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Seoul resident clashes with authorities for raising dogs to nab 'North Korean spies'
A man who claims to be a former soldier is in a conflict with a district office in Seoul's northernmost suburb. He says he is on a mission to protect the capital from possible infiltrations by North Korean spies by raising stray dogs next to a popular mountain trail.
Seoul on alert over Pyongyang's imminent spy satellite launch
The South Korean government is on high alert over North Korea's plan to launch in the coming weeks what it claims to be a rocket carrying a military spy satellite. Seoul warned that Pyongyang will pay the price for the launch, which is banned under U.N. Security Council resolutions since it uses ballistic missile technology.
Police brace for massive union protest
One of the nation's two main umbrella unions plans to hold another massive rally on Wednesday, about two weeks after its previous large-scale overnight protest caused considerable public inconvenience.
Half of medical tourists visiting Korea inspired by K-culture
Nearly half of all foreign medical tourists visiting Korea last year were motivated as a consequence of their interest in the country's popular and dynamic culture, according to a survey, Sunday.
Gov't moves to assist 3,400 Koreans stranded in typhoon-hit Guam
As Guam has been hit by Super Typhoon Mawar, the Korean government is preparing assistance for Korean tourists stranded there, securing local lodgings and preparing medical assistance for those who have been injured.
No. of foreigners who feel discriminated against in Seoul drops sharply: survey
The number of foreign residents in Seoul who felt discriminated against by local Koreans in 2022 dropped significantly from two years earlier, according to a survey by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the details of which were released, Thursday. Among the 2,500 foreign respondents, who had been legally residing in the city for 91 days or longer, 38.1 percent indicated that...
Constitutional Court dismisses neighbors' petition against US anti-missile system
The Constitutional Court of South Korea on Thursday dismissed a petition from residents near a site housing a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to outlaw its deployment. The petition was filed in February 2022 by 392 residents of Seongju County and Gimcheon City who argued that clauses in the Mutual Defense Treaty between South Korea and the United State...
Renowned Japanese director's early films premiere at Seoul Eco Film Festival
Now that his hair is turning white and his films are receiving global recognition from international awards, Hirokazu Kore-eda is looking back over his career, going back 30 years.
Seoul looks to honor outstanding foreign residents
The Seoul city government has begun its annual search for foreign residents who contribute to the development of the capital in various areas in order to bestow honorary citizenship upon them.
High-tech F-35A may be dumped after eagle collision
After a mid-air collision with an eagle and sustaining significant damage more than a year ago, the country's most advanced fighter jet may end up being dumped due to astronomical repair costs.
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