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Seven Killed in Seoul Studio Complex Fire

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Seven tenants were killed and 11 others injured early this morning when a blaze ripped through a three-storey studio complex in Seoul, fire authorities said. While South Korea is technologically advanced and has risen to become the world’s 11th-largest economy, there are many people who have missed out on its progress and […]Read More

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Korean Government Finds Deadly Ticks In Seoul, 42 People Dead

A city government-affiliated environmental institute in Seoul released a recent statement to warn the citizens about deadly tick bites. “Caution: Ticks! Please do not take off your clothes or leave your clothes on the grass or near the woods. Please do not sit on the grass.” — Seoul Government (Warning sign). Full story: koreaboo.com KoreabooRead More

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Thai AirAsia X launches Bangkok-Seoul route

BANGKOK, April 21 – Thai AirAsia X, a low-cost airline flying long-haul flights of at least 4 hours, is launching a Bangkok-Seoul route, starting June 17. CEO Nadda Buranasiri said the Don Muang-Incheon route will be operated with an Airbus A330-300. Reservations start from April 22, 23.00 (local time), through May 3 with special ticket […]Read More

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Asiana Boeing 777 crashes upon landing at San Francisco International

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane crashed upon landing at San Francisco International Airport around 11:30 AM local time today. Flight #214, coming from Seoul, carrying 291 passengers — including one infant, and 16 crew members — crashed on runway 28L. Two deaths are reported and 10 passengers were taken to San Francisco General Hospital […]Read More

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Seoul likely to set new date for space rocket launch

SEOUL, Oct 29 (Yonhap) – South Korea will likely set a new date for the launch of its first space rocket Monday after a Russian-made defective part of the rocket made it impossible to send off the rocket last week, officials said. The Launch Preparation Committee was to be convened at 11 a.m. to decide […]Read More

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PC air ordered to suspend flights

PC Air, the airline that launched last year amid publicity for it transgender flight attendants, has been ordered to halt flights by the Civil Aviation Department after it stranded Thai tourists for two days in South Korea when it could not pay its fuel bill. After being stranded at Seoul’s Incheon International Airport since Tuesday, […]Read More

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Thai pop star to be fined for drunk driving in

Nichkhun Buck Horvejkul, the Thai-American member of the K-pop group 2PM, who was booked in South Korea for driving under the influence, will be fined 4 million Korean won (about Bt109,000), a statement from the attorney-general in Seoul said yesterday. The statement said the investigation had been concluded. Read more: The NationRead More

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Thai PM Yingluck discusses women role development with Ban Ki-moon

SEOUL, March 25 – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Sunday met United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, exchanging views on the development of women roles while the latter showed his support on the matter both in Thailand and in the region. Ms Yingluck told him that the development of women roles is one of […]Read More