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In a Seoul coffee shop, onetime North Koreans enter the 21st century SEOUL — Ten dollars is all it takes to become a shareholder in the Yovel coffee shop. It's not about the money. It's about the investment. Joseph Park wants North Korean escapers like him to buy in, literally and emotionally, to his venture.…

Seoul expands support for Manila to protect Koreans Following a number of violent crimes against Korean tourists and residents in the Philippines in recent years, the Korean National Police Agency announced on Saturday it will increase the numbers of agents on its special task force teams to help the … Read more on The Korea Herald

Some South Koreans say 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' shows Seoul's ugly side When “Avengers: Age of Ultron” filmed in Seoul last year, the South Korean government spent close to $ 2 million to help cover the filmmakers' costs, and cordoned off vital areas of the busy capital. Officials hoped that Seoul's appearance in the movie…

Mohegans talking to Koreans about resort casino near Seoul Online versions of Korean news publications carried reports Wednesday that the Grand Korea Leisure Corp., a subsidiary of the Korea Tourism Organization, will join with Mohegan Sun to build a resort casino on Yeongjong Island, west of Seoul. The deal … Read more on theday.com

S. Koreans vow to send more leaflets over border South Korean civic group members wave their national flags as they support sending balloons to North Korea, with anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets in front of the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Military generals … Read more on Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

S. Koreans satisfied with Seoul's N. Korea policy: poll SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) — A majority of South Koreans are satisfied with the Park Geun-hye administration's policy line toward North Korea, a poll showed Thursday. According to the survey of 1,200 people, 57.6 percent expressed satisfaction over … Read more on GlobalPost

At a Bridge in Seoul Where Koreans Frequently Give Up, Samsung Steps In South Korea has one of the developed world's highest suicide rates — and Seoul's Mapo Bridge has the sad distinction of a suicide hot spot. More than 100 people have tried to take their own lives there in the past five years…

High suicide rates prompt South Koreans to greater awareness of issue SEOUL: The suicide earlier this month of a famous South Korean baseball star has again shocked the nation. Cho Sung Min, a former pitcher for Japanese baseball team Yomiuri Giants, and the former husband of actress Choi Jin Sil, was found dead with a…

Why Do South Koreans Object to Japan Military Pact? It hasn't been a banner couple of months in relations between South Korea and Japan, despite Tokyo's declaration this week that it has its closest historical, economic and cultural bonds with Seoul. Long-running disputes over a rocky outcrop between … Read more on Wall Street Journal…