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Tips on using newspapers to learn English

“English Learning Tips Based on English Newspapers ENIE” by Yang Sung-jin; Surprise Publishing (272 pages, 15,000 won) English newspapers in South Korea have a long history. The Korea Herald, for i...

Updated : 2017.01.23 09:43

Korea Grand Sale 2017 kicks off

A shopping and tourism festival has been kicked off to attract foreign tourists by offering them exclusive discounts during their stay in Korea.Visit Korea Committee, under the Ministry of Culture, S...

Updated : 2017.01.22 14:47

Dior blasts sweatshirt culture in rave Paris show

PARIS (AFP) -- Dior struck a blow for the boys and for traditional tailoring Saturday with an all-male show after a week when women turned up on the majority of Paris menswear catwalks.With so-called ...

Updated : 2017.01.22 14:42

Book spurs rising above theological comfort zone

Evangelical Christians and reform-minded Protestants have reason to celebrate the recent publication of “Thinking the Think,” a book that critically engages their cherished beliefs and encourages th...

Updated : 2017.01.20 18:50

[Travel Bits] Festivals in Korea this week

Yangpyeong Icefish Festival The Mulmalgeun Yangpyeong Icefish Festival takes place in Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi Province, each winter. Visitors can eat warm fish cakes and roasted chestnuts at the fest...

Updated : 2017.01.20 17:48

[Around the hotels] Packages and promotions

Chinese cuisine at Grand Hyatt Incheon The Grand Hyatt Incheon is offering a promotion of Chinese fusion dishes prepared by Chef Moon Sung-jo until the end of February. Moon has prepared a selection o...

Updated : 2017.01.20 17:45

Tastingroom duo masterminds another hit

Restaurateurs often dream of holding a track record the likes of that held by the duo behind hit eateries Tastingroom and Melting Shop. Since the launch of their first Tastingroom in Seoul nearly eigh...

Updated : 2017.01.20 17:40

Korean novelist evokes horrors of Gwangju massacre

“Human Acts: A Novel” by Han Kang; Hogarth (224 pages, $22)In May of 1980, the South Korean government turned its guns on its own people, murdering hundreds in the city of Gwangju who had been prote...

Updated : 2017.01.20 17:30

Audiobooks boom in digital, multitasking age

NEW YORK (AFP) -- Curling up with a paperback may be a forgotten luxury for many thanks to today’s busy lifestyles, but listening to a book on the go, while shopping or jogging, is fast becoming the ...

Updated : 2017.01.19 16:50

Classical fuses with punk to kick off Paris menswear shows

PARIS (AP) -- Subzero temperatures were an apt backdrop for fashionistas who arrived in Paris for the first day of warmly-wrapped fall-winter 2017 menswear fashion shows.The travelling press bid “cia...

Updated : 2017.01.19 16:49

‘The Accusation’ wins British translation award

A collection of anti-North Korean stories written inside the reclusive state has recently won a translation award from by a UK-based literary group.“The Accusation,” by North Korea-based author Band...

Updated : 2017.01.18 16:33

Quaker group marks centennial with ‘Waging Peace’ exhibit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The American Friends Service Committee is celebrating 100 years of nonviolent activism with an exhibition, “Waging Peace,” that showcases the group’s accomplishments while also ...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:33

‘Blacklist’ actors perform against government oppression

Artists on the government’s blacklist of anti-Park Geun-hye cultural figures were placed at a disadvantage in competing for state funding, as they were labelled by the Park administration as left-win...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:23

Artists seek legal action against government

A group of cultural figures in Korea on Monday announced it would file a lawsuit against the Park Geun-hye administration for the “blacklist” it kept of anti-government artists. Comprised of groups ...

Updated : 2017.01.16 17:26

Dolce&Gabbana courts millennials, Plein launches activewear

MILAN (AP) -- If turmoil brings innovation and renovation, Italian menswear is in for a creative burst.Fashion houses are continuing their reboot of Milan Fashion Week menswear offerings, with notable...

Updated : 2017.01.16 16:15