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‘Korean age’ could become a custom of the past

Korea will officially adopt the international method of counting ages starting as early as next year, moving away from its traditional system that adds...

At CSIS forum, experts survey ‘more tense’ geopolitical landscape

Cooperation between the United States and South Korea is key to resolving Seoul's worries over the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a White House official...

Seoul takes a top prize at the World Smart City Awards 2022

Seoul took home the top prize at the World Smart City Awards 2022 in Barcelona for its digital inclusion policies. The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced...

Two officials dead in apparent suicides as Itaewon investigation continues

Two senior officials — a police officer and a Seoul city government employee — were found dead in suspected suicides Friday amid continued investigations into...

Suspect in case of two children found in suitcases to be extradited to New Zealand

The Seoul High Court on Friday ruled in favor of extraditing a suspect to New Zealand, for her alleged role in the deaths of...

Hamilton Hotel raided, CEO taken in, over Itaewon tragedy

A special police investigation team raided the Hamilton Hotel and two other locations Wednesday morning over suspicions that the hotel was illegally extended into...

Ohio congressman’s niece among those killed in Itaewon crush

Ohio congressman Brad Wenstrup said one of the two Americans who died in central Seoul's Itaewon on Oct. 29 in the Halloween crush was...

155 die in Halloween crowd crush in Korea’s Itaewon

    Scores died Saturday in Itaewon in a horrific crowd crush during the first Halloween celebrations since most Covid-19 restrictions were lifted. The tragedy left Korea...

2 American students, both 20, killed in Itaewon tragedy

 The two Americans who died in Itaewon on Oct. 29 in the Halloween celebration crowd crush were exchange students. They were both 20 and were...

Actor Jung Woo-sung urges for continued support for refugees

Actor Jung Woo-sung, a goodwill ambassador of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Unhcr), urged the public to “continue to show support for...
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