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Wed, October 20, 2021 | 18:10
Koreans consume too much salt
For his typical lunchtime meal, 30-year-old office worker Lee Sung-jin chooses doenjang jjigae (soybean paste soup), and for dinner, grilled chitterlings, kimchi jjigae (kimchi broil), alongside a glass of Korean distilled liquor, soju.
| 2010-11-22 19:36
Students decry poor test management
This year’s College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) for university entrance held on Nov. 18 angered many applicants, who claim the critical exams were marred by a series of mismanagement by the authorities.
| 2010-11-22 19:24
Korea’s largest charity group nears collapse
The scandal-ridden Community Chest of Korea (CCK), the nation’s largest charity group, is teetering on the brink of collapse as its leaders are resigning en masse amid a dismal performance in collecting donations.
| 2010-11-21 19:20
Abortion affects human rights of women
Abortion will be tackled anew by the National Human Rights Commission, putting the most ethically-controversial “fetus removal” issue under the spotlight once again.
| 2010-11-21 18:44
Sandel challenges readers on morality with new book
Before looking at Michael J. Sandel’s new book “Why Morality,” we need to consider its predecessor.
| 2010-11-19 16:30
Michelin star chef presents world of foie gras
Some may raise their eyebrows in consternation when it comes to “duck liver,” but nearly everyone has heard of “foie gras.” In Korea, where palates are still quite conservative, it has become one of the most commonly used ingredients to express the rich and versatile aspects of the French culinary world.
Travel & Cuisine
| 2010-11-18 18:47
KBS program raises questions about cause of Cheonan sinking
The state-run broadcaster KBS aired an investigative program that refutes the latest governmental report on the cause of the sinking of the frigate Cheonan in March.
| 2010-11-18 18:32
Anxiety runs high ahead of D-Day
A total of 712,227 applicants will take the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) across the nation today. This morning, a number of applicants will be arriving at test venues at the last minute, riding with police motorcades, while some students might fall sick due to nervous tension.
| 2010-11-17 18:43
Admission system to be role model for Asia
The whole nation will hold its breath today for the state-run college admission test ― even airplanes will be grounded at airports near schools where applicants take English language listening exams.
| 2010-11-17 18:23
Overheated competition to build walking trails raises concerns
Walking and trekking have always been in vogue here, and with more people becoming attracted to the activities, the demand for trails with a good environment and convenient facilities is soaring higher than ever.
| 2010-11-16 19:08
Speculating on 'Squid Game'
Korea's solar energy project backfires
North Korea continues slamming 'Squid Game'
Kim Jong-un's half-brother was linked with South Korea's spy agency: report
Controversy rises over booster shot for Janssen vaccine
Weather forecaster warns of disappearing spring and fall
6 out of 10 Seoulites want to work in 'metaverse' offices
Korea's self-developed space rocket Nuri ready for launch
'Living with COVID-19' policy raises expectation for liquor businesses
Korea faces possible 3 percent inflation
Daily life in Haiti after a series of environmental disasters and political unrest
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