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Mon, December 11, 2023 | 20:46
Number of corrupt cops on steady rise
The number of police officers penalized for taking bribes and other illegalities stood at 1,154 last year, up nearly 70 percent from four years ago.
Students to be freed from dress codes
Primary and secondary school students in Seoul will be able to abandon their drab uniform to freely choose what to wear and how to style their hair from next year, the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education said Wednesday.
Police chief rules out harsh crackdown on Gangjeong
National Police Agency Commissioner Cho Hyun-oh said the police will not carry out any large-scale crackdowns on demonstrators opposing the construction of a naval base in a village in Jeju Island. “There won’t be arrests of any considerable number of villagers simultaneously with the use of large-scale police force,” Cho said in an interview with Yonhap News.
English teachers experience Korean culture
About 970 English teachers, newly hired to teach at public schools from the fall semester, have been participating in orientation programs that will help them more easily adapt to Korean culture and customs, the National Institute for International Education (NIIED) said Tuesday.
Four found dead in group suicide
Four people in their 20s were found dead in what is seen as an apparent group suicide in a studio apartment in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province, police said Friday.
Korea develops four-seat passenger aircraft
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) introduced its first indigenous private aircraft Wednesday, allowing Korea to join the ranks of nations that boast developing non-military aircraft.
In Kenya, dreams of wildlife come true
NAIROBI ㅡ What does Africa remind you of? It’s a question an official from the Kenyan Tourism Board asked me. The words that instantly came to mind were poverty, civil war, and several other negative ones. It was a land practically unknown for me.
African massage
I had a rare opportunity to visit Kenya last week. It was the first time that I have ever set foot in Africa. I traveled the beautiful country for a week together with a group of reporters invited by the Kenyan Embassy in Korea.
Temple arsonist gets jail term
A district court sentenced an arsonist who set fire to a 1,300-year-old Buddhist temple in Busan to five years in prison Thursday, court officials said.
Railroad operations back to normal after accident
Railroad operations came to a halt for nearly six hours at Uiwang Station in Gyeonggi Province after a piece of drilling equipment fell onto the tracks Monday, the Korea Railroad Corp. (Korail) said.
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