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Open investigation launched for another child rapist
Less than a month after Kim Soo-chul was arrested for raping an 8-year-old girl, another 7-year-old girl was raped in her room in broad daylight on Saturday in Seoul.
Launch of weather satellite halted again
The launch of the nation's first geostationary ocean weather satellite was halted for the second time in two days due to mechanical glitches, the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) said Friday.
Kindgergarten teachers also subject to evaluation
From the second half of the year, teachers at public and private kindergartens will be subject to evaluation programs, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology said Friday.
Red Devils still hungry
There is nothing like football to drive South Koreans into such a wild, collective frenzy. The chant "Dae~hanminguk" (Republic of Korea) is a commanding spell that lets loose the "Red Devils" en masse.
Hwagye Temple chief resigns amid dispute over river project
Ven. Sugyeong, the chief monk of Hwagye Temple who has been a critic of the contentious four river redevelopment project, offered to resign Monday and relieve himself from the Jogye Order, the nation's mainstream Buddhist sect.
Caught in Catch-22
Did North Korea really attack the warship Cheonan? To steer clear of this uncomfortable but haunting question, the government and military should leave no stone unturned in their inquiry into the sinking.
Number of schools accepting TOEFL scores soars
More than 7,500 colleges and universities in more than 130 countries, including the U.S., Canada and the U.K. accept TOEFL test scores, the most widely recognized English-language assessment worldwide, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) said Monday.
Dokdo valued at W1 bil.
What’s the land value of Dokdo of which sovereignty is fiercely disputed between Korea and Japan? The set of islets in the East Sea is estimated to be worth 1.09 billion won ($920,000), according to government data Sunday.
Evidence scooped up by fishing trawler
The parts of a torpedo, the "conclusive evidence" indicating that North Korea was responsible for the sinking of the warship Cheonan, were recovered by a pair of fishing trawlers.
Lawmakers or lawbreakers?
Rep. Cho Jeon-hyeok is a brave man. He did something none of his colleagues in the ruling Grand National Party have ever done: exposed the sensitive list of unionized teachers on his homepage.
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