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54 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Saenuri's landslide win strengthens Par...

The ruling party clinched a parliamentary majority with victories Wednesday in the July by-elections, shooing away fears that the opposition could dismember President Park Geun-hye's policy initiatives 18 months into her term.

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14 hrs ago | WTVC

Seoul says North Korea fires 4 projectiles

A South Korean Defense Ministry official said Wednesday that the North fired two projectiles in the morning and two in the afternoon from a site at Mount Myohyang northeast of Pyongyang.

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18 hrs ago | Korea Herald

National Theater unveils season repertory

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

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Straits Times

South Korea ruling party boosts majority with key poll wins

South Korean President Park Geun Hye walks out a voting booth after marking her ballots for the local elections at a polling station in Seoul on June 4, 2014.

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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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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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Indian Television

Satish Kaushik's 'Dead End' wins $15,000 in Seoul

MUMBAI: Independent Film Week is one-of-a-kind event which brings the international film and media community to New York City to advance new projects and support the future of storytelling by nurturing the work of both emerging and established independent artists and filmmakers.

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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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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Asia News Network

Seoul: Sewol Disaster: Probe restarts from square one

Korean police said it would reinvestigate the cause of runaway Yoo Byung-eun's death from square one as fresh allegations have been raised, even after the state forensic agency's autopsy on the 73-year-old's body.

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RF Globalnet

Yonsei University Joins RF/Communications Lead User Program

We're excited to announce that Yonsei University, a private research university located in Seoul, South Korea, has joined our RF/Communications Lead User Program.

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The China Post

'A Time in Quchi' earns top honors in Seoul

Domestic film "A Time in Quchi" yesterday won Best Feature Film at the Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival , beating competitors from South Korea, China, Canada and the Czech Republic.

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Korea Herald

U.S. asks Korea to join sanctions on Russia

A high-ranking U.S. sanctions official asked South Korea Tuesday to join Washington-led efforts to impose tougher sanctions against Russia, sources here said.

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Korea Herald

Jung Il-woo reveals passion for Yi Lin and global fans

Actor Jung Il-woo revealed passion for his character Yi Lin of MBC's new historical fantasy drama "The Night Watchman," as well as for his global fans.

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Pattaya Mail

Sihasak leaves for Mekong River CLMV meeting in Seoul

Thailand's Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Sihasak Puangketkeow left Bangkok on Sunday for Seoul to attend a two-day meeting with ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam plus South Korea on ways to increase cooperation in economic development along the Mekong River.

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DefenceTalk News

North Korea defies UN censure to fire missile into sea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un guided the military's latest rocket-firing drill, state media said Sunday, confirming the missile launch which was conducted in defiance of UN censure.

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