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People pay tribute to victims of a deadly crowd crush during Saturday night’s Halloween festivities, at a makeshift flower-laying area set up near the scene of the incident in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ahn Young-joon

Canadian recalls ‘pandemonium’ in South Korean district where 150 died in stampede

Matthew Clement said he experienced dense throngs in previous years that made him fear for his life

 

A mourner places flower to pay tribute to victims of a deadly accident following Saturday night’s Halloween festivities on the street near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Police are investigating what caused a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul over the weekend in the country’s worst disasters in years. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

‘Manmade disaster’: Officials criticized over Seoul deaths

Government insists there was no way to predict the crowd would get out of control.

 

Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly and Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi pose for media prior to their meeting at the Iikura Guest House in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/.AP-Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP

Joly pushes LNG ties in Japan and South Korea, amid North Korea missiles

Major export terminal is set to open in 2025 in Kitimat

 

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The World’s Lowest Fertility Rate

According to official numbers released on Aug. 24. South Korea’s fertility rate…

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FILE - Dogs are seen in a cage at a dog meat farm in Siheung, South Korea, Feb. 23, 2018. South Korea said Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, it’ll launch a government-led task force to consider outlawing dog meat consumption, about two months after the country’s president offered to look into ending the centuries-old eating practice. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

South Korea to launch task force on banning dog meat

Restaurants that serve dog meat are dwindling in the country, while pet popularity climbs

FILE - Dogs are seen in a cage at a dog meat farm in Siheung, South Korea, Feb. 23, 2018. South Korea said Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, it’ll launch a government-led task force to consider outlawing dog meat consumption, about two months after the country’s president offered to look into ending the centuries-old eating practice. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
Vince Croker (right) fears this photo might represent the last time he sees his dad. It was taken in the summer at the Waverly Seniors Village in Chilliwack, which is firmly locked down right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo)

Korean War hero Ray Croker spending Remembrance Day in lockdown as pandemic rages on

A resident of the Waverly Seniors Village in Chilliwack, Croker can’t even see his wife

Vince Croker (right) fears this photo might represent the last time he sees his dad. It was taken in the summer at the Waverly Seniors Village in Chilliwack, which is firmly locked down right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo)
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