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Thu, November 30, 2023 | 10:08
Currency reform, housing plan put NK heir to test
The failed currency reform in 2009 and the following downsizing of the urban housing plan in North Korea came at the cost of the leadership credentials of its next leader.
KBS World launches English K-pop show
KBS World, the international satellite channel of the Korean Broadcasting System, has launched an English entertainment show, “K-WAVE STATION.”
Music beyond traditions
Hwang Byung-ki, master interpreter of the 12-string Korean zither “gayageum,” reached out to local foreign residents Friday, by showcasing compositions that delicately interweave Eastern and Western traditions.
The Front Line spotlights the Forgotten War
Jang Hoon, who directed the hit inter-Korean drama “Blood Brothers,” has returned with another film involving the two Koreas.
AJA supports Bans re-election
The Asia Journalist Association (AJA) Wednesday said it fully supports the re-election of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
200-Pound Beauty to star Karas leader Park
The local movie-turned-musical “200-Pound Beauty” will star five-member girl group Kara’s leader, Park Gyu-ri, as the main character.
Collegians, civic groups rally for tuition cuts
Thousands of college students, parents and civic group members gathered to stage a candlelit protest in central Seoul Friday evening to call for the government to cut university tuition.
Chief justices in Asia-Pacific region to gather in Seoul
Chief justices from countries in the Asia-Pacific region will gather in Seoul to attend the biggest conference of its kind June 12-19.
A peek into sit-in protest at SNU
“Please come out Mr. President! Students are the center of the school. Please listen to our voices at least once. We don’t bite,” reads one of the hand-written posters decorating the wall of the Seoul National University (SNU) main building on Tuesday evening.
Pop stars hold charity concert for NK defectors
Popular Korean stars will take part in a charity art festival for children from North Korea.
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