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2008-08-05 09:00:03

U.S. President George Bush arrived in Seoul for talks with his South Korean counterpart on military, economic and diplomatic issues. Discussions between Bush and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak also were expected to touch on the recently resumed U.S.

2008-06-29 12:01:04

By Matthew Lee Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea -- Beef bested bombs. America's chief diplomat found herself vouching for the purity of U.S.

2008-06-19 09:00:03

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, June 19 (Yonhap) - President Lee Myung-bak [Ri Myo'ng- pak] said Thursday his administration will secure a firm US Government guarantee to prohibit American private exporters from sending beef from cattle older than 30 months to South Korea in an effort to address public fears over mad cow disease.

2006-07-14 06:01:45

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - The second round of free trade talks between South Korea and the United States hit a snag, leading some working groups to halt discussions a day early, the chief U.S. negotiator said on Friday.

2006-07-12 05:28:46

By Ana Yoo SEOUL (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of South Koreans clashed with police firing water cannons on the rain-soaked streets of central Seoul on Wednesday to protest against bilateral free trade talks with the United States.

2006-07-10 00:20:36

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States, kicked off a second round of talks on a free trade pact on Monday with differences on contentious issues such as agriculture that have sparked mass protests in Seoul.

2006-07-09 21:30:44

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States, kicked off a second round of talks on a free trade pact on Monday with differences on contentious issues such as agriculture that have sparked mass protests in Seoul.

2006-06-13 14:29:28

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers pushed on Tuesday for a new trade deal with Vietnam, but a senior Republican said Congress may not vote on trade legislation until after November's congressional election.

2006-06-04 08:28:10

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea begin free-trade talks this week that could put relations to the test as negotiators grapple with tough issues ranging from autos and agriculture to relations with North Korea. The pact has been billed as the biggest U.S.

2006-05-31 03:22:33

SEOUL (Reuters) - More than 150 South Korean anti-free trade protesters who staged violent rallies in the past have been refused visas to enter the United States next week, an activist said on Wednesday.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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