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16 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[Robert J. Fouser] Time for presidential leadership

Before the crack of dawn on May 9, 1970, President Richard Nixon and four Secret Service agents quietly left the White House and drove to the Lincoln Memorial, where about 300,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters were camped out.

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

20 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Xi asked Park to - tread carefully' on U.S. missile defense system

Chinese President Xi Jinping asked South Korean President Park Geun-hye to "tread carefully" over a U.S. move to deploy its advanced missile-defense system in South Korea during their July summit, two Seoul diplomatic sources said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Strategic Defense Initiative, Xi Jinping,

Yesterday | Korea Herald

Saenuri lawmaker's arrest motion filed ...

A motion to arrest a ruling party lawmaker accused of taking bribes was filed with the parliament on Tuesday, justice ministry officials said.

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Yesterday | Korea Herald

President Park calls for regulatory reform

President Park Geun-hye emphasized the importance of deregulation in boosting the economy on Tuesday, as her administration looked to kick its regulatory reform into overdrive.

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Yesterday | Arirang TV

Authorities to remove protectionism in financial sector to increase support for start-ups, SMEs

The state-run financial regulator says it will lift more than 90 percent of its sanctions on financial institutions in a bid to stamp out protectionism in the sector.

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Yesterday | Yahoo!

South Korea opposition stage parliament sit-in over ferry disaster

South Korea's main opposition party on Tuesday launched a sit-in at parliament, as a long dispute over April's ferry disaster paralysed lawmaking.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Korea Herald

Park's former aide questioned

The prosecution said Monday that it had recently summoned a close male confidant of President Park Geun-hye as part of its ongoing investigation into the Sankei Shimbun over its Aug. 3 article.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

English Dong-A

NPAD Rep. Chang Ha-na's verbal abuse on SNS

NPAD Rep. Chang Ha-na's verbal abuse on SNS . AUGUST 25, 2014 05:52. . The New Politics Alliance for Democracy lawmaker Jang Hana recently posted on Facebook that 'You're an enemy of the nation,' targeting President Park Geun-hye.

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Related Topix: Lee Myung-bak

Bloomberg

Korea's Biggest Fund Manager Sees One More BOK Rate Cut in 2014

South Korea's central bank is likely to cut borrowing costs for the second time this year to help revive the economy, according to Samsung Asset Management Co.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Financial Markets

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Korea-Japan summit

Former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama's call for a summit between President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to resolve the issue of sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II should be given serious consideration by both the Korean and Japanese governments.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

Arirang TV

Ruling party rejects opposition's proposal for three-way talks on ferry bill

Let's start this evening at the National Assembly, where the ruling party has turned down a proposal by the opposition party to negotiate a long-stalled bill on April's Sewol-ho ferry disaster with the victims' families.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

SFGate

Front Pages from Around the Globe

Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday near the Haemi Martyrdom Holy Ground as the Sixth Asia Youth Day drew to a close.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

Boston.com

Committee for the 2014 Papal Visit to Korea via Getty Images/file all ...

Understandably, reaction to Pope Francis' latest airborne press conference on Aug. 18, during his return flight from South Korea to Rome, has centered on whether his comments on US airstrikes in Iraq represent an endorsement or a rebuke.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Pope Benedict XVI, Education Etc.

Korea Herald

Ice bucket challenge catches on in S. Korea, trend so far bucked

A wave of South Korean celebrities and politicians are joining the ice bucket challenge, an online charity movement that recently started in the United States to raise public awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Law Professor Blogs Network

New Law Urges Samsung to Spend

Samsung Electronics Co. is sitting on a cash pile that is 58 percent larger than Apple Inc.'s treasure chest.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co

English Dong-A

Parliament shows discord on timing of inspection

Parliament shows discord on timing of inspection . AUGUST 23, 2014 01:14. . The floor leader's office of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy conducted a telephone survey of its lawmakers on Thursday and Friday on conduct of two-round parliamentary inspection of government agencies.

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Forbes.com

Record-smashing 16th Century Heroic Epic Captures Korea's 2014 Zeitgeist

I have been covering the Koreas since 2002 for media including Forbes, The Daily Telegraph, The South China Morning Post and The Washington Times.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Business News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Arirang TV

Slumping Korea's exports to China sheds light on challenges of trade partnership

In a little over two decades, Korea and China saw their trade volume increase 35-fold to over 220-billion U.S. dollars.

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AlertNet

Some South Korean ferry mourners tire of activists seizing their ...

South Korean families who lost loved ones in April's ferry disaster are demanding accountability from the government, but some have grown weary of strident activists adopting their cause for political ends.

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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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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

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