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Reporter : Lee Yeon-woo
Thu, March 30, 2023 | 20:00
International students cry foul over Korean universities' tuition hikes
Amid what they say are financial struggles, local universities are relying on international students in their decision to raise international student tuition. This year's hikes for international students are in sharp contrast to tuition for domestic students, which has been frozen for the last 15 years.
Foreign ministry files lawsuit against MBC to correct Yoon's hot mic report
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs filed a lawsuit against MBC, requesting a correction to its previous report on President Yoon Suk Yeol's remarks caught on a hot mic during his visit to New York last September.
NK human rights groups urge president to allow loudspeaker broadcasts, leaflets
North Korean human rights groups urged President Yoon Suk Yeol to revise the current government guideline in order to resume loudspeaker broadcasts and let activist send anti-regime leaflets across the inter-Korean border.
Documentary on 25-year-old shaman aims to break stereotypes
Kwon Soo-jin, 25, has lived a double life for as long as she can remember. Over the past four years, she was a communications student at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. She spent her weekdays, like other students, attending lectures, writing papers, and taking mid-terms and final exams.
Owner of time-honored restaurant where president dined, dies
Bae Hye-ja, the founder of a noodle restaurant that has been in operation for 42 years and which became famous after President Yoon Suk Yeol stopped by for lunch in May last year, died on Sunday. She was 83.
Getting married in 30s becomes new normal for Korean women
The average age for marriage is now in the 30s, according to Statistics Korea. According to the state-run agency, nearly half of women married in 2021 were in their 30s.
Anti-corruption agency chief defies calls to resign
The head of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC), who was appointed by the previous Moon Jae-in government, reiterated her intention to hold on to her position.
Asians have stronger presence in US law firms
In Netflix legal drama “Partner Track,” Ingrid Yun, the lead character who graduated from Harvard Law School and works as an attorney at a New York-based law firm, strives to climb the partner track in the face of multiple challenges, including stereotypes of Asians and women. “You have no idea how hard it is to be a person of color at this firm,” she says in the series, whil...
'Thanks Mr. President' for choosing our font on New Year's card
Kwon An-ja, 78, whose handwriting was used in President Yoon Suk-yeol's New Year's greeting card this year, poses with a sign reading, “Thanks Mr. President. I have no regrets now. From Chilgok grandmothers,” Monday. Courtesy of Chilgok County officeFont created by older women who belatedly learned Hangeul chosen for president's New Year's cards By Lee Yeon-wooEve...
DPK leader, ex-president share concerns over crises facing South Korea
Rep. Lee Jae-myung, chairman of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), skipped a New Year's meeting with incumbent President Yoon Suk-yeol and met instead with former President Moon Jae-in.
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