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Go inside the last surviving slum of Seoul's glitzy Gangnam district before … SEOUL (Reuters) – Close by the luxury high-rises of Seoul's most expensive neighborhood, 80-year-old Kim Ok-nyo burns charcoal to heat her two-room shack in Guryong, a shantytown of 2,000 residents. Demolition of Guryong, the last slum in Seoul's … Read more on…

Spy cables: Greenpeace head targeted by intelligence agencies before Seoul G20 In the runup to the Seoul summit, Naidoo called for action over climate change, international poverty and gender inequality, and for global tax initiatives to back it up. He was involved in the anti-apartheid movement as a teenager and arrested several … Read more…

Seoul says Uber ride-sharing is illegal before it's even started The company's UberX service, on the other hand, is the service most people think of as Uber: a low-cost option that allows any driver to use their private vehicle to provide taxi services. It's currently in the testing phase in Seoul and is free of…

Pope Francis delivers speech in English before leading 800000 in Seoul open … The beatification ceremony took place at the Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, where Catholics who refused to repent were taken before they were publicly executed. Beatification is the last step before sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church. Read more on The Independent

N. Korea Fires Projectiles Before Xi's Seoul Visit North Korea on Wednesday fired two short-range projectiles into waters off its east coast, South Korean officials said, on the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping's talks in Seoul expected to focus on the North's nuclear weapons program. The launches … Read more on ABC News

Seoul shares fall before key corporate earnings, China data disappoints SEOUL Jan 23 (Reuters) – Seoul shares ticked lower on Thursday morning as solid domestic economic growth data met a muted response from investors ahead of Hyundai Motor's earnings report, and China factory activity data disappointed. The Korea … Read more on Reuters

Moon, Ahn Revive Merger Talk Before S. Korean Election (Seoul) SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean opposition lawmaker Moon Jae-in and independent Ahn Cheol-soo have decided to resume talks on fielding a single candidate in next month's presidential election after the head of Moon's party resigned to try to end a … Read more on…

Seoul shares may drop for 4th day amid caution before earnings SEOUL, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Seoul shares are likely to extend their declines into a fourth session on Thursday in cautious trade ahead of the corporate earnings season and on concerns about the global economy. "There is little momentum in the market … Read…

Seoul shares tick up, trade subdued before holidays next week SEOUL, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Seoul shares edged higher on Friday after budget plans unveiled by Spain spurred hopes that it would move forth with an international bailout, but trade was subdued ahead of two holidays in South Korea next week. However … Read more…

Seoul shares edge up on foreign buying before holidays SEOUL, Sept 28 (Reuters) – South Korean shares posted modest gains on Friday as fading worries about Spain's debt management spurred foreign investor buying, but trade was subdued ahead of two local holidays next week. The Korea Composite Stock … Read more on Reuters