Anger over the list of victims of the Itaewon tragedy

Anger over the list of victims of the Itaewon tragedy

Controversy over the release of the Itaewon tragedy’s list of victims is heating up with liberal-leaning online media and Catholic priest groups publishing the list of victims on Monday. Two progressive online media published a list of 155 people who died in the tragedy on their website on Monday. The list included only their names, … Read more

Dispute over parliamentary inquiry into Itaewon disaster escalates

Dispute over parliamentary inquiry into Itaewon disaster escalates

The ruling and main opposition parties remain at odds over the Itaewon tragedy, with the two sides refusing to budge on discussions over a parliamentary inquiry. On Monday, People Power Party plenum leader Rep. Joo Ho-young and Democratic Party of Korea plenum leader Rep. Park Hong-keun met with National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-keun. pyo, to … Read more

[Weekender] In hyperconnected Korea, the need to disconnect grows

[Weekender] In hyperconnected Korea, the need to disconnect grows

Fatigued by information and social media overload, Koreans seek a digital detox Participants in a woodcraft workshop program offered at Healience Seonmaeul, located in Hongcheon County, Gangwon Province. (Healience Seonmaeul) Smartphones put the world at our fingertips. But they have also brought endless notifications, social feeds, and an avalanche of information and distractions. Fatigue from … Read more

‘The Owl’ adds imagination to Crown Prince Sohyeon’s suspicious death

‘The Owl’ adds imagination to Crown Prince Sohyeon’s suspicious death

“The Owl” (NEW) Upcoming mystery thriller “The Owl” added imagination to a record in the Annals of Joseon Dynasty about the suspicious death of Crown Prince Sohyeon. “Our film started from day blindness. I started with the idea that a protagonist with day blindness could witness something,” said director An Tae-jin during a press conference … Read more

[Well-curated weekend] Look for alien life, imagine your ideal home and prepare to be surprised with vegan food

[Well-curated weekend] Look for alien life, imagine your ideal home and prepare to be surprised with vegan food

Media art is displayed at Starlight Aurora Plaza in front of the Miryang Arirang Observatory. (Miryang Arirang Observatory) Alien Festival at Miryang Arirang Observatory Have you ever wondered about alien species and extraterrestrial beings? A space-themed “Alien Festival” that delves into extraterrestrial science experiments and mysteries will kick off this weekend at the Miryang Arirang … Read more

GIP Africa chapter launched at COP27

GIP Africa chapter launched at COP27

CAIRO, November 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Belt and Road Green Investment Principles (GIP) officially announced its second regional office, the Africa Chapter, during the COP27. Hendrik du Toit, Founder and CEO of Ninety One, will be the Chapter President, and Brahim Benjelloun-Touimi, Group Director and General Manager of Bank of Africa BMCE Group, will … Read more

Democratic Party Attempt To Release Identities Of Itaewon Victims Sparks Backlash

Democratic Party Attempt To Release Identities Of Itaewon Victims Sparks Backlash

A new dispute has erupted following a recent exposure of the Democratic Party of Korea’s apparent attempt to publish the identities of the victims of the fatal Halloween crush in Itaewon, Seoul. While the Democratic Party argued that the victims should be publicly remembered, critics said that respect for privacy should take precedence over the … Read more

Democratic Party Attempt To Release Identities Of Itaewon Victims Sparks Backlash

Democratic Party Attempt To Release Identities Of Itaewon Victims Sparks Backlash

Flowers are laid out for the victims of the Halloween crowd in front of the Itaewon subway station on Wednesday. (Yonhap) A new dispute has erupted following a recent exposure of the Democratic Party of Korea’s apparent attempt to publish the identities of the victims of the fatal Halloween crush in Itaewon, Seoul. While the … Read more

[Exclusive] Legoland Korea operator confident in future investment

[Exclusive] Legoland Korea operator confident in future investment

January-March ‘winter closures’ are for security checks, not non-compliance concerns, says Merlin Legoland Korea Resort (Yonhap) Legoland Korea Resort, a theme park located in Gangwon province that opened in May in partnership with a local developer, does not plan to scale back its operations and will finance any further expansion on its own, regardless of … Read more

Second officer suspended for Itaewon faults

Second officer suspended for Itaewon faults

Another top police officer has been sacked from his post as authorities investigate the response to the crowd disaster in Itaewon, Seoul on Saturday that left at least 156 people dead. On Thursday, police fired Senior Superintendent Ryu Mi-jin, who was in charge of monitoring the situation in Itaewon, for failing to take special action … Read more