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  • Youngsters' Dependence on Smartphones Deepens
    par By Kim Eun-gyeong( ) le 27/05/2022 à 4:40

    Many children and youngsters depend on their smartphones to an extent that they are helpless and bereft without it, according to the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family on Thursday.The ministry released a survey of 1.27 million fourth, seventh and tenth graders nationwide. Some 235,687 or 18.5 […]

  • Bangtan Boys to Meet Biden Next Week
    le 27/05/2022 à 3:32

    Boy band Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS, will meet U.S. President Joe Biden next week to discuss anti-Asian discrimination, the White House said on Thursday. To mark Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Biden will host an event on May 31 which will "discuss Asian […]

  • Most Koreans Will Be over 50 by 2050
    par By Hwang Ji-yoon( ) le 27/05/2022 à 3:26

    The median age of Koreans is already 45 this year but is expected to reach 58 in the next three decades due to the ultra-low birthrate and rising life expectancy. According to Statistics Korea on Thursday, the median age will increase to 50.4 in 2031 and jump to 57.9 in 2050, when the median age of […]

  • Gyeonggi Province to Be Hardest-Fought Battleground in Local Elections
    par By Hong Young-lim( ) le 27/05/2022 à 3:12

    Gyeonggi Province surrounding Seoul, which is home to 13 million people, will be the biggest battleground in the June 1 local elections. Minjoo Party's former presidential candidate Kim Dong-yeon, who later joined hands with stronger rival Lee Jae-myung, will compete against Kim Eun-hye, President […]

  • Koreans Cast Early Votes in Local Elections
    par By Park Sang-ki( ) le 27/05/2022 à 2:33

    Early voting in the June 1 local elections started Friday at 3,551 polling stations across the country. Voters are casting their ballots from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Saturday, with an extra slot from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday for those who tested positive for COVID-19. On actual polling day, […]

  • Ji So-yun Joins Suwon FC to Start New Career in Korea
    par By Song Won-hyung( ) le 27/05/2022 à 2:19

    Former Chelsea midfielder Ji So-yun has joined Suwon FC Women to start a new career in Korea after playing for more than a decade overseas. She held a press conference at the club's headquarters in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province on Thursday after a signing ceremony."Incheon Hyundai Steel Red Angels have […]

  • Pyeongchang Peace Film Fest to Open with Flick Spotlighting Ukraine
    par By Park Don-kyoo( ) le 27/05/2022 à 2:16

    The Pyeongchang International Peace Film Festival starts its six-day run late next month.The annual festival, now in its fourth year, will feature a total of 88 films from 28 countries and will be shown at outdoor theaters and camping sites in Daegwallyeong, Gangwon Province.The opening film is […]

  • Son Heung-min Again Nominated for Premier League Goal of the Season
    le 27/05/2022 à 2:09

    Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur has been nominated for the Premier League Goal of the Season award, also known as the Budweiser Goal of the Season, bearing its sponsored name. The award is given to a player deemed to have scored the best goal among each of the season's Premier League Goal […]

  • Central Bank Hikes Interest Rate to 1.75%
    par By Shon Jin-seok( ) le 27/05/2022 à 12:40

    The Bank of Korea on Thursday raised the key interest rate by a quarter percentage point to 1.75 percent. It was the second hike in as many months. The aim is to tame inflation, which has soared to the four-percent level. It was BOK Governor Rhee Chang-yong's first Monetary Policy Committee meeting […]

  • Good Morning (2022)
    le 26/05/2022 à 11:35

    Genres: Drama and Family Running Time: 118 min. Directed by: Cha Bong-ju Starring: Kim Hwan-hee, Yoo Sun Synopsis: A young girl, who is left alone in the world and has nobody to depend on, wants to die. She happens to meet a nurse working at a hospice and gets to do volunteering work there. […]

  • Hommage (2022)
    le 26/05/2022 à 11:34

    Genres: Drama Running Time:108 min. Directed by: Shin Su-won Starring: Lee Jung-eun, Kwon Hae-hyo Synopsis: A middle-aged female director is asked to restore a film of a female director from the 1960s. It gives her a chance to think about what a film is.

  • Good Morning (2022)
    le 26/05/2022 à 11:33
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    le 26/05/2022 à 11:32
  • Zimbabwe President Praises China, Slams West in Column
    par VOA News( ) le 26/05/2022 à 11:26

    If there's a new cold war brewing and both China and the United States are trying to get African countries on their side, it's clear where Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allegiance lies.In his latest column in the local Sunday Mail newspaper, the 79-year-old president slammed the West […]

  • U.S. Making COVID Antiviral Drug More Available at Test Sites
    par VOA News( ) le 26/05/2022 à 11:18

    The White House on Thursday announced more steps to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the U.S. as it projects COVID-19 infections will continue to spread over the summer travel season.The nation's first federally backed test-to-treat site is opening Thursday in Rhode […]

