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Paul McCartney Cancels Japan Tour Due To Virus

Sir Paul McCartney is under strict doctor’s orders to get “complete rest”

05/20/2014

Asiana Flight 214 Moved From Crash Scene

Asiana Pilots Hospitalized For Psychological Trauma, Injuries From SFO Crash

Officials say four South Korean pilots of an Asiana plane that crash-landed in San Francisco this month were being treated for psychological trauma and injuries caused by the incident.

07/17/2013

An Asiana Airlines flight enroute to Korea, a Boeing 777, taxis by the wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 as it sits on runway 28L at San Francisco International Airport on July 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Asiana Airlines Says Oakland’s KTVU Damaged Its Reputation

Asiana Airlines said Sunday its reputation was damaged by a report on a San Francisco TV station that used bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on its plane that crashed earlier this month and is considering legal action.

07/14/2013

Asiana Airlines CEO Yoon Young-Doo delivers a statement prior to leaving for San Francisco, at the company's headquarters in Seoul on July 9, 2013. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Asiana Airlines President Arrives At SFO Amid Media Frenzy & Shame

Asiana Airlines President Yoon Young-doo arrived in San Francisco from South Korea on Tuesday, fighting his way through a pack of international journalists outside airport customs.

07/09/2013

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 passenger jet burns after crash landing at San Francisco International Airport, July 6, 2013. (credit: @EuniceBirdRah)

South Korean Officials To Inspect Equipment On Crashed Asiana Plane

South Korea says its officials will inspect the engines and landing equipment on all Boeing 777 plans owned by Asiana and Korea Air.

07/08/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

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Policing South Korean Internet Porn ‘Like Shoveling Snow In A Blizzard’

Moon Tae-Hwa stares at his computer, dizzy and nauseous from the hours of porn he’s viewed online while his wife and children slept. He feels no shame—only a righteous sense of mission.

12/10/2012

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China Overtaking U.S. As Global Trader

The South Korean businessman supplied components to American automakers for a decade. But this year, he uprooted his family from Detroit and moved home to focus on selling to the new economic superpower: China.

12/03/2012

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Cutting Losses In South Korea

Yahoo Inc. said it will close its South Korean web portal and an Internet advertising business, cutting its losses in a market where it has struggled for over a decade.

10/19/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Visits Oracle, Approves Foreign Trade Offices

Gov. Jerry Brown was at Oracle Headquarters in Redwood Shores Tuesday morning to sign legislation creating a new department that aims to strengthen economic ties with foreign trading partners.

09/11/2012