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[Eye Plus] Flowers on their way to Gwanghwamun to soothe citizens

During winter, the Park Geun-hye scandal dumbfounded many citizens, with the irregular situation in administrative affairs still ongoing. Political ups and downs can be likened to the stock market. ...

Updated : 2017.03.03 18:35

Met Museum chief quits amid expansion and deficits

The head of the Metropolitan Museum of Art resigned Tuesday as the New York institution struggles to tame a budget deficit despite pulling in record crowds. Thomas P. Campbell, a British expert on t...

Updated : 2017.03.01 14:51

Ancient Celtic art uncovered in ‘unique’ gold hoard

Two amateur treasure hunters have uncovered a bracelet decorated with some of the earliest Celtic art ever found in Britain in a trove of gold jewelry revealed Tuesday. A handout image made availabl...

Updated : 2017.03.01 14:51

Ursula K. Le Guin, Ann Patchett voted into arts academy

Ursula K. Le Guin, Ann Patchett voted into arts academy NEW YORK (AP) -- Not even an honorary National Book Award kept Ursula K. Le Guin from being surprised by her latest tribute: membership in the...

Updated : 2017.02.28 14:52

'Moonlight' wins best picture at Academy Awards

“Moonlight” won the best picture trophy at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset that followed Warren Beatty at first reading the wrong winner. Shock and chaos spread through the Dolby Thea...

Updated : 2017.02.27 14:34

London film screening backs Oscar boycott director Farhadi

Thousands of film fans gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square Sunday for a screening of “The Salesman” by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who is boycotting the Oscars over US President Donald Trum...

Updated : 2017.02.27 10:44

China blocks access to streaming services of S. Korean pop culture amid THAAD row

China has blocked access to newly updated clips of South Korean music and dramas on the country's online video sharing platforms, sources said Sunday, in an apparent bid to retaliate against Seoul's ...

Updated : 2017.02.26 11:42

IS stashed treasures in trenches, smashed walls to shock

For the roomful of archaeologists, scholars and Iraqi cultural officials Friday, each neighborhood conquered in Mosul brought them one step closer to learning the fate of the ancient sites and artifa...

Updated : 2017.02.26 11:20

Turkish students to learn Korean as second foreign language

Primary and secondary schools in Turkey will be able to teach Korean as a second foreign language for their students beginning next year. The Turkish education ministry announced in the official gaz...

Updated : 2017.02.22 21:06

Japan's male hosts sell dreams to lonely women

Cigarette smoke hangs thick in the air of a Tokyo nightspot as Aki Nitta sips champagne with a trio of sweet-talking Lotharios peddling fake love at premium rates. In a country which has lost its mo...

Updated : 2017.02.22 19:40

British Council Korea launches yearlong UK arts festival

The British Council Korea on Monday kicked off a yearlong culture festival that will bring the latest arts and creative projects from the United Kingdom to different parts of Korea. Under the slogan...

Updated : 2017.02.21 16:26

British Museum training Iraqi experts to save Mosul heritage

As Iraqi forces fight to take back Mosul from the Islamic State group, archaeologists trained by the British Museum are preparing for another battle -- trying to save what they can of the city’s her...

Updated : 2017.02.21 16:24

Artisans break mold in Britain’s pottery capital

At the 18th-century Spode pottery works in Stoke-on-Trent, startup artisans like 22-year-old Emma Price are moving into abandoned buildings and breathing new life into a once-mighty industry. The 4-...

Updated : 2017.02.20 13:55

‘Flight of the angel’ rings in Venice Carnival

Tens of thousands of revelers in masks and period costume packed St. Mark’s Square on Sunday for the “flight of the angel,” the traditional opening of the Venice Carnival. On the 12th chime of mi...

Updated : 2017.02.20 13:34

[Eye Plus] Time keepers on Watch Alley in Jongno

In Yeji-dong, or better known as “Watch Alley” in Jongno 4-ga in central Seoul, a cluster of watch shops form a sort of island where time remains frozen in a sea of shiny buildings, luxurious resta...

Updated : 2017.02.17 15:38