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Reporter : Lee Min-young
Thu, February 22, 2024 | 20:01
WeThe15: a global campaign for people with disabilities colors the nation purple
South Korea has joined the global WeThe15 campaign for the first time marking the nation’s 42nd Day of People with Disabilities on Wednesday.
Wife, boyfriend caught after drowning husband for insurance money
Prosecutors sought formal arrest warrants Monday for a woman and her boyfriend who stand accused of causing the 2019 drowning death of the woman's husband for a hefty insurance payout, officials said.
Lawmakers discuss alternative military duty for BTS
The ruling and opposition parties have discussed the need for a swift review of a bill that will allow K-pop superstar BTS and other prominent pop celebrities to substitute their mandatory military service with other public service, a lawmaker said Tuesday.
Anti-war protesters talk about Russian propaganda, Russophobia, war crimes
Anti-war protests are being held across the world after Russia invaded Ukraine.
'We were never really welcome anywhere': People with disability fighting for rights in Korea
Protesters in wheel chairs have been holding daily protests at subway stations during the morning rush hour since December last year, calling for additional public spending on support for people with disabilities. They have been demanding the allocation of a budget to cover the installation of low-floor wheelchair accessible buses. Building a more inclusive society by grantin...
Korea's first lady mired in wardrobe scandal
First lady Kim Jung-sook has been hit with accusations of abusing public funds for clothing and accessories, and for instances of acting as a tourist rather than participating in the customary official events of Korean first ladies during state visits.
'Pachinko' star Jin Ha apologizes for 'inappropriate' Tumblr posts
Korean-American actor Jin Ha, who plays Solomon Baek in Apple TV+'s "Pachinko," has apologized for his Tumblr blog featuring photos of Korean middle-aged and older women, taken without their consent, along with sexually suggestive captions.
Lotte World Adventure Busan to open March 31
Lotte World will open its second adventure theme park in the country's second-largest city of Busan on March 31.
Korea could face food crisis due to Russia-Ukraine war
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has been posing a threat to Korea's food security given that the warring nations account for around 30 percent of the world's traded wheat, according to industry analysts, Monday.
Presidential office to relocate to Yongsan
President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol announced his administration will relocate the presidential office and residence from Cheong Wa Dae in central Seoul's Jongno District, to the defense ministry compound in Yongsan District.
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