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[INTERVIEW] Are we utilizing political rights effectively?
Lee Hyung-seung is the CEO of Policy Bridge and Polbox and has been devising methods to bridge politics and the public.
Police zero in on cozy ties between police and Burning Sun
Police have confirmed several police officers received money from the managers of Burning Sun, the nightclub that is currently under investigation regarding drug use and sexual violence there, indicating the suspected corrupt ties between the club and officers in charge of the district might be true.
Police halt clearing out of Burning Sun to stop evidence loss
Police have halted workers from removing furniture and other items from Burning Sun, a nightclub that shut down recently amid escalating drug use allegations, to prevent loss of any possible evidence. The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said Thursday that about a dozen investigators, including members of the cyber investigation unit, checked and filmed the facility Wednesday...
2 killed, 70 injured in Daegu sauna fire
Two people died and more than 70 were injured in a fire at a sauna in Daegu, Tuesday morning. According to Daegu Fire and Safety Department, the fire started at the sauna on the fourth floor of a seven-story building at around 7 a.m. More than 50 fire trucks with 145 firefighters were mobilized to contain the fire within 20 minutes.
Labor authorities begins inspection on Hanhwa factory explosion
The regional labor office in Daejeon launched a special inspection, Monday, on an ammunition factory of Hanwha, where three workers died from an explosion last Thursday.
Growing number of people accept homosexuality: survey
The ratio of people opposing homosexuality has dropped below 50 percent for the first time, a survey showed, Sunday, indicating Korean society is becoming more accepting of sexual minorities. According to the survey conducted by the Korea Institute of Public Administration of 8,000 people aged from 19 to 69 in September and October, 49 percent of respondents said they do not ...
20% of pregnant women have abortions: survey
Around 20 percent of Korean women who get pregnant have an abortion, according to a government survey, Thursday. The Korea Institute of Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA) announced the results of the survey, which it conducted on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Welfare on 10,000 women aged between 15 and 44 online from September to October.
Ministry to survey food delivery industry's plastic usage
The Ministry of Environment will start a survey on plastic usage in food delivery services over the first half of the year in a preliminary step to set up regulations on plastic use in the industry, the ministry said, Monday.
'I ordered food and it came wrapped in plastic'
The central and local governments have been making efforts to reduce plastic use, including the Ministry of Environment banning plastic cups in coffee shops last August. But questions are rising over how effective the ban is when the use of the cups is only the tip of the iceberg, considering plastic use in the ever-growing delivery service market.
Feb. 8 Independent Declaration distributed worldwide in 4 languages
A declaration of Korea's independence from Japan, made by Korean students during colonial rule in February 1919, has been translated into four languages, according to Seoul Metropolitan Government and a civic group, Friday.