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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean ballots focus attention on handling of ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 01:17pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... ferry disaster – her lowest since coming to power in February last year – and show little sign of improving. Opposition candidates look set to win key mayoral races in Seoul, neighbouring ...

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    S Korea presidential hopefuls discuss united candidacy

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 06:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... in the event of a three-horse race, but that the contest would be neck and neck in a face-off with Moon or Ahn. Ahn called the meeting a “first step” towards a joint strategy for defeating the ruling ... Geun-hye in an increasingly tight race. Moon Jae-in, from the main opposition Democratic United Party, and Ahn Cheol-soo, a software mogul running as an independent, said they would do their best ...

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    South Korean prosecutors seek 20 years in Lee Seok-ki sedition trial

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... constitutional court has yet to make a decision on a government petition to disband Lee’s party, which fielded a candidate in the 2012 presidential race. Lee has been in trouble for his political views ...

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    Ahn Cheol-soo quits South Korean race for presidency

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Seoul

    ... gave up his bid to become president yesterday and endorsed another opposition candidate, setting the stage for a close race with conservative favourite Park Geun-hye to lead Asia's fourth ... said Ahn's decision to step aside would turn what had looked like an easy win for Park, who is trying to become the country's first woman leader, into a very close race. "This ...

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    Software mogul enters S Korea presidential race

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 03:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Popular software mogul Ahn Cheol-soo declared his candidacy on Wednesday for South Korea’s presidential election, setting up a three-way race that offers ... in the capital, Seoul. “Now, I will run in the presidential election,” the 50-year-old said, ending a year of intense speculation. Ahn’s entry into the race has the potential to split the liberal vote ...

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    Weaker presidential candidates unite against favourite Park Geun-hye

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... suggest Park, from the ruling New Frontier Party, would easily win a three-horse race, but is neck and neck in a face-off with either Moon or Ahn. "This will work against Park Geun-hye ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Favourite Park now faces a real fight in the presidential race as her two rivals join forces with the aim of fielding a single contender Trailing candidates ...

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    South Korea introduces ‘Gangnam Style’ tourist police

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 02:34pm by AFP

    ... signature horse-riding dance. “The tourist police wasn’t created because this country is unsafe,” Lee Charm, president of the Korea Tourism Organisation told the new recruits. “You are ambassadors ...

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    South Korea’s far-left presidential candidate quits

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 05:02pm by AFP

    ... in an increasingly tight race. Lee Jung-hee from the United Progressive Party bowed out three days before the December 19 poll in what she called a move to prevent the ruling conservative party candidate ... one per cent of voters according to opinion polls – was a distant third in the race behind Park Geun-hye from the New Frontier Party (NFP) and Moon Jae-in from the left-leaning main opposition ...

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    South Korea’s Park, Moon register for election after Ahn quits

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 11:11am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Nominees from South Korea’s ruling and opposition parties registered candidacies for next month’s presidential election, squaring off after an independent withdrew from the race ... economy as the winner will have to tackle rising household debt and slowing growth after replacing Lee Myung-bak for a five-year term. Ahn Cheol-soo, an independent, withdrew from the race ...

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    South Korea set for new satellite launch

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 01:09pm

    ... by its main military ally the United States, which feared that a robust missile or rocket programme would accelerate a regional arms race, especially with North Korea. Japan and China both ...




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