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Taxation on clergy delayed by one year to 2016
The government has decided to put a controversial plan to tax the clergy on hold for a year, the Ministry of Strategy and Finance said Thursday.
Six killed in fishing boat sinking
A fishing boat capsized in waters off Dadae Port in Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, Tuesday, leaving six dead and five injured, the Coast Guard said.
Seoul rejects ILO's call for gov't union
The government will not accept the International Labor Office’s (ILO) petition to approve the establishment of a labor union for government employees, Employment and Labor Minister Phang Ha-nam said.
'Utility fees should go up'
This summer, civil servants are sweating in offices because they are obliged to maintain a “mandatory” temperature of 28 degrees Celsius or higher in their workplaces.
Incheon invites NK to Asiad
Incheon Mayor Song Young-gil is confident of North Korea’s participation in the Asian Games to be held in the western port city next year.
Mayor aims to make Seoul charming
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon has pledged to make Seoul a truly international city that appeals to foreign investors and tourists.
Korean student molested on bus in India: report
A 20-year-old South Korean student was molested on a bus in India, Monday, Indian media outlets have reported.
Huh apologizes for plagiarism
Huh Tae-yeol, President-elect Park Geun-hye’s appointed chief of staff, apologized Wednesday for plagiarizing his doctoral thesis.
Job recovery gaining faster momentum
Following the global financial and economic crisis, the Korean government has put top priority on creating more jobs. The domestic employment market also suffered from the fallout of the financial crisis that peaked in 2009, with those losing their jobs outnumbering the newly-employed by more than 72,000 the following year.
'Psy does Gangnam no justice'
Psy is galloping ahead with his “Gangnam Style” to conquer the pop world. The chubby rapper has been an oddball compared with other svelte, good-looking K-pop stars; but his offbeat style, peppered with elements of fun and humor, is hot worldwide.
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