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Thu, February 9, 2023 | 09:08
Gwanghwamun Square reopens as urban park
A woman and her teenage son at the new Gwanghwamun Square were upbeat as they found themselves among hundreds of people there to see the country’s symbolic landmark unveiling its new look on Saturday. 새롭게 단장한 광화문광장에 한 여성과 그녀의 십대 아들은 토요일 한국의 상징적인 랜드마크의 새로운 모습의 공개를 보러 온 수백 명의 시민 사이에서 신이 나 있었다.
Dong choon circus
When a male voice boisterously announced the start of Dong Choon Circus Troupe's daily show on a sunny afternoon on March 8, about 20 audience members - from a young couple in their 20s to a group of elderly patrons - gave a generous round of applause. 지난 3월 8일 화창한 오후, 한 남성의 목소리가 떠들썩하게 동춘 서커스단의 일일 무대 시작을 알리자 20대 젊은 커플부터 장년층 후원자들까지 약 20명의 관객이 아낌없는 박수를 보냈다.
Korea's 1st lunar orbiter Danuri launches successfully
Danuri, Korea’s domestically-developed lunar orbiter, began its journey Friday to reach lunar orbit as it was successfully launched into space, according to the Ministry of Science and ICT. 과학기술정보통신부(과기정통부)에 따르면 국내에서 자체 개발한 달 탐사선 다누리가 5일 달 궤도 진입에 성공했다.
Ethereum founder expects crypto payments to become prevalent soon
Cryptocurrency moguls here and abroad shared their vision on blockchain technology during Asia's largest fair which kicked off its two-day run in Seoul, Monday. 서울에서 이틀 동안 개최되는 아시아 최대 규모의 행사 코리아블록체인위크 2022에서 월요일 국내외 가상화폐 거물들이 블록체인 기술에 대한 자신들의 전망을 공유했다.
Egypt emerges as new market for Korean arms exports
Following a massive arms deal with Poland, Korea has now set its eyes on Egypt, a new potential suitor seen as the next biggest market for defense products after the United States. 폴란드로의 대규모 방산 수출 계약 이후 한국은 미국 다음으로 군수품 영역에서 큰 시장으로 여겨지는 신규 잠재 수출국 이집트로 눈을 돌렸다.
Gen MZ financial relief programs stir up fairness debate
Financial relief programs for those in their 20s and 30s who struggle with loan repayments have stirred up debates about equity and fairness among older people, who also have trouble paying off loans but are excluded from receiving the financial benefits due to their age. 대출금 상환으로 어려움을 겪고 있는 2030 세대를 위한 부채 탕감 방안이 빚을 갚는 중이지만 나이 제한으로 인해 금전적인 도움을 받지 못하는 중장년층 사이에서 공평성 및 공정성 논쟁을 불...
[Editorial] No to “wolf warrior diplomacy”
China has come under criticism for having asked South Korea to abide by its previous pledge of “Three Nos” regarding the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. 중국이 고고도미사일방어체계(THAAD)와 관련해 한국에 '3불’ 약속을 지키라고 요구했다가 비난을 받고 있다.
George Mason University's digital arts exhibition
A group of visitors view art on Thursday at George Mason University Korea’s 2022 Progress at Play digital arts exhibition, which runs from Aug. 4 to 12 at Seoul City Hall. Thirty digital artworks that address social issues, including computer games, comics, webtoons and illustrations, are on display. They were selected from works submitted by domestic and international ...
Conflict escalates over milk price policies
Fears of a milk supply disruption are mounting, fueled by an impasse between the government and dairy farmers over a move to lower the prices of milk supplied to the confectionery and coffee-making industries, according to officials and the farmers' association, Friday. 금요일 정부 관계자와 한국낙농육우협회에 따르면 과자류와 커피 제조 산업에 공급되는 우유 가격을 낮추려는 움직임을 두고 정부와 낙농민 간에 교착 상태로 촉발된 우유 공급망 붕괴 우려가 커지고 있...
Number of non-family households hits record high
A female office worker surnamed Jeong, 29, has been living together with her boyfriend for over two years in a studio apartment in Yeongdeungpo District, southwestern Seoul. 여성 사무직 노동자 정 씨(29)는 서울 남서부 영등포구 원룸에서 2년 넘게 남자친구와 동거 중이다.