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Defense Ministry to Send Negative Response Regarding Ombudsman System

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South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense is expected to hand in to parliament a negative response regarding suggestions to institute a military ombudsman at the National Assembly.

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WFP's N. Korea Food Aid Operation May be Shut Down Early 2015

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A World Food Program (WFP) official says a food aid operation run by the UN agency may have to be shut down early next year due to a lack of donations.

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Sweltering Conditions to Persist Until Mid-September

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The weather is forecast to remain hot and humid until mid-September but cooler temperatures will …

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Second Quarter Income, Spending Slow Due to Ferry Sinking

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New figures show the nation’s household income and spending growth all slowed in the second quarter …

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One S. Korean Dead, One Seriously Injured in Japan Landslides

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A South Korean national was confirmed dead in the landslides that hit a residential area Wednesday …

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Park Visits Capital Defense Command

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President Park Geun-hye visited the Capital Defense Command and encouraged soldiers taking part in …

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'Roaring Currents' Earns $560,000 in US in 3 Days

[Culture] :

The box office record-setting Korean movie “Roaring Currents” has earned over 562-thousand dollars …

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Army Chief Says Military to Disband 'Abusive' Unit

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Army Chief of Staff Gen. Kim Yo-hwan says that the military will immediately disband units where …

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Police Fail to Establish Cause of Ferry Owner's Death

Police said Tuesday that they have failed to determine the cause ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon’s death.

Yoo, a fraudulent businessman and leader of a crackpot cult, was widely blamed for the April 16 ferry disaster and became the target of a nationwide manhunt that went on long after his decom… …read more

Choi Woo-ri Talks About Her Passion for Musical

A decade since her debut, actress Choi Woo-ri is getting a lot of attention with her starring role in the musical “42nd Street,” which began July 8. Given that it is rare in Korea to see musicals that focus on a female star, Choi is indeed in a unique position.

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RFA: N. Korea Delegation Took part in Arms Expo in Russia

[International] :

Radio Free Asia (RFA) says North Korea sent a delegation to an international weapons exhibition in Russia last week.

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Trials in Gwanju on Sewol Crew to be Relayed to Court in Ansan

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Families of the Sewol victims and survivors will be able to watch the trials for the ferry’s captain and crew members live from their hometown as they unfold in Gwangju.

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Pope Says Unable to Stand Neutral with Agony of Sewol Victims' Families

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Pope Francis says he was unable to stand neutral in front of the agony of the families of the Sewol ferry victims.

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