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Artists on ice

Figure skaters Seo Min-kyu, right, and Shin Ji-a, right, hold up their medals during a news conference at Incheon International Airport on Monday. Seo...

06.03.2024 40

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K-food evolves from local delicacies to global phenomenon

By Kwon Mee-yoo Korean food is making an ascent in the ever-evolving international culinary scene with its rich flavors and distinctive...

28.02.2024 10

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Lens on aging society, mortality

By Kim Ji-soo   A lazy late Friday afternoon in Seoul is usually not the time one expects to see many moviegoers. But last week, there were many,...

21.02.2024 20

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Uniting efforts to add ‘hanji’ to UNESCO's Cultural Heritage List in 2026

By Seo Joo-hee Seo Joo-hee Paper is so deeply ingrained in the lives of Koreans, that Koreans cannot discuss their lives without mentioning it. ...

18.02.2024 20

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Russia’s two-faced diplomacy

By Shim Jae-yun Russia, which is now embracing North Korea, has received plenty of flak for assuming a diplomatically discourteous attitude...

14.02.2024 20

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Korea's things to do in 2024

By Kim Sung-woo Kim Sung-woo Feb. 10, 2024, marks the first day of "Gapjinnyeon," or the year of the blue dragon on the lunar calendar. The...

12.02.2024 20

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'Korea discount' isn't going anywhere

By Lee Hyo-sik As a retail investor who holds more than a dozen stocks of large-cap companies here, it's good to see the local stock markets have...

07.02.2024 10

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Ready for Trump 2.0

By Kang Seung-woo As the specter of a second Donald Trump presidency looms large, the world scrambles to brace for his possible return to the White...

31.01.2024 4

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Exceptional first lady

President Yoon Suk Yeol and first lady Kim Keon Hee are seen in a vehicle after arriving in Amsterdam, the Netherlands for a state visit on Dec. 11,...

31.01.2024 5

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Exceptional first lady

President Yoon Suk Yeol and first lady Kim Keon Hee are seen in a vehicle after arriving in Amsterdam, the Netherlands for a state visit on Dec. 11,...

31.01.2024 20

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Ready for Trump 2.0

By Kang Seung-woo The specter of a second Donald Trump presidency looms large, as the world scrambles to brace for his possible return to the White...

24.01.2024 20

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From Gimhae to Ayodhya: A symbolic resurgence of Indian heritage

By Sonu Trivedi Sonu Trivedi The solid emotional connection between the people of India and Korea has been attributed to the story of Queen Heo...

18.01.2024 20

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New perspectives on low birthrate

By Yoon Ja-young Recently, I listened to an interesting interview on an SBS radio program where Jang Young-ook, Ph.D., the head of Europe Team at the...

10.01.2024 20

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Height of hansik

By Kim Ji-soo   At a cozy neighborhood near Hongik University in western Seoul, the temperature is below zero and it's Sunday. Still, people are...

20.12.2023 10

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Prepare for Trump 2.0

By Shim Jae-yun   Various surveys indicate Donald Trump will win the next U.S. presidential election. Polls conducted by major U.S. media outlets...

13.12.2023 30

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It's inflation, stupid!

By Lee Hyo-sik   For years, it’s been this reporter's weekly ritual to go to a large discount store in the neighborhood for groceries and...

06.12.2023 10

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Flip-flopping on policy

By Kang Seung-woo   A series of flip-flops on policy by the Yoon Suk Yeol administration is confusing the public. Given that the whole nation is...

22.11.2023 20

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Another misstep in birthrate policy

gettyimagesbank By Kim Rahn   It is not news that Korea is shrinking due to the world’s lowest-level birthrate and fastest-level population...

08.11.2023 20

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Why delay pension reform?

By Yoon Ja-young   The country’s National Pension Fund has exceeded 1,000 trillion won, reaching the milestone for the first time since the...

25.10.2023 10

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Stop forcible repatriation of NK refugees

  By Shim Jae-yun China has taken growing global flak for allegedly having repatriated some 600 North Korean defectors to their reclusive home...

18.10.2023 20

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Does news media have no future?

  By Lee Hyo-sik A reporter who had worked at The Korea Times for nearly 10 years recently moved to one of the country’s major entertainment...

11.10.2023 10

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Sojourn over Chuseok holiday

  By Kim Ji-soo This Chuseok, also known as Korea's Thanksgiving holiday, in late September, was one of the longest, six days in total. For...

04.10.2023 20

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'Moving' opens Korean-style superhero genre

Actor Zo In-sung in a scene from Disney series "Moving" / Courtesy of Walt Disney Company Korea By Kim Rahn Disney 's series...

13.09.2023 10

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