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Man behind Vietnam's meteoric rise at Asiad
Vietnam has cruised into the round of 16 at the 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games football tournament after a stunning 1-0 win over Japan. The result put all of Vietnam into a frenzy. The Southeast Asian country has rewritten its football history, following its surprising rise in January at the AFC U-23 football cup by reaching the finals for the first time.
2 swimmers set forth gold medal hunt at Asiad
South Korea aims to become a swimming powerhouse as two rising swimmers--An Se-hyeon and Kim Seo-young -- are hunting for gold at the 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games that will open Saturday. The two female swimmers are South Korea's gold medal favorites. Park Tae-hwan, a Beijing Olympics gold medalist in the men's 400-meter freestyle swimming, announced earlier that he wou...
Volleyball superstar Kim Yeon-koung confident about gold medal
The South Korean women's volleyball team aims to clinch its second gold medal in a row at the 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games following their successful gold medal at the 2014 Incheon Asiad. That ambitious goal has become feasible with the joining of Kim Yeon-koung, one of the world's greatest volleyball stars of her time. Regarding the gold medal prospects, Kim, 30, was h...
Inter-Korean women's handball team may be formed at upcoming event
The two Koreas are likely to form a joint women's handball team at an upcoming competition, the South Korean team's head coach Lee Kye-chung said Tuesday, after defeating the North during the preliminaries of the Jakarta Palembang Asian Games. “At the next competition, chances are the two Koreas may have a unified women's team,” Lee said after the first inter-Korean match at ...
Publicists donate ads to change society
An advertising company has started public information campaigns for free to raise awareness of public safety, human rights and the environment. “We believe awareness campaigns can change people's lives and even the world,” marketing agency Ideot's representative Lee Seung-jae told The Korea Times, Tuesday. “We want to change society, rather than merely make money.”
South Korea aims to bag 9 golds in taekwondo
Taekwondo is one of the sports that helped South Korea win big in previous Asian Games. It is one of the five “good sports” that earned the nation many gold medals. The other four are archery, fencing, wrestling and judo.
KCON 2018 LA proves ever-growing popularity of K-pop
KCON 2018 LA, the three-day global K-pop music and culture festival in Los Angeles, wrapped up Sunday, attracting tens of thousands of avid fans from all across the world.
Korean gymnast aims to clinch gold at Asian Games
South Korea's rising star gymnast Kim Han-sol will compete for gold at the upcoming Asian Games by performing the signature technique of the nation's first gymnastics Olympic champion Yang Hak-seon.
Canine butcher shops disappear as Moran Market undergoes facelift
Moran Market in the suburban city of Seongnam is an iconic venue illustrating the dramatic change in Koreans' perceptions of dogs. In the past, dogs were viewed as a cheap, readily available source of protein.
Korean arts to showcase in 18 countries
The annual program to promote Korea's culture overseas, dubbed “Traveling Korean Art,” will embark on a world tour on Friday, hosting programs in 18 countries, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said Monday.
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