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N Korea Launches Short Range Ballistic Missiles Into Sea

28-Aug-2017 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

North Korea has fired multiple ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast. The launches on Friday build on growing tensions between the US and the isolated nation in [...]
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N Korea steps up work on parts for new reactor, IAEA says

28-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has increased its efforts to produce parts for a new nuclear reactor it is building while continuing to operate the main existing one that provides fuel for its [...]
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Someone Just Made a Giant Bet on Korean Sovereign Bonds

28-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Start your day with what’s moving markets in Asia. Sign up here to receive our newsletter. Someone just made a very big bet on South Korean government bonds. Net [...]
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In photos, N Korea signals a more powerful ICBM in the works

In photos, N Korea signals a more powerful ICBM in the works

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

With photographs obliquely showing a new rocket design, North Korea has sent a message that it is working on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) more powerful than [...]
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The Latest: Court to rule in Samsung bribery case

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on the bribery case involving the heir to the Samsung empire (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A South Korean court has sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir Lee [...]
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A Seoul Court Will Rule on Samsung Scion Jay Y. Lee in a Bribery Trial

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

A South Korean court jailed Samsung Electronics vice Chair Jay Y. Lee for five years on Friday. The Seoul Central District Court was delivering its verdict on charges against [...]
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Ahead of Lee verdict, Samsung Group lacks leadership ‘Plan B’

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Samsung Group, South Korea’s leading conglomerate, has no ‘Plan B’ for taking big decisions if its billionaire de facto leader Jay Y. Lee is jailed for [...]
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China’s Big Businesses Risk Trump’s Punishment Over N Korea

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump’s administration is looking for ways to pressure North Korea to stop developing a nuclear-weapons programme, and some American analysts warn that [...]
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Russian nuclear bombers fly near N Korea in rare show of force

Russian nuclear bombers fly near N Korea in rare show of force

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown a rare mission around the Korean Peninsula at the same time as the United States and South Korea conduct joint military [...]
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Samsung heir arrives at court for corruption verdict

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The heir to the Samsung business empire, which includes the world’s biggest smartphone maker, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for bribery and other [...]
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Loyal supporters of ousted Korean president root for Samsung leader

Loyal supporters of ousted Korean president root for Samsung leader

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of rowdy, diehard supporters of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye rallied on Friday outside a court demanding the acquittal of Samsung Group leader Jay Y. [...]
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Five charges facing Samsung’s Lee

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The heir to the Samsung business empire Lee Jae-Yong faces five charges in his corruption trial, after being caught up in the scandal that brought down president Park [...]
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Korean court to rule in Samsung heir bribery case

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A South Korean court has sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park [...]
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N Korea threatens UK with ‘a miserable end’ over military exercises

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea has warned that Britain “faces a miserable end” if it becomes involved in the joint US-South Korean military exercises presently taking place in the [...]
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If convicted, Samsung’s Lee could be c/o Uijeongbu Prison

If convicted, Samsung’s Lee could be c/o Uijeongbu Prison

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

If convicted and given a jail sentence, home for Jay Y. Lee, the billionaire de facto head of South Korean conglomerate Samsung, could be a crowded prison set in wooded hills [...]
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