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Korea Won Gains Most in Three Weeks on Fed Bets, China Stimulus

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s won rose the most in three weeks as demand for emerging-market assets increased on bets the Federal Reserve will signal it will keep interest rates low [...]
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What’s Wrong With Korea’s Liberals?

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

August 18 marked the five-year anniversary of the death of Kim Dae-jung, eighth president of South Korea and one of the key leaders in the country’s struggle for [...]
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S. Korea raps N. Korea for rejecting talks on Kaesong

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea voiced strong regret Tuesday over North Korea’s refusal to talk about the future of the Kaesong Industrial Complex on the pretext of propaganda leaflets. [...]
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EXCLUSIVE – Korea’s Park says door open for talks with North

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

South Korean President Park Geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the Korean peninsula, said the door is open for talks with the [...]
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Rumbling volcano sees N. Korea warm to the West

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CBS news | 6:00 AM

A volcano responsible for one of the most violent eruptions in history is showing signs of life. Scientists know little about Mount Paektu because most of the mountain lies [...]
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Korea could keep expansionary policy for years

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

South Korea will maintain pro-growth policy until a sustained recovery is firmly secured, possibly beyond 2015, as an anticipated pick-up next year might only only be [...]
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S. Korea to Provide Humanitarian Help in Fight Against Islamic State

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

South Korea says it will contribute humanitarian assistance to the United States-led fight against the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The South Korean [...]
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Korea’s Park Stays Out of Sewol Ferry Issue

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday rejected a demand from her political rivals to intervene in the National Assembly discussion on the terms of a new probe into [...]
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Korea Finance minister Warns Of ‘Alarm Bells’ Ringing Over Economy

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s finance minister said Tuesday that “alarm bells” were ringing over Asia’s fourth largest economy, and warned of the sort of protracted [...]
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Korean firms spiral into washing machine war

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A washing machine is being airlifted from Berlin to Seoul to undergo a forensic examination stemming from the latest allegation of foul play between South Korea’s two [...]
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Korea Suspects Crashed Drone Sent by N Korea

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

South Korean authorities are investigating the wreckage of a suspected North Korean drone found in waters near a border island in the Yellow Sea, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs [...]
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S. Korea marks Korean War victory despite NK criticism

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea went ahead Monday with an annual event marking a landmark military operation carried out in this port city during the 1950-53 Korean War, despite North [...]
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S. Korea raps N. Korea for rejecting talks on Kaesong

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea voiced strong regret Tuesday over North Korea’s refusal to talk about the future of the Kaesong Industrial Complex on the pretext of propaganda leaflets. [...]
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Defectors Detail How N Korea’s Office 39 Feeds Leader’s Slush Fund

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Choi Kun-chol says he didn’t know he had spent several years helping to fill Kim Jong Il’s private slush fund until he left North Korea. Like the thousands of [...]
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N Korea boasts great human rights system

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Wptz | 6:00 AM

North Korea has “the world’s most advantageous human rights system,” the country declared in a lengthy report released on Saturday. Its political system [...]
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