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8/7/05

US will not attack North Korea – Rice
China Daily – China
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sent a clear message to North Korea
that Washington has no intention of attacking the nation as she embarked
on an Asian …
www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-07/09/content_458687.htm

KOREA Aims to Join G10 by 2010
Korea Times – Seoul,South Korea
… During a meeting hosted by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in
Korea (EUCCK), Finance-Economy Minister Han Duck-soo said that the government
will speed …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/biz/200507/kt2005070819212111880.htm

KOREA Goes on Alert After London Blasts
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
A string of bombings of subways and buses in London has caused heightened
alert in Korea, the third biggest provider of troops to Iraq behind the
US and the UK …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200507/200507080020.html

UPDATE 2: S. Korea Stocks Drop From 5 1/2-Year Highs
Forbes – USA
South Korean shares slipped Friday as institutional and retail investors
took profits after the benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index, or
Kospi, hit a 5 1 …
www.forbes.com/work/feeds/ap/2005/07/08/ap2129579.html

SUMMER strike season starts in South Korea
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… South Korea is notorious for its militant labour movement, which is
one of the main headaches foreign companies cite about doing business
in Asia’s third …
news.ft.com/cms/s/0632dbd6-ef81-11d9-bd3b-00000e2511c8.html

7/7/05

KOREA: Price Fall Continues as Production Moves to China
ECN Asia – Singapore
… After moving its factory from Korea to China in 2002, SanHa’s Korean
operation now focuses essentially on R&D. The company ships …
www.ecnasiamag.com/article.asp?id=2482

[THE Dawn of Modern Korea] (304) Eating Out of House and Home
Korea Times – Seoul,South Korea
By Andrei Lankov. Unlike China and Japan, old Korea had no restaurant industry.
Of course, it does not mean that a hungry traveler …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/opinion/200507/kt2005070716505154130.htm

KOREA’S key stock index rises
BusinessWeek – USA
… Securities. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index, or Kospi, rose 7.8
points, or 0.8 percent, to 1026.82 — the highest level since Jan. …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8B6FUH01.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

BANK of Korea holds interest rate steady:-
Webindia123 – India
The Bank of Korea kept its primary interest rate steady Thursday at 3.25
percent for the eighth straight month. A BoK spokesman …
news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=95009&n_date=20050708&cat=Business

BOA dances past S.Korea-Japan strife to music fame
Reuters – USA
… Born Kwon Bo-A in South Korea, the waif of a teen-ager has been called
a Korean Britney Spears and has outsold some of the biggest US stars in
Japan, the …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=lifeAndLeisureNews&storyID
=2005-07-07T231508Z_01_SEO146377_RTRIDST_0_LIFESTYLE-PEOPLE-BOA-DC.XML

6/7/05

KOREA refuses to speed up
Asia Times Online – Kowloon,Hong Kong
SEOUL – South Korea’s Finance Ministry on Wednesday lowered its growth
forecast for the year to 4% from 5%, saying high oil prices combined with
weak private …
www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/GG07Dg02.html

S. Korea to send IT ambassadors to 32 countries
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
South Korea, which boasts the world’s top high-speed Internet penetration
rate per capita, looks to share its success with other nations by sending
a total of …
english.people.com.cn/200507/07/eng20050707_194584.html

INSTANT VIEW 1-S.Korea holds rates steady at record low
Reuters – USA
SEOUL, July 7 (Reuters) – South Korea’s central bank held interest rates
steady at a record low for the eighth month in a row on Thursday, keeping
policy loose …
today.reuters.com/business/newsarticle.aspx?type=
tnBusinessNews&storyID=nSEO250843&imageid=&cap=

NORTH Korea says it has eliminated avian flu outbreak
Canada.com – Canada
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea has stamped out an outbreak of avian
flu that began in February, a news report monitored by a South Korean
news agency …
www.canada.com/health/story.html?id=2b76ec7b-3b41-43ac-a376-706321d233ec

SOUTH Korea’s main stock index rises
BusinessWeek – USA
6 5:08 AM ET South Korean shares rose marginally Wednesday as losses in
Korea Electric Power pared gains from foreign buying of major technology
and auto stocks …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8B5PV1G0.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

