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News on South Korea continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Suria

Student survivors testify in South Korea...

Teenaged student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster began giving video testimony under tight security Monday in the murder trial of the vessel's captain and crew.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, World News,

4 hrs ago |

Hamas negotiating secret arms deal with North Korea to replenish missile stocks

This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on July 7, 2014 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un being celebrated by soldiers as he inspects the defence detachment on Ung Islet, defending an outpost in the East Sea of Korea.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Kim Jong Un, Israel, Middle East, Lebanon, IN,

9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

As U.S. kicks off crude exports, Iran casts a shadow in Asia

The United States faces an awkward rival in its first attempts in 40 years to export crude oil - Iran.


Related Topix: World News, Asia

13 hrs ago | Korea Herald

USFK chief blasts N.K. missile launches

U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti on Sunday lambasted North Korea for recently launching a series of missiles and rockets in breach of the U.N. Security Council resolutions banning any ballistic missile tests.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia

17 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Embattled elite schools fight to stay open

As far as education is concerned, South Koreans rarely make compromises. Especially when it comes to getting into better colleges, conflicts are bound to intensify, and the ongoing dispute over the planned abolishment of elite schools is a prime example.


Related Topix: Asia, World News,

21 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

A ferry tragedy and the downfall of swindler tycoon Yoo Byung-eun

People watch a TV news broadcast showing images of Yoo Byung-eun on a screen at a Seoul railway station.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Education Etc., Boat Disaster

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Indian Television

Three Indians selected for Asian Film Academy in Busan

NEW DELHI: Three Indians have been selected for the Asian Film Academy , a filmmaking education programme of the Busan International Film Festival.


Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, India,

Pacific Daily News

Hilton completes $6M worth of upgrades

The Hilton Guam Resort & Spa has recently completed $6 million worth of upgrades, including the refurbishment of 319 guest rooms in the resort's main tower and the addition of new outdoor areas.


Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News, Arts, Interior Design

Iceland Could Become Russia and China's 'Secret Weapon' Against U.S.

The lesson comes too late for the United States, but there it is: after the US abandoned its military base and its foreign policy influence in Iceland in 2006, both Russia and China are now showing how keen they are to fill the void and take advantage of the growing strategic importance of the island nation at the edge of the Arctic Circle.


Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Iceland, Vladimir Putin,

Brandon Sun

North Korea fires missile into sea on eve of 61st anniversary of Korean War armistice signing

North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defence official said, adding to its unusually high number of weapons tests this year.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Kim Jong Un,

Marine News

Dorian LPG MoU with HNA Logistics

Dorian LPG Ltd. a leading owner and manager of modern VLGC's , today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding , with HNA Logistics Group Co., Ltd. to explore opportunities in the liquefied petroleum gas logistics market.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya


Opinion: What is the North Korean riddle?

Statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansudae in Pyongyang. North Koreans gather in front of the statues to lay flowers and bow, showing their respect for the late and current leader.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Kim Jong Il, Opinion

International Business Times

Fresh Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha Images Leaked: 4.8-Inch Metallic Body...

However, the Galaxy S5 Alpha is perceived to be the next high-end smartphone from 's den.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, World News, Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, Electronics

Fri Jul 25, 2014


S. Korea police arrest son of sunken...

South Korean police arrested Friday the fugitive son of a business tycoon who owned the Sewol ferry which sank in April with the loss of around 300 lives, officials said.


Related Topix: World News,

Bellingham Herald

Business Highlights

A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Villa Park, IL

Bioscience Technology

New Imaging Agent Provides Better Picture of the Gut

A multi-institutional team of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the gastrointestinal tract.


Related Topix: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicine, Health, Physics, Science, World News, Asia

Stars and Stripes

South Korea, South Carolina ink drivers license reciprocity deal

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles and the Republic of Korea have struck a driver's license reciprocity agreement that promises to aid international business and the military.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Motorcycle Accidents, Blythewood, SC

Rock Hill Herald

10 Things to Know for Today

In this July 8, 2014, the Lotte World Tower, center, under construction is seen near the Seokchon Lake in Seoul, South Korea.


Related Topix: World News, US Military, US Air Force, Israel, Middle East


What Can The United States Learn From South Korea's Dominance In Higher Education?

Last October, the Times released its 2013-2014 World University Rankings , and the U.S. is home to 46 of the top 100 universities, significantly more than any other country.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, World News, Asia, US News, Liberal Political News

Russia Taday

a US, Russia bicker over US antimissile plans for South Korea

This handout image courtesy of the US MIssile Defense Agency shows the launch of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile during a test.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Strategic Defense Initiative,