All posts tagged "topstories"

  • Yong Zhao, an education professor at the University of Oregon, speaks during an interview with The Korea Times Friday at Chadwick International School in Songdo, Incheon. (Courtesy of Chadwick International)
    “Obama is wrong about Korean education”

    U.S. professor says Korea has to move on to the next stage By Jung Min-ho President Barack Obama lauded Korean education during his State of the Union speech in 2011, likening the teachers to “nation builders. ”...

    • Posted May 29, 2014
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    45 percent of Koreans have limited English proficiency

    Koreans have the third-highest percentage of limited English proficiency among Asian subgroups in the U.S., a study says. Forty five percent of Koreans have limited English proficiency, the Center for American Progress said in a study released...

    • Posted May 29, 2014
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    Korean American candidates make last ditch effort to win votes

    By the Korea Times Los Angeles staff With primary elections coming up on June 3, Korean Americans on the ballot are working harder than ever in the last days of their campaigns. Michelle Park Steel, a Republican...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • South Korean pitchers Ryu Hyun-jin and Park Chan Ho have both enjoyed success with the Dodgers. Now, a group of South Korean investors want to purchase 20 percent of the team. (AP)
    Ryu and Park headline Korea Night at Dodger Stadium

    By Tae Hong The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Korea Night attracted thousands of fans under a celebration of Korean culture, stars and a newly unveiled Ryu Hyun-Jin bobblehead. The annual event showcased a taekwondo demonstration and held a...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • A firefighter administers CPR to one of the victims. (Yonhap)
    Nursing home fire in Korea kills 21

    By Kim Tong-hyung Rescue workers were fearing a horror death toll after a fire broke out at a senior’s facility in Jangseong, South Jeolla Province, early Wednesday. The blaze was believed to have started at around 12:27...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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    At least seven killed, 41 injured in bus terminal fire

    GOYANG, South Korea (Yonhap) — At least seven people were killed and 41 others were injured in a fire at a local bus terminal near Seoul on Monday, fire and hospital officials said. The blaze occurred about...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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    N. Korea to participate in Asian Games in S. Korea

    (AP) — North Korea says it will enter the Asian Games hosted by South Korea in September, a glimmer of possible rapprochement in what has otherwise been rising animosity between the rivals in recent weeks. The North’s...

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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