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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    New rules regulate marriage-by-mail brokers, participants in South Korea

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea cracks down on matches between 'ineligible people';, such as grooms who don't earn enough and brides who fail language test New rules regulate marriage-by-mail South Korea has put new restrictions on mixed-ethnicity marriages, but critics say it would be better to focus on supporting foreign spouses who struggle ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean military fights quashing of cadet's expulsion for sex on leave

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 03:43pm by Reuters

    ... candidate out of the elite Army Academy for having sex with his girlfriend while he was on leave. An appeal court ruled yesterday that the academy abused its authority to discipline cadets when ... against sexual relations as part of its code of conduct, which also bans drinking, smoking and marriage and it intends to take the case to the Supreme Court, a spokesman for the army told a news ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Brother of Samsung chief Lee Kun-Hee loses US$850m appeal

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... court. In their initial suit, Lee Maeng-Hee and other relatives claimed that after Lee Byung-Chul's death, Lee Kun-Hee had hidden shares and assets held in other people's names. Under ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea moves to ban pro-North party

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 03:49pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... Chung-hee by the name he used while serving as an officer in the Japanese Imperial Army when the Korean peninsula was under Japanese colonial rule. The party has likened the current president to her ...

  5. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    More South Koreans opting to lease as home values fall, pushing up rents

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... in the residential market as key to bolstering economic growth and to fulfil her pledge to usher in a "people';s happiness era". The government will cut home-purchase taxes and increase ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean border guards fired hundreds of rounds at defector

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Nam Yong-Ho was fatally shot while trying to swim across the border to North Korea Border guards fired hundreds of shots at defector South Korean troops fired “hundreds” of rounds at a man who was killed while trying to swim across the border to North Korea, a top army officer said Tuesday. In the first official press briefing since the highly unusual ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Paying the price for refusing military service in South Korea

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Manpower Administration (MMA), which ensures every able-bodied South Korean man spends at least 21 months in the army or other services, demanded in March that Im's father fire his son from his farm equipment company for dodging the draft. Im's mother, Kwon Young-soon, had already been through the courts with her eldest son's refusal to join the army and also sobbed ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Software mogul enters S Korea presidential race

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

    ... a number of potentially game-changing permutations. “The people have expressed their desire to see reform in politics,” Ahn told a highly-anticipated press conference at the Salvation Army building 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 ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Hunt for former South Korean tyrant Chun Doo-hwan's HK$1.1b cash stash

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... chief of the state prosecution office urged an "extraordinary" push to collect from the 82-year-old, who seized power in a 1979 army coup and ruled South Korea until early 1988. ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Briefs, January 9, 2013

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... with the Viet Tan, or Vietnam Reform Party, in exile in the US, to carry out "activities aimed at overthrowing the people's administration". AP   No Rain on parade after love upset SEOUL- ...




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