While it would have been even cooler if South Korea had won
, it sounds like a 2-2 match in soccer (the basketball equivalent of 487 to 487) decided by penalty kicks sounds like an exciting nail-biter. Somehow I doubt this will be rerun ad nauseum like, say, Korea defeating Italy in 2002.
- Japan defeats South Korea in 3-0 penalty kick shoot-off following 2-2 tie, advances to Asian Cup finals against Australia (AP via WaPo, CNN, Korea Times)
- Following last week's raid on hijackers, ROK Foreign Ministry reaffirms commitment to not negotiate with pirates (Yonhap)
- South Korea to ask UN to debate North Korean uranium enrichment program (AFP)
Foreign Minister says Seoul wants "acceptable apology" from Pyongyang over shelling of Yŏnpyŏng-do and sinking of Ch'ŏnan (Yonhap)
Kim Jong-il meets with owner and CEO of Egypt-based Orascom (WSJ)
Two reportedly executed in North Korea for reading South Korean propaganda (UPI)
Congressional Republicans call for quick passage of free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama (AP via WaPo, Yonhap, Reuters)
China takes good hard look at itself, implements "Negative-One Child Policy" (Xinhua)
- South Korea to ask North Korea for resumption of six-party denuclearization talks (UPI, Korea Times)
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