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  1. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Rumford wins Ballantine’s in play-off

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 04:49pm by Agence France-Presse in Icheon, South Korea

    ... Agence France-Presse in Icheon, South Korea Australian Brett Rumford won the Ballantine’s Championship in dramatic style on Sunday, hitting an eagle to beat compatriot Marcus Fraser and Peter Whiteford of Scotland in a play-off. The three players were level at 11-under-par at the end of four rounds before Rumford secured victory on the first extra hole. It is his fourth ...

  2. News - Asia

    South Korean president shakes up cabinet to win trust after ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:04pm

    ... Associated Press in Seoul President Park Guen-hye replaced seven cabinet members on Friday, following sharp criticism of her administration's handling of the disaster South Korea’s president replaced seven Cabinet members Friday in an apparent bid to win back sagging public trust in her administration after April’s ferry disaster. President Park Geun-hye has come under harsh ...

  3. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    South Korea president calls fugitive shipping family the 'root cause' of ferry tragedy

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Bounty for missing family members increased to US$500,000 South Korean President Park Geun-hye today denounced fugitive members of the ship-owning family ... million won (HK$756,000) has been offered for Yoo’s eldest son, Yoo Dae-kyun. In the wake of the Sewol tragedy, President Park has had to contend with widespread public criticism of the rescue ...

  4. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    Ferry captain’s actions ‘tantamount to murder’, says South Korea’s president

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:41am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jindo Families of ferry passengers face grim decision South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said today that the behaviour of the captain and crew of the ferry ... and anger,” said Park, who had been heckled Thursday when she met relatives of the hundreds of passengers- mostly schoolchildren- still missing. Watch: South Korean president says ferry captain's ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologises over ferry disaster

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 12:11pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologised on Tuesday for her government’s failure to prevent a ferry disaster that left some 300 people dead or missing. ... and for the insufficient first response,” Park said. “I am sorry to the people and heavy-hearted that many precious lives were lost,” she added. Earlier on Tuesday, the president had travelled to Ansan, just south ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea slams South's president, likens her to 'blabbering peasant'

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 10:47am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang slams South's president North Korea issued a personal attack on South Korean President Park Geun-hye yesterday, accusing her of breaking ... missiles, as US President Barack Obama hosted a Japan-South Korea summit aimed at uniting the three nations against Pyongyang's nuclear threat. United Nations resolutions prohibit North Korea ...

  7. 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

    ... Reuters in Ansan Some relatives of Sewol victims are weary of strident voices joining cause Ferry disaster families grow tired of activists' politicking South Korean families who lost ... The overloaded Sewol sank on a voyage that killed about 300 people, most of them children from the same school, causing an outpouring of grief as well as outrage at President Park Geun-hye's ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe’s Yasukuni Shrine offering angers China and South Korea

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:43am by AFP, Reuters

    ... and completely makes a clean break from militarism, can it be possible for Sino-Japanese relations to achieve a healthy and stable development," Hua said. In South Korea, President Park Geun-hye ... shrine offering China and South Korea reacted sharply after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made an "offering" to a controversial war shrine and lawmakers from his party, including ...

  9. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Pope sends message to Beijing as China bars Catholics from attending South Korea event

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:01pm

    ... plane approached South Korean airspace off the west of the peninsula, North Korea test fired three short-range rockets into the sea off its east coast, according to South Korea’s defence ... stages such tests when rival South Korea is in the global spotlight, in what is seen as a means to grab a share of the attention. The Argentinian pope will spend five days in South Korea, meeting ...

  10. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Pope Francis heads to South Korea with message of peace

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:50am by AFP

    ... the region's largest Catholic country- to nurture the burgeoning number of faithful and would-be clerics from China to India, Myanmar and Vietnam. In South Korea he will preside over a beatification ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Pope plans message of peace on first trip to Asia Pope Francis travels to South Korea this week with a message of peace for the divided peninsula on his first ...




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