Asia's first JW Marriott boutique hotel opens in Dongdaemun

SEOUL – Located smack-dab in the heart of Korea's largest retail district of Dongdaemun ? home to 26 shopping centers and around 30,000 local specialty shops ? and situated directly across from one of Seoul's most iconic national treasures, the East Gate, is the new JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul, which officially opened its doors to the public on Tuesday. "South Korea is one of Asia's …
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Asia's Week: A Thai Temptation to Self Destruct

Matters of state in Thailand appear to be coming to a head. The Yingluck Shinawatra government is pushing ahead with an election it expects to win on Feb. 2. The anti-democrats who command a surprisingly large, if minority, share of the population (and a good share of the wealth) appear determined to thwart the vote. An election commission decides one way (for a vote) while parts of the …
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