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Tree featured in 'Extraordinary Attorney Woo' to become natural monument
An old hackberry tree shown in the TV sensation "Extraordinary Attorney Woo" will be designated as a natural monument, a government agency said Wednesday.
Solo Leveling artist's death sheds light on webtoon creators' working condition
In the wake of the death of 37-year-old webtoon illustrator Jang Sung-rak last month following an unexpected health issue, concerns have been once again mounting over webcomics artists' poor, harsh working conditions. Since 2018, Jang had served as an illustrator for the globally popular fantasy action series, "Solo Leveling."
What Seoul's worst rainfall in 115 years looked like
Record rainfall pounded most of the Seoul metropolitan region on Monday and Tuesday leaving nine people dead and seven others missing. The downpour flooded and destroyed roads and subway stations, triggered landslides, clogged underground water drainage systems, and forced the evacuations of people living in low-lying areas.
Record rainfall pounds Seoul region, leaving 8 dead and 6 missing
Record rainfall pounded most of the Seoul metropolitan region on Monday and Tuesday leaving 8 people dead and 6 others missing. The downpour flooded and destroyed roads and subway stations, triggered landslides, clogged underground water drainage systems, and forced the evacuations of people living in low-lying areas.
Hyundai Mobis CEO runs for ISO leadership race as first Korean candidate│CEO Interview
Cho Sung-hwan, CEO of Hyundai Mobis, the world’s leading auto parts company headquartered in Seoul, has recently announced his plan to embark on a new journey, deciding to run for the presidency of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
BTS may be allowed to perform while serving in military
Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup has said there could be a way to allow members of K-pop supergroup BTS to perform overseas while carrying out their mandatory military service. The commissioner of the Military Manpower Administration (MMA), Lee Ki-sik, also told the National Assembly the agency is reviewing different options of alternative military service to help the septet con...
E-mart under fire for displaying dead shark in seafood section
A large retail store at Yongsan Station in Seoul, has come under fire for a bizarre scene in which a dead, bleeding shark was on display in a photo zone at the seafood section, to provide "a unique experience" for customers, Monday.
'No-spend challenge' trending among young Koreans
“YOLO” (You Only Live Once) and “flexing” are old-fashioned words to Korean millennials and Generation Z these days. Instead, due to the rising inflation and soaring food prices, a trend called the “no-spend challenge,” (or “mu-jichul” in Korean) has been growing among young people in South Korea.
Korea's 'Baby box': one baby saved, one less life lost
"We could have had a dead baby out in front of our door if we hadn’t been there on time. It was a mortifying thought and that’s why we created the baby box," said church pastor Lee Jong-rak of the Joosarang Community Church, which operates the hatch.
Teenager arrested after threatening police in drunken rage
A teenage boy was arrested after attempting to damage a police car and threaten police in drunken rage. The 13-year-old boy was arrested after kicking the front door of the police station and climbing up a police vehicle. He reportedly threatened officers with a 2-meter-length stick after climbing and jumping on top of a police vehicle at around 2 am on Monday.
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