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Duo nabbed for stealing safe from Cambodian ambassador's residence

Two South Korean suspects have been arrested for allegedly stealing a safe from the residence of the Cambodian ambassador in Seoul last week, police said Wednesday. A 38-year-old man, whose identity...

Updated : 2017.03.29 10:41

Remains found not of Sewol victims

Pieces of bones found during the South Korean government‘s ongoing salvage operation of the sunken Sewol ferry turned out to be animal bones, authorities said late Tuesday. The Ministry of Oceans a...

Updated : 2017.03.28 21:58

Ousted Park to attend hearing on arrest warrant

Former President Park Geun-hye is set to appear at a local court Thursday to attend a hearing on her arrest warrant, the prosecution said Tuesday. The Seoul Central District Court is scheduled to ho...

Updated : 2017.03.28 18:35

Remains found during Sewol salvage operation

South Korean government said Tuesday that it found what appears to be the remains of a victim of the Sewol ferry disaster during its ongoing salvage operation, nearly three years after it sank with m...

Updated : 2017.03.28 18:33

[Graphic News] People-to-police ratio stagnating

South Korea’s efforts to increase state police services are stalling, as the police-to-population ratio roughly stagnated in the 2015-2016 period, statistics show. According to data from the Nation...

Updated : 2017.03.28 18:09

Thousands of N. Korean propaganda leaflets found west of Seoul

Thousands of North Korea's propaganda leaflets were found in this western port city on Tuesday, police said, in the latest propaganda campaign carried out by the reclusive country against the South. ...

Updated : 2017.03.28 18:03

Possible remains of Sewol victims found

Authorities said Tuesday they have found what appears to be remains of victims of the Sewol ferry disaster, nearly three years after it sank with over 300 passengers trapped inside. The Ministry of O...

Updated : 2017.03.28 17:10

Female ratio at gov't committees below legal guideline

The ratio of women in various government committees in South Korea falls short of the legal guideline, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family said Tuesday. The ministry said female members at 44...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:45

Gov't to create certificates for new technology industries

South Korea will create new state certificates of professional jobs in the fields of robotics, 3-D printing, energy and biotechnology to nurture talent in emerging technologies, the labor ministry sa...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:42

Park’s records to be handed over to state archives next month

Official records of former President Park Geun-hye will be handed over to the state archive starting mid-April, its official said Tuesday, triggering controversy over a potential destruction of what ...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:27

Reduction of working hours falls through

South Korean lawmakers have failed to reach an agreement on reducing the maximum weekly working hours, leaving the matter up to the next administration. Members of the National Assembly’s Environme...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:14

Salvage workers speed up preparation to get Sewol ready for transport

Salvage workers are speeding up their preparation work to get the Sewol ferry ready for transport to port, government officials said Tuesday. The Sewol, which capsized in waters off the southwest co...

Updated : 2017.03.28 15:59

Parliament names special inspectors to find cause of Sewol sinking

The National Assembly on Tuesday named five members of a special inspection team that will examine the Sewol ferry to determine the exact cause of its deadly sinking three years ago. They will work ...

Updated : 2017.03.28 14:43

Social media, smartphone usage for news consumption up

An increasingly large number of people in the world use social media to search and consume news, with smartphone use noticeably up in South Korea, a media expert said Tuesday. "A greater number of p...

Updated : 2017.03.28 12:42

Korea views Park's key proposals for unification as valid

South Korea said Tuesday that now is the time to focus on applying pressure on North Korea, but viewed as valid former President Park Geun-hye's key 2014 proposals on reunification with the North in ...

Updated : 2017.03.28 12:40