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News Topic - South Korea

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South Korea's Moon calls for 'restrained' language with Japan over wartime forced labor row South Korea's President Moon Jae-in told Japanese lawmakers on Friday "cautious, restrained language" is needed when discussing wartime forced labor to avoid "inciting antagonistic emotions" between the people of the two East Asian countries.
Reuters | 1 hour, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Security, free speech in focus as Seoul braces for possible visit from North Korea's Kim Speculation that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Seoul for the first time has sparked debate in South Korea over how to allow citizens to express often strongly held views while preventing any international incidents.
Reuters | 3 hours ago | comment? | recommend
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South Korea grants refugee status to two Yemeni journalists South Korea has granted refugee status to two Yemeni journalists who filed for asylum in the country after fleeing from Yemen's civil war.
United Press International | 5 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia Officers from North and South Korea shake hands at the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two countries during an on-site inspection of guard posts that each side had removed as part of measures to reduce tensions.
Lufkin Daily News | 6 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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North Korea helicopter crosses South's tactical line South Korea scrambled fighter jets after a North Korean aircraft crossed the South's tactical action line, according to a local news report.
United Press International | 12 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Kim Jong-un face mask stirs controversy in South Korea A popular South Korean beauty product raises concerns about the country's use of North Korean imagery.
BBC News | 16 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
North and South Korea to hold rail reconnection ceremony The largely symbolic event will take place on December 26 at the Pyongyang-controlled Panmun station, Seoul says.
Al Jazeera | 17 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Golf: Catlin, Lee share early lead at Indonesian Masters American John Catlin fired a six-under-par 66 to share a one-shot lead with qualifying school graduate Lee Sung-ho of South Korea in the opening round of the Indonesian Masters on Thursday.
Reuters | 21 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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South Korea Rules Out Visit by North Korean Leader This Year South Korea says a visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Seoul before the end of the year is unlikely. Kim promised to visit the South Korean capital in the near future when he hosted President Moon Jae-in for their third summit of this year. But a
Voice of America | 23 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
South Korea's Kakao invests in Israeli blockchain firm Orbs Israeli blockchain startup Orbs said on Thursday it received an investment from Kakao Investment, the venture arm of South Korean internet conglomerate Kakao Corp.
Reuters | Dec 13, 2018 08:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend