Publication: Korea Broadcasting System

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Defense Ministry to Send Negative Response Regarding Ombudsman System

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.A government official said the national defense committee of the National ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

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

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.The WFP's Asia regional director Kenro Oshidari said Friday the agency needs an additional 50 million ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

APEC Summit to be Held in Beijing Nov. 10-11

The 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit meeting will be held on the outskirts of Beijing, China for two days from November 10.Chinese media reported discussions on the schedule and agenda of the summit had been held during the third APEC ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Sewol Victims' Families Send Letter to Pres. Regarding Special Bill

Family members of the Sewol ferry victims are staging a sit-in near the presidential office and residence after delivering a letter to President Park Geun-hye on Friday, urging the passing of a special bill that holds the demands of the families regarding ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Extra Parliamentary Session in Limbo amid Conflict over Sewol Bill

The first day of an extra session of the National Assembly went by on Friday with no official agenda as rival parties continue to tussle over a special bill regarding the sinking of the ferry Sewol.With no agreement made on the agenda of the session, ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 13 hours ago]
Entities: MS Sewol, Conflict, Ferry
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

N. Korea Continues to Condemn US-S. Korea Joint Drills

North Korea continues to condemn the joint military drills held by United States and South Korean troops, threatening to retaliate with a physical response should the drills go on.The North's official Rodong Sinmun on Saturday accused the South Korean ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Welfare Minister Says Cigarette Price Hike to be Fixed Within the Year

South Korea's welfare minister has expressed the need for a considerable hike in cigarette prices in the country, with the change likely to be made within year-end.Minister of Health and Welfare Moon Hyung-pyo said on a television program to be aired ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Man Accused of Killing Daughter Set Free After 25 Yrs in Prison

Lee Han-tak, a Korean American who was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of killing his daughter was released from state prison on Friday after spending 25 years there.Lee had been granted bail on August 19 and was released after a hearing ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sweltering Conditions to Persist Until Mid-September

The weather is forecast to remain hot and humid until mid-September but cooler temperatures will roll in from October.In its autumn weather outlook, the Korea Meteorological Administration says there will be days when the temperature will rise beyond ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Precipitation
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Three Lawmakers Put in Jail on Corruption Charges

Three lawmakers suspected of corruption were put in jail after courts issued warrants to detain them late Thursday.At around 11 p.m., or an hour before the start of an extra session, a judge at the Seoul Central District Court issued warrants to detain ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Saenuri Calls on NPAD to Remain Determined on Sewol Bill

The ruling party is urging the main opposition to stick to the bipartisan agreement on a special bill regarding the Sewol ferry sinking amid strong opposition from the families of the victims.Saenuri Party Floor Leader Lee Wan-koo said Thursday that the ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

All 5 Lawmakers Appeared or Will Show for Warrant Deliberations

All five lawmakers pursued by the prosecution for corruption allegations have voluntarily appeared or will show up for their warrant deliberations.Representatives Kim Jae-yun and Shin Han-yong of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy, ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 21 2014]

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Extra Parliamentary Session in Limbo amid Confl... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 13 hours ago]
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Welfare Minister Says Cigarette Price Hike to b... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 14 hours ago]
Man Accused of Killing Daughter Set Free After ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
Gov't Reviewing Requiring All Firms to Join Ret... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Second Quarter Income, Spending Slow Due to Fer... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Sweltering Conditions to Persist Until Mid-Sept... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Park Celebrates Construction of Busan Int'l Fin... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
No Progress on 1st Day of Extra Assembly Session [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Murayama: "Sex Slavery Issue Should be Resolved... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Korean Women Leaders Worldwide to Gather in Gumi [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Extra Parliamentary Session Kicks off on Friday [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
World Taekwondo Hanmadang Opens in Pohang [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
KOSPI Ends Friday up Nearly 12.5 Points [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Quick HIV/AIDS Test to be Available at Health C... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Police Confirm Man in CCTV Is Jeju Chief Prosec... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
N. Korea Proposes Talks on Asian Games [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Rival Parties Split in Court's Decision to Arre... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Gov't to Create DNA Database for Separated Fami... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
S. Korean Union in Japan Calls on Tokyo to Make... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
38 North: Space Launch Vehicles in Sohae Likely... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Applications for College Entrance Exam to Begin... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Yoo's Funeral Expected to Take Place Next Weekend [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
US Official: US Wants Interoperable System Betw... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
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