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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.

World news related to South Korea – overview

South Korea: news

S Korea in surprise rate increase

Friday, June 10th 2011, 6:23

South Korea raises the cost of borrowing in a surprise move as consumer price inflation remains at a high level.
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North Korea pessimistic on talks

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 4:18
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Beijing

North Korea says no talks are possible with South Korea, as the South's nuclear envoy starts talks in Beijing.
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S Korea army uses Kim picture for target practice

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 6:55
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea says it will tell its army training units to stop using photographs of North Korea's ruling family for target practice.
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S Korea digging for acid evidence

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 5:07
related countries: United States United States

South Korea launches an investigation into whether the toxic chemical, Agent Orange, was buried at US military sites in the country.
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VIDEO: South Korea's next football stars

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 6:25

The BBC goes to South Korea in search of the country's next football superstar.
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Hyundai warns of major disruption

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 1:49

South Korea's Hyundai has warned of serious disruption to car production because of a strike at a key supplier of engine parts.
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North Korea leader in China again

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 4:45
related countries: China China

A spokesman for South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak says the Chinese prime minster has confirmed a visit by North leader Kim Jong-il.
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Asian leaders eye free trade deal

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 3:13
related countries: Japan Japan

The leaders of Japan, China and South Korea agree at summit to speed up discussions on a possible free-trade deal.
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US to help Agent Orange inquiry

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 15:48
related countries: United States United States, Vietnam Vietnam

The US and South Korea will investigate claims by Vietnam veterans that dozens of barrels of Agent Orange were dumped in Korea in 1978.
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Asian leaders agree nuclear pact

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 11:59
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

The leaders of Japan, China and South Korea agree to set up an early warning system to alert each other of any nuclear emergencies.
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US envoy starts South Korea talks

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 4:33
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US special representative on North Korea, Stephen Bosworth, is in the South Korean capital for talks on nuclear issues and food security for the North.
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Choi wins after Sawgrass play-off

Sunday, May 15th 2011, 23:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sawgrass

South Korea's KJ Choi beats American David Toms in a play-off to win the Players Championship at Sawgrass.
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School miniskirts prompt desk-guard plan in S Korea

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 8:21

A row over how to respond to ever shortening school skirts is brewing in South Korea, with one local education body planning to place boards in front of desks.
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South Korea backs EU trade deal

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 5:41

South Korea's parliament ratifies a free trade deal with the EU, with the agreement coming into effect from July.
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N Korea 'behind South bank hack'

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 8:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Prosecutors in South Korea say North Korean hackers were behind an attack that paralysed a leading bank last month.
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Police raid Google's Korea office

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 6:23
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korean police visit Google's Seoul office on suspicion the internet search giant illegally collected data from users.
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S Korea inflation eases in April

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 1:56

Inflation in South Korea eases slightly in April, helped by lower food prices and a stronger currency.
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S Korea factory output rebounds

Friday, April 29th 2011, 0:46

South Korea's industrial production rebounded in March after a surprise dip the previous month, latest data shows.
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VIDEO: Carter urges food aid for North Korea

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 19:07
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

Former US president Jimmy Carter has accused the US and South Korea of human rights violations against North Koreans by withholding food aid.
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Carter urges North Korea food aid

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 12:39
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

Former US President Jimmy Carter accuses the US and South Korea of human rights violations against North Koreans by withholding food aid.
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S Korea growth at nine-month high

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 3:37

South Korea's economy grows at a better-than-expected pace in the first three months of the year buoyed by rising exports.
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Anzac Day marked at services

Monday, April 25th 2011, 8:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand remember their war dead on Anzac Day, with the leaders of both countries attending ceremonies abroad.
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China, Japan, S Korea seek pact

Monday, April 25th 2011, 2:00
related countries: China China

Trade ministers of China, Japan and South Korea agree to step up efforts towards forming a trilateral free trade agreement.
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S Korea raises inflation forecast

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 4:16

South Korea raises its inflation forecast for the current year, a global food and oil prices remain volatile.
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US citizen 'detained in N Korea'

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 4:09
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US calls for the release of a US citizen it says is being held in North Korea, days before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to visit South Korea.
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S Korea contemplates oil tax cut

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 4:51

South Korea may cut oil taxes if crude prices continue to rise further, the government has said.
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S Korea inflation soars in March

Friday, April 1st 2011, 5:52

Consumer prices in South Korea rose in March, speeding up inflation to a 29-month high.
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South Korea envoys in sex scandal

Friday, March 25th 2011, 10:22
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

South Korea is to discipline 10 current and ex-diplomats at its consulate in Shanghai, in connection with a sex scandal involving a Chinese woman.
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Unemployment rises in South Korea

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 6:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean unemployment rate rises to 4% in February, its highest level in a year, despite a spike in manufacturing jobs.
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N Korea agrees repatriation deal

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 9:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea agrees to accept the repatriation of 27 out of 31 of its citizens who drifted into South Korea last month, after four ask to stay.
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S Korea 'sex for secrets' scandal

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 12:39
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

South Korea is investigating an alleged scandal involving sex and visas at its consulate in the Chinese city of Shanghai.
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