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North Korea took 70 percent of Kaesong wages for weapons program: South Korea

Reuters Canada - ‎15 hours ago‎
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said 70 percent of the U.S. dollars paid as wages and fees for the suspended Kaesong industrial project, run jointly with the North, had been diverted for Pyongyang's weapons program and luxury goods for leader Kim Jong Un ...

South Korea Film Studios Are Finding a Place for "Interesting Female Personas"

Hollywood Reporter - ‎11 hours ago‎
Though local films have been booming at the South Korean box office, there have been relatively few parts for actresses amid the dominance of testosterone-fueled actioners.
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South Korea says most of the money it paid to North Korea for the now-shuttered jointly run industrial park was ...

The Republic - ‎6 hours ago‎
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea channeled about 70 percent of the money it received for workers at the now-shuttered Kaesong industrial park into its weapons programs and to buy luxury goods for the impoverished nation's tiny elite, South Korea said ...
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South Korea MP calls for Kim Jong-un's assassination

The Independent - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
A member of the National Assembly in South Korea has called on the country's president to order the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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'Monday Afternoon Fever' in South Korea's old-age discos

gulfnews.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
The army veteran is one of thousands of retired South Koreans hitting the dance floors at “Colatecs” - special discos for the elderly that are flourishing across the country.

South Korea Freaks Out Over Conan

The Interrobang - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apparently South Korea really loves Conan. Earlier today South Korean YouTube channel KpopLadiez 5 posted this clip of Conan O'Brien getting the Beatles treatment as he arrived in South Korea at Incheon Airport. Conan was mobbed by media, screaming ...

US military deploys more Patriot missiles in South Korea

Fox News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The U.S. temporarily deployed an additional Patriot missile battery in South Korea late Friday in response to North Korea's nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch, ahead of talks next week to set up an even more sophisticated missile defense system.

Al-Sisi to visit Japan and South Korea late February

Daily News Egypt - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi will visit Japan and South Korea in late February intending to deepen economic cooperation with the two countries during the visit.

South Korea to expand passenger prescreening against terrorism risk

The Korea Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
A bomb-like box containing a butane gas canister and a warning message poorly translated into Arabic was found in a men's restroom on Jan. 29.

MERS caregivers still suffer months later in South Korea

The Korea Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
It has been more than six months since South Korea declared the de facto end of the Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak -- which infected 186 and claimed 38 lives here -- but nurses like Kim who cared for MERS patients are still feeling its impact.

Canada's free-trade deal with South Korea offers warnings about TPP

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
One particularly bitter result involves South Korea, with whom we implemented a free-trade deal last Jan. 1. Far from helping Canada's lousy export performance, free trade with South Korea seems to be hurting it. Canadian merchandise exports to South ...

US deploys more Patriot missiles in South Korea

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
US deploys more Patriot missiles in South Korea. By: Hyung-Jin Kim, The Associated Press Posted: 02/12/2016 3:55 AM | Last Modified: 02/12/2016 8:22 PM | Comments: 0. Tweet; Post; Reddit; ShareThis; Print; Email.

North Korea ramps up rhetoric as South suspends joint factory operations

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Pyongyang said it was immediately deporting the hundreds of South Koreans who work at the complex just across the world's most heavily armed border in the city of Kaesong, pulling out the tens of thousands of North Korean employees and freezing all ...
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Kerry, South Korea counterpart meet to discuss North Korea: State Department

Reuters - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his South Korean counterpart met in Munich on Friday to discuss North Korea's violations of Security Council resolutions and the need to continue the two countries' close coordination, the State ...
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Mind-blowing drone footage of a South Korean armored vehicle parade

Business Insider - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
A new video released on Friday shows the impressive range of tanks and armored vehicles in the South Korean Army's 20th division.

North Korea expels all South Koreans from joint industrial zone

Times LIVE - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
North Korea expelled all South Koreans from the jointly-run Kaesong industrial zone and seized their factory assets, saying Seoul's earlier decision to shutter the complex had amounted to a "declaration of war".

Why innovation is king in South Korea

Deutsche Welle - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Innovation and technology are the key factors that have underpinned South Korean export competitiveness and fueled the country's remarkable economic rise over the past decades.

To Punish Kim Jong Un, South Korea Shuts Down Industrial Zone In North

NDTV - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea abruptly shut down an industrial complex located just over the border in North Korea on Wednesday, cutting off a major source of income for the regime in Pyongyang as punishment for its "extremely provocative" nuclear ...
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MLRS artillery battalion starts 9-month deployment in South Korea

Stars and Stripes - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
An artillery battalion equipped with Multiple Launch Rocket Systems has arrived in South Korea to support the Army's 2nd Infantry Division amid rising tensions after North Korea tested an atomic bomb last month and fired a long-range rocket last week.
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