5/7/05

IL prices sway S Korea growth forecast
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Soaring oil prices have put an additional burden on the economy of South
Korea, the world’s fourth-largest oil importer, at a time when the country
is …
news.ft.com/cms/s/26e36e42-edae-11d9-9ff5-00000e2511c8.html

INDIA beat Korea to keep hopes alive
Rediff – India
India took a decisive step towards a semi-final spot with a 3-1 victory
over Korea in a crucial Pool E encounter of the Rabobank Men’s Junior
World Cup hockey …
inhome.rediff.com/sports/2005/jul/06jhock.htm

EMERGING Mkt Stks Mixed: Taiwan, S Korea Dn; Tenaris Soars
Yahoo News – USA
… (KTC) was sliding 3.2% to $20.60, utility Korea Electric Power (KEP)
was off 2.3% at $15.64 and Kookmin Bank (KB) was off 1.3% at $45.80. …
sg.biz.yahoo.com/050705/15/3tbad.html

NORTH Korea says it will not disarm nuclear weapons first
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
SEOUL: North Korea restated Tuesday its rejection of US demands that it
first scrap its nuclear weapons to gain US rewards, casting a shadow over
prospects for …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_6-7-2005_pg4_5

SIGMATEL Establishes Korea Presence in Line with Aggressive …
Business Wire (press release) – San Francisco,CA,USA
SEOUL, Korea—(BUSINESS WIRE)—July 5, 2005—SigmaTel, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGTL),
a global leader in analog intensive, mixed-signal integrated …
home.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/index.jsp?n
dmViewId=news_view&newsId=20050705005563&newsLang=en

4/7/05

BANK of Korea cuts 2005 economic growth
BusinessWeek – USA
4 9:48 PM ET South Korea’s central bank on Tuesday lowered its economic
growth forecast for 2005 to 3.8 percent from a December projection of
4 percent, citing …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8B4UE280.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

REPRESENTATIVES Of United Religions Initiative Call For Peace In …
I-Newswire.com (press release) – USA
… Korean peninsula and by offering its members’ own experience and energies
as a resource for advancing the cause of reunification between South Korea
and North …
i-newswire.com/pr34605.html

3/7/05

[THE Dawn of Modern Korea] (303) The Thing about Quiet Economics …
Korea Times – Seoul,South Korea
By Andrei Lankov. In the early 1930s the Japanese police in Korea were
on high alert, constantly looking for signs of communist subversion in
the colony. …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/opinion/200507/kt2005070317091454130.htm

BOA dances past S.Korea-Japan strife to music fame
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
… Born Kwon Bo-A in South Korea, the waif of a teenager has been called
a Korean Britney Spears and has outsold some of the biggest US stars in
Japan, the …
www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2005/07/04/
boa_dances_past_skorea_japan_strife_to_music_fame

S Korea SK Engineering, GS Engineering Get $660M Order
Yahoo News – USA
SEOUL (Dow Jones)—South Korea’s SK Engineering & Construction Co. and
GS Engineering & Construction Corp. (006360.SE) have received …
sg.biz.yahoo.com/050704/15/3ta54.html

S. Korea aims for growth boost
CNN International – USA
SEOUL, South Korea (Reuters) — South Korea expects economic growth in
the second half of this year to reach four to five percent from a year
ago, an online …
edition.cnn.com/2005/BUSINESS/07/03/korea.economy.reut/

2/7/05

UN, North Korea informally discuss nuclear row
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
… North Korea for over a year has boycotted talks seeking a diplomatic
solution and UN officials say they increasingly believe Pyongyang is determined
to keep …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_2-7-2005_pg4_9

REVIEW: North Korea
Blogcritics.org – USA
I promised some time ago a post on North Korea, or rather on Bruce Cuming’s
book of that title, and finally here it is. First, a digression. …
blogcritics.org/archives/2005/07/02/181704.php

1/7/05

OPTIMISM raised on N. Korea talks, no date fixed
Reuters.uk – UK
The two-day closed academic conference gave the United States and North
Korea a rare opportunity to talk directly and later the State Department
said “the …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID
=2005-07-02T012814Z_01_FOR205273_RTRUKOC_0_KOREA-NORTH-CONFERENCE.xml

30/6/05

KOREA Investment Corp launches ops to manage SKorea’s forex …
Forbes – USA
SEOUL (AFX) – The Bank of Korea said Korea Investment Corp has officially
launched its operations today in order to more effectively manage the
huge foreign …
www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/2005/07/01/afx2120028.html

