Sunday, November 29, 2009

Korea Headlines November 29

South Korean fined in first racial insult case

BBC

More Koreans seek foreign spouse for second marriage

Korea Herald

Senol Gunes Leaves FC Seoul

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Transsexual Model Fights Prejudice

Korea Times

Korea's Brand Power 10th Largest in World

Chosun Ilbo

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Sunday, November 22, 2009

Korea Headlines November 22

Scepticism over North Korea's talks offer

BBC

Anticipation rising for U.S.-North Korea talks

Korea Herald

Chunnam Dragons Upset FC Seoul in K. League Playoffs

Korea Times

Plastic Surgery Boom Reaches Alarming Proportions

Chosun Ilbo

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Saturday, November 21, 2009

Hwangnam Bread

Hwangnam Bread is a specialty of Gyeongju.

Hwangnam Bread

Hwangnam bbang (Hwangnam Bread) is a delicious sweet red bean paste pastry and makes for a delicious snack with coffee or tea. Each bun is stamped with a distinctive sunburst motif.

The Hwangnam Bakery, where you can watch the bakers hard at work, is the mecca of Hwangnam Bread. The bakery is just across the street from Cheonmacheong, and bread is available to take away in various sized boxes.


Hwangnam Bread

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Sunday, November 15, 2009

Korea Headlines November 15

N Korean and S Korean ships clash at sea

BBC

Most South Koreans use cell phones

Korea Herald

Free Agent Kim Tae-kyun Joins Chiba Marines

Korea Times

Dual Nationality to Become Legal

Chosun Ilbo

Fire in South Korea shooting range kills 10 including 8 Japanese tourists

Reuters

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Sunday, November 8, 2009

Korea Headlines November 8

N Korea 'has extracted plutonium'

BBC

U.S. Army headquarters to stay

Korea Herald

Kim Hye-ja Named Best Actress in China Festival

Korea Times

Fewer Korean Children Go Abroad to Learn

Chosun Ilbo

South Koreans Struggle With Race

New York Times

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Monday, November 2, 2009

Anapji Pond

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Anapji in Gyeongju is a beautiful pleasure garden and lake built by King Munmu in 674 as part of his palace.

The Anapji Pond is said to mirror the shape of King Munmu's kingdom at the time and the beautiful lotus pond and surrounding trees are illuminated at night.

Anapji Pond

When the area was restored in the mid-1970s the lake was dredged to reveal thousands of relics fom the Silla dynasty which are now exhibited in the National Museum in Gyeongju.

Anapji Pond

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

Korea Headlines November 1

South Korea plans non-combat Afghan deployment

BBC

Major parties differ over ruling on media laws

Korea Herald

Korea to Build Eco-Friendly Houses

Korea Times

Kim Yu-na Boosts Global Celebrity Status

Chosun Ilbo

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