Trade minister admits some flexibility needed
Paik Un-gyu, minister of trade, industry and energy, said Thursday that his ministry is looking into the possibility of expanding flexible working hour limits as businesses struggle to adapt...
G.U., Uniqlo’s sister brand, coming to Korea
Uniqlo’s sister brand G.U. is coming to Korea in September and will open its first store in the Lotte World Mall in Jamsil, southern Seoul. Due to open on Sept. 14, the store will be 1,4...
Suspect shot 20,000 motel videos over 4 years
Women’s groups are calling for strict punishment after police referred a man to the prosecution on Wednesday after he allegedly took more than 20,000 video clips of women at motels over the ...
GS chair demands execs get smart about labor
GS Group Chairman Huh Chang-soo demanded that group executives come up with smart ways to reduce labor hours while increasing work efficiency during an internal executive meeting held Wednes...
More illegal drugs seized by Korean customs
The quantity of illegal drugs being seized by Korean customs is increasing rapidly, with more drugs confiscated in the first six months of this year than the whole of 2017. The customs ag...
Joint Ping-Pong teams train today
The two Koreas are fielding joint teams at an international table tennis competition in Daejeon that kicks off Tuesday, and the players start practicing together today, the Korea Table Tenni...
Noryangjin fish sellers won’t move
Angry vendors at a major fish market in southern Seoul clashed on Thursday with officials who attempted to carry out a court order to forcibly relocate their shops. About 150 merchants at...
Nam Hyun-hee goes for 7th gold
Winning a gold medal at the Asian Games has been always a goal for Korean fencer Nam Hyun-hee. But grabbing a gold at this year’s Asian Games in Indonesia will have an extra special meani...