Friday, October 2, 2009

News links for October 1, 2009

  1. Eleven North Koreans defect to South Korea by sea (AP via WaPo)
  2. Twenty-five million South Koreans "head home" for Chusok (Korea Times)
  3. Reacting to brutal child rape case, lawmakers seek tougher penalties for sex offenders and violent criminals (Korea Times)
  4. IMF raises outlook on South Korean economic output to -1% (Korea Times)
  5. Plunge in imports leads to $5.4 billion trade surplus in September (Korea Times)
  6. With legal obstacles cleared, Lone Star says it expects to sell Korea Exchange Bank within six to twelve months (Bloomberg)
  7. State-run Korea National Oil Corp begins drilling in northern Iraq (Reuters)
  8. Defense Ministry to rethink Army battle uniforms after t'aegŭk bandanas are found to give enemy snipers an edge (Jane's Weekly)

1 comment:

  1. Your link to Jane's Weekly doesn't work. It's time to stop making shit up... ;)


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