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Report: Kim Jong Il introduces hamburgers to North Korea

...newspaper Minju Joson. The report was carried by South Korea's Yonhap news agency on Wednesday. Although reports from the isolated...modernizing mass production, the report was quoted as saying by Yonhap. Hamburgers from the factory were first provided only to students...
Elephants rampage through Seoul

...An elephant charged into an alley near an elementary school and hit a 52-year-old woman, Roh In-sun, with its trunk, Yonhap news agency said. She was being treated at a hospital. "She fell, and I ran away because I was scared," said Roh's landlord...
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Suspended IOC vice president arrested

...IOC membership would remain suspended "until the inquiries in South Korea and by the IOC ethics commission are finalized." Yonhap news agency, quoting unidentified prosecution sources, said Tuesday that Kim is accused of embezzling $3.34 million in...
Koreans fume at alleged U.S., Japanese intervention in IMF deal

...Definitely, there was pressure from the U.S. and Japan," Lee Pil-sang, an economics professor at Korea University, said on Yonhap TV. "Korea's problem is in the short-term cash flow. What does that have to do with opening the finance market or abolishing...
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Promoter wants to put the 'KO' in Korea

...North to fight in Son's place. "I am so nervous to be standing on Pyongyang soil," Han Min-joo told South Korea's Yonhap news agency before her departure to fight Han Yon Soon of North Korea. "I think a good opportunity has been given to me...
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...Prosecutors ordered IOC vice president Kim Un-yong to appear for questioning today about accusations of corruption, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported. Kim, the world's taekwondo chief, is accused of collecting illicit money from former South Korean...
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Virus causes damage worldwide

...hit nearly 4 percent of computers in South Korea, by far the worst attack of its kind reported in the country. The national Yonhap News Agency, quoting industry officials, estimated the virus may have affected up to 15 percent of all computers and could...
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South Korea seeks Japanese, U.S. help

...secretary for international affairs. Ministry officials refused to disclose details of the meeting. But the national news agency Yonhap reported that South Korea asked the United States for a swap of each other's bonds so that South Korea could convert U.S...
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Korean problems won't hurt Augusta plans

...the recovery, Korea's finance minister, Kang Kyong-shik, announced Wednesday he was speeding reforms, according to the Yonhap News Agency. Still, the benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index fell 21.56 points Thursday, or 4.3 percent, to 485...
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