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Save The Earth exhibition to be held
The United Nations plans to organize a cartoon exhibition, titled ``Save The Earth,’’ in cooperation with the Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of The Korea Times, and Future Forest, an environment protection group here, at Coex in southern Seoul and multiple places in central Seoul from Nov. 8.
Humanities to boost potential of students
Humanities are withering at universities as schools are abolishing and reducing liberal arts courses to make room for job-friendly departments.
KTO wins TTG travel award
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), headed by Lee Charm, has been named the best “National Tourism Organization” in the 2010 TTG Travel Awards held in Centara Grand and Bangkok Conventions Center, Thursday.
Clip showing foreigner beating man causes stir
A video clip showing a foreigner beating an old Korean man during a street scuffle was spreading on websites Friday, with many netizens posting comments demanding the police investigate the case.
MC Mong indicted for draft-dodging
The prosecution Tuesday indicted singer MC Mong on charges for intentionally having healthy teeth extracted to dodge mandatory military service.
Smokers in public places face 100,000 won fine
The Seoul Metropolitan Council said Tuesday it plans to pass an ordinance this year to slap a fine of up to 100,000 won on those who smoke at bus stops and other public places legally designated as non-smoking areas.
Fair Society
Popular singer and TV-show host MC Mong is no longer to be seen on TV. At the peak of his career, the entertainer, hit by draft-dodging allegations, has been ditched by every program.
Man arrested for killing father
A 30-year-old man was apprehended on suspicion of killing his own father and hiding the body in a closet for about 19 months, police said Monday.
Tourism industry needs greater investment
Lee Charm, president of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), is not a typical Korean chief _ not because of his naturalization or appearance, but because of the way he runs the tour promotional agency.
Koreas population to top 50 million at end of Sept.
The population of South Korea is expected to surpass 50 million for the first time at the end of September, the Ministry of Public Administration and Security said Friday.
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