All posts tagged "seoul"

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    Nov. 11 celebrates a staple of Korean diet

    (Yonhap) Long rice cake Day’: Veteran rice cake makers and general participants hold five colors of “Garaetteok,” or long rice cake, at a square in Insa-dong in downtown Seoul, Friday, to celebrate the Garaetteok Day, which falls...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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  • British Airways staff stands on the steps of a double-decker “routemaster” at Gwanghwamun Square, Seoul, Friday.  
/ Korea Times photo by John Redmond
    UK bus promotes business with Korea

    By John Redmond A British double-decker “routemaster” bus on the Asian leg of a world tour, themed “GREAT Britain,” was driven around central Seoul Friday as part of an event to promote trade between Korea and the...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • Kim Jin-sun, president of the
2018 PyeongChang Olympics
Organizing Committee
    Prep for 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics to Begin In Earnest

    By Jung Min-ho Key projects for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, particularly construction of a stadium and other infrastructure will begin by the first quarter of 2014 at the latest, the organizing committee president said Friday. At...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • 495 people were hired back on May 27, to help women in Seoul walk home safely. (Yonhap)
    Evening Safety Service for Women Proves Popular in Seoul

    A nighttime escort program for women is gaining popularity in Seoul, as more than 11,000 people have used the service over the past four months. According to the city, over 1,900 women and high school girls have...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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