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  1. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's homebuyers buoyed by eased mortgage curbs

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:34am by BLOOM

    ... since the central bank began tracking the rate in September 2001. The economy expanded at the weakest pace in more than a year in the past quarter and the central bank reduced its growth ... loans on credit are likely to increase and add to the household debt risk." The Financial Services Commission in February said it aimed to cut the country's household debt ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Some relatives of South Korea's Sewol disaster tired of activists joining cause

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by Reuters

    ... the father of a 16-year-old girl killed in the disaster. He was taken to hospital yesterday after mounting a 40-day hunger strike. Kim was sent to hospital from Seoul's central Gwanghwamun ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Two more suspected suicides by South Korean soldiers in troubled unit near DMZ

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Two more apparent troop suicides at troubled unit The South Korean military said yesterday that two conscripts had been found dead in an apparent suicide, ... in the same month. Last week, all military servicemen halted their regular duties to take part in a day-long "moral education workshop" aimed at stamping out bullying. South Korea's ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Pope to hail early Korean Catholics' courage when he beatifies 124 martyrs in Seoul

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... in Seoul on Saturday. Up to one million people are expected to converge on the capital's central Gwanghwamun Square for the mass, which will mark the religious centrepiece of the pope's ... inside the central ceremonial area, which will be ringed by a 4.5km-long fence. Among those to be beatified will be one Chinese martyr, Zhou Wenmo, a priest who was executed in 1801 after ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Defence minister orders inquiry over death of bullied South Korean soldier

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... "Priority must be put on ensuring a similar incident will not happen again," presidential spokesman Min Kyung-wook said. Bullying has long tainted South Korea's military service, which ... and teenaged youth, they are suddenly plunged into a world of harsh military discipline. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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. ...




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