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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Sat, December 9, 2023 | 08:31
Bird watcher scientist's passion for participatory science
Hortense Serret is a French researcher and bird watcher who recently launched a winter bird-monitoring project in Korea.
Huge amount of benzene found in water under Yongsan Garrison
The amount of benzene found in groundwater in and around U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Yongsan in Seoul was 672 times higher than the instructed amount, according to a study by a Korea-U.S. joint committee, Wednesday.
Getting rid of anti-abortion law gains momentum
Cheong Wa Dae has provided new momentum to the debate as to whether the nation should abolish or revise the law criminalizing abortion.Responding to a public petition to legalize abortion, Cheong Wa Dae didn't take a clear stance on the issue Sunday, but offered ample indications that it doesn't favor the current law. “The current law only holds women accountable, excluding m...
Trial against Park Geun-hye resumes today
The trial of former President Park Geun-hye who was indicted for corruption involving her confidant Choi Soon-sil resumes Monday, 42 days after it came to a halt. According to the Seoul Central District Court, a hearing will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, but the likelihood of Park attending is very low.
Minister apologizes for concealing finding from Sewol
Minister of Oceans and Fisheries Kim Young-choon apologized to the families of the sunken ferry Sewol Thursday that his ministry official concealed the fact that a new piece of bone was recovered from the ferry which might belong to one of the five still missing passengers.
Hotel briefs
hotel briefs
Spend your winter getaways at hotels
This winter, take advantage of getaway packages offered by hotels across the country.
Seoul Battleship Park opens Wednesday
The Seoul Battleship Park has opened Wednesday on the River Han shore in western Seoul, showcasing two retired navy destroyers and one retired small submarine. The park, located in Magnwon Han River Park, had an opening ceremony at the park site on Wednesday afternoon and began receiving guests.
MICE conference to open Thursday
A two-day conference on MICE is opening today at Yongsan Dragon City Hotel in Seoul. MICE stands for meetings, incentive travel, conventions and exhibitions.
Seoul seeking to become solar energy pioneer
The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced an ambitious plan Tuesday to boost solar energy in the city’s energy mix, aiming to power one out of three households with solar panels installed on their buildings by 2022. In a press conference, Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon said, “This will mean the proportion of solar energy will increase 10 times compared to now.”