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S. Korea tightens export, import controls for strategic materials to and from Japan
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S. Korea tightens export, import controls for strategic materials to and from Japan

we begin with the ongoing trade tensions between South Korea and Japan Seoul has officially removed Tokyo from its white list of trusted trading partners in a tit-for-tat measure against Japan’s export curbs to alleviate concerns of the move hurting

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Grand Canyon accident, ongoing issue with legal disputes and medical bills
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Grand Canyon accident, ongoing issue with legal disputes and medical bills

A 25-year-old Korean man fell off from a cliff in Grand Canyon in December and still remains in a coma. The hospital administration is pressuring his family to transfer him to Korea, but with prohibitive costs that go over the

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Fmr. President Lee Myung-bak released on $886,000 dollar bail amid ongoing trial
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Fmr. President Lee Myung-bak released on $886,000 dollar bail amid ongoing trial

After almost a year behind bars, South Korea’s former president Lee Myung-bak was granted bail on Wednesday. As the trial over his alleged corruption and bribery charges continues,… the court laid down some ground rules. Oh Soo-young has the details.

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N. Korea continues to be nuclear threat despite ongoing denuclearization talks: Shanahan
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N. Korea continues to be nuclear threat despite ongoing denuclearization talks: Shanahan

acting US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan says while President Trump and his diplomats continue to negotiate with North Korea the regime’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles continue to threaten the United States and its allies in a written statement before

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Presidential office cooperative with ongoing investigation
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Presidential office cooperative with ongoing investigation

Skating on thin political ice, the presidential office appears to have shifted its stance on the investigation into the scandal. It’s now expressing greater willingness to cooperate, saying it has nothing to hide. Yet, fresh allegations have emerged that suggest

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History and impact of South Korea’s loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts
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History and impact of South Korea’s loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts

Following North Korea’s announcement of having tested a hydrogen bomb early this week, South Korea has restarted broadcasting propaganda messages over loudspeakers at the inter-Korean border at noon on Friday. The measure is resumed in less than half a year

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U.S. still open for talks with N. Korea amid ongoing sanctions: Biegun
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U.S. still open for talks with N. Korea amid ongoing sanctions: Biegun

with the latest developments on North Korea despite the breakdown of last month’s summit between Pyongyang and Washington US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen beigen says the u.s. remains open to talking to the North speaking at a nuclear

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Row still ongoing one year after Korea implements anti graft law
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Row still ongoing one year after Korea implements anti graft law

Already a year has passed since Korea introduced a special law to help fight graft and corruption at several key sectors including the government and media. While some welcomed the move, many feared limiting price of gifts and meals puts

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Last minute crunch talks ongoing at National Assembly ahead of budget deadline
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Last minute crunch talks ongoing at National Assembly ahead of budget deadline

Assembly. But despite intense negotiations over the past week, sticky points remain — casting doubt on whether the budget will be able to pass by the legal deadline of midnight tonight. Kim Min-ji reports. Last minute crunch talks continued ahead

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Uncertainties over ongoing U.S.-China trade war, semiconductor industry persist: Gov’t report
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Uncertainties over ongoing U.S.-China trade war, semiconductor industry persist: Gov’t report

south korea’s finance ministry has released its monthly assessment of local economic conditions and as report for january says that consumption figures look solid but concerns over domestic and external uncertainties remain our according he starts us off South Korea’s

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