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Reporter : Lee Yeon-woo
Tue, March 28, 2023 | 17:41
Court orders SK chairman to pay $50.5 million in divorce settlement
A court approved the divorce of SK Chairman Chey Tae-won and his wife, Roh Soh-yeong, director of Art Center Nabi. If neither side appeals, the high-powered couple will end their 34 years of marriage marked by ups and downs years after Chey's public acknowledgment that he has been in extramarital relationship with a woman and that they had a child out of wedlock.
Radical 'online media' draws ire of justice minister
Left-wing YouTube channel “Citizen Press The Tamsa” has found itself at the center of controversy after its staffers tried to confront Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon at his home on Sunday afternoon.
[Interview] Korean American attorney wants to become voice of voiceless
Growing up in California as the son of Korean American immigrants, David Kim is all too familiar with the vicious circle of poverty.With the Hispanic population taking the lion's share of 65 percent of its voters, California's 34th Congressional District is one of the poorest electoral districts in the United States. It is home to the largest homeless population in California.
Red Devils cheer for Team Korea's World Cup 2022 match against Uruguay
Football fans across the country gathered at several different venues on Thursday night to cheer for Team Korea in its 2022 World Cup match against Uruguay. Fans were excited about the game and some local governments agreed to set up multiple fan zones.
Families of Itaewon tragedy victims demand apology from president
The family members of the Oct. 29 Itaewon crowd crush victims demanded a formal apology from the government on Tuesday, accusing it of having failed to prevent the tragedy from happening. In a press conference held in southern Seoul, the parents of six victims urged the government to respond to their requests. In a six-point proposal, the families called for a sincere apology...
Shincheonji draws criticism again for mass gathering in Daegu
Shincheonji Church of Jesus, a new religious movement founded in Korea in 1984, has found itself at the center of controversy again for hosting a mass gathering Sunday in the southeastern city of Daegu, amid worries about a “twindemic” this winter and the trauma from the deadly Oct. 29 crowd crush tragedy still fresh.
Busan's red-light district survives Korea's 2004 sex trade ban
BUSAN - Prostitution is illegal in Korea. The country's ban on the sex trade was introduced in March 2004 and went into effect later that year.
Red Devils wait on Seoul authorities' decision for World Cup fan zone
An official fan club of the Korean national football team, better known as the Red Devils, is preparing to organize a fan zone in Seoul for the 2022 FIFA World.
Disclosure of Itaewon tragedy victims' names emerges as touchy diplomatic issue
Two internet media outlets' disclosure of the names of 155 of the Itaewon tragedy victims without the consent of their family members has emerged as a diplomatic issue, as some foreign embassies have made complaints.
Seoul City slashes funding for TBS from 2024
Traffic Broadcasting System (TBS) is once again at the center of controversy, as Seoul Metropolitan Council passed an ordinance enabling the Seoul Metropolitan Government to cut off its financial support for its affiliated radio station starting in 2024, amid claims of political bias in its popular left-leaning news program “Kim Ou-joon's News Factory.” Given that the station...
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