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Korea to ease rules on house reconstruction - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:08

Korea to ease rules on house reconstruction
The Korea Herald
Korea to ease rules on house reconstruction. The government on Monday announced a set of measures aimed at stimulating the country's real estate market that include cutting the minimum age of housing units open to reconstruction by up to 10 years.

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Samsung Group Companies Continue Restructuring - Wall Street Journal

Korea Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:07

Wall Street Journal

Samsung Group Companies Continue Restructuring
Wall Street Journal
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries' tanker-shaped vessel, tagged as the world's largest floating facility, at a southern shipyard in Geoje. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. SEOUL—In the latest of a series of restructuring moves among ...

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Samsung Heavy to absorb Samsung Engineering - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:06

Samsung Heavy to absorb Samsung Engineering
The Korea Herald
Samsung Heavy Industries will merge with Samsung Engineering in line with efforts by Korea's biggest conglomerate to streamline its key units. The merger, in which Samsung Heavy will absorb Samsung Engineering, also falls under chairman Lee ...

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Detained Americans in North Korea seek help in interviews with CNN - Orlando Sentinel

Korea Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:06

Detained Americans in North Korea seek help in interviews with CNN
Orlando Sentinel
Bae, who appeared to have been interviewed separately, was shown in the CNN video dressed in a casual shirt and trousers - a departure from previous official and foreign media footage that showed the Korean-American dressed in prison-camp work ...

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(Photo News) Minister-Mayor talks

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:05
Strategy and Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan (left) meets Seoul City Mayor Park Won-soon to discuss solutions for diver
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US schools fight `boundary hoppers' - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:05

US schools fight `boundary hoppers'
Korea Times
DALLAS — As back-to-school season arrives in the United States, school districts popular among Koreans are on high alert as authorities start to clamp down on "boundary hopping," an illegal trick where parents fake home addresses to send their children to ...

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Sewol cripples Assembly

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:04
The 100-day regular parliamentary session kicked off Monday as the ruling and main opposition parties remained in firm d
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Asian LNG imports grow in H1 - Interfax Global Energy

Korea Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:03

Asian LNG imports grow in H1
Interfax Global Energy
Asian LNG imports grow in H1. By James Byrne Posted 1 September 2014 11:29 GMT. LNG imports into East Asia's largest buyers were up again in the first half of 2014, with Japan, South Korea, China and Taiwan taking a combined 81.3 mt of the fuel – up ...

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Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:02

Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense
The Korea Herald
Cheong Wa Dae said Sunday that Seoul and Washington were seeking to arrange a meeting between South Korea's presidential National Security Office chief Kim Kwan-jin and U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice, and that details were yet to be ...

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Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:59
The transfer of wartime operational control and missile defense cooperation may top the agenda should the national secur
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[Graphic News] Korea's household debt continues to rise - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:56

[Graphic News] Korea's household debt continues to rise
The Korea Herald
South Korea's household debt is increasing on account of the government's latest push to boost the housing market and due to a rate cut, according to industry watchers. The total mortgage loans issued by the nation's seven major banks rose to 301 trillion ...

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[Newsmaker] Textbook row erupts over Ryu Gwan-sun

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:55
The contentious omission of a renowned female independence activist in high school textbooks has sparked further alterca
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Korea eases online game rules

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:52
Children aged 16 or under will be allowed to play online games after midnight if they have their parents’ approval start
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Park urges labor compromise

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:51
President Park Geun-hye requested representatives of labor and management on Monday to compromise on contentious labor i
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Seoul firm on North Korea sanctions

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:51
The Park Geun-hye administration is not yet considering lifting a set of tough sanctions on North Korea, an official sai
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N.K. fires short-range missile into East Sea

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:51
North Korea fired one short-range missile into the East Sea on Monday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said.The proj
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Hacker gets one year in prison

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:50
A Seoul court on Monday sentenced a habitual hacker in his 40s to a one-year jail term for stealing and illicitly tradin
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(Photo News) Together but divided

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:50
Lawmakers pledge allegiance to the national flag at the opening ceremony for the 100-day regular parliamentary session a
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Defector disses North Korea with rap

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:50
In July, an unlikely contestant entered a popular South Korean music competition for rappers.Surprisingly, he was none o
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U.N. rights chief calls on Japan to come clean on sex slavery

Korea Herald - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:50
GENEVA (Yonhap) ― Wrapping up her six years of work as U.N. human rights chief, Navi Pillay spared no words in demanding
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