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Test under way to confirm mammal case of bird flu
Korea’s health authorities are examining the bodies of four dead cats to determine whether their deaths were caused by the raging avian influenza that has devastated scores of poultry farms across the country in recent weeks.
Culture tour guide finds joy in volunteer work
Lee Hyea-kyoung, 64, is a volunteer culture tour guide for the city of Seoul.
Constitutional Court speeding up impeachment ruling
The Constitutional Court is speeding up a ruling on the impeachment motion for President Park Geun-hye by wrapping up three rounds of preparatory hearings, Friday.
Celebrated Korean poems (6)
Scraps of straw rope, old shoes, cow pats, horsehair threads from old hats, dogs’ teeth, planks, straw and dry grass, dead leaves, human hair, scraps of cloth, skewer sticks, roofing tiles, chicken feathers, dog fur-all burning in a bonfire.
Indiana University launches Institute for Korean Studies
Indiana University (IU) in the United States has been stepping up its strategic efforts to expand its academic programs focused on East Asia, especially Korea.
Nurturing foreign language experts
INCHEON - For high school student Lim Soo-ah, 17, whose dream career is developing Chinese educational materials, she saw her horizons broadened through her school’s cultural exchange program through which she had a homestay experience with a family when she was in China.
Adoption of state-authored history textbook delayed
The government has decided to put off the full adoption of a controversial state-authored history textbook to 2018, the Ministry of Education said Tuesday.
Gov't to delay state-authored textbook introduction
The government decided to delay its plan to adopt the controversial state-authored history textbook for one year from 2017 to 2018, the Ministry of Education said, Tuesday.
'Choi spent big on cosmetic treatment'
President Park Geun-hye’s confidant Choi Soon-sil, the central figure in the ongoing influence-peddling scandal, spent up to 40 million won ($33,000) in one day on cosmetic treatments, according to the National Assembly special committee investigating the case, Sunday.
Zoo culls mandarin ducks in fear of spreading bird flu
Seoul Grand Park, the largest zoo in the country, said Sunday that it culled 52 more mandarin ducks, Friday, to prevent the spread of avian influenza.
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