joon Meets European Rival for FIFA Post

Typhoon Halola Dissipates Before Reaching Korea

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

With its hacking program, NIS collected nearly 3,000 pieces of evidence per day

On Monday, the National Assembly is scheduled to launch an investigation into intelligence agencys snooping

Each day, the National Intelligence Service (NIS) collected an average of 2,966 pieces of data through monitoring targets with Remote Control System (RCS), a program it purchased from Italian security company Hacking Team. Since the program enabled the spy agency to monitor 20 people at a time, it apparently collected an average of 148 pieces of evidence per person, per day. Furthermore, additional information has come to light showing that Hacking Team was monitoring the agencys activities.

Labor advocates alarmed by courts ruling on abetting obstruction of operation

A court ruling finding a man guilty of criminally abetting obstruction of operations for supporting a workplace occupation by workers is generating controversy. Observers in the organized labor community fretted that the decision could signal a revival of a ban on third party involvement that was introduced under President Chun Doo-hwan and later abolished in 2006 after being abused to suppress labor and democracy movements. .

NIS an active user of remote control hacking systems

The South Korea National Intelligence Service (NIS) was one of the most active users of remote control systems for hacking, a recent analysis claims. An analysis of leaked data from the Italian company Hacking Team released on July 21 by Redsocks (redsocksmtd.blogspot.kr), .

Hacking Team says N. Korea among countries they refuse to work with

The CEO of Hacking Team, the Italian company that sold hacking software to South Koreas National Intelligence Service (NIS), said that the company had refused to do business with North Korea.There are a number of countries we have rejected as clients. Some are obvious such as North Korea, Syria or Iran, said David Vincenzetti, founder of Hacking Team and its current CEO, .

No agreement yet between Mitsubishi and Chinese forced laborers

A group of Chinese victims of forced labor during World War II claimed on July 25 that they had not reached an agreement with Japanese company Mitsubishi Materials about the question of an apology and compensation. Mitsubishi Materials also denied that an agreement had been reached, saying that no decisions have been made. For the time being, no easy solution is likely to be found about the question of compensation and an apology for the Chinese forced to work for the company. .

Unification Minister says Mt. Keumgang tourism a separate issue from sanctions

The South Korean Unification Minister talked about plans to treat the possible resumption of tourism at Mt. Keumgang in North Korea as a separate issue from current sanctions against the North. While appearing on July 26 on the KBS program Sunday Diagnosis, Minister Hong Yong-pyo was asked whether the resumption of tourism would be discussed as a separate issue from the so-called May 24 Measures that have restricted interactions with North Korea since the 2010 sinking of the ROKS Cheonan.

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

NIS says recovered data proves it didnt snoop

The National Intelligence Service (NIS) reported to the National Assembly on Monday that an agent who took his own life deleted 51 files, and that the restored files show that regular South Koreans were not spied on over their mobile devices through a hacking program purchased from Italy

Govt takes on youth joblessness

The government pledged to create at least 200,000 jobs for unemployed youth by 2017, not only at state-run organizations but also in the private sector

Koreas electoral map is being totally rewritten

The reform committee of the main opposition party has opened a political Pandoras Box by recommending a wholesale reorganization of electoral districts

Imports keep gnawing at Korean carmakers lunches

Foreign autos are doing better than ever on the Korean market, armed with competitive lineups and eye-popping discount promotions

Earnings reports will reflect more shipyard blues

The deep-ocean strategy is coming back to bite Korean shipyards. Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering

Stores join efforts to lift inbound tourist flows

Retailers are lending a hand to revive domestic consumption and tourism affected by the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).

Committee targets work, family life in new policies

The government this week set out to tackle work and family life balance as a new target in its policies for gender equality. At its Gender Equality Committee meeting

Pyongyang can take note of Iran deal: U.S. official

Sydney Seiler, the U.S. special envoy for six-party talks, said that the landmark deal struck earlier this month between Iran and six other countries

Mitsubishi rep excuses labor issue

In a Monday contribution to the Japanese newspaper Sankei Shimbun, an outside director of the Japanese corporation that recently issued an apology

Former American envoy joins HUFS

Former U.S. Ambassador to Korea Kathleen Stephens has been named a chair professor for the Language and Diplomacy Division at Hankuk University

Govt condemns Norths insults toward president

The government issued a public warning to Pyongyang on Monday after North Korea bombarded the South Korean president with insults

Per capita GDP could shrink this year: study

The nations gross domestic product per capita could shrink for the first time in six years. LG Economic Research Institute on Monday projected that this year

Rents soar, land prices up

Jeonse rental prices in the Seoul metropolitan area have topped 10 million won per 3.3 square meters ($8,555.50 per 35.5 square feet),

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Maeil Kyungje (neutral-oriented conservative, economic/business): (http://news.mk.co.kr/english/)

Galaxy Tab S2 to hit market next week at lower price

Samsung Electronics on August 4 is set to release its next flagship tablet, Galaxy Tab S priced at around 600,000 won ($512), less expensive than last year. This is in.. ...07.28 11:15

LG to release budget flip-style smartphone LG Gentle

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S. Korea per capita GNI expected to fall

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Samsungs first biosimilar Benepali to debut in November

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Govt to add 75,000 regular jobs by 2017

The South Korean government, together with the business community, has decided to create 200,000 jobs by 2017, including more than 75,000 permanent positions. The move.. ...07.27 17:42

$1,000 below income households eligible for livelihood benefit

South Korean households of four family members whose combined monthly income is below 1.27 million won ($1,090) will be entitled to livelihood benefit under the basic .. ...07.27 17:27

