Daily Archive: November 7, 2021

Lee insists again on universal COVID-19 relief grants

SEOUL– The ruling Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, Lee Jae-myung, on Sunday insisted again on giving additional universal COVID-19 relief grants, saying excess tax revenue is expected to amount to 40 trillion won (US$34 billion).”Is it right f…

N. Korea holds artillery fire competition: state media

SEOUL– North Korea has conducted an artillery fire competition to boost the country’s defense capabilities as set forth by the “militant policy” of the ruling Workers’ Party, state media reported Sunday.The competition was held Saturday to inspect “ho…

Moon calls for expanding exchanges with Visegrad Group countries

SEOUL– President Moon Jae-in instructed aides to make greater efforts to strengthen exchanges with Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia, known collectively as the Visegrad Group, noting their economies are growing dynamically compared with…

Late-round pick living out KBO postseason dream for Twins

SEOUL– At the 2017 rookie draft in South Korean baseball, Moon Sung-ju was selected 97th overall by the LG Twins, with only three players coming after him.Few would have given Moon any chance of even making it to the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO),…