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peking university prof in hankyoreh editorial simply lifting the sanctions would enable n korea to achieve eno
Peking University prof in Hankyoreh editorial: "Simply lifting the sanctions would enable [N. Korea] to achieve enormous growth. Isn’t it time for our approach to the N. Korean nuclear issue to consist of…sanctions relief, and economic development?"
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the visit will inject new momentum in china n korea relations officials from the chinese communist partys inte
"The visit will 'inject new momentum' in China-N. Korea relations, officials from the Chinese Communist Party’s International Department said at a Monday news briefing, according to CCTV."
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kcna at the invitation of kim jong un chairman of the workers party of korea and chairman of the state affairs
KCNA: "At the invitation of Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Xi Jinping…will pay a state visit to the DPRK from June 20 to 21."
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maekyung jay y lee vice chairman of samsung electronics co called up another emergency executive meeting over
Maekyung: Jay Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., called up another emergency executive meeting over the weekend to discuss strategies on mobile phone and telecommunication equipment amidst the Huawei dilemma.
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at least 30 n korean escapees have been rounded up in a string of raids across china since mid aprilthe raids
"At least 30 N. Korean escapees have been rounded up in a string of raids across China since mid-April…The raids have disrupted parts of the informal network of brokers, charities, and middlemen…'The crackdown is severe.'"
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us forces korea to service members have fun this summer but not too much fun
U.S. Forces Korea to service members: Have fun this summer! (But not too much fun.)
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korea herald infographics dude apple is an apple amazon is a banana
Korea Herald infographics dude: Apple is an apple, Amazon is a banana.
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kcna the desertification and drought areserious problems facing mankindin hearty response to the party s inten
KCNA: "The desertification and drought are…serious problems facing mankind…in hearty response to the Party's intention to turn all the mountains into…green forests…our Republic will make positive efforts…by directing sustained great efforts to the environmental protection."
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a year after kim jong uns first meeting with donald trump n korea is back to hurling insults at the usbut keep
A year after Kim Jong Un’s first meeting with Donald Trump, N. Korea is back to hurling insults at the U.S.—but keeping the president out of the rhetorical line of fire. “They are keeping the door open to dialogue."
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as they say in silicon valley innovate or die thedailynk
As they say in Silicon Valley, innovate or die.
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south korea s largest circulation newspaper this morning angry whites overturn america
South Korea's largest-circulation newspaper this morning: "Angry Whites Overturn America"
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just fyi satellite imagery suggests n korea is continuing to upgrade its nuclear enrichment facility 38northnk
Just FYI, satellite imagery suggests N. Korea is continuing to upgrade its nuclear enrichment facility.
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breaking k pop boy band bts is scheduled to perform and give a three minute speech in front of top officials a
Breaking: K-pop boy band BTS is scheduled to perform and give a three-minute speech in front of top officials and heads of state at the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week, KBS reports, citing unnamed sources.
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it s the k pop olympics pyeongchang torch relay included suzy formerly miss a vixx s n and leo super junior s
It's the K-pop Olympics. Pyeongchang torch relay included Suzy (formerly miss A), VIXX's N and Leo, Super Junior's Donghae and Yesung, Sandara Park (formerly 2NE1), Girl's Day, AOA, Soyou, etc. Performing at the closing ceremony: EXO and CL.

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the power of the bts fandom after t shirt controversy an ambitious examination of what happened what didn t an
The power of the BTS fandom: After T-shirt controversy, an ambitious examination of what happened, what didn't and how it played out—by "ordinary BTS fans who believe in the power of knowledge and discussion."

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add k pop boy band bts to those honoring martin luther king jr
Add K-pop boy band BTS to those honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.
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no tillerson no problem s korea s foreign minister originally scheduled to meet rex in washington will meet iv
No Tillerson? No problem. S. Korea's foreign minister, originally scheduled to meet Rex in Washington, will meet Ivanka instead.
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and here it is the english language translation of n korea s latest statement taking aim pretty clearly at joh
And here it is: the English-language translation of N. Korea's latest statement, taking aim pretty clearly at John Bolton.
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wsj editorial board new satellite photos show that kim jong un is continuing to develop his nuclear weapons pr
WSJ editorial board: "New satellite photos show that Kim Jong Un is continuing to develop his nuclear weapons program…This wasn’t supposed to happen after the Donald Trump-Kim summit last month in Singapore."
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pope francis has competition and his name is kang daniel
Pope Francis has competition, and his name is Kang Daniel.
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