  • U.S. Lays out Strategy to Outcompete China
    par VOA News( ) le 26/05/2022 à 11:17

    U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken outlined the Biden administration's strategy to outcompete China in the next decade by investing in critical infrastructure, bolstering supply chain security and working with allies.In a long-anticipated speech in Washington, he said the U.S. intends to "shape […]

  • China, Russia Veto U.S. Push for More UN Action on N.Korea
    par VOA News( ) le 26/05/2022 à 11:12

    China and Russia vetoed on Thursday a U.S.-led push to impose more UN sanctions on North Korea over its renewed ballistic missile launches, publicly splitting the Security Council for the first time since it started punishing Pyongyang in 2006.The remaining 13 council members all voted in favor of […]

  • Putin Fast-Tracks Russian Citizenship in Southern Ukraine
    par VOA News( ) le 26/05/2022 à 11:10

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday fast-tracked citizenship for residents of two regions of Ukraine, prompting protests from Kyiv that the move violated its sovereignty.Putin signed a decree affecting residents of the southern region of Kherson, which is under the full control of Russian troops, […]

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  • Threats to S.Korea Mount from All Sides
    le 26/05/2022 à 4:12

    North Korea fired three more ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Wednesday. Just a day earlier, six Chinese and Russian bombers and fighter planes buzzed South Korea's air defense identification zone without identifying themselves and had to be chased by the Air Force. North Korea, China and […]

  • Fallen Pop Idol Seung-ri's Jail Sentence Upheld
    par english.chosun.com( ) le 26/05/2022 à 4:09

    The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a sentence of one year and six months in jail for ex-Big Bang member Seung-ri for procuring prostitutes, gambling abroad and other charges. Seung-ri, who was jailed by a military court, will be transferred from Army custody to a civilian prison to serve his term […]

  • Divorces More Than Double Among Elderly Couples
    le 26/05/2022 à 3:52

    A growing number of elderly couples are getting divorced. In the past, they used to stay together despite conflict for the sake of the family, but now more elderly people are prioritizing personal happiness.According to Statistics Korea, splits among couples who were married for more than 30 years […]

  • Samsung SDI and Stellantis to Build Battery Plant in U.S.
    le 26/05/2022 à 3:45

    Samsung SDI will join hands with global auto giant Stellantis to build a battery plant for electric vehicles in Kokomo, Indiana. The Korean company will invest US$2.5 billion or more than half of the total cost.Stellantis is a behemoth created by the recent merger of Fiat Chrysler and France's PSA […]

  • Rookie Director Thrilled to Show Animated Short at Cannes
    le 26/05/2022 à 3:43

    A six-minute animation by 27-year-old director Moon Soo-jin will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday. "Persona" is among only nine films selected from among the 3,507 works submitted to compete in the festival's short film category.  It was Moon's graduation project at the Korea […]

  • N.Korea 'Testing Nuke Detonators'
    par By Kim Myong-song( ) le 26/05/2022 à 3:12

    North Korea appears to be testing nuclear detonators to prepare for another nuclear test, the presidential office here said Wednesday. Deputy national security adviser Kim Tae-hyo told reporters, "We're watching what's happening at the Punggye-ri test site. It's unlikely that there will be a […]

  • Hyundai to Recall Over 280,000 Vehicles in North America
    le 26/05/2022 à 2:40

    Hyundai will recall a total of 281,000 vehicles in North America due to faulty seat belts, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Tuesday.The recall comes after three separate accidents led to injuries in the U.S. and Singapore, and covers the automaker's Accent and Elantra […]

  • Commemorative Watches Mark Yoon's Inauguration
    par By Kim Eun-joong( ) le 26/05/2022 à 2:23

    The government on Wednesday unveiled a commemorative wristwatch made to mark President Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration. All previous presidents have had commemorative watches made to present to guests at Cheong Wa Dae, which have become sought-after in the memorabilia trade.  Yoon gave a […]

  • Ex-Coach Guus Hiddink to Reunite with 2002 World Cup Stars
    par By Song Won-hyung( ) le 26/05/2022 à 1:53

    The stars and coach of the national football team who took Korea to the semifinals at the 2002 World Cup are reuniting to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the event. Guus Hiddink, the Dutch coach who headed the national team 20 years ago, will once again lead a team of eight World Cup stars for a […]

  • IT Companies Try to Lure Staff Back to the Office
    par By Jang Hyeong-tae, Lee Beul-chan( ) le 25/05/2022 à 11:35

    IT companies are looking for ways to stir staff out of working from home, which they have become comfortable with over the last couple of locked-down years. Naver has just completed construction of a new headquarters, but now there is nobody to fill it. The portal giant is letting staff choose […]

  • Fuel Consumption Down Amid Soaring Oil Prices
    par Arirang News( ) le 25/05/2022 à 11:26

    Diesel and gasoline consumption dropped sharply in Korea last month amid soaring oil prices.According to the Korea National Oil Corporation, the total consumption of diesel and gasoline was 17.3 million barrels in April, down 5.8 percent from 18.4 million in March and 18.3 percent from 21.2 million […]

