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EU leaders launch new phase in Brexit talks
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:12:16 +0100
The European Union cleared the way Friday for Brexit talks with Britain to move onto the second stage, which will involv
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S. Korean president heads to Chongqing as part of China trip
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:18:20 +0100
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday left for China's southwestern city of Chongqing, the second and last leg of
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Ex-Russian minister jailed for 8 years over $2M bribe
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:14:56 +0100
Former Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev (right) in bribery trial. (Yonhap)Russia's former economic
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Ex-Russian minister jailed for 8 years over $2m bribe
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:14:56 +0100
Former Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev (right) in bribery trial. (Yonhap)Russia's former economic
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Child soldiers awarded $10m damages from Congolese warlord
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:18:54 +0100
Former Congolese rebel commander Thomas Lubanga (Center), sits in a court room the International Criminal Court in the H
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Moon says S. Korea, China at starting line, must move forward
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:37:58 +0100
BEIJING – President Moon Jae-in called for stepped-up efforts to quickly normalize South Korea-China relations Friday, s
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[Editorial] Backfiring policies
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:50:29 +0100
Recent statistics show that the job crunch is as severe as ever. A bigger problem is that the situation is unlikely to i
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Seamless, delicate, fragrant sushi at Kiyose
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:21:24 +0100
Sushi Kiyose, one of the newest sushiya to open in Seoul, is much like its name -- a serene space where one can slowly s
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[Rex Huppke] Trump’s art of the deal, with a twist
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:06:39 +0100
While all the squishy liberals out there in godless America were celebrating Democrat Doug Jones’ victory in the Alabama
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[Ferdinando Giugliano] Don’t penalize workers for retiring later
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:06:15 +0100
The last decade has seen most countries in the rich world raise the retirement age in order to improve the sustainabilit
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Prosecutors access sealed presidential documents for Sewol probe
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:06:07 +0100
Prosecutors said Friday they have accessed classified presidential documents from the previous Park Geun-hye government
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[Herald Interview] Education key to dealing with bitcoin craze
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:53:20 +0100
Following phenomenal bitcoin demand by retail investors in South Korea in the past few weeks, local cryptocurrency excha
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[Weekender] How do skyscrapers work?
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:47:51 +0100
Skyscrapers are not just buildings that are tall, but are the outcome of a complex combination of evolving technologies.
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KCS official blamed for leak of gov't measures against cryptocurrency speculation
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:37:31 +0100
A Korea Customs Service official was found to have leaked a government press release announcing a package of measures ai
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[Weekender] Skyscrapers altering skyline of Korea
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:33:29 +0100
With an unprecedented boom in construction of skyscrapers in South Korea, today’s tallest building in the country can ne
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Moon calls for joint efforts in dealing with NK nuclear arms
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:33:07 +0100
South Korean President Moon Jae-in stressed the importance of cooperation between Seoul and Beijing, calling for joint e
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Google suspected of underreporting income in Korea
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:25:47 +0100
Google Korea reported less than 20 percent of its actual sales generated in Korea, according to local media reports Frid
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NK says naval blockade would be ‘act of war’
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:18:50 +0100
North Korea threatened to take “merciless self-defense” measures if the US tries to enforce a naval blockade against the
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Incheon Global Campus at forefront of education in Northeast
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:15:31 +0100
Incheon Global Campus in South Korea is emerging as a leading global education hub in Northeast Asia, providing educatio
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‘Moon-Xi summit showed willingness to mend strained ties’
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:59:45 +0100
The outcome of the latest summit between the leaders of South Korea and China embodies the two nations’ willingness to w
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Cryptocurrency exchanges seek to improve market transparency
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:53:51 +0100
South Korea‘s cryptocurrency exchanges said Friday they will adopt self-regulatory measures to boost transparency in the
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Ex-Park aide Woo arrested for alleged illegal surveillance
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:48:42 +0100
Woo Byung-woo, one of former President Park Geun-hye’s key aides, was arrested early Friday morning for his involvement
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Weakest gold in year ‘not relevant’ to bitcoin surge: analyst
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:48:14 +0100
South Korean gold prices are at their lowest in almost a year while bitcoin prices rise exponentially, but the decline i
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[PyeongChang 2018] Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa set for pursuit of 3rd straight Olympic gold
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:43:27 +0100
South Korean speed skater Lee Sang-hwa is now officially set for her pursuit of a third straight Olympic gold in the wom
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Volvo Korea aspires to sell 8,000 units in 2018
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:39:29 +0100
Volvo Car Korea, the local importer and distributor for the Swedish automaker, on Friday said it plans to sell 8,000 uni
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[PyeongChang 2018] N. Korea tensions won't affect PyeongChang Olympics: Rep. Royce
