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 Mystery Virus Kills 2 In South Korea
Mystery Virus Kills 2 In South Korea
An unidentified virus affecting pregnant or recently pregnant women in South Korea has claimed a second fatality in just a few weeks. picked by morganalpha 5 months ago
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 Cloned dogs sniff out contraband in South Korea
Cloned dogs sniff out contraband in South Korea
Six cloned Labrador retrievers are now using their olfactory prowess to help officials find drugs and explosives at airports and harbors across South Korea. The dogs—which all share the name “Toppy,” a combination of “tomorrow” and “puppy”—became the world’s first working cloned sniffer dogs when they reported for duty last Thursday, according ... read full post picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 North Korea Threatens South Korea
North Korea Threatens South Korea
North Korea threatened South Korea with destruction Sunday.

"Everything will be in ashes, not just a sea of fire, if our advanced pre-emptive strike once begins." picked by 2manyusernames 4 years ago
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 North Korea attacks South Korea
North Korea attacks South Korea
North Korea launched a massive artillery barrage on a South Korean island Tuesday, killing two South Korean marines, wounding at least 14 others and setting more than 60 buildings ablaze in the most serious confrontation since the North's sinking of a South Korean submarine in March. picked by qpon 11 months ago
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 Fish with human faces spotted in South Korea
Fish with human faces spotted in South Korea
Fish with human faces are making waves in South Korea.

The "humanoid" carp are attracting attention in the town of Chongju in the centre of the country where they live in a small pond. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 south korea tells workers go home make whoopie
south korea tells workers go home make whoopie
South Korea's health ministry, which is charged with boosting the nation's low birthrate, is turning off the lights in its offices once a month to encourage staff to go home early and make more babies. picked by NoPantsMan 2 years ago
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 Woman being attacked in South Korea dials 911 - call gets routed to Illinois (and help still arrives!)
Woman being attacked in South Korea dials 911 - call gets routed to Illinois (and help still arrives!)
Pretty amazing story... woman in South Korea uses internet phone service to call 911 as she is being strangled. Because she failed to tell the phone company (Vonage) that she left the country, her 911 call gets routed to Illinois... and the 911 operator STILL manages to get help to her! -- Link includes news article and video report. picked by BrownTrout 5 years ago
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 China Stays Neutral on N. Korea
China Stays Neutral on N. Korea
China has held back from censuring North Korea at a summit in South Korea dominated by the issue of a sunken warship.

[BBC Video] picked by thejehosephat 1 year ago
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  South Korean court orders menstruation pay
South Korean court orders menstruation pay
South Korea's high court has upheld a ruling ordering Citibank Korea Inc., to pay menstruation leave allowances to former and current women employees. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 North Korea calls for 'unconditional' talks with South
North Korea calls for 'unconditional' talks with South
North Korea wants "unconditional" talks with the South to put an end to months of extreme tension, the North's official news agency reports. picked by midnightbliss10 10 months ago
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 North Korea conducts nuclear test
North Korea conducts nuclear test
Seismologists noticed an earthquake of 4.5 in South Korea, and minutes later North Korea confirmed having carried out a nuclear test underground. picked by Ankabout 2 years ago
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 Traveling Women Baffle Customs Officials
Traveling Women Baffle Customs Officials
All of them had gone to South Korea to get plastic surgery and had come back so unrecognizable that customs officers couldn't use their existing passport pictures to place them. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 South Korea county cans award for drinking workers
South Korea county cans award for drinking workers
On second thought, maybe it was not a good idea to give an award for drinking to local government officials. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Pregnant South African women set world record
Pregnant South African women set world record
Over 1,000 pregnant women in South Africa set a new world record on Saturday for the largest gathering of women due to give birth -- and there were no early arrivals. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 7 countries set for visa-free travel to U.S.
7 countries set for visa-free travel to U.S.
OK Suebe, you won, I submit.
Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and South Korea will be added to the U.S. visa waiver program.
In related news Hungarian president rejects agreement needed for U.S. visa waiver. picked by SkandarGraun 3 years ago
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 Korean Crop Circles
Korean Crop Circles
An impressive crop circle formation from Boryoung, South Korea. More photos from the original photographers website here picked by pocksucket 3 years ago
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 South Korea embraces break dancing craze
South Korea embraces break dancing craze
Yes, they finally let go of disco... picked by kxmk 4 years ago
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 The Exciting World of South Korean Protests
The Exciting World of South Korean Protests
For a country of about 50 million people, there are a lot of protests in South Korea. With a national average of 11,000 public protests a year, the average South Korean riot policeman is mobilized to contain 85 demonstrations a year. picked by ogri2003 4 years ago
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 3D books in South Korea
3D books in South Korea
Pop-up is so passe: South Korean scientists have developed 3D technology for books that makes characters appear to leap off the page. picked by midnightbliss10 2 years ago
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 South Korea to Bodygard bullied kids
South Korea to Bodygard bullied kids
South Korean students who have trouble with school bullies can soon call on the government to provide them with bodyguards.

Hmmm... Kind of like what the South Korean government did in 1950. picked by Bandit 5 years ago
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 North Korea is Insane!
North Korea is Insane!
South Korea has agreed to the terms of the PSI (Proliferation Security Initiative) which keeps WMD's away from naughty people. North Korea says that is a declaration of WAR!

I'm confused.... picked by bcgrote 2 years ago
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