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Mon, September 27, 2021 | 00:36
Jin Air launches web drama to promote Southeast Asian travel
Jin Air, one of the nation’s low-cost carriers, has launched a web-based drama, “Mr. Park Is on Vacation,” to promote travel to Southeast Asian countries. The carrier is the first to produce a web drama for a campaign. The no-frills carrier affiliated with Korean Air said it launched the drama on Naver TV Cast on Wednesday. The drama revolves around Park Sang-moo, an office w...
Travel & Cuisine
| 2016-03-03 17:16
No. of jobless college graduates surges
The number of people having university degree or higher but who are not seeking jobs has more than doubled over 15 years, data showed Monday.
| 2016-02-29 16:56
President's welfare policy still adrift
President Park Geun-hye pledged to expand welfare benefits to the elderly and children “without raising taxes” as part of efforts to tackle the effects of the aging population and the low birthrate.
| 2016-02-28 18:54
English immersion bans constitutional: top court
The Constitutional Court has ruled that the government’s order to ban English immersion programs for first and second graders in private elementary schools is constitutional. The court ruled unanimously on Thursday that the ban could be seen as the proper means of preventing the negative impact of excessive private tutoring.
| 2016-02-25 17:43
Korean children start learning English before turning five: survey
VW Korea officials slapped with travel ban
Prosecutors have imposed an overseas travel ban on top officials of Audi Volkswagen Korea, which is currently under investigation here over its rigging of emissions tests.
| 2016-02-24 16:50
Prosecutors conduct raid in Yongsan project probe
Prosecutors raided the office and home of a close aide to Huh Joon-young, former president of the Korea Railroad Corporation (Korail), Tuesday, investigating allegations of the creation of a slush fund involving a now-scrapped urban development project on the state-run rail operator’s land in Yongsan, central Seoul.
| 2016-02-23 17:13
Novelist Gong may face defamation charges
Celebrated novelist Gong Ji-young may face defamation charges for accusing a former priest of misusing charity funds.
| 2016-02-22 15:55
Busan to hold hallyu festival in October
The One Asia Festival, a Korean cultural promotion event, will be held in Busan from Oct. 1 to 23 to attract more foreign tourists to the southeastern port city.
| 2016-02-22 15:54
Naebu Expressway to shut down Sageun-Gireum section
Naebu Expressway will be partially shut down on Monday due to safety concerns, the city government said Sunday.
| 2016-02-21 19:09
Helsinki Airport launches express immigration check-in for Korean travelers
Helsinki International Airport offers an automated border control kiosk service to help Korean travelers from across the world expedite their entry into the country. Previously, only Koreans leaving Finland were allowed to use the express service. / Courtesy of FinnairBy Chung Ah-young Korean passport holders can now use the automated border control kiosk for their immigratio...
Travel & Cuisine
| 2016-02-18 16:59
Explosive rise in infections disrupts Korea's path to 'live with COVID-19' strategy
Upbit crypto exchange operator Dunamu joins ranks of Korea's 'decacorns'
Tough regulations force banks to go abroad
'Squid Game' pop-up set in Itaewon closed due to virus concerns
Joseon's first encounter with a 'wheel'
Kim Yo-jong pressures Seoul to negotiate with US: experts
Samsung presents vision for brain-like neuromorphic chips
Crypto market reorganized with 'Big 4' exchanges
LG Chem expands presence in China, Japan with bio products
Delayed Kakao Pay IPO feared to decrease profits for Samsung Securities
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