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South Korea

Finding Humor In A Harrowing Escape From North Korea

Choi fled to freedom in South Korea, where he has managed to turn his frightening experiences int...

South Korea

North Korean Clan Intrigue: Who Is Kim Jong-un's Ambitious Half-Sister?

Kim Sul-song, the Supreme Leader's enigmatic half-sister, has extended her influence to new h...

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Seoul Corruption And Female Power

-Analysis- It's just a coincidence, but the symbolism is too hard to ignore. Two days ago, as every year on March 8, the world was celebrating women for, among other things, their "economic" ...

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Korean Fried Chicken, How Seoul Owners Are Winging It

South Korean fried chicken franchises are popping up all over the country. Tight competition is s...

South Korea

Is The Smartphone Past Its Peak?

The ills of the Smartphone industry go beyond the meltdown of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7. A market sector that was still booming not so long ago is now expected to suffer losses this year for the ...

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The Curious Case Of South Korea's “Sea Women”

JEJU ISLAND — Kang Ok-ja, 75, looks out toward the ocean from the roadside. It's not a good day for diving, she tells me. Waves crash against black volcanic ...