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Foreign population reaches all-time high

Korea Herald - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:17
The number of foreign nationals in Korea has exceeded 1.7 million, a report showed Tuesday.According to a report by the
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(Photo News) Korean leaders in New York

Korea Herald - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:16
President Park Geun-hye meets with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank president Jim Yong Kim (left) at Ba
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Red-light district gets gentrification go-ahead

Korea Herald - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:13
Behind the glitzy Lotte Department Store and Cheongnyangni Station, narrow winding alleys lead to one of Seoul‘s last re
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Yun, Kerry discuss N.K. human rights, IS air strikes

Korea Herald - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:13
The top diplomats of South Korea and the U.S. discussed the dire human rights situation in North Korea, Washington’s mil
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Porn addiction ruled grounds for divorce

Korea Herald - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:13
A man has been instructed by a court to concede to his wife’s demands for a divorce because of his addiction to Internet
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(Photo News) Ending desertification

Korea Herald - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:13
Korean Air employees on Wednesday plant trees near the Kubuchi Desert in China as part of the company’s Global Planting
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Number of sex offenders with identities disclosed rises

Korea Herald - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:12
The number of sex offenders registered online under the Justice Ministry’s disclosure system climbed to around 15,000 ov
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[Asian Games] Chinese Taipei's Lin Tzu Chi breaks world records in women's 63 ... - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:08

[Asian Games] Chinese Taipei's Lin Tzu Chi breaks world records in women's 63 ...
The Korea Herald
North Korea's Jo Pok-hyang, who accidentally dropped a 107㎏ barbell on her back during her first snatch, was able to recuperate later in the match to finish third with 247㎏. Her bronze is the communist country's fifth weightlifting medal in Incheon. In regard ...

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Kakao Pay gathers 500000 users - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:08

Kakao Pay gathers 500000 users
The Korea Herald
... only their passwords to make payments, providing a shortcut compared to other mobile shopping platforms that require complicated ID authentication processes blamed for discouraging overseas shoppers who want to buy from South Korean online malls.

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India await Pakistan after Oman scalp - The Express Tribune

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:07

India await Pakistan after Oman scalp
The Express Tribune
INCHEON: India warmed up for their Asian Games field hockey clash against arch-rivals Pakistan by thrashing Oman 7-0 on Tuesday as South Korea nudged ahead of Japan in the race for the semi-finals. India, seeking their first Asian gold medal since 1998, ...

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Naver says held back Line IPO to further build business - Yahoo News UK

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:06

Yahoo News UK

Naver says held back Line IPO to further build business
Yahoo News UK
South Korea-based Naver said on Monday that it does not plan an initial public offering for Line [IPO-LINE.T] this year, dashing market expectations for a deal that one banking source has said could value Japan-based Line at $10 billion-$20 billion.

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LG, Tata talk about possible collaboration - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:04

LG, Tata talk about possible collaboration
The Korea Herald
According to LG, Koo and Mistry met in late August, when the latter visited South Korea with top executives in the vehicle business. LG vice chairman Koo Bon-joon and Lee Woo-jong, head of the vehicle components department, accompanied chairman Koo ...

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Hana, KEB to announce merger of card units - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:04

Hana, KEB to announce merger of card units
The Korea Herald
Hana Financial Group, the nation's second-largest financial holding firm by assets, will hold a board meeting on Wednesday to announce the merger of its card unit with the Korea Exchange Bank's credit card division, officials said. Hana is planning to ask for ...

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New OTC market's turnover soars on Samsung SDS trades - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:04

New OTC market's turnover soars on Samsung SDS trades
The Korea Herald
South Korea's new over-the-counter market soared in turnover and market value during its first month in operation but with heavy dependence on a key Samsung affiliate scheduled for listing on the main bourse within this year, data showed Tuesday.

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OCI opens solar cell module plant in US - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:04

OCI opens solar cell module plant in US
The Korea Herald
OCI opens solar cell module plant in U.S.. OCI, a leading solar power builder in Korea, said Tuesday that the company has completed a solar cell and module production line in San Antonio, Texas, as part of its efforts to enter the fast-growing U.S. solar power ...

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Are iWatches up to test of time? - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:03

Korea Times

Are iWatches up to test of time?
Korea Times
Magada described Korea as "a growing market for most luxury products," but said that the market was maturing and customers are demanding more, seeking items with "authenticity, craftsmanship and emotion" when making purchasing decisions. "At Zenith ...

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Asian Games 2014 – Preview: Fiery Contests in the Offing - Badminton World Federation

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 19:38

Asian Games 2014 – Preview: Fiery Contests in the Offing
Badminton World Federation
The No.2 seed from China is drawn alongside Kento Momota (Japan), Son Wan Ho (Korea), Tommy Sugiarto (Indonesia) and Srikanth Kidambi (India) in his half. Given the form he has shown in recent times, it will be no surprise if Chen finds himself in the ...

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Damen to deliver second fast ferry to Seaspovill - Ship Technology

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 19:34

Damen to deliver second fast ferry to Seaspovill
Ship Technology
South Korea-based operator Seaspovill has awarded a contract to Damen Shipyards Group to deliver a new Fast Ferry 4212 catamaran. The new high-speed catamaran passenger ferry will be named Sea Star 5 and is the second boat in the series to be ...

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Attacking paint - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 19:32

Attacking paint
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taiwanese basketball player Tseng Win-ting (left) tries to break through defense put up by Kazakhstan to shoot during a match at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea Tuesday. Taiwan fell to the Central Asian country 74-68. CNA photo Sept. 23, 2014.

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Asian Games: Taiwan's Lin breaks two world records to grab gold - Channel News Asia

Korea Google News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 19:31

Channel News Asia

Asian Games: Taiwan's Lin breaks two world records to grab gold
Channel News Asia
INCHEON, South Korea: Taiwan's Lin Tzu-chi broke two world records to snatch gold from China's Deng Wei in the women's 63kg at the Asian Games and warned her rival she could lift even more weight. In another extraordinary afternoon at the Incheon ...

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