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Saturday, March 25, 2017

National News

Typhoon Chaba to Bring Heavy Rains to Korea this Week

Typhoon Chaba is forecast to dump heavy rains and bring strong winds to the Korean peninsula this week according to local forecasts.

US Ambassador’s Attacker Gets 12 Year Prison Sentence

The country's top court has sentenced a South Korean man to 12 years in prison for attempting to murder the U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert.

Anti-graft Law Goes into Effect From Today

The Kim Young-ran anti-graft law is taking in effect starting today. The law aims to prevent government employees and various officials from receiving bribes.

Railroad Strike Planned for Next Week

The government is hoping railway services will be running without any major disruption despite a unionized railroad workers’ scheduled strike next week.

South Korea Not Likely to Help North’s Flooding Problems

South Korea said yesterday that there is not much possibility that it will provide assistance to North Korea to help it recover from damage caused by recent floods.

Update: Here We Go Again: Another Earthquake Hits Korea

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit Korea at 8:33 p.m. tonight, a week after the nation was hit exactly at almost the same time.

Typhoon Malakas May Affect Korean Peninsula Late this Weekend

The end of the Chuseok holiday may see some heavy rains and strong winds on the Korean peninsula according to projected track of Typhoon Malakas.

North Korea Sees Worst Flood Since 1945

A North Korean state news agency reports that hundreds of people have been killed or gone missing by the worst flood to hit North Korea.

What to do in Case of an Earthquake in Korea

The number of earthquakes around the country has been on the rise over the years raising concern that the peninsula could be vulnerable to a possible major event.

Video: Customer Throws Ramyeon in Worker’s Face

An angry convenience store customer took out his frustrations of feeling disrespected by throwing a cup of hot noodles into the face of a cashier.

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