Advancing biological weapons convention (BWC): the Philippine role

By Jesus S. Domingo The 9th Review Conference of the Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention (BWC) concluded in 2022 represents a significant step forward for the convention. According to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the outcome of the conference is “a glimmer of hope in an overall bleak international security environment.” A major achievement was […]

[NATIONAL] Revised Japanese textbooks distort wartime forced labor

President Yoon Suk Yeol shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida ahead of their bilateral meeting in Tokyo, Japan, March 16. AP-YonhapPrior to the summit between the two countries held in Japan on March 16, President Seok-yeol Yoon shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. AP-Coalition Seoul lodges strong protest over Tokyo’s distortion […]

[NATIONAL] Yoon’s labor reform drive loses momentum

Citizens watch a television broadcast of President Yoon Suk Yeol’s Cabinet meeting speech at Seoul Station, March 21. YonhapOn March 21, at Seoul Station, citizens watch President Yoon Seok-yeol’s State Council speech on TV. Union Workweek reform plan likely to fizzle outState working hour reform likely to fade By Nam Hyun-woo President Yoon Suk Yeol’s […]

Making the ‘Kiosk’ Wheelchair-Accessible: Offering Braille and Voice Guidance

Beginning with public, educational, medical, and financial institutions from the end of January next year, ‘unmanned information terminals (kiosks)’ will be accessible to wheelchairs and provide Braille blocks or voice guidance. The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced that the ‘Enforcement Decree of the Act on the Prohibition of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities and […]

Today marks the return match of Klinsman Ho in the World Cup against Uruguay.

The soccer team led by coach Klinsman will have an evaluation match against South American powerhouse Uruguay at Seoul World Cup Stadium at 8:00 this evening. This match against Uruguay, the second game since Klinsman took office, is a ‘return match’ in about four months since last year’s World Cup in Qatar. Our national team […]

2 Yoo Ah In Projects Delayed by Netflix Following Drug Use Cases

Netflix officially announced the postponement of the release of two new projects, both dramas and films starring actors Yoo Ah In. Quoting from Soompi on Monday (27/3/2023), a representative from Netflix said that projects such as ‘The Match’ and ‘Goodbye Earth’ starring actor Yoo Ah In would postpone their release for an undetermined time. “After […]