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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Tue, May 30, 2023 | 10:58
Firefighters, animal welfare advocates help pets affected by recent forest fire
Improved animal evacuation and sheltering measures helped save the lives of companion animals during a giant wildfire that swept through Gangneung, Gangwon Province, on Monday, an animal rights group said, Friday.
Incheon International Airport to reinforce security inspection measures
Incheon International Airport, the country's biggest and largest international air transport hub, plans to reinforce security inspection measures amid steep increases in passengers from a tourism rebound, Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) announced, Thursday.
War on drugs
National Police Agency Commissioner General Yoon Hee-keun speaks during a video conference with commanding departments from across the country at the agency's headquarters in western Seoul's Seodaemun District, Wednesday, to tackle drug crimes. The meeting took place after a recent extortion scam where high school students were duped into drinking drug-laced beverages distrib...
Gov't unveils stricter measures against school bullying
Students with records of committing school bullying will face penalties in the university admissions process, while victims' consent will become mandatory in order to clear records of perpetrators' crimes, the government announced, Wednesday.
Gwangju sees increase in dark tourism
Korea's southwestern city of Gwangju is seeing a growing number of young visitors seeking to learn about the 1980 pro-democracy movement. This sudden increase in interest in the city and the historical event was triggered by the apology of former authoritarian leader Chun Doo-hwan's grandson Woo-won, educators said on Monday.
Former dictator accused of having artworks, secret safe filled with cash
Ex-President Chun Doo-hwan's former daughter-in-law joined her son in revealing the late dictator's criminal and fraudulent activities, testifying that Chun and his wife kept a giant secret safe filled with cash as well as an art piece worth more than $1 million at their residence.
Almost half of one-person households live in poverty: study
Nearly half of all one-person households in Korea live below the poverty line, government research showed, Sunday. The rate of poverty was three times higher for one-person households than in the total population, while the figure was markedly higher for women and elderly people.
Korea seeks to attract Middle Eastern tourists
The Korean government and the private sector have set their sights on tourists from the Middle East by tapping the popularity of Korean culture in the region, according to the culture ministry, Thursday. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a meeting in Seoul, Wednesday, with the taskforce devoted to activating exchanges with the Middle East to discuss how to expa...
Busan's tourist attractions highlight historic legacy
Korea's southeastern port city of Busan is in a race against Riyadh, Odesa and Rome to win the bid to host the World Expo 2030. However, Busan is more than just a candidate city for the global exhibition, offering several tourist attractions that bring messages of peace and sustainable life with nature and also carry on the region's historical legacy.
Cherry blossoms' abnormally early blooming moves up spring flower festivals
The unexpectedly early blooming of spring flowers in Korea this year has left local governments scrambling to host their flower festivals earlier than usual to prevent the long-awaited mask-free spring events from ending up flower-free.
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