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PARCEL EXPLODED AT KOREA'S YONSEI UNIVERSITY, PROFESSOR INJURED

A professor was injured after a package exploded in his office at Yonsei university in Korea. The architecture professor found a package hanging on his door which suddenly exploded when he was opening it. He suffered burns on his neck, chest and hands and is being treated at the hospital.

Nobody else was injured from the incident. The explosive was reportedly clumsily made as it only exploded from one side of the package. Korean news reports said the police are investigating and do not rule out the possibility of a terror attack.

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KOREAN SHOCKED AT HOW BAD S'PORE HAS BECOME AFTER 10 YEARS

My Korean friend got a shock when he visited Singapore after more than 10 years. He last visited Singapore in 2005 and was impressed with the efficiency of our public transport and good and cheap food. When he visited Singapore last week, he got stunned at how bad Singapore has become just after 10 years.

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LG UNVEILS 55" WALLPAPER TV NO THICKER THAN A STICKER

If you thought TVs couldn't get any thinner, think again. LG Display's "wallpaper" panel is 55 inches wide, but less than a millimeter (four-hundredths of an inch) thick. It's so thin and light (just over 4 pounds) that it can be attached to the wall with a simple magnetic backing and then peeled off like a sticker.

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5 most difficult hurdles I had to overcome when I left S’pore for Korea

When in Korea, do as the Koreans do. Moving to a completely foreign country like Korea requires a few years of preparation, and still you can never be too prepared. Both Singapore and Korea might be Asian countries with a somewhat similar economic development story, but the similarities end there. Korea, with its unique community, culture and lifestyle, takes a lot more to adapt to than simply learning a few Korean words and/ or K-pop ditties.

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