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Time for US Forces to Leave South Korea
War on the Rocks
American foreign policy towards the Republic of Korea (hereafter, South Korea) has focused on a substantial amount of military and economic support and is primarily based on the Mutual Defense Treaty between the United States and the Republic of Korea ...
North Korea urges South Korea to accept delegation proposal for Asian GamesDaily News & Analysis
North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new 'tourist city'The Guardian
20 N. Korean Defectors Arrested in China, Face DeportationVoice of America
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Wall Street Journal

South Korea Plans $40 Billion in Spending to Tackle Weakening Growth
Wall Street Journal
SEOUL—South Korea on Thursday announced a $40 billion stimulus package to bolster its economy, which remains weighed on by sluggish consumer spending and a tepid global recovery. The government also said it would ease mortgage rules and ...
The South Korean Ferry Story Has Gotten Very, Very WeirdSlate Magazine (blog)
South Korea Unveils $40 Billion Package To Boost The EconomyBusiness Insider
South Korea unveils stimulus after ferry sinkingCharlotte Observer
U.S. News & World Report -Yahoo!7 News
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The Economist (blog)

A grisly end
The Economist (blog)
FOR some, the news that Yoo Byung-eun, a South Korean billionaire, has been found dead will not bring closure to the country's biggest tragedy in years. He had been the prime suspect in a ferry tragedy in which 304 passengers, many of them children, ...
South Korea ferry fugitive hid behind cabin wall, bags of cash at handReuters
Businessman Wanted in Fatal South Korean Ferry Disaster Is Found DeadNew York Times
South Korea ferry disaster: Body of missing shipping tycoon foundFox News
TIME -BBC News -Wall Street Journal
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New Documentary: South Korean Gamer Couple's 3-Month-Old Starved While ...
People Magazine
Plenty has been made of South Korea's fixation with online culture, most visible in the marathon sessions of games like Starcraft. But a new HBO documentary is focusing on a different aspect of the country's gaming culture: The death of one couple's ...


Wall Street Journal

Strong Currency Hits Corporate Profits in South Korea
Wall Street Journal
Cars made by South Korea's Hyundai Motor and sister company Kia Motors at a port in Pyeongtaek. Reuters. SEOUL—South Korea's corporate sector reported disappointing profits Thursday due to a strong local currency that's making it harder to compete in ...
Strong won weighs on South Korean exportersFinancial Times
Hyundai Motor's 2Q profit dips due to strong wonBelleville News Democrat

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USA TODAY

Jim Paek to coach South Korea's national hockey team
USA TODAY
Paek was born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1967. It isn't exactly a prime hockey nation, but the country will host the Winter Olympics in 2018 in Pyeongchang. Paek is charged with guiding South Korea to its first-ever Olympic hockey berth on what is the ...
Paek to coach South Korea national teamNHL.com
South Korea turns to former NHLer to lead hockey team to PyeongchangNBCSports.com
South Korea hires former NHLer Jim Paek to coach its national teamOwen Sound Sun Times

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BBC News

South Korea unveils $40bn stimulus to help spur growth
BBC News
The funds will be used to offer financial support to small and medium-sized companies, create jobs and stimulate the property market. The stimulus was unveiled the same day data showed a decline in economic activity in South Korea. Gross domestic ...


Bloomberg

Arctic Ice Melt Seen Freeing Way for South Korean Oil Hub
Bloomberg
Melting Arctic ice is widening a path for ships to deliver European oil to Asia, stoking South Korea's ambition to become a regional storage and trading hub. The country, whose proximity to China, Russia and Japan makes it an ideal conduit for oil ...

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The State

South Korea and South Carolina ink drivers license deal
The State
The agreement will allow S.C. residents with a Republic of Korea driver's license to forgo written and driving tests to receive a South Carolina driver's license. South Carolina drivers also will be able to exchange their state licenses with those ...
South Carolina, Korea Offer Reciprocal Driver's LicensesNewsmax.com

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South Korea's July Consumer Confidence
Bloomberg
Comments Email Print. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · LinkedIn; Email Print. Save. Following is the table for South Korea's monthly consumer survey index for July from the Bank of Korea in Seoul. A reading above 100 indicates optimists outnumber ...
South Korea Consumer Confidence Slips In JulyRTT News

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