Daily Archive: June 26, 2022

Founder of elite private high school dies at 95

HOENGSEONG, South Korea– Choi Myung-jae, the founder of a renowned elite private high school in South Korea, died Sunday at age 95, people closed to him said.Choi is known for establishing the Korean Minjok Leadership Academy (KMLA), also known as Min…

New COVID-19 cases below 7,000 for 2nd day as omicron slows

SEOUL– South Korea’s new coronavirus cases remained below 7,000 for the second consecutive day Sunday as the omicron variant is slowing down.The country added 6,246 new COVID-19 infections, including 135 from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 1…

New infections below 7,000 for 2nd day as omicron slows

SEOUL– South Korea’s new coronavirus cases remained below 7,000 for the second consecutive day Sunday as the omicron variant is slowing down.The country added 6,246 new COVID-19 infections, including 135 from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 1…

As Summit Host, Spain Urges NATO to Watch its Southern Flank

While Russia‚Äôs invasion of Ukraine is certain to dominate an upcoming NATO summit in Madrid, Spain and other member nations are quietly pushing the Western alliance to consider how mercenaries aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin are spreading…

LG Electronics advances into EV charging business

SEOUL– LG Electronics Co. said Sunday it has acquired a domestic EV charging maker to advance into the EV charging solutions business amid a global electrification push.LG Electronics recently acquired a 60 percent stake in AppleMango Co. for an unspe…

Yoon to depart for Spain to attend NATO summit

SEOUL– President Yoon Suk-yeol spent Sunday preparing for his first overseas trip as president on the eve of his departure to Spain for a summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), officials said.Yoon plans to attend the NATO summit in M…

Pyongyang pounded by heavy rains, strong winds

SEOUL– Heavy rains accompanied by strong wind pounded Pyongyang and western parts of North Korea overnight, prompting authorities to prepare for the upcoming rainy season, state media reported Sunday.Pyongyang’s central district received 58 millimeter…

BTS’ J-Hope to release 1st solo album next month

SEOUL– J-Hope, a rapper and dancer of K-pop supergroup BTS, plans to release his solo album “Jack in the Box” next month, his agency said Sunday.J-hope will debut his first solo album on July 15 and drop a prerelease single Friday, according to Big Hi…