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Group formed to speed up preps for 2018 Olympics - Savannah Morning News

Korea Google News - 6 hours 27 min ago

Group formed to speed up preps for 2018 Olympics
Savannah Morning News
RIO DE JANEIRO — The IOC and South Korean organizers agreed to set up a special joint task force Friday to cut through the slow pace of preparations hampering the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. With the games less than three years away, both ...

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3 Koreans on Forbes List of 'Power Businesswomen' - The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Google News - 6 hours 33 min ago

3 Koreans on Forbes List of 'Power Businesswomen'
The Chosun Ilbo
Hyundai Group chairwoman Hyun Jeong-eun, Shilla Hotel president Lee Boo-jin and Boryung Pharmaceutical Group CEO Kim Eun-sun have been included on a list of "Asia's 50 Power Businesswomen" released by Forbes Asia. Forbes said Hyun ...

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DEFENSE WATCH - Defense Daily Network (subscription)

Korea Google News - 7 hours 46 min ago

DEFENSE WATCH
Defense Daily Network (subscription)
Lockheed Martin T-X. Lockheed Martin insists it is sticking with Korea Aerospace (KAI) after foreign news outlets reported Lockheed Martin was considering dropping KAI and its T-50 as part of its bid for the Air Force's coveted T-X trainer program. Lockheed ...

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N. Korea's attempt to follow Pakistan's example won't work: Sherman - Yonhap News

Korea Google News - 7 hours 47 min ago

N. Korea's attempt to follow Pakistan's example won't work: Sherman
Yonhap News
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is trying to follow Pakistan's example in the hope of winning recognition as a nuclear state, but such a situation will never happen, U.S. Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said Friday. Speaking at the ...

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Iran hacks America where it hurts: Las Vegas casinos - The Register

Korea Google News - 8 hours 1 min ago

The Register

Iran hacks America where it hurts: Las Vegas casinos
The Register
"While both of these nations (Iran and North Korea) have lesser technical capabilities in comparison to Russia and China, these destructive attacks demonstrate that Iran and North Korea are motivated and unpredictable cyber-actors," Clapper says.

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Clapper: Cyberthreats to Worsen - BankInfoSecurity.com

Korea Google News - 8 hours 17 min ago

BankInfoSecurity.com

Clapper: Cyberthreats to Worsen
BankInfoSecurity.com
Besides Iran, Clapper mentioned North Korea as another nation-state attacking American businesses to achieve its political objectives, citing the November attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment (see How NSA Hacked North Korean Hackers). "These ...

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South Korea toughens up on chaebol law-breakers - Beacon Review

Korea Google News - 9 hours 26 min ago

Beacon Review

South Korea toughens up on chaebol law-breakers
Beacon Review
The prison sentence handed down this month to the daughter of Korean Air's chairman for an onboard tantrum over the serving of a packet of nuts reflected the courts' increasingly stern approach to South Korea's most powerful business dynasties.

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Joint working group formed to speed up preps for 2018 Games - Lexington Herald Leader

Korea Google News - 9 hours 47 min ago

Joint working group formed to speed up preps for 2018 Games
Lexington Herald Leader
With the games less than three years away, Pyeongchang organizing chief Cho Yang-ho says the "integration working group" will speed up the decision-making progress as Korea races to complete venues, prepare for sports test events and sign up domestic ...

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Remarks on Northeast Asia - US Department of State (press release)

Korea Google News - 9 hours 47 min ago

Remarks on Northeast Asia
US Department of State (press release)
This morning, I welcome the chance to talk to you about relations between the United States and three nations: Japan, China, and South Korea. It's the right time to do so, because throughout the remainder of the Obama Administration, Northeast Asia will ...

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Meet America's New Public Enemy No. 1 - Foreign Policy (blog)

Korea Google News - 10 hours 50 min ago

Foreign Policy (blog)

Meet America's New Public Enemy No. 1
Foreign Policy (blog)
Some 15 percent viewed North Korea as the America's top rival, while just 12 percent viewed China as the biggest threat. Last year, 20 percent of Americans believed China to be the country most dangerous to the United States; North Korea and Russia came ...

