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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye’s pick for prime minister withdraws amid ethics row

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Former Supreme Court justice faces questions about earning millions since leaving public role Park's pick for PM withdraws amid ethics row South Korean President Park ... office said last week that Ahn, a former Supreme Court justice and before that a prosecutor known for fighting corruption, was the ideal person to lead government reform. Ahn was expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1520687/park-geun-hyes-pick-premier-withdraws-amid-ethics-row
  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Pope to hail early Korean Catholics' courage when he beatifies 124 martyrs in Seoul

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... of his actions triggered outrage and the royal court ordered the arrest of Yun and Kwon. Despite brutal interrogation, they refused to disavow their faith or reveal the names of other Catholic followers. "Though the bodies of Yun Ji-chung and Kwon Sang-yeon were covered all over with blood, they did not even groan," the local governor wrote in a report to the royal court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572369/pope-hail-early-korean-catholics-courage-when-he-beatifies-124-martyrs
  3. 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

    ... Moon wasn't even Park's first choice. That was Ahn Dai-hee, a former Supreme Court justice who was forced to withdraw his nomination last month following controversy over income he ... to pull out. In a statement issued by the presidential Blue House, Park said it was "extremely regrettable" that Moon had been judged in the court of public opinion without being able ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539849/moon-chang-keuk-withdrawals-his-south-korea-prime-minister-bid
  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's top court upholds Agent Orange payout

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... veterans in one of the country's most prominent lawsuits. The Supreme Court recognised the epidemiological correlation between the toxic defoliant and skin diseases for the first time, saying ... in damages, but a district court ruled against them. In 2006, an appeal court ordered the US firms to pay 63 billion won in compensation to 6,795 veterans and their families. But the Supreme Court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1281292/south-koreas-top-court-upholds-agent-orange-payout
  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye names jurist Ahn Dai-hee South Korea's new prime minister

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... Agencies in Seoul South Korean President Park Geun-hye yesterday named a former supreme court justice with a reputation for fighting corruption as prime minister to replace an incumbent who resigned over the government's slow response to last month's ferry disaster. Park meanwhile accepted the resignations of two of her top security officials for their handling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1518170/park-geun-hye-names-jurist-ahn-dai-hee-south-koreas-new-prime-minister
  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    ‘They kept telling us to stay put’: survivors testify at South Korea ferry disaster trial

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:10am

    ... in the southern city of Gwangju, but the judges and lawyers decamped to a court in Ansan city, south of Seoul, for a special two-day session with the 17 students who agreed to testify. Police cordons blocked public access to the district court as the students – all from Ansan’s Dawon High School – arrived in a red minibus and were escorted into the building by a tight phalanx of police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561019/student-survivors-testify-south-korea-ferry-homicide-trial
  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean military fights quashing of cadet's expulsion for sex on leave

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 03:43pm by Reuters

    ... against sexual relations as part of its code of conduct, which also bans drinking, smoking and marriage and it intends to take the case to the Supreme Court, a spokesman for the army told a news ... Defence Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok conceded the academy may have to change the rules to "better reflect the times" if the Supreme Court upholds the lower court ruling that expulsion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1395885/south-korean-military-fights-quashing-cadets-expulsion-sex-leave
  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea top court rejects death penalty for Chinese national

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 02:57pm

    ... the argument Wu had planned to kill the woman in order to sell the body parts, prompting prosecutors to appeal to the Supreme Court. Although the death penalty is still imposed in South Korea, nobody ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea’s top court on Wednesday rejected arguments for reinstating the death sentence imposed on a Chinese national convicted of a gruesome murder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1129400/south-korea-top-court-rejects-death-penalty-chinese-national
  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Relatives of South Korean ferry disaster victims weep and jeer at trial

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gwangju Emotional reaction to video shown in court of captain and others jumping into rescue boat Relatives of ferry dead weep and jeer at crew's trial Relatives of victims of South Korea's ferry disaster wept amid angry scenes in court yesterday as prosecutors played video footage of the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549958/relatives-south-korean-ferry-disaster-victims-weep-and-jeer-trial
  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Brother of Samsung chief Lee Kun-Hee loses US$850m appeal

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... court appeal yesterday for a US$850 million share of his sibling's inherited wealth. The Seoul High Court upheld a lower court ruling allowing Lee to retain all his shareholdings ... appealed to the High Court over his claim for a 940 billion won (HK$6.8 billion) share of the inheritance as part of a collective family claim of 4.1 trillion won. While the court found that some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1422208/brother-samsung-chief-lee-kun-hee-loses-us850m-appeal

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