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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Korea's other 'comfort women' seek payouts for serving in brothels for US troops

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Veterans of brothels for US troops seek redress, as Seoul presses Japan to atone for sex slavery Korea's other 'comfort women' seeking payouts Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, and found her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large US army garrison. There, in the early ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1553493/koreas-other-comfort-women-seek-payouts-serving-brothels-us-troops
  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Owner of South Korea ferry that sunk killing 300 is found dead

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:55am by AFP

    ... of Yoo's death. Watch: South Korean police find body of fugitive ferry owner Prosecutors had hunted Yoo since May and offered a US$500,000 reward for tips about him. They believe Yoo owned ... are large shareholders. The government offered a US$100,000 bounty for Yoo's eldest son, and one of his daughters was arrested in France in May. The predecessor company went bankrupt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557141/south-korean-police-find-body-fugitive-sewol-ferry-owner
  3. 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

    ... billion) to develop. Dubbed the KF-X programme, the fighter jet is expected to be built by the country’s sole jet builder, Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), after being co-developed with US ... Lockheed Martin. KAI sold 12 T-50 variants to the Philippines for around US$420 million in March, after previously exporting the jets to Iraq and Indonesia. South Korea’s acquisition of 40 Lockheed ...

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

    Xi Jinping’s South Korea visit reflects a region in flux

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Mao Zedong once declared China and North Korea to be as close as “lips and teeth”-- a bond forged in the 1950-53 Korean War against the South and US-led UN forces. But Beijing’s patience ... as China and the US compete for influence in the region,” he said. And Japan showed this week that it had some cards to shuffle in any new geopolitical deck. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547358/xi-jinpings-south-korea-visit-reflects-region-flux
  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

    US troop leader in South Korea urges deployment of new missile defence against North

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 12:21pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul The commander of US troops stationed in South Korea said on Tuesday he had proposed deploying an advanced missile-defence system to the country, to counter the growing ... General Curtis Scaparrotti, the commander of US forces in South Korea, as saying. The top US military official also acts as the head of the combined command leading South Korea and US forces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1524405/us-troop-leader-south-korea-urges-deployment-new-missile-defence-against
  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

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

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

    ... 27-year-old daughter claimed in a Facebook posting that he "never partook in the education of his own children". Candy Koh- raised in the US by Koh's ex-wife who divorced him when Candy ... 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. ...

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

    CEO of firm that operated doomed South Korean ferry blamed for overloading

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:45am by AP

    ... by overloading it with poorly stowed cargo after a risky redesign and had neglected safety by spending less than US$2 last year on training. The defendants countered that the cause of the April disaster ... the company knew the ship's redesign made it top heavy and unstable. By routinely overloading the Sewol, Chonghaejin made an extra US$3 million in profit in the past year, the indictment said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536723/south-korean-ferry-operator-ceo-enter-plea-ferry-sinking-case
  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

    ... 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. ... the arrest of the head of the family that owns the operator of the ferry, offering a reward of US$500,000 for information leading to his capture. Yoo Byung-un is wanted on charges of embezzlement, ...

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

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