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Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee passes away at 78

Seoul, South Korea  | Xinhua | Lee Kun-hee, chairman of South Korea’s technological giant Samsung Electronics, died at the age of 78 in Seoul on Sunday, according to a statement released by Samsung. Lee transformed Samsung into a world-leading innovator and industrial powerhouse from a local business, the statement said. It …

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Artist creates illusions of her face

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dain Yoon uses only makeup, face paint and brushes to make her own face and body a canvas for mind-bending visual effects. The 24-year old who attended some of the most prestigious art schools in South Korea decided to focus on ‘illusion art’, a …

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US, South Korea conduct live-fire exercise after N.Korea ICBM test

Washington, United States | AFP |  The US and South Korean militaries conducted a live-fire exercise using surface-to-surface missiles in response to North Korea’s test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the US Army said Friday. The joint exercise, which occurred Saturday morning South Korea time, came shortly after officials said …

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South Koreans march to protest US missile defence system

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | Thousands of protesters marched near the US embassy in Seoul on Saturday, accusing President Donald Trump of “forcing” South Korea to deploy a controversial American missile defence system opposed by China. The protest came as South Korea’s new president Moon Jae-In heads to Washington …

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S. Korea military ‘hid missile launchers from president’

Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  South Korean military officials deliberately withheld information from the president about the arrival of new launchers for a controversial US anti-missile system, his office said Wednesday. Documents submitted to Moon Jae-In shortly after he came to office this month were redacted to remove mention …

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