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Thu, March 23, 2023 | 10:47
Pyongyang fires multiple cruise missiles toward East Sea
North Korea fired multiple cruise missiles toward the East Sea, Wednesday, the South Korean military said. The missiles were fired at 10:15 a.m. from Hamhung, South Hamgyong Province that flanks the country's east coast, according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). The missiles were presumed to be long-range cruise missiles also known as the North Korean version of the U.S. ...
| 2023-03-22 21:57
Chief news editors group selects Yonhap News TV executive as new president
Chief editors of news agencies in Korea selected their new representative on Tuesday. Choo Seung-ho from Yonhap News TV became the new president of the Korea News Editors' Association. He has been serving as the senior vice president of the state news broadcaster since 2021.
| 2023-03-22 17:22
Korean justice minister delivers message of solidarity and support for Ukraine war victims
Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon indicated the Korean War as a lesson to unite the world right now and stop the Russian invasion of Ukraine, during a recent global summit for justice ministers as history serves as a reminder that unity and cooperation among nations can be instrumental in resolving conflicts and promoting justice.
| 2023-03-22 16:49
Floating pool development: new excuse to get your swimming outfit ready for Han River
The Han River will likely see its first floating pool by 2026.Coming to the riverside park at Ichon-dong in the central Seoul district of Yongsan, the pool is part of the Han River Art Pier project that will be built on a dilapidated dock site, according to the Seoul Metropolitan Government, Tuesday.
| 2023-03-21 16:10
Possibly next SOHO, Seoul selects 5 neighborhoods for new signature 'K-alleys'
With almost 10 million people living in 25 different districts and the Han River through the middle, Seoul offers more than even most locals who spend a considerable amount of time have time ...
| 2023-03-21 09:00
Korea sets up hotline with Germany, France, Netherlands for immigrations policies
Introducing a new central government agency dedicated to Korea's immigration policies is apparently gaining momentum after Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon returned from Europe where he studied the migrant policies of advanced countries. Han met with key immigration policymakers in France, Germany and the Netherlands during his trip from March 7 to Wednesday. Upon his return, t...
| 2023-03-17 08:29
League of Legends final to be staged at Jamsil Stadium
With support from the Seoul Metropolitan Government, a championship match for the Korean league of League of Legends (LoL) in April will be held at the Jamsil Sports Complex in Seoul next month.
| 2023-03-16 15:50
Seoul mayor woos London firms for investment
Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon promoted Seoul and Korean startups at London Stock Exchange, Tuesday (local time), assuring high returns on investments. Oh is on a four-nation European trip that will also bring him to the cities of Dublin, Hamburg and Copenhagen.
| 2023-03-15 16:24
Seoul mayor takes cue from London for Han River redevelopment
Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon is visiting London to study the city's infrastructure as the Seoul Metropolitan Government is seeking to create its own waterfront cultural spaces along the Han River as part of its Hangang Renaissance project. On Sunday, Oh embarked on a four-nation European trip that will also bring him to the cities of Dublin, Hamburg and Copenhagen to think about ho...
| 2023-03-14 16:05
Rallies in Seoul to be restricted from blocking entire roads
Rallies taking up all lanes of roads will be banned in Seoul, the city's police agency said Monday. The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said rallies in the city from now on will be permitted only if they leave open a minimum number of lanes for the passage of emergency vehicles and public buses.
Law & Crime
| 2023-03-13 16:46
Korean firms balk at donating to fund compensating victims of Japan's forced labor
Sexual assaults by Korean diplomats continue despite zero-tolerance policy
Main opposition leader indicted, faces calls to resign
Consumers choose to travel abroad over purchasing luxury goods
World water day
Outback Steakhouse sees sales soar as it opens stores in large shopping malls
Samsung, SK avoid worst-case scenario as US 'guardrails' are less stringent than feared
Korean pension fund hit by overseas banking crisis
[INTERVIEW] Retired FSC chief finds inspiration exploring Koreans' ancestral roots
Campaign launched to promote equal treatment for multicultural families
World water day
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