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  • Asiana crash not expected to damage airline long-term

    Asiana crash not expected to damage airline long-term
    Before Asiana Airlines Flight 214 struck a sea wall at the edge of San Francisco International Airport, the Seoul-based carrier was planning a huge expansion of its fleet in hopes of capitalizing on the surge in air traffic from Asia. The devastating...
  • San Francisco plane crash: Two dead were teens from China

    San Francisco plane crash: Two dead were teens from China
    The two passengers who died on the Asiana Airlines flight that crash landed in San Francisco were teenagers from China, a Korean news service agency reported Sunday. The Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency, covering a press conference held by Asiana Airlines...
  • Asiana Airlines president apologizes for S.F. airplane crash

    Asiana Airlines president apologizes for S.F. airplane crash
    SAN FRANCISCO — The head of Asiana Airlines apologized Sunday for the weekend plane crash that killed two teenage passengers. "I sincerely apologize over the accident, and to the passengers on board and their families," Yoon Young-doo, Asiana's...
  • Asiana jet was well below its target speed before crash, NTSB says

    Asiana jet was well below its target speed before crash, NTSB says
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Asiana Flight 214 was flying significantly below its target speed and was "approaching a stall" moments before it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, a federal official said Sunday. The flight data recorder indicated...
  • NTSB official offers new details on S.F plane crash

    NTSB official offers new details on S.F plane crash
    Asiana Flight 214 made no distress calls and appeared to be operating smoothly moments before it slowed to a near-stall, crashed into a seawall near the runway and broke apart, a federal official said Sunday. “There is no discussion of any...
  • S.F. plane crash: Victims identified as 16-year-old Chinese girls

    S.F. plane crash: Victims identified as 16-year-old Chinese girls
    The two passengers killed in a fiery plane crash in San Francisco were identified Sunday as two 16-year-old Chinese girls who may have been part of a group coming to the United States for summer camp.    Asiana Airlines identified the victims as Wang...
  • Asiana crew member sought 2nd pass at landing moments before crash

    Asiana crew member sought 2nd pass at landing moments before crash
    An Asiana Airlines crew member requested to abort his plane’s landing and go around for another pass less than two seconds before it crashed at San Francisco International Airport, according to federal investigators. Asked at a Sunday news...
  • Asiana Airlines to change number of Seoul-S.F. flight after crash

    Asiana Airlines confirmed Tuesday that it will change the number of the flight between Seoul and San Francisco in the wake of the July crash that left three people dead and more than 180 others injured. Airline spokesman Suh Ki-Won said that beginning...
  • Korea and the power of politics

    SEOUL — Americans like to pretend that politics don't matter and to bemoan the slight differences between our political parties. These are luxuries we can afford as the world's richest and most stable country. But for much of the world, politics are...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: The 'Seoul' of fusion cuisine

    The Gossiping Gourmet: The 'Seoul' of fusion cuisine
    The Diamond Jamboree Center in Irvine is a marvelous collection of Asian eateries: Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese, ranging from large restaurants to small storefront places as well as a big Korean supermarket. The center is always...
  • Getting to the meat of Korean 'army base stew'

    Getting to the meat of Korean 'army base stew'
    After the Korean War, the unassuming town of Uijeongbu in the suburbs of Seoul was left with two looming legacies: the hit TV series "M*A*S*H" and a quirky yet beloved Korean dish called budaejjigae, or "army base stew." "M*A*S*H," of course, went on to...
  • With Riccardo Muti out, guest conductors fill the CSO breach

    With Riccardo Muti out, guest conductors fill the CSO breach
    Riccardo Muti just can’t seem to catch a break. And, this time around, it isn’t only the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago public who are being affected by his health issues. Thousands of listeners throughout the...