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Older Americans take ‘encore’ jobs

After Fred Wallace was laid off from a high-paying job in 2011, the 56-year-old knew the odds of landing a comparable position were slim.He polished his LinkedIn profile and networked like crazy. But ...

Updated : 2014.07.16 20:35

U.S. workers encountered man left in cell for days

SAN DIEGO (AP) ― Four U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration employees saw or heard a handcuffed San Diego student locked in a cell for five days without food or water, but did nothing because they ass...

Updated : 2014.07.10 20:45

(Photo News) 15th anniversary of Beyond Donga

Kwon Chung-won, CEO of Beyond Donga, a cable TV channel of Herald Corporation, speaks at the 15th anniversary of the opening of Beyond Donga (formerly Donga TV) at La Vie Douce in Jung-gu, Seoul, Wedn...

Updated : 2014.06.26 20:56

Documenting Asian Games history through photography

For over 30 years, South Korean sports photographer Kim Min-jae has taken pictures at major international sports events, including the Olympics and the Asian Games, capturing iconic moments in sportin...

Updated : 2014.06.26 20:54

Sheraton Seoul D Cube City appoints new general manager

Matthias Sutter, general manager of Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel. (Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel)Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel has appointed a Swiss veteran hotelier as its new general manag...

Updated : 2014.06.25 20:36

Pontiff to meet Sewol families

Pope Francis will visit South Korea on Aug. 14 to attend a Catholic youth festival and preside over a ceremony to beatify 124 Korean Catholic martyrs, the Vatican and the local preparation committee f...

Updated : 2014.06.18 21:12

French-Korean Golf Tournament

FRIENDSHIP GOLF -- Participants pose at the opening of the third edition of the French Korean Golf Tournament held at Gapyeong Benest Golf Course in Gyeonggi Province on Friday. The event was co-orga...

Updated : 2014.06.17 15:13

No six-party talks without progress: Korean diplomat

South Korea has not given up on the six-party talks, but there must be tangible progress before talks can be resumed, a senior diplomat said Monday at the World Journalists Conference in Seoul.“The h...

Updated : 2014.06.16 20:54

Artist has her first show ― at age 82

PHILADELPHIA ― Patricia Ray Guckes’ husband never wanted her to work. So she painted.Up at 5 every morning, before her husband and two daughters, Guckes sat on a stool facing her easel in the kitche...

Updated : 2014.06.11 20:02

(Photo News) Walk to donate

Participants in the third Charity Walkathon, organized by the Korean Association of Foreign Languages Academies, stroll the streets of Bukchon, a village in Seoul replete with traditional Korean house...

Updated : 2014.06.01 19:59

Seo Se-won booked for assaulting wife

Comedian-turned-clergyman Seo Se-won has been booked without physical detention for allegedly assaulting his wife Seo Jung-hee, police said Sunday. According to officials at Gangnam Police Station, the husband is accused of pushing the wife, a former actress, to the ground during an alterc...

Updated : 2014.05.11 19:54

Kim named CEO of Lotte Hall

Kim Eui-joon, former chief of the Korea National Opera, took office Wednesday as CEO of Lotte Hall, a classical concert hall being built in Jamsil, Seoul, by the eponymous conglomerate. Kim, 64, fille...

Updated : 2014.05.07 20:10

Former photo editor of Herald dies

Kim In-su, a longtime photo editor of The Korea Herald and The Herald Business, died Monday in Bangkok, Thailand. He was 58. He died of a heart attack in the Thai capital, where he was visiting family...

Updated : 2014.05.07 20:05

Celebrities boycotting Brunei-run hotels over Shariah laws

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Hollywood is responding to harsh new laws in the tiny Southeast Asian nation of Brunei by boycotting the Beverly Hills Hotel.The Motion Picture & Television Fund joined a growing list of organizations and individuals Monday refusing to do business with hotels owned by t...

Updated : 2014.05.06 20:15

Overseas cultural heritage agency gets new chief

The Cultural Heritage Administration on Thursday named O Soo-dong, former PR chief at the Korean Embassy in the United States, the new secretary-general of its affiliate body tasked with retrieving st...

Updated : 2014.05.01 20:02