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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea says crashed drones were programmed to fly from North Korea and back

    Posted May 08th 2014, 12:13pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Three drones that crashed in South Korea had onboard flight programming that showed they were launched from North Korea and were meant to return after flying over military ... the Korean border over a two-week period starting in late March. The second was discovered soon after a three-hour artillery barrage between North and South Korea in waters near a disputed maritime ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    North Korea issue has helped US China relations

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial N Korea, a plus for Sino-US ties Relations between China and the US look far from rosy. Tit-for-tat annual human rights reports in recent weeks that were as accusatory ... be attained. Kerry, with a firm grasp of foreign policy, has the right background. In him, there is hopefully a good chance of bringing back the balance to Sino-US relations that drifted under his ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea protests Japan’s review of ‘comfort women’ apology

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:54pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul South Korea summoned Japan’s envoy on Monday to protest against Tokyo’s review of a landmark 1993 apology to women, many Korean, forced to work as wartime sex slaves in Japanese military brothels, urging it to stop trying to whitewash history. South Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yong told the Japanese Ambassador Bessho Koro that Tokyo was trying ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese abductee's North Korean daughter meets relatives in Mongolia

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:54am by AFP

    ... abductee's child meets relatives The ageing parents of a Japanese woman who was kidnapped and taken to North Korea as a schoolgirl and allegedly died there have met her daughter for the first time. ... foreign ministry said yesterday. Yokota, who North Korea claims killed herself in 1994, became a symbol of a bitter bilateral row over Pyongyang's abduction of Japanese nationals in the 1970s ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Battle over US school textbooks between South Korea and Japan

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 11:01am by Agence France-Presse

    ... showdowns. But Virginia’s capital Richmond has turned into an unusual hotbed of diplomacy, with the ambassadors of Japan and South Korea both visiting in recent days to press in opposite directions ... passions in South Korea- at the local level in the United States. Since 2010, cities in the New York and Los Angeles areas have set up statues in honour of so-called “comfort women” forced into sex ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's defence chief apologises for bullying remark about shooting spree

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Defence chief sorry for saying army shooter bullied South Korea's defence minister apologised yesterday to the relatives of victims of a shooting rampage ... bring the truth to light in order not to damage the reputation of the victims," he said. Barrack-room bullying is a sensitive issue in South Korea. Measures have been taken to stamp out ...

  7. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    China, South Korea reject complaint from Japan over statue of assassin

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 02:55am by Julian Ryall

    ... Yoshihide Suga described Ahn as a criminal. "This is not good for Japan-South Korea relations," he said, adding that Tokyo's position that Ahn carried out a criminal act has been ... was a terrorist," said Yoichi Shimada, a professor of international relations at Japan's Fukui Prefectural University. "And while I agree that South Korea has the sovereign right to put up ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan says historic maps bolster claim to islands controlled by South Korea

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 11:28pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Centuries-old maps put on display supposedly bolster Japan's claim to outcrops held by South Korea but risk aggravating rocky relations Historic maps fuel ... be given the chance to stake their claims to the islands, but Seoul has so far refused. The Foreign Ministry in Tokyo said: "The occupation of Takeshima by the ROK [South Korea] is an illegal ...

  9. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's homebuyers buoyed by eased mortgage curbs

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

    ... moved into a new three-bedroom apartment. "I can get a bigger loan now; it may be the time to finally buy a home rather than swallowing this crazy rent rise." South Korea relaxed ... the most stringent lending rules. Korea has avoided the surge in home prices seen in Hong Kong and Singapore in the past five years as the government tackled record household debt levels ...

  10. Fickle history and a tarnished peace prize

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... but it had gone sour with time. The same now appeared to be happening with Korea. 'It's sad that scandals are now splitting South Korea at a time when there is a crisis with North Korea,' Dr Tonnesson said. 'At such a time, South Koreans should be working together.' He said Kim Dae-jung fitted the criteria for the ideal peace-prize winner - an individual ...




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