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  1. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Rumford wins Ballantine’s in play-off

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 04:49pm by Agence France-Presse in Icheon, South Korea

    ... Agence France-Presse in Icheon, South Korea Australian Brett Rumford won the Ballantine’s Championship in dramatic style on Sunday, hitting an eagle to beat compatriot Marcus Fraser and Peter Whiteford of Scotland in a play-off. The three players were level at 11-under-par at the end of four rounds before Rumford secured victory on the first extra hole. It is his fourth ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean foreign minister urges Japan to end ‘comfort women’ issue

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 12:24pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Yun Byung-se calls on Tokyo to resolve the controversy over second world war 'comfort women' from South Korea forced into prostitution by Japanese forces South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se on Thursday urged Japan to resolve the issue of “comfort women” forced into the wartime brothels for the Japanese military, according to Yonhap ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan hopes for summit with South Korea and US to thaw relations with Seoul

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:05pm by Reuters

    ... frozen relations with Seoul. But Korea appears cool to the idea of a meeting of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and US President Barack Obama ... Akitaka Saiki and Korea’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Cho Tai-young. The agenda for the meeting is bilateral relations and North Korea, says Japan’s foreign ministry. In addition to Abe’s ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea to shut borders to all foreign tourists amid Ebola fears

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:34pm by KRISTINE SERVANDO

    ... will be totally sealed,” he told the South China Morning Post. Gareth Johnson, founder of Xian-based Young Pioneer Tours (YPT) which specialises in budget tours to North Korea, said they had been informed ... the South China Morning   Post. “Two days ago, we were told that if we had people visiting North Korea, who’d been to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone that they would have to have a health check ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    UN racism envoy puts South Korea's reputation for prejudice to test

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... homogenous societies, South Korea has a small but rising foreign population which has not always been made to feel welcome. Some complaints focus on examples of racial insensitivity, ... suggest old models of national identity are in a state of flux. The number of foreign residents in South Korea has nearly tripled from just over 500,000 in 2006 to around 1.45 million in 2013- ...

  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan, South Korea agree to work towards warmer ties

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 12:03pm by AFP

    ... Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told South Korean First Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Tae-yong. "There are very difficult issues between South Korea and Japan," Cho ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Seoul and Tokyo seek to ease tensions Japan and South Korea have pledged to work towards the celebration of half a century of normal diplomatic ties, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    North and South Korea must seize this chance to talk

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 04:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Koreas must seize chance to talk Nothing about North Korea can be predicted with certainty. Secrecy and a lack of foreign contact means that its leaders and the way ... created just days earlier to ensure the talks take place. A difficult year in relations have been made more challenging by South Korean President Park Geun-hye and the North's leader, Kim ...

  8. 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

    ... Reuters in Ansan Some relatives of Sewol victims are weary of strident voices joining cause Ferry disaster families grow tired of activists' politicking South Korean families who lost loved ones in April's ferry disaster are demanding accountability from the government, but some have grown weary of strident activists adopting their cause for political ends. ...

  9. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    SAT scores delayed in China and South Korea amid fraud allegations

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 12:00pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com SAT examination results are being withheld in China and South Korea amid concerns that some students had illegally obtained test materials, ... students.”  Test takers in China and South Korea who took the October 11 exam have been affected by the probe. Hong Kong did not host SAT exams on that day, Ewing said. China ranks first and South ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean activists to launch critical leaflets across border

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 11:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse South Korean activists vowed yesterday to push ahead with a political leaflet launch over the border with North Korea, despite threats of retaliation from Pyongyang, ... on Thursday. It has also warned that failure to halt launches could scupper the planned resumption of high-level talks between the two Koreas. The South says there is no legal basis for a blanket ban, ...




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