N. Korea May Return to Talks This Month, Japan Says (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
July 1 (Bloomberg) — North Korea may return to talks on dismantling its
nuclear weapons program by the end of this month, Japanese government
spokesman …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=a3TaPhyMV1u4&refer=top_world_news

KOREA’S Economy Is Losing Its Hold
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
The technological gap in the textile industry between Korea and China has
all but gone, and that means Chinese companies are pouring cheaper products
into our …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200506/200506300046.html

WMD chase: US targets N Korea, Iran, Syria firms
Times of India – New Delhi,India
… by the White House in an executive order that did not name specific
countries, but an annex to the decree listed three entities linked to
North Korea, four to …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1156874.cms

SOUTH Korea’s disgraced sports czar Un-yong released from jail
Malaysia Star – Petaling Jaya,Malaysia
… He was released in October to pursue an appeal which ended in defeat
at South Korea’s Supreme Court, which upheld his conviction in January
but approved a …
thestar.com.my/sports/story.asp?file=/2005/7/1/sports/11368539&sec=sports

28/6/05

SOUTH Korean Minister Chung Visits US to Discuss North Korea
Bloomberg – USA
… North Korea has stalled on returning to talks with the US, South Korea,
China, Japan and Russia aimed at dismantling its nuclear weapons program.

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=1000
0087&sid=a3scOOo1sNu0&refer=top_world_news

US military says can defeat nuclear-armed N.Korea
Reuters.uk – UK
SEOUL (Reuters) – US and South Korean forces can deter and defeat North
Korea even if the reclusive communist state has several nuclear weapons,
a senior US …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID
=2005-06-29T052247Z_01_SPI907846_RTRUKOC_0_KOREA-NORTH.xml

JAPAN Production Falls; South Korea’s Rises Less Than Expected
Bloomberg – USA
June 29 (Bloomberg) — Japan’s industrial production fell in May and South
Korea’s manufacturing grew less than expected as exports cooled and electronics

quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000006&sid=aT1.VdmbdQUI&refer=home

ARGENTINE Envoy Trumpets Strong Ties With Korea
Korea Times – Seoul,South Korea
… I. Rodriguez is soon to become a five-year man here in Seoul and, as
one of the more senior diplomats in the country, has much to say about
Korea and its people …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/special/200506/kt2005062816440468030.htm

JAPAN emperor makes surprise stop at Korea memorial
Swissinfo – Bern,Switzerland
… journey, his first trip outside Japan to pay respects to war dead,
coincides with a deterioration in Japan’s ties with China and South Korea,
still tormented …
www.swisspolitics.org/en/news/index.php?section=int&page=news_inhalt&news_id=5905316

SINGAPORE firms explore opportunities in Korea’s logistics sector
Channel News Asia – Singapore
By Jeana Wong, Channel NewsAsia. SINGAPORE : A significant amount of goods
from smaller Chinese ports headed for Japan are passing through Korea
now. …
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporebusinessnews/view/155096/1/.html

SEOUL looks to soften Cheney’s N. Korea views-paper
Reuters – USA
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s unification minister, who had a rare meeting
with North Korea’s leader this month, will try to convince Vice President
Dick …
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=8908837

JAPAN and North Korea: Bones of Contention
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
Seoul/Brussels, 27 June 2005: Since North Korea badly needs help to revive
its economy, the prospect of normalised relations with Japan is a leading
incentive …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/218607/11199465172.htm

WTO rules against South Korea in chip row
Inquirer – Harrow,Middlesex,UK
THE World Trade Organisation (WoTo) has ruled that US duties on imports
of computer memory chips from South Korea are “sort of” AOK. …
www.theinquirer.net/?article=24231

26/6/05

S Korea set to suspend Deutsche Bank
Business Standard – India
Deutsche Bank is facing three months’ suspension from derivatives trading
in South Korea amid allegations it did not adequately advise state-run
companies …
www.business-standard.com/common/storypage.php?chklogin
=N&autono=192699&lselect=1&leftnm=lmnu9&leftindx=9

S.KOREA provides additional fertiliser aid to North
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
SEOUL, June 27 (Reuters) – South Korea will send more fertiliser to North
Korea to help the impoverished communist state battle chronic food shortages
caused …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/SEO272907.htm

