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  1. News - China - SOUTH KOREA

    Xi Jinping’s South Korea visit reflects a region in flux

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse The president's visit shows that China now shares common ground with South Korea both economically and diplomatically China’s president on Friday wrapped up a state visit to South Korea that was heavier on symbolism than substance, but also exposed the slowly but steadily shifting bedrock of historical Cold War alliances in East Asia. Xi Jinping’s ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Resort roof collapse kills at least 10 in Gyeongju, South Korea

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 12:47am by AFP

    ... week. Local fire officials said they had difficulty reaching the scene of the collapse because the resort is high in the mountains and it was snowing last night. Gyeongju is a historic city ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Seoul wants Unesco to register records on Japan's wartime sex slaves

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 12:42pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... Audrey Yoo audrey.yoo@scmp.com South Korea wants to preserve documentary evidence of 200,000 sex slaves during second world war, while Tokyo denies "comfort women" were forced ... on its own,” a ministry official told Yonhap News Agency.  Unesco launched the Memory of the World programme in 1992 to preserve the documentary heritage of various parts of the world. ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea orders probe after students killed by roof collapse

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 12:42pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Korean and international travellers. Once the capital of the Silla kingdom, it boasts numerous historical sites and is located at the southern fringe of the Taebaek mountains. The Mauna Ocean ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea calls for ‘language purification’ campaign on Korean alphabet day

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:07pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... words, Japanese words from the 20th century and globally dominant American English,” said Lee Gun-beom, the head of Hangul Munhwa Yeondae. Efforts to preserve the Korean language go back ... and Malaysia, that are keen to preserve their linguistic heritage. Beijing forbids state-run broadcasters from saying English acronyms like GDP and NBA on their programmes. In Malaysia, Bahasa Rojak, ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean border guards fired hundreds of rounds at defector

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 04:16pm by AFP

    ... the crossing in advance and was wearing a home-made life preserver. Cho insisted that the border guards had responded correctly. “Soldiers are supposed to shoot those who ignore military warnings ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean schools to teach about Dokdo islands dispute

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the spokesman said. Tomorrow, a state-funded education centre, known as the "Dokdo School" will be officially dedicated in the city of Cheonan, providing historical background on the islets. ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park calls for North Korea and Tokyo to amend their ways

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 11:22am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... countries' thriving economic relationship. "The historic dynamic of one party being a perpetrator and the other party a victim will remain unchanged even after a thousand years have ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    New South Korean, Japanese leaders seek fresh start

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 05:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean president-elect Park Geun-hye met on Friday with the envoy of Japan’s new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as Seoul and Tokyo sought a new start to a relationship dogged by bitter historical disputes. “As new governments take office in both countries, I hope they will make efforts in various fields to build confidence... and close friendship,” Park ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea president-elect puts national security first

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

    ... despite seeking engagement with North Korea. In her first policy address since her historic win on Wednesday, Park stressed the “grave” security threat posed by the North as underscored by last ... on “a correct historical perception”. Seoul and Tokyo are embroiled in a sovereignty row over a tiny group of South Korea-controlled islands in the Sea of Japan. Japan is mired in a separate ...




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