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Worried US warns N Korea, boosts troops to South

Worried US warns N Korea, boosts troops to South

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States said Tuesday it would send another 800 troops to South Korea as the allies warned North Korea against any provocation, amid deepening worries over the [...]
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LG curved G-Flex smartphone to hit US by April

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

LG said Monday that its curved and slightly bendable G-Flex smartphone will hit the US by April in partnership with telecom firms AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. The South [...]
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Rodman appears to blame US missionary for N Korean captivity

Rodman appears to blame US missionary for N Korean captivity

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Dennis Rodman, in a television interview on Tuesday, appeared to blame Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae for his captivity in North Korea, the latest in a series of [...]
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US sends troops and tanks to Korea

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

The United States is to deploy more troops and heavy tanks in South Korea as part of a military rebalance at a time of raised tensions on the Korean peninsula. Forty M1A2 [...]
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Aunt of N Korean leader Kim Jong-un believed dead, report says

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Another member of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s inner circle is believed to have died in recent weeks. The South Korean Chosun Ilbo newspaper, citing a government [...]
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N. Korea to hold parliamentary vote in March

N. Korea to hold parliamentary vote in March

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea announced Wednesday elections to its rubber-stamp parliament in March, the first under leader Kim Jong-Un as he seeks to cement his grip on power after purging [...]
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Angry Dennis Rodman defends N Korea visit

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Dennis Rodman has angrily defended his visit to North Korea, ahead of a basketball game to mark leader Kim Jong-un’s birthday. In an interview with CNN, Rodman was [...]
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Thanks to ‘excellence’, Philippines to be rewarded with higher OFW quota in Korea

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration won second place in the Excellent Records category of South Korea’s 2013 Best Practice Excellence Award in the [...]
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Samsung Electronics Q4 guidance widely misses street estimates

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said October-December operating profit fell 18 percent to 8.3 trillion won ($7.8 billion) from the prior quarter’s record earnings, missing [...]
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China plans new privately financed banks

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Up to five private banks will be created in China this year as it looks to open up the financial sector and raise competition in the industry. The banks will be allowed to [...]
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Desolation of smog: Tackling China’s air quality crisis

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Officials in China say they are confident green technology will help overcome the country’s notoriously polluted air. Apocalyptic scenes of dense smog have recently [...]
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N Korean Leader Kim Jong Un’s Aunt May Be Dead: Report

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Less than a month after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed his uncle Jang Song Thaek, reports are now circulating that his aunt, Jang’s wife, has died. Chosun [...]
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Japan’s Abe wants to explain shrine visit to China, Korea

Japan’s Abe wants to explain shrine visit to China, Korea

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he wanted to meet Chinese and South Korean leaders to explain why he visited a controversial war shrine, seen by critics as [...]
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Are China, Japan and Korea fanning the flames of war?

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph.co.uk | 6:00 AM

There is no political framework to settle the rancorous confrontation in the South China Sea over the sovereignty of disputed islands between Japan, China and South Korea [...]
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Samsung Electronics braces for weakest year of smartphone growth

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is bracing for its weakest smartphone profit growth this year since 2007 as arch rival Apple Inc challenges its domination in China’s $80 [...]
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