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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Fri, September 29, 2023 | 02:16
Education ministry prohibits parents from recording classes
The education ministry distributed new guidelines to schools and kindergartens across the country, including one banning parents from recording school classes without consent, the ministry said Wednesday.
Chuseok exodus begins ahead of extended 6-day holiday
Over 40 million people in Korea are expected to hit the road to visit their hometowns for family reunions or take trips during the nation's extended six-day holiday known as 'Chuseok,' which officially begins on Thursday.
DMZ Open Int'l Music Festival to be held in Goyang in November
A world-class classical music concert for peace themed around the Demiltarized Zone (DMZ) will take place in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, in November.
Korea expects surge in Chinese travelers during upcoming holiday
Korea expects to see a surge in the number of Chinese travelers as China’s “Golden Week” holiday season kicks off this week for the first time since the country allowed international group travel.
K-pop fans rally in Seoul against luxury brands' failure on climate action
Global K-pop fans orchestrated international protests across six major cities including Seoul, Monday, urging luxury fashion brands to take action to tackle the climate crisis.
4 in 10 Koreans experience overdue wages: survey
About four out of 10 surveyed workers in Korea experienced delay in wage payments, a survey showed, Sunday.
Patients, doctors at loggerheads as operating room CCTV footage made mandatory
Both patients’ groups and the medical sector are reacting against a revised Medical Services Act that requires medical institutions to install close-circuit cameras (CCTV) in operating rooms to prevent possible abuses against patients under anesthesia.
Prosecution's 'harassment' of news outlets draws concern internationally
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemned on Thursday Korea's prosecution and the ruling party's intimidation and harassment of news media organizations for allegedly reporting misinformation in an interview which the government claims discredited then-presidential candidate Yoon Suk Yeol in 2022, calling for an immediate end to all investigations.
Korea criticized for backpedaling on foreign workforce policy
Korea is set to shut down support centers that help foreign workers settle in the country as part of a broader belt-tightening fiscal policy.
Naming of bill after first lady draws condemnation
Amid ongoing legislative pushes from the two main parties to ban the trade and consumption of dog meat, some ruling lawmakers have named the bill after the first lady, but are now facing a backlash -- even from fellow party lawmakers.
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