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South Korean officials hope a sharp drop in the country's currency will mean an equally dramatic rise in visitors from China and Japan. Maeil Business News predicted a record 400,000 tourists from the two countries will come to South Korea in January.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak says Asian and European leaders should help him entice North Korea into demilitarizing through economic cooperation.
Text of report in English by South Korean newspaper Chungang Ilbo website on 12 October [Editorial: "'Normalizing' North Korea"] The United States has removed North Korea from its list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Shim Sun-ah: "Unification Ministry Expects US Delisting to Positively Affect Inter-Korean Ties"] SEOUL, Oct.
Once again, the nuclear talks with North Korea have stalled. Pyongyang is preparing to restart plutonium production. And our diplomat, after a hasty repair visit, has left the capital apparently empty-handed.
S. Korea is largest user of farm chemicals among OECD members: local report SEOUL, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- South Korea is the largest user of farm chemicals among the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) members, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Thursday.
From 22 July to 2 August, Pyongyang Korean Central Television (KCTV) via Satellite in Korean broadcast a series of propaganda programmes in response to the prevalent global food crisis.
Excerpt from report by independent Somaliland newspaper Waaheen on 7 October A plane from Saudi Arabia which was carrying Somalis who had been deported from that country is said to have been denied clearance to land at Hargeysa airport.
By MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN By Mohamed Olad Hassan The Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia Somalia will allow foreign powers to use force if necessary against pirates who are holding a ship loaded with tanks for $20 million ransom, raising the stakes for bandits who are facing off against the United States and soon Moscow on the high seas.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.