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Saudi Arabian envoy's son accused of drunken rampage in Itaewon
The son, 29, is not protected by diplomatic immunity. People convicted of causing trouble inside a government building such as a police station can be fined up to 600,000 won ($522). According to Yongsan Police Station, the son, whose full name was withheld, came into a substation in Itaewon drunk at around 6:30 a.m., Sunday.
[Crime Scene] Runaway Korean rapist repatriated after raping again in Australia
A Korean man who fled the country after raping a minor was repatriated after committing the same crime in Australia, according to the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) Thursday.
US 'Hero of the Environment' urges Moon to reconsider scrapping nuclear energy
Michael Shellenberger, dubbed a “Hero of the Environment” by Time magazine, and 27 renowned professors and environment groups have urged President Moon Jae-in to reconsider phasing out nuclear energy.
Racial discrimination? Korean-American actors quit 'Hawaii Five-O' over unequal pay
Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, two of the main actors in U.S. TV drama “Hawaii Five-O,” are quitting the show over unequal pay, according to Variety, a U.S. entertainment news outlet.
Police persuade man to end armed standoff at Hapcheon
Police have arrested the man involved in an armed standoff in Hapcheon, ending a 24-hour negotiation Wednesday. The man, surnamed Kim, 41, was holed up at Hwangmaesan Tunnel in South Gyeongsang Province.
'SOS note' saves Thai women forced into prostitution in South Korea [VIDEO]
A Thai woman’s wits have led to her rescue and that of four others from a brothel in South Korea. The Busan Metropolitan Police Agency revealed the case on Wednesday. The incident started when the five women visited a Busan supermarket on May 16 under the “guidance” of a Korean man. The women were regular customers who visited late at night to buy daily necessities.
Gangnam-gu removes 27 illegal brothels
Gangnam-gu removed 27 illegal brothels from near schools and residential areas during the first half of this year, according to the Gangnam-gu Office on Monday.
Heavy rain expected throughout week
The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) expects Sunday’s heavy rain to continue through the week. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected nationwide Monday and Tuesday with more than 20 millimeters falling in an hour in some areas, according to the KMA. About 250 millimeters is expected to fall until Wednesday. The rain is expected to reach the southern region, includ...
Korean couple find hidden camera at Airbnb house in Japan
A Korean couple found a hidden camera disguised as a fire detector in their Airbnb house in Japan.
Sharp-shooting NBA All-Star Stephen Curry to visit Seoul [VIDEO]
NBA All-Star Stephen Curry will visit Korea in July. He will be here on July 27 for the “Under Armor - Stephen Curry Live in Seoul” event sponsored by the Under Armor Korea Corporation. Fans who wish to participate will be given a raffle ticket after they buy at least 50,000 won ($43) of Under Armor products by July 5.
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