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Former 'comfort woman' renews attack on activist-turned-lawmaker-elect
Former sex slavery victim Lee Yong-soo on Thursday reconfirmed her condemnation of Yoon Mee-hyang, a former activist for so called “comfort women” and now a lawmaker-elect, saying she felt betrayed.
Prosecutors expedite investigation into activist-turned-lawmaker-elect
Prosecutors are expected to expedite their investigation into corruption allegations against Yoon Mee-hyang, an activist-turned-lawmaker-elect, as top prosecutor Yoon Seok-youl has instructed them to get to the bottom of the case as a matter of urgency.
Seoul mayor to host online global summit on pandemic
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon will host an online summit on responses by world cities to the COVID-19 pandemic from June 1 to 5, inviting city representatives from 40 countries.
Seoul sees future in city's manufacturing sector
Cho Dasol makes book stands from recycled plastic bottle caps.
Preventive medicine expert stresses importance of home care
Professor Hong Yun-chul from Seoul National University's medical school said a new infectious disease will attack humanity again soon and Korea should fight that epidemic by developing a system in which individuals can monitor their health at home.
Samsung heir summoned over controversial management succession
The prosecution questioned Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong, Tuesday, over the conglomerate's controversial decision to merge two of its affiliates five years ago.
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...