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Asian Games: China win first gold of the 2014 Asiad - Channel News Asia

Korea Google News - 10 hours 18 min ago

Asian Games: China win first gold of the 2014 Asiad
Channel News Asia
Hosts and defending champions South Korea, who were the pre-Games favourites, finished a poor fourth behind silver-medallists Taiwan and Mongolia. Medal winners are decided by combining the qualification scores of each team member, a rule that ...

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North Korea Says U.S. Citizen Wanted to Be a ‘Second Snowden’

Korea Realtime (WSJ) - 10 hours 24 min ago
Matthew Miller, the U.S. detainee sentenced to six years of hard labor by North Korea last week, was really a spy sent by the U.S. government to cook up human-rights propaganda against the country. That is at least according to the North Korea state media's lengthy account on Saturday of the incident.
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Pakistan face SL in Asiad hockey opener today - DAWN.com

Korea Google News - 10 hours 41 min ago

Pakistan face SL in Asiad hockey opener today
DAWN.com
While Mohammad Imran's Pakistan were unable to get a good match practice against some of the big teams ahead of Asiad, the question remains as to why they could not arrange matches against lesser teams like Bangladesh, Japan and Korea to stay in the ...

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S.Korea Fires Warning Shots During N.Korean Incursion - The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Google News - 12 hours 10 min ago

S.Korea Fires Warning Shots During N.Korean Incursion
The Chosun Ilbo
Defense officials say their navy has fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat as it briefly crossed a disputed maritime border to the west of the peninsula. The incursion Friday came on the same day the Asian Games officially opened in the South, with ...

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Korean Festival founder honored - The Korea Times US

Korea Google News - 12 hours 13 min ago

The Korea Times US

Korean Festival founder honored
The Korea Times US
The intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Vermont Avenue was deemed “Doctor Gene Kim Square” by the Los Angeles City Council to celebrate the founder of the annual Korean Festival held in Los Angeles' Koreatown. The ceremony took place on Sept.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 20/9 - VietNamNet Bridge

Korea Google News - 12 hours 28 min ago

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 20/9
VietNamNet Bridge
A delegation from the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETTRADE) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade will pay a working visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) on November 8-11 in a bid to seek business opportunities there. The delegation will ...

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iPhone 6 goes on sale around the world - The Korea Times US

Korea Google News - 13 hours 25 min ago

The Korea Times US

iPhone 6 goes on sale around the world
The Korea Times US
The new Apple iPhone 6 went on sale Friday. Here are some pictures from around the world. LONDON. The first people in the queue, Sam Sheikh, left, and Jameel Ahmed, right, celebrate for the media after buying the new iPhone6, outside the Apple shop in ...

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Poignant and PSYmbolic - Indian Express

Korea Google News - 13 hours 45 min ago

Indian Express

Poignant and PSYmbolic
Indian Express
As the organisers had maintained all this while, the ceremony was not used by the hosts as a platform to showcase Korea's past and future. There were no flying men and 3D effects that had wowed the world four years ago. The fish-eyed stadium here was an ...

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Pakistanis to take part in Istanbul textile event - The Express Tribune

Korea Google News - 13 hours 55 min ago

The Express Tribune

Pakistanis to take part in Istanbul textile event
The Express Tribune
The 2014 show is expecting 200 exhibitors from 15 countries, among which the main target countries are China, India, Pakistan, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Turkey. Meanwhile, 5,000 attendees from 55 countries, mainly from Turkey and ...

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Cheers to Korea's volunteer spirit - AsiaOne

Korea Google News - 14 hours 51 min ago

AsiaOne

Cheers to Korea's volunteer spirit
AsiaOne
In the war memorial museum in the South Korean capital of Seoul stands a two-wheeled wooden cart. An innocuous looking cart, which is mounted by a vertical board with cylindrical holes punched into it. Called the Hwacha, the simple, crude-looking ...

