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'What are you looking at?' A big man viciously attacks 65-year-old
Police in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province, are searching for a man who was caught by a security camera viciously assaulting a middle-aged man for “looking at him.” On a narrow back alley inside a marketplace in the city's Wonpyeong area Feb. 14, a physically large man grabbed and knocked down the victim, 65, on the street and began punching and kneeing his face for about 30 s...
Police officers caught violating COVID-19 distancing rule
A group of police officers has been caught violating the government's COVID-19 distancing rule by holding an alcohol-fueled party at an apartment complex.
Gov't prepares to prevent wildlife-borne diseases ahead of Lunar New Year holiday
The authorities are rushing to prevent the spread of animal-borne diseases ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday, with workers carrying out fumigation and repairs around pig and poultry farms in preparation for the increased movement of people visiting family members in different parts of the country.
Famous online video streamer flaunts his new Porsche - possibly electric Taycan
A famous Korean Twitch streamer and YouTuber has flaunted his recent purchase of a Porsche - possibly the German brand's first all-electric Taycan model.
World Taekwondo to proceed with plan to hold 72 events this year
World Taekwondo (WT) has decided to proceed with its original plan to host all 72 events scheduled for this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic still raging worldwide.
Korea-made genome sequencing machines aim for global domination
Four Korean hi-tech companies have signed an ambitious partnership to jointly develop genome sequencing machines to replace the foreign ones that dominate the domestic market.
Two Korean shipping firms were world's worst shipbreaking dumpers in 2020: NGO
Two South Korean shipping companies have won the dubious distinction of being named the world's worst shipbreaking dumpers in 2020, as they breached global safety standards causing injuries and even the deaths of workers in developing countries in South Asia as they dismantled toxic end-of-life ships on beaches instead of safer shipbreaking yards, a non-government organizatio...
64-year-old man dies during forest fire inspector qualification test
A 64-year-old man who took a forest fire inspector qualification test in Jangsu County died during the physically demanding examination on Jan. 29. This is not the first time such an incident has occurred since the test was introduced in May 2020.
Should council members be allowed to go to overseas trips despite pandemic and embarrassing scandal?
Yecheon County's plan to send its council members overseas this year “for education” despite the COVID-19 pandemic has raised questions on whether this is necessary - especially after one of its councilmen made headlines in 2019 for assaulting an American tour guide in Canada.
Cars dumped by foreigners become headache for Incheon airport
An increasing number of cars dumped by foreigners leaving South Korea has become a headscratcher for management at Incheon International Airport.