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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea trains collide, killing one and injuring dozens

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 06:32pm by Reuters

    ... accidents in Seoul earlier this year. South Korea, Asia’s fourth-largest economy, has developed into a vibrant and technically advanced democracy, but faces criticism that regulatory controls ... Reuters in Seoul Two passenger trains collided in South Korea on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring dozens, a hospital official and police said, in the latest in a string ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557216/south-korea-trains-collide-killing-one-and-injuring-dozens
  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    600 pigs killed after foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in South Korea

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:48pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul 600 pigs killed after foot-and-mouth outbreak South Korea has confirmed a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a pig farm, the country's first in more than three years, the agriculture ministry said yesterday. The case comes as Asia's fourth-largest economy strives to contain a six-month outbreak of bird flu, which has pushed pork prices to multi-year highs due ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558470/600-pigs-killed-after-foot-and-mouth-dsease-outbreak-south-korea
  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    ‘They kept telling us to stay put’: survivors testify at South Korea ferry disaster trial

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:10am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ansan, South Korea 17 student witnesses offer testimony by video in trial of captain and three senior crew members accused of 'homicide through wilful negligence' – a charge that can carry the death penalty Student survivors of South Korea’s ferry disaster, testifying for the first time on Monday in the murder trial of the captain and crew, recalled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561019/student-survivors-testify-south-korea-ferry-homicide-trial
  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Curfew and alcohol ban for US air force personnel in South Korea

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US air force in S Korea gets curfew, booze ban US airmen assigned to South Korea are banned from buying or drinking alcohol during their first 30 days ... The orientation also strongly recommends that arriving personnel tour the demilitarised zone that separates South and North Korea. "We are guests here and not only do our actions matter, they have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560034/curfew-and-alcohol-ban-us-air-force-personnel-south-korea
  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean police hunt for fugitive tycoon already found dead is ridiculed

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Hunt for tycoon already found dead is ridiculed South Korea's police force was pilloried as incompetent yesterday after its announcement on Tuesday ... massive financial and personnel resources in the search for a man already in one of their morgues. Billionaire Yoo Byung-Eun, 73, became South Korea's most wanted man following the April 16 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557712/south-korean-police-hunt-fugitive-tycoon-already-found-dead-ridiculed
  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Owner of South Korea ferry that sunk killing 300 is found dead

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:55am by AFP

    ... found dead A badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in an orchard last month was that of Yoo Byung-eun, the fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's South ... of Yoo's death. Watch: South Korean police find body of fugitive ferry owner Prosecutors had hunted Yoo since May and offered a US$500,000 reward for tips about him. They believe Yoo owned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557141/south-korean-police-find-body-fugitive-sewol-ferry-owner
  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Two dead after firefighters’ helicopter crashes in South Korea

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:50am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... A firefighting helicopter crashed on Thursday near an apartment complex and school in the southern city of Gwangju, killing two people, South Korean officials said. The helicopter was returning ... widespread concern about South Korea’s lax safety culture. Most of the dead were high school students.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555547/2-dead-after-firefighters-helicopter-crashes-south-korea
  8. News - China - SOUTH KOREA

    Xi Jinping’s South Korea visit reflects a region in flux

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse The president's visit shows that China now shares common ground with South Korea both economically and diplomatically China’s president on Friday wrapped up a state visit to South Korea that was heavier on symbolism than substance, but also exposed the slowly but steadily shifting bedrock of historical Cold War alliances in East Asia. Xi Jinping’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547358/xi-jinpings-south-korea-visit-reflects-region-flux
  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Relatives of South Korean ferry disaster victims weep and jeer at trial

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... Relatives of victims of South Korea's ferry disaster wept amid angry scenes in court yesterday as prosecutors played video footage of the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain ... Among the dead were some 250 students from the same high school in Ansan city just south of Seoul. Watch: Video of captain leaping from sinking South Korean ferry, leaving students to die Dozens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549958/relatives-south-korean-ferry-disaster-victims-weep-and-jeer-trial
  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's defence chief apologises for bullying remark about shooting spree

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Defence chief sorry for saying army shooter bullied South Korea's defence minister apologised yesterday to the relatives of victims of a shooting rampage ... bring the truth to light in order not to damage the reputation of the victims," he said. Barrack-room bullying is a sensitive issue in South Korea. Measures have been taken to stamp out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542063/south-koreas-defence-chief-apologises-bullying-remark-about-shooting-spree

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