All posts tagged "seoul"

  • People walk down a street lined with cosmetic surgery clinics in Apgujeong-dong in Seoul. (Korea Times file)
    Tougher rules urged for plastic surgery clinics

    By Nam Hyun-woo Calls for tougher regulations and safety measures in the cosmetic surgery industry are growing after a series of deaths occurred during operations. On March 6, a 34-year-old woman lapsed into a coma while undergoing...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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    Seoul aims to host 30 int’l agencies

    By Kim Se-jeong Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday that it will seek to host 30 more international organizations by 2020. Among the targets are the Sustainable Urban Development Network under the United Nations Human Settlements Program; the...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • Buildings in central Seoul are shrouded in a cloud of ultrafine particles, Tuesday. The Korea Meteorological Administration announced that the average atmospheric concentration of particulate matter measuring 10 micrometers (PM10) on the day was 228 micrograms per cubic meter, the most dangerous level in its five-level air pollution scale. (Yonhap)
    Korea under siege by ultrafine dust

    By Yoon Sung-won Seen from a subway train crossing a Han River bridge on a morning commute, Seoul remained in a thick fog of fine dust. On the street, commuters were walking without masks, looking like disarmed...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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    Avengers 2 shooting to take place in Seoul

    By Park Si-soo A sequel to Hollywood blockbuster, “The Avengers,” will be partially filmed here, its producer announced Wednesday. The shooting of “Avengers: Age of Ultron” will take place in Seoul and Gyeonggi Province between April and...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • President Obama will make Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden, his primary adviser in dealing with Ebola-related issues.  (AP)
    Seoul, Tokyo compete for Obama’s visit

    By Kim Tae-gyu All eyes are on U.S. President Barack Obama’s itinerary for his planned trip to Asia in April as Korea and Japan are now embroiled in a fierce historical and territorial battle of nerves. Obama...

    • Posted February 3, 2014
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    25 international students start Seoul internship program

    By Bahk Eun-ji The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) said Friday that a total of 25 foreigners started a seven-week internship program. The 25 interns, who are studying at universities in the capital city, came from 18 countries...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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  • South Korea Christmas
    Merry Christmas !

    (PHOTO NEWS) Enough Santas? More than 1,000 volunteers clad in Santa Claus costumes throw their hats in the air as they gather to deliver gifts for the poor in downtown Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday, Dec. 24,...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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