Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency

Type: Organization
Name: Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

8 wire companies indicted for bidding collusion

The wire companies participating in the 35 billion won ($34 million) bid for Honam High Speed Railway power line construction were caught colluding to fix price, according to the police investigation. The bid was ordered by the Korea Rail Network Aut ... [Published Maekyung - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Lee Je-hoon Out of the Military

Actor Lee Je-hoon finished his mandatory military service on Thursday morning after 21 months of duty at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency.He thanked fans for their patience and promised a strong comeback."I'm delighted and excited that it won't be ... [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Forensic Service to Announce Yoo's Cause of Death on Friday

The National Forensic Service will announce the cause of death for the Sewol ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon on Friday.The forensic agency said Thursday that it will reveal the autopsy results for Yoo’s body at 10:00 a.m. Friday. The agency is also set to announce ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Time to make 'strategic nomination' disappear

By Jay KimThe upcoming by-elections, which will be held on July 30, have once again exposed the absurdity of the so-called "strategic nomination," a concept which should have been eradicated in our nation.In Dongjak-B District in Seoul, a person who devoted ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition downplays suspicion over candidate’s wealth report

Kwon Eun-hee, candidate for Gwangju’s Gwangsan B district of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy in the July 30 by-election, is embroiled in suspicion that she underreported the value of her and her husband’s wealth by millions of ... [Published Donga.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

'SK Telecom releases smartphone app for teenage counseling'

South Korean telecoms operators SK Telecom has launched a smartphone application designed exclusively for teenagers and their parents. The app includes special features to protect the teens' smartphone addiction and provide online counseling services, ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition struggling in capital area

By Jun Ji-hyeThe main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) is suffering from low levels of support for candidates standing in the July 30 by-elections across Seoul and Gyeonggi Province.In the latest opinion poll conducted by the daily ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Controversy escalates over opposition party nominee's former police role

The main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy's (NPAD) co-chairmen, Kim Han-gil, left, and Ahn Cheol-soo, right, pose with Kwon Eun-hee, center, a candidate for Gwangju's Gwangsan-B district in the July 30 by-elections, during a nomination ceremony ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Seoul police looking into accidental gunfire

A conscripted policeman accidently discharged a rifle in March while guarding the Seoul government complex then tried to cover up the incident, the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency (SMPA) revealed yesterday.On March 6 at around 9 p.m., a first class private ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition in discord over nomination

By Jun Ji-hyeThe main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) is suffering internal discord over nominating candidates for the July 30 by-elections with 15 parliamentary seats up for grabs.The in-house conflict is escalating as the party ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Con artist caught for extorting money from ethnic Koreans

Archives Business IT National Politics International Sports Editorial Op-ed Life Entertainment Link Cartoon HatePractice JULY 04, 2014 04:50A 51-year-old jobless man who is identified with his last name Jin was looking for ... [Published Donga.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Builders collude to rig bid prices for $2bn gas pipe construction

South Korea’s major domestic construction firms were caught colluding to fix bid prices for a gas pipe order placed by Korea Gas Corporation (KGC). The construction order, which is being implemented nationwide, was awarded at 2.1 trillion won ($2.0 billion) ... [Published Maekyung - Jun 25 2014]

Quotes

"I'm delighted and excited that it won't be long until I meet my fans on TV again, but I'm also nervous" he wrote in a
Rep. Sim Sang-jeung, floor leader of the minor opposition Justice Party, argued: "If the NPAD keeps protecting Kwon, it will become a moral hazard for the party."
"Kwon's nomination without carrying out a vote became a target for the governing camp to attack the opposition" said Yoon Hee-woong, Min Consulting's head of public opinion research
Rep. Cho Kyoung-tae, also from the NPAD, said: "I feel great responsibility for the controversy surrounding the Gwangsan constituency, as well as other regions in the capital area."

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8 wire companies indicted for bidding collusion [Published Maekyung - Jul 28 2014]
Lee Je-hoon Out of the Military [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 25 2014]
Botched hunt for Yoo claims some bigshot scalps [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 24 2014]
Forensic Service to Announce Yoo's Cause of Dea... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 24 2014]
Time to make 'strategic nomination' disappear [Published Korea Times - Jul 21 2014]
Opposition downplays suspicion over candidate’s... [Published Donga.com - Jul 21 2014]
Beleaguered former police officer puts NPAD int... [Published Korea Times - Jul 20 2014]
'SK Telecom releases smartphone app for teenage... [Published Individual.com - Jul 18 2014]
Opposition struggling in capital area [Published Korea Times - Jul 17 2014]
Controversy escalates over opposition party nom... [Published Korea Times - Jul 11 2014]
NPAD criticized for nomination [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 10 2014]
Seoul police looking into accidental gunfire [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 08 2014]
Opposition in discord over nomination [Published Korea Times - Jul 07 2014]
Con artist caught for extorting money from ethn... [Published Donga.com - Jul 04 2014]
Police say expired MREs being sold on Korean bl... [Published Stars and Stripes - Jul 03 2014]
Seoul Metro employee charged with embezzlement [Published Korea Times - Jun 27 2014]
Builders collude to rig bid prices for $2bn gas... [Published Maekyung - Jun 25 2014]
7 major builders under investigation for bid ri... [Published Korea Times - Jun 25 2014]
US visa fraud case detected [Published Korea Times - Jun 22 2014]
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