Daily Archive: September 18, 2022

Retired KBO legends enjoying life after baseball

INCHEON– Five years removed from his last game in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), former Samsung Lions slugger Lee Seung-yuop is getting his competitive juice flowing in different ways these days. When he is not...

Yoon heads to London for Queen’s funeral on 3-nation swing

SEOUL– President Yoon Suk-yeol left for London on Sunday to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, kicking off a three-nation trip that will include his first address to the U.N. General Assembly, and...

Hyundai E&C wins 1.9 tln-won railway deal in Philippines

SEOUL– Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., South Korea’s leading builder, said Sunday it has received a 1.9 trillion-won (US$1.4 billion) railway order in the Philippines. Hyundai E&C will build a 56-kilometer railway connecting the capital...

Yoon calls for thorough readiness for Typhoon Nanmadol

SEOUL– President Yoon Suk-yeol on Sunday instructed officials to maintain thorough readiness for Typhoon Nanmadol as the country’s southern island of Jeju and the southeast coast are predicted to come under the typhoon’s influence. Yoon...

Emmy-winning Lee Jung-jae returns home to hero’s welcome

INCHEON– With the shining Emmy statuette in hand, “Squid Game” star Lee Jung-jae received a hero’s welcome home Sunday. Lee arrived at Incheon International Airport with dozens of fans celebrating his historic honor at America’s...

New COVID-19 cases fall below 40,000 amid virus slowdown

SEOUL– South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases fell for the fourth consecutive day to below 40,000 on Sunday as the spread of the virus slows down. The country reported 34,764 new COVID-19 infections, including 241 from...

Gangwon FC snatch final spot in K League’s top 6 with victory

SEOUL– Gangwon FC grabbed the last spot available in the upper tier of the top South Korean football league with a narrow victory Sunday. Kim Young-bin scored both of Gangwon’s goals in their 2-1 win...