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UFC Fight Night 79: Who's on the Hot Seat in Seoul, South Korea, This Weekend? It's been a long time coming, of course. Ever since Chan-Sung Jung, the Korean Zombie, posted one of the most thrilling fights in MMA history back at WEC 48, the small-but-populous nation has been a hotbed for MMA talent. Whether…

Amazing things happen in Seoul, South Korea when it rains Friday, November 6, 2015, 6:47 PM – During monsoon season in Seoul, South Korea, rain can last for as long as three weeks, leaving empty and sending people indoors. Paint manufacturer Pantone has set out to change that by partnering with the School of … Read…

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…

South Korea: New Seoul slogan sparks 'Konglish' debate South Korea's capital, Seoul, has chosen a new slogan to promote the city internationally, but it has left some people confused. "I.Seoul.U" triumphed in a vote held in the city on Wednesday, beating two other options: "Seoulmate" and "Seouling", the … Read more on BBC News

Embassy of South Africa Screens Movie in Seoul about Racial Issues The Embassy of South Africa and the Korean Culture Association held a screening ceremony for “SKIN” at the Seoul Museum of History on Oct. 15. About 150 spectators, mostly members of diplomatic corps and members of the Korean Culture Association, … Read more on BusinessKorea

South Korea: 20 years later, California son faces trial for Seoul murder Seoul, South Korea — The pending trial in South Korea of an American for murder that will take place nearly 20 years after the crime has captured the public's imagination here, while illuminating some deep fissures in this nation's close relationship … Read…

Seoul: N. Korea to release detained South Korean student SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea will free a South Korean national who'd been attending New York University before his detention, Seoul officials said Monday, in a possible sign Pyongyang wants better ties with rival Seoul and may back away from a … Read more on…

Seoul mates: In South Korea, they were searching for beauty, one day at a time SEOUL, South Korea — We had been walking through Seoul for hours in the thick July heat. At least it wasn't raining. More than one travel website had warned: Avoid South Korea in July. Rainy season. But rain hadn't materialized.…

Inside the Seoul slum made famous by South Korean Psy's Gangnam Style A skyscraper-filled metropolis synonymous with urban cool, flash cars and fashion style – where the beautiful people of Seoul hang out and go to be seen. But scratch beneath the surface of Gangnam's commercial district, and in the shadow of the shiny ……

North Korea Threatens To Turn Seoul Into 'Sea Of Fire' After South Korea Fires … North Korea said Friday it will attack Seoul unless its southern neighbor stops activists from launching propaganda leaflets across the border, according to a report in the Korea Observer, a pro-South Korea news website. The threat comes days after ……

Fears of MERS Virus Prompt Broadening of Cautions in South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — Fears of the deadly virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome enveloped South Korea on Wednesday as the authorities nearly doubled the number of quarantined people they say may have been exposed, temporarily closed … Read more on New York Times

As Chanel launches collection in Seoul, why designers are ooking to South Korea And yet, this was a show unlike any other for instead of Paris, it took place in Seoul's futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza. Now the third-largest market for luxury goods in Asia, South Korea is one of the fashion industry's top targets and,…

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…