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Military urged to get tougher on sex offenders
Korea’s human rights body is calling on the Ministry of National Defense to take harsher punishment against servicemen and servicewomen who sexually assault their junior colleagues. The announcement came Thursday as the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) was wrapping up its six-month investigation into sexual violence in the military after one female navy officer committed suicide in May after a superior officer assaulted her twice. “In many cases, we found perpetrators were in a position to evaluate the victims concerning their careers,” the NHRC report said. “To root out sexual violen...
Gov't to impose heavier fine for emission-related irregularities
The government will impose heavier fines on carmakers that manipulate vehicle emission data to more easily obtain sales certificates, the environment ministry said Tuesday.
7 tourism startups showcase biz models
Seoul Metropolitan Government's seven picks for this year's tourism startup companies gathered in downtown Seoul, Tuesday, to present their business models to the public.
SR under probe for dubious hiring
Police in Seoul said Monday they were investigating officials at SR, a KTX train operator connecting Suseo Station in southern Seoul with the southern cities of Busan and Gwangju, over cronyism. According to allegations, 13 new SR employees were hired last year due to influence wielding by their parents. Eight were believed to be the children of company train engineers, four ...
Celebrate holiday season at Paradise City
Paradise City is holding Festive Week from Dec. 18 till Jan. 1, 2018, during which guests can enjoy exquisite dishes from a range of cuisines, a variety of entertainment and affordable room packages. From Dec. 18, the resort's three restaurants - Italian restaurant La Scalia, Japanese restaurant Raku and buffet restaurant On the Plate - will feature seasonal menus. For instan...
Grand Mercure Ambassador: A must-try new hotel in central Seoul
The Grand Mercure Ambassador Seoul Yongsan is one of latest hotels to open in central Seoul near the U.S. military base and the Yongsan Electronics Market.
Koreans growing stingy on donation
Financial difficulty, embezzlement scandals discourage people from sharing
Gov't closes Seonam Univ. for poor financial health
The Ministry of Education on Wednesday gave a shutdown order to Seonam University, a private university located in Namwon, North Jeolla Province, which has been plagued by embezzlement and financial troubles in recent years. The university has to close its doors by Feb. 28, 2018.
Seoul Mayor receives Medal of Paris
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon received an award Tuesday from the city of Paris in the French capital for his work to improve relations between the two countries.
Only one family member allowed in ER
Only one family member per patient will be allowed in the hospital emergency room beginning Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare.