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Park: ‘Descendants of the Sun’ exemplary case of cultural enhancement

President Park Geun-hye on Monday praised “Descendants of the Sun,” a popular South Korean soap opera, as an exemplary case of the positive effects …

6 out of 10 will 쁝ctively vote
6 out of 10 will 쁝ctively vote

Nearly 64 percent of Koreans said they will actively vote in Wednesday셲 general election, a poll showed Monday. According to Real Meter, a poll conducted …

N. Korean workers in China defect to S. Korea via Thailand, Laos: source

A group of North Korean defectors who used to work at a restaurant in China entered South Korea last week via Thailand and Laos, a source familiar to North …

[Election 2016] Parties lack pragmatic plans for welfare
[Election 2016] Parties lack pragmatic plans for welfare

Four years ago, when South Korea picked its new parliament as well as president, the political platforms were dominated by welfare policies as the mainstream …

Military chief checks naval combat readiness

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called for increased naval combat readiness on Monday during his inspection of the Navy’s combat commands, the …

N. Korea calls on party members to participate in ’70-day

North Korea is making a determined effort to encourage its ruling Workers’ Party members to actively take part in a nationwide campaign to boost …

[Election 2016] Parties make last-ditch pleas for votes
[Election 2016] Parties make last-ditch pleas for votes

Party leaders continued their campaign tours on Monday to stump for party candidates on the second-last day before polls open, while widening the gap in their …

Korea, U.S., Japan to hold vice ministerial talks next week

South Korea, the United States and Japan will hold vice-ministerial talks next week in Seoul to discuss North Korea’s denuclearization and other regional …

Online adult community members to be punished
Online adult community members to be punished

The police is cracking down on online adult community Sora.net. Kang Shin-myung, chief commissioner of the Korean police, said Monday that not only the page …

[Graphic News] Number of asylum seekers on the rise
[Graphic News] Number of asylum seekers on the rise

The number of asylum seekers in South Korea has steadily increased in recent years since it began accepting refugee applications in 1994, government statistics …

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