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Tue, October 26, 2021 | 18:05
'Gyopo' teen comedy to screen at Sundance
“Seoul Searching,” a teen romantic comedy set in Korea in the 1980s, will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival next month, festival organizers announced Monday.
| 2014-12-09 16:54
S. Korean judge wins seat at ICC
Chung Chang-ho, a South Korean pre-trial judge in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, has been elected as a judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC), officials at Seoul's foreign ministry said Tuesday.
| 2014-12-09 10:55
Eric Garner protest turns violent in Calif.
A protest in California against a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a white policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man, turned violent Saturday, with protesters smashing windows and throwing objects at police.
'Vagina boat' artist arrested again in Japan
A Tokyo artist known for her genital-inspired works has been arrested again in a case that has sparked debate about freedom of expression in Japan.
Woman who cooked neighbor gets life in prison
A court in Volusia County, Fla. has sentenced a woman to life in prison for dismembering and cooking her neighbor, Associated Press (AP) reports.
Jenna Bush admits to 'hanky-panky' in White House
Jenna Bush, daughter of former U.S. President George W. Bush, said she engaged in a bit of “hanky-panky” at the White House during her father’s term in office.
Controversy erupts over Rolling Stone gang rape story
Rolling Stone magazine has apologized for a story about a gang-rape at a fraternity party, saying it was wrong to accept the alleged victim’s story without contacting other parties allegedly involved.
Sunken trawler shifts focus to Sajo
The sinking of the Oryong 501 in the Bering Sea this week has raised questions anew about Korean fishing giant Sajo Group, which owns the vessel and has long been accused of abuses on the high seas. Dating back to 2010, the conglomerate has been accused of alleged human rights and labor abuses, and illegal fishing. The company has faced legal action at home and internationall...
| 2014-12-02 18:09
Two more bodies recovered from Oryang 501
'Fishermen worked in bad weather'
Search continues for 52 missing
Rescue operations for the Korean trawler that sank off Russia's far east continued throughout the night; however no additional people were rescued, reports said.
| 2014-12-02 11:54
Korean trawler sinks in Bering Sea
Rival parties agree on budget bill
The ruling and main opposition parties reached an agreement on the government budget for next year Friday, ending the opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy’s (NPAD) boycott of parliament.
| 2014-11-28 23:09
Man left brain-dead after vaccination donates organs
Curfews on cafes, restaurants to be lifted on Nov. 1
Do Koreans think 'Squid Game' resembles Korean society?
North Korean leader's weight loss leads to diverse speculation
Young workers not entirely happy with 'return to normalcy'
Korea's COVID-19 vaccination rate ranks 10th among OECD countries
Many North Koreans are still searching for freedom in South
[ANALYSIS] Korea seeks US support for 'backbone industries'
Citibank Korea confirms shutdown of retail banking operations
Hyundai Motor chairman to support creation of EV ecosystem in Indonesia
Daily life in Haiti after a series of environmental disasters and political unrest
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