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: Ko Dong-hwan
Wed, July 24, 2019 | 07:28
[INTERVIEW] Daniel Lindemann: Adding a well-informed foreign viewpoint
In a March 2018 episode of TV reality entertainment show “Stranger” on JTBC - a show focusing on celebrities struggling with daily life in foreign countries - Daniel Lindemann from Germany guides his friends Alberto Mondi from Italy and Canadian Guillaume Patry to Seoul venues where he used to hang out when he had little money.
| 2019-05-08 11:29
Singer rebounds after airplane ruckus, sheds tears on TV
Singer Bobby Kim, after being prosecuted over a disturbance on a flight and sexually harassing a stewardess in 2015, returned to TV on Sunday, shedding tears as he appeared on a singing competition show on MBC.
| 2019-05-07 17:40
BLACKPINK members dumbfounded by Jennie's improvised dance [PHOTOS]
For a brief moment during BLACKPINK's recent New Jersey concert, Jennie appeared to stun other band members with her apparently improvised choreography.
| 2019-05-05 14:55
K-pop star on police duty at Lotte Tower fireworks, says blogger
Yang Yoseop from Highlight, who is serving at Gangdong Police Station as part of national service required for all able-bodied Korean men, was on duty at the Lotte Tower fireworks display on Saturday, according to a blogger.
| 2019-05-05 13:18
Colorful fireworks light up Seoul sky [VIDEO]
Opposition takes it to Cheong Wa Dae [PHOTOS]
Lawmakers from the main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) have taken their protest to Cheong Wa Dae Thursday as they failed to block a “fast-track” package of reform bills including items on President Moon Jae-in's key legislative agenda, such as establishment of a new anti-corruption investigative authority, by the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) and three other pa...
| 2019-05-02 11:41
Prosecutor-general opposes fast-tracked judiciary reform bill
Taiwan: sweltering, ancient, savory
The sweltering summer of Taiwan started in April. When eight journalists from different countries arrived in Taipei on April 20 for a press junket, the season's humidity and heat had already seeped deep into the air. Yung-chiang Chi, deputy director-general of the international information services department from Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs that arranged the program...
Travel & Cuisine
| 2019-04-30 15:36
(G)I-DLE Taiwanese star shuns makeup
Not wearing a makeup apparently doesn't bother Shuhua from (G)I-DLE. The K-pop girl group star's Tuesday comment on the band's Instagram explained to 2.4 million followers why she shuns cosmetics, “aesthetic decorations” and hair dye.
| 2019-04-17 15:38
Singer Suran reveals anguish of breast removal
Singer Suran has revealed her painful memory of having a breast removed in her fight against cancer. The soloist, appearing on talk show “Video Star” on MBC Every1 on Tuesday, said the mastectomy was done after the cancer was detected four years ago.
| 2019-04-17 14:48
BLACKPINK promotes Woori Bank in new ad
An eight-second teaser clip of global K-pop powerhouse BLACKPINK's new ad for major Korean bank Woori Bank has been released online, raising anticipation of a new ad campaign.
| 2019-04-17 14:44
Remembering Sewol [PHOTOS]
Jang Ae-jin, a survivor of the 2014 Sewol ferry disaster, reads a poem for her classmates of Danwon High School in Ansan during the fifth anniversary ceremony of the tragedy at Hwarang recreation area in the Gyeonggi Province city, Tuesday. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
Seoul & Provinces
| 2019-04-16 17:33
LKP members under fire for defamatory remarks against Sewol victims
FC Barcelona commemorates Sewol tragedy
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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