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Fourteen South Korean Delivery Workers Die Because Of Pandemic Overwork

Fourteen South Korean Delivery Workers Die Because Of Pandemic Overwork

Fourteen delivery workers in South Korea have died of overwork this year because they had to handle a sharply higher volume of packages due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the latest fatality this week, a union official said. A worker for CJ Logistics Corp collapsed while taking a short break late on Tuesday night and […]

Seoul Mayor’s Death Renews #MeToo Debate In South Korea

Seoul Mayor’s Death Renews #MeToo Debate In South Korea

As South Koreans mourn the death of a popular mayor, his complex legacy has cast a fresh spotlight on hurdles faced by sexual harassment victims seeking justice, even as the country’s feminist movement gains momentum. Park Won-soon, the longtime mayor of the capital Seoul who had championed women’s rights, was found dead on Friday, days […]

South Korea’s Feminists Fight To Go Bra-less In Push For Equality

South Korea’s Feminists Fight To Go Bra-less In Push For Equality

South Korean women have called for their freedom to dress as they choose after a newsreader caused an uproar for appearing on air without a bra, the latest bid in a feminism movement that has grown in the male-dominated country. Yim Hyun-ju came under criticism after she appeared on-air on a TV programme braless this […]

South Korean Film “Parasite”, Becomes The First Non-English Language Movie To Win Best Picture Award At The Oscars

South Korean Film “Parasite”,  Becomes The First Non-English Language Movie To Win Best Picture Award At The Oscars

South Korean film “Parasite”, which became the first non-English language movie to win the Best Picture award at the Oscars, highlights the widening divide and lack of affordable housing in the capital Seoul, according to social analysts and academics. Director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite”, which also won Oscars for Best Original Screenplay, International Feature Film and […]

We Are Not Dolls, We Are Human Beings – South Korean Women Abandon Makeup To Fight Against Male Domination

We Are Not Dolls, We Are Human Beings – South Korean Women Abandon Makeup To Fight Against Male Domination

South Korean university student Yim Ji-su used to sacrifice up to two hours of sleep each morning for her laborious makeup routine – from applying foundation and concealer to perming her shoulder-length hair. But about six months ago, she joined a growing band of young women who have given up makeup and cut their hair […]

Aisha Buhari Receives Doctorate Award From The Sun University, South Korea

Aisha Buhari Receives Doctorate Award From The Sun University, South Korea

The wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari has dedicated her award of Doctor of Humanity by the Sun Moon University, South Korea, to Nigerian women and children. Buhari, in a tweet on Monday, said:”I dedicate this honour to all Nigerian women and children.” She also commended the love and support shown to her pet […]

North, South Korea Agree To Resolve Issues Through Dialogue

North, South Korea Agree To Resolve Issues Through Dialogue

North and South Korea on Tuesday agreed on negotiations to resolve problems and military talks aimed at averting accidental conflict, after their first official dialogue in more than two years, as Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program fuels tension. In a joint statement after the 11-hour talks, the North pledged to send a large delegation to next […]

S/Korean Firm To Build 550 Megawatts Power Plant In C-River

S/Korean Firm To Build 550 Megawatts Power Plant In C-River

A South Korean firm, Kingline Integrated Power Development Limited, has expressed its readiness to build a 550 Megawatts gas fired power plant in Cross River State. Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Sean Kim, dropped the hint when he led a delegation from the firm on a courtesy visit to the governor, Senator Ben […]

Maun Woman For Mrs World

Maun Woman For Mrs World

A young Maun woman, Portia Sam-Hwera, who has been selected to represent Botswana at Mrs World pageant in South Korea says she is going to use the platform to market Botswana. Mrs World, she said, would be a unique pageant where married women from around the world contest and share roles of married women, goals, […]