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Bracing for fallout from misbehaving spouses
Sometimes celebrities pay the price for their spouses' misdeeds. Their careers have hit slumps after their spouses were found to have been involved in illicit activities and controversies. This raised a key question_ is it fair to punish celebrities for the actions of their spouses?
K-pop bands enthrall Indonesian fans
South Korean boy bands mesmerized K-pop fans in Indonesia at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games which wrapped up the 16-day run of competitions. The seven-member boy band iKON and Super Junior took the stage at the Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) Stadium on Sunday, turning its mood into something like a grandiose K-pop concert for a moment. When iKON showed up, performing t...
South Korea wins gold in women's handball
The South Korean women's handball team has clinched its second consecutive Asian Games title, Thursday, after defeating China. Their victory illustrates the ethos “practice makes perfect” as they, like other South Korean athletes, worked extremely hard to prepare for the Games.
'Ant-Man' author to write comic about Seoul
Renowned American comic book writer Amy Chu has unveiled her plan to capture Seoul in her new comic. “I've been thinking about putting Seoul into one of my comics,” she said in an interview with The Korea Times at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul, Monday. “I did a similar thing with the Green Hornet, for example. I did part of the story in Istanbul and then I took it to Hong Ko...
'Park Hang-seo magic' continues in Vietnam
Park Hang-seo, the South Korean coach of Vietnam's U-23 football team, led his team to another victory Monday during the Asian Games in Indonesia, paving the way to the semifinals.
'Hurdle princess' overcomes medal jinx
South Korea's gold medal favorite Jung Hye-lim finally grabbed a gold in women's 100-meter hurdles at the Asiad in Indonesia, Sunday, ending her years of disappointing performances in two previous Asian Games.
Ha Jung-woo wins online poll for war hero role in upcoming film
Actor Ha Jung-woo was selected in an online poll as the perfect actor to bring a war hero to the silver screen.The “Along With the Gods” star won the most votes cast by soldiers choosing an actor to cast as World War II hero Colonel Kim Young-oak in an upcoming film.
Like father, like daughter
South Korean gymnast Yeo Seo-jeong, 16, has finally stepped out from her father's shadow and won a gold medal at the Asiad. Overcoming immense pressure, Yeo proved she is as talented as her father Yeo Hong-chul, the silver medalist at the 2004 Athens Olympics and a two-time Asian Games gold medalist.
Born to play games, esports champion confident about gold
World-famous game player Lee Sang-hyeok, better known as his gaming ID “Faker,” has shown off his ambition to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Games. The regional sporting event named “League of Legends” (LoL) as an official demonstration sport for the first time ever and the competition for medals begins Sunday.
Wrestler wins gold at Asiad, beats trauma
South Korean Greco-Roman wrestler Ryu Han-su has won the gold two times in a row at the Asian Games, recovering slowly from the traumatic memory of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016. He was then a gold medal favorite but failed to even win a medal.
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