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  • 100 Days on, Thousands Mourn South Korean Ferry Victims

    100 Days on, Thousands Mourn South Korean Ferry Victims

    Thousands of people rallied in Seoul on today, 100 days after South Korea's ferry disaster, to push for an independent inquiry into the tragedy that claimed around 300 lives, most of them students.

  • Hyundai Motor Q2 Profit Slips as Firmer Won, US Discounts Hurt

    Hyundai Motor Q2 Profit Slips as Firmer Won, US Discounts Hurt

    South Korea's Hyundai Motor said its net profit fell by the most in five quarters, as the local currency's sharp gain and higher US discounts to entice customers overshadowed solid April-June vehicle sales in China and at home

  • South Korea Unveils Stimulus After Ferry Sinking

    South Korea Unveils Stimulus After Ferry Sinking

    South Korea's government unveiled stimulus plans Thursday after the shock of a deadly ferry sinking slowed economic growth to the lowest level in three quarters.

  • Shock of Ferry Sinking Slows South Korea Economy

    Shock of Ferry Sinking Slows South Korea Economy

    South Korea's economic growth hit its lowest level in three quarters after a deadly ferry sinking dented consumer spending, the central bank said Thursday.

  • South Korea Ferry Fugitive Hid in Cabin Wall, Suitcases of Cash at Hand

    South Korea Ferry Fugitive Hid in Cabin Wall, Suitcases of Cash at Hand

    South Korea's most wanted man, whose heavily decomposed body was found in an orchard last month, had evaded arrest by hiding in an upstairs wall of a wooden cabin, with suitcases of cash at hand, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

  • Mahatma Gandhi's Bust Unveiled in South Korean City

    Mahatma Gandhi's Bust Unveiled in South Korean City

    The first ever bust of Mahatma Gandhi, the apostle of non-violence, has been inaugurated in the South Korean metropolis of Busan.

  • South Korean Police Slammed over Ferry Tycoon's Body

    South Korean Police Slammed over Ferry Tycoon's Body

    South Korea's police force was pilloried as doltish and incompetent on Wednesday after announcing that a body found six weeks ago was that of a fugitive tycoon at the heart of a months-long manhunt.

  • MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".

  • South Korea Trains Collide, Killing One and Injuring Dozens

    South Korea Trains Collide, Killing One and Injuring Dozens

    Two passenger trains collided in South Korea on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring dozens, a hospital official and police said, in the latest in a string of accidents that has rattled the country.

  • Korea Ferry Businessman's Body Found Next to Book, Alcohol Bottles

    Korea Ferry Businessman's Body Found Next to Book, Alcohol Bottles

    The body of South Korea's most wanted man, linked to the sinking of a ferry in April that killed 300 people, was identified more than a month after being found in an orchard, police said on Tuesday, with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby.

  • New LMP3 Class for Le Mans Series

    New LMP3 Class for Le Mans Series

    Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) has introduced a new category called LMP3 (Le Mans prototype 3), which will run starting 2015. Launched simultaneously in Austria at the Red Bull Ring and in South Korea at Inje Autopia, the LMP3 will take part in nex...

  • Body of Fugitive South Korea Ferry Tycoon 'Found by Police': Report

    Body of Fugitive South Korea Ferry Tycoon 'Found by Police': Report

    South Korean police believe they have found the body of a fugitive business tycoon wanted after the Sewol ferry sank in April killing hundreds, a report said Tuesday.

  • Seoul Plans to Flag Down Uber Taxi App

    Seoul Plans to Flag Down Uber Taxi App

    South Korea's capital Seoul said on Monday it planned to ban the smartphone car-hailing service Uber, saying it raised passenger safety issues and threatened the livelihood of licensed taxi drivers.

  • North Korea Defends Missile Tests, Warns 'Gangster' US

    North Korea Defends Missile Tests, Warns 'Gangster' US

    North Korea's top military body on Monday defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and said South Korean and US charges of provocation were malicious and hypocritical.

  • Samsung Mobile Division Managers Said to Return Part of Their Bonuses

    Samsung Mobile Division Managers Said to Return Part of Their Bonuses

    Such gestures are not uncommon in South Korea's corporate world, especially for senior employees of listed companies.

  • Samsung Handset Division Managers Return Part of Bonuses: Report

    Samsung Handset Division Managers Return Part of Bonuses: Report

    Samsung Electronics earlier this month announced operating profit guidance for April-June that was far below most analysts' forecasts. The world's biggest smartphone maker is facing slowing market growth and intensifying competition.

  • Three Months Later, Body Recovered from Korea Ferry

    Three Months Later, Body Recovered from Korea Ferry

    Divers retrieved another body on Friday from the site of South Korea's ferry disaster -- the first to be recovered in nearly four weeks from the submerged vessel that sank three months ago.

  • Five Killed as Helicopter Crashes in South Korean City

    Five Killed as Helicopter Crashes in South Korean City

    A helicopter that had been searching for victims of South Korea's ferry disaster crashed on Thursday in a residential district of Gwangju city, killing all five people on board, officials said.

  • South Korea Unemployment Rate Edges Down in June

    South Korea Unemployment Rate Edges Down in June

    South Korea's unemployment rate inched down in June from a month earlier, although young people faced an increasingly tough job market, government statistics showed Wednesday.

  • Student Survivors of South Korea Ferry March on Parliament

    Student Survivors of South Korea Ferry March on Parliament

    More than 30 student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster marched on parliament on Wednesday to press demands by victims' relatives for an independent inquiry into the tragedy that claimed around 300 lives.

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