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LG Takes Pre-Orders on 105” 21:9 Ultra HDTV - Twice

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:31

LG Takes Pre-Orders on 105” 21:9 Ultra HDTV
Twice
The wide screen set, which made its debut at International CES last January, rings in at about 120 million won (around $117,000 according to reports out of Korea, or about $3,000 cheaper than Samsung's recently announced 105-inch curved-screen version) ...

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S.Korea Ferry Boss's Driver Turns Self - MarineLink

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 22:32

S.Korea Ferry Boss's Driver Turns Self
MarineLink
The driver of a South Korean businessman wanted over the sinking of a ferry that killed 304 people turned himself in on Tuesday, potentially unlocking the mystery of the businessman's final days after the country's worst maritime disaster in 44 years.

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Right on McCue - SportAct

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 22:31

Right on McCue
SportAct
The Aston Villa midfielder has travelled to Toronto with the rest of Mo Marley's 21-strong squad for a seven-day training camp ahead of their Group C opener against South Korea on Wednesday 6 August. And after captaining her country at last year's U19 ...

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Son Heung-min returns with Leverkusen for 'Korea Tour' - Arirang News

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 22:29

Son Heung-min returns with Leverkusen for 'Korea Tour'
Arirang News
Hello, and welcome to sports. Let's start with football, as Son Heung-min and his German club team Bayer Leverkusen arrived for their Korea Tour, Tuesday afternoon. Son, fellow South Korean Ryu Seung-woo, Stefan Kiessling, and company will kick-off ...

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Hwagyo Step in to Dominate Border Trade - Daily NK

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 22:26

Hwagyo Step in to Dominate Border Trade
Daily NK
The Hwagyo, North Korea's community of overseas Chinese, are seeing their value rise in response to demand for assistance transporting cross-border freight for local traders hamstrung by their proscribed freedom of movement, according to a source inside ...

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Prosecutors Target 20 on Appeal for Lee Seok Ki - Daily NK

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 22:26

Prosecutors Target 20 on Appeal for Lee Seok Ki
Daily NK
South Korean prosecutors are to seek a sentence of 20 years imprisonment and 10 years withdrawal of civic rights for Unified Progressive Party lawmaker Lee Seok Ki. Speaking at Lee's appeal hearing held at Seoul High Court earlier today, prosecutors ...

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Yoo probe restarts from square one

Korea Herald - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:08
The police said it would reinvestigate the cause of runaway Yoo Byung-eun’s death from square one as fresh allegations h
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US House passes tougher sanctions bill on N. Korea - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:06

US House passes tougher sanctions bill on N. Korea
The Korea Herald
U.S. House passes tougher sanctions bill on N. Korea. WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill calling for strengthening financial sanctions on North Korea and holding officials of the totalitarian nation accountable for ...

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Voters to cast ballots in largest-ever by-elections - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:06

Voters to cast ballots in largest-ever by-elections
The Korea Herald
“The opposition bloc's collusion is the reason a pro-North Korean figure such as Lee Seok-ki was able to enter the parliament,” said Saenuri Party secretary-general Rep. Yoon Sang-hyun. Lee, of the minor opposition Unified Progressive Party, is on trial on ...

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Voters to cast ballots in largest-ever by-elections

Korea Herald - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:05
Voters will take to polling stations in 15 constituencies across the country Wednesday for the largest-ever parliamentar
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U.S. House passes tougher sanctions bill on N. Korea

Korea Herald - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:05
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill calling for strengthening financial sanctions on
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Stocks up on stimulus - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:04

Stocks up on stimulus
The Korea Herald
Korean stocks closed higher Tuesday to pass the 2,060 mark for the first time in three years on improved economic data from China, with Seoul's latest stimulus package also lending support, analysts said. The South Korean won gained against the U.S. dollar ...

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US asks Korea to join sanctions on Russia - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:03

US asks Korea to join sanctions on Russia
The Korea Herald
A high-ranking U.S. sanctions official asked South Korea Tuesday to join Washington-led efforts to impose tougher sanctions against Russia, sources here said. Peter Harrell, deputy secretary for counter threat finance and sanctions at the U.S. State ...

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[Newsmaker] Evidence hints Japan hid Joseon books

Korea Herald - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:02
Circumstantial evidence has surfaced that Japan had concealed lists of crucial Korean cultural assets that it smuggled o
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Kia teases redesigned 3G Sorento - just-auto.com (subscription)

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:01

Kia teases redesigned 3G Sorento
just-auto.com (subscription)
Kia has issued teaser photos of its third generation Sorento to be unveiled in Korea next month, featuring bold, swept-back exterior styling. The new model boasts a lower roofline, higher beltline, more muscular stance, rounded shoulders at the rear and ...

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All-new Kia Sorento teased - New Car Net

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:01

All-new Kia Sorento teased
New Car Net
... more upright 'tiger-nose' grille, complete the design changes. Kia describes the new model as one that raises the 'aesthetic sophistication' of the brands best-selling SUV. Styled at Kia's design studios in Korea, Germany and the USA, the all-new Sorento is ...

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Sanction-hit Gazprombank completes Korean roadshow - GlobalCapital

Korea Google News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:00

Sanction-hit Gazprombank completes Korean roadshow
GlobalCapital
"The purpose of the roadshow was to introduce the bank to the largest investors of the Republic of Korea,” said Gazprombank. “This trip is a part of Gazprombank's continuous efforts of developing its investor base in the Asia Pacific Region. The roadshow was ...

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U.S. base to relocate as planned, minister says

Korea Herald - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:56
South Korea and the United States will relocate the U.S. military headquarters in Seoul to south of the capital as plann
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Africa looks to take page from Saemaul movement

Korea Herald - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:56
Nineteen officials from six African countries pledged to spur rural reform and boost their local economies by taking a p
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Migrant workers can receive severance pay only after departure

Korea Herald - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:56
Migrant workers must now wait until they leave the country to receive severance pay. Migrant workers must leave the coun
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