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The Korean daily media headlines and humor

Monday, Aug. 3, 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 news:

Mayor Im Chang-ho of the Hamyang County opened the 12th Hamyang Wild Ginseng Festival at the Sangrim Park in Hamyang on July 30, 2015 with the attendance of ambassadors and government and civic leaders of many neighboring cities and counties of Hamyang on the theme of Experience the History, Culture and Mystery of Thousand Years with Wild Ginseng which will continue through Aug. 3 for a four-day run.

For story and photos, please visit: /news/view.html?section=161&category=181&no=1018

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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.

/news/view.html?smode=&skey=Culture&x=19&y=13&section=162&category=182&no=985

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

Big Surprise

A third-grade teacher assigned the children to write a story titled My Biggest Surprise.

Not until the end of the school year did the parents of a girl see their daughters work. It read: I got up this morning and I ran into my mom and dads bed room and hopped in. But it wasnt mom at all - it was our neighbor Mrs. Baker!

What her essay failed to say was that Mrs. Baker was called in late at night to stay with the children while her mom was taken to the hospital to have her fourth child.

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

Kyodo: N. Korea Covering Modified Launcher

Japans Kyodo News Agency says that North Korea is covering a launch tower at its missile facility near the Yellow Sea.

Government to Discuss Designating Aug 14 One-Time National Holiday

Golfer Park In-bee Seals Career Grand Slam

S. Korean Foreign Minister to Meet Head of Democratic Party of Japan

Foreign Minister Calls for IAEA Cooperation on N. Korean Nuclear Issue

S. Koreans Keep Cars Longer

Foreign Stock Ownership Hits 6-Year Low

KCS: Grain Imports Fell in 1st Half

Kyodo: N. Korea Covering Modified Launcher

N. Korea to Skip World Military Sports Event in S. Korea

'N. Korea Changing Entrance Direction of Tunnels of Self-propelled Guns'

Inter-continental Train Brings Hopes of Korean Unification to Berlin

S. Koreans Allowed to Enter Chinese City of Harbin Visa-Free for 3 Days

US State Dept: Japan's Wartime Sexual Slavery Terrible Violation of Human Rights

Samsung Medical Center Resumes Normal Operations

Police Establishes Database on Voice Phishing

Taegeukgi National Flag Festival to Run through Aug. 15 Liberation Day

First Korean Exhibition to be Held at

Street Art Festival to be Held in Downtown

Cruise Ships Returning to Busan as MERS

SK Telecom to Build LTE Network for Sea Service

Two Weeks of Sultry Heat Follows Monsoon

Korea Post to Introduce Five-Digit Zip Code in August

S. Korea Defeats China 2-0 in East Asian Cup

Golfer Park In-bee Seals Career Grand Slam

Korea Univ. Beats Yonsei in College Basketball Championship

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

S. Korean Park In-bee completes LPGA career grand slam with Women's British Open win

South Korean golfer Park In-bee completed the career grand slam on the LPGA Tour here Sunday by capturing the Ricoh Women's British Open.

Park rallied to win her seventh career major at 12-under 276, beating fellow South Korean Ko Jin-young by three, thanks to a strong final round of seven-under 65 at Trump Turnberry Resort. Park, who has now won 16 times on the tour and grabbed six of the past 14 majors, cashed in US$450,000 in the winner's check.

Ssangyong Motor's July sales gain 1.1 pct

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S. Korea, Japan to hold director-level defense talks this week

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Mortgage loans continue to soar in July

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Cabinet to discuss designating temporary holiday for liberation celebrations

President Park Geun-hye and her Cabinet members plan to discuss designating the day before next week's National Liberation Day as a temporary holiday, an official said Monday, in an apparent move to boost the spirits of South Koreans.

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NK will not attend Military World Games 

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Saenuri lawmaker accused of sexual assault 

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

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Kim Dae-jung's Widow to Take Budget Flight to N. Korea

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Asiana Attracts 4,000 Japanese After MERS Scare Ends

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

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

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

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