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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    S Korea military chiefs endorse development of home-built fighter jet

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:16pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... Joint Chiefs of Staff endorsed a plan on Friday for the country to design and make its own mid-level fighter jet, which a state think tank estimated will cost up to 8.5 trillion won (HK$6.4 ... Lockheed Martin, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said. The Joint Chiefs said in a statement that they had endorsed a twin-engine fighter jet to be developed for delivery starting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556126/s-korea-military-chiefs-endorse-development-home-built-fighter-jet
  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Some relatives of South Korea's Sewol disaster tired of activists joining cause

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by Reuters

    ... loved ones in April's ferry disaster are demanding accountability from the government, but some have grown weary of strident activists adopting their cause for political ends. ... government for what was widely seen as a botched rescue operation. Four months later, the tragedy is so politically charged that Pope Francis had to answer for wearing a yellow ribbon in support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1579535/some-relatives-south-koreas-sewol-disaster-tired-activists-joining-cause
  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    By-election boost for South Korean ruling party despite ferry disaster

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:36am by AFP

    ... contested on Wednesday, leaving it with 158 legislators in the 300-seat National Assembly. The results were a blow for the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD), whose two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563719/election-boost-south-korean-ruling-party-despite-ferry-disaster
  4. 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

    ... from the two countries "may be farther apart psychologically due to political difficulties" even though they had got along well in the past. The meeting was Park's first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558919/s-koreas-president-meets-tokyo-governor-seoul-amid-diplomatic-rift
  5. 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 to Park's presidency President Park Geun-hye's waning political fortunes suffered another blow yesterday when her second nominee for prime minister was forced to withdraw over past remarks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539849/moon-chang-keuk-withdrawals-his-south-korea-prime-minister-bid
  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye’s ruling party strong at local elections despite South Korean ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 09:50am by AFP

    ... disaster. Despite fears of a voter backlash, Park's New Frontier Party managed to win eight of the 17 main contests for city mayors and provincial governors. The main opposition New Politics ... the political impact on a national level. As well as retaining posts in its traditional regional strongholds, Park's party managed to win a number of key contests in Incheon city and Gyeonggi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525755/park-geun-hyes-ruling-party-strong-local-elections-despite-south-korean
  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Daughter rocks father’s campaign to become South Korean schools chief

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... arranged press conference on Sunday, Koh said that he would not be withdrawing his candidacy and said his daughter was taking part in a "political plot" organised by an election rival. "I am truly sorry for my daughter. But I will fight against the political plot to bring me down," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1523988/daughter-rocks-fathers-campaign-become-south-korean-schools-chief
  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean ballots focus attention on handling of ferry disaster

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

    ... of voters still support the New Frontier Party. Only 28 per cent said they supported the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD). About 40 per cent of voters in South Korea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525192/south-korean-ballots-focus-attention-handling-ferry-disaster
  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye’s pick for prime minister withdraws amid ethics row

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Former Supreme Court justice faces questions about earning millions since leaving public role Park's pick for PM withdraws amid ethics row South Korean President Park Geun-hye suffered another political setback yesterday when her choice for prime minister withdrew his name amid questions about the ethics of earning a large income after leaving public service. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1520687/park-geun-hyes-pick-premier-withdraws-amid-ethics-row
  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Life on hold in South Korea, a nation paralysed by tragedy

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Political campaigns suspended, TV shows and concerts cancelled as stunned South Koreans wonder how such a ferry disaster could happen Life on hold in nation paralysed by tragedy Stunned by this week's ferry disaster involving hundreds of missing schoolchildren, South Korea has gone into shock, with political campaigns suspended, television shows ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1487479/life-hold-south-korea-nation-paralysed-tragedy

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