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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 - JAPAN-SOUTH KOREA

    Japan's prime minister calls South Korea a 'foolish country': magazine report

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 02:08pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... Audrey Yoo audrey.yoo@scmp.com "Korea is a foolish country that isnt able to negotiate", says Abe, according to Japanese magazine report South Korean internet users are fuming after a conservative Japanese magazine reported that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had called South Korea a "foolish country". "China is an absurd country but it still knows ...

  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

    ... Hyun-mee, a social sciences professor at Yonsei University, argues that discrimination in South Korea is partly a side-effect of the country's rapid economic development. The obsession ... homogenous societies, South Korea has a small but rising foreign population which has not always been made to feel welcome. Some complaints focus on examples of racial insensitivity, ...

  4. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

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

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

    ... 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 ... the country's stock exchange relocated there from central Seoul in 1979, according to the Korea Exchange's website. The district hosts 99 of the 287 financial institutions based in Seoul, 51 asset ...

  5. Sejong City rises as the country's next capital

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 04:50pm by Michelle Phillips and Eleanor Ng

    ... it the centre of research, education and hi-tech industry- that is an achievement only South Korea can claim as it gives rise to Sejong City. "Sejong City addresses the country's aim ... of Seoul, Sejong is strategically situated within a two-hour commute from any point in South Korea. It connects to the rest of the country through the Gyeongbu line railway, the national highway ...

  6. Korea Wheel on track as leading wheel maker

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 03:49pm by Michelle Phillips and Eleanor Ng

    ... Michelle Phillips and Eleanor Ng Discovery Reports Backed by a 45-year tradition of creativity, innovation and excellence, Korea Wheel is on track to become one of the world's leading manufacturers of steel and alloy wheels. The company produces all of Kia's steel wheels and has a market share in South Korea of almost 50 per cent. Its reputation for prioritising product quality ...

  7. News - Asia - MEDIA

    Japanese reporter Tatsuya Kato faces criminal libel charge in South Korea

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... it was encouraged by calls from a press freedom group for South Korea not to prosecute its Seoul bureau chief over an alleged libel of President Park Geun-hye. Tatsuya Kato, 48, who heads the Seoul operation of the conservative Sankei Shimbun, was questioned by authorities in South Korea after complaints over an online column about Park. He was banned from leaving South Korea late last month ...

  8. Presidents hail their countries' success

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... President Hu Jintao repeatedly spoke of the fruitful results achieved by the success of the Beijing Olympics on the first day of his visit to South Korea. On arrival at the military base at Seongnam yesterday, Mr Hu expressed his gratitude to the country, saying: 'I would like to thank both South Korea and its government wholeheartedly for their enthusiastic support ...

  9. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Starbucks stars as South Korea aims to boost jobs for women

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:33am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Starbucks leads the way as the government vows to name and shame companies that slack off in terms of targets for females in the workforce South Korea aims to boost jobs for women When former kindergarten teacher Kim Sun-sung tried to rejoin South Korea's workforce after five years raising her children, she found it tough. Then 41, Kim was either told she ...

  10. Unison powers leading wind energy solutions

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 03:16pm by Michelle Phillips and Eleanor Ng

    ... Michelle Phillips and Eleanor Ng Discovery Reports Responsible for constructing the largest wind farms in South Korea, Unison is one of the country's leaders in the wind power ... its presence outside South Korea by assisting wind farm development in other countries. Expanding its international footprint, the company opened a new factory on the mainland which ...




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