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Fowle loses job, still detained in N. Korea - WDTN

Korea Google News - 15 hours 4 min ago

Fowle loses job, still detained in N. Korea
WDTN
DAYTON, Ohio (AP/WDTN) – An American detained in North Korea since May and charged with “anti-state” crimes there has lost his job in Ohio. Published reports say the decision to terminate 56-year-old Jeff Fowle from his job with the city of Moraine was ...

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Asian Games in Incheon set to open with spectacular ceremony - Al-Bawaba

Korea Google News - 15 hours 7 min ago

Asian Games in Incheon set to open with spectacular ceremony
Al-Bawaba
The 17th Asian Games is set to open in Incheon, South Korea, later Friday with several national sporting and cultural heroes involved in a spectacular opening ceremony. The ceremony with the theme "Meet the bright future of Asia" is to take place at the main ...

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Sheikh Salman meets China's Liu on sports cooperation - Kuwait News Agency

Korea Google News - 16 hours 25 min ago

Sheikh Salman meets China's Liu on sports cooperation
Kuwait News Agency
INCHEON, South Korea, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah on Friday discussed with Chinese Minister of the General Administration of Youth And Sport ...

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Here's an Inside Look at North Korea's Dystopian Architecture - Curbed National

Korea Google News - 16 hours 36 min ago

Here's an Inside Look at North Korea's Dystopian Architecture
Curbed National
Ballsy German photojournalist Julia Leeb has just dropped a stunning collection of photographic work exploring one of the most restricted places on earth. The book, North Korea: Anonymous Country, documents Leeb's travels, peeling back the shroud that ...

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Judo Fact Grinder: Yoshihiro Akiyama - Bloody Elbow

Korea Google News - 17 hours 49 min ago

Judo Fact Grinder: Yoshihiro Akiyama
Bloody Elbow
Let's start with the basics. Akiyama is an ethnic Korean born and raised in Japan. From all I've read, this comes with all sorts of issues surrounding acceptance and discrimination both in Japan and Korea, so I have to imagine that he didn't have the easiest set ...

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Altvater: Youth continues to dominate on LPGA Tour - Toledo Free Press

Korea Google News - 18 hours 3 min ago

Altvater: Youth continues to dominate on LPGA Tour
Toledo Free Press
With her win at the Evian Championship, women's golf has identified yet another teenage superstar in South Korea's Hyo Joo Kim. Kim turned professional in October 2012 at the age of 17, after a very successful amateur career and immediately signed a ...

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PH set for battle as Asiad opens - Inquirer.net

Korea Google News - 18 hours 9 min ago

Inquirer.net

PH set for battle as Asiad opens
Inquirer.net
INCHEON, South Korea—With a theme that highlighted the diversity of a continent's culture, the 17th Asian Games officially got going with elaborate opening ceremonies on Friday night at Incheon Main Stadium here. A 150-strong Philippine contingent will be ...

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Nat'l five, Lee off to Korea today - Inquirer.net

Korea Google News - 18 hours 17 min ago

Nat'l five, Lee off to Korea today
Inquirer.net
GILAS Pilipinas leaves for Incheon, South Korea, today for the 17th Asian Games, with crack point guard Paul Lee taking some sense of financial security with him. The 6-foot guard signed a contract extension with Rain or Shine yesterday to end a long, rocky ...

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17th Asian Games open in Incheon, South Korea - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Korea Google News - 19 hours 24 min ago

17th Asian Games open in Incheon, South Korea
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The 2014 Asian Games officially opened in this western port city of South Koera on Friday evening, attracting more than 14,000 athletes and officials from 45 countries and regions across the continent.

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South Korea leader officially opens Asian Games - Rappler

Korea Google News - 20 hours 48 min ago

Rappler

South Korea leader officially opens Asian Games
Rappler
Fireworks light the sky over the Asiad Main Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 17the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Photo by Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA. INCHEON, South Korea - South Korean President Park Geun-Hye opened the Incheon Asian ...

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