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Admiral Yi statue ― to restore or rebuild?
The 42-year-old statue of Admiral Yi Sun-sin, which was moved from Gwanghwamun Plaza on Monday to undergo “major surgery,” may return to its original location far later than originally expected as some civic activists insist the regal statue and landmark should be reconstructed rather than restored.
61 advisors join revolt against human rights agency chief
The unprecedented internal strife within the National Human Rights Commission reached a new level Monday as 61, about one-third of the 160 non-regular advisory staffers, offered to resign in protest of its Chairman Hyun Byung-chul, who they claim to be “politically biased.”
Coex offers taste of Korea to delegations
The G20 Seoul Summit is more than a meeting of politicians and financiers. The organizers of the global event are striving to use this as an opportunity to promote the best cultural aspects of Korea to the delegation and media crew from around the world.
VIPs prove fashion is a statement
We didn’t need Michelle Obama or Carla Bruni to light up the festive atmosphere. We didn’t miss Cuban-native Narciso Rodriguez or French house Dior’s outfits either.
No if allowed at G20 Summit venue
The barricades were firm and the security was tight at the Coex in southern Seoul, the main venue for the G20 Seoul Summit, Thursday.
Revolt persists at human rights agency
Prof. Cho Kuk of Seoul National University, a non-standing commissioner at the National Human Rights Commission resigned from his post Wednesday, adding to the mounting pressure on its beleaguered chief Hyun Byung-chul to step down.
No stones left unturned in G20 security sweep
The security for the G20 Seoul Summit will be tighter than ever since 34 heads of state, government or international organizations will visit the capital for discussions over pending financial issues.
4 female heads of state will add luster to G20 summit
Four female leaders who smashed through glass ceilings in the male-dominated political arena will gather in Seoul to attend the G20 summit. This will be the largest number of female heads of state present at one place in the history of the G20 summit.
Tight security to guard VIPs
The security for the G20 Seoul Summit will be tighter than ever since 34 heads of state, government or international organizations will visit the capital for discussions over pending financial issues.
Global unionists to gather in Seoul
International labor unions will gather in Seoul to discuss job creation and other labor issues ahead of the G20 Seoul Summit.
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