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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 »