  • U.K.'s Johnson 'Humbled' But Wants to Move on from 'Partygate'
    par VOA News( ) le 25/05/2022 à 11:19

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other senior officials bear responsibility for a culture of rule-breaking that resulted in several parties that breached the U.K.'s COVID-19 lockdown rules, a report into the events said Wednesday.Revelations that Johnson and his staff repeatedly flouted the […]

  • EU Seeks More Clout against Sanctioned Russian Oligarchs
    par VOA News( ) le 25/05/2022 à 11:17

    The European Union's executive arm entered sensitive legal territory on Wednesday with a proposal to confiscate the frozen assets of oligarchs who try to violate the bloc's sanctions over Russia's war in Ukraine. The European Commission proposed two EU laws that would require the 27 member […]

  • Zelenskyy Says Only Path for Talks Is Directly with Putin
    par VOA News( ) le 25/05/2022 à 11:06

    krainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Wednesday he would be open to negotiations with Russia, but only direct talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.Speaking by video link to the World Economic Forum, Zelenskyy said there was a potential for finding a diplomatic way out of the conflict […]

  • Long COVID Affects More Older Adults; Shots Don't Prevent It
    par VOA News( ) le 25/05/2022 à 11:04

    New U.S. research on long COVID-19 provides fresh evidence that it can happen even after breakthrough infections in vaccinated people, and that older adults face higher risks for the long-term effects.In a study of veterans published Wednesday, about one-third who had breakthrough infections showed […]

  • U.S. Mourns Latest Mass Killing of 19 Children, 2 Adults at Texas School
    par VOA News( ) le 25/05/2022 à 11:03

    The United States was in mourning Wednesday in the aftermath of the country's latest mass killing, a teenage gunman's assault on an elementary school in the southwestern state of Texas that left at least 19 children and two adults dead. It was one of the deadliest rampages at a school in the […]

  • To keep tofu fresh longer
    le 25/05/2022 à 11:02

    To keep tofu fresh longer, refrigerate it in an airtight container with salt water.

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  • Park Chan-wook's 'Decision to Leave' Takes Cannes by Storm
    par By Kim Sung-hyun( ) le 25/05/2022 à 3:58

    Director Park Chan-wook's latest film "Decision to Leave" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday to thunderous applause from a 2,300-strong audience. Only after an eight-minute standing ovation was Park able to grab the microphone and speak. "Thank you for watching such a long, boring and […]

  • Travel Agencies Scramble to Recruit New Staff
    par By Song Hye-jin( ) le 25/05/2022 à 3:51

    Travel agencies are scrambling up to recruit more staff for the summer holidays as coronavirus lockdowns are being lifted around the world. Trip.com plans to recruit about 60 new staff by the end of this month to prepare for a high demand in the coming months.Hana Tour, the country's largest travel […]

  • Chinese, Russian Warplanes Buzz Korean Air Identification Zone
    par By Yu Yong-weon( ) le 25/05/2022 à 3:49

    Six Chinese and Russian warplanes on Tuesday buzzed Korea's air defense identification zone as Chinese warships entered the East Sea. The show of force came a day after Korea joined the anti-China Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) led by the U.S., while leaders of the Quadrilateral Security […]

  • Consumer Outlook Grim
    par By Jung Seok-woo( ) le 25/05/2022 à 3:49

    Koreans expect inflation to rise more than three percent over the coming year, the most pessimistic outlook in almost 10 years, a survey suggests. According to a survey earlier this month of 2,309 households by the Bank of Korea, inflation in May is being forecast at 3.3 percent. It stood at less […]

  • N.Korea Fires 3 More Ballistic Missiles
    par By Lee Hyun-yi( ) le 25/05/2022 à 3:41

    North Korea fired three ballistic missiles toward the East Sea on Wednesday, the Joint Chiefs of Staff here said Wednesday. The fresh provocation came a day after U.S. President Joe Biden wrapped up his trip to Seoul and Tokyo early this week, vowing to use all defense capabilities including […]

  • Hwang Hee-chan Eager to Prove Himself After Frustrating 1st Season in EPL
    le 25/05/2022 à 2:52

    Hwang Hee-chan of Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday shared his disappointment and expectations as he returned home after his first season in the English Premier League. At a press conference in Seoul upon his arrival, he said, "I want to give myself a pat on the back for trying my best, yet still […]

  • Top Conglomerates to Invest Massively in Future Industries
    par By Shin Eun-jin, Ryu Jung, Song Hye-jin( ) le 25/05/2022 à 2:37

    Samsung, Hyundai, Lotte and Hanwha announced big new investment plans on Tuesday, while SK, LG and other major conglomerates plan to follow suit. Samsung said it will invest W450 trillion over the next five years, 80 percent on research and development and facilities in Korea (US$1=W1,264). The key […]

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