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Tue, February 27, 2024 | 09:03
Are we living in 'Republic of Choi'?
Is Choi Soon-sil really the woman behind the curtain? A newspaper suggests we have gone after a wrong person. The real string-puller is Choi’s elder sister, Choi Soon-deuk, according to Chosun Ilbo, Korea’s largest newspaper, which has given extensive coverage of the Choi Soon-sil scandal.
Scandal claims 'untrue': Choi Soon-sil speaks out
Choi Soon-sil, 60, the mystery woman at the center of a high-profile influence-peddling scandal involving Korean President Park Geun-hye, denied allegations against her in an interview with local daily Segya Ilbo.
SK Telecom's Q3 profit falls 13.5% on Galaxy Note 7 woes
SK Telecom Co., South Korea's largest mobile carrier, on Thursday reported a 13.5-percent drop in its third-quarter operating profit on the impact from the Galaxy Note 7 problem and more subscribers using contract-based mobile fee discounts.
Decision to close Gaesong complex made due to security concerns
South Korea said Wednesday that its decision to close an inter-Korean industrial complex was made out of security concerns in response to North Korea's nuclear and missile tests early this year.
Seoul held 3 secret military talks with Pyongyang in 2012
South Korea held secret military talks with North Korea in 2012, an official source said Wednesday, confirming the allegations that President Park Geun-hye shared secret information with a confidante who is under suspicion of having peddled influence.
Park's 'impeachment' dominates internet searches
President Park Guen-hye’s “impeachment” shot to the top of searches on Korea’s major portal sites amid an escalating influence-peddling scandal involving her longtime confidant Choi Soon-sil.
Koreans fall for hoax privacy rules on Facebook
A Korean translation of the Facebook private information hoax has been going viral between in Korea.
Minor quake jolts south of Seoul
A 2.3-magnitude quake jolted the city of Suwon, 36 kilometers south of Seoul, on Monday at about 9 a.m.
Tougher marijuana sentence for K-pop girl band member
A K-pop girl band member had her sentence increased to six months in prison, suspended for a year, in an appeal court on Saturday for growing and smoking marijuana.
Drunken woman falls down car parking lift
A reportedly drunken woman was injured when she fell into a car parking lift in Busan at 1:50 a.m. Saturday.