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KAIST alums sue Presidential Security Service for assaulting student
A group of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) alums reported the Presidential Security Service to the police, Tuesday, for alleged abuse of official authority, assault and confinement of a student who shouted at President Yoon Suk Yeol during the school’s graduation ceremony Friday.
Giant panda Fu Bao to meet visitors until March 3
Fu Bao, a beloved giant panda born in Everland, will be on public display until March 3 before being transferred to China in early April, according to the amusement park, Monday. Fu Bao will be housed at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in Sichuan province.
Rights agency urges Korea to bridge digital divide for older people
Korea should develop and distribute senior-friendly digital devices and education programs to protect the rights of older adults so that they can access information and bridge the digital divide amid the ongoing digital transformation, the national rights agency said, Monday.
WeGO's new offices in UAE, Kazakhstan, Ecuador to share Korea's smart city technologies
The World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (WeGO) has opened three new regional offices in Abu Dhabi of the United Arab Emirates, Almaty of Kazakhstan and Cuenca of Ecuador to propel global smart city cooperation initiatives.
KBS pulls documentary on Sewol tragedy for 'potential impact' on general elections
Korea’s public broadcaster KBS decided not to broadcast a documentary on the 2014 sinking of the Sewol ferry initially scheduled to be broadcast in April, citing that it “could affect the general elections.”
Mohegan Inspire entertainment resort faces challenges before full opening
The long-awaited first-phase grand opening of Mohegan Inspire Entertainment Resort on March 5 is just around the corner. The facility partly opened its doors last November.
Korea to hold K-pop events at key travel destinations to attract tourists
Korea will see K-pop dance events, pop-up stores and festivals at key travel destinations across the country this year in a bid to boost inbound travel and showcase what the country's various regionㄴ have to offer, the government said Thursday.
Seoul steps up fight against feral dogs amid growing population
The Seoul Metropolitan Government said, Tuesday, it will set out to capture feral dogs in the coming weeks amid a growing number of such animals roaming the streets and mountains, thereby posing safety concerns to residents and hikers.
Seoul to provide W32.5 mil. subsidy for Hyundai's hydrogen-fueled Nexo
Seoul residents will be able to buy Hyundai Motor's hydrogen-powered SUV Nexo at half the price, as the city government plans to offer a 32.5 million won ($24,000) subsidy as part of its efforts to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
Netflix series 'A Killer Paradox' triggers backlash from supporters of opposition leader
Netflix's new Korean original series, 'A Killer Paradox,' is triggering a backlash online from supporters of main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) leader Lee Jae-myung, for allegedly portraying a villainous character who reminded audiences of the politician's physical appearance as well as scandals that occurred while he was running for president in 2022, which were...
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