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  1. News - Asia

    Boat carrying 3 North Koreans drifts south

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 11:48am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... drift south of the Koreas’ maritime border. Some of the North Koreans ask to return home, but some choose to defect. Citizens of the two sides cannot travel freely across the border. ... Associated Press in Seoul A South Korean coastguard official says a fishing boat carrying three North Koreans has drifted south of the countries’ eastern maritime boundary. The official ...

  2. News - World

    South Korea sacks Jill Kelley over Petraeus scandal

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 11:36am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse We’re following the necessary procedures, says foreign ministry official South Korea said on Tuesday it was dismissing Jill Kelley, the Florida socialite at the heart ... Korea has 15 honourary consuls in the United States. Their mission is to help promote South Korea-US relations and protect the rights of Korean-Americans. An honourary consul reportedly gets ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea says Japan must educate its people about war crimes

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:17pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York South Korea’s foreign minister said Japan’s wartime past will overshadow relations between the two staunch US allies until Japan educates its people about ... a few hours before “serious” talks with Japan’s foreign minister, also said South Korea would not compromise in its dispute over the tiny Dokdo islands, called Takeshima by Japan, which has ...

  4. News - China

    China business brisk on N Korea's trade lifeline

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:16pm by Agence France Presse in Dandong

    ... of the death of leader Kim Jong-il. If the United States, South Korea, Japan and others want to tighten the economic screws on the North after what they see as a banned ballistic missile test ordered ... to China and on to South Korea, shrugged off any concerns. Business was “very good”, he said. China has long been the North’s most important ally and has also become its biggest trading partner ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Will a president's daughter be South Korea's next leader?

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... Richard Halloran Richard Halloran says Park Geun-hye, if elected, could favour moderation Will a president's daughterbe South Korea's next leader? In the elections across Asia from Japan to Sri Lanka this year, perhaps the most intriguing candidate is Park Geun-hye, who is seeking to be the first woman elected president of South Korea. Park, 60, is part of an elite ...

  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    South Korea warns of Japan’s shift to the right

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 03:21pm

    ... to make it clear that we will not compromise with Japan with regard to territorial and history-related issues,” Kim said. Meanwhile, South Korea plans to go ahead with a delayed rocket launch ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-Hwan warned on Thursday of signs of a rightward shift in Japanese politics, including an increasingly aggressive stance ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea president-elect puts national security first

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 11:42am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Incoming president Park Geun-hye, basking in her election as South Korea’s first female leader, promised on Thursday to stand tough on national security ... week’s rocket launch. She also pledged to work for regional stability in Northeast Asia where South Korea, China and Japan are engaged in a series of bitter territorial disputes. “The launch ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park becomes South Korea's first woman president

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by AGANECIES

    ... Agencies in Seoul Conservative daughter of the country’s former dictator sweeps to ‘symbolic’ victory over her liberal rival and vows to be ‘leader of promise’ South Korea elects its first woman president Conservative Park Geun-hye, the daughter of South Korea's former dictator, became the country's first woman president last night. Her liberal rival Moon Jae-in conceded ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea presidential rivals in final push for votes

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 05:39pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul The two rivals for South Korea’s presidency made a final pitch to voters on Tuesday – the eve of an election that looks set to go down to the wire and could produce the country’s first female leader. The eventual winner of Wednesday’s ballot will face numerous foreign and domestic challenges, including a pugnacious North Korea, a slowing economy ...


    War games fracas strains ties between South Korea and Japan

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo South Korea refuses to let Japanese ship dock at Busan during four-nation naval drills War games strain Seoul-Tokyo ties South Korea is refusing to allow ... story, citing a Japanese diplomat in Seoul as saying: "It is extremely rude as a host country of a multination military drill." South Korea's defence ministry denied the reports, ...




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