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Goodall sows ‘seeds of hope’

For someone who garnered worldwide fame for working with chimpanzees, writing about plants appears to be an odd choice.But primatologist and environmentalist Jane Goodall said, at a recent talk, that ...

Updated : 2014.11.26 20:27

Young Korean designers win Samsung fashion award

Two emerging fashion designers, Kye Han-hee of KYE and Park Jong-woo of BAJOWOO, won the 2014 Samsung Fashion Design Fund, an annual award given to talented young Korean designers, on Tuesday.Launched...

Updated : 2014.11.25 20:48

Goodall sows ‘seeds of hope’

For someone who garnered worldwide fame for working with chimpanzees, writing about plants appears to be an odd choice.But primatologist and environmentalist Jane Goodall said, at a recent talk, that ...

Updated : 2014.11.25 20:09

53rd OSEAL Forum opens in Incheon

The 53rd Orient and South East Asian Lions Forum kicked off at the Songdo Convensia Convention Center in Incheon Free Economic Zone Friday. Some 30,000 members from 18 countries are participating in t...

Updated : 2014.11.14 20:45

Millennium Seoul Hilton’s general manager receives tourism prize

Eric Swanson (left), general manager of Millennium Seoul Hilton, receives the top tourism prize awarded by the Academy of Korea Hospitality and Tourism in Seoul on Nov. 1. (Millennium Seoul Hilton)Eri...

Updated : 2014.11.13 20:28

Gladwell: Key to success lies in ‘character traits’

Finding the recipe for success is a task that has stumped a countless number of people, but best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell said the key to success lies in one’s character traits. The Canadian w...

Updated : 2014.11.09 21:12

Kolon's honorary chairman dies at 92

 Lee Dong-chan, honorary chairman of Kolon Group, a major textile manufacturer that began producing nylon for the first time in South Korea, died of a long illness, the company said. He was 92.Born i...

Updated : 2014.11.08 20:35

Faithful pooch gets ‘new life’ via cloning

 Davis Hawn arrived at the Sooam Biotech Research Foundation in Guro district, Seoul, at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. He was planning to ask South Korean veterinarian Hwang Woo-suk to clone his faithful 1...

Updated : 2014.11.06 18:51

Babies are more important than work: GM CEO

GM Korea president and CEO Sergio Rocha has reportedly been encouraging female colleagues to take the time to better balance their work and families by telling pregnant workers that their babies are m...

Updated : 2014.11.05 20:31

Song Hae to be awarded Order of Cultural Merit

The Korean government said Tuesday Song Hae, the host of the country’s longest-running TV show, “KBS Nationwide Singing Contest,” will be awarded the silver crown of the Order of Cultural Merit on ...

Updated : 2014.11.04 20:48

HUFS chief to lead Korea Arab Society

Kim In-chul, the president of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, was recently elected head of the Korea Arab Society, officials said Friday.According to HUFS, Kim was appointed the KAS chief on Wed...

Updated : 2014.10.31 20:18

From job to job, a life lived ― and lost

ELIZABETH, New Jersey (AP) ― Fumes poured from the Kia SUV as soon as an emergency medical technician broke one of the rear windows. Inside, the body of a dark-haired young woman reclined in the driv...

Updated : 2014.10.27 19:53

Steinbeck heirs fight over control of movie rights

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ― John Steinbeck’s heirs say a literary agency is wrongly cutting them out of negotiations over movie deals for the late Nobel Prize-winning author’s books. Steinbeck’s surviving son, Thomas Steinbeck, and the wife of another son, Nancy Steinbeck, filed a petition Oc...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:29

S. Korean satellite scientist dies

Choi Soon-dalChoi Soon-dal, a pioneer in South Korea’s satellite-building program who contributed greatly to technological development in this field, died of old age late Saturday. He was 83. The sci...

Updated : 2014.10.19 20:28

Ex-MBC anchorwoman wins court battle with husband

The husband of former MBC anchorwoman Kim Ju-ha was sentenced to eight months in prison with two years’ suspension, a Seoul court said Wednesday. The Seoul Western District Court found the husband, s...

Updated : 2014.10.16 20:28