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1 out of 3 lawmakers-elect booked over election law violations

Over one-third of lawmakers-elect who won at this week’s parliamentary polls have been booked for election-related offenses, up sharply from the 2012 …

Korea, U.S. take first step in implementation of nuclear energy accord

South Korea and the United States on Thursday took their first step in implementing a bilateral nuclear energy accord that opens a pathway for the Asian ally …

[Graphic News] S. Korean military ranks No.11
[Graphic News] S. Korean military ranks No.11

South Korea ranks 11th in the world in terms of military strength, according to the website Global Firepower which provides annual assessments of countries …

Exit poll shows ruling party failing to win parliamentary majority
Exit poll shows ruling party failing to win parliamentary majority

The ruling Saenuri party has failed to winning the parliamentary majority in Wednesday셲 general election if exit polls are correct, though it managed to …

Ideological campaign wanes in election

The Wednesday general election was held in familiar territory when it comes to political parties stoking ideological debate, this time driven by North …

Toxic disinfectant-maker switched company status: reports
Toxic disinfectant-maker switched company status: reports

The manufacturer of toxic humidifier disinfectant Oxy Ssak Ssak was found to have established a new corporate body to allegedly evade the criminal and civil …

Voter turnout 46.5% at 3 p.m.
Voter turnout 46.5% at 3 p.m.

Voter turnout in South Korea셲 parliamentary election stood at 46.5 percent as of 3 p.m., 10 hours after polls opened Friday, according to the National …

Arsonist gets 2 yrs for burning down ex-company
Arsonist gets 2 yrs for burning down ex-company

A man was sentenced to two years in jail on Wednesday for setting his workplace ablaze in the belief that his boss was intentionally avoiding him to not pay …

North Korea-China trade up 12.7% despite sanctions

Trade volume between North Korea and China posted double-digit growth in the first quarter of 2016 from a year earlier despite the United Nations’ …

Voter turnout 37.9 at 1 p.m.

Voter turnout in South Korea셲 parliamentary election stood at 37.9 percent as of 1 p.m., eight hours after polls opened Friday, according to the National …

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