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Seoul (South Korea)

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Top Seoul (South Korea) Articles

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  • Seoul moves to ban Uber, create own app

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Technology, South Korea The ridesharing service Uber promises to connect people needing a lift with drivers offering one, and it appears to be pretty useful. After all, you can use it to summon Optimus Prime. For many cab...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un supervises rocket launches near South Korea border

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Tuesday showed detailed photos of Kim Jong Un directing rocket launches from a site close to the South in an apparent act of defiance that puts a personal face of its leader to actions provoking its neighbours....
  • South Korea delays lifting ban on beef with feed additive

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has delayed a move to allow certain levels of the animal feed additive zilpaterol in beef to August from mid-July as it finalizes the policy, a food ministry official said on Wednesday. Seoul had already postponed the step...
  • New York luster may lure Japan messaging app Line's IPO away from Tokyo

    TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - Tokyo may struggle to get a piece of a listing that could value Japan's social messaging service Line Corp at up to $20 billion, with bankers saying New York is a more likely venue as a base for global expansion to build on...
  • Samsung battles on two fronts as Apple readies iPhone 6

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is losing smartphone ground not only to cheaper Chinese rivals but also at the high end to Apple Inc , a survey showed, in an ominous sign for the South Korean giant as Apple readies to launch its next-...
  • Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down

    Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down
    Talks over North Korea’s participation in the Asian Games in Incheon broke down Thursday over issues including who would foot the expenses of the athletes' and cheerleaders' visit to South Korea.   Thursday’s meeting took place in the...
  • South Korea to scrap rice import caps, farmers stage protest

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will scrap caps on rice imports from 2015, potentially opening up the politically sensitive market to more imports from countries such as the United States and China, in a move that has been fiercely resisted by many farmers....
  • Korea's PiFan Lines Up Festival of Monsters and Sex Maniacs

    SEOUL -- The 17th edition of PiFan got underway Thursday in Bucheon, a far-flung suburb of western Seoul. Considering the anonymity of the destination, the Bucheon International Festival of Fantastic Film to give it its full name, has built a standout...
  • Messaging app firm Line Corp filed for U.S. IPO: report

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Line Corp, a Japan-based social messaging service firm, has filed for an initial public offering in the United States, Bloomberg news reported on Friday, citing unidentified sources. Line's parent company, South Korea's Naver Corp,...
  • Surviving children of South Korea ferry disaster march to pursue full inquiry

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's forensic agency said on Friday it was impossible to determine the cause of death of a businessman linked to a ferry that sank killing 304 people in April because there was too much tissue damage to his badly decomposed...
  • South Korea quietly intervenes on the won to bolster economy

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's foreign exchange authorities have been engaged in a quiet war in recent months to hold down the won, throwing more firepower at it than for years in a bid to support exports and help keep the economy on its fragile recovery...
  • China and South Korea Sign Co-Production and Import Deal

    HONG KONG - China and South Korea have signed a film co-production agreement that was described as a "landmark" by officials. The deal was signed by China's Cai Fuchao, director of the State Administration of Film Radio and television (SARFT), and...