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  1. Court blow to capital relocation plan

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the basic voting rights of the people.' The government wants to move South Korea's administrative capital from Seoul to the Gongju-Yeongi area in the centre of the country. President Roh ... the country's capital from Seoul was on hold yesterday after one of the country's top courts deemed it unconstitutional. In a ruling televised live on national TV, South Korea's Constitutional ...

  2. Deal struck to put capital relocation back on agenda

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul The South Korean government's attempt to move the administrative capital from Seoul to the city of Gonju in the centre of the country appeared to be on again yesterday- at least in a watered-down form. The revival of hopes for the massive project came after government and opposition parties agreed to pass a special law sidestepping a ruling ...

  3. Roh faces new fight with his foes over his nominee for PM

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul Kim Hyuk-kyu, who defected to the ruling party, has been branded a traitor South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun is on another collision course with the opposition ... it to the pro-government Uri Party shortly before last month's national elections. The 64-year-old lawmaker's appointment would have to be approved by the National Assembly following a tough ...

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    Japanese media calls for stronger government to handle China, South Korea rows

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 10:43am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan needs a strong government to handle rows with China and South Korea as the world is losing patience with the county’s revolving door politics, a major ... also has a longstanding dispute with Russia over the Kuril islands. “If we don’t have a stable, strong government on our side, [other] territorial issues with Russia and South Korea as well ...

  5. Pulling the strings

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... South Korea's decade-long drive to reconcile with North Korea takes centre stage in the South's presidential campaign, now that the North has postponed the two nations' ... the summit to elevate Mr Roh's diminished popularity - and that of whoever the president and his allies put up as their candidate to succeed him. Mr Roh is barred under South Korea ...

  6. Electronic etiquette

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... Foreigners arriving in South Korea for the first time are impressed by the country's high standards of information technology. As one of the world's most digitalised and wired ... of the country, a unique cafe called PC Bang is filled with children playing online games via the inexpensive broadband internet link. In many ways, South Korea is a pioneer of the internet ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Legislator calls for South Korea's own nuclear defence

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Call for S Korea's own nuclear defence A prominent South Korean legislator says his country should consider developing its own nuclear weapons ... is that against nuclear weapons, only nuclear weapons can hold the peace Chung Mong-joon The former presidential candidate argued that South Korea has the right to withdraw from the non-proliferation ...

  8. Kim has surprise welcome for Roh

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun to Pyongyang for a three-day summit - only the second such meeting between the two states' leaders in 54 years. Appearing older, frailer and less ... legacy, would like to make progress towards turning the armistice that ended the Korean war into a peace treaty, and to advance the six-nation process aimed at denuclearising North Korea. Analysts ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean president's aide fired for 'sexual harassment'

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul President's aide fired for 'sexual harassment' South Korean President Park Geun-hye fired her spokesman midway through a summit trip to the United States, Yonhap news agency reported yesterday. Yonhap cited rumours that Yoon Chang-jung- a former political columnist- had sexually harassed a South Korean woman in her early 20s who ...

  10. Roh demands apology from Japan amid mounting wave of anger

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the two neighbours. 'To develop bilateral ties, sincere efforts are required from the Japanese government and the Japanese people,' Mr Roh said. His call comes amid heightened South ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun yesterday demanded that Tokyo apologises for its colonial rule of the peninsula amid a rising tide of domestic anger against ...




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