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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    And then there were eight: K-pop's Girls' Generation drops Jessica Jung

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 02:23am by AFP

    ... Generation would keep going with the remaining eight members. The news made headlines in South Korea and immediately began trending on social networks as messages poured in from devastated fans. ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    UN racism envoy puts South Korea's reputation for prejudice to test

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... Hyun-mee, a social sciences professor at Yonsei University, argues that discrimination in South Korea is partly a side-effect of the country's rapid economic development. The obsession ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean PM resigns over government response to ferry disaster

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 09:14am by AFP

    ... or missing, as anger grows over the bungled response to the tragedy.   Chung Hong-won admitted he had not been up to the task of overseeing rescue operations after the Sewol capsized with 476 people- ... "I believed I, as the prime minister, certainly had to take responsibility and resign." Parents and relatives of the missing and the dead have blasted the response to the sinking, saying ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

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

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

    ... announcement, social network sites and internet news portals have been inundated with conspiracy theories, some questioning whether the body was Yoo's at all. The JoongAng Ilbo said the police and prosecutors were "entirely responsible" for the speculation, given all the unanswered questions raised by the botched investigation. ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Pope says Asian eye on wealth is wrong

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:08pm by AP

    ... of Korea since starting his first trip to Asia on Thursday, and were made in response to a question by a girl at a youth rally. He also paid tribute to the more than 300 people killed in the Sewol ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

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

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

    ... stepping down. "I hold myself responsible for the election loss and I am resigning", said Ahn, a former software tycoon who had enlivened the December 2012 presidential election ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Fresh blow to Park Geun-hye as South Korea PM nominee withdraws bid

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by AFP

    ... after incumbent Chung Hong-won resigned after savage public criticism of the government's response to the Sewol tragedy, which claimed about 300 lives, most of the victims schoolchildren. ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea ferry crew claim rescue was coastguard’s job

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

    ... that the charge of homicide was excessive and the primary responsibility fell on the coastguard. “I think it is reasonable that rescue activities for the passengers should be done by the coastguard ... absence of wilful negligence. The coastguard has been publicly criticised for its slow and ineffective response. President Park Geun-hye, in an emotional public apology, last month said she would ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    6,000 South Korean police storm church compound in search for ferry fugitive

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:18am by AFP

    ... the government was unwilling to accept responsibility for regulatory failings that contributed to the tragedy. "[Prosecutors] should fully investigate the true cause of the accident before arresting ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye’s ruling party strong at local elections despite South Korean ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 09:50am by AFP

    ... Alliance for Democracy, which had urged voters to show their anger over Park's response to the Sewol tragedy, took nine. "I don't think either side can really claim much ...




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