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Breaking News: North Korea says elderly US tourist apologized for 'hostile acts'
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2013-12-04 06:19:13 -0800 | disasters-news

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old US tourist who was pulled off an airplane and arrested by North Korea in October, has appeared in a government-released video in which he apologizes for "hostile acts" against the totalitarian state. North Korea's state-owned media...
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Source: Washington Post

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-21 09:05:48 -0700 | travel-news

The captain, Lee Joon-seok, was arrested Friday along with two other crew members, and prosecutors on Monday said four additional crew members two first mates, one second mate and an engineer have also been detained. All face charges stemming from...
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Source: CNN

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-21 03:08:45 -0700 | disasters-news

Park's strong words come after more details emerged over the weekend about the chaos and confusion aboard the doomed ferry as the disaster unfolded in the cold waters of the Yellow Sea off South Korea's southwest coast. A radio transcript...
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Source: CNN

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-21 02:52:34 -0700 | travel-news

Lee Joon-seok of the Sewol, the South Korean ferry that sunk last week, has come under heavy criticism for abandoning the ship while hundreds of passengers remained on board. Dozens of them died and more than 200 were still missing...
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Source: CNN

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-20 22:40:30 -0700 | disasters-news

Her strong words come after more details emerged over the weekend about the chaos and confusion aboard the doomed ferry as the disaster unfolded in the cold waters of the Yellow Sea off South Korea's southwest coast. A radio transcript...
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Source: PR Newswire

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-21 07:02:58 -0700 | technology-news

Office, the company's flagship office application, and announced that the application is available for free. Office has completely changed in comparison to the previously sold product for individual use. Office will provide real-time synchronization of documents through its own cloud...
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Source: Zee News

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-21 01:30:04 -0700 | political-news

Professional taekwondo teacher Lee Jun-Ho took up scuba diving eight years ago as a fun hobby. It was never meant to lead him to the black, nightmarish world of a submerged ferry looking for the bloated bodies of hundreds of...
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Source: The Birmingham News

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-20 23:45:58 -0700 | political-news

Sewol cry after listening to a TV news program reporting the names of the victims found dead, at a gymnasium in Jindo, South Korea, Sunday. After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a...
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Source: Merced Sun-Star

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-21 07:46:31 -0700 | sports-news

South Korea With so many spots still up for grabs in the knockout rounds and so many clubs in contention, the Asian Champions League is raising its profile with an intensely tight competition. Only six of the 32 competing teams...
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Source: Qatar English Daily

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-21 00:21:54 -0700 | business-news

HE Governor of Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud Al Thani met this morning with Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol in the headquarters of the Bank of Korea in the capital Seoul. The meeting was attended by...
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Source: Taiwan News

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-20 21:02:21 -0700 | business-news

Taipei, April 21 (CNA) Worldwide shipments of smartphones showed better growth than expected in the first quarter of the year on demand from China and other emerging markets, according to a local market information advisory firm.
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Breaking News: South Korea ferry tragedy: the four other crew members arrested; death toll rises to 64
   
Posted by: sanaali95

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-21 09:02:19 -0700 | disasters-news

The President of South Korea, Park Geun-Hye on Monday said that the captain of the ferry that sank with more than 476 passengers aboard "is tantamount to murder." "The actions of the captain and some crew members were quite incomprehensible,...
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Breaking News: Smartphones sales top 1 billion in 2013
   
Posted by: Kerry Butters

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-01-30 15:28:38 -0800 | technology-news

You can call 2013 the year of the smartphone as sales topped 1 billion for the first time. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) “Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 1,004.2 million smartphones worldwide, up...
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Breaking News: South Korea's 5G rollout goes ‘gangbusters style'
   
Posted by: preetamkaushik

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-01-24 15:47:25 -0800 | technology-news

South Korea doesn’t only have the market cornered on “Psy-chedelic” pop sensations. When it comes to blazing fast Internet, the country is top of the charts as well. A pioneer in the rollout of 3G and 4G networks at the...
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Breaking News: North Korea releases US veteran
   
Posted by: Robert Weller

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2013-12-11 10:53:45 -0800 | disasters-news

A 85-year-old US veteran of the Korean War has been released by North Korea, and returned to the US on Saturday morning. The Associated Press reported the release of Merrill Newman, a Palo Alto, Calif., veteran who had been visiting...
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