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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Sun, December 3, 2023 | 12:47
Banksy's famed artwork debuts in Korea with new name
INCHEON - Making its Korean debut with a fresh identity, Banksy's iconic yet ever-transforming artwork has been unveiled as "Girl without Balloon" at Incheon's Paradise City resort.
Culinary tale of tonkatsu as iconic dish of Mount Nam
Tucked away in the bustling heart of Seoul, against the scenic backdrop of Mount Nam, is Sopa-ro - a hillside drive lined with an array of restaurants, all offering the same menu featuring giant-sized Korean tonkatsu.
High costs discourage young Koreans from getting married
Kim Myung-jin, 31, an office worker who has set a date to get married next year, got a rude shock on more than one occasion upon learning how expensive wedding-related services are in Korea as she began preparing for the big day.
Calls grow for steps to limit number of political banners
Amid a surge in complaints by the public as well as safety concerns over political banners mounted outdoors, calls are growing here to put a legislative restriction back in place to regulate political parties from putting them up.
Gwangju's plan to honor communist composer stirs controversy
A plan to build a park in Gwangju in honor of communist composer Jeong Yul-seong, who was born in the city in southwestern Korea, has sparked sharp division in public opinion.
Koreans uncomfortable with emergence of tipping culture
Out of the blue, tipping culture has burst onto the scene with some restaurants, cafes and even taxi-hailing platforms asking customers for tips.
Lawyer-and-mother offers legal guide for parents with digital-native children
Lee Su-ji, a lawyer with 10 years of experience who is also the mother of a seven-year-old child, has published a legal guide for parents with digital-native children, who grow up under the ubiquitous influence of modern information technologies, social media and potential exposure to digital crimes. In her first book published last month titled, “My child's SNS that I didn't...
South Gyeongsang Province seeks to name new airport after heroic admiral
South Gyeongsang Province hopes a new airport on Gadeok Island would be the first airport named after a historic figure. According to the South Gyeongsang Provincial Council, Tuesday, ruling People Power Party (PPP) council member Park Choon-duk proposed naming the ...
Calls grow to strengthen wildlife management, protection measures
A series of incidents have occurred in Korea recently where wild animals that were held in captivity were subsequently shot dead after escaping from inadequate cages. This has prompted animal activists and experts here to call on the government to enforce wildlife management and protection measures.
Return of Chinese tourists revitalizes Myeong-dong, Seoul's tourism hotspot
Myeong-dong, Seoul's iconic shopping district, is coming back to life after China lifted restrictions on group tours to Korea last week. A once-familiar sight - Chinese tourists, armed with shopping lists inspired by social media, filling their bags with popular Korean beauty products - is becoming more visible again.
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