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Apple, Google cannot restrict developer access to other payment systems, says new Korean law

The law would be a blow to Apple and Google, both of which require in-app purchases to be routed through their systems only, thus enabling them to take a 30 per cent cut.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister Kim Yo Jong warns South Korea-US drills will rekindle tensions

Kim Yo Jong's statement carried by state media targets only South Korea, and this could add credence to a theory that North Korea's decision to restore the communication lines is aimed at pushing Seoul to convince Washington

North Korea mounts long-running hack of South Korea computers, says Seoul

In the most recent case, documents stolen from the two conglomerates included blueprints for the wings of F-15 fighter jets, an official at the cyber investigation unit told Reuters by telephone.

South Korea sends military vessels to repel Chinese boats

South Korean military vessels started an operation today to repel Chinese fishing boats illegally harvesting prized blue crabs from an area near Seoul's disputed sea boundary with North Korea.

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India-South Korea coast guards kick-off joint naval exercise

This is the fifth edition of the Indo-Korean 'Sshyog-Hyeoblyeog'(cooperation) when coast guards of the two countries will be involved in joint exercise in the Bay of Bengal off Chennai.

South Korea needs “speedy” fiscal stimulus along with lower rates : IMF

South Korea should quickly implement additional fiscal stimulus and ease monetary policy further to support an economy that faces downside risks from "weak and volatile external demand" ...

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North Korea warns South Korea of retaliatory strikes

North Korea today warned South Korea of "merciless retaliatory strikes", a day after the South fired warning shots at North Korean boats near their disputed sea border.

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South Korea says Nissan manipulated emissions, plans fine and recall

South Korea said that Nissan Motor Co Ltd had manipulated emissions on a diesel sport utility vehicle and that it planned to fine the automaker as well as sue the head of its Korean operations.

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South Korea, US, Japan plan joint drills on North Korean threat

South Korea, the United States and Japan will hold their first joint military training next month focused on cooperating to detect signs of missile launches from North Korea and trace missile trajectories...

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No small beer in South Korea as imported brands threaten incumbents

South Korean beer drinkers are drinking to the more robust flavours of imported brands, encouraged in part by attractive discounts for multi-packs - so much so that local brewers are crying foul over pricing tactics and have

South Korea shuts down tourist points near border

South Korea has blocked civilians from visiting a tourist observatory and other locations near the border with North Korea in response to tensions following the North’s purported nuclear test. An official from the South

North, South Korea reach agreement to ease tensions

North and South Korea reached agreement early on Tuesday to end a standoff involving an exchange of artillery fire that had pushed the divided peninsula into a state of heightened military tension.

South Korea’s Park says important for North Korea to apologise

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday it was important for North Korea to apologise at an inter-Korea meeting for armed "provocations" including planting landmines that wounded the South's soldiers this month

North, South Korea in marathon talks in effort to ease tension

Top negotiators from North and South Korea talked through a second consecutive night and into Monday morning in a marathon bid to defuse tensions that have brought the peninsula to the brink of armed conflict

The Latest on Koreas: S. Korea reports North army movements

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North, South Korea to hold second round of talks to reduce tensions

North and South Korea are expected to hold a second round of talks on Sunday to reduce the growing tensions.

Analysis: What’s different this time in Korean standoff?

For years, North Korea's litany of threats has been largely dismissed - Seoul, after all, is still not drowning in a ''sea of fire,'' despite Pyongyang's repeated promises to make it so.

North Korea orders troops on war footing after exchange of fire with South

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his troops onto war footing from 5 p.m on Friday after Pyongyang issued an ultimatum to Seoul to halt anti-North propaganda broadcasts by Saturday afternoon or face military action

Tensions rise as North and South Korea exchange fire

South Korea fired a barrage of artillery rounds into North Korea on Thursday after the North shelled across the border to protest against anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts by Seoul, moves that raised tensions on the divide

South Korea chief says easy monetary policy has limits in boosting demand

South Korea's central bank governor on Thursday expressed scepticism over the lasting effects of easy monetary policy on demand, saying that structural reforms are crucial to foster sustainable economic growth.

North, South Korea reach deal on wage hike at joint factory park

North and South Korea agreed to increase the minimum wage for North Korean workers at a joint factory park by 5 percent, a South Korean industry representative said, ending a months-long dispute despite heightened tensions on

South Korea, US begin military drill despite North Korea threats

Tens of thousands of South Korean and US troops kicked off a large-scale military exercise today simulating an all-out attack by North Korea, which has condemned the joint drill as a "declaration of war."

South Korea to build LNG bunkering terminals, wants to dominate duel-fuel tanker building

South Korea plans to construct liquefied natural gas bunkering terminals at some of its ports as part of a drive to dominate the market for building ships fuelled by both oil and gas.

World Health Organization calls emergency meeting on ‘large, complex’ South Korea MERS outbreak

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India’s progress will be Asia’s success story, says PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi said India's progress will be Asia's success story and it will help to make the Asian dream a bigger reality.

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Narendra Modi visit: South Korea to provide $10 bn for infrastructure development in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Park Geun-hye held discussions on a wide range of issues and resolved to add 'new substance, speed and content.'

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