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N. Korea test-fires suspected missile into sea

N. Korea test-fires suspected missile into sea

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 1:59 PM

North Korea test-fired what appeared to be a short-range missile into the sea off its east coast Monday in the latest of a series of missile and rocket tests, military [...]
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Samsung denies child labour at Chinese supplier

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics has refuted fresh allegations by a labour protection watchdog that one of its suppliers in China hired child workers. New York-based [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s Banker Defects To Russia: Korean Media

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South Korean newspaper [...]
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Rebalancing Japan and Korea

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | USnews | 6:00 AM

The United States has long encouraged cooperation between Japan and South Korea on such urgent matters as curbing North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile threats, but [...]
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Soldiers Redeploy After Korea Exercise

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Defense | 6:00 AM

Soldiers from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command conducted a change of mission and prepared for redeployment August 28 following their [...]
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N Korean leader’s money manager defects in Russia: Korea newspaper

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South Korean newspaper [...]
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Canadian dating site for married people seeking affairs sues Korea

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Thetelegram | 6:00 AM

A dating website for married people seeking affairs is suing the government of South Korea after being blocked in that country over what it says are false allegations of [...]
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N Korea won’t send cheerleaders to Asian Games in Korea

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CP24 | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Friday it won’t send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul’s hostility for reversing a [...]
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N Korea yanks cheerleaders for Asian Games

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Friday it won’t send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul’s hostility for reversing a [...]
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Coroner blames negligence for Korean trawler sinking

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A New Zealand coroner on Friday blamed negligence for the loss of a South Korean fishing trawler that sank near Antarctica in 2010, killing 22. Coroner Richard McElrea [...]
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Korea’s cosmopolitan capital has Seoul

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

SEOUL, South Korea South Korea’s hyper-efficient capital doesn’t immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations. But this megacity offers [...]
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Low birth rates test Japan, S Korea

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

There is, at long last, a solution to the troubles that beset the Japan-Republic of Korea (ROK) relationship: Patience. In this case, patience doesn’t mean waiting a [...]
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China, Korea Slam Japan for Honoring War Criminals

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

China and South Korea called for Japan to reflect on its history of aggression, a day after Tokyo confirmed prime minister Shinzo Abe sent a message to a ceremony honoring [...]
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Korea’s Automakers Are Moving Away From Korea

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

The news was big enough for Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to announce it himself. South Korean automaker Kia Motors (000270:KS)will spend more than $1 billion to open [...]
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Is N Korea’s Summer of Hostility Winding Down?

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

North Korea, isolated from even its traditional allies like China for most of this year, appears to be making another periodic or cyclical turn toward opening up to its [...]
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