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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 agrees Tanzania land deal

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 10:16
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

South Korea says it has agreed to cultivate 1,000 sq km of Tanzania for farmland - the latest in a series of such deals.
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Keeping quiet - South Korean military helps students with exams

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 4:11
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's army pledges to keep the noise down to help students during English language tests this month.
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Australia agrees $60bn gas deal

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 6:46
related countries: Japan Japan

Chevron Australia signs $60bn worth of deals to supply liquefied natural gas to Japan and South Korea.
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Flood prompts South Korea protest

Monday, September 7th 2009, 4:37
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea lodges protest with North Korea after a flash flood from the North leaves six people missing, presumed dead.
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Six vanish in Korea flood mystery

Sunday, September 6th 2009, 10:11

Rescue workers search for six people believed swept away from a South Korea campsite in a mysterious flash flood.
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Two Koreas resume border traffic

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 3:46

The heavily guarded border dividing North and South Korea reopens for regular traffic, after months of tension.
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Koreas to resume family reunions

Friday, August 28th 2009, 7:48

North and South Korea agree to resume family reunions halted two years ago amid worsening relations, officials say.
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S Korean launch 'partial success'

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 13:39

South Korea launches its first space rocket, though a satellite it was carrying failed to enter into its proper orbit.
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Koreas to discuss family reunions

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 8:03

North and South Korea agree to hold talks through the Red Cross to help reunite families divided by war in the 1950s.
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Kim buried as Koreas enjoy thaw

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 10:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Former South Korean leader Kim Dae-jung is given a state funeral, amid an apparent easing of tense relations with the North.
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North and South Korea hold talks

Saturday, August 22nd 2009, 13:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

The first meeting between North and South Korean officials in nearly two years takes place unexpectedly in Seoul.
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N Korea envoys mourn Kim Dae-jung

Friday, August 21st 2009, 9:43
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Senior North Korean officials pay respects to late former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, in a rare visit to Seoul.
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North Korea to lift border curbs

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 15:35
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea is to ease curbs on cross-border traffic - the latest of what a US official called "good signals" from Pyongyang.
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South Korea halts rocket launch

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 11:36

South Korea postpones the launch of its first rocket into space due to last-minute technical problems.
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Former S Korea President Kim dies

Tuesday, August 18th 2009, 8:07

Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, who pioneered the 'Sunshine Policy' of engagement with North Korea, has died.
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Yang outplays Woods for USPGA win

Sunday, August 16th 2009, 23:23

South Korea's YE Yang becomes the first Asian winner of a major when he beats Tiger Woods to clinch the USPGA title at Hazeltine.
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Seoul in arms cut plea to North

Saturday, August 15th 2009, 3:54
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak urges talks with North Korea on cutting conventional weapons on the peninsula.
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Samsung ex-boss breached trust

Friday, August 14th 2009, 4:16
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

The ex-chairman of South Korean firm Samsung, Lee Kun-hee, is found guilty of breach of trust in Seoul.
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S Korea deports Falun Gong pair

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 6:24
related countries: China China

South Korea deports two members of the Falun Gong spiritual group to China despite opposition from the group.
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Hyundai chief in N Korea talks

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 15:57
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The head of South Korea's Hyundai holds a second day of talks in North Korea to secure the release of a detained worker.
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Hyundai chief in N Korea mission

Monday, August 10th 2009, 12:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The head of South Korea's Hyundai conglomerate goes to North Korea to try to secure the release of a worker.
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India and South Korea boost trade

Friday, August 7th 2009, 8:38
related countries: India India

India and South Korea sign an agreement to reduce tariffs on goods and services to boost trade between the two nations.
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Counting the cost

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 23:03

Who won epic South Korea motor factory battle?
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Clone patrol - sniffer-dogs report for duty in South Korea

Sunday, July 19th 2009, 14:51

The world's first cloned sniffer dogs, all called Toppy, report for duty in South Korea.
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N Korean leader Kim 'has cancer'

Monday, July 13th 2009, 6:59
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has life-threatening pancreatic cancer, a South Korean TV news channel says.
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New 'cyber attacks' hit S Korea

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 11:14

A bank, a national newspaper and the national spy agency are among the targets of a new cyber attack in South Korea.
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North Korea 'enriching uranium'

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 11:13
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea is going ahead with plans to enrich uranium, a possible step to making a nuclear weapon, South Korea says.
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Tokyo and Seoul in sanctions call

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 13:24
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Japan and South Korea call for strict implementation of new UN sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear moves.
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N Korea 'presses South over pay'

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 9:42

North Korea demands a huge pay increase for its workers at a South Korean-funded industrial park on the border, officials say.
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N Korea 'names Kim's successor'

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 6:57
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Media reports from South Korea say North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has chosen his youngest son to succeed him.
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In pictures

Saturday, May 30th 2009, 11:51

The secret state - as viewed from South Korea
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