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  • Earthquake Rattles Gyeongju
    par ) le 30/11/2023 à 4:09

    A magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattled an area 19 km southeast of the ancient city of Gyeongju in North Gyeongsang Province at around 4:55 a.m. on Thursday.The epicenter is estimated to have been around 12 km underground, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration.This earthquake is the […]

  • Food Makers Relent on Price Hikes
    par By Song Hye-jin( ) le 30/11/2023 à 4:08

    Food makers are gradually caving in to pressure from consumer groups and the government to scrap or reverse price hikes now that raw materials prices are falling again.Ottogi had planned to raise the prices of processed products such as ketchup and curry from Dec. 1 but later canceled the […]

  • Korea 'Would Suffer Most from Economic Rift Between West and China'
    le 30/11/2023 à 4:06

    Korea is likely to suffer severely if China and the OECD adopt a "de-risking" strategy to reduce dependence on each other, experts believe. At a conference hosted by the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy and the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday, Chris Redl, the IMF's […]

  • OECD Raises Growth Forecast for Korea Next Year
    le 30/11/2023 à 4:05

    The OECD has raised its forecast for Korea's economic growth for next year by 0.2 percentage points to 2.3 percent.But the OECD maintained its global economic growth forecast at 2.7 percent.The rich-countries club releases growth forecasts for the whole world in June and November but limits its […]

  • Lackluster Movies Lead to Dearth of Award Picks
    par By Shin Jeong-sun, Baik Su-jin( ) le 30/11/2023 à 2:39

    A lack of standout Korean films this year has led to a shortage of year-end award picks.Many jurors of Korea's two major cinema awards -- the Daejong Film Awards and Blue Dragon Film Awards -- were disappointed by the shortage of popular entries. "Out of five entries, at least three should be of […]

  • Song Hye-kyo, Jeon Yeo-been to Star in Female-Led Occult Film
    par ) le 29/11/2023 à 11:20

    The news that top actresses Song Hye-kyo and Jeon Yeo-been have been cast in the starring roles in an occult movie is already creating high expectations and excitement.The movie, tentatively titled "Dark Nuns," is a female version of the 2015 hit film "The Priests," which attracted 5.44 million […]

  • Korea Scrabbles for New Typhoon Names
    le 29/11/2023 à 11:18

    The Korea Meteorological Administration is scrabbling for new names for typhoons after certain monikers such as Megi (catfish) and Noru (roe deer) were thrown out by the World Meteorological Organization last July.Typhoon names are rotated among a total of 140 submitted by 14 meteorological offices […]

  • Henry Kissinger, Former Top U.S. Diplomat Under Nixon, Dies at 100
    par VOA News( ) le 29/11/2023 à 11:15

    Henry Kissinger, who died Wednesday at the age of 100, personified U.S. foreign policy during the Nixon and Ford administrations, serving as secretary of state under both presidents and inviting both praise for his diplomatic successes and controversy for his calculating political view of the […]

  • 10 Million Foreign Visitors Expected for Whole Year
    par Arirang News( ) le 29/11/2023 à 11:11

    Korea saw a surge in foreign visitors last month to 1.23 million, an on-year increase of nearly 160 percent, the Korea Tourism Organization said Wednesday.This is the fourth month that over 1 million foreigners have visited, and since the cumulative number from January to October stood at 8.8 […]

  • Nepal Registers 1st Official Same-Sex Marriage in Country
    par VOA News( ) le 29/11/2023 à 11:09

    A gay couple in Nepal on Wednesday became the first in the nation to receive official same-sex marriage status. The Himalayan nation is one of the first in Asia to allow it."After 23 years of struggle we got this historic achievement, and finally Maya and Surendra got their marriage registered at […]

  • Ailing Pope Francis Tells Public He's Better Than a Day Earlier but Has Aides Read Speeches
    par VOA News( ) le 29/11/2023 à 11:07

