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Asiana flight delayed as oil leak discovered before take-off

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - An Asiana Airlines flight scheduled to leave Shanghai for Seoul on Thursday afternoon was delayed after the Airbus A330 aircraft was found to be leaking oil as it was taxiing toward the runway for take-off, local media reported.Full story

Shares of Samsung Electronics extend falls to more than 4 percent

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's shares extended falls to more than 4 percent after its second-quarter earnings estimates released on Friday failed to meet market forecasts, fuelling concerns about growth in its smartphone business. Full story

Samsung estimates second-quarter profit at record high, misses forecast

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd estimated its April-June operating profit rose 47 percent to a record 9.5 trillion won ($8.3 billion), lifted by the late April launch of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphones. Full story

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Director Bong Joon-ho speaks to the media during a news conference to promote his latest movie "Snowpiercer" at a hotel in Seoul

Director Bong Joon-ho speaks to the media during a news conference to promote his latest movie "Snowpiercer" at a hotel in Seoul July 29, 2013. Bong will attend the world premiere, a red carpet event, for the movie in Seoul on Monday. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)