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South Korea court rules against Mitsubishi Heavy on forced labor

BUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - A South Korean court ordered Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd <7011.T> to pay a total of 400 million won ($360,200) in compensation to five South Koreans for forced labor during Japan's colonial rule in the second such ruling this month. Full story

Korean War anniversary observed

It was on July 27th, 1953, sixty years ago this weekend, when the signing of the armistice ended the Korean War hostilities. Full story

Solemn ceremonies mark war anniversary in South Korea

   In South Korea, the commemoration of the Korean War was solemn, designed to remember the dead and thank the 21 countries who gave their support. NBC’s Ian Williams reports.

The Korean War truce 60 years later: Celebration vs. commemoration

NBC's Ian Williams explains the stark differences between North and South Korea's reactions to the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armnistice. Full story

As N. Korea celebrates, S. Korea calls for no nukes

   While North Korea celebrated Saturday with a military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the truce that ended fighting in the Korean War, South Korea called for its neighbor to abandon nuclear weapons. NBC’s Ian Williams reports.

GM's South Korean workers OK wage deal after strike hits output

SEOUL (Reuters) - General Motors' <GM.N> South Korean workers have approved an annual wage deal, ending 13 days of partial strikes at the base where the U.S. automaker produces more than 40 percent of its Chevy-branded cars, a union spokesman said on Friday. Full story

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   Groovy! Watch this robot dance ‘Gangnam Style’

A new robot developed in South Korea named “Hubo Two” has some serious dance moves, including PSY’s iconic steps.

  S. Korea tests US wheat crop for tainted grains

South Korea may suspend shipments of US wheat imports if testing shows an unapproved genetically modified strain of the crop. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  PSY performs ‘Gangnam’ follow-up: ‘Gentleman’

The musical phenomenon from South Korea who hit global stardom last year with his song “Gangnam Style” performs his new hit “Gentleman.”

  Bill Gates inadvertently offends Koreans

In South Korea, it’s disrespectful to shake another person’s hand while your other hand is in your pocket, which is exactly what Bill Gates did during a meeting with South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  US chopper’s ‘hard landing’ hurts 21 in S. Korea

A helicopter carrying Marines made a hard landing near Seoul while participating in joint miltary exercises with South Korea. All 21 Marines on board survived, though six of them remain hospitalized in stable condition.

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