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1 killed in suspected arson attack at Samsung warehouse - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - 6 hours 41 min ago

1 killed in suspected arson attack at Samsung warehouse
The Korea Herald
Officials of Cheil Industries, Samsung's clothing arm and virtual holding company, were not immediately available for comment on Monday, a public holiday for Buddha's birthday. Samsung Group is South Korea's largest family-controlled conglomerate.

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1 killed in suspected arson attack at Samsung warehouse

Korea Herald - 6 hours 43 min ago
A fire tore through a warehouse of Cheil Industries Inc., a key affiliate of Samsung Group, killing one warehouse securi
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Top 10 countries with the fastest internet speeds - Gulf Business News

Korea Google News - 7 hours 56 min ago

Gulf Business News

Top 10 countries with the fastest internet speeds
Gulf Business News
South Korea had the fastest average internet connection speed in the world during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the latest report by Akamai Technology, a cloud service provider. The Asian country had an average data transfer speed of 22.2 ...

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Gwangju Universiade torch arrives in S. Korea - Yonhap News

Korea Google News - 8 hours 3 min ago

Gwangju Universiade torch arrives in S. Korea
Yonhap News
SEOUL, May 25 (Yonhap) -- The torch for the 2015 Summer Universiade has arrived in Seoul, an organizer said Monday, as South Korea prepares to launch a relay across the country for the competition. The torch arrived in Seoul on Sunday after being ...

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Paper-Mache Pandas Arrive in Korea - The Korea Bizwire

Korea Google News - 8 hours 7 min ago

The Korea Bizwire

Paper-Mache Pandas Arrive in Korea
The Korea Bizwire
From May 23 to June 30, 1600 paper pandas will appear in 7 cities in Korea. The pandas appeared in front of the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts on May 23, and at City Hall Square on May 24. All 1800 mache pandas will be presented at the grass ...

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Park renews commitment for economic takeoff and reform

Korea Herald - 9 hours 7 min ago
President Park Geun-hye vowed Monday to revitalize South Korea's economy and reform the country as she called for nation
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S. Korea firms to pay wages for N. Koreans at joint factory park

Korea Herald - 9 hours 12 min ago
South Korean firms in an inter-Korean factory park in North Korea plan to pay wages to their North Korean employees this
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Recovering real estate market pushes up credit card spending on furniture - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - 9 hours 20 min ago

Recovering real estate market pushes up credit card spending on furniture
The Korea Herald
South Korea's credit card spending on furniture rose sharply in the first two months of this year on the back of a rise in home transactions as the local property market has been on a clear recovery track, data showed Monday. According to the data compiled by ...

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Samsung, Apple to vie for the Middle East market - Korea IT Times (press release)

Korea Google News - 9 hours 23 min ago

Korea IT Times (press release)

Samsung, Apple to vie for the Middle East market
Korea IT Times (press release)
Global tech giants including Samsung Electronics, Apple, Sony and Huawei are doubling up their efforts to jump into the Middle East market, with the smartphone sales slowing worldwide, Market watchers say this is due to the demand for high-end ...

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Hanwha unveils solar-powered island plan - eco-business.com

Korea Google News - 9 hours 31 min ago

Hanwha unveils solar-powered island plan
eco-business.com
The Korean group announces project that will see the small islet of Jukdo turned into a 100 per cent solar-powered community, replacing the four diesel generators that currently provide power. Hanwha Group has unveiled an ambitious plan to turn a small ...

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Check in to Hotel Korea - AsiaOne

Korea Google News - 9 hours 37 min ago

AsiaOne

Check in to Hotel Korea
AsiaOne
Tourism is booming in Korea with a record number of visitors ― of which the Chinese take up nearly half. Last year's historic milestone of 14 million foreign visitors looks set to be broken this year, as the travel-loving Chinese continue to throng Seoul streets.

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IFFCO MD laments country's slow web speed - Indian Cooperative

Korea Google News - 9 hours 47 min ago

IFFCO MD laments country's slow web speed
Indian Cooperative
Scandinavian countries such as Finland, Sweden and Netherland have reported very high speed with South Korea beating them all with a speed of 22.2 mbps. It is being closely followed by Hong Kong and Japan with number 2 and 3rd rank respectively.

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First round of hearings wind up in Lone Star case

Korea Herald - 10 hours 36 min ago
An international tribunal has wrapped up the first round of hearings in a multi-billion-dollar case the U.S. private equ
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U.S. resolution calls for memorial marker for USFK members

Korea Herald - 10 hours 38 min ago
A U.S. congressman has introduced a resolution calling for a memorial marker honoring American servicemembers killed or
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Listed firms pay 2 tln won in retirement allowance in 2014 - Yonhap News

Korea Google News - 10 hours 44 min ago

Listed firms pay 2 tln won in retirement allowance in 2014
Yonhap News
SEOUL, May 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's 10 biggest companies by assets paid more than 2 trillion won (US$1.83 billion) in retirement allowance last year as they underwent tough restructuring amid a protracted economic slump, industry data showed ...

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In North Korea, men call the shots, women make the money - Reuters India

Korea Google News - 10 hours 51 min ago

Reuters India

In North Korea, men call the shots, women make the money
Reuters India
"We North Koreans say men are fighting on the socialism front but women are fighting in the battle of life," said a 26-year-old surnamed Jung who fled to South Korea in 2012 and regularly sends money north to support her mother's grey-market business ...

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hun an shines at wentworth - Herald

Korea Google News - 10 hours 56 min ago

hun an shines at wentworth
Herald
Korea's Byeong Hun An hailed a "life-changing" victory after confirming the promise he showed as an amateur with a commanding win in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Also in this section. Kildare and Down earn berths in semi-final · Crokes and ...

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RoK to cut taxes on farm goods - Viet Nam News

Korea Google News - 11 hours 8 min ago

RoK to cut taxes on farm goods
Viet Nam News
HA NOI (VNS) — The Republic of Korea has chosen Viet Nam as its first FTA partner that can export products such as garlic, ginger and honey with tariffs reduced to zero per cent over the next 10-15 years. The information was shared at a conference to inform ...

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Activists cross the Korean DMZ - 3News NZ

Korea Google News - 12 hours 30 min ago

3News NZ

Activists cross the Korean DMZ
3News NZ
Thirty female activists have crossed one of the most heavily fortified borders in the world in what they say is a symbolic act for peace. The international group called WomenCrossDMZ marched between North and South Korea with about 300 South Korean ...

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Backpackers turn back on Australia after federal budget changes increase ... - ABC Online

Korea Google News - 12 hours 30 min ago

ABC Online

Backpackers turn back on Australia after federal budget changes increase ...
ABC Online
"Because the hot topic now in Korea is '=do not go to Australia, do not go to Australia, tax is going to kill you. You are not going to be able to eat, survive, live. "So they're not going to come here." Mr Simpson said it used to be the "golden egg and promised ...

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