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The Korean daily media headlines and humor

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

Your Excellency:

Here are 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:

There are only two days left to the most interesting 2015 Nakdong River World Peace Culture Festival on Thursday 15 October 2015.

Ambassadors and Defense Attaches are invited by Governor Kim Kwan-yong of Gyeongsangbuk-do Province and Mayor BaekSeon-gi of the Chilgok County. Partly cloudy skies are forecast for the day in Chilgok County with a high of we degrees centigrade and a low of 10. Here is the Invitation:

Invitation to 2015 Nakdong River World Peace Culture Festival

Name of Festival: The 3rd Nakdong River World Peace Culture Festival (single-day tour)

Venue: Chilgok County, Gyeongsangbuk-do, 187 miles southwest of Seoul

Time/Date: Thursday 15 October 2015

  

I am pleased to inform you that Governor Kim Kwan-yong of the Gyeongsangbuk-do Province and Mayor BaekSeon-gi of the Chilgok County, cordially invites Your Excellency and Madam to the above Festival on Thurs. Oct. 15, 2015 in a single-day tour. The Opening Ceremony will be attended by the Minister of Veterans Affairs and other Central Government officials as well as the Governor of Gyeongsangbuk-do and Chilgok County.

It is in memory of the victorious Battle of Dabudong. If the Battle was lost, there would be no Republic of Korea today, says Mayor Baek.

Schedule follows:

08 20 hours, Thurs. 15 Oct. 2015: Meet at KTX Seoul Station VIP Room (3rd Floor)

0900-1042 hours: Move from Seoul to Daegu City by KTX.

1100-1200 hours: Move from Daegu KTX Station to the Chilgok by Limousine bus.

1200-1330 hours: Attend luncheon hosted by Mayor  Baek with other Korean VIPs.

1345-1430 hours: Tour Maewon Korean Folk Village.

1500-1630 hours: Visit the Chilgok Patriots and Peace Memorial.

1640-1730 hours: Tour exhibition booths of the Festival.

1800-1900 hours: Attend Opening ceremony and performances.

1950-2125 hours: Move from Daegu back to Seoul by KTX

Dress Code: Business suits or National Dress for the Ambassadors and military uniforms for the Defense Attaches.

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Contacts: Mr. Chung at 010-3481-1101 (English), Ms. Kim at 010-3388-1682 (Korean), Bobbie Kim at 010-9100-0112 (English and Korean), Chairman Lee at 010-5201-1740. Regular phones: 2298-1740/2, 1745/6. Fax 2298-9506.

Very Respectfully Yours

/s/

Lee Kyung-sik

Publisher-Chairman

The Korea Post

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Dear International Student:

We learned your name and contact information through the good offices of the prestigious Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) and the Kenya Community in Korea (KCK) in Seoul.

The Korea Post, which celebrates its 30th anniversary of founding this year, consists of five different media outlets, three in English and two in the Korean language and two in print edition (one English and one Korean) and three Internet editions (one English Internet daily, one Korean-language Internet daily and one English e-daily).

On the occasion of its 30th anniversary, The Kore Post is further expanding its coverage of, and service for, the international students community in Korea, from its coverage of over 200-plus foreign embassies accredited to Korea, including 111 resident embassies Seoul.

Our typical programs with the international students in Korea include the following:

Dangjin Festival:  /news/view.html?smode=&skey=Dangjin&x=19&y=12&section=161&category=181&no=896,

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It if you any interesting story/photos, which you think might contribute to the promotion of understanding, exchange, cooperation and friendship between Korea and your country, you may send them to us for publication by all five media units of The Korea Post mentioned above, namely:

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The contact information of The Korea Post is:

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