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S. Korea's Chung-Ang University cut from QS rankings for data manipulation
South Korea’s Chung-Ang University has been removed from an international QS university ranking assessment for 2018 for data manipulation. The Seoul-based school admitted to the manipulation and apologized, but claimed it was done solely by a misguided employee assisting the evaluation, not an organized scheme involving the school’s decision-makers. The school did not disclos...
[Provincial News] Korea's largest theme park to open in Busan in 2019
South Korea’s largest theme park will be built in Busan, according to the Busan Metropolitan Corporation (BMC) Tuesday.
Father of five falls to death in 'rope cutting' murder
Police have caught a man who allegedly cut a painter’s safety rope in a dispute over noisy music, causing the worker to plunge to his death from a 15-story building. The painter, 46, the father of five children, fell 40 meters on June 8. Police have sought a warrant to arrest the suspect -- a resident of the building in Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province -- on a murder charge...
[Provincial News] Gimpo migrants get free driving lessons
Police have launched free driving lessons for migrant workers, marriage migrants and their spouses in Gimpo.
Youngcheon city joins 'WORK LESS, PLAY MORE' campaign
Government officials in Youngcheon, North Gyeongsang Province, will start clocking out hours earlier than before on Friday at noon every month. For the first time across city governments in Korea, the city will implement the early leave system for public servants on June 16.
Moon names four more ministers, bringing total to 16
Moon Jae-in nominated four more new ministers Tuesday, bringing to 16 the total number of new Cabinet members he has named since his inauguration last month.
Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman heading to N. Korea
NBA Hall of Fame star Dennis Rodman is due to arrive in North Korea Tuesday, according to CNN.
Professor injured in parcel bomb explosion at Yonsei University [PHOTOS]
An explosion erupted from an unidentified delivery package at an engineering complex at Yonsei University in Seoul, at 8:41 a.m. Tuesday. One professor, surnamed Kim, was injured by the explosion and has been taken to Severance Hospital and is known to be in stable condition. “A delivery package suddenly exploded when it was opened,” said a witness.
Man scammed billions posing as ex-Chinese leader Jiang Zemin's nephew
Police have arrested a Korean-Chinese man, surnamed Kim, for allegedly scamming a construction contractor while posing as the nephew of ex-Chinese President Jiang Zemin. Kim, 48, allegedly approached a Korean-Chinese construction contractor in Shenzhen, China, after receiving information about a large apartment project in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in which the contractor wished t...
Korea opens 1566-3151 hotline for foreign sailors
The Korea Seafarer’s Welfare and Employment Center will operate a help desk hotline for foreign sailors starting on Friday.
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