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Korea again rejects Volkswagen's recall plan

South Korea's environment ministry said Wednesday that it has again rejected Volkswagen's plan to recall its vehicles built to sidestep emissions tests sold in the country, citing the plan's insuffic...

Updated : 2016.03.23 20:14

Korea confirms 2 additional FMD outbreaks

Two additional outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease have been confirmed in South Korea, the government said Tuesday, stirring up fears that the livestock disease is rapidly spreading in the country's ...

Updated : 2016.03.15 16:36

Korea confirms additional FMD outbreak

An additional outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease has been confirmed in South Korea, rekindling concerns that the livestock disease may further spread widely, the government said Friday. Pigs at a sw...

Updated : 2016.03.11 16:16

Korea confirms two additional FMD cases

Two more cases of foot-and-mouth disease have been confirmed in South Korea, rekindling concerns that the animal disease could spread across the nation, the government said Thursday. Pigs at farms i...

Updated : 2016.02.18 09:49

‘Energy supply scheme change key to curbing climate change’

It is crucial for Korea to change its energy supply scheme in order to reach the target of the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to a renowned environmental activist. “The strongest mess...

Updated : 2016.02.01 09:51

[Herald Interview] Korean science prodigies seek sustainability in school

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Climate change has become a hot global issue of concern, with 195 countries adopting the first-ever legally binding global climate deal at the Paris climate confere...

Updated : 2016.01.28 16:22

Abu Dhabi a model for sustainable urban city

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, has long been a strategic business hub for foreigners with a zero-tax jurisdiction that offers 100 percent forei...

Updated : 2016.01.28 16:20

Cold spell eases up in Korea

The cold snap that has paralyzed most of South Korea and stranded nearly 90,000 tourists on the country's resort island of Jeju began to ease up Monday afternoon, weather officials said. The Korea M...

Updated : 2016.01.25 16:21

Korea's power demand hits new high amid cold wave

South Korea's power demand soared to an all-time high on Thursday as people turned up their heaters amid a severe cold wave, the government said Thursday. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy ...

Updated : 2016.01.21 14:12

Cold wave sweeps most parts of Korea for three consecutive days

Most parts of the country were hit by a severe cold wave early Wednesday morning, with South Korea's weather service issuing a cold wave advisory for the third consecutive day. As of 5 a.m., tempera...

Updated : 2016.01.20 11:42

Cold wave pushes up power demand to record high

South Korea's power demand soared to an all-time high on Tuesday as the country was hit by a severe cold wave, the government said Tuesday. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said electricit...

Updated : 2016.01.19 18:04

Korea shuts down nuclear reactor due to warning signal alert

South Korea shut down one of its nuclear reactors on the east coast Tuesday after a warning signal went off indicating a possible problem, the country's atomic energy operator said. The Korea Hydro ...

Updated : 2016.01.19 15:54

No radioactive substances found in tap water following North Korea's nuke test

The metropolitan government said Tuesday it has not detected any radioactive substances in its tap water following North Korea's fourth nuclear bomb test conducted Jan. 6. The Office of Waterworks u...

Updated : 2016.01.19 14:10

First foot-and-mouth disease contracted in 8 months

The animal quarantine authorities of the Agriculture Ministry on Tuesday confirmed the first breakout of foot-and-mouth disease in eight months, vowing stronger watch on the spread of the livestock d...

Updated : 2016.01.12 12:10

Seoul city to revitalize Seochon

The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Wednesday it will embark on projects to restore and beautify a neighborhood of traditional Korean houses in central Seoul. The city government plans to build h...

Updated : 2016.01.06 16:50