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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Sun, December 10, 2023 | 10:17
Hotels brace for bedbug infestations
Hotels and resorts across the country are rolling up their sleeves to control and prevent the spread of bedbugs amid growing reports of infestations in Korea, Tuesday.
Korea aims to attract 20 million tourists next year
Korea plans to take advantage of the growing global popularity of Korean culture to attract 20 million foreign tourists next year, the government announced, Monday.
K-pop fandom-led 'Dokdo challenge' goes viral online
K-pop fans are leading the so-called “Dokdo challenge” online by uploading videos of K-pop artists synched with Dokdo-themed song to campaign for Korea's easternmost islets amid Japan's continued territorial claims.
Starbucks Korea recommended to make drive-thru more disability-inclusive
Starbucks Korea has been advised to commit to a higher standard of disability accessibility, following a recommendation by the country’s human rights watchdog to make its drive-thru service more barrier-free to people with hearing and speech or language impairments.
Award-winning Ukrainian pianist performs in name of peace at DMZ music festival
GOYANG, Gyeonggi Province - A world-class Ukrainian pianist Roman Fediurko performed with Korean classical musicians at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) themed music festival in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province earlier this week, ...
Korea's foreign population reaches record-high of 2.26 million
The number of foreigners residing in Korea stood at 2.26 million last year, marking a record-high since the census of foreign nationals began in 2006, according to the government, Wednesday.
'Gender-based online harassment's link to violence needs to be exposed'
A Yongin-based middle school student surnamed Lee saw her friend with short hair getting harassed by a group of male teenagers on a bus a few weeks ago.
Seoul to form task force to study Gimpo inclusion
Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon and Gimpo Mayor Kim Byung-soo held their first official meeting to discuss the ruling People Power Party’s (PPP) capital expansion plan at City Hall in Seoul, Monday. The opinions of citizens from Gimpo, Gyeonggi Province and Seoul are the most important factors in deciding whether to expand Seoul’s boundaries ti include Gimpo, Oh said.
Korea begins project to widen social participation of 2 million foreign residents
Korea is moving to widen the political, economic and sociocultural participation of over 2 million foreign residents in the country, as the Presidential Committee for National Cohesion recently launched a special panel to draw up better immigrant policies.
Local gov'ts go all out to exterminate bedbugs as infestations spread
Several local governments, including Seoul, Incheon and Busan, are scrambling to stop the spread of bedbugs amid growing reports of infestations across Korea.
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