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Mother of anti-NK group leader found dead
Police are investigating the death of a 75-year-old woman after it turns out she was the mother of an official from a conservative civic group that sends anti-North Korea flyers over the border.
Students in northern Seoul chubbier than southern peers
Students of primary and secondary schools located in northern Seoul were found to be more obese than those in other areas, while those in the southern “Gangnam” area had the lowest rate of obesity, a survey showed Wednesday.
Univ. libraries grapple with shortage of books
The number of books in the 20 largest university libraries in Korea falls far short of those lining the shelves in American schools, according to a report Tuesday.
Actress fined W10 mil. for drunk driving
Actress Kim Ji-soo was sentenced to a 10 million won ($8,950) fine for driving under the influence of alcohol and leaving the scene of an accident, the Seoul Central District Court said Monday.
Forcing employees to lose weight is discrimination
Forcing an employee to quit because he or she did not succeed in losing weight is discrimination, the National Human Rights Commission ruled Monday.
Another SNU professor under fire over lessons
Another music professor from Seoul National University (SNU) is in the spotlight for the wrong reasons. Park Mi-hae is accused of having violated the school’s policy on the provision of private lessons, only a week after the school decided to fire one of its music professors over violence toward students.
SNU assets estimated at W3 trillion
Seoul National University (SNU)'s total assets, including its real estate and buildings, are estimated at 3.2 trillion won ($2.8 billion).
Female teacher missing for 5 days
A female teacher has been missing for the past five days in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province, setting off fears of yet another kidnapping case in the area.
Matchmaking TV show raises eyebrows
A female university student's open proposal to land herself a potential partner through a TV program is causing a stir among Internet users. Some are reacting favorably while others have expressed uncomfortable sentiments regarding her somewhat bold attempt.
Indirect corporal punishment -- permissible or not?
The ban on corporal punishment is apparently taking root at primary and secondary schools. However, confusion still hangs over “indirect corporal punishment” such as enforced push-ups and running laps.
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