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Reporter : Ko Dong-hwan
Mon, August 15, 2022 | 07:00
9 hours of passion at UAC Cup Tennis Tournament
Forty-seven students from the country's international and foreign schools on Saturday swung rackets for victory at the first tennis tournament co-hosted by the University of Utah Asia Campus and The Korea Times.
Ruling party ahead of main opposition in pre-local elections surveys
With only a few days remaining until the country's local elections which are to be held June 1, less than a month after President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol was inaugurated on May 10, the conservative ruling People Power Party (PPP) is ahead of the main opposition party, according to public opinion surveys. It remains uncertain whether that trend will continue until Wednesday when v...
'They're going to be elected, anyway'
On Wednesday at around 4 p.m., the ruling People Power Party's (PPP) candidate for the Daegu mayoral election, Hong Joon-pyo, showed up at a street market in the city's Paldal District to canvass for support, greeting crowds of people who were rooting for him. After three hours, he then moved to the city's Buk District where he held a Q&A session on the streets with members o...
North Chungcheong governor candidates bet on lake tourism, new subways
Candidates from two major parties running for the North Chungcheong Provincial Governor seat in the June 1 local elections have each come up with a bandwagon pledge to innovate different parts of the region's infrastructure. The ruling People Power Party's (PPP) Kim Young-hwan bet on developing lakes as new tourism bases, while the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea's ...
South Chungcheong governor candidate pledges to relocate military academy from Seoul
The ruling People Power Party's (PPP) South Chungcheong Provincial Governor candidate Kim Tae-heum has pledged to relocate Korea Military Academy in Seoul to Nonsan in the province, envisioning it will see more people move to the local city in the country's central region and develop it in the process.
Pro-, anti-Biden demonstrations to be held in front of Hyatt hotel
Hundreds of people are expected to crowd in front of both the Grand Hyatt Seoul hotel and the presidential office nearby in Seoul's Yongsan District, where U.S. President Joe Biden will be staying during his state visit to the country, alarming the Korean police responsible for maintaining order wherever the two presidents go.
Baseball, dogs: What Yoon, Biden have in common
There's a lot of pressure on the first official meeting of Korea's newly inaugurated president with his U.S. counterpart this weekend, but the two presidents might try lightening the mood by discussing some of their common interests.
What to know about Biden's trip to South Korea
U.S. President Joe Biden will arrive in South Korea on Friday afternoon for a summit with President Yoon Suk-yeol to reaffirm the Seoul-Washington alliance, renew America's role in keeping security in East Asia and galvanize international trade in the Indo-Pacific region. Biden's Seoul visit marks the first leg of his visit to the Indo-Pacific region as the U.S president and ...
Gangwon governor candidate dogged by offensive remarks on uprising
President Yoon Suk-yeol visited the May 18th National Cemetery in Gwangju, Wednesday morning, to commemorate the popular 1980 pro-democracy uprising in the southwestern city. He was joined by members of his Cabinet and politicians from both the ruling People Power Party (PPP) and the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), as well as family members who lost loved one...
Incheon mayoral candidates clash over vision for port city
As ambitious as it sounds, ruling People Power Party's (PPP) Incheon mayoral candidate Yoo Jeong-bok's “New Hong Kong City” pledge is drawing criticism from his rival, current mayor Park Nam-choon of the Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), that it is an empty pledge.
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