Court sentences Korean Air 'nut rage' executive to a year in prison

Feb 12, 2015

Court sentences Korean Air 'nut rage' executive to a year in prison

A Seoul court on Thursday sentenced a former Korean Air executive to a year in prison for aviation law violations that stemmed from her in-flight tantrum over how she was served macadamia nuts. Cho Hyun-ah, the daughter of Korean Air’s chairman, achieved worldwide notoriety ...

Feb 6, 2015

Mexico rescues 129 workers 'abused' by South Korean firm

Mexican authorities have rescued 129 workers, including six children, who said they were exploited and physically and sexually abused at a garment factory run by South Koreans, officials said Thursday. Four South Korean nationals have been handed over to prosecutors in the western state ...

Feb 6, 2015

Mexico rescues 129 workers 'abused' by South Korean firm

Mexican authorities have rescued 129 workers, including six children, who said they were physically and sexually abused at a garment firm run by South Koreans, officials said Thursday. Four South Korean nationals have been handed over to prosecutors in the western state of Jalisco ...

Feb 4, 2015

North Korea strikes down U.S. talks, vows 'final doom'

North Korea on Wednesday ruled out resuming dialogue with the “gangster-like” United States and vowed to respond to any U.S. aggression with nuclear strikes and cyberwarfare. The bellicose statement from the country’s top military body, the National Defense Commission (NDC), came after reported moves ...

Feb 3, 2015

South Korea soldier sentenced to death for killing five comrades

A South Korean soldier was sentenced to death Tuesday for killing five comrades and injuring seven others in a shooting and grenade attack last year, the Defense Ministry said. Shooting rampages by bullied soldiers are not unusual in South Korea, which requires all able-bodied ...