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Teen attacks another student for dating his ex-girlfriend

A male high school student has been arrested for assaulting another student, the current boyfriend of the suspect’s ex-g …

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Gov't Drops Suit Against Jeju Village

[Domestic] : The government has decided to virtually drop a suit filed by the Navy seeking compensation for …[more…] …

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More Documents Prove Japan Rounded up Sex Slaves in World War II

Newly found documents add further proof that the imperial Japanese government forced women into sexual slavery on the Chuuk Islands in the South Pacific in World War II. Prof. Chung Chin-sung of Seoul National University’s Human Rights Center said Monday that the documents were discovered in the U.S… …

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Labor Market Starts to Feel Impact of Low Birthrate

Korea’s record low birthrates seem to start having worrying effects on the labor market as it has led to a decline in the working-age population between 15 and 64. The Korea Labor Institute said in a research paper last week that the number of newly employed workers next year is estimated at 296,000… …

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Labor Market Starts to Feel Impact of Low Birthrate

Korea’s record low birthrates seem to start having worrying effects on the labor market as it has led to a decline in the working-age population between 15 and 64. The Korea Labor Institute said in a research paper last week that the number of newly employed workers next year is estimated at 296,000… …

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Nepotism remains prevalent at Korean chaebols

The offspring of founding families won swift promotions in yet another round of chaebol executive appointments this year. Some of the third-generation descendants became “star” executives within four .. …

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S. Korea Issues First Cold Wave Advisory This Winter

[Science] : South Korean authorities are getting set to issue this Winter’s first cold wave advisory. [more…] …

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N. Korean female football striker puts team above all else

CHIBA, Japan (Yonhap) — North Korean women’s football forward Kim Yun-mi is a team player if there ever was one.Kim sco …

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N. Korean female football striker puts team above all else

CHIBA, Japan (Yonhap) — North Korean women’s football forward Kim Yun-mi is a team player if there ever was one.Kim sco …

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PM pushes democracy, human rights in new Moon gov't

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon delivers a speech during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, at the Government Complex Seoul on Dec. 8. (Yonhap News) …

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Large biz delegation to join Moon on his trip to China

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Yonhap) — Leaders and high-ranking officials of South Korea’s large conglomerates will join President Moon Jae-in on his state visit to China this week, a business lobby group and company officials said Monday. Moon is scheduled to …

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[Newsmaker] Why Koreans want to leave ‘Hell Joseon’

South Korea dazzles the world with exports of sensational K-pop music, cutting-edge smartphones and cars, but inside the …

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Nobel Peace Prize Winners Urge Nuclear Powers to Sign UN Treaty

Winners of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize warned that the world was “one impulsive tantrum” away from destruction, urging nuclear nations to adopt a U.N. treaty banning atomic weapons.”Will it be the end of nuclear weapons, or will it be the end of us?” Beatrice Fihn, who accepted the award on behalf of… …

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Yonhap) — The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Dec. 11. Korean-language dailies — Can we share blind people’s dream and anguish over Braille? (Kyunghyang Shinmun) — Education ministry launches …

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Shinsegae Group to shift to 35-hour workweek

The Shinsegae Group, South Korea’s tenth largest chaebol, announced on Dec. 8 that it will be implementing a 35-hour workweek in January of next year, with its employees only working seven hours a day.. …

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UN Official Tells N. Korea 'Urgent Need' to Engage in Dialogue

[International] : A senior United Nations official has reportedly urged North Korean authorities to swiftly engage in …[more…] …

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S. Korea to add N. Korean firms, individuals on independent sanctions list

South Korea will add 20 North Korean organizations and 12 individuals to its sanctions blacklist, as part of its ongoing …

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S. Korea to add N. Korean firms, individuals on independent sanctions list

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Yonhap) — South Korea will add 20 North Korean organizations and 12 individuals to its sanctions blacklist, as part of its ongoing efforts to cut off international funding for Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs, a senior official …

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New MBC president reinstates dismissed journalists on first day of work

“The MBC network and union declare here and now that the dismissals of Kang Ji-woong, Park Seong-je, Park Seong-ho, Lee Yong-ma, Jeong Yeong-ha, and Choi Seung-ho are null and void, and all of them ar.. …

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Tower crane collapse kills 3, injures 4 workers in Yongin

YONGIN, South Korea, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) — Three workers were killed and four others injured after a high-rise crane collapsed at a construction site in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, police said Saturday. The 90-meter-tall tower crane snapped and fell to …

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