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SoKor woman given rare jail term for spycam crime

South Korean court on Monday slapped a woman with a rare jail term for secretly photographing a male nude model, in a case that sparked controversy over double standards.

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Samsung to invest billions in AI, self-driving cars and new tech

South Korea’s Samsung Group on Wednesday said it would invest $22 billion over the next three years in cutting-edge technology including artificial intelligence, self-driving cars and biopharmaceuticals, as it searches for ways to drive future growth.

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Hackers steal $30m from bitcoin exchange

Hackers stole more than $30 million worth of cryptocurrencies from South Korea’s top bitcoin exchange, sending the unit’s price falling around the world on Wednesday.

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Asian stocks gain as Dow breaks record, Koreas agree to talk

Asian stock markets rose Friday after the Dow Jones industrial average finished above 25,000 for the first time. An agreement by North and South Korea to hold talks also lifted sentiment. Investors were looking ahead to a U.S. jobs reports

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N. Korea blames US for tensions

North Korea blamed US “nuclear blackmail” for soaring tensions over its weapons programme following rare meetings with a senior UN official, but agreed to regular communication with the organization, state media said Saturday.

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4 dead, 5 missing after boat capsizes in South Korea

South Korea’s coast guard says at least four people are dead and five missing after a fishing boat collided with a refueling vessel and capsized.

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5.4-magnitude quake hits southern SoKor

A rare 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit South Korea’s southeast Wednesday afternoon, the second most powerful quake on record, in a country that seldom experiences significant tremors.

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Tougher gun laws not answer after Texas shooting – Trump

President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a south Texas church, arguing that more restrictions might have led to more casualties.

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Nexon Launches Mobile Role-Playing-Game ‘LEGO® Quest & Collect’ in Korea and the Asia regions

The mobile role-playing game (RPG) “LEGO® Quest & Collect”, developed by Nexon Corp. (CEO, Jiwon Park), has been released in Korea and the Asia region on the 13th.

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Get a chance to see Seth Curry live!

For every purchase of Curry 3ZER0, a customer will get an exclusive raffle coupon for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Curry live in South Korea. It is open to male or female from ages 18 to 35 years old. Promo period is from July 13-16, 2017.