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Seoul is considering an offer by Tehran to send crude on Iranian tankers to South Korea, officials said Friday, as a way to circumvent EU sanctions and resume imports of oil from Iran.
South Korea's central bank unexpectedly cut its key interest rate Thursday for the first time in more than three years, joining international moves to ease the impact of the eurozone debt crisis.
The elder brother of South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak was arrested and detained early Wednesday pending a corruption trial, in a setback for the conservative ruling party during an election year.
South Korea's LG Electronics, long overshadowed by Samsung Electronics, is confident it can outpace its bigger rival in the race to dominate the world's next-generation TV market.
South Korea's Samsung won a patent battle Monday against US rival Apple, with a British judge ruling that Samsung's Galaxy tablet was not "cool" enough to be confused with Apple's iPad.
Park Geun-Hye, the daughter of a former South Korean dictator, Tuesday formally announced her bid to become the country's first woman president and vowed to work for a fairer economy.
South Korea said Wednesday that it planned to start whaling through a loophole that allows the killing of whales for scientific research, following the lead of Japan's controversial expeditions.
South Korea Monday inaugurated a mini-capital to house much of the nation's government, ending a decade of wrangling over a project seen by critics as driven by politics.
The organizers of the Festival have invited young filmmakers from the most famous Asian film schools to find a new Astana super-hero.
Korean robots have been brought to Kazakhstan for programmers' training for the first time.
Timur Bekmambetov’s Festival of Action Films Astana announced a contest of Kazakhstan superheros.
The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the KADEX-2012 international weaponry exhibition in Astana by Kazakhstan Engineering and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
The initial agreement on the sale of shares was signed March 27, 2012 on President Nazarbayev’s working visit to Seoul.
South Korea will invest over $7 billion in investment projects of Kazakhstan.
President Nazarbayev emphasized that the two nations had reached the level of strategic partnership.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev is to visit South Korea in March 2012.
The presidential press service reported on new appointments.
Kazakhstan Minster of Emergency Situations Vladimir Bozhko announced at the meeting with his colleague from South Korea that Kazakhstan expressed interest in Korean technology of preventing emergency situations.
Once the 2nd stage is completed, the complex will be able to produce 800 000 tons of polyethylene a year.
International experience exchange medical conference attended by Korean and Kazakhstan delegations completed in Almaty.
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