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Extra spending, firmer exports to underpin South Korea's economy

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CHENGDU, China South Korea's economy is likely to grow about 2.8 percent this year as it will get a boost from extra government spending and stronger exports, Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho said on Saturday.

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Extra spending, firmer exports to underpin South Korea economy: finance minister 10:15am BST

CHENGDU, China South Korea's economy is likely to grow about 2.8 percent this year as it will get a boost from extra government spending and stronger exports, Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho said on Saturday.

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Britain and Korea form financial technology investment partnership 22 Jul 2016

LONDON Britain and South Korea have established a "fintech bridge" intended to make it easier for both countries to invest in the burgeoning financial technology sector, the British Treasury said on Friday.

Britain and Korea form fintech investment partnership 22 Jul 2016

LONDON Britain and South Korea have established a "fintech bridge" intended to make it easier for both countries to invest in the burgeoning financial technology sector, the British Treasury said on Friday.

Britain and Korea form fintech investment partnership 22 Jul 2016

LONDON, July 22 Britain and South Korea have established a "fintech bridge" intended to make it easier for both countries to invest in the burgeoning financial technology sector, the British Treasury said on Friday.

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Volkswagen halts sales of most vehicles in South Korea ahead of ministry review 22 Jul 2016

SEOUL/FRANKFURT German carmaker Volkswagen will suspend sales of most of its models in South Korea from July 25 as pressure builds on the company over its falsified emissions tests.

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Volkswagen halts sales of most vehicles in South Korea ahead of ministry review 22 Jul 2016

SEOUL/FRANKFURT German carmaker Volkswagen will suspend sales of most of its models in South Korea from July 25 as pressure builds on the company over its falsified emissions tests.

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LVMH arm buys slice of Seoul cosmetics firm CLIO as South Korea beauty business booms 22 Jul 2016

SEOUL An investment arm of French luxury goods giant LVMH said it took a minority stake in South Korea's CLIO Cosmetics, swelling the ranks of global investors placing a bet on booming demand for Korean beauty products in major markets like China.

UPDATE 1-Kia Motors expected to pick site for first India plant next month -sources 22 Jul 2016

* Kia in talks with three Indian states - sources (Adds details on company strategy, India market)

S. Korea's Kia Motors expected to pick site for first India plant next month -sources 22 Jul 2016

SEOUL/NEW DELHI, July 22 South Korea's Kia Motors Corp is expected to pick a site next month for its first factory in India, stepping up plans to start making cars in one of the world's fast-growing auto markets, two people familiar with the matter said.

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Munich gunman raised locally, no ties to Islamic State

MUNICH A German-Iranian teenager who killed nine people and then himself in Munich had undergone psychiatric treatment and was in all probability a lone gunman who had no Islamist militant ties, police said on Saturday. | Video