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Everland to showcase flower festival featuring Sanrio characters
Everland will showcase a special collaboration with Japanese entertainment company Sanrio for this year’s spring flower festival, the amusement park's operator said, Wednesday.
Training in cold weather
A K21 infantry fighting vehicle of the Army's Capital Mechanized Infantry Division participates in a river-crossing excercise during cold-weather exercises conducted in sub-zero temperatures in Pocheon, Gyeonggi Province, Wednesday. Yonhap
Stricter health insurance criteria for foreign nationals to start in April
Korea plans to tighten criteria on national health insurance coverage for foreign nationals' dependents in order to control insurance expenditures and screen indiscreet abuses of the state health care system.
Ukrainian delegation visits K-water for post-war reconstruction cooperation
A Ukrainian delegation focused on reconstruction cooperation inspected urban development projects belonging to the Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-water), such as eco-friendly power plants, Tuesday, to shed light on how the war-torn country might be able to apply learnings here to the post-war recovery of Ukraine.
Air China likely to transport giant panda Fu Bao to parents' home country
The first giant panda born in Korea is expected to be delivered to her parents' home country by Air China, not Korean Air. But the specific timing of Fu Bao's transfer to China is under discussion.
Korea to let discount stores open on Sundays to enhance convenience for shoppers
People will be allowed to shop at discount stores and large supermarkets every Sunday, as the government will scrap regulations forcing them to close on the second and fourth Sundays of every month.
660 civic groups urge President Yoon to sign special bill on Itaewon tragedy into law
President Yoon Suk Yeol is facing growing pressure to sign a special bill into law that is calling for a new investigation into the 2022 Itaewon crowd crush, as the bill, which was passed at the opposition-controlled National Assembly earlier this month, was transferred to the government on Friday.
Korea to hold mega roadshows in 25 cities to boost inbound tourism
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, together with the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), will unfold its strategic marketing campaign through “mega roadshows” in 25 cities around the world in a bid to attract 20 million foreign visitors this year, the ministry announced, Friday.
IU's new song 'Love Wins' stirs queerbaiting controversy
IU’s new song “Love Wins” is facing a “queerbaiting” backlash ahead of its release, as the K-pop singer-songwriter allegedly appropriated and modified the political context of a slogan strongly linked with the LGBTQ community.
[INTERVIEW] Award-winning French pastry chef reinvents Korean winter dessert
Pierre-Jean Quinonero, a rising star pastry chef from France, presented an iconic reinterpretation of a Korean wintertime dessert as Strawberry Bingsoo, or shaved ice treats with strawberries, with a French twist.
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