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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.

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South Korea: news

Asia banks in move on currencies

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 5:26
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

South Korea and Indonesia's central banks step into the currency markets in a bid to stabilise their currencies and stem falls.
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Korea nuclear envoys hold talks

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 9:01
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Beijing

South Korea's nuclear envoy holds talks with his North Korean counterpart in Beijing, amid some signs efforts to restart stalled talks are under way.
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S Korea to revive stem cell work

Monday, September 19th 2011, 9:56

South Korea's president pledges $89m to revive the country's reputation as a world leader in stem cell research, five years after a damaging scandal.
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S Korea shuts seven savings banks

Monday, September 19th 2011, 4:14

Financial regulators in South Korea suspend seven local savings banks citing the weak state of their finances.
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Morning business round-up

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 11:27

Our daily morning business round-up looks at the main stories in Europe and Asia, including a sharp rise in share prices and troubles for Google in South Korea.
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Antitrust raid on Google in Seoul

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 4:37
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

US search giant Google says it will cooperate with the Korean Fair Trade Commission, after reports its offices were raided by authorities.
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VIDEO: Buddhist monks cross N Korea border

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 14:07
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Buddhist monks from South Korea have crossed into North Korea for a ceremony to honour an ancient Buddhist relic.
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S Korea 'in Israel missile deal'

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 12:15
related countries: Israel Israel, North Korea North Korea

South Korea is to buy precision-guided missiles from Israel to strengthen defences on islands vulnerable to attacks from North Korea, reports say.
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Bolt storms to 200m gold in Daegu

Saturday, September 3rd 2011, 12:47

Usain Bolt makes amends for his 100m false start with a blistering 200m victory at the World Championships in South Korea.
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Japan and South Korea outputs dip

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 2:32

Manufacturing activity in two of Asia's biggest economies dips raising concerns about a slowdown in global economic recovery.
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S Korea replaces top man on North

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 12:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's president replaces his top official on cross-border ties, amid severe tensions with North Korea.
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Ennis leads heptathlon on day one

Monday, August 29th 2011, 12:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's defending champion Jessica Ennis leads the heptathlon at halfway as Cuba's Dayron Robles is disqualified after winning 110m hurdles gold at the World Championships.
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Live - World Athletics day two

Sunday, August 28th 2011, 8:31

Usain Bolt is ready for the 100m final as Mo Farah wins a silver medal in the 10,000m on day two of the World Championships.
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Kiplagat takes gold as Daegu begins

Friday, August 26th 2011, 17:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The World Athletics Championships in Daegu begin with Kenyan Edna Kiplagat claiming the first gold medal in the women's marathon.
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South staff leave N Korea resort

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 6:19
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Seoul

South Korean workers leave Mount Kumgang in North Korea, a day after Pyongyang said it was seizing Seoul's assets at the tourist resort.
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Deutsche Bank charged in S Korea

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 9:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Deutsche Bank's South Korean brokerage and four of its employees are charged with illegally manipulating Seoul's stock market last year.
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Apple faces South Korean lawsuit

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 10:13
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Apple is facing a £15m lawsuit in South Korea following its collection of location data on iPhones and iPads.
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N Korea 'art smugglers' charged

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 7:20
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Police in South Korea charge four people with smuggling North Korean artwork into the country to sell for profit.
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N Korea anger at military drill

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 10:07
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea begin a massive military exercise to improve combat readiness on the Korean peninsula - sparking a furious North Korean reaction.
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VIDEO: 'Barracks culture' in S Korea army

Friday, August 12th 2011, 4:35

A spate of deaths in South Korea's military, including a number of apparent suicides, have raised questions about the culture inside the country's armed forces.
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Enemy within

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 23:24

South Korea's 'barracks culture' a deadly threat to its soldiers
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N Korea disputes shelling claim

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 4:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea dismisses a reported artillery exchange with South Korea on Wednesday, saying the South mistook construction noise for shelling.
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Fire exchanged near Korea border

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 14:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea twice fires artillery shells near their disputed maritime border, prompting the South to respond with warning shots, South Korean defence officials say.
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S Korea buys gold as safe haven

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 4:29

South Korea's central bank bought gold in July for the first time in 13 years as a safe haven in uncertain economic times.
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VIDEO: Korean clinic treats web addicts

Monday, August 1st 2011, 3:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

The growth of high speed broadband and increasingly sophisticated games has led to a rise in young people who have become addicted to the web. Lucy Williamson reports from Seoul on a new clinic aimed at treating a new condition.
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S Korea deluge hits weapons dumps

Friday, July 29th 2011, 10:16

Days of torrential rain causes chaos in South Korea, killing at least 50 people and washing away weapons, including landmines from a munitions depot.
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VIDEO: Dramatic footage of S Korea landslide

Friday, July 29th 2011, 9:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

At least 71 people are dead or missing after torrential rains lashed the South Korean capital Seoul and surrounding areas, Seoul's National Emergency Management Agency has said.
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VIDEO: S Korea begins floods clean-up

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 11:13
related places: Seoul

The army has been drafted in to help clean up Seoul, after the capital city was hit by floods and landslides.
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Millions hit in South Korean hack

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 11:07
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea

South Korea has blamed Chinese hackers for stealing data from 35 million accounts on a popular social network.
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Cargo plane crashes off S Korea

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 1:13
related countries: China China

Both pilots aboard a China-bound Boeing 747 cargo jet die when it crashes off South Korea after experiencing mechanical problems.
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S Korea hit by fatal landslides

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 15:17

Heavy rain triggers landslides in a South Korean mountain resort and in the capital Seoul, leaving at least 32 people dead.
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VIDEO: S Korea hit by fatal landslides

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 14:16

South Korea has suffered its heaviest rain in a century, causing mudslides and flooding in various parts of the country and leaving at least 18 people dead.
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