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North and Korea exchange another round of gunfire across border

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Ten minute exchange of gunfire highlights rising tensions and follows similar incident last week Troops from North and South Korea exchanged gunfire on Sunday along their [...]
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No safety personnel present at Korea pop concert where 16 people died: Police

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean police say no safety personnel were deployed at an outdoor pop concert where a ventilation grate collapsed, killing 16 people and injuring nine others. [...]
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Search resumes for missing Koreans after Thai boat crash

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The search has resumed for two South Korean tourists missing off Thailand’s southern coast after their tour boat crashed into a fishing vessel, police said Monday. The [...]
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Korean companies doing business in Japan suffering from weak yen: poll

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korean companies doing business in Japan are considering scaling back their operations because of the weakening yen, a poll carried out by a traders association said [...]
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Kerry in Southeast Asia seeking support against IS

Kerry in Southeast Asia seeking support against IS

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday visited Indonesia, home to the world’s biggest Muslim population, to press Southeast Asian nations to step up efforts in the [...]
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Amnesty slams ‘abuse’ of migrant workers in Korea

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Migrant farm workers in South Korea have become victims of rampant abuse under a “shameful” work permit system that encourages exploitation, Amnesty International [...]
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Korea warns North against ‘reckless provocation’

Korea warns North against ‘reckless provocation’

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea warned North Korea on Monday against further “reckless” provocations following a series of minor border skirmishes that have heightened military [...]
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India unlikely to upgrade free trade pact with Korea

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

India is unlikely to accede to South Korea’s demand for an upgrade of the comprehensive free trade pact between the two countries, given the early findings of reviews [...]
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Korea concert victims’ families call for leniency

Korea concert victims’ families call for leniency

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The families of 16 people who died after falling through a ventilation shaft at a South Korean open-air concert asked for leniency on Monday for event organisers despite [...]
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Korea concert planner found dead after 16 die

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A South Korean man involved in planning an outdoor pop concert where 16 people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate was found dead Saturday in an apparent [...]
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Malaysia 19 years behind Korea, complacency, graft among culprits

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Malaysia are 19 years behind South Korea in terms of productivity, the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry said today, naming graft, leakages, [...]
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16 killed in vent collapse at S. Korea pop concert

16 killed in vent collapse at S. Korea pop concert

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Sixteen people were killed and nine others seriously injured when they plunged down a ventilation shaft after a grating gave way as they watched an outdoor pop concert Friday [...]
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President Park to dispatch health personnel for Ebola crisis + Korea pledges $5.6m USD

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Allkpop | 6:00 AM

During the opening of the Asia Europe Meeting (Asem) which took place in Milan, Italy, President Park stated, “It’s been decided that in order to respond to the [...]
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How N Korea Became So Isolated

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

North Korea is one of the most isolated countries in the world. The roughly 24 million people who live in the totalitarian state have minimal interaction with the outside [...]
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No, The US Doesn’t Have Plans to Nuke N Korea

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Foreignpolicy | 6:00 AM

At this point, you’ve probably heard plenty about Leon Panetta’s new book, Worthy Fights. But it’s not just in Beltway foreign-policy circles that [...]
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