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Korean athletes, stars bombarded by Chinese online users' malicious comments
As with many other international sporting events, the Beijing Winter Olympics has not been free from controversy.
What do foreigners want from Korea's next president?
The year 2022 is expected to be a watershed period for Korea, with the major political event of the presidential election slated for March 9 which is now just a month away.
Deaths of athlete, streamer ignite calls for harsher punishments for internet trolling
Cyberbullying has yet again cut the lives of an athlete and a Twitch streamer short last week. Kim In-hyeok, 28, a professional volleyball player of the Daejeon Samsung Fire Bluefangs, was found dead at his home in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, on Friday.
Koreans enraged over hanbok depiction at Beijing Winter Games ceremony
South Koreans have taken umbrage at what they believe is China's claim to the traditional Korean hanbok attire during the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics on Friday.
'All of Us Are Dead' makes strong debut on global charts
Netflix's latest South Korean drama, "All of Us Are Dead," has made a successful global debut while being hailed as a new "Squid Game." It became the fourth Korean-language series that has topped the Netflix weekly official chart for non-English TV series following "Squid Game," "Hellbound" and "The Silent Sea."
Daily infections could top 30,000 next month: health officials
South Korea's daily coronavirus cases have shot up to over 13,000 as the omicron variant has driven a surge in infections. Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said the government's antivirus response will prioritize the reduction of critical cases and deaths during a meeting of government COVID-19 response headquarters.
Japanese Embassy returns Moon's New Year gift over 'Dokdo image' on box
The Japanese Embassy in Seoul has refused to accept South Korean President Moon Jae-in's Lunar New Year gift, claiming the gift's box bears an image of South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo, Japanese news reports said Saturday.
Horse abused and killed in controversial KBS drama scene
South Korean National Broadcaster, KBS TV has apologized after revelations that a running horse was tripped by a rope and crashed head-first into the ground during the filming of a historical drama and died about a week later amid allegations of animal abuse.
Vaccine pass at large retailers lifted
The vaccine pass on six types of multiuse facilities - large retailers and department stores, study rooms, museums, libraries, cram schools and theaters - has been lifted in the wake of a court ruling ordering the suspension of the vaccine mandate at the facilities.
Raped, assaulted, nowhere to find help: Foreign women speak out about their experiences of sexual violence in Korea
"He was actually a friend. We started out as friends and we used to hang out occasionally along with mutual friends," Jennifer told The Korea Times. But, she continued, that all changed when she went out for a drink with him and he showed his true colors. The two had an argument outside a bar and suddenly he started acting aggressively, grabbing her by the shoulder and assaul...
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