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Korea identity thefts forces ID overhaul

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Detroit News | 6:00 AM

After an avalanche of data breaches, South Korea’s national identity card system has been raided so thoroughly by thieves that the government says it might have to [...]
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Another N Korean overture as questions remain on Kim’s whereabouts

Another N Korean overture as questions remain on Kim’s whereabouts

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

It started with balloons. But the latest strife between North and South Korea hasn’t been resolved, despite a meeting between top military leaders from both countries [...]
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Countering criticism, N. Korea circulates UN resolution praising human rights record

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Ctv News | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Wednesday circulated a draft UN resolution praising its own human rights record in a rare effort to counter the international community’s growing [...]
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Stumbling Blocks to Japan-Korea Ties

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Japan and South Korea are in the midst of negotiating important security and economic issues, as diplomatic relations have begun to thaw in recent months. Their cooperation [...]
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Creeping financial regulation seen as threat to Korea’s ambitions

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The number of regulations governing South Korea’s financial sector has been creeping up, raising concern at the possible damage to the country’s goal of becoming [...]
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S. Korean activists vow to continue leafleting

17-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean activists vowed Thursday to continue to launch balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border into North Korea, days after their campaign triggered [...]
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North and Korea military officials hold talks

North and Korea military officials hold talks

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 7:31 AM

Meeting between generals from both sides is the first since 2007, according to Yonhap news agency North and South Korea have held their highest-level military talks for seven [...]
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Korea cuts interest rate for second time in three months

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s central bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months on Wednesday and lowered its economic growth estimate for 2014 to reflect sluggish [...]
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Japan to pressure Korea to lift ban on seafood from Fukushima, seven other prefectures

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Tokyo plans to use foreign pressure to get South Korea to remove its import ban on seafood produced in eight prefectures, including Fukushima, officials said Tuesday. The [...]
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North And Korea Military Officals Hold Secret Talks: Lawmaker

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

High-ranking military officials from North and South Korea met secretly on Wednesday to discuss recent border altercations that involved gun fire, a South Korean opposition [...]
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UPDATE 1-Korea’s Iran oil imports down in Sept; imports from US at 48,000 T

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s imports of Iranian crude in the first nine months were below last year’s average, as required under international sanctions, and it imported 48,000 [...]
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N Korean leader reappears publicly – with cane

N Korean leader reappears publicly – with cane

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumours that he was gravely ill, deposed or worse. Now, a new, [...]
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Korea identity thefts forces ID overhaul

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

After an avalanche of data breaches, South Korea’s national identity card system has been raided so thoroughly by thieves that the government says it might have to [...]
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N Korea’s elite are a threat to Kim Jong Un

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Here’s a myth about North Korea: The country is frequently described as “the world’s last Stalinist State.” This is no longer the case. The North is [...]
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N Korea’s Air Koryo, the world’s only ‘one-star’ airline

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

A deserted airport customs lounge, luggage weighed by hand on an old fashioned scale and a cockpit with no digital assistance, are just some of the sites a photographer from [...]
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