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S Korea president sacks chief spokesman
Park Geun-hye's office says Yoon Chang-jung's "disgraceful incident" during US trip hurt government's dignity.
Last updated: 10 May 2013 15:34 GMT
S Korea inaugurates first female president
Park Geun-Hye takes office amid high tensions on the Korean peninsula in the wake of North Korea's third nuclear test.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2013 10:56 GMT
S Korea's Park Geun-hye faces tough challenge
Slowing economy and North Korea nuclear standoff set to test country's first female president.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 09:15 GMT
North Korean leader reaches out to S Korea
In surprise New Year speech broadcast on state media, Kim Jong-un calls for an end to confrontation with Seoul.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2013 06:06 GMT
Park promises 'new era' for Korean peninsula
President-elect says North Korean missile launch is a major security concern that underlines the urgency of talks.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2012 14:43 GMT
South Korea: Which way forward?
We ask if the country's first female president can handle the political, economic and security challenges ahead.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2012 11:50 GMT
Profile: South Korea's Park Geun-hye
The 60-year-old conservative follows the footstep of her father, Park Chung-hee, by winning the presidency.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2012 01:41 GMT
South Korea elects first female president
Park Geun-hye, daughter of the country's former military ruler, wins narrow victory over liberal rival.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2012 22:44 GMT
S Korea's Park leads presidential race
Park Geun-hye could become the country's first female leader as early results give her 52.5 per cent of the vote.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2012 14:28 GMT
North Korea announces rocket launch date
The move, which will take place between December 10 and 22, set to sharply raise tensions in North-east Asia.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 13:08 GMT
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