• Saturday
  • August 2, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:10am
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 131 for new year's day

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    By-election boost for South Korean ruling party despite ferry disaster

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:36am by AFP

    ... contested on Wednesday, leaving it with 158 legislators in the 300-seat National Assembly. The results were a blow for the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD), whose two ... by running as an independent. Ahn had only served as NAPD co-chairman for four months following the merger of his new splinter party with the larger Democratic Party. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563719/election-boost-south-korean-ruling-party-despite-ferry-disaster
  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Curfew and alcohol ban for US air force personnel in South Korea

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US air force in S Korea gets curfew, booze ban US airmen assigned to South Korea are banned from buying or drinking alcohol during their first 30 days in the country under a new rule underscoring the "serious mission" the troops face. The programme was meant to promote "mission readiness" as well as "safety, health, welfare, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560034/curfew-and-alcohol-ban-us-air-force-personnel-south-korea
  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean driver of Sewol owner gives himself up to prosecutors

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:05pm by Reuters

    ... of the man's final days. Prosecutors in the port city of Incheon said the driver, Yang Hoe-jung, turned himself in at their office, which is leading the investigation into the role of businessman Yoo ... by authorities to have been with Yoo, the head of a family that ran a network of companies that included the ferry operator, in the days before his body was found by a farmer in an orchard on June 12. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562099/south-korean-driver-sewol-owner-gives-himself-prosecutors
  4. 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 ... In the days immediately after the disaster, television stations broadcast wrenching mobile phone footage taken by one student victim of himself and his classmates laughing and joking about being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561019/student-survivors-testify-south-korea-ferry-homicide-trial
  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

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

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

    ... for the 555-metre tower first surfaced in 1995 and it took another 15 years to gain approval, after the air force objected to it as a risk to a nearby military airport. Now it faces new doubts as South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559269/shrinking-lake-sinkholes-threaten-123-storey-tower-being-built-seoul
  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean police hunt for fugitive tycoon already found dead is ridiculed

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:12pm by AFP

    ... said Woo, who was sacked the same day. The body was too decomposed to immediately ascertain the cause of death, although several empty alcohol bottles were found at the scene. Since the police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557712/south-korean-police-hunt-fugitive-tycoon-already-found-dead-ridiculed
  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Owner of South Korea ferry that sunk killing 300 is found dead

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:55am by AFP

    ... and a magnifying glass, Wu said. The government forensic service took about 40 days to run the DNA tests and Suncheon police said the laboratory would conduct additional tests to find the cause and timing ... of national grief and renewed scrutiny of public safety. About 100 days after the disaster, 294 bodies have been retrieved but 10 people are still missing. Prosecutors said on Monday that 139 people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557141/south-korean-police-find-body-fugitive-sewol-ferry-owner
  8. 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

    ... as China and the US compete for influence in the region,” he said. And Japan showed this week that it had some cards to shuffle in any new geopolitical deck. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ... And two days later, even as Xi arrived in Seoul, Japan announced the unilateral lifting of selected sanctions on North Korea as the result of progress in talks with Pyongyang over its Cold War ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547358/xi-jinpings-south-korea-visit-reflects-region-flux
  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye names jurist Ahn Dai-hee South Korea's new prime minister

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... their inaction when the disaster struck. Ten days after the ferry Sewol capsized and sank on April 16 on a routine journey, prime minister Chung Hong-won offered his resignation amid an outpouring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1518170/park-geun-hye-names-jurist-ahn-dai-hee-south-koreas-new-prime-minister
  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

    ... to be retrieved from the interior of the vessel in 16 days. The body was of a female student and brings the total number of confirmed victims to 293, with 11 still unaccounted for. The recovery operation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539604/student-survivors-testify-south-korea-ferry-trial

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or