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[Herald Interview] Managing director of COS stresses timeless design, functionality

In the era of fast fashion, the life cycle of clothing is becoming shorter. People consume clothes as if they are disposable goods, driven by the supply of low-cost, trendy clothes offered by fashion ...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:09

Bicycle imports jump 18.5 pct in three years: data

South Korea's bicycle imports rose 18.5 percent in the last three years, government data showed Sunday, fueled by the spike in people enjoying leisure and sports activities.  According to data by the Korea Customs Service, the country imported $210 million worth of bikes last year, up fr...

Updated : 2015.03.29 09:30

From branding guru to traditional arts patron

At the hill of Mount Namsan, where a sprawling metropolis of 10.5 million starts to give way to a forest of leafy trees, a small museum opened in December. Nestled inside are wooden chests, tables, je...

Updated : 2015.03.27 19:32

Travel bits

Lotte Hotel Moscow awarded ‘Best City Hotel in Russia’ Lotte Hotel Moscow has been awarded for “Best City Hotel in Russia” for three consecutive years by the luxury travel magazine Conde Nast Tra...

Updated : 2015.03.27 19:12

Sushi to be savored one piece at a time

When that glistening morsel of sushi, a thin slice of ruby-fleshed tuna resting over snow white rice, is served by Koji Nakamura, head chef of Sushi Koji, it is melt-in-your-mouth good. The “akami” ...

Updated : 2015.03.27 19:09

Kimchi sundubu jjigae (kimchi soft tofu stew)

Sundubu jjigae is a stew made with uncurdled tofu. Here, the tofu is paired with kimchi and meat. You can use any meat you want. Mushrooms are a good substitute if you don’t like meat. For the best r...

Updated : 2015.03.27 19:07

Around the Hotels

Driving BMW Package at Grand Hyatt IncheonGrand Hyatt Incheon is presenting the Driving BMW Package from April 1 to June 30 for family guests to experience the BMW Driving Center during their stay. Th...

Updated : 2015.03.27 19:04

S. Korea's Bae Doona wins best actress at Asian Film Awards

South Korean actress Bae Doona has won the best actress award for her performance in the Korean film "A Girl at My Door" at the ninth Asian Film Awards in Macau, China, her agency said Friday. (Yonhap...

Updated : 2015.03.27 11:15

Korea needs more narcotics

In 2010, popular author and TV personality Choi Yoon-hee committed suicide with her husband, after two years of suffering from lupus. The death of the couple ― her husband was believed to have helped...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:30

Pollen Allergy

Each year, people with hay fever and pollen allergies suffer from various symptoms in the spring and autumn when there is abundant pollen in the atmosphere. Pollen is an allergen that can trigger alle...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:28

Seoul Global Center runs volunteer programs

Seoul Global Center is inviting volunteers to participate in several programs in late March and April. The programs are mostly on weekends and include work helping the elderly, cultural workshops for children, assistance with performances and translation during counseling for foreign worke...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:19

Camarata holds auditions for ‘Pirates of Penzance’

The Camarata Music Company is seeking performers for its upcoming operetta and musical “The Pirates of Penzance.”This Gilbert and Sullivan comedy centers around Frederick, who accidentally becomes an apprentice pirate, after his request to train as a pilot is misheard. Auditions will be ...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:18

‘Truth about Love’ opens doors for theater in Gwangju

Gwangju is to get a dose of a new kind of drama Saturday with a Korean-expat joint community theater project, “The Truth about Love.”The project was run by Unpuzzled Theater, which was set up by Jam...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:18

Film explores stories from Jeju massacre

Jane Jin Kaisen, a visual artist who was adopted from Korea to Denmark, bases her art on questions around memory, history and migration. It is within this framework that she tackled one of the biggest...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:17

Seoul city to create cinema park on central street

The city government of Seoul said Wednesday it will create a cinema-themed park on the centrally located Chungmuro film street in effort to help support the development of the local film industry.The cinema park will be completed by 2018 on the old film street that symbolizes South Korea's...

Updated : 2015.03.25 15:47