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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Tue, June 6, 2023 | 18:37
Egyptian national arrested for possession of cannabis cookie
Police arrested an Egyptian national who was pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving and then found to be in possession of a single cannabis cookie. The Namyangju Police Station in Gyeonggi Province said, Monday, that a report was filed on an Egyptian national in his 30s in Namyangju's Dasan-dong, northeast of Seoul, around midnight on May 22.
[INTERVIEW] DoubleTree by Hilton turns hotel rooftop into urban bee farm in Pangyo
SEONGNAM, Gyeonggi Province - “Here, you can see all these bees growing safe and healthy in the beehive. No need to be afraid of them,” urban beekeeper Park Jin said, lifting a wooden hive frame filled with glittering honey and buzzing bees on the rooftop of a newly built hotel in Pangyo in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province.
Korean shorthairs among favorite cat breeds as more people choose to adopt pets
Park Mun-su, a 33 year-old Seoul-based program developer, rescued two Korean shorthair kittens - Marry and Milk - from his neighborhood seven years ago. He had never planned on bringing animals into his household, but said he felt an undeniable bond with the kittens after rescuing them, a connection he simply couldn't ignore.
Korea sees record-high number of flu patients for late spring
Influenza, which typically strikes during winter, has spread at an alarming level in late spring, marking the highest number of patients for a late spring and early summer season.
Calls grow for female flight attendants to ditch skirts for pants
Calls are growing here for airline companies to allow and encourage female cabin crew members to wear trousers for their benefit and convenience in their inflight safety duties after a viral image showed an Asiana Airlines flight attendant wearing a skirt, which was then criticized as not practical after a recent inflight incident.
[INTERVIEW] French photographer highlights amazing transformations of dog meat farm survivors
French photographer Sophie Gamand still vividly remembers when she first met Soju in September 2019 at a dog meat farm in Yeoju, Gyeonggi Province. On that day, she witnessed how the helpless life of a small orange-furred chow chow mix changed through a rescue.
Korea's Fukushima inspection team focuses on long-term management of wastewater
A Korean inspection team that visited Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant said Wednesday that they are focusing on evaluating how the facilities and systems to treat contaminated water can be managed stably for the next three decades and beyond.
Calls grow for regulations on AI technology on webcomics
With the ongoing advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) within the realm of the creative industry, there is an increasing demand to establish guidelines for its use and to safeguard the intellectual property rights of artists. Earlier this month, Naver Webtoon, a digital comics platform by Korea's largest portal Naver, introduced Toon Filter, its AI image generator. Thi...
Korea hiking trail weeks kick off to promote regional tourism
The Korea hiking trail weeks, a promotional campaign for the Korea Dulle Trail, was launched Friday by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO). The two-week event runs until June 9.
Seoul City set to help Ukraine rebuild war-damaged city infrastructure
The Seoul Metropolitan Government will share its post-war city rebuilding knowhow in order to help Ukraine recover from Russia's invasion, the city government said, Thursday.
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