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Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic At $100,000 a head, the puppies in western Seoul don't come cheap -- but at least their owners know exactly what they are getting.
04 июля 2016
Korean dog meat farmers seek fresh start 'It's a dying business,' Gong In-Young said as he watched US activists clear out the cages of his South Korean dog meat farm.
27 апреля 2016
Samsung follows Apple with launch in China of mobile payment South Korea's Samsung announced the launch of its mobile payment service in China, a market its arch-rival Apple entered six weeks ago.
29 марта 2016
Google computer wins final game against S. Korean Go master A Google-developed computer programme won the machine vs human challenge against South Korean Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol.
15 марта 2016
US missile shield spotlights divisions on handling N. Korea Official moves towards the deployment -- fiercely opposed by China -- of a US missile defence system in South Korea highlight the inherent dangers of disunity in dealing with North Korea's growing military threat.
08 февраля 2016
Psy says 'no chance' of another Gangnam Style success "Gangnam Style" star Psy acknowledged that he could never repeat the phenomenal global success of his 2012 hit, but said he was perfectly happy being "just another" K-pop artist.
30 ноября 2015
Psy to release first album after 'Gangnam Style' South Korean singer Psy is set to release his first album for more than three years, with the "Gangnam Style" star vowing a return "to his roots".
03 ноября 2015
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 Samsung unveils $10bn share buyback with Q3 profit surge South Korea's Samsung Electronics pulled out of an extended earnings dive, reporting a nearly 30 percent surge in third-quarter net profit and announcing a $10 billion share buyback.
29 октября 2015
samruk-energy.kz Launch of Balkhash thermal power plant might be postponed We expected the power plant to be launched in 2018. However, with modernization of the already operating power plants and a decrease in consumption, the actual demand for the Balkhash power plant capabilities will be seen around 2022: Vice Minister of Energy.
23 октября 2015
Traumatic final farewell for reunited Korean families North and South Korean families divided by war for more than 60 years said a final, traumatic farewell after a reunion event that, for most, marked the last time they will ever see each other.
22 октября 2015
Obama, Park ready to 'engage' North Korea US President Barack Obama and his South Korean counterpart stressed their readiness to "engage" nuclear-armed North Korea Friday, albeit with conditions.
17 октября 2015
Snapshot from the movie "Walnut Tree". Photo courtesy of kaznui.kz Iranian, Kazakh films win major award at Busan festival Two productions which paint vastly different portraits of modern existence have taken home the major award at Asia’s most prestigious film festival, with judges praising both for their ability to celebrate life.
10 октября 2015
FIFA head hopeful accuses Blatter of smear FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon on Tuesday accused Sepp Blatter of trying to smear him via the body's ethics committee, in a bid to force the South Korean to drop his candidacy.
06 октября 2015
Photo © Jacob Crawfurd Noreum Machi bring traditional Korean music to Astana Opera on October 4 NoreumMachi, a South Korean musical band, is performing at Astana Opera for the first time as a part of the International Silk Way Festival.
30 сентября 2015
Busan film festival fuels Asia's booming movie market Asia’s most influential film festival kicks off in the South Korean port city of Busan, celebrating its 20th anniversary at a time of growing regional clout in the global movie market.
29 сентября 2015
North, South Korea to hold family reunion in October North and South Korea agreed to hold a reunion in October for families separated by the Korean War, following all-night talks between their respective Red Cross branches.
08 сентября 2015
Tesco sells South Korean unit for more than £4 bn Troubled British retail giant Tesco agreed Monday to sell South Korean unit Homeplus to a consortium led by private equity firm MBK Partners for more than £4.0 billion.
07 сентября 2015
(left) Adilkhan Yerzhanov with other creators of The Oweners Yerzhanov's The Owners included in Asian Cinema 100 by BIFF Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s The Owners (2014) has been included in the Asian Cinema 100 by the Busan International Film Festival and the Busan Cinema Center.
05 сентября 2015
Photo courtesy of kaznui.kz Satirical Walnut-tree: Nurmukhambetov's film premiers at Busan International Film Festival World premier of a Kazakhstani film Walnut-tree (Zhangak tal) directed by Yerlan Nurmukhambetov will take place during the 20th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea,
03 сентября 2015
Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch Samsung unveiled its latest smartwatch as the South Korean tech giant seeks to challenge Apple's global domination in the fast-growing wearable device market.
01 сентября 2015

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