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Thu, June 8, 2023 | 10:32
DPK leader lashes out at Yoon for 'politically motivated' probe
Rep. Lee Jae-myung, the chairman of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), was summoned by the prosecution to answer questions about his alleged involvement in a bribery scandal when he was serving as mayor of Seongnam City.
| 2022-12-22 16:41
North Korea is a nation about which little is known to the outside world, except for its notorious weapons of mass destruction program. The scarcity of information about the country has produced plenty of theories, speculation and even rumors about the regime and its leader's health, most of which were later found not to be true.
| 2022-12-21 16:28
Korea Times-WeGo partnership kicks off
Korea Times President-Publisher Oh Young-jin, left, and Park Jung-sook, secretary general of the Seoul-based international institution World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (WeGo), shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding at the newspaper's headquarters in Seoul, Monday. Under the agreement, the two organizations agreed to cooperate in content promotion.
| 2022-12-19 17:43
[2022 top national news] Wounds of Itaewon tragedy still fresh
Every year is eventful. But 2022 was tragically eventful as the nation was shocked by a crowd crush that killed 159 people who gathered in Itaewon, Seoul, on Oct. 29 to celebrate Halloween. The families of the victims still live in pain as the tragedy haunts them. Less than two months since the tragedy, the wounds from losing their loved ones remain fresh. Survivors are also ...
| 2022-12-16 08:55
[2022 top sports news] From Djokovic deportation to Messi magic
[2022 top finance and biz news] Key rate hikes increase household debt burden
Korea to crack down on drug-related crimes
President Yoon Suk-yeol on Thursday voiced concerns about an increase in drug-related crimes in the country and directed the Ministry of Justice to come up with a set of measures to counter the trend.
Law & Crime
| 2022-12-15 20:10
President vows to reform labor market at meeting with public
President Yoon takes aim at 'Mooncare,' hints at abolishing it
President Yoon Suk-yeol on Tuesday criticized the expanded healthcare coverage reforms undertaken during the previous Moon Jae-in administration, known as “Mooncare,” calling the reforms “populist policies that waste taxpayer money.”
| 2022-12-13 16:14
Pro-Moon lawmaker raps Yoon's health insurance reform initiative as 'insane'
[PHOTOS] Taegeuk Warriors get heroes' welcome
Korea's football team members raise their fists in front of photojournalists following their arrival at Incheon International Airport, Wednesday, after wrapping up their journey to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Korea advanced to the round of 16, thanks to a dramatic upset win against Portugal, but their World Cup adventure ended after a defeat against Brazil. Korea Times ...
| 2022-12-07 20:25
Presidential office cautions cargo truckers over strike
The presidential office said on Sunday that “various policy measures are under review at the working level” to protect the economy from any possible fallout caused by unionized cargo truckers' strike.
| 2022-11-27 18:42
The first time I heard of the term, “poverty porn,” was in late April 2019. I was doing a phone interview with photographer Cho Jang-sok, who was at that time preparing for a trip to Africa for his photo project. Speaking of poverty porn, Cho said he was sick of the practices non-profit groups had used to raise money for Africa, and said that Africa was misrepresented in such...
| 2022-11-23 14:26
Presidential office takes credit for 'partial lifting' of China's hallyu ban
Award-winning filmmaker Hong Sang-soo's 2018 movie, “Hotel by the River,” which revolves around a poet who is visited by his two sons while staying in a hotel, has been released on the Chinese over-the-top (OTT) service, Tencent Video, starting from Nov. 20.
| 2022-11-22 18:48
Heart transplant recipients tie the knot
Seoul Queer Culture Festival venue moved to Euljiro
Experts skeptical about effectiveness of S. Korea's UNSC seat to rein in NK
Yido bridges East, West via fusion cuisine in crafted ceramics
Samsung to unveil new foldable phones at Galaxy Unpacked in Seoul
Korea, Poland celebrate rollout of Warsaw's first FA-50
Umbrella union boycotts negotiating body to protest labor crackdown
Rise in temperatures, solar radiation by 2100 inevitable: weather agency
Coupang, Baemin under pressure from radical labor groups
Tax on domestic cars to be lowered in July
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