All posts tagged "Singapore"

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    [CNA] More Koreans going to Singapore in search of work

    Faced by the difficulty of finding a job back home, more South Koreans are choosing to come to Singapore – even if they are overqualified for the positions they take up here. Ms. Lee...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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    KOCCA, musicians out to show the world K-pop is not just idols

    The Korea Creative Content Agency and 12 musical teams are out to redefine K-pop around the world. “Overseas, people ask if K-pop music is just idol music,” KOCCA President Song Sung-gak said Thursday, in a media conference...

    • Posted April 23, 2015
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    “Korea should focus on maritime finance”

    Busan in good position to become maritime financing center in Asia By Kim Rahn Korea should focus on developing itself into a center of maritime finance rather than trying to become an across-the-board financial hub for Asia,...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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    15 countries buy rights to ‘Man from Another Star’

    By Kim Ji-soo The rights to broadcast or air online ‘Man from Another Star (별에서 온 그대)’ has been sold to 15 countries, including Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, the Philippines, Israel, Belgium, Myanmar, Cambodia and Japan....

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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  • Lim, right, gets hit in the face here, but it was Saffiedine's low kicks that did most of the damage. (Yonhap)
    Lim Hyun-gyu loses fight, but wins respect

    plus $50,000 bonus for ‘Fight of the Night’ By Lee Kyutae Perhaps he was battered and bruised and while the fight may have been over long before, Korean fighter Lim Hyun-gyu never gave up. He ran out...

    • Posted January 5, 2014
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  • Lim, right, and Saffiedine posed for media on Friday. Lim could make race car drivers jealous. (UFC/Yonhap)
    Lim Hyun Gyu to headline UFC event in Singapore

      By Lee Kyutae Korean MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter Lim Hyun Gyu will face former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s main event this Saturday in Singapore. Lim (12-3-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC)...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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  • Foreign travelers enjoy the Hanok Village in Mt. Nam, Seoul, on a snowy day earlier this month. (Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul)
    International tourists to Korea pass 12 million mark Friday

    By Yun Suh-young The number of foreign travelers who visited Korea this year reached 12 million as of Friday, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. This represents a 20 percent increase from last year’s...

    • Posted December 27, 2013
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