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Reporter : Ko Dong-hwan
Sun, May 29, 2022 | 15:26
EDGC to export prenatal DNA testing service to Pakistan
Eone Diagnomics Genome Center (EDGC) has sold its prenatal DNA testing service to a hospital in Pakistan, raising hopes there that more pregnant women will be able to receive information on fetal health more conveniently.
'Fast and Furious 9' trailer played on 6 giant screens wows fans in Seoul
Upcoming Hollywood action film “Fast and Furious 9” is raising expectations from many fans in Seoul in a spectacular fashion, as its trailer was shown simultaneously on six giant digital screens in the city's busy streets. The screens were installed on top of buildings towering over a major intersection near Samseong Station in Seoul's Gangnam District, one of the city's most...
Solar panel construction turns stream blue in Bonghwa
A stream in Bonghwa County, North Gyeongsang Province, has turned blue after fluid from a nearby photovoltaic power station construction site upstream leaked into it, angering local residents. It was first discovered on May 7 by residents of Hyundong, a village in the county's Jaesan Township, according to local reports. Chosun Ilbo, citing one of the witnesses, said the stre...
INGINE attracts $3.55 million investment from Korea Development Bank
Korean state-owned policy development bank, Korea Development Bank (KDB), has invested 4 billion won ($3.55 million) in INGINE, a wave power generation system developer.
Conifer trees are dispersing pollen earlier due to climate change
Conifer trees in Korea today are beginning to disperse pollen earlier, compared to 10 years ago, according to the Korea Forest Service. The government forest research agency said Monday that the country's four most common conifer trees - Korean red pines, Korean nut pines, Korean firs and spreading yews - have begun dispersing pollen several days earlier during the past three...
3 conscripted police officers caught selling police dorm air purifier
Three conscripted police officers are being investigated for allegedly selling an electric air purifier installed in their dormitory to make money for a party, police said Monday. According to Jeonbuk Provincial Police Agency in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, the members of the Korea National Police Agency Auxiliary Police are suspected of stealing the appliance installed in ...
Actress Kim Tae-hee makes $6.37 million off Gangnam building sale
Actress Kim Tae-hee has reportedly made a whopping 7.1 billion won ($6.37 million) by selling her property in Seoul's Gangnam District, thanks to its increased value over the past few years. According to New 1, a local news agency, she sold the five-story building in Yeoksam-dong for 20.3 billion won in March 25.
Former MBC sportscaster apologizes over delivery rider's death after collision
Former MBC sportscaster Park Sin-young apologized and expressed her condolences for the death of a motorcycle delivery worker on Tuesday following a collision at an intersection in Sangam-dong in Seoul's Mapo District. At the time of the accident, Park was driving her SUV through the intersection on a yellow traffic signal, while the motorcycle had run a red light, according ...
Seoul, Incheon, Gyeonggi continue search for new landfill site
The Seoul Capital Area Landfill in the Baekseok area of Incheon's Seo District, November 2020 / Courtesy of the Incheon City Government By Ko Dong-hwanThe governments of Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi Province on Monday began their second search for a new landf...
Former golf icon Pak Se-ri recovers from COVID-19, expected to return to TV show
Korea's legendary golf icon Pak Se-ri has recovered from COVID-19 and will return to her normal life as a TV personality and business owner.Pak, 43, said on Instagram May 9 that she had recovered after being infected with the coronavirus April 24.