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S. Korea scrutinising US-Vietnam nuclear deal

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

A civilian nuclear pact between the US and Vietnam, approved by President Barack Obama this week, may provide some leeway for South Korea as it seeks Washington’s [...]
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US needs to do more in approach to N Korea talks – report

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US foreign policy and North Korea experts said in a report released on Wednesday that the United States should engage more with North Korea as a way to revive talks aimed at [...]
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‘The Attorney’ taps into Korean wave of discontent

‘The Attorney’ taps into Korean wave of discontent

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A film casting a nostalgic eye on a former left-leaning president has become a box office phenomenon in South Korea, powered by what some see as growing discontent with [...]
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Australia in dark on missionary captured in N Korea

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia said it remained in the dark Thursday on the whereabouts or wellbeing of a Christian missionary detained in North Korea after leaving a pamphlet in a Buddhist [...]
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S. Korea top court upholds prison term for SK Group head

S. Korea top court upholds prison term for SK Group head

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a four-year jail sentence for the head of the country’s third largest conglomerate, the SK Group, for embezzlement. [...]
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SKorean missionary jailed in North seeks mercy

SKorean missionary jailed in North seeks mercy

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A South Korean Baptist missionary who was arrested more than four months ago for allegedly trying to establish underground Christian churches in North Korea told reporters [...]
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In Korea, Reform Plan Resembles Japan’s Abenomics

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Jounal | 6:00 AM

In its swift rise out of poverty over the past half-century, South Korea borrowed heavily from Japan’s post-World War II playbook, riding the strength of huge and [...]
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Kerry slams N. Korea as ‘an evil, evil place’

Kerry slams N. Korea as ‘an evil, evil place’

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called for global attention on North Korea, denouncing the isolated Asian nation as “an evil, evil place.” [...]
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Carlyle preferred bidder in $1.6 billion sale of Tyco’s Korean unit-report

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Private equity firm Carlyle Group has been selected as preferred bidder for Tyco International Inc’s South Korean security systems unit, South Korean media reported on [...]
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Asiana fined $500K over response to SFO crash

Asiana fined $500K over response to SFO crash

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Sfgate | 6:00 AM

Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to help family members of passengers who were on the plane that crashed last year at San Francisco International Airport, [...]
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Korea Committee to Prepare for Reunification with North

Korea Committee to Prepare for Reunification with North

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye, has announced a committee to prepare for reunification with North Korea. President Park said unifying with the north would be an [...]
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Pregnancy rumours swirl around wife of N Korean leader

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

A bouncing baby dictator may soon be on the way in North Korea. Speculation has been mounting in recent days that Ri Sol-ju, the wife of the Hermit Kingdom’s leader Kim [...]
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An Insider’s Story From N Korea

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

A United Nations panel released a 400-page report last Monday that stated an international criminal investigation will be called for. This will be to explore the crimes [...]
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N Korean Ship Crosses Into Korean Waters

N Korean Ship Crosses Into Korean Waters

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Tuesday a North Korean warship strayed into South Korean waters late Monday, in the first reported maritime incursion of 2014. South Korean Defense Ministry [...]
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Dogs ripped kids to pieces in N Korean camp: ex-guard

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Ahn Myong-Chol witnessed many horrors as a North Korean prison camp guard, but few haunt him like the image of guard dogs attacking school children and tearing them to [...]
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