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SKorea, China, Japan trade chiefs praise FTA study
Posted on 24 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL South Korea - (APINTL) Trade ministers from China, Japan and South Korea on Sunday praised efforts to explore a potential joint free trade deal to boost commerce among three of Asia's biggest economies. South Korean Trade Minister Kim Jong... Read More

Clinton: World must act on SKorean ship sinking
Posted on 27 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday the world must respond to the "unacceptable provocation" represented by the sinking of a South Korean warship blamed on Pyongyang, as the regime unleashed... Read More

SKorea votes to legalize chemical castration
Posted on 29 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) South Korea's parliament voted Tuesday to legalize chemical castration as punishment for convicted child sex offenders after a series of violent assaults sparked outrage nationwide. The bill was first introduced in 2008... Read More

European chill as G20 finance heads meet in SKorea
Posted on 3 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BUSAN, South Korea - (AP) Europe's debt woes are set to dominate talks as finance mandarins from the newly powerful G-20 group of rich and developing nations meet this week to push ahead with reforms of the global economy. The continent's sovereign... Read More

NKorea accuses South of psychological warfare
Posted on 29 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) North Korea warned the U.S. and South Korea on Monday of deadly consequences for engaging in "psychological warfare" by allowing journalists into the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas. ... Read More

NKorea warns of war if punished for ship sinking
Posted on 20 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) North Korea, accused of waging the deadliest attack on the South Korean military since the Korean War, flatly denied sinking a warship Thursday and warned that retaliation would mean "all-out war." Evidence presented... Read More

With US support, SKorea cuts trade with North
Posted on 24 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) South Korea's president slashed trade to impoverished North Korea and pledged to haul Pyongyang before the U.N. Security Council, vowing Monday to make Pyongyang "pay a price" for a torpedo attack that killed 46... Read More

S Korea seeks UN action against N Korea over ship
Posted on 7 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - South Korea officially referred North Korea to the U.N. Security Council on Friday over the sinking of a navy ship that killed 46 sailors, taking its strongest step ever toward making the communist North face international punishment... Read More

Official: Seoul not considering food aid to NKorea
Posted on 24 Aug 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) South Korea has no intention of resuming food aid to North Korea, an official said Monday, a day after the ruling party chief questioned whether the assistance should restart because of recent flooding in the impoverished North... Read More

South Korean leader urges peace with North Korea
Posted on 7 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL South Korea - (AP) South Korea's president toned down criticism of North Korea in a Memorial Day speech Sunday that stressed the need for peace with the nuclear-armed nation, which Seoul hopes will be punished at the United Nations for allegedly... Read More

NKorea severs all ties with rival SKorea
Posted on 25 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) North Korea declared Tuesday that it would sever all communication and relations with Seoul as punishment for blaming the North for the sinking of a South Korean warship two months ago. North Korea also announced it would... Read More