YouTuber Nado Presents Ever-So-Comforting Mukbang

With the rising popularity of mukbang, online shows where the show's host eats food while interacting with their audience, a number of YouTubers are working to...

Barbie Releases Chloe Kim Doll to Inspire Girls

Just a few days ahead of International Women’s Day, Barbie unveiled its new collection under the title “Barbie Celebrates Role Models,” which includes a...

Multiracial Models Open the New Door to Korean Runways

  Dark skins and curly hairs easily make those who see Han Hyun-min and Bae Yu-jin for the first time misunderstand their nationalities. Regardless of...

Meet the pioneer of Koreatown, Hi-Duk Lee

Among Los Angeles Koreatown old-timers, Hi-Duk Lee is widely known as a pioneer who led forming of K-town. Coming from West Germany to Los...

Hyun-sook Kim Breathes Soul into Stage Costumes

What have stolen our heart more than her stage costumes were her design sketches. From romantic dress of the late 19th century (Love’s Labour’s...

Korea Takes 1st Place at International Math Olympiad

This year, a team of South Korean high schoolers took first place overall at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), edging out China and Vietnam,...

Meet the New Yorker Behind Tokki, a Small-Batch Soju Made the Traditional Way

"The liquor contained in a green bottle didn't impress me at all. But when I took a sip of distilled soju handcrafted traditionally, I...

This American Guy Is More Korean Than Korea

    “Merry Christmas! Even if you’re alone, don’t be sad. Because we had Soju and Ramen.” Wolf Schröder, who refers himself as a “Korean American Guy”...

All her patients are old, but Dr. Han is even older

Han Won-joo is a doctor at Magnus Hospital, a nursing home located in Namyangju, Gyeonggi. Although she is 91 years old, she meets patients...

Han Kang Once Again Nominated for Man Booker Prize

Korean writer Han Kang once again made it on The Man Booker International Prize’s longlist. The author was honored by the prize in 2016...

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