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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean prosecutors seek 20 years in Lee Seok-ki sedition trial

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... seeking jail terms of up to 15 years for six UPP members being tried on similar charges to Lee. The lawmaker was accused of seeking a socialist revolution in support of North Korea as head ...

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    Thousands marry in South Korean ‘Moonie’ mass wedding

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 02:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... that romantic love led to sexual promiscuity, mismatched couples and dysfunctional societies. Many were married just hours after meeting for the first time, and Moon’s preference for cross-cultural ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Koreans dismiss cockpit culture as cause of crash

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean aviation officials on Friday dismissed any suggestion that a deferential culture in which junior pilots were afraid to challenge their seniors ... But Chang Man-heui, director of flight standards at the South Korean transportation ministry said it was “outrageous to suggest that traditional Korean Confucianist culture might have contributed ...

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    South Korea moves to ban pro-North party

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 03:49pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... the UPP.” He said prosecutors had alleged that senior UPP members had plotted to “stage revolutions” against the Seoul government. It was not clear whether Park, who is on a tour of Europe, had ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Seoul cultural jewel, Namdaemun gate, restored five years after fire

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The cultural jewel in central Seoul will reopen to the public on Saturday, following one of the longest and most expensive restoration projects undertaken in South Korea, involving hundreds of highly ... Conservation Bureau. Seoul's 600-year-old Namdaemun (South Gate) is listed as "National Treasure Number One" and a source of immense cultural pride. The largely wooden structure, which ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Kimchi deficit' can't dull ardour for traditional dish in South Korea

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:50am by AFP

    ... relations between Seoul and Tokyo. With the exception of 2009, South Korea has run a kimchi deficit every year since 2006. Many see this state of affairs as an affront to the cultural heritage ... that the practise is becoming less prevalent, especially among younger South Koreans. "It's sad that our traditional culture is disappearing like this," said Jin Hae-Kyung, her plastic gloves ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Kimchi, South Korea's pungent cabbage dish, gains an index

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 10:25pm by Reuters

    ... Napa cabbage from the White House garden she started, on her FLOTUS Twitter account. This prompted an avalanche of headlines in South Korea, which uses cultural products ranging from pop music ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea calls for ‘language purification’ campaign on Korean alphabet day

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:07pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... Dynasty. “To remedy this bad culture, we need a national language purification campaign,” he added. Chung’s remarks come as many Koreans bemoan what they see as a language crisis resulting from ... to the early 20th century during Japan’s colonisation when Tokyo restricted its usage. Koreans, however, asserted their national and cultural identity through language. Even today, South Korea ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's cosmetic surgery craze creates identikit beauty queens

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 02:09pm by Andrew Salmon

    ... to be limited to minor adjustments to noses and eyelids but the new concept of beauty is popularising extreme operations. "Korea is a society that has undergone a revolution in the last 100 years ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean toilet park in stark relief to your usual museum

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian

    ... park in South Korea points towards the smallest room in the house. The Toilet Culture Park in the city of Suwon is reputed to be the first in the world devoted to what happens when we answer ... living place that possesses culture." ...




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