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South Korea Market May Extend Losing Streak - RTT News

Korea Google News - 9 hours 10 min ago

South Korea Market May Extend Losing Streak
RTT News
The South Korea stock market has finished lower now in five straight trading days, giving away almost 45 points or 2.2 percent en route to a 12-week closing low. The KOSPI settled just above the 1,990-point plateau, and the market is looking at another lower ...

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SNU slides, KAIST rises in world university ranking

Korea Herald - 9 hours 46 min ago
South Korean universities’ fortunes were mixed as its top university saw its ranking drop in the Times Higher Education’
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(EDITORIAL from the Korea Herald on Oct. 2) - Yonhap News

Korea Google News - 9 hours 49 min ago

(EDITORIAL from the Korea Herald on Oct. 2)
Yonhap News
In yet another measure aimed at accelerating economic recovery, the government will delay tax investigations into 1.3 million small and medium-sized enterprises through the end of next year. The National Tax Service on Monday announced that it would ...

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(EDITORIAL from the Korea Times on Oct. 2) - Yonhap News

Korea Google News - 9 hours 49 min ago

(EDITORIAL from the Korea Times on Oct. 2)
Yonhap News
The news that a sightseeing vessel ran aground in waters off the southwestern coast Tuesday morning frightened people still reeling from the trauma of the Sewol ferry sinking, yet again. Fortunately, all 110 passengers and crew members were rescued less ...

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Local vet and community leaders has died - Hesperia Star

Korea Google News - 10 hours 10 min ago

Local vet and community leaders has died
Hesperia Star
“He was a huge part of our organization as well as a great American hero,” Nicosia said. “He served in three wars — Vietnam, Korea and WWII — and his undeniable love for our country was evident in his continuation of service in the High Desert community.”.

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Foreign doctors, military guards: Bespoke care for North Korea's Kims - Reuters

Korea Google News - 11 hours 15 min ago

Foreign doctors, military guards: Bespoke care for North Korea's Kims
Reuters
SEOUL (Reuters) - In 1993, French neurosurgeon Francois-Xavier Roux received a phone call in Paris from an unidentified North Korean official. The then leader-in-waiting, Kim Jong Il, had suffered a head injury from horse-riding accident and they wanted ...

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Report: Work completed at NKorea launch site - News & Observer

Korea Google News - 11 hours 15 min ago

Report: Work completed at NKorea launch site
News & Observer
WASHINGTON — A U.S. research institute says North Korea has completed a yearlong construction program enabling it to handle bigger rockets at its main launch site. The U.S.-Korea Institute says Pyongyang (pyuhng-yahng) could now conduct a launch ...

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Counter punch - Pune Mirror

Korea Google News - 11 hours 16 min ago

Counter punch
Pune Mirror
Sarita was protesting against the verdict of her semi-final bout against Park whom she dominated in all four rounds on Tuesday. The Korean was declard winner and the decision had led to unruly scenes in the arena with Sarita's husband Thoiba Singh getting ...

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Hyundai Motor union approves wage agreement - Yonhap News

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Hyundai Motor union approves wage agreement
Yonhap News
SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Yonhap) -- Unionized workers at Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's largest carmaker, approved this year's wage agreement that outlines a monthly pay hike of 98,000 won (US$92.1) as well as a provision to resolve the prickly standard wage ...

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OECD study: Education levels average in Finland - YLE News

Korea Google News - 11 hours 19 min ago

OECD study: Education levels average in Finland
YLE News
”The only countries where young people are better educated than in Finland are South Korea, Poland, Britain and Norway,” said Mika Witting of Statistics Finland. Older people, meanwhile, don't have that tertiary level of education. That's because many of the ...

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South Korea turn focus to cricket - Free Press Journal

Korea Google News - 11 hours 21 min ago

South Korea turn focus to cricket
Free Press Journal
Incheon: This is only the second time cricket is being held at the Asian Games and some countries like South Korea are fielding teams for the first time. The president of the Korean Cricket Association Kim Seung-chul said many of the players have been ...

