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Ewha Medical Center to hold free health lecture, talk show

Ewha Womans University Medical Center will hold a free health lecture and doctors’ panel discussion next week as part of events to mark the fifth anniversary of its women’s cancer center and heath p...

Updated : 2014.04.18 20:25

Seo Taiji wins lawsuit over unpaid rent

A Seoul court has ruled in favor of singer Seo Taiji in a lawsuit against a tenant in one of his buildings, court officials said Wednesday.The tenant, a hospital owner surnamed Byun, has leased the second to fifth floors of the building in Seoul since July 2011. Byun was to pay monthly ren...

Updated : 2014.04.09 20:22

Grand Hyatt Seoul names new general manager

Grand Hyatt Seoul said Monday that it had named veteran hotelier David Pacey its new general manager. The former general manager at Grand Hyatt Taipei will succeed Peter Walshaw, the longest-serving g...

Updated : 2014.04.07 20:21

Chris Gelken, former Korea Herald editor, dies

Chris Gelken, a former senior associate editor of The Korea Herald, died of cancer on Friday. He was 58.“Today (Friday) at 1:45 p.m. Chris Gelken quietly passed away,” read a message on his Facebook...

Updated : 2014.04.06 20:09

[Weekender] Green Ranger leads push for conservation

For Kim Myung-jeon, the chairman of Green Ranger, a nonprofit organization that helps young people take part in environmental campaigns, planting trees goes beyond wanting to provide people with fresh...

Updated : 2014.04.04 21:15

Design professor tapped to head tourism agency

Byun Choo-suk, a design professor at Kookmin University, has been tapped as the new president of the Korea Tourism Organization, according to officials on Thursday. He will succeed German-born Lee Cha...

Updated : 2014.04.03 19:29

Ritz-Carlton Seoul names new general manager

The Ritz-Carlton Seoul has appointed Romanian hotelier Radu Cernia its general manager, the hotel said on Monday. Cernia has extensive experience in the East Asian hospitality industry. He previously ...

Updated : 2014.03.31 20:19

Imperial Palace names new chief

Imperial Palace Seoul has appointed veteran Korean hotelier Kim Jung-suk as its new general manager, the hotel said on Friday. Prior to joining the hotel, Kim held various managerial positions at The ...

Updated : 2014.03.28 20:24

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West on Vogue cover

NEW YORK (AP) ― Kanye West’s campaign to get fiancee Kim Kardashian on the cover of Vogue magazine has finally paid off. They appear in a photo by Annie Leibovitz on the April issue. The photo shows...

Updated : 2014.03.23 20:09

W Seoul Walkerhill names new general manager

W Seoul Walkerhill has appointed Indian veteran hotelier Vikram Mujumdar as its new general manager, the hotel said on Monday. Prior to joining the W Hotel in Seoul, Mujumdar held managerial positions...

Updated : 2014.03.17 20:18

Perenna Kei of H.K. named world’s youngest billionaire

Perenna Kei, a 24-year-old woman from Hong Kong, topped the 2014 World’s Youngest Billionaires list recently unveiled by Forbes, unseating the 29-year-old Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz. The yo...

Updated : 2014.03.17 20:17

Oakwood Premier Incheon appoints new general manager

Oakwood Premier Incheon appointed veteran hotelier Kim Sung-hyun its new general manager, the hotel said on Thursday. Kim entered the hospitality industry as a full-time worker at Millennium Seoul Hil...

Updated : 2014.03.06 20:17

New theater chief faces opposition

A group of thespians and theater professionals are demanding that the government cancel the appointment of a critic as artistic director of the state-run National Theater Company of Korea. In a statem...

Updated : 2014.02.28 19:17

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Updated : 2014.02.27 21:04

[Photo News] Kumho Asiana scholarship

Updated : 2014.02.27 21:03