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Rockefeller family promotes cultural exchange through art

The name Rockefeller resonates with wealth. In 2016, the oil-rich Rockefeller family ranked 23rd on the Forbes list of America’s richest families with a net worth of $11 billion.What is much less kno...

Updated : 2016.11.15 16:35

Yoo Duk-hyung receives Rockefeller Award

Yoo Duk-hyung, president of the Seoul Institute of the Arts, has won the John D. Rockefeller III Award for his significant contribution to international understanding of the Asian arts, the college sa...

Updated : 2016.11.13 19:44

[Eye Interview] Rinpoche sheds light on happiness in turbulent times

Frustration is now running deep in South Korea, with the scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil. Furthermore, uncertainties about the country’s diplomacy ...

Updated : 2016.11.11 17:08

Tibetan monk Rinpoche to visit Korea in November

Tibetan monk Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, widely known as “the happiest man in the world,” is scheduled to visit Korea next month after completing a four-year near-death retreat. Rinpoche, born in a sma...

Updated : 2016.10.24 15:13

Bill Murray accepts humor prize after gentle roast

WASHINGTON (AP) - In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the na...

Updated : 2016.10.24 14:56

Bae Yong-joon, Park Soo-jin welcome first son

Actor Bae Yong-joon and his wife, singer-turned-actress Park Soo-jin, announced Monday they have welcomed a baby boy into their family.“Park gave birth to a baby boy at a maternity clinic in Gangnam,...

Updated : 2016.10.24 14:51

Swiss billionaire fined $4 M over undeclared artwork: reports

GENEVA (AFP) -- Swiss customs authorities have slapped a billionaire with a $4 million fine for failing to properly declare some 200 artworks imported into Switzerland, according to media reports confirmed by officials Sunday.Financier Urs Schwarzenbach has for years been bringing precious...

Updated : 2016.10.24 14:18

Jeju plays host to Royal Salute Polo Cup

JEJU CITY, Jejudo -- Team Time led by David Ko won the fifth Royal Salute Polo Cup at KPCC on Jejudo on Friday.Team Time beat Team Royal, led by Malcolm Borwick, one of the top professional polo playe...

Updated : 2016.09.25 17:13

[Contribution] What is Myeongri theory?

Myeongri theory is a philosophy that studies fortunetelling that has been passed down from ancient times in the East. Just as tarot card readings in the West, Myeongri theory in the East reads the com...

Updated : 2016.09.08 18:40

Pirelli’s starry calendar focused on acting talent, not skin

LONDON (AP) -- Pirelli has unveiled a star-studded lineup for its 2017 calendar that looks more like the ultimate Oscar red carpet than the stuff of salacious pinups.Among the subjects announced Sunday are actresses Nicole Kidman, Uma Thurman, Kate Winslet, Julianne Moore, Robin Wright, Ro...

Updated : 2016.08.29 13:22

In world of life coaching, Jen Sincero is the royal badass

NEW YORK (AP) – We’ve got a world of life coaches out there offering a world of inspirational and instructional ways to make our many and varied “journeys” meaningful through self-help.And then th...

Updated : 2016.07.21 14:27

Samsung heir, mother donate 4 bln won to charity

Lee Jae-yong, the de facto heir of South Korea's top conglomerate Samsung Group, and his mother donated a combined 4 billion won (US$3.5 million) to a local charity group, justice ministry officials said Wednesday.Hong Ra-hee, wife of ailing Chairman Lee Kun-hee, and the younger Lee each d...

Updated : 2016.07.20 21:56

Veritas releases first album

Veritas, a Christian music group of Kwangshin University, has released its first full-length album “Psalm 95.” Famed veteran singer Yoon Bock-hee, who debuted in 1967 and was one of the first Korean...

Updated : 2016.07.07 15:24

CNBlue singer Jung grilled over allegation of insider trading

Prosecutors on Tuesday summoned Jung Yong-hwa, the leader of the Korean boy band CNBlue, alleged to be involved in insider trading.He is suspected of having earned some 200 million won ($170,000) last year in illegal use of information on his entertainment agency’s plan for a contract wit...

Updated : 2016.06.29 16:09

Bill Cunningham, NY Times fashion photographer, dies at 87

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for The New York Times known for taking pictures of everyday people on the streets of New York, has died. He was 87. Cunningham died Saturday in New York City, according to Eileen Murphy, a spokeswoman for the newspaper. He ...

Updated : 2016.06.26 14:39