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[Editorial] Time for Korea to change battery farming methods

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:46
The South Korean government‘s lax response to pesticide contamination of eggs is becoming increasingly apparent. By ignoring early warnings, it allowed the disaster to escalate. During a debate on re..
Categories: National/Politics

[Photo] Journalists protest outside KBS headquarters.

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:29
KBS President Koh Dae-young is facing calls for his resignation from members of the KBS division of the National Union of Media Workers. A petition submitted by 516 reporters accused Koh of ‘followin..
Categories: National/Politics

[Photo] A coffee shop to pay artists for the songs

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:28
From next year, cafes, pubs, coffee shops and fitness centers will have to pay artists for the songs that they play during business hours. The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism announced the n..
Categories: National/Politics

[Photo] No eggs in our food!

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:27
A billboard outside a kimbap shop announces that no eggs are being used because of possible pesticide contamination. Many customers have become leery about eating food that contains eggs and are aski..
Categories: National/Politics

Will war of words turn into war for real? Views in east Asia

http://rss.topix.net - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:07

In this image made from video on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, from left to right: Shogo Aoki and Masaru Chiba from Japan; Choi Dong-sam and Heo Kyung Yon from South Korea; Ma Hongshuo and Tiger Han from China; speaks about U.S. President Donald Trump and tensions with North Korea. Tensions are swirling as threats are fired back and forth between North Korea and Trump.

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Images from Korea - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:07

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Seoul *1587 (F)

Somewhere(metro line2), Seoul

Nikon F5 + FOMA Action 400 Film

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Same-sex couples in South Korea flee to wed

http://rss.topix.net - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:03

Same-sex marriage in Korea is unlikely to be legalised in the foreseeable future. For some, fleeing is no longer a choice, but a necessity to have their marriage recognised.

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Images from Korea - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:56

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Operator: 태화상운 (Taehwa Express)
Unit: Hyundai Unicity
Shot Location: Techno Park, Seoul, Seoul Special City, South Korea

Model description: It is a higher-class model of the New Super Aerocity, but still a lower-grade model than the Universe. The bus' features are similar to the new Super Aerocity, and air suspension is standard for all units. Improved export variants have the roof spoiler on the front, black bezel head lamp, and black eyeshadow paint. It adopts high-grade design specifications, such as the whole glass type glass on the side part, black eye shadow on the rearmost part of the bus. It was produced in 2011 as a new type of express bus that can allow disabled and elderly people to step onboard with ease. In addition to the exterior appearance, it also has various specifications that enhance the elegance and style of 'Unicity' such as seat cover, driver's seat multi function sheet, high-grade seat red color floor mat, and luxurious fluorescent lamp. The Unicity uses the 300-horsepower H-engine diesel model is based on the 290-horsepower natural gas model, the latter of which is an optional feature for the Unicity . 5-speed manual transmission and automatic transmission are also applied. Starting in 2013, the Chinese-styled export version has been made available for the Korean market, with a slightly modified front spoiler and additional rear spoiler. In 2015, the bus will be equipped with urea water tanks to comply with Euro 6 environment regulations, and at the same time with new 300 hp and 310 hp engines. From 2016 onwards, the entrance glass dot color changed with its thickness increased, and fuel type name and urea number were indicated in fuel inlet and urea inlet.

Lions Gate announces first branded theme park, for South Korea

http://rss.topix.net - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:53

Lions Gate and development company Landing Jeju have announced plans for Lionsgate Movie World in South Korea, the studio's first branded outdoor theme park. The attraction will be located at Jeju Shinhwa World, where it will be the centerpiece, and cover 1.3M square feet.

Seoul Dance 14

Images from Korea - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:43

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Seoul Dance 14

Seoul International Dance Competition
Seoul, South Korea

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Images from Korea - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:23

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카메라: 폴라로이드 195
필름: 폴라로이드 667

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Images from Korea - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 08:17

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Images from Korea - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 08:17

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Seoul *1586 (F)

Images from Korea - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:44

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Seoul *1586 (F)

Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Nikon F5 + FOMA Action 400 Film

공해 속 도시에서의 삶... 빠르게 지나가는 그저 스쳐가는 삶...

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Yellowstone National Park, USA

Images from Korea - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:22

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Yellowstone National Park, USA

Artist Point

South Koreans work third-longest hours in OECD for below average pay

http://rss.topix.net - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:34

South Koreans work the third-longest hours among member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development for wages below the average of 35 nations, data showed Wednesday. According to the annual OECD Employment Outlook 2017, employees here worked an average of 2,069 hours last year, compared to the OECD average of 1,764 hours.

Naganeupseong Folk Village III

Images from Korea - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 02:39

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Naganeupseong Folk Village III

near Suncheon

Naganeupseong Folk Village IV

Images from Korea - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 02:39

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Naganeupseong Folk Village IV

near Suncheon

Trump praises North Korean leader's decision not to fire missiles towards Guam

http://rss.topix.net - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 02:05

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, on August 15, 2017. Photo - AP/PTI U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, on August 15, 2017.

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