April 10, 2021

Korean families meet after 65 years

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Joy, disbelief as Korean families separated by war meet after 65 years By Hyonhee Shin From Reuters SEOUL (Reuters) – About 90 families from North and South Korea wept and embraced on Monday as the neighbors held their first reunion events in three years for relatives wrenched apart by the Korean War for more than […]

Lost in Translation? GM Plant Shutdown Shocks South Korea

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From Newsmax Only weeks into a new job heading General Motors Co’s international operations, Barry Engle flew into a frigid South Korea in January and held a series of meetings with government officials to discuss the future of GM’s loss-making local unit. In what they thought were meet-and-greet introductions, senior officials agreed to work with […]

North Korea missile test ‘due to Kim Jong-un paranoia’

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From BBC The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has accused North Korean leader Kim Jong-un of being in a “state of paranoia”, following another ballistic missile test. The test was a message to the South days after a new president took office, she told ABC News. The US would continue to “tighten […]

Cayman Islands’ investment in S. Korea tops 9.2 tln won

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SEOUL, Feb. 16 (Yonhap) — The Cayman Islands became the largest investor as a tax haven country in the South Korean market last year, data showed Thursday, amid suspicions that some of the money could be owned by South Koreans disguised as foreign investors in an attempt to avoid taxes. The amount of investment by […]