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Reporter : Ko Dong-hwan
Mon, May 29, 2023 | 18:21
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
Youths, lawyers urge constitutional court to tackle carbon neutrality faster
Three years after filing a complaint suit at the country's Constitutional Court against the Korean central government for their “inadequate” climate policies, Youth 4 Climate Action and their lawyers once again got together, Monday, to mark the ongoing initiative and recap key events.
Incheon, Jeju receive additional funding to attract medical tourists
Korea has become one of the favored destinations for foreigners seeking both affordable and quality medical services and the Ministry of Health and Welfare has selected cities that will receive funding to have hospitals there accommodate more patients from abroad.
Japanese news outlet backs fans displaying rising sun flags against Korea
A Japanese news outlet on Wednesday backed fans using rising sun flags to cheer and support the Japanese team during the World Baseball Classic, fueling tension between Japan and Korea over the controversial flag, which symbolizes Japan's colonial rule over Korea during World War II.
How clean are carmakers' supply chains? Mercedes ranks top, Hyundai 11th
New data by a global alliance of environmental and human rights watchdogs unveiled, Tuesday, a list of the world's top automakers ranked based on how clean and ethical their production processes have proved. Mercedes-Benz topped the leaderboard, while Korean companies Hyundai Motor and Kia Motor sat 11th and 14th, respectively.
Jeju's 2nd airport project still faces opposition
Despite the environment ministry's conditional approval of a plan to build a second airport on Jeju Island, the already long-delayed project still seems to have a long way to go before construction begins due to unceasing protests from those accusing the ministry of giving up on its primary role of preserving the country's natural environment. Ever since the plan was first pr...
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