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20th Century Fox to build theme park in Korea

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | La Times | 6:00 AM

Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea. The announcement comes only seven months [...]
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US declines to confirm Kerry’s warning against Abe visiting N Korea

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The United States declined to confirm a news report Wednesday that Secretary of State John Kerry has warned against Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe visiting North Korea as [...]
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US, UK Concerned N. Korea Launches Endanger International Aviation

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

The US and Britain say they have joined other nations in voicing complaints over North Korea’s recent string of missile launches, accusing Pyongyang of endangering [...]
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US warns of aviation risk from N Korea rockets

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

The United States and its allies have lodged concerns with the UN aviation agency over North Korea’s rocket launches, fearing they could put civilian airplanes at risk, [...]
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Naver says Line messenger app mulls IPO

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

Line Corp., the operator of a popular mobile messaging app, has submitted an IPO application to the Tokyo Stock Exchange but might also seek a New York listing, its parent [...]
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How Israel’s Iron Dome could help defend against N Korean threats

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | NK News | 6:00 AM

As conflict between Israel and Gaza continues to rage, the threat of Hamas rocket attacks on civilian centers and the corresponding effectiveness of Israel’s Iron Dome [...]
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Japan eyes foreign minister meeting with S. Korea in August

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

A meeting is being considered between Foreign minister Fumio Kishida and his South Korean counterpart, Yun Byung-se, on the sidelines of a regional security meeting in [...]
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5 dead after helicopter crash in South Korea

5 dead after helicopter crash in South Korea

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 2:26 PM

A firefighting helicopter crashed Thursday near an apartment complex and school in the southern South Korean city of Gwangju, killing five people, officials said. The [...]
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Korea delays lifting ban on beef with feed additive

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

South Korea has delayed a move to allow certain levels of the animal feed additive zilpaterol in beef to August from mid-July as it finalises the policy, a food ministry [...]
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In Korea, Class Struggles Are Brewing

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

Another day in Seoul, another personnel car-crash. President Park Geun-hye has canceled her latest dud Cabinet pick, choosing instead another chap whose job credentials [...]
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Korea is offering visa-free access to Jeju island for Chinese tourists

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

CHINESE travellers have become the most lucrative tourists in the world and countries have been pulling out all stops to lure them in. Paris brought in an entire police force [...]
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UPDATE 1-Korea policymakers talk up need for growth; market eyes rate cut

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

South Korea’s new finance minister and its central bank governor both highlighted weakness in Asia’s fourth-largest economy on Wednesday, adding to market [...]
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Surviving children of Korea ferry disaster march to pursue full inquiry

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

Teenage survivors of South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in 20 years, many wearing yellow bracelets, walked out of classrooms on Tuesday and marched on parliament to [...]
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US warns Abe against visiting N Korea

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

The United States has urged prime minister Shinzo Abe to refrain from visiting North Korea, with Secretary of State John Kerry warning such a trip could disturb trilateral [...]
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Korea Military Says Shooter Felt Ostracised

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

A South Korean sergeant who killed five of his comrades last month had felt ostracised for years and began his shooting rampage after seeing derogatory cartoons of himself [...]
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