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Microsoft's Gates in South Korea for tech talks

Monday, April 22, 2013 - 00:23

April 22 - Microsoft chairman Bill Gates arrives in South Korea to discuss technology with President Park Geun-hye in Seoul. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Microsoft Corp Chairman Bill Gates on Monday met South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul. Park was expected to seek advice on her vision to use information technology as the main tool to boost economic growth at the meeting, Seoul's Yonhap news agency reported. Park has often mentioned Gates and late Apple founder Steve Jobs as examples while pitching for her "creative economy" initiative that calls for creating new markets and jobs by developing innovative technologies, Yonhap said. Gates arrived in Seoul on Saturday (April 20) for a three-day visit. He met top executives of Samsung Electronics Co. and university students on Sunday (April 21).

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Microsoft's Gates in South Korea for tech talks

Monday, April 22, 2013 - 00:23