South Korea delivers 16 T-50i jet trainers to Indonesia

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- South Korea has completed delivery of 16 T-50i trainer jets to Indonesia.

South Korean opposition elects new leader

SEOUL, May 4 (UPI) -- The main opposition party in South Korea elected a new leader and changed its name Saturday, signaling it plans to become more centrist, party officials said.

N. Korean prison abuses detailed in report

SEOUL, May 9 (UPI) -- A rights group has issued a report filled with first-hand accounts from North Korean defectors who say they were tortured and abused in political prison camps.

S. Korea opposition party probes hack

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- South Korea's main opposition party launched an investigation into whether the ruling party was involved in the hacking of an election watchdog's Web site.

Colombia and South Korea sign military pact

BOGOTA, June 1 (UPI) -- South Korea and Colombia signed an agreement that will strengthen military cooperation between the two countries, officials said.

S. Korea discusses future Afghan role

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- South Korea says it will expand its civilian-led presence in Afghanistan and follow up later with other contributions to the battle against Taliban militants.

Trains cross border between two Koreas

SEOUL, May 17 (UPI) -- Two trains crossed the border between South Korea and North Korea Thursday for the first time in more than 50 years.

Former 'comfort woman' demands apology

TOKYO, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- A South Korean woman who was forced into prostitution by Japanese soldiers during World War II says Japan must own up to its actions.

Labor strife losing momentum in S.Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Lee Yong-deuk, head of the Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU), South Korea's main labor umbrella group, showed up last week before a group of foreign inve
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent

India, South Korea to bolster trade ties

NEW DELHI, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- India and South Korea warmed up to each other by signing an extradition treaty Tuesday and a mutual legal assistance pact on criminal matters.
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Gwangju Biennale art show in S. Korea

KWANGJU, South Korea, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The Gwangju Biennale, the largest international contemporary art event to take place in Asia, is under way and runs through Nov. 13, in Kwangju, South Korea.

Korean widow denied war compensation

TOKYO, July 27 (UPI) -- The Japanese government has refused compensation to a Korean man's family for a finger lost after being drafted into the Imperial Japanese Army.
Lee Yong

Lee Yong-dae (Hangul: 이용대) (born September 11, 1988 in Hwasun, Jeollanam-do) is a male badminton player from South Korea. He is by many considered a great talent and already a wonderful player, often being called the 'new' Park Joo-bong.

Lee started playing badminton at his local elementary school at the age of 8. He joined the national badminton team of South Korea in 2003, at the age of just 15 years old. His current partners are Jung Jae-sung in men's doubles (as of 2006) and Lee Hyo-jung in mixed doubles (as of 2007).

Struggling to find the right partner, he played several tournaments, not getting any big results; only two semi-finals in the Asian Satellite. With Ha Jung-eun as his partner, they won Asian Junior Championship.

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