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A Korean scandal with overtones of Clinton’s emails

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

On Tuesday, South Korean President Park Geun-hye stepped to the podium, facing dozens of news cameras and what might be the biggest challenge of her presidency. She made a [...]
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Getting N Korea To Denuclearise ‘Probably A Lost Cause’: US

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

The US policy of trying to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons “is probably a lost cause” and the best that can probably be hoped for is some kind [...]
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N Korea issues warning on US hypersonic cruise missiles

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The United States’ development of hypersonic cruise missiles is provoking a reaction from North Korea. An editorial in Pyongyang’s Workers’ Party newspaper [...]
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Korea’s March Toward a Strike-First Nuclear Policy

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

An increasingly provocative North Korea and wavering US support leave Seoul scrambling for more forceful defense options. After years of hesitation, South Korean defense [...]
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KG Group drops bid for McDonald’s Korea business

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

KG Chemical Corporation said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday that its parent group has ended talks to acquire McDonald’s Corp’s South Korean business due to [...]
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Anti-money laundering body calls for cutting ties with N. Korean banks

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

An international body that sets anti-money laundering standards has urged its member states to cut ties with North Korean banks, the latest in a series of international [...]
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S. Korea’s financial regulators meet Asean ambassadors

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s top financial regulators met with the ambassadors of Southeast Asian nations on Monday and requested support for banks here to launch businesses in their [...]
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Property Boom Supported Korea’s Economy in Third Quarter

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s economy grew slightly more than forecast in the three months through September 30, supported by a property market boom, while exports and consumption were [...]
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Korea launches second Indonesian submarine

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Korean defense company Daewoo Shipbuilding and marine Engineering (DSME) launched the second submarine ordered by Indonesia in Okpo, Geoje Island, South Korea, on Monday. The [...]
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News Analysis: Will S. Korea successfully set sail for new regime with constitutional revision?

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-hye surprisingly proposed a constitutional revision on Monday to set sail for a new regime within her term in office that ends in February [...]
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Financial regulator adopts sanctions against N Korea banks, transactions

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

An international financial regulator has asked all member countries to discontinue any business with North Korea. The Financial Action Task Force in France has requested [...]
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S. Korea Q3 growth slows on Samsung, Hyundai crises

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A massive recall of Samsung smartphones and strikes at Hyundai Motor took a toll on South Korea’s economy in the third quarter, with the slowest growth in more than a [...]
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Hyundai Motor executives to take 10pct pay cut

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Group said about 1,000 of its executives will take a 10 percent pay cut, the first such move in seven years at South Korea’s second-largest conglomerate [...]
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Weak GDP Data Makes Korea Gloomiest Corner of Asian Markets

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Slower growth in the third quarter weighed on Kospi Asian equity markets were mixed on Tuesday after the release of data pointing to a South Korean slowdown. South [...]
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N Korea waging ‘cyber warfare’ against South by spreading malicious rumours

26-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea is conducting online “psychological warfare” against South Korea, with teams of cyber warriors spreading unflattering rumours and malicious tales [...]
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