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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Sat, February 24, 2024 | 01:24
Korea expects surge in Chinese travelers during upcoming holiday
Korea expects to see a surge in the number of Chinese travelers as China’s “Golden Week” holiday season kicks off this week for the first time since the country allowed international group travel.
K-pop fans rally in Seoul against luxury brands' failure on climate action
Global K-pop fans orchestrated international protests across six major cities including Seoul, Monday, urging luxury fashion brands to take action to tackle the climate crisis.
4 in 10 Koreans experience overdue wages: survey
About four out of 10 surveyed workers in Korea experienced delay in wage payments, a survey showed, Sunday.
Patients, doctors at loggerheads as operating room CCTV footage made mandatory
Both patients’ groups and the medical sector are reacting against a revised Medical Services Act that requires medical institutions to install close-circuit cameras (CCTV) in operating rooms to prevent possible abuses against patients under anesthesia.
Prosecution's 'harassment' of news outlets draws concern internationally
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemned on Thursday Korea's prosecution and the ruling party's intimidation and harassment of news media organizations for allegedly reporting misinformation in an interview which the government claims discredited then-presidential candidate Yoon Suk Yeol in 2022, calling for an immediate end to all investigations.
Korea criticized for backpedaling on foreign workforce policy
Korea is set to shut down support centers that help foreign workers settle in the country as part of a broader belt-tightening fiscal policy.
Naming of bill after first lady draws condemnation
Amid ongoing legislative pushes from the two main parties to ban the trade and consumption of dog meat, some ruling lawmakers have named the bill after the first lady, but are now facing a backlash -- even from fellow party lawmakers.
How Daegu became mecca of Korean-style fried chicken
“Chimaek,” a portmanteau of chicken and “maekju,” the Korean word for beer, is among Korean people's favorite foods. It is also a fun way of socializing. Koreans consume a yearly average of 14 kilograms of poultry, equivalent to around 20 chickens, according to the Korean Broiler Council.
Four Seasons Hotel Seoul celebrates Korea-Thailand relations with food
Four Seasons Hotel Seoul presents a special culinary and cultural experience to celebrate the 65th anniversary of Korea-Thailand relations, in collaboration with the Thai Embassy in Seoul and Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River.
Jeonju Sori Festival chief seeks 'renaissance of Korean traditional music'
Lee Wang-jun, the chairman of the Jeonju International Sori Festival Organizing Committee, aims to usher in a “renaissance of Korean traditional music” via an annual event that kicks off, Friday.