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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Thu, February 22, 2024 | 20:10
Uzbek student details harrowing treatment by Hanshin University
On Nov. 24, about 30 Uzbek students enrolled at a Korean language course at Hanshin University in Gyeonggi Province received a notice from school officials that their dormitory will undergo disinfection three days later. The students were told to keep their valuables with them on the designated sanitization day.
[INTERVIEW] Return of Tusk unlikely to affect arms deal with Korea: Polish expert
Newly elected Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk is unlikely to cancel arms deals with Korea, according to Marek Swierczynski, a Polish defense expert, amid rising concerns in Korea that the Tusk administration may overturn weapons purchase deals signed under the previous government.
Former PM's new third party to shake up general elections
With only four months left ahead of the parliamentary elections, the emergence of new third parties is suggesting that the elections may not be a two-way race between Korea's two major parties - the ruling People Power Party (PPP) and the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK).
Korea faces backlash for toughening rules on refugees
Human rights activists are lambasting the Ministry of Justice's plan to strengthen refugee screening by letting authorities reject or revoke the asylum applications or statuses of people who may 'damage national security.'
LIG Nex1 appoints Shin Ick-hyun as new CEO
Local defense company LIG Nex1 appointed Shin Ick-hyun, a retired Korean Air Force officer and current vice president at the firm, as the new CEO.
Neither activists nor industry happy with ban on wild animal cafes
A planned ban on the operation of wild animal cafes, set to take effect from Thursday, is drawing complaints from both cafe owners and animal rights activists.
A glimpse inside Boeing's P-8 manufacturing plant
SEATLLE - On a recent Tuesday morning, in the bustling hub of Boeing's Renton factory in Seattle, Wash., engineers were seen working on various assembly lines of the P-8 Poseidon aircraft.
'New initiative on NK' lacks balanced strategy: experts
A new initiative that South Korea, the United States and Japan have agreed to jointly launch in order to counter North Korea's escalating threats is likely to have a limited effect, according to analysts, Sunday, who think the initiative lacks a two-track strategy that combines an openness for dialogue with strong deterrence.
Yoon vows to expand support for arms industry
President Yoon Suk Yeol pledged, Thursday, to enhance government support for the local defense industry, as Korea aims to become the world's fourth-largest arms exporter by 2027.
[INTERVIEW] 'Now is time for Koreans to unlock potential in Africa'
For many Koreans, Africa may seem like a distant continent.
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