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N Korea won’t send cheerleaders to Asian Games in Korea

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CP24 | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Friday it won’t send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul’s hostility for reversing a [...]
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N Korea yanks cheerleaders for Asian Games

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

North Korea said Friday it won’t send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul’s hostility for reversing a [...]
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Coroner blames negligence for Korean trawler sinking

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

A New Zealand coroner on Friday blamed negligence for the loss of a South Korean fishing trawler that sank near Antarctica in 2010, killing 22. Coroner Richard McElrea [...]
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Korea’s cosmopolitan capital has Seoul

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

SEOUL, South Korea South Korea’s hyper-efficient capital doesn’t immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations. But this megacity offers [...]
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Low birth rates test Japan, S Korea

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

There is, at long last, a solution to the troubles that beset the Japan-Republic of Korea (ROK) relationship: Patience. In this case, patience doesn’t mean waiting a [...]
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China, Korea Slam Japan for Honoring War Criminals

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

China and South Korea called for Japan to reflect on its history of aggression, a day after Tokyo confirmed prime minister Shinzo Abe sent a message to a ceremony honoring [...]
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Korea’s Automakers Are Moving Away From Korea

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

The news was big enough for Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to announce it himself. South Korean automaker Kia Motors (000270:KS)will spend more than $1 billion to open [...]
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Is N Korea’s Summer of Hostility Winding Down?

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

North Korea, isolated from even its traditional allies like China for most of this year, appears to be making another periodic or cyclical turn toward opening up to its [...]
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Korean man acquitted after retweeting posts by N Korea

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s top court has acquitted a man accused of sympathising with North Korea by retweeting posts by its government, arguing that his action poses little threat [...]
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Korea Drops Charges Against Man Charged For Retweeting N Korea’s Twitter Posts

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

South Korea’s top court decided Thursday to drop charges against Park Jeong-Geun, a 26-year-old photographer, charged with being sympathetic toward the North after he [...]
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Korea’s vice FM urges Japan to take sincere action on sex slavery issue

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s vice foreign minister on Thursday urged Japan to take sincere measures toward the issue of its sexual enslavement of Korean women for Japanese military [...]
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N Korea developing missile-capable submarine, report suggests

N Korea developing missile-capable submarine, report suggests

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 7:13 AM

Pyongyang enhancing its naval capabilities in tandem with nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, a new report claims North Korea has reportedly modified at least one of [...]
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Korea’s Kia to invest $1 billion in Mexico

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

South Korea’s Kia Motors Corp. said Wednesday it will invest more than $1 billion to build a car factory in northern Mexico that is expected to begin production in [...]
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Korean War veterans honored in Milledgeville

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | 13wmaz | 6:00 AM

The deputy Consul general of the Republic of Korea visited the Georgia War Veterans Home Tuesday to thank the veterans for all they did for her nation. In appreciation, she [...]
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Could Korea’s Low Birth Rate Really Mean Extinction?

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

A new population simulation by South Korea’s National Assembly Research Service has observers worried about the country’s long-term future. According to the [...]
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