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Yoido Full Gospel Church supports young mothers, children globally
Near Dangsan Station on Seoul Metro lines 2 and 9, there is a welfare center for single mothers. Occupying three floors from sixth to eighth in a building there, it's a place where single mothers can rest and get help from the community. The place, the Vine Center, is equipped with a living room, bathroom, private space for mothers and children, and facilities for recovery af...
Health & Science
| 2019-10-29 14:09
Romantic reality show 'Somebody' comes back with enthusiastic participants
The second season of “Somebody,” a romantic reality program from Mnet, is off to a good start. It uses a popular romantic reality format, where men and women live in the same house for a short time, looking for their match. However, on “Somebody” all the participants are dancers. For the show, they assembled professional dancers from different genres, such as hip-hop, Korean ...
Shows & Dramas
| 2019-10-27 15:52
Award-winning Albanian writer critical of Austrian Nobel laureate
Ismail Kadare, an Albanian writer based in France and the winner of the 2019 Pak Kyong-ni Prize, said Wednesday he was honored to be chosen for the literary award in Korea. “I am very happy to accept this award. I am from Albania which is a country far from Korea, so receiving the award has grabbed much attention from the Albanian public too,” Kadare said during a news confer...
| 2019-10-23 19:05
NU`EST releases new album "The Table"
NU'EST, a five-member boy band, released its seventh mini-album, “The Table,” Monday. During a showcase, the members said they hope this album could be a turning point for the group in terms of their image. JR, who is the rapper of the group, said he provided vocals on “If We” for the new album. “This has been a huge challenge for me. I was very nervous when I was recording I...
| 2019-10-22 15:33
Multitalented US boy band to perform in Seoul in November
The U.S. boy band Why Don't We will visit Korea in November as part of its Asia tour, “Why Don't We - 8 Letters Tour.” Why Don't We has been referred to as a next-generation band that will storm the global music scene, following in the footsteps of U.K. boy band One Direction and U.S. pop group NSYNC. In an email interview with The Korea Times, member Jonah Marais explained w...
| 2019-10-21 15:18
Film 'Family Affair' delves into meaning of being family member
What is it to be a member of family? The film “Family Affair,” which received an official invitation for the Panorama section at the Busan International Film Festival, questions the audience on how separated family members come back together at the same starting point of a long journey.
| 2019-10-18 17:15
What leads to K-pop idols' deaths
Actress and singer Sulli's death saddened many fans. Some were furious about the K-pop entertainment agencies for their allegedly irresponsible attitude toward their singers' mental health. Kim Dong-wan, a member of first generation K-pop boy band Shinhwa, wrote on social media, Tuesday, that many K-pop idols' fame and money came at the expense of their mental health. “Celebr...
| 2019-10-16 16:13
No sign of foul play on Sulli's body: police
Heize brings autumn breeze to Korean music chart
Singer-songwriter and rapper Jang Da-hye, who performs under stage name Heize, released her fifth mini-album, “Late Autumn,” Sunday. Her three songs have dominated local music charts since. During a news conference on Friday at a small flower cafe in Seoul, she spoke about her new album. Making herself known to the public through “Unpretty Rapstar,” a competition TV show feat...
| 2019-10-15 16:29
YB continues to seek progress in music
On Friday, Korea's nationally ado rock band YB held a showcase of its 10th studio album at Oil Tank Culture Park in western Seoul, surrounded by forest and nature. The band chose the venue to raise awareness on global warming and environmental sustainability. YB, released its 10th album “Twilight State,” Thursday. The album consists of 13 tracks, buoyed by singles “Distractio...
| 2019-10-13 16:05
Crowds in small town call for unity
Some 4,500 people gathered in the small southeastern county of Cheongsong, a rural area famous for premium apples and peppers, on Sunday. The crowds were members of the Cheongsong Shim clan. Each Korean surname has a lineage called “bon-gwan” based on the region or city from which its paternal ancestor originated. This particular Shim clan originated in the small North Gyeong...
| 2019-10-11 12:14
Debate heats up on earthquake emergency alert system
Death of Jogye Order heavyweight Ven. Jaseung shocks Buddhist world
Dog meat traders up in arms over gov't plan to end dog meat consumption
Hyundai E&C to change Daejeon skyline with new high-rise apartment complex
Experts forecast greater difficulties in inter-Korean relations if Trump reelected
Tving and Wavve begin merger talks
Will Hanwha Q Cells desert Korean market?
Yoon reinstates policy chief post to strengthen grip on state affairs
Korea's exports to bounce back in 2024 on rising demand for advanced chips, batteries
KT cuts executives by 20%, hires external figure to spur digital innovation
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
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