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6 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[Editorial] Taxing cash reserves

Few would dispute the ruling Saenuri Party is pro-business. The conservative party and its administrations have cut corporate taxes, controlled sharp wage inflation and revised laws when deemed cumbersome to business activities.

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10 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Japan, China held talks to discuss summit: report

Senior officials from China and Japan met early this month in Beijing to explore the possibility of a summit on the margins of an economic conference later this year, a news report said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Canada

14 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Park meets Tokyo governor amid diplomatic rift

South Korean President Park Geun-hye held a rare meeting with a Japanese politician Friday as she received visiting Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, South Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea Travel, Seoul, South Korea Travel,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

S.Korea lab fails to find out how ferry owner died

South Korea's state-run forensic lab said Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster, amid mounting public criticism that authorities didn't identify his body for a long time and still continued a massive manhunt for him.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., South Korea, World News

Korea Herald

Early voting for by-elections begins

Early voting for the July 30 parliamentary by-elections kicked off Friday for a two-day run amid expectations the vote will serve as a referendum on President Park Geun-hye's conservative administration.

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English Dong-A

Software, compulsory subject in KSAT?

Software, compulsory subject in KSAT? . JULY 25, 2014 03:41. . Korean youths are good at computer games.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Computers, Standardized Testing, Education, Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs

Korea Herald

Summertime blues for Park

In recent weeks, not only officials but also journalists at Cheong Wa Dae have all been asking the same question: When will President Park Geun-hye leave for summer vacation? It may seem like an easy question to answer.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Hyundai Motor Second-Quarter Profit Falls on Strong Currency

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's largest automaker, reported a second-quarter profit drop after the strengthening won eroded overseas profits.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Automakers, Hyundai Motor, Hybrid, Hyundai Sonata, Sedan, Hyundai, Business News

Reuters

UPDATE 2-South Korea offers $11 bln in stimulus spending as growth dips

South Korea offered billions of dollars in stimulus spending on Thursday to shore up domestic demand after Asia's fourth-largest economy grew at its weakest in more than a year in the second quarter.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Christian Science Monitor

Why South Koreans are skeptical over mysterious death of fugitive ferry owner

People watch a TV news showing portraits of Yoo Byung-eun, the fugitive owner of the sunken ferry Sewol, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea, Boat Disaster,

Korea Herald

After surviving reshuffle, Yun faces heavier diplomatic agenda

After weathering recent cabinet shake-ups, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se is coming under pressure to improve testy relations with South Korea's neighbors by untangling a matrix of diplomatic and geopolitical interests.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea,

Korea Herald

Hopes rise for improved inter-Korean ties

Cautious optimism is growing for enhanced inter-Korean ties as both sides hope for a breakthrough in the relations that have long been deadlocked due to Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions and relentless saber-rattling.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea,

Thanh Nein News

South Korea ferry fugitive hid in cabin wall, suitcases of cash at hand

A boy ties a yellow ribbon dedicated to the missing and dead passengers of the sunken passenger ship Sewol, on a wire at Seoul City Hall Plaza May 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News,

Korea Herald

[Ferry Disaster] 100 days on, Sewol haunts Koreans

On April 16 a ferry named the Sewol sank off South Korea's southwestern coast, leaving 294 dead and 10 still missing as of Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News, Asia

Tue Jul 22, 2014

English Dong-A

NPAD rushes to traditional home turf amid tight race

NPAD rushes to traditional home turf amid tight race . JULY 23, 2014 04:58. . Kim Han-gil, co-chairman of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy, rushed to Suncheon-Gokseong, South Jeolla Province on Tuesday, eight days before the by-election and re-election on July 30. Taking a tour of election speeches with his party's candidate ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Arctic Ice Melt Seen Freeing Way for South Korea Oil Hub: Energy

Melting Arctic ice is widening a path for ships to deliver European oil to Asia, stoking South Korea's ambition to become a regional storage and trading hub.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News, 9, South Korea, Science / Technology

India.com

Korean President calls Narendra Modi, hopes for expansion of strategic ties

New Delhi, July 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to Korean President Park Geun-Hye , who called and expressed confidence that the Strategic Partnership between India and Korea will expand in all areas under his leadership.

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Korea Herald

Parties at odds over panel's inquiry po...

The ruling and opposition parties continued to butt heads over the "special Sewol bill" Tuesday with neither side backing down on key issues.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Globe and Mail

Body of businessman who owned South Korea ferry found, police say

Policemen transport a stretcher with a body believed to be that of Yoo Byung-un, who headed the family that owned the operator of a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people, into an ambulance at a hospital in Suncheon July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster,

Stars and Stripes

Germany, S. Korea and the business of alliances

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union used every imaginable threat and inducement - including the ultimate prize of reunification - to bring about a neutral Germany.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, South Korea, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Angela Merkel, Opinion

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