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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Mon, October 2, 2023 | 11:40
Calls grow for female flight attendants to ditch skirts for pants
Calls are growing here for airline companies to allow and encourage female cabin crew members to wear trousers for their benefit and convenience in their inflight safety duties after a viral image showed an Asiana Airlines flight attendant wearing a skirt, which was then criticized as not practical after a recent inflight incident.
[INTERVIEW] French photographer highlights amazing transformations of dog meat farm survivors
French photographer Sophie Gamand still vividly remembers when she first met Soju in September 2019 at a dog meat farm in Yeoju, Gyeonggi Province. On that day, she witnessed how the helpless life of a small orange-furred chow chow mix changed through a rescue.
Korea's Fukushima inspection team focuses on long-term management of wastewater
A Korean inspection team that visited Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant said Wednesday that they are focusing on evaluating how the facilities and systems to treat contaminated water can be managed stably for the next three decades and beyond.
Calls grow for regulations on AI technology on webcomics
With the ongoing advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) within the realm of the creative industry, there is an increasing demand to establish guidelines for its use and to safeguard the intellectual property rights of artists. Earlier this month, Naver Webtoon, a digital comics platform by Korea's largest portal Naver, introduced Toon Filter, its AI image generator. Thi...
Korea hiking trail weeks kick off to promote regional tourism
The Korea hiking trail weeks, a promotional campaign for the Korea Dulle Trail, was launched Friday by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO). The two-week event runs until June 9.
Seoul City set to help Ukraine rebuild war-damaged city infrastructure
The Seoul Metropolitan Government will share its post-war city rebuilding knowhow in order to help Ukraine recover from Russia's invasion, the city government said, Thursday.
Suncheon turns into botanical oasis city through int'l garden expo
SUNCHEON, South Jeolla Province - Located near the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula, Suncheon is a serene city renowned for its wetland habitat and a slow travel destination recommended for those looking for a break from the bustle of city life.
Foreign nannies policy gains momentum amid low birthrate
A plan to bring foreign nannies to Korea to ease the child care burden of working parents, aiming to help solve the nation's record-low fertility rate, is gaining momentum as the president and a lawmaker continue to push for it.
First lady to promote K-tourism
First lady Kim Keon Hee, right, poses with The Shilla hotel CEO and Visit Korea Committee Chairperson Lee Boo-jin after being nominated as the committee's honorary chairperson at HiKR Ground, a promotion hall at the Korea Tourism Organization's (KTO) Seoul Center, Tuesday. Korea declared 2023 and 2024 as Visit Korea Year last December aiming to attract 30 million foreign tour...
Saudi Arabia expects 53,000 Korean travelers this year
While seeking to establish itself as a global travel destination with a budget of $1 trillion for tourism in the next decade, Saudi Arabia plans to attract over 53,000 travelers from Korea this year, its travel authorities announced, Monday.