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8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Grief for a Wife Lost at Sea

A candlelight vigil for missing students is held in Ansan, where most of them lived.

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9 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Obamas Asia tour Beyond geopolitical fad its need of hour

President Barack Obama starts Tuesday a tour, to re-emphasize his Asia Pacific rebalance, which he was forced to abandon because of the government shutdown last fall.

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22 hrs ago | RTE.ie

South Korea: North may be close to nuclear test

North Korea could be preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea said today, citing increased activity at its main test site, just days ahead of a visit to Seoul by US President Barack Obama.

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Yesterday | EHotelier Global Hospitality News

Openings

Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas has recently reopened, marking its 25th anniversary as in the heart of Korea's capital city, following an extensive 10-month refurbishment by design and construction organisation, Rockwell Group.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

People's Daily Online

Abe rapped for war shrine offering

A wooden sign reading "Prime Minister Shinzo Abe" is seen on a ritual offering from the prime minister to Yasukuni Shrine at the shrine in Tokyo in this picture taken by Kyodo April 21, 2014.

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American Thinker

Captains Uncourageous

"The captain always goes down with the ship." This old seafarer's adage, which has come to have the force of a moral principle, was violated in tragic fashion in South Korea this past week.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Nation

'Very moving to see Thai prayers for Koreans in distress'

South Korean Ambassador Jeon Jae Man speaks to Nation Multimedia Group Editor-in-Chief Thepchai Yong about the ferry tragedy near South Korea's Jindo Island and more.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Successful Korean designer Son Jung Wan launches e-commerce site

South Korean designer Son Jung Wan can count many celebrities as clients, including Kelly Rutherford, Kelly Bensimon , and Adrienne Bailon.

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Weekend Balita

2 Pinoys rescued from sunken ferry

Two Filipino entertainers were among the passengers who were rescued from a ferry that sank off South Korea earlier this week.

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Tay AM

Vice-Principal Rescued From Ferry Found Hanged

Kang Min-Kyu, 52, was one of more than 300 teachers and students on board the Sewol ferry and was reported missing on Thursday night.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Captain's orders under scrutiny in S. Korea ferry disaster

Crew member says captain's 1st message to 475 people on ship was to stay put, and by time evacuation order came, it was too late for many.

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The Independent

South Korea ferry: Powerful images show dramatic rescue operation as...

Nine people have been confirmed dead after the ferry carrying more than 470 people, many of them high school students, capsized in South Korea Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

NHK World

Japan, S.Korea Diplomats Meet In Seoul -NHK World English

Senior government officials from Japan and South Korea have discussed the issue of the so-called comfort women as a part of their effort to improve the strained bilateral relationship.

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Insurance Journal West

South Korea Says 293 Missing After Ferry Sinks En Route to Jeju Island

South Korea's government said 293 people remain missing after a ferry carrying hundreds of high school students sank en route to the resort island of Jeju.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

284 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

South Korean coast guard officers try to rescue passengers from a ferry sinking in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Trend

Georgian- South Korean business workshop held in Seoul

The event was organized by the Georgian National Investment Agency, the Georgian embassy in South Korea and the Federation of Korean Industries , the Georgian National Investment Agency told Trend on April 15. The heads of about 30 leading Korean companies attended the event.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Suria

S. Korea ferry with 450 passengers sinks

South Korean coastguard vessels and helicopters pulled passengers off a stricken ferry as it sank Wednesday off the southern coast with around 450 passengers on board -- mostly high school students.

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Thanh Nein News

Film fest brings Vietnamese flicks to Seoul

Five Vietnamese films will be featured in the first ever Vietnamese film festival in Seoul, South Korea on on April 16-19.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Korea Herald

Germany awards professors for boosting culture, research ties

German Ambassador to South Korea Rolf Mafael presented two Korean professors with awards in Seoul on Thursday for their efforts in developing cooperation in scientific research and academic scholarship, and for facilitating the study of German language here in South Korea.

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Korea Herald

S. Korea, U.S. to boost coope...

South Korea and the United States have agreed to step up cooperation on shale gas, an increasingly popular source of energy, a visiting top Seoul official said Friday.

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