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Renault Samsung seeks to sell 1000 electric cars in S. Korea - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 14:08

Renault Samsung seeks to sell 1000 electric cars in S. Korea
The Korea Herald
김Renault Samsung Motor Co., the local unit of French automaker Renault S.A., said Friday it plans to sell 1,000 units of its electric vehicles (EVs) in South Korea this year in a bid to become an industry leader in the country's battery-powered car market.

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North Korea Detains Canadian Priest

Korea Realtime (WSJ) - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:59
A Canadian priest has been detained in North Korea, his church said, the latest religious worker to be held in a country that views the spread of religion as a threat to its ruling family’s grip on power. In a statement on its website dated Thursday, Ontario-based Light Presbyterian Church said South Korean-born Hyeon Soo Lim left Canada for North Korea in January and didn’t return as scheduled in early February. The church has been unable to reach him, it said.
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Seoul to raise high-level diplomatic contacts with US - AsiaOne

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:37

AsiaOne

Seoul to raise high-level diplomatic contacts with US
AsiaOne
Anti-war activists chant slogans during a rally against South Korea-US joint military exercises, called Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, in front of the US embassy in Seoul on March 2, 2015. North Korea fired two missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" ...

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Everlasting and Eco-friendly Gift for K-POP Stars, Tree Planet's 'Star Forest ... - Yahoo Finance UK

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:34

Everlasting and Eco-friendly Gift for K-POP Stars, Tree Planet's 'Star Forest ...
Yahoo Finance UK
Tree Planet, a social venture in Korea, launched 'Star Forest' project, establishing forests named after celebrities, such as G-Dragon Forest, Girls' Generation Forest and EXO Lay Forest. 'Star Forest' is an eco-friendly project of Tree Planet, fundraised from ...

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Canadian pastor is 'detained in North Korea' - BBC News

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:34

BBC News

Canadian pastor is 'detained in North Korea'
BBC News
A pastor from a Canadian church has been detained by North Korea, his family and church have said. Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim went missing at the end of January. The Canadian foreign ministry have informed his family about his detention. A Canadian ...

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Seoul to raise high-level diplomatic contacts with U.S.

Korea Herald - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:01
South Korea plans to seek high-level diplomatic contacts with the United States as early as possible in a bid to minimiz
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Korea-U.S. alliance to remain strong as before despite attack on ambassador: U.S. experts

Korea Herald - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:59
The alliance between South Korea and the United States will remain as strong as before despite the bloody attack on U.S.
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'Get-well' wishes flood in for U.S. envoy

Korea Herald - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:22
South Korean netizens have flooded U.S. Ambassador to Seoul Mark Lippert's Twitter page with messages praying for his ra
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China's Xi speaks of S. Korea's anti-graft law: state media

Korea Herald - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:19
In South Korea, politicians have given mixed responses to a new anti-corruption law, but the law has appeared to have dr
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Greenpeace spares China from blame for fine dust - eco-business.com

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:06

Greenpeace spares China from blame for fine dust
eco-business.com
Greenpeace challenged a common perception among Koreans that most air pollution comes from China, Wednesday, claiming that Korea is responsible for more than half of its particle-laden smog. “Despite what is widely reported through the Korean media, ...

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Europe vies for lost mobile glory against Asia, US - DAWN.com

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:04

Europe vies for lost mobile glory against Asia, US
DAWN.com
BARCELONA: Once a mobile telecom leader, Europe has lost out in recent years to giant companies in Asia and the US. Now it wants to get back in the race. The battle of the smartphones is now fought between South Korea's Samsung, US firm Apple with its ...

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S. Korea police probing US envoy attacker's links with North

Korea Herald - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:40
South Korean police said Friday they were investigating any possible links the man behind a shocking knife attack on the
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U.S. envoy Lippert to have stitches removed next week: doctor

Korea Herald - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:16
U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was in good condition overall on Friday and is expected to have his stitches
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U.S. envoy attacker faces attempted murder charge

Korea Herald - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:13
Police said Friday they have requested an arrest warrant for a South Korean man on attempted murder charges for slashing
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Samsung’s Latest Acquisition: Utah-Based Yesco Electronics

Korea Realtime (WSJ) - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 09:45
Samsung is buying Utah-based YESCO Electronics, which focuses on making digital billboards and message signs, for an undisclosed amount.
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Slasher Attacks US Envoy - The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 09:36

The Chosun Ilbo

Slasher Attacks US Envoy
The Chosun Ilbo
U.S. ambassador to Korea Mark Lippert was injured in a slasher attack on Thursday morning. Lippert was about to give a speech at a meeting in Seoul. A man reportedly slashed the envoy's face and right wrist with a knife, shouting "The two Koreas must be ...

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US Envoy Hurt in Knife Attack by Known Extremist - The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 09:36

The Chosun Ilbo

US Envoy Hurt in Knife Attack by Known Extremist
The Chosun Ilbo
The slasher served on a unification committee during the Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun administrations and visited North Korea eight times from 2006 to 2007. In December 2011, he caused a stir by trying to set up a memorial altar in downtown Seoul for ...

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Korean-developed reactor passed preliminary review in US - Whowired Korea

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 09:36

Whowired Korea

Korean-developed reactor passed preliminary review in US
Whowired Korea
The design of a Korean-developed reactor has passed a preliminary review by theUS nuclear watchdog, NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission). The Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) said on March 5 that the APR1400 reactor design has passed the ...

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Orioles release Suk-min Yoon - SFGate

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 09:32

Orioles release Suk-min Yoon
SFGate
The move enables the 28-year-old to return to South Korea, where he will reportedly sign with the Kia Tigers. Yoon signed a three-year contract with the Orioles in February 2013 for $5.575 million, but was removed from the 40-man roster last August.

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Park extends consolation to US envoy over bloody attack - The Korea Herald

Korea Google News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 09:32

Park extends consolation to US envoy over bloody attack
The Korea Herald
South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Thursday extended her consolation to the top U.S. envoy in Seoul over the bloody attack on him, the latest in a series of move by Seoul not to undermine its alliance with Washington. Park told Mark Lippert by phone ...

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