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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Wed, February 1, 2023 | 08:25
Saipan resort accommodates families, young golfers and partygoers
Coral Ocean Resort Saipan seeks to expand the island's traveler target from families to young golfers and partygoers with a wide range of sports and entertainment facilities to revitalize its pandemic-hit tourism.
Youth, foreign drug offenders increase threefold in 5 years
The number of drug offenders aged 30 or under has increased threefold in five years, as Korea's arrests for narcotic crimes hit an all-time high last year, according to the latest police report. The number of foreign nationals arrested for illegally possessing, trafficking and selling drugs also tripled, mainly from mass administrations at industrial complexes.
Suicidal pedestrian saved over Han River bridge
An anonymous citizen driver and pedestrian have saved the life of a woman who attempted to commit suicide while sitting at the railing of a bridge over the Han River. On Saturday, a YouTube video was uploaded on a channel named “Han Moon-chul TV,” showing a black box video recorded around 1 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2022 at the Seogang Bridge over the Han River in Seoul.
Netflix series 'The Glory' draws focus to real school bullying
The hit Netflix original series, “The Glory,” has motivated the victims of school violence to launch online campaigns to expose past school bullies and seek apologies from them. In Korea, a past school bullying incident that traumatized a then school girl has regained the public's attention through the Netflix series which features a brutal scene adapted from actual events.
[INTERVIEW] Partnerships with Korean companies help Delta Air Lines' post-pandemic recovery
Delta Air Lines was able to stage a spectacular recovery with the number of its Korea-US flights reaching 110 percent of pre-pandemic levels, thanks to close partnerships with Korean carriers and airports, Delta's Vice President of Asia Pacific Matteo Curcio said.
Korea's ever-changing city brand slogans baffle foreigners
It was initially “Hi Seoul,” introduced in 2002 by conservative Mayor Lee Myung-bak, who later became the president of Korea. That slogan for Seoul Metropolitan City had been in use for the longest time. Then in 2006, Lee's successor, Mayor Oh Se-hoon, modified it to “Hi Seoul: SOUL of Asia.” More changes followed.
Women with hearing impairments break employment barriers at nail salon
At the end of the corridor on the fourth floor of Seoul's Yongsan Station stands an unusually silent and small nail salon. Only soft, calming music flows in the background in lieu of chatter between employees and customers.
Lawmakers, activists urge gov't to support deinstitutionalization of people with disabilities
Rep. Jang Hye-yeong, front row second from right, of the minor progressive Justice Party speaks during a press conference at the National Assembly in Seoul, Monday. Newsis By Lee Hae-rinLawmakers and activists urged the government to support the deinstitutio...
PM disagrees with proposal to write off debts to spur birthrate
Prime Minister Han Duck-soo said Wednesday that he does not agree with a proposal to resolve Korea's persistently-low birthrate by writing off the debts of newlywed couples who have babies. The idea was proposed by Na Kyung-won, vice chair of the Presidential Committee on Aging Society and Population Policy.
Forced cancellation of satirical works exhibition sparks debate on freedom of expression
Seen is a satirical artwork featuring President Yoon Suk Yeol and first lady Kim Keon Hee, which was removed by a National Assembly secretariat from the Members' Office Building lobby, Monday. Courtesy of the exhibition's organizing committeeBy Lee Hae-rinThe National Assembly secretariat's disapproval of an exhibition featuring satirical works about President Yoon Suk Yeol a...
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