Gyeongju http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/42617/all en Bulguk Temple pagoda-repair http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130401/bulguk-temple-pagoda-repair <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GYEONGJU, South Korea, April 2 (Yonhap) -- An essential inner part of one of the two ancient Buddhist pagodas at the Bulguk Temple will be exposed to sunlight for the first time in 47 years Tuesday as part of the ongoing government project to fully disassemble the pagoda for repairs, officials said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130401/bulguk-temple-pagoda-repair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gyeongju National Treasures of South Korea Pagodas Yonhap News Agency Tue, 02 Apr 2013 02:30:52 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5798937 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulguk Temple pagoda-repair http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130402/bulguk-temple-pagoda-repair <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GYEONGJU, South Korea, April 2 (Yonhap) -- An essential inner section of an ancient Buddhist pagoda at the Bulguk Temple was exposed to sunlight for the first time in 47 years Tuesday as part of an ongoing government project to fully disassemble the pagoda for repairs.</p> <p>A compartment for storing sariras inside the main structure of the Seokga Pagoda was uncovered when a team of experts at the National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage carefully removed the second-floor stone roof with the use of a crane.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130402/bulguk-temple-pagoda-repair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gyeongju National Treasures of South Korea Pagodas Yonhap News Agency Tue, 02 Apr 2013 08:46:13 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5799083 at http://www.globalpost.com New York hosts ancient Korea debut in West http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131029/new-york-hosts-ancient-korea-debut-west <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Drawn to bling? A fan of gold jewelry? Keen on Buddha? If so, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art offers the newest ticket to fend off the winter chill.</p> <p>An exhibition of exquisite treasures from ancient Korea opens in New York next week, marking the first display anywhere outside Asia of the little known Silla kingdom.</p> <p>The most famous export from Korea, a territory split in two by war, are the TVs, tablets and phones of South Korea multinational Samsung, the exhibition's sponsors.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131029/new-york-hosts-ancient-korea-debut-west" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Gyeongju National Treasures of South Korea AFP Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:57:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5973757 at http://www.globalpost.com 3 killed, 50 trapped in building collapse in Gyeongju http://www.globalpost.com/node/6072927 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Yonhap) -- At least three students were killed and some 50 others remained trapped in debris after a resort building in the southern city of Gyeongju collapsed late Monday, according to police officials, with rescue work underway.</p> <p>More than 500 college students were reportedly having a welcoming party for freshmen in the structure when it collapsed at around 9:16 p.m., according to the police officials in Gyeongju, 370 kilometers south of Seoul.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. 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All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140217/3-killed-50-trapped-building-collapse-gyeongju" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Busan Gyeongju Yonhap News Agency Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:31:05 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 6072928 at http://www.globalpost.com Three dead, 50 trapped in S. Korea building collapse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140217/three-dead-50-trapped-s-korea-building-collapse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Three college students were killed and 50 more feared trapped after an auditorium collapsed under heavy snow Monday in the southern South Korean city of Gyeongju, Yonhap news agency reported.</p> <p>Emergency services would not confirm the reported deaths, but fire services told AFP that dozens may have been trapped in the debris when the ceiling of the building caved in at a resort complex being used for a freshman orientation.</p> <p>The collapse appeared to have been caused by heavy snow which piled up on the ceiling of the auditorium, they said.</p> <p>lim-gh/mtp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Gyeongju AFP Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:31:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6072936 at http://www.globalpost.com Building collapses in Gyeongju, trapping as many as 50 students http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140217/building-collapses-gyeongju-trapping-many-50-students <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Yonhap) -- A resort building in the southern city of Gyeongju collapsed late Monday, trapping as many as 50 university students in the debris, according to police officials, with rescue work underway.</p> <p>More than 500 college students were reportedly having a welcoming party for freshmen in the resort building when it collapsed at around 9:16 p.m., according to the police officials in Gyeongju.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140217/building-collapses-gyeongju-trapping-many-50-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Busan Gyeongju Yonhap News Agency Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:46:38 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 6072951 at http://www.globalpost.com 8 killed, dozens trapped in building collapse in Gyeongju http://www.globalpost.com/node/6072993 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GYEONGJU, Souh Korea, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- At least eight people were killed and some 50 others remained trapped in debris after a gymnasium inside a southern resort collapsed late Monday, according to police officials.</p> <p>Police said more than 565 first-year students from Busan University of Foreign Studies were having a welcoming party for freshmen in the building in Gyeongju, 370 kilometers south of Seoul, when it collapsed at around 9:11 p.m., according to local police officials.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140217/9-killed-several-trapped-building-collapse-gyeongju" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Busan Gyeongju Yonhap News Agency Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:03:01 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 6073090 at http://www.globalpost.com 10 killed, several trapped in building collapse in Gyeongju http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140217/10-killed-several-trapped-building-collapse-gyeongju <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GYEONGJU/BUSAN, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- At least 10 people were killed and 17 others remained trapped in debris after a gymnasium in a southern resort town collapsed late Monday, according to local police officials.</p> <p>Police said more than 565 first-year students from Busan University of Foreign Studies were having a welcoming party for freshmen in the building in Gyeongju, a resort town 370 kilometers south of Seoul, when it collapsed at around 9:11 p.m.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. 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Heavy snow had built up on the roof of the prefabricated building, causing it to collapse, fire department officials said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140217/building-collapse-at-south-korean-resort-kills-10-officials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Gyeongju Health Thomson Reuters Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:31:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6073323 at http://www.globalpost.com 10 killed, dozen unaccounted for after building collapse in Gyeongju http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140217/10-killed-dozen-unaccounted-after-building-collapse-gyeongju <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GYEONGJU/BUSAN/SEJONG, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- Ten people were killed and at least a dozen others remain unaccounted for after a gymnasium at a resort town in the southern city of Gyeongju collapsed under the weight of heavy snow late Monday, according to police officials.</p> <p>Police said 565 incoming freshmen from the Busan University of Foreign Studies were having a welcoming party in the building at a resort town in Gyeongju, 370 kilometers south of Seoul, when it collapsed at around 9:06 p.m.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140217/10-killed-dozen-unaccounted-after-building-collapse-gyeongju" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Busan Gyeongju Yonhap News Agency Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:46:25 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 6073335 at http://www.globalpost.com