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  1. Seoul sees itself as bridge in relations

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... across Northeast Asia. For decades, cold war tensions have limited practical co-operation between the mainland, South Korea and Japan. And even as growing commerce drives the trio together ... that Seoul is eager to drive co-operation forward with an eye to the future. It sees itself as a useful bridge between the two larger powers, whose mutual suspicions run deepest of all. South Korea ...

  2. 'Spoiled child' strains relations

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Japan, South Korean and Taiwan under military treaties. 'The complicated multiple relations between China and the Koreas, Japan and the US, and mainland China and Taiwan, make Chinese ... history of support for the regime in Pyongyang and accept Korean reunification under South Korean leadership. One of the latest batches of cables released by WikiLeaks also quotes Vice-Foreign ...

  3. Sino-Korean relations forged over ages

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... better relations with Korea than other neighbours such as Russia, Japan and Vietnam. During the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), diplomats and merchants from Korea were the most frequent foreign ... in 1905. Unlike Korea, Japan refused to acknowledge China's ritual superiority, with the result that missions to Beijing ceased during the late Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and formal relations ...

  4. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the South. Last year, American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were detained by North Korea while doing interviews on human trafficking near the border between China and the reclusive state. ... by a North Korean submarine. South Korea and Western powers have been pushing China to denounce Pyongyang, but China has not accepted the investigation's findings and has called for all parties ...

  5. Talking points

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... season it will probably have an effect on demand for their services for the remainder of this one. China, Russia lay ground for gas pipeline Assistant Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping ... and will spend the day at work, hosting a reception and a colonels' conference. Security Council takes up N Korea sanctions The UN Security Council will renew the mandate of the panel of experts ...

  6. The right man to move South Korea forward

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... South Korea's new president, Lee Myung-bak, is nicknamed 'The Bulldozer' and for good reason: he has a can-do reputation for getting things done. With a reform-packed agenda ... a reality. That is why he was elected so resoundingly in December. South Korea's rise from poverty after the Korean war is mirrored by his own life - the climb to chief executive ...

  7. Not a Korean war, but no longer business as usual

    Posted May 01st 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... Andrew Salmon A South Korean warship is shattered. Forty-six sailors are dead or missing. Suspicions point to the likelihood of an attack from North Korea. South Korea's public ... the Seoul office of the International Crisis Group. 'But we have to do something.' The South Korean corvette Cheonan sank after a mysterious explosion near disputed waters off North Korea ...

  8. Seoul's factories in North Korea make for trouble with US

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung in Kaesong, South Korea A public spat between Seoul and Washington over a flagship inter-Korean economic project has highlighted their deep divisions over the policy of economic co-operation with North Korea, straining the already tense relations between South Korea and its closest ally. Kaesong Industrial Park, located just north of the heavily fortified border ...

  9. Relations may get rockier before they improve as new era dawns

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chief Asia correspondent Greg Torode The North Korean city of Kaesong has long represented symbolic rather than practical value. So it was yesterday, as North Korea ejected 11 South Korean ... as a future source of labour for South Korean industrial might. It was touted as having the potential to end South Korea's reliance on cheap Southeast Asian or South American workers, as well ...

  10. Rough seas

    Posted Jun 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wen's visit,' one foreign ministry official said. The importance of smooth Sino-South Korean relations should not be underestimated. Both sides have put considerable work into improving ... Greg Torode As temperatures rise following the torpedoing of a South Korean warship by North Korea, much has been made of the importance of the habitually secretive relationship between ...




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