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Reporter : Jung Da-hyun
Wed, December 6, 2023 | 13:03
Korean gov't slammed for mishandling victims of sex trafficking
The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) has urged the Korean government to provide full reparations to three Filipinas who were forced into prostitution.
Will Seoul's new transportation services improve convenience for commuters?
Seoul's upcoming transportation initiatives, aimed at enhancing commuter convenience, are slated for full implementation next year, eagerly anticipated as they await commuter evaluation.
Seoul Metro begins real-time translation service for foreign tourists at Myeong-dong Station
Real-time translation services for foreign tourists will begin on a pilot basis at Myeong-dong Station on Seoul Subway Line 4 on Monday.
Telemedicine services to be expanded on Dec. 15 despite safety concerns
The government is set to expand the eligibility for its telemedicine services, a non-face-to-face medical service option, starting Dec. 15, despite lingering concerns by medical professionals over the potential for misdiagnosis and proxy treatments.
Debate heats up on earthquake emergency alert system
In the early hours of Thursday, a 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck the southeastern city of Gyeongju in North Gyeongsang Province, triggering a blaring emergency alert from cell phones, which drew complaints from people who expressed frustration at being abruptly awoken at dawn by the disconcerting sound.
Busan citizens disappointed but ready for World Expo 2035 bid
BUSAN - 'I can't believe it ended so badly ... The votes obtained were less than we expected,' said a citizen after Busan fell short in its bid to host World Expo 2030, Wednesday.
Economist challenges Yoon's immigration policies
Debate has been heating up over the government's immigration policies, including a plan to introduce a record number of foreign laborers, including construction workers and domestic workers, to tackle labor shortages caused by worsening demographic issues.
Final vote for Expo venue to take place today
A decisive vote to determine the venue of World Expo 2030 through ballots cast by the representatives of 182 member states of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) is scheduled to take place Tuesday night.
Seoul Big Data Forum to focus on city of future with new tech solutions
The 2023 Seoul Big Data Forum is set to take place from Thursday to Friday and will focus on the concept of a sustainable future city through the exploration of solutions to urban challenges by using big data and cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI).
Exhibition highlights history of Korea-UK ties marking 140th anniversary
An exhibition spotlighting the 140-year history of diplomatic ties between Korea and the United Kingdom commenced on Nov. 15 in Seoul.
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