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Fri, September 17, 2021 | 06:46
On TV, smoking banned but alcohol allowed
It seems that Korean society is using double standards on health risks when it comes to alcohol and tobacco.
| 2018-12-23 17:28
'Park fever' creates K-food, skincare boom in Vietnam
To understand how influential Park Hang-seo is in Vietnam, one need only look at how Korean companies have performed there after the Southeast Asian country clinched the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup title earlier this week, under the guidance of South Korean coach Park Hang-seo.
| 2018-12-19 16:48
Undercover cops at career crossroads
In the forthcoming film “Extreme Job,” five members of a drug squad are at a career crossroads.
| 2018-12-18 15:20
Park Hang-seo lauded as hero at home, in Vietnam
On Saturday night, South Koreans were drawn into a football game between two Southeast Asian countries - Vietnam and Malaysia - both vying to win the 2018 AFC Suzuki Cup.
| 2018-12-16 17:45
Under Korean coach's leadership, Vietnam beats Malaysia 1-0 to win AFF title [VIDEO]
When in a shrinking society, do as BTS does
Like other global economies, Hong Sung-guk, author of the new book “Shrinking Society: Dump The Illusion of Miraculous Economic Growth,” said Korea has undergone a shift since 2008 when the financial crisis hit all across the globe.
| 2018-12-14 19:27
Cardiac hospital project: The gospel church's unfinished job
A senior pastor of Yoido Full Gospel Church, the world's largest Christian congregation based in Seoul, expressed his hope for the completion of a cardiac hospital project in Pyongyang. The church had initiated the project a decade ago.
Rising designer duo wins corporate funding
Menswear brand Blindness, the most talked about designer dyad in the local fashion scene, is expected to get a boost for their career as they were chosen by the 2019 Samsung Fashion Design Fund (SFDF), an annual fund set aside for talented emerging Korean designers.
| 2018-12-11 16:21
Chief designer breathes easy as Coast Guard's new uniforms well received
For fashion designers, the civil service uniform project is like “summertime pork,” a term Koreans use to describe a situation where those who do something very well gain very little.
| 2018-12-09 16:55
K-pop star reeling from 'David-Goliath battle'
K-pop singer-theater actor Kim Jun-su, better known among music fans as Junsu, became emotional at his comeback concert on Sunday.
| 2018-12-04 16:32
BTS fans collectively support transnational charity
Before BTS, there were no Korean singers who had inspired foreign fans to act for a certain cause. BTS fans' collective action is unprecedented in history of fandom.
| 2018-12-02 17:31
[INTERVIEW] Wisdom we learned from our seven years in US
Regular, stable jobs disappearing amid pandemic
Korea struggles to cope with waste crisis
Conglomerates suspending regular recruitment system
Gov't on alert over Chuseok gatherings
Man and dementia patient wife found dead
Brand name coffee doesn't taste any better than that of small shops: study
Moon's UN trip feared to end empty-handed
Libraries as repositories of human culture and history, captured in photos
POSCO, Hyundai Steel team up to recycle seashells
Climate crisis is imminent
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