on retirement tour, korean baseball legend seeking low profile

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having embarked on south korean baseball's first retirement tour, samsung lions slugger lee seung-yuop just wants to keep a low profile.modest to a fault, the career home run leader in the korea baseball organization, who will retire this year a

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

jeju island to host u-16 intl. football tournament

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an international football tournament for players aged under 16 will kick off this weekend on south korea's jeju island with 16 teams, officials said friday.the 2017 jeju international youth football tournament will start saturday and will be sta

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

yoon & yang llc opens second vietnam office in hanoi

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yoon & yang llc, a south korea-based international law firm, has opened its second vietnamese office in hanoi, following the first in ho chi minh city last year, the law firm said thursday. the hanoi office is expected to act as a stepping stone

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

venture firms' exports soar 16% in h1

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south korean venture firms' exports jumped 16 percent on-year in the first half of 2017 on strong shipments to major markets, a local trade body said friday.according to the korea international trade association, outbound shipments by local vent

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

lg, samsung tech firms sweep viral video ads chart

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south korea's top two tech firms, samsung electronics and lg electronics, swept the chart for the week's most viral video ads, according to an advertising industry website friday.lg's "nano cell super match," featuring a shooting match

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

democratic lawmakers urge tillerson to stop trump's nk threats

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more than 60 democratic lawmakers urged secretary of state rex tillerson on thursday to rein in president donald trump's aggressive rhetoric against north korea, saying the risks of military conflict are too high.in a letter organized by rep. jo

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

trump doubles down on warnings to n. korea

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us president donald trump doubled down on his warnings to north korea thursday, saying his recent threat to unleash "fire and fury" on pyongyang may not have been tough enough.speaking to reporters at his golf club in bedminster, new j

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

n. korean defects to s. korea by sea: joint chiefs of staff

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a north korean defected to south korea on friday after crossing the western sea border, the south's joint chiefs of staff said.the defector was rescued on gyodong island, near the yellow sea border, around 1 a.m., according to the jcs.questionin

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

baseball's rookie sensation eager for chance to play for father on natl. team

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south korean baseball's rookie sensation lee jung-hoo knew he'd never be able to play with his famous father, lee jong-beom, who retired in 2012 when his son was just 13.but this year, the junior lee has a chance to play for his father -- on the

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

korea moves up 2 spots to 49th in fifa rankings

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south korea has re-entered the top 50 in the latest fifa rankings after moving up two spots from last month.according to the august ranking unveiled by fifa on thursday, south korea jumped two spots to no. 49 with 674 points. south korea, howeve

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

k league's suwon mulling extension for head coach

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k league classic football club suwon samsung bluewings said thursday they're mulling a contract extension for head coach seo jung-won, with the team poised for a strong finish after a sluggish start to the season.a senior official with suwon sai

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

[around the hotels] promotions and packages

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skincare, spa at sheraton seoul d cube city the sheraton seoul d cube city hotel is offering a package of luxurious spa and skincare treatments with the swiss company valmont, a leading skincare brand with over 30 years of experience, at its aeq

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

former kogas ceo wins litigation nullifying his dismissal

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a seoul court ruled in favor of the former head of korea gas corp. in an administrative litigation that demanded the withdrawal of his dismissal on thursday. the seoul administrative court made a ruling for jang seok-hyo, the former ceo of kogas

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

partial strike adds to hyundai motor’s headache

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a decision by unionized workers at hyundai motor to stage partial strikes is likely to further burden the south korean automaker, which is suffering from sluggish overseas sales partly due to a diplomatic dispute between seoul and beijing.callin

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

canadian pastor on way home after n. korea release

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ottawa (afp) - a canadian pastor was on his way home thursday after being released from a north korean prison where he spent the last two years, according to his family and the prime minister.north korea's official kcna news agency announced hye

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

opec production rises again to above its output ceiling

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vienna (ap) -- production of crude oil across all opec countries rose again in july, to above the level the cartel has agreed would be the upper limit _ and above the estimated level of global demand.the cartel said thursday in a market report t

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

south korea's cardinal yeom calls on n. korea to come to dialogue

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south korean cardinal yeom soo-jung on thursday sent out a message for peace as tensions have been ratcheted up by north korea's threats to conduct further provocations.earlier in the day, the north threatened to fire four intermediate-range bal

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

[graphic news] samsung registers 2nd largest number of patents in us

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south korea‘s tech giant samsung electronics registered an average of 19 patents per day in the united states in the first seven months of the year, industry data showed.according to the data by us online journal quartz, a total of 4,143 patents

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

korean air line suffers losses in q2

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korean air lines co., south korea's top airline, said thursday that it suffered a loss in the second quarter on currency-related issues.the country's flag carrier logged a net loss of 200 billion won ($175 million) in the april-june period, the

2017-08-10 10:01:20  

[herald interview] ‘telcos seek big data tie-ups with mobileye’

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korean telecom operators are seeking partnerships with israeli automotive tech firm mobileye to maximize their presence in the self-driving car industry by combining their fast network capacities with the company’s big data technologies. mobiley

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