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Controversy taints South Korean victories - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 22:35

Korea Times

Controversy taints South Korean victories
Korea Times
Indian boxer Sarita Devi stood on the podium at the medal ceremony at the Seonhak Gymnasium, Wednesday, but didn't bend down for the bronze medal. Instead, she took it and slipped it around South Korea's silver medalist Park Jin-a's neck. The Korean ...

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Bum Ankles May Have Sidelined Kim Jong-un - News 92 FM

Korea Google News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 22:32

News 92 FM

Bum Ankles May Have Sidelined Kim Jong-un
News 92 FM
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who hasn't been seen in public since early September, reportedly underwent surgery on both ankles and is still recuperating at an exclusive hospital. A South Korean newspaper said that a ...

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‘Korea, U.S. in talks over THAAD’

Korea Herald - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:56
A senior U.S. defense official confirmed Tuesday that Washington was considering deploying an advanced missile defense s
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Assembly back in business

Korea Herald - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:55
The National Assembly began sailing forward Wednesday after the latest compromise between rival parties, but stormy weat
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Woman gets suspended jail term for defaming Park

Korea Herald - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:43
A woman accused of libeling President Park Geun-hye was sentenced to four months in prison with a one-year stay of execu
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Park urges N.K. to join trust-building efforts

Korea Herald - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:43
President Park Geun-hye urged North Korea on Wednesday to join South Korea’s efforts to build trust and lay the groundwo
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Assembly truce may be short-lived: experts

Korea Herald - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:42
An agreement reached by the two rival parties on the Sewol probe puts an end to months of bipartisan fighting, but it re
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Prospects dim for multilateral security cooperation in Asia

Korea Herald - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:41
European peace through dialogue, confidence-building and multilateral institutions has long been a source of envy for Ea
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Korea, Japan resume strategic talks

Korea Herald - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:40
South Korea and Japan held a strategic dialogue in Tokyo on Wednesday for the first time in nearly two years to discuss
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[Herald Interview] WWF calls for ‘greener’ Korean economy

Korea Herald - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:39
With its persistent overconsumption and energy-intensive industry, Korea should step up efforts to curb its ecological f
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‘Go to school late’ policy good for students’ mental health: experts

Korea Herald - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:37
The monthold policy by Gyeonggi Province to shift the time students go to school from 8:30 to 9 a.m. could contribute to
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Green tech creates smart tables, toy kits

Korea Herald - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:32
The following is the second in a series of articles on the creative green economy, which focuses on generating new growt
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Kim Jong-Un Has Surgery On 'Fractured Ankles' - City Talk 105.9

Korea Google News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:06

Kim Jong-Un Has Surgery On 'Fractured Ankles'
City Talk 105.9
North Korea's Kim Jong-Un is in hospital after surgery on both his ankles, according a report from a South Korean newspaper. The report from Chosun Ilbo quotes sources who say Mr Kim - who has not been seen in public for weeks - apparently sprained his ...

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[Kim Myong-sik] Why do men fear their wives? - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:05

[Kim Myong-sik] Why do men fear their wives?
The Korea Herald
The wife is powerful and this is a universal phenomenon in the 21st century except, perhaps, in some Muslim, Hindu and Confucian bastions or in the northern hinterlands of Korea's Gyeongsang region When they got married in the 1960 and '70s, today's ...

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Resumption of 6-party talks on N. Korea possible, needs some time – Lavrov - RT

Korea Google News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:00

Resumption of 6-party talks on N. Korea possible, needs some time – Lavrov
RT
The resumption of six-party talks on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula is possible, but will need some time, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday. He was speaking after talks with his North Korean counterpart Ri Su-yong in ...

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Busan festival to feature 314 films - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 20:59

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Busan festival to feature 314 films
The Korea Herald
“The Truth Shall Not Sink with the Sewol,” a Korean documentary directed by Lee Sang-ho and Ahn Hae-ryong, has stirred up controversy as it deals with the April 16 sinking of the ferry Sewol, which killed over 300 passengers, mostly high schoolers. (BIFF) ...

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Ex-ping pong star booked for drunk driving - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:37

Ex-ping pong star booked for drunk driving
Korea Times
Hyun won a gold medal in the women's doubles in the 1988 Seoul Olympics. She is currently the head coach of a table tennis team run by the Korea Racing Authority, a public company. She was immediately sacked as a commentator for public broadcaster ...

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Russia sees chance of six-party talks on North Korea resuming - Reuters Africa

Korea Google News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:36

Russia sees chance of six-party talks on North Korea resuming
Reuters Africa
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after talks with North Korea's foreign minister on Wednesday that he saw a possibility of six-party talks resuming on Pyongyang's nuclear programme but that it would take time. North Korea ...

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(Asiad) S. Korea reaches women's basketball final - Yonhap News

Korea Google News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:35

(Asiad) S. Korea reaches women's basketball final
Yonhap News
INCHEON, Oct. 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korea reached the gold medal game in women's basketball at the Asian Games on Wednesday, thanks to a 58-53 victory over Japan. Center Ha Eun-joo scored a team-high 15 points in just 15 minutes off the bench, going ...

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US to rotate cavalry battalion in Korea - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:34

US to rotate cavalry battalion in Korea
Korea Times
"The U.S. Army routinely schedules and deploys its forces on a rotational basis to South Korea to support its commitment to South Korea," an 8th Army official said. "The 3-8th Cavalry Regiment will be stationed nine months separately on two different bases ...

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