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  1. Rockets, rescue, ribbons: U.S. military in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... by a gunman earlier this month. U.S. and South Korean Marines take part in a joint military exercise in Pohang, South Korea, on Wednesday, July 6. U.S. President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles on ...

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  2. President undeterred by THAAD oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Korea Herald

    President Park Geun-hye on Thursday reiterated the necessity of deploying a disputed antimissile system here, calling on her team to "stay firm" against backlash. "The government decided to deploy THAAD , seeing it as the optimal method to protect our country and people from North Korea's threats," the president said at the opening session of the National Security Council meeting attended by key ministers, the intelligence chief, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a senior secretary for foreign affairs, among others.

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  3. North Korea missile practice aiming for South's ports, Pyongyang saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | UPI

    The three ballistic missiles North Korea fired early Tuesday were target practice for potential strikes against South Korean ports and airfields. According to a KCTV segment that aired Wednesday, local time, the Korean People's Army's strategic military unit launched the ballistic missiles in training for future attacks on "U.S. imperialist nuclear equipment" that could move into South Korean ports and airfields at the time of a preemptive strike.

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  4. The future of perovskite solar cells has just got brighter -- come rain or shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | EurekAlert!

    Korean researchers at POSTECH have succeeded in developing high-efficiency perovskite solar cells that retain excellent performance over two months in a very humid condition Widely known as one of the cleanest and most renewable energy sources, solar energy is a fast growing alternative to fossil fuels. Among the various types of solar materials, organometal halide perovskite in particular has attracted researchers' attention thanks to its superior optical and electronic properties.

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  5. Iran introduces 12 sectors to foreign investorsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Payvand News of Iran

    More positive signs on the prospects of Iran's post-sanctions business environment are emerging as experts say the country has taken measures to encourage foreign investors to target 12 special sectors. KPMG, the giant global company that provides audit, tax and advisory services, has been quoted by the media as indicating in a report that the target sectors include oil, natural gas, mining and electronics.

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  6. World's first LNG-powered bulker with ME-GI prime moverRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Green Car Congress

    ... ore, and cement in its cargo holds). POSCO, the multinational steel-making company headquartered in Pohang, South Korea, has already agreed to charter the newbuilding upon delivery, and will use the vessel to transport limestone for its operations. ...

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  7. Man's Me-Gi Engine for Ilshin LNG-Powered BulkerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Marine News

    ... the ME-GI and fuel gas supply system. POSCO, the multinational steel-making company headquartered in Pohang, South Korea, has already agreed to charter the newbuilding upon delivery, and will use the vessel to transport limestone for its operations. ...

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  8. MAN's ME-GI Engine for LNG-powered BulkerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Marine News

    ... the ME-GI and fuel gas supply system. POSCO, the multinational steel-making company headquartered in Pohang, South Korea, has already agreed to charter the newbuilding upon delivery, and will use the vessel to transport limestone for its operations. ...

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  9. Penang pin hope on new signings to turn their fortunes aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Star Online

    Martins and Seok-min will add plenty of experience to Penang for their Super League challenge. - WAN MOHIZAN WAN HUSSEIN / The Star GEORGE TOWN: Penang are hoping that the signings of South Korean Jeong Seok-min and Nigerian Ranti Martins will help lift them off the foot of the Super League standings.

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  10. What North Korea's diplomatic cut meansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    A South Korean marine K1 tank fires during a joint military exercise between South Korea and the United States in Pohang, South Korea, last week. Photo / AP Shortly after North Korea threatened a "physical response" to the deployment of a US missile defence system in South Korea, Pyongyang announced another move likely to ratchet up tensions with the United States: severing its only diplomatic link with Washington at the United Nations in New York.

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  11. Hardship differential restored for some but not all in S. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Stars and Stripes

    The U.S. has decided not to restore a 5 percent post hardship differential for civilian government employees at Camp Humphreys and several other major bases south of the capital. It was the latest incident involving the additional pay received by civilian employees as a way to recruit and keep them in foreign countries that may be more dangerous or have a more expensive cost of living than the U.S. In 2014, the more widely disbursed post allowance was cut for about a month for all civilian employees, including those in Seoul.

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  12. Meet Scality Team Member: Vinh TaoRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | PressReleasePoint

    Scality's leaders have created Le Club to recognize and reward team members selected each year for their exceptional contribution to the company. Together with this acknowledgment, Le Club members are also offered the opportunity of taking a trip together, to rest and enjoy the Scality spirit outside the workplace.

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  13. US, Korean Marines train to maintain long-distance relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Stars and Stripes

    ... weeks of planning and rehearsals. It was held on the Suseong Range near the southeastern city of Pohang. POHANG, South Korea - Long-distance relationships don't always work. But the U.S. and Korean marines think they have found a winning formula. ...

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  14. US to deploy advanced missile defence system in S.KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Bangkok Post

    The US and South Korea announced on Friday that they had reached agreement to deploy an advanced missile defence system in the South in the face of growing threats from the North. South Korea and US Marines take part in a joint military drill at a fire training field in the southeastern port of Pohang The two allies began talks on deploying the US THAAD system to the Korean peninsula in February when the North launched a long-range rocket following a fourth nuclear test in January.

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  15. July 6, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Voice of America

    South Korea's K-1 tank fires smoke shells during a joint military drill between U.S. and South Korean Marines in the southeastern port of Pohang. Buddhist monks take shelter under a tarpaulin sheet to protect themselves from the rain as they attend the birthday celebrations of the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at Drepung Loseling Monastery in Mundgod, in the southern state of Karnataka, India.

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  16. Climate change warming Asian waters, altering monsoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Manila Bulletin

    The all-important monsoon forecast becomes a national priority, with more than 70 percent of India's 1.25 billion citizens engaged in agriculture and relying on weather predictions to decide when they will sow their seeds and harvest their crops. But getting the forecast right remains a challenge, thanks to the complex - and still poorly understood - ways in which South Asia's monsoon rains are influenced by everything from atmospheric and ocean temperatures to air quality and global climate trends.

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  17. US, South Korea conduct joint military drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Reuters

    U.S. and South Korean marine troops conduct air and ground joint combat training to strengthen their combined military operations. Rough Cut .

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  18. Korea, U.S. conduct joint marine attack exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Korea Herald

    South Korea and the United States are conducting a joint marine infiltration and attack exercise, testing the interoperability of the two countries' forces for a potential operation against North Korea, Seoul's military said Wednesday. The joint exercise kicked off on June 27 in the southwest coastal city of Pohang for an 18-day run, mobilizing 800 South Korean marine troops and 500 U.S. marine forces based in Okinawa, Japan, the Marine Corps said in a statement.

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  19. FC Seoul looking for 1st win after coaching changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Korea Herald

    Korean football club FC Seoul will try to get their first win this week following a recent coaching change, though they will have to do so without their top scorer. Seoul are on a three-match losing streak in the first-tier K League Classic since head coach Choi Yong-soo left for Chinese club Jiangsu Suning late last month.

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  20. Gov't Must Stop Meddling in Korea's Space ProjectRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | Chosun Ilbo

    The Korea Aerospace Research Institute has told the government that a scheduled test launch of Korea's first fully homegrown space rocket slated for December 2017 will have to be postponed by more than 10 months. Development of the engine and fuel tank is reportedly much slower than planned, so the full launch scheduled for 2019 and lunar landing eyed for 2020 will also be delayed.

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