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

2 hrs ago | WGBH

Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea's Coast

About 300 people, many of them high school students and teachers who were on a trip to a resort island, were missing Wednesday after a ferry disaster off the southern coast of South Korea.

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6 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Survivors tell of panic on board ferry

It was supposed to be a class trip to a resort island that's considered the Hawaii of Korea.

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6 hrs ago | CNN

Theories on how a South Korean passenger ferry suddenly sank

Rescue crews attempt to save passengers from the Sewol, a South Korean ferry ship, as it sinks in the Yellow Sea on Wednesday, April 16. Of the 459 people on board, 325 were students from a Seoul high school on their way to a resort island called Jeju.

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6 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Rescuers search for Korea shipwreck survivors

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10 hrs ago | Time

South Korea Bans 'Immoral' Hook-Up Website Ashley Madison

Authorities in Seoul have blocked a global adultery hook-up site, calling it an incitement to immorality in a nation where marital infidelity is punishable with jail-time.

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12 hrs ago | Rediff.com

PHOTOS: 104 missing in South Korean ferry disaster

CNN reported quoting South Korean authorities that 386 passengers had been rescued and that 104 remain unaccounted for.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

1 dead, after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Reports: Ferry with 471 people sinking off SKorea

A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Rescue at sea: South Korean passenger ship in distress

A South Korean passenger ship, with more than 400 passengers on board, is seen listing heavily in the sea off Jindo.

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ABC News

US Declines to Name China a Currency Manipulator

The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.

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CNN

North Koreans confront London barbers over sign about Kim's 'bad hair'

A North Korean soldier uses binoculars on Thursday, February 6, to look at South Korea from the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War.

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Albany Times Union

I Thought Everyone Was Exaggerating About How Great The Airport In...

Since I live on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, I try to fly out of New York's LaGuardia Airport whenever I can.

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Korea Herald

Big Day South to show off creative talent in Daegu

Two expat magazines and an expat record label are getting together for a creative festival on April 26 to show off creative talent in the southeast of Korea.

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Wall Street Journal

Korean Startup Turns Free Printing Into a Moneymaker

In the world of technology startups, there may not be anything less cool than traditional, two-dimensional printing.

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The Daily Star

Lady Gaga, Psy to perform at S. Korea festival

SEOUL: US pop diva Lady Gaga is slated to perform at a summer music festival in South Korea, where her first show two years ago received an adult-only rating from state censors.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Suria

N. Korea marks Kim Il-Sung birthday with...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un paid respects to his grandfather Kim Il-Sung as the country marked the birthday Tuesday of its late founder with renewed calls for loyalty to the ruling Kim dynasty.

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Rocky Mount Telegram

South Koreans crave Asiaa s smelliest fish

The aroma of one of South Korea's most popular delicacies is regularly compared to rotting garbage and filthy bathrooms.

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The Star Online

Online-addicted Korean man arrested over son's death

South Korean police said Tuesday they had arrested a man for allegedly allowing his infant son to starve to death while spending days playing online games at Internet cafes.

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Wall Street Journal

Gamer Arrested After Death of Neglected Child

A man who let his 2-year-old son die at home after leaving to play video games for several days has been arrested, South Korean police said Monday, a development likely to reignite a long-running debate about the impact of obsessive gaming.

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Marin Independent Journal

Dominican University students learn Korean dance and drum

A Korean dance and drum class performs at Dominican University of California on Monday, Apr. 14, 2014, in San Rafael, Calif.

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