All posts tagged "Korea"

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    Fueled by heat-seeking Americans, spicy Korean cuisine is now hot

    By Michele Kayal, Associated Press (AP) — When chef Hooni Kim opened his Korean-inspired restaurant Danji in New York City nearly five years ago, he made sure to couch the cuisine’s bold, funky flavors in familiar items:...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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  • Clockwise from top left, Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho, Texas Rangers outfielder Choo Shin-soo, New York Yankees infielder Robert Refsnyder, Houston Astros catcher Hank Conger (AP Photos)
    2015 halfway mark: Roundup of Korean baseball players in MLB

    By Brian Han Major League Baseball has passed the 2015 season’s halfway mark and while some Korean players are making a name for themselves, others are having trouble keeping up with expectations. - Starting with South Korea’s...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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  • Members of K-pop group Girls' Generation pose to demonstrate the theme of their segments in "Channel Girls' Generation," a new reality show launching on July 21, 2015, in Seoul. (Yonhap)
    Girls’ Generation launches reality show

    SEOUL, July 21 (Yonhap) — K-pop group Girls’ Generation is set to show “a side of them never before shown on TV” in the pilot episode of their new reality program later Tuesday. “Channel Girls’ Generation” —...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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    Korea’s view of US third most favorable in world: Pew Research Center

    By Tae Hong South Koreans’ view of America is among the most favorable in the world, according to new data released by Pew Research Center Wednesday. According to the center’s “America’s Global Image,” which used data collected...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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  • Lax regulations on big data means that consumer behavior's can be defined and predicted more easily (Courtesy of Jirka Matousek via Flickr/Creative Commons)
    Regulators remove barriers on use of big data in S. Korea

    By Kim Jae-won South Korea’s financial regulator has removed barriers on the use of big data, encouraging financial firms to use information collected from consumers in their business. The Financial Services Commission (FSC) said Wednesday that financial institutions...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • This virtual image shows the expected look of the Giant Magellan Telescope under construction on Las Campanas in Chile. When completed, it will be the world's largest astronomical telescope.
(Courtesy of Korea Astronomy & Space Science Institute)
    S. Korea joins world’s biggest astronomical telescope construction

    By Yoon Sung-won Korea is taking part in a global project to build the world’s largest astronomical telescope in Chile, the nation’s astronomy research institute said Wednesday. Korea Astronomy & Space Science Institute (KASI) said the Giant...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Jason Pak, left, and President Barack Obama at TPC Potomac golf club Saturday.
    Vet reunites with Obama on DC golf course

    On Saturday afternoon at TPC Potomac golf club near Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama appeared on the field manning a golf cart. With an outstretched hand, Obama offered a hello to war veteran Jason Pak, 24, who...

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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