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

1 hr ago | International Business Times

BlackBerry vs Samsung Stock: Which Is a Better Buy?

After being dismissed as a has-been company and anticipated to die soon, the Waterloo-based tech firm appears not only for a recovery but even growth.

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5 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Wanted ferry tycoon was found dead in orchard

THE body of the South Korean tycoon - wanted over the sinking of a ferry in April in which more than 300 people died -was only identified more than a month after it was found in an orchard with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby.

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6 hrs ago | Autoblog

Seoul moves to ban Uber, create own app

The ridesharing service Uber promises to connect people needing a lift with drivers offering one, and it appears to be pretty useful.

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9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Body may be that of South Korean tycoon with ties to sunken ferry

The body of South Korea's most wanted man, a fugitive tycoon with ties to a ferry than sank in April, may have been found by police in a plum field in the country's south, Yonhap News Agency reported.

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14 hrs 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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16 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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19 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

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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19 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

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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19 hrs ago | KFVS12

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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21 hrs ago | The Independent

South Korea ferry disaster: Cruise boss found dead

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Boston.com

Man Wanted in Fatal South Korean Ferry Disaster Found Dead

South Korea's most wanted man, a church leader and businessman whom prosecutors had hoped to arrest in connection with an April ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people, has been found dead, the police said on Tuesday.

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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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Asia News Network

SEOUL: Depressed Koreans

A recent study based on a survey of about 27,600 Korean 40-year-olds showed a high correlation between their living habits and depression.

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Asia News Network

SEOUL: Hyundai Motor, labour union clash over ordinary wage

Hyundai Motor Group is facing critical wage talks with its hard-line labour union as workers are calling for the revision of a 60-year-old wage scheme.

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Korea Herald

Gov't ordered to disclose records on Seoul-Tokyo military intel pact

A local court ordered the government Tuesday to disclose the whole process of negotiations on a botched military information-sharing deal between South Korea and Japan.

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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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Yahoo!

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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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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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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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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