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Airbnb host fined for discriminating against Asians [VIDEO]
An Airbnb host who canceled a Korean-American woman’s reservation because of her ethnicity and made racially provocative comments has been ordered to pay $5,000 damages for racial discrimination.
K-pop fans in North Korea? EXO tweets emerge from hermit kingdom
K-pop mega-star group EXO might have finally successfully landed in North Korea. Twitter Korea recently announced that 15 EXO-related tweets originated from the hermit kingdom, according to the Voice of America, a U.S. government-funded broadcaster Wednesday.
World beware! - if North Korean leader goes missing from media for more than a week
Should the world be worried if North Korean leader Kim Jong-un “disappears” from the reclusive state’s media for more than a week? Korean news outlet the JoongAng Ilbo’s recent report suggests it should. The report showed that when Kim disappeared from North Korean media for more than a week a major provocation, or “jaw-dropping” incident, tended to happen.
Kia Tigers second baseball team to have English radio commentary
The Kia Tigers, the Gwangju-based KBO team, is the second -- along with Busan’s Lotte Giants -- to start an English radio commentary for their home games.
'Call the sheriff': AI device credited with saving human owner
Are we already living in a world where artificial intelligence (AI) can be a lifesaver? According to a recent case reported by New Mexico police, it certainly is a possibility.
Korean-American US soldier arrested in Hawaii, accused of 'pledging allegiance' to ISIS
A Korean-American U.S. Army sergeant was arrested for providing classified military documents and training to ISIS, according to records the U.S. District Court unsealed in Honolulu, Hawaii, Monday.
Race to have 'Jeju dogs' heating up
More than 500 people have applied to receive “Jeju dogs” auctioned by the Jeju Livestock Institute (JLI) Tuesday. JLI put up 20 puppies -14 males and six females - born in April and May this year. Jeju dogs are known to have from China 3,000 years ago and adapted to the island’s unique environment.
Chief educator mulls 'open book' at Seoul schools
Seoul is considering changing school exams to include “open book” tests. “Innovation inside classrooms leads to an innovation of evaluation,” Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) Superintendent Cho Hee-yeon said at a meeting with reporters that marked his third year in office. “We are considering options to innovate these evaluation procedures such as introducing ope...
Scrapping HIV test for native English teachers 'unacceptable'
A Christian group has blasted South Korean government’s decision to scrap the mandatory HIV test for native English teachers, saying the decision was made “without public consent.”
'Pool Genius' Kim Haeng-jik wins billiards World Cup
Kim Haeng-jik, 25, winner of four world junior billiard titles, has won his first World Cup championship title for three-cushion billiards.
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