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July 21, 1987 | Associated Press
The government will provide $237 million for rehabilitation projects in coastal areas devastated by Typhoon Thelma, officials said Monday. The National Counter-Disaster Center said 118 people were killed in the storm that struck last Thursday, and 215 are still missing. More than 24,000 people were left homeless, and damage totaled at least $250 million, it said.
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September 5, 1998 | VALERIE REITMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Temporary shelter for flood victims," declared the makeshift banner draped across the entrance of Kyong E Elementary School here northeast of Seoul. But inside the gate, the school looks more like a giant store for wayward appliances, now that deadly floods have receded and a daunting cleanup has begun.
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September 5, 1998 | VALERIE REITMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Temporary shelter for flood victims," declared the makeshift banner draped across the entrance of Kyong E Elementary School here northeast of Seoul. But inside the gate, the school looks more like a giant store for wayward appliances, now that deadly floods have receded and a daunting cleanup has begun.
NEWS
July 21, 1987 | Associated Press
The government will provide $237 million for rehabilitation projects in coastal areas devastated by Typhoon Thelma, officials said Monday. The National Counter-Disaster Center said 118 people were killed in the storm that struck last Thursday, and 215 are still missing. More than 24,000 people were left homeless, and damage totaled at least $250 million, it said.
WORLD
September 1, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
Nineteen newly freed South Korean hostages headed home Friday after a six-week kidnapping drama in Afghanistan that ended with a deal with Taliban insurgents that critics fear could spur more abductions. The South Korean Christian volunteers, part of a group of 23 missionaries abducted in southeast Afghanistan in mid-July, arrived in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on a chartered United Nations plane from the Afghan capital, Kabul, airport and security officials in Dubai said.
BUSINESS
May 14, 2009 | Jim Puzzanghera
European regulators demonstrated what the Obama administration's tough new antitrust stance might look like, levying a record $1.45-billion fine Wednesday against Intel Corp. for abusing its dominance in the computer chip market. The European Commission found that Intel had engaged in illegal sales tactics that frustrated competition and innovation and harmed consumers for more than five years. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission launched its own investigation of the Santa Clara, Calif.
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