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Seoul structures torn down for green space
Move part of a wider plan to make South Korea's capital a more attractive place to live.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2014 09:44 GMT
S Korea HIV patients suffer from stigma
Patients forced to move to general hospitals after country's only specialised centre loses its status over abuses.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2014 11:59 GMT
Exhibition shows life of N Korean street kids
Exhibition in Seoul highlights suffering endured by homeless children who often have to beg and steal to survive.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2014 20:04 GMT
Japan to ease army ban on fighting overseas
Major policy shift from post-World War II pacifism has alarmed regional rival China.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 08:58 GMT
South Korea captures killer soldier
Army says soldier who killed five of his comrades three days ago is now in hospital after shooting himself.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2014 19:30 GMT
Japan cracks down on child pornography
Japan passes new law, which carries a maximum jail term of one year, criminalising possession of child pornography.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 03:28 GMT
S Korea hunts for ferry disaster fugitive
About 4,000 officers search for billionaire Yoo Byung-eun, the owner of a ferry which sank in April, killing 300.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 20:52 GMT
South Korea ferry trial set to begin
Captain Lee Joon Seok faces death penalty if convicted over the April disaster in which 300 people died.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2014 17:06 GMT
Samsung hears ex-staff over health concerns
Electronics giant has never admitted to work-related illnesses and deaths but apologised for mishandling complaints.
Last updated: 28 May 2014 15:28 GMT
Political divide reflected in Korean language
Decades of isolation mean more than half the words commonly used in North Korea differ from those used in the South.
Last updated: 11 May 2014 06:05 GMT
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