Daily Archive: August 3, 2020

Debate heating up on fate of ‘jeonse’

SEOUL, “Jeonse” (long-term deposit rental system) versus “weolse” (monthly rent). That has emerged as the hottest topic in local political circles since new laws intended to protect tenants from landlords...

Heavy rain continues to pummel central S. Korea

SEOUL, Heavy rain continued to pound South Korea’s central regions and the greater Seoul area Monday, flooding houses and roads, and prompting authorities to close riverside and mountainous areas. Torrential...

U.S. names new envoy for defense cost-sharing talks

WASHINGTON, The U.S. State Department has named a new envoy for defense cost-sharing negotiations with South Korea and other nations, a department spokesperson said Monday. Donna Welton, assistant chief of...