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Teacher sacked for corporal punishment
The elementary school teacher who caused a media stir by inflicting severe corporal punishment on his pupils will be fired by the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education.
Hagwon thrive since inception of Lee govt
The number of private cram schools or “hagwon” has surged in Seoul since the inception of the Lee Myung-bak administration which has put a greater focus on competition in its education policy.
Caddie liable for golf cart passengers fall
The Supreme Court held a golf club caddie liable for an injury sustained by a customer who fell off a moving golf cart.
Underprivileged feel alienated further
Soaring consumer prices and the sluggish domestic economy are reducing donations to the underprivileged, leaving them more alienated during the Chuseok holiday.
Kindergarten children to get more financial aid
The government will expand the amount and scope of financial aid for middle-class households to children attending kindergarten as part of a package to boost the nation’s declining birthrate.
Ghostwriters for college hopefuls face crackdown
The government will launch a large-scale crackdown on hagwon or private institutes that write resumes, essays and other documents on behalf of students applying for universities, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology said Sunday.
Divorces on rise as marriages fall
The number of divorces increased 6 percent in 2009 from a year earlier, while those choosing to get married hit the lowest level in a decade.
Seoul City, council collide over plaza opening
A conflict between Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon and the city council is deepening after Oh decided Sunday to veto the announcement of an ordinance revision allowing all forms of assembly to take place at Seoul Plaza without prior approval.
Things you may want to know about antioxidants
Antioxidants are substances capable of inhibiting the oxidation of molecules normally caused by free radicals, and are credited to preventing some diseases or slow down the aging effect.
Kyung Hee opens Humanitas College
Kyung Hee University Thursday started a two-day event to celebrate the opening of its “Humanitas College” and global volunteer corps on its Seoul Campus.
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