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9 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

Fijian PM sends condolences to S. Korea over ferry sinking

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has sent a condolence message to South Korea n President Park Geun-Hye on the recent ferry sinking, the Fijian government said Thursday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Star Online

Hundreds still missing in deadly Korea ferry sinking

South Korean coastguard and navy divers resumed searching on Thursday for about 290 people still missing, many of them students from the same high school, after a ferry capsized in sight of land.

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New Vision

S. Korea ferry with 450 passengers sinks

South Korean coastguard vessels and helicopters pulled passengers off a stricken ferry as it sank Wednesday off the southern coast with around 450 passengers on board -- mostly high school students.

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Prince George Citizen

South Korean ferry sinks; some dead, hundreds missing

In this photo released by South Korea Coast Guard via Yonhap News Agency, South Korean rescue team boats and fishing boats try to rescue passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Arirang TV

National Assembly ratifies Special Measures Agreement

The ruling and opposition parties came together to pass a number of long-pending bills this Wednesday at the National Assembly.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CNN

Japan and South Korea meet for first 'comfort women' discussions

Every single week for the past 22 years, a group of elderly South Korean women has camped outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, enduring the heat and humidity of the region's monsoonal summer and the sub-zero temperatures of the brutal Korean winter.

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Time

Two Dead as South Korean Ferry Carrying 476 Sinks

Rescue helicopters flying over the passenger ship Sewol as it sinks in waters off South Korea's southwestern coast on April 16, 2014.

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Korea Herald

At least 161 passengers rescued from sinking ferry off south coast

A ferry carrying about 470 passengers and crew sank off the coast of Jindo Island in South Jeolla Province on Wednesday, maritime authorities said.

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English Dong-A

Now is the time for companies to respond

An incumbent minister said to the question 'What is the cause of bipolarization?' The answer from a minister of the Park Geun-hye administration was a little puzzling but not groundless.

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Korea Herald

Finance Ministry calls for - no extra spending' in next year's budget

The Finance Ministry appeared to be seeking to improve the nation's fiscal balance next year by slashing unnecessary expenditure and reducing the number of government projects.

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Korea Herald

Park's popularity may affect local elections

President Park Geun-hye's high approval ratings are likely to create an advantageous environment for the ruling Saenuri Party ahead of the local elections in June for low-level administration chiefs and councilors.

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TIME.com

Kim Jong Un Basks in His Grandfather's Glow

North Koreans arrive at Pyongyang's Mansu Hill to pay their respects to bronze statues of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Munsu Hill in Pyongyang on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the official birthday of Kim Il Sung.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

South China Morning Post

North Korea vows Seoul will pay 'dear price' for insulting its nuclear programme

Kim Jong-un is the supreme leader of North Korea, the third and youngest son of Kim Jong-il and the grandson of Kim Il-sung .

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English Dong-A

Difference between political pledges of Korea and Germany

Difference between political pledges of Korea and Germany . APRIL 15, 2014 05:59.

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English Dong-A

Park reads books to students like Obama?

Park reads books to students like Obama? . APRIL 15, 2014 05:02. . Korean book publishers expect President Park Geun-hye to show the same scene to encourage reading.

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Bangkok Post

Forgery probe clears Seoul spy chief

South Korean prosecutors concluded Monday that the head of the national spy agency was not involved in the fabrication of evidence in an alleged espionage case.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

English Dong-A

Daedeok and Dresden

Daedeok and Dresden . APRIL 14, 2014 03:32. . During her state visit to Germany last month, President Park Geun-hye held a 'Korea-Germany industry-academic cooperation strategy symposium' in the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, after receiving an honorary doctorate at the University of Technology Dresden.

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Korea Herald

Six-party countries step up diplomacy over N.K. denuclearization talks

South Korea's nuclear envoy Hwang Joon-kook shakes hands with his Chinese counterpart Wu Dawei on April 11 after a meeting to exchange views on the threat of another North Korean nuclear test.

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The Japan Times

Japan, South Korea to hold high-level talks next week

Tokyo and Seoul are making final arrangements to hold director general-level talks in the South Korean capital as early as next week to discuss issues including Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women, according to diplomatic sources on both sides.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Arirang TV

North Korea blasts President Park's unification initiatives

North Korea has launched a stinging verbal attack on South Korean President Park Geun-hye, calling her recent unification initiatives "irrelevant and nonsensical."

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