Second Bangkok bombing suspect held

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A second foreign suspect has been arrested in connection with the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine in August, the Thai PM says.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo scrapped

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The logo for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games is scrapped after allegations that it was plagiarised.

The grandeur of Tokyo's Hotel Okura in pictures

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Past and present images from one of Tokyo's grandest hotels, the Okura, which is to be demolished to make way for a new development.

Thai court acquits Phuket reporters

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A court in the southern Thai island of Phuket acquits two journalists of defaming the navy in a 2013 article on human trafficking.


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China to set up 60-bln-yuan fund to support SMEs

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China will set up a special fund of 60 billion yuan (9.4 billion U.S. dollars) to support small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs), the cabinet said on Tuesday.

China, Sudan to establish strategic partnership: Xi

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Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China and Sudan will issue a joint statement on the establishment of a strategic partnership between the two countries.


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Korea University Appoints 1st Foreign Professor of Korean

The Chosun Ilbo
Jeffrey Holliday has become the first full-time foreign professor to teach in the Korean language department at Korea University, one of the three most prestigious universities in the nation. The university on Monday said that it had been trying to hire a qualified foreign professor with a major in...

Failed Computer Maker Turns to Affordable Smartphones

The Chosun Ilbo
PC manufacturer TriGem was once a household name in Korea, the first company here to sell desktop computers starting in 1981. But TriGem went into court receivership in 2005 due to cash flow problems as PC sales dwindled amid hot competition from Chinese and Taiwanese rivals. Now TG & Co., an a...

New Figures Detail Immigration Patterns

The Chosun Ilbo
Some 2,719 foreigners teach in colleges or universities here on an E-1 visa, according to data released in May by the Ministry of Justice. Americans make up the biggest group with 31 percent or 843 professors, followed by Chinese (267), Canadians (210), Indians (205) and Japanese (178). A total of ...

Shilla Hotel Seeks to Lure Back Chinese Tourists

The Chosun Ilbo
Hotel Shilla head Lee Boo-jin is to spearhead the company's efforts to attract Chinese visitors during the September-October holiday season, the company said Monday. The number of Chinese tourists visiting Korea plummeted due to the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome earlier this year. H...


Korea University Appoints 1st Foreign Professor of Korean

The Chosun Ilbo
Jeffrey Holliday has become the first full-time foreign professor to teach in the Korean language department at Korea University, one of the three most prestigious universities in the nation. The university on Monday said that it had been trying to hire a qualified foreign professor with a major in...

Failed Computer Maker Turns to Affordable Smartphones

The Chosun Ilbo
PC manufacturer TriGem was once a household name in Korea, the first company here to sell desktop computers starting in 1981. But TriGem went into court receivership in 2005 due to cash flow problems as PC sales dwindled amid hot competition from Chinese and Taiwanese rivals. Now TG & Co., an a...

New Figures Detail Immigration Patterns

The Chosun Ilbo
Some 2,719 foreigners teach in colleges or universities here on an E-1 visa, according to data released in May by the Ministry of Justice. Americans make up the biggest group with 31 percent or 843 professors, followed by Chinese (267), Canadians (210), Indians (205) and Japanese (178). A total of ...

Shilla Hotel Seeks to Lure Back Chinese Tourists

The Chosun Ilbo
Hotel Shilla head Lee Boo-jin is to spearhead the company's efforts to attract Chinese visitors during the September-October holiday season, the company said Monday. The number of Chinese tourists visiting Korea plummeted due to the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome earlier this year. H...

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