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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  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 - World - AIR SAFETY

    Timeline: The tragic history of civilian airliners shot down since the cold war

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 09:00am by AFP

    ... of the second world war. Cathay Pacific VR-HEU, July 23, 1954. Chinese PLA Air Force jets shot down a DC-4 airliner operated by Cathay Pacific Airways on a flight from Bangkok to Hong Kong, killing 10 ... in the Sinai, then occupied by Israel. Israeli authorities said fighters opened fire when the plane refused to land. Korean Air Lines Flight 902, April 20, 1978. Russian fighter jets shot down ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea fires two short-range missiles ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to Korean peninsula

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 10:10am

    ... resumption of harsh rhetoric earlier this year. The two Koreas also earlier exchanged artillery fire along a disputed western sea boundary. The Korean Peninsula officially remains in a state of war because the 1950-53 Korean war ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Asia - ESPIONAGE

    ‘Sex for secrets’ North Korean ex-spy finds herself ostracised and jobless in South

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 06:07pm by AP

    ... are resolved, some former North Korean spies find that life in the South can be pretty good. They write books, land television gigs, work for think tanks and in general benefit from their new home’s ... of Seoul. She has two big strikes against her. There are allegations that she was merely a low-level informant whose deeds were inflated by South Korean officials eager to make Pyongyang look bad, ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Japan and South Korea take different approaches to North Korean kidnap victims

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:30pm by Reuters

    ... six decades after a truce suspended the fighting in the 1950-53 Korean war. In March, Yokota's parents met their 28-year-old North Korean granddaughter, Kim Eun- gyong, as well as Kim ... a Japanese national abducted by North Korean agents on her way home from school a year earlier. They lived together and had a daughter, but the relationship ended when Yokota committed suicide, ...




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