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Parliament committee passes bill to ban state-authored history textbook

The parliament's education committee on Friday passed a bill to ban state-authored textbooks amid the boycott from conservative parties.  The National Assembly Education, Culture, Sports & Tourism C...

Updated : 2017.01.20 13:13

Lend your voice to an audio book for the blind

Korea Asset Management Corp. is recruiting 30 citizen volunteers for its third annual audio book production for the visually impaired, between June 1 and 15 via portal site Naver’s charity platform H...

Updated : 2016.06.02 13:31

Green enthusiasts welcomed to adopt handcraft pandas

WWF Korea offers Korean supporters of art and nature an opportunity to adopt 14 special edition pandas of the “1600 Pandas+ World Tour,” created in collaboration with French handcrafted papier-mâch...

Updated : 2015.07.22 12:33

Prosecution to re-seek arrest warrant for fugitive ferry owner

The prosecution has decided to re-seek an arrest warrant for the fugitive owner of the sunken ferry Sewol in case they fail to catch him by next week, officials said Sunday.Yoo Byung-eun, 73, who is believed to own Chonghaejin Marine Co., has been at large since the marine disaster on Apri...

Updated : 2014.07.13 19:20

[Photo News] Eat cake together

Updated : 2014.04.04 20:16

[Photo News] Messages of hope

Updated : 2014.03.11 20:48

[Photo News] Siemens volunteers

Updated : 2014.01.26 19:17

More than just a drop of blood

One pint of blood can save up to three lives. With this in mind, Noh Sang-eun, a 27-year-old office worker in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province, has saved hundreds of lives by donating blood once ev...

Updated : 2014.01.13 19:25

Local firms fine-tune their social contributions

Korean companies’ contributions to local communities are being diversified into unprecedented forms of philanthropy in step with a fast-paced change in technology.The spectrum of philanthropic activi...

Updated : 2013.12.20 20:35

Foreign firms steadfast on core values of social contributions

Foreign companies in Korea remain steadfast on their core values of corporate social responsibility despite occasional criticism over a tendency to shy away from monetary donations.Of the $179 million...

Updated : 2013.12.20 20:34

Free after-school classes light up hope for N.K. kids

A dozen kids rush into an old building in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, after school. They are cheerful, as if they are about to play, but only a stack of books and a few teachers await them. The elementary scho...

Updated : 2013.12.17 20:16

Santa visits remote Alaskan Eskimo village

KWETHLUK, Alaska (AP) ― Christmas in Alaska came early this week to nearly 300 students attending school in the Yup’ik Eskimo village of Kwethluk. Thanks to the volunteer program coordinated by the Alaska National Guard, Santa and Mrs. Claus greeted children in the western Alaska communi...

Updated : 2013.12.17 20:13

[Photo News] Marriott donates

Updated : 2013.12.13 19:15

[Photo News] Travel agents donate to Philippines

Updated : 2013.12.11 19:28

Devoted nun, dentist wins Lee Tae-seok award

Park Jeong-sook, a nun and dentist who devoted her life to caring for the needy in Bangladesh, received the Foreign Ministry’s Lee Tae-seok Award last week. The award was launched in 2011 and named a...

Updated : 2013.12.03 19:58