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Tue, January 31, 2023 | 23:17
[Editorial] Shocking death of Abe
The assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent shock waves through not only Japan but also the entire world. 아베 신조 전 일본 총리의 암살은 일본뿐 아니라 전 세계에 충격을 주었다
TWICE's Nayeon creates splash as soloist
Nayeon of K-pop girl group TWICE is hitting the ground running as a soloist. K팝 걸그룹 '트와이스’의 나연이 솔로 아티스트로서 인기몰이 중이다.
Proposed law on assisted dying reignites euthanasia row
Debates on euthanasia, the deliberate ending of a person's life to relieve suffering, have been reignited in Korea due to a proposed law that would offer certain patients with terminal illnesses an end-of-life option. 불치병 환자에게 스스로 사망할 선택지를 주는 법안이 발의되면서 고통 완화를 위해 고의적으로 삶을 마감하는 조력 존엄사에 대한 논쟁이 한국에서 재점화되었다.
Korea seeks to launch space economy via moon landing project
Korea is set to launch its first lunar orbiter, the Danuri, aboard SpaceX’s rocket in the United States on August 3. 한국은 다음 달 3일 첫 달 궤도선인 다누리를 미국에서 스페이스X의 로켓에 싣고 발사할 예정이다.
Fallen Korean War soldiers' last days unearthed
DAEJEON - Sergeant First Class Lim Byung-ho was 23 years old when his life was cut tragically short in the middle of the Korean War. 대전 - 임병호 일등중사는 한국전쟁 중 23살의 나이에 비극적으로 짧은 생을 마감했다.
Wage gap between large, small firms widens amid inflation
The wage gap between conglomerates and smaller businesses is widening, raising concerns that it will deepen wealth inequality as soaring inflation reduces real income and therefore hits low-income earners hardest. 대기업과 중소기업 간 임금 격차가 심화되며 치솟는 인플레이션이 실질 소득을 줄이고 저소득층에 큰 타격을 주어 소득 불균형이 심해질 것이라는 우려의 목소리가 커지고 있다.
[Editorial] Declining approval ratings
The approval ratings of President Yoon Suk-yeol and his ruling People Power Party (PPP) have continued to fall for three consecutive weeks, according to recent Gallup Korea surveys.
Newly translated Korean edition of 'Pachinko' to be published at the end of July
The newly translated Korean edition of "Pachinko," the internationally acclaimed saga chronicling the lives of four generations of a "Zainichi" (ethnic Koreans in Japan) family, will hit local bookshelves in the coming weeks, three months after it went out of print due to issues with the publishing contract. 4세대에 걸친 자이니치 (재일 한국인) 연대기를 담아 국제적 찬사를 받은 소설 '파친코’ 개정판이 판권 문제로 판매가 중지...
Seoul government promotes veganism to fight climate crisis
The Seoul Metropolitan Government is launching a campaign to raise awareness of veganism by promoting diverse food choices and incentives for related startups. 서울시가 다양한 비건 먹거리 선택지를 홍보하고 이와 관련된 스타트업 장려책을 펼쳐 비거니즘 인식 제고를 위한 캠페인을 선보인다.
Samsung, Apple to face off in premium smartphone market
Samsung Electronics will clash with Apple in the premium smartphone market in the second half of this year as the Galaxy maker is set to unveil new foldable phones - the Z Fold 4 and the Z Flip 4 - in August to challenge the new iPhone, according to industry officials and analysts, Tuesday. 화요일 업계 관계자들에 따르면 8월 삼성이 아이폰에 도전하기 위해 '갤럭시Z 폴드4’와 '갤럭시Z 플립’을 공개하면서 올 하반기 프리미엄 스마트폰 시장에서...