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April 1, 1991 | ROBERT W. GIBSON, TIMES INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS CORRESPONDENT
Ever since Genghis Khan, Russians have known little but trouble from Asia. Japan sank their fleet in 1905. Mao Tse-tung betrayed them. Tokyo claims Soviet-held islands, and Taiwan's and South Korea's economic successes have made old Kremlin theories look silly. While almost everyone in the Pacific Basin was taking a Chamber of Commerce view of the region, Moscow had 50 divisions deployed along the Chinese border and a massive Pacific fleet.
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February 2, 1989 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, Times Staff Writer
South Korea and Hungary established full diplomatic relations Wednesday, marking a diplomatic milestone in the Seoul government's courtship of rival North Korea's socialist allies. The Hungarian minister of state for foreign affairs, Gyula Horn, said he hopes that the move, which had been widely anticipated since Hungary became the first Communist state to set up a trade office here last year, will not change his country's relations with North Korea.
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December 15, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
South Korea and the Soviet Union, celebrating their establishment of diplomatic relations after years of animosity, pledged Friday to work together toward the eventual reunification of Korea and the reduction of tension in Asia. South Korean President Roh Tae Woo said that his country's new relationship with the Soviet Union, long the patron of rival North Korea, marked "the end of an era that brought about unspeakable trauma to mankind and the unnatural division of nations and peoples."
BUSINESS
April 1, 1991 | ROBERT W. GIBSON, TIMES INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS CORRESPONDENT
Ever since Genghis Khan, Russians have known little but trouble from Asia. Japan sank their fleet in 1905. Mao Tse-tung betrayed them. Tokyo claims Soviet-held islands, and Taiwan's and South Korea's economic successes have made old Kremlin theories look silly. While almost everyone in the Pacific Basin was taking a Chamber of Commerce view of the region, Moscow had 50 divisions deployed along the Chinese border and a massive Pacific fleet.
NEWS
December 2, 1989 | SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush has agreed to take up issues that deal with Korea in his weekend talks with Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, according to reports that appeared Friday in South Korean newspapers. The press quoted a spokesman for President Roh Tae Woo, who is traveling in Europe, as saying that Roh had talked with Bush on Wednesday by phone from London.
NEWS
December 15, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
South Korea and the Soviet Union, celebrating their establishment of diplomatic relations after years of animosity, pledged Friday to work together toward the eventual reunification of Korea and the reduction of tension in Asia. South Korean President Roh Tae Woo said that his country's new relationship with the Soviet Union, long the patron of rival North Korea, marked "the end of an era that brought about unspeakable trauma to mankind and the unnatural division of nations and peoples."
NEWS
December 2, 1989 | SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush has agreed to take up issues that deal with Korea in his weekend talks with Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, according to reports that appeared Friday in South Korean newspapers. The press quoted a spokesman for President Roh Tae Woo, who is traveling in Europe, as saying that Roh had talked with Bush on Wednesday by phone from London.
NEWS
February 2, 1989 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, Times Staff Writer
South Korea and Hungary established full diplomatic relations Wednesday, marking a diplomatic milestone in the Seoul government's courtship of rival North Korea's socialist allies. The Hungarian minister of state for foreign affairs, Gyula Horn, said he hopes that the move, which had been widely anticipated since Hungary became the first Communist state to set up a trade office here last year, will not change his country's relations with North Korea.
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