Tag: South Korea

‘Parasite’ raises hope of breakthrough for world cinema in US

by Claire LEE The Oscar nominations for South Korean black comedy "Parasite" are the latest illustration of its success in the United States, but a...

S. Korea to suspend 25% of coal plants to fight pollution

South Korea will suspend up to a quarter of its coal-fired power plants in the next three months, even as demand for electricity peaks...

Netizens charmed by PM Lee & Ho Ching’s ‘Arc de Triomphe’ pose in South...

Singapore's number one power couple, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife, Ho Ching, the Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings, displayed a...

“Living funeral” services in South Korea offer people the chance to simulate their deaths...

When in need of rejuvenation and renewal, it is not uncommon to hit the spa, seek time in nature or perhaps go on some...

S. Korea may acquire nuclear submarines after North’s test

South Korea's Navy is considering acquiring nuclear-powered submarines, it said Thursday in a surprise announcement which would change the balance of power in north-east...

Honjok: South Korea’s ‘loner’ movement

In South Korea, solitude is a sought-after state. As of 2016, there were over 5 million single-person households in the country, making up nearly...

South Korean cosmetics firm boss quits over YouTube praising Japan

The head of a major South Korean cosmetics firm resigned Sunday after facing heavy backlash for forcing his staff to watch a YouTube video...

Stalker attempts to enter home of victim in South Korea

South Korea – CCTV footage of a woman who narrowly escaped a stalker trying to enter her home has gone viral in South Korea. ­On...

Seungri allegedly hired prostitutes, embezzled money, now linked to “mysterious madams”  

KPOP superstar Seungri of Big Bang fame has gained notoriety over the past weeks for the alleged sexual assault cases against him by numerous...

Billionaire Peter Lim’s socialite daughter Kim separates herself from the K-Pop Seungri scandal

Singapore – Kim Lim, the daughter of Singaporean business magnate Peter Lim, has taken to Instagram to deny all allegations regarding her connection to...
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