    Pope Francis presided at his weekly audience with the public at the Vatican, but he said that he's still unwell and asked an aide to read his remarks for him on Wednesday, a day after canceling an overseas trip.Francis, who will turn 87 on Dec. 17 and had part of one lung removed as a young man, […]

  • U.S. Sends 1st of 3 Military Planes with Gaza Aid
    par VOA News( ) le 29/11/2023 à 11:06

    The United States on Tuesday sent the first of three military planes to Egypt with humanitarian aid for Gaza, promising to assist Palestinians during a truce between Hamas and U.S. ally Israel.The relief flights carrying food, medical supplies and winter gear are the first by the U.S. military […]

  • U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Cryptocurrency Mixer Sinbad over Alleged N.Korea Links
    par VOA News( ) le 29/11/2023 à 11:03

    The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a virtual currency mixer the Treasury Department said has processed millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency from major heists carried out by North Korea-linked hackers.The U.S. Treasury Department in a statement said virtual currency mixer […]

  • U.S. Military Osprey Aircraft with 8 Aboard Crashes off Southern Japan, at Least 1 Dead
    par VOA News( ) le 29/11/2023 à 11:03

    A crew member who was recovered from the ocean after a U.S. military Osprey aircraft carrying eight people crashed Wednesday off southern Japan has been pronounced dead, coast guard officials said.The cause of the crash and the status of the seven others on board were not immediately known, coast […]

  • To remove sticker glue residue from a surface
    le 29/11/2023 à 11:00

    To remove sticker glue residue from a surface, apply sunscreen and wipe it off.

  • Today's Photo: November 30, 2023
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  • LG Twins Closer Go Woo-suk in Bid to Play in MLB
    le 29/11/2023 à 4:13

    Go Woo-suk of the LG Twins is on track to fulfill his dream of playing in Major League Baseball in the U.S. The Korea Baseball Organization on Tuesday said it has asked the MLB to post the right-handed closer at the request of the Twins. Once Go is posted, he has 30 days to negotiate with any […]

  • Samsung Biologics Lands Record Contracts
    le 29/11/2023 à 3:53

    Samsung Biologics has racked up cumulative contracts worth a record W3.49 trillion this year (US$1=W1,294).It is the first time that the biotech company has earned more than W3 trillion in annual deals.Samsung announced Tuesday that it signed one new and four additional contract-manufacturing deals […]

  • Busan Loses Bid to Host 2030 World Expo
    par By Jung Chul-hwan, Ryu Jung( ) le 29/11/2023 à 2:57

    Korea on Tuesday failed in its bid to host the 2030 World Expo in Busan to rival Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.At the general assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) on the outskirts of Paris, Busan received a mere 29 votes against Riyadh's 119 and Rome's 17.The odds were stacked doubly […]

  • Hwang Ui-jo Kicked out of National Football Team over Sex Scandal
    le 29/11/2023 à 1:28

    Norwich City forward Hwang Ui-jo will be excluded from the Korean national football team until he is cleared of charges of making a sex tape of a woman without her consent, the Korea Football Association said Tuesday.Lee Youn-nam of the association's ethics committee said, "A member of the national […]

  • Public Health Insurance to Cover Drug Rehab
    le 29/11/2023 à 12:48

    Treatment for drug addiction will be covered mostly by public health insurance from next year as the issue makes increasing headlines.The Ministry of Health and Welfare made the decision in a policy meeting on Tuesday. The ministry operates 25 free rehabilitation centers across the country to help […]

  • Working Moms at Record High
    par By Hwang Ji-yoon( ) le 28/11/2023 à 11:38

    The employment rate of Korean mothers has risen to a fresh record while the number of women who quit work after giving birth has fallen to an all-time low.According to Statistics Korea, 5.11 million out of 7.94 million married women were employed as of the first half of this year, up by 31,000 […]

  • N.Korean Soldiers Carry Sidearms in Joint Security Area
    par Arirang News( ) le 28/11/2023 à 11:29

