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Tue, September 28, 2021 | 14:23
Jogye Order hopes to launch templestay in North Korea
The Jogye Order, South Korea's largest Buddhist sect, is planning to launch a templestay program at Shingye Temple on Mount Geumgang as part of their effort to open “a new chapter in inter-Korean Buddhist exchanges” amid their reformation movement, Ven. Wonhaeng said Wednesday.
Old money's insatiable desire for success goes empty
JTBC's TV series “Sky Castle” rewrote the cable network's history, hitting its highest ever viewership ratings. The 16th episode of the drama that aired last week hit 19.2 percent of nationwide viewership, according to research firm Nielson Korea
K-dramas & Shows
| 2019-01-15 16:58
[INTERVIEW] 'Fantasy films have universal appeal'
Superhero smash-hit “Aquaman” has been a huge success with moviegoers. Between the superhero film's Korea debut on Dec. 19 last year and Jan. 6, the box-office hit attracted nearly 5 million viewers.
| 2019-01-14 16:49
'Purchasing uncles' keep Dongdaemun night market alive
When the clock strikes midnight, it's time for many to go to bed. Some have already fallen asleep. But there is a group of people who start their day at midnight. In a freezing mid-winter night on Tuesday, Hwang Jung-ho, 29, just started his day, business as usual.
| 2019-01-13 17:03
Painting technique with heated iron designated as 136th intangible cultural property
The Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) on Monday designated the painting with heated iron as the 136th intangible cultural property and artisan Kim Young-jo, 66, as a holder of the property.
| 2019-01-07 17:37
Remembering 'star maker': forerunner, mentor
Actor-turned-designer Hah Yeong-soo, who helped boost Korea's fashion and entertainment industries, has passed away from cancer at the age of 69.
| 2019-01-06 17:46
TV couple set to marry in spring
Actor Lee Pil-mo and his partner from a dating show will get married next year. The two, who allegedly started dating in September on the TV Chosun dating show “Taste of Love,” announced their marriage plans through Lee's agency K Star Entertainment, Tuesday
K-dramas & Shows
| 2019-01-01 17:38
Lee Young-ja enters second heyday
Seasoned comedian and TV show host Lee Young-ja, 50, is now in her prime time.She won the top award at MBC's Entertainment Awards for her role in the reality show “Omniscient Interfering View” on Sunday, days after she clinched the Grand Prize at the KBS Entertainment Awards.
| 2018-12-30 17:11
'Wish Lanterns' portrays six young Chinese people
Alec Ash's “Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China” is a story of China's younger generation born between 1985 and 1990, part of the generation known as “ba ling hou, ” or “after the 80s.”
| 2018-12-28 17:55
Christmas missing in South Korea
The Christmas season is about delightful, illuminating decorations along with Christmas carols everywhere.
| 2018-12-24 17:30
Owners of unregistered dogs to face fines from October
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
Mirae Asset antitrust probe sends island development in limbo
Assembly to grill Kakao over excessive fees collected via webtoon platform
'BAT aims to expand market share via innovation, portfolio diversification'
Korea's Eurostars looking good ahead of crucial qualifiers
Daily life in Kabul under Taliban rule
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