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Samsung launches 110-inch U-HD TV for $150000 in Korea

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Theglobeandmail | 8:31 AM

Samsung said a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea. The launch Monday of the [...]
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Korea exchange rushes to carry out ‘kill switch’

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Financial Times | 8:31 AM

South Korea’s exchange operator, Korea Exchange (KRX), is rushing to carry out a “kill switch” system designed to minimise the fallout from trading [...]
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Korea may need five more nuclear plants for 2025-2035

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:31 AM

South Korea may have to build up to five nuclear power plants between 2025 and 2035 to meet a target of 43,000 MW of nuclear power under a plan to reduce the proportion of [...]
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Korea may log largest tourism deficit in 3 years in 2013

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 8:31 AM

South Korea may log the largest tourism deficit in three years in 2013 as the won’s ascent has sent more travellers abroad, data showed Tuesday. The country’s [...]
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Korea posts $6.03 billion surplus last month

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 8:31 AM

South Korea posted a current account surplus of $6.03 billion last month, the central bank said yesterday, with the accumulated surplus so far this year exceeding the [...]
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S. Korea sends military expert to help remove Syria’s chemical weapons

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Globalpost | 8:31 AM

South Korea has dispatched a military expert to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to participate in international efforts to remove [...]
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N. Korea recalls UNESCO envoy for purge

N. Korea recalls UNESCO envoy for purge

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:07 AM

North Korea’s deputy ambassador to UNESCO returned home Monday after being recalled as part of a purge prompted by the execution of the once-powerful uncle of leader [...]
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S. Korea’s railway workers end strike

S. Korea’s railway workers end strike

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:05 AM

Thousands of South Korean railway workers on Monday ended a three-week partial strike after lawmakers promised to reflect their opinions in the government’s [...]
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Rig under construction sinks at Daewoo shipyard in Korea

31-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A rig under construction at a Daewoo shipyard in South Korea, ordered by Norway’s Odfjell Drilling and intended for use by BP, sank on Saturday, a contractor who had [...]
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China, Korea alarmed as yen slide threatens exporters

31-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China and South Korea’s anxiety over the rapidly falling yen came to the fore on Monday as senior officials said their exporters could be hurt by Japan’s attempts [...]
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Chronology of S. Korea’s longest rail strike

31-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

The following is a chronology of events leading up to the end of South Korea’s longest strike of railway workers on December 30, 22 days after they began walking off [...]
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S Korea industrial output unchanged in Nov

31-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s industrial output for November was unchanged from October as falling auto production offset the increase in memory chips and petrochemical products, state [...]
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S Korea posts $6.03b trade surplus

31-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Skynews | 6:00 AM

South Korea has posted a current account surplus of $6.03 billion ($A6.82 billion) in November, the central bank says, with the accumulated surplus so far this year exceeding [...]
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UN Demands Information on Korean Abduction Victims

31-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

The UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances has asked North Korea to reveal what happened to 12 people who were abducted during a bizarre campaign in the [...]
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Korea cancels on Japan following shrine visit

31-Dec-2013 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

South Korea has cancelled a series of proposed defence meetings and military exchange programmes with Japan following Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s controversial [...]
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