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Local news for Kyonggi-do, South Korea continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Korea Herald

Police confirm Sewol owner's death

The police confirmed Tuesday that a dead body, found by a farmer in South Jeolla Province on June 12, is that of Yoo Byung-eun, owner of the capsized ferry Sewol.

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2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Knife Party, Krewella to join Seoul electronic music festival

Internationally renowned electronic music acts Knife Party and Krewella will be making their way to Seoul to perform at this year's edition of the electronic dance music festival Global Gathering Korea, organizers said Tuesday.

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6 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics Kim Jin-sun attends a press conference during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia.

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7 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found

After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to... After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | The Independent

South Korea ferry disaster: Cruise boss found dead

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8 hrs ago | Business Times

South Korean builders jump on government stimulus hopes

Daewoo rose as much as 8.6 per cent on the day to 10,200 won, its highest intraday level since early January 2013, lifting the Seoul stock market's construction sector by as much as 2.6 per cent to 781.51 points at one point.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Thanh Nein News

South Korea police: body belongs to fugitive ferry businessman

Coast guard members searched for passengers near the South Korean ferry Sewol that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon, in Jindo on April 17, 2014.

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Government Executive

Maybe Less Productive Employees Just Need a Little Siesta Time

In an effort to boost productivity during the summer months, the city of Seoul is encouraging government workers to take a siesta of up to an hour.

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Body of fugitive S. Korea ferry owner 'found by police'

South Korean police believe they have found the body of a fugitive business tycoon wanted after the Sewol ferry sank in April killing hundreds, a report said Tuesday.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Body of fugitive South Korea ferry owner reportedly found by police

South Korean police believe they have found the body of a fugitive business tycoon wanted after the Sewol ferry sank in April killing hundreds, a report said on Tuesday.

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Body found in search for Sewol ferry owner

South Korean police believe they have found the body of a fugitive businessman who owned the Sewol ferry that sank in April killing hundreds.

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Korea Herald

Army chief urges reform after shooting s...

The Army chief called Monday for thorough reform efforts in the wake of last month's deadly shooting spree at a border outpost, vowing to make his organization stronger and more efficient, the Army headquarters said.

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Reuters

Production halted at Samsung China supplier amid child labour probe

Production has been indefinitely halted at a Chinese supplier to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd after the factory was suspected of using child workers.

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Korea Herald

Nam June Paik: - George Orwell was half right'

NJP Art Center marks 30th anniversary of satellite project 'Good Morning Mr. Orwell'; contemporary artists following Paik's legacy offer critical views on role of modern media On Jan. 1, 1984, Nam June Paik celebrated New Year's Day with a transcontinental live broadcast that began with the greeting "Good Morning Mr. Orwell."

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Korea Herald

Pakistan at crossroads of security threa...

More than 30 years after South Korea and Pakistan established diplomatic ties, a notable change took place this year marking their improving relations.

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Seoul plans to red flag Uber taxi app

South Korea's capital Seoul said Monday it planned to ban the smartphone car-hailing service Uber, saying it raised passenger safety issues and threatened the livelihood of licensed taxi drivers.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Seoul plans to ban Uber taxi app

South Korea's capital Seoul said Monday it planned to ban the smartphone car-hailing service Uber, saying it raised passenger safety issues and threatened the livelihood of licensed taxi drivers.

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Reuters

S.Korea shares, won edge up as geopolitical tensions ease

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index was up 0.38 percent at 2,027.14 points as of 0153 GMT versus an onshore close of 2,019.42 on Friday - its best week since May. The index touched the 2,030 mark earlier in the day for the first time this year.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Korea Herald

Paris Hilton under fire for alleged tardiness at events

American socialite Paris Hilton has faced criticism from some Korean news organizations for her alleged late arrivals at some events.

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Chosun Ilbo

Kim Jong-un Ups Pressure Over Asian Games

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday said his country's participation in the Asian Games in South Korea will help improve cross-border relations.

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