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Reporter : Jung Da-hyun
Tue, February 27, 2024 | 09:04
Yoon extends gratitude to Guus Hiddink at state dinner
President Yoon Suk Yeol attended a state dinner at the Dutch Royal Palace in Amsterdam, Tuesday (local time), during which he expressed gratitude to Guus Hiddink, the Dutch football manager who led Korea to the semifinals of the 2002 World Cup.
Major hospitals struggle to recruit pediatricians
Major hospitals in Seoul are having difficulty recruiting pediatricians, failing to meet the recruitment quota for pediatric departments in the first half of the upcoming year amid the growing unpopularity of essential medical care roles among young doctors.
Lawyer of Korean descent selected as chair of Dentons Global Board
Park Ho-won, a lawyer of Korean descent, assumed the position of non-executive chair of the Dentons Global Board on July 28, underscoring the significance of integrating members within Dentons, the world's largest global law firm.
Korean gov't slammed for mishandling victims of sex trafficking
The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) has urged the Korean government to provide full reparations to three Filipinas who were forced into prostitution.
Will Seoul's new transportation services improve convenience for commuters?
Seoul's upcoming transportation initiatives, aimed at enhancing commuter convenience, are slated for full implementation next year, eagerly anticipated as they await commuter evaluation.
Seoul Metro begins real-time translation service for foreign tourists at Myeong-dong Station
Real-time translation services for foreign tourists will begin on a pilot basis at Myeong-dong Station on Seoul Subway Line 4 on Monday.
Telemedicine services to be expanded on Dec. 15 despite safety concerns
The government is set to expand the eligibility for its telemedicine services, a non-face-to-face medical service option, starting Dec. 15, despite lingering concerns by medical professionals over the potential for misdiagnosis and proxy treatments.
Debate heats up on earthquake emergency alert system
In the early hours of Thursday, a 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck the southeastern city of Gyeongju in North Gyeongsang Province, triggering a blaring emergency alert from cell phones, which drew complaints from people who expressed frustration at being abruptly awoken at dawn by the disconcerting sound.
Busan citizens disappointed but ready for World Expo 2035 bid
BUSAN - 'I can't believe it ended so badly ... The votes obtained were less than we expected,' said a citizen after Busan fell short in its bid to host World Expo 2030, Wednesday.
Economist challenges Yoon's immigration policies
Debate has been heating up over the government's immigration policies, including a plan to introduce a record number of foreign laborers, including construction workers and domestic workers, to tackle labor shortages caused by worsening demographic issues.
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