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Danish court rejects Chung Yoo-ra's request for release
A Danish high court has rejected Chung Yoo-ra’s appeal to overturn a district court decision to detain her. According to the Danish prosecution, the Western High Court decided Tuesday (local time) that the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, the central figure in a massive influence-peddling scandal in Korea, must remain in custody until Jan. 30.
'I refuse to go to UFC. Here's why'
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, may be a dream league for some fighters, but it never has been that for Kim Soo-chul.
A doctor who transplants life
James Eason, the renowned doctor who helped extend Steve Jobs’ life by over two years with a liver transplant in 2009, visited Lee Sung-gyu at Asan Medical Center in Seoul last month. The purpose of his visit was to learn from the hospital’s liver transplant team, which is building its reputation as one of the world’s best, if not the best.
Conference held for nursing students
The International Council of Nurses (ICN) Conference isn’t just for professional nurses. About 800 nursing college students from 29 countries held their own assembly at the COEX Auditorium, Friday, to discuss the future of nursing education.
'Nurturing global citizens is our next vision'
Cultivating global-minded “citizens of the world” is the next big thing in Korean education, Vice Education Minister Kim Jae-choon says.
'Queen' is back
Reigning figure skating Olympic champion Kim Yu-na scored 74.92 points in the ladies’ short program on Thursday (KST), leading the pack on her much-anticipated Olympic comeback performance in Sochi. Performing to “Send in the Clowns” at the Iceberg Skating Palace, the 23-year-old cleanly executed a triple lutz-triple toe loop combination, a triple flip and a double axel to sc...
Majo Works accused of illegally copying designs
Cartoonist Jung Chul-yeon, who launched a lineup of commercial products on the back of his successful ``Majo & Sady’’ series last month, is in a bind after his products were accused of copying existing designs.
DiCaprio in Seoul to promote 'Django'
Leonardo DiCaprio came to Korea for the first time Thursday to promote his latest movie, ``Django Unchained,’’ directed by the maestro of violence, Quentin Tarantino. DiCaprio showed respect for another internationally-renown auteur with a passion for grittiness ― Korea’s own Park Chan-wook.