S. Korea to Send Additional 150,000 Tons of Fertilizer to North
Bloomberg – USA
June 27 (Bloomberg) — South Korea agreed to send an additional 150,000
metric tons of fertilizer to North Korea to help ease food shortages in
the communist …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000080&sid=aI0A1PXfod0E&refer=asia

25/6/05

SOUTH Korea says biggest threat is North’s nuclear aims
Reuters.uk – UK
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s nuclear ambitions are the biggest threat
on the Korean peninsula, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun said on Saturday,
urging …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID
=2005-06-25T075716Z_01_SCH528610_RTRUKOC_0_KOREA-NORTH.xml

CHINA, South Korea oppose fusion project perks for Japan – Kyodo
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
… incentives it wants in return for giving up its bid to build an experimental
nuclear fusion reactor due to opposition from China and South Korea, Kyodo
news …
www.reuters.co.in/locales/c_newsArticle.jsp?type
=worldNews&localeKey=en_IN&storyID=8891215

INT’L whaling meeting concludes in S.Korea
Xinhua – Beijing,China
… The International Whaling Commission(IWC) closed its 57th annual plenary
meeting Friday, having approved a motion that let South Korea, China,
Japan and Russia …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-06/24/content_3131480.htm

SOUTH Korea honors 8 soldiers killed by comrade
Reuters – USA
SONGNAM, South Korea (Reuters) – South Korea gave eight soldiers killed
by a fellow conscript near the border with North Korea a military funeral
on Saturday …
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=8891100

KOREA dishes out $800m on RFID
Silicon.com – UK
Daeje Chin, the Korean Minister of Information and Communication, said
after several pilot projects the government believes RFID to be as important
as the …
networks.silicon.com/mobile/0,39024665,39131408,00.htm

24/6/05

US Says China Should Prod N. Korea on Talks
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
The Bush administration blamed China yesterday for not doing enough to
cajole North Korea back to nuclear talks but gave no indication it is
willing to revise …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/23/AR2005062301691.html

UPDATE 1: Korea Composite Stock Price Index Lower
Forbes – USA
… market sentiment. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index, or Kospi,
fell 8.37 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,002.43. “Investors bought …
www.forbes.com/business/commerce/feeds/ap/2005/06/24/ap2109828.html

KOREA, China to Boost Economic Cooperation
Korea Times – Seoul,South Korea
Finance-Economy Minister Han Duck-soo yesterday had the fifth Korea-China
economic ministers meeting with Ma Kai, commissioner of the National Development
and …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/biz/200506/kt2005062417010811910.htm

KOREA talks make little headway
BBC News – UK
… WFP, the UN food agency, welcomed the US contribution, but emphasised
that the threat of famine in North Korea was still far from averted. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4123960.stm

22/6/05

NORTH Korea says US must be friendly
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
North Korea said it wouldn’t need any nuclear weapons if the US treated
it like a friend as the isolated nation joined South Korea yesterday for
high-level …
www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2005/06/23/2003260394

EDITORIAL / Japan-S. Korea relations
Asahi Shimbun – Tokyo,Japan
Japan and South Korea normalized relations on June 22, 1965. But after
40 years of twists and turns, the current state of the relationship …
www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200506230152.html

US to provide food to N. Korea
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
WASHINGTON — The United States will donate more than 50,000 tons of food
to North Korea in what the Bush administration says is a humanitarian
decision …
www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2005/06/23/us_to_provide_food_to_n_korea

N Korea asks South for more aid
BBC News – UK
By Charles Scanlon. North Korea has requested more food aid from South
Korea during ministerial talks in Seoul, the first for a year. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4118206.stm

SOUTH Korea steel maker Posco signs $12B India plant deal
MarketWatch – USA
… processing. Posco said it plans to import some of steel slabs produced
in India for its mills in South Korea and other countries. …
www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=
%7BDC9C1C18-6EB0-424B-945A-27A018D4488F%7D

SOUTH Korea’s Key Index Rises 1.23 Pct.
Forbes – USA
… coming months. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index, or Kospi, ended
up 12.16 points, or 1.23 percent, at 1,002.15. “Institutions …
www.forbes.com/infoimaging/feeds/ap/2005/06/22/ap2105121.html

