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Seoul to rethink excessive use of English in promoting policies
The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to cut down on the use of English names for policies promoted by the city government, in order to promote the use of the Korean language.
Korean big firms' climate commitment betrays public trust: analysis
A global think-tank group on Tuesday launched a website dedicated to publicly sharing which Korean companies and industry associations are against the global movements of decarbonization and switching to renewable energy resources for power production.
Busan mayor visits El Salvador, Costa Rica to promote Expo bid
As part of his campaign to host the World Expo 2030, Busan Mayor Park Heong-joon flew to Central America in an attempt to win over the leaders of two countries there.
Changwon coastal waters inundated with dead herring
A massive amount of dead adolescent herring has been found near the coastline of the southeastern port city of Changwon on multiple occasions since last Friday, prompting the city government to launch an investigation.
Gov't set to shut down family ministry through reorganization
Representatives of the central government, Prime Minister's Office and the ruling party on Monday discussed how to reorganize the central government according to the campaign pledges made by President Yoon Suk-yeol, including the shutdown of the gender ministry and the launch of a new agency catering to ethnic Koreans living abroad. The high-level discussion at the prime mini...
Education minister candidate returns after 10 years to reshape schools
The Yoon Suk-yeol administration is looking to reinstate former Education Minister Lee Ju-ho to the post he served from 2010 to 2013 in the former Lee Myung-bak administration. The position has been vacant since the previous picks made after Yoon's inauguration in May either withdrew before the National Assembly's confirmation hearing, in the first case, or resigned after jus...
Rediscover beauty of Jongno during Seoul Beauty Travel Week
Seoul isn't just about hearing K-pop at local hotspots or strolling around Gyeongbok Palace donning rented hanbok. There are also vast cultural options for people to eat, experience and learn. These options aren't widely popular or easy to spot on streets. Rather, even many local Koreans aren't familiar with some of these cultural activities, including: visiting a rare hanok ...
Daejeon mall fire investigated for violations of Serious Accidents Punishment Act
Police and forensic inspectors on Thursday continued their investigation into a deadly mall fire earlier this week in Daejeon. They have been searching for evidence that the fatal incident could be a result of mismanagement of the mall's fire prevention systems. If that turns out to be the case, Hyundai Department Store Group, the mall's operator, will most likely face prosec...
[INTERVIEW] 'Smart ships need smart ports'
BUSAN - Smart ships need smart ports. That's what Fabio Ballini, an assistant professor at World Maritime University in Malmo, Sweden, often says. With the climate crisis encouraging the world to increase energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions, more and more attention is shifting towards oceans. Largely unexplored natural resources still remain untapped beneath the sea...
Seoul's drainage tunnel safety tech wins Sustainable Award in Kuala Lumpur
A technology that can detect problems in a drainage tunnel system beneath Seoul has won an international award in Kuala Lumpur that honors the most sustainable development growth ideas in Asia-Pacific cities.