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Fri, October 29, 2021 | 03:07
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.
Labor & Environment
| 2021-04-29 16:05
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...
| 2021-04-28 18:33
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.
Labor & Environment
| 2021-04-28 18:30
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.
| 2021-04-27 18:02
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...
| 2021-04-27 15:50
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...
| 2021-04-22 19:18
31 K-pop stars launch 'Kstars 4 Climate' on Earth Day
To K-pop artist Lee Dae-hwi from AB6IX, climate change is a key issue facing the “next generation.” To his bandmate Kim Dong-hyun, the damage caused by environmental degradation will lead to “tears of humankind.” To Juhaknyeon of THE BOYZ, protecting the planet is “your responsibility.”
| 2021-04-22 15:35
[INTERVIEW] Kim Ki-chang: 'The climate crisis has already brought us halfway to an apocalyptic society'
Novelist Kim Ki-chang believes that the world today is anything but predictable because of all the extreme weather phenomena around the planet ― collectively known as the “climate crisis.” Our daily lives, he says, are instead irregular, risky and unstable. He doesn't have to single out a particular event to recognize that the climate crisis is already here. He can now feel i...
| 2021-04-22 09:17
Over 100 people line up in front of Chanel shop amid rumors of price hikes
More than a hundred people lined up in front of Lotte Department Store's main store in Seoul Wednesday amid rumors that Chanel will raise prices soon. People crowded around the facade of AVENUEL, an annex to the department store in the Myeongdong area of Jung District, where shops selling luxurious brands are concentrated. According to Yonhap, a local news agency, several peo...
| 2021-04-14 18:23
Chinese man under probe for violent behavior after 'dirty Chinese kimchi' argument
Police on Tuesday said they are investigating a Chinese man who allegedly displayed violent behavior in a restaurant in Seoul after hearing other people talking about “dirty Chinese kimchi.”
Law & Crime
| 2021-04-14 18:22
Professor holds online class while in bathtub
Chef forges farm-to-table relationships with local farmers for sustainable Jeju cuisine
Korea's nuclear phase-out plan raises net-zero dilemma
Vietnamese interpreter-activist awarded for supporting migrant workers
Resurgence in infections puts authorities on alert ahead of 'Living with COVID-19'
Naver says leadership change is under review
Ruling party candidate stirs controversy with idea of 'restaurant cap'
Unification minister's rare trip with President shows Moon's determination for inter-Korean relations
Stiglitz advises Seoul against easing financial regulations
Inner workings of Gwangju Uprising revealed in ex-Peace Corps volunteer's book
Daily life in Haiti after a series of environmental disasters and political unrest
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