Seoul, May 22 (IANS) A total of 245 South Koreans were confirmed to have established paper companies in safe havens in a bid to avoid tax payment, an independent South Korean media said Wednesday. The Newstapa announced that it found 245 South Koreans set up paper companies in safe havens between 1995 and 2009 after analyzing information related to paper companies jointly with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism.
Seoul, May 22 (IANS) An Indian film festival, where hugely popular Bollywood movies like "Lage Raho Munnabhai" will be screened, is to be held here to commemorate the 40th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and South Korea.
Seoul, May 20 (IANS) North Korea Monday fired two more short-range missiles, a day after UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the regime to return to talks on its controversial nuclear programme. "North Korea fired one KN-02 short-range missile between 11 a.m. and 12 noon and a second one between 4 p.m.
Seoul, May 19 (IANS) North Korea Sunday fired a short-range missile into the East Sea, even as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he was concerned over Pyongyang's latest missile launches and urged the regime to return to the talks on its controversial nuclear programme.
Seoul, May 18 (IANS) North Korea Saturday launched three short-range guided missiles into the Sea of Japan, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing South Korea's defence ministry. It was reported that the defence ministry detected two missiles launched in the morning and the last one was in the afternoon.
Seoul, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea may have up to 200 mobile missile launchers, or twice the number previously estimated by South Korea's authorities, South Korean media reported Friday. South Korea's state-run Korea Institute for Defense Analyses (KIDA) said that in line with a report submitted to the US Congress by the Pentagon, North Korea has probably accumulated up to 200 so-called transporter erector launchers (TEL), including up to 100 for short-range Scud missiles, 50 for medium-range Nodong missiles and 50 for long-range Musudan missiles, the Yonhap news agency reported
Seoul, May 10 (IANS) South Korean President Park Geun-hye has fired her spokesman over a sexual assault that allegedly took place during her official visit to the US, the presidential office said Friday.
Seoul, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five workers died following a gas leak at a steel plant in Dangjin, South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported Friday. The workers' bodies were found shortly before 2 a.m.
Seoul, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean President Park Geun-hye's recent visit to the United States is a "prelude to war", North Korea has said. "It is a curtain-raiser to a dangerous war to invade," South Korea's Yonhap news agency quoted a North Korean official as saying.
Seoul, May 10 (IANS) South Korea's import prices edged up last month as the depreciation of the South Korean currency offset the effect from lower crude oil prices, central bank data showed Friday.