Samsung heir returns home after marathon bribery questioning

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SEOUL: Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong returned home Friday (Jan 13) after marathon questioning by South Korean prosecutors as a suspect in a massive corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-Hye.

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S. Korean food industry suffers from falling exports to China

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From the Yonhap, the South Korean food industry is feeling the pinch of the row between South Korea and China over Seoul's decision to deploy a U.S. missile defense system on its soil despite Beijing's objection, industry sources said Wednesday.

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South Korea president's lawyer says no evidence to back impeachment

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SEOUL: The impeachment trial of South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye got under way Thursday (Jan 5), with her lawyers arguing there is no evidence to back the corruption allegations that threaten to force her from office.

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Court begins trial on woman at center of S. Korea's political scandal

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A Seoul court this morning began the official hearing on the close friend of President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal that has led to the chief executive's impeachment, according to the Yonhap.

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Vietnam Airlines offers cheap flights to Seoul

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The national carrier, Vietnam Airlines on January 4 has announced to offer a promotional program on an international route from Vietnam to South Korea.

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Amid N.K. threats, acting president vows to enhance security based on Korea-U.S. alliance

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South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Tuesday vowed to beef up national security based on the Seoul-Washington defense alliance and closer international cooperation amid North Korea's escalating military threats.

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Samsung to reveal Galaxy Note 7 probe results this month - JoongAng Ilbo

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SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will announce this month the results of an investigation into what caused some of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire, the JoongAng Ilbo newspaper reported on Monday citing unnamed sources.

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S. Korea, China agree to tougher crackdown on illegal fishing in fisheries agreement

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South Korea and China have reached a deal on their annual fisheries agreement that will set their fishing quota in each other's exclusive waters and also require additional measures, especially by Beijing, to crack down on illegal fishing by Chinese boats, the Seoul government said Friday.

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Ex-minister grilled over blacklist of cultural figures

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A former culture and sports minister was questioned by investigators Friday over suspicions the presidential office created a blacklist of cultural figures considered critical of the government, source from the Yonhap.

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Avatar-style South Korean manned robot takes first baby steps

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GUNPO, South Korea: A giant South Korean-built manned robot that walks like a human but makes the ground shake under its weight has taken its first baby steps.

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Memorial hall to open for Navy warship sunk by N. Korea

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The Navy said Wednesday it will open a memorial hall next week for a warship sunk by a North Korean torpedo attack in 2010, according to the Yonhap.

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Ex-presidential aide grilled over alleged blacklist of cultural figures

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A former senior presidential secretary was questioned by investigators Wednesday over suspicions the presidential office created a "blacklist" of cultural figures who are critical of the government.

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Avatar-style South Korean manned robot takes first baby steps

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GUNPO, South Korea: A giant South Korean-built manned robot that walks like a human but makes the ground shake under its weight has taken its first baby steps.

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Court fines opposition leader, but allows her to keep parliamentary seat

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A Seoul court on Friday slapped Rep. Choo Mi-ae, the leader of the main opposition Democratic Party, with a fine of 800,000 won (US$665) for illegal electioneering, but allowed her to retain her parliamentary seat, source from the Yonhap.

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Hanoi seeks ways to improve and extend pedestrian street experiment

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International experts gave suggestions to improve the pedestrian street around Hoan Kiem Lake at a conference on December 16 in Hanoi.

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