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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Sat, March 25, 2023 | 06:31
1 baby, 2 mothers: Police investigate suspected child trafficking case
Police in Daegu are looking into an alleged child trafficking case involving two women - one who disappeared after giving birth to a baby and the other who showed up claiming to be the mother. On March 1, the first woman delivered a boy by cesarean section at a medical center in Daegu. She left the hospital, alone, saying she would come back after recovering from childbirth b...
Woman killed in stopped car struck by bus on highway
A man stopped his car in the middle of a heated argument with his wife on a busy highway on Sunday, causing his wife to be killed when a bus crashed into their vehicle.
Grandson of Chun Doo-hwan hospitalized after using drugs on livestream
Earlier this week, Chun Woo-won, a grandson of former authoritarian President Chun Doo-hwan, shocked many with revelations about his family's extravagant lifestyles paid for with money from slush funds. On Friday, the grandson again caught many by surprise by using drugs live on a YouTube broadcast from his New York apartment.
Earthquake relief team says rescue dog will be fine
“Tobaek,” is in good condition. The Korean rescue dog at the center of controversy earlier this month over an injury he sustained during a search operation in earthquake-stricken Turkey, was not a victim of animal abuse according to a member of the first Korean disaster relief team sent to the country.
KARA's Park Gyu-ri questioned over ex-boyfriend's alleged business fraud
Park Gyu-ri, a member of K-pop group KARA, was recently questioned by prosecutors as a witness over her ex-boyfriend's alleged business fraud. Park was a curator of a gallery that belonged to a local art-sharing platform operator, Pica Project, where her ex-boyfriend, Song Ja-ho, was the CEO. The company issues a crypto token named PicaArtMoney, which it sold primarily to ind...
'Buying Americano for delivery rider' gets mixed reactions
The Korea Times readers were divided in their responses over a local coffee franchise's recent move to add “An Americano for your coffee delivery rider” for 1,000 won to its menu.
Lego's BTS Dynamite set available as of March 1
Lego announced it will roll out a block set featuring K-pop boy group BTS, which will go on sale March 1. It will also be available at the BTS pop-up stores later in the month. The set, featuring the seven members of the boy band and the places shown in the music video of their smash hit “Dynamite,” will be available at Lego's online and offline stores.
Actress Park Min-young under investigation over Bithumb embezzlement case
Actress Park Min-young was questioned by prosecutors on Tuesday in connection with embezzlement allegations at Bithumb, the operator of Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, according to Korean media outlets.
Court documents reveal details of former Big Bang member's sex trafficking
As Seungri, a former member of K-pop group Big Bang, was released from prison last Thursday, a local cable news channel released court documents revealing his involvement in sex trafficking.
Volleyball star Kim Yeon-koung appeals for aid to help quake victims in Turkey
Korean volleyball star Kim Yeon-koung is appealing to Koreans to help Turkey and Syria, which have been devastated by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake.In two Instagram posts, the volleyball player shared a picture of a dog sitting next to its owner who was buried under rubble, following a quake that left thousands of people dead. Along with the image was text explaining where and h...
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