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If arrested, South Korea's Park will be in larger cell than others, but lights out at 9

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SEOUL If ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye is arrested this week, she will be sent to a solitary cell where she will be expected to rise at 6:30 a.m. and go to bed by 9 p.m.

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Bones found near salvaged sunken South Korea ferry not human, ministry says 28 Mar 2017

SEOUL South Korea on Tuesday said forensic examination showed bone fragments found near a salvaged ferry that sank in one of its worst disasters three years ago came from an animal and not an unrecovered victim, as an official had said earlier.

UPDATE 2-Bones found near salvaged sunken S.Korea ferry not human, ministry says 28 Mar 2017

* Official said earlier the remains were from at least one victim

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Chaebol reform at forefront of South Korea presidential campaign - again 28 Mar 2017

SEOUL South Korea’s family-run conglomerates are facing calls for a shakeup in their governance from a leading candidate in May's presidential election, following the ouster of former President Park Geun-hye in a burgeoning influence-peddling scandal. The conglomerates known as chaebol have come under the reform buzz saw before, only to emerge bigger and stronger than ever. The country’s four biggest chaebol groups account for around half the stock market's value, according to the Ko

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Chaebol reform at forefront of South Korea presidential campaign - again 28 Mar 2017

SEOUL South Korea’s family-run conglomerates are facing calls for a shakeup in their governance from a leading candidate in May's presidential election, following the ouster of former President Park Geun-hye in a burgeoning influence-peddling scandal.

Chaebol reform at forefront of S.Korea presidential campaign - again 28 Mar 2017

* Presidential frontrunner Moon vows to empower investors at family-owned chaebols

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ABB replaces South Korean management after $100 million fraud 27 Mar 2017

ZURICH Power transmission and industrial automation company ABB has replaced its senior management in South Korea after an executive disappeared from the business with $100 million (79.43 million pounds).

South Korea can afford no more slip-ups, says Stielike 27 Mar 2017

South Korea head coach Uli Stielike has labelled Tuesday's Group A World Cup qualifier against Syria at the Seoul World Cup Stadium a "must-win" match after his side succumbed to a 1-0 loss in China last week.

Soccer-South Korea can afford no more slip-ups, says Stielike 27 Mar 2017

March 27 South Korea head coach Uli Stielike has labelled Tuesday's Group A World Cup qualifier against Syria at the Seoul World Cup Stadium a "must-win" match after his side succumbed to a 1-0 loss in China last week.

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South Korean court to decide whether to arrest ousted president Park 27 Mar 2017

SEOUL A South Korean court will hold a hearing on Thursday to decide whether to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye and hold her in a cell for up to 20 days while she is investigated on charges of taking bribes and abusing presidential power. | Video

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French presidential candidate Fillon suffers new setback as wife investigated

PARIS The faltering campaign of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon suffered another setback on Tuesday when magistrates placed his wife under formal investigation over allegations that he paid her for a fake parliamentary job.