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Ewha professor questioned over favors for Chung
The independent counsel team summoned Kim Kyung-sook, former dean of Ewha Womans University’s College of Science and Industry Convergence, Thursday, over her alleged involvement in providing favors to the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, President Park Geun-hye’s confidant who is at the center of a corruption scandal. Kim appeared as a suspect at the investigation team’s office in ...
Celebrated Korean poems (8)
I'll go back to heaven again. Hand in hand with the dew that melts at a touch of the dawning day,
Senior citizens mapping out 2nd lives
A Korean pop song titled “What’s wrong with my age” has been a hit among elderly Koreans here since its release in 2012.
18 chemical goods recalled on safety concerns
The government ordered a recall Tuesday of 18 spray-type chemical products used in household cleaners, air fresheners and deodorants due to possible health risks. The move comes after the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy examined 23,388 chemical products including biocides last year. The ministries conducted the examination to prevent a r...
83% of five-year-olds receive private tutoring
Preschool children in Korea are suffering because of excessive private education, with more than eight in 10 children receiving extra lessons, the Korea Institute of Child Care and Education said Monday. According to a report from the institute, 35.5 percent of two-year-olds and 83.6 percent of five-year-olds are attending private academies. The report is based on a survey co...
Sewol survivors call for probe into Park's '7 missing hours'
Former students of Danwon High School, who survived the Sewol ferry sinking, called for a thorough investigation into the government’s poor response to the disaster, as well as the immediate resignation of President Park Geun-hye, Saturday. The year’s first - and 11th consecutive - Saturday candlelit protest against the President focused on commemorating the ferry disaster, a...
Taking photos for disabled people
Na Jong-min, 54, a businessman-turned-photographer, is running his own photo studio where people with disabilities are able to have their photos taken, including family and ID pictures, taken in a relaxed atmosphere.
Sewol disaster survivors to speak at anti-Park protest
Former students at Danwon High School, who survived the sinking of the ferry Sewol, will have their voices heard at a candlelit protest against President Park Geun-hye, Saturday.
Celebrated Korean poems (7)
Intent that until the day I die I should be without a trace of shame in the sight of Heaven, I suffered torment if a breeze so much as stirred the leaves. I should love all mortal things with a heart that sings the praises of stars, for I am obliged to follow the path offered to me.
Financial education essential for children
The need for financial education for children have been consistently raised by people with experience of having difficulties investing in stocks, buying insurance and even opening a bank account after years of studying economics at schools.
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