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Korean students up in arms over 'Rising Sun' flag in Canadian classroom

Korean students in Canada are demanding that their teacher remove Japan's “Rising Sun" flag - a symbol of the country's wartime aggression - from their classroom wall. According to the Columbia Valley Pioneer, a local paper, Monday (KST), a ninth-grade student at Walnut Grove Secondary School in Langley, British Columbia, is leading a campaign against a history teacher's decision to put up the flag for “educational purposes.”

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Korean student found dead in London

A Korean college student has been found dead in London after being missing for a week. British media reported Saturday (local time) that the student, 21, surnamed Chang, who lived at Goldsmiths in New Cross, was found on Wapping Beach on Nov. 13 after she disappeared on Nov. 6.

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Heat damage still haunts North Korea

North Korea is yet to recover from damage caused by unusually hot weather that struck the country from mid-July to August, according to a recent report by an international aid agency.

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SpaceX delays launch of Korea's new satellite

South Korea said Monday that its new satellite launch has been delayed as American rocket company SpaceX requested more time to inspect its Falcon 9. The launch date has been tentatively rescheduled at either Nov. 25, 26 or Dec. 1, the Ministry of Science and ICT said. SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, did not provide details on the inspection schedule of its two-stage rocket, according to the ministry.

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YWCA building in Seoul catches fire [PHOTOS]

A small fire in the YWCA building in central Seoul forced nearly 200 people to evacuate the premises on Monday. A fire alarm at the swimming pool construction site in the first basement went off at 9:42 a.m. Firefighters arrived at 10:05 a.m. and extinguished the flames at 10:44 a.m. An unidentified citizen, who inhaled smoke, is being treated at a nearby hospital.

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At 70, veteran actress takes 'laughter-inducing' funeral portrait

Veteran actress Kim Soo-mi asked four members of the SBS TV show “All the Butlers” to take a “one and only” picture of herself for her funeral, so mourners can feel happy rather than sad when paying their last respects.

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