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Chicken and beer festival kicks off in Daegu

Fans of fried chicken and beer will gather in this sizzling hot city of Daegu this week as it holds a festival wholly dedicated to the hugely popular summer night snack in South Korea with various con...

Updated : 2016.07.27 16:29

World leisure sports festival to kick off in Chuncheon next month

The world's biggest leisure sports festival will be held in the country's northeastern lake city of Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, next month with foreign and local participants competing in 14 sports e...

Updated : 2016.07.27 16:28

Museum sketches bright future for art in Indonesia

JAKARTA (AFP) -- From Jakarta to Bali and Yogyakarta, the Indonesian art world is flourishing. Buoyed by a growing, affluent middle class at home as well as interest from international buyers, numerous boutique galleries and artists' communities have sprung up, while events such as the Jak...

Updated : 2016.07.27 11:41

‘Pokemon Go’ players stumble on hidden history

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) -- Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by -- until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.P...

Updated : 2016.07.27 11:39

Treasures from Sinan shipwreck on view

In August 1975, a fisherman landed an unusual catch off the west coast of Korea. In his fishing net were six ceramic vessels including celadons -- or pottery made with celadon glaze -- that date back ...

Updated : 2016.07.26 14:15

Mexico finds water tunnels under Pakal tomb in Palenque

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Archaeologists at the Mayan ruin site of Palenque said Monday they have discovered an underground water tunnel built under the Temple of Inscriptions, which houses the tomb of an an...

Updated : 2016.07.26 13:51

[Foreigners Who Loved Korea] Tang Jiyao, promoter of the Korean-Chinese International Alliance

Tang Jiyao was born in Huize County, Yunan province on Aug. 14, 1883. After completing his studies in traditional learning at a private school, he was selected to study abroad in Japan on a government...

Updated : 2016.07.25 17:12

Art with heart: Making children's health wards less scary

NEW YORK (AP) - For Dorkas Kaya and other young patients with HIV, seeing the walls of their residential treatment facility transformed with broad splashes of color and graffiti-like scribbles brought...

Updated : 2016.07.25 16:13

Exhibit to show treasure trove found in 650 years ago shipwreck

A vast trove of archaeological treasures retrieved from a sunken ship from the 14th century will be shown to the public this week, a local museum said Monday.The National Museum of Korea is to open "Discoveries from the Sinan Shipwreck" Tuesday, which will run until Sept. 4, to commemorate...

Updated : 2016.07.25 15:41

U.S. to return Mayan artifacts to Guatemala

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Seven priceless Mayan artifacts looted decades ago from Guatemala are returning to the land of their creation after a representative for an antiquities collector grew suspicious of their origin and contacted the FBI. Experts called in by the agency quickly determined th...

Updated : 2016.07.24 13:31

VVertigo atop the Conrad Seoul

What was originally the Conrad Seoul Hotel’s outdoor garden terrace is now the city’s latest rooftop bar. The beautiful open garden space has been revamped into the VVertigo rooftop bar, a dining ex...

Updated : 2016.07.21 14:36

Children’s theater festival celebrates ties with France

France is the focus of this year’s Korea International Summer Festival from July 20-31 and, as its organizer, the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People (ASSITEJ), is mark...

Updated : 2016.07.21 14:18

How millennial nostalgia fueled the success of ‘Pokemon Go’

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The children who once dreamed of capturing real-life Pokemon starting in the 1990s are now the nostalgic millennials helping fuel the worldwide success of “Pokemon Go.”Take B...

Updated : 2016.07.21 14:18

Superheroes swoop in to a Venezuela in crisis

CARACAS (AFP) - Superheroes, wizards and Jedi Knights have descended on the Venezuelan capital.And while they may not be able to save the country from its spiraling economic crisis, fans at Caracas Comic-Con are counting on their heroes to at least help them escape their real-world problem...

Updated : 2016.07.20 15:29

Treasures of Versailles to go on display in Australia

SYDNEY (AFP) - Riches from the Palace of Versailles including a harp belonging to Marie Antoinette will travel to Australia, the country‘s national gallery said Monday, as part of a display never see...

Updated : 2016.07.19 13:24