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January 15, 2019 6:39 AM High-Level Talks Between U.S. and North Korea Could Be Held This Week, Report Says

South Korean media says high-level talks between the U.S. and North Korea are due to take place in Washington as soon as this week, where envoys are expected to discuss plans for a second leaders summit. Reuters reports that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korea’s Kim Yong Chol are set to meet Thursday or Friday, according to South Korean newspaper 253

January 12, 2019 3:27 PM Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen refugee arrives in Canada

A Saudi teenager who fled her family alleging abuse and got stranded at a Bangkok airport has arrived in Canada after being granted asylum there. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, had been trying to reach Australia via Bangkok but was initially told to return to Kuwait, where her family were waiting. She refused to fly back and barricaded herself into her airport 146

January 10, 2019 12:13 AM LG Chem to spend $1.07 billion on expanding battery plants in China

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s LG Chem said on Thursday that it plans to invest a total of 1.2 trillion won ($1.07 billion) to expand its two battery plants in China by 2020 in a bid to meet rising global demand. Under the investment plan, LG Chem will spend 600 billion won each at an electric vehicle battery plant and a small-sized battery plant in Nanjing 177

January 8, 2019 4:16 PM Like Apple, Samsung Feels Sting of Slowed Global Economic Growth

(NEW YORK) — Samsung expects its quarterly operating profit to fall 29 percent compared with last year, potentially unsettling a tech sector already skittish about slowing global economic growth. The announcement from the South Korean computer chip and smartphone giant comes less than a week after a weak outlook from Apple Inc. jolted markets 140

January 6, 2019 4:04 AM South Korea's Celltrion aims to set up China JV within first half of 2019: chairman

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean drugmaker Celltrion Inc (068270.KS) aims to set up a joint venture in China within the first half of this year, and begin selling products in the country next year, its chairman said on Sunday. “Since last year, we’ve been pushing on with a plan to set up a joint venture in China,” Chairman Seo Jung Jin told reporters 102

January 3, 2019 9:15 PM BLACKPINK Is Set to Become First Female K-Pop Group to Perform at Coachella

BLACKPINK is on track to become the first female K-pop group to perform at Coachella. The four-member girl group from South Korea was announced as part of the the 2019 music festival’s lineup, which features headliners Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala. The annual music festival held in Indo, California will be BLACKPINK’s official debut 130

January 2, 2019 6:40 PM Trump says he expects meeting with North Korea's Kim soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and expected to meet him again soon as part of the U.S. administration’s efforts to press Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump defended his negotiations with Kim and said he had never 103

January 2, 2019 8:23 AM South Koreans seek Nippon Steel asset seizure in 'forced labor' case

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean plaintiffs in a World War Two forced labor court case against Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp have applied to seize some of Nippon Steel’s Korean assets, their lawyers said on Wednesday. The application for the asset seizure, if approved by the court, could further strain South Korea’s already frosty bilateral 99

December 25, 2018 12:04 PM Pope's Christmas wish: World fraternity despite differences

Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Pope Francis delivers his message as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra 114

December 6, 2018 6:26 AM New Satellite Images Show Expansion at a North Korea Missile Base, Report Says

New satellite images discovered by researchers appear to show activity taking place at an unidentified long-range missile base in North Korea. Published Wednesday by CNN, the images reportedly show the expansion of a unidentified, active long-range missile base near the previously identified Yeongjeo-dong base in North Korea’s mountainous interior. Analysts 104