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Nursultan Nazarbayev declared that Kazakhstan and South Korea agreed to create a joint investment fund and transfer Korean technologies to Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with South Korea’s president Park Geun-hye in Astana.
Citizens of either country may enter the other country’s territory without applying for a visa if their intended sojourn doesn’t exceed one month.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye revamped her cabinet Friday, replacing seven ministers in response to intense criticism over her administration's handling of April's ferry disaster.
Nursultan Nazarbayev will have meetings with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi.
Samsung on Tuesday unwrapped its new smartphone using the Tizen platform, a move aimed at breaking away from Google's Android and staking a claim to the "Internet of Things."
North Korea sentenced a South Korean missionary to hard labour for life after accusing him of espionage and setting up an underground church, state media said Saturday, the latest Christian preacher to run into trouble in the secretive state.
A fire swept through a South Korean hospice for elderly, infirm patients early Wednesday, killing 21 people in what police said appeared to be an act of arson by an 81-year-old Alzheimer's sufferer.
Under-pressure South Korean prosecutors on Monday upped to $500,000 a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a fugitive businessman in connection with last month's ferry disaster.
At least seven people were killed and two dozen injured in a fire at a bus terminal near Seoul on Monday, emergency officials said.
Seoul Friday accused North Korea of a "blatant lie" in claiming it had not fired shells near a South Korean warship and said Pyongyang had threatened to bombard its military vessels.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Thursday named a former Supreme Court judge as her new prime minister, as the fallout from last month's ferry disaster casts a long shadow over upcoming local elections.
A South Korean cardinal visited the North on Wednesday in the first trip of its kind, an official said, ahead of a visit by Pope Francis to Seoul that Catholic authorities hope will promote peace between the neighbours.
A South Korean firm has won an $82.9-million contract to upgrade an airport at one of the Philippines' hottest tourist destinations, authorities said.
The technology titans behind the top two smartphone platforms in the world called a truce Friday in a long-running patent war.
The captain and three other crew members of the ferry that sank off South Korea last month were indicted Thursday on charges of manslaughter through gross negligence, Yonhap news agency reported.
Samsung Electronics promised on Wednesday to pay compensation to a number of employees who claim they contracted cancer from working at the company's semiconductor plants.
The head of Samsung Group, South Korea's largest business empire, underwent an emergency operation Sunday after developing symptoms of heart failure, hospital officials said.
Rakhat, a major Kazakhstani confectionary company, plans to expand into foreign markets.
A diver died Tuesday while working at a ferry disaster site in South Korea as further details emerged about how deception and negligence contributed to the April 16 tragedy.
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