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Obituary: Roh Moo-hyun

By Christian Oliver in Seoul http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/571c01b4-4859-11de-8870-00144feabdc0.html Published: May 24 2009 17:07 | Last updated: May 24 2009 17:07 Roh Moo-hyun, who committed suicide on Saturday, was devastated by an enquiry into his probity and had written on his blog of … Continue reading

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Thousands in Korea mourn Roh’s death

By Song Jung-a and Christian Oliver in Seoul http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/f848bf9c-485d-11de-8870-00144feabdc0.html Published: May 24 2009 13:46 | Last updated: May 24 2009 17:15 Tens of thousands of mourners gathered across South Korea to pay their final respects to Roh Moo-hyun, a former … Continue reading

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Obituary: Roh Moo-hyun (BBC)

Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, who has died after falling into a ravine, was a controversial figure whose administration ended last year dogged by scandal and infighting. At the time of his death, which police are treating as a … Continue reading

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Korean actress’s suicide letter sparks sex-for-favours anger

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6851b7d2-1d8c-11de-9eb3-00144feabdc0.html South Koreans who watched Jang Ja-yeon playing an alluring villain twice a week in the nation’s favourite soap opera assumed the 26-year-old star had it all. But since she hanged herself from banisters this month, the country has had … Continue reading

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