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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Fri, June 2, 2023 | 05:15
Medical community divided over Nursing Act
Tension within the country's medical community is growing as doctors, nursing assistants and various other medical workers announce a joint strike in protest of the recently passed Nursing Act, which they claim privileges nurses unfairly.
Baemin riders to stage strike on Children's Day
Some 3,000 delivery workers of the nation's largest food delivery platform Baedal Minjok (Baemin) will go on strike on Children's Day, Friday, unless the company increases the basic delivery fee of 3,000 won ($2.24) per order to 4,000 won.
Number of Russian asylum seekers in Q1 exceeds whole of 2022
Due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Korea saw a significant increase in the number of Russian asylum seekers in the first quarter surpassing the total number for last year, a government report found Sunday.
Philippine Embassy develops okra kimchi recipe with Korean expert
One of the latest drinking games that have gone viral among young Koreans, the “kimchi game,” goes as follows: name a random vegetable, google the vegetable's name with kimchi and have a drink if there is a recipe for making the Korean traditional side dish with it.
Mohegan Inspire mega integrated resort to open in Incheon by year-end
Mohegan Inspire, set to become the largest integrated entertainment resort in Northeast Asia once all four phases are fully complete, is on track to open its doors by end of this year near Incheon International Airport, with the construction progress for its Phase 1 reaching 63 percent completion, Inspire Entertainment Resort said, Wednesday.
Daiso under fire for labor exploitation
Korea's largest one-dollar-store chain, Daiso, is facing fierce criticism for exploiting its workers at stores and warehouses, as well as infringing on their basic labor rights and freedom of thought and ideas in the company's employment regulations.
Besieged ex-DPK leader returns
Song Young-gil, a former leader of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), arrives at Incheon International Airport from Paris, France, Monday. The former five-term lawmaker faces allegations that envelopes containing cash totaling 94 million won ($70,570) were handed out to party members, including up to 20 lawmakers, to help his election as party leader ahead o...
Half of Koreans have wrong perception of domestic violence
One out of every two Korean adults mistakenly believe that a violent act committed by a wife against her husband does not constitute domestic violence. In contrast, an overwhelming 94.1 percent perceive that only violent acts committed by a husband against his wife constitute domestic violence, a recent study shows.
Seoul to refurbish pavements, set up cameras in Itaewon to help crowd flow
Seoul's central district of Yongsan plans to refurbish pavements and install CCTV cameras to help the smooth flow of crowd traffic, hoping to prevent another disaster like the Halloween stampede that happened on Oct. 29 last year, which took 159 lives.
Human rights watchdog recommends adding Arabic language in driver's license tests
Traffic authorities must provide more diverse foreign language services, including in Arabic, for their driver's license tests, the National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) recommended, Thursday, in order to help refugees and asylum seekers settle in the country. In June 2021, a foreigner advocacy group filed a complaint with the Korean National Police Agency and KoR...
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