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Reporter : Kim Ji-soo
Mon, May 29, 2023 | 18:42
Prof. Lee Geun named to lead KF
The government has named Professor Lee Geun of Seoul National University as the new president of the Korea Foundation, an affiliate institute under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He will serve a three-year term.
Countdown to ASEAN-ROK Summit
Countdown to ASEAN-ROK Summit: Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don, left of the promotional tower for the 2019 ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit, and other officials on Friday celebrated the 100-day countdown to the summit, to be held in the southern port city on Nov 25 and 26. Fifth from left is Suh Jeong-in, executive director of the summit preparation office./ Yonhap
Chicken, pork skin enjoy heyday
Before Koreans en masse favored fried chicken, poultry was mainly boiled or cooked in the “samgyetang” style, in which the chicken is stuffed with sticky rice, ginseng, dates and chestnuts. But even then, it is said that elderly Koreans enjoyed the chicken skin, saying it was the best part. Now that fried chicken is quickly evolving in Korea, it was only a matter of time befo...
Power of emotive narrative
Geneva, as many know, is home to a vast array of international organizations including the headquarters of many agencies of the United Nations and financial institutions. Befittingly, the headquarters of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is there, as well as its award-winning museum, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum.
'Younger brother' pulls it off at Cannes
By Kim Ji-sooDirector Bong Joon-ho, 50, seemed more like the younger brother in the line of Korean auteurs such as Im Kwon-taek, Lee Chang-dong, Hong Sang-soo and Park Chan-wook. (Some critics dub them the “new wave” directors in Korean cinema.) It was however Bong who brought home the much-coveted Palme d'Or with his film “Parasite” in Cannes, France,...
Luck of Korean voters
Compared to some other voters across the world, the Korean voters may well be lucky in that we only routinely discover our Cabinet minister-nominees all have some “baggage” when they arrive for review at the parliamentary hearing for confirmation.
Foreign Line
This Friday at 8 p.m., Blackmarket in Itaewon and the FAME Creators Network host their first networking party for creators.
[Korea Encounters]Arbor Day and the reforestation of Korea
Upon liberation from Japan in 1945, Korea's landscape was less than picturesque. Decades of timber exploitation by the Japanese and use of firewood by Koreans to heat homes had depleted Korea's forests and left most of its mountains barren.
'Now, Here, France'
Everybody has a preferred place or country outside their homeland that they find enchanting. To Kim Sun-mi, a journalist for the Korean vernacular Dong-A Ilbo newspaper and author of “Now, Here, France” the aforementioned country is that place.
Former President of Korea Times passes away
Cho Byung-pil, a former president-publisher of The Korea Times, has passed away. He was 80 years old.Cho, a graduate of English Language and Literature at Yonsei University, began work as a reporter at The Korea Times in 1962, and eventually went on to serve as managing editor from November 1987 through November 1991.
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