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KAIST unveils global vision on Embassy Day

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology showcased its academic excellence in front of foreign diplomats Friday in a bid to strengthen global partnerships.“KAIST is gearing up for anoth...

Updated : 2017.06.25 21:01

Maestro Chung Myung-whun cleared of charges

Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office on Friday dismissed charges against Chung Myun-whun, former music director of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. (Yonhap)The move came after a 10-month-long ...

Updated : 2017.06.23 17:32

[Eye] Acoustical engineer marries arts and engineering

DAEJEON – Although he has not taught classes in the spring semester, the office of KAIST professor emeritus Kim Yang-han looks busy, books stacked on the desks. He was reading about how Friedrich Nie...

Updated : 2017.06.16 16:40

Scholar honored by SUNY for cultural ambassadorship

Kim Seong-kon, president of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea and Seoul National University professor emeritus, was honored by the State University of New York last month for his lifelong ...

Updated : 2017.06.06 17:55

KCCI chairman re-elected ICC executive member

Park Yong-maan, chairman of the Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry, was re-elected an executive board member of the International Chamber of Commerce, officials said Tuesday. Korea Chamber of Commer...

Updated : 2017.06.06 15:12

Hyundai Motor hires VW China designer

Hyundai Motor has hired Simon Loasby, head designer of Volkswagen Group China, to lead its design team in China, the company said Tuesday.Loasby will become the head of Hyundai China Design in Hyundai...

Updated : 2017.06.06 14:31

Asia-Pacific Bridge Federation championship kicks off in Seoul

The 51st Asia Pacific Bridge Federation championship opened in Seoul, Monday with 69 teams from 16 nations taking part.The championship, which runs until June 7, has six categories: Open, Juniors for ...

Updated : 2017.05.29 14:51

Che Guevara’s son, poet Omar Perez, comes to Seoul

Poet Omar Perez, the son of the late Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara, visited Korea to attend the Seoul International Literature Forum on Tuesday, according to reports.Perez, 53, spoke at a session ...

Updated : 2017.05.25 14:23

[Exclusive] Document shows Song Joong-ki bought Itaewon house for W10b

Song Joong-ki has bought a house in Itaewon-dong, Seoul for 10 billion won ($8.9 million). The Korean actor, who starred in the hit “Descendants of the Sun,” bought a two-story house with a basement...

Updated : 2017.05.17 16:49

South African girl’s anesthesia reaction video goes viral in Korea

A South African YouTuber’s reaction to anesthesia has gone viral in Korea. The YouTuber named “Lindie Botes” had uploaded a video of herself waking up from anesthesia at a hospital. As soon as she opened her eyes, she started to speak in fluent Korean. She asked her friend questions suc...

Updated : 2017.04.16 18:40

(Video) Sewol tribute song released

A song dedicated to the victims of the 2014 Sewol ferry tragedy that left 304 dead was released Thursday.The song title roughly translates to “To Touch My Longing (for You)” -- and sings about the d...

Updated : 2017.04.07 11:23

‘Sewol ribbon’ cloud highlights salvage operation

Even the heavens appeared to celebrate the long-awaited resurfacing of the sunken ferry Sewol. As authorities on Wednesday kicked off the salvage operation of Sewol, the internet buzzed with a photo o...

Updated : 2017.03.23 10:29

Lee Min-ho donates to UNICEF for World Water Day

Actor Lee Min-ho donated 25 million won ($21,800) to the Korean Committee for UNICEF in commemoration of the upcoming World Water Day on March 22, the organization said Friday. The donation will be us...

Updated : 2017.03.12 19:14

[Eye plus] Hobby collectors’ items show pieces of history

To most, yesterday’s newspapers, used stamps or emptied pay envelopes are trash. But they can become pieces of history when collected over a period time, even more so in the era of digitalization. So...

Updated : 2017.03.10 20:29

Min Dong-seok elected head of HUFS Alumni Association

Min Dong-seok, ambassador for Africa-Middle East regional economic cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has been elected the new president of the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Alumni...

Updated : 2017.03.02 16:43