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Korea to build giant casino city to rival Macau

Korea to build giant casino city to rival Macau

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | China Post | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s port city of Incheon has teamed up with a group of investors to build a giant $290 billion leisure and gaming destination intended to rival Macau by 2030, [...]
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Korea inflation accelerates to 2.1pct

Korea inflation accelerates to 2.1pct

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s inflation rate accelerated to 2.1 percent in October but remained comfortably within the central bank’s 2.0-4.0 percent target range, government [...]
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Huge N Korea hotel begun in 1980s might soon open

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

The 105-story, pyramid-shaped hotel that has stood over North Korea’s capital city like a mountain for more than 20 years just might be on the verge of opening for the [...]
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Foreign policy ignored as Korean trio battle for presidency

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Nation | 7:01 AM

During his visit here earlier this month, Glyn Davies, US special envoy for North Korea policy, took time out of his official schedule of talks with foreign ministry [...]
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Korea plans to update its missile defence system

Korea plans to update its missile defence system

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Arirang News | 7:01 AM

North Korea’s missile threats are more real than ever, with its failed missile launch in April this year, as a prime example. Just recently, South Korea’s defense [...]
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The politics of ageing in Korea

The politics of ageing in Korea

02-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:57 AM

South Korea’s rapidly ageing population is redrawing the electoral landscape of a country where half a century of tumultuous change has honed sharp generational [...]
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Korean exports rise after four months of decline

Korean exports rise after four months of decline

02-Nov-2012 Intellasia | BBC | 7:01 AM

South Korean exports have risen for the first time in four months, raising hope that the economy could be starting to recover. Overseas shipments rose 1.2 percent in October [...]
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Korea to build giant casino city to rival Macau

02-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s port city of Incheon has teamed up with a group of investors to build a giant $290 billion leisure and gaming destination intended to rival Macau by 2030, [...]
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IMF Crisis to Gangnam Style: Korea Rebounds

02-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Kang Man Soon wept on the day 15 years ago that she gave her gold wedding ring to the government, joining the millions who donated heirlooms to boost South Korea’s [...]
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Korea output rises for first time in four months on carmakers

01-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s industrial production rose for the first time in four months as stronger sales of cars and electronics helped offset the effects of a cooling global [...]
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Korea’s industrial output inches up in Sept

01-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Yonhap News | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s industrial output crept up in September from a year earlier, but its growth pace remained sluggish apparently affected by cooling demand amid concerns [...]
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Korea to upgrade missile defense

01-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Presstv | 7:01 AM

In a joint study conducted by Seoul and Washington, it was found that the present PAC-2 missile system’s interception rate fell below 40 percent. The same study [...]
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Korea to inspect banks’ FX forwards

01-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

With its currency up 8.6 percent in the past five months, South Korea said it would investigate its banks to see what role they played in the surging won, which threatens to [...]
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Korea to probe forex positions

01-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Financial Times | 7:01 AM

South Korea is to investigate forex forward positions taken by banks operating in the country next month in an effort to curb the won’s appreciation amid rising capital [...]
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Korea best in Asia on investor confidence in economy

01-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Kang Man Soon wept on the day 15 years ago that she gave her gold wedding ring to the government, joining the millions who donated heirlooms to boost South Korea’s [...]
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