EDITORIAL:JAPAN-S. Korea summit
Asahi Shimbun – Tokyo,Japan
… Koizumi devoted most of his time at the news conference to stress the
need to advance Japan-South Korea’s exchanges and cooperation. …
www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200506220143.html

20/6/05

NORTH Korea to Return to Nuclear Talks, Japan’s Koizumi Says
Bloomberg – USA
June 20 (Bloomberg) — Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said North
Korea will eventually return to the six-nation talks aimed at ending the
country’s …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000101&sid=a6YeOFh8KhAI&refer=japan

DATABASE Displays N. Korea’s Verbal Artillery
Korea Times – Seoul,South Korea
By Reuben Staines. In the war of words between North Korea and the United
States, one side clearly has the bigger rhetorical artillery. …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200506/kt2005062020013211960.htm

ONLY Time Will Heal Korea-Japan Rift
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
The two leaders talked for more than four hours, but there was no rapprochement
over the key issues: Japanese territorial claims to Korea’s Dokdo islets

english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200506/200506200029.html

US suggests free trade pact with Korea
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
US Trade Representative Robert Portman cautiously advocated Monday a potential
free trade agreement with Korea, citing numerous economic benefits. …
washingtontimes.com/upi/20050620-083930-8251r.htm

19/6/05

NORTH Korea’s Kim says might give up missiles-South
Reuters – USA
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea will give up its missiles if the United States
establishes diplomatic ties with it, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il told
a South …
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=8834346

JAPAN, S. Korea look to mend ties
CNN International – USA
SEOUL, South Korea (Reuters) — Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi
has arrived in Seoul on Monday for a meeting with South Korean President
Roh Moo-hyun …
edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/asiapcf/06/19/korea.japan.meeting.reut/

N Korea’s Kim tries to turns on the charm
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
North Korea’s bespectacled ruler is famously reclusive. He turns his back
on visiting dignitaries. His own citizens almost never …
www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2005/06/19/2003259874

BULLIED S.Korea soldier runs amok, kills 8 comrades
Reuters – USA
… Kim, 21, who was arrested after the shooting, joined the army in December
2004 and was deployed to an army unit on the frontier with North Korea
in January …
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=8829934

8 troops die in S. Korea rampage
CNN International – USA
SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) — A South Korean soldier stationed along the
Korean demilitarized zone has gone on a shooting rampage, killing 8 of
his colleagues …
edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/asiapcf/06/18/skorea.shooting/

SOUTH Korea, Japan summit in ‘remains in doubt’ – Yonhap
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Tokyo, 19 June: As South Korea and Japan prepared to hold a summit this
week and repair diplomatic damage caused by disputes over their shared
history and …
news.monstersandcritics.com/mediamonitor/article_10164
34.php/South_Korea_Japan_summit_in_remains_in_doubt_-_Yonhap

NOTABLE book fair brings Korea to Frankfurt’s stage
Indianapolis Star – Indianapolis,IN,USA
… “This year’s guest of honor, Korea, is . . . … The fair will include
films, photo exhibits and seminars from Korea that focus on its past,
present and future. …
www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/2
0050619/ENTERTAINMENT01/506190350/1078

17/6/05

NORTH Korea’s leader says he’ll return to nuclear talks
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – MN,USA
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — North Korean leader Kim Jong-il said Friday that
his communist nation could rejoin disarmament talks as soon as next month
and might …
www.startribune.com/stories/484/5463448.html

KOREA’S Mobile Broadcasting Taps China
Korea Times – Seoul,South Korea
Korea’s video-on-the-go service will make a foray into the Chinese market
late this year, brightening the prospects of the homegrown technology
called …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/tech/200506/kt2005061720573411820.htm

KOREA, US hold 2nd trade talks
Korea Herald (subscription) – Seoul,South Korea
Korea and the United States on Thursday completed their second round of
talks to resolve trade issues, including a ban on US beef imports and
an anti-dumping …
www.koreaherald.co.kr/SITE/data/html_dir/2005/06/18/200506180018.asp

16/6/05

N. Korea’s Kim Jong Il to Meet South’s Chung Amid Nuclear Row
Bloomberg – USA
Chung, who also serves as South Korea’s National Security Council chairman,
will delay his return to Seoul to meet with the North Korean leader, Kim
Hong Jae …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000101&sid=aBAKGejnCAco&refer=japan

