All posts tagged "seoul"

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    Kim Soo-hyun wax figure to be unveiled in S. Korea for first time

    A wax figure of Kim Soo-hyun will be revealed for the first time in South Korea inside the Musée Grévin in Seoul on July 30, according to KeyEast Entertainment. The Grévin, originally opened in France 133 years ago,...

    • Posted July 24, 2015
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  • ASIA Families program participants stand in front of the Gwanghwamun in Seoul.
    Program brings Korean American adoptees back to South Korea

    By The Korea Times Washington D.C. staff Twenty-five Korean American adoptees and their families returned to Korea for a two-week visit from June 23 to July 6. The program was organized by ASIA Families, an organization that...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Luwak Coffee, made from coffee beans eaten and defecated by the Asian palm civet, featured at 42,000 won a cup at The Shilla Seoul in 2009. (Korea Times file)
    Average price for cup of coffee in Seoul hotels? $16

    By The Korea Times Seoul staff Seoul hotels have the highest coffee prices in the world, data shows. Global hotel reservation site researched the price of burger sets, coffee, house wine and club sandwiches at 30...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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  • Hyundai Group's plans for its new global headquarters
    Hyundai announces plans for 115-floor headquarters in Seoul

    Seoul’s skyline is up for a big change by 2020. Hyundai Group announced this week its plans to construct a 115-floor building standing 571 meters, called the Global Business Center, to be used as its headquarters. Hyundai...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Campaigners of Seoul's "Cool Roof Project" paint a rooftop of a building in Dongdaemun-gu white, Sunday. (Yonhap)
    Seoul paints roofs white to save energy and keep cool

    The Seoul Metropolitan Government has started a free campaign to paint roofs white with solar-reflective coating to cut the heat-island effect and save energy in summer. It will start by receiving applications from young people living in...

    • Posted June 22, 2015
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  • TVXQ wax figures will have their Seoul debut at Madame Tussaudes Seoul Saturday. (Yonhap)
    TVXQ wax figures, first in K-pop, to see Seoul debut

    TVXQ, the first K-pop idols to have wax figures made in their likeness, will see their wax counterparts displayed for the first time in South Korea this month, Yonhap reported. According to Madame Tussauds Seoul Friday, figures...

    • Posted June 12, 2015
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  • Seoul City Mayor Park Won-soon (Yonhap)
    S. Korea reports 4th death from MERS, with 5 new cases

    SEOUL/SEJONG, June 5 (Yonhap) — South Korea reported its fourth death from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Friday and confirmed five new cases of the disease, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the...

    • Posted June 5, 2015
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