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Protestors from South Korea Asks For President Park’s Resignation

A battalion of enraged South Koreans protested last Saturday in Seoul, pushing Park Geun-hye to issue his official resignation as the country’s president.

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North Korean Drone Infiltrating DMZ Received a Warning Shot

South Korea fired several warning shots at a suspected North Korean drone on Wednesday. The incident took place at DMZ, in a border between the countries, a week after North Korean nuclear test.

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South Korean exports drop for 12 months

Continuing 12-month falling streak, South Korea suffered drop in exports during December 2015 as well. The sluggish Chinese demand and weaker global outlook have impacted South Korea's exports in 2015. The drop in exports surpassed the forecast of economists.

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South Korea and Japan break diplomatic freeze during trilateral summit

The leaders of South Korea and Japan have finally decided to break their long-standing diplomatic freeze in favor of combining forces to address North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

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Rising China spoiling party between the US and Japan

Of late, Japan has been facing a different situation albeit rough weather in the international diplomacy. Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo didn't (couldn't) meet Barack Obama, the US President, this week at the 70th year founding celebrations of the United Nations (UN) held in New York. However, the list of dignitaries that Abe met included Vladimir Putin, Russian President, and Park Geun-hye, South Korea President. Abe participated in a number of meetings and met several important global leaders on the sidelines of the UN celebrations.

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Japan considering ending currency swap pact with South Korea: source

Japan is considering ending its 14-year-old, $10 billion currency swap agreement with South Korea amid a deterioration in relations between the two countries, a government source told Reuters on Saturday.

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Japan, Russia leaders to meet on APEC sidelines in November

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Russian President Vladmir Putin on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Beijing in November, the two leaders decided on Tuesday, a Japanese government official said.

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From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.

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Lloyd's Register director says South Korea is a possible investor in Britain's nuclear industry

South Korea was reported to be a possible investor in Britain's nuclear power market after the Asian country hired Lloyd's Register to evaluate its nuclear reactors, according to a director at Lloyd's.

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