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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean coastguard shoots dead Chinese skipper of fishing boat

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... in the Yellow Sea. A coastguard spokesman said shots were fired as the vessel was boarded for illegally fishing in South Korean territorial waters, around 130km off the western island of Wangdeung. ... to justice, and inform China of the result of the investigation in a timely fashion," Hong said. The South Korean foreign ministry sent its condolences to the dead man's relatives ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Koreans vow to send more propaganda leaflets over border by balloon

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:36pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Activists in South Korea insist they will continue to launch balloons carrying anti-regime propaganda into the North, despite an exchange of gunfire after a previous event South Korean activists vowed on Thursday to launch more balloons next week carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border into North Korea, days after their campaign triggered ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    UN racism envoy puts South Korea's reputation for prejudice to test

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... China and Southeast Asia- who come to marry South Korean men. The latter have forged a significant demographic change, with the number of "multi-ethnic" children born to mixed ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Expert will examine nation's reputation for casual discrimination during week-long visit UN racism envoy puts S Korean attitudes to test South ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea dismantles 'Christmas tree' tower at centre of row with North

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 03:59am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Lights out for controversial 'Christmas tree' tower South Korea said yesterday it had dismantled a Christmas tree-shaped tower near the border ... of the 20-metre high steel tower on top of a military-controlled hill just 3km from the heavily-fortified border. In the past, it has even threatened to shell the tower, which the South has allowed ...

  5. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    Low interest rates prompt switch from deposit-based rentals in South Korea

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:16am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Traditional leasing system going out of fashion as landlords seek higher returns, shifting more money into circulation and helping to lift economy Low rates prompt switch from deposit-based rentals For a country trying to avoid the menace of deflation, South Korea is receiving timely help from unusual quarters- landlords and their tenants. Interest rates ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    16 killed in collapse at South Korean concert by girl band 4Minute

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 07:25pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Seoul Spectators plunge to deaths after grate gives way at South Korean show by girl band 16 pop fans killed in collapse at concert Sixteen music fans plunged to their deaths yesterday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed during an outdoor pop concert in South Korea. Another 11 people were seriously injured in the tragedy in Seongnam, just south ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Fears grow victims of South Korea ferry disaster won’t ever be found

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 11:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Confirmed death toll from one of the country's worst maritime disasters has risen to 189 Fears ferry disaster victims won't be found South Korea will ask Japan and China to inform it about any bodies that wash up on their beaches as fears grow that some victims of the Sewol ferry disaster may never be found. Divers trying to search ...

  8. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea president's housing revival spurs plan for record bonds

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Korea Housing Finance Corp will offer as much as eight trillion won of mortgage-backed debt Park's revival spurs plan for record bonds South Korean President Park ... growth that slowed to the weakest pace in more than a year in the second quarter. The measures to bolster the property market mark a shift after South Korea's efforts to address record ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Koreans boycott Kakao Talk social media service after president's rumour complaints

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:28am by AP

    ... in South Korea are boycotting Kakao Talk, the country's leading social media service, after the president announced a crackdown on rumours about her circulating in cyberspace. Prosecutors ... is popular among 35 million of South Korea's 50 million people, were not impressed and it prompted a surge of interest in a previously little known German competitor, Telegram. Research firm ...

  10. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's Yeouido financial hub sees office vacancies rise to record

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:23am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul The level of empty offices in the Yeouido financial hub now double those of Seoul's central business district as brokerages cut staff Financial hub sees vacancy rates rise Lee Sang-kun does not need to read the real estate section to know South Korea's financial hub is emptying. Lee, 65, who operates a coffee shop in Seoul's main financial ...




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