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In 2008, Saudi Arabia ceased to be self sufficient in wheat production. It is looking to access land overseas to grow crops, possibly in Pakistan or the Horn of Africa. China is acquiring agricultural land in Southern Africa for similar purposes. And Daewoo Logistic is looking to lease land in Madagascar, to grow food for South Korea. Other countries in South Asia and the Gulf are considering similar moves. None of these countries needs...
 environment Saudi Arabia water food South Korea Madagascar
A South Korean grandmother has failed her written driving test 771 times.

2009-02-05

 South Korea exam driving
The first involves barring online gaming access to young people of school age between 12am (midnight) and 8am. The other policy suggests slowing down people's internet connections after they have been logged on to certain games for a long period of time.

2010-04-13

 game South Korea addiction Internet curfew limit law
Leagues of professional players compete in televised tournaments and receive coaching and sponsorship. However, some players and officials are alleged to have accepted bribes from gambling websites to rig the games.

2010-04-16

 virtual reality game match rigging South Korea
A North Korean submarine's torpedo sank a South Korean navy ship on 26 March causing the deaths of 46 sailors, an international report has found. Investigators said they had discovered part of the torpedo on the sea floor and it carried lettering that matched a North Korean design. Pyongyang rejected the claim as a "fabrication" and threatened war if sanctions were imposed, say reports.

2010-05-20

 torpedo North Korea South Korea ship war
North Korea is facing international condemnation after investigators blamed it for the sinking of a South Korean warship in March. Pyongyang rejected the claim as a "fabrication" and threatened war if sanctions were imposed. The international report found a North Korean submarine's torpedo sank the South Korean navy ship, causing the deaths of 46 sailors.

2010-05-20

 North Korea South Korea torpedo ship military war aggresion
A South Korean professor who claimed he could make tap water into holy water will face fraud charges, police say. The man, named as Prof Kim, claimed he could digitally capture the elements of holy water from Lourdes, France, that believers say has healing powers.

2010-07-01

 South Korea miracle religion Catholic Church water holy digitization healing fraud junk science
South Korea says it has returned fire after North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells at one of its border islands, killing two marines.

2010-11-23

 North Korea South Korea war provocation
New Zealand rescuers said it was not clear why the boat sank. Conditions were calm and no SOS was sent.

2010-12-13

 Antarctica South Korea ship fishing New Zealand shipwreck
The crew of a Chinese trawler and a South Korean patrol boat have clashed, leaving one fisherman dead and two missing, South Korean officials say.

2010-12-18

 China fishing South Korea shipwreck
So, it came as a surprise when, according to the Union of International Associations, the city ranked fifth in the world for number of international meetings hosted in 2010. Singapore was first, followed by Brussels, Paris and Vienna.

2012-02-07

 Seoul South Korea meeting Union of International Associations