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Fri, December 1, 2023 | 13:30
Tale of two gold medalists
Short-track skater Viktor Ahn has emerged as a national hero in Russia after winning three golds and a bronze in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. No doubt he deserved the fame as he competed to the best of his ability to realize his Olympic dream.
Dongguk to create biomedical hub
Dongguk University plans to create an international academic-industrial biomedical cooperation hub on its campus in Ilsan on the northwestern outskirts of Seoul.
Agony of tenants
An increasing number of tenants are bearing the brunt of soaring rental housing deposits despite the continuing property market slump.
Bribing foreign officials goes unpunished
Transparency International (TI) placed South Korea on a list of 20 countries on Tuesday that have done little or nothing to hold companies and businesspeople to account for bribing foreign officials.
Amsterdam leads electric car revolution
Due to the threat of climate change and its consequences, increasing numbers of people are becoming committed to reducing dependence on fossil fuels that increase greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere.
Mr. Mayor, you can do better!
What do expats think about Seoul City Hall’s ability to handle the heavy snowfall Monday night?
Green Cross to build plasma factory in Thailand
Green Cross Corp. has signed a $68.48 million (73 billion won) contract with the Thai Red Cross Society to build a plasma derivative plant in Thailand.
35 retired civil servants fined for illegal jobs
Thirty-five retired civil servants were fined up to 10 million won each for taking positions with private firms without abiding by the ethics law governing the conduct of former public officials, the Ministry of Public Administration and Security said Friday.
Green Cross wins $12 mil. flu vaccine contract
Green Cross Corp. has won a contract to supply $12 million worth of flu vaccines to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Korean pharmaceutical firm said Friday.
Six-month term sought for late Roh's daughter
The prosecution is seeking a six-month prison term for Roh Jeong-yeon, the daughter of the late President Roh Moo-hyun, on charges of converting a huge sum of money into U.S. dollars and illegally sending it overseas buy an apartment in New Jersey in 2009.