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Lee ruled out of Korean World Cup squad with knee injury

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HONG KONG Former Asian Player of the Year Lee Keun-ho will miss out on representing South Korea at the World Cup finals in Russia after tearing ligaments in his right knee playing for Gangwon FC in the Korean league at the weekend.

Soccer-Lee ruled out of Korean World Cup squad with knee injury 9:22am BST

HONG KONG, May 22 Former Asian Player of the Year Lee Keun-ho will miss out on representing South Korea at the World Cup finals in Russia after tearing ligaments in his right knee playing for Gangwon FC in the Korean league at the weekend.

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With North Korea summit on shaky ground, Trump to press South Korean leader 21 May 2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON Three weeks before an unprecedented U.S.-North Korea summit is supposed to take place, President Donald Trump will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday as U.S. officials try to figure out whether Pyongyang is serious about negotiating a deal on denuclearization.

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Hyundai Motor Group scraps revamp plan in victory for hedge fund Elliott 21 May 2018

SEOUL South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group has shelved a restructuring plan which would have given the son of its aging chairman more control of the conglomerate, following opposition from investors including U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management Corp.

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Hyundai Motor Group scraps revamp plan in victory for hedge fund Elliott 21 May 2018

SEOUL South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group has shelved a restructuring plan which would have given the son of its ageing chairman more control of the conglomerate, following opposition from investors including U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management Corp.

UPDATE 2-Hyundai Motor Group scraps revamp plan in victory for hedge fund Elliott 21 May 2018

* Elliott, others say plan detrimental to minority shareholders (Add comments from Vice Chairman ES Chung, experts)

S.Korean stocks end higher, won weakens to over 3-month low 21 May 2018

SEOUL, May 21 Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index ended higher on Monday. The Korean won tumbled to its weakest closing low since early February, while bond yields rose. ** At 0632 GMT, the KOSPI was up 4.92 points or 0.20 percent at 2,465.57. ** The won was quoted at 1,085.4 per dollar on the onshore settlement platform, 0.72 percent weaker than its previous close at 1,077.6. The currency extended losses later in the session as greenback co

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South Korea, U.S. to work closely on summit after Pyongyang's about-face 20 May 2018

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump held discussions on Sunday to ensure that the North Korea-U.S. summit remains on track after North Korea threatened to pull out of the high-level talks.

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South Korea's LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73 20 May 2018

SEOUL The chairman of LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, who helped transform South Korea's fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a battle with a brain disease.

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South Korea's LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73 20 May 2018

SEOUL The chairman of LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, who helped transform South Korea's fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a battle with a brain disease.

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Foreign media arrive in North Korea, suggesting nuclear shutdown on track

BEIJING About two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organisations arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site, an indication that the shutdown will go ahead amid renewed diplomatic uncertainty. | Video