INTEL ties up with S.Korea’s KT on mobile Internet
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
… provide engineering support to ensure inter-operability between its
wireless data technology Mobile WiMAX and WiBro, a similar technology
South Korea plans to …
www.signonsandiego.com/news/computing/20050616-0204-tech-intel-kt.html

KOREA shifts approach on logistics-hub goal
Korea Herald (subscription) – Seoul,South Korea
Trying to redefine Korea as a logstics hub of Northeast Asia, the government
has stressed the nation?s strategic location, but it now wants the help
of Japan …
www.koreaherald.co.kr/SITE/data/html_dir/2005/06/17/200506170026.asp

15/6/05

SOUTH Korea to arrest Daewoo’s ex-chair
CNN – USA
… Kim, 69, revered as a giant of South Korea’s rush to industrialization
for turning Daewoo into one of the country’s most powerful chaebol, or
family-owned …
money.cnn.com/2005/06/15/news/international/daewoo.reut/

TERC may take up Indo-Korea ties next week
Financial Express – Bombay,India
… Indo-US ties, trade and economic relations committee (Terc) headed
by Prime Minister Manmohan singh is likely to discuss India’s relations
with Korea at its …
www.financialexpress.com/fe_full_story.php?content_id=93899

S. Korea Urges North To End Their Cold War
Guardian Unlimited – UK
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea urged North Korea to help end their
Cold War as the two sides glossed over an international nuclear dispute
Wednesday to …
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5076738,00.html

KOREA Rebuffs US Call to Lift Investment Cap on Telecom Firms
Korea Times – Seoul,South Korea
South Korea will remain committed to the current investment cap of banning
foreigners from controlling more than 49 percent of the nation’s telecom
companies …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/biz/200506/kt2005061519290911890.htm

MORE spam from EU, Korea in May 2005
Globes Online – Israel
“Our analysis shows that more and more spam is originating from the EU
and Korea,” said Commtouch product marketing director Oren Drori, adding
that there was …
www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=923645&fid=942

14/6/05

FUGITIVE ex-Daewoo Group chairman returns to South Korea to face …
Canada.com – Canada
Kim Woo-choong, who fled South Korea in 1999, is accused of having falsified
Daewoo’s accounts to draw billions of dollars in illegal bank loans before

www.canada.com/businesscentre/story.html?id=db9ef22d-dbff-4f92-bdf7-c093ebb3d019

ELBARADEI urges N.Korea to abandon nuke arms
Xinhua – Beijing,China
He also said the organization would ensure all nuclear activities on North
Korea are exclusively for peaceful purposes, as well as addressing the
country’s …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-06/15/content_3086752.htm

THE sun is setting on North Korea
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… Kim Dae-jung, then South Korea’s president, won the Nobel peace prize
for what was hailed as a big breakthrough. But all was not as it seemed.

news.ft.com/cms/s/2e9b1632-dcfe-11d9-b590-00000e2511c8.html

OFFICIAL Says US Won’t Do as N. Korea Demands
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
WASHINGTON — A senior State Department official said Monday that he believed
North Korea wanted to return to six-nation talks on its nuclear weapons
program …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-
uskorea14jun14,0,6355087.story?coll=la-home-world

FUGITIVE Former Leader of Daewoo Returns to South Korea, Is …
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… one of Asia’s most notorious fugitives, immediately stirred intense
debate on how to deal with the man who represented South Korea’s miraculous
economic rise …
www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-fugitive14
jun14,1,4548504.story?coll=la-headlines-business

JAPAN’S Koizumi May Delay Meeting With S. Korea’s Roh (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
June 14 (Bloomberg) — Japan’s Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi may delay
a meeting with South Korea’s President Roh Moo Hyun after a fresh spat
over Japanese …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000101&sid=anjW63sBqoh8&refer=japan

US sergeant who fled to North Korea returns home for first visit
Guardian Unlimited – UK
… so could have meant arrest, court martial and several years in prison
for the former staff sergeant, who abandoned his army unit and fled to
North Korea in 1965 …
www.guardian.co.uk/korea/article/0,2763,1505767,00.html

U-KOREA envisions next chapter in digital revolution
Korea Herald (subscription) – Seoul,South Korea
Electronic communication has played an integral part in developing Korea’s
economy over the past four decades. Now with the country …
www.koreaherald.co.kr/SITE/data/html_dir/2005/06/14/200506140019.asp

 

    
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