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Bus drivers will lose job for refusing wheelchairs
Bus drivers caught refusing to carry anyone in a wheelchair will have their licenses revoked under a Seoul City anti-discrimination policy.
Chinese students die after running in masks
Two Chinese teenagers died of sudden cardiac arrest last month after running while wearing face masks during physical education classes.
Moviegoers heading back to theaters
Moviegoers are heading back to theaters as the coronavirus pandemic has noticeably subsided.
EXID's Hyerin signs management contract with Sidus HQ
Hyerin of K-pop girl band EXID has signed a management contract with Sidus HQ, the agency said on Wednesday.
NK leader Kim Jong-un looks well [VIDEO]
A broadly-smiling Kim Jong-un appeared in public for the first time in 20 days, waving hands to cheering crowd, talking to his aides and cutting a red ribbon to celebrate the opening of a fertilizer factory in Sunchon, north of Pyongyang. He was also seen walking normally around the factory. North Korea's state TV released video footage of the opening ceremony on Saturday, sa...
UN chief: World should follow South Korea on COVID-19 fight
The United Nations chief says he hopes many countries will follow the “remarkable example” of South Korea, which he said has been “extremely successful” in addressing the coronavirus pandemic and is planning to tackle climate change in its recovery from COVID-19. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pointed to Thursday's announcement “that there was no new case in the Republic ...
Taiwan's intel chief says NK leader Kim Jong-un is 'sick'
Taiwan's intelligence chief said Thursday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is “sick” but remains in control of the nuclear-armed nation. Chiu Kuo-cheng, director of the National Security Bureau (NSB), said the North has contingency plans in the event of Kim's sudden death, according to local reports. The director revealed this at a government hearing by legislators. “My a...
How Koreans celebrate Buddha's Birthday amid pandemic [PHOTOS]
Leaders of the religion called for concerted nationwide efforts to overcome the pandemic and help affected people. Major Buddhism sects observed the holiday without large-scale ceremonial gatherings to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
98.8% of coronavirus fatalities had other diseases: KCDC
Circulatory diseases such as cardiac infarction and cardiac insufficiency took the biggest portion of 76.9 percent (190 people). Endocrine and metabolic diseases were next with 49.4 percent (122), followed by mental disease (44.1 percent or 109). The average age of those who died was 77.3 - with 86.2 percent aged 65 or older. By age, those over 80 accounted for 118 of the dea...
Man detained as prime suspect in mother, son deaths
Police found the bodies in a walk-in closet at the man's home on April 27. The visit was made at the request of his sister-in-law who told police she had not heard from the mother-in-law for days.
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