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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 […]

North Korea Nuclear Tests Threaten the Region

North Korea Nuclear Tests Threaten the Region

The foreign ministers of South Korea and China have issued a public statement that nuclear tests by North Korea threaten peace and stability in the region. Recent activities at a nuclear test site indicate the North Koreans may be preparing for a nuclear test. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has held talks with South Korean […]

Deaths from Korean Ferry Sewol Accident Echo During May Festivals

Deaths from Korean Ferry Sewol Accident Echo During May Festivals

Last week a wire with orange-yellow ribbons with calligraphy messages hung outside Danwon high school in Ansan where many victims of the South Korean ferry Sewol accident were students.  This week those deaths echo during a period of May festivals as many travel home to be with family.  The struggle by President Park Geun-hye and the central government to […]

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