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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea ferry disaster captain jailed for 36 years but acquitted of homicide

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 01:45pm by AP

    ... members of homicide charges for the same reasons as the captain. Those crew members got 15 and 20 years in prison. Prosecutors and the crew members have one week to appeal, according to the court ... and abandoning passengers when his ship sank in April. But the court acquitted Lee Joon-seok of homicide, concluding there was no proof he knew his actions would cause the more than 300 deaths ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Brother of Samsung chief Lee Kun-Hee loses US$850m appeal

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... court appeal yesterday for a US$850 million share of his sibling's inherited wealth. The Seoul High Court upheld a lower court ruling allowing Lee to retain all his shareholdings ... appealed to the High Court over his claim for a 940 billion won (HK$6.8 billion) share of the inheritance as part of a collective family claim of 4.1 trillion won. While the court found that some ...

  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

    ... in the southern city of Gwangju, but the judges and lawyers decamped to a court in Ansan city, south of Seoul, for a special two-day session with the 17 students who agreed to testify. Police cordons blocked public access to the district court as the students – all from Ansan’s Dawon High School – arrived in a red minibus and were escorted into the building by a tight phalanx of police ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's top court upholds Agent Orange payout

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by clear evidence, citing US court rulings. The South Korean court also reversed an appeal court verdict that the two firms should compensate thousands of other veterans who claimed to have ... in damages, but a district court ruled against them. In 2006, an appeal court ordered the US firms to pay 63 billion won in compensation to 6,795 veterans and their families. But the Supreme Court ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean military fights quashing of cadet's expulsion for sex on leave

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 03:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Military to fight court's quashing of expulsion South Korea's military said yesterday it would fight a court ruling quashing its move to kick an officer candidate out of the elite Army Academy for having sex with his girlfriend while he was on leave. An appeal court ruled yesterday that the academy abused its authority to discipline cadets when ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea top court rejects death penalty for Chinese national

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 02:57pm

    ... the prosecution’s argument that the murder was premeditated and that Wu had intended to sell the body parts. But the sentence was reduced to life imprisonment in October by an appeals court that rejected the argument Wu had planned to kill the woman in order to sell the body parts, prompting prosecutors to appeal to the Supreme Court. Although the death penalty is still imposed in South Korea, nobody ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea presidential rivals in final push for votes

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 05:39pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul The two rivals for South Korea’s presidency made a final pitch to voters on Tuesday – the eve of an election that looks set to go down to the wire and could ... launch last week – seen by critics as a disguised ballistic missile test – was a reminder of the unpredictable threat from across the border. In her final national pitch at a televised press ...

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    Movie tackles South Korean giant Samsung over worker illnesses

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:44pm by GDN

    ... that the cases of Yu-mi and the other workers were not coincidences," Lee said. The families' campaign got a boost in 2011 when the Seoul administrative court said toxic chemicals at Samsung ... that compensates workers and levies companies to fund the payouts, said there was no proven link. The body has appealed against the ruling. "Protecting the health and safety of our employees is, ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Samsung boss Lee Kun-hee wins US$4b in inheritance row

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Seoul Court urges brothers to kiss and make up after ruling the time to challenge claim has run out Samsung boss wins US$4b in inheritance row The chairman of Samsung Electronics has kept his fortune and control of the Samsung conglomerate after a South Korean court yesterday ruled against his older brother in an inheritance battle. The case was watched because ...

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    Park Geun-hye's campaign for president self-destructing

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... to broaden her appeal by recruiting staff from both sides of the political spectrum. "The internal strife is more serious than it looks," said Lee Yeon-ho, a professor of political science ... Initially, Park fended off demands that she clarify her stance on her father's excesses by saying history would be his judge. But as pressure mounted, she was finally obliged to make a public ...




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