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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea’s railway workers end strike over rail reform plan

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 03:44pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Korea Railway workers end strike over management overhaul plan they fear will spark mass layoffs and pay cuts Thousands of South Korean railway workers agreed ... workers of the Korea Railway (Korail) – about one third of the firm’s entire staff – have been on a strike since December 9 in protest at the management overhaul plan they feared would spark mass ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Subway train crash in South Korean capital Seoul injures 200 passengers

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

    ... official said. “I fell forwards maybe two or three metres,” said Lee Dong-hyeon, 26, an office worker on the train that crashed into the one stopped at the station. “It was like tripping over when ...

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    South Korean PM resigns over government response to ferry disaster

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

    ... with many bodies believed trapped in the sunken vessel. Divers were battling decompression sickness, high waves and strong winds in their grim search for corpses. Yonhap, citing one rescue worker ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

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

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

    ... in stark contrast to Lee's striking portrayal, in interviews given to local media over the last decade, of a resilient and adventurous life spent at sea. It gives a chilling irony to his ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Wind and waves hamper search for hundreds trapped in South Korea sunken ferry

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:48am by Reuters

    ... jackets. We had time,” Koo, who was on a business trip to Jeju with a co-worker, said from a hospital bed in Mokpo, the nearest major city to the site of the accident, said. “If people had jumped ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Movie tackles South Korean giant Samsung over worker illnesses

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

    ... The Guardian in Seoul Crowd-financed movie takes on global giant over cancer cases at semiconductor plants as pressure mounts for compensation for victims Film slams Samsung on worker ... if I'm tackling controversial or sensitive subjects, because there shouldn't be any taboo subjects for film-makers." Yu-mi and her colleague were not alone. About 200 workers have made ...

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    South Korean opposition steps up criticism of rail reorganisation plan

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 02:00am by AFP

    ... suspect the move is a prelude to a privatisation that would entail layoffs and pay cuts. They have been on partial strike since December 9. At least 20,000 workers, activists and supporters staged ... be resolved by merely cracking down [on workers on strike]," Sul said in a meeting with Korail union members and dozens of other Democratic Party lawmakers yesterday. Some 30 union leaders have ...

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    Resort roof collapse kills at least 10 in Gyeongju, South Korea

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 12:47am by AFP

    ... yesterday at a resort in the southern South Korean city of Gyeongju, rescue workers said. As many as 450 students were believed to have been attending a concert in the building when the roof caved ... that 73 people were injured, 15 of them seriously. Rescue workers were continuing to search for any students who were feared trapped inside the collapsed structure, he said. Yonhap reported ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea orders probe after students killed by roof collapse

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 12:42pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... and workers, backed by heavy equipment, had worked throughout the night under arc lights to clear the debris and snowfall to reach the victims. Shouting and screaming “The ceiling came crashing down ...

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    Loving couples say it with matching outfits in South Korea

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 09:53pm by AFP

    ... Eric Kim, a 28-year-old Seoul office worker, said: "When I was in college, I bought 'couple hoodies' with my ex. It felt cool and sweet that we hung out together wearing the same ...




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