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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 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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S Korea's economic growth slows

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 2:27

South Korea's economic growth slows in the three months to the end of June as exports and manufacturing weaken.
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S Korea allows North aid delivery

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 7:29
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea allows several humanitarian groups to deliver flour to North Korea for the first time since an attack on a border island last year.
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S Korea and India in nuclear deal

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 6:00
related countries: India India

South Korea's ambitions to enter the Indian energy market receive a big boost as the two countries sign a nuclear deal.
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Japan air boycott draws Seoul ire

Friday, July 15th 2011, 6:12
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul, Tokyo

South Korea protests to Japan after Tokyo tells diplomats to boycott Korean Air in a territorial dispute between the two countries.
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VIDEO: Rain causes chaos in South Korea

Monday, July 11th 2011, 21:47

Flooding and landslides caused by heavy rain have killed several people in South Korea.
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Injured Pavey pulls out of Worlds

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 8:54

Injuries force Jo Pavey and Louise Damen to pull out of the marathon for next month's World Championships in South Korea.
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VIDEO: S Korea to host 2018 Olympics

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 15:55

Pyeongchang in South Korea will host the 2018 Winter Olympics after beating off Munich and Annecy as the IOC vote results are announced in Durban.
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South Korea lifts whisky barriers

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 23:45

Trade barriers to Scotch whisky imports have been removed in South Korea under a new EU free trade agreement.
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North Korea 'buys anti-riot gear'

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 6:12
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea

North Korea has bought large amounts of anti-riot equipment from China in recent months, South Korea's main news agency reports.
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S Korea footballers get life ban

Friday, June 17th 2011, 11:14

The top football league in South Korea imposes lifetime bans on 10 professional players accused of match fixing, in its harshest-ever ruling.
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N Korea's defector call rejected

Friday, June 17th 2011, 6:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Seoul rejects North Korea's demands for the return of nine defectors, saying they have asked to be resettled in the South.
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N Korea demands defectors' return

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 10:42
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea is demanding the return of nine apparent North Korean defectors who crossed to the South by boat, Seoul officials say.
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N Koreans defect to South by boat

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 9:09
related places: Seoul

Nine North Koreans, including four children, land by boat in South Korea, according to Seoul's defence ministry and media reports.
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Star bursts

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 23:44

The dark side of South Korea's sugary pop industry
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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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