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Wed, October 20, 2021 | 19:45
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.
Gov't says label-less bottles among top 3 environmental policies this year
The Ministry of Environment has named the three most effective environmental policies implemented so far this year: making plastic water containers label-less, recycling transparent plastic water bottles separately and offering cheaper detergent for those who prefer refills over buying new products.
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.
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