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N. Korea demands action against possible MERS cases in Kaesong zone

17-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea has asked South Korea to take measures to block the cross-border spread of a viral respiratory illness that has killed 16 people in the South in recent weeks, the [...]
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S. Korea, US formally sign civil nuclear energy cooperation pact

17-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the United States signed a civilian nuclear energy cooperation agreement Monday, bringing a formal end to years of tough negotiations that had required the [...]
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MERS Shadow Seen Lifting From Korea Consumer Stocks by Macquarie

17-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Macquarie Investment Management has stayed bullish on South Korean consumer shares as a deadly virus shut schools, emptied stores and forced airlines to cut flights. [...]
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Korea striker takes 15-game drug ban after blaming moustache cream

17-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The South Korea striker Kang Soo-il will not contest his 15-match suspension after it was revealed he failed a doping test shortly before of his international debut. Kang, [...]
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Kim Long Fun: N Korea develops super-strength Viagra – and wants to sell it here

17-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Mirror | 6:00 AM

Lookout ladies! Kim Jong Un’s North Korea has developed pills that claim to increase strength, brainpower – and turns you into dynamite in the bedroom. The [...]
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Korean schools reopen despite widespread MERS fear

17-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The death toll continued to mount in South Korea’s MERS outbreak on Tuesday even as schools reopen and people recover from the virus. Nineteen people have died in the [...]
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North Sea Oil to Korea Nears Record as Refiner Rates Seen Rising

17-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Oil traders may send a record amount of crude from the North Sea to South Korea this month, amid signs that refining rates in the Asian country are surging. Three tankers [...]
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Korea reports four new MERS cases, three more deaths

Korea reports four new MERS cases, three more deaths

17-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s health ministry reported four new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Tuesday, bringing the total to 154 in an outbreak that is the [...]
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S. Korea asks Germany to oppose Japan’s World Heritage bid for Meiji industrial sites

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AJW | 6:00 AM

To block Tokyo’s bid to award UNESCO World Heritage status to a group of prewar industrial sites, the South Korean government has called on Germany to play an [...]
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Two N Koreans jailed in Panama over Cuba arms cache

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A court in Panama jailed two North Koreans for 12 years for trying to smuggle Cuban weapons through the Panama Canal in an incident which raised international suspicions, [...]
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N Korea’s dictator Kim Jong-Un pictured laughing hysterically – as he inspects vegetable patch

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Mirror | 6:00 AM

The images come just days after leaked photos from the country showed one of its most famous hotels on fire North Korea has released new official images of dictator Kim [...]
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Korea says N Korea test-fired anti-ship missiles off its own east coast

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea test-fired three short-range anti-ship missiles off its east coast on Sunday, a South Korean defense official told CNN. “North Korea on June 14 fired three [...]
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Korea MERS death toll rises to 16; Saudi Arabia reports 5 cases

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Five new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome have been confirmed in South Korea and another person has died from the virus, the country’s Ministry of Health said [...]
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N. Korea soldier defects across land border

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A North Korean soldier crossed the border with South Korea Monday in a rare defection through the heavily fortified frontier, military officials said. The soldier, reportedly [...]
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Schools reopen as Korea seeks normality in MERS outbreak

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

Thousands of South Korean schools that were shut by worries over Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) reopened on Monday as the country sought to return to normal, nearly [...]
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