Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

News: South Korea

We have started to collect the most important news related to South Korea in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to South Korea – overview

South Korea: news

South Korea economic growth slows

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 2:42

South Korea's economy grew at a slower pace in the fourth quarter of 2011, as the eurozone debt crisis hit exports, the central bank says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Path open' for North Korea talks

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 3:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

A "path is open" for a return to stalled North Korea nuclear talks, the US, Japan and South Korea say, as a North Korean official says Kim Jong-un is ready to lead.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Samsung eyes $42bn expansion plan

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 5:54

South Korea's Samsung Group says it will invest 47.8tn won ($41.7bn; £27bn) this year to expand its various businesses.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Samsung and LG get price-fix fine

Friday, January 13th 2012, 1:09

South Korea's antitrust regulator fines Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics for fixing the prices of some appliances.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korean fund gets China go-ahead

Monday, January 9th 2012, 6:38
related countries: China China

South Korea's largest pension fund, the National Pension Service (NPS) gets approval from authorities to invest in Chinese securities.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korea inflation exceeds targets

Friday, December 30th 2011, 3:28

South Korea's inflation rate stays above the central bank's target range in December, despite attempts to slow price growth.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korea output sees domestic dip

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 1:59

South Korea's industrial output shrank in November as weaker domestic demand weighed on the construction and service sectors.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korea's consumer sentiment dips

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 4:47

South Korea's consumer confidence posts its biggest fall in nine months on growth concerns due to the eurozone debt crisis.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ex-first lady meets Kim Jong-un

Monday, December 26th 2011, 13:47
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

South Korea's former First Lady Lee Hee-ho meets the North's designated new leader Kim Jong-un during a trip to Pyongyang, Seoul officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

N Korea 'to admit South mourners'

Friday, December 23rd 2011, 4:19
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea says it will accept all South Korean delegations wishing to pay respects to late leader Kim Jong-il - but Seoul is restricting numbers.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Nature mourns' North Korea's Kim

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 9:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Strange natural phenomena have been witnessed in North Korea since the death of Kim Jong-il, state news agency KCNA reports.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

N Korea urged on 'path of peace'

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 6:58
related countries: China China, Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US calls on North Korea to pursue a "path of peace" following the death of leader Kim Jong-il, as it holds urgent talks with regional powers.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Statue honours Korea sex slaves

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 18:13
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korean women kept as sex slaves in World War II put up a statue outside the Japanese embassy at their 1,000th protest rally in Seoul.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: S Korea WWII sex slave row continues

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 16:33
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korean women who were forced to work as sex slaves by the Japanese army during World War Two have sparked a diplomatic tussle by unveiling a statue outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korea building 'resembles 9/11'

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 15:25

Outrage over South Korea's '9/11' building design
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Korean building reminiscent of 9/11

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 12:59
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

An apartment complex design in Seoul, South Korea, attracts criticism for its similarity to the World Trade Center's final moments after the 9/11 attacks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korean anger at China stabbing

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 5:44
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea

South Korea promises tough measures to halt illegal Chinese fishing, a day after a coast guard is stabbed to death in a fight at sea.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Chinese fishermen 'stab Koreans'

Monday, December 12th 2011, 10:53
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

The captain of a Chinese fishing boat stabs two South Korean coast guards, killing one and injuring another, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

South Korea cuts growth forecast

Monday, December 12th 2011, 5:48

South Korea's government has surprised investors by cutting its economic growth forecast, due to a projected slump in exports.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

N Korea warns on Christmas lights

Sunday, December 11th 2011, 10:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea has warned of "unexpected consequences" if South Korea goes ahead with plans to light up a Christmas tower near the border.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rates on hold on eurozone worries

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 3:22
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Central banks in New Zealand and South Korea keep interest rates on hold on Thursday, citing fears of the impact of the debt crisis in Europe.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

N Korea claims nuclear 'progress'

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 5:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

North Korea says it is "progressing apace" with the building of a nuclear reactor, in a dramatic snub to the US and South Korea.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korea's Lee dons thermal pants

Monday, November 28th 2011, 4:57

South Korea's president says he is wearing thermal underwear to save energy, as he urges citizens to take measures to avoid power shortages.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

K-pop firm rallies on trade debut

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 4:43

South Korea's music company YG Entertainment rallies on its first day of trading on the stock exchange, doubling its share price.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korea remembers island attack

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 4:12

South Korea holds ceremonies to remember an attack by the North on Yeonpyeong island a year ago, which sparked an international crisis.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Tear gas thrown in S Korea parliament

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 10:48
related countries: United States United States

A politician has set off a tear-gas canister in South Korea's parliament, shortly before a free-trade deal with the US was ratified.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

South Korea passes US trade deal

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 9:52
related countries: United States United States

South Korea's parliament ratifies a free-trade deal with the US after years of wrangling, amid chaotic scenes and tear gas in parliament.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New mayor shakes up South Korean politics

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 1:34
related countries: North Korea North Korea

New mayor reshapes South Korea's political scene
Read the full article » | View on the map »

South Korea household debt rises

Friday, November 11th 2011, 6:07

South Korea's household debt rises 12.7% in the year to the end of March, raising fresh concerns about its impact on economic growth.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tackling South Korea's suicide rates

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 1:09

South Korea works to reduce its high suicide rate
Read the full article » | View on the map »

N Korean 'defectors' found adrift

Saturday, November 5th 2011, 16:02
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea says 21 North Koreans, some of them children, have been found adrift in a boat off the west coast of South Korea.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Lost in Seoul

Friday, November 4th 2011, 14:24
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

A guide to getting around the huge and confusing South Korean city Seoul - with no maps and no smart technology.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US and Seoul in security pledge

Friday, October 28th 2011, 10:18
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

The US and South Korea say they will deepen military co-operation to counter attacks by North Korea, as defence chief Leon Panetta visits Seoul.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 16/34

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS