Friday, 23 August 2019

Tag Archives: South Korean

7 dead, 21 missing after tourist boat sinks in Budapest

BUDAPEST: Rescue workers are searching for 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube in central Budapest. Seven people have been confirmed dead and seven were rescued, with the other 21 still unaccounted for. South Korea’s foreign minister, Kang Kyung-wha, and a team ...

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Five Koreans among nine killed in Himalayas in Nepal

Five South Korean climbers and their four Nepali guides have been killed after their base camp in the Himalayas was ravaged by a storm, local police and hiking officials said on Sunday. The disaster, which claimed the life of record-breaking Korean climber Kim Chang-ho, is the worst climbing accident to ...

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South Korea firm apologises for treasure ship claim

SEOUL: A South Korean company that said it had found a long-lost Russian “treasure ship”, causing a stock market flurry, apologised Thursday admitting it had not gleaned any riches from the wreck. Start-up business Shinil Group announced last week it had discovered the imperial vessel Dmitri Donskoi off South Korea’s ...

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Samsung Woes Mount after Recalls, with Boss Facing Arrest

PARIS: A request by South Korean prosecutors to arrest Lee Jae-yong, the 48-year-old vice chairman and de facto leader of Samsung Electronics, has added to the troubles for the country’s most valuable company after a spate of recalls last year. Lee faces allegations he offered $36 million in bribes to ...

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