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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Sun, July 3, 2022 | 18:39
Expats cry foul over points-based new visa rules
Jennifer Strout is an English teacher in Korea and has been working to found a nonprofit school for low-income families. She said her hopes are to contribute to the community which she now calls home and to become a Korean citizen in the future. Yet, her plan is likely to become a distant dream with the Ministry of Justice's recent proposal for rule changes for the F-2-7 visa...
FC Seoul apologizes for putting sex dolls in stadium
Seoul's K League football team apologized Monday over filling its stadium in western Seoul with sex dolls during its Sunday game with Gwangju FC but placed the blame on its supplier.
Identity of 4th key Telegram sex crime case suspect revealed
Police made public the identity of a fourth key suspect in the Telegram sexual abuse and exploitation case Wednesday.
Expats suffer workplace discrimination amid Itaewon outbreak
Foreigners working in Korea are grappling with the fallout from the recent massive coronavirus outbreak linked to five clubs in Itaewon, and along with certain sexual minorities, are facing discrimination and harassment, especially in their workplaces, according to three interviews Wednesday. Some members of the foreign community here have expressed concerns that this will fu...
Gangnam District Office deals with fine dust pollution underground
Subway stations typically suffer from air pollution issues. Train operation generates fine dust and ventilation systems don't fully filter toxic airborne particles.
Itaewon club goers urged to report to authorities
The health authorities renewed calls Tuesday for people who visited five Itaewon clubs between late April and early May to come forward for voluntary testing as officials struggle to trace those possibly infected with COVID-19 and others who could be asymptomatic carriers.
Hanyang Women's University teacher designs equestrian uniform
Kang Hee-myung, a professor of the knit fashion design department at Hanyang Women's University, has become the first Korean designer to redesign uniforms worn by equestrian athletes in Korea.
Former justice minister vows to fight for truth
Cho Kuk, former justice minister and presidential aide to President Moon Jae-in, vowed Friday to fight tirelessly against distortions made by the prosecution as the first hearing against him took place.
Can AC spread coronavirus? A thorny question that emerges with school reopening
As students are expected to go back to school later this month and study through the summer to catch up with what they had missed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the biggest questions is whether air conditioning is safe to use.
Father of child porn site operator ignites further outcry
The father of the 24-year-old man, who ran the world's largest child sex abuse website, has been drawing public outcry for making an “emotional” appeal to the judiciary not to extradite his son to the United States.