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Seoul: Burma to Comply with UN Resolutions on Pyongyang

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean officials say Burma has agreed to comply with U.N. resolutions aimed at ending North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. The move was announced Tuesday by a spokesperson for South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, who is finishing up his landmark two-day visit to Burma. President Thein Sein acknowledged during meetings with Mr. Lee that […]

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Seoul: Burma to Comply with UN Resolutions on Pyongyang

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean officials say Burma has agreed to comply with U.N. resolutions targeting North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. The move was announced Tuesday by a spokesperson for South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, who is on a landmark two-day visit to Burma. The official also said that Burma has agreed to release a North Korean defector […]

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South Korea Indicts Chinese Man for Embassy Firebomb Attack

Posted January 27th, 2012 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials say South Korean prosecutors indicted a Chinese man Friday on charges of throwing four homemade firebombs at the Japanese embassy in Seoul earlier this month. Prosecutors said the 38-year-old man, surnamed Liu was charged with attempted arson. Liu was arrested after throwing the firebombs at the embassy in central Seoul early on January 8, […]

South Korean Ship Explodes, Sinks

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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Maritime authorities say at least three people are dead and eight missing after a South Korean fuel tanker exploded. The South Korean coast guard says the explosion of the 4,191-ton ship occurred Sunday morning in the Yellow Sea off the western port city of Incheon. The crew consisted of 11 Koreans and five Burmese. Two […]

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US, South Korea to Conduct Joint Exercise on Deterring North Korean Threat

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean military officials said Friday they will carry out joint exercises with the United States next week to hone the two allies’ ability to counter a North Korean nuclear threat. South Korea’s defense ministry said the so-called “tabletop exercises” will take place Tuesday and Wednesday. A tabletop exercise is a simulated interactive exercise that […]

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South Korea Foils Murder Plot Against North Korean Defector

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 3:19 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea’s intelligence agents have arrested a North Korean defector on suspicion he was plotting to kill a fellow defector and vocal anti-Pyongyang activist. A spokesman for the National Intelligence Service says the defector, identified only as Ahn, was arrested earlier this month at a Seoul subway station where he was supposed to meet Park […]

South Korea, Uzbekistan Seal Multi-Billion Dollar Economic Deal

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea and Uzbekistan have signed a set of development deals worth $4 billion during a visit to the Central Asian nation by South Korean President Lee Myung-bak. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency says the deal provides for the joint development of Uzbekistan’s Surgil gas field near the Aral Sea, including construction of a gas […]

South Korea’s Lee Continues Economic, Diplomatic Tour of Central Asia

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean President Lee Myung-bak flew to Uzbekistan Tuesday, the second leg of his three-nation tour of Central Asia. Mr. Lee is expected to sign a gas development deal with Uzbekistan counterpart Islam Karimov worth $4 billion . The South Korean president headed to Uzbekistan after completing a three-day visit to Mongolia, where he held […]

Greece, South Korea Ban Short-selling of Stock

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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As global stock markets have plummeted in the last few days, both Greece and South Korea have banned the short-selling of securities, the attempt by some investors to make money by betting that their holdings will decrease in value. On Monday, Greece ordered a halt in the short selling of stocks, and South Korea did […]

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More Indictments in South Korean Football Match-Fixing Scandal

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Dozens of South Korean football players are among nearly 50 people who have been indicted in a ever-widening match-fixing scandal. Prosecutors in the southeastern city of Changwon Thursday charged players from six teams in the professional K-League with taking money from gamblers in return for throwing 15 matches last year. About 11 illegal gambling brokers […]

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