All posts tagged "Busan"

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    Cherry blossoms bloom in Busan

    (PHOTO NEWS) Cars run through a tunnel of cherry blossoms along a road in an apartment complex, left, in the southeastern coastal city of Busan, where many roads are lined with cherry blossom trees, on March 30, 2016,...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    Oscars committed to culturally diversifying its membership: chief

    BUSAN (Yonhap) — The organization that gives out Academy Awards has “really begun” diversifying its membership, an issue it has faced for decades, its chief said Wednesday. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has frequently...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • Tang Wei attends the red carpet opening of the Busan International Film Festival Thursday. (Newsis)
    Busan film fest draws stars to red carpet

    The Busan International Film Festival, South Korea’s largest such event, kicked off for its 10-day run Thursday inside Busan Cinema Center. The festival will feature 304 projects from 75 countries. Gala presentations this year include Hirokazu Koreeda’s...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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  • A screen shows Afghanistan actress Marina Golbahari, right, and South Korean actor Song Kang-ho on the eve of the opening ceremony of the Busan International Film Festival at Busan Cinema Center in Busan, South Korea. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. Asia's largest movie festival kicks off Thursday at a time when the region's influence on the global movie industry is on the rise. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Asia’s largest movie festival set to kick off in Busan

    BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Asia’s largest movie festival kicks off Thursday at a time when the region’s influence on the global movie industry is on the rise. Entering its 20th year in the South Korean port...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • South Korean boy band EXO-K at the 2014 Asia Song Festival. (Yonhap)
    Asian pop stars to gather at Busan music fest

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Pop stars from all over Asia will gather in Busan for a music festival next month, organizers said Friday. The 2015 Asia Song Festival will feature EXO, GOT7 and Red Velvet, among other prominent...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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  • Bird flu is highly contagious so authorities are taking necessary measures to contain the virus. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea confirms case of bird flu

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — An additional case of avian influenza (AI) has been confirmed in Busan, South Korea’s largest sea port, quarantine officials said Wednesday. According to Busan municipal authorities and quarantine officials, chickens and geese that were...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Cars are afloat in a flooded area in Geumjeong, Busan, Monday. Heavy rain hit the southern part of the country, causing flash floods, landslides, and suspension of subway service in some areas. (Yonhap)
    Flash floods devastate Busan, Changwon

    At least 5 people dead; Gori nuclear power plant shut down By Jung Min-ho At least five people are dead and four are missing after heavy rainfall hammered Busan, Changwon and other southern parts of the country...

    • Posted August 25, 2014
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