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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Wed, October 4, 2023 | 22:16
Coronavirus spreading out of control in South Korea
The COVID-19 crisis appears to be spinning out of control in Korea with the Seoul metropolitan area recording triple-digit increases in new infections over the past five days. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) reported 246 new cases Monday, pushing up the total caseload to 15,761 with 306 deaths. Among the 246, 201 were in Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi...
University of Utah Asia Campus offers US education in Incheon
For students who had planned to head to the U.S. to complete their higher education, the COVID-19 pandemic has made that goal more difficult to achieve. However, Gregory Hill, the new chief administrative officer of the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Songdo, Incheon, said UAC could be of help to such students as it offers a U.S. education on Korean soil.
Embattled pastor Jun tests positive for COVID-19
Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon, a conservative pastor who organized a massive anti-government demonstration Saturday has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the health authorities, Monday. In response to the demonstration and previous incidents involving Jun, the administration filed a criminal complaint with the prosecution.
Police investigate 30 protesters from anti-gov't rally
The police in Seoul said Sunday they were investigating 30 protesters from Saturday's anti-government rally in downtown for refusing to comply with their orders at the rally site and increasing the risk of COVID-19 infection.
More people hit by coronavirus blues
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing more people to suffer anxiety, fear and depression.
'Incheon airport, Haeundae Beach will be underwater by 2030'
Haeundae Beach in Busan and Incheon International Airport could disappear underwater before 2030 not if but when hit by a big rainstorm or typhoon, as a consequence of the rising sea levels caused by climate change, according to Greenpeace Korea, Thursday.
Justice minister warned by auditors over poor management
Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae has received an administrative warning from the Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) over her poor management of the ministry and its affiliated organizations.
4 rivers projects back in spotlight amid flood
The controversial Four Major Rivers Restoration Project, which saw 16 barrages built along Korea's four major rivers, has returned to the spotlight as heavy rainfall continues to ravage the country.
Researcher publishes book on waste problems around globe
Lee Dong-hak, 38, wrote a book on waste issues published earlier this year. Late last month, he founded a think tank on waste issues in Korea.
Justice minister faces criticism over prosecution reshuffle
Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae is facing mounting criticism from opposition party lawmakers and others critical of the Moon Jae-in administration over a recent personnel reshuffle of senior prosecutors.