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Korea’s War on Brain Drain

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

It’s no secret that South Korea has long had a brain drain problem. However, the government is now getting serious about tackling this problem. According to Institute [...]
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Did N Korea Really Back Scottish Independence?

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The British newspaper, The Telegraph, ran an article on Thursday titled, “North Korea ‘backs Scottish independence.” Pyongyang’s officials are [...]
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Detained in N Korea, Matthew Miller faces uncertain fate

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Looking pale and gaunt, Matthew Todd Miller glanced away from the camera during his brief interview in North Korea. “I will say that I prepared to violate the law of [...]
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N Korea ready to give Japan report on abductees – Kyodo

N Korea ready to give Japan report on abductees – Kyodo

12-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:17 AM

North Koreais ready to provideJapanwith initial findings from a special investigating team that looked into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted byPyongyang’s agents [...]
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S. Korea has fastest aging population among advanced economies

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea has shown the most extreme demographic shift in the last four decades with its population aging at the fastest pace among advanced economies, data showed Tuesday. [...]
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‘Frugal’ Asian Games may also be low on fans

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Organisers are confident a “frugal” and unflashy Asian Games can put South Korea’s Incheon on the map despite low ticket sales raising the prospect of [...]
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N Korean’s celebrate 66th anniversary

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Residents of North Korea’s capital Pyongyang lay flowers at statues of past leaders and hold commemorative events, as the country celebrates the 66th anniversary of its [...]
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The Ethics of Taking a Trip to N Korea as a Tourist

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Wealthy tourists are increasingly being wooed by the cash-strapped North Korean dictatorship. Pyongyang has recently announced the country’s first surf tour, which [...]
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New UN Rights Chief Urges N. Korean Accountability

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The United Nations’ new High Commissioner for Human Rights has spoken on the situation in North Korea for the first time since taking office late last month. Prince [...]
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David Hurwitz on Activist Investing In Korea

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Value Walk | 6:00 AM

The 10th Annual New York Value Investing Congress takes place in New York on September 8th and September 9th 2014. ValueWalk will be providing coverage of the event- below is [...]
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N. Korea gets promise of strong ties from China on founding anniversary

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Global Post | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Tuesday received a promise from Chinese leader Xi Jinping to maintain strong bilateral relations as it marked the 66th anniversary of its founding. “We [...]
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Japanese reporter Tatsuya Kato faces criminal libel charge in Korea

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

S Korean authorities question bureau chief over column about president A Japanese newspaper said yesterday it was encouraged by calls from a press freedom group for South [...]
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Korea drill will test war, natural disaster evacuation procedures

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

Military family members and a number of civilian employees in South Korea soon will take part in the annual Courageous Channel evacuation drill, essentially a dress rehearsal [...]
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Korea’s SolStudio is coming to Thailand

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

SolStudio, a South Korean Internet service provider, is aggressively expanding into Thailand. SolStudio, with its globally recognised inventions, SolMail and SolCalendar, is [...]
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Central Banks of Korea, Indonesia and Philippines to Set Rates

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The central banks of South Korea, Philippines and Indonesia are in focus in the week after the European Central Bank lowered interest rates and data highlighted unexpected [...]
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