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'Dog kindergarten' employee booked for attacking his pet [VIDEO]
An employee of a “dog kindergarten” training facility has been booked for hurting his dog, Bucheon Wonmi police said on Saturday. The man, 25, allegedly attacked his Siberian husky around 2 p.m. Thursday. His actions caused public uproar after a video of the attack, allegedly taken by a neighbor, was spread through social media.
Global community puts lights out for 'Earth Hour'
Over 170 countries went dark for “Earth Hour” on Saturday. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-sponsored campaign encouraged people and businesses to turn off non-essential lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. The campaign - the world’s biggest environmental event - celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. It started in 2007 as the first global plan to curb climate change.
[Sewol tragedy] Nine people still unaccounted for
As the ferry Sewol emerges from the water after 1,073 days, there is rising hope of finding the bodies of nine passengers still unaccounted for. The nine are two Danwon High School teachers (Go Chang-suk and Yang Seung-jin), four Danwon students (Nam Hyun-chul, Park Young-in, Cho Eun-hwa and Hu Da-yun) and three passengers (Kwon Jae-geun, Kwon Hyuk-gyu and Lee Young-sook).
Five Koreans injured in deadly London terror attack
Five South Korean tourists were injured in a bloody terror attack near the Houses of Parliament in central London on Wednesday (local time). Five people died and 40 were hurt. The attack started when a man mowed down pedestrians with a car on Westminster Bridge. He then fatally stabbed a policeman outside the parliament building before being shot dead.
Former 2NE1 member stars in Korean version of 'Begin Again'
Former 2NE1 member Sandara Park’s first movie, “One Step,” opens here next month. It is the Korean version of the Oscar-nominated “Begin Again.” The movie is about a girl who works part-time at a convenience store. She is seeking out a mysterious melody she hears in her dreams and an internet program producer tries to help her. “Sandara is one of the best rookie actors I’ve s...
[Provincial News] Hundreds of 'illegal-stay' foreigners leave Jeju Island
Hundreds of foreigners who have been staying illegally on Jeju Island have left after the Ministry of Justice said it will lift the ban on entry for those who leave voluntarily. The number who left under this new provision totaled 891. Most were Chinese, followed by Mongolians, Vietnamese and Thais, according to the Jeju immigration office Tuesday. The figure was a big increa...
Farmer's son booked for assaulting Myanmar workers
A farmer’s son has been booked for assaulting a Myanmar migrant worker who asked for his hours to be changed, according to Bucheon Sosa police station Monday. The man, 33, allegedly assaulted two workers at his father’s paprika farm in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province, last July. The son was booked without arrest on Mar. 20. One assault reportedly happened after a worker asked the ...
Parties, presidential hopefuls speak out on former President
Impeached former President Park Geun-hye arrived at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office on Tuesday morning to be questioned on 13 suspicious points during her presidency. Although Park remained silent over a barrage of questions from reporters, she apologized to the public over a corruption scandal that led to her removal. "I'm sorry to the people," stony-faced Par...
IU returns with new album
IU will release one song from her new album on March 24, according to FAVE Entertainment on Monday. The album _ IU’s fourth, and her first in 18 months _ is not due for release until Apr. 21. IU, who made her debut in 2008, rose to stardom with "Good Day" in 2010.
[Crime Scene] American, Uzbekistani booked over violent incidents
Police have booked a female American teacher, 34, for assaulting a taxi driver after a scuffle, according to Yongsan police station on Monday. The incident allegedly happened during a taxi ride from Itaewon to the teacher’s house around at around 3 a.m. Police said the teacher kicked the driver several times in the stomach and legs. The expat reportedly admitted the incident,...