South Korea launches ‘blind hiring’ to tackle appearance-obsessed culture

Getting a job can be a challenging for young people in South Korea, where youth unemployment tops than 10 percent. The fact that many potential employers ask candidates to include a photo with their application often makes the process even more competitive in a country obsessed with appearance. Now, President Moon Jae-in is trying to change that practice, with a campaign known as “blind hiring”. Al Jazeera’s Kathy Novak reports from Seoul. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera…

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The children drawing Syrian war memories – BBC News

Art therapy classes are being offered to children in Lebanon who have fled the Syrian civil war. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246

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911 transcript released in police shooting of bride-to-be

Matthew Harrity, one of the two Minneapolis police officers who responded to a 911 call made by Justine Damond, told a local news station he was “stunned” when his partner opened fire on Damond. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://www.youtube.com/ABCNews/ Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: Tweets by ABC GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://gma.yahoo.com/

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Thai general among many found guilty in Rohingya trafficking trial

An army general in Thailand was one of the most prominent figures found guilty in a major human trafficking trial that included more than 103 defendants accused of involvement in a modern-day slavery trade. Lieutenant-General Manas Kongpaen was convicted on Wednesday of several offenses involving trafficking and taking bribes. By late afternoon on Wednesday, a judge had announced 50 verdicts with more judgments expected later in the day. Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us…

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