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Channel NewsAsia
Unilever steps up beauty push with US$2.7 billion Carver Korea dealSEOUL/LONDON: Unilever has agreed to pay 2.27 billion euros (US$2.71 billion) t
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 minutes ago
SEOUL/LONDON: Unilever has agreed to pay 2.27 billion euros (US$2.71 billion) to buy fast-growing cosmetics company Carver Korea in its latest move to build a global beauty business. The purchase from Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital and Carver's founder... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Market falls; Apex, PXP advancesaid: “It all sounds like it’s headed toward some sort of conflict.” Hong Kong
Manila Standard Today / Posted an hour ago
said: “It all sounds like it’s headed toward some sort of conflict.” Hong Kong retreated 1.2 percent in the afternoon and Seoul was off 0.4 percent while Shanghai fell 0.3 percent and Singapore was off 0.2 percent. Sydney ended barely higher... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
South Korean Filmmakers Accuse Two Former Presidents of Blacklistingblacklist compiled under the former Park administration, which included the lik
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted an hour ago
blacklist compiled under the former Park administration, which included the likes of Oldboy helmer Park Chan-wook. The artists are seeking to take legal action against both Park and Lee, according to their attorney in a press meeting Monday in Seo... Read more
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asianage
This is why Donald Trump's travel ban unlikely to affect North KoreaSeoul: Even though President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing st
asianage / Posted an hour ago
Seoul: Even though President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on visitors from North Korea and several other nations, the move is largely symbolic for the North because not many people from the country visit the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China urges restraint amid war of words between Trump and North KoreaBEIJING/SEOUL: China on Monday (Sep 25) called for all sides in the North Korea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
BEIJING/SEOUL: China on Monday (Sep 25) called for all sides in the North Korea missile crisis to show restraint and not "add oil to the flames" amid an exchange of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between US' President Donald Trump and North Korean... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Trump's travel ban unlikely to affect North KoreaSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Even though President Donald Trump has signed a procl
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Even though President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on visitors from North Korea and several other nations, the move is largely symbolic for the North because not many people from... Read more
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Reuters
China urges restraint amid war of words between Trump and North KoreaBEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - China on Monday called for all sides in the North Kor
Reuters / Posted 2 hours ago
BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - China on Monday called for all sides in the North Korea missile crisis to show restraint and not “add oil to the flames” amid an exchange of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between U.S. President Donald Trump and North... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Two Sewol ferry victims laid to restSEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- A belated public memorial service was held on Monda
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 3 hours ago
SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- A belated public memorial service was held on Monday for two teenage victims of the tragic ferry sinking in 2014 that took more than 300 lives aboard. Large portraits of Cho Eun-hwa and Hur Da-yoon were placed in the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea's military to buy more advanced trainer jetsSEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's military has decided to purchase more
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 3 hours ago
SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's military has decided to purchase more T-50 advanced trainer jets from a local producer, the nation's arms agency said Monday. The decision was made at the 105th session of the weapons procurement committee,... Read more
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FOX News
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoys SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. t
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already... Read more
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FOX News
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea – North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. tra
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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Daily Star
North Korean army ordered onto ‘WAR FOOTING’ as WW3 tensions ready to snapKorean media reports the rogue state has “bolstered its war footing” amid fears
Daily Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Korean media reports the rogue state has “bolstered its war footing” amid fears of conflict with Washington and Seoul. Kim has been sending soldiers towards its southern border with the wasteland which separates North and South... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Shorten quietly confident in 'Yes' resultthe 'yes' vote to succeed. 'We all know the survey is an amazing waste of mone
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 hours ago
the 'yes' vote to succeed. 'We all know the survey is an amazing waste of money,' the Labor leader told Sky News from Seoul. 'The fact that we've got a Newspoll survey telling us what we're going to spend $120 million to find out really... Read more
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Market Watch
Unilever to buy Korean beauty company for $2.7 blnLONDON -- Unilever PLC has agreed to buy Carver Korea, a Seoul-based maker of t
Market Watch / Posted 4 hours ago
LONDON -- Unilever PLC has agreed to buy Carver Korea, a Seoul-based maker of toners and moisturizers, for $2.7 billion, the latest in a string of skin-care acquisitions as it pivots toward higher-growth sectors. Unilever is buying what it described... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Celebrities file complaint against two ex-presidents over 'blacklisting' allegations(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with filing of complaint) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 hours ago
(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with filing of complaint) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- A group of TV celebrities filed a complaint against former Presidents Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye Monday asking for a prosecution investigation into allegations the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
President urges bipartisan efforts to peacefully resolve N. Korean nukes(ATTN: UPDATES with additional remarks, more details, background in paras 3, 7-
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 hours ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with additional remarks, more details, background in paras 3, 7-13) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in called for bipartisan efforts Monday to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue peacefully, noting the country was... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
President proposes meeting with ruling, opposition leaders over N. Korea(ATTN: UPDATES with more details, additional information from 7th para) SEOUL,
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 hours ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with more details, additional information from 7th para) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- The presidential office said Monday that it has officially proposed a meeting between the president and ruling and opposition party leaders this week... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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ABC News
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoys SEOUL, South Korea — Sep 25, 2017, 3:31 AM ET The Associated PressFILE - In
ABC News / Posted 4 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea — Sep 25, 2017, 3:31 AM ET The Associated PressFILE - In this June 27, 2015, file photo, passengers board an Air Koryo plane bound for Beijing, at the Pyongyang... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 4 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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Daily Star
China ‘must be prepared’ for ‘real possibility’ of WAR in North KoreaPyongyang. “But, given recent developments, Beijing may have no better choice
Daily Star / Posted 5 hours ago
Pyongyang. “But, given recent developments, Beijing may have no better choice than to start talking with Washington and Seoul. “When war becomes a real possibility, China must be prepared.” Writing for East Asia Forum magazine, Qingguo... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
The New Canaan News / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
The Register Citizen / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
President urges bipartisan efforts to peacefully resolve N. Korean nukesSEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in called for bipartisan efforts
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in called for bipartisan efforts Monday to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue peacefully, noting the country was now facing what he called an "unprecedented" security crisis. "As this unprecedented... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
France's ambassador reaffirms participation in PyeongChang Olympics: opposition leader(ATTN: ADDS photo, more info in last para) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- France'
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 5 hours ago
(ATTN: ADDS photo, more info in last para) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- France's ambassador to Seoul on Monday reaffirmed his country's plan to participate in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics despite security concerns caused by North Korea's... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
BOK says half of manufacturing firms to hire recruits next yearSEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- About half of South Korea's manufacturing firms hav
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- About half of South Korea's manufacturing firms have hiring plans next year, the central bank said in a report Monday. The Bank of Korea (BOK) said 52 percent of 279 firms across the country said they plan to hire new... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
The Middletown Press / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Travel rules mostly symbolic; most NKoreans in US are envoys AP News | 09/24/17 11:09 PM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea hasn't re
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 5 hours ago
AP News | 09/24/17 11:09 PM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North... Read more
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Reuters
Unilever to buy Carver Korea for $2.7 billionSEOUL (Reuters) - Unilever has agreed to buy cosmetics firm Carver Korea for 2.
Reuters / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - Unilever has agreed to buy cosmetics firm Carver Korea for 2.27 billion euros ($2.71 billion) from Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital and the company’s founder as it expands its beauty and personal care business. The Anglo-Dutch company... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sports Ministry recommends shuttler PV Sindhu for Padma Bhushantitle at Korea Open this month. Riding on a series of good performances, Sindh
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
title at Korea Open this month. Riding on a series of good performances, Sindhu achieved a career-best world ranking of number two in April for a brief period. Last week, she climbed back to her number two position, following a good week at... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Travel rules mostly symbolic; most NKoreans in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program. Most or... Read more
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The Hindu
Sports Ministry recommends P.V. Sindhu for Padma Bhushanof number two in April for a brief period. Last week, she climbed back to her n
The Hindu / Posted 6 hours ago
of number two in April for a brief period. Last week, she climbed back to her number two position, following a good week at Seoul. In 2014, Sindhu won four bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games, Incheon Asian Games, Uber Cup and Asia... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Travel rules mostly symbolic; most NKoreans in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program. Most or... Read more
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express
North Korea: What happens if a hydrogen bomb hits Seoul? AFTER North Korea proved it could strike South Korea with a nuclear missile,
express / Posted 6 hours ago
AFTER North Korea proved it could strike South Korea with a nuclear missile, Express.co.uk reveals would would happen if a hydrogen bomb was dropped on Seoul. Seoul could be wiped out by a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Travel rules mostly symbolic; most NKoreans in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program. Most or... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Jailed ex-spy chief faces further probe into alleged NIS political maneuverSEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- Won Sei-hoon, a former National Intelligence Servic
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 6 hours ago
SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- Won Sei-hoon, a former National Intelligence Service (NIS) chief convicted of election-meddling, is possibly facing additional charges, as prosecutors are widening a probe into allegations of unlawful political maneuvering... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Australia's opposition leader reaffirms bipartisan support for S. Korea amid N.K. tensionsSEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- Australia's opposition Labor Party leader Bill Shor
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 6 hours ago
SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- Australia's opposition Labor Party leader Bill Shorten expressed bipartisan support for South Korea's efforts to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula when he met Monday with Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon, Lee's office... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Travel rules mostly symbolic; most NKoreans in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program. Most or... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Travel rules mostly symbolic; most NKoreans in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program. Most or... Read more
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Reuters
Unilever to buy control of Carver Korea for $2.9 billion - Seoul Economic DailySEOUL (Reuters) - Unilever has agreed to buy a majority stake in cosmetics firm
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - Unilever has agreed to buy a majority stake in cosmetics firm Carver Korea for $2.9 billion from Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital, the Seoul Economic Daily reported on Monday. The deal to buy the 60.39 percent stake is aimed at... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Travel rules mostly symbolic; most NKoreans in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program. Most or... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Travel rules mostly symbolic; most NKoreans in US are envoysSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program. Most or... Read more
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The Middletown Press
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asiaof Romania took on Nicole Gibbs of the United States in a second-round match at
The Middletown Press / Posted 7 hours ago
of Romania took on Nicole Gibbs of the United States in a second-round match at the Korea Open tennis championships in Seoul. Cirstea won the match in straight sets, but then lost in the quarterfinals. This gallery was curated by Associated... Read more
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