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[Herald Interview] Introducing the world, one dish at a time

Taking a seat in his cooking studio in Sangsu-dong, Seoul producer Lee Wook-jung was doing little to dispel his globetrotting image.“I just got back from a week in Kyoto,” he said. The KBS producer...

Updated : 2015.08.30 17:17

Chadwick International appoints new head

Chadwick International has named Shelly Luke Wille the new head of school as part of its key leadership reshuffle, school officials said Tuesday.Wille succeeded Charles Sachs as the new head of the sc...

Updated : 2015.08.25 20:16

KORAIL chief calls for Seoul to lead inter-Korean railway

As KORAIL president and chief executive, Choi Yeon-hye was sedate, soft-spoken and well versed in the intricate web of railroad technologies, as well as the industry’s inner workings, brandishing her...

Updated : 2015.08.21 19:57

Chiang Kai-shek, a monumental Chinese leader who advocated Korean independence

In Korea’s turbulent path toward independence and nation building, there were foreign nationals who stood steadfastly by the Korean people, although their contributions have been largely overshadowed...

Updated : 2015.08.10 20:32

Herald wraps up ‘Young Diplomats’ program

Herald Corp.’s three-day program for aspiring diplomats and opinion leaders ended on Sunday with some 300 participants expressing their satisfaction over a series of high-profile figures’ lectures o...

Updated : 2015.08.09 17:39

Salvation Army to give financial aid to handicapped

Attendants to the Salvation Army signing ceremony included (From left): Cochlear Korea general manager Hwang Yong-jae, Seinmedex Korea president Ko Chang-hoon, Surgitech Korea president Park Sang-woo,...

Updated : 2015.08.06 17:58

Former U.S. envoy to teach at HUFS

Kathleen StephensHankuk University of Foreign Studies is to appoint Kathleen Stephens, a former U.S. ambassador to South Korea, as a chair professor for its diplomacy course, officials said Monday.Ste...

Updated : 2015.07.27 19:27

Inside actor Yoon Kye-sang

Among the many singer-turned-actors that pervade screens today, there are few that have been as willing to climb up from the bottom or are as serious about their newfound craft as Yoon Kye-sang.Unlike...

Updated : 2015.07.27 17:10

[Photo News] Singapore Airlines spends day with children

 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SPENDS DAY WITH CHILDREN - Thirty-five Singapore Airlines executives and staff including General Manager Sia Nam Kung provided a cooking class and museum experience program to the...

Updated : 2015.07.20 18:33

From Canadian Schofield to Korean Seok Ho-pil

In Korea’s turbulent path toward independence and nation building, there were foreigners who stood steadfastly by the Korean people, although their contributions have been largely overshadowed by tho...

Updated : 2015.07.13 20:54

[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