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President Moon calls for steps to prevent accidents during holidays

President Moon calls for steps to prevent accidents during holidays

In light of the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday, or Seollal, President Moon Jae-in is calling for safety first. “I sincerely hope there will be no casualties from the three main dangers — car accidents, fires and industrial accidents.” In… Continue Reading

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More Chinese and Japanese tourists expected in Korea with public holidays

More Chinese and Japanese tourists expected in Korea with public holidays

More Japanese and Chinese tourists are expected to come to Korea this week as both countries have extended public holidays. Officials say China has a three-day weekend thanks to Labor Day celebrations. Japan is currently on its ten-day-long Golden Week… Continue Reading

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World-OKTA convention kicks off in Las Vegas

World-OKTA convention kicks off in Las Vegas

the World Federation of overseas Korean traders Association is holding a four-day convention in Las Vegas this week bringing together a thousand guests including 700 Association members from 73 different countries hosted by the seoul-based Yonhap news agency the four-day… Continue Reading

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The way people spend their Chuseok holidays is changing

The way people spend their Chuseok holidays is changing

Let’s talk more about Korea’s thanksgiving holiday of Chuseok… as today is the day,… hence the reason I’ve swapped my typical suit for a hanbok. The typical picture of Chuseok where the entire family gathers to perform ancestral rites is… Continue Reading

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Pres. Moon reflects on Hangeul Day in commemorative message

Pres. Moon reflects on Hangeul Day in commemorative message

Protecting Hangeul was itself an independence movement when Korea was under Japan’s colonial rule. In a social media message commemorating Hangeul Day,… President Moon Jae-in explained that having our own language was what allowed the nation to achieve industrialization and… Continue Reading

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U.S. stocks mixed ahead of Thanksgiving holiday, Kospi opens lower

U.S. stocks mixed ahead of Thanksgiving holiday, Kospi opens lower

U.S. stocks had a mixed day ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended up point-three-one-percent on Wednesday at 19-thousand 83-points,… while the S-and-P 500 gained point-zero-eight-percent, closing at two-thousand-two-hundred-four-point-seven. Gains in industrial stocks and the oil… Continue Reading

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China′s National Day holiday kicks off Oct.1 중국, 일주일간 국경일 연휴…한국 관광 청신호

China′s National Day holiday kicks off Oct.1   중국, 일주일간 국경일 연휴…한국 관광 청신호

Korea has become one of the most visited countries by Chinese tourists,… and with China′s National Day holiday just around the corner,… a record number of tourists from across the West Sea are expected to visit the Korea. Kim Min-ji… Continue Reading

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U.S. puts sanctions on N. Korean hacking groups behind global cyberattacks

U.S. puts sanctions on N. Korean hacking groups behind global cyberattacks

the US Treasury Department placed sanctions on three hacking groups controlled by North Korea for their part in major global cyberattacks this comes ahead of possible Pyongyang Washington nuclear talks later this month so how would the move affect the… Continue Reading

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Korea Post deploys 3,000 extra workers for Chuseok

Korea Post deploys 3,000 extra workers for Chuseok

meanwhile Chuseok gifts are being delivered for the holiday which means a lot of work for people at the Korea Post for them it’s one of the busiest times of the year our che Jonghyun went to one of the… Continue Reading

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Subways to run later, hospitals to stay open during Chuseok holidays

Subways to run later, hospitals to stay open during Chuseok holidays

so metropolitan government will implement special traffic measures for the Chuseok holidays for September 13th and 14th which is the day of Chuseok and the following day the see if Seoul will extend the operation of subways and the public… Continue Reading