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2 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Korea ferry survivors saved by curtains, fire hoses

This aerial handout file photo shows coast guard members searching for passengers near a South Korean ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon on April 16, 2014.

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2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Korea ferry survivors saved by curtains, fire hoses

Student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster testified Tuesday how passengers, abandoned by the crew, improvised means of escape, using fire hoses to pull people to safety as the vessel sank.

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2 hrs ago | Suria

S. Korea ferry survivors used fire hoses...

Student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster testified Tuesday how passengers, abandoned by the crew, improvised means of escape, using fire hoses to pull people to safety as the vessel sank.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Circulation

Establishment of Government-Initiated Comprehensive Stroke Centers...

From the Daejeon-Chungnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Daejeon, South Korea ; Daegu-Gyeongbuk Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Daegu, South Korea ; Gwangju-Jeonnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Gwangju, South Korea ; Gyeongnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Jinju, South Korea ; Jeju Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Jeju, South Korea ; ... (more)

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China Daily

Developers placing bets on casinos overseas

Chinese real estate companies are trying to participate in overseas casino projects as the sluggish property market at home is leading to a drop in profits.

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AlertNet

South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank in April, killing more than 300 people.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Korean News

S. Korean Authorities Accused of Staging Joint Military Exercises with Japan

At the press conference the organizations said the "government" is claiming that the joint naval exercises being staged in the waters off Jeju Island with the Japan "Self-Defense Forces" involved are aimed to conduct search and rescue operations but they cannot be viewed as ones for humanitarian purposes in the light of forces involved and the ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Arirang TV

Korean economy leans heavily on China

Korea's Myeong-dong shopping district is a beehive of activity at all hours of the day, and that activity is driven more and more by Chinese customers these days.

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Scotsman.com

Wanted ferry tycoon was found dead in orchard

THE body of the South Korean tycoon - wanted over the sinking of a ferry in April in which more than 300 people died -was only identified more than a month after it was found in an orchard with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby.

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EurekAlert!

Jeju Island is a live volcano

Thse are pictures of the sedimentary layer containing charcoal found on a stony mountain developing site in Sangchang-ri, and the carbonized wood sample used for the radiocarbon dating.

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Korean News

Koreans in China Assail U.S.-S. Korean Joint Military Exercises

The Chinese Regional Committee of the Overseas Side Committee for Implementing June 15 Joint Declaration made public a statement on July 18. Nuclear carrier George Washington and a flotilla of Aegis destroyer of the U.S. imperialist aggressor forces kicked off combined maritime drills with the south Korean navy in the South and East seas of Korea ... (more)

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Korean News

U.S. Will Get Nothing by Escalating Provocation and Pressure: Rodong Sinmun

The U.S. is now staging the joint marine exercise with the south Korean puppet forces with the involvement of the flotilla of the nuclear carrier George Washington and the group of Aegis destroyer Kidd in the South and East seas of Korea.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Thanh Nein News

South Korea police: body belongs to fugitive ferry businessman

Coast guard members searched for passengers near the South Korean ferry Sewol that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon, in Jindo on April 17, 2014.

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Los Angeles Times

Body may be that of South Korean tycoon with ties to sunken ferry

The body of South Korea's most wanted man, a fugitive tycoon with ties to a ferry than sank in April, may have been found by police in a plum field in the country's south, Yonhap News Agency reported.

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Chosun Ilbo

3 Korean Airports Rank Among Top 5 in Asia

Three airports in Korea ranked among the top five most efficient airports in Asia in a review by the Air Transport Research Society announced Friday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Xinhuanet

DPRK warns U.S., South Korea against hostile acts

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea warned Sunday that it will take "more deadly retaliatory actions" if the United States and South Korea do not stop their reckless and hostile acts.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Korean News

Outpourings of Lawmaker from "Saenuri Party" Blasted

A member of the editorial board of the Federation of Koreans in the U.S. released an article in denunciation of the reckless remarks made by a lawmaker from the "Saenuri Party" of south Korea who talked rubbish about "followers of the north".

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Korean News

U.S. Cannot Conceal Its Aggressive and Provocative Nature: Rodong Sinmun

The U.S. started the "drill for intercepting planes" on July 16 accompanied by naval maneuver in the South and East seas of Korea in league with the south Korean puppet forces.

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Bangkok Post

Jeju on Jet Asia's radar

Jet Asia Airways will in September resume daily charter flights from Bangkok to Jeju in South Korea to meet seasonal leisure travel demand after the flights were suspended last month.

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Korean News

U.S. and S. Korean Warmongers Keen on Joint Naval Military Exercises

The U.S. imperialist aggression forces are kicking off joint military exercises against the DPRK in the waters north of Jeju Island and southwest of Mokpho, South Jolla Province on Wednesday in league with the south Korean military warmongers, according to south Korean Yonhap News.

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