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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Former South Korea spy chief handed suspended jail term for meddling in politics

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 03:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... by the current NIS director Lee Byung-kee, who has promised to distance the agency from domestic politics. “In recent times, the [South Korean] intelligence community more often has been rocked ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Pope Francis baptises S Korean father of victim killed in Sewol ferry disaster

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:14am by AP

    ... baptising the father of a student victim. Lee Ho-jin took the Christian name "Francis" during the rite, which the pope administered in the Vatican's embassy in Seoul, according to the Vatican spokesman, Reverend Federico Lombardi. Lee had been one of a dozen relatives of victims and survivors of the April ferry sinking who met privately with the pope on Friday. He asked ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Pope says Asian eye on wealth is wrong

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:08pm by AP

    ... of the dead. One of them, Lee Ho Jin, whose son died, asked the pope to baptise him; Pope Francis agreed. More than 300 people- most of them high school students on a class trip- died when the Sewol ...

  4. 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

    ... in Gwanghwamun plaza. "The papal journey symbolises a reversal of the condemnation of the martyrs and their rehabilitation," said Joseph Lee Joon-Seong, a priest in Seosomun. Additional ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Lee Joon-seok, the captain shamed by his escape from doomed ferry

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:48am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mokpo, South Korea Lee Joon-seok's four decades at sea will be forever defined by moment he landed on one of the first rescue boats as disaster struck the Sewol Captain shamed by escape from doomed ferry A colleague describes Captain Lee Joon-seok as the nicest person on the ship. Yet there he was, captured on video on the day his ferry sank with hundreds ...

  6. 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 Titanic film as the ferry begins to list. As the situation worsens, the students begin to panic, even as the ship tannoy can be heard advising them to stay put. Sewol captain Lee Joon-seok ... 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 ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Shrinking lake, sinkholes threaten 123-storey tower being built in Seoul

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AP

    ... World Tower is now under review by experts and has delayed the opening of adjacent low-rise buildings that form part of the complex. Lee Won-woo, CEO of Lotte Moolsan, the tower's builder, ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

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

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

    ... at the 15 defendants when the video showed close-up shots of the captain and some crew members jumping from the sinking ferry into a rescue boat. Captain Lee Joon-seok and three senior crew members ... of the charges arise from the fact that Lee and the others chose to abandon the ferry while hundreds of people were still trapped inside. They were also condemned for ordering the passengers to remain ...

  9. 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

    ... whose strategic “pivot” to Asia is on a more fragile footing with its two main military allies in the region barely on speaking terms. For China, however, it’s an opportunity, according to Lee ... its influence over the Korean peninsula, and its diplomatic goal of driving a wedge into the trilateral alliance involving Seoul, Tokyo and Washington,” Lee said. “There won’t be any ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Student survivors to testify in South Korea ferry disaster trial

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

    ... 16 with the loss of nearly 300 lives. Among the dead were around 250 students from the same high school in Ansan city just south of Seoul. Captain Lee Joon-seok and three senior crew members ... It was not clear how many had chosen to testify in the trial. The bulk of the charges against the crew arise from the fact that Lee and the others chose to abandon the 6,825-tonne ferry while hundreds ...




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