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US mulls fresh sanctions against N. Korea over human rights abuse

21-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Mainichi | 8:03 AM

The United States is considering imposing fresh sanctions on North Korea over reported cases of serious human rights violations there, a US government official and a [...]
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S. Korea’s ratio of corporate debt to GDP high: report

21-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 8:03 AM

South Koreahas a high ratio of corporate debt to gross domestic product (GDP), a parliamentary report showed Monday, raising concern it could erode the nation’s growth [...]
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Foreign carmakers’ earnings in S. Korea soar in 2014

21-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 8:02 AM

Earnings of overseas carmakers in South Korea surged nearly 2.5-fold in 2014 on the back of the rising popularity of foreign-made automobiles here, data showed on Monday, [...]
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Kim Jong-un climbs N Korea’s highest peak Mount Paektu, state media says

21-Apr-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 8:02 AM

North Korea’s state-run media says leader Kim Jong-un has climbed the country’s highest mountain, the 2,750-metreMountPaektu. A photo of the leader of the [...]
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N Korea tells US ambassador he could face a ‘bigger mishap’ than the knife attack to his face

21-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Independent | 8:01 AM

North Koreahave told the U.S ambassador toSouth Koreathat he could face a “bigger mishap” than the knife attack to his face last month if he does not stop [...]
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Kaesong business owners caught between two Koreas

21-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Arirang | 8:01 AM

South Korea’sKaesongbusiness owners are stuck in a dilemma. On the one hand, they’re facing the prospect of having to pay a late fee if they don’t comply [...]
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Sewol families clash with riot police

21-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Korea Times | 8:00 AM

Twenty-one relatives of people who died during the sinking of the ferry Sewol were released Sunday after being detained following violent clashes with police a day earlier. [...]
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Violent Clashes At Korea Ferry Rally

21-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Sky | 8:00 AM

A protest over the South Korean government’s handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people descended into violence, with dozens of people arrested. [...]
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Kim Jong-un climbs N Korea’s highest peak Mount Paektu, state media says

Kim Jong-un climbs N Korea’s highest peak Mount Paektu, state media says

21-Apr-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 7:40 AM

North Korea’s state-run media says leader Kim Jong-un has climbed the country’s highest mountain, the 2,750-metreMountPaektu. A photo of the leader of the [...]
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Violent Clashes At Korea Ferry Rally

Violent Clashes At Korea Ferry Rally

21-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Sky | 7:36 AM

A protest over the South Korean government’s handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people descended into violence, with dozens of people arrested. [...]
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US, Japan, Korea Hold Trilateral Security Talks

20-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Defense | 6:00 AM

The United States, South Korea and Japan today concluded what a joint statement called a “productive and substantive” two-day security meeting here. Officials [...]
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Improving Japan-Korea ties

20-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

As the 50th anniversary of the signing of the treaty that normalised ties between Japan and South Korea – June 22 – draws near, both countries should seize all [...]
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S. Korea open to extra stimulus steps in H2: finance minister

20-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea will take additional stimulus measures in the second half of 2015 if the need arises to prop up the slowing economy, the nation’s economic czar has said. [...]
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Korea’s Park swept up in political storm

20-Apr-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The suicide of a powerful tycoon, corruption allegations, and the looming resignation of a prime minister: This may sound like a Hollywood drama, but it’s just the [...]
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‘Ambassadors’ and Prostitutes: Korea’s Sex Workers

20-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A court challenge to South Korea’s Special Law on Sex Trade brings the debate over prostitution out in the open. Prostitution is a politically and socially contentious [...]
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