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South Koreans arrested over stolen Buddha in Japan

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 22:08
TOKYO (AP) – Five South Korean men have been arrested in southern Japan on suspicion of stealing an ancient Buddha statu
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Headland Capital Looking to Sell Korea's Young Toys - Private Equity News

Korea Google News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 22:07

Headland Capital Looking to Sell Korea's Young Toys
Private Equity News
Headland Capital Looking to Sell Korea's Young Toys. Rick Carew and Jonathan Cheng 25 Nov 2014. Deal for Korean toy maker could be worth more than $250 million. Asia-focused private-equity fund Headland Capital Partners is seeking a buyer for ...

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Isolated N.K. boosts Russia ties - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 22:01

The Korea Herald

Isolated N.K. boosts Russia ties
The Korea Herald
Local news reports said, citing sources, that the North Korean ruler expressed to Putin his wish to develop the bilateral relationship into an alliance. Analysts said that if the alliance is formed it would have a significant impact on the security landscape in ...

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Exam agency admits errors, will accept multiple answers - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 22:01

The Korea Herald

Exam agency admits errors, will accept multiple answers
The Korea Herald
South Korea's education authorities decided to accept multiple answers for two questions in this year's college entrance exam, officials said Monday, a move expected to alter the scores of thousands of test-takers. The cited questions, each from biology and ...

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Seoul, L.A. join hands for disaster prevention - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 22:01

The Korea Herald

Seoul, L.A. join hands for disaster prevention
The Korea Herald
Two Korean firefighters who work for the Seoul Metropolitan Government will be sent to the Los Angeles fire department next year as part of the expanded cooperation in disaster prevention between the two cities signed on Monday. Seoul Mayor Park ...

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UPP, Justice Ministry fire last salvos at Constitutional Court

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:49
The constitutional case surrounding the left-wing Unified Progressive Party wrapped up Tuesday, fanning speculation that
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Bipartisan deal over education subsidies in sight

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:47
Rival political parties on Tuesday brokered a partial compromise over how to subsidize the nation’s preschools, an issue
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USFK chief concerned by N.K. asymmetric threats

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:45
U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti on Tuesday expressed concern over North Korea’s development of asymm
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Park calls for exam overhaul

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:29
President Park Geun-hye urged officials on Tuesday to devise ways to overhaul the nation’s college entrance exam, which
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Ex-Assembly speaker indicted for sexual abuse

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:29
The prosecution on Tuesday indicted former National Assembly speaker Park Hee-tae without detention for sexually harassi
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[Herald Interview] OECD calls for regional nuclear safety approach

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:28
Despite persistent territorial and historical tension, Northeast Asia needs to formulate a joint scheme to promote nucle
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Apartment complex layoffs raise ire

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:27
An apartment complex in Gangnam district, southern Seoul, is moving to dismiss all of its security guards and contract c
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Bipartisan team discusses draft bill for Sewol victims

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:26
A trilateral task force is likely to be nearing a deal over a bill that will provide financial aid to the victims of a d
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Seoul to introduce ‘Pororo’ taxis

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:26
Children pose for a photo in front of a Pororo-themed taxi, which features the popular Korean cartoon character Pororo,
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Study offers clues about ‘childhood Alzheimer’s’

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:26
Korean researchers managed to identify the cause behind an early childhood disease that degrades the nervous system, the
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‘Domestic violence victims suffer from weak legal measures’

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:26
Despite the newly enforced special law on domestic violence this year, many victims still suffer from a lack of legal pr
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Blue House hopeful blasts Sankei indictment

Korea Herald - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 21:24
Rep. Moon Jae-in, an opposition lawmaker and a likely presidential contender in 2017, criticized on Tuesday the South Ko
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Asia stocks lackluster as China rate effect fades - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

Korea Google News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 20:37

Asia stocks lackluster as China rate effect fades
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks mostly fell Tuesday as the boost from China's surprise interest rate cuts faded while European markets were higher as investors awaited economic data. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was up 0.3 percent at ...

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(LEAD) S. Korea's economy to grow 3.8 pct in 2015: OECD - Yonhap News

Korea Google News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 20:35

(LEAD) S. Korea's economy to grow 3.8 pct in 2015: OECD
Yonhap News
SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's economy is expected to grow 3.8 percent in 2015 on the back of the government's efforts to boost it through fiscal stimulus and monetary policy easing, a report by a leading international economic organization ...

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North Korea Holds Rally Denouncing UN Rights Resolution: Reports - Sputnik International

Korea Google News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 20:35

North Korea Holds Rally Denouncing UN Rights Resolution: Reports
Sputnik International
Last week, the UN General Assembly committee dealing with human rights called for the UN Security Council to consider referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court. The resolution linked the alleged abuses to the North Korean political elite.

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