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Two Koreas united in taekwondo
PYONGYANG, North Korea - “One Korea, one taekwondo.” This was the main message from Friday's joint performance between the World Taekwondo (WT) and International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) in the North Korean capital.In front of more than 2,300 people that packed the Taekwondo Hall, demonstration teams from the two international governing bodies put on a wonderful show, in wh...
Liberal lawmaker 'revenged' with nude images
Police have launched an investigation into fake nude images of a liberal lawmaker. According to Yeongdeungpo Police Station in Seoul, Tuesday, police officers are looking into who put up a placard showing fake nude images of Rep. Pyo Chang-won of the Democratic Party and his wife near the National Assembly Station.
Gov't raises false hope for skilled foreigners
The Ministry of Justice last week announced that foreigners with a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering are now eligible for permanent residency in Korea if they have lived here for more than three years and their annual salary is higher than $27,000.
Big glass door falls at Lotte World Mall
A glass entrance door at the Lotte World Mall in southern Seoul fell and almost hit a passerby Sunday, the mall’s safety management committee said Monday. The incident was the latest in a series of safety lapses that have recently occurred at the mall located inside the 2nd Lotte World.
Washer row heads to court
Jo Seong-jin, president of LG Electronics’ home appliance division, and two other LG executives have been indicted for damaging Samsung’s premium washing machines, said prosecutors at Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office, Sunday.
Dentists in 'toothpaste war'
Dentists are up in arms over the government’s plan to change the legal status of toothpaste from a medicine to a cosmetic product.
Students think alma mater matters more than ability
Four in five college students think employers put a bigger emphasis on one’s educational background than ability in hiring employees, a survey shows.
Guidebook for Muslim tourists published
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) issued a guidebook for local travel agents Monday to help them attract Muslim tourists.
Curling team hits Euro wall
Korea lost to Sweden, the world’s No. 1-ranked team, at the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday (KST).
Park Ji-sung returns to PSV on loan
Park Ji-sung will return to his former team PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands for a year-long loan from Queens Park Rangers (QPR), a local newspaper reported Tuesday.