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Middle schoolers accused of usury
Police have launched an investigation into allegations that some middle school students, acting like “loan sharks,” blackmailed and assaulted their fellow student.
Vandal critical of Obama wanted
Police are in hunt for whoever sprayed graffiti condemning U.S. President Barack Obama on the wall of the U.S. Embassy building in central Seoul.
Warrant issued for US soldier over rape
A local district court issued Saturday a warrant to arrest a U.S. soldier on charges of raping a young Korean woman, citing concerns that he might flee the country.
Housewife ordered to pay W10 mil. in divorce for obsession with education
A court ruled Wednesday that a housewife pay 10 million won ($8,500) to her husband in a divorce suit, blaming her excessive obsession with the education of their children for the conflicts leading to the collapse of their marriage.
Arrest warrant issued for former presidential aide
A Seoul court has issued a warrant to arrest Kim Du-woo, a former senior presidential aide, on suspicions of receiving money in a corruption scandal involving a suspended savings bank.
PR service launched for Middle East
Communications Korea, one of the nation’s leading PR consulting groups, said it has launched a publicity service to facilitate news coverage of Korean companies for major Arabic and English newspapers, TV and online media in the Middle East.
Pastor Cho accused of breach of trust
Pastor Cho Yong-gi, the founder of the Yoido Full Gospel Church, has been accused of a breach of trust by elders of the church.
Four year prison term sought for ex-PM Han
The prosecution asked for four years in prison and 940 million won fine for former Prime Minister Han Myeong-sook on charges of accepting illegal political funds at a court hearing Monday.
Doctor sentenced to 20 years in prison for murdering wife
A 31-year-old doctor was sentenced to 20 years in prison for strangling his pregnant wife, a Seoul district court said Thursday.
Childless couples call it quits more easily
About 46 percent of the 116,858 divorced couples last year didn’t have children, a much higher divorce rate than those with offspring, the Supreme Court said Monday.
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