Korean-Nigerian Model Han Hyun-min Named on TIME’s Most Influential Teens List

  South Korea’s first black model, Korean-Nigerian Han Hyun Min was recognized by TIME for the magazine’s annual list of 30 Most Influential Teens. Han...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

22 Karen refugees to arrive today

South Korea will permit 22 Karen refugees from Myanmar to enter the country today, the first time it has accepted refugees seeking resettlement in...

K-Smile Campaign spreads good will

Hong Young-shin’s main job working for the Korea Railroad Corporation is to manage Wonju Station in Gangwon, but around here, she also is known...

Owner of Proof reveals the secret of opening a $1M business

With praises from LA Times and NY Times, Proof Bakery, owned and managed by second generation Korean American, Na-Young Ma, became one of the...

Korean Students Spread a Message of Hope in Haiti

Starting on July 4 for 1 week, student volunteers conduct relief activities at a Haitian orphanage site, holding a music concert and helping to build schools. The volunteer relief team composed of Korean...

In 20 years, YG Entertainment Has Gone From a Basement in Hongdae to a...

YG Entertainment, one of Korea’s biggest entertainment agencies, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The company started out from modest beginnings, operating out of a...

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