All posts tagged "tower"

  • South Korea's national flag is hung on the Lotte World Tower under construction in Seoul in this file photo taken on Aug. 7, 2015 (Yonhap)
    Lotte skyscraper faces image problem over family feud

    SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Yonhap) — When South Korea marked its 70th anniversary of independence from Japan’s colonial rule on Aug. 15, Lotte Group, a retail conglomerate based both in Seoul and Tokyo, hung up a huge Korean...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • In the file photo taken on April 23, 2015, firefighters spray water in front of Lotte World Tower, a 123-story skyscraper, in Seoul's Songpa Ward, as they conduct a firefighting drill. Prosecutors said on Aug. 10, 2015, they have indicted Lotte Engineering & Construction Co. over poor construction management of the building. (Yonhap)
    Lotte indicted over poor construction management of its skyscraper

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Lotte Engineering & Construction Co. was indicted on charges of poor management of the construction site of its skyscraper in Seoul, prosecutors said Monday. The move comes amid a family feud of Lotte founder...

    • Posted August 10, 2015
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  • Lotte Tower (NEWSis)
    Another crack found in Lotte Tower

    By Jung Min-ho Another crack was discovered on the eighth floor ceiling of the Lotte World Tower, adding to safety concerns over what will be the country’s tallest structure if finished. According to a Lotte official Tuesday,...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • IN THIS PHOTO TAKEN ON TUESDAY, DEC. 21, 2010, A giant steel Christmas tree is lit at the western mountain peak known as Aegibong in Gimpo, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    S. Korea takes down Christmas tower as border tensions grow

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has pulled down a 43-year-old front-line Christmas tower that North Korea viewed as propaganda warfare, with officials saying last week the structure was unsafe. The massive steel tower was demolished...

    • Posted October 25, 2014
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