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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea, is a state in East Asia, located on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by China to the west, Japan to the east, and North Korea to the north. Its capital is Seoul. South Korea lies in a temperate climate region with a predominantly mountainous terrain. Its territory covers a total area of 100,032 square kilometers and has a population of over 50 million.

Headlines Around the Web

Sprott wins big with Korean mandate

Dec 24 - Financial Post

Apple wins legal victory on Samsung turf

Dec 12, 2013 - Financial Times

Bank of Korea holds policy rate steady

Dec 12, 2013 - MarketWatch

Samsung pressed over patent litigation

Dec 10, 2013 - Financial Times

Samsung floats world's largest vessel

Dec 05, 2013 - France24

StanChart warns operating profit to fall

Dec 04, 2013 - Financial Times

Senators warn on Huawei South Korea deal

Dec 04, 2013 - Financial Times

Samsung needs more than skin-deep changes

Nov 07, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About South Korea

Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chairman Amy Pascal poses during the premiere of "The Interview" in Los Angeles
'The Interview': North Korea Calls For Joint Probe Into Sony Cyber Attack With The US

By IBTimes AU

The issue has become bigger and crucial. (11:33 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, HUMAN RIGHTS, JAPAN, RUSSIA, SONY, FBI

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 And Galaxy Note Edge To Directly Receive Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Update

By IBTimes AU

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge are to skip on the Android 5.0 Lollipop to embrace 5.0.1 Lollipop update. (Dec 18)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID, HTC

Journalists Look At The New LG G2 Smart Phone
LG Unveils The New Windows 8.1 Tab Book Duo Convertible

By IBTimes AU

LG has unveiled the Tab Book Duo which is the latest addition to its Tab Book Line-up. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, INTEL, ANDROID

Samsung Electronics Logo
Samsung Galaxy S6 With Half-Metal Body And Premium Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge To Debut At 2015

By IBTimes AU

Samsung is speculated to unleash the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge during the CES 2015 event. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, SAMSUNG, MANUFACTURING, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID, CONGRESS

A Tomahawk cruise missile is launched against ISIL targets from the US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke, in the Red Sea September 23, 2014.
Poland Defends US Missile Deal By Citing Regional Tensions And Russia Factor

By IBTimes AU

The USA seems to have opened a lucrative arms market in Eastern Europe. (Dec 13)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, POLAND

Uber Ride-sharing Service
Uber Banned In Indian Capital Region After Rape Accusations On Driver

By IBTimes AU

The service has been banned from the national capital region after one of its driver raped a passenger. (Dec 12)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, COURT, THAILAND, INDIA, NEW YORK

Stem cells
Stem Cell Breakthrough: Growing Body Parts With The Help Of One's Tissues Almost A Reality

By IBTimes AU

Cells from one's body could be used to make organs for the purpose of treating medical conditions. (Dec 12)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Australian national soccer team Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou speaks with players during a training session in Sydney
Australia To Play Against Germany In International Friendly In March 2015, FFA Confirms

By IBTimes AU

The Socceroos will play the world champion in March. (Dec 11)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, AUSTRALIA

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Smartphone
Android Lollipop 5.0 Arrival Timing Revealed For Samsung Galaxy Note Edge And Samsung Galaxy Alpha

By IBTimes AU

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and Samsung Galaxy Alpha are poised to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update by early 2015 (Dec 10)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, TWITTER, ANDROID

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone
Samsung To Release ‘Snapdragon 810-Powered Galaxy Note 4’ To Counter Apple iPhone 6 Plus

By IBTimes AU

The worrisome decline in market share has prompted Samsung to take the crucial step of powering its Note 4 phablet with the Snapdragon 810 processor. (Dec 10)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, FACEBOOK