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  • Malaysia says most Asia airlines flew same Ukraine route

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said on Friday that the national airline took no undue risk in flying over Ukraine, a route he stressed was approved by the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and widely...
  • Siemens, SK Engineering win U.S. appeal in Pemex bribery case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a $500 million lawsuit by state-owned Mexican oil company Pemex [PEMX.UL] accusing Siemens AG and SK Engineering & Construction Co Ltd [SKEC.UL] of bribing Pemex officials to...
  • 20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea

    Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea. The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un supervises rocket launches near South Korea border

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Tuesday showed detailed photos of Kim Jong Un directing rocket launches from a site close to the South in an apparent act of defiance that puts a personal face of its leader to actions provoking its neighbours....
  • South Korea delays lifting ban on beef with feed additive

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has delayed a move to allow certain levels of the animal feed additive zilpaterol in beef to August from mid-July as it finalizes the policy, a food ministry official said on Wednesday. Seoul had already postponed the step...
  • North and South American Pix Among Locarno Fest Mix

    ROME -- The 67th Locarno Film Festival has unveiled a promising lineup, which sees particularly strong presences from both North and South America, more established auteurs competing alongside lots of newcomers, and a distinct diversity of genres and...
  • U.S. imposes tariffs on steel from nine countries accused of dumping

    The U.S. government on Friday announced substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of steel products imported from South Korea and eight other countries. The much-anticipated decision marks one of the largest dumping cases...
  • Farewell to the big-screen plasma TV

    Farewell to the big-screen plasma TV
    Via Reuters comes the news that Samsung, one of the last major manufacturers of plasma TV screens, will shut down production by the end of November. Panasonic had already stopped making plasma panels, and South Korea's LG will end production soon. To...
  • China's Xi arrives in South Korea as tensions grow with North Korea, Japan

    BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan. South Korean President Park Geun-hye greeted Xi upon his arrival in...
  • U.S. moves to levy tariffs on steel from South Korea, 8 other nations

    U.S. moves to levy tariffs on steel from South Korea, 8 other nations
    The U.S. government moved to impose substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars of imported steel products from South Korea and eight other countries, a much-anticipated decision that marks one of the largest anti-dumping cases in...
  • Incoming South Korean minister cites weak economy; Samsung, retail lag

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's nominee finance minister vowed on Tuesday to focus on boosting consumer spending and corporate investment to bolster a sagging economy, but stopped short of calling on the central bank to consider cutting interest rates....