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Ebola Help Requires Meticulous Preparation

Korea News October 23, 2014 at 03:55 1 comment

Four nurses at the infectious diseases ward at the National Medical Center resigned recently after the government decided earlier this week to send a team of medical experts from the ministries of health and welfare, defense and foreign affairs to Ebola-hit West Africa early next month.

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N. Korea Urges S. Korea to Take Steps to Prevent Military Clashes

Korea News October 22, 2014 at 23:35 0 comments

[Inter-Korea] :

North Korea has urged South Korea to take steps to prevent military clashes.

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Chinese Couples Fly to Korea for Wedding Photos

Korea News October 22, 2014 at 03:15 1 comment

Chinese newlyweds are rushing to Korea to have their wedding photos taken. Seven thousand Chinese couples visited Korea last year for that purpose alone, and the number is expected to surpass 10,000 this year.

In the past, couples from China’s aspiring classes preferred the U.S., Europe o… …read more

Foreign Minister Yun Urges Swift Resolution to War Sex Slavery Issue

Korea News October 22, 2014 at 00:16 0 comments

[Politics] :

Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se says a swift resolution is needed for the issue of Japan’s wartime sex slavery.

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'Roaring Currents' Heads to China

Korea News October 21, 2014 at 00:36 0 comments

The film “Roaring Currents,” which drew 17.6 million viewers in Korea, will open in 3,000 theaters throughout China by the end of the year, the film’s distributor CJ E&M said on Monday.

China’s largest state-run distributor, China Film Group, is in charge of the film’s distribution in… …read more

Pantech Files for Bankruptcy Protection in U.S.

Korea News October 20, 2014 at 03:57 0 comments

Pantech said Sunday it has applied for bankruptcy protection in the U.S., listing debts of US$1 billion and assets of $500 million in a filing in Atlanta.

The ailing phone maker went into court receivership here earlier this year.

Also known as Chapter 15, the filing protects forei… …read more

Education Ministry to Conduct Safety Drill on Disasters

Korea News October 20, 2014 at 00:16 1 comment

[Domestic] :

The Education Ministry will carry out a safety drill from Tuesday to Thursday on countering disasters.

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Chosun Sinbo: “S. Korea Must Show Intent For Improved Inter-Korean Relations”

Korea News October 18, 2014 at 06:34 1 comment

[Inter-Korea] :

A pro North Korea newspaper has criticized President Park Geun-hye and her confidants for showing hostility to the North, saying the chance for reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula through inter-Korean talks could be squandered.

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Japan's Abe Sends Offering to War Shrine

Korea News October 17, 2014 at 23:43 0 comments

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to a Shinto shrine that many of Japan’s neighbors see as a symbol of the country’s imperialist past.

On the first day of an autumn festival Friday, Abe sent a traditional potted plant to the Yasukuni Shrine, but did not visit th… …read more

Ventilation Grille Near Concert Venue Collapses in Seongnam, Killing 15 People

Korea News October 17, 2014 at 11:46 1 comment

[Domestic] :

A ventilation grille near an outdoor concert venue collapsed Friday in Seongnam city, Gyeonggi Province, killing at least 15 concert watchers and injuring 10 others.

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