The Korea Herald (Korea)

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The Education Ministry began operation of a corruption report centre to monitor private kindergartens for irregularities Friday, after thousands of private institutes were found with accounting fraud.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korean internet giant Naver and the country’s top biopharma companies Celltrion and Samsung BioLogics have been listed on Fortune’s Future 50, which ranks global companies with the best prospects for long-term growth.

SINGAPORE (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Through the Moon Jae-in administration’s New Southern Policy, Seoul seeks to expand cooperation and improve its relationship with Asean and India.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The head of South Korean energy-to-retail giant GS Group urged CEOs of affiliates to seek ways to make inroad into the Southeast Asian market by taking Thailand as a strategic base.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Five new one-star restaurants have been added: Mosu, Muoki, Hansikgonggan, Lee Jong Kuk 104 and Stay. Seoul now has 19 one-star restaurants. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - US Forces Japan has recently added South Korea to a list of nations whose citizens must undergo additional screening before they can be escorted onto installations.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Police in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, have begun a campaign urging people to cover their phone cameras with adhesive camera protectors in public spaces so as to put a stop to the spycam crimes. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - A total of 16 low-ranking civil servants working for the Seoul Metropolitan Government took their own lives since Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon took office in 2011, many of them due to work-related stress, claimed a lawmaker.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Domestic terminals at Gimpo International Airport reopened after decadelong renovations that cost 250 billion won ($222 million). 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Italian President Sergio Mattarella met in Rome to discuss bilateral ties and ways to expand cooperation on regional and global issues.