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South Korea , Saturday 21 September 2019

News South Korea: South Korea's health ministry advises public to refrain from vaping

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-southkorea-e-cigarettes-idUSKBN1W50Y9
Publicated on: hursday 19 September 2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has advised the public to refrain from using liquid e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, due to vaping-related illnesses emerging in the United States, its health ministry ...

News South Korea: South Korea reports more suspected swine fever cases

News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/south-korea-reports-2-more-suspected-swine-fever-cases/2019/09/20/5124b936-db60-11e9-a1a5-162b8a9c9ca2_story.html
Publicated on: hursday 19 September 2019

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Friday that it is investigating more suspected cases of African swine fever in farms near its border with North Korea, as fears grow over the spread of the ...

News South Korea: South Korea Says 2 Farms Tested Negative for Swine Fever

News source: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2019/09/20/world/asia/ap-as-south-korea-swine-fever-.html
Publicated on: Friday 20 September 2019

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Saturday that tests on dead pigs from two farms near its border with North Korea came back negative for African swine fever, at least temporarily easing fears ...

News South Korea: South Korea vows to beef up defense against North Korean cyberthreats

News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/09/20/South-Korea-vows-to-beef-up-defense-against-North-Korean-cyberthreats/7331568963788/
Publicated on: hursday 19 September 2019

Sept. 20 (UPI) --Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo vowed Friday to bolster the country's cyber operations to combat the growing threats in cyberspace posed by North Korea and other entities. Jeong ...

News South Korea: South Korea serial killer suspect found after 30 years, but won't face prosecution

News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/20/south-korea-serial-killer-suspect-found-after-30-years-but-wont-face-prosecution
Publicated on: hursday 19 September 2019

South Korean investigators examine a crime scene in Hwaseong, South Korea in 1993, following a spate of murders. Photograph: AP South Korean police have identified a suspect more than 30 years after ...

News South Korea: Scarred by trade war, South Korea's stocks whipped by oil shock

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/southkorea-markets-trade-idUSL3N25W139
Publicated on: hursday 19 September 2019

SEOUL/SINGAPORE, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Slammed by a surge in global trade protectionism, South Korea, the world’s sixth largest exporting nation, this week headed into another major economic headwind: a ...

News South Korea: Police say they've identified a suspect in a three-decade-old South Korean serial murder case. But he won't face charges

News source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/19/asia/south-korea-serial-murder-intl-hnk-scli/index.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 18 September 2019

Seoul (CNN)Beginning more than three decades ago, 10 women died in a spate of killings in the same South Korean city. For years, authorities were stumped by what local media has called the worst ...

News South Korea: Japan Accepts Talks With South Korea on WTO Arbitration

News source: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2019/09/20/world/asia/ap-as-japan-skorea.html
Publicated on: Friday 20 September 2019

TOKYO — Japan has announced it will accept South Korea's request for joint talks leading to arbitration by the World Trade Organization after Seoul filed a complaint with the international body over ...

News South Korea: After 3 decades, police believe they found infamous serial killer in South Korea

News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/serial-killer-found-south-korea-police-believe-they-identified-suspect-today-2019-09-19/
Publicated on: hursday 19 September 2019

Seoul, South Korea — South Korean police said Thursday that they have found a suspect thought to be an infamous serial killer wanted for the slaying of nine women some 30 years ago. Police said the ...

News South Korea: South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens

News source: https://www.orlandosentinel.com/sns-bc-as--south-korea-japan-20190918-story.html
Publicated on: Friday 20 September 2019

South Korea on Wednesday dropped Japan from a list of countries receiving fast-track approvals in trade, a reaction to Tokyo's decision to downgrade Seoul's trade status amid a tense diplomatic ...

News South Korea: In the galleries: At cultural center, art that’s tethered to South Korea

News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/museums/in-the-galleries-at-cultural-center-art-thats-tethered-to-south-korea/2019/09/19/83a56e5c-d88e-11e9-a1a5-162b8a9c9ca2_story.html
Publicated on: Friday 20 September 2019

For three South Korean women making art in the United States, being connected means retaining ties to their families and their culture. But more literal sorts of links also figure in “Newly Connected, ...

News South Korea: Uncertainty over South Korea's World Cup visit to Pyongyang

News source: https://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-bc-soc--wcup-asian-qualifying-koreas-20190918-story.html
Publicated on: Friday 20 September 2019

South Korea's soccer association is unsure whether its World Cup qualifier against North Korea next month will take place in Pyongyang or on a neutral ground. The Seoul-based KFA said it hadn't yet ...