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Seoul (South Korea)

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Top Seoul (South Korea) Articles

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  • Seoul moves to ban Uber, create own app

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Technology, South Korea The ridesharing service Uber promises to connect people needing a lift with drivers offering one, and it appears to be pretty useful. After all, you can use it to summon Optimus Prime. For many cab...
  • South Korea ferry tycoon's body identified

    South Korea ferry tycoon's body identified
    The body of South Korea's most wanted man, linked to the sinking of a ferry in April that killed 300 people, was identified more than a month after being found in an orchard, police said Tuesday, with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby. The...
  • Parents of students lost on South Korea ferry press for investigation

    Lee Su-ha has been camped on the steps of South Korea’s parliament for more than a week. He has stopped eating and dropped 18 pounds. His hunger strike will continue, he says, until legislators authorize a special committee to investigate the...
  • China's Xi to visit South Korea, suggesting impatience with North

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to Korea on Thursday, and in a break with tradition, he will visit South Korea instead of China’s old ally in the North. Chinese presidents have visited Pyongyang before Seoul since South...
  • China and South Korea Sign Co-Production and Import Deal

    HONG KONG - China and South Korea have signed a film co-production agreement that was described as a "landmark" by officials. The deal was signed by China's Cai Fuchao, director of the State Administration of Film Radio and television (SARFT), and...
  • North Korea sentences Baptist missionary to life in prison

    North Korea sentences Baptist missionary to life in prison
    North Korea said Saturday it has sentenced a South Korean Baptist missionary to hard labor for life on charges that he spied and tried to set up underground churches, the latest in a string of missionaries to run into trouble in the rigidly controlled...
  • Review: At Pot in Koreatown, Roy Choi's still messing with expectations

    Review: At Pot in Koreatown, Roy Choi's still messing with expectations
    Roy Choi has gone through a lot in the last few years, and his journey — from a chef ingloriously fired from a high-profile restaurant to food truck pioneer to baron of a restaurant empire — has been much celebrated lately. His cookbook...
  • Fire at South Korean nursing home leaves 21 dead

    Fire at South Korean nursing home leaves 21 dead
    A fire broke out at a nursing home in South Korea early Wednesday, leaving 21 dead and 8 injured, the latest in a series of high-casualty incidents. The fire took place overnight in Jangseong, a few hours south of the capital, Seoul. The semi-official...
  • Kyung-sook Shin's 'I'll Be Right There' finds artful solace

    Kyung-sook Shin's 'I'll Be Right There' finds artful solace
    In the Seoul of Kyung-sook Shin's new novel, "I'll Be Right There," university students wander the hilly city on foot. They take in its vistas, its hidden histories, writing in journals and reading literature. And every now and then, they're struck by a...
  • Korea's NAFF Genre Film Market Unveils Selection

    SEOUL -- Canadian indie Quentin Lee ("The People I've Slept With," "White Frog") will line up alongside leading Korean director Jo Jin Kyu ("Man on the Edge," "My Wife is a Gangster") to pitch their upcoming projects at the Network of Asian Fantastic...
  • Seoul BBQ: Adventurous Eating In New Britain

    Seoul BBQ: Adventurous Eating In New Britain
    The lunch specials at Seoul BBQ in New Britain are some of the best bargains around. Like the almost-standard complimentary chips-and-salsa brought to the table at most Mexican restaurants, or the slightly less-standard preliminary treat of fried papadams...