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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

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

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

    ... was probably the nicest person on the ship." Last week, the handcuffed captain was paraded before cameras, his face hidden beneath the dark hood of a windbreaker. His fall from grace stands ... calm and quiet," Lee said. "I become solemn and I think about past memories." Lee also spoke of his pride in his work, even if it meant time away from his own family. "I ...


    Fire in South Korea hospice for elderly kills 21

    Posted May 28th 2014, 09:22am by >Agence France-Presse

    ... of intense soul-searching in a country that had, until now, taken enormous pride in its extraordinarily rapid transformation from a war-torn, impoverished backwater to Asia’s fourth-largest economy. ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean ferry disaster company's licence to be revoked

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

    ... and surgical mask that hid his face, Kim was paraded before television cameras after he was detained. "I apologise to the victims and the families," he said. He then refused to answer further ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Captain of sunken South Korean ferry defends slow evacuation

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by AFP

    ... the three kept their heads bowed as they were paraded before TV cameras in a police station. Questioned as to why passengers had been ordered not to move for more than 40 minutes after the ship ...

  5. 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 illnesses When his daughter Yu-mi won a job at the electronics company Samsung, Hwang Sang-ki was bursting with pride. Yu-mi would bring in enough money to support her struggling family and, she ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Kimchi deficit' can't dull ardour for traditional dish in South Korea

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:50am by AFP

    ... of a country that takes great pride in its national dish. South Korea boasts a global kimchi research centre, a kimchi museum and an annual kimchi festival- and a fermented serving was even blasted ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH KOREA

    US Defence Secretary Hagel says no decision yet on extending US wartime command of South Koreans

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 07:52pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... counterpart, Kim Kwan-jin and watch joint US-South Korean joint exercises. On Tuesday, he is due to attend a parade marking the country’s armed forces day and to hold talks with Kim. ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Seoul cultural jewel, Namdaemun gate, restored five years after fire

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul More than 1,000 craftsmen helped repair the Namdaemun gate and bring pride back to Seoul National treasure restored five years after arson Five years after ... Conservation Bureau. Seoul's 600-year-old Namdaemun (South Gate) is listed as "National Treasure Number One" and a source of immense cultural pride. The largely wooden structure, which ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's cosmetic surgery craze creates identikit beauty queens

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 02:09pm by Andrew Salmon

    ... Andrew Salmon in Seoul 'They all look the same', pageant representative says of South Koreans mad for nips and tucks Cosmetic surgery craze confounds Is a fad for cosmetic surgery transforming South Korea's beauty queens into the kind of identikit clones previously favoured in North Korea's robotic military parades? If comments on social news ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Bill Gates criticised after handshake with South Korean president

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... handshake?" the Dong-A Ilbo asked. South Korea is sensitive to any possible slight to its national pride and social networking sites were clogged with opinion. Even considering the cultural ...




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