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Korea: Alcohol advert ban for young celebrities

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Young celebrities could soon be banned from advertising alcohol in South Korea, as figures show more people than ever are drinking, it’s been reported. A bill [...]
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THAAD not Seoul’s only option to deter N Korea

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | NK News | 6:00 AM

With the developments North Korea has made in its ballistic missile programme in the past several years, ballistic missile defense has become a high priority for both South [...]
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Korea’s president accepts prime minister’s resignation

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun Hye accepted the resignation of prime minister Lee Wan Koo over bribery allegations, the second premier to quit in a year. Lee, 64, submitted [...]
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In Korea, Fortune Tellers Face a New Wrinkle

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Park Sung-jun, a practitioner of the Korean art of fortunetelling based on reading facial features, sits across from a client and tells her that her hairline suggests a job [...]
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President Park returns from South America tour

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

Korea’s presidential office says President Park’s South America tour has helped Korea diversify its cooperative partnerships with the region beyond trade. It also [...]
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N Korea ‘Should Be Back On US Terror List’

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Sky | 6:00 AM

North Korea has increased its “material support” for terrorist organisations and should be placed back on America’s list of nations that are state sponsors [...]
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Korea’s Premier Resigns After Claims He Took an Illegal Cash Gift

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Lee Wan-koo of South Korea formally stepped down on Monday, apologising over a scandal in which he was accused of taking an illegal cash gift from a [...]
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Korea approves fertiliser aid to North in sign of thawing relations

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

South Korea has approved the delivery of 15 tonnes of fertiliser and farming equipment to North Korea for the first time in five years since South Korean sanctions against [...]
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S. Korea allows first fertiliser aid to North for 5 years

28-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Monday approved a private fertiliser shipment to North Korea for the first time in five years, flagging a possible easing of strict sanctions imposed on the [...]
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Envoy lauds Korea’s nuclear expertise

28-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Koreatimes | 6:00 AM

The new Korea-US nuclear energy pact, which allows Korea to use spent fuel for research purposes, among other things, has fueled its drive to sell its nuclear technology [...]
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Korea to Send Aid to Earthquake-Stricken Nepal

28-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

More than 2,500 people were killed and many thousands injured when a massive earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday. Three Koreans were among the wounded, a government spokesman [...]
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Pray for Nepal, pleads TV panel member

28-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Koreatimes | 6:00 AM

Nepalese TV personality Sujan Shakya, who appears on a Korean programme featuring non-Korean men living in Korea, has asked viewers to pray for his country after a 7.8 [...]
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Park Returns to Korea to Find government Reeling From New Crisis

28-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun Hye returned from 12 days abroad Monday facing a government shaken by a widening corruption scandal that may topple the country’s [...]
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Thousands march in Korea anti-government protest

28-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of South Koreans marched in Seoul for the second straight day Saturday to protest government labour policies and the handling of a ferry disaster that killed more [...]
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Kim Jong-un Is Headed to Moscow to Make N Korea and Russia BFFs

Kim Jong-un Is Headed to Moscow to Make N Korea and Russia BFFs

28-Apr-2015 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

They both like macho photo-ops, enjoy the friendship of washed-up Western celebrities, and have been sanctioned by the United States – so why wouldn’t Kim Jong-un [...]
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