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Chinese commenters target any mention of Lunar New Year

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psOrYXQTxNE . Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year?K-pop stars Jang Won-young of IVE and Seohyun of Girls’ Generation have been bombarded by Chinese social media...

Number of English teachers entering Korea drops to third of pre-pandemic levels

A native English instructor teaches her students in Daegu, southern Korea. The number of English teachers coming to Korea for jobs dropped...

Lucky Charms meth gang kingpins U.S. extradition requested

    Korean prosecutors said Thursday they have requested the United States arrest and extradite two people who have allegedly trafficked drugs to Korea since 2021. According...

Underwear tycoon agrees to return to Korea

The former chairman of SBW Group, who was nabbed on a golf course in Thailand on Tuesday after eight months on the lam, could...

Three individuals accused of working with North Korean agents

Three South Koreans affiliated with the minor Progressive Party and a farmers' group in Jeju are under investigation for allegedly establishing an underground network...

Korean student in Germany assaulted by two men in apparent hate crime

A Korean student studying in Germany was assaulted by two men in an apparent Asian hate crime. The two men made racist comments to the...

Top national stories of the year in Korea 2022

1. 158 die in Itaewon Halloween crowd crush During Halloween celebrations in Itaewon on Oct. 28, 158 people were killed in a crowd crush. It was...

Ex-Yongsan police chief arrested for Itaewon tragedy

Former Yongsan Police Station chief Lee Im-jae was arrested on Friday for allegedly failing to respond quickly to the crowd crush in Itaewon on...

Survivor of Itaewon tragedy couldn’t stand the pain

A teenage survivor of the Itaewon tragedy, who lost two friends in the crowd crush that took 158 lives on Oct. 29, died in...

North hackers used Itaewon tragedy as Trojan Horse

North Korea exploited public interest in the deadly crowd crush in Seoul in October to conduct cyber attacks on South Korean targets, Google said...
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