Daily Archive: November 18, 2019

Fewer Foreign Students Attending US Higher Ed Institutes

More international students come to the U.S. from around the world for higher education than any other country, but those metrics show stagnation — and steep declines from some countries — for the second year after decades of growth.The annual Open D…

Fewer Foreign Students Attending US Higher Ed Institutes

More international students come to the U.S. from around the world for higher education than any other country, but those metrics show stagnation — and steep declines from some countries — for the second year after decades of growth.The annual Open D…

Fewer Foreign Students Attending US Higher Ed Institutes

More international students come to the U.S. from around the world for higher education than any other country, but those metrics show stagnation — and steep declines from some countries — for the second year after decades of growth.The annual Open D…

S. Korea to grant smaller firms grace period on 52-hour policy

SEOUL– South Korea plans to apply a grace period for smaller firms in adopting the 52-hour workweek system, the labor minister said Monday, reflecting concerns over financial costs and a legislative deadlock at the National Assembly.”In the case (the …

3 Chinese boats seized for alleged illegal fishing

SEJONG– South Korea has seized three Chinese fishing boats on charges of illegal fishing in its exclusive economic zone in the Yellow Sea, the oceans ministry said Monday.The West Sea Fisheries Management Service seized the fishing boats, including a …

S. Korea issues cold wave alert for Seoul, central regions

SEOUL– South Korea issued a cold wave alert for Seoul and parts of central and eastern regions, effective from late Monday, the weather agency said.The cold wave watch will be applied to the capital city and the surrounding Gyeonggi Province, the admi…

North Korea Says It Doesn’t Want to Talk to US

North Korea said Monday that while it views the U.S. decision to postpone joint military drills with South Korea as “positive,” the adoption of a U.N. resolution criticizing the North’s human rights record has soured its desire to have denuclearization…

Ex-justice minister’s brother indicted

SEOUL– Former Justice Minister Cho Kuk’s brother was indicted Monday on numerous charges linked to alleged wrongdoing involving a private school foundation run by the family.The 52-year-old, who was arrested on Oct. 31, was indicted on six counts incl…