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Thu, February 9, 2023 | 08:40
LTI Korea's translation award shows global boom in Korean literature
The Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI Korea) announced the winners of its annual translation awards on Monday, recognizing their excellence in translation and contributions to promoting Korean literature worldwide. The 20th LTI Korean Translation Award went to E.J. Koh and Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello who translated “The World's Lightest Motorcycle” by Lee Won i...
| 2022-12-06 08:05
[INTERVIEW] GOT7's Jinyoung on playing twins in 'Christmas Carol'
Singer and actor Park Jin-young has had a busy year of music, TV and film in 2022. Beyond filming “Christmas Carol,” he has been booked with a multitude of projects, including making new music with his band, GOT7, and starring in the second season of Tving's “Yumi's Cells.”
| 2022-12-04 16:57
Netflix's 'The Glory,' starring Song Hye-kyo, to be released in December
“The Glory,” a series about a woman who experiences severe bullying in high school and seeks revenge against her tormentors after graduating, will premiere on Netflix on Dec. 30. The streaming giant said, Thursday, it will unveil all eight episodes of the Korean original series, starring Song Hye-kyo in over 190 countries.
Shows & Dramas
| 2022-12-02 08:51
'Men of Plastic' director's reunion with Ma Dong-seok leads to good-natured comedy
The new Ma Dong-seok (aka Don Lee)-Jung Kyung-ho buddy film, “Men of Plastic,” is director Lim Jin-sun's first return to the comedy genre in a decade since “Super Star” (2012). The director revealed that worked on the plastic surgery-themed comedy drama for nearly eight years with Ma, who serves as the executive producer on the film.
| 2022-12-01 15:09
'Talchum' listed as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage
“Talchum” or traditional Korean mask dance, was added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) list, Wednesday. The Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) announced that Korea's bid to inscribe talchum on the list was accepted during the 17th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, held in Rabat, Morocco.
| 2022-11-30 20:08
The baguette gets UN world heritage status
Ex-LOONA member Chuu denies abuse of power allegations raised by former agency
Chuu, the former member of K-pop girl group LOONA, has denied allegations raised by her former agency regarding “gapjil,” (abuse of power in a workplace setting), clarifying that she did not do anything shameful in a message to her fans. “Thank you for your comforting messages and for trusting me. I have not been contacted (by the agency) regarding the situation and don't kno...
| 2022-11-29 15:54
BTS' RM honored for helping to preserve overseas Korean cultural artifacts
BTS' leader RM received an appreciation plaque from the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) for his contribution to preserving and restoring overseas Korean cultural artifacts. RM, whose real name is Kim Nam-joon, shared a post on his Instagram Story, Friday, with a short “Thank You” note. The engraving on the appreciation plaque reads, “You have contributed to preserving ...
People & Events
| 2022-11-28 14:08
Hwang Jung-min, Jung Woo-sung among lineup of presenters at 2022 MAMA Awards
The star-studded lineup of actors, dancers and sports stars serving as presenters for the upcoming 2022 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) was announced on Friday.
| 2022-11-26 10:33
Helping out needy people in winter season
Yoido Full Gospel Church senior pastor Lee Young-hoon, left, fills boxes with daily necessities for people in need at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul, Friday. The church joined hands with Seoul Metropolitan Government, Good People and CJ CheilJedang to deliver boxes to 23,000 underprivileged families in Seoul. Courtesy of Yoido Full Gospel Church
People & Events
| 2022-11-25 18:24
Jo Woo-jin teams up with Jung Kyung-ho in action comedy film 'Boss'
Actors Jo Woo-jin, Jung Kyung-ho and Park Ji-hwan are set to star in “Boss” (working title), an action comedy film directed by Ra Hee-chan, known for his previous works, “Going by the Book” (2007) and “Mr. Idol” (2011).
| 2022-11-25 16:07
Korean Peninsula may face fallout from balloon saga
Daughter-centered photos, title of honor reinforce speculation over North Korea succession
[INTERVIEW] 'Growth slowdown can accelerate depletion of retirement pension fund'
SM's management dispute to benefit Kakao
National Assembly votes to impeach interior minister for Itaewon tragedy
SM6 Feel attracts customers with popular options, low price
Philip Morris seeks to surpass KT&G in e-cigarette market
[INTERVIEW] Veteran US photographer gives environment 'visual voice' to chronicle climate change
Korean companies move to support victims in earthquake-hit Turkey, Syria
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