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Korean 13th most widely spoken language
Korean is the 13th most widely language in the world, according to the National Institute of the Korean Language, Wednesday.
Court softens standards on citizenship cases
A court has ruled in favor of two foreigners whose applications for citizenship and visa extension were rejected by authorities for minor offenses in the past.
Prosecutors summon Sewol owner
The prosecution issued a summons to Yoo Byung-eun, the de-facto owner of the sunken ferry Sewol and former chairman of Semo Group, Tuesday, to appear for questioning regarding the ferry disaster. He was asked to present himself at Incheon District Prosecutors’ Office by 10 a.m. Friday.
Younghoon chairman given 42-month prison term
Kim Ha-joo, chairman of a foundation that runs Younghoon International Middle School, which was at the center of an admission fraud scandal, had his sentence of four years and six months in prison reduced by a year by a high court Monday.
Yoo's children all snub prosecution's summonses
All four children of former Semo Group Chairman Yoo Byung-eun have rejected the prosecution’s summonses regarding an investigation into the April 16 sinking of the ferry Sewol.
Three Sewol crewmembers honored
Three deceased crewmembers of the sunken ferry Sewol will be honored for their heroic act in saving passengers, the welfare ministry said Monday.
Yoo may face homicide charges
The prosecution is considering negligent homicide charges against former Semo Group Chairman Yoo Byung-eun as it secured evidence to prove his involvement in management of the operator of the sunken ferry Sewol.
Numbers involving Sewol still unreliable
The Coast Guard revised the numbers of rescued and missing from the sunken ferry Sewol Thursday, after incorrectly tallying the passengers on board as it has multiple times since the vessel capsized on April 16.
After Sewol, parents' hug gets a bit tighter
For many mothers and fathers, the Sewol tragedy is serving as an occasion to appreciate their children. Asked if her feelings for her child had changed since the April 16 ferry sinking, Kim Hyeong-mee, 42, a government official, said, “Of course, they have. Most parents feel this way nowadays.”
Visit to Ansan joint altar
On May 3 when this reporter visited the joint altar in Ansan for the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol as a mourner, the families of the dead Danwon High School students began a protest, demanding every missing body be collected, and the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the causes of the accident.
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