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DMZ film festival in limelight as it coincides with summit
This year's DMZ International Film Festival has been in the limelight due to its rare overlapping with the inter-Korean summit that began on Tuesday. Opening last Thursday, the film festival has screened 142 documentaries from 39 countries. Some of the films were shot in or feature topics related to North Korea.
Kim Jong-un's cuisine diplomacy back in spotlight
All eyes are on Pyongyang-style cold noodles again as President Moon Jae-in and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un will have lunch at Okryugwan in Pyongyang on Wednesday, the second day of their third summit. The restaurant, located on the banks of the Taedong River, is famous for authentic Pyongyang-style cold noodles.
Rapper Zico, R&B singer Ailee to visit Pyongyang
The South Korean artists' delegation to Pyongyang in April included veteran Korean singers such as Cho Yong-pil and Lee Sun-hee as well as surprise K-pop stars such as Red Velvet and Girls' Generation's Seohyun.
Lee Seung-woo ends tight schedule in Korea
South Korean winger Lee Seung-woo ended his month-long journey at home and returned to his football club, Hellas Verona in Italy, Thursday.
'Soccer dad' behind Son Heung-min's rise to stardom
In the wake of the 2018 Asian Games, the value of Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min has surged, creating a buzz about his “soccer dad” as many believe his father has played a pivotal role in his meteoric rise to stardom.
'Anyone can get their wings in drone racing' [VIDEO]
Regardless of age, creed or gender, anyone can gain their wings and fly if they have drones, renowned Canadian drone racing commentator Joe Scully said Tuesday.
Star goalkeeper aims to return to basics
Goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo, one of the much-talked=about footballers in the international transfer market after getting a military exemption for winning a gold medal at the Asian Games, revealed his goal of becoming a role model. Jo, who drew media frenzy during the Russian World Cup for blocking many shots on net by opposing teams, was back in the spotlight after the Asian Game...
DMZ international marathon slated for Sunday
The annual DMZ international marathon will take place on the nation's northeastern border county of Cheorwon on Sunday to promote peace across the divided Korean Peninsula.
Park Hang-seo lauded for humble leadership
Park Hang-seo, the South Korean coach for the Vietnamese national football team, stayed humble about his latest achievement at the Asian Games, saying he is pleased to have left a “small footprint” in the country's football history. “I know many Koreans cheered the Vietnamese national football team during the Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games. I thank you all for your suppor...
Wrestler, who witnessed rise, fall of sport, dies of cancer
Retired professional wrestler Lee Wang-pyo, who was called by his fans “the champion forever,” died of gallbladder cancer, Tuesday. He was 64.He was considered “the wrestling legend” and the father of professional wrestling in Korea.In 2013, he was diagnosed with gallbladder cancer, leading him to cancel a crucial match with Mike Tyson.
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