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Defenders of the weir

Mar 05,2019
Na Kyung-won, second from left, the floor leader of the conservative opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP), and several LKP lawmakers on Monday look around the Gongju Weir, which an Environment Ministry committee recommended be dismantled, on the Geum River, South Chungcheong. The lawmakers argued the weir should not be dismantled, as it helps irrigate farmlands in the area. [NEWS1]