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10 hrs ago | Reuters

Captain of doomed South Korea ferry says lack of checks was customary: Yonhap

The captain of a ferry that capsized in April in South Korea's worst maritime accident in decades told a court on Friday he was just following established practice in not making safety checks before the vessel set off, Yonhap news agency reported.

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10 hrs ago | The Straits Times

South Korea ferry disaster: Captain says lack of safety checks was established practice

The captain of a ferry that capsized in April in South Korea's worst maritime accident in decades told a court on Friday he was just following established practice in not making safety checks before the vessel set off, Yonhap news agency reported.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Korea Herald

Memories of trampled dignity haunt former sex slaves

The following is the second in a series of articles on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Asian women on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the foundation of The Korea Herald on Aug. 15. - Ed.

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Hyperallergic

President and Founder of Gwangju Biennale Resigns over Censorship

Gwangju Biennale Foundation President Lee Yong-woo has resigned over the censorship of an artwork by the Korean government, the Korea Herald reported .

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Hyperallergic

President and Founder of Gwangju Biennale Resigns over Censorship

Gwangju Biennale Foundation President Lee Yong-woo has resigned over the censorship of an artwork by the Korean government, the Korea Herald reported .

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Korea Herald

Memories of trampled dignity haunt former sex slaves

The following is the second in a series of articles on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Asian women on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the foundation of The Korea Herald on Aug. 15. - Ed.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Lehmann Maupin Presents Do Ho Suh's Exhibition, DRAWINGS 9/11-13

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present Drawings, an exhibition of new works by renowned Korean artist Do Ho Suh .

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

South China Morning Post

Gwangju's art biennale is all fired up

The Gwangju Biennale's burning theme is both a nod to the South Korean city's turbulent past and a positive sign of the art event's future In 2003, Chinese artist Geng Jianyi asked his friends to give him stuff they considered to be rubbish.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Korea Herald

S. Korean Catholics make overnight trek...

Hundreds of thousands of Catholics from all over South Korea traveled to a plaza in central Seoul where a landmark ceremony to beatify early martyrs was held on Saturday.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Asia News Network

SEOUL: Three Korean soldiers dead in apparent suicides

Two Army corporals were found dead on Monday night in a Seoul apartment in an apparent double suicide, military authorities said Tuesday.

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English Dong-A

Young N. Korean defectors visit former comfort women

Young N. Korean defectors visit former comfort women . AUGUST 13, 2014 00:11. . It's like a prison.

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Newsday

S Korea ferry rescue 'ill-equipped'

South Korean coast guard officers say they did not have the right training or equipment to rescue passengers from the stricken ferry, Sewol.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Korea Herald

T'way to launch early-bird promotion fo...

T'way Air, a Korean budget carrier, launched an early-bird promotion for domestic and international flight tickets for October, the company said Friday.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Korea Herald

Korea to hold international irrigation, drainage congress

Global agricultural leaders and professionals are to gather next month at the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage Congress hosted by South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, and the Korea Rural Community Corporation.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Back Stage

7 Companies Producing Groundbreaking Immersive Theater

You enter through a back alley, whisper a password, and don a mask. Costumed actors sip whiskey, eat dinner, and mingle with the crowd.

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Korea Herald

RASKB hosts Icheon pottery-making tour

The Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch is hosting a kiln tour to the Icheon area on Aug. 9 to introduce participants to the art of traditional Korean pottery making.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Korea Herald

Saenuri takes by-elections in sweeping victory

The ruling Saenuri Party swept Wednesday's parliamentary by-elections, taking 11 of the 15 constituencies to raise its head count in the 300-seat National Assembly to 158.

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