Milan designers feature ‘empowering women’ theme

Models present creations for fashion house Missoni during the women’s fall-winter 2017 fashion week in Milan, Saturday. (AFP-Yonhap)Milan Fashion Week took a formal turn on the fourth day of previews for next fall and winter. Min...

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 move to deploy an advanced US m...

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 artifacts seized by the Islamic State...

[Home Cooking] Gulguk (Oyster soup)

Oysters are in season, and they are great in soups. This oyster soup is simple, refreshingly clear, and incredibly briny. The recipe uses two main ingredients -- oysters and radish. The oysters impart a strong briny flavor, so you...

[The Palate] Winter’s oceanic jewels

Oysters can be thought of as the jewels of the winter food season. Delicate, briny and creamy are just a few ways one can describe these beloved bivalves, renowned for their plating style, alluring taste and texture, as well as th...

Around the Hotels

Yachting package at Hyatt Regency Jeju The Hyatt Regency Jeju is offering a yachting package for families until the end of this year, combined with accommodations at the hotel.The package includes a one-night stay in a guestroom ...

[Eye Plus] Forgotten past relived at Tongin Market

Between the forests of gray buildings in northern Seoul, a 300-meter alley near Gyeongbokgung beckons passersby for a short trip into Korea’s past.Tongin Market is a 75-store covered arcade located between Gwanghwamun and the pre...

Designer with unique vision of fashion and biz

Removing her dark, oversized sunglasses which she had kept on for the photoshoot that just ended, Im Seon-oc remarks that she doesn’t want to be rude wearing sunglasses during the interview.Clad head to toe in her own black top a...

Playwright who inspired ‘Moonlight’ wins PEN award

The playwright who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie “Moonlight” has won a prize from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization.Tarell Alvin McCraney received an award for best midcareer playwright, PEN announced ...

Gucci presents otherworldly collection in Milan

MILAN -- Milan fashion designers launched six days of fall-winter fashion previews Wednesday, as the long-accepted runway format undergoes challenges like never before. Brands like Gucci and Bottega Veneta sat out last month’s me...

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 gazette on Wednesday that Korea...

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 mojo, many wealthy Japanese wo...

Treasure hunt inspires EFL adventure book

A historical novel isn’t the most obvious next step from citywide treasure hunts, but organizing two such events inspired Brian Van Hise to pen a story for middle school English learners.“History’s Mysteries: The Missing Years ...

KOTESOL invites speakers for international conference

Korea TESOL, an organization for English education professionals, is inviting presentation proposals for its 25th international conference this autumn. The conference, to be held in conjunction with the Pan-Asian Consortium of Lan...

YEOL to host talk on preserving, moving traditional architecture

YEOL, the Society for Korean Cultural Heritage, will continue its lunchtime lectures, this year in partnership with Seoul Museum of History, with a talk on preservation of traditional houses in March.DaaRee Architect and Associ...