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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Mon, May 29, 2023 | 17:03
Shincheonji vows to collaborate with gov't on coronavirus
A religious sect at the center of the increased spread of new coronavirus outbreak in Korea said Sunday that it will sincerely cooperate with the authorities fighting to contain COVID-19 (nCoV-2019).
Prosecutor General lashes out at Choo over proposal
Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl lashed out at Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae's recent proposal to separate prosecutors into two groups - one in charge of investigations and the other in charge of reviewing the investigation and delivering indictments - behind closed doors with his colleagues, a local newspaper reported Sunday.
Removing protest tents
Jongno district officials and contract workers remove protest tents and other facilities set up by labor unions and other groups near Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul, Thursday. The district office decided to take action in response to noise complaints from local residents. Yonhap
Pastor-turned activist fights for environment
Choi Byoung-sung, 58, is a pastor but known more for his two-decade long environmental activism work.
Seoul to promote 4 'Parasite' shooting locations as tour attractions
The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Thursday it will actively promote four locations where scenes from the film “Parasite” were shot as tourism attractions. “Parasite” won four Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards that were held Feb. 9.
Seoul Zoo to move Orangutan to Malaysia for treatment
Baekseoggi, a 10-year-old male orangutan living in Seoul Zoo with paralyzed legs and a developmental disorder, will soon leaving Korea for good for treatment.
Third batch of Wuhan evacuees arrive in Korea
The third batch of evacuees from Wuhan in China, numbering 147, arrived in Korea, Wednesday, and all, but seven, were moved to the Korea Defense Language Institute in Icheon, Gyeonggi Province for a two-week-long quarantine.
Seoul city offers coronavirus information in 12 languages
The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Tuesday it is providing information and consultations in 12 languages to foreign residents of the capital regarding the coronavirus outbreak.
Justice minister defends decision to block indictment disclosure
Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae defended herself Tuesday over her controversial decision to stop disclosing the full text of indictments involving President Moon-Jae-in's close allies, saying it was necessary step.
Coronavirus also found in bats in Korea
The spread of the new coronavirus here is shedding light on a study that detected a type of coronavirus in bats living on the Korean peninsula.