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  1. 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 ... to undermine its own apology when the history behind the issue of “comfort women” was recognised internationally. “Japan must understand that the more the Abe government tires to undermine the Kono ...

  2. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's homebuyers buoyed by eased mortgage curbs

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

    ... Minister Choi's policies to stimulate growth- dubbed Choinomics after Japan's Abenomics, which refers to reflationary monetary and fiscal policies to revive economic expansion. The Bank ...

  3. 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

    ... long-favoured by Beijing. Rather than North Korea, Xi ended up expressing common cause with South Korea over an older regional rival-- Japan. In a speech at Seoul National University on Friday, he recalled the ”barbarous wars of aggression” Japan had waged against China and Korea and the suffering inflicted by occupation and colonial rule. Such rhetoric plays well in the South where ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Korea's other 'comfort women' seek payouts for serving in brothels for US troops

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Veterans of brothels for US troops seek redress, as Seoul presses Japan to atone for sex slavery Korea's other 'comfort women' seeking payouts Cho Myung-ja ... distraction for the South Korean government, which has pushed Japan to properly atone for what it says were second world war atrocities including forcing women, many of them Korean, to serve as sex ...

  5. 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

    ... into slavery South Korea plans to submit an application to register records on Japan’s use of wartime sex slaves at Unesco Memory of the World, reported local media. “We are examining and archiving relevant materials that are scattered across Korea, China, Japan and Southeast Asia,” explained the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. “We will finish archiving by the end of this year ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea protests to Japan over videoed claim to disputed islets

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 11:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Seoul condemns Tokyo's video-clip claim to islets South Korea has condemned Japan for publishing a video in 10 languages challenging its sovereignty over ... and Arabic- described Seoul's de facto control over the islets as "illegal". "We gravely protest the publication of the video … and strongly demand that Japan remove these videos ...

  7. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Resignation of nominee for prime minister over controversial comments over Japan issues further damages her already battered political image Fresh blow ... a political battleground because of past comments about Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule over the Korean peninsula. Park has had problems with several of her key political appointments, ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    CEO of firm that operated doomed South Korean ferry blamed for overloading

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:45am by AP

    ... navigation. The Sewol, a car ferry purchased in Japan in 2012, was redesigned to add cabins and create an exhibition room, according to the indictment. The ship became top heavy as a result, so ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea shuts down nuclear reactor over control rod problem

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

    ... 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 ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    US troop leader in South Korea urges deployment of new missile defence against North

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 12:21pm by Reuters

    ... will consider it,” ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok told a news briefing. South Korea has so far opted not to be part of the US missile defence partnership that covers the defence of Japan from ...




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