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Lim Chang-Won

Lim Chang-Won

    North Korea announces Kim Jong-un's marriage
    North Korea announces Kim Jong-un's marriage
    The announcement ended weeks of speculation about the identity of a stylish young woman pictured accompanying the young leader to official events...
    S Korea rejects North's proposal for talks
    S Korea rejects North's proposal for talks
    North Korea on Monday officially proposed dialogue with South Korea, less than two months after launching a deadly bombardment of a border island,...
    South Korea eyes bigger slice of medical-tourism market
    South Korea eyes bigger slice of medical-tourism market
    It built its economy on ships, steel and semi-conductors, but now South Korea is pushing a new growth engine -- a major share of the world's...
    Asia celebrates historic Major win
    Asia celebrates historic Major win
    Asia celebrated on Monday after unheralded Yang Yong-Eun stunned Tiger Woods to become the region's first major-winner, capping a years-long boom...
    N Korea test-fires missiles amid nuclear stand-off
    N Korea test-fires missiles amid nuclear stand-off
    North Korea on Thursday test-fired three short-range missiles, fuelling tension sparked by its nuclear stand-off, as a United States team held...
    North Korean refugees struggle to survive in new world
    North Korean refugees struggle to survive in new world
    Dozens of women clad casually in sweatsuits chat cheerfully in their classroom during a recess period.
    South Korea aims to boost medical tourism
    South Korea aims to boost medical tourism
    After building its economy on semiconductors, ships and steel, South Korea is touting its surgeons' skills in the beauty business to carve out a...
    Samsung chief steps down after indictment
    Samsung chief steps down after indictment
    South Korea's most powerful businessman announced on Tuesday he is stepping down after 20 years at the helm of the Samsung group, following his...
    N Korea nuclear talks stalled amid disputes
    N Korea nuclear talks stalled amid disputes
    International efforts to put an end to North Korea's nuclear programme appeared to hit a snag on Saturday after Pyongyang defiantly insisted it had...
    North and South Korea start talks amid tension
    North and South Korea start talks amid tension
    North and South Korea launched a new round of reconciliation talks on Tuesday, calling for successful negotiations despite tensions over delays in...
    South Korean attempts suicide in anti-Japan spat
    South Korean attempts suicide in anti-Japan spat
    A South Korean protester attempted ritual suicide on Wednesday amid rising anger over Japan's decision to launch an ocean survey in disputed waters...
    North Korea plans to turn into software superpower
    North Korea plans to turn into software superpower
    North Korea unveiled a new economic blueprint this week that sets the impoverished Stalinist state the target of becoming a high-technology...