All posts tagged "seoul"

  • seoul slogan
    ‘I.Seoul.You’ is new slogan for Seoul

    By Jung Min-ho “I.Seoul.You” has been selected as the capital city’s new slogan. The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday that “I.Seoul.You” beat the two other candidates ― “Seoulmate” and “SEOULing” ― to replace its current slogan “Hi...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Seoul police scan the perimeter of COEX shopping mall after receiving an ISIS-related bomb threat. (Yonhap)
    ISIS-related group threatens to bomb Seoul shopping mall

    Seoul police reported Sunday that an Islamic State(ISIS)-related bomb threat was made on a local retail center in an affluent part of the city. The threat was made through a social media posting while specifically mentioning one...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • John Burton
    Seoul’s terrible new slogan

    By John Burton Seoul is becoming hip. A city that when I first arrived nearly 25 years ago had all the greyness and charisma of an East European Communist capital is now seen as cutting-edge. It is...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • K-pop fans can be found all over the world  thanks to Hallyu (Yonhap)
    Seoul City, SM join hands to boost hallyu

    By Jhoo Dong-chan Tourists visiting Seoul will have a chance to learn K-pop dances from instructors who teach hallyu stars. Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) said it would expand the existing K-pop dance lessons together with SM Entertainment,...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • Models pose as they hold up the Nexus 5X (L) and the Nexus 6P (R), at a media launch event at the local unit of Google Inc. in Seoul on Oct. 13, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Google Korea/Yonhap)
    Google unveils new Nexus phones in Seoul

    SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Yonhap) — Google Inc. introduced Tuesday the two latest smartphones in South Korea with improved camera and fingerprint functions, seeking to expand its Android ecosystem. The Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, each manufactured by...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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    [CNET] S. Korea’s government hit with 114,000 cyberattacks in 5 years

    South Korea may have the fastest Internet speed in the world, but it looks like the country needs to ramp up its security. South Korea’s government has been hit by more than 110,000 cyberattacks in the...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • A woman shops for groceries at a discount store in Seoul in this file photo. (Korea Times file)
    Seoul is the 11th most expensive city in the world

    Seoul is the 11th most expensive city to live in among 71 major cities around the world. The findings are based on the “2015 Prices and Earnings” survey from Swiss financial services company UBS, released recently. UBS...

    • Posted September 20, 2015
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