The Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society Presents the 2021 Virtual Conference

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Oligo Meeting is purposefully designed to bring people together to share incredible advancements in the field of oligonucleotide therapeutics. While still unable to come together in person, OTS leadership believes in the power of sharing science and the dedicated organizing committee has planned a professional, outstanding, and exciting […]

(LEAD) Two S. Korean pianists win top prizes at Busoni int’l piano competition

Two South Korean pianists have won top prizes at a prestigious international piano competition in Italy, its website showed Saturday. Park Jae-hong and Kim Do-hyun got the first and second…

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(LEAD) S. Korea wins gold in Tokyo Paralympic boccia pairs competition

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Watchdog says law mandating higher education for foreign teachers discriminatory

The current law requiring only foreigners to have a higher education qualification to teach at local cram schools, or hagwon, is discriminatory, the state human rights watchdog said Saturday. The…

Gyeonggi Gov. Lee earns landslide win in DP’s 1st presidential primary vote

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U.S. stands ready to respond to any N. Korean missile launch: U.S. commander

The United States stands ready to respond to any missile launch by North Korea should the North decide to stage such a provocation, the commander of U.S. Northern Command and…

Questionable vaccines administered to 140 people at Seoul hospital

As many as 140 people were given questionable Pfizer vaccines that had passed or were nearing the recommended inoculation deadline after thawing at a general hospital in Seoul last week,…

(LEAD) 1 more Afghan ‘special contributor’ arrives in S. Korea

One more Afghan, who was on South Korea’s list of people to be evacuated from the war-torn Afghanistan, arrived here Saturday, the justice ministry said. The Afghan, whose identity was…

KBO club Heroes part ways with pitcher Jake Brigham

The South Korean club Kiwoom Heroes announced Saturday they have parted ways with American pitcher Jake Brigham over his family situation. The Heroes said they have asked the Korea Baseball…