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Monday, April 24, 2017

National News

U.S. Ambassador Lippert Stresses US-Korea Relations to “Remain Unchanged”

U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is stressing that Seoul-Washington relations will remain unchanged even after the U.S. presidential election.

Suspect Arrested in Philippines Murder Case

Police said that they have arrested a suspect in the killing of three South Koreans in the Philippines earlier this month, adding they will continue efforts to track down accomplices.

Three S. Koreans Shot Dead in the Philippines

Two South Koreans and another, who is also believed to be from South Korea, have been shot to death in the Philippines.

Support for US Troop Presence in Korea at an All-time High

A new survey shows that seven out of 10 Americans support the U.S. troop presence in South Korea which is an all-time high.

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.

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