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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Tue, February 27, 2024 | 00:41
Seoul City to crack down on illegal 'dumping tours'
As foreign tourists return to Seoul after three pandemic years, so is the illegal practice in the tourism industry known as 'dumping tours,' threatening to taint the reputation of Korea's capital city as a globally popular tourist destination.
Ruling party's innovation committee off to rocky start
The innovation committee of the ruling People Power Party (PPP) is experiencing a bumpy start after its proposal to reinstate membership of disgraced party members was met with criticism from within and outside the party.
Can Korea tackle shrinking military manpower?
Concerns about South Korea’s shrinking pool of military conscripts are not new.
Student from multicultural background wins gold medal in nationwide vocational skills contest
Yang Geun-mo, a high school student from a multicultural background, won the gold medal at a nationwide vocational skills competition held earlier this month, recognized for his exceptional computer-aided design (CAD) software skills.
Gov't urged to prepare for rise in N. Korean defections by sea
The South Korean government should brace for an increasing number of North Korean defectors in the coming months, as the latest East Sea border crossing, made by four North Koreans, indicates the deteriorating living conditions and chronic food shortages occurring in the reclusive regime, analysts said Wednesday.
KAI teams up with Saudi Space Agency
Kang Goo-young, left, CEO of Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), shakes hands with Saudi Space Agency Chairman Mohammed Saud Al-Tamimi during a MOU signing ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday (local time). The agreement, signed during President Yoon Suk Yeol's visit to the Arab nation, will enable the two sides to bolster partnerships in technology development and operati...
Can US missionary descendant reinvent ruling party?
A fresh face has emerged in Korean politics. Ihn Yo-han, a naturalized Korean physician, has come to the rescue for the ruling People Power Party (PPP) as the conservative bloc gears up for a momentous change in preparation for the general elections slated for April next year.
Security Council reform necessary, but not easy: UN General Assembly president
The powerlessness of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in addressing international conflicts due to its veto-wielding members was highlighted once again after the council failed to adopt a Brazil-drafted resolution calling for humanitarian pauses in the Israel-Hamas war after the United States vetoed the measure, Wednesday.
Boeing, Airbus seek more partnerships with Korea
Global aircraft manufacturing giants Boeing and Airbus seek to bolster partnerships with Korea in the defense sector, with both firms laying out areas of cooperation they would like to focus on, Wednesday.
LIG Nex1 signs partnership agreement with Indonesia's Republikorp
Local defense company LIG Nex1 signed a strategic partnership agreement with Republikorp, a rising Indonesian defense firm, Tuesday, the first day of a major arms exhibition in Korea.
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