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Mercedes limousines spotted in N Korea ‘could breach UN sanctions’

07-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Two Mercedes-Benz limousine potentially costing as much as GBP 1.2 million each are spotted at a North Korean military parade, in what could be another breach of sanctions [...]
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Samsung, Apple agree to drop lawsuits outside US

07-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Samsung and Apple Inc. have agreed to end all patent lawsuits between each other outside the US in a step back from three years of legal hostilities between the world’s [...]
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Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power

Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 7:26 AM

Over the past two years, a noticeable feature of President Park Geun-hye’s foreign policy has beenSeoul’s warming diplomatic relations withBeijing. Both the state [...]
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Angry S. Korea ferry families refuse to budge for Pope

Angry S. Korea ferry families refuse to budge for Pope

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:11 AM

Protesting relatives of victims of South Korea’s ferry disaster vowed Tuesday to “fight back” if any attempt is made to clear them from a ceremonial plaza [...]
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N. Korea rejects participation in papal mass in Seoul

N. Korea rejects participation in papal mass in Seoul

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:10 AM

North Koreaappears to have declined an invitation to send Catholic believers to a mass celebrated by Pope Francis inSeoullater this month, a South Korean Church official said [...]
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N. Korea rejects participation in papal mass in Seoul

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea appears to have declined an invitation to send Catholic believers to a mass celebrated by Pope Francis in Seoul later this month, a South Korean Church official [...]
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US defense panel stresses N. Korea emergency preparation

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Nknews | 6:00 AM

An emergency on the Korean Peninsula is among the “most stressing” of contingencies the US faces and Washington should coordinate closely with China for such an [...]
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Singing for Unification on Disputed Islets

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Answer this quickly: which foreign policy issue unites North and South Korea? It’s shared leeriness towards Japan, of course, and a top South Korean pop star and a [...]
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Won Spurs Shopping Abroad as Local Spending Drops: Korea Markets

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chung So Young spent $800 in less than an hour on branded clothes and shoes in Chicago in June as a surging South Korean won made prices irresistible. “I found myself [...]
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Can Congress declare war on N Korea?

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

No – at least if the Supreme Court accepts that government’s position in Zivotosfky v. Kerry, that may be one of the absurd implications. The amicus brief in [...]
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How Silicon Valley wants to hack N Korea

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Verge | 6:00 AM

How do you encourage another Arab Spring in a country where internet access is punishable by death? Over the weekend, a room of engineers, activists, and journalists met in [...]
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S Korea invitations withdrawn on Ebola fears

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

University rescinds conference invitation for Nigerians amid concerns about spread of deadly virus from West Africa. A South Korean university has rescinded an invitation for [...]
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Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Over the past two years, a noticeable feature of President Park Geun-hye’s foreign policy has been Seoul’s warming diplomatic relations with Beijing. Both the [...]
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Sinkholes, Disappearing Lake Threaten Korea’s Lotte World Tower Skyscraper

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Lotte World Tower, which was designed to be one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world upon completion, is being threatened by the sudden appearance of [...]
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Angry S. Korea ferry families refuse to budge for Pope

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Protesting relatives of victims of South Korea’s ferry disaster vowed Tuesday to “fight back” if any attempt is made to clear them from a ceremonial plaza [...]
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