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  1. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's homebuyers buoyed by eased mortgage curbs

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

    ... determination to "normalise" the housing market and boost sentiment might exacerbate Korea's household debt without lifting home prices, said Lim Hyun-mook, the head of real estate ... of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the regulator said. Finance Minister Choi's measures would boost the housing market in the short term, especially as interest rates fell, ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Defence minister orders inquiry over death of bullied South Korean soldier

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Apology, inquiry over bullied soldier's death South Korean Defence Minister Han Min-koo apologised yesterday and the presidential Blue House urged a full inquiry following the death of a bullied young army conscript. "I extend my sincere apology," Han told parliament, describing the death of the 23-year-old private as "an incident ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    ‘Comfort women’ issue raised in rare talks between Park Geun-hye and Tokyo governor

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea's President Park Geun-hye met Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe at the Blue House in Seoul on Friday and Park lost wasted no time in raising ... Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties. Masuzoe made a courtesy call at the presidential Blue House, which Park used to reiterate Seoul's demand ...

  4. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    Housing slump holds back rebound in South Korean economy

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Housing slump drags down Korean economy South Korea's worst property-market slowdown since 2004 threatens to limit the economy's rebound, as the government's stop-go policies to stimulate the housing market fail to secure any sustained revival. Apartment transactions in Seoul plunged 80 per cent in July from June, when temporary acquisition tax ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea shuts down nuclear reactor over control rod problem

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 04:21pm by Reuters

    ... power demand, but the nuclear operator said it would have little impact on supply at the moment. “We are looking into the exact cause of the shutdown,” a KHNP spokesman said, adding that it was not clear when the reactor would be restarted. Following Japan’s Fukushima disaster and the country’s nuclear power safety scandal over parts supplied with forged documents since late 2012, South ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Fresh blow to Park Geun-hye as South Korea PM nominee withdraws bid

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by AFP

    ... amassed after leaving the bench and going into private practice. The prime minister's role is a largely symbolic one in South Korea, where all real power lies in the presidential Blue House ... to pull out. In a statement issued by the presidential Blue House, Park said it was "extremely regrettable" that Moon had been judged in the court of public opinion without being able ...


    Fire in South Korea hospice for elderly kills 21

    Posted May 28th 2014, 09:22am by >Agence France-Presse

    ... to the doors of the presidential Blue House in Seoul. In an address to the nation last week, President Park Geun-hye tearfully accepted responsibility for the disaster and vowed to improve safety ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye names jurist Ahn Dai-hee South Korea's new prime minister

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... a search of both Yoo's house and the rural compound of a church that he co-founded, but he has eluded capture after ignoring summonses to appear for questioning. Reuters, Agence France-Presse ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Families of South Korea ferry dead march on presidential palace

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:40am by Reuters in Seoul

    ... Reuters in Seoul Grieving parents and relatives of the students who lost their lives in the sinking of the South Korean ferry Sewol march on the presidential Blue House in Seoul Watch: Korea ferry victims' parents demand meeting with president Parents of students killed when a passenger ferry sank last month led a sombre march on South Korea’s presidential palace ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Obama offers condolences for victims of South Korea ferry disaster on visit to Seoul

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 05:04pm by AFP

    ... leaders bowed their heads in a moment of silence, and Obama handed Park the US flag which had flown over the White House on the day the ferry sank on April 16 as a gesture of respect from the American people. “I’m very mindful that my visit comes at a time of mourning for the people of this nation,” Obama said before talks with Park at the presidential Blue House. “I know that President ...




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