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: Ko Dong-hwan
Wed, July 24, 2019 | 07:27
Actress Song Hye-kyo donates 10,000 history leaflets to Shanghai
History-conscious Korean actress Song Hye-kyo continued to promote her country's dark past under Japanese occupation during the World War II, recently donating 10,000 leaflets to an exhibition hall in Shanghai.
| 2019-06-07 12:58
Schools for integration face cash problems
Jung Noh-wha, director of the Gunpo Migration and Multicultural Center - where foreigners learn the Korean language and culture - knows that the Ministry of Justice-sponsored education program is under a relentlessly tight budget. The school, in Gyeonggi Province, offered level 2 to 5 classes in the first semester from February to May that five outside instructors taught. Exc...
| 2019-06-06 09:55
South Korea wants to seize Swiss cruise ship
In the aftermath of the last week's sinking of a sightseeing boat on the Danube River in Budapest that killed Korean passengers with several missing, the Korean Foreign Affairs Ministry has reportedly asked the Hungarian government to seize the large cruise ship involved in the collision.
| 2019-06-03 16:05
Identified body raises Hungary boat sinking death toll to 8
One body believed to be one of missing Koreans found: gov't official
BTS leader supports Tottenham's Son at Wembley concert
BTS leader RM let the huge crowd at London's Wembley Stadium know about his support for fellow Korean international star Son Heung-min on Saturday. On the same day, both celebrities took another step in their music and football careers.
| 2019-06-02 17:05
What Ariana Grande gave to Blackpink's Rose
After Ariana Grande met Blackpink stars at the annual Coachella concert in Indio, California, in April, she apparently formed a special relationship with one of them.
| 2019-06-02 15:42
Highlight singer on civic duty seen at gay festival
After a K-pop star on long-term civic duty was last month reportedly seen watching over congested traffic during a fireworks festival in Seoul's Jamsil area, the same celebrity revealed himself again in almost the same situation - this time among hundreds of “rainbow” supporters and their dissenters.
| 2019-06-02 15:41
Seoul hospital welfare helps Yemeni refugee couple with premature baby
On May 28, two days after the birth of Alsa and Mahmood's daughter at Seoul Medical Center, the parents learn from a maternity nurse how to care for the infant after they leave the hospital the following day. Born weighing 2.48 kilograms in the 37th week of Alsa's pregnancy through a natural delivery, the baby is in a postpartum care unit while the Yemeni refugees' eyes are r...
| 2019-06-02 13:10
EXO's D.O. intent on enlisting this summer
K-pop boy band EXO's D.O. is set to enlist this summer, becoming the band's second member to serve in the Korean military.
| 2019-05-30 15:56
'Fxxx the fences': Rapper rapped over frenzied scene that injured students
Rapper Swings has been blasted for deliberately causing mayhem during a performance at a Seoul school that led to students being badly injured.
| 2019-05-30 14:48
Apink singer's screams pay off in horror film '0.0MHz'
K-pop vocal talent Jung Eun-ji from girl band Apink has proved her versatility with her latest role - her first on the big screen. Jung stars in the Korean horror flick “0.0MHz” that premiered in Korea on Wednesday, winning rave reviews for her film debut.
| 2019-05-30 13:54
South Korea fires warning shots at Russian warplanes in its airspace
South Korea warns Russia strongly over airspace violation
Anti-Japanese car movement sparks backlash
Korean victims of forced labor file for sale of seized Mitsubishi assets
'Tokyo's removal of Seoul from whitelist undermines fair trade'
Korean gets 14 years' jail for armed robbery in Vietnam
Japan's third invasion
Chaebol expands US investment to minimize fallout from Seoul-Tokyo conflict
Lawmakers of S. Korea, Japan to meet next week to discuss trade conflict
Single-parent families suffer financial difficulties
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
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