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Koreans Outraged Over Death of Puma

Koreans Outraged Over Death of Puma

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — After the death of Pporongi, a puma that had called a zoo in Daejeon its home before being shot and killed after escaping from its cage, public sentiment is highly negative due to the nature of how officials tried to handle the situation. As many start to question whether

March Commemorating Comfort Women Scheduled in San Francisco

March Commemorating Comfort Women Scheduled in San Francisco

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The San Francisco Comfort Women Memorial in the city center of San Francisco will mark its first anniversary on September 22. The Korean American Forum of California, an organization that was instrumental in having the statue erected, said it is expected to coordinate a march from Saint Mary’s Square

International School in Singapore Adopts Samsung Flip

International School in Singapore Adopts Samsung Flip

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Singapore Korean International School has chosen to install Samsung Flip, an interactive whiteboard developed by Samsung Electronics, in its classrooms. According to Samsung Electronics, the school decided to adopt the Flip because of its capacity to connect education information with smartphone devices, allowing for improved communications between students and

Moon Chung-in: “Kim Jong-un’s Decision to Visit Seoul Was His Alone”

Moon Chung-in: “Kim Jong-un’s Decision to Visit Seoul Was His Alone”

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Moon Chung-in, the Special Advisor to South Korean President Moon Jae-in for Foreign Affairs and National Security, said yesterday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s promise to visit Seoul was a single-handed decision made by Kim. Speaking at a briefing held at the press center at Pyongyang’s Koryo Hotel,

Animal Activist Group Asks Society to Question Necessity of Zoos after Puma Shot and Killed

Animal Activist Group Asks Society to Question Necessity of Zoos after Puma Shot and Killed

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal rights activist group CARE is pushing for a manual that would allow zookeepers to better handle animals that escape from their cages in response to an incident in Daejeon where a puma had to be shot after escaping from its cage. In a press released, CARE stated that

Ri Sol-Ju: “Pyongyang Naengmyeon More Famous After Previous Summit”

Ri Sol-Ju: “Pyongyang Naengmyeon More Famous After Previous Summit”

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Pyongyang naengmyeon, a popular cold noodle dish, once again shared the spotlight during the inter-Korean summit currently taking place in Pyongyang. The dish garnered significant media attention at the previous summit at Panmunjom in April, when North Korean officials brought a noodle making machine with them. Yesterday, President Moon

6 in 10 S. Koreans Support Cooperation with N. Korea Before Denuclearization: Poll

6 in 10 S. Koreans Support Cooperation with N. Korea Before Denuclearization: Poll

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Six in 10 South Korean adults consent to expanding inter-Korean exchanges and cooperation prior to the denuclearization of North Korea, a poll showed Thursday. The survey was conducted on 501 adults nationwide by Seoul-based pollster Realmeter soon after President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced their

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