South Korea

WOMAN RAPED HUSBAND, GETS CHARGED IN COURT

A South Korean woman named "Shim" will be the first woman in her country to be charged for "raping" her husband. According to court proceedings today, the woman had locked her husband in their house for 29 hours so as to force him to have sex with her. The Seoul Central Prosecutor's Office said that the woman allegedly committed the offence so as to obtain "favorable evidence" for divorce procedures.

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SINGAPORE'S ECONOMIC MODEL HAS FAILED!

Foreign talent, 6.9 million population, immigrants to make up work force and tax payer base. Foreigners to create jobs for Singaporeans. Foreigners can help Singaporeans. Does all these sound familiar? It makes one wonder why the PAP keeps on managing Singaporeans like economic digits. Well, it's the model that the PAP government has adopted to keep SG growing, which is now at the expense of Singaporean due to foreigners.

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S'POREANS WHO RESCUED MAN PINNED BY TRUCK REWARDED WITH SOUTH KOREA TRIP

7 of the people who helped to free a South Korean man, who had been pinned under a truck at a traffic junction in July, were rewarded for their heroism with a 5-day trip to South Korea. To recap, on 22nd July, 35 year-old Kim Sung Mo was hit by a trailer at the junction of Boon Keng Road and Bendemeer Road and got trapped under the truck. As the man screamed for help, 30 members of the public helped the South Korean by pushing and lifting the truck off the stricken man. Their act of heroism was captured on video and went viral on the internet.

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NORTH KOREA FIRES ARTILLERY BARRAGE AT SOUTH KOREAN BORDER TOWN

According to reports from South Korea, North Korea fired a shell across the border into South Korea. This prompted the South Korean military to respond with a barrage of artillery fire. DPRK is believed to have been aiming at a loudspeaker that has been blaring anti-Pyongyang broadcasts ever since the land mine attack against Seoul.

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SOUTH KOREA OFFERS TO PAY S$120,000 TO TOURISTS WHO DIE FROM MERS

In the wake of the worst disease epidemic to strike South Korea in decades, the South Korean government has come up with a desperate measure to soften the blow on the country's tourism industry. In an initiative that will begin next Monday (22nd June), the South Korean government will pay tourists S$4,039, as well as cover all medical and vacation expenses incurred by tourists if they contract the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). If the tourist succumbs to the disease, South Korea will pay 100 million won (S$120,000) to the family of the deceased tourist.

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S'PORE AIRLINES PENALIZING CUSTOMER FOR TRYING TO AVOID MERS-HIT SOUTH KOREA

Several months ago, my daughter bought an air ticket from Singapore Airlines (SIA) to travel to South Korea. However, with the increasing rate of Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) infection and deaths in South Korea, she has rightly decided to postpone her travel. Imagine the shock and dismay when SIA gave her these options: Take a $285 refund out of the $800 she paid for the ticket to cancel the trip, or Pay an additional $889 on top of the $800 she already paid to postpone the trip.

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