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More than 6,000 Koreans ordained priests
Some 5,021 are still active in their vocation, 560 have died and 440 have left the priesthood to return to their previous life.
13/05/2008 SOUTH KOREA
Avian flu: all poultry culled in Seoul
More than 30 outbreaks are reported across the country, forcing the authorities take drastic measures. About 6.8 million birds are destroyed but the H5N1 infection continues to spread.
23/02/2017 18:17:00 SOUTH KOREA
The testimony of Fr Lee Tae-seok in South Sudanese school books
The South Korean missionary and doctor will be remembered in elementary and high school textbooks. He served as priest, doctor, teacher and architect in the small village of Tonj in a country devastated by war. For Education minister, he is an example for new generations.
16/06/2010 KOREA – SOUTH AFRICA
2010 World Cup: Pyongyang proud of its heroes, defeated but not beaten by Brazil
State media celebrate the “fierce” performance of the North Korean team, who never lost faith. Jong Tae-se weeps when national anthem is played. South Korea challenges Argentina of Maradona and Messi tomorrow.
11/06/2010 ASIA – SOUTH AFRICA
2010 FIFA World Cup, many fighting words but few hopes for Asian teams
“With Brazil, we can make it,” says North Korea’s forward; however, bookmakers give North Korea, Japan and South Korea very few chances of winning. In parallel with the FIFA World Cup, Thailand organises its own world cup for prison inmates, whilst mainland China and Cambodia crack down on World Cup betting.
31/10/2007 SOUTH KOREA – CHINA
Luxury marketing is the only way for South Korean companies to make a profit in China
South Korean companies in mainland China have stopped producing for world markets and turned instead towards marketing luxury goods, however shoddy they may actually be. Sales in China are becoming more interesting than investments.
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