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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Scholars look to reunification with Korean dictionary

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by GDN

    ... changes will continue, but when reunification happens, we need to be ready." After the 1950-53 Korean war, South Korea opened its economy and society to outside influences while the North ... The Guardian in Seoul Project aims to bridge gap in language brought by 60 years of division between North and South Scholars look to reunification with Korean dictionary Joo Yeon-ah did ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korean propaganda leaflets may spark war, Pyongyang warns

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:03pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang threatens to retaliate over South's propaganda, ship seizure N Korea says fliers may spark war North Korea said yesterday its relations with South Korea had been driven into a "catastrophic" phase again, and warned the scattering of anti-Pyongyang leaflets could spark a war. The statement came hours after Pyongyang's ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pope Francis ends South Korean visit with message of peace

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... with words of peace Pope Francis yesterday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping up a five-day trip to South ... forced to work as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers occupying the country before and during the second world war. "Today's mass is first and foremost a prayer for reconciliation ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China's fallen return six decades after Korean war

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:21am by AP, AFP

    ... Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean war were returned yesterday, more than 60 years after an armistice ended the fighting. A plane carrying the caskets arrived in Shenyang, following a handover ... community full of humanitarianism and trust". In the 1950-53 Korean war, China fought on North Korea's side against UN forces led by the United States. The return of the soldiers' ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea sends North formal reunion proposal for families separated by war

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... war. In a telephone message, the South suggested holding discussions on August 23 under Red Cross auspices at the border village of Panmunjom, where the ceasefire ending Korean war hostilities ... that was closed in April at the height of soaring military tensions. The reunion issue is a highly emotional one. The division of Korea in 1945 and the war that followed saw millions of Koreans separated ...

  6. News - China Insider - Cultural Heritage

    Ondol, or Kang? Chinese, Koreans in war of words over who invented the traditional heated bed

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 06:29pm by Chris Luo and Audrey Yoo

    ... Chris Luo and Audrey Yoo The South Korean government is mulling over whether to apply for Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) status for its “ondol,” a traditional underfloor heating ... Ondol is a Korean traditional architecture that involves transferring heat from a stove to an adjoining room via horizontal smoke passages under a thick, raised masonry floor. This makes homes ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINUSULA

    South Korean navy fires warning shots at North’s ships crossing Yellow Sea border

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 12:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... which was unilaterally drawn by the US-led United Nations forces after the 1950-53 Korean War. The border has been the scene of brief but bloody naval clashes in 1999, 2002 and 2009. The Korean conflict ended in an armistice instead of a peace treaty and technically the two Koreas are still at war. It is not rare for North Korean patrol boats and fishing boats to cross the unmarked sea ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Obsessed tells of forbidden love in the South Korean army

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... in a world that's a far cry from the swinging sixties, Obsessed tells the story of forbidden love in an isolated army camp in the verdant South Korean countryside. Returning from Vietnam a war ... Text: Yvonne Teh soldiers of ill fortune OBSESSED Starring: Song Seung-heon, Lim Ji-yeon, Jo Yeo-jeong, On Joo-wan Director: Kim Dae-woo Category: III (Korean) Rating: 3.5/5   With movies ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea attacks South Korea’s Park as a ‘prostitute’ being ‘pimped’ by Obama

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 04:39pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang launched a vicious personal attack on South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Sunday, calling her a “prostitute” in thrall to her “pimp” Barack Obama, as it said it was ready for “full-scale nuclear war”. In a diatribe that was strongly worded even by the standards of its normally florid prose, the North lashed out at the relationship ...




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