Regulations in bio industry are not understandable

There are not a few regulations that hold the industry back in the bio area as well. Research and development plans are often foiled due to regulations only focusing o.. ...07.27 17:15

LG to double OLED TV line-up

LG Electronics is set to double its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) television line-up, a move meant to allow customers to have more choices to spread OLED TVs. T.. ...07.27 17:12

LG Uplus Paynow: Whats new

Paynow is an easy-to-use mobile payment service provided by LG Uplus, a South Korean telecommunications and mobile phone operator. Users can make online payment .. ...07.27 14:59

Overseas direct sales market thriving on wons slide

The overseas direct sales market which sells the South Korean goods overseas through online malls is rapidly growing amid the weakening local currency, won. In c.. ...07.27 11:31

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The Kyunghyang Shinmoon (http://english.khan.co.kr/)

[Japan Denies 'Forced Labor of Koreans'] Japan Insists 'Colonial Rule Was Legitimate,' 1965 Korea-Japan Treat, an Excuse to Refuse Compensation

Mitsubishi Materials, a major Japanese company recently apologized and provided compensation to the victims who had undergone forced labor in this company's fa

Chief of Public Relations Sohn Hye-won's New Image of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy

Sohn Hye-won (60), head of public relations at the New Politics Alliance for Democracy is boldly creating a new image of the major opposition party. On July

?Why Are We Afraid of the President? Because She's the Queen of Elections!?

The Saenuri Party has bowed low before President Park Geun-hye. Opposition within the ruling party, which had bubbled, albeit briefly, due to the preside

[NIS Hacking Scandal] New Politics Alliance for Democracy Reports Former NIS Director Won Sei-hoon and Nanatech to the Prosecutors?

On July 23, the New Politics Alliance for Democracy launched an attack reporting former National Intelligence Service (NIS) Director Won Sei-hoon to the

Government to Build Two New Nuclear Power Plants: Energy Policy Going Backwards

The government finalized its plans to construct an additional two nuclear power plants by 2029 to prepare for increased demand for electricity. The government i

Government Approves Prior Contact between North and South Korea for a Joint Event on August 15

On July 22, the South Korean government announced that it approved prior contact between North and South Korean NGOs to discuss organizing a joint inter-Korean

Japan Condemns China's Ambitions at Sea, Yet Insists Dokdo Is Japanese Territory for the Eleventh Year

The Japanese government strongly criticized China's expansion at sea in its defense white paper, and for the eleventh year repeated the provocation that Dokdo

[Editorial] Why Does President Park Remain Silent on the Alleged Hacking by the NIS??

President Park Geun-hye has remained silent for over two weeks since the National Intelligence Service's hacking scandal surfaced. During yesterday's c

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The Korea Economic Daily (http://english.hankyung.com/)

Korea's $40,000 Per-capita Income Goal to Be Reached in 2023

A study said Korea's per-capita income will surpass the US$40,000 level by 2023. The Korea Economic Research Institute said this on July 27 in a report "Korea's Low-growth Dilemma in Comparison with OECD Countries." According to the report, it will take 17 years for the Korean economy to reach the $...

Gov't Raises Median Monthly Income Level by 4% to 4.39 Mil. Won

Beginning from next year, anyone whose family income is lower than 2.2 million won (US$1,883) will be able to get financial assistance from the government. The Ministry of Health and Welfare said on July 27 that it has set the median monthly income of a four-person family at 4,391,434 won, up 4.0 pe...

Doosan Infracore to Sell Equity Shares of Bobcat Holdings to Secure 800 Bil. Won Cash

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LG Electronics to Launch Clamshell-type Smartphone LG Gentle

LG Electronics plans to release a clamshell-type smartphone LG Gentle through LG U on July 29. The retail price of the LG Gentle is set to range between 200,000 won and 250,000 won. The LG Gentle will be LG Electronics third clamshell smartphone following the Wine Smart and Ice Cream Smart. The n...

Hyundai Motor to Set up Hybrid Fuel Car R&D Center in Brazil

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AJU Business Daily (http://eng.ajunews.com/korea)

Monday marks 62nd anniversary of Korean War Armistice Agreement

A magpie sits on top of a tombstone at the National Cemetery in Dongjak-dong, Seoul. Monday marks the 62nd anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement signed at the end of the war. South and Nor

Maze playground installed in Yeouido, Seoul

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Water gun festival held at Yonsei-ro, Seoul

Participants in the third Sinchon Water Gun Festival shoot water guns at Yonsei-ro, Sinchon, Seoul, Saturday. The annual event ended Sunday. Admission was free.

Urban farm to open July 23

Children play with animals at "The Sky Farm," an urban farm on the rooftop of the Hanwha Aqua Planet building in Ilsan, north of Seoul, Wednesday. The farm will open on July 23.

S. Korea mulls declaration of end of MERS crisis amid easing public fears

South Korea is mulling an earlier- than-anticipated announcement of the end of its Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) crisis as no infection case was added for the past 11 days. Kwon Duk-cheol, head of the central MERS management headquarters

Seoul regrets Pyongyangs refusal to security meeting invitation

South Korea on Monday expressed deep regrets over North Koreas refusal to Seouls invitation to a regional security conference set to be held in September. South Korea's Defense Ministry Friday invited North Korea to the Seoul Defense Dialogu

Hip-hop girl group SONAMOO holds showcase for 2nd mini album

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Foreign tourist arrivals in S. Korea plunge 41% on-year in June in wake of MERS outbreak: KTO

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Towering striker Kim Shin-wook joins in national team coach Stielike's roster for East Asian Cup

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ETNEWS (http://english.etnews.com/)

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