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Tue, March 21, 2023 | 09:28
'Frozen 2' explores world of unknown
Sequels that come after hugely successful first movies can easily fall victim to high expectations. Fans' anticipation of the follow-up film serve as pressure, rather than encouragement, for the filmmaker as well as the cast. It is no wonder pressure runs high for those who are involved in Walt Disney's “Frozen” sequel. Frozen's immense popularity could not be ignored, with “...
| 2019-11-19 20:16
'Producer 101' director admits more vote-rigging
Mnet's idol group audition reality show “Produce 101” series producer Ahn Joon-young has admitted that he manipulated the voting results for all seasons of the show. Ahn was arrested Thursday on multiple charges related to manipulating viewers' votes and giving advantages to specific contestants from a particular management agency. Two other staff members were also questioned...
| 2019-11-15 16:52
Seven O'clock releases 3rd album 'White Night'
Five-member K-pop idol group “Seven O'clock” released its third mini-album “White Night,” Tuesday. At the showcase held at S-plex center, Han-gyeom, the leader of the group, said: “The concept of this new album depicts boundaries between being a boy and a man. We tried to make tracks with various styles both comforting and funky.”
| 2019-11-13 16:19
British rock band reveals nervous excitement about Seoul concert
Mumford & Sons, a British folk rock band that performs with various musical instruments, will have its first performance in Korea this November. Prior to their visit, Ben Lovett - who plays accordion as well as piano, synthesizers and sometimes vocals in the band - had an interview with The Korea Times to give a sneak peek into their Seoul concert.
| 2019-11-12 16:21
Youngest guest speaker of book fair talks about need for more tolerance
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates - One of the biggest advantages of strolling around the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is that visitors can meet authors and discuss important topics related to literature and the world. Among them was 12-year-old Sanith Santhasa Piyadigamage, who was invited as the youngest guest speaker at the largest book fair in the Middle East. He is...
| 2019-11-11 16:02
Book fair emphasizes healthy eating, mind, lifestyle
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates - At the Sharjah Expo Center in Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates, students, scholars and people from all around the globe bustled, strolling between the booths of books from all around the world. The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is one of the most significant book fairs in the world along with that of Frankfurt and London. This year, t...
| 2019-11-10 15:53
Idol group Monsta X in crisis with scandal on drug, adultery
Monsta X, the seven-member K-pop boyband, has been reduced to six after Wonho (Lee Ho-seok) left the group following rumors began circulating that he owed large amounts of money to various people, and had also smoked marijuana, which was disclosed Friday. The move came after Jung Da-eun, known as an “ulzzang” in Korea, which refers to someone who becomes “famous” because of t...
| 2019-11-01 16:44
Vintage shop seeks to create cultural space
The popularity of the secondhand market has been rising among millennials in Korea, and wearing secondhand clothes is regarded as being fashionable, trendy and environmentally conscious. At Million Archive, a vshop located in Seongsu-dong in Seoul, more than 200 people queue even before the shop opens. The building, which is a renovated former factory, is filled with secondha...
| 2019-10-31 16:51
Chilean wine: World's finest yet prices are reasonable
What is harder to fight than a stereotype? Eduardo Chadwick, the founder of Chadwick winery and president and owner of Chilean wine brand Vina Errazuriz, sat down for an interview with The Korea Times at Grand Hyatt Hotel. He was referring to his daunting journey to change the undeserved perceptions about Chilean wine - that is, that it's cheap. That's all. Until the early 20...
Travel & Food
| 2019-10-31 16:51
Singer 'Car, the Garden' confronts traumatic childhood
Many singer-songwriters write lyrics based on their own experiences and many of them are about their love stories. Singer-songwriter Cha Jung-won, who performs under his stage name “Car, the Garden,” is one of the rare artists who kept his personal stories separate from his musical life, until his new album. “Many musicians I respect reflect their own stories into their music...
| 2019-10-29 14:14
Woman killed in stopped car struck by bus on highway
[INTERVIEW] North Korean-born chef delights Southerners' taste buds, breaks down cultural barriers
Korea sets record of half million economically inactive youth
Commuters still wear masks despite end of mask mandate on public transportation
KAIST student becomes first Korean recipient of Apple Scholars fellowship
Public officials reluctant to dine with coworkers
COVID-hit Myeong-dong bounces back as tourists return
Brides in early 40s outnumber those in early 20s
[Analysis] Yoon-Kishida meeting raises expectations of 3-way summit with China
OTT service providers negatively impacted by illegal streaming website
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