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  1. Korea ferry captain 'murdered' passengers: appeals court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | ABS-CBN News

    The captain of the Sewol ferry, which sank in April with the loss of 304 lives, murdered his passengers by intentionally abandoning them to their certain deaths, a South Korean appeals court heard Tuesday. Prosecutors argued for a homicide conviction at the first in a series of hearings that will include appeals from both the prosecution and defence in the case of Captain Lee Jun-Seok and 14 of his surviving crew.

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  2. Lawyers appeal Sewol ferry crew sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Iol.co.za

    Sewol ferry captain Lee Joon-Seok, centre, is escorted upon his arrival at the Gwangju District Court in the southwestern South Korean city of Gwangju in 2014. Picture: Wonsuk Choi Seoul - A South Korean court on Tuesday began hearing appeals from the prosecution and defence related to the 15 Sewol ferry crew members jailed over the sinking that claimed more than 300 lives.

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  3. Park vows to nurture central region as hub of bioindustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Korea Herald

    President Park Geun-hye vowed Wednesday to help nurture South Korea's central region as a hub of the bioindustry as she opened the latest innovation center. South Korea has been pushing to set up innovation centers across the country to match local startups and venture firms to conglomerates, known here as chaebol, to provide resources to smaller companies so that they can turn creative ideas into real businesses.

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  4. Household and area income levels are associated with smoking status in the Korean adult populationRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | BioMed Central

    Department of Preventive Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Hak-1-dong, Dong-gu, Gwangju 501-746, Republic of Korea Department of Preventive Medicine & Institute of Wonkwang Medical Science, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan 570-711, Republic of Korea BackgroundSome previous studies have suggested that area-level characteristics have effects on smoking. The aim of this study was to evaluate the associations between household income and area income on smoking in Korean adults.MethodsThis study was based on the Korean Community Health Survey performed in South Korea, between September and November 2009.

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  5. 368 primary, secondary schools in Seoul to start at 9 a.m. from MarchRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | English Dong-A

    JANUARY 30, 2015 07:12. . Following the suit of Gyeonggi Province and Gwangju Metropolitan City, some schools in Seoul will start at 9 a.m. Children from low-income brackets will have the priority to enter public kindergartens.

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  6. Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla battery degradation graphed, Hyundai plans fuel cell hub in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Autoblog

    A man has created a graph of Tesla Model S battery degradation over time. Merijn Coumans of Holland is tracking the owner data gathered on from Model S owners in a single file and graphing it visually.

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  7. Satellites can improve regional air quality forecastingRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Science Daily

    Researchers found that data gathered from geo-stationary satellites -- satellites orbiting Earth at about 22,000 miles above the equator and commonly used for telecommunications and weather imaging -- can greatly improve air-quality forecasting. The animation, constructed from data gathered by a South Korean geostationary satellite, shows a plume of pollution -- ranging from heavy to light -- moving over northeast Asia during a three-day period of time.

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  8. SK Telecom and Nokia make big cells and small cells play niceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | GigaOM

    SK Telecom has just incorporated a tongue-twister of a technology into its Nokia-built LTE network in Gwangju, South Korea. It's called Enchanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination , or eICIC for short, and its aim to make networks packed with all different sizes and shapes of cells work in harmony.

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  9. Korea to develop Gwangju as hub of car venturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Korea Herald

    The presidential office said Tuesday that South Korea would help nurture the country's southwestern region as a center of automotive start-ups in cooperation with Hyundai Motor Group, the world's fifth-largest carmaker. Cheong Wa Dae said Hyundai Motor Co.

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  10. Hyundai Motor to launch fund for innovative technologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Hyundai Motor Group said Tuesday it will launch a 177.5 billion won fund to support the development of new technologies and business activities for automobiles and hydrogen fuel cells. Hyundai Motor Group, which owns South Korea's top two car manufacturers, Hyundai Motor Co.

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  11. S. Korea to nurture southwest region as hub of automotive startupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Korea Herald

    The presidential office said Tuesday that South Korea will help nurture the country's southwestern region as a center of automotive startups in cooperation with Hyundai Motor Group, the world's fifth-largest carmaker. Cheong Wa Dae said Hyundai Motor Co.

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  12. Abraham Cruzvillegas To Undertake the First Hyundai CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Auto Channel

    Jan. 23, 2015: Tate Modern and Hyundai Motor today announced that Abraham Cruzvillegas will undertake the inaugural Hyundai Commission for the Turbine Hall. This will be the first in a new series of annual site-specific commissions by renowned international artists, and will open to the public on 13 October 2015.

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  13. Ex-science minister dropped in job bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Former Science Minister Choi Moon-ki has been dropped from the list of three candidates to head the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, the institution said Friday. According to GIST, Choi was not included on the shortlist due to having headed the Science Ministry, which controls the Gwangju-based institution.

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  14. Gonjiam in Koreatown serves Army stew, cow head soup, hot potsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    The Army stew at Gonjiam is a bubbling cauldron of Spam, weiner pennies, tofu, rice cakes, vegetables, a package of dried ramen noodles and crowned with a handful of daisy leaves. The Army stew at Gonjiam is a bubbling cauldron of Spam, weiner pennies, tofu, rice cakes, vegetables, a package of dried ramen noodles and crowned with a handful of daisy leaves.

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  15. Chief engineer of doomed South Korea ferry overcome by fear and panic - lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Star Online

    The chief engineer of the doomed Sewol ferry who was jailed for 30 years for leaving behind two injured crewmates believed they were dead and had acted in "a state of extreme fear and panic," his lawyer told a South Korean appeals court on Tuesday. Defence lawyers for the 15 surviving crew members of the ferry that capsized last April, killing 304 people, have appealed their convictions that led to prison terms ranging from five to 36 years.

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  16. S.Korean Ferry C/E Overcome by Fear, PanicRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Marine News

    The chief engineer of the doomed Sewol ferry who was jailed for 30 years for leaving behind two injured crewmates believed they were dead and had acted in "a state of extreme fear and panic," his lawyer told a South Korean appeals court on Tuesday. Defence lawyers for the 15 surviving crew members of the ferry that capsized last April, killing 304 people, have appealed their convictions that led to prison terms ranging from five to 36 years.

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  17. Talk to remember 'forgotten' figure in Korean historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Korea Herald

    There is one enemy of the state whom Seoul has not paid enough attention to according to a former senior adviser to the head of South Korean national security. Ra Jong-yil, a former ambassador and a professor at Hanyang University, will be giving a lecture for the Korean branch of the Royal Asiatic Society on Kang Min-cheol.

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  18. Man convicted of raping migrant wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Korea Herald

    A Korean man was sentenced to a suspended jail term for raping his foreign-born wife. The Jan. 7 ruling marked the first time that a local court has convicted a man for spousal rape that does not involve the use of a deadly weapon.

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  19. Lawyer: Chief Engineer of 'Sewol' Overcome by Fear and PanicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Big News Network.com

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  20. Chief engineer of doomed South Korea ferry overcome by fear and panic: lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Reuters

    Students who survived the Sewol ferry disaster pay tribute to victims of the sunken passenger ship, after being discharged from a hospital at the official memorial altar in Ansan April 30, 2014. - The chief engineer of the doomed Sewol ferry who was jailed for 30 years for leaving behind two injured crewmates believed they were dead and had acted in "a state of extreme fear and panic," his lawyer told a South Korean appeals court on Tuesday.

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