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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…

Big Bang's first world tour in three years kicks off in Seoul and showcases … YG Entertainment's iconic boy group Big Bang lit up the Olympic Gymnastics Arena at Seoul Olympic Park on Sunday, the second day of the Seoul concert that kicks off their long-awaited group comeback. The 13,000 seats were packed strong with…

Half of Seoul Citizens Predict “More Danger in Ten Years” According to Seoul Metropolitan Government's “2013 Seoul Survey” on June 25, 57 percent of Seoul citizens regarded Seoul as more dangerous than 10 years ago, 24.5 percent think the conditions are similar, while 18.5 percent say the city is less … Read more on BusinessKorea

Hanjin Shipping Jumps Most in 2 Years on Stake Sale: Seoul Mover (117930), South Korea's biggest sea cargo carrier, jumped the most in more than two years in Seoul trading on expectations that the stake sale of its bulk carrier unit will help ease its cash shortage. The carrier advanced by the daily 15 percent…

Disgraced Ben Johnson back in Seoul 25 years after 'winning' 'dirtiest race in … Ben Johnson has made an emotional return to Seoul's Olympic Stadium, to mark the 25th anniversary of an infamous Olympic 100m final. Johnson stormed to victory in that 1988 final, but was stripped of the win and his world record time…

South Korea's No. 1 national treasure reopens after five years Following a Buddhist ritual known as cheondo, meant to rid the building of bad luck, the May 4 celebration was marked by a military band parade, music, dancing, prayer ceremonies and free admission to all four royal palaces in Seoul. After an arsonist … Read…