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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Police confirm Sewol owner's death

The police confirmed Tuesday that a dead body, found by a farmer in South Jeolla Province on June 12, is that of Yoo Byung-eun, owner of the capsized ferry Sewol.

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10 hrs ago | World Magazine

Soul-searching in South Korea

ANSAN, South Korea-Months have passed since the sinking of the Sewol ferry in South Korea.

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12 hrs ago | Science Daily

Jeju Island, Korea is a live volcano

In Jeju, Korea, a place emerging as a world-famous vacation spot with natural tourism resources, a recent study revealed a volcanic eruption occurred on the island as recently as 5,000 years ago.

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15 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

1 dead, dozens injured in S. Korean passenger train collision

At least one passenger has been confirmed dead and dozens of others wounded in a head-on collision of passenger trains in the eastern area of South Korea on Tuesday, YTN and Yonhap News Agency reported.

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18 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics Kim Jin-sun attends a press conference during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia.

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18 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Doug Bandow: Washington, it's time to talk to North Korea

North Korea has imprisoned one American since 2012 and announced its intention to try two other U.S. citizens recently arrested for "perpetrating hostile acts."

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19 hrs ago | The Independent

South Korea ferry disaster: Cruise boss found dead

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20 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

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20 hrs ago | Business Times

South Korean builders jump on government stimulus hopes

Daewoo rose as much as 8.6 per cent on the day to 10,200 won, its highest intraday level since early January 2013, lifting the Seoul stock market's construction sector by as much as 2.6 per cent to 781.51 points at one point.

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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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Suria

S. Korea police confirm body is fugitive...

South Korean police said Tuesday that a body recovered from a field last month has been confirmed as that of Yoo Byung-Eun, a fugitive business tycoon wanted over April's ferry disaster.

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The Fresno Bee

Fresno man gets 3 years in federal prison in money laundering case

A 72-year-old Fresno man was sentenced Monday to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to money laundering charges.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Body of fugitive South Korea ferry owner reportedly found by police

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 on Tuesday.

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RTE.ie

Body found in search for Sewol ferry owner

South Korean police believe they have found the body of a fugitive businessman who owned the Sewol ferry that sank in April killing hundreds.

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Reuters

South Korea police say a body may be ferry-disaster fugitive's

South Korean police are trying to confirm the identity of a body they believe may have been the fugitive head of the family that owned the operator of a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people, a police official told Reuters.

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Wired

A North Korean Architect's Crazy Visions of the Future

These "Mountain Conicals" pile living quarters high to reduce their footprint in the surrounding river beds.

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Korean Mud Festival

JULY 18: Festival goers wrestle in the mud during the annual Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon Beach on July 18, 2014 in Boryeong, South Korea.

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Yahoo!

Seoul plans to red flag Uber taxi app

South Korea's capital Seoul said 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.

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Asia News Network

Koreans suffer from stressful summer vacations

Haeundae Beach, Busan, is one of the most popular summer vacation destinations for Koreans, with up to 700,000 tourists visiting per day during the peak vacation season of August last year.

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