October 18th @ 8:16 AM GMT
Yahoo! South Korean duo Hee Kyung Bae and Kyu Jung Baek both shot a 4-under 68 to take a share of the lead after the third round of the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship on Saturday. (World)
October 18th @ 3:34 AM GMT
Yahoo! A Japanese cabinet member visited a shrine for war dead on Saturday a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prompted angry responses from China and South Korea by sending a ritual offering there. Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine is widely seen as a symbol of Japan's past militarism and visits there by politicians anger China and South Korea, which both suffered under Japanese occupation in the last century and feel Japan has never fully atoned for its actions. (Top Stories)
October 18th @ 5:33 AM GMT
Yahoo! A South Korean man involved in planning an outdoor pop concert where 16 people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide, officials said, as doctors treated eight others facing life-threatening injuries from the disaster. (Entertainment)
October 20th @ 3:50 AM GMT
Reuters The families of 16 people who died after falling through a ventilation shaft at a South Korean open-air concert asked for leniency on Monday for event organizers despite fresh concerns about safety six months after a ferry disaster.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c/35217/f/654198/s/3f9e6a6e/sc/8/mf.gif' border='0'/><br clear='all'/> (World)
October 19th @ 5:20 PM GMT
CBS News Second such shooting in 10 days highlights rising tensions between North and South Korea stoked by anti-Kim Jong Un leaflets (World)
October 20th @ 7:02 AM GMT
Yahoo! Japan will send a foreign ministry official to Pyongyang for an update on North Korea's investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted decades ago and others who have gone missing, Kyodo news agency said on Monday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told a meeting among ruling and opposition lawmakers that he would send diplomat Junichi Ihara to Pyongyang for a detailed update, Kyodo reported, citing a meeting attendee. (Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chris Gallagher) (World)
October 17th @ 9:19 PM GMT
SlashDot AmiMoJo writes: South Korea's national identity card system may need a complete overhaul following huge data thefts dating back to 2004. The government is considering issuing new ID numbers to every citizen over age 17, costing billions of dollars. The ID numbers and personal details of an estimated 80% of the country's 50 million people have been stolen from banks and other targets. Some 20 million people, including President Park Geun-hye, have been victims of a data theft. Citizens are... (Technology)
October 19th @ 8:32 PM GMT
Wall Street Journal Police investigating the death of 16 people at a music concert in South Korea said Sunday the event organizers failed to deploy enough security guards. (World)

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