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Thu, June 1, 2023 | 00:35
Kwon-Choi drama off to slow start
“Seduction,” the new SBS television series starring “hallyu” stars Choi Ji-woo and Kwon Sang-woo, got off to a slow start in audience numbers.
US urges North Korea to halt provocations
The United States urged North Korea on Monday to halt provocations after the communist nation carried out yet another round of ballistic missile launches and fired a barrage of rockets and artillery shells this week. The North launched two ballistic missiles Sunday from the southern city of Kaesong near the border with South Korea. The missiles flew about 500 kilometers across the peninsula and landed in the East Sea, and the launches were seen as a threat that it can hit any targets in the South.
US military unveils guided bullets
For snipers, “one shot, one kill” doubles as a motto and fantasy. The U.S. military, however, is taking steps to make it a reality.
Photographer sawed protected pines for camera angles
Chang Kuk-hyun, 71, built his career as a photographer on stunning images of Korea’s revered Geumgang pines. His reputation is now in tatters after it was revealed he had cut trees in a protected coastal area to create better camera angles.
Internet users face 1 million won fines over actress prostitution rumors
Seoul prosecutors have indicted two Internet users on charges of spreading false rumors about actress Lee Da-hae sleeping with businessmen and politicians for money last year.
Girl's Day sweeps download charts
Girls’ Generation has become irrelevant, KARA is in flux, and 2NE1’s cool meter was already dipping when Park Bom was hit with drug-smuggling accusations.
Dad claims kingdom so young daughter can be a princess
An American man has claimed a patch of land between Egypt and Sudan as a kingdom so his daughter, 7, can be a princess, the Associated Press reports.
Germany defeats Argentina for fourth World Cup title
Germany won its fourth World Cup title, another one at the expense of Argentina, as Mario Gotze’s extra-time winner sank the resilient South American side led by Lionel Messi. The prospect of a penalty shootout was looming when Gotze perfectly gathered an Andre Schurrle cross with his chest and swept in a left footer in the 113th minute.
Apples improve sexual pleasure for women
Eating an apple a day can boost sexual pleasure in healthy women, according to Italian scientists at the Santa Chiara Regional Hospital in Trento.
Fart smells could prevent cancer, researchers claim
Go soft on your colleague next time he farts out a symphony - Exeter University scientists claim that smelling farts could actually prevent cancer.