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  1. 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

    ... of suicides in the military rose steadily from 67 in 2004 to 97 in 2011 before falling to 79 by 2013. The current rate stands at a little over 11 per 100,000 which, the defence ministry notes, ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    By-election boost for South Korean ruling party despite ferry disaster

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:36am by AFP

    ... on the Park administration's handling of the Sewol disaster that claimed around 300 lives- most of them high school students. Park's popularity ratings plunged in the wake of the disaster, ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean youth population to be halved by 2060

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:49pm by AFP

    ... 60 years or over will account for 39 per cent of the population, up from 17 per cent last year, according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. South Korea’s fertility rate ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea’s low birth rate means the size of its youth population – those aged between nine and 24 – will be slashed in half by 2060, a government report ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Fresh blow to Park Geun-hye as South Korea PM nominee withdraws bid

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by AFP

    ... and Moon's withdrawal is a further blow at a time when her popularity ratings are already at their lowest ebb following the Sewol ferry disaster in April. The prime minister's job fell open ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Student survivors to testify in South Korea ferry disaster trial

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:01pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... has dragged on for more than two months, with the body retrieval rate falling off rapidly since the beginning of June. Two divers have been killed and voices have begun to be heard calling ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye’s ruling party strong at local elections despite South Korean ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 09:50am by AFP

    ... of a victory," said Choi Jin, head of the Institute for Presidential Leadership. "The opposition was hoping for more, but given Park's high ratings before the Sewol disaster, it's still ... province. "We put up a good defence even in the midst of the Sewol disaster," party secretary general Yoon Sang-hyun said. The high popularity ratings Park has enjoyed since taking ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean ballots focus attention on handling of ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 01:17pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... to reproach the government,” 23-year-old Kim Soo-hyun said after casting her vote in the capital, Seoul. Park’s approval ratings fell sharply from 61 to 46 per cent in the days after the April 16 ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Subway train crash in South Korean capital Seoul injures 200 passengers

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 04:06pm by Agencies in Seoul

    ... Park Geun-hye’s approval rating. A Gallup Korea poll issued on Friday showed her rating had plunged by 11 percentage points in the past two weeks to 48 per cent. ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    New rules regulate marriage-by-mail brokers, participants in South Korea

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... South Korea did nothing to rein in marriage brokers, believing they were fulfilling a useful service helping to improve a radically declining birth rate and labour force in the countryside. ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    20 million South Korean bank card users fall victim to personal data leak

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... or their own employees. In the latest case, an employee of personal credit ratings firm Korea Credit Bureau has been arrested and accused of stealing the data from customers of three credit card firms ...




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