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Tag Archives: South Korea

S Korean President’s Jailed ‘Shadow Adviser’ Slams Investigators

Earlier on Tuesday, the investigators arrived at a detention center near Seoul to take Choi for questioning. “The special counsel’s team is no longer democratic… They have been forcing me to confess that I colluded with President Park,” Choi said on the way to the investigation team’s office, as quoted by the Yonhap news agency. Lee Kyu-chul, the investigation team’s spokesman, has denied these claims, adding that the probe would continue …

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THAAD is Becoming a South Korean Election Issue

A deepening partisan divide over the deployment of the controversial U.S. THAAD missile defense system is becoming a key national security issue in South Korea’s emerging presidential race. In the wake of North Korea’s fifth nuclear test, the United States indicated in September it would accelerate the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, known as THAAD, which uses …

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S. Korea’s GDP growth accelerates to over 2-year high in Q2

SEOUL, July 25 (Xinhua) — South Korean economy grew at the fastest pace in more than two years in the second quarter of this year as a turnaround in private consumption relieved the weak facility investment, central bank data showed Thursday. Real gross domestic product (GDP), the broadest measure of economic performance, expanded 1.1 percent in the second quarter from …

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