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Korea Begins Naval Drills With the US

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

Fighter jets roared off an American aircraft carrier into a gray sky on Wednesday as the United States kicked off a joint naval exercise off the west coast of the Korean [...]
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S Korea-US naval drill begins in face of North’s anger

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

South Korea and the United States on Wednesday launched a five-day joint naval exercise in the face of angry North Korean protests and warnings backed by missile tests. Two [...]
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S Korea, US launch war games in Yellow Sea

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

South Korea and the United States have kicked off a five-day joint military drill in the Yellow Sea, two days after North Korea fired artillery shells into the sea near the [...]
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Korea Bonds, Stocks Gain as Finance minister Fuels Rate-Cut Bets

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

South Korean bonds jumped, driving the 10-year yield down by the most since October, and stocks extended a rally after the nation’s new finance chief flagged a possible [...]
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N. Korea-Japan deal shouldn’t hurt nuke cooperation efforts: official

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

South Korea’s top nuclear envoy says the recent warming of ties between North Korea and Japan should not hurt ongoing international efforts to denuclearise Pyongyang. [...]
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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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Ministerial statement reveals N Korea embassy UK’s unpaid fines

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

The North Korean embassy in London has accrued over $350,000 worth of unpaid traffic-related fines, a ministerial statement presented to the House of Commons revealed on [...]
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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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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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