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Einhorn urges China role in N.K. sanctions

Korea Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:13
Despite the increasingly powerful international sanctions against North Korea, China should play a greater role in boost
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[Eye on English] Working to become ‘communication experts’

Korea Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:10
Each year, hundreds of students knock on the doors of graduate schools and interpretation and translation. With the prol
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[Eye on English] ‘Interpretation is about more than language’

Korea Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:10
Interpreters are often just seen as people who have mastered a foreign language. But interpretation goes far beyond the
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Kexim appoints new chairman - Trade Finance (subscription)

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:08

Kexim appoints new chairman
Trade Finance (subscription)
The Export-Import Bank of Korea has named Woori Bank's CEO Lee Duk-hoon as its new chairman and president. Read more: Export-Import Bank of Korea Kexim export credit agency ECA Lee Duk-hoon Kim Yong-hwan. The Export-Import Bank of Korea ...

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Death Toll Mounts in South Korean Ferry Sinking - KTIC

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:01

Death Toll Mounts in South Korean Ferry Sinking
KTIC
The updated death count comes as South Korean prosecutors are considering charges of accidental homicide against the captain, third mate and helmsman of the ferry, which sank last Wednesday. Most of the victims were high school students on the ferry for ...

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10 Things to Know for Today - Turn to 10

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:01

10 Things to Know for Today
Turn to 10
Yellow ribbons are displayed as a sign of hope for safe return of passengers of the sunken ferry boat Sewol in the of fence along the Cheonggye stream in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). In this photo taken on ...

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Potential for human superbugs in cow manure

Korea Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:50
WASHINGTON (AFP) ― Cow manure, commonly used to fertilize vegetable crops, contains a high number of genes that can fuel
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WSJ Polls on Park Draw Strong Response

Korea Realtime (WSJ) - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:34
Reuters
Even before Monday, when South Korean President Park Geun-hye called the actions of the captain and crew of the capsized Sewol "tantamount to murder," there was plenty of criticism that the government had fumbled its rescue efforts for the 476 people aboard the passenger ferry.
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Captain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at sea - Sacramento Bee

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:08

Captain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at sea
Sacramento Bee
MOKPO, South Korea -- A colleague calls Capt. Lee Joon-seok the nicest person on the ship. Yet there he was, captured in video on the day his ferry sank with hundreds trapped inside, being treated onshore after allegedly landing on one of the first rescue ...

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Obama to give, require assurances - New Straits Times

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:07

Obama to give, require assurances
New Straits Times
SELDOM does a visit by a United States president to the region attract more than the necessary attention. This time, however, Barack Obama's trip to the region -- covering South Korea, Japan, the Philippines and Malaysia -- is coming on for real for good ...

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South Korea Expands Probe Over Sunken Ferry - Wall Street Journal

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:06

South Korea Expands Probe Over Sunken Ferry
Wall Street Journal
SEOUL—Prosecutors expanded their investigation into the owner of the sunken South Korean passenger ferry on Wednesday as they struggle to pinpoint the cause of a tragedy a week earlier that has left more than 300 people dead or missing. Officials from ...

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A Timeline For Sunken South Korean Ferry - CNN (blog)

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:04

A Timeline For Sunken South Korean Ferry
CNN (blog)
The ship ran into trouble just before 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, as it steamed toward to Jeju, a resort island considered the Hawaii of Korea. Why did it happen? South Korean media has reported investigators are probing the possibility the ship may ...

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Yellow ribbons tied by China's empty nesters - ecns

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:02

Yellow ribbons tied by China's empty nesters
ecns
Elderly locals in a Korean ethnic community in northeast China's Jilin Province attach yellow ribbons to their windows, a sign that they are in need of assistance. At the beginning of her day, Wang Shuqing, the Communist Party chief of Danying Community in ...

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After Ferry Sinking, Grief for a Wife Lost at Sea

Korea Realtime (WSJ) - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 17:03
Agence France-Presse/Getty Images
Choi In-soo, an electrical-drill store owner from Seoul, is one of the relatives of victims of the ferry disaster whose grief has been in the shadow of the massive outpouring over the hundreds of 16- and 17-year-olds from a high school lost to the waves.
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Obama pushing TPP, security issues on 4-nation Asian swing - Asahi Shimbun

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:03

Obama pushing TPP, security issues on 4-nation Asian swing
Asahi Shimbun
Obama will also visit South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. In summit talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on April 24, Obama will discuss broader security cooperation in Asia within the context of the importance the United States places on the region.

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Park asks China to help dissuade N. Korea from nuclear test

Korea Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 15:47
South Korean President Park Geun-hye asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help persuade North Korea not to carry out a
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Emails Show Google Offered to Aid Samsung in Apple Case

Korea Realtime (WSJ) - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:43
New evidence in the Apple-Samsung patent trial bolstered a widespread suspicion: this case might as well be called Apple v. Google.
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Korean Air plays a major role in 2015-2016 France-Korea Year - eTurboNews

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:08

Korean Air plays a major role in 2015-2016 France-Korea Year
eTurboNews
Korean Air Yang Ho Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air attended the first meeting, on 16th April, of the joint organizing commission for the France-Korea Year taking place during 2015/16. Henri Loyrette, former president and general director of the Louvre ...

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SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:06

SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher
Minneapolis Star Tribune
JINDO, South Korea — The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 146, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to retrieve ...

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Grim ferry disaster search enters second week - haveeruonline

Korea Google News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:57

haveeruonline

Grim ferry disaster search enters second week
haveeruonline
South Korean rescue teams take part in recovery operations at the site of the sunken 'Sewol' ferry, marked with buoys, off the coast of the South Korean island of Jindo on April 23, 2014. PHOTO / AFP. JINDO , South Korea, April 23, 2014 (AFP) ...

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