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Chung Yoo-ra's admission to Ewha to be canceled
The Ministry of Education said Friday it will demand Ewha Womans University cancel its admission of Chung Yoo-ra, the daughter of President Park Geun-hye’s confidant Choi Soon-sil, following a special audit that confirmed the university gave her preferential treatment in admissions and grading.
Online education widens options for students
California State University, San Bernardino, focuses on expanding its online education to give students more options, its president said.
Kyung Hee Univ., Citibank Korea nurturing NGO leaders
The Graduate School of Public Policy and Civic Engagement at Kyung Hee University has been encouraging undergraduate and graduate students across the country to apply for internships at non-governmental organizations (NGOs) under the sponsorship of Citibank Korea.
Dong-eui University grants 'dubious' favors to student athletes
BUSAN - Chung Yoo-ra, a dressage competitor, has been under fire for allegedly receiving favors regarding admissions and grading at Ewha Womans University, thanks to the influence of her mother, Choi Soon-sil, President Park Geun-hye’s confidant who is at the center of a massive corruption scandal.
Cheongan Construction CEO arrested for embezzlement
Lee Young-bok, 66, CEO of Cheongan Construction, was arrested Saturday on charges of embezzlement, the Busan Metropolitan Police Agency said Sunday. The arrest came after the Busan District Court issued an arrest warrant for Lee. Lee was caught on Thursday, following more than three months as a wanted fugitive.
Senior Samsung official grilled over illicit favor to Choi
Park Sang-jin, chief of external affairs at Samsung Electronics and president of the Korea Equestrian Federation, underwent questioning for 19 hours over the weekend about allegations that the company provided illicit money and favors to Choi Soon-sil and her daughter Chung Yoo-ra.
Students learn while teaching others
ASAN, South Chungcheong Province _ Contrary to concerns that students can hardly concentrate on studying in activity-centered classrooms, students at Baebang High School in Asan, South Chungcheong Province, said they gain a deeper knowledge of geography while teaching their friends during class.
'Korea-US alliance strongest ever'
Despite increasing threats from North Korea and the political situation in the United States, the Korea-U.S. alliance will continue to strengthen and deter threats from North Korea, the commander of the Eighth U.S. Army said Tuesday.
HUFS names lecture room after donor
Park Myung-seok, the chairman of lease business operator Jinseok Company, has been donating to Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), his alma mater, to help nurture global talent.
32 prosecutors look into Choi Soon-sil scandal
The size of the special prosecutors’ team investigating the influence-peddling scandal surrounding Choi Soon-sil is expected to be the biggest ever, according to the prosecutors’ office, Friday.
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