All posts tagged "nepal"

  • Lydia Ko
    Lydia Ko to donate this week’s earnings to Nepal relief effort

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Lydia Ko is donating her earnings this week in the LPGA Tour’s North Texas Shootout to the earthquake relief effort in Nepal. “We had a big one in New Zealand, too, a couple...

    • Posted April 30, 2015
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  • Ramaya pleads for food after an aid relief helicopter lands at the remote mountain village of Gumda, near the epicenter of Saturday's massive earthquake in the Gorkha District of Nepal, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Aid reached the hilly district for the first time Wednesday, four days after the quake struck. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
    S. Korea to send additional passenger jet to Nepal

    SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) — South Korea said Wednesday it will fly a special passenger plane to and from earthquake-hit Nepal to help its nationals there return home. Korean Air’s 261-seat Boeing 777 jet is scheduled to...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • kim yuna olympics
    Ex-figure skater Kim Yuna donates $100,000 for Nepal quake relief

    SEOUL, April 28 (Yonhap) — Former Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yuna has donated $100,000 for Nepal earthquake relief, officials said Tuesday. The Korean Committee for UNICEF, a U.N. organization providing aid to children in developing countries,...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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  • (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
    The Korea Times and Radio Seoul are collecting donations for Nepal victims

    A 7.8-magnitude earthquake that shook Nepal near its capital of Kathmandu Saturday has left roughly 4,000 dead and 6.6 million people affected. The country’s biggest earthquake in 80 has proved devastating — countless people are out of...

    • Posted April 27, 2015
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  • Damaged buildings lean to their sides in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 27, 2015. A strong magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
    S. Korea to send 40-member relief team to quake-hit Nepal

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea said Monday it will dispatch more than 40 search and rescue workers to the earthquake-hit Nepal amid reports that many victims are still under the rubble. The first 10-member group from the...

    • Posted April 27, 2015
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  • (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
    Death toll from massive Nepal earthquake surpasses 4,000

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say the death toll from massive Nepal earthquake has surpassed 4,000. The desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday as aid flights arrived bearing emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment,...

    • Posted April 27, 2015
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  • Four Korean tourists died in a car accident near Nepal's capital city of Kathmandu, Monday. (Courtesy of Sandeep Devkota)
    Four S. Koreans dead, one injured in bus accident in Nepal

    By Lee Min-hyung Four Korean tourists have died and another was seriously injured in a car accident in Nepal on Monday, according to a foreign ministry official. The ministry said a rental car the victims were traveling...

    • Posted March 30, 2015
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