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WTF President Choue updates Seoul-based ambassadors on taekwondo progress World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) President Chungwon Choue has welcomed 20 Seoul-based ambassadors to the body's headquarters, thanking them for their contributions to a "universal sport". The reception took place at the new WTF office in the South … Read more on Insidethegames.biz

Tens of Thousands March in Seoul, Calling for Ouster of President SEOUL, South Korea — The police on Saturday fired water cannons and tear gas at thousands of protesters shouting for President Park Geun-hye's resignation while marching toward her office in Seoul in the largest antigovernment demonstration here in … Read more on New York Times

Seoul ready for 'any form of dialogue' with Pyongyang — South Korean president SEOUL, November 13. /TASS/. Seoul is ready for any form of dialogue with North Korea, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said in a joint interview with the major news agencies in the Asia-Pacific region, including TASS. "Any form of dialogue between … Read…

Seoul Economic Daily president promoted to vice chairman Lee Jong-whan, president of the Seoul Economic Daily, has been named vice chairman, the newspaper company said Monday. The firm promoted Lee to the new position during a board meeting, Friday. Lee started his journalism career with the Hankook Ilbo … Read more on Korea Times

First Female President of Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Accused of Sexually … Hyun-jung Park made history when she became the first female president and CEO of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra in February 2013, but allegations swirling around her unethical behavior are threatening her high-standing position and her place in the … Read more on Classicalite

Seoul indicts Japanese journo for defaming president The Seoul Central District Prosecution said it had indicted the former Seoul bureau chief for Japan's Sankei Shimbun, Tatsuya Kato, after concluding a report he wrote about Park on Aug. 3 was based on “false information,” the prosecutors' office said … Read more on Gulf Times

Seoul mulls action against Sankei Shimbun for insulting president SEOUL–The Sankei Shimbun reported Aug. 9 that the newspaper's Seoul bureau chief has been ordered to appear at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office on suspicion of defaming President Park Geun-hye. It is rare for the office of the president … Read more on Asahi Shimbun

South Korean President Park Geun-hye, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping … SEOUL, South Korea — Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival Thursday in South Korea for a summit simultaneously snubs nuclear-armed North Korea, bolsters an already booming trade relationship with Seoul and sends Washington and Tokyo a message of … Read more on CTV News

President Eisgruber begins Asia trip in Tokyo, then to Seoul Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber has started his weeklong trip to Asia in Tokyo, where he is meeting with education leaders and Princeton alumni. Eisgruber will be in Asia through Monday, Nov. 4, with upcoming visits to Seoul … Read more on Princeton University

Seoul Man: Mark Zuckerberg Meets With South Korean President Park Geun … Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg traveled to Seoul Tuesday, first meeting with South Korean President Park Geun Hye, and then with executives from Samsung, according to reports. The Wall Street Journal's Digits blog reported that … Read more on AllFacebook

S. Korean President Meets US Secretary of State in Seoul CRIENGLISH.com holds neither liability nor responsibility for materials attributed to any other source. Such information is provided as reportage and dissemination of information but does not necessarily reflect the opinion of or endorsement by CRI. Read more on CRIENGLISH.com

Dictator father looms over SKorea's new president South Korea Election. South Korea's presidential candidate Park Geun-hye of the ruling Saenuri Party shakes hands with a supporter as she leaves her home to head to her office in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA … Read more on Mid Columbia Tri City…