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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'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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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Tackling South Korea's suicide rates

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 1:09

South Korea works to reduce its high suicide rate
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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.
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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.
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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.
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US tariff on South Korean fridges

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 21:53
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Mexico Mexico, United States United States

The United States puts preliminary anti-dumping duties on some fridge freezers from South Korea and Mexico.
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South Korea economic growth slows

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 4:49

South Korea's economic growth slows to 0.7%, due to less corporate investment in sectors such as semiconductors.
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Colombia head hails US trade deal

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 9:55
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Panama Panama, United States United States

President Juan Manuel Santos hails a "historic day" as the US Congress approves a free trade deal with Colombia, along with deals with Panama and South Korea.
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US passes South Korea trade deal

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 5:57
related countries: United States United States

US lawmakers approve a long-delayed free trade agreement with South Korea, calling it the most significant in 16 years.
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US nears South Korea free trade

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 3:19
related countries: United States United States

The free trade pact between the US and South Korea has cleared the first hurdle four years after the deal was first agreed.
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Kim Jong-il grandson on Facebook

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 10:48
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A Facebook account thought to belong to the North Korean leader's 16-year-old grandson causes a stir in South Korea.
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Japan sends N Korea nine to South

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 6:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Japan flies nine North Korean refugees found floating off its west coast three weeks ago to South Korea for resettlement.
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Top S Korea official visits North

Friday, September 30th 2011, 4:49
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Hong Joon-pyo, chairman of South Korea's governing party, crosses the border into North Korea to visit an industrial plant run by the two states.
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S Korea eyes budget spending hike

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 4:30

South Korea looks to increase its spending for the next financial year in a bid to boost job creation and domestic growth.
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Could Russia pipe gas to Seoul via North Korea?

Monday, September 26th 2011, 1:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Russia Russia
related places: Seoul

Could Russian gas really flow via North Korea to Seoul?
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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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