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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea approves two new nuclear power plants

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:24pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Seoul gives go-ahead for two new nuclear plants The government yesterday approved a US$7 billion project to build two nuclear plants, a boost for an industry struggling ... Korea announced a policy shift to cut its reliance on nuclear generation to 29 per cent of total power supply by 2035, down from a planned 41 per cent by 2030. A series of nuclear reactor ...

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    South Korea’s railway workers end strike over rail reform plan

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 03:44pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Korea Railway workers end strike over management overhaul plan they fear will spark mass layoffs and pay cuts Thousands of South Korean railway workers agreed on Monday to end a three-week partial strike after lawmakers promised to reflect their opinions in the government’s controversial plan to reorganise railway services. More than 6,000 unionised ...

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    South Korean lawmaker Lee Seok-ki jailed for treason for plotting revolt

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:54pm by AFP

    ... supporters in May last year, at a time of surging military tensions following the North’s third nuclear test. The court was told how Lee had told members of his group to prepare attacks on South ...

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    South Korea flexes muscles with naval exercise

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 03:01pm by AFP

    ... Peninsula following the North’s third nuclear test. Day one of a six-day drill in the East Sea (Sea of Japan) involved South Korean warships and submarines, as well as surveillance planes from ... is congratulating itself on the success of the test, neither nuclear power nor missiles will protect them “The drill is aimed at testing our readiness against threats from the enemy,” a spokesman told ...

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    Park tells North Korea to change course or perish

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 11:47am by Agence France-Presse in Daejeon

    ... Korea on Tuesday that its only “path to survival” lay in abandoning its nuclear and missile programmes. In a speech to mark the third anniversary of the sinking of a South Korean naval vessel ... to survival lies in stopping provocations and threats, abandoning its nuclear weaponry and missiles, and becoming a responsible member of the international community,” Park said. The president ...

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    Nuclear power turns off South Koreans after Fukushima

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul A survey shows that 63 per cent of respondents consider nuclear plants to be unsafe; government vows to review policy as power demand soars Nuclear power turns off Koreans For Seoul residents, South Korea's decision to keep four nuclear reactors offline because of faked safety reports means power shortages and a summer of sweltering homes and offices. ...

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    South Korean opposition steps up criticism of rail reorganisation plan

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 02:00am by AFP

    ... suspect the move is a prelude to a privatisation that would entail layoffs and pay cuts. They have been on partial strike since December 9. At least 20,000 workers, activists and supporters staged ... be resolved by merely cracking down [on workers on strike]," Sul said in a meeting with Korail union members and dozens of other Democratic Party lawmakers yesterday. Some 30 union leaders have ...

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    South Korea halts two more reactors over faulty parts

    Posted May 28th 2013, 06:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea on Tuesday shut down two nuclear reactors and delayed the scheduled start of operations at two more, prompting government warnings of “unprecedented” power shortages. Part of a widening investigation into a scandal involving parts provided with fake safety certificates, the latest move means 10 of the South’s 23 nuclear reactors ...

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    Park Geun-hye wants revival of family reunions with North Korea

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 12:59pm by AP

    ... zones administered by the Soviet Union and the United States. “We must free ourselves from confrontation, threats of a war and nuclear blackmail and open up an era of reunification. We should ...

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    North Korean troops pledge loyalty en masse as Seoul on alert

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... by the nuclear-armed regime. Photos from state media showed tens of thousands of troops carrying red flags marching in a large square in front of the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the spiritual heart ... such as reckless provocations,” she said, urging the military to step up vigilance near the heavily fortified border with the North. In the past, North Korea has staged nuclear or missile tests around ...




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