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Bullet mystery
The daring operation to rescue 21 crew members of the freighter Samho Jewelry from Somali pirates on Jan. 21 seemed flawless. Right after Korean naval commandos rescued the cargo ship and its crewmen, President Lee Myung-bak came forward and proudly said he endorsed the unprecedented operation dubbed “Dawn in the Gulf of Aden.”
8 percent of female students attempted suicide
Eight percent of female teenagers have attempted to kill themselves, a survey showed Thursday. Nearly 30 percent of female teenagers have at least once thought of committing suicide, according to a survey of 69,754 middle and high school students by the Ministry of Gender, Equality and Family.
Teens booked for eating pork ribs in closed restaurant
A high school student and two of his friends have been booked without physical detention for sneaking into a closed restaurant and grilling and eating pork ribs, police said Monday.
Cybercrime investigation center beefed up
The prosecution has decided to bolster its cybercrime investigation center to better cope with hacking and other illegalities on the Internet.
Soldier aiding quarantine work killed
A soldier who had been mobilized to help in quarantine work in Yeoncheon, Gyeonggi Province was hit by a vehicle driven by a dozing driver and killed Sunday.
State health insurer posts 1.3 tril. won loss
The National Health Insurance Corp. said Monday it posted a 1.3 trillion won ($1.1 billion) loss last year, as the growth in expenditure outpaced that of premium income.
Rat bread fabricator faces arrest
The scandalous “rat bread” case, in which a bakery outlet owner alleged the body of a rat was found in a loaf of bread of a rival franchise, ended up being a hoax cooked up by the accuser himself.
New FMD case reported at pig farm in Gangwon
A new foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak has been reported at a pig farm in Gangwon Province, the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said Thursday.
Murder suspect surrenders after taking sleeping pills
A man suspected of having murdered his partner’s daughter surrendered himself to police Wednesday after swallowing a large amount of sleeping pills, police said.
Mother lives with daughters body for 4 days
A woman in her 20s was found dead, with her hands and mouth taped, in her house in Busan, police said Tuesday.
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