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:48:33 +0100
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ed Royce, a ranking US lawmaker deeply involved in North Korean affairs, said Monday he does not beli
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Foreign residents top 2 million in 2016, but multicultural marriages sink
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:13:57 +0100
The number of foreign residents in South Korea has more than doubled over the past decade, topping the 2 million mark in
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Ex-Moon aide rejects bribery allegations as 'misunderstanding'
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:34:42 +0100
A former senior secretary to President Moon Jae-in rejected bribery allegations against him as a "misunderstanding" Tues
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Back home, BTS takes aim at top 10 of Billboard Hot 100
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:44:52 +0100
It’s been a history-making year for BTS, the K-pop sensation that has made ripples around the globe with its recent US d
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S. Korea updates its NK sanctions blacklist
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:31:28 +0100
More North Korean entities and individuals will be subjected to South Korea’s unilateral sanctions, as Seoul steps up ef
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Japanese movie ‘Your Name’ Korea’s top searched term on Google in 2017
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:03:51 +0100
Google Korea said Thursday that “Your Name,” a Japanese animated drama movie that hit South Korea’s theaters in January,
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‘Forgotten’ draws 1 million viewers in 12 days
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:50:12 +0100
Mystery thriller “Forgotten,” starring Kang Ha-neul and Kim Moo-yeol as brothers, drew over 1 million cinemagoers in the
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4,000 residents suffer from cold due to prolonged pipe work
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:29:20 +0100
Residents of an apartment complex in Gunpo are suffering from freezing conditions after being left without heat or hot w
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Prosecutors demand 25-year jail term for ex-leader Park's friend for peddling influence
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:27:55 +0100
Prosecutors asked a court Thursday to hand down a 25-year prison term to a longtime friend and confidante of ousted Pres
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Moon due in China for summit with Xi over N. Korea, bilateral ties
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:28:06 +0100
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to visit China this week for a bilateral summit with his Chinese counterpart t
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Opposition parties stress 'military sovereignty' in THAAD spat ahead of Korea-China summit
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:25:30 +0100
South Korea's opposition parties urged President Moon Jae-in Tuesday to defend Seoul's "sovereign" decision over the ins
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Korea, Britain to hold talks over post-Brexit trade deal
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:23:58 +0100
Trade officials of South Korea and Britain will meet this week to discuss ways to forge a new trade deal after London ex
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Seoul says its new sanctions highlight risks of doing biz with NK
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:19:29 +0100
South Korea said Monday that its latest unilateral sanctions on North Korea will help better implement a set of UN sanct
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Korea, UNESCO to support vocational education in 5 African countries
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:34:06 +0100
South Korea and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization held a ceremony on Monday to mark their impleme
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Facebook Korea to report ad revenue, taxes to local governments
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:18:28 +0100
Facebook is slated to begin reporting taxes to the South Korean government by 2019, in line with its newly adopted tax p
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S. Korea confirms highly pathogenic AI at duck farm
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:25:40 +0100
The agriculture ministry confirmed an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N6 avian influenza at a duck farm in Yeongam,
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Samsung, Amazon to start streaming premium video content
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:20:28 +0100
Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will start the streaming of videos that utilize the latest High Dynamic Range 10
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Military: No decision on next year's alliance exercise
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:15:37 +0100
South Korea's military said Monday it's premature to talk publicly about the reported likelihood of postponing annual wa
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Moon, Xi to hold summit over N. Korea, bilateral ties this week
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:12:46 +0100
South Korean President Moon Jae-in will head to China this week for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping that will fo
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Ex-Prime Minister Chung Un-chan named new head of professional baseball
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:50:36 +0100
Former Prime Minister Chung Un-chan was named the new head of South Korean professional baseball Monday.Chung will serve
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[Herald Interview] Jung Ryeo-won on the joy of finding strong female character
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:31:01 +0100
In the recently concluded drama series “Witch at Court,” Jung Ryeo-won took on a role that is the exact opposite of her
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Song Hye-kyo, EXO-CBX meet President Moon Jae-in in Beijing
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:18:48 +0100
Actress Song Hye-kyo and EXO-CBX, subunit of K-pop act EXO, joined Korean president Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony
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List of 21,000 tax defaulters made public
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:21:57 +0100
Unpaid tax by Korean tax defaulters amounted to 11.3 trillion won ($10.4 billion) in 2017, the National Tax Service reve
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[Graphic News] S. Korea 4th easiest in world to do business
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:54:51 +0100
 South Korea ranked No. 4 among the easiest places in the world to do business, according to the “Doing Business 2018: R
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Cult leader charged for encouraging followers to commit suicide
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:10:43 +0100
A cult leader and her follower were arrested and charged for encouraging others to commit suicide, the Uijeongbu Distric
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