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By Guest Author On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Hyundai Motor’s Profit Sinks to 7-Year Low, Executives to Take 10% Pay Cut

Hyundai Motor’s profit sank to a seven-year low in the third quarter, falling well below forecasts. The carmaker said a strike weakened demand and slowed production in emerging markets. Hyundai, the largest automaker More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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TRANSCRIPT: Donald Trump’s economic, tax plan speech in Detroit

In a speech in Detroit, Trump laid out his tax plan. Donald Trump gave a major economic speech on Monday at the Detroit Economic Club. He outlined his tax plan, including how he’d cut corporate taxes. Below you More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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As Japanese and South Korean Relations Thaw North Korea Seeks To Increase Tensions

The threat that North Korea poses as it intensifies its nuclear and ballistic missile development has become a unifying element for Japan and South Korea. The two East Asian countries will link up with the United More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Seattle May Day protest results in 9 arrests as Molotov cocktails hurled at police, injuring 5

Sunday’s May Day protest in Seattle went from a peaceful assembly to a violent disregard for police as protesters lit fireworks, threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at police. Seattle Police confirmed nine More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, December 18th, 2015
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‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ set to smash several box office records

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has finally arrived and fans across the globe now have a chance to experience the first Star Wars film in over ten years and anticipation couldn’t be higher. Among the interesting More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 16th, 2015
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Pentagon blamed for ‘live anthrax’ shipped all over the globe

New reports are pointing to the Pentagon and “ineffective sterilization methods for killing the deadly bacteria” as reasons for live anthrax shipped to over 192 chemical labs over the past ten years. As More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Uncovered Atrocities: Korean Comfort Women

Like a wound that keeps festering, the “Korean comfort women “is an issue that refuses to die down and seek closure. Yet, more than two decades ago, its Indonesian and Philippine counterparts had reached a resolution More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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South Korea Eases Ban On Charter Flights From Thailand

South Korea has announced that its official aviation agency will remove recent bans on selected Thai aircraft charter flights. Effective immediately, Thai Airways International (THAI) and Thai Air Asia X will be More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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‘The Drop Box’ brings reality of Korea’s abandon children to light

Brian Ivie’s documentary The Drop Box is an emotional rollercoaster with the heart wrenching reality of abandoned children in South Korea offset against the inspiring tale of Pastor Lee Jong-rak’s “baby More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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‘The Drop Box’ documentary coming to theaters in March

Focus on the Family and Fathom Events are partnering to being Pastor Lee Jong-rak’s story to theaters with the new documentary, The Drop Box. The screen goes aflutter as Pastor Lee Jong-rak hurries to a More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Is The World Ready For 5G To Come Out

Smart devices were pretty slow when the first generation of mobile data was launched. Now many people’s phones and tablets in countries such as the U.S., Korea, and Japan are running on 4G or 4G LTE. But is More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 24th, 2014
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China to Pope Francis: don’t ‘interfere’ with China’s religion as Christians persecution rises

China has not reacted positively to Pope Francis and the Vatican offering to open new dialogue and discuss the country’s religion. The official statement told Rome to not to “interfere” with the country’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 28th, 2014
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North Korea publicly executed 80 people over South Korea movies, owning Bibles

Reportedly 80 people were publicly executed in North Korea for watching South Korean movies or possessing a Bible.  The South Korean newspaper JoongAng Ilbo reported that the “criminals” were put More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 14th, 2014
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New avian influenza outbreak reported in South Korea, plans to work with China on AI

The South Korea Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed a new outbreak of avian influenza (AI) at a duck farm in Hoengseong, about 90 kilometers east of Seoul, earlier this week, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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South Korea ferry death toll reaches 156 as rescue teams struggle to find the missing

Rescue crews and search teams are still hopeful that surviving victims can be found after the South Korean ferry disaster on Wednesday. Rescue teams were now ripping into the cabin walls, pulling bodies from within. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Korea: Man kills son so he can go to internet cafe to play games

In a disturbing story from Taegu, South Korea, a 22-year-old man has confessed to suffocating his 28-month-old son and putting him in a garbage bag because the child wouldn’t sleep and kept him from going More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Four dead, nearly 300 missing after South Korea ferry sinks

A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing. South Korea ferry disaster More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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North Korean state media blasts Park Geun Hye’s European visit

South Korean President Park Geun Hye was in Germany last week where she met with Chancellor Angela Merkel and later gave a speech concerning her vision for unification with North Korea. North Korea flag “Germany and More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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South Korea CDC issues travel advisory for the Philippines due to measles outbreak

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an advisory for travelers to the Philippines today in response to the measles outbreak in the Southeast Asian country, according to an Arirang report today. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
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Australia, South Korea among W. Pacific countries declared measles-free

With outbreaks of measles raging in areas of the Pacific–the Philippines and Vietnam to name a couple, the World Health Organization in the Western Pacific Region announced this week that four countries were More...


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