    Pyongyang is arming soldiers in the Joint Security Area in the truce village of Panmunjom after scrapping a cross-border military agreement, Yonhap News reported Tuesday.South Korean and U.S. military sources said North Korean soldiers there have been carrying sidearms since late last week. South […]

  • China Says It Warns off Japanese Ships in East China Sea
    par VOA News( ) le 28/11/2023 à 11:27

    The Chinese coast guard said its vessels warned off Japanese ships that "illegally intruded" into waters around disputed East China Sea islets on Tuesday.The Chinese vessels "took necessary control measures," the coast guard added, without going into details. There was no immediate comment from […]

  • World Health Organization Warns of Disease Threat in Gaza
    par VOA News( ) le 28/11/2023 à 11:15

    Disease could pose a bigger threat to human life than bombings in Gaza, the World Health Organization said.Overcrowding and a lack of access to clean drinking water or sanitation systems has led to a breeding ground for infectious disease, particularly diarrhea in children, which has reached nearly […]

  • 41 Workers Rescued from Collapsed North Indian Himalayan Tunnel
    par VOA News( ) le 28/11/2023 à 11:09

    Forty-one construction workers trapped in a North India road tunnel in the Himalayan mountains for 17 days were evacuated Tuesday after a mammoth rescue operation.Crowds cheered, and sweets were distributed, while some locals offered prayers at a makeshift temple that had been built near the […]

  • Greece Angry After U.K.'s Sunak Cancels Meeting over Parthenon Marbles
    par VOA News( ) le 28/11/2023 à 11:09

    Greek officials said Tuesday that they will continue talks with the British Museum about bringing the Parthenon Marbles back to Athens, despite U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak abruptly canceling a meeting with his Greek counterpart where the contested antiquities were due to be discussed.But the […]

  • Philippines, Communist Rebels Say They Agree to Resume Peace Talks
    par VOA News( ) le 28/11/2023 à 11:05

    The Philippine government and communist rebels said Tuesday they have agreed to resume peace talks to end one of the world's longest-running Maoist insurgencies.The ongoing armed struggle, launched in 1969, grew out of the global communist movement, finding fertile soil in the Philippines' stark […]

  • Death Toll Rises to 120 in Kenya Floods
    par VOA News( ) le 28/11/2023 à 11:03

    At least 120 people have died, and the members of almost 90,000 households have been displaced by flooding in Kenya, officials there said Tuesday.Kenya, along with its neighbors, Somalia and Ethiopia, have been hit with flash floods made worse by the natural weather phenomenon of El Nino. In […]

  • To clean Venetian blinds
    le 28/11/2023 à 11:01

    To clean Venetian blinds, wipe them with a pair of tongs whose ends have been covered with socks.

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  • Korea Holds Breath as World Expo 2030 Vote Looms
    par By Jung Chul-hwan, Kim Kyeong-pil, Park Joo-young( ) le 28/11/2023 à 4:36

    Only hours remain before the General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions in Paris votes on the host city of the 2030 World Expo on Tuesday. The final presentations begin with Busan, followed by Rome and Riyadh in 20-minute intervals, before representatives from 182 BIE member […]

  • Coup Flick Sweeps Korean Box Office
    par ) le 28/11/2023 à 4:23

    Historical epic "12.12 : The Day" has attracted more than 2 million viewers in less than a week since its release.The film, which follows the dramatic events of the 1979 coup that brought military dictator Chun Doo-hwan to power after the assassination of strongman Park Chung-hee, hit the milestone […]

  • Korean Born Woman Becomes New Zealand Minister
    le 28/11/2023 à 4:14

    Melissa Ji-yun Lee has become the first Korean-born minister in New Zealand.Lee was sworn in as the new government's minister in charge of three areas -- economic development, media and communications, and ethnic communities -- by New Zealand's Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro in a ceremony at […]

  • Unmarried People Under 35 Outnumber Married Ones
    par By Kim Sung-mo( ) le 28/11/2023 à 3:56

