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Incorporation to retool SNU
The passage of the bill on the incorporation of Seoul National University (SNU) at the National Assembly, Wednesday, is expected to lay the groundwork for the state-owned school to grow into a globally competitive institute, school officials said Thursday.
2nd domestic English test due in Jan.
Another pilot English test, initiated by the government aimed to replace the TOEIC test, will be held on Jan. 29 at 25 venues in 17 cities across the country, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology said Tuesday.
Korean students ranked top in reading, math
South Korean students ranked top in reading and mathematics in a worldwide evaluation of scholastic performances among OECD countries.
Korea Times sets up partnership with Kyungmin College
Kyungmin College, a privately-run community college in northern Gyeonggi Province, established a partnership with The Korea Times Monday to work together for the success of the “2011 HYO Cartoon Competition.”
More Yeonpyeong residents returning home
More and more residents of Yeonpyeong Island near the tense maritime border are returning to their homes despite North Korea’s warning Sunday against the South’s military drills.
Korean men insensitive to sexual harassment
Many prominent members of society including doctors, professors and civil servants are found to have been involved in cases of sexual harassment and discrimination, according to the state-run human rights agency. The National Human Rights Commission of Korea logged instances of sexual harassment at work places for a 12-month period from June last year, and disclosed them, Sunday. The agency said it has published a book containing 18 cases that were subject to warnings or action by the agency.
Police probing Internet cafe praising North Korea
More alert than ever before, police have began investigating an Internet cafe for praising North Korea after the communist state committed a ruthless attack by shelling Yeonpyeong Island.
Suspension of state aid to civic group illegal
The Supreme Court has upheld a ruling against a government decision to stop providing financial aid to a civic group, which protested the resumption of imports of U.S. beef.
Catholic Univ. to expel gay Filipino
A homosexual Filipino student is on the brink of expulsion from the Catholic University of Korea (CUK) in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, because of his sexual orientation.
Civic groups denounce N. Korean attack
Civic groups lashed out Wednesday at North Korea’s artillery attacks on Yeonpyeong Island in the West Sea.
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