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    North Korean Hacked Into South Korean Computer

    North Korea hacked into more than 140,000 computers at 160 South Korean firms and government agencies, planting malicious code under a long-term plan laying groundwork for a massive cyber attack against its rival, police in the South said on Monday. South Korea has been on heightened alert against cyber attacks by the North after Pyongyang

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    Tahan dan rogol suami

    SEOUL – Seorang lelaki di Korea Selatan mengalami detik hitam dalam hidupnya apabila dikurung selama 29 jam di rumah dan dirogol oleh isterinya sendiri. Pejabat Pusat Pendakwa Raya Seoul berkata, wanita berusia 40 tahun itu menghadapi pertuduhan merogol suaminya, kes pertama yang berlaku di Korea Selatan membabitkan seorang isteri merogol suami. Kenyataan tersebut menambah, wanita

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  • A model poses with the Samsung Electronics Galaxy S6, right, and Galaxy S6 Edge, left, smartphones during a launch event at the company's headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, on April 9, 2015. Photo: AP
    Samsung to cut 10% of head office staff: newspaper

    SEOUL — Samsung Electronics is preparing to cut 10 per cent of workers at its headquarters, according to a Korean newspaper, as the world’s biggest smartphone maker loses sales to Apple and Chinese vendors. Samsung is targeting workers in the human resources, public relations and finance departments, Korea Economic Daily reported today (Sept 8), citing

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  • People watch a TV news program showing South Korean Coast Guard officers search for missing passengers after a fishing boat capsized in the water off north of the resort island of Jeju, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Sept 6, 2015. Photo: AP
    South Korean fishing boat capsizes; at least 10 dead

    SEOUL – At least 10 people died and about eight were missing after a South Korean fishing boat capsized, a coast guard official and media reports said on Sunday. The boat was found capsized earlier this morning, after it lost radio contact late on Saturday, a coast guard official in the southern island of Jeju

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  • Visitors at a Samsung showroom in Seoul. The company, South Korea’s biggest in terms of sales, said last month that it would offer a one-year optional sabbatical for those who have been working for more than three years. Photo: AP
    Workaholic South Koreans to take more time off

    SEOUL — Mr Park Hee-jung, a 34-year-old pharmaceutical researcher, took an 11-day holiday in May to travel to Croatia and Bosnia with his girlfriend — a relatively long vacation inconceivable for many South Koreans who remain world-champion workaholics. “It was so good to take a long vacation, but I am stressed out again because of

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  • Members of an association of university students advocating for the victims of sexual slavery committed by Japan during World War II demand the Japanese government apologize for its wartime atrocities during a rally in Gwanghwamun, Seoul, Monday. / Yonhap
    Korean sex slaves were everywhere

    A Korean who worked as an employee of the Japanese military during World War II testified that the Japanese government controlled Korean sex slaves in many countries including Southeast Asia. The testimony contradicts Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s claim that Korean women who provided sex to Japanese troops during the war were victims of sexual

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    Korea learns precious lessons from Mers

    IT certainly feels good to hear the Government announcing that Korea is free from the Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak that had kept the whole nation fretting for two months. Needless to say, it would have been better had authorities dealt with the contagious disease promptly in its initial stage, but it is still fortunate

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    South Korea: A Rich Country With Poor-Country Virtues

    South Korea is quite rich—it has GDP per capita of $35,277 about 65% of that of the United States, purchasing-power wise. Yet it runs a budget surplus, has positive real interest rates, and has avoided most of the policy errors of the rich world. It also has projected 2015 and 2016 growth rates of 3.3%

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    South Korean reactor enters commercial operation

    Plant operator Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) announced today that following eight months of commissioning tests, the unit had been declared as being in commercial operation. Construction began on Shin Wolsong 2 in 2008 and was completed in 2013, but South Korea’s Nuclear Safety and Security Commission (NSSC) withheld permission for the reactor to

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  • S Korea struggles to recover from MERS

    SEOUL (AFP) – The recent outbreak of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) virus in South Korea has left the country’s tourist industry in intensive care, with visitor numbers plunging more than 40 per cent in June, according to data released on Tuesday. As the country scrabbles to come up with promotional campaigns to

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