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[Column] The Skills Gap: Blaming Workers Rather than Policy

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 15:13
Last week Donald Trump visited a technical college in Wisconsin. He was accompanied by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, several members of Congress, and top officials in his administration. The theme ..
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First citizens’ tribunal coming from Vietnam War victims of South Korean soldiers

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 15:08
Nguyen Thi Thanh recalls memories from over 50 years ago as she answered questions from South Korean attorneys in the conference room of a hotel in Da Nang, Vietnam, on the morning of June 3. She was ..
Categories: National/Politics

President Moon to implement blind hiring to root out credentialism

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 15:03
The instructions given by President Moon Jae-in during a meeting with his senior secretaries and aides on June 22 for the public sector to start implementing blind hiring and employment quotas for tal..
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[Correspondent’s column] Did the Trump administration change its North Korea policy?

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 15:00
“The US is ramping up its conditions for resuming dialogue with North Korea to mean denuclearization.” In the space of a week, this claim is already being treated as rock-solid truth. It’s also being..
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[Weekender] Korea reeling from climate change

http://rss.topix.net - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 13:44

The Korean Peninsula is heating up at an unparalleled pace. As the air and sea temperatures rise, pollack, cod and other staple fish are on the verge of extinction, while mackerel, anchovy and squid are becoming ubiquitous and cheaper.

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Korean Air, Delta agree tie-up for Pacific routes

http://rss.topix.net - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 09:25

Korean Air and Delta Air Lines on Saturday finalized an agreement to set up a joint venture for Pacific routes, according to Korean Air. The joint venture will not take the form of a separate corporation, but the two carriers will operate Pacific routes together, sharing both costs and profits.

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South Koreans march to protest US missile defence system

http://rss.topix.net - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 05:18

South Korean protesters march toward the US embassy in Seoul during a rally against the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. SEOUL: Thousands of protesters marched near the US embassy in Seoul on Saturday , accusing President Donald Trump of "forcing" South Korea to deploy a controversial American missile defence system opposed by China.

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Korean language lessons an - elective course' - " DepEd

http://rss.topix.net - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 01:03

The offering of Korean language lessons will only serve as an "elective offering" to select secondary schools, the Department of Education clarified. a Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones and Korean Ambassador KIM Jae Shin sign the memorandum of agreement for the Special Program in Foreign Language - Korean The recent partnership of the DepEd and Republic of Korea which formalized the inclusion of the Korean language in the SPFL has been drawing mixed reactions in social media.

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North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

http://rss.topix.net - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 20:42

Fred and Cindy Warmbier watch as their son Otto, is placed in a hearse after his funeral Thursday in Wyoming, Ohio. Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student who was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison with hard labor in North Korea, died this week, days after returning to the United States.

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