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Trump order threatens Korean students in US
International students and high-tech workers, including Koreans, face uncertain times after U.S. President Donald Trump last week signed an executive order seeking to change the H1-B temporary visa program that allows high-skilled foreign workers to work in the U.S. for three years.
K-pop star Psy returns with 8th album in May
World-famous K-pop star Psy will return with his eighth album next month, his agency said Friday.
Election lottery: 'Five million' reasons to vote
Many Korean voters are eagerly awaiting presidential election day on May 9 because it was declared a holiday, a move meant to lure people to polling stations. But there is another reason: a cash gift.
Woman convicted of biting off tongue of man who demanded sex
A woman was convicted of biting six centimeters off the tongue of a man who kissed her against her will.
'World's first newspaper published in Korea in 1557'
Did Korea publish the first newspaper? One Buddhist monk believes so. Jibong, 52, from the Yonghwa Temple in Yeongcheon, North Gyeongsang Province, says he has copies of the world's oldest daily newspaper, published in 1557. Until now, the oldest was believed to be German daily Einkommende Zeitungen, whose first issue dates to 1660.
TVXQ's Yunho finishes military service [VIDEO]
Korean boy band TVXQ member Yunho completed his 21-month mandatory military service on Thursday.
Hong Kong movie star Aaron Kwok ties knot
Hong Kong movie star Aaron Kwok will tie the knot with Shanghai model Moka Fang on Tuesday, according to Taipei news outlet ET Today.
Korean-American woman sues ex for secretly dosing her with birth control pills
A Korean-American woman is suing her ex-boyfriend for secretly dosing her with birth control pills. The woman, 36, surnamed Hyo, filed a compensation suit for $5 million to her Japanese-American ex-boyfriend, a neuroradiology doctor, for allegedly feeding her “Plan B One-Step” without her knowledge, according to The New York Post. Hyo confronted her ex-boyfriend last May when...
Richard Marx to tour Korea again
American pop star Richard Marx, known in Korea as a talented singer and for posting a video of himself subduing an unruly passenger on a Korean Air flight last December, will tour Korea from June 2-4.
Head size foretells election winner?
Does a smaller head on a presidential campaign poster give contenders a better chance of winning? A SNS post suggests it might. The post reveals that past Korean presidents - from Roh Tae-woo to Kim Young-sam, Kim Dae-jung, Roh Moo-hyun and Lee Myung-bak - campaigned with promotional posters that showed their heads smaller than those of their opponents.