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Private education market doubles
The nation’s education market in terms of profit nearly doubled in 2009 compared to 2005, led by large-size incorporated institutes, the National Tax Service (NTS) said.
Bus driver convicted after injuring sexual assaulter
A bus driver who injured a sexual molester during an attempt to prevent him from assaulting another person was convicted of assault Sunday.
Record number of principals, educators dismissed last year
Sixty seven principals and other educators were dismissed for allegedly taking kickbacks or engaging in other corrupt deals last year.
Temporary workers struggle to regain jobs
More than 30 janitors and cleaning ladies in their 50s and 60s have been holding a sit-in protest in the main building of Hongik University in Seoul for four days since Monday morning, demanding the school withdraw the collective termination of their employment contracts.
Wife ruled innocent for warning messages to husbands partner
A woman who sent more than 30 text messages to a woman she suspected of having an affair with her husband was ruled innocent in an appeal case.
Corrupt schools will be publicized online
The names of schools in which principals and teachers have been caught engaging in corrupt or illicit practices will be made public from March, the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education said Monday.
Recent books
Korean actor Bae Yong-joon fueled hallyu, or Korean wave, through his dramas, and now he is hoping to step closer to his foreign fans with something more personal. The 38-year-old actor released his book ``A Journey in Search of Korea’s Beauty’’ last year and the photo book is now in English.
Now showing
Famous comedian and film director Shim Hyung-rae returns with his latest Hollywood film, this time a comedy. In the 1950s in New York, Mafia boss Don Carini (Harvey Keitel) suddenly brings his lovechild Young-gu (Shim) from Korea, who seems mentally impaired, to train him as his successor. He keeps disappointing everyone by behaving strangely, but finally manages to win the h...
[Weekender] Catching culture on the 2011 calendar
The past year was an exciting one for the Korean arts and culture scene and next year a host of colorful performances, festivals and events await fans
Concerts, Museums and Theater
Concerts, Museums and Theater