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Sun, May 29, 2022 | 13:49
Daejeon 'cat killer' blamed for 1,000 animal deaths over 13 years
Police are investigating the deaths of stray cats, many of which died from rat poison, in Daejeon's Sintanjin area. Some residents in that neighborhood suspect someone has been deliberately killing cats there since 2008.
'Room salon' businesses run secretly in motels amid distancing measures
Many “room salons” - a Korean term to describe bars with private rooms for hostesses to entertain customers, and often fronts for prostitution - are continuing to operate secretly from motels these days to avoid COVID-19 distancing measures, according to police and a media report, Sunday.
Late Egyptian taekwondo leader honored by Korean gov't for job in Africa
Former World Taekwondo (WT) Vice-President Gen. Ahmed Fouly, who died of a heart attack last year, has been honored by the Korean government for his work in Africa. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism gave the Cheongryong Medal, one of the most prestigious honors for sports figures, to Ambassador of Egypt to Seoul Hazem Mostafa Ibrahim Fahm on April 30 on behalf of th...
Two arrested in family-run brothel case
Two people have been arrested in connection with a family-run brothels they operated in Suwon for 23 years after “inheriting” the illegal business from their mother, police said Thursday. It is alleged the brothels made 12.8 billion won ($11.5 million) profits in that time.
Gov't to clean roads more frequently to reduce dust levels in air
The Ministry of Environment said it will clean roads across the country more frequently to reduce dust levels in the air after a recent study showed that water-cleaning can cut the concentration of particulate matter in the air by more than 35 percent.
Youn Yuh-jung's ex-husband calls her Oscar win 'awesome vengeance to all cheating husbands'
In this April 20 file photo, Cho Young-nam speaks during a TV talk show on KBS. The well-known singer is under fire after making “inappropriate comments” about the Oscar win of his ex-wife, Youn Yuh-jung. Courtesy of KBSBy Ko Dong-hwanYuh-Jung Youn, winner of the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for "Minari," poses in the press room at the Oscars in Los...
Gov't plans to impose fees for environmentally hazardous icepacks starting in 2023
Despite the increased use of eco-friendly icepacks by delivery companies, authorities are still concerned about the widespread use of environmentally hazardous icepacks containing superabsorbent polymers (SAP), which are difficult to recycle.
Ok Rae-yoon to face off against former UFC champion Alvarez
Korean mixed martial artist Ok Rae-yoon will face off against former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, April 28. The match in Singapore is a co-main event of the 165th ONE Championship event, which will be broadcast live on TNT across the United States. The network has over 89.5 million subscribers, according to ONE.
18th Seoul Eco Film Festival to highlight pandemic, climate crisis, ecological destruction
The Seoul International Eco Film Festival, an annual film festival that screens movies about contemporary environmental issues across the world, released its promotional poster and slogan on April 26. An official statement from the 18th Seoul International Eco Film Festival (SEFF) said they dubbed this year's event “ECOvolution,” a compound of “eco,” “revolution” and “evoluti...
EDGC's family tree service YouWho wins iF Design Award
The family tree discovery service YouWho won this year's iF Design Award, according to its parent company Korean genetic analysis company Eone Diagnomics Genome Center (EDGC) on April 20. The award, hosted by Germany's International Forum, is one of the world's three most prestigious design awards, along with Germany's Red Dot Design Award and America's International Design E...