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Reporter : Lee Min-young
Tue, May 30, 2023 | 10:43
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.
Actor Nam Joo-hyuk denies school bullying allegations
Actor Nam Joo-hyuk has denied allegations of school bullying from a third accuser, adding to denials last month after two other men made similar allegations.
June Huh becomes 1st scholar of Korean descent to win Fields Medal
June Huh, a Korean American mathematician and professor at Princeton University, was named as a recipient for this year's Fields Medal, often referred to as the “Nobel Prize of mathematics.”
Bodies of child, parents found in vehicle recovered from water
Police investigating the mysterious deaths of a 10-year-old girl and her parents found in a car sunk in waters off the southwestern coast said Thursday they have failed to determine the exact cause of their deaths after an autopsy.
How I lost my period after shooting my first 'body profile'
It's true that many Koreans live with the media-generated pressure of losing weight, and social media posts of young Koreans flaunting their dangerously slim figure are the actual proof of that.
Korea successfully launches Nuri space rocket after failed attempt last year
The Korea Space Launch Vehicle-II (KSLV-II), also called Nuri, lifts off from Naro Space Center in Goheung, South Jeolla Province, southwestern Korea, June 21, in the country's second attempt to put satellites into orbit.
Yunchan Lim becomes youngest pianist in Cliburn history to win gold
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Bo-gyoon congratulated Lim Yun-chan, Sunday, for becoming the youngest winner of the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
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