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All posts tagged "The New York Times"

  • Chung Eun-yong, an ex-policeman whose half-century quest for justice for his two slain children led the U.S. Army in 2001 to acknowledge the Korean War refugee massacre at No Gun Ri, has passed away. (Newsis)
    [NYT] Chung Eun-yong, Who Helped Expose U.S. Killings of Koreans, Dies at 91

    Chung Eun-yong ran to his wife and embraced her. She collapsed in his arms, sobbing. He asked and asked about their two young children, but she could not answer. “At that moment, I...

    • Posted August 25, 2014
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  • Pope Francis blesses upon arrival for the Closing Holy Mass of the 6th Asian Youth Day at Haemi Castle in Seosan, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
    [NYT] Papal Visit That Thrills Catholics Is Unsettling to Protestants in South Korea

     Since the pope’s arrival, his visits to a center for handicapped children and his common-man touch have generated front-page news lavishing praise for his humility, which has been celebrated elsewhere. One news agency...

    • Posted August 18, 2014
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  • People watch a TV news program showing Yoo Byung-eun, the fugitive owner of the sunken ferry Sewol , at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body of Yoo found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    [NYT] In Ferry Deaths, a South Korean Tycoon’s Downfall

    After all the lavish galas in his honor at landmarks like the Louvre and Versailles, the tens of thousands of devotees following his religious teachings for decades, the hundreds of homes and businesses...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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    [NYT] Japan’s Break With Peace

     TOKYO — On July 1, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gutted Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, the so-called “peace clause” that has historically prohibited belligerence. Using a cabinet decision to reinterpret the article, and so bypassing...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • A photo from last year shows International tourists enjoying the 'Jindo Dog experience.' (Newsis)
    [NYT] An Island Marred by a Ferry Disaster and Sustained by Dogs

     Jindo, at least before the ferry disaster, was known largely for one thing: its dogs. And Donji-ri is the most dog-famous village on the island. Called Jindo dogs, they are South Korea’s most...

    • Posted May 30, 2014
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    Tough to Choo

    ‘Bulgogi’ ad makes Choo laughingstock By Jane Han NEW YORK ― Yet another Korea PR fail. This time, Choo Shin-soo’s bulgogi ad in The New York Times is getting chewed out. In last Wednesday’s print edition of...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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  • Adelina Sotnikova of Russia competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
    [HOT LINKS] How Sotnikova Beat Kim, Move by Move – The New York Times

      A lot of people thought Kim Yuna was robbed of gold medal in Sochi. It didn’t help that the Ukrainian judge, Yuri Balkov, had been suspended for a year for trying to fix an event at the Winter...

    • Posted February 21, 2014
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