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[Photo News] Aid for the unsheltered

Nonghyup Agricultural Cooperative Federation chairman Choi Won-byung (second from left) and Nonghyup Financial Group chairman Shin Dong-kyu (far right) deliver donation funds and rice to pastor Choi ...

Updated : 2013.03.06 20:22

Total number of KOICA overseas volunteers tops 10,000

The accumulated number of overseas service volunteers dispatched by the Korean government exceeded 10,000 on Tuesday. The Korea International Cooperation Agency, a government institution in charge o...

Updated : 2013.03.05 20:24

World’s richest men aid ‘Green Revolution’ center

TEXCOCO, Mexico (AP) ― The research center largely responsible for launching the “green revolution” of the 1960s that dramatically raised crop yields is getting support from the world’s richest men t...

Updated : 2013.02.19 20:21

Elderly performer helps others with her talents

In the frigid days of late December to the first week of this month, snow piled ankle high on the streets of Jingwan-dong, Eunpyeong-gu, northwestern Seoul. Newly remodeled buildings of Indeokwon, a...

Updated : 2013.02.19 20:20

Hyundai Heavy worker donates W100m from 25 years of work

An ordinary worker recently donated 100 million won he had saved up over 25 years of working at his company to his less fortunate neighbors. Park Woo-hyun, a 57-year-old technician who test runs lar...

Updated : 2013.02.05 20:17

‘Awareness and open minds needed to eradicate leprosy’

Governments should keep track of Hansen’s disease and support projects helping those who suffer from it, says Klaus Leisinger, chairman of the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development. He vi...

Updated : 2013.01.22 19:12

Sejung spreads holiday cheer to seniors living alone

Sejung Group, a Busan-based fashion business, launches its service corps in front of its headquarters in Busan on Tuesday. They gave rice, noodles and household goods to 100 seniors who live alone. (...

Updated : 2013.01.22 19:10

Asan Foundation to give scholarship to 1,700 students

Asan Foundation said Tuesday that it will award scholarships to about 1,700 university students this year. They will include some 80 students of the newly created SOS Scholarship scheme, which will ...

Updated : 2013.01.08 19:38

Seoul urged to open up to refugees

Lee Ho-taeg and Cho Myung-sook, an activist couple, went on their honeymoon to China in 1997, with a secret mission to bring 13 North Korean defectors to the South. They fled thousands of kilometers...

Updated : 2013.01.08 19:38

Lotte Group donates W5b to charity fundraiser

Lee In-won (left), vice chairman of Lotte Group policy headquarters, poses for a photo with Lee Dong-kurn, chairman of the Community Chest of Korea, after donating 5 billion won to the charitable fun...

Updated : 2012.12.26 19:21

U.S. soldiers, families donate briquettes to low-income homes

Soldiers of the U.S. 2nd Infantry Division in Dongducheon, Gyeonggi Province, relay briquettes to homes in a nearby village on Wednesday. About 70 soldiers raised 5 million won to give 10,000 briquet...

Updated : 2012.12.26 19:20

Fiddle maker offers hope to kids

Born to a impoverished family, Hong Ui-hyun gave up on studies after graduating from middle school. He happened to work at a musical instrument factory and soon fell in love with the elegant lines an...

Updated : 2012.12.26 19:18

Hana Financial takes initiative in social contributions

Hana Bank employees pose with local residents in Nam Phu, Vietnam, during an event for planting trees under its commitment to fulfilling a corporate social role in March 2012. (Hana Financial Group) ...

Updated : 2012.12.19 20:58

GS Group donates W4b for neighbors

GS Group donated 4 billion won ($3.7 million) to the Community Chest of Korea on Tuesday to help neighbors in need. Separately from group-wide cash donations, its subsidiaries operate different char...

Updated : 2012.12.19 20:57

Family joins large-sum donors’ club

A whole family has joined a club of large-sum donors for the first time. According to the Community Chest of Korea on Tuesday, Kang Soo-jin, 41, and her son Won Sung-joon, 16, pledged to donate 100 ...

Updated : 2012.12.19 20:56