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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Seoul joins the global space club as it puts first satellite into orbit

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Seoul After repeated failures, South Korea finds success Seoul joins the global space club South Korea launched a satellite into space from its own soil for the first time yesterday, a point of national pride that came weeks after arch-rival North Korea accomplished a similar feat to the surprise of the world. The 140-tonne Korea Space Launch Vehicle blasted off from ...

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    Crashed drone found in South Korea took photos of presidential palace in Seoul

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Crashed drone took photos of palace A drone that crashed in South Korea on Monday had flown over the presidential palace in Seoul and taken hundreds of photos, but was not capable of carrying a bomb, officials said yesterday. The drone was the first of two unmanned aircraft found in the space of a week. The second drone was found soon after a three-hour artillery ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Gym fills with grief and despair as ferry passengers' families await news

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 11:37pm by Reuters

    ... accommodation at a gymnasium in the port city of Jindo, the centre of the rescue operation. They live and grieve together, packed into the floor space on narrow, thin mattresses, taking to a communal ...

  4. 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

    ... I am very sad, but I also feel resentful and angry Lee Dong-geun “The lounge is one big open space, so once in it we got our search done straight away. But in the case of the cabins, we ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea set for new satellite launch

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 01:09pm

    ... Agence-France Presse in Seoul South Korea will make another bid at the end of this month to put a satellite in orbit and gain entry to an elite global space club that includes Asian powers China, India and Japan. The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology announced on Wednesday a January 30-February 8 window for launching the 140-tonne Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1 (KSLV-1) ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea unveils 270-degree cinemas to show Screen X format

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... scene simultaneously from different angles to create the "surround" effect. "The space in front of you is filled up completely," Kim said. "It provides a new depth ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

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

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

    ... into space with the country's first astronaut in 2008. "It's regrettable that the locally made kimchi is disappearing at local restaurants," a KAFTC official said. "There ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    S Korea plans third rocket launch bid

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 04:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea plans to make its third attempt to join the exclusive club of countries capable of placing a satellite in space on Friday with a rocket launch from the Naro Space Centre on the south coast. Science Minister Lee Ju-ho told reporters on Monday that the Korea Space Launch Vehicle (KSLV-I) would blast off as scheduled, barring any ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Traditional market stores turn to technology to survive in South Korea

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... competing with supermarket chains like E-Mart and HomePlus with modern, spacious, air-conditioned stores and ample parking space is a daunting challenge. Squeezed by competition and dwindling ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Coming clean on growing number of lonely deaths in South Korea

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by STEVEN BOROWIEC

    ... from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, depending on the size of the space and the extent of the deceased's decomposition. "Most of the bodies are not discovered until long ...



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