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China And South Korea Discussing Free-Trade Agreement

From the Korea Herald: “South Korea and China are starting discussions toward reaching a free-trade agreement and want to establish the accord as early as possible, Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming said. The first round of talks will take place this … Continue reading

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Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival: Capsule Reviews, Part 2

The Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival celebrates it’s 15th Anniversary this coming Tuesday, November 8th. Part 2 reviews SURROGATE VALENTINE, BLEAK NIGHT, and FULL-METAL ALCHEMIST: THE SACRED STAR OF MILOS (Japan) Long-time fans of the Elric brothers will have much … Continue reading

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Top Seoul Educator Accused of Bribery

From Korea Times: “Embattled top Seoul educator Kwak No-hyun said Thursday he will continue to work with a ‘sense of grave responsibility,’ rebuffing calls for his early resignation over ever-growing bribery allegations…His remarks came as the prosecution plans to summon … Continue reading

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Toronto REELASIAN Film Festival: Reviews in 88 words (Part 3)

The Toronto International Reel Asian Film Festival opens today with the Hong Kong film Overheard playing at the Bloor Cinema (Bathurst and Bloor). This is the last part to my 3 part mini review. Hope to see you there! Stop … Continue reading

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Reviews in 88 words or less – Toronto Reel Asian Festival – Part Deux

In an effort to keep promises, here’s part two of some of the films you can enjoy at this year’s Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival. Wonderful Town – director Aditya Assarat – Thailand Four years after the devastation of the … Continue reading

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