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Reporter : Ko Dong-hwan
Tue, May 30, 2023 | 09:33
Ramsar wetland in Han River cleaned up for protected birdlife
There is a tiny island on the Han River in the middle of Seoul where human entry is restricted almost all the time. Only those contracted to monitor the site twice daily and those with clearance for research purposes are allowed to visit. The island, 1.3 kilometers long and 300 meters wide, is internationally recognized for its significance in providing a natural habitat for ...
Parties remain split even after Constitutional Court OKs prosecution reform bill
Even after the Constitutional Court decided, Thursday, that a prosecution reform bill pushed by the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) last year is legally effective despite procedural flaws, the country's two major parties remain split, criticizing each other based on the ruling.
Churches, Seoul gov't unite to fight low birthrate
The Seoul city government and Christian communities in Korea have agreed to cooperate to bolster children's daycare services to support families. The initiative hopes to overhaul the country's chronic low birthrate problem, which data shows is among the lowest in the world.
Daughter of North Korean dictator seen wearing $1,900 Dior jacket
Kim Ju-ae, daughter of North Korean leader Kim Jung-un, was recently seen wearing a luxurious jacket in a photo released by the regime earlier this month. The image illustrates how detached the dictator and his family are from a public rumored to be suffering from widespread poverty and starvation.
Food ministry refutes microcystin-poisoned rice scandal
Korea's food watchdog has refuted claims about a poisoned rice scandal that was brought up last week by environmental activists, saying the authority did not find any poison in rice samples used in a test conducted last year.
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. ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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