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China manufacturing contracts, Korea exports slump as Asia's woes deepen

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BEIJING/SEOUL - China's giant manufacturing sector contracted and exports from South Korea tumbled by the most in six years in August, rattling Asian markets on Tuesday and reinforcing expectations that policymakers will need to ease policy further.

S.Korea won, shares fall as Fed keeps door open for Sept rate hike 31 Aug 2015

SEOUL, Aug 31 - The South Korean won and stocks fell on Monday morning as uncertainty grew over the timing of a U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike as Fed officials kept the door open to a September hike - defying recent turmoil in financial markets.

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Bae makes charge ahead of military service date 30 Aug 2015

EDISON, New Jersey - Bae Sang-moon will soon be making about $130 per month in the South Korean military, but he is making the most of his remaining time on the PGA Tour with a rousing performance at The Barclays on Saturday.

UPDATE 1-Golf-Bae makes charge ahead of military service date 30 Aug 2015

* Halfway leader Bubba slips one behind (Adds quotes, details, recasts)

Golf-Day, Bae share Barclays lead after three rounds 29 Aug 2015

EDISON, New Jersey, Aug 29 - PGA Championship winner Jason Day and Bae Sang-moon of South Korea fired matching scores of seven-under 63 in a Saturday shootout to share the third-round lead at The Barclays.

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North Korea agrees to talks with South on family reunions 29 Aug 2015

SEOUL - North Korea has agreed to Red Cross talks with South Korea to discuss reunions of families separated during the 1950-53 Korean War, a South Korean official said on Saturday, setting up the first meeting under a recent accord aimed at defusing tensions.

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North Korea agrees to talks with South on family reunions 29 Aug 2015

SEOUL - North Korea has agreed to Red Cross talks with South Korea to discuss reunions of families separated during the 1950-53 Korean War, a South Korean official said on Saturday, setting up the first meeting under a recent accord aimed at defusing tensions.

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Ending standoff with North Korea boosts South's President Park 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL - Beset by crisis, scandal and a sluggish economy in the first half of her single five-year term, South Korean President Park Geun-hye's approval rating soared in a poll released on Friday after a pact with North Korea brought back the rivals from the brink of conflict.

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Ending standoff with North Korea boosts South's President Park 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL - Beset by crisis, scandal and a sluggish economy in the first half of her single five-year term, South Korean President Park Geun-hye's approval rating soared in a poll released on Friday after a pact with North Korea brought back the rivals from the brink of conflict.

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Naver putting off Line IPO timing decision until markets improve: CFO 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL - South Korea's largest web portal operator Naver Corp won't decide on when to IPO its messenger app service unit Line Corp [IPO-LINE.T] until its earnings and market conditions improve, Naver's CFO said on Friday.

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Migrant chaos at Budapest train station; Germany says EU rules still hold

BUDAPEST/BERLIN - Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday demanding they be allowed to travel on to Germany, as the biggest ever influx of migrants into the European Union left its asylum policies in tatters. | Video