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[Herald Interview] Forgotten veteran tells pain of war, life after

When Seo Jeong-yeol, now 90, was admitted to a military hospital for an injury in 1953 during the Korean War, he was shocked to learn that he had been enlisted under a different name the whole time: K...

Updated : 2015.06.24 18:06

[Foreigners Who Loved Korea] Tatsuji Fuse, lawyer who fought for justice during colonial era

What did the Japanese look like in the eyes of Koreans in the colonial period (1910-1945)? The images of high-handed military police and officers armed with swords, elementary school teachers who shou...

Updated : 2015.06.22 20:09

[Foreigners Who Loved Korea] Hulbert’s legacies live on

On May 21, 1886, in the port city of San Francisco, 23-year-old Homer Bezaleel Hulbert and the husband and wife pair Delzell A. Bunker and George W. Gilmore were about to embark on a journey to the un...

Updated : 2015.06.08 20:02

Linguistics expert Song appointed head of Korean language institute

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said Tuesday that it has appointed professor Song Cheol-eui of Seoul National University’s Department of Korean Language and Literature as the 10th directo...

Updated : 2015.05.26 20:25

[Newsmaker] Steve Yoo asks to be taken back

So, Steve Yoo wants to be taken back into Korea, the country he abandoned 13 years ago to avoid military service. In an interview in Hong Kong late Tuesday night, the ’90s pop star who performed as Y...

Updated : 2015.05.20 19:11

[Herald Interview] The art and science of translation

On each desk are two copies of a text, one in Korean and the other in English. A handful of students ― some Korean, some international ― pore over each word, comparing and searching. A heated discus...

Updated : 2015.05.18 18:37

Yoo to discuss controversial exile over military service

Singer Yoo Seung-jun, whose successful career came to a halt 13 years ago over controversies about his military service, will talk in detail for the first time about the circumstances surrounding his ...

Updated : 2015.05.12 19:04

[Herald Interview] Bringing Christianity, Islam closer together

Kim Ah-young, director of the Center for Islamic Studies, often finds herself in the middle of a tug-of-war between Christianity and Islam.As a devout and open-minded Christian who seeks deeper unders...

Updated : 2015.05.04 19:14

[Herald Interview] ‘Be tenacious, commit, execute’

Lee Seung-hun’s career story is filled with failures. But when he looks back and adds all those failures up, Lee said, it equals success.He is now living his dream, working as a creature technical di...

Updated : 2015.05.04 19:11

Nationwide marathons to fight breast cancer kick off

South Korean cosmetics brand AmorePacific and the Korea Breast Cancer Foundation kicked off the Busan leg of this year’s Pink Ribbon Love Marathon on Sunday. The annual event aims to spread awareness...

Updated : 2015.04.26 18:15

Flying on the wings of moths

Professor emeritus of Kangwon National University Park Kyu-tek is a man of conviction. It is conviction that has enabled him to stick to a single, arduous path for more than four decades. As a renowne...

Updated : 2015.04.24 20:34

Charity dinner with renowned monk Hyemin put on auction

A dinner with Ven. Hyemin, one of the most influential Buddhist monks in Korea, is up for auction, with a starting price of 3 million won ($2,780).The winning bidder of the online auction may take thr...

Updated : 2015.04.24 19:17

[Weekender] Single fathers fight against the tide

A child’s birth should be a joyous occasion, but little Sa-rang barely received a welcoming upon her entrance into the world last year.Within days of her birth, she was abandoned by her mother and was left under the sole protection of her father, who had just been discharged from military...

Updated : 2015.04.03 19:53

[Herald Interview] ‘Personalized service key to success of Hilton Namhae resort’

Dedicated and personalized service is key to the success of Hilton Namhae Golf & Spa Resort in South Korea, which has been awarded as the country’s leading resort by the World Travel Awards for eight...

Updated : 2015.03.24 18:29

Plaza names new general manager

The Plaza has appointed veteran hotelier Kim Young-cheol as its new general manager, the hotel’s parent company Hanwha Hotels and Resorts said Thursday. Kim, who started his career with the hotel in ...

Updated : 2015.03.19 19:52