Nationwide marathons to fight breast cancer kick off

South Korean cosmetics brand AmorePacific and the Korea Breast Cancer Foundation kicked off the Busan leg of this year’s Pink Ribbon Love Marathon on Sunday. The annual event aims to spread awareness about breast cancer ― the mo...

[Herald Interview] From teacher’s podium to center stage

After one live performance and just one email, the life of English teacher Micah Hein took a dramatic turn. A little over a year ago, the 24-year-old American theater major arrived in Korea ― traveling abroad for the first time ―...

[Weekender] Islam in Korea, past and present

Korea and the Middle East may look like they have nothing in common.On the surface, the two regions do not seem to have crossed paths as they have totally different economies, cultures and ideals. Above all, religion may be what d...

[Weekender] Islam finds way into Korean society

Stepping outside a lecture room at Kyung Hee University amid a flock of Korean students, a 28-year-old Jordanian student heads toward a Muslim prayer room set up in his university campus.Mohammad’s daily ritual in the prayer room...