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Justice ministry to create new bureau to handle international investment disputes
The Ministry of Justice said, Wednesday, that it will create a new bureau dedicated to handling investment disputes, or investor-state dispute settlements (ISDS), with foreign investment firms.
Korea ranks 2nd-lowest in number of doctors among OECD nations
Korea has the second-lowest number of doctors after Mexico among OCED member nations, the government announced, Tuesday.
School teacher's death sparks calls for improved educator protections, education reforms
The recent death of an elementary school teacher in Seoul has led to debates on the need for legislative reforms to enhance protections for teachers, Friday.
[INTERVIEW] Former dog meat farmer finds new life after freeing 200 dogs
ASAN, South Chungcheong Province ― “Here, look at my farm, we have everything,” said a former dog meat farm owner surnamed Yang, pointing to the field full of green in Asan, South Chungcheong Province. “My life has never been better!”
Marine Corps slammed over service member's death
The Marine Corps is taking flak for deploying its soldiers to search and rescue operations for victims of the recent heavy rain and flooding in Yecheon, North Gyeongsang Province, without proper safety equipment. The Marine lance corporal, who was swept away by a torrent on Wednesday morning, was found dead 14 hours later.
From traditional to trendy, guided tour of Busan's diverse culinary scene
BUSAN ― Home to maritime delicacies and a rising star in specialty coffee, the southeastern coastal city of Busan is one of the country's five tourism hubs designated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for 2020 to 2025.
Seoul City seeks ways to introduce foreign nannies
The Seoul Metropolitan Government held a debate with policy experts, Wednesday, to discuss the possible introduction of foreign nannies at sub-minimum wage pay rates to tackle the city's record-low birth rate and examine overseas cases to map out localization of the policy.
Women-only pink parking spaces turn into family-friendly spots
Women-only pink parking spaces in Seoul disappeared, Monday, 14 years after they were first introduced to assist and protect women, replaced by family-friendly spots the following day.
More women over 60 are engaged in economic activities
Growing employment among women and increased economic activity among seniors are transforming societal norms in Korea as more women in their 60s are now participating in the workforce rather than staying at home to handle domestic duties such as caring for grandchildren, recent government statistics showed.
Heavy monsoon rains leave at least 37 dead, 9 missing
Heavy monsoon rains left at least 37 people dead and nine missing in Korea, safety authorities said, Sunday. The downpours, which started Thursday, left a trail of destruction across the country causing floods and landslides that forced over 8,000 people to evacuate.