Monday, April 26, 2010

Daily Kor for April 26, 2010

"The Republic of Korea will not forget your lofty sacrifice," says President Lee. 
  1. ROK Defense Minister says torpedo most likely cause of Chonan sinking (Bloomberg, AP via NYT, CNN, UPI, The TimesYonhap)
    • President Lee pays tribute to victims of sunken warship (BBCYonhap)
    • Hundreds of political leaders also join in paying respects (Yonhap)
    • Prime Minister says South Korea will observe five days of national mourning (Joongang Daily)
  2. Dozens of South Korean business officials will accede to North Korean demands this week that they be present when their tourism assets are frozen (Yonhap)
  3. President Lee calls for prosecution reform amid bribery scandal (Yonhap)
  4. Bloomberg says South Korean economy "probably accelerated" during first quarter (Bloomberg)
  5. Unemployment for twenty-somethings falls to near thirty-year low (Yonhap)
  6. Kim Yuna's "queenmaker" coach Brian Orser denies rumors he will work with Mao Asada (Yonhap, Korea Times)
  7. NHRCK declares kochu-eating component of ROK naturalization process to be human rights violation (Yonhap)


  1. The link isn't working, but I agree with the NHRCK on this.

  2. Oh, okay, I see, you were joking. Sorry about that.

  3. The veracity of the final story is always dubious.


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