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Pilot trainer new to the job—Asiana

This frame grab from video provided by KTVU shows the scene after an Asiana Airlines flight crashed while landing at San Francisco Airport on Saturday, July 6, 2013, in San Francisco. AP/KTVU

The trainer assigned to guide a pilot who crash-landed an Asiana Airlines plane in San Francisco was on his first day in the job, the carrier said Tuesday, as investigators began interviewing the cockpit crew.

Posted: July 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

No panic in NKorea despite talk of missile test

South Korean soldiers guard at Unification Bridge near the border village of Panmunjom, that has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 11, 2013. As the world braced for a provocative missile launch by North Korea, with newscasts worldwide playing up tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the center of the storm was strangely calm. AP

As neighboring nations kept a close eye on missile movements in North Korea, people in the country’s capital began celebrating a series of April holidays, including the anniversary Thursday of their leader’s appointment as head of the ruling Worker’s Party.

Posted: April 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bodies of 2 Korean divers found


A Philippine Coast Guard-led search team has found the bodies of two South Korean expert divers who were reported missing since Tuesday after going on a dive in the waters off Barangay Mapating in Maricaban Island, Batangas.

Posted: November 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

6 Koreans held for online gambling


The police arrested on Friday six Korean nationals allegedly running an illegal online gambling operation at a condominium in this city.

Posted: October 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dictator’s daughter runs for S. Korea presidency

Park Geun-hye AP FILE PHOTO

Park Geun-Hye, the daughter of an assassinated dictator, officially launched her bid Tuesday to become South Korea’s first female president, with polls placing her as frontrunner in December’s election.

Posted: July 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

8 Koreans nabbed; 300 dogs rescued


Police arrested eight Koreans and rescued over 300 pit bulls in separate raids on an underground dog fight arena and a dog farm in Caluan and San Pablo City in Laguna.

Posted: March 31st, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

UN chief heads to Asia on Sunday

U.S. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is heading to Asia on Sunday to attend a second summit of world leaders on nuclear security in South Korea and meet the leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.

Posted: March 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

2 Koreans freed in Lanao del Norte

ILIGAN CITY—Armed men freed the two remaining South Koreans they kidnapped in Lanao del Norte on Oct. 21 hours after releasing the first South Korean victim. The fate of three other captives, all Filipinos, was uncertain, however. Col. Aldred Limoso, of the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade, said the two South Koreans—Wu Seok-bung and Kim Nam-du—were [...]

Posted: November 26th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

1 of 3 kidnapped Koreans released

ILIGAN CITY—One of three South Koreans kidnapped while checking mining prospects in Lanao del Norte has been released on Thursday, authorities said yesterday. Chief Supt. Felicisimo Khu, chief of the Directorate for Integrated Police Operation (Dipo) in Western Mindanao, said Choi In-soo was abandoned by his kidnappers in Barangay Kalimudan in Salvador, Lanao del Norte, [...]

Posted: November 25th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Seven missing after South Korean cargo ship sinks

Seven crewmen were missing and 14 others were rescued after a South Korean bulk carrier sank in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), Seoul’s foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Posted: November 22nd, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PNP revives Korean help desk


The Philippine National Police has activated its Korean help desk amid “sensational and heinous crimes” involving South Koreans in the country, its spokesman said.

Posted: July 19th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. US teacher fired over comment on black president
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  4. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  5. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  9. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  10. Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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  • Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  • Cardinal Tagle: Start new life with true peace
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  • Rain or Shine, Ginebra clash for No. 6 spot
  • Ateneo eyes quarterfinal spot vs Benilde
  • Style contrast marks OneFC ‘Rise of Heroes’
  • ‘Pacquiao a great ambassador for basketball’
  • Lifestyle

  • Almost mugged on Chino Roces Avenue
  • Left out of the decision-making by her husband and in-laws
  • How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  • Palawan favorite getaway of show biz celebrities
  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Entertainment

  • Why ‘Noah’ can’t dock his ark at Philippine theaters
  • Acclaimed artist goes wild while on holiday
  • Believing in this mermaid
  • Missing Xian
  • Awarded TV couple brings Jesus’ life to the big screen
  • Business

  • Top-selling insurance agent opens her dream café
  • Connecting and transacting with one another
  • Building wealth for health
  • Why Mandaue Foam buys, rather than rents, space
  • A workplace of new possibilities
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
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  • Epiphany
  • Unpaid creditor vs distressed debtor
  • Moving on
  • From culinary desert to paradise
  • Response to China: ‘Usjaphil’
  • Global Nation

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  • Filipinos in US poised for success
  • Visas for priests and other faith leaders
  • DOH to continue tracking co-passengers of OFW infected with MERS virus
  • 5 Filipinos with MERS in UAE reported in stable condition
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