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21 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Korea Herald

Gwangju's Alleycon promises bigger, better

The Alleycon comic-con in Gwangju kicked off to such success last year that organizers have found an even bigger venue for the second edition of the event, to be held in September.

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Mon Jul 28, 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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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Suria

Student survivors testify in South Korea...

Teenaged student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster began giving video testimony under tight security Monday in the murder trial of the vessel's captain and crew.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Student survivors testify in Sewol ferry disaster trial

Teenage student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster began giving video testimony under tight security on Monday in the murder trial of the vessel's captain and crew.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Korea Herald

Legendary singer returns, kinder, gentler

It is early afternoon on July 14, one of the hottest days of the year so far, and I am panicked at the thought of having to ask singer Shin Hae-chul to pose in the white-hot heat in a tiny park where there would surely be gawkers.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dallas Blog

Cities Account for 92% of S Korean Population

South Korea has transformed into a concrete jungle in which less than eight percent of its population reside in the rural countryside.

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Medical News

I 1-adrenoceptor blockade improves nocturia and sleep quality

Treatment with an I 1-adrenoceptor antagonist drug is associated with significant improvements in nocturia, sleep quality and lower urinary tract symptoms in women with voiding symptoms, study findings show.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Korea Herald

Opposition party struggles to shore up support for by-elections

The opposition on Sunday said it faced a difficult fight in the July 30 by-elections as ominous opinion surveys and allegations against a key candidate threatened to damage its public image.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Korea Herald

Air Force refutes allegations that air traffic control played role in chopper crash

South Korea's Air Force on Saturday refuted allegations that air traffic control played any role in the crash of a fire department helicopter that left all five crew members dead.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

ABS-CBN News

From boxing to teaching: How this man found success

Not every dreamer is able to make it to the top in the world of boxing. Nathan Ballerda knew this, and so he also knew how important it was to have a Plan B for his career.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World briefs: Russian calls sanctions 'evil'

Russian policymakers warned Thursday of grave international financial consequences from a new, stronger round of U.S. sanctions over the Ukraine conflict, a sign that the measures may be inflicting pain not just on key individuals but on a broader swath of Russia's economy.

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The Miami Herald

Media: 1 dead after helicopter crash

Studio owner Julie Jacko teaches a class recently as instructor Michelle Abreu assists during a class at Barre Motion in South Beach.

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CNN

Ferry search helicopter crash kills 5 in South Korea

A helicopter carrying emergency workers involved in the Sewol ferry disaster operations crashed Thursday in a South Korean city, fire officials said, leaving five dead and one injured.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Four Dead, One Injured After Helicopter Crash In South Korean City

At least four people were killed and one injured after a firefighting helicopter crashed in South Korea's southern city early Thursday, Xinhua news agency reports quoting local media.

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The Star Online

Five killed as helicopter crashes in S. Korean city

Rescue services gather round the wreckage of a helicopter crash in Gwangju on July 17, 2014.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

2 dead after helicopter crash in South Korea

The helicopter was returning to headquarters in the eastern provincial firefighting agency after participating in search operations for 11 people still missing after a ferry sinking that killed more than 290 in April, fire officials in Gwangju said speaking on condition of anonymity because of office rules.

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English Dong-A

Special law on Sewol should be thoroughly prepared

Special law on Sewol should be thoroughly prepared . JULY 17, 2014 03:27. . The leading Saenuri Party and the New Politics Alliance for Democracy agreed on special Sewol law Wednesday after negotiations that involved even the leaders of both parties Kim Moo-sung and Ahn Cheol-soo, respectively.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Korea Herald

Immersive performance to take place at old Seoul Station building

The old Seoul Station building, where Tristan Sharps, British artistic director of the theater company Dream Think Speak, will stage a site-specific performance on July 19. The old Seoul Station building will turn into a giant stage for a performance that has never been seen before.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

English Dong-A

Gang with guns

Gang with guns . JULY 12, 2014 03:12. . The 2011 South Korean box-office hit "Nameless Gangster: Rules of Time" was a crime movie against the backdrop of Busan in the 1980s.

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