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Sun, May 29, 2022 | 04:12
Court rules refugees eligible for public rental housing
Foreign nationals who have refugee status in Korea have the same right to apply for public rental housing as Korean nationals, according to a local court ruling.
| 2021-12-16 15:42
Expert criticizes Korea's college entrance exam for being too difficult
An education expert who previously administered the country's annual college entrance exam said that that test should be scrapped, as it now only has excessively tricky questions that go beyond what's taught in high school classes.
| 2021-12-14 16:45
20,000 won for fried chicken: Consumers complain over price hikes by chicken franchises
With chicken franchises hiking prices steeply recently, consumers are expressing their frustration that the popular food is now far too expensive for many.
| 2021-12-14 15:32
Support for eccentric presidential hopeful nearing 5%
A presidential hopeful who has been known for his seemingly unrealistic pledges as well as his eccentric remarks and behaviors is seeing his support rate surge. He is asking for more support so that voters can see him in a major presidential debate with the candidates of the two main parties.
| 2021-12-13 17:01
Ruling party's presidential candidate faces mounting criticism for inconsistent comments
For many Korean high school seniors, winter is the season for plastic surgery
Now that the annual college entrance exam, the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT), is over, hundreds of thousands of students, who will graduate from high school in a couple of months, have a long list of post-exam plans, such as traveling or getting their driver's licenses.
| 2021-12-13 15:20
Korea's first Omicron patients face online wrath after private info leaked
gettyimagesbank By Yoon Ja-youngPrivate information about the couple who first tested positive for the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in Korea has been leaked online. While some blame the couple for giving false information about their whereabouts to health aut...
| 2021-12-07 16:51
Omicron variant feared to be spreading nationwide
Car owners suffering from parking shortage
While the number of cars has been increasing steeply over the past decade, parking spaces haven't been growing to meet demand in most of the big cities in Korea, resulting in the chronic and worsening parking shortage problem.
| 2021-12-06 16:37
North Korean teen sentenced to 14-year forced labor for watching 'The Man from Nowhere': report
A North Korean teenager was reportedly sentenced to 14 years' forced labor for watching just five minutes of a South Korean film.
| 2021-12-06 16:34
Government's Christmas carol campaign faces backlash from Buddhists
The government campaign to promote a festive spirit to the public through Christmas carols during the year-end season is facing a strong backlash from Buddhists.
| 2021-12-02 16:32
How much are top Korean actresses paid?
With the rising popularity of Korean dramas around the world, salaries paid to actors and actresses have also risen dramatically. The top actresses appearing in Korean dramas are now paid over 200 million won ($170,000) per episode.
Shows & Dramas
| 2021-12-02 14:09
Korean Mental Health: Stranger Things
Dutch Korean artist's project: The Mother Mountain Institute of Sara Sejin Chang
S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 20,000 for 3rd day as pandemic slows
Why Mario Outlet founder keeps buying houses of former presidents
KOICA launches interactive town in metaverse for overseas volunteer program
Union agress to resume late-night subway services in Seoul starting next month
'Russia needs huge financial resources for military operations'
Uvalde school police chief faulted in shooting response
Former rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae to wed in August
Koreans hit polls on last day of early voting for local elections
75th Cannes Film Festival
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