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Tang Wei to wed Korean director in autumn
Chinese actress Tang Wei, best known for her role in the Ang Lee film, “Lust, Caution,’’ will marry Korean director Kim Tae-yong in a private ceremony this fall, their representatives said Wednesday.
Man arrested for selling 7-month baby
Cheongju police detained a man, 20, for allegedly attempting to sell his infant daughter for 600,000 won (about $590) to a buyer he found on the Internet. The 30-year-old woman who offered to buy the 7-month-old baby is also being questioned.
Kate Upton posts steamy, topless photo on Instagram
In her latest attempt to detonate the Internet, supermodel Kate Upton lied topless in bed and posted a steamy photo on Intagram.
'Snowpiercer' to open in 250 US theaters
The Bong Joon-ho science fiction thriller “Snowpiercer” will open in 250 theaters in the United States this week, according to the film’s distributor CJ E&M Wednesday.
Korea struggles to combat illegal whaling
Korean authorities are struggling to combat illegal whaling as it appears an increasing number of fishermen are hunting endangered minke whales off the country’s western coast.
KARA welcomes new member
Sexy girl band KARA welcomed new member Heo Young-ji, 20, who recently won a television contest to join the group, according to its management agency DSP Media. Heo joins existing members Park Gyu-ri, Han Seung-yeon and Goo Hara.
International marriages hit 11-year low
The number of Koreans getting married to foreigners fell to the lowest level in 11 years in 2013 as the government stepped up its crackdown on unqualified marriage agencies blamed for ill-considered and reckless matchmaking, data showed Wednesday.
Argentina, Belgium hang on to reach quarters
Lionel Messi set up Angel Di Maria’s extra-time winner as Argentina survived a persistent Switzerland side to reach the World Cup quarter-finals. Argentina will next face Belgium, which also needed 120 minutes to outlast the United States, which wasted a heroic performance from goalkeeper Tim Howard, who set a record 16 saves in what will likely be the final World Cup match o...
Prosecutors defend Park Bom over drug-smuggling claims
Seoul prosecutors denied a newspaper claim they let singer Park Bom off the hook for drug smuggling four years ago. A Segye Ilbo report on Monday revealed that Korean customs officers caught Park trying to import 82 amphetamine pills through international shipping in October 2010. Amphetamines are banned in Korea, and the newspaper questioned why the prosecution suspended its...
How to succeed in rock, paper, scissors
Some of the more important things in life are decided by rock, paper, scissors. (Well, not really, but we needed a lead.)