Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Sewol ferry hauled onto lifting ship in salvage operation (video)

South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry has been successfully hauled onto a giant heavy lifting ship, officials said, a step towards returning the vessel to port.

Monday, October 03, 2016

Super Typhoon Chaba to threaten Japan, South Korea this week

Typhoon Chaba will threaten lives and property across the Ryukyu Islands and mainland Japan this week. A northward shift in the track could threaten southern South Korea as well.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

South Korea emergency responders ill-prepared for earthquakes, report says

South Korea emergency responders ill-prepared for earthquakes, report says
Two of the largest earthquakes in South Korea's history are raising questions about the country's readiness to deal with more severe tremors.

Monday, September 12, 2016

5.4-magnitude quake hits southern S. Korea: USGS (local time: 20:32, Depth:10 km)

 A powerful 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit the southern region of South Korea Monday evening, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, following an earlier quake of 4.9-magnitude.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

S.Korea's diesel car imports set record in Q4 despite Volkswagen scandal

Diesel car imports in South Korea set a new record in the fourth quarter last year despite worry that Volkswagen's emissions scandal may dent demand for foreign luxury vehicles, customs data showed Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

DPRK (North Korea) expected to make special announcement following shallow earthquake

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is expected to make a special announcement soon on Wednesday after a shallow earthquake was detected in the country.

Sunday, June 07, 2015

JuniDrom ECO News (June 2015 - B)

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South Korean health officials on Sunday reported 14 more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, bringing the total in the country's outbreak to 64, and said a fifth person infected with the virus had died.

South Korea's outbreak of the often-deadly MERS virus, first reported May 20, is the largest outside the Middle East, prompting public fear and questions over the government's initial response.......South Korea Reports 14 More MERS Cases, Fifth Death

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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Pentagon Reports Higher Number of Anthrax Shipments

The Pentagon said Friday that there were more accidental deliveries of live anthrax spores to U.S. and overseas laboratories than originally thought and that it had ordered an in-depth review.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Heavy yellow dust hits S. Korea, warnings issued

The heaviest yellow dust in five years hit South Korea on Monday, driving the country's meteorological authorities to issue yellow dust warnings and advisories.

As of 10 a.m. local time, yellow dust warnings were in place in capital Seoul, Incheon, Gyeonggi Province and part of Gangwon Province, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration. Dust advisories were issued for most other parts of the country.

Monday, May 05, 2014

EU Rolls Out Trade Bans in Global Crackdown On Illegal Fishing

— Observers say the European Union is poised to hand South Korea a so-called "red card" next month unless Seoul is able to convince the EU fisheries commissioner that it is cracking down on illegal fishing by boats flying its flag.

South Korea, along with Ghana and Curacao, last year was handed a "yellow card" warning. Continuing violations by South Korean-flagged ships, many in waters off the coast of West Africa, could bring further sanctions this year.

Belize, Cambodia and Guinea, in March of this year, were penalized with the first-ever EU red cards for pirate fishing.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

China, Japan, SK push joint plan for environment

Environment ministers from China, South Korea and Japan on Tuesday discussed a coordinated response to common environmental challenges in Northeast Asia, stressing further strengthening of joint efforts to prevent and control air pollution.

The 16th Tripartite Environment Ministers' Meeting among China, South Korea and Japan (TEMM16) was held in Daegu in South Korea on Monday and Tuesday.

EL News