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  1. 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

    ... and murky waters on Thursday as they resumed searching on Thursday for about 290 people still missing, many of them students from the same high school, following the sinking of a ferry more than 24 ... said Kwak Hyun-ok, whose daughter who was one of 340 children and teachers from one school on the vessel. There is no meaning to life without my daughter,” Kwak told reporters. The government ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Why did the Japanese civil servant sail to his death from South Korea in an inflatable dinghy?

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 02:24pm by Julian Ryall

    ... about the victim is that he was a 30-year-old employee of the Cabinet Office in Tokyo who had been studying at a graduate school in the United States since last summer. A spokesman ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea falls silents as 650,000 students sit the exam of their lives

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... and restricting traffic as 650,000 students sat a test that will define their adult lives in an ultra-competitive society. Exam preparation starts from primary school and so does the relentless pressure ... cars and motorbikes on standby to rush them to the centres. At Seoul's Pungmoon Girls' High School, junior students put up good-luck banners and lined up to shout encouragement ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea put 650,000 students to the test for high-pressure exam

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 02:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... school, and so does the relentless pressure which has been blamed for everything from early burnout and teenage depression to suicide. Success in the exam- meaning a secured place in one of South ... and request help from police cars and motorbikes on standby to rush them to the centres. At Seoul’s Pungmoon Girls’ High School, junior students put up good-luck banners and lined up to shout ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean schools to teach about Dokdo islands dispute

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... will receive mandatory classes explaining the nation's claims to ownership of a set of islands that are also claimed by Japan, the education ministry says. Beginning this year, all schools ... cigarettes and beer. Some schools have already offered such Dokdo-related classes, but we viewed it necessary to set specific hours The education ministry said the Dokdo classes were aimed ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    S Korean parents turn to crime over school access

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 05:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday charged 47 parents with forging documents to enrol their children in foreign-run schools to give them an edge ... passports, the prosecutors’ office in the western city of Incheon said. Foreigner-only schools in South Korea require at least one of their students’ parents to be a foreign citizen, and Kwon used ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Top aide of South Korean ex-leader Roh Moo-hyun to run for president

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... city of Busan with the baby Moon strapped to her back, according to his autobiography. In 1972, he entered law school in Seoul, but was arrested and expelled for leading a student protest against then president Park Chung-hee's authoritarian rule. He returned to school in 1980 only to be arrested again. His close friendship with ex-president Roh began in 1982 when they opened ...

  8. 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

    ... there is no question of using coercion," a city official said. For Kim Kyo-seong, a professor at Chung-Ang University's graduate school of social welfare, Guryong is a concentrated embodiment ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Clear up efforts hindered as S Korea hit by second typhoon

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 10:19am

    ... service said. The transport ministry said 173 domestic and international flights had been cancelled. Schools were closed or class hours adjusted, mainly in southern areas. Scores of sea ferry ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Software mogul enters S Korea presidential race

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 03:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... career. He is currently dean at the School of Convergence Science and Technology in Seoul National University. ...




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