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Studying is the key to owning your life

Kim Chung-woon, formerly a psychology professor and who now calls himself a “creator,” is perfectly at home in his basement office in Nonhyeon-dong, Seoul. It is an entirely appropriate title, he cl...

Updated : 2016.02.05 16:17

Hong named Sentinel advisor

Sentinel has appointed Hong Jung-gi, professor at Kookmin University’s College of Physical Education, as its health advisor, the provider of high-functional and intensive crossfit and boot camp train...

Updated : 2016.02.05 09:33

KAIST professor heads new futures studies society

The Korea Association of Futures Studies held a launching ceremony Friday and elected Lee Kwang-hyung of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology as its founding president.Lee, currently a d...

Updated : 2016.01.24 17:41

Activist, author Shin Young-bok dies at 75

Activist and author Shin Young-bok, a professor at Sungkonghoe University best known for writing “Reflections from Prison,” containing his thoughts while imprisoned during the military-backed govern...

Updated : 2016.01.17 15:02

[Eye interview] Breaking free of the Korean dream

The Korean dream, a highly competitive pursuit of the masses, is so deeply entrenched in the collective consciousness that there is hardly room for deviation: Study day and night to get great test sco...

Updated : 2016.01.15 14:53

Iranian literature showcased in Seoul

The Iranian Embassy has organized an exhibition that sheds light on the country’s literary masterpieces spanning over a thousand years. The event at the Seoul Metropolitan Library ― “For two eyes, ...

Updated : 2016.01.11 18:23

[Herald Interview] Korea aims to keep tourists coming back

At 25 minutes past midnight on Jan. 1, government officials and corporate executives welcomed the country’s first foreign tourists of the year at Incheon International Airport. Gifts including cosme...

Updated : 2016.01.03 17:36

[Herald Interview] ‘I’m survivor, not victim’

In Park Yeon-mi’s defection from North Korea, she encountered a South Korean pastor. The compassionate minister had told the then-teenage girl, who had just escaped the clutches of one of the most se...

Updated : 2015.12.13 18:05

[Herald Interview] Korean iron man Park Byung-hoon on life after triathlon

This is the first installment in a three-part series featuring athletes who help people transform their lives. – Ed. Park Byung-hoon doesn’t have a special high-tech suit of armor to keep himself st...

Updated : 2015.12.09 18:27

Actor Namgung Won gets lifetime achievement award

Veteran actor Namgung Won was honored with the lifetime achievement award at the fifth Shin Young Kyun Arts & Culture Foundation Artist of the Year Awards ceremony held at the Seoul Press Center Tuesd...

Updated : 2015.12.08 20:13

[Eye] Being a responsible man

Men in uniform were the objects of pure admiration for Kang Sin-myeong, South Korea’s police chief, who now commands more than 140,000 police forces across the country. Recalling his childhood when m...

Updated : 2015.12.04 18:22

New KBS CEO takes office

Former KBS Business CEO Ko Dae-young took office as the new chief executive of KBS, South Korea’s public broadcast network, on Tuesday.Ko, 60, succeeded Cho Dae-hyun as the broadcaster’s 22nd presid...

Updated : 2015.11.24 17:58

The Hyundai Project unveiled at LA gallery

LOS ANGELES - A downpour filled a dark room in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Thursday, as if a rainstorm were hitting hit sunny California. However, when people spread their hands into it, t...

Updated : 2015.11.22 18:13

[Foreigners Who Loved Korea] McKenzie, journalist who delved into Korean justice

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 : 2015.11.17 15:43

McKenzie, journalist who delved into Korean justice

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 : 2015.11.17 10:19