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Was Lee Kang-Kuk responsible for Flight 214’s Crash?

Once Asiana released their official statement that there were no signs of mechanical problems with Flight 214, it was only a matter of time before the man at the helm…

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Asiana Flight 214 and Kaesong Updates

A few quick updates of the leading stories in Asia. UPDATE: Confusion now about who was at the controls. Co-pilot had some 10,000 hours of experience, but the individual in…

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BREAKING NEWS: Asiana 214 Crashes in San Francisco

UPDATE: Reports are now stating the the fatalities from the crash were 16-year-old girls. The pair had been seated near the rear of the craft. It is theorized that after…

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Three easy steps to improve Korea’s cyber security

Korea Real Time (aka The Wall Street Journal) posted a story, stating Korea was planning on boosting its cyber security forces after two very high profile attacks in a single…

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Kenneth Bae makes plea for help

In a video released to CNN via the pro-North Korean Choson Sinbo, American Kenneth Bae (배준호/Pae Jun Ho) made his first statements since being imprisoned. In the video Bae says,…

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Should Kaesong reopen?

Just over three months ago, during the height of the “Korean Crisis,” North Korea ordered all South Koreans out of the Kaesong Industrial Complex and shuttered it. Since then, it’s…

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Catch the Wave Video Rodeo (7.1.13)

Here we are again with another great episode from Arirang Radio’s Catch the Wave. This week, Karen returned to brighten our spirits in the studio. It was a great show…

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Korea’s Foreigner Population Rises to 1.45 Million

Yonhap News has released the latest data on Korea’s foreign population. Up 2.6% from last year, the number of foreign residents in Korea has climbed to 1.45 million, or about…

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Is North Korea Begging?

Reuters is reporting, “North Korea’s chief nuclear negotiator will meet senior Russian officials in Moscow next week, state media reported, amid signs of a new push to get Pyongyang to…

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Cute Korean Finger Cakes

Are you hungry? This past week, I popped over to the WInnerstar Building in Dongtan and sampled a few slices of cake/pie from the Jacklyn Cafe. I ordered up an…