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Investigators Raid Agency Of Military In Korea

24-Oct-2013 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Military investigators raided South Korea’s Cyberwarfare Command on Tuesday after four of its officials were found to have posted political messages online last year, [...]
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Tourism in N Korea: the secret state is opening up

24-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

I’ve been to North Korea many times. A new ski resort is the latest sign of a shift in the regime’s mentality towards foreigners All the hoo-ha that’s [...]
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Recovery hopes fuel rise in Korean stocks

24-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Financial Times | 6:00 AM

Foreign ownership of South Korean stocks hit a six-year high on Tuesday as global investors intensified their exposure to a market that as an exporter benefits from recovery [...]
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Korea denies China pressure on jets sale to PH

24-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

South Korea has denied a news report that China had pressured Seoul not to sell fighter jets to the Philippines amid a territorial dispute between Beijing and Manila, the [...]
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Paradise seeks Chinese punters with $1.7 billion Korea resort

24-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

One of South Korea’s biggest gaming firms Paradise Co Ltd is building a $1.7 billion casino resort in the coastal city of Incheon to lure the rising number of Chinese [...]
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Chinese state media sets sights on Samsung

24-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s state-run broadcaster launched a broadside against South Korean electronics giant Samsung, the latest foreign brand to be castigated by authorities in the [...]
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S. Korea election meddling scandal threatens Park

S. Korea election meddling scandal threatens Park

24-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A simmering row over alleged election meddling by South Korea’s domestic spy service is threatening to boil over into a full-blown scandal that could seriously scald [...]
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Seoul shares touch a peak, then retreat on profit taking

24-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Seoul shares touched their highest point in nearly 27 months, but then retreated back below an index resistance level amid concerns the global economy remains sluggish. The [...]
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Indonesia’s Natalegawa Visits N Korea to Boost Trade Ties

Indonesia’s Natalegawa Visits N Korea to Boost Trade Ties

24-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s foreign minister held talks with his North Korean counterpart during a rare official visit to the secretive nation, seeking to boost trade ties and nudge [...]
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Does N Korea really have a budding tech scene?

23-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Although North Korea has recently had an explosive growth of 3G subscribers and a homemade Android tablet, most people are probably not thinking about North Korea’s [...]
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N. Korea warns of ‘merciless firing’ against S. Korea

N. Korea warns of ‘merciless firing’ against S. Korea

23-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Monday warned of “merciless firing” against the South if it goes ahead with a reported plan to develop shells to carry anti-Pyongyang leaflets [...]
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Panama Says It Will Release Most From Ship To N Korea

23-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Ny Times | 6:00 AM

The authorities in Panama said Monday that they would release 33 of the 35 North Korean crew members of a rusting freighter impounded more than three months ago for carrying [...]
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With Psy and currency swaps, Korea grabs global influence

23-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

From rapper Psy to overseas financial aid, an economically and culturally confident South Korea appears to be taking on bigger neighbours Japan and China for the hearts and [...]
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Hopes for trade deal with Korea

23-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Radionz | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government will resume stalled trade talks with New Zealand and two other countries. Trade minister Tim Groser says it’s an important step and [...]
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Korea, Malaysia sign $4.7 billion currency swap deal

22-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Malaysia on Sunday signed a currency swap agreement worth $4.7 billion, Seoul’s central bank said, in a move to encourage bilateral trade and help curb [...]
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