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Korea’s President Park warns over deadlock

Korea’s President Park warns over deadlock

06-Mar-2013 Intellasia | BBC News | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye has warned that the country is facing “unprecedented” political deadlock which is hampering economic progress. Ms Park [...]
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N Korea set for major military drill: South

N Korea set for major military drill: South

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 8:01 AM

North Korea is preparing for a large-scale military drill in an apparent show of force against ongoing joint South Korea-US exercises, the South’s defence ministry said [...]
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Korean president apologises over political deadlock

Korean president apologises over political deadlock

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:36 AM

South Korea’s new president, Park Geun-Hye, publicly apologised Monday for a political deadlock blocking the formation of her government at a time of heightened nuclear [...]
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Korea won falls most in a month on China slowdown; bonds decline

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The won fell the most in a month as slowing services and manufacturing growth in China damped South Korea’s export outlook. Bonds declined even as inflation [...]
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Korea lures investors as covered bonds dwindle: Mortgages

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Global investors are looking past record household debt and falling property prices to pile into South Korean mortgage bonds as a lack of supply in the world’s biggest [...]
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Tongyang Life Insurance mulls ING life Korea bid

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | foxbusiness | 6:00 AM

Tongyang Life Insurance Co. (082640.SE), South Korea’s eighth-largest life insurer by assets, is considering a bid for ING Groep N.V.’s (ING) life insurance [...]
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Korea police shoot US soldier after chase

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | nation.com.pk | 6:00 AM

An US soldier was shot injured by South Korean police after a dramatic car chase through the capital Seoul early Sunday, media reports said. The 23-year-old Private First [...]
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Korea consumer inflation slowed to 2-month low in February

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | businessweek | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s inflation slowed to a two-month low, providing room for the central bank to cut borrowing costs further. Consumer prices increased 1.4 percent from a year [...]
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Korea February manufacturing PMI hits 9-mth high

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | straitstimes | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s manufacturing activity expanded in February at the strongest rate in nine months as new export orders rose by the sharpest pace since the second half of [...]
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Korea becomes world’s 8th largest trading nation in 2012

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea became the world’s eighth-largest trading country last year, moving up a notch from a year earlier and surpassing Italy for the first time, the government [...]
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Korea seeks to wrest islands from Japan

04-Mar-2013 Intellasia | aljazeera.com | 6:00 AM

South Korea has just opened a centre dedicated to explain the country’s claims to a set of islands also claimed by Japan. The publicity campaign’s aim is to [...]
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Business in N Korea is economic adventure

04-Mar-2013 Intellasia | dw.de | 6:00 AM

North Korean leaders have said they will open their country economically. But so far, only a few Western firms have business ties with the Asian country. Trade with Germany [...]
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N Korea suing Taipower: report

04-Mar-2013 Intellasia | taipeitimes | 6:00 AM

North Korea has filed a transnational lawsuit against Taiwan Power Co (Taipower, ??), accusing the state-owned utility of failing to honor a contract to deliver nuclear waste [...]
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Korea’s park urges Pyongyang to abandon nuclear weapons

04-Mar-2013 Intellasia | voanews.com | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s president has urged North Korea to abandon its drive for nuclear weapons and uphold its agreements with her country and the international community. In a [...]
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Korea February exports hit by yen

04-Mar-2013 Intellasia | thestar | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s exports fell sharply last month as the yen’s slide on Japan’s stimulus policies hit South Korean manufacturers, delaying a quick economic [...]
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