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S. Korea’s youth suicide rate falls slightly

S. Korea’s youth suicide rate falls slightly

15-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The suicide rate among young South Koreans dipped slightly in 2012, government data showed Monday, offering some encouragement to official efforts to address a long-standing [...]
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Seoul: N. Korea Fires Artillery Shells Into Ocean

Seoul: N. Korea Fires Artillery Shells Into Ocean

15-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Another day, another defiant weapons test from North Korea. A day after launching two ballistic missiles from a base near the border with archrival South Korea, Pyongyang on [...]
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2 Koreas to hold talks on Asian Games

2 Koreas to hold talks on Asian Games

15-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Seoul official says the rival Koreas have agreed to meet to discuss North Korea’s participation in the upcoming Asian Games in the South. Unification Ministry [...]
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Korea quietly intervenes on the won to bolster economy

15-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s foreign exchange authorities have been engaged in a quiet war in recent months to hold down the won KRW=, throwing more firepower at it than for years in [...]
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Korea says N Korea fires dozens of artillery shells into sea near border

15-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Monday fired artillery shells into waters near its sea border with South Korea, Seoul’s military said, a day after the country test-launched two [...]
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US sets duties on Korean steel pipe in about-face

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US Commerce Department on Friday set duties on South Korean steel pipe used in the oil and natural gas industry, reversing itself in one of the most contentious trade [...]
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China’s Central Bank Investigates Report of a Bank’s Money Laundering

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

China’s central bank is investigating a report by state television that a major Chinese bank is helping clients transfer large amounts of money overseas in a programme [...]
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US moves to levy tariffs on steel from Korea, 8 other nations

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

The US government moved to impose substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars of imported steel products from South Korea and eight other countries, a [...]
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China-US Talks Crucial to Repair Relations

China-US Talks Crucial to Repair Relations

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry and other top administration officials concluded their visit to China on Thursday for the Strategic and Economic Dialogue, but did not report [...]
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Experts: Latest China hack OK under US rules

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

China’s alleged efforts to hack into a trove of personal information about US federal government employees seeking security clearances shows a brazen disregard for [...]
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China ‘admits’ trading in tiger skins

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

China has for the first time admitted in public that it permits trade in skins from captive tigers, according to participants and officials at a meeting of an international [...]
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China Labels iPhone a Security Threat

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

China’s influential state broadcaster on Friday called a location-tracking function offered by Apple Inc. AAPL +0.19 percent ‘s iPhone a “national security [...]
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Partisan divide on China comes at a dangerous moment

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Wa Today | 6:00 AM

To now, the government and opposition have agreed on how Australia should deal with China. That agreement fell apart this week. It fell apart after the leader of Japan, [...]
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Climate Change Heats Up US-China Summit

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The bilateral confab didn’t rattle the world’s cages. But at least the United States and China said that they have set upon a course to try and resolve their [...]
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China’s war on Ramadan sees Muslim students forced to break fast

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese authorities in the restive far western region of Xinjiang have been forcing Muslim students at universities to eat during the daytime, violating their fast during the [...]
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