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Coastal cities cracking down on hidden cameras

Cities on the South Chungcheong Province coast are pushing forward a campaign against hidden cameras, which tend to be misused more often in public spaces during the summer. The campaign not only cr...

Updated : 2017.07.20 14:55

16 injured in bus, car collision

A bus and car collided in Eumseong County, North Chungcheong Province, Thursday morning. The driver of the car, a woman in her 30s, reportedly suffered serious injuries to her leg. (Yonhap) The bu...

Updated : 2017.07.20 14:33

Record number of Koreans travel to Japan in H1

South Koreans accounted for the greatest proportion of foreign tourists to visit Japan in the first half of 2017, according to the Japan National Tourism Organization on Thursday. Of the 13.7 millio...

Updated : 2017.07.20 13:15

Govt. to host war history camp for US teachers

The South Korean government has invited some US teachers to an annual program meant to enhance public awareness on the historic meaning of the 1950-53 Korean War, a related ministry said Thursday. T...

Updated : 2017.07.20 11:26

'Comfort women' monument unveiled in New Jersey

CLIFFSIDE PARK, New Jersey -- A monument was unveiled in New Jersey Wednesday to commemorate the Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during World War II. The marble ...

Updated : 2017.07.20 09:58

Park refuses to appear at Samsung heir apparent Lee’s trial

Former President Park Geun-hye, who is on trial for a string of corruption charges, refused to take the witness stand Wednesday at the trial of Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong. It was...

Updated : 2017.07.19 20:45

FM requests Brazil for additional search for missing crew of cargo ship

The country's top diplomat on Wednesday asked her Brazilian counterpart to carry out an additional search operation for crew members who are missing from an ill-fated South Korean cargo ship, the for...

Updated : 2017.07.19 20:30

Half of fine dust from Korean sources: study

About half of Korea’s fine dust particles originate from within the country, while one-third is from China, a study jointly conducted by a South Korean institute and NASA showed Wednesday. (Yonhap)...

Updated : 2017.07.19 18:18

New visa scheme to allow skilled foreign workers’ long-term stay

Skilled foreign workers in the fields of manufacturing, fishing and agriculture may apply for a new visa scheme to extend their stay here, the government said Wednesday. As part of efforts to secure...

Updated : 2017.07.19 18:16

Spy cameras fast evolving to feature in unexpected objects

A website in South Korea is selling a host of micro-cameras disguised as everyday objects, sparking a fierce round of complaints about such illicit products on social media. The website sells hidden...

Updated : 2017.07.19 18:12

Korean amb. to Ethiopia under probe for sexual harassment allegations

An internal investigation is underway into South Korea's ambassador in Ethiopia for sexual harassment allegations, a foreign ministry official said Wednesday. A team of investigators will be soon se...

Updated : 2017.07.19 16:19

118 infants infected with inactive TB

A total of 118 newborns have been infected with inactive tuberculosis at an obstetrics clinic in Seoul, health authorities said Wednesday. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said t...

Updated : 2017.07.19 15:00

Korea to create memorial day for wartime sex crime victims

South Korea plans to establish a national memorial day to remember the country's "comfort women,"victims of sex crimes committed by Japan during the second World War, according to a state policy blue...

Updated : 2017.07.19 14:31

Korea to enter Eden Project

The Korea National Arboretum said Wednesday that it will create a Korean garden in the Eden Project, the world's biggest botanical garden built on the site of an abandoned clay pit used for more than...

Updated : 2017.07.19 13:13

Man arrested for attacking girlfriend, drunken driving: police

A man in his 20s was arrested for physically assaulting his girlfriend and causing chaos within an alleyway in Seoul, police said Wednesday. The suspect reportedly attacked his girlfriend of more th...

Updated : 2017.07.19 13:12