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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Fri, June 2, 2023 | 23:45
Visa denied again for Korean American singer, despite top court's decision
The Korean consulate general in Los Angeles turned down the latest visa application filed by Korean American singer Yoo Seung-jun - also known as Steve Yoo - despite the Korean top court's decision last year to grant him entry, according to Yoo's lawyers.
Free flu shots likely to resume on Oct. 12
The government said Tuesday it is planning to resume its free flu vaccination program on Oct. 12 as vaccines exposed to room temperature during transport in September have turned out to be safe.
Car accidents, domestic violence down during Chuseok holiday
Car accidents and domestic violence usually increase during holidays in Korea, but this Chuseok saw both down - possibly due to COVID-19 - according to the National Police Agency (NPA), Sunday.
Will mass coronavirus infections hit Korea after Chuseok holiday?
With new daily COVID-19 cases mostly remaining below 100 during the Chuseok holiday, some people have begun to feel optimistic that the coronavirus pandemic may finally be under control here and another mass outbreak is less likely to occur.
Things to do in Seoul during Chuseok
As many are expected to stay home this Chuseok holiday due to COVID-19, the Seoul Metropolitan Government released a list of performances and activities that residents can enjoy via the city's culture channels on YouTube and Naver TV.
In-car protests introduced amid pandemic
In response to the rising public criticism after the Aug. 15 rallies, some anti-government protesters have chosen an alternative way to make their voices heard ― while staying in their cars.
Plant breeder who fought starvation in Africa writes about origins of plants
Hahn Sang-ki, 87, is a world-famous plant breeder.
Medical students to end boycott of licensing exam
Senior medical students who have boycotted the national license exam said Thursday they will end the boycott, a move viewed by the medical community as appropriate after it had raised concern over a possible shortage of doctors next year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Flu vaccine crisis looming large amid pandemic
A flu vaccine crisis is looming after the government's temporary halt of a free vaccination program created panic among the public, Wednesday, with people rushing to pay for flu shots nationwide. Pediatric clinics were especially busy dealing with parents asking about paying for flu shots for their children. Other clinics were also busy fielding similar inquiries, with some s...
Foreigners see restrictions on real estate investment as 'scapegoating'
The Gyeonggi Province government's plan to impose regulations on foreign real estate investors is drawing a backlash from many who view it as discrimination. According to a local government official, the regulations which may go into effect as early as mid-October will require foreign residential home buyers to receive a permit from a local district office before signing a co...
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