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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Sun, February 25, 2024 | 18:32
Gov't designates Aug. 17 one-off holiday
The government decided Tuesday to designate Aug. 17 a one-off holiday in an attempt to encourage citizens to travel and spend more, while granting healthcare workers time to rest amid the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic.
GM Korea CEO indicted for violating labor law
Prosecutors indicted GM Korea CEO Kaher Kazem, Tuesday, for violating the Labor Law, a blow to Korea's third largest automobile manufacturer which has been struggling financially amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesswoman turns children's drawings into bags using recycled leather
Ahn Ji-hae, 46, is no ordinary bag maker.
Gov't faces strong backlash from taxpayers
Homeowners took their anger to the streets in Seoul on Saturday, opposing the government's recent moves to curb property speculation by employing a series of policies focused on punitive taxation. “Not only tenants but also landlords are citizens,” according to a banner held by one of the protesters gathered outside the Korea Deposit Insurance Corp. in downtown Seoul. “I full...
Gyeonggi governor to retain post after top court's ruling
Gyeonggi Province Governor Lee Jae-myung will be able to retain his position after the Supreme Court sent his case back to an appeals court, Thursday, which had previously upheld a guilty verdict against him for violating Election Law. The ruling also cleared the way for Lee to pursue a presidential bid on the ruling Democratic Party of Korea's (DPK) ticket in 2022.
Corruption investigation agency now official but not ready
An independent agency tasked with investigating corruption allegations against high-ranking government officials and their family members became official, Wednesday, as the law regarding its establishment and operation went into effect.
Seoul to probe accusations against late mayor
The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Wednesday it will launch a joint investigation into the sexual harassment allegations made against the late Mayor Park Won-soon who was found dead Friday, two days after his former secretary had filed a complaint with the police.
Seoul City pressed to get to the bottom of scandal
The Seoul Metropolitan Government is under growing pressure to investigate the sexual harassment allegations made against the late Mayor Park Won-soon.
Ruling on Gyeonggi governor to be livestreamed
The Supreme Court's ruling on incumbent Gyeonggi Governor Lee Jae-myung's appeal against the guilty verdicts found against him for abuse of power and violating the Election Law will be livestreamed on YouTube and aired on television Wednesday, court officials said Tuesday. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
Park's public funeral takes place amid lingering controversy
Friends, family and supporters gathered Monday to say goodbye to former Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, a human rights lawyer who was regarded as a potential candidate for the 2022 presidential election.
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