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Reporter : Jun Ji-hye
Mon, December 4, 2023 | 19:50
Korea to downgrade COVID-19's infection level to lowest Aug. 31
Health authorities have decided to downgrade the COVID-19 infection classification level to the lowest, Class 4, from the current Class 2 on Aug. 31, as the virus situation has stabilized, Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) Commissioner Jee Young-mee said Wednesday.
Kunsan National University seeks to attract global talent for local firms
Kunsan National University, located in North Jeolla Province, has established a strategy aimed at attracting more foreign students to nurture global talent to work at businesses and factories located in the Gunsan and Saemangeum industrial complexes nearby, according to its President Lee Jang-ho.
Recurrence of violent crimes reignites debate over death penalty
Brutal stabbings and the violent rape of a school teacher on her way to work in a residential area of Seoul in recent weeks have not only escalated fears among the public, but also reignited a fierce debate over resuming the executions of death row inmates in Korea, which were halted 26 years ago.
Seoul Metro to offer unlimited 1-day, 3-day travel passes
Seoul Metro, the operator of the Seoul subway system, will issue new travel passes offering unlimited subway access for a short period of time in a bid to offer more convenience to an increasing number of foreign tourists, the company said Sunday.
Summit at presidential retreat brings leaders closer
The gathering of President Yoon Suk Yeol, U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday (local time) was conducted in a friendly and informal manner, thereby bringing the leaders closer.
Korea asks for cooperation of Japanese police over email bomb threats
Korean police have requested the cooperation of Japanese authorities for an investigation into emails, which contained threats to blow up some of Korea's most important public buildings and infrastructure such as the Supreme Court and Seoul City Hall. The emails are believed to have been sent from Japan, officials said Thursday.
Korea aims to attract 300,000 foreign students by 2027
Korea aims to attract 300,000 foreign students to study at domestic universities by 2027 in a bid to preemptively secure skilled foreign workers for high-tech industries and boost the global competitiveness of the country, the education ministry said, Wednesday.
No. of malaria patients tops 500, already exceeding last year's total
The number of malaria patients has already surpassed 500 this year, raising concerns as the figure already exceeded last year's total at 420.
Ruling party shifts blame to local gov't over Jamboree fiasco
The ruling People Power Party (PPP) is facing criticism even from its own party members for attempting to shift the blame for mismanagement of the 25th World Scout Jamboree to the government of North Jeolla Province where the campsite was located.
Seoul education office to revise student rights ordinance following teacher's death
The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education will launch a process to revise the student rights ordinance, which has been cited as one of the major factors infringing on teachers' rights and the noticeable decrease in respect being afforded to them, the education office announced Monday.
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