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Lost in translation: USFK soldiers booked for 'rescue' assault
Two soldiers from the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) were booked Wednesday for assaulting two Korean men after mistakenly thinking they were attacking two girls. The incident happened early Wednesday in Gwangju. The men were actually trying to break up a fight between the girls.
App allows vacant parking spot in Seoul real-time
Drivers will be able to check vacant parking spots in more than 3,000 public parking lots in Seoul in real time starting April. Vacancies can be checked by using a Seoul Metropolitan City app called “Seoul Joocha Jeongbo” - meaning “Seoul Parking Information.” This is an upgraded version of an app released in February 2014. The former version notified users of the parking lot...
Actor Lee Tae-gon suffers broken nose in restaurant fight
Korean actor Lee Tae-gon is under police investigation after a bloody fight with two men at a chicken restaurant in Yongin city, Gyeonggi Province, on Saturday.
Philippines President takes economy seat again
He has done it again. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has caught media attention for taking an economy seat on a flight to Manila from Davao City on Thursday night.
Corruption scandal drives craze for anti-aging shots
The corruption scandal that led to President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment has had an unexpected side effect -- it has triggered a massive craze for beauty injections.
2017 a 'Golden holiday' year in Korea
How many holidays are lying ahead this year? Check the dates that are highlighted with a “V.” If you can take a day off on the marked days, you will be able to have consecutive holidays.
LG Life Science second drug firm raided over kickbacks
South Korean prosecutors have raided a second pharmaceutical company, LG Life Science, over alleged kickbacks to doctors and pharmacists.
Huons raided over kickbacks
South Korean prosecutors have raided pharmaceutical company Huons’ headquarters over alleged kickbacks to doctors and pharmacists. Investigators from the Busan Eastern District Prosecutors’ Office raided the company on Monday afternoon and secured computer hard drives, accounting books and other material. A Huons spokeswoman said the company was raided, but denied any link to...
Korean reporter instrumental in Chung Yoo-ra's arrest in Denmark
A JTBC reporter was instrumental in the arrest of Choi Soon-sil’s daughter Chung Yoo-ra, according to the Korean news outlet. Lee Ga-hyuk, a reporter in Europe, reported Chung’s whereabouts to Denmark police and was present during her arrest. JTBC plans to reveal how it found Chung and will show footage of her arrest during its “newsroom” program on Tuesday.
Korean navy plane drops REAL MISSILES into East Sea
A Korean navy’s P-3CK, a maritime patrol aircraft, accidentally dropped weapons into the East Sea on Sunday. The accident happened around 6:10 a.m. during a patrol off the coast of Yangyang county, Gangwon Province, when a co-pilot accidentally pressed the emergency weapons release switch. “One of the plane’s crew mistakenly touched the emergency weapons release switch instea...