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Daily chart - The Economist (blog)

Korea Google News - 12 hours 16 min ago

Daily chart
The Economist (blog)
AS THE peninsula this year marks 70 years since its division, South Korea's president, Park Geun-hye, is pushing the idea of unification as a “bonanza”. For the North, whose minuscule economy is roughly 40 times smaller than that of the South and is only ...

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South Koreans' favorite song to sing - The Korea Times US

Korea Google News - 12 hours 20 min ago

South Koreans' favorite song to sing
The Korea Times US
South Koreans' favorite song to sing is Oh Seung-geun's “What about My Age (내 나이가 어때서),” according to a recent free-answer poll by Gallup Korea, Yonhap reported. According to the public opinion search company Wednesday, the poll was conducted ...

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US sanctions bill on NKorea passes legislative hurdle - seattlepi.com

Korea Google News - 13 hours 45 min ago

US sanctions bill on NKorea passes legislative hurdle
seattlepi.com
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to restrict North Korea's access to hard currency has cleared a hurdle in Congress. Pressure is growing among lawmakers for tougher action against Pyongyang's nuclear program and alleged involvement in a hacking attack on ...

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HHI to Add Massive Heavy Lift Vessel - MarineLink

Korea Google News - 13 hours 46 min ago

MarineLink

HHI to Add Massive Heavy Lift Vessel
MarineLink
As the global offshore market has been seeing an increase in the size of facilities, the addition of the mega-sized floating crane can help HHI reduce construction time of a variety of offshore structures the company builds, bringing about 24 billion Korean won ...

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Decision imminent as Lotte and Shilla compete for Jeju duty free licence - MoodieReport

Korea Google News - 13 hours 47 min ago

MoodieReport

Decision imminent as Lotte and Shilla compete for Jeju duty free licence
MoodieReport
SOUTH KOREA. Lotte Duty Free and The Shilla Duty Free, in addition to local construction company Booyoung Group, are competing to open new stores on Jeju Island, The Moodie Report has confirmed this morning. Yonhap News Agency reported that ...

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N. Korea vows 'merciless' war against U.S. - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - 15 hours 19 min ago

N. Korea vows 'merciless' war against U.S.
The Korea Herald
N. Korea vows 'merciless' war against U.S.. North Korea vowed to wage a "merciless, sacred war" against the United States on Thursday, days before the launch of annual joint South Korea-U.S. military exercises that have incensed Pyongyang. "Nuclear ...

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Average age of Korean workers becomes older and older - Arirang News

Korea Google News - 15 hours 22 min ago

Average age of Korean workers becomes older and older
Arirang News
That's eight years older than 40 years ago when those in their 30s took up the largest portion of the workforce. The average age of workers reached 40 in 1999 and since then it has been on a steady increase. It's no wonder that more jobs were added by the ...

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Gunman in South Korea kills 3, himself; second fatal shooting in 3 days - Los Angeles Times

Korea Google News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 23:06

Los Angeles Times

Gunman in South Korea kills 3, himself; second fatal shooting in 3 days
Los Angeles Times
South Korea was reeling Friday from its second bloody shooting in less than a week, incidents that shocked a nation where gun violence is extremely rare. Both incidents allegedly centered on disputes over money and involved victims and perpetrators who ...

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Is Kim Jong Un the Last Bad Bond Guy? - Newsweek

Korea Google News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 22:48

Newsweek

Is Kim Jong Un the Last Bad Bond Guy?
Newsweek
The morning of July 1 last summer began like any other for Peter Hahn, a 74-year-old who had come to do extraordinary things in a place that he would never call godforsaken but which, nonetheless, is. Tumen, China, sits on the border with North Korea; it's a ...

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Political Satire Under Threat - malaysiandigest.com

Korea Google News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 22:45

Political Satire Under Threat
malaysiandigest.com
“France has respected political satire, viewing it as a right for free speech,” said Lee, who teaches Korean traditional art at Korea National University of Arts. “In Korea, however, there are certain subjects that cannot be lampooned publicly.” Though democratic ...

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