    More and more Koreans are getting married late or not at all. Among people in their early 30s, unmarried ones now outnumber married ones, and in the entire age group from 19 to 34, the proportion of singles exceeds 80 percent for the first time.Statistics Korea in a report on Monday said that the […]

  • Hyundai Chief Picked as Auto Industry Leader of the Year
    par By Kim A-sa( ) le 28/11/2023 à 3:37

    Hyundai chairman Chung Eui-sun has been picked as industry leader of the year by U.S. magazine Automotive News.Each year, the venerable car magazine selects around 30 "All-Stars" in the global car industry and one of them is crowned "Industry Leader."Past picks include Sergio Marchionne, who led […]

  • Korea Shivers in Subzero Temperatures
    par By Cho Yoo-mi( ) le 28/11/2023 à 3:35

    Temperatures plummeted nationwide on Tuesday morning, hitting -4 to -7 degrees Celsius, and the mercury is not expected to climb much above freezing point during the day. In Seoul, the morning low dropped to -2 degrees, with the daytime high forecast at around 3 degrees, according to the Korea […]

  • Interest Burden Surges as Housing Loans Proliferate Again
    par By Hwang Ji-yoon, Kim Ji-seop( ) le 28/11/2023 à 2:32

    The average monthly interest payments shouldered by each Korean household have surged 56 percent compared to four years ago as Koreans took out a flurry of housing loans. Monthly interest payments rose from W80,000 per household in 2019 to a record W128,000 this year, according to Statistics […]

  • Seoul Confirms N.Korean Spy Satellite Entered Orbit
    par By Kim Sang-yun( ) le 28/11/2023 à 2:03

    The Defense Ministry here on Monday confirmed that a spy satellite North Korea launched last week has entered orbit around the earth."The satellite entered stable orbit," a military spokesman said. "Compared to the Kwangmyongsong-4 satellite, which was launched in February of 2016 but veered off […]

  • Korea to Boost Unskilled Foreign Labor
    par By Gwak Rae-geon( ) le 28/11/2023 à 1:32

    The government will allow 165,000 unskilled foreigners to work in Korea next year to ease the labor shortage in hospitality and manufacturing.Last year the quota was 69,000, rising to 120,000 this year. Small and mid-sized companies here have been suffering from a labor shortage due to the […]

  • N.Korea Restores Guard Posts at Border
    le 28/11/2023 à 12:40

    North Korea has redeployed troops and weapons at guard posts along the border since the two Koreas scrapped a 2018 military agreement last week.The South Korean military published photos taken with thermal imaging cameras that shows activity at a North Korean guard post on the eastern front that […]

  • Former U.S. 1st Lady Rosalynn Carter Lies in Repose in Georgia
    par VOA News( ) le 27/11/2023 à 11:13

    The body of Rosalynn Carter, the former U.S. first lady who died on Nov. 19 at age 96, will lie in repose on Monday in Georgia, giving Americans the chance to pay their respects to the woman her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, called "an extension of myself."Carter died shortly after she […]

  • Rescuers in India Switch to Manual Digging to Extricate Workers from Collapsed Tunnel
    par VOA News( ) le 27/11/2023 à 11:11

    Rescue teams will switch to digging by hand in an effort to extricate 41 construction workers trapped in a collapsed road tunnel in northern India for the past 16 days.Officials said Monday that workers will use a so-called "rat hole" mining technique to access the collapsed tunnel, digging a […]

  • Pope Francis Getting Antibiotics Intravenously for Lung Problem, Limiting Appointments, Vatican Says
    par VOA News( ) le 27/11/2023 à 11:09

    Pope Francis is receiving antibiotics intravenously to treat a lung inflammation and will scale back some appointments, but he doesn't have pneumonia or fever, the Vatican said Monday.Francis himself on Sunday revealed that he was suffering from the inflammation problem, explaining why he didn't […]

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