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21 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Busan Ready To Host Asean-ROK Commemorative Summit 2014

From Azeman Ariffin and Nashir Mansor BUSAN, Aug 29 -- Busan, the second largest city in the Republic of Korea, says it is fully prepared to host the Association of Southeast Asian Nations -Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit 2014.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

English Dong-A

Pres. Park visits flood-hit Busan to console victims

Pres. Park visits flood-hit Busan to console victims . AUGUST 29, 2014 03:17. . President Park Geun-hye on Thursday visited Busan area that was hit by flash floods following heavy rain on Monday.

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Korea Herald

Park mulls declaring flood areas special disaster zones

President Park Geun-hye said Thursday that she would consider declaring South Korea's southeastern areas hit hard by recent torrential rains special disaster zones.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

South Korea current account surplus inches down in July

South Korea registered a nearly US$8.0 billion dollar current account surplus in July but saw the figure slip marginally from the previous month, the central bank said.

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Bangkok Post

Porntip falls in second round

World No.9 Porntip, who was seeded 10th, lost to Hong Kong-born Canadian Michelle Li 22-20, 18-21, 11-21.

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Marine News

Shanghai Port's Q2 Profit Down; China Trade Flagging

Shanghai International Port , the operator of the world's busiest container port, reported earnings on Wednesday that showed its second-quarter net profit fell 2.5 percent in a sign of slowing trade in China.

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PR-inside.com

Market Report, "Kyungdong City Gas Co. Ltd. (012320) - Financial and...

Ltd. - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review", is now available at Fast Market Research Kyungdong City Gas Co.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Cape Expat in Korea Blog: Neighbor, Part 1

I didn't know how thin the walls were until the night in November when he started coughing.

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Marine News

Gazprom, Sovcomflot Expand LNG Transport Cooperation

Gazprom and Sovcomflot named the new state-of-the-art 170,000m³ liquefied natural gas carrier Pskov, after one of the oldest Russian cities.

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English Dong-A

Deadly flash floods hit South Korea

Deadly flash floods hit South Korea . AUGUST 27, 2014 03:14. . Heavy rain hit Busan and South Gyeongsang Province Monday, causing an unprecedented halting of the operation of Gori-2 nuclear power plant.

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Marine News

Pskov Gas Carrier Construction Nears Completion

On August 25, 2014, the naming ceremony for the Pskov high-tech liquefied natural gas carrier was held at the South Korean shipyard STX Offshore & Shipbuilding.

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Korea Herald

Asiad athletes' village opens

Organizers of the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon opened their athletes' village for the first time on Tuesday, allowing a sneak peek into newly constructed facilities that will accommodate some 14,500 athletes and officials during the competition.

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Thanh Nein News

Five dead, five missing after heavy rain hits S. Korea

In a photo taken on August 25, 2014, rescue workers attempt to secure a bus submerged by floodwaters in the southeastern town of Changwon.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Medical Daily

South Koreans Won't Be A Thing In 2750; Low Fertility Rates May Cause Population To Go Extinct

It's hard to believe that populations can decline in a world of seven billion people .

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Korea Herald

Korea mulls building new southern airport

Passenger traffic at a major international airport near South Korea's second-largest city Busan will hit its maximum capacity in 2023, a government report showed Monday, a finding that is certain to heat up competition among city and provincial governments that want to host a new air hub.

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NHK World

Heavy rain kills 5 in South Korea

At least 5 people have died due to heavy rains in the southern region of South Korea.

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The Marmot's Hole

Chosun Ilbo: Koreans 'to Become Extinct by 2750a 2

In today's lead story at the Chosun Ilbo , the National Assembly Research Service announced the results of a projection based on a simulation that Korea's population faces extinction by 2750 if the current low birthrate persists.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Tehran Times

Asghar Farhadi to head Busan filmfest jury

TEHRAN Celebrated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has been appointed as president of the jury for the New Currents section at the 19th Busan International Film Festival, which will be held in South Korea from October 2 to 11. New Currents is the main section of the festival which is for the first or the second feature films by up-and-coming Asian ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Korea Herald

New envoy to Japan faces daunting task

Yoo Heung-soo appears to be a confident and seasoned politician. Though he has yet to grasp all the pending issues and diplomatic terminology, his hale, vigorous and poised figure defies concerns about him being Korea's oldest-ever ambassador to Japan.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Lantern Jaw

A propos of nothing, she turned towards me on the train and offered me a strip of dried sweet potato.

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