All posts tagged "seoul"

  • (Korea Times file)
    Seoul city hall to allow nap time for employees

    By Lee Hyo-sik The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) said Thursday that it will allow its employees to take a nap in the early afternoon during August in a bid to boost their work efficiency. Benchmarking siestas, short...

    • Posted July 17, 2014
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  • A student takes a high school English exam in Seoul. (Kim Joo-sung / The Korea Times)
    English divide deepens in Seoul

    By Sung Yeon-ju High school seniors in affluent areas of Seoul have widened the gap with their counterparts in poor areas in English test scores on the standardized college entrance exam, a recent study shows. On the...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Mapo Bridge in Seoul / Yonhap
    [HOT LINKS] Body Found Near ‘The Avengers’ Set in Seoul

    “The Avengers” sequel’s filming schedule has encountered some unfortunate trouble and it has nothing to do with the traffic delays that Joss Whedon had  apologized for last week. While filming on Seoul, South Korea’s Mapo Bridge, the cast and crew...

    • Posted March 31, 2014
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  • Poster for “The Avengers”
    Unseen cost of Avengers sequel

    By Kim Young-jin The announcement last week that Marvel Studios would film parts of its upcoming “The Avengers: Age of Ultra” in Seoul generated plenty of excitement in the capital. But government officials, more than film buffs,...

    • Posted March 24, 2014
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    Avengers’ schedules under wraps

    By Park Si-soo Are any of actors Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans or Mark Ruffalo coming to Seoul to shoot “Avengers: Age of Ultron”? Rumors have it that Scarlett Johansson won’t be able to come...

    • Posted March 21, 2014
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    White House requests dialogue between Seoul and Tokyo

    (Yonhap) Amid signs that a trilateral meeting of the leaders of South Korea, the U.S., and Japan may be imminent, the White House re-emphasized the importance of dialogue between the Asian nations Wednesday. “We believe good relations between...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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  • avengers
    Seoul to close major roads for ‘The Avengers’ shoot

    By Park Si-soo Watch out, the Avengers are heading to Seoul! When they came two years ago, they were digitally captured and saved the world, well on the big screen. This time, the heroes, or hopefully some...

    • Posted March 18, 2014
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