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2 Chinese crew members rescued after boat capsizes near Dokdo

DONGHAE, South Korea, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- Two Chinese crew members were rescued Thursday after their fishing boat capsized in waters near the country's easternmost islets of Dokdo a day earlier, officials said. Nine people -- three South Koreans, f

(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Oct. 21)

SLBM test-firing dashes hopes for dialogue North Korea test-fired a new-type of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Tuesday, scoffing at the U.S. and South Korea's efforts to restart stalled denuclearization talks. Pyongyang should realize tha

(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Oct. 21)

Unsustainable largesse Expanded coverage under Mooncare to double health insurance payments in coming years President Moon Jae-in attended an event in August to commemorate the fourth year since the introduction of a program meant to expand coverage u

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Oct. 21. Korean-language dailies -- Prosecutors didn't delve into lending irregularities surrounding land development scandal (Kyunghyang Shinmun) -- Um

(2nd LD) Fishing boat carrying 9 capsizes in waters near Dokdo

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; UPDATES with latest findings throughout) DONGHAE, South Korea, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- A fishing boat carrying nine crewmen capsized in waters off the country's easternmost islets of Dokdo on Wednesday, the Coast Guard said.

(LEAD) Fishing boat carrying 9 capsizes in waters near Dokdo

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; UPDATES information on ongoing search in para 3) DONGHAE, South Korea, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- A fishing boat carring nine crewmen capsized in waters off the country's easternmost islets of Dokdo Wednesday, the Coast Guard sa

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