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S. Korean activists vow to continue leafleting

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

South Korean activists vowed Thursday to continue to launch balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border into North Korea, days after their campaign triggered [...]
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Fort Hood soldiers arrive in Korea

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Kdh News | 6:00 AM

Over the next week, Fort Hood soldiers will “drink from a water hose,” as they pick up the rotation force mission in Korea. After a more than 24-hour journey, [...]
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N Korea says ‘nothing to hide’ on human rights record

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Sltrib | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Wednesday circulated a draft UN resolution praising its own human rights record in a rare effort to counter the international community’s growing [...]
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Panetta reveals US nuke strike plans on N. Korea, spurs controversy

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

US war plans against North Korea recently included the option of a nuclear strike, former CIA director and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta revealed in his memoirs, triggering [...]
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North and Korea Hold High-Level Military Talks

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Top military generals from South and North Korea met on their border on Wednesday but failed to narrow their differences during a rare meeting that followed exchanges of fire [...]
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S. Korea, Australia hold talks for defense cooperation

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

Defense chiefs of South Korea and Australia held a meeting Wednesday to explore ways to deepen bilateral military cooperation, Seoul’s defense ministry said. During the [...]
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North and Korea military talks end in stalemate

North and Korea military talks end in stalemate

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The first military talks between North and South Korea in more than three years have ended in stalemate, with the rivals failing to narrow their differences on how to ease [...]
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Korea’s Attack on the Press

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

It is disheartening to witness one of Asia’s exemplary democracies engaging in outright censorship. On October 8, South Korean prosecutors indicted Japanese journalist [...]
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Bank of Korea governor’s comments at news conference

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Brecorder | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s central bank cut its policy interest rate for the second time in three months on Wednesday to spur the flagging economy, in line with the market’s [...]
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UPDATE 2-Bank of Korea cuts rates, avoids signalling end of cycle

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

South Korea’s central bank slashed its policy interest rate for the second time in three months on Wednesday to match its record low and gave no clear signal that its [...]
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Korea identity thefts forces ID overhaul

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Detroit News | 6:00 AM

After an avalanche of data breaches, South Korea’s national identity card system has been raided so thoroughly by thieves that the government says it might have to [...]
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Another N Korean overture as questions remain on Kim’s whereabouts

Another N Korean overture as questions remain on Kim’s whereabouts

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

It started with balloons. But the latest strife between North and South Korea hasn’t been resolved, despite a meeting between top military leaders from both countries [...]
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North and Korea military officials hold talks

North and Korea military officials hold talks

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 7:31 AM

Meeting between generals from both sides is the first since 2007, according to Yonhap news agency North and South Korea have held their highest-level military talks for seven [...]
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Korea cuts interest rate for second time in three months

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

South Korea’s central bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months on Wednesday and lowered its economic growth estimate for 2014 to reflect sluggish [...]
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Japan to pressure Korea to lift ban on seafood from Fukushima, seven other prefectures

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Tokyo plans to use foreign pressure to get South Korea to remove its import ban on seafood produced in eight prefectures, including Fukushima, officials said Tuesday. The [...]
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