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Tue, September 28, 2021 | 00:42
Filipina K-drama fan appears in more than 60 Korean dramas [VIDEO]
Noreen Joyce Guerra was once a huge K-drama fan in the Philippines. Years later, she is now living her dreams by having a successful career at a Korean company on weekdays, and appearing in dozens of popular Korean dramas herself mostly as a background actor and also hosting TV shows and events with K-pop bands on weekends.
| 2021-09-07 12:06
'I love how I get paid to have fun': Foreign voice acting in Korea
Foreign language announcements may be familiar to you if you use public transportation in Korea. In fact, foreign voice overs and narrations can be heard almost everyday whenever you turn on your TV, and everywhere you go around town. Ever wondered who these voices belong to and how they came to be there?
| 2021-08-19 11:44
How I built a multi-million dollar Turkish kebab empire in Korea: Oh Sinan Ozturk
Turkish dishes have received an enthusiastic response from Koreans, with many kebab joints and Turkish restaurants popping up across the country over the past two decades.Today, we meet OH Sinan OZTURK, who came to Korea from Turkey in 1997 and ended up building a huge food business empire in Korea with the food of his home country.
| 2021-08-05 15:27
Passion for Indian food: How I run most popular Indian restaurant in Korea [VIDEO]
India's rich food culture has been widely appreciated around the world. And since the late 90s when Indians began to arrive here as Korean companies started hiring more people from that country, the authentic Indian cuisine they brought with them has gradually grown in popularity among Koreans as well as 2.2 million expatriates living here.
| 2021-07-22 13:27
[ASIAN STORIES] Digital sex crime in Asia: Nth room, the making of a monster
In July, 2019, two college students who call themselves “Team Flame” first broke the story of the “Nth room,” a massive digital sex crime case where perpetrators blackmailed women including underage girls into performing sexually explicit acts on camera, with thousands of users paying in cryptocurrency to watch. What Team Flame started off - an investigation into distribution...
| 2021-05-29 15:02
2021 P4G Summit to kick off in Seoul [VIDEO]
Calls for accelerated action concerning the climate crisis, fueled by the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, have been growing steadily. Korea's hosting of an international summit on the environment later this month is expected to serve as an opportunity to show the nation's commitment to and efforts toward containing climate change in accordance with those of the international...
| 2021-05-16 22:18
K-pop idols' Korean test score is...?｜K-pop rookie TRI.BE Pt.2 [VIDEO]
In our second episode with multilingual K-pop rookie group TRI.BE, we prepared a quiz game designed to help members better understand each other's language and culture! We threw some random Korean pop quizzes for foreign members while Korean members also learned some new languages!
| 2021-05-10 16:05
How foreign K-pop idols adjust to Korean life｜ K-pop rookie TRI.BE [VIDEO]
TRI.BE, a seven-member K-pop girl group that debuted in February, first came under the media spotlight due to the fact that the group was put together by high-profile composer and director Sinsadong Tiger and Universal Music in Korea. It is the first idol group formed by the international label. Consisting of seven members, Songsun, Kelly, Jinha, Hyunbin, Jia, Soeun and MiRe,...
| 2021-05-03 18:14
[INTERVIEW] Newly debuted K-pop group TRI.BE aims to empower younger generations
Migrant workers living in dire conditions in Korea [VIDEO]
In South Korea, the demand for migrant workers is high, especially in rural areas, as most young Koreans avoid harsh and low-paid farm work, gradually emptying the countryside.
| 2021-03-15 10:39
'Will Biden make 'unhealthy America' great again?': Mick Mulvaney [VIDEO]
To get an insider's look at what Trump's presidential legacy will be and what Biden's handling of domestic issues and foreign policy would look like, The Korea Times had a video interview with Mick Mulvaney in collaboration with the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in Korea.
| 2021-03-04 09:11
Owners of unregistered dogs to face fines from October
Mirae Asset antitrust probe sends island development in limbo
Land development scandal set to engulf presidential election
Korea aims to fully vaccinate 80% of adults by end of October
9 out of 10 Koreans believe ending COVID-19 impossible
KDB, IBK, Eximbank, KIC pressured to leave Seoul
Korea set to delay taxation on gains from crypto trading
Assembly to grill Kakao over excessive fees collected via webtoon platform
Korea's Eurostars looking good ahead of crucial qualifiers
Samsung faces pending task of reorganizing governance
Daily life in Kabul under Taliban rule
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