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9 hrs ago | English Dong-A

Ahn lashes out at in-house feud over candidate nominations

Ahn lashes out at in-house feud over candidate nominations . JULY 10, 2014 03:05.

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17 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Kang Min-ho named KBO All-Star reserve

Despite struggling through one of the worst seasons of his career, Lotte Giants' catcher Kang Min-ho was selected on Wednesday as an All-Star reserve in the Korea Baseball Organization.

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21 hrs ago | The Independent

South Korea ferry disaster: New report announces Sewol ferry was...

The report by the government's Audit and Inspection Board also criticised the South Korean coastguard for not reacting quickly enough Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Korea Herald

Gwangju troupe looks to - Rumors' to spread the word

The Gwangju Performance Project will begin staging their summer production of Neil Simon's "Rumors" next weekend.

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Suria

Relatives weep and jeer at S. Korea...

Relatives of the victims of South Korea's ferry disaster wept amid angry scenes in court Tuesday as prosecutors played video footage of the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain and crew.

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AlertNet

South Korea ferry children were steps from safety - prosecutor

Many of the 250 children who drowned when a South Korean ferry sank in April would have survived if the crew had issued a simple order to evacuate to emergency decks just outside their cabins, a prosecutor said on Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Korea Herald

Coast Guard officials stand trial on bri...

A Gwangju court on Monday held the first hearing in the trial for maritime affairs officials indicted on charges of taking bribes in return for approving the Sewol ferry operator's cabin-extension proposal despite risks of heavy pressure on the vessel.

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Korea Herald

NPAD struggles to select by-election can...

The opposition struggled on Monday to finalize its slate for the July 30 by-elections amid intraparty discord over candidate selections in strategically vital districts.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Circulation

Establishment of Government-Initiated Comprehensive Stroke Centers...

From the Daejeon-Chungnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Daejeon, South Korea ; Daegu-Gyeongbuk Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Daegu, South Korea ; Gwangju-Jeonnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Gwangju, South Korea ; Gyeongnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Jinju, South Korea ; Jeju Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Jeju, South Korea ; ... (more)

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Xinhuanet

Investigation of sunken ship Sewol conducted in S. Korea

Investigators of Gwangju District Court arrive at the port of Incheon, South Korea, June 30, 2014.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Korea Herald

Will elitist college system meet its demise?

With progressive candidates winning the majority of education chief positions in the June 4 elections, they were in a good position to promote their philosophy of less competition and equal learning opportunity for students.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Korea Herald

Education chiefs order unionists back to school

The majority of education superintendents in South Korea decided Wednesday to order full-time members of a banned teachers' union to return to their teaching posts.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Independent

South Korea ferry disaster: Surviving passengers of Sewol tragedy give evidence in court

Trial of the captain and 14 crew members gets underway, with counts ranging from homicide to negligence and abandoning ship Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Suria

Another body recovered from sunken South...

Dive teams on Tuesday recovered another victim of South Korea's ferry disaster, the first to be retrieved from the sunken vessel in 16 days in an increasingly frustrating search for the last bodies.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Another body recovered from sunken South Korean ferry

Dive teams on Tuesday recovered another victim of South Korea's ferry disaster, the first to be retrieved from the sunken vessel in 16 days in an increasingly frustrating search for the last bodies.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Korea Herald

Korean mountain fortress wins UNESCO heritage status

An ancient mountain fortress in South Korea made the UNESCO world heritage list, Seoul officials said Sunday.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Arkansas Online

Ferry company spent $2 last year on training

GWANGJU, South Korea -- Prosecutors on Friday said the chief executive officers and four employees of the operator of a sunken South Korean ferry caused the accident by overloading the ship with poorly stowed cargo after a risky redesign and neglecting safety by spending less than $2 last year on crew training.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Washington Post

CEO of South Korean ferry operator to enter plea

The chief of the operator of the sunken South Korean ferry and four employees are to appear in court Friday to enter pleas on charges that their negligence caused the April disaster that left more than 300 people dead or missing.

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KHOU-TV Houston

CEO of South Korean ferry operator to enter plea

The chief of the operator of the sunken South Korean ferry and four employees are to appear in court to enter pleas on charges that their negligence caused the April sinking that left more than 300 people dead or missing.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Beyond K-pop: Creative economy

In the classical world, Korean musicians secured their reputation a long time ago.

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