Archive for January, 2015

Gov't Produces English Version Statements of Sex Slavery Victims

[Domestic] :

The government has produced an English version of the verbal statements of the victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery.

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Prosecutors to Indict Police Official for Top Office Document Leak

[Domestic] :

Police Superintendent Park Gwan-cheon, suspected of being the central figure behind the leak of the …

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Bono Says He May Never Play Guitar Again

Bono, the frontman of the Irish rock group U2 who was injured in a cycling accident last year, said on Friday his recovery has not been easy and he may never play guitar again.

In a blog on the group’s website, the 54-year-old rocker described how he blanked out on impact during the cyclin… …read more

Kim Jong-un Calls for 'Highest-Level' Talks with Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un raised the possibility of an inter-Korean summit in his televised New Year’s address on Thursday.

“Depending on the mood and circumstances to be created, we have no reason not to hold the highest-level talks,” he told his audience on state TV.

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S. Korea Saw Record Trade Surplus of $47.4 in 2014

[Economy] :

South Korea posted a new high last year in terms of exports and trade surplus.

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N. Korean Leader: No Reason Not to Hold Highest-level Inter-Korean Talks

[Inter-Korea] :

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed his willingness for an inter-Korean summit.

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Tropical Storm Kills at Least 53 in the Philippines

Philippine officials say the death toll has risen to 53 from Tropical Storm Jangmi, which caused landslides and floods in the central and southern parts of the country.

Most of the deaths occurred Tuesday as the storm moved away from southern Mindanao Island, where a day earlier its heavy … …read more