11 works to compete at Jeonju film festival
Jeonju International Film Festival on Thursday announced its lineup for this year's Korean competition section, consisting of 11 films including three documentaries.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
How dance and music together create ballet
Canadian conductor Judith Yan first saw ballerina Kang Sue-jin dance four years ago, when she was visiting Stuttgart, Germany.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Asian Film Market advisers announced
Kim Woo-taek, CEO of major Korean film production and distribution company Next Entertainment World, has been named one of the advisors and consultants for the Asian Film Market to be held in October this year.
Man arrested for trading 12 million people's personal info
The Busan Metropolitan Police Agency arrested a suspect involved in the trade of personal information of more than 12 million people, according to a police statement on Tuesday.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
South China Morning Post
Protesters attack employee at Japan's embassy in Busan, South Korea
Protesters hold defaced Japanese rising sun flags and portraits of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as they shout slogans during a rally to celebrate the March First Independence Movement Day in front of Japanese Embassy.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Russian correspondent understands Korea correctly
Russian correspondent understands Korea correctly . MARCH 08, 2014 02:13. . "Please, tell everyone that not all foreign journalists with blond hair are Americans."
[Weekender] Old music bridges generations
In a popular cartoon on the Internet, a man in his early 40s holds a floppy disk and asks a young boy, "Have you seen one of these before?" to which the boy exclaims, "Wow, you made a 3-D model of the save icon!" Poking fun at the generational gap between the youth of today and the middle-aged, the cartoon is a reminder of the inevitable ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
S. Korea's Dream Line: Rail Link Through Russia Via N.Korea Zone
Imagine a railroad linking the great industries of South Korea with Europe . That's long been the Russian dream, and it's moving a step ahead with South Korea's vision for shipping goods through North Korea's Rason special economic zone adjacent to the North's 10-mile-long Tumen River border with Russia.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Execution of uncle unlikely to affect Kim Jong Un's authority, DOD says
Lt. Cmdr. John Humphries and Chief Fire Controlman Eric Boehler discuss simulated ballistic missile defense operations aboard the USS Blue Ridge near Busan, South Korea, on March 5, 2014, in support of the Key Resolve exercise.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
North Korea tests rocket launcher, South says
People watch TV reporting North Korea's missile test at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
DPRK fires 7 more short-range projectiles
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea fired off seven more short-range projectiles, supposedly artillery shells, Tuesday morning and afternoon in its east coast, local media reported citing South Korea's Defense Ministry officials.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Construction Cited in Fatal Gym Cave-in
Flawed design, shoddy construction and inadequate building management are being blamed for the collapse of an auditorium roof that killed 10 people and injured 103 in South Korea.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
U.S. nuclear submarine arrives in S. Korea for joint drill
A nuclear-powered U.S. submarine arrived in a southeastern South Korean port on Monday to participate in an annual joint military drill, a senior military official said, amid a series of provocations by North Korea.
Kenyan safaris could be next big thing f...
The Kenyan Embassy here and the Kenya Tourist Board, the top travel promoter for the country, pitched to prospective South Korean tourists and travel agents in a bid to attract a larger number of South Korean visitors to the East African nation.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Huffington Post
Welcome to Korea Style
When I was asked to be an editor for HuffPost Korea, I requested one week to consider.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The artist as a nomad
Artist Chae Tong-yull's dynamic life story fascinates everyone who hears it. Born in Busan in 1951 in the middle of the Korean War, Chae went to university at age 15. He quit school, volunteered to serve in the marine corps and participated in the Vietnam War as a military intelligence officer.
Samsung Reportedly Tried To Suppress A Film Critical Of Its Safety Record
While consumers around the world are debating the merits of Samsung's latest product roster, which debuted at the MWC in Barcelona yesterday , the company is facing accusations back in South Korea that it tried to suppress a film critical of its safety record.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Union defies ministry warning to go ahead with general strike
South Korea's militant umbrella labor union, boasting a membership of 700,000, said on Monday it would hold a one-day strike as planned to protest the government's oppression of workers and its plan to privatize public firms.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Eastar Jet Emerges as Most Tardy Airline
Eastar Jet had the highest rate of flight delays and cancellations among domestic airlines last year.
Pam's School of Dance students attend special workshop at the Wieting
Pam's School of Dance teachers said they were very proud of all the participants who were attentive and worked diligently to learn new moves during a recent workshop held ta the Wieting Theatre in Toledo featuring Zachary Taek Benson known as Bboy NesQuik.