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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Pope to hail early Korean Catholics' courage when he beatifies 124 martyrs in Seoul

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... surrendering to spare his lay followers further torture. The most prominent among the 124 is Paul Yun Ji-chung, an 18th century nobleman who became Korea's first Catholic martyr when he ... followers. "Though the bodies of Yun Ji-chung and Kwon Sang-yeon were covered all over with blood, they did not even groan," the local governor wrote in a report to the royal court. ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Fresh blow to Park Geun-hye as South Korea PM nominee withdraws bid

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by AFP

    ... after incumbent Chung Hong-won resigned after savage public criticism of the government's response to the Sewol tragedy, which claimed about 300 lives, most of the victims schoolchildren. ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea’s Chung vows to get to truth of election meddling charges

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 03:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... into question. “The government will accurately reveal what happened and what caused it,” Prime Minister Chung Hong-won said in a public statement. “The government will not hesitate to take necessary actions” against anyone found responsible of wrongdoing, he added. The government will accurately reveal what happened and what caused it South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-Won The allegations ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye names jurist Ahn Dai-hee South Korea's new prime minister

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... their inaction when the disaster struck. Ten days after the ferry Sewol capsized and sank on April 16 on a routine journey, prime minister Chung Hong-won offered his resignation amid an outpouring ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean PM resigns over government response to ferry disaster

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 09:14am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Chung Hong-won admits he was not up to the task of overseeing rescue operation after Sewol sank, blaming corruption and 'deep-rooted evil' PM takes ... or missing, as anger grows over the bungled response to the tragedy.   Chung Hong-won admitted he had not been up to the task of overseeing rescue operations after the Sewol capsized with 476 people- ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea to conclude search for missing ferry passengers by weekend

    Posted May 07th 2014, 04:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Prime Minister Chung Hong-won called for officials to "finish searches" for missing passengers trapped inside the ferry by Saturday South Korea’s ... of their loved ones. About 270 dead bodies have been recovered. Only 174 survived. Prime Minister Chung Hong-won told a cabinet council meeting that officials must work with “resolve to finish searches” ...

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    Subway train crash in South Korean capital Seoul injures 200 passengers

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 04:06pm by Agencies in Seoul

    ... the rear by an incoming train. One subway car was derailed and passengers walked a short distance along the tracks to the station, YTN television said. Seoul Metro official Chung Soo-young said ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Korean ex-dictator Chun Doo-hwan’s artwork auctioned to pay debts

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... the 1979 assassination of longtime military ruler Park Chung-hee. His eight-year rule was noted for the corruption of his administration and mass pro-democracy protests. Chun was convicted ... Geun-hye, the daughter of another dictator, Park Chung-hee, has chided her predecessors for not pushing Chun hard enough to pay up. Chun's son and his brother-in-law were both given suspended ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea moves to ban pro-North party

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 03:49pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... (the concept of) political freedom,” said Park Jung-soo, an activist heading the alliance. Park’s father, Park Chung-hee, led South Korea from 1961 until his assassination in 1979, a tenure ... Chung-hee by the name he used while serving as an officer in the Japanese Imperial Army when the Korean peninsula was under Japanese colonial rule. The party has likened the current president to her ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea calls for ‘language purification’ campaign on Korean alphabet day

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:07pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... Audrey Yoo audrey.yoo@scmp.com As Hangul Day is observed, Prime Minister Chung Hong-won urges Koreans to clean up language usage South Korea’s prime minister called for a national ... profanities and even verbal violence in our daily lives,” said Prime Minister Chung Hong-won at a ceremony marking the 567th birthday of Hangul, which was invented by King Sejong of the Joseon ...




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