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China paper says U.S., South Korea will 'pay the price' for planned missile system


BEIJING The United States and South Korea are destined to "pay the price" for their decision to deploy an advanced missile defense system which will inevitably prompt a "counter attack", China's top newspaper said on Saturday.

Fore! South Korea golf course may get anti-missile battery

SEOUL South Korea's military aims to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense unit on a golf course, a defense ministry official said on Friday, after it had to scrap its initial site for the battery in the face of opposition from residents.

Germany's Bosch sues South Korea's Mando in U.S. on alleged patent infringements; Mando denies

SEOUL German auto parts supplier Robert Bosch GmbH lodged a lawsuit in the United States against South Korean peer Mando Corp alleging infringement of four patents, a claim Mando later said was groundless, pledging to "actively respond".

Sep 30 2016

Three Chinese fishermen killed in confrontation with South Korea coastguard

SEOUL Three Chinese fishermen were killed on Thursday in a fire that broke out on their boat when South Korean coastguard men trying to apprehend them for illegal fishing threw flash grenades into a room they were hiding in, a South Korean official said.

World, United Nations, Sep 30 2016

Samsung slammed by Chinese state TV over Note 7 recall 'discrimination'

HONG KONG Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has slammed South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co for what it said was "discrimination" against China consumers in its handling of a global recall of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to replace batteries.

Tech, China, Sep 30 2016

China again warns against U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea

BEIJING China "means what it says" when it says it will consider countermeasures against the planned U.S. deployment of an advanced anti-missile system in South Korea, the defense ministry said on Thursday.

World, China, Sep 29 2016

Seoul court denies arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman; corruption probe continues

SEOUL A South Korean court rejected a request by prosecutors for a warrant to arrest Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin in the latest twist in a wide-ranging corruption probe that has convulsed the country's fifth-largest family-run conglomerate.

Sep 29 2016

North Korean soldier makes rare defection across DMZ to South

SEOUL A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea on Thursday, the South's military said, making a rare crossing of one of the world's most heavily fortified borders amid heightened tension between the rival neighbors.

World, North Korea Sep 29 2016

Ship shake: Hanjin woes may help float tech, data start-ups

SINGAPORE The global shipping industry, ravaged by collapsing revenues, defensive mergers and the failure of major player South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd , is slowly waking up to the redeeming potential of technology.

Tech, Sep 28 2016

South Korea to widen Takata air bag recall by 110,000 vehicles

SEOUL South Korea said on Wednesday that 13 automakers will recall some 110,000 vehicles equipped with Takata Corp's defective air bags, the latest development in a long-running safety crisis involving the Japanese company.

Tech Sep 28 2016

Russia said to send more warplanes to Syria, diplomacy 'on life support'

MOSCOW/BEIRUT Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its air campaign, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as the United States said diplomacy to halt the violence was "on life support" but not dead yet. | Video