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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Special Olympics brings 2,300 athletes to South Korea

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 04:01pm by AFP

    ... Olympics. The eight-day event will see athletes from 110 countries competing in disciplines including alpine and cross-country skiing and figure and short-track speed skating, as well as hockey ... a sea change in the way Korean society views the mentally disabled. “Society doesn’t improve gradually. Instead, events drastically change the world we live in,” Na said. “This Olympics ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Samsung chairman hospitalised after heart attack

    Posted May 12th 2014, 10:42am by Associated Press

    ... the winter season in the US to prevent respiratory ailments. Lee is also a high-ranking South Korean member of the International Olympic Committee. Samsung Electronics has a top-heavy command ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Grieving pupils return to classes at school hit hardest by South Korea ferry tragedy

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 03:30pm by Associated Press

    ... students cope with losses and trauma, with help from psychiatrists and professional counselors. Nearby at Olympic Memorial Museum, a flower-strewn temporary memorial to the approximately 250 ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Thousands marry in South Korean ‘Moonie’ mass wedding

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 02:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the years. In 1997, 30,000 couples tied the knot in Washington, and two years later around 21,000 filled the Olympic Stadium in Seoul. Nearly all were personally matched by Moon, who taught ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Outgoing South Korean president pardons former aides

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

    ... 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. ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Seoul's poverty lingers in the shadows of Gangnam-style prosperity

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... a squalid, sprawling slum of plywood and tarpaulin shacks settled in 1988 by squatters evicted from other areas in a push to beautify Seoul as it prepared to host the Olympic Games. Nearly 25 years ...



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