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[INTERVIEW] Governor serves Korean teas to world
The mind-calming hot aromas of steeped teas start brewing over the mountainous Korean county of Hadong in South Gyeongsang Province on Thursday. More eager than anyone to serve the choicest selection of the southern county to local visitors and tourists from across the world is its governor, Park Wan-soo.
Uzbekistan accepts people's will to rewrite Constitution
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - On Sunday morning, people of various ages steadily entered and exited through the main entrance of School No. 86, a small elementary school in a residential neighborhood in Tashkent.
Seoul launches English subway app
The Seoul Metropolitan Government has released a new smartphone app dedicated to guiding tourists and visitors through the city's underground public transportation system ― the complexity of which might daunt some new users. Available on Google Play and App Store, the Seoul Subway app is the city's official English-based subway navigator.
New climate clock at Incheon City Hall counts down 6 years, 91 days
On the occasion of Earth Day, observed on April 22 each year, Incheon Metropolitan City set up a climate clock, a public awareness-raising installation showing how much time is left until the average global temperature increases to 1.5 degree Celsius higher than the pre-Industrial Revolution level. The digital clock, installed on the 53rd Earth Day on Saturday, indicated the ...
Taekwondo to kick off Seoul's new tourist-focused entertainment offerings
Visitors and tourists to Seoul are sure to get more kick out of their time spent here starting next month, as the city government and taekwondo athletes are collaborating for a series of shows and events.
Launch of drug enforcement agency under consideration by gov't, ruling party
The country's ruling party and the government agreed, Friday, to strengthen penalization against illegal drug use by vesting more power to prosecutors and launching a new government agency dedicated to controlling the crime.
[INTERVIEW] French military photographer snaps away in Busan
It was the first time world-renowned French photographer Thomas Goisque visited Korea, with a project to snap photos of Busan and promote the southern port city's bid to host the World Expo 2030. Despite his unfamiliarity with Busan, with the help of the city government and Renault Korea Motors sponsoring his project, the award-winning photographer hustled across the biggest ...
[INTERVIEW] Unorthodox refugee support group pushes the envelope
When the seven members of Active Refugee Korea (ARK) started their campaign last year, they agreed on one thing: to be more aggressive than existing refugee advocacy groups in Korea, one of the strictest nations when it comes to accepting asylum seekers. That was the only way the activists figured they would succeed in improving the chances of asylum seekers and refugees in K...
Honoring victims of April 19 Revolution
President Yoon Suk Yeol pays tribute to victims of the April 19 Revolution at the April 19th National Cemetery in Seoul, Wednesday, ahead of a ceremony to mark the 63rd anniversary of the pro-democracy movement. The civil revolt was triggered by public anger over vote-rigging in the presidential election by then-President Syngman Rhee. Yonhap
North Korea's Lazarus hacked 61 S. Korean agencies: police
The National Police Agency (NPA) said on Tuesday it has confirmed North Korean hacking group “Lazarus” has so far attacked over 200 computers in 61 agencies here. At a press conference at its headquarters in Seoul, the NPA said 207 computers at eight news outlets ...
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