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  1. Knife-wielding attacker slashes face of US envoy in South Korea : March 06, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Daily Times

    SEOUL: US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert underwent two-and-a-half hours of surgery after he was slashed in the face by a Korean nationalist in an attack at a breakfast forum in Seoul on Thursday to discuss Korean reunification. Lippert, 42, was bleeding from deep wounds to his face and wrist but was able to walk after the attack.

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  2. U.S. ambassador to South Korea has surgery after face slashingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert tweeted that he's doing well after undergoing surgery. He was slashed in the face by a Korean nationalist, police say.

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  3. Korean Slasher: I Carried Out An Act Of Terror, And I Am Not AshamedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    The man who slashed the face and arm of the U.S. Ambassador to South Korea with a 10-inch knife on Thursday, 55-year-old Kim Ki-jong, has a history of opposing America's military presence in South Korea and backing reunion with North Korea. Kim attacked Ambassador Mark Lippert Thursday morning as Lippert was preparing to give a breakfast lecture on U.S.-Korea relations and the prospect of unity between the North and South.

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  4. US envoy attacked in SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert underwent two-and-a-half hours of surgery after he was slashed in the face by a Korean nationalist in an attack at a breakfast forum in Seoul yesterday to discuss Korean reunification. Lippert, 42, was bleeding from deep wounds to his face and wrist but was able to walk after the attack.

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  5. South Korea on high alert after knife attack on U.S. ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | UPI

    An early morning knife attack against Mark Lippert, the top U.S. envoy to South Korea, gripped the country and stunned ordinary South Koreans Thursday. Lippert, 42, was preparing to deliver a guest lecture at the invitation of the Korean Council for Reconciliation and Cooperation in Seoul, when the alleged assailant, Kim Ki-jong, 55, came from behind and attacked a seated Lippert.

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  6. US ambassador slashed in face by Korean attackerRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert underwent two-and-a-half hours of surgery after he was slashed in the face by a Korean nationalist in an attack at a breakfast forum in Seoul today to discuss Korean reunification. Lippert, 42, was bleeding from deep wounds to his face and wrist but was able to walk after the attack.

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  7. North Korea calls Seoul knife attack on US ambassador 'deserved...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies North Korea has hailed the bloody assault on the US ambassador to South Korea this morning as "deserved punishment" carried out by "the knife of justice".

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  8. U.S., China, South Korea should prepare for North Koreaa s collapse, former top negotiator saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Times

    The U.S. should embrace China's growing relations with South Korea, and all three nations should prepare for the inevitable collapse of North Korea and the hard work of unifying the peninsula. That's the message that Washington's former top negotiator with Pyongyang brought with him during a special visit to South Korea this week.

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  9. Gov't to hold meeting with Kaesong firms over wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    The South Korean government will hold a round-table meeting this week with the heads of local firms operating in the Kaesong Industrial Complex to discuss how to handle North Korea's unilateral decision to raise wages for its workers there, an official said Wednesday. The unification ministry is scheduled to hold the meeting with the council of relevant companies at its headquarters in Seoul on Thursday.

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  10. Koreas at Odds Over Wages at Joint Kaesong ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Voice of America

    North Korean workers assemble jackets at a factory of a South Korean-owned company at the jointly run Kaesong Industrial Complex in Kaesong, North Korea, Dec. 19, 2013. Tensions are rising between Seoul and Pyongyang over wage increases for North Korean workers employed by South Korean firms at the Kaesong Industrial Complex, an inter-Korean economic project.

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  11. SKorean economist: NKorean entrepreneurs drive economic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | UPI

    Informal markets are the prime source of goods and services for most North Koreans, and distribution through its officially planned economy is the "exception rather than the rule," a South Korean economist said Friday. Speaking at a forum addressing issues of North and South Korean relations, Lee Seok-gi, an analyst for the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade, said the North Korean regime is finding ways to accommodate the rise of private enterprise to rebuild its economy, Yonhap reported.

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  12. S.Korea offers talks with DPRK on Kaesong complexRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Xinhuanet

    South Korea on Friday offered to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea holding a dialogue on the Kaesong Industrial complex after Pyongyang's unilateral decision to raise wages for workers. Unification Ministry spokesman Lim Byeong-cheol told a press briefing that the ministry proposed to the DPRK holding talks on March 13 about the management of the inter-Korean factory park in the DPRK's border city of Kaesong.

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  13. S. Korea offers talks with N. Korea on Kaesong complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Korea Herald

    South Korea on Friday proposed talks with North Korea on the Kaesong Industrial Complex in mid-March, three days after the communist neighbor announced a unilateral decision to raise wages for its workers there by more than 5 percent. The unification ministry accused Pyongyang of running counter to efforts to develop the joint venture, located just north of the inter-Korean border, in a stable manner.

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  14. N.Korea Demands More Money for Kaesong WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korea on Tuesday told South Korea it is raising the minimum wage for North Korean workers at the joint Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex to US$74 in March. "The North told the joint management committee on Tuesday afternoon that it would implement some revised labor regulations for the industrial park of which it unilaterally notified the South in December," a Unification Ministry official said Thursday.

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  15. Items made in North Korea to be labeled South Korea-madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | UPI

    Items made in North Korea-based factories will be labeled as South Korea-made as part of the China-South Korea Free Trade Agreement, South Korea's trade ministry said Wednesday. The products, 310 in total , manufactured in the North Korean city of Kaesong, are made in South Korea-owned factories that employ a North Korean labor force.

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  16. N. Korea demands higher wages for workers employed by SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Lowell Sun

    This Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, photo, shows a joint run industrial complex between South Korea and North Korea, in Kaesong as photographed from the Dora Observation Post in Paju, South Korea near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War.

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  17. North Korea says it will raise workers' wages at Kaesong to 74 U.S. dollars in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Arirang TV

    North Korea unilaterally decided to raise its workers' wages at the inter-Korean joint industrial complex in Kaesong starting next month. Seoul's unification ministry said Thursday that North Korea sent a letter to the industrial park two days ago saying that it has raised North Korean workers' minimum wage by 5-percent to 74 U.S. dollars.

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  18. Two Koreas row over wages in joint industrial complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Straits Times

    North Korea notified South Korea on Thursday of a raise in the minimum wage for workers in their Kaesong joint industrial complex, a unilateral move immediately rejected by Seoul. The South's Unification Ministry said it had received a faxed message stating that the basic salary for the 53,000 North Korean workers in the complex should be increased by just over 5 per cent from March 1 to US$74 a month.

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  19. N. Korea demands higher wages for workers employed by SouthRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTOV9

    Officials say North Korea has told rival South Korea that it plans to raise the minimum wage for North Koreans employed by southern companies at a jointly run industrial park. An official from Seoul's Unification Ministry said Thursday that the South rejected the North's decision because it wasn't a mutual agreement.

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  20. PM says sanctions removal can be discussed if Koreas hold talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Korea Herald

    South Korea is ready to discuss the possible removal of its sanctions on North Korea if the rival countries hold talks, Seoul's prime minister said Thursday. The remark by Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo was seen as reflecting Seoul's growing willingness to mend fences with North Korea as well as its continuing call on the communist country to return to the negotiating table.

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