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Golf - South Korea's Hur shares lead at Portland Classic

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

- Hur Mi-Jung led a Korean assault on the leaderboard Saturday with a two-under 70 to grab a share of the lead after the third round of the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic. Hur reached 11-under 205 after 54 holes making her the co-leader along with defending champ Suzann Pettersen (67) and Spain's Carlota Ciganda (70).

South Korea's Appetite for Dog Meat Is Fading

For centuries, people have been eating dog meat—neither legal nor banned—in South Korea. Some 30 years ago, chef Oh Keum-il even traveled around North and South Korea, tasting everything from dog stew to dog taffy, to learn the craft of cooking dog. Today, however, customers aren't quite as...

Why South Korea predicts its end will come in 2750

17 hours agoNews : BlogPost

South Korea may be doomed. A recent study, conducted by the National Assembly Research Service in Seoul, predicts that the country will reach zero inhabitants by 2750. The report makes it clear where the country's problem lies: A remarkably low birth rate of 1.9 children per woman. Show More Summary

Golf - South Korea's Kim extends lead in Portland

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

- South Korea's Kim In-Kyung fired a five-under 67 to stretch her lead to three shots after the second round of the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Friday.

South Korea's Kim extends lead at Portland Classic golf

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

South Korea's Kim In-Kyung fired a five-under 67 to stretch her lead to three shots after the second round of the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic. The last of Kim's three career wins on the USLPGA Tour came in the 2010 season. Carlota Ciganda and Hur Mi-Jung both fired seven-under 65s in the second round at the Columbia Edgewater Country Club. Show More Summary

Global Showbiz Briefs: DreamWorks Signs 4- Series Deal With South Korea’s Studio Mir; Veteran Aussie Actor Bill Kerr Dies; More

DreamWorks Animation has inked a deal with Studio Mir for the latter to produce as many as to four cartoon TV series during the next four years. The South Korean animation studio, known for 2D fantasy series The Legend Of Korra, which...Show More Summary

Family, sect members mourn South Korea ferry owner at funeral

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - Family and church members mourned at a private funeral on Saturday a South Korean businessman linked to a ferry that sank in April killing hundreds of children, though his death remained shrouded in mystery. Show More Summary

South Korea Restaurant Says Goodbye to Dog and Embraces BBQ

Summary: A strong brand will be culturally sensitive. A strong brand will pay attention to generational preferences. A strong brand will change as the market changes. In Korea, eating dog meat was a cultural delicacy. Now a popular South Korean restaurant, Daegyo, will change from serving dog meat dishes and reopen as a Korean beef barbecue diner. Show More Summary

Hamburg Süd Christens Containership in S. Korea

Hamburg Süd yesterday celebrated the christening of its new containership San Christobal with customers and business partners at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea.

Coconuts game has no business being as much fun as it is

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

Coconuts is a goofy dexterity game from South Korea that has no business being as much fun as it is. Jon Seagull says its appeal is a testament to the power of great product design. Read the rest

Samsung denies child labour at Chinese supplier

South Korea's Samsung Electronics has refuted fresh allegations by a labour protection watchdog that one of its suppliers in China hired child workers. New York-based China Labor Watch (CLW) claimed in a report Thursday that Samsung supplier HEG Technology had hired people under the age of 16 at its facility in Huizhou, China. Show More Summary

Samsung Shares Skid as Analysts Turn Gloomy

For shareholders in Samsung Electronics Co., it's been a cruel summer. Shares in South Korea's biggest stock are down about 16% from their June 3 highs, putting the company in danger of falling into a bear market.

Captain of doomed South Korea ferry says lack of checks was customary: Yonhap

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

The captain of a ferry that capsized in April in South Korea's worst maritime accident in decades told a court on Friday he was just following established practice in not making safety checks before the vessel set off, Yonhap news agency reported. Show More Summary

Megan Fox Compares Her American And South Korean Fans

Megan Fox is enjoying South Korea’s warm welcome this week as she promotes the local release of her latest film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Together with TMNT director Jonathan Liebesman and producers Andrew Form and Brad Fuller, the actress addressed the Korean press Wednesday, answering questions about the movie and her career. According to the

North Korea yanks cheerleaders for Asian Games

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday it won't send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul's hostility for reversing a decision to dispatch the women dubbed by South Korean media as a "squad of beauties."

Asian Games - South Korea regrets North's cheerleaders withdrawal

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

- South Korea expressed regret on Friday over North Korea's "unilateral" withdrawal of its proposal to send cheerleaders to accompany its athletes at next month's Asian Games.

S.Korea regrets North's cheerleaders withdrawal from Asian Games

South Korea expressed regret Friday over North Korea's "unilateral" withdrawal of its proposal to send cheerleaders to accompany its athletes at next month's Asian Games. "We feel very regretful over North Korea's unilateral announcement," Unification Ministry spokesman Lim Byeong-Cheol told reporters. Show More Summary

Asian Games - Incheon swipe at 'show off' opening ceremonies

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

- Organisers of the Asian Games opening ceremony took a pot-shot at previous extravaganzas on Friday when they said they won't "simply show off" at next month's event in South Korea.

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