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South Korea is tired of China picking on it

It’s an open secret China isn’t very happy with South Korea at the moment.<p>Since South Korea announced in July that it would let the US deploy a missile-defense system in the country—which Beijing views as a threat to its national security—China has begun a passive-aggressive campaign retaliating …

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Europe

China's retaliating against South Korea's missile defense system by taking aim at Korean dramas

China’s not one to sit by idly when it feels it’s been wronged.<p>So when South Korea agreed to let the US implement a missile-defense shield in the country, China appeared to respond by restricting Korean pop culture in the mainland. This crackdown on Korean dramas and pop music may have started as …

South Korea

Seoul: The Cutting-Edge of Cool in South Korea

Travel<p>South Korea's capital unites red-hot energy with cool-blue breeziness.<p>Are you familiar with the Korean Wave? Are you among the more than one billion(!) people who tune in to watch the Korean drama <i>Descendants of the Sun</i>? Do you swoon whenever Lee Byung-hun appears on the big screen? Do you …

Best ever Korean recipes

Korean food is one of the hottest trends right now. Our favourite Korean recipes include marinated BBQ meats, fresh salads and kimchi, deep fried …

Delta, Korean Air strengthen partnership with new flights to Seoul

Delta is expanding in Asia with new service between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Seoul Incheon International Airport …

Airports

19 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

9 Tricks That Will Change How You Use Your iPhone

Forget hammers and screwdrivers — iPhones are the most important tool of our times. But do you wield yours like a pro, or do your thumbs fumble its …

Korean Food's New Cool

Koreatown is the place to be now that upstart chefs are bringing fresh creativity to K-town classics.<p>A little more than a decade ago, Momofuku Noodle …

N. Koreans: Brutal work abroad better than life back home

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — One North Korean who worked abroad says that as a waitress in China, she was forced to put up with male customers who groped her and tried to get her drunk. Two others recall the frozen bodies of their countrymen stored in Russian logging camps. Another says he toiled for …

"Descendants of the Sun" Surpasses "My Love From the Star" for Ad Revenue Made From Product Placement

Despite the drama’s astronomical production cost, <b>KBS</b>’s “Descendants of the Sun” has brought in over 3 trillion won (approximately $2.6 billion), …

15 MUST-TRY Korean Street Food

Strolling along the streets of Seoul means feasting on Korean Street Snacks non-stop. The sheer number of push cart stalls is mind-boggling, and we …

12 signs you’ve been in Korea too long

1. You don’t bother matching your shoes to your work attire any more.<p>You’re just going to take them off anyway, and switch into black sandals over …

Food & Dining

Jonathan Gold's 60 Korean Dishes Every Angeleno Should Know

Koreatown, which occupies an expanding area between Hancock Park and downtown, may well be the most vibrant expat enclave anywhere in the world, a …

Dining Rooms

How to Speak Korean – It’s Easier than You Think

Korean is hot property. Interest in the language has soared over the past five years. [caption id="attachment_17635" align="aligncenter" width="506"] …

23 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Mark Zuckerberg

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Photographer Captures Stunning South Korean Landscapes Reflected in Mirror-Like Lakes

South Korean photographer Jaewoon U has gathered quite the following on 500px, and rightly so. His majestic landscape shots of his home country are nothing if not magical, overflowing with colors and rich details. The Seoul-based artist is particularly skilled at capturing beautiful outdoor scenery …

Photography

I had a 5-hour layover at the No. 2 airport in the world, and it was a joy

On a recent vacation in Vietnam, I was dreading the flight back to New York — mainly because I wanted to spend more time hiking in the mountain villages and sipping killer iced coffee, but also because I had a five-hour layover on my 22-hour return trip.<p>Lucky for me, I had a fantastic economy-class …

This Is Millennials’ Most Embarrassing Secret

Today’s young adults are establishing their careers, but their lack of technological prowess is costing their employers big-time. Yes, you read that …

18 Loafers You'll Love And That Will Never Go Out Of Style

An oldie but goodie.<p>The loafer is a classic shoe for all-around casual wear, but in our minds they simply scream "back to school!"<p>At one point or another in our academic lives, we all probably owned a pair of shiny loafers -- and maybe even rocked a few pennies in them. However, beyond our lives in …

Clothing

These 9 Uncomfortable Tasks Can Change Your Life

What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what’s universally true is the value of recognizing boundaries and continually pushing …

4 Steps to Transform Your Relationships

In <i>The Stories We Tell Ourselves</i>, I suggest that we are all guilty of constantly playing movies in our heads where we are both the sole director and lead actor. In our minds, we tell the "extras" in our lives what to do and when to do it, and when they fail to act accordingly in real life, we …

'Religious Zionism taking over Israel,' ex-Shin Bet chief warns

Yuval Diskin wrote a lengthy post on his Facebook page warning of the impending threat of Jewish extremism.<p>><br>• ><p>A young Jewish settler (R) speaks with …

10 Hopeful Quotes That Will Help You Through Challenging Situations

Life is filled with difficulties. How we confront our challenges is precisely what makes us great. Nobody ever reached greatness on a silver platter. …

10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

Happiness

The 10 Qualities of Exceptional People

Counter to what many believe, accolades are not really what success is about. To be rich is to have money and status, but to be wealthy is to have …