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  • Ledecky breaks world record to overshadow Phelps

    (Reuters) - It's not often that Michael Phelps gets upstaged in the pool, especially when he wins. But that's exactly what happened at the Pan Pacific championships on Saturday. Phelps won his first individual gold medal at an international meet in two...
  • U.S. steel pipe makers win key anti-dumping case against cheap imports

    The United States has approved anti-dumping duties against South Korea and other producers of steel pipes for the energy sector, a victory for domestic producers hoping to benefit from a boom in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry. U.S. steel companies...
  • Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

    Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling
    Suppliers to Apple Inc. are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, supply chain sources said. It's unclear...
  • Bling meets K-pop: LVMH fund invests in Psy producer YG

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The private equity arm of French luxury goods giant LVMH will invest up to $80 million in South Korea's YG Entertainment Inc, which manages a stable of K-pop performers including "Gangnam Style" rapper Psy. The investment is one of...
  • South Korea's new ice hockey coach shoots for the stars

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's new national ice hockey coach Jim Paek doesn't know if success is the "chicken or the egg", but he knows he needs it right away if the sport is to gather momentum ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. Paek, who left...
  • Xiaomi ordered sapphire glass for limited edition phone: S. Korea newspaper

    Xiaomi ordered sapphire glass for limited edition phone: S. Korea newspaper
    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has tapped South Korean manufacturers to produce sapphire covers for a limited edition premium smartphone that it may launch as early as the year-end, South Korea's Electronic Times reported on Friday. The report,...
  • Pope Francis travels to South Korea; first papal trip to Asia in 15 years

    Pope Francis travels to South Korea; first papal trip to Asia in 15 years
    Pope Francis sent an unprecedented message of good will to China on Thursday before touching down in Seoul, but the first papal trip to Asia in 15 years got off to a shaky start with the news some Chinese had been barred from joining a youth celebration....
  • North Korea: rocket firing not timed to coincide with papal visit to South

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday its firing of three short-range rockets shortly before Pope Francis arrived in the South Korean capital the previous day had nothing to do with the papal visit. The rockets were fired from multiple launchers...
  • Thompson, Lee share LPGA Championship lead

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with quotes Thompson, Lee share LPGA Championship lead American Lexi Thompson shot a 6-under-par 66 on Thursday to grab a share of the lead with South Korea's Meena Lee after the first round of the Wegmans LPGA...
  • Japan PM sends offering to war dead shrine, cabinet ministers visit

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday sent a ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine to war dead but did not join cabinet ministers in a visit, seen as an effort to avoid further inflaming ties with China as he seeks a summit with...
  • Aged Japan veterans voice concerns about military policy shift

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokuro Inokuma, a former Imperial Japanese Army soldier, got his first taste of the horrors of war in 1945 when he scrambled to gather up the scattered limbs of his fellow servicemen, blown apart by a U.S. air raid in Japan. He was 16....