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2008-10-25 15:00:15

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak says Asian and European leaders should help him entice North Korea into demilitarizing through economic cooperation.

2008-10-19 12:00:11

South Korea Sunday said it will provide $100 billion in state guarantees on banks' foreign debts in an effort to combat a dollar shortage in the country. The move is also aimed at bolstering confidence in South Korea's financial markets, Yonhap, the South Korean news agency, reported Sunday.

2008-10-14 06:00:33

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) - East Timor signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that could permit the export of gas from its Greater Sunrise well to South Korea by 2013, the government said Tuesday.

2008-10-14 03:00:15

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "N.K. Foreign Minister in Moscow To Discuss Nuclear, Wider Ties: Report"] SEOUL, Oct.

2008-10-13 03:00:18

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.

2008-10-11 09:00:22

South Korea says it will privatize and restructure 30 government-owned companies in a bid to increase their productivity. Included on the list are the Korea District Heating Corp., Korea Power Engineering Co.

2008-10-11 09:00:03

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (Yonhap) - The United States has not yet made a decision on whether or when to delist North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, the State Department said Friday.

2008-10-10 09:00:41

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Yonhap) - The government said Friday that it has found a single case of melamine-contaminated feed out of 921 samples inspected since late last month.

2008-10-07 09:00:19

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Seoul, Oct.

2008-10-06 08:15:00

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, Oct. 6 (Yonhap) - South Korean health authorities said Monday that they have found traces of harmful chemicals in 10 Chinese food products that can cause kidney problems in humans during a nationwide inspection.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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