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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Time for South Korea to face up to ugly obsession with plastic surgery

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 04:21am by Reuters

    ... from before and after the surgery. "This is not a human face. It is more revolting than a monster's or an alien's." Kim's doctor faces a pending criminal case on charges of violating medical law. The case began in 2009 after several patients including Kim reported him. The boom in South Korea's US$5 billion plastic surgery industry- a quarter ...

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

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:10am

    ... in the courtroom. The student who took the video option described how passengers suddenly slid to one side as the ferry listed heavily. “The internal tannoy announcement said we should put our life vest ... of maritime law. The bulk of the charges against the crew arise from the fact that Lee and the others chose to abandon ship while hundreds of people were still trapped inside the heavily listing ...

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    Student survivors to testify in South Korea ferry disaster trial

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:01pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... as the court began to hear evidence in the trial of the captain and 14 crew, who are charged with criminal negligence and abandoning the passengers of the Sewol ferry which capsized and sank on April ... are accused of “homicide through wilful negligence”- a charge that can carry the death penalty. The 11 other defendants are being tried on lesser violations of maritime law. Some 50 witnesses ...

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    Younger brother of South Korea ferry disaster fugitive arrested

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 07:12pm by Reuters

    ... instructions, stayed in their cabins. Yoo’s elder brother, Yoo Byung-il, has been arrested on charges of embezzlement and violation of real estate laws. His daughter, Yoo Som-na, has been held in France ... in a criminal case. Lawyers for the 15 surviving crew of the Sewol, who face charges ranging from homicide to negligence, argued on Tuesday that it was up to the coastguard to rescue the passengers, ...

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    South Korea arrests wife of businessman linked to disaster ferry's operator

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 02:51pm by Reuters

    ... abandoning ship while the children, following instructions, stayed in their cabins. Five Chonghaejin employees, including company boss Kim Han-sik, pleaded not guilty to criminal negligence in court on Friday. Yoo's elder brother, Yoo Byung-il, has been arrested on charges of embezzlement and violations of real estate laws. His daughter, Yoo Som-na, has been held in France after Interpol ...

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    6,000 South Korean police storm church compound in search for ferry fugitive

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:18am by AFP

    ... arrested on various charges, including criminal negligence and breaches of maritime safety laws. The police operation also came a day after the trial opened of 15 of the Sewol's surviving ... of them schoolchildren. "Yoo must be brought to justice," Park told a cabinet meeting. He is wanted for questioning on possible charges of embezzlement and criminal negligence, ...

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    South Korean lawmaker Lee Seok-ki jailed for treason for plotting revolt

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:54pm by AFP

    ... for the reform of the legislation, criticising its use to counter political dissent. An Amnesty International report in 2012 highlighted what it described as an emerging trend of invoking the law against ... the 65-year-old National Security Law, which rights groups have accused past administrations of using to stifle debate and silence political opposition. The charges related to meetings Lee held with his ...

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    Triad leader Lu Chuanbo returned to China after arrest in South Korea

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 07:28pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... Audrey Yoo audrey.yoo@scmp.com South Korean police arrested one of China’s most wanted criminals earlier this month in Seoul and returned him to China, Interpol said on Monday. Lu Chuanbo, ... Interpol to issue a red notice, an international request to seek the location and arrest of wanted persons with a view to extradition, two years ago. One of Lu’s gang members, identified only ...

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    South Korea halts two more reactors over faulty parts

    Posted May 28th 2013, 06:16pm by AFP

    ... to be replaced, it added. All parts supplied for use in South Korean reactors require quality and safety warranties from one of 12 international organisations designated by Seoul. Last year, officials ... ministry statement said further criminal and civil lawsuits would be filed against any organisation or individual found responsible for forging documents. “Criminal investigation will also ...

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    Outgoing South Korean president pardons former aides

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of power. It was carried out according to law and procedure," Lee's spokesman told reporters after the pardons were announced. The list did not include the president's elder brother, ... Kun-hee- convicted of tax evasion- to allow the tycoon to boost Seoul's effort to host the Winter Olympics as a member of the International Olympics Committee. ...




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