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N Korea Elections: A Sham Worth Studying

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The stranger-than-fiction vote offers few surprises – 100 percent of eligible balloters favoured only the pre-determined politicians – but the [...]
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Who will be winners, losers in Korea deal?

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

Free trade creates winners and losers across an economy, and the deal with South Korea announced by prime minister Stephen Harper is no different. While Ottawa is saying that [...]
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Harper dismisses Ford’s criticism of free-trade deal with Korea

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Ctvnews | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Stephen Harper has hit back at auto industry stakeholders that are criticising Canada’s new free trade deal with South Korea, saying that Ford Motor [...]
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Japan’s Abe seeks trilateral summit with Korea, U.S

Japan’s Abe seeks trilateral summit with Korea, U.S

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan is trying to arrange a trilateral summit with South Korea and the United States for this month, a government official said Wednesday, in a bid to thaw Tokyo’s [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un re-elected with 100pct of votes

N Korea’s Kim Jong Un re-elected with 100pct of votes

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Ctvnews | 6:00 AM

With no one else on the ballot, state media reported Monday that supreme leader Kim Jong Un was not only elected to the highest legislative body in North Korea, he won with [...]
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Pope to Go to Korea in August for Youth Fest

Pope to Go to Korea in August for Youth Fest

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Pope Francis will make his first trip to Asia in August, visiting South Korea to participate in a Catholic youth festival, preside over a beatification ceremony for 124 [...]
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Korean trade deal sets up future fight

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

It’s no secret that when prime minister Stephen Harper meets with South Korean president Park Geun-hye on Tuesday it will be to sign a free trade deal. It will be [...]
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Hyundai Motor to launch its first battery-powered electric car in 2016

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co plans to launch its first battery-powered electric vehicle (EV) in 2016, as the auto maker plays catch up in a nascent market already [...]
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N Korea Election: A Sham Worth Studying

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Kim wins. That is the unsurprising outcome of North Korea’s first legislative elections under the leadership of young dictator Kim Jong Un. State media report that [...]
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N Korea using sophisticated means to avoid UN sanctions: UN report

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has developed sophisticated techniques to circumvent UN sanctions, including the suspected use of its embassies to facilitate an illegal trade in weapons, a [...]
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Korea’s quirky messaging apps go on offensive in text-happy Indonesia

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s pioneering mobile messaging apps have taken their oversized emoticons to Indonesia, intent on breaking the dominance of BlackBerry Ltd’s (BB.TO) BBM [...]
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Hana, KEB Indonesia merge to cater to thriving Korean

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

South Korean lenders Bank Hana and Korea Exchange Bank (KEB) Indonesia announced their merger on Monday in an effort to cater to thriving South Korean businesses in [...]
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Korea’s quirky messaging apps go on offensive in text-happy Indonesia

11-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s pioneering mobile messaging apps have taken their oversized emoticons to Indonesia, intent on breaking the dominance of BlackBerry Ltd’s BBM [...]
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Protesters attack employee at Japan’s embassy in Busan, Korea

11-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Anti-Japan protesters assaulted a South Korean employee of the Japanese consulate in Busan in front of the embassy as he tried to take pictures of the protest, sources [...]
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Harper heads to Seoul as critics warn Korea free-trade deal could flood Canadian market with foreign cars

11-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nationalpost | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Stephen Harper departed Sunday for South Korea, where he is widely expected to complete another long round of free-trade negotiations that his critics were [...]
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