Tag archive for ‘Seoul’
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By nsnbc On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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South Korea Tightens Battery Safety Contols After Fiery Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco – But..

nsnbc : The South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, on Monday, reported that safety requirements for lithium-ion batteries will be tightened and there will be conducted regular inspections to avoid More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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South Korea’s Ban Kyi-moon Drops Presidential Ambitions

nsnbc : Former UN Secretary General Ban Kyi-moon who returned to South Korea three weeks ago, announced that he drops his presidential bid even though Ban has come under intense fire from South Korean media. However, More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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South Korea – US Reaffirm Deployment of THAAD Missile Shield

nsnbc : South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo and US Defense Secretary James Mattis, on Tuesday, reaffirmed the bilateral agreement to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile shield in More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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South Korea’s Supreme Court Warned Against Delays in Park’s Impeachment Trial

nsnbc : The Supreme Court South Korea on Tuesday, warned against a possible delay of impeachment proceedings against embattled President Park Geun-hye. The Court is deliberating a motion to impeach President Park. Supreme More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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South Korea: Choi Soon-Sil Denies Charges

nsnbc : Choi Soon-sil, the person at the center of the scandal surrounding Park Geun-hye, appeared at her first court hearing on Monday. Earlier this month South Korea’s Parliament voted for the impeachment More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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South Korea’s scandal reignites the global debate on corruption

Costantino Grasso (TC) : Until its president, Park Geun-hye, was impeached over alleged corruption and cronyism, South Korea seemed like a relatively virtuous country as far as corruption goes. Mea culpa: Park Geun-hye. More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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South Korean Parliament Voted for Impeachment of President Park Geun-hye

nsnbc  : The South Korean parliament, on Friday, voted in favor of the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. The country’s Constitutional Court will have 180 days to decide whether it will uphold or reject More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye States She’d Calmly Acceped Impeachment If Passed

nsnbc : Embattled South Korean President park Geun-hye, in a dignified gesture on Tuesday, said she’d calmly accept an impeachment if it is passed in the parliamentary vote in three days. President park Geun-hye More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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South Korea’s President Park Could Step Down as Protests Continue

nsnbc : Protests against embattled South Korean President Park Geun-hye continued this Saturday with the sixths Saturday rally, after her third apologetic address to the nation over a scandal involving her longtime More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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South Korean Prosecutors will push for Interrogation of President Park, whether She likes it or not

nsnbc : South Korean prosecutors announced that they would push for a face-to-face interrogation of President Park Geun-hye, whether she likes it or not. Park’s attorney previously said “the president More...