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Bus tour program for foreign tourists kicks off
The Visit Korea Committee has launched the K-Travel Bus, a one-night, two-day bus tour program connecting Seoul to provincial tourist attractions exclusively for foreign tourists.
Medical student faces expulsion for beating up girlfriend
A student at Chosun University’s School of Medicine in Gwangju faces expulsion for restraining and beating his girlfriend.
Working population aging rapidly
A record number of Koreans aged 50 or over are either working or searching for a job, government data showed Tuesday.
KorVA's chief arrested for bribery allegations
The Chairman of the Korean Veterans Association (KorVA), Cho Nam-pung, 77, was arrested Monday evening on charges of accepting approximately 500 million won ($431,500) in bribes.
Korea's 1st private jet terminal to debut in 2016
The Korea Airports Corp. (KAC) will open the nation’s first private jet terminal at Gimpo Intentional Airport in Seoul next year, catering to the growing number of private jet users.
New airport to bring growth to Jeju Island
Jeju Island in the southwest portion of Korea was once a local honeymooners’ destination but is now also a must-visit attraction for foreign travelers, particularly Chinese tourists, all year round.
Jeju seeks eco-friendly development
Won Hee-ryong, governor of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, said that development and preservation can go side by side on the nation’s largest resort island. “I will not allow investment and development which can destroy Jeju’s natural value. We will continue to push for eco-friendly development,” Won said in a recent interview.
Police consider banning second massive rally
Police will likely ban a second anti-government rally, scheduled for Dec. 5, to prevent a repeat of the violence that occurred during a previous demonstration earlier this month.
Kindergarten admission competition intensifies
Competition for winning admission to kindergartens in Korea is getting fiercer, becoming as intense as college entrance exams.
18 people infected with hepatitis C in single hospital
Eighteen people were allegedly infected with hepatitis C after receiving intravenous injections at a Seoul hospital, health authorities said Friday.