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Reporter : Ko Dong-hwan
Fri, July 1, 2022 | 01:37
World Taekwondo bets on 2021 with Tokyo Olympics, Wuxi championships
World Taekwondo (WT) leaders agreed Tuesday to look forward to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and the Wuxi championships after a 2020 in which few events were held.
Pandemic forces World Taekwondo to postpone Cancun, Wuxi competitions
The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced international taekwondo competitions that were scheduled this year in Cancun and Wuxi to be postponed until 2021, according to the sport's administering authority.
Visiting hometowns despite virus risk [PHOTOS]
Despite the South Korean government's repeated messages urging citizens not to travel to their hometowns to celebrate Korean Thanksgiving holiday, or Chuseok, on Oct. 1 to minimize the dangers of further clusters of COVID-19 infections, some people chose to take the risk and headed to meet their loved ones outside the city.
World Taekwondo Vice President Ahmad Fouly dies
Vice President of the World Taekwondo Gen. Ahmad Fouly, who was devoted to promoting the martial arts in Africa, died on in Egypt on Sept. 27. He was 71.
EDGC releases self-checkup kit for COVID-19 in US
Leading genetic sequencing and home medical service firm EDGC said Sept. 21 that it has released a new self-check kit for COVID-19 in the United States.
Golden harvest at risk: Climate change puts heat on rice yields
Various Korean rice types were tested in 2010 to see how they would grow in higher temperatures brought about by climate change. The testing was based on general circulation model (GCM) scenarios and virtual models called crop environment resource synthesis (CERES). It was conducted by agro-climate change and ecology researchers from the state-run National Institute of Agricu...
Insect alerts: how climate change broke Korea's natural balance
A park on Mount Bong in the Gusan-dong area of Seoul's Eunpyeong District witnessed a rare scene in July that surprised visitors ― thousands of stick insects everywhere, covering roads, trees, benches and exercise equipment, and even closed circuit television cameras. Some were even found dangling from the bodies of trekkers too busy to notice. Some visitors freaked out, whil...
[PHOTOS] Clear sky before typhoon's arrival
South Korean sky on Friday was brisk and clear, revealing myriad clouds and offering perfect visibility. The sign of early autumn came after the historically long monsoon period and a series of typhoons devastated cities and countryside villages nationwide with landslides and floods.
Korean 'Cliffhanger' drama first to be filmed at Mount Jiri
A new K-drama reminiscent of 1993 Hollywood hit “Cliffhanger” will be filmed at Mount Jiri, Korea's largest national park. It will be the first TV drama filmed in the country's first and largest national park, designated in 1967.
Gay celeb forced to close ALL his restaurants - thanks to COVID-19
Funny TV celebrity and restaurateur Hong Suk-chun is closing the last of his surviving eateries in Seoul's Itaewon district due to COVID-19's economic blow, the star said on Instagram Saturday. The seasoned star, 49, said on Saturday the last day to open for business for Italian bistro My Chelsea was Aug. 30.