All posts tagged "South Korea"

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    Koreans are leaving Korea

    South Korea is saying goodbye to its immigrating citizens like never before. Some are leaving to avoid unemployment; others are just tired of the competitive nature of Korean society. According to data from the country’s Ministry of...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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    Forgetting passport, green card can ruin your holidays

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff If you are one of the 100 million people projected to be traveling this holiday season, especially out of the country, don’t forget your passport, green card or visa. A Korean American...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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    HEALTH’s John Famiglietti hopes to make noise all the way to mother’s land

    By Brian Han If you are a Korean, and your son plays on a noise-rock band, you are going to be hearing from a lot of concerned relatives and friends. “Oh my god, we have to pray for...

    • Posted December 18, 2015
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  • South Korean soccer fans react after Russian soccer team scored a goal against South Korea during  the group H World Cup soccer match between Russia and South Korea, at a public viewing venue in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    S. Korea’s younger generation not so proud of heritage

    By Yoon Ja-young The country’s younger generation is not as proud of their Korean identity as their parents are. They also have less trust in the government and conglomerates. According to the latest “Korea Social Trends 2015″...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • Pop artist Lee Ha's poster of former president Chun Doo-hwan (Korea Times file)
    S. Korea convicts artist for satirical artwork of president

    By The Korea Times Seoul staff The Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s conviction of a pop artist charged with putting up satirical posters of former president Chun Doo-hwan. Lee Byung-ha, 47, known as Lee Ha, was...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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    Lydia Ko as a super hero? Marvel whips up new character

    By Brian Han Lydia Ko might as well be a super hero. Any 18-year-old needs to be superhuman to dominate the world of women’s golf the way she has. That’s why Marvel teamed up with ESPN to...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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    Angels show faith in S. Korean first baseman Choi Ji-man

    By Brian Han The topic of up and coming South Korean baseball players seems to spark conversation a lot more these days in Major League Baseball circles. But here’s a name you might not have heard in...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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