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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea scraps cash limit for its nationals visiting the North

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 02:14pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... tourist by a North Korean soldier in 2008 and the sinking of a warship in 2010 which was soon followed by a bombing of a border island that year. North Korea is heavily sanctioned under United ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea trains collide, killing one and injuring dozens

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 06:32pm by Reuters

    ... had been injured, but declined to confirm any deaths. In April, a ferry capsized on its way to the resort island of Jeju, killing more than 300 people, most of them children, a disaster ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Manhunt on for South Korean border guard who killed five fellow soldiers

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... four colleagues in a shooting spree on Ganghwa island, which is near the border. He tried to kill himself with a grenade, but survived. Nearly all able-bodied South Korean men between the ages ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea protests Japan’s review of ‘comfort women’ apology

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:54pm by Reuters

    ... over a group of islands called Dokdo in Korean and Takeshima in Japanese and controlled by South Korea but claimed by Japan as well. ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Younger brother of South Korea ferry disaster fugitive arrested

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

    ... sank off the southwest coast on April 16 killing more than 300 people, many of them school children, on a routine journey from Incheon on the mainland to the southern holiday island of Jeju. ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

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

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

    ... to the southern holiday island of Jeju. Authorities suspect Kwon, who owns one of Yoo's subsidiary companies that sells health supplements, poured funds into companies owned by her husband and son. ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea ferry crew claim rescue was coastguard’s job

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:23pm by Reuters

    ... overloaded and travelling too fast, sank off the southwest coast on April 16 on a routine journey from Incheon on the mainland to the southern holiday island of Jeju. Of the 476 passengers and crew ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean ballots focus attention on handling of ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 01:17pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... seen by some as a springboard to the presidency. The Sewol ferry sank on a routine trip south from the port of Incheon to the holiday island of Jeju on April 16. More than 300 people were ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean ferry disaster company's licence to be revoked

    Posted May 08th 2014, 02:33pm by AFP

    ... taken by the Sewol from the western port of Incheon to the southern island of Jeju. At the same time it would pressure the owners to give up the licences to its two other routes between the mainland and outlying islands. "The name of Chonghaejin Marine Co will never be allowed to darken the ferry industry again," a ministry spokesman said. Handcuffed and wearing a cap ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea to conclude search for missing ferry passengers by weekend

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

    ... and were heading to the southern tourist island of Jeju. Searches have been hampered by strong currents, bad weather and floating debris inside the ship. A civilian diver fell unconscious while ...




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