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© Turar Kazangapov Kazakhstan and South Korea to establish 'technology for resources' cooperation Nursultan Nazarbayev declared that Kazakhstan and South Korea agreed to create a joint investment fund and transfer Korean technologies to Kazakhstan.
19 июня 2014
Park Geun-hye during her state visit in Astana © Turar Kazangapov President Nazarbayev meets his South Korean counterpart in Astana Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with South Korea’s president Park Geun-hye in Astana.
19 июня 2014
Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Nurlan Idrissov signing the agreement. ©Turar Kazangapov South Korea and Kazakhstan sign agreement on visa-free regime Citizens of either country may enter the other country’s territory without applying for a visa if their intended sojourn doesn’t exceed one month.
19 июня 2014
S.Korean president revamps cabinet after ferry tragedy South Korean President Park Geun-Hye revamped her cabinet Friday, replacing seven ministers in response to intense criticism over her administration's handling of April's ferry disaster.
13 июня 2014
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. © Nazarbayev to meet South Korean President and Italian PM Nursultan Nazarbayev will have meetings with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi.
10 июня 2014
Samsung's new Tizen phone touted for bigger things Samsung on Tuesday unwrapped its new smartphone using the Tizen platform, a move aimed at breaking away from Google's Android and staking a claim to the "Internet of Things."
04 июня 2014
Photo courtesy of N. Korea sentences S. Korean 'spy' to hard labour for life North Korea sentenced a South Korean missionary to hard labour for life after accusing him of espionage and setting up an underground church, state media said Saturday, the latest Christian preacher to run into trouble in the secretive state.
31 мая 2014
©Reuters/Truth Leem S. Korea hospice fire kills 21, patient detained A fire swept through a South Korean hospice for elderly, infirm patients early Wednesday, killing 21 people in what police said appeared to be an act of arson by an 81-year-old Alzheimer's sufferer.
28 мая 2014
Yoo Byung-eun whose two sons own Chonghaejin Marine Co. the company to which the Sewol ferry belonged. Photo courtesy of Reward for S. Korea ferry owner upped to $500,000 Under-pressure South Korean prosecutors on Monday upped to $500,000 a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a fugitive businessman in connection with last month's ferry disaster.
26 мая 2014
Photo courtesy of Seven killed in S. Korea bus terminal fire At least seven people were killed and two dozen injured in a fire at a bus terminal near Seoul on Monday, emergency officials said.
26 мая 2014
Photo courtesy of Two Koreas accuse each other of lying about shelling Seoul Friday accused North Korea of a "blatant lie" in claiming it had not fired shells near a South Korean warship and said Pyongyang had threatened to bombard its military vessels.
23 мая 2014
Ex-South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won. ©Reuters/Antti Aimo-Koivisto Former Supreme court judge named new S. Korean premier South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Thursday named a former Supreme Court judge as her new prime minister, as the fallout from last month's ferry disaster casts a long shadow over upcoming local elections.
22 мая 2014
Andrew Yeom Soo-Jung. Photo courtesy of South Korean cardinal in first visit to North A South Korean cardinal visited the North on Wednesday in the first trip of its kind, an official said, ahead of a visit by Pope Francis to Seoul that Catholic authorities hope will promote peace between the neighbours.
21 мая 2014
©Reuters/Lee Jae-Won South Korea's Kumho to upgrade Philippine airport A South Korean firm has won an $82.9-million contract to upgrade an airport at one of the Philippines' hottest tourist destinations, authorities said.
20 мая 2014
Photo courtesy of Apple, Google call truce in smartphone patent war The technology titans behind the top two smartphone platforms in the world called a truce Friday in a long-running patent war.
17 мая 2014
Crew members of the sunken ferry Sewol. Photo courtesy of Four crew of S. Korean ferry charged with manslaughter The captain and three other crew members of the ferry that sank off South Korea last month were indicted Thursday on charges of manslaughter through gross negligence, Yonhap news agency reported.
15 мая 2014
©Reuters/Rick Wilking Samsung promises compensation over cancer claims Samsung Electronics promised on Wednesday to pay compensation to a number of employees who claim they contracted cancer from working at the company's semiconductor plants.
14 мая 2014
Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-Hee. ©Reuters/Lee Jae-Won Samsung chief has emergency heart operation The head of Samsung Group, South Korea's largest business empire, underwent an emergency operation Sunday after developing symptoms of heart failure, hospital officials said.
11 мая 2014
Rakhat sweets. Photo © Yaroslav Radlovsky Rakhat Confectionary to expand to China and South Korea Rakhat, a major Kazakhstani confectionary company, plans to expand into foreign markets.
10 мая 2014
Diver dies at S. Korea ferry disaster site A diver died Tuesday while working at a ferry disaster site in South Korea as further details emerged about how deception and negligence contributed to the April 16 tragedy.
06 мая 2014

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