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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…

This isn't Gangnam style: 3 rising Seoul neighborhoods Acknowledged as a hot spot by local media and circling real estate investors, Seongsu — the area around the Seoul Forest, Ttukseom and Seongsu subway stations — encompasses a knot of fashionable restaurants and stores as well as a cluster of art … Read more on CNN

This Massive Pedestrian Path In The Center Of Seoul Used To Be A Boring … "By converting the infrastructure into a pedestrian zone, Seoul is trying to reclaim the pedestrian quality of the city," says Winy Maas, director and principal architect for MVRDV, the Dutch architecture firm that won a competition for the park's new…

(LEAD) N. Korea vows firing drills in Yellow Sea this week: Seoul military SEOUL, May 13 (Yonhap) — North Korea said Wednesday it will stage firing drills near the tensely guarded western sea border this week, according to the South Korean military, in the latest show of force that heightened inter-Korean tensions. In a ……

(2nd LD) Saudi Aramco to hold board meeting in Seoul this week SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) — Saudi Arabian Oil Company, the world's largest crude oil exporter, will hold its board meeting in Seoul later this week, its local unit said Tuesday, with top Saudi Arabian government officials and business leaders to attend … Read…

Seoul's decision on whether to join China-led AIIB looming this month So far, Seoul has only indicated that it is “considering” joining. But numerous international news outlets have reported that it is leaning toward a positive decision and discussing the necessary conditions – including the matter of its share in the … Read more on…

Seoul to send fewer health workers to Sierra Leone this week SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Yonhap) — South Korea plans to send a smaller-than-expected team of medical workers to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone this weekend as the epidemic shows signs of easing, Seoul's foreign ministry said Monday. Seoul initially planned to send 11 … Read more on Yonhap…

Japan's vice foreign minister to visit Seoul this week SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Yonhap) — Japan's vice foreign minister plans to visit Seoul this week to discuss an array of bilateral and regional issues, Seoul's foreign ministry said Sunday. Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki will fly to Seoul on Monday … Read more on Yonhap…

Guess Where Rebecca Minkoff Was This Week (Hint: It Involves Boy Band Epik … The designer took a trip to Seoul recently to put on a fashion show, visit stores, and meet with editors but managed to fit in some fun (including shopping, because, duh). "The shopping there is on another level," she told me,…

Seoul: North Korea again fires short-range projectiles, this time ahead of big … SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Saturday continued its string of rocket and missile firings, launching three short-range projectiles into the waters off its east coast ahead of a major holiday celebrated by both Koreas, a South Korean defense … Read…

Stephenson Harwood secures licence to open Seoul office this autumn DLA Piper gained regulatory approval for its Seoul launch in January 2013 (7 January 2013). When it initially geared up to launch as a foreign legal consultant in Korea in September 2012, The Lawyer reported that it was one of about 20 firms applying ……

US official on sanction affairs to visit Seoul this week: sources SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) — A senior U.S. diplomat dealing with sanctions will likely visit Seoul this week amid expectations that Western countries may impose sanctions on Russia following a recent downing of a Malaysian airliner, government sources … Read more on Yonhap News

Seoul: Stocks close at highest this year, won nearly flat [SEOUL] South Korean shares notched their highest closing level this year on Monday, supported by the government's economic stimulus package last week and finance minister's comments that local shares are undervalued. The Korea Composite Stock … Read more on THE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription)