All posts tagged "myanmar"

  • Refugees from Myanmar wave to reporters as they arrive at Incheon International Airport on Dec. 22, 2015 for resettlement. (Yonhap)
    Refugees from Myanmar arrive in S. Korea for resettlement

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A total of 22 ethnic Karen refugees from Myanmar arrived in South Korea, officials said Wednesday, becoming the first beneficiaries of Seoul’s new resettlement program for refugees. The refugees, four different families, had been...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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  • Koo Ja-cheol (center) and Ji Dong-won (right) of South Korea celebrate Koo's goal in the first half of the team's World Cup qualifier against Myanmar at Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, on Nov. 12, 2015. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea blanks Myanmar 4-0 to remain undefeated in World Cup qualifying

    SUWON, South Korea (Yonhap) — South Korea beat Myanmar 4-0 on Thursday at home to remain undefeated in the current Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. South Korea scored two goals in each half,...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Son Heung-min of South Korea celebrates after scoring a goal against Myanmar in a World Cup qualifying match in Bangkok on June 16, 2015. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea defeats Myanmar to open World Cup qualification

    BANGKOK, June 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea defeated Myanmar 2-0 on Tuesday to start the second round of the Asian qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Midfielder Lee Jae-sung headed in the opener in the first...

    • Posted June 16, 2015
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  • FILE - In this June 5, 2014 file photo, Myanmar model May Myat Noe, winner of Miss Asia Pacific World 2014 pageant, waves a miniature flag of the country upon her arrival at Yangon International Airport in Yangon, Myanmar. The first Myanmar national to win an international pageant has been stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, and has allegedly run off with the expensive crown and breast implants. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)
    Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing $100K tiara

    By Jung Min-ho A nasty dispute has erupted between the organizers of Miss Asia Pacific World, an international beauty contest recently held in Seoul, and the contest’s winner, who has accused the event’s team of forcing her...

    • Posted August 31, 2014
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