Posts Tagged ‘korea’

Seoul to Go Ahead with Drills Despite Threats of War

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

South Korea will go ahead with live firing drills from a disputed island  on Monday, local media said, despite threats of attack by Pyongyang and pressure from Russia and China to cancel the exercise. 

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Seoul to Go Ahead with Drills Despite Threats of War

North Korea Fires Artillery at South Korean Island

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

North Korea on Tuesday fired dozens of artillery shells at a South Korean island, setting  buildings on fire and prompting a return of fire by the South, Seoul’s military and media reports said.

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North Korea Fires Artillery at South Korean Island

Look Ahead: G-20 Unlikely to End Talk of ‘Currency Wars’

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

The falling dollar’s strong grip on financial markets has inflated market expectations for the weekend G-20 finance ministers meeting in Korea, but the gathering is unlikely to end with little more than a few loose promises.

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Look Ahead: G-20 Unlikely to End Talk of ‘Currency Wars’

Asian Economies Hot Again — And So Are Stock Markets

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and others in Southeast and north Asia are benefiting from an export-driven regional boom, which, to varying degrees, is also lifting their stock markets.

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Asian Economies Hot Again — And So Are Stock Markets