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South Korea set to name former Portugal boss Bento as coach - report

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Former Portugal manager Paulo Bento is set to be appointed as the new head coach of the South Korean men's national team, according to a local media report.

Soccer-South Korea set to name former Portugal boss Bento as coach - report 10:12am BST

Aug 16 Former Portugal manager Paulo Bento is set to be appointed as the new head coach of the South Korean men's national team, according to a local media report.

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Exclusive - Japan, South Korea steel exports to India surge on tariffs, high-end demand 9:48am BST

NEW DELHI India is being hit by a wave of steel from producers in Japan and South Korea, a government document showed, as mills there redirect supply after U.S. President Donald Trump slapped an import duty on the alloy earlier this year.

S.Korean stocks, won weaken amid Turkey, China concerns 8:24am BST

SEOUL, Aug 16 Roundup of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index weakened on Thursday tracking declines in Chinese market, while fears of the Turkey crisis and an economic slowdown in China dented investor sentiment. The Korean won inched lower in line with China's yuan, while bond yields also fell. ** The KOSPI ended down 18.11 points, or 0.80 percent, at 2,240.80. The slump in the South Korean market was towed by the nation's chipmaker Samsung Electronics

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'When can we meet?' - Koreans divided by war find little peace 65 years later 15 Aug 2018

GYODONG ISLAND, South Korea Retired South Korean farmer Hwang Rae-ha would love to see his mother again, but nearly 70 years after he last set eyes on her, he says he would settle for a photograph. | Video

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South Korea seeks progress on denuclearisation at September summit 15 Aug 2018

SEOUL A third summit of Korean leaders planned for next month will be a further step towards denuclearisation of the peninsula and a peace treaty to end the Korean War, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday.

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Games - South Korea's focus shifts from 'Peace Games' to beating Japan 15 Aug 2018

SEOUL Second best is rarely acceptable when it comes to sport in South Korea but with powerhouse China certain to dominate the medal standings at this month's Asian Games beating Japan to the runners-up spot will be Korea's true measure of success.

Games-South Korea's focus shifts from 'Peace Games' to beating Japan 15 Aug 2018

SEOUL, Aug 15 Second best is rarely acceptable when it comes to sport in South Korea but with powerhouse China certain to dominate the medal standings at this month's Asian Games beating Japan to the runners-up spot will be Korea's true measure of success.

UPDATE 1-S.Korea's July crude oil imports from Iran fall over 40 pct y/y 15 Aug 2018

* S.Korean demand for Iran crude weakens ahead of U.S. sanctions

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South Korea commemorates women forced into Japanese wartime brothels 14 Aug 2018

SEOUL/TAIPEI South Korea marked its first "memorial day" on Tuesday for girls and women forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels, with both of the U.S. allies expressing concern that the emotionally charged issue could undermine their relations.

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Italy vows action over bridge collapse, investors shun road operator

GENOA, Italy Investors dumped shares in Italy's biggest toll-road operator on Thursday and the government said it could impose a heavy fine or revoke its concession over a bridge collapse that killed at least 38 people. | Video