At the SPL bakery in Pyeongtaek, where the death accident occurred on October 15, as many as 17 people have been caught in accidents over the past five years ago. Furthermore, the SPC restarted the machine without a cover the day after the death from the entrapment, forcing workers to work next to the machine where their colleague died the previous day. In principle, the operation of the machine is a group of two people, but it is said that it was not actually done. In addition, when the Ministry of Employment and Labor ordered the suspension of work after the accident, about 10 employees were
With an estimated 10 million pets in Korea, it is thought that about 26.4% (more than 100,000) of all households in Ulsan have companion animals. However, as the population owning companion animals increases, the number of abandoned animals is also steadily increasing, which is raising concerns. According to data released by Ulsan City in April of last year, the number of abandoned animals in Ulsan continues to increase, with 2,879 in 2017, 2,915 in 2018, 3,115 in 2019, and 3,344 in 2020. Ulsan Abandoned Animal Protection Center rescues and protects abandoned animals in Ulsan. Unfortunately, v
In recent months. inflation has been increasing all over the world. Inflation is still accelerating further, especially due to the Russian-Ukraine war. According to the trend of consumer price growth in Korea, surveyed by the Bank of Korea and the National Statistical Office, there has been a 3-4% increase as of 2022. It has already exceeded its inflation target of 2%. In the case of Argentina, inflation is said to have peaked. Argentina's consumer price index rose about 70% in July compared to last year, about seven times larger than the average inflation rate of 10% in OECD member countries.
August 15th is National Liberation Day in Korea. Some people like it simply because it is a day off. However, National Liberation Day commemorates the liberation of Korea from Japanese colonial rule on August 15, 1945, and celebrates the establishment of the Korean government (August 15, 1948). On October 1, 1949, Independence Day was established as a national holiday in accordance with the Act on National Day. On this day, celebrations are held nationwide, with central celebrations held in Seoul and local celebrations held in each city and province. In order to enhance the significance of Lib
These days, not only Korea, but the whole world is having a hot summer due to abnormal temperature rises. Why does summer keep heating up each year? The temperature in summer in Korea has risen by an average of 1.6°C over the past 100 years. Compared to the global temperature rise, which is 0.9℃ on average, it can be seen that climate change in Korea is more than twice as serious. Also, in just 100 years, summer on the Korean Peninsula has been extended by 20 days and winter has been shortened by 22 days. Experts predict that if global warming continues in this way, by 2080, the summer of the…
As global pollution levels are increasing, many people are worried about finding a solution. As a way to solve this problem, there is an activity that has emerged. It's called "flogging". This refers to the activity of picking up trash while jogging or taking a walk. It originated from "Floga" led by Sweden's "Eric Alström" in 2016, and then spread in Spain under the name "FloGing". By collecting trash found jogging, walking, or cycling on the streets our out in nature, we can protect nature along with improving our health. Currently, many people are responding positively to the idea and are p
In 2017, small candles gathered to form a torch, which became a huge flame and achieved regime change. However, after five years of the Moon administration, the people realized that the reality we had hoped for was nothing but vain imagination, and President Moon did not really make much difference. The public, who believed that things would get better, fell into a great sense of emptiness. The past five years have never been experienced before: soaring real estate prices, extremely low labor value, and lives lost daily due to the government's late response to COVID-19. Despite these circumsta
"Is it okay for me to be here...? I feel frustrated and my life is pointless. People staring stresses me out too." These words are from Mr. A, a victim of voice phishing. Voice phishing reports have increased nearly 32-fold, from 240 in 2017 and 7,658 in 2021. The term voice phishing is a combination of “voice”, “private data”, and “fishing”, mostly referring to criminal acts in which someone impersonates financial institutions or famous e-commerce companies, illegally extracting personal financial information to use for crimes. This is how voice phishing typically take places: ▶ First, the cr