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Prosecution under fire for failing to capture Yoo
Despite all-out efforts, the prosecution has failed to arrest members of the Salvation Sect who have aiding and abetting fugitive Yoo Byung-eun, the cult’s leader who owns the sunken ferry Sewol.
50,000 police officers mobilized to search for Yoo
Nearly 50,000 police officers have been mobilized in the hunt for fugitive Yoo Byung-eun, the de facto owner of the sunken ferry Sewol.
Three US servicemen detained for violence
Three soldiers of the U.S. Force Korea (USFK) are being investigated for allegedly hitting employees and harassing female staff members at the Caribbean Bay Water Park in Yongin, south of Seoul, Saturday.
Fugitive Yoo may be armed
Yoo Byung-eun, the owner of the sunken ferry Sewol currently on the run from authorities, may be armed with at least two handguns, according to a former aide.
Extradition of Yoo's daughter may take a year
It could take more than a year for France to hand over Yoo Byung-eun’s eldest daughter, captured in Paris Tuesday, to Korea due to extradition procedures, observers here said Wednesday.
Food distributor to Seoul schools raided
The prosecution raided a food distributor affiliated with the Seoul Metropolitan Government, Wednesday, over allegations that it provided pesticide-contaminated ingredients to schools in Seoul.
Digital inheritance rules eyed
The Supreme Court is trying to establish the legal framework for the inheritance of “digital estates” that could include photos, passwords and other online records left behind by the victims of the Sewol tragedy. The court held a meeting last Tuesday to discuss digital inheritance, and the outcome of this will be passed to the Office of Court Administration and fed into court...
Search for Yoo continues after raids
After two raids in South Jeolla Province Sunday, on a property in Suncheon and a tea farm in Bosoeng, authorities are continuing to search for Yoo Byung-eun, the de facto owner of the sunken ferry Sewol amid speculation that he could attempt to flee on a ship.
None held responsible for oil pipeline leakage
The Supreme Court upheld Monday a lower court’s ruling that the government cannot demand compensation for an oil leak from a pipeline that once belonged to the United States Forces Korea (USFK).
National insurance to cover dental implants
Dental implants for patients aged 75 or older will be covered by the national health insurance beginning in July, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare. The cost paid by insured patients is expected to more than halve to some 600,000 won. That includes dentists' charges for performing the surgery and the price of the prosthesis, including the implant, abutment and c...
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