Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency

Type: Organization
Name: Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Seoul Roads Under Traffic Control for Torch Relay

Cars will have to detour around some major roads in Seoul on Tuesday and Wednesday due to traffic control for the Incheon Asian Games torch relay.The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said it will close parts of some major roads in central Seoul between ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Seoul education chief under probe for illegal campaigning

By Jung Min-ho Moon Yong-rin Former education chief in Seoul Moon Yong-rin will be summoned for questioning early next month over allegations that he engaged in illegal campaign activities during his bid for re-election in June.According to the Seoul ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Seoul metro turns 40 in safety and security

Chief Inspector Kim Yeong-chae (right) and Kim Sun-cheol of Seoul`s subway police unit patrol a car on line No. 2, along with other police officers.This year marks the 40th anniversary of Seoul`s metro system. History began on August 15, 1974, with the ... [Published Office of the President, Republic of Korea - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Seoul, Crime, Security
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

HP cautions against NK cyber warfare

North Korean students at the Mangyeongdae Revolutionary School, which is run by the military, in Pyongyang on April 18, 2013. / YonhapThe Hewlett-Packard Company has warned against further potential threats from North Korean cyber activities and online ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Online overseas buys of illegal drugs on steep rise

By Jung Min-hoThe ease of online direct purchases has given rise to an increase in illegal drug smuggling.According to the Korea Customs Service Monday, the value of illegal drugs it seized among online transactions in the first half of this year reached ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Drug-addicted teachers

Dozens of native English teachers ― many of them working in elementary schools, private language institutes or even kindergartens ― have been arrested on marijuana-related charges.The drug investigation unit of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

English Teachers Arrested for Drug Crimes

The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency has arrested five people on charges of smuggling, trading and using marijuana.Those arrested included a Korean American, surnamed Shin, who works in South Korea as an English teacher.Shin allegedly brought two kilograms ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Assembly to grill final batch of Park’s nominees this week

The National Assembly will hold separate confirmation hearings this week for President Park Geun-hye’s choice of new culture minister, tax agency chief and police commissioner, the final batch of her government reshuffle carried out in the wake of Sewol ... [Published Korea Herald - Aug 17 2014]

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"Even if I am not familiar with a particular language," said Inspector Kim, working in the office at the Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station, "I will try my best to help. Also, we work in partnership with the Korea Tourism Organization which can help tourists with translation services."
The report also states, "North Korea has a global network of businesses located in 30 to 40 countries that is used for espionage activities, which are also used for money laundering and drug trafficking."
"All the express cargos go through X-ray scanning and 8.2 percent of them are opened for further inspection" a customs officer said. "One officer deals with 700 cargos everyday on average."

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Seoul Roads Under Traffic Control for Torch Relay [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 16 2014]
Ex-Seoul education chief under probe for illega... [Published Korea Times - Sep 15 2014]
Seoul metro turns 40 in safety and security [Published Office of the President, Republic of Korea - Sep 11 2014]
HP cautions against NK cyber warfare [Published Korea Times - Sep 03 2014]
Online overseas buys of illegal drugs on steep ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 25 2014]
Drug-addicted teachers [Published Korea Times - Aug 22 2014]
English Teachers Arrested for Drug Crimes [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 20 2014]
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