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South Koreans have bans reduced

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 12:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

South Korea's Olympic badminton coach Sung Han-kook has a lifetime suspension cut following controversy at London 2012.
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Tech for glasses-free 3D cinemas

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 20:19

Technology that could lead to the creation of glasses-free 3D cinemas has been developed by in South Korea.
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VIDEO: S Korea troops rehearse terror attack

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 12:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korean troops have been rehearsing a terror attack by staging a mock exercise in Seoul.
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Park wins nomination in S Korea

Monday, August 20th 2012, 11:36

Park Geun-hye, the daughter of South Korea's former leader Park Chung-hee, is nominated as the presidential candidate of the governing party.
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VIDEO: Can 'Brand USA' bring in tourists?

Sunday, August 19th 2012, 13:19
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

A marketing campaign aimed at attracting more holiday-makers to the United States is moving into a second phase - with Brazil and South Korea to be targeted with promotional advertising.
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AUDIO: Where women pay men for sex - and more

Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 8:30

South Korea has seen a rise in the number of women seeking paid male company, with a boom in "host bars" over the last decade.
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Lee: History 'harming Japan ties'

Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 7:41
related countries: Japan Japan

South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak says ties with Japan are being hampered by its stance on historical issues.
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S Korea Olympic footballer barred

Saturday, August 11th 2012, 18:24
related countries: Japan Japan

The IOC tells South Korea to bar one of its footballers from a medal ceremony after he allegedly held up a political message.
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South Korea beat Japan to bronze

Friday, August 10th 2012, 21:03
related countries: Japan Japan

South Korea beat Japan 2-0 in Cardiff to clinch the Olympic bronze medal.
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S Korean visit to disputed islets

Friday, August 10th 2012, 14:28
related countries: Japan Japan

South Korea's president visits islands also claimed by Japan, in a move that raises diplomatic tensions.
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China win every table tennis gold

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 16:55
related countries: China China

China complete a clean sweep of table tennis at the Olympics as their men's team beat South Korea to gold.
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Brazil to play Mexico in final

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 21:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Mexico Mexico

Brazil will play Mexico in the men's football final after brushing aside the challenge of South Korea at Old Trafford with a 3-0 victory.
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Korean Kim wins wrestling gold

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 19:09
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, North Korea North Korea

South Korea's Kim Hyeon-Woo wins gold in the -66kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition, beating Hungarian Tamas Lorincz in the final.
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Mexico beat Japan to reach final

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 18:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Japan Japan, Mexico Mexico

Mexico will play Brazil or South Korea in the men's Olympic football final after coming from behind to defeat Japan 3-1.
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Great Britain lose on penalties

Saturday, August 4th 2012, 22:15

Great Britain are knocked out of the Olympic football tournament with a quarter-final defeat to South Korea on penalties.
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S Korea inflation at 12-year low

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 3:37

South Korea inflation moderates to a 12-year low, paving the pay for authorities to boost growth as exports and manufacturing data disappoints.
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N Korea dismisses talk of reform

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 22:52
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea dismisses reports from South Korea that it is planning policy changes that will lead to the opening up of the secretive communist state.
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South Korea secure archery gold

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 17:41
related countries: China China

South Korea win a seventh straight gold medal in women's team archery with a 210-209 win over China.
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S Korean Jin wins 10m air pistol

Saturday, July 28th 2012, 16:41
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's Jin Jong-Oh takes the Olympic 10m air pistol title with a consistent display at the Royal Artillery Barracks.
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S Korean Jin wins 10m air pistol

Saturday, July 28th 2012, 15:53
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's Jin Jong-Oh takes the Olympic 10m air pistol title with a consistent display at the Royal Artillery Barracks.
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New details on Kim Jong-un's wife

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 11:25
related countries: North Korea North Korea

More details are emerging in South Korea about Ri Sol-ju, the woman identified as the wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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N Korea sends leaflets to South

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 7:39

North Korea floats propaganda leaflets over the border for the first time in 12 years, South Korea's defence ministry says.
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South Korea economic growth slows

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 1:46

South Korea's economic growth slowed between April and June, coming in at 0.4%, down from 0.9% in the first quarter, official figures show.
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S Korea banks in rate-rig probe

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 8:28

South Korea is investigating banks and brokerages over possible manipulation of a savings interest rate - the latest in a series of allegations against banks.
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Asian shares fall on bank action

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 8:29
related countries: Japan Japan

Asian shares fall after South Korea makes a surprise interest rate cut while the Bank of Japan makes only minor changes to its stimulus programme.
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S Korea's Park seeks presidency

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 10:20

The daughter of South Korea's former dictator Park Chung-hee, Park Guen-hye, launches her bid to become the country's first female president.
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South Korea's whaling: Faux and cons

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 8:05

Is science really behind South Korea's whaling bid?
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South Korea moots 'scientific' whaling

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 20:11
related countries: Japan Japan

South Korea proposes resuming whaling as part scientific research programmes similar to Japan's, in a move widely criticised at the IWC.
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South Korea opens 'mini capital'

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 9:45
related places: Seoul

South Korea has inaugurated a "mini capital" designed to act as a new government hub south of the main capital, Seoul.
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South Korea's Buddhists monks tackle modern challenges

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 1:44

Buddhists monks in South Korea tackle changing times
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S Korea to halt Iran oil imports

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 6:02
related countries: Iran Iran

South Korea says it will suspend all imports of Iranian oil amid a European Union insurance ban on vessels carrying the product.
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VIDEO: TV rebrands image of Korean defectors

Monday, June 25th 2012, 22:44
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A new TV show has launched in South Korea aimed at challenging the prejudices experienced by more than twenty thousand defectors from the communist North.
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VIDEO: S Korea uses North's flag in exercise

Monday, June 25th 2012, 14:49
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea has reacted angrily to the use of its national flag during live fire exercises by South Korea.
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Feeling the heat in Seoul

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 23:25
related places: Seoul

South Korea office workers stick to formal dress in sweltering heat
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