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[Video] 2 dead, 16 hurt in pile up on Seoul-Busan highway

Two people were killed and 16 others hurt following a pileup on Sunday on the northbound highway linking Seoul to the port city of Busan, police said. Six passenger cars and a bus were involved in t...

Updated : 2017.07.09 17:34

Seoul ends program promoting city’s public art

Some 100 Seoul residents, art connoisseurs and city officials gathered at Seoul City Hall on Saturday to mark the completion of a two-month program to find and promote lesser-known street art and lan...

Updated : 2017.07.09 17:28

Visa dispute frustrates foreign teachers

South Korean immigration’s lax guidance and examination on E-2 visa applications are the cause of the ongoing deportations of foreign teachers here, triggering a legal fight against the government b...

Updated : 2017.07.09 17:24

Korea has fewest out-of-wedlock births among OECD states

Korea has the fewest out-of-wedlock childbirths among developed market economies with high income, a central bank report said Sunday. The result of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Deve...

Updated : 2017.07.09 16:38

Seoul ends two-month program promoting city’s public art

Some 100 Seoul residents, art connoisseurs and city officials gathered at Seoul City Hall on Saturday to mark the completion of a two-month program to find and promote lesser-known street art and lan...

Updated : 2017.07.09 14:42

Security agencies urged to team up to better counter cyberattacks

Cybersecurity agencies are urged to work together to better counter growing cyberattacks, the chief of the country's state-run cybersecurity body said, stressing it should be given more power to ster...

Updated : 2017.07.09 13:27

State pension fund reports over 20% returns rate in H1

South Korea's national pension fund reported that its return rate exceeded 20 percent in the first half helped by the rally in information technology stocks, a market research firm said Sunday. At t...

Updated : 2017.07.09 10:42

Govt. moves to increase 'rich man's tax' to fund social welfare

South Korea's government is moving to raise taxes levied on the rich to fund various social welfare projects that are critical for balanced and sustainable growth, official sources said Sunday. Poli...

Updated : 2017.07.09 09:58

Sewol investigation panel begins official operations

A state panel to investigate a 2014 ferry disaster kicked off its official operations Friday amid continued calls to verify the exact cause of the country's worst maritime fiasco that killed more tha...

Updated : 2017.07.07 20:11

Pride Parade to be held on July 13 in Seoul

A queer festival advocating equality for sexual minorities will open on July 14 in central Seoul, with a large-scale parade planned for July 15. Under the slogan of “There is not later, we change i...

Updated : 2017.07.07 19:49

Youths need ‘strong mind to overcome desires’

University leaders worldwide recently visited South Korea to discuss the important goals of education in today’s society, including teaching correct values and developing the minds of youth. The fi...

Updated : 2017.07.07 18:03

Twice files complaint with police over acid attack threat

JYP Entertainment has filed a complaint with the police against the person who recently threatened an acid attack on Twice, the agency told local media Friday. According to the company, the person w...

Updated : 2017.07.07 16:53

Blind hiring system sparks controversy

The government’s announcement to implement a “blind” recruitment system for all public jobs to ensure fair competition in the hiring process drew mixed reactions from job seekers, triggering contr...

Updated : 2017.07.07 16:36

16% of Jindo residents suffer PTSD after Sewol disaster

Over 360 residents of Jindo, an island off South Korea’s southwestern coast, suffer post-traumatic stress disorder after a passenger ship sank near the island in April 2014, killing nearly 300 on bo...

Updated : 2017.07.07 16:11

‘Moderate drinking helps prevent osteoporosis’

Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a lower risk of osteoporosis for women, South Korean medical research showed Friday. A research team of orthopedists from Soon Chun Hyang University H...

Updated : 2017.07.07 15:49