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South Korea Sent 10000 Choco Pies Over to North Korea in Balloons
In South Korea, about 200 people — South Koreans along with North Korean defectors — packed 770 pounds of Choco Pies into plastic bags, which they attached to 50 giant balloons and released into North Korea from a park in the border city of Paju, ...
Activists Send Choco Pies Floating Into North KoreaTIME
Choco Pie-filled balloons launched at North KoreaUSA TODAY
South Korea Sends 'Banned' Choco Pies To North Korea By Helium BalloonHuffington Post UK
Wall Street Journal (blog) -First to Know
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Japan, South Korea Face Tropical Floods, Typhoon Risk
While tropical downpours bring the threat of flooding through this weekend to Japan and South Korea, the danger of a typhoon looms for next week. The immediate concern to these nations is a tropical low spinning in the South China Sea. Later next week ...

Wall Street Journal

US Oil Exports Ready to Sail
Wall Street Journal
A tanker of oil from Texas set sail for South Korea late Wednesday night, the first unrestricted sale of unrefined American oil since the 1970s. How that $40 million shipment avoided the nearly four-decade ban on exporting U.S. crude is a tale ...

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South Korea sends chocolate snacks into North Korea via balloon
"We will continue to send Choco Pie by balloons because it is still one of the most popular foodstuffs especially among hungry North Koreans," Choo told AFP. South Korean activists regularly launch balloons, usually carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets ...
South Korean activists launch 'Choco Pie' balloonsThe Guardian
South Korea Says North Korea Fires 4 ProjectilesABC News
South Korea scraps cash limit for its nationals visiting the NorthSouth China Morning Post (subscription)

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Radio Sport

Tall Blacks edge South Korea at buzzer in Seoul
A Kirk Penney three-pointer on the final buzzer has snatched a dramatic 71-70 victory for the Tall Blacks over South Korea in Seoul today. In another patchy performance from Nenad Vucinic's World Cup-bound New Zealand men's team, they had to rely on a ...
New Zealand beats South Korea at the buzzer in basketball friendlyArirang News
NZ pip South Korea in World Cup warmup matchRadio New Zealand
Penney buzzer-beater downs Korea3News NZ

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Channel News Asia

In South Korea, hiking has become almost a national identity
Washington Post
South Koreans are weekend warriors. The sport of choice? Hiking. Mountains are everywhere, and most can be climbed in a day. You need only the following prerequisites: a love of nature, multi-course meals packed into Tupperware, several bottles of rice ...
Lancaster sailor awarded medal by South KoreaLancaster Eagle Gazette
North, South Korea mark armistice anniversaryChannel News Asia
South Korean Fest Unveils Focus on Movies About North KoreaHollywood Reporter
Asahi Shimbun -Today's News-Herald -NK News
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Wall Street Journal

South Korean Ferry Survivors Recall Horror
Wall Street Journal
This photo taken on April 16, 2014, shows South Korea Coast Guard members rescuing some of the passengers and crew aboard the Sewol ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. SEOUL—As South ...
In Ferry Deaths, a South Korean Tycoon's DownfallNew York Times
South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferryReuters
South Korea ferry: Students 'floated from cabins'BBC News
The Guardian
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Abenomics, Modinomics Choinomics?
First there was Japan's Abenomics, then Modinomics of India. Now South Korea has coined its own package of economic policies, which economists say will lead to a period of "big bang expansionary growth." Dubbed 'Choinomics' after newly-appointed ...


Supercool South Korea!
In an ad that aired in Thailand last year, a boy trying to impress a girl takes a sip of Lipton iced tea. He suddenly starts speaking Korean. The girl, naturally, falls for him. “What's not cool about Korea?” asks Jeff Yang, a Chinese American who ...

Reuters UK

South Korea short-lists three foreign coaches
Reuters UK
Hong Myung-bo resigned as coach after South Korea's woeful World Cup campaign in Brazil, where they earned only one point and finished bottom of their group. "We came up with a list of candidates and selected three coaches to give priority to," said ...

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