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Mary grabs gold as Sarita dumps bronze - Free Press Journal

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Free Press Journal

Mary grabs gold as Sarita dumps bronze
Free Press Journal
... Magnificent Mary Kom on Wednesday created history by becoming the first Indian woman boxer to clinch a gold medal in the Asian Games, even as colleague Sarita Devi returned her bronze medal in protest against her controversial loss to a South Korean ...

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The North Koreans setting up businesses in the South - BBC News

Korea Google News - 12 hours 47 min ago

BBC News

The North Koreans setting up businesses in the South
BBC News
His eponymous chain of restaurants populate the country's casinos, bus terminals, and motorway service stations. And the 45-year-old's range of ready meals are best-sellers. "I'm proud to say that my food products are leading their departments in home ...

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KOSPI falls below 2000 amid strong dollar, weak yen - 동아일보

Korea Google News - 12 hours 49 min ago

KOSPI falls below 2000 amid strong dollar, weak yen
동아일보
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), Korea뭩 benchmark index, fell below 2,000 in two months due to the strong dollar and the weak yen against the Korean won. The KOSPI plummeted 28.44 points (1.41%) to close at 1,991.54 on Wednesday.

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BD business delegation visits Korea bourse - Financial Express Bangladesh

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BD business delegation visits Korea bourse
Financial Express Bangladesh
Ambassador Lee Yun-young, Dr. Pyoung-ho Shin, MD, Korea Stock Exchange, Mohammad Mohsin, Vice Chairman, PHP Group, Mohammad Shahidul Islam, MD, HNS Automobiles, Shahriar Kamal, DMD, Concord Group, Iftakharul Islam, Chairman, Asian ...

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India, Pakistan end 32-year wait for hockey final - Financial Express Bangladesh

Korea Google News - 14 hours 15 min ago

India, Pakistan end 32-year wait for hockey final
Financial Express Bangladesh
INCHEON, South Korea, Oct 1 (AFP): Arch-rivals India and Pakistan face off in a mouth-watering field hockey final at the Asian Games Thursday with a place in the 2016 Olympics at stake. Millions of fans in both nations will be glued to their television screens ...

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Tigers in semis beating Kuwait - Financial Express Bangladesh

Korea Google News - 14 hours 15 min ago

Tigers in semis beating Kuwait
Financial Express Bangladesh
Defending champions Bangladesh men's team smartly reached the semifinal of the 17th Asian Games Cricket crushing outsider Kuwait by a massive 203 runs in the 4th and last quarter-final at the Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Incheon, South Korea Wednesday, ...

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SunEdison starts Korea poly plant - Recharge

Korea Google News - 14 hours 17 min ago

Recharge

SunEdison starts Korea poly plant
Recharge
SMP – a joint venture of SunEdison, SunEdison Semiconductor and Samsung Fine Chemicals – had originally planned to build a polysilicon factory in Ulsan, South Korea with 10,000 metric tonnes of annual production capacity. But the plans have been ...

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Galaxy Note 4 to arrive in Canada on October 17th? - MobileSyrup.com

Korea Google News - 14 hours 20 min ago

MobileSyrup.com

Galaxy Note 4 to arrive in Canada on October 17th?
MobileSyrup.com
Samsung's flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 4, arrived in South Korea last Friday with promised availability for a further 140 countries by the end of this month. Today, Samsung offered a bit more information on when specific markets can expect the device to ...

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Indian boxer refuses bronze medal following controversial loss - Aljazeera.com

Korea Google News - 14 hours 21 min ago

Indian boxer refuses bronze medal following controversial loss
Aljazeera.com
Many Indians on social media are supporting boxer Sarita Devi's decision to refuse the bronze medal following her controversial loss to South Korea's Jina Park. The fight, which was the women's lightweight semifinal at the Asian Games, took place in Incheon ...

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