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Reporter : Lee Min-young
Mon, May 29, 2023 | 17:07
'Pachinko' star Jin Ha apologizes for 'inappropriate' Tumblr posts
Korean-American actor Jin Ha, who plays Solomon Baek in Apple TV+'s "Pachinko," has apologized for his Tumblr blog featuring photos of Korean middle-aged and older women, taken without their consent, along with sexually suggestive captions.
Lotte World Adventure Busan to open March 31
Lotte World will open its second adventure theme park in the country's second-largest city of Busan on March 31.
Korea could face food crisis due to Russia-Ukraine war
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has been posing a threat to Korea's food security given that the warring nations account for around 30 percent of the world's traded wheat, according to industry analysts, Monday.
Presidential office to relocate to Yongsan
President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol announced his administration will relocate the presidential office and residence from Cheong Wa Dae in central Seoul's Jongno District, to the defense ministry compound in Yongsan District.
Outdoor drinking in Han River parks to be banned
The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to designate public spaces including Han River parks and public transportation as no-drinking zones.
'Russians only worry about IKEA, Apple moving out': Ukrainians say Russians should value human lives
More than two weeks have passed since then, but things have only become worse. With no end in sight after Russia launched an attack on its neighboring country in what it calls a "special military operation," the number of civilians and military casualties and fatalities continues to rise. In a recent interview with The Korea Times, Ukrainian residents in Korea shared how thei...
HYBE's Bang to get honorary doctorate from SNU
Bang Si-hyuk, founder and chairman of K-pop powerhouse HYBE that manages BTS, will receive an honorary doctorate from Seoul National University (SNU), school officials said Tuesday.
Women's groups protest against abolishing gender ministry
Women's rights activists called on President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol to withdraw his campaign pledge to close down the Ministry of Gender, Equality, and Family.
Conservative Yoon Suk-yeol elected in presidential race
Yoon Suk-yeol of the conservative main opposition People Power Party was elected South Korea's new president early Thursday.
Navy SEAL-turned-YouTuber leaves for Ukraine to participate in war
Rhee Keun, a former Navy special warfare officer who recently gained huge popularity through the reality show "Fake Men" on YouTube, has said he left for Ukraine to take part in the war against Russia as a volunteer soldier.
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