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American hero's home to become heritage site
Dil Kusha, the home of Albert Taylor, the reporter who broke the news of Korea’s independence movement during the Japanese colonial period (1910-1945) and bloody crackdown by Japanese troops, is to become a Korean cultural heritage site.
Stalker assaulted woman after sending 5,000 texts, police say
Police booked a man on Sunday for allegedly stalking a bar employee for four years. The unidentified man, 27, is accused of sending the woman more than 5,000 threatening text messages and assaulting her twice, according to Gunsan Police Station.
Foreigner leaps to death from new overpass park in Seoul
A man from Kazakhstan jumped to his death off a new flyover-turned-park in central Seoul on Monday evening, police said Tuesday. The incident came only 10 days after the elevated urban walkway, named Seoullo 7017, opened on May 20.
Police bash civilian after mistaking him for scammer
Seongdong police are under heavy criticism after several officers bashed a civilian on Saturday after mistaking him for the middleman of a voice phishing scam.
'Comfort woman' meets IS sex slave
Gil Won-ok, 89, a World War II sex slave, met Marvah al-Aliko, 24, an Islamic State (IS) sex slave, in Berlin, Germany, on Sunday. The women consoled each other while condemning the cruelty of war crimes and sharing their yearning for such atrocities to be prevented. ”It will be hard to bear, but we have to endure,” said Gil to Marvah. “However, we also have to continue talki...
BTS fans enraged over racist comments
Fans of BTS, a K-pop boy band also known as The Bangtan Boys, and netizens are outraged about online racist comments about the group winning a Billboard Music Award.
[EXCLUSIVE] Foreign teachers accuse school of illegal wage skimming
Kyonggi Elementary School has been accused of allegedly skimming the wages of eight foreign teachers over several years with a contract clause that turned out to be illegal. The wages that were taken from the native English teachers amounted to 45 million won ($40,240), with some losing more than 10 million won, according to labor attorney Jung Bong-soo, who represents the vi...
'Super moon' to shine on Friday
A “super moon” will be visible on Friday, according to the Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Agency (KHOA). At its closest, the moon will be about 357,000 kilometers from the earth, making it a so-called “super moon.” The usual average distance is 384,400 kilometers.
Mercedes owner stages 'excavator protest' at poor after-sales service
Police have booked a man for parking his luxury Mercedes-Benz sedan and an excavator in front of the brand’s dealership in Changwon and blocking the street in protest at the automaker’s alleged poor after-sales service.
RIP James Bond: 007 actor Roger Moore dead at 89
Legendary British actor Sir Roger Moore -- deemed one of the best to play James Bond in the 007 spy series -- died from cancer on Tuesday, according to his family.
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