All posts tagged "world"

  • Mineral water produced by a South Korean company in Mount Paektu in North Korea is being shipped to Busan, 325 kilometers southeast of Seoul, on Dec. 6, 2015. Ten containers worth of bottled water are expected to arrive at the South Korean port city the next day. (Yonhap)
    Would you drink bottled water from North Korea?

    Ten containers arrive at Busan port By Brian Han Of all the options for bottled water in the world, South Korea accepted a shipment from North Korea. Not just one, but ten full cargo containers arrived at...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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    Beijing issues first ‘Red Alert’ over smog, schools close

    BEIJING (AP) — Beijing issued its first-ever red alert for smog on Monday, urging schools to close and invoking restrictions on factories and traffic that will keep half of the city’s vehicles off the roads. The red...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during the 3rd World Forum of Economic Development in Turin, Friday, Oct 16, 2015 (AP Photo/ Massimo Pinca)
    Ban Ki-moon marks World Food Day at Expo 2015 world’s fair

    MILAN (AP) — Calling hunger “a terrible injustice,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday marked World Food Day with a visit to the Milan Expo World’s Fair, which is focused on food security and nutrition. Bidding to...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
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  • Inspectors from the Ministry of Public Safety and Security check cracks in an aquarium at the second Lotte World, southern Seoul, Wednesday. (Yonhap)
    Lotte Aquarium water leak cover up scares away visitors

    By Jung Min-ho Two months ago, Na Kyong-chae, a mother of two children, bought yearly memberships to the aquarium inside the second Lotte World. But after the government found at least three water leaks there Wednesday, she...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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    ‘Jurassic World’ casts Korean Japanese actor Brian Tee

    The trailer for Jurassic World — Warner Bros. fourth installment of its Jurassic Park film series — was released today. The film stars Chris Pratt (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Parks & Recreation”) along with a few other...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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