All posts tagged "holiday"

  • Kidizoom smartwatch
    A look at the hot toys for holiday 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Which toys will warm the hearts of parents and kids for the holiday 2015 shopping season? Holiday toys hit the shelves in recent weeks. And so far, just as in the past few...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • The annual exodus begins on Sept. 5, 2014 as many South Korans head home to spend five-day Chuseok holidays. (Yonhap)
    Millions of S. Koreans hit the road for Chuseok

    By Jung Min-ho Millions of South Koreans hit the road Friday to gather with their families in their hometowns for the nation’s most celebrated holiday — Chuseok. According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, nearly...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of Seoul Korea via Flickr/Creative Commons
    S. Korea eyes huge influx of Chinese during May Day holiday

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — About 100,000 Chinese are expected to visit South Korea during the upcoming May Day holiday, having the local hospitality scene and retailers ready to embrace them, the state tourism agency here said Thursday. The...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • A U.S. Flag flies over war veterans tombstones at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, Calif. (AP)
    America marks Veterans Day with commemorative parades

    NEW YORK (AP) — Americans marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with parades, speeches and military discounts, while in Europe the holiday known as Armistice Day held special meaning in the centennial year of the start of World...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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  • Korean workers take the least amount of vacation days when compared to the rest of the world.
    Korean employees have shortest holiday

    By Isaac Kim A research shows regular workers in Korea have the shortest paid vacation days when compared to other countries. Expedia, an online tour agency, surveyed 300 domestic workers and 8,500 foreign workers in 24 different...

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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