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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Thu, February 9, 2023 | 07:46
Incheon Airport angers young jobseekers
Incheon International Airport Corp.'s (IIAC) recent decision to change the status of 1,900 “irregular” workers to “regular” is drawing backlash from young jobseekers who claim they would be “victims” of the move.
Teenagers drive fossil fuel divestment movement
Youth4ClimateAction Korea is a group inspired by the Swedish teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg, famous for school climate strikes.
'Comfort women' scandal deepens
Recently, much of the news on wartime sex slavery issues, related to atrocities committed against young women from Korea and other countries by the Japanese military in the 1930s and 40s, is coming from the prosecutors' office.
Seoul city officials in dilemma over public swimming pools, water parks
The Seoul Metropolitan Government is in a dilemma over the opening of five swimming pools and water parks along the Han River amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Going to beach? you will need reservations this summer
Those who plan to spend time at a beach this summer will have one more thing to check: whether reservations are necessary. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said Thursday it is introducing a reservation system for the nation's beaches in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Sixteen popular beaches will now require a reservation. They are Haeundae, Gwangalli, Songdo, Da...
Pandemic brings changes to Korea's courts
At 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday, courtroom 477 of the Seoul Central District Court was unusually empty.
Donhwamun Theater serves as lifeline for traditional musicians under pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit musicians particularly hard - they have lost their chance to perform and many have been forced to take temporary jobs to support themselves.
Adoptee's 'rocky' journey to find birth family
For, Kara Bos, 38, a Korean adoptee who's been searching for her birth mother since 2017, Friday was a very special day.
QR code scanning becomes mandatory at bars, karaokes
Mandatory QR code scanning went into effect Wednesday for bars, room salons and singing rooms across Korea, one of many measures taken by health authorities to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Attractions near Seoul's three historic mountains
Starting from Mount Dobong and Surak in the north, Seoul has many mountains. Mount Gwanak and Cheonggye are part of the city's southern border and the city stretches all the way to Mount Ilja and Gaewha in the east and west, respectively.
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