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Tue, September 26, 2023 | 01:31
Doctor acquitted in post-surgery death of Jehovah's Witness
The Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s decision Thursday that a doctor who performed surgery on a Jehovah’s Witness patient without a blood transfusion at her request is not responsible for her death.
7 major builders under investigation for bid rigging
Seven major construction companies are under investigation for suspected bid rigging on contracts for the construction of natural gas pipelines ordered by the state-run Korea Gas Corp. (KOGAS), the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said Wednesday.
Foreigners on staff ease family court confusion
A Vietnamese wife and a Korean husband visited the “Desk For Foreigners” Tuesday at Seoul Family Court to sort out adoption of the wife’s daughter she had with her former husband, who is now dead.
Video recorder found on Sewol
A digital video recorder that is believed to contain recordings from surveillance cameras on the sunken ferry Sewol was found Sunday, the joint rescue team said Tuesday.
Contract worker gets subsidy for toxic injury
A Seoul court on Tuesday ruled in favor of a 45-year-old man who requested state subsidy for a nerve disorder he reportedly suffered from exposure to hydrofluoric acid at Samsung Electronics’ semiconductor plant.
73 Danwon students return to school
Seventy-three Danwon High School sophomores who survived the ferry Sewol accident will go back to the school Wednesday after completing a course of psychotherapy. After their ordeal, the last thing they want is attention.
Arrest warrant sought for Yoo's wife
The prosecution asked the court Monday to issue a warrant to arrest former Semo Group Chairman Yoo Byung-eun’s wife for breach of trust.
Yoo's brother-in-law in custody
The prosecution arrested Gabriel Oh, brother-in-law of fugitive Yoo Byung-eun, and his wife Friday to quiz them about the whereabouts of Yoo and his eldest son Dae-gyun.
Teachers' union loses legal status
A court upheld Thursday the government decision to deprive the Korean Teachers and Education Workers’ Union (KTU) of its legal status as a trade union. As a result of the ruling by the Seoul Administrative Court, the progressive teachers’ union loses its legal rights for collective negotiations and may not keep full-time members who are paid by schools. The 60,000-member KTU ...
Bus driver tries to reject blind passenger with guide dog
A blind man filed Thursday a petition with the National Human Rights Commission claiming he was discriminated against when a bus driver tried to keep him and his guide dog from riding the bus.
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