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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:35
SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Yonhap) -- Uber Korea, the local affiliate of U.S.-based transportation network company Uber, said Friday it will start trial operation of an expanded ride-sharing service in Seoul, a...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:35
SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Yonhap) -- Renault Samsung Motors Co. said Friday that it will work with the city of Seoul to operate a small fleet of electric car taxicabs that can help validate the use of zero-...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:35
By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Yonhap) -- South and North Korea traded accusations Friday, a day after the end of a South Korea-U.S. defense drill, throwing cold water on early expectations that it...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:34
By Lee Minji SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Yonhap) -- The amount of money South Koreans spent on overseas trips and the amount of money incoming tourists spent here both soared to record highs last month, central...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:34
SEJONG, Aug. 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's economy could slip into a protracted economic slump that it might not be able to get out of, the finance minister said Friday, reaffirming that the...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:34
Aug. 30 1920 - Lee Dong-hui takes office as prime minister of the Korean government in exile. Korea was under Japanese colonial rule from 1910 to 1945. 1949 - Six students, singled out as the first...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:34
SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Yonhap) -- Reversing an earlier conviction, a Seoul district court on Friday acquitted a former lawmaker of charges that he made sexist and derogatory remarks about female TV...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:34
SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Yonhap) -- A daughter of the convicted head of SK Group, South Korea's No. 3 conglomerate, has passed the entrance exam to enlist in the Navy, military officials said Friday, in a...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:33
The government said Friday a senior Financial Services Agency official Masamichi Kono will become vice minister for international affairs, a post newly set up the same day to beef up efforts to...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:33
The government will give priority to strengthening "external standards" corporate taxation for big companies rather than expanding its application to smaller firms, as a step to fund a planned...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:33
The Japanese government Friday adopted a package for supporting children in poverty after Japan's child poverty rate hit a new high in 2012. "We will seek to realize a society where all...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:32
Japan's consumer prices rose 3.3 percent in July from a year earlier, keeping the pace of inflation in line with projections by the Bank of Japan, while household spending slowed further due to...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:32
Japan will hold an international symposium on North Korea's abductions at the United Nations Office in Geneva on Sept. 10, aiming to boost cooperation in the international community in an effort...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:32
Tokyo and Washington could hold a ministerial meeting in September to secure an agreement on contentious bilateral issues related to the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade negotiations...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:32
The government has begun investigating the generation of hydroelectric power from the public water supply using newly developed small-scale generators, environment ministry officials said Friday...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:32
The number of refugees who have fled Syria amid the ongoing civil war reached 3 million Friday, up by about 1 million in the past year, the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:32
Japan will host King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and his wife Queen Maxima from Oct. 28 to 31 as state guests, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Friday. "Japan and the...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:31
South Korea on Friday voiced regret over North Korea's decision to not send a cheerleading squad to accompany its athletes to the Asian Games in South Korea next month. "It's deeply...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:31
Australia to privatize nation's biggest health fund SYDNEY, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Australian government will sell the nation's biggest health fund, Medibank Private, through an Initial Public...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:31
4 killed, 32 injured in road mishap in NE India NEW DELHI, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- At least four people were killed and more than 32 others injured in a road mishap in the northeastern Indian state of...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:31
By Victoria Cavaliere (Reuters) - Utah's attorney general said Wednesday he was considering an appeal of a U.S. federal judge's ruling that declared part of Utah's bigamy law unconstitutional and...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:30
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The five members of the Federal Reserve board that oversee U.S. monetary policy have plenty of money of their own, according to government filings released on Thursday. The U....
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:30
By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's defense planners are seeking its biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year, including a bulk order of patrol planes and a stealthier submarine, as...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:29
MLB Team Report - Cincinnati Reds - INSIDE PITCH CINCINNATI -- Fewer than 24 hours after sparking the Cincinnati Reds' breakout inning Wednesday night, Kristopher Negron was at it again Thursday...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:29
By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The after-glow of Narendra Modi's election victory nearly four months ago is expected to have helped India's lumbering economy register its fastest growth...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:29
By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of bringing troops into the southeast of the country in support of pro-Moscow separatist rebels. Ukraine's...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:28
By Jim Finkle, Marina Lopes and Alina Selyukh BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story corrects 12th paragraph to clarify that 59 percent of Time Warner Cable customers, not all cable customers, are...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 03:28
By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A federal appeals court revived a defamation lawsuit on Thursday against rocker Sammy Hagar, former lead singer for Van Halen, by a one-time Playboy bunny who claimed...