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433 Land Mines From Korean War Removed This Year

The South Korean military said Friday it has removed a total of 433 land mines from the country’s rural areas this year, a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War that ended in a truce. Soldiers from six units were mobilized to clear six areas, including border regions with North Korea, from April this year until […]

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Five Year Murder Sentence for 19-Year-old Mother

The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the five-year jail term of a 19-year-old mother who murdered a one-month old infant and placed him in a freezer, court officials said today. The defendant, surnamed Park, was found guilty of strangling the baby boy and putting his body in the freezer with her 20-year-old boyfriend, surnamed Seol, they said. The […]

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President Urges Overhaul of CSAT

President Park Geun-hye urged officials today to devise ways to overhaul the nation’s college entrance exam. It comes after the exam came under fire after errors were found on the annual test, throwing test-takers and their parents into confusion. Park said at a weekly Cabinet meeting that errors on the college entrance exam affect not […]

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Complete (and very small) Dinosaur Skeleton Found

South Korean paleontologists have found a complete fossil of a small dinosaur in rare condition in Hadong County, Gyeongsangnam-do. The dinosaur belongs to the theropod family and was a tiny little beast, measuring in at about 28cm tall and 5.7cm long with a 2.6cm wide skull. The theropoda belongs to a group of carnivorous dinosaurs that walked […]

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Haps Weekend Picks November 28,29,30

Christmas is in the air as the end of November brings great events around the city.

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

‘Cowspiracy’ Premieres in Busan

Controversial yet popular documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014) follows director Kip Anderson around the USA as he asks the simple question: ‘”What is the single largest contributor to environmental destruction?” Responses at first are unintentionally funny, until eventually he realizes the threat of the enormous power of the meat and dairy industries. Meat eaters concerned with […]

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“Interstellar” Nears 7 Million Viewers in Korea

Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi movie “Interstellar” passed the six million viewer mark over the weekend, with yesterday also seeing nearly half a million people watching the film at theaters across the country. The film has now attracted 6.85 million viewers since its release in the country 17 days ago. Nolan’s previous best movie in Korea, “The […]

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Looking Back on G-Star 2014

The largest gaming expo in Korea known as G-Star took place this past weekend at BEXCO. G-Star is a huge gaming expo featuring some of the biggest names in in the industry predominantly located around Asia. These companies attend the event for numerous reasons ranging from previewing their latest games to striking deals with small […]

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Enjoy Duty-free Shopping at Traditional Markets

Traditional markets provide an opportunity to experience a city’s culture and gain an insight into the lives of its citizens. They are must-visit locales for travelers. Local and overseas tourists visiting Busan have long been introduced to diverse customs and have enjoyed shopping at the city’s traditional markets. But soon these tourists will be able […]

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

‘Cowspiracy’ Premieres in Busan

Controversial yet popular documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014) follows director Kip Anderson around the USA as he asks the simple question: ‘”What is the single largest contributor to environmental destruction?” Responses at first are unintentionally funny, until eventually he realizes the threat of the enormous power of the meat and dairy industries. Meat eaters concerned with […]

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Galmegi Brewing Co. Opens Third Location

Busan’s first craft beer brewery has opened a third location in the city, with the newest location located in front of Oryukdo SK View apartments in Yongho-dong Wednesday. The new location seats about 16 thus far, with plans for a small patio to be built to enjoy the outdoor view. Co-owner Stephane Turcotte plans to […]

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Five Places to Get Thanksgiving Dinner in Busan

It’s time once again for American Thanksgiving, and if you’re looking to get a taste of some good old fashioned bird this year, here’s five places that will let you get your turkey fix. 1. Sharky’s Haeundae - Turkey dinner set with 10lb turkey, cranberry, house salad, mashed potatoes, gravy, veggies 200k for 4-7 people. 2. […]

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Paradise Hotel Bakery Launches New Healthy Options

Petit Paradis, the Paradise Hotel’s signature bakery, has added new, healthy snack options to its variety of breads and pastries it has on offer. Three salads, including a Smoked Chicken Salad with Caesar Dressing, Olive Tomato Mozzarella Caprese Cheese, and Feta Cheese Pecan Nuts and Shrimp with vegetable salad and Wawa dressing are all retailing […]

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Graffiti Found on Walls at Haeinsa Temple

Graffiti has been found on the walls of 17 buildings within the Haeinsa Temple in Hapcheon, including Daejeokgwangjeon (대적광전) Hall and Daebirojeon (대비로전) Hall resulting in a police investigation. 21 Chinese characters, which are assumed to be prayers, were shown in pictures to be written in black permanent marker on the walls of the buildings. CCTV recordings […]

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Milyang Pyochungsa Temple Most Popular in Gyeongnam

A new study shows that the most visited tourist attraction in Gyeongnam for the first half of the year was Milyang Pyochungsa (표충사) Temple.  Over 430,000 people have visited the temple before June of this year, according to Gyeongnam government officials. Changwon’s Mageum (마금) Mountain took 2nd and Changnyeong Bugok took 3rd among the many visited […]

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Nakdonggang River Eco Tour Begins

There is now another reason to come to the city of Busan; and it’s the Nakdonggang River Eco Tour. Under the slogan, ‘Nakdonggang River Eco Tour into Nature’, visitors can experience a beautiful, scenic ride along the Nakdonggang River and enjoy a new side of the city. In the same way that the Busan City […]

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Giants Lose 3 to Free Agency

The Lotte Giants failed to make an agreement with the three players who are eligible for Free Agents this year by yesterday’s deadline. The players are Jang Won Jun, Kim Sa Yool, and Park Ki Hyuk. With Jang Won Jun leaving, the Giants will need at least two starting pitchers for next year. The new […]

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Lotte Signs OF Jim Adduci, Release Youman, Jiminez

The Lotte Giants have signed Jim Adduci, a foreign batter, for the 2015 Korean Baseball Organization season. Adduci is a left-handed batter from Canada with experience playing in the major league with the Texas Rangers last year. His overall record in the major league was a 0.189 batting average in 61 games. He is expected to […]

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Ex-Lotte Manager Jerry Royster Lands New Job in Mexico

Former MLB player and the ex-manager of the Lotte Giants, Jerry Royster, is set to take the helm of the Quintana Roo Tigres of the Mexican League according to a report on milb.com. Royster becomes the first foreign coach in the club’s 60 year history and is looking forward to the new challenge. “I feel […]

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