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Sun, May 29, 2022 | 15:07
Guidelines for rescued animal shelters unveiled
Rescued animals are to have more light and fresh air in public shelters, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, which unveiled guidelines for shelters and their operations, Wednesday.
Lee's wife: Home-cooked meal master, or gourmet food lover?
Kim Hye-kyung, the wife of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea's presidential candidate, Lee Jae-myung, is approached by reporters while entering the Suwon District Prosecutor's Office in Gyeonggi Province in this 2018 file photo. Korea Times file ...
Olympic medalist's YouTube channel attracts 1 mil. subscribers
Short track speedskater Kwak Yoon-gy, of the Korean team that took silver in the men's 5,000-meter relay at Beijing 2022, Wednesday, will receive a YouTube Gold Creator Award to mark his channel reaching a million subscribers, Thursday.
Presidential campaign goes digital
Presidential candidates have launched online platforms and mobile applications for their campaigns to give voters a unique digital experience. The Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) on Tuesday unveiled a website named “Jaeming,” offering plenty of videos and other digital content related to candidate Lee Jae-myung and his campaign pledges.
Celebrating first full moon of lunar calendar amid pandemic
An old Korean saying goes, “A good Jeongwol makes a good year.” Jeongwol Daeboreum is the day of the first full moon of the Lunar Year, which falls on Feb. 15 of this year's solar calendar. Carrying great importance, along with the Lunar New Year and Chuseok, it is a day of wishing to the moon for a prosperous year ahead with a good harvest and well-being for one's family and...
Ex-president Park's new residence in Daegu draws large crowds
Over a thousand supporters of former President Park Geun-hye and tourists showed up in a small town in Daegu where her new residence is located, according to police on Sunday. Banners supporting Park were hung at the entrance to the village. Three of them read, “Welcome back home Ms. President,” “Please stay healthy President Park,” and, “We call upon President Park to form a...
Animal rights groups call for protection of retired racehorses
The death of the retired racehorse, “Kami,” during the filming of a KBS drama in January put a spotlight on the dire conditions in the Korean equestrian industry. Each year, over 1,400 horses, which sustain the country's 8-trillion-won horseracing industry, are retired and face ill-treatment and sometimes even slaughter for horsemeat or as ingredients for pet food, recent loc...
Gov't tries to ease panic buying of COVID-19 test kits
The rapid spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant has led to skyrocketing numbers of daily COVID-19 infections, surpassing 50,000, resulting in the panic buying of at-home test kits.
Mixed responses to subway protest by disability advocacy group
An ongoing morning subway protest by Solidarity Against Disability Discrimination (SADD), a domestic disability advocacy group, is drawing mixed reactions from the public, as some complain of the inconvenience while others stand in solidarity with the group.
Deaths of athlete, streamer ignite calls for harsher punishments for internet trolling
Kim In-hyeok, left, a professional volleyball player for Daejeon Samsung Fire Bluefangs and Cho Jang-mi, an online game streamer also known as BJ Jammi, had suffered depression from cyberbullying and died by suicide. Screenshot from InternetBy Lee Hae-rinCyberbullying has yet again cut the lives of an athlete and a Twitch streamer short last week. Kim In-hyeok, 28, a professi...
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