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Myung Sung Church scrambling to deny Shincheonji connection
Myung Sung Church was scrambling to defend itself Wednesday against critics who are accusing it of being connected to the controversial Shincheonji Church. This comes after one of its pastors was found to have contracted COVID-19 in Daegu, the epicenter of the outbreak in Korea that mostly affected members of the controversial religious sect.
Seoul BioHub builds future for city
In the 1960s and 70s, Korea's high-end science and technology industry was led by the Hongneung region of northeastern Seoul. The area housed universities ― Korea University, Kyunghee University and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) ― as well as engineers and scholars, who together led innovations in the developing country.
Gov't vows all-out quarantine for Daegu, North Gyeongsang Province
The government designated Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province as special management areas for infectious disease Tuesday, vowing to use all possible quarantine measures to stop the COVID-19 virus from spreading outside them.
Government urged to curb Shincheonji activities
The number of coronavirus patients will continue to increase unless the government puts a stos to the way the Shincheonji Church does its missionary work, said an expert on the secretive religious sect at the center of the COVID-19 outbreak in Korea.
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.