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Official named co-chairman of fiscal policy cooperative body
An official from Korea's finance ministry has been selected as co-chairman of a cooperative body designed to help Asian countries exchange views on their fiscal policies, the ministry said Saturday.
FM warns of consequences if NK launches long-range rocket
Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan warned North Korea on Wednesday that the communist regime will face consequences if it goes ahead with a plan to launch a long-range rocket this month.
China, Russia urged to stop NK's rocket launch
South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Tuesday to the importance of joint efforts with China and Russia in trying to deter North Korea from carrying out a rocket launch, a senior Seoul official said.
Samsung, LG among world's 100 global innovators
A total of seven South Korean organizations including Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc., were named as some of the world's top 100 global innovators, a study showed Tuesday.
US to mull 'appropriate actions' if NK fires rocket: Samore
A senior security aide to President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. is concentrating efforts on dissuading North Korea from pressing ahead with another rocket launch in cooperation with South Korea, China, Russia and Japan.
FIFA suspends Korean footballer for two games over controversial Olympic celebration
FIFA, the international governing body of football, has suspended Korean player Park Jong-woo for two international matches over his controversial celebration of the country's bronze medal at the London Olympics, officials here said Monday.
Freed sailor describes 19-month ordeal as living like animal
Describing the ordeal at the hands of Somali pirates for 19 months, a Korean sailor said Sunday he and his three colleagues lived the lives of caged "animals" and didn't have access to clean water.
Korea logs tourism deficit for fifth month in Oct.
Korea posted a trade deficit in tourism for the fifth month in October as outbound travelers outnumbered inbound visitors, industry data showed on Saturday.
Report: US officials visited Pyongyang in August
A White House delegation made a secret trip to North Korea in August in what might be an attempt to discourage it from taking provocative steps ahead of the U.S. presidential elections, a South Korean newspaper reported Thursday.
Ruling party campaign banners vandalized in opposition stronghold
Ruling Saenuri Party presidential hopeful Park Geun-hye's campaign banners were vandalized in the stronghold of the main opposition party, prompting the police to search for the perpetrators, official sources said Wednesday.
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