Kyongsang-Bukto, South Korea Newswire

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  1. DOJ Appeals Transgender Military Green LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Daily Caller

    Marines of the U.S. Marine Corps, based in Japan's Okinawa, take part in a practice for a U.S.-South Korea joint landing operation drill in Pohang, about 370 km southeast of Seoul, April 25, 2013. The landing operation drill, which will be held on Friday is a part of the two countries' annual military training called Foal Eagle which began on March 1 and runs untill April 30. Tension has been fuelled by North Korean anger over the imposition of U.N. sanctions after its last nuclear arms test in February, creating one of the worst periods of stress on the peninsula since the end of the Korean War in 1953.

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  2. Navy erects bust of US commander in Korean WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's Navy said Thursday it will unveil a bust of a late US commander in memory of his contributions to the growth of the country's naval forces during his wartime service here six decades ago. The sculpture of Capt.

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  3. Quake causes more than $50 million in property damageRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Business Insurance

    Officials at South Korea's Ministry of the Interior and Safety said that a Nov. 15 earthquake that struck the southeastern city of Pohang caused more than 55 billion South Korean won worth of property damage, Yonhap News Agency reported. The 5.4-magnitude quake destroyed 331 homes and damaged another 228.

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  4. Govt. to spend W144.5b on recovery projects in quake-hit PohangRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Korea Herald

    The government will spend 144.5 billion won on projects to rebuild homes and other facilities damaged by last month's earthquake in the southeastern city of Pohang, officials said Wednesday. The Ministry of Interior and Safety unveiled the recovery plan, saying the 5.4 magnitude quake of Nov. 15 caused a total of 55.1 billion won worth of property damage.

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  5. 'Being a marine is more meaningful,' says a Harvard studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | English Dong-A

    'Being a marine is more meaningful,' says a Harvard student. December. 04, 2017 08:42.

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  6. Marines With Long Hair? Barbers Strike On OkinawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | The Daily Caller

    Marines of the U.S. Marine Corps, based in Japan's Okinawa, take part in a practice for a U.S.-South Korea joint landing operation drill in Pohang, about 370 km southeast of Seoul, April 25, 2013. The landing operation drill, which will be held on Friday is a part of the two countries' annual military training called Foal Eagle which began on March 1 and runs untill April 30. Tension has been fuelled by North Korean anger over the imposition of U.N. sanctions after its last nuclear arms test in February, creating one of the worst periods of stress on the peninsula since the end of the Korean War in 1953.

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  7. Survival kit hangs on wall like clockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Korea Herald

    As demand for survival supplies continues to rise among Koreans, a survival kit disguised as a clock has gained popularity. Korea Gyeonggido Company launched a survival kit named the "Life Clock" in August.

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  8. Korean stars donate to Pohang earthquake victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | Manila Bulletin

    Several Korean stars have donated to aid in the relief of the victims of the Pohang City earthquake in South Korea. A damaged structure in Pohang and donors Lee Young-ae, Park Shin Hye, BTOB and Psy The magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck in the afternoon of Nov. 15 and damaged homes and structures and affected and displaced more than 1,700 people.

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  9. 2.6 slight tremor occurs in IncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | Korea Herald

    A 2.6 magnitude tremor occurred off the coast of Incheon's Yeonpyeongdo, at 12:29 a.m., Friday, the weather agency said. The epicenter is 76 kilometers southwest from Yeonpyeongdo.

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  10. President Moon makes surprise visit to quake-hit PohangRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | Korea Herald

    President Moon Jae-in made a surprise visit Friday to the southeastern city of Pohang, which was recently struck by a 5.4 magnitude earthquake that forced thousands of people to abandon their homes. The second strongest quake recorded in the country rattled the coastal city, which lies 370 kilometers from Seoul, on Nov. 15. "We have once again clearly confirmed the fact that our country is no longer a safe zone from earthquakes," the president said in a Cabinet meeting held at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae on Tuesday.

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  11. Studying undersea faults crucial for earthquake managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | English Dong-A

    Studying undersea faults crucial for earthquake management. November. 24, 2017 09:16.

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  12. South Korea quiet for quake-delayed college entrance examRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Any students stuck in traffic could get police cars and motorbikes on standby to rush them to the exam centres. SEOUL: An annual hush descended upon South Korea Thursday as hundreds of thousands of students sat the crucial national college entrance exam, delayed for a week by a rare earthquake.

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  13. S. Korean president's approval rating rises for 4 weeksRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Xinhuanet

    South Korea n President Moon Jae-in's approval rating rose for the fourth straight week on positive public sentiment about Moon's decision to delay the college entrance exam following a powerful quake hitting the country's southeastern region, a poll showed Thursday. According to the Realmeter survey, support for Moon was 73.1 percent this week, up 1.5 percentage points from a week earlier.

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  14. Korea holds college entrance exam after delay by quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Korea Herald

    South Korea held the state-administered college entrance exam nationwide Thursday, a week after its initial schedule as it was delayed due to the earthquake that hit the country's southeast last week. A total of 593,527 applicants sat for the College Scholastic Aptitude Test in some 1,180 designated schools around the country, according to the Ministry of Education.

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  15. Indian, S.Korean team recycles onion peels into nanogeneratorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Nerve News

    Kolkata, Nov 21 - Chopping onions makes you cry but now, thanks to scientists from India and South Korea, recycled onion skin waste offers reason to cheer for the green energy-powered smart devices sector. Researchers at IIT Kharagpur and Pohang University of Science and Technology , South Korea, have fabricated biodegradable and biocompatible self-powered energy harvesters from onion skin waste for a range of biomedical applications.

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  16. President urges measures to minimize earthquake damage in futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Korea Herald

    President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday stressed the need to prepare for additional earthquakes in the future, saying the country can no longer be considered safe from the natural disaster. "We have once again clearly confirmed the fact that our country is no longer a safe zone from earthquakes," the president said in a Cabinet meeting held at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae.

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  17. South Korean President Urges Measures To Minimise Earthquake Damage In FutureRead the original story

    Monday Nov 20 | Malaysian National News Agency

    South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday stressed the need to prepare for additional earthquakes in the future, saying the country can no longer be considered safe from the natural disaster, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported. "We have once again clearly confirmed the fact that our country is no longer a safe zone from earthquakes," the president said in a Cabinet meeting held at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae.

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  18. Korea to delay opening of FX market by 1 hour on college entrance exam dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Korea Herald

    The opening of South Korea's foreign exchange market will be delayed by one hour on the day of the college entrance exam this week, the committee in charge of the foreign exchange market said Tuesday. The foreign exchange market is set to open at 10 a.m. and close at 3:30 p.m. Thursday as part of efforts to ease traffic, according to the Seoul Foreign Exchange Market Committee.

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  19. Soil liquefaction in PohangRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | English Dong-A

    Soil liquefaction in Pohang. November. 21, 2017 07:31. . Concerns are rising over the soil losing stiffness like a swamp following the Pohang earthquake.

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  20. Quake causes $50 million of damage in South KoreaRead the original story

    Monday Nov 20 | Business Insurance

    South Korea's National Disaster and Safety Control Center said that a Nov. 15 earthquake, which struck Pohang in North Gyeongsang province, caused an estimated $50 million worth of damage, Korea Joongang Daily reported. The 5.4-magnitude quake damaged at least 3,300 structures in Pohang and neighboring cities, the center said.

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