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Voters want to see change in politics

15-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

People cast their ballots to pick members of the 300-seat National Assembly, Wednesday their feelings mixed with hopes for change and a deep-seated distrust in politics. Many [...]
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Korea’s military strength ranks 11th in the world

15-Apr-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s military manpower ranked 11th in the world, well above rival North Korea, according to an annual ranking of the world’s armed forces. The website [...]
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India, Korea sign pact for developing ports

15-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

India and South Korea today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation and mutual assistance in development of ports. The MoU was signed by Road, Transport [...]
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Something strange just happened with N Korea’s Internet

15-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Pcworld | 6:00 AM

Ever since North Korea directly connected to the Internet in 2010, there’s been a lot of interest in how the world’s most closed country maintains and uses the [...]
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Declassified: Secretive N Korea lifts veil on arms programme

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ahead of a rare ruling party Congress next month, secretive North Korea is revealing details of its weapons development programme for the first time, showcasing its push to [...]
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Online curbs limit Korea pre-election speech freedoms

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

With cheap and ubiquitous access to the world’s fastest Internet speeds and a lively democracy, South Korea’s cyberspace could flourish with rich discussions and [...]
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N Korea Party Congress Will Outshine US Conventions But May Create Opportunity For Engagement

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

America’s political silly season will rush toward a close with the two party conventions this summer, followed by the November presidential election. Both gatherings [...]
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Korea’s abusive tycoons should learn to behave: The Korea Herald

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

In its editorial on April 12, the newspaper reprimands the wealthy for not treating their employees well. Reports on chaebol scions and business owners accused of abusing [...]
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Korea clears Oracle of anti-competitive acts after software probe

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said on Wednesday Oracle Corp did not engage in anti-competitive behavior following a probe over its practice of packaging new [...]
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Koreans vote for new parliament amid discontent over sluggish economy

Koreans vote for new parliament amid discontent over sluggish economy

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Koreans voted on Wednesday to elect a new parliament, with the ruling conservatives expected to regain a majority despite a sluggish economy and a four-year term [...]
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N Korea Threatens Korea Over 13 Defectors

N Korea Threatens Korea Over 13 Defectors

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Tuesday accused South Korea of kidnapping 13 of its citizens who had been working in a restaurant in China, and it demanded their repatriation. The response [...]
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Economic woes, threats from North shadow Korea vote

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Koreans voted on Wednesday in legislative elections clouded by North Korean nuclear threats and the multiple challenges facing Asia’s fourth-largest economy, as [...]
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N. Korea showing signs of mobile ballistic missile launch: CNN

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea is showing signs of preparations to conduct its first launch of a mobile ballistic missile that could potentially reach part of the United States, CNN reported [...]
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What N Korean defections mean

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Terence Roehrig is professor of national security affairs and director of the Asia-Pacific Studies Group at the US Naval War College. These views expressed here are the [...]
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N. Korea claims defectors were kidnapped

N. Korea claims defectors were kidnapped

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea accused South Korea Tuesday of kidnapping its citizens after Seoul said 13 of them had defected to the South from China, where they worked in a Pyongyang-operated [...]
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