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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Sun, December 10, 2023 | 23:08
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.
Incheon airport seeks to bring back Chinese air travelers
Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC), the operator of Incheon International Airport, is set to recover the rate of Chinese air passengers to 90 percent of pre-pandemic levels by 2024.
Cosmos flowers blossom at Incheon airport
An aircraft flies over Incheon International Airport's Haneul Garden, which is filled with cosmos flowers, Tuesday. Incheon International Airport Corp., the operator of the nation's largest air hub, opens the 36,000-square-meter garden to the public to Oct. 9. Admission is free. Courtesy of Incheon International Airport Corp.
Save the Children faces fallout from teacher's death
Save the Children, an international non-governmental organization (NGO), is facing fallout from the recent death of a teacher as it was found to have given an opinion favoring parents, who are now coming under heavy criticism for allegedly causing the teacher to kill herself by placing insurmountable pressure on her.
National Forensic Service to create new division dedicated to narcotics crimes
The National Forensic Service (NFS) will form a new division to tackle the growing number of narcotics crimes in Korea. The government already allocated a portion of next year's budget to form such a division, according to the Ministry of Interior and Safety, Sunday.
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