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South Korea 100-Car Accident Leaves Two Dead and Many Injured [video]

South Korea 100-Car Accident Leaves Two Dead and Many Injured [video]

An accident in South Korea, in which about 100 cars were involved has left two people dead and 65 injured. The accident occurred Wednesday morning on the Yeongjang Grand Bridge. South Korea woke up to the news of a massive accident on Wednesday, at around 9:40 am Korean time. A 100-vehicle pile-up occurred on the bridge […]

Korean Air Nut Rage Brings Former VP to Detention

Korean Air Nut Rage Brings Former VP to Detention

Korean Air nut rage has brought its former VP to detention when prosecutors arrested 40-year-old Cho Hyun-ah this week for allegedly violating aviation safety laws. Cho, the daughter of Korean Air’s chairman, was the subject of online public commotion, especially among South Koreans, for reportedly delaying a Dec. 5 flight in New York. She was […]

South Korea Faxes North Korea Proposing Talks

South Korea Faxes North Korea Proposing Talks

In an effort to further diplomatic relations, Ryoo Kihl-jae, the Unification Minister for South Korea, has announced that his government reached out to North Korea today proposing talks for next month. In a faxed message, South Korea has reportedly extended a hand northward and proposed that representatives of the two governments meet in the next […]

Korean Air Executive Criticized After Kicking Off Crew From Flight

Korean Air Executive Criticized After Kicking Off Crew From Flight

Korean Air executive Heather Cho, 40, also known as Cho Hyun-ah, resigned Tuesday from the airline’s catering, after she was severely criticized for kicking off a crew from the airline’s flight on Friday. The flight from JFK airport in New York to Incheon International Airport in South Korea, went back to the gate following Cho’s […]

South Korea Concert Accident Results in 16 Deaths

South Korea Concert Accident Results in 16 Deaths

In South Korea on Friday, October 17, 2014, fans of the Korean pop band 4Minute fell to their deaths in a tragic concert accident that resulted in the loss of 16 lives, a number that may rise as the aftermath unfolds. Fans had gathered onto a large ventilation grate to get a better view of […]

Pope Francis Asked to Meet Former Sex Slaves

Pope Francis Asked to Meet Former Sex Slaves

Pope Francis is being asked by former sex slaves to meet with them and help heal the emotional scars that are more than 70 years old. The Korean women hope to meet with the Pope and that he will help ease their pain before they pass away. The women were captured by the Japanese military […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 13, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 13, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 13, 2014 covers the death of a Brazilian presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos. It also covers the visit of Pope Francis to South Korea, and the first death of a foreign journalist in Gaza in a bomb-disposal accident. Brazilian Presidential Candidate Dies in Plane Crash […]

Proposed Super City in South Korea Will Cost $275 Billion

Proposed Super City in South Korea Will Cost $275 Billion

In an attempt to boost the tourism industry, South Korea is proposing a super city that will cost approximately $275 billion. The giant metropolis will be built on the island of Yongyu-Muui in the port city of Incheon, adjacent to Incheon International Airport. It will be called City8 and will create an estimated 930,000 new […]

Tropical Cyclone Downgraded in US but New Storm Threatens Japan

Tropical Cyclone Downgraded in US but New Storm Threatens Japan

The first tropical cyclone to become a hurricane this year, Arthur, hit the U.S. and has now been downgraded to a post-tropical storm, but a new storm now threatens Japan. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center first upgraded Tropical Storm 08W from a tropical depression and has now labeled it Typhoon Neoguri. At its strongest stage […]

Skin Care Sales Man Up In Korea

Skin Care Sales Man Up In Korea

Skin care is important to Korean men and they are paying a lot of money to have beautiful skin. According to data compiled in April by Euromonitor, a market-research firm, Asia counts for 64 percent of the sales of men’s skin cremes, skin lighteners and lotions, and Korean men pay the most per person. Companies […]

South Korea Creates Pink Parking Spaces for Women Only

South Korea Creates Pink Parking Spaces for Women Only

Whether it is truly an effort to be more “female friendly” or just a boldly pink jab at the old adage that women are bad drivers, South Korea’s parking areas in the capital Seoul will now contain spaces reserved just for women. While some are calling this interesting addition to infrastructure rudely patronizing, and even […]

Dementia Patient Sets Hospice on Fire Which Kills 21

Dementia Patient Sets Hospice on Fire Which Kills 21

Police have detained an 81-year-old man who is suffering from dementia in connection to a South Korean hospice fire which killed 21 and injured seven others. Just last month South Korea was struck by an unrelated tragedy when a ferry sank in the ocean, claiming the lives of nearly 300 people. Now the country is faced with […]

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