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Global Politics

South Korea free trade agreement

Correspondent Jason Strother reports that South Korean president Lee Myung bak will be lobbying for passage of a bilateral free trade agreement during his upcoming visit to the United States, and while the Bush administration supports the agreement, lawmakers in both countries still need to be convinced.

Conflict & Justice

Torch in South Korea

Jason Strother reports that the Olympic torch will arrive in South Korea this weekend and human rights activists in Seoul want to use the event to focus attention on China's forced repatriation of North Korean refugees.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

In today's Geo Quiz -- we asked for the name of the sea that lies between the Korean peninsula and the islands of Japan. The answer depends on whom you ask. The Sea of Japan is the internationally recognized name, but Koreans prefer the East Sea or the East Sea of Korea. Any of those serve as the answer to our quiz.

Global Politics

South Korea restricts US beef imports

Seoul is already calling for imports to be restricted again; protesters have put pressure on President Lee Myung Bak and they say he's exposing the nation to mad cow disease by allowing the import of US beef, as Correspondent Jason Strother has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Stuntmen get some glory

The stars of South Korean action movies get to play the hero with their daring fight scenes and impressive stunts, and now the stuntmen who help them look so good are getting a film of their own; the documentary "Action Boys,"