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The weather phenomenon called HwangSa -- also referred to as Yellow Sand or Asian Dust -- has been known to engulf cities in South Korea. COURTESY OF U.S. AIR FORCE

Yellow haze: nothing clear about Asian skies

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August 18, 2014

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Just about the only thing clear about the skies over large parts of South Korea and western Japan each spring and summer is that an unhealthy yellow haze of pollution drifts over from China.

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Easy cheesy

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August 18, 2014

It’s common knowledge to those with foreign palates that good cheese is hard to come by in Korea. While many expats pine for the supermarkets and specialty stores back home where cheese was plentiful and crackers always had the luxury of being...

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Employees at DODEA's three Seoul schools, including Seoul American High School, shown here, will undergo three days of conflict management and communication training this week following what the DODEA Pacific director has described as ''adult issues'' that have affected morale and student performance. ASHLEY ROWLAND/STARS AND STRIPES

Seoul school staff to undergo communication, conflict management training

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August 19, 2014

SEOUL — Staff at Seoul’s three DODEA schools will undergo communication and conflict management training in response to what the top education official in the Pacific called “adult issues” which bred so much employee dissension that it affected...

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