Publication: Korea Broadcasting System

First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Police Admits Problems in Handling Ferry Owner Case

The police chief has admitted to blunders in the handling of the dead body last month that's now been confirmed to be that of the fugitive Sewol ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon.Speaking to reporters Tuesday, National Police Agency commissioner-general Lee Sung-han mentioned ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Ferry, Owner, Fugitive, DNA
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Guro Int'l Children's Film Festival to be held July 25-29

Guro district in Seoul will hold its second International Children's Film Festival between July 25 and 29.Entertainer Haha and child actors Park Sarang and Park Hee-gun will emcee the opening ceremony on Friday at the Shindorim Technomart. Actors Yeo ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Lee Han, Seoul, South Korea
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

One Dead, More Than 70 Hurt in Gangwon Train Crash

Two trains carrying passengers collided head-on in Gangwon Province Tuesday, leaving one dead and more than 70 injured.The accident occurred at 5:51 p.m. between Taebaek Station and Mungok Station on the Yeongdong Line. Officials said that one of the ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Investigation
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

S. Korea, Vietnam Sign Military Intelligence Security MOU

Vice Minister of Defense Baek Seung-joo met his Vietnamese counterpart Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh in Hanoi Monday for bilateral strategic talks, and signed a memorandum of understanding on military intelligence security.Under the MOU, the ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Foreign Ministers of Both Koreas to Attend ASEAN Regional Forum

The Ministry of Foreign affairs said Minister Yun Byung-se is expected to encounter his North Korean counterpart Ri Su-yong at the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) next month, but it hasn't been decided whether they will hold separate talks on the sidelines ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Gov't Policy Coordination Minister Kim Offers to Resign

Government policy coordination minister Kim Dong-yeon has offered to resign.The Office for Government Policy Coordination said in a press release Tuesday that Kim's offer of resignation is due to personal reasons.Kim was appointed to the ministerial position ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Seoul City Councilor Kim Indicted for Abetting Murder

The prosecution indicted Seoul city councilor Kim Hyung-sik for abetting the murder of a wealthy businessman.The Seoul Southern District Prosecutors' Office said Tuesday that it arrested and indicted Kim for abetting the murder of a man surnamed Song ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Seoul, Homicide, Indictment
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Prosecutors Pledge to Get to Bottom of Sewol Sinking

Prosecutors say that they will continue their investigation into the sinking of the Sewol ferry, although the man believed to be the owner of the ill-fated ferry was confirmed dead by the police.The special investigation team at the Incheon District Prosecutors’ ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 9 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

'Friendship Assoc. Board Chairman Tapped as Amb. to Japan'

The board chairman of the Korea-Japan Friendship Association Yoo Heung-soo is known to be named as the next South Korean ambassador to Tokyo.The nominee was a former lawmaker for four terms who also served as vice transport minister and governor of South ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Friendship, Japan, Tokyo
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Appellate Court Reduces Sentence for Former NIS Director

An appellate court reduced the sentence for a former director of the National Intelligence Service (NIS) charged with taking bribes from a builder.The Seoul High Court acquitted Won Sei-hoon of one out of four bribery counts and sentenced him to 14 months ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

S. Korea Re-states Regret Over Failed Talks for Asian Games with North

The South Korean government has again expressed regret that North Korea blames the South for the failed talks on Pyongyang's participation in the Incheon Asian Games.In a regular briefing Monday, Unification Ministry spokesman Kim Eui-do said North Korea ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

12 Nationalities Confirmed in Downed Malaysian Plane

Malaysian media have confirmed that the 298 passengers and flight crew who died in the Malaysia Airlines aircraft that was shot down on Thursday were of 12 nationalities.The media said that three passengers whose nationalities were unidentified until ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 20 2014]

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"Cosmetic exports exceeded one trillion won for the first time last year. This success is believed to be led by the Korean pop culture boom in China, Japan and South Asian countries."
"We received a report from Park at 9:06 a.m. on June 12 that there was a body so badly decomposed that it couldn’t be identified. We brought the case to the Gwangju Forensic Service and on Monday the National Forensic Service notified us that the DNA in the body matched the DNA of Yoo Byung-eon."
"The import quota that South Korea has promised in return for delaying the opening of the rice market has grown every year in the past 20 years and has become a major burden on rice supply and demand in South Korea... If we delay the tariffication again, the rise in import quota will shrink the rice industry..."

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Gov't Policy Coordination Minister Kim Offers t... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 4 hours ago]
Foreign Ministers of Both Koreas to Attend ASEA... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 4 hours ago]
S. Korea, Vietnam Sign Military Intelligence Se... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 4 hours ago]
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'Friendship Assoc. Board Chairman Tapped as Amb... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 4 hours ago]
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Park Orders Utmost Efforts to Revive Economy [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 5 hours ago]
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Police Admits Problems in Handling Ferry Owner ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 7 hours ago]
Police Say Ferry Owner is Dead, Failed Manhunt ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 7 hours ago]
KOSPI Renews Annual High [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 7 hours ago]
Deputy PM Seeks Corporate Cooperation to Stimul... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 7 hours ago]
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Rival Parties Differently Respond to Yoo’s Death [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 9 hours ago]
Defense Ministry Concludes Cyber Command Interv... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 10 hours ago]
UN Security Council Adopts Resolution on Downin... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 10 hours ago]
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Six Female Japanese Lawmakers Visit Korea Monday [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 12 hours ago]
U.S. Bans Commercial Flights Over 6 Countries i... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 12 hours ago]
Police Confirms Body is Alleged Sewol Ferry Own... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 12 hours ago]
Christian Cult Group Does Not Believe Body Foun... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 13 hours ago]
Koreas to Resume Project to Excavate Royal Pala... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 13 hours ago]
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Richard Rho, Saxophonist, Jazz Band ‘Prelude’ [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 17 hours ago]
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