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Local news for Kyonggi-do, South Korea continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

BNP Paribas Seoul office names new COO

BNP Paribas' Seoul branch on Friday said it appointed Hugues Antier as its new chief operating officer.

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6 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[Weekender] China's rising clout in Korea

Around B.C. 300, a Chinese widow moved house three times in search of a better place to raise her son.

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6 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[Weekender] Bound by history, cultural, social ties evolve

Stretching back two millennia, the two countries' deeply interwoven cultural and social relations have evolved from a geohistorical, Confucianism-based bond into a mutually beneficial partnership.

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6 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

Communist roots of capitalist corruption

WHAT LIES BENEATH: China's president Xi Jinping arrives on stage to deliver a speech at Seoul National University in Seoul, South Korea on July 4 What turns so many cadres bad in contemporary China? Busy purging a generation of corrupt officials from the Communist Party, Chinese president Xi Jinping may not have much time to worry about causes at ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

N Korea urges US, South to scrap joint drills

North Korea on Friday warned the United States and South Korea against going ahead with joint war games this month, calling them a rehearsal for nuclear war.

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12 hrs ago | Korean News

Human Rights Abuses against Prisoners Protested in S. Korea

The south Korean Joint Action for Releasing Prisoners of Conscience held a press conference in Seoul on July 29 in protest against human rights abuses against prisoners, according to the south Korean internet paper Jaju Minbo.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Asia News Network

SEOUL: Tragedies at S. Korea's barracks

A recent series of apparent suicides by three conscripts has amplified concerns over problems with South Korea's troop management system.

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Inhabitat

Lotte World Tower: Mysterious Sinkholes Found at the Construction...

Sinkholes have appeared at the construction site of the Lotte World Tower in Seoul, the Kohn Pedersen Fox -designed skyscraper set to become the tallest structure on the Korean peninsula.

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Pattaya Mail

Mekong countries seal partnerships with South Korea

The foreign ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand have agreed to foster cooperation and partnership with South Korea at the 4th Mekong-Republic of Korea Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Seoul on July 29. After the meeting, Sihasak Phuangketkeow, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs who is acting Thai foreign minister, said the ... (more)

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AccuWeather.com

Japan, South Korea Face Tropical Floods, Typhoon Risk

While tropical downpours bring the threat of flooding through this weekend to Japan and South Korea, the danger of a typhoon looms for next week.

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CNET News.com

Samsung's first bendable TV arrives in August -- in Korea

The electronics giant plans to release its first TV that you can bend between flat and curved.

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Korea Herald

National Theater unveils season repertory

The state-run National Theater of Korea introduced its repertory system in 2012.

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Korean News

Prosecution's Action under Fire in S. Korea

Members of the Unified Progressive Party, the opposition party of south Korea, and their families Monday held a meeting outside the building of the Seoul High Court denouncing the prosecution authorities for demanding heavy penalties for those suspected in the involvement in the case of attempted rebellion fabricated by them.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Suria

S. Korea ruling party boosts majority...

South Korea's ruling party celebrated Thursday after sailing through a key by-election test that increased its parliamentary majority despite lingering public anger over the handling of April's Sewol ferry disaster.

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Travel Weekly

Past, future meet in South Korea

Travel Weekly contributor Nadine Godwin recently participated in a tour hosted by the Korea Tourism Organization with support from the Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism.

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Christian Science Monitor

Hyundai recalls 889,000 Sonatas for brake issues

The logo of Hyundai Motor Co. is seen on a car at its showroom in Seoul, South Korea, July 25, 2013.

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TheStreet.com

Apple, Samsung Smartphone Sales Slip On Increased Chinese Competition

Samsung shipments plunged to 74.3 million phones one year ago down from 77.3 million units in the second quarter, retaining only 2.52% of the market, down from 32.3% in the year ago quarter.

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The Star Online

U.S. looks for Asian cooperation on sanctions against Russia

The United States is lobbying Asian governments to join in sanctions imposed by Washington and the European Union against Russia over its support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday.

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Suria

S. Korean 'Choco Pie' balloons launched...

South Korean activists on Wednesday launched balloons across the border with North Korea carrying thousands of Choco Pies -- a favoured chocolate snack that has become the target of a reported crackdown.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Economy picking up as consumers turn bullish

The economic outlook is brightening, with consumer confidence soaring to nearly a seven-year high this month and a report Wednesday that's expected to show a solid rebound in growth after a weather-battered first quarter.

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