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Bank of Korea keeps rates steady for second month running

16-May-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Korea held interest rates steady at a record low for a second consecutive month on Friday, while upbeat remarks by Governor Lee Ju-yeol pared the chances of [...]
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Mexico’s Pemex signs 5 million barrel crude contract with Hyundai

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Mexican state oil company Pemex said on Thursday it has signed a contract with South Korea’s Hyundai to sell the company crude in the second half of this year. A Pemex [...]
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International Women’s Group to March From North to Korea

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea will allow an international women’s group to enter the country on a planned march from North Korea by crossing the heavily-fortified demilitarised zone [...]
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Korea’s Samsung Group heir apparent takes key leadership roles

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] heir apparent Jay Y. Lee will take over from his father Lee Kun-hee as head of two key foundations, the conglomerate said on Friday, suggesting that a [...]
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N Korean Execution: Evidence Points to Sudden Downfall

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Don’t believe the N Korea horror stories: Bloomberg View

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Oregonlive | 6:00 AM

A North Korean defense minister is executed with anti-aircraft fire for falling asleep in a meeting (or was it a parade)? If you don’t find that hard to believe, you [...]
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N Korea, a master of information manipulation and confusion

16-May-2015 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Late last month, one of North Korea’s top generals was paraded before hundreds of soldiers at a military academy outside Pyongyang and executed with a weapon capable of [...]
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Litigation between Lone Star, Korean government Starts May 15

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Business Korea | 6:00 AM

The lawsuit between the Korean government and Lone Star, in which no less than 5 trillion won (US$4.6 billion) is at stake, kicks off on May 15 in Washington D.C. The [...]
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Korea Shows What Winning Means

16-May-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Regarding the letters of May 5 on “Lessons of America’s Hot and Cold Wars Won and Lost”: South Korea is a shining example of what winning means. Americans [...]
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Japan-Korea tension laid bare

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Washington Times | 6:00 AM

The Washington Times Foundation website partially states its mission as follows, “We support the resolution of human conflict and the strengthening of peace through [...]
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S. Korea calls for transparency in Japan’s new defense policy

S. Korea calls for transparency in Japan’s new defense policy

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea urged Japan Thursday to abide by the spirit of its Pacifist Constitution in implementing its new defense policy. “We expect discussions on Japan’s [...]
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N Korea missile test is the tip of world’s nuclear iceberg

15-May-2015 Intellasia | Newscientist | 6:00 AM

Threatwatch is your early warning system for global dangers, from nuclear peril to deadly viral outbreaks. Debora MacKenzie highlights the threats to civilisation – and [...]
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Iran nuclear deal: the real lessons from N Korea

15-May-2015 Intellasia | Csmonitor | 6:00 AM

Just over 20 years ago, North Korean technicians extracted 8,000 spent fuel rods from the Yongbyon nuclear reactor – enough for five or six atomic bombs if reprocessed [...]
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Korea’s Fuel-Cell Strategy Takes Page From China Solar Playbook

15-May-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea is tapping into US ingenuity to drive the market for fuel cells, the clean-energy technology that converts hydrogen or natural gas into electricity. Conglomerates [...]
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S. Korea’s spy agency says N. Korea executed defense chief

15-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his defense chief executed with an anti-aircraft gun for complaining about the young ruler, talking back to him and sleeping during a [...]
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