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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Thousands marry in South Korean ‘Moonie’ mass wedding

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 02:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in the ceremony at the church’s global headquarters in Gapyeong, east of the capital Seoul. Mass weddings, some held in giant sports stadia with tens of thousands of couples, have long been a signature ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Movie tackles South Korean giant Samsung over worker illnesses

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:44pm by GDN

    ... by the nationwide release of a fictional film inspired by Hwang's decade-long search for the truth. The film, Another Promise, is the first in South Korea to come entirely from private donations ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye wants revival of family reunions with North Korea

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 12:59pm by AP

    ... families, dealing an emotional blow to elderly Koreans denied a longed-for – and probably final – meeting with their surviving relatives. There are normally no opportunities for meetings or any ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean military fights quashing of cadet's expulsion for sex on leave

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 03:43pm by Reuters

    ... that educates officers for a country that has a long history of military men playing an active role in politics. Two of its graduates have gone on to become president. It has faced criticism that its ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea moves to ban pro-North party

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 03:49pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... Reuters in Seoul A far left-wing South Korean political party could be banned from contesting elections for its pro-North Korean stance in a move critics say smacks of President Park Geun-hye’s father’s suppression of democracy during his long stay in power. The Unified Progressive Party (UPP), which holds six seats in parliament and has contested presidential elections, ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean border guards fired hundreds of rounds at defector

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 04:16pm by AFP

    ... it be successful. The 250-kilometre long Demilitarised Zone dividing the two neighbours is a depopulated no-man’s land bristling with landmines and listening posts. While the number of confirmed defections ...

  7. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    More South Koreans opting to lease as home values fall, pushing up rents

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... As long as pessimism dominates, people will stay in the rental market." Home prices in South Korea have been stagnant since they peaked in 2008 after a 41 per cent surge in the previous four ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean workers sweat it out amid power crisis

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... capacity. The shutdowns come amid a long disruption in South Korea's nuclear power sector. "We are facing potentially our worst power crisis," Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Yoon ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean filmmaker Kim Jho Gwang-soo announces symbolic gay 'wedding'

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... acceptance. Movie director Kim Jho Gwang-soo surprised many last month by announcing he would symbolically tie the knot with his long-time male partner on September 7 in what would ... Korea still has a long way to go." Anti-gay sentiment runs deep in a society that includes a large, vocal conservative Christian community and a deep-rooted Confucian heritage that has long ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park tells North Korea to change course or perish

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 11:47am by Agence France-Presse in Daejeon

    ... in the incident which precipitated a total freeze in South-North relations. “Even now, North Korea is threatening our national security,” Park said, citing Pyongyang’s successful long-range rocket test ...




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