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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    S Korea military chiefs endorse development of home-built fighter jet

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:16pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... Reuters in Seoul Plans to design and manufacture a twin-engine fighter costing up to 8.5 trillion won were announced by South Korea's army leaders in Seoul on Friday South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff endorsed a plan on Friday for the country to des ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Curfew and alcohol ban for US air force personnel in South Korea

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by AFP

    ... come amid concern over alcohol-fuelled sexual assaults in the military as well as persistent worries over North Korea, which has conducted missile, rocket and heavy artillery tests over ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    ‘Comfort women’ issue raised in rare talks between Park Geun-hye and Tokyo governor

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... to work in Japanese wartime military brothels, the Blue House said. "The issue of comfort women is not merely a bilateral one, but an issue related with general human rights," Park ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Shrinking lake, sinkholes threaten 123-storey tower being built in Seoul

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AP

    ... for the 555-metre tower first surfaced in 1995 and it took another 15 years to gain approval, after the air force objected to it as a risk to a nearby military airport. Now it faces new doubts as South ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Korea's other 'comfort women' seek payouts for serving in brothels for US troops

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:15am by Reuters

    ... cluttered room in a shack outside Camp Humphreys, a busy US military garrison in the town of Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul. On June 25, sixty-four years after the Korean war broke out, Cho joined 122 ... military in South Korea said it was aware of reports of the lawsuit. "USFK has a zero tolerance for prostitution and human trafficking," a US Forces in Korea spokesman said. ...

  6. News - China - SOUTH KOREA

    Xi Jinping’s South Korea visit reflects a region in flux

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... whose strategic “pivot” to Asia is on a more fragile footing with its two main military allies in the region barely on speaking terms. For China, however, it’s an opportunity, according to Lee ... announced a highly contentious shift in Japan’s pacifist military policy, asserting its right to go into battle in defence of its allies-- a move viewed with deep suspicion in Beijing and Seoul. ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Manhunt on for South Korean border guard who killed five fellow soldiers

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Manhunt for soldier who shot dead five comrades A military manhunt was under way yesterday for a South Korean soldier who shot and killed five members of his ... were taken to a military hospital and a manhunt had been launched for the armed renegade guard. Because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a ceasefire rather than a peace treaty, the two ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean soldier who killed five captured alive after shooting himself

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 11:27am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Military says conscript shot himself in the side following stand-off with thousands of troops Cornered fugitive soldier refuses to surrender A South Korean military conscript who killed five members of his unit was captured on Monday after shooting himself in the side following a stand-off with thousands of troops, the defence ministry said. “He shot ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's defence chief apologises for bullying remark about shooting spree

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by AFP

    ... the practice, but experts say those who struggle to adapt to military life are often isolated and humiliated. Lim joined the army in 2012 and was only three months away from being discharged. Before ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean soldier who killed five comrades in ‘stable condition’

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... on his fellow soldiers. Army sources said Lim had difficulty adapting to the military, and psychological evaluators had advised senior officers to pay him special attention. Many of the South Korean soldiers on border duty are young male recruits doing their mandatory two-year military service. Lim and most of the victims and the injured were